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The Big Sigh

Supply Chain Shaman

I hopped on the plane in Baltimore on my way to Atlanta last week. Always late, I squeezed past a middle-aged man wearing a black mask in the aisle seat and promptly fell asleep nodding my head on the window ledge.

The Top 15 Omnichannel Retail Trends to Watch in 2022


Your digital and brick-and-mortar sales channels aren’t operating in separate vacuums. . In fact, according to Harvard Business Review , 73% of shoppers prefer shopping via multiple channels. .


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This Could Be Scary: A Halloween Candy Shortage

Enterra Insights

If geopolitics, inflation, and climate change aren’t enough to worry about, there are now warnings that there could be a shortage of Halloween Candy. The first company to sound the alarm was Hershey.

Solar PV Global Supply Chains

SCM Research

The International Energy Agency has just released a new special report entitled Solar PV Global Supply Chains.

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2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

5 Benefits Of Freight Broker Software That May Change Your Perspective


Software used to control the transportation elements of a supply chain is referred to as freight broker software and is also known as a transportation management system or TMS. Freight broker software can help you become more efficient, organized, and relevant to your clients.

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Are You Prepared for a Climate-Change Charged Hurricane Season?

Enterra Insights

The world has seen some pretty brutal effects of climate change this summer — including the fact that the hurricane season got off to an early start back in May.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain and Logistics News (August 12, 2022)

Talking Logistics

My oldest daughter, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at age 11, turns 22 today. Half her life living with T1D. 50% of her days. Will that percentage continue to increase in the years ahead or will it reach a peak and start to decline? The latter can only happen if we find.

The Race for Last Mile Drones

Logistics Viewpoints

One of the most difficult and expensive aspects of the supply chain is last mile and home delivery. However, from a customer experience standpoint, it is also the most memorable and possibly important.

Building a Resilient Transportation Portfolio: Secure Your Network Going Forward [Podcast]


Frequent Freightvine podcast guest and Chainalytics’ VP of Transportation Kevin Zweier once again joins DAT’s Chief Scientist Chris Caplice to discuss the current state of transportation procurement. What does it take to build a resilient transportation portfolio?

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.

Walmart Transportation with Doug Estrada

The Logistics of Logistics

Doug Estrada and Joe Lynch discuss Walmart transportation. Doug is a Senior Director of Supply Chain at Walmart , the largest retailer in the world. About Doug Estrada. Douglas Estrada is a Senior Director of Supply Chain at Walmart Stores Inc. A graduate of Doane University in Crete, NE.

Aegion Selects Ivalua to Digitally Transform Procurement


Redwood City, 11 August, 2022 – Ivalua, a global leader in spend management , today announced that Aegion Corporation, a leading provider of infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation, and protection solutions, selected its platform to digitally transform procurement.

International Supply Chain Trends and Challenges

Talking Logistics

Over halfway through 2022 we are still dealing with significant risk and uncertainty in supply chain management. And if you’re an importer or exporter moving goods via ocean carriers and ports around the world, it’s safe to say that every day is a new adventure.

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Better Inventory Management Requires International Suppliers To Step Up to Digital Transformation and Collaboration

Logistics Viewpoints

Some of the world’s biggest retailers and their partners are once again feeling the sting of “ the bullwhip effect ” – a term of art amongst supply chain professionals that describes how changes in demand at the retail level can reverberate and amplify issues throughout the supply chain.

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.

How to Launch a White Label Gambling Project!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How to Start Playing Online Casinos! The easiest way to start a business is to buy a ready-made one. But how efficient is this?

Tracking Medical Shipments with Alex Guillen

The Logistics of Logistics

Alex Guillen and Joe Lynch discuss tracking medical shipments.

Now is No Time to Put the Brakes on Automation

IT Supply Chain

By Wouter Satijn (pictured). Sales Director, Joloda Hydraroll. The post Now is No Time to Put the Brakes on Automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The De-Globalization of Supply Chains Is Reflected In Trade Policy

Talking Logistics

If we’ve learned anything in the last few years, it’s how vulnerable our supply chains have become in the last five decades. In a global economy, no nation or industry is self?sufficient. sufficient.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

I read earlier this week that pressure on the supply of critical materials will continue to mount as road transport electrification expands to meet net-zero ambitions.

10 Ways to Invest in Real Estate Like a Pro!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How Real Estate 3D Rendering Can Transform Marketing! Real Estate is one of the top ranked ways to get returns on your initial investments.

The GoBolt Story with Mark Ang

The Logistics of Logistics

Mark Ang and Joe Lynch discuss the GoBolt story. Mark is the Co-founder and CEO of GoBolt , a tech-enabled, sustainably-focused logistics provider for local ecommerce shops and national brands. About Mark Ang.

Calling for a New Pro-Active Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Movement

In the face of today’s highly disruptive external environment, companies need to leave traditional and ineffective approaches to risk management behind and move towards a new pro-active approach. Stop chasing events and become risk-aware! By Iris Heckmann and Thomas Ebel.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

The numerous tell-tale signs of a phishing email can be divided into 4 groups

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Brucciani (pictured). Cyber Security Advisor at WithSecure. The post The numerous tell-tale signs of a phishing email can be divided into 4 groups appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Transforming Freight Benchmarking

Logistics Viewpoints

Most supply chain suppliers have solutions that are very similar to each other. Occasionally, a cool vendor emerges – a vendor solving an important problem in a new way. Emerge is that kind of company.

The Bill of Materials (BOM) Beginners Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Product (or Master) Data Management? Manufacturing contributed 10.8% to the total US GDP in 2020. Manufacturing businesses are at the heart of eCommerce and retail businesses.

o9 Solutions Launches a Full-Spectrum Sustainability Solutions Suite

o9 Solutions

Embedded in :o9’s Integrated Business Planning Platform, the First-of-Its-Kind Offering Helps Enterprises Improve the Environmental and Social Impact Performance of Their Global Supply Chains . DALLAS, Aug.

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Scrum or waterfall: what’s best for your organization?

Supply Chain Movement

Digital planning is high on the agenda for many IT and supply chain directors. They often ask themselves ‘What’s the next step?’, ‘Which tooling should we use?’ and ‘How should we tackle the implementation?’ – and they usually consider those questions in that order.

The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Bad Credit Loan

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Bad Credit Loan appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Do You See What I See? How to Select a TMS Visibility Platform for Improved Speed, Quality, and Cost

Logistics Viewpoints

To test the thinking and visibility of his students, Socrates held up a white ball in front of his student and asked, “What color is the ball?”. Almost without thinking, the student answered, “The ball is white, teacher.”.