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Manufacturing Day 2022

Enterra Insights

“US manufacturing may be poised for an overhaul and a rebound,” according to analysts from McKinsey & Company, “with a potentially significant impact on the nation’s overall economy.”[1]

ToolsGroup Welcomes Pierre Custeau as Chief Technology Officer

ToolsGroup

Montreal-based executive brings extensive experience in AI-driven SaaS technology. BOSTON — Oct 6, 2022 — ToolsGroup , a global leader in AI-driven retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, announces it has appointed Pierre Custeau as Chief Technology Officer. .

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The Courage to Jump

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain leaders are in the middle of implementing digital transformation programs. For many organizations, digital transformation is untethered hype. There is a veiled promise for improvement. Here I ask, “Whether we can change course to drive more value in supply chain management?”

COVID Has Fundamentally Changed the Profession of Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

The toilet paper shortage was one of the COVID era events that taught people what the term “supply chain management” meant. It is common for pundits to look ahead and predict how an industry or profession will change.

Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.

Going ‘Lean’ Brought Us to Diminishing Returns, Resilience Will Serve Us Better

CHAINalytics

Lean supply chain management is all about efficiency, and any excess is seen as waste, which must be removed.

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What You Need To Know About The State Of The Retail Worker Shortage

ToolsGroup

Retail workers are at the heart of the economy, making the continued retail labor shortage a top challenge for retailers–one that appears here to stay. Some headlines provide hope, with statistics showing improvement, while others give mixed messages.

Christmas is Coming. Is the Goose Getting Fat for Retailers?

Enterra Insights

Every year the holiday shopping season seems to come earlier. With just over four score days to go before Christmas, retailers, marketers, supply chain professionals, and consumers are all wondering how this holiday season is going to unfold.

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FourKites Visibility 2022: Learn. Connect. Be Inspired.

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I attended FourKites Visibility 2022 in Chicago, IL. It was nice to be back at an in-person event, networking with peers, learning from subject matter experts, and taking in the sights and sounds of Chicago. As the tagline said, I was there to learn, connect, and be inspired.

Cognitive Control Towers: A 360 Approach to Actionable Visibility

IT Supply Chain

By Bryce Boothby (pictured). MPO Board Member. The post Cognitive Control Towers: A 360 Approach to Actionable Visibility appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

What Business Structure Should You Choose For Your Startup?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 6 Ways to Attract Investors to Your Startup Business! One important thing you need to decide when setting up your startup is what type of business structure to choose. There’s no right or wrong answer.

Is Cloud-based Planning the Right Move Today for the Supply Chain?

John Galt

We explore questions you should ask, whether you are already invested in the cloud or beginning the transition from an on-premise solution

Consumers and Retailers Have Embraced Omnichannel Operations

Enterra Insights

One of the big debates during the pandemic was whether new consumer shopping behaviors would be permanent or whether consumers would revert to old shopping behaviors once they felt safe to venture back into public.

This Week in Logistics News (September 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

Finally. McDonald’s is launching a retro-themed boxed meal (Happy Meal) for adults that includes a collectible figurine of a classic McDonald’s mascot – Birdie, Grimace, Hamburglar, or the new Cactus Buddy. McDonald’s is collaborating with Cactus Plant Flea Market on this initiative.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Automating Risk Management to Improve Employee Safety in Warehouses

IT Supply Chain

By Dr Paul Rivers (pictured). CEO of Guidance Automation. The post Automating Risk Management to Improve Employee Safety in Warehouses appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Achieve a More Sustainable and Environment Friendly Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Start Your Business’ Sustainability Journey in 5 Steps! A sustainable and environment friendly supply chain is a key component for any successful business.

Supply Chain Planning Control Tower

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Planning Control Tower appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

Procurement 2022: Out with the Old…In with the New

ivalua

Originally published on Inkopers Cafe . Joakim Lundgren is a partner at the Swedish consultancy Stretch and an Advisor and Consultant in the field of Value Chain Management & Development. He is also a Lecturer at the Stockholm School of Economics. .

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Why Sustainable Home Delivery Results in Greater Sales and Profitability

Logistics Viewpoints

Two seemingly conflicting trends are coming together that, if addressed correctly, could provide retailers with a competitive advantage and make them more profitable. First, consumers are increasingly concerned about the environment and are more willing than ever to act to protect it.

British shoppers likely to spend £4.4bn less on non-essentials during Christmas period

IT Supply Chain

By James Hyde (pictured). Chief Product Officer & Founder, James and James Fulfilment. The post British shoppers likely to spend £4.4bn less on non-essentials during Christmas period appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

7 Ways the Right Pallet Racking Optimizes Warehouse Efficiency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Pallet Racking Selection! Are you thinking of streamlining your warehouse operations to increase efficiency and productivity?

The Dynamo Story with Santosh Sankar

The Logistics of Logistics

Santosh Sankar and Joe Lync h discuss the Dynamo story. Santosh is a Co-founder & Managing Partner of Dynamo Ventures , a supply chain and mobility investor, focused on pre-seed and seed-stage opportunities, and invests only in enterprise (B2B and on occasion, B2B2C) business models.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Ask the Experts: How will technology change the face of supply chain?

John Galt

In our Expert Insights Series, we ask thought leaders across supply chain to weigh in on key topics and questions. First up: we talk about technology

This Week in Logistics News (October 1 – 7)

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, I read a sobering report from the national Retail Federation (NRF) regarding shrink. For those unaware of the term, shrink is an accounting term used to describe when a store has fewer items in stock than in its recorded book inventory.

Boohoo’s slowdown in global sales – now is not fast fashion’s moment

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Director, Retail Strategy at CI&T. The post Boohoo’s slowdown in global sales – now is not fast fashion’s moment appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Importance of Cloud Storage in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How Cloud Computing Can Help Supply Chain! The supply chain industry is changing at an alarming rate as new technological innovations launch.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The Reality, Promise and Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Brain

Just what is artificial intelligence, anyway? In its ultimate form, will it model, augment or replace human thought

Addressing the Trust Problem in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: The following is an excerpt of the presentation I recently gave at LabelMaster’s Dangerous Goods Symposium 2022 titled, “Addressing the Trust Problem in Supply Chain Management: Why It Matters.”

Offset Strategy for the Supply Chain and 5 Key Challenges to Address

John Galt

We share lessons from the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2022 and the importance of offset strategies to the success of supply chain management