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Dancing the Supply Chain

SCM Research

Rarely have I put as much passion into an article as in the case of my new one, entitled Dancing the Supply Chain: Toward Transformative Supply Chain Management (JSCM, 2021).

Supply Chain Digital Twin software: Time to Correct Your Definition

River Logic

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Supply Chain Trends 2021

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Trends 2021 appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

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Trending Transportation Updates: November 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of November 2020!

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Mourning the Death of the Data-Driven Supply Chain Guy

Supply Chain Shaman

Joe died Wednesday. As a great supply chain leader and my client for ten years, his energetic spirit always lifted my soul. In 2018, after a severe operation for kidney cancer, Joe declared to me in a positive voice that he was going to beat his diagnosis of stage 4 liver, brain, and lung cancer.

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4 Reasons Why Good Design Is Essential for Supply Chain Dashboards

Logility

Detective Joe Friday had a way with words. Even if you’ve never seen a Dragnet re-run in your life, or you’ve never heard of Joe Friday, his catchphrase, “Just the facts, ma’am,” is a good motto for running your business.

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What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021?

The Network Effect

The post What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021? appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

Perfect Storm of Supply Chain Disruption Underscores Importance of Spot Market Utilization

Talking Logistics

Are we in a perfect storm of supply chain disruption?

Strategic Procurement: 4 Tactics for Economic Recovery in 2021

ivalua

In August 2020 Gartner published this report “4 Tactics Procurement Can Use to Sustain Influence as Economic Conditions Improve” This blog summarizes the key points of the report which you can read in full, here. Procurement Teams Step-up.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

What TRAMES Aims to Tackle. Our vision at TRAMES, is to reduce global trade barriers through digitalizing international freight and transportation.

Freight Procurement in a Pandemic: Preparing for the Bid

CHAINalytics

If your company has decided to tender its freight to secure new contract rates for 2021, you’ve got your work cut out for you. This is especially true when it comes to figuring out the lanes and volumes to include in the bid.

The Turkey Day Supply Chain in 2020

Kuebix

The holiday season during Covid-19 means smaller gatherings and changes to long-standing traditions for many families. Healthcare professionals are recommending everyone stays home and stays safe for Thanksgiving this year.

Reducing Supply Chain Complexity (Reining In the Endless Aisle)

Talking Logistics

“Complexity is really a killer,” said Roberto Isaias, Mattel’s chief supply-chain officer, as quoted in a January 2, 2020 Wall Street Journal article by Paul Ziobro.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Paris 2021 – EN – David L Loseby

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David L Loseby CPO, ADVISOR, AUTHOR & SPEAKER. – Professional Qualifications; MCIOB (Chartered), FCMI, FAPM, FCIPS Chartered, MIoD, FRSA. – CIPS Global Board of Trustees (elect 1st November 2018). – Co-Editor/Author for UMIST MSc Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Leveraging Digital Technologies To Reinvent And Accelerate Supply Chain Automation – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Beyond the traditional business models. With the proliferation of technology, digital transformation has taken many industries by storm. The logistics sector is also not immune to these changes. The world of logistics and distribution is volatile, uncertain and more competitive than ever before.

Unique Challenges of Small Parcel in the 2020 Holiday Season

All Things Supply Chain

Like everything else in 2020, we can expect the holiday shopping season to come with unique challenges. Not only are pandemic shutdowns ongoing, but some parts of the U.S. are… General delivery services holiday demand holiday season holiday supply chain parcel delivery

Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Editor’s Pick: Seven Guidelines for API Security in a Digitized Supply Chain Network

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Paris 2021 – FR – Intro

ivalua

Comme l’a démontré la COVID-19, les organisations ne peuvent pas fonctionner sans chaînes d’approvisionnement efficaces – et à la suite de la pandémie, la fonction d’approvisionnement a été reconsidérée comme jamais auparavant.

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Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Supply chain operations can be complex. Especially where multi-modal transport is necessary, and where dynamic decision making is required for the routing of goods in-transit. These supply chain operations are pursued in an environment that can be characterised as a self-organising ecosystem.

Bol.com versus Amazon

Supply Chain Movement

In terms of their business models, Dutch web shop Bol.com and Amazon are very similar. But the strategy of Bol.com, the Netherlands’ e-commerce market leader, is fundamentally different from that of Amazon.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense?

Logistics Viewpoints

In supply chain management, it is widely accepted that holding enough finished goods inventory to fulfill every order is just too costly. Ipsen, a global bio-pharmaceutical company , disproves that. The post Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How Does Industrial Espionage Affect Global Supply Chains

All Things Supply Chain

Industrial espionage is not a new concept. Companies have been wanting to know the secrets and strategies of their competitors since the birth of corporations and this pre-dates the industrial… General china global supply chains Huawei industrial espionage micron supply chain USA

2021 Will Give Way to Big Changes in Supply Chain Practices 

ivalua

The onset of the coronavirus epidemic has accelerated the supply chain digital transformation that has languished on businesses’ “to-do” list for years. It would be hard to overstate the impact of Covid-19 on organizations of practically every type.

Logistics Experts from SSI Schaefer Implement Automated Deep-Freeze Warehouse in Manila, Philippines – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Sustainable deep-freeze logistics secure food supply. The topic of sustainability and sustainable action is becoming increasingly important worldwide, as resources are finite and need to be used sensibly.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.