Just what is supply chain "digitization" anyway? And how far along are companies in adapting to it? Two PITT OHIO executives - CFO and CIO Scott Sullivan, and CMO and EVP Geoff Muessig, engage in a lively discussion about the promise and reality of the digital supply chain. A SupplyChainBrain Power Lunch Roundtable presentation.
Challenge: A fragrance and flavor company wanted to create a foreign trade zone (FTZ) in which it could perform both manufacturing and distribution functions. Due to its many product formulations — and ingredients coming from the U.S. and around the world — tracking inventory was complex. Some incoming ingredients also skipped manufacturing and were sold raw.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:00
Internet-based retail has forever changed the way consumers discover, research and purchase a variety of goods and services. However, as purchasing behavior shifts from brick and mortar to online, retailers are struggling to build and sustain the infrastructure and human capital to keep pace with the rapidly expanding demand.
Specifically, e-commerce operations are continually challenged to meet consumer expectations of faster shipping, lower costs, and improved customer experience amidst tightening labor markets. Forward-thinking retailers are embracing robotics, automation, and AI solutions to drive direct labor out how goods are received, stored and picked within their distribution centers. Is packaging the unsolvable frontier?
Join us for this free webinar to learn about the various waste sources within a variety of e-commerce order processing scenarios, explore with us how right-sized packaging, on demand can help your retail facility differentiate its operations to achieve their operational and strategic goals.
Current packaging methods add wasteful time and material costs to e-commerce order processing
Labor markets are tightening, requiring retailers to streamline order fulfillment processes
Consumers are driving retailers to transition to consumer and environment-friendly packaging methods
Right-sized packaging reduces damages and waste while improving customer experience
Integrated software can reduce operator tasks and automate decision-making
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:00
DATE: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 TIME: 11:00 AM ET
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
DATE: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
TIME: 11:00 AM ET
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