The latest blogs from Supply and Demand Chain Executive
Guidelines for Expert Columnists
January 16, 2020
Procurement Survival Guide: 4 Ways to Ensure Success
The role of the procurement organization is always evolving, and today it’s seen as more important than ever in helping to meet the strategic objectives of the wider enterprise.
The Smart Cube
March 27, 2020
How Supply Chain Management Solutions are Shaping Supply Chain Industry
Valuations for supply chain systems integrators outperformed those of traditional supply chain service firms.
March 26, 2020
The Technological Future of Supply Industry
From enhancing connectivity between businesses to availing information fast to streamlining of storage of files, the supply chain industry has seen huge development over the years- and the trend doesn’t seem to stop any time soon.
March 25, 2020
Flexibility in the Time of Supply Chain Uncertainty
Retailers with a rigid supply chain strategy will find it difficult to answer consumers’ need for multiple fulfillment options in addition to solving for supply shortages due to consumer demand during this time.
March 24, 2020
Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Change
Done well, an appropriate and well-constructed business case is more than just the approval for implementation – it’s the cornerstone of a successful project.
GRA Supply Chain Consultants
March 23, 2020
Forecasting and Planning in Uncertain Times
While it is somewhat easier to plan during periods of decline and growth, the prospect of producing a quality forecast is more daunting when having to model the turn from growth to decline or decline to growth.
March 20, 2020
The 5 Data Sets You Need to Effectively Leverage 3PL & Fulfillment in 2020
Capturing data will enable merchants to lower their transportation and inventory carry costs to improve profitability while simultaneously driving higher customer satisfaction through the provision of faster and cheaper delivery options.
March 18, 2020
Electronic Data Interchange -- An Afterthought When Implementing an ERP System
When EDI is not the critical path in your ERP implementation, you will sink more time and money into the project that you planned.
March 16, 2020
Optimizing Your Distribution Center Supply Chain Starts with Better Scheduling
It’s no secret that optimizing your supply chain helps businesses keep up with logistics industry growth.
March 13, 2020
5 Strategies to Improve E-Commerce Conversion Rates
Where supply chain used to focus on getting products to brick-and-mortar stores, they now have to fulfill significantly more online orders that end up being direct-to-consumer.
March 13, 2020
Green May be the New Fast: Addressing the Impact of Next-Day Shipping
The world of retail is more demanding than ever. In fact, e-commerce has been growing at a rate of 13-16% per year over the past five years, according to recent studies from the American Transportation Research Institute.
March 11, 2020
Creating a Safe and Efficient Warehouse
Even the most modern warehouse contains its share of inherent risks and dangers to workers if proper precautions and planning are not in place.
March 6, 2020
Getting Sourcing and Procurement Teams a Seat at the Business Stakeholder Table
To connect with business stakeholders, sourcing and procurement experts should replace references to cost savings with “value.”
March 2, 2020
What is the Average Salary of a Warehouse Manager?
Warehouses are an essential link the supply chain as it connects the consumers to their products, but how much should their managers make?
February 28, 2020
Supply Chain Optimization: How To Alleviate Common Pain Points
The following 3-step process has proven to be an effective way to handle these common pain points.
February 26, 2020
Experienced B2B Editor Joins Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Marina Mayer joins SDCE as its new Editor-in-Chief.
February 18, 2020
The Training Evolution: From the Classroom to the Internet
How did trucking get to be so different from everyone else when it comes to online education?
February 21, 2020
Mitigating Expedited Costs in Logistics
In this article, we break down what organizations spend on expediting orders and focus on strategies that can help keep expedited logistics costs under control.
February 19, 2020
Metric of the Month: Trends in Structuring Supply Chain Analytics
Faced with vast and ever-growing amounts of data, the number of supply chain leaders that actively turn to analytics for decision making support is growing.
January 31, 2020
Blockchain-as-a-Service: Ensuring your supply chain today can meet the demands of tomorrow
For companies “on the grow,” it’s a good time to evaluate if your supply chain infrastructure is ready to meet the demands of tomorrow.
January 8, 2020
Product Launch Mistakes that Wreck Your Bottom Line
Before you rush headlong into launch, you should cross your i's and dot your t’s by making sure you aren’t accidentally committing one of the following disastrous product launch mistakes.
December 30, 2019
The Top 10 Most Read Supply & Demand Chain Executive Articles in 2019
Supply & Demand Chain Executive has been covering each aspect of the supply chain this year, allowing readers to have a range of topics to dive into.
December 27, 2019
3PLs Make the Supply Chain Go Round
Here are a few areas where 3PLs can really drive value as a core business partner and help you build a smarter supply chain.
December 27, 2019