For years, consumers have been trained to sit in the comfort of their own homes and shop online. Yet when the holidays come around, the biggest stores ask them to pull on their shoes and head to the mall or a flagship store for a brick-and-mortar extravaganza.
Farewell to the age of economical bulk and pallet distribution. Now it's a question of managing "eaches." Thomas Goldsby, Haslam Chair of Logistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, explains the new economics behind this trend.
Challenge: An online boutique for monogrammed and personalized items needed to triple its workforce to meet peak-season demand. Management wrestled with maintaining perfect order accuracy and speedy fulfillment while scaling up labor.
NBG Home deployed voice for picking and many other workflows in the distribution center. Learn more about the benefits that voice enabled workflows (text-to-speech and speech-to-text) provided for this leading home décor products company.
Raleigh Bicycles is Britain’s leading distributor of bicycles and accessories, distributing to retail outlets throughout the U.K. After years of running their warehouse using a paper-based system, they knew it was time to make a change. Honeywell Voice delivered accuracy improvements up to 99.9% while driving productivity, enabling real-time stock control, and reducing training times. Hear from their operations director, IT leader and distribution manager about how Honeywell Voice solutions have transformed their operations.
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