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Q&A With Women Making a Big Impact in Supply Chain


I’ve worked in enterprise supply chain technology for more than 20 years, and, especially in the earlier years, collaborated in teams where I was the only female in the room.

Gain a Leading Edge in Inventory Management through Digital Transformation

DELMIA Quintiq

An increasing lineup of advanced digital solutions have given manufacturers the edge to transform and achieve better inventory control. The manufacturing industry is constantly searching for new and inventive ways to improve inventory management.


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Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part II: Data Collection


The post Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part II: Data Collection appeared first on AIMMS

Lifting The Gray Curtain

Supply Chain Shaman

Recently, I hosted the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Executing an event in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic is challenging. One of the goals of the conference was to challenge the audience to redefine work.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Technology Can Help Feed the World, Part 2

Enterra Insights

Most people have heard the term “Industry 4.0” ” used to describe the emerging fourth industrial revolution. Some experts are now referring to the technological revolution unfolding in agriculture as “Farming 4.0.”

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Build Digitally Lean Consumer Goods and Home & Lifestyle Manufacturing Teams

DELMIA Quintiq

In the world of consumer goods and home and lifestyle, today’s fast-moving consumer trends demand fast delivery and quality at the lowest possible cost—for which lean programs in manufacturing are paramount.

Achieve the Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chain Consumers Demand


Environmental sustainability in the supply chain is top of mind for consumers, and a brand that fails to hold itself responsible risks reputational damage that will affect the bottom line. .

Rolling Blackouts Coming to New England?

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC recently attended the August 2021 New England Public Power Association (NEPPA) conference, where Gordon Van Welie, President & CEO of grid operator ISO New England (ISO-NE) described the challenges to maintain reliable, low-cost power, while meeting the urgent goals to decarbonize electric power.

Technology Can Help Feed the World, Part 1

Enterra Insights

With the world’s population continuing to grow and climate change altering growing conditions around much of the world, food security has become one of humanity’s most pressing issues.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Asian Paints Successfully Digitizes the Source to Contract Process in Collaboration with Ivalua & Durvah


Rapid Optimization of Contract Management, Supplier Management and Direct Materials Sourcing.

Steel Yourself for Change: Fully Optimized Master Production Schedules

DELMIA Quintiq

Metals producers, particularly in the steel sector, must constantly tread a fine line between reducing operating costs, maximizing profits and satisfying an increasingly demanding customer base.

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s been a wet week across much of the South, but the flood threat is shifting to other regions the next couple of days. A cold front will absorb the remnants of Hurricane Nicholas, leading to downpours and severe storms Wednesday and Thursday across the Midwest and Northeast. Rain amounts.

The Plant-Based Meat Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the years, sustainability has been increasingly embraced by consumers and brands alike. For many, this has caused them to re-examine the foods that they eat.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Customer Segmentation Remains Relevant and Necessary

Enterra Insights

Today you hear a lot about personalization in marketing and customization in manufacturing. In this increasingly specialized environment, customer segmentation sounds like a step backwards.

The great divide: conquering the gap between manufacturing & warehousing systems

IT Supply Chain

By Keith Moore (pictured). Chief Product Officer, AutoScheduler.AI. The post The great divide: conquering the gap between manufacturing & warehousing systems appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle. Marty Wadle and Joe Lynch discuss transportation vs logistics.

Fleet automation: The next generation of fleet management

The Supply Chain Journal

Alongside persistent challenges like labor shortages, high fuel costs and surging insurance premiums, the transportation industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation in how information is collected, analyzed and used.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Protecting Jobs and the Environment: Environmental Tariffs to the Rescue

Logistics Viewpoints

Yulin, locating in Shenfu coalfield, together with Ordos and Shuozhou (ShanXi), is called the “Golden Triangle of Coal” in China. Environmental tariffs could be used to slow Global Warming. Congressional democrats and the Biden administration are seeking to pass a $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending bill.

Why the Trucking Driver Shortage is Growing Worse

C3 Solutions

Anyone who has paid attention to the industry knows about the unprecedented trucking driver shortage impacting the transportation network supply chain. The connections between supply chain success, market trends, customer demands, supply chain technology , and future growth are easy to see.

To Centralize or Decentralize? The Answer Depends on How Your Business Works


Looking at your supply chain to increase resilience? Are your past supply chain challenges due to poor supply chain planning? Are you wondering what the right balance of centralized control vs. decentralized responsiveness is?

Tecsys Inc. Announces Inclusion in the 2021 TSX30


Montreal, Canada. September 21, 2021 — Tecsys Inc. TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management… The post Tecsys Inc. Announces Inclusion in the 2021 TSX30 appeared first on Tecsys. Press Release

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Project44 acquires last-mile tech company Convey for $255M

The Supply Chain Journal

On Tuesday, real-time global supply chain visibility provider project44 announced its acquisition of last-mile technology company Convey in a deal valued at $255 million.

Supply Chain Risk Management: 7 Challenges Driving Increased Interest in Managed Service

Logistics Viewpoints

Disruption has been the name of the game for more than a year as supply chain leaders have been dealing with changing buyer behaviors, inventory management challenges, labor shortages, weather and pandemic-related uncertainty, cyber security threats and capacity constraints that continue to create significant supply chain volatility.

M&S closures due to supply chain crisis; is this the start of a wider trend?

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead, CI&T. The post M&S closures due to supply chain crisis; is this the start of a wider trend? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The effects of outsourcing your Supply Chain after Brexit

ModusLink Corporation

A little over a year has passed and Brexit is still causing many disruptions amongst industries. Virtually any company that must maintain a streamlined Supply Chain cannot deny the strong effects Brexit has had within the industry.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.