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[Video] The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Talking Logistics

Bill Alrich, Customer Solutions Representative at Elemica, discusses the value of supply chain quality management in Aerospace & Defense industry.

Coronavirus and the Trade War: A Perfect Storm Argument for SMB Supply Chain Diversification

Freightos

The coronavirus outbreak has the whole global community concerned and hoping for the swift containment of this humanitarian crisis. . In addition to the terrible human cost, the virus is also sending ripples throughout the global supply chain.

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Freight Economy 2020: Are We Headed for a Recession in Freight or a Boom?

Cerasis

Shippers around the globe continue to express concerns for the state of the freight economy 2020 industry. Experts disagree on whether we are heading for a recession or a boom.

3 Best Practices For Effective Vendor Management

PLS Logistics

Properly organized inbound shipments are vital to successfully operating supply chains. The retailers, distributors and customers heavily rely on the performance of inbound deliveries.

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.

Get Your COV On….

Supply Chain Shaman

…the weekend is just around the corner. Happy Valentine’s Day to all my blog readers. This is my 440th blog post and the tenth anniversary Supply Chain Shaman. It seems hard to believe that I have been typing away over these years building an audience of over 20,000 global readers.

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[PODCAST] Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization

Cerasis

Listen to “Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization” on Spreaker.

Is Demand Sensing Right for your Business?

Logility

The accuracy of conventional time-series forecasts eventually hits a ceiling. Because historical data is a flawed predictor of supply chain conditions over a short period of time.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak. While the human aspect of this outbreak is clearly the biggest story, the virus is causing major disruptions in global supply chains as well.

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

The impact of the Coronavirus continues to be felt globally and the World Health Organization and government continues to urge caution as they implement controls to stem the flow of the infection. The death toll has reached over 900 and the number of confirmed cases has exceeded more than 40,000.

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.

An Update on the Coronavirus and Its Effects on the Global Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin . It has been nearly three weeks since Chinese authorities in Wuhan imposed a citywide quarantine and severe transport restrictions in response to a deadly coronavirus outbreak. The virus has thus far infected more than 45,000 people and claimed the lives of at least 1,100.

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Separate Demand Signals from ‘Market Noise’

Logility

Multivariate Demand Signal Management isolates actual demand signals from inconsistent market activity and improve forecast quality.

Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s headlines are filled with disheartening news about climate change, resource depletion, pollution, hunger, access to clean water, and poverty.

The Supply Chain of Your Valentine’s Day Flowers

Kuebix

The History of Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day existed in a variety of forms before settling into its fixed date of February 14th.

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.

Ten years of transformation

Supply Chain Movement

During conferences or interviews, chief executives can regularly be heard to say that their company is currently undergoing a digital transformation. But what kind of transformation do they actually mean?

Data Science and Supply Chain: It’s a Match!

DynaSys

We are back with Dr. Diadie Sow for the third and final part of our series dedicated to Data Science. The first part was dedicated to the story of Data Science up to now , and the second part focused on the daily tasks of a Data Scientist.

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The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] ”[1] And that’s a problem. Morvan notes, “The management guru Peter Drucker suggested, you can’t improve what you can’t measure. To go back a step further, you can’t measure what you can’t see.

Coronavirus Impacts Global High-tech Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Global hi-tech companies are struggling with the impact of the coronavirus. While the mortality rate at 2 percent does not sound like it should shut down global supply chains, 25 percent of those infected end up in intensive care. The high-tech industry is impacted particularly hard because so much of their contract manufacturing resides in China and they run JIT supply chains. The post Coronavirus Impacts Global High-tech Supply Chains appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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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.

5 Reasons to Use Optical Character Recognition (OCR)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Article and permission to publish here provided by Harry Poulson. When you have to deal with so many hardcopies, textual images , and PDFs on your job or in your business, you need optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

How Your Business Can Improve Sales and Operations (S&OP) Planning With Software

Demand Solutions

Sales and operations planning, also known as S&OP, is a key business activity for production heavy firms. It integrates sales & marketing strategies with supply chain considerations, allowing for a more unified mission across multiple departments of the business. So how can your firm improve your sales and operations planning? This is a short guide on how to do so. Why Focus on S&OP?

Embracing Adversity

Supply Chain Nation

Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today’s Wednesdays for Women blog. A contract specialist at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software, Inc.), Claudia dives head first into adversity without fear of failure and doesn’t take “no” for an answer.

Will coronavirus affect your supply chain?

DAT Solutions

Coronavirus is getting a lot of attention, but it hasn't had much impact on domestic freight in the U.S. so far.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

An Industrial Manufacturer Blends Dedicated and Contract Carriage to Balance Freight Market Instability

CHAINalytics

A driver shortage and increased federal regulations make it increasingly difficult for companies to deliver products on time. With instability in the freight market, one global industrial manufacturing company looked to Chainalytics to help them create an optimal transportation strategy that balanced contract and dedicated fleets to improve service and reduce costs.

Driverless Supply Chain

Vanguard Software

At Vanguard Software, we talk about integrating and automating supply chains on the digital front, namely through advanced analytics and automated planning. Supply Chain News

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

As public health epidemiologists warn that the coronavirus epidemic is far worse than earlier envisaged and that other countries should consider tough containment measures similar to those imposed in China, the likely human cost of the outbreak is enormous.

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain.

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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.