A Common Career Thread
Milissa Epps is director of industry solutions at Blue Yonder and has had a remarkable career journey that began with a unique opportunity, as a job relocation led her to a fulfilling career focused on category management. She’s spent many years in a variety of…
Bringing It All Together: Category Management and Supply Chain with Blue Yonder
In this video blog, I will discuss and explore the changes and an end-to-end supply chain integration as a wholistic process leveraging category management, supply chain planning, logistics, and store operations that are supported on the Blue Yonder Platform.
The New Associate
There will be a new generation of associates entering the workforce post-COVID-19. Organizations need to be prepared for their changing expectations so they can continue to engage and retain their employees. This generation of workers understands and values technology.
Reflecting on the Importance of Mothers During COVID-19
I guess you can call me a mamma’s boy. I talk to my mom every day…for the past 38 years. These days, she asks me if I’ve gotten enough to eat or if my kids are wearing socks because she doesn’t want them to catch…
Connecting and Optimizing Freight Capacity with Blue Yonder
Trucking companies have long known that there is waste in their system, a lot of waste. About $3 billion worth of it comes from empty miles traveled, according to Shelley Simpson of JB Hunt in an interview with Freight Waves magazine. Bobtailing and suboptimal routing…
COVID-19 Month-Over-Month Survey Comparison: Consumer Trends and Their Impact on Retail Supply Chains
Not surprisingly, the results show that overall consumer spending has decreased while online shopping sees steady growth; however, there are also notable takeaways for grocery delivery services based on additional questions that were added this month. Read on for the full results:
Crisis Response Part 3: Getting Back to Business
In the current environment, how will organizations balance out the financial impact on their businesses and maintain their brand, while adapting to the new norms of work and keeping in mind the health and safety of their associates? To get the business back on its feet, we can consider the following:
Silver Linings During COVID-19
For this week’s Wednesday’s for Women blog, we asked women leaders: “What’s an unexpected silver lining you’ve experienced during this COVID-19 quarantine?” Here is a sampling of what they shared: Shahrazad “Sherry” Zaid: I added 20 new recipes to my repertoire and keep posting them…
Are We Heading Toward a New Era of Personalization at Scale?
Even though the trend of personalization at scale is well-established in marketing circles, the concept is also becoming more pervasive in the world of supply chain management. The traditional model of mass-produced, low-priced items, manufactured in the lowest cost-arbitraged centers and delivered through stove pipe…
Why We Chose Empathy as our Fourth Core Value
In Harper Lee’s much-loved book, To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch teaches his young daughter Scout that empathy is the key to understanding others. “If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never…