The Responsive Supply Chain: Managing Market Events in the Consumer Goods Industry

The focus of this Responsive Supply Chain benchmark report is on the market events that impact demand. There are six key market event categories: Rapid changes in customer affinity, Sudden natural disasters, Unforeseen contamination and disease, New product innovation, Changing economic forces, Expanding international markets.

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Cerasis

Shippers want greater control and better visibility into shipping spend and processes. The problem is, shipping data is fragmented, shippers don’t have enough resources to manage problems as they arise, and costs feel out of control. Cerasis understands that freight procurement can be tricky and time-consuming, and shippers are under a lot of pressure to reduce overall costs and provide data visibility to leadership.

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Technology, Data and New Models for Sustainably Managing Ocean Resources

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

We are in the middle of an explosion in new data on the ocean, creating enormous potential for advances in our understanding and stewardship of ocean resources. An exponential increase in the number and variety of ocean observing systems and other new data sources has created the prospect of a digital ocean ecosystem. Advances in processing techniques and visualisation are rapidly expanding our ability to extract information from those data, and are enabling a wide array of tools to provide real-time information in actionable form to decision-makers, such as policymakers, resource managers, resource users, consumers and citizens.

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Need for due diligence in assessing supply chain substance

whitePaper | February 1, 2020

Demonstrating compliance for a variety of regulations and requirements can be a relatively challenging process. It usually begins with data collection, followed by a comparison against regulatory and industry requirements before companies conduct an assessment using comprehensive test and analytical protocols. However, substance regulations do not typically reference comprehensive and standardized testing protocols explicitly, which poses additional challenges and requirements for manufacturers and their downstream partners.

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Practical Guide to Warehouse Optimisation

whitePaper | January 27, 2020

Why do you need to optimise your warehouse? A lean and efficient business starts in your warehouse. Optimising your warehouse helps you provide your customers with a seamless service experience, reduce your operating expenses, increase your revenue and working capital. In today’s highly competitive, global market, you’re not only competing with local suppliers, but with huge global organisations making it even more important to ensure your warehouse is optimised to ensure you delight your customers each and every time they place an order with your organisation.

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How to Save Shipments & Money with IoT In-Transit Visibility

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

When expensive goods or materials go missing, it can cost your company a huge amount of money. There’s the cost of the goods themselves plus the cost of replacing them, the cost of delayed delivery, idled labor and more. The knock-on impact can be massive. Knowing where your shipments are and when they are going to reach their destination is critical information for logistics managers. In-transit shipment visibility gives organizations the ability to respond to supply chain disruption and reduce risks.

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IS YOUR LOGISTICS SOFTWARE READY FOR BREXIT?

whitePaper | January 12, 2020

By the end of October 2019, with or without an agreement, Brexit will have a major impact on crossborder shipping. Change is inevitable, so businesses should act now to ensure their shipping software solutions are up-to-date and prepared to manage the effects of Brexit. Businesses should start preparing by better understanding the specific nature and extent of the looming changes. By proactively addressing potential challenges to shipping operations brought on by Brexit and leveraging the latest global multi-carrier shipping software, businesses can work to ensure a smooth Brexit transition, provide a seamless customer experience, proficiently manage delays and keep costs in line with expectations.

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White Paper on Transport Safety in the Era of Digital Mobility

whitePaper | February 9, 2020

While remarkable progress has been made with technological, operational and behavioral improvements in the century-old, automotive-based transport systems used around the world, rapid technological changes are occurring that could amount to a reset in outcomes for transport users. The convergence of connectivity, automation, electrification and on-demand services suggests a transformation in transport safety, community access, traffic efficiency, emissions and energy use.

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Spotlight

Cerasis

Shippers want greater control and better visibility into shipping spend and processes. The problem is, shipping data is fragmented, shippers don’t have enough resources to manage problems as they arise, and costs feel out of control. Cerasis understands that freight procurement can be tricky and time-consuming, and shippers are under a lot of pressure to reduce overall costs and provide data visibility to leadership.

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