Digital business initiatives are high on governments’ agendas across the globe. But their ability to scale these initiatives is increasing slowly — and progress lags behind that of other industries, according to a survey by Gartner Inc.
Chase Feiger didn’t attend a single class during his first year of medical school in 2012, a sure recipe for disaster for most aspiring doctors. It wasn’t because he was lazy; in fact, quite the opposite.
For many independent merchants who sell their goods on Amazon, there has long been deep concern that if the e-commerce giant saw a particular product selling well, the company would duplicate it, but at a lower price.
Machines and automated software will be handling fully half of all workplace tasks within seven years, a new report from the World Economic Forum forecasts. But the group said technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and precision medicine, could create more jobs than they threaten.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:00 to Thursday, January 10, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Duration: 1 hour
Learn how PepsiCo leverages SAP Integrated Business Planning for inventory to identify inventory reduction opportunities while maintaining customer service levels. You will also hear from SAP experts, who will address the new paradigm of Digital Business Planning, enabled by technologies like the Internet of Things, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics.
In this webinar, you will learn how PepsiCo utilizes Integrated Business Planning for inventory to:
Leverage MEIO (multi echelon inventory optimization) for different types of inventory “push” and “pull” scenarios
Handle multiple, complex scenarios from different BU’s
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 12:00 to Wednesday, December 26, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time
DATE: September 26, 2018 TIME: 1:00 PM ET
Learn how OpenText enables organizations of all sizes to bridge the digital gap with suppliers. With multiple options for supplier digitization, learn how you can improve automation and visibility in order to eliminate cumbersome manual processes and maintain superior supplier relations.
Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:00 to Thursday, December 27, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Join us to learn how using artificial intelligence (AI) applications can transform supply chains, boosting top-line and bottom-line value. We’ll share how to best leverage AI capabilities and give examples of how humans and AI working together can create optimized and more responsive supply chains.
Rising consumer expectations in the “now economy” are forcing supply chain managers to develop new omni-channel fulfillment strategies that are focused on the consumer experience. It’s now typical to need an e-fulfillment network that can access the majority of the US for two-day or faster delivery options. Retailers also increasingly offer additional services such as real-time order tracking and over-the-threshold delivery with installation. The growth of online consumer purchases has brought a corresponding increase in returns. Each of these demands presents its own challenge.
Crystal Lee is at a point of her professional career to look back at what she has learned. In a new white paper, she assesses why some improvement initiatives produce sustainable results – and why others fail.
Crystal writes about what needs to be in place to ensure success. Learn from Crystal’s experiences:
* Questions to ask to determine the organization’s readiness for the initiative.
* How to establish an escalation process that makes for raising issues to senior leadership.
* How create multi-year glide paths to help sustain results and turn improvement projects into legacies for the business.
In the eCommerce world of “my supply chain vs. your supply chain,” shipping is now an enterprise-level activity. With parcel spend growing at almost 10X the rate of other freight modes, the need to manage it has never been greater. Making things tougher for shippers is that parcel is the “Wild West” sector of the transportation industry. There are no rules, and there are no standards.
Download this eBook to learn how the latest generation of parcel transportation management systems (ParcelTMS) provide shippers with all the enterprise controls to optimize cost-effective decisions without compromising sky-high customer delivery expectations.
The average shipping and fulfillment costs for an eCommerce order is $10 and much higher in many cases. Yet today’s customers want fast and for free delivery. In fact, 68% of online shoppers expect free shipping even on purchases of less than $50 and 47% say they abandon their cart if shipping isn’t free.
While e-tail leaders can absorb losses from shipping free, most need to work harder to keep customers happy while protecting their profits.
Learn the tips and tricks for pulling this off in the eBook “Overcome the eCommerce Free Shipping Effect While Keeping Your Customers and Margins.”