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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 3, 2023)

Talking Logistics

Be careful where you hidewhen you’re playing hide-and-seek. A 15-year old boy from Bangladesh was playing hide and seek with his friends and he hid inside a shipping container. Unfortunately, he locked himself in, fell asleep, and ended up in Malaysia six days later.

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What Does 2023 Have In-Store for Global Supply Chains? Resilience, Efficiency, Responsiveness, or Widespread Dysfunction?

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent events have elevated supply chain to a top priority for CEOs across the globe. The Conference Board ( conference-board.org ), a well-known, global business membership organization, conducted its C-SUITE OUTLOOK survey in the fall of 2021.

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A More Reliable Path to Net Zero: Ivalua’s Latest Innovation Helps Reduce the Environmental Impact of Supply Chains

ivalua

Ivalua’s new Environmental Impact Center empowers Procurement and Supply Chain teams with reliable and actionable insight to reduce Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

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Building World Class Tech for Final Mile with Eddie Misicka

The Logistics of Logistics

Eddie Misicka and Joe Lynch discuss building wolrd class tech for final mile. Eddie is the Vice President of Product Development at OneRail an Orlando-based last mile transportation visibility solution providing shippers with Amazon-level dependability and speed.

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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The Supply Chain’s Groundhog Day Experience

Enterra Insights

Most people are familiar with the 1993 film entitled Groundhog Day. The movie is about a cynical television weatherman named Phil Connors (played brilliantly by Bill Murray) who is assigned to cover the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

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5 Supply Chain Predictions for 2023

Logistics Viewpoints

So much has changed in a year! While the supply chain pressures that have built up over the last two years continue to abate as transportation capacity problems ease and consumption shifts from goods to services, newer challenges and opportunities lie ahead.

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Digital Supply Chain Twin: Is it the Foundation of a Well-Designed Digitalization Initiative?

John Galt

What are supply chain control towers and digital twins? We take a look at defining the terms, the key differences and what these solutions offer to supply chain planning

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The Renewal Logistics Story with Courtney Folk

The Logistics of Logistics

Courtney Folk and Joe Lynch discuss the Renewal Logistics story. Courtney is the Co-Founder and CEO of Renewal Logistics , a full-service apparel fulfillment company that is the largest independent apparel restoration company in the US.

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Devising a Simpler Yet More Effective Transport Network for Vion Food Group

CHAINalytics

One of the largest European meat producers grew through mergers and acquisitions, and an unwieldy transport network developed to keep their perishable product flowing.

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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.

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Reasons Why You Should Consider The Use Of Management Software

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured) Content Writer The post Reasons Why You Should Consider The Use Of Management Software appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Cultivate a Stickier Customer Base Using WMS Add-On Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

How 3PLs Can Gain Visibility and a Competitive Advantage Offering Automated Billing and a Self-Service Interactive Customer Portal It’s hard to imagine a third-party logistics (3PL) business today operating without some form of a warehouse management system ( WMS ) connecting the digital dots.

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Increase Margins and Improve Service Levels by Optimizing Your Spare Parts Supply Chain 

Logility

Measuring the Value of Optimized Inventory in Service Parts The spare parts market is big business, with the global automotive spare parts market valued at US $160.69 billion in 2021 and projected to grow to US $264.68 billion by 2030.

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The FreightVana Story with Shannon Breen

The Logistics of Logistics

Shannon Breen and Joe Lynch discuss the FreightVana story.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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The Future of Omnichannel Grocery

Enterra Insights

During the height of the pandemic, online grocery shopping spiked. Some consumers, who discovered the convenience of shopping online for groceries, have continued to do so — many more consumers have returned to in-store shopping.

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Change Your Password Day

IT Supply Chain

By Joseph Carson (pictured) Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO, Delinea The post Change Your Password Day appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

For the second straight year between the conference championships and the Super Bowl, Tom Brady has announced his retirement from the NFL. This time, however, he says it is for good. As a Boston fan, Tom Brady forever changed my sports landscape.

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Effect of Change in Replenishment Frequency

Arkieva

This blog breaks down the impact of changing replenishment frequency on inventory and service levels from a mathematical perspective. Effect of Change in Replenishment Frequency was first posted on February 2, 2023 at 8:34 am. ©2017

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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.

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It’s Time for Procurement to own Scope 3 Emissions

ivalua

Why should Procurement own Scope 3 Emissions? The answer is simple- suppliers and spend. For most procurement (and supply chain) professionals, the topic of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions should be coming at you from every direction.

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Climate Change is Also Changing the Consumer Packaged Goods Sector

Enterra Insights

Humans possess the remarkable ability to think about and plan for the future. In the case of climate change, however, humans have done a lot more thinking than planning. As a result, we are now feeling the adverse long-term effects of changing weather patterns.

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Which Business Energy Providers are Offering the Best Deals in 2023?

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured) Content Writer The post Which Business Energy Providers are Offering the Best Deals in 2023? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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The Connected Channel

Talking Logistics

There are a lot of dimensions and moving parts to supply chain management. But one area that I don’t think gets enough attention is channel management — that is, the way companies connect, communicate, and collaborate with their distributors, resellers, and other channel partners.

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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.

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Goat trail

Supply Chain Movement

How can we recruit and retain supply chain talent? This question resonates with many supply chain managers, especially as the number of job openings in supply chain positions remains unchanged. In the past three years, it has been all hands on deck for supply chains worldwide.

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It’s Time for Procurement to own Scope 3 Emissions

ivalua

Why should Procurement own Scope 3 Emissions? The answer is simple- suppliers and spend. For most procurement (and supply chain) professionals, the topic of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions should be coming at you from every direction.

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Lean Logistics: Improving Efficiency in the Supply Chain

Unleashed

Supply chain disruptions are the enemy of product businesses. They cause bottlenecks that can slow down your fulfilment processes and bring production to a standstill. The result is high costs and unsatisfied customers.

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How to mitigate data loss through email management

IT Supply Chain

By Tony Pepper (pictured) Founder & CEO of Egress The post How to mitigate data loss through email management appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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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.