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Is Communication More Important than Accuracy in Demand Planning?

Demand Planning performance is driven by metrics. MAPE and bias provide a compass to evaluate performance, and make necessary changes to the …

[Webinar] A Smarter Approach to Improving Forecast Accuracy

An organization’s forecast accuracy and overall ability to predict demand can have real bottom-line impacts that have ripple effects throughout all …

Join Forces For Collaborative Procurement And Win

Economies of scale. Strength in numbers. Volume-based discounts. All of these notions can fuel desire to initiate a collaborative transportation …

Packaging of consumer products to be regulated

Corona brewer faces supply-chain struggle

With Mexican beer sales soaring in the U.S., the biggest hurdle facing Corona brewer Constellation Brands Inc. is its own supply chain.<p>The company, …

Beer

Supply Chain Leaders to Discuss Reinventing Demand Prediction at the World's Only Demand Sensing Forum

AUSTIN, Texas, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open today announced that executives from Procter & Gamble, Shell, Kimberly-Clark, AkzoNobel, Dell, …

Clorox’s Fiscal 2Q16 Gross Margin: Highest in More than Five Years

<i>A Star Performance: Clorox's Strongest Segment in Fiscal 2Q16</i><p>(Continued from Prior Part)<p>Gross margin increase<p>The Clorox Company (CLX), or Clorox, …

[On-Demand] From Chaos to Consistency: The Path to Building Resilient Transportation Pricing Capabilities for 3PLs

Traditionally, 3PLs have had to rely on a mish-mash of pricing data and gut feeling to respond to their customers with cost-effective pricing. While …

Commentary: India’s Promise Hinges on Strategic Reforms, Infrastructure

Aging and insufficient logistics infrastructure is a drag on India's otherwise promising growth trajectory.<p><b>India</b>’s star is on the rise. After more …

Truck Orders Plunge to 5-Year Low in November

Trucking companies ordered the fewest number of trucks since 2010 on a seasonally adjusted basis, reflecting a gloomy outlook for freight transportation<p>By<p>Paul Page<p>Paul Page<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@PaulPage<p>paul.page@wsj.com<p>Orders for large trucks fell to the lowest level in more than three …

Trucking

How Consumers are Transforming Supply Chain

There’s a new boss in town and she is tougher than any boss you’ve had before. She wants what she wants, when and where she wants it. She’s the new …

Event Report Improving Transport Capacity Utilization

Asia set to lead ‘third wave of globalisation’ - Lloyd's Loading List

<b>Global container demand growth may be stuttering while China’s huge trade contraction in October sent analysts into a tizzy, but the long-term</b> …

McCormick & Co.—perfecting the art of staying relevant | Packaging World

For years we’ve had packaging people in Europe and Asia in addition to our major packaging group here in the U.S. But we tended to work pretty …

Supply Chain Outlook Summit: The Economy In 2016 And Beyond

Last week, I spent Monday and Tuesday at the Rosemont Hilton in Chicago with 100 or so senior supply chain executives, presenters and exhibitors at …

China's economic slowdown - India's opportunity?

China's recent downturn has led to a reassessment of global economic growth, with analysts pointing to how India may benefit from the slowdown. But …

Economy

5 stunning facts about India's railways

Why claims matter when designing the perfect package

The marriage of great package design and compelling messaging is a must in an ever-growing beauty and personal care market, but which messages …

Steps to Reduce Packaging Damage

By Bob Fiedler | Principal Associate & Packaging Engineer, Chainalytics Our last packaging blog explored packaging’s form and function: containment, …

Truckload Bids in a Rising Freight Market: Good or Bad?

By Mike Hane | Senior Director, Transportation Driver shortages, government regulations, economic recovery. These harbingers of doom have been held …

Four Ways that Technology Helps Better Last-Mile Delivery

By George Kochumman | Senior Manager, Transportation I recently had the pleasure of joining a group of retail-centric e-commerce speakers at the …

Solving Truck Fleet Deployment Challenges

I’m kind of happy to say that the blog I wrote in 2009 outlining when and why companies should choose to deploy private and dedicated fleets remains …

China has a bigger middle class than America

The Chinese Dream is coming true for millions.<p>China's middle class is now the biggest in the world, and growing much faster than America's, according to research by Credit Suisse.<p>There are 109 million Chinese with wealth of between $50,000 and $500,000. Since 2000, twice as many Chinese as …

The Internet of Things is Here: Is Your Supply Chain Ready?

Remember the information superhighway? How about Web 2.0? Today, the buzz is all about the Internet of Things (IoT), which is simply defined as …

Transforming 40,000 databases into one consolidated logistics system

GCN AWARDS<p>The Army is well into a project it has called the “most significant transformation effort in history for a logistics information …

A Supply Chain Reinvented

Federal-Mogul upgrades auto-parts distribution, with the help of robots<p>For more than a century, Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. has handled the gritty task of producing hundreds of thousands of auto parts, sticking them in boxes and shipping them to warehouses or stores across the …

Lorry driver crisis could slow down online deliveries

Wincanton, UK largest logistics group, calls for action to train more lorry drivers as shortage of poses major threat to industry<p>Online shoppers will have to wait longer for their orders to arrive as a shortage of lorry drivers nears crisis levels, according to Britain’s largest logistics …

Health and Safety

<b>Following reforms to shoppers' rights - the Consumer Rights Act 2015, introduced on 1 October - and the new 'early right to reject' a faulty product</b> …

You Can’t Understand China’s Slowdown Without Understanding Supply Chains

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>The last few weeks have brought news of turmoil in China, including currency devaluations, an economic slowdown, and a stock market plunge. Most economists, including those at the the IMF, think it is premature to talk about an economic crisis. While I agree, I nonetheless believe that the …

Manufacturing