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Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

Just like you, we’re taking the news day by day and continuously brainstorming ways to serve our community. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on our lives, the kind we have not seen in centuries.

Getting Through the COVID-19 Crisis: Advice for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Talking Logistics

Back in December, when we were making supply chain and logistics predictions for 2020, none of us envisioned the situation the world finds itself in today due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Supply Chain Predictive Analytics: What Is It and Who's Doing It?

River Logic

Using this information, supply chain leaders can address supply chain challenges, reduce costs and at the same time improve service levels.

Good Times Can Be Dangerous to Supply Chain Operations

Logility

A consequence of long periods of economic growth, like the one we just had from June 2009 until March 2020, is that many members of the supply chain team have only experienced managing a supply chain during growth.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Supply Chain Disruptions: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Warehouse Management

Cerasis

From Walmart to Amazon, the positive role of collaboration in warehouse management is undisputed, and collaboration is on track to revolutionize tomorrow’s warehouse management standards.

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5 Ways Covid-19 Response Shatters Supply Chain Rules

DELMIA Quintiq

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Countering the Bullwhip Effect in a COVID-19 World

PINC

By shifting from a forecast-driven ordering system to one that enables high levels of visibility and information-sharing, companies can effectively avoid the dreaded “bullwhip effect” in their supply chains.

Critical Supply Chain Planning Capabilities Needed to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Supply Chain Disruptions

Logility

Like millions of people around the globe, I watch with growing concern as the number of people infected with COVID-19 continues to grow at a logarithmic rate and approaches 1,000,000.

8 Tips for Supply Chain Leaders on Working Remotely

River Logic

Following patterns seen in Europe and the East, it seems to be only a matter of time before major centers in the U.S. will need to consider similar restrictions

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Ivalua Study: Tech Challenges Hinder Procurement

ivalua

New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives. Lack of system integrations and actionable insights are stopping organisations from accurately measuring performance .

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Planning Food Logistics Efficiently in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supermarkets are heavily impacted by unexpected peaks in demand and product unavailability from areas that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has uncovered vulnerabilities in our food supply chains, affecting the capacity of food retailers to ensure its continuity.

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Real-Time Supply Chain, GPS and Telematics More Essential Than Ever

The Network Effect

The post Real-Time Supply Chain, GPS and Telematics More Essential Than Ever appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Logistics Network Business artificial intelligence IoT telematics

Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms

Logistics Viewpoints

Multinationals need war rooms to deal with the trauma being inflected on their supply chains. A key application needed in these war rooms is supply chain design. The post Multinationals Need COVID-19 War Rooms appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Network Design Risk

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

How Does Demand Sensing Differ from Forecasting for Demand Planning?

Logility

The promise of demand sensing is that we can do a better job of anticipating and planning for short-term changes in demand. For today’s supply chain planner, the art and especially the science of forecasting demand have evolved.

Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA

Cerasis

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has contributed to what might be described as the biggest supply chain shipping disruption of the century. According to the CDC, the total number of cases in the U.S. had jumped to 44,183 as of noon Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and even since, the totals in New York.read More. The post Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The Shift Towards Personalized & Sustainable Packaging

Loftware

Your product packaging communicates many things from your company’s image to product and safety information. At first glance it might not seem like a lot to manage, but there are many layers to overseeing new product development. From sourcing materials and embracing new technology to customization of product artwork. But, how effective is your Artwork Management Process?

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Weather-Influenced Demand Forecasting in 2020

Logistics Viewpoints

It is 2020; we now have reasonably accurate short-term weather forecasts.

How to Find Business Opportunities Amid the Coronavirus Supply Chain Crisis

ToolsGroup

Here are ideas for grasping opportunities in the midst of the Coronavirus supply chain challenges. The coronavirus’ supply chain and business impacts are being felt around the world and in our backyards: this strange time is slamming markets, causing confusion and changing patterns of normality. A common reaction seems to be to close shop, hoard toilet paper and canned goods and expect the worst. These events surprise us every few years.

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The Importance of Vaccine Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Logistics and transportation powers almost every single industry in the modern economy, including the healthcare system. Transporting medication, hospital equipment, medical supplies, and different vaccines play a crucial role in global health care. Today, medical supply chains and their proper, smooth operation define the success rate of delivered treatment. One crucial branch of health supply […]. Blog coronavirus medical supply chain supply chain

Supply Chain Coronavirus Fears: The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market

Cerasis

Truckers and shippers have real fears over the effects and long-term impact of the supply chain coronavirus disruption. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to change basic supply chain functions. UPS and FedEx both have released statements professing their need to continue shipping as an essential business, but it will be harder for smaller,read More.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

How Supply Chain Analytics Jobs Are Changing in the Digital Era

River Logic

While the term algorithm implies complexity, this isn't necessarily the case, as an algorithm is simply a set of rules used to solve a problem. Supply Chain Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Analytics Jobs

How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) on their operations, employees, customers and carriers. The good news is there is a lot that can be done now with your existing logistics and supply chain solutions.

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ShipChain Donates Petaflop of Computer Power to Help Find COVID-19 Cure

Shipchain

ShipChain , a blockchain-based logistics solutions provider, announced today that it is donating up to one Petaflop of computing power – approximately one quadrillion calculations per second – to assist Folding@home scientists attempting to find the cure for the COVID-19 pandemic. .

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

In an uncertain world where supply chain disruption is becoming a certainty, here’s how good inventory management enabled by automation can help companies gain the supply chain visibility they need to keep the wheels turning. When the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) responded to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus in late-2019, the outbreak’s far-reaching consequences couldn’t have been predicted.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.