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Viterra Initiates Global Digital Transformation Program with Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Quintiq

DELMIA Quintiq

Viterra , formally Glencore Agriculture, a global leader in the sourcing, handling, processing and marketing of agricultural commodities and products, has started a global digital transformation program to improve and accelerate its business decisions.

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Fashion Industry Challenges Require Elegant Demand Planning


by Nicola Buttolo, CEO Carpe Diem Valuenet. When you’re perusing luxury handbags online, or testing which cocktail dress suits you the best, you probably don’t pause to consider all the supply chain complexities and analytics required to ensure the fashion items you’re craving are in-stock.

Conquering Supply Chain Uncertainty With the Right TMS


A year into the pandemic, declining caseloads and the vaccine rollout are sparking hope that we’re gaining ground against the virus. However, the future is still uncertain, and positioning your supply chain for success comes with many questions and challenges.

The Top Supply Chain Blogs in 2021

River Logic

After a long year of hardship and loss, the world economy seems set to rebound. There's hope that COVID-19 will be vanquished through mass vaccination campaigns. Economic activity is set to return to some semblance of normality. The IMF anticipates that world GDP will grow by 5.5% in 2021 and 4.2%

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

The Day of Reckoning for Sustainability Claims


Traceability will be key in meeting consumer demands for sustainability. The short version: if you can’t track the complete history of a product, including material and labor inputs, you can’t make an ironclad claim about its sustainability.

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AI This. If Only.

Supply Chain Shaman

After a dramatic drop at the beginning of the pandemic, Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software public valuations are near twice the ten-year average. A consolidation wave continued with 299 Mergers and Acquisitions in 2020.

Supply Chains: Do you use data or information?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Who coined that irritating term “Big Data”? How did we get there without normal sized data, slightly larger data, chubby data and bordering on big data?

Webinar: Becker’s Healthcare | Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical


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2020 Demonstrated the Importance of Managing Demand Variability


Last Year’s Black Swan Event Felt Like a Flock of Black Swans. Supply chain professionals are wrestling with many questions as we emerge from the year of the pandemic. Among them: What can we do to prepare for such extreme demand variability?

Webinar on Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Achieving Overall Logistics Effectiveness in Warehouse Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Mike Khodl, VP of Differentiated Technologies at Dematic. We spoke mostly about achieving optimal warehouse performance.

AI This. If Only.

Supply Chain Shaman

After a dramatic drop at the beginning of the pandemic, Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software public valuations are near twice the ten-year average. A consolidation wave continued with 299 Mergers and Acquisitions in 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions about S&OE


This is a guest entry by Sander van Lokven, General Manager at Districon Solutions North America, an AIMMS implementation partner. Districon is a consulting company that brings the power of optimization and analytics closer to supply chain processes.

Amer 2021 – Cleveland – Agenda


John D. McCullough. Executive Director, ITD Digital Business Applications. Breakout Session. Keeping Procurement Transformation On-Track Amidst A Pandemic. Cleveland Clinic is well regarded as having one of the highest ranked healthcare supply chains, according to Gartner. Their mission is to empower caregivers to deliver world class healthcare, research and innovation focused on “Patients First” by providing optimal resources at the best value.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Logility Positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions


ATLANTA – February 26, 2021 – Logility, Inc., the leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today announced the company is positioned as Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions.

Digital Transformation Journey in Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Remember those times when we used to stroll down the block and find local stores such as the mom-and-pop diners and get the chance to relish the coziness and sense of family environment there. Even mom-and-pop stores and diners had to step up their digitalization game with the pandemic erupting.

When will truckload contract rates peak in 2021?

DAT Solutions

While supply chain disruptions continue to create tight truckload freight markets, there are signs that the markets will soften in the weeks and months ahead, according to the Pulse Signal Report from DAT iQ. Trucking Industry Trends

DFB Tech Stack: Invoice Reconciliation


Digitize Invoicing to Eliminate Errors and Guard Cash Flow. In this article, we explore Invoice Reconciliation tools as a core piece of every digital 3PL/freight brokerage’s operations.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

2021 – AMER – Thuy Mauge – Session


Thuy Mauge. Supply Chain Services Manager, LADWP. Breakout Session. React, Adapt, Build – Embracing disruption for procurement evolution. Over the last 12 months, the theory that ‘change does not happen overnight’ was debunked. This was certainly true for LADWP, the largest municipal utility in the US. Join Thuy Mauge, Supply Chain Services Manager, as she discusses the digital procurement transformation journey for LADWP.

The CPG Supply Chain with Mike Neme

The Logistics of Logistics

The CPG Supply Chain with Mike Neme. Joe Lynch and Mike Neme discuss the CPG supply chain and Mike’s approach to winning and managing business with emerging consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. About Mike Neme. Mike Neme is a principal at Hook Logistics Powered by Globaltranz.

GlobalTranz And Echo Global Logistics Both Report 40% Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

Bob Farrell, Chairman and CEO of GlobalTranz. GlobalTranz, a logistics service provider, put out a press release on February 23rd where they mentioned that they had achieved 40% growth in revenue, fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Supply Chain Movement

Now that most employees are working from home because of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to keep an eye on their engagement and the risk of a burnout.

Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.

Generation Stereotypes: Do They Hinder Supply Chain Collaboration?

Talking Logistics

Generation stereotypes exist, and as the authors of a Harvard Business Review article state, “these beliefs can get in the way of how people collaborate with their colleagues, and have troubling implications for how we people are managed and trained.”

Building Resilient Supply Chains for Our Future

CH Robinson Logistics

As I look forward into 2021, I see the road to economic recovery coming into clearer focus. As science and technology move us closer to the world we’re all ready to return to, I know that we will come back stronger and better.

Charlie Saffro and the CS Recruiting Stor?y?

The Logistics of Logistics

Charlie Saffro and the CS Recruiting Story?. Ryan Schreiber hosts a podcast about Charlie Saffro and the CS Recruiting story. Charlie is the Founder and President of CS Recruiting a firm that specializes in logistics and supply chain recruiting. About Charlie Saffro.

Philip Morris International’s Pivot to Smoke-Free Products Complicates their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The Introduction of Smokeless Tobacco Products Complicated Philip Morris’s Supply Chain. The tobacco industry is changing. Traditionally, the industry has been stable.

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?