The freight industry is trying new business models and tools to keep up with consumer demand for same-day and one-hour delivery times. This guide to carrier rate shopping can help shippers navigate these changes.
Challenge: Unable to resolve carrier choice issues with a shipping technology company, a frustrated university issued a second request for proposals (RFP) for its multi-carrier shipping needs. The solution would have to integrate with its advanced financial software.
Challenge: A national LTL carrier experienced an increase in customer requests to deliver single pallets to multiple small stores throughout Los Angeles. Schedules were tight, and deliveries had to be fulfilled at specific times.
The volatility of the U.S. – China Trade war has caused considerable uncertainty for companies with global manufacturing networks. Increasing tariffs, regulations and other barriers are forcing companies to adapt to prepare for commercial risks amid escalating trade tensions.
Competition from unexpected sources, increased consumer expectations, and a dramatic shift in the place cars hold in peoples’ lives is forcing automotive manufacturers to confront some difficult decisions. Learn how the industry will continue to evolve and see how an intelligent enterprise can help.
Challenge: Since February 2018, the cost of duties for U.S.-China operations has substantially grown. There are now $550 billion in tariffs applied exclusively to Chinese imports, while China has imposed $185 billion on U.S. goods.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:00
For Neiman Marcus, speed to market is a top priority. Supply chain agility is key to its competitive advantage and keeping pace with rapidly changing customer preferences. As part of a warehousing system modernization, Neiman Marcus transformed its ticketing process with a label management system—an initiative that ultimately led to faster delivery to stores and reduced labor and supply costs.
Label management software digitally transforms ticketing, enabling a more agile ticketing process that moves inventory faster and quickly processes returns while optimizing print performance.
Join this webinar to hear Robert Ball from Neiman Marcus describe how streamlined ticketing delivered significant process improvement and these benefits:
Accelerated ticketing that moved product through the distribution center three days faster, improving speed to market
Reduced labor costs related to time spent pairing tickets with shipments
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 to Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:00
One of the key challenges facing organizations today is the shortage of candidates for supply chain and retail planning roles. Today, the ideal employee has both tactical/operational expertise and professional competencies such as leadership and analytical skills. Current statistics show there is currently one highly qualified supply chain candidate for every six job openings. The demand for talent with these highly sought after skills is high and growing fast.
Attend this webcast and gain insight from your peers on how to attract and keep supply chain talent, including:
Strategies to make your company more attractive to the best talent
How to approach the career expectations of Millennials and post-Millennials
The impact of digital transformation on supply chain career paths
Karen Smith, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Kontoor Brands Sean Willems, PhD, Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, University of Tennessee Scott W. Luton, Founder, CEO & Host of Supply Chain Now Radio
Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Logility Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00
Industry 5.0 — the fifth industrial revolution — places workers in the middle of the technological advancements occurring throughout the supply chain. While Industry 4.0 focused on the internet of things (IoT) and interconnectedness, the real value comes from putting workers in the middle of these technological evolutions.
By keeping workers at the center of the conversation, Industry 5.0 enables strong collaborative efforts between humans and robots, provides the foundation for the rise of the worker-centric DC, and ultimately results in a happier, more productive workforce.
In this live, interactive webinar, James Hendrickson, director of product & offering management, Honeywell Safety & Productivity Solutions, will explore:
How workercentric solutions accelerate DC productivity
Why technology in the DC will propel tomorrow’s mobile workers
The trends and investments that can boost the performance of your DC operations