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How Regional Networks Create Trucking Efficiency

GlobalTranz

As the logistics market continues to create supply chain disruption, shippers are looking for consultative support and solutions to help maintain a competitive advantage.

3G’s Chief Revenue Officer Receives 2021 Women in Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive

3GTMS

–This award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments leverage supply chains for competitive advantage.–

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Overcoming Hurdles to Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For the past several months, supply chains have received more press than they have in a long time — maybe ever. And it hasn’t been good news. Supply chains are in trouble.

Iron Sustainability into All Tiers of Your Apparel Supply Chain

Logility

9 critical tips for increasing supply chain sustainability in the apparel industry. Key Takeaways. Sustainability is good for the environment, workers, and your bottom line. Building sustainability into the apparel supply chain requires working with both first-tier and lower-tier suppliers.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

Time to Market - Your Competitive Edge

Loftware

Severe supply chain disruptions and shifting product demand have been frustrating companies since the very beginning of the pandemic, and even now these are still major factors impacting business models.

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Give Analytics A Chance

Supply Chain Shaman

As supply chains scramble to keep up with the 32% net increase in the sale of products (physical goods), teams are reacting. Demand is outstripping supply: inefficiencies abound. Business leaders are simultaneously facing inflation and shortages.

It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Holiday Returns, Conclusion

Enterra Insights

In the age of e-commerce, the digital path to purchase has a side trail called “Returns.” ” Journalist Suzanne Kapner reports, “The share of online purchases that are returned averages 30% or higher, depending on the category, three times the rate in physical stores.”[1]

5 Lessons from the Desert for the Future of Supply Chain Resiliency

Logistics Viewpoints

The Sonoran Desert where I live may seem like a hostile environment, with as little as 3-15 inches (7-38 cm) of annual rain and scorching sun that can reach 118 F (47 C). Yet plants, animals, and Native peoples thrive in this environment with resourcefulness and adaptability.

The Business Case for Building Sustainable Supply Chains

Logility

Sustainable supply chains aren’t just better for the world; they also grow long-term value for your business. A sustainable supply chain doesn’t just have a positive impact on the world. It’s also good for business and helps to support long-term growth.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

Leading Trends in Warehouse Automation & Management

IT Supply Chain

By Ellie Lott (pictured). Senior Content Writer. The post Leading Trends in Warehouse Automation & Management appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Ivalua partners with TransferMate to eliminate the financial friction from cross-border trade

ivalua

The payment process required for international trade is complex, expensive and high risk for both suppliers and buyers. The partnership with TransferMate removes this friction, creating a transparent, rapid and low-cost solution to paying suppliers anywhere in the world.

It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Holiday Returns, Part Two

Enterra Insights

The bane of e-commerce is the large percentage of purchased items that are returned. As noted in the initial installment of this article, Elise Dopson reports, “Data suggests that 20% of online-bought products are returned, compared to just 9% of items bought in a brick-and-mortar store.”[1]

Supply Chain Design Crosses the Chasm

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent supply chain disruptions are forcing organizations to challenge the prevailing wisdom and look for newer approaches to decision making. The simultaneous shocks to demand and supply, and the magnitude of these shocks are not something the world ever experienced.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford

The Logistics of Logistics

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford. Chris Wofford and Joe Lynch discuss the great logistics industry consolidation.

Is it the end of the cold call?

IT Supply Chain

By Douglas Mulvihill (pictured). UK Marketing Manager, Ringover. The post Is it the end of the cold call? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

If You Can’t Stand the Fire, then Tame It: Chef José Andrés and Supply Chain Management

Elementum

Tl;dr José Andrés is most famous for his acclaimed, Michelin star restaurants. However, it’s his humanitarian efforts that can teach us a lot about supply chain management. A Source of Inspiration In the constant chaos that is supply chains these days, it’s often difficult to find good news.

It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Holiday Returns, Part One

Enterra Insights

For decades, retailers have dealt with a slew of post-holiday returns. Before the advent of e-commerce, retailers simply beefed up their returns department to deal with the long lines of unhappy consumers returning unwanted ties, ill-fitting clothing, or other unwanted items.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

The Year the Ports Stole Christmas? Hopefully Not.

Logistics Viewpoints

West Coast Port congestion is such a hot topic that it is featured in general business publications, and even the nightly news.

Manufacturing Strategies Explained.

ModusLink Corporation

Understanding the concept. A report published by CER (Comparative European Research) titled ‘The growing importance of the synergy effect in a business environment’, perfectly explains the synergy concept. Synergy is a core element present in many successful manufacturing strategies.

How businesses can protect themselves against rising ransomware attacks

IT Supply Chain

By Raj Samani (pictured). Chief Scientist &?McAfee?Enterprise?fellow. McAfee?Enterprise?fellow. Enterprise?fellow. fellow. The post How businesses can protect themselves against rising ransomware attacks appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

5 Tools to Make Doing International Business Easy!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Next Generation Supply Chain is Cloud Computing! International business article and permission to publish here provided by Andrew Mazur.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

An Interview on Why Now Is The Time to Be In Procurement with Stephen Day

HICX Solutions

For this episode of Supplier Experience Live from HICX, we are joined by Stephen Day. Stephen is Chief Procurement Officer at Kantar , a data analytics and brand consulting media company based in London.

Do You Want Real-time Visibility? IT is the Enemy

Logistics Viewpoints

RF Guns Generate Massive Amounts of Data. Supply chain managers need real-time data to effectively manage operations. While supply chain software companies offer solutions that come with analytic solutions, the data used for the analytics is usually archived data. Archived data is not real-time.

How Cloud Solutions Enable Visibility for Successful Modular Production

DELMIA Quintiq

Discover how the right cloud-based platform can enable end-to-end visibility in your modular production for agile operations and increased customer satisfaction.

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UK Autumn Budget gives a boost to the tech industry

IT Supply Chain

By Matias Madou (pictured). CTO & Co-Founder of Secure Code Warrior. The post UK Autumn Budget gives a boost to the tech industry appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.