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Redefining Your Relationship with Data

Supply Chain Shaman

Driving a supply chain transformation? Want to be data-driven? Prepare for the journey by redefining your relationship with data. And encourage your organization to do the same. Data has a cycle as described by this quote from Techtarget.com. Most organizations only focus on usage. To be demand-driven, own the cycle. D ata management is the process of ingesting, storing, organizing, and maintaining the data created and collected by an organization.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024)

Talking Logistics

You and me, we come from different worldsI shave off all my hair and you have lots of curls 27 years ago tomorrow, my wife and I were introduced as Mr. & Mrs. for the first time. We came running into the ballroom holding our hands up high, as our family and friends clapped and. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 21, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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ESG in Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Acronyms abound when it comes to supply chain. AT Logistics Viewpoints, we cover a wide range of these acronyms, including AS/RS , DOM , GTC , SCP , TMS , and WMS to name a few. Over the last few years, another acronym has been showing up on the radar: ESG. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance, and is a framework that evaluates a company’s performance and ethical behavior.

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Distributor Selection - Mastering the Assessment Phase

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

In my last Article and Post I presented a Simple Guide to Selecting and Engaging Distributors using the the A-B-C of Route to Market. As a reminder of the A-B-C of Route to Market , my aim is to simplify the world of RtM into a series of three steps that any RtM practitioner can execute. I would like the message to be actionable by all professionals be they small business owners trying to find new export markets, commercial heads of large multinationals or RtM management consultants.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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Impact-Driven Decision Making in Decision-Centric Planning: Why Optimizing to a Goal Matters 

ToolsGroup

Imagine setting out on a cross-country road trip without a destination. Sure, you might see some interesting sights along the way, but without a clear endpoint, how will you know when you’ve arrived? Now, instead picture the same journey with a specific destination in mind. Every turn, rest stop and fuel stop is planned to get you closer to that endpoint efficiently and effectively.

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4 Trends in Freight Brokerage with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Hill and Joe Lynch disucss 4 trends in freight brokerage. Kevin is the Owner of Brush Pass Research , a sales and marketing research firm that helps companies sell to freight brokerages across North America. Summary: 4 Trends in Freight Brokerage Kevin Hill of Brush Past Research joins the Logistics of Logistics podcast to discuss the growth, evolution, and current state of the freight brokerage industry.

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Heineken Innovates with Centralized Planning Tools

AIMMS

With AIMMS, Heineken continues to advance its supply chain planning capabilities, achieving greater efficiency and sustainability.

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Food Inflation, Conclusion: Brands and Grocers Try to Win Back Consumer Loyalty

Enterra Insights

“Cost is the new king for consumer products and retail organizations,” declares Tim Bridges , an Executive Vice President at Capgemini.[1] And nowhere is that truer than in the grocery sector. Markets correspondent Emily Peck explains, “Every time Americans go food shopping they feel the sting of higher prices, making the grocery store the place where consumers are most regularly reminded about inflation.”[2] In Part One of this article, I discussed how high food prices could affect

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Why Process Orchestration is Essential to Modern Supply Chain Planning

John Galt

Learn all about process orchestration, an important component of supply chain planning to connect decisions across functions and domains.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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The New Visibility: Unlocking Multi-Tier Transparency and Traceability

Talking Logistics

During the significant disruptions caused by the Covid pandemic, many companies learned that they really didn’t have good visibility across their end-to-end supply chains — especially not beyond their Tier 1 suppliers and partners. Fast forward to today, having multi-tier transparency and traceability is even more important. What trends are driving this requirement?

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Three Ways That Prescriptive Analytics Boosts Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

S upply chain leaders today can not only analyze the past and present to determine the likelihood of outcomes, but can also look to the future to manage them — a practice known as prescriptive analytics.

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4 Common Production Scheduling Problems that the Right Software Solves

Arkieva

Minimize changeover time and maximize utilization and production efficiency. Avoid common production planning and scheduling software missteps. 4 Common Production Scheduling Problems that the Right Software Solves was first posted on June 20, 2024 at 8:15 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Retail sales rebound in May

IT Supply Chain

By Charlie Huggins (pictured) Manager of the Quality Shares Portfolio, Wealth Club The post Retail sales rebound in May appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Simple is Good, Except When It Isn’t

The Smart Software

In this blog, we are steering the conversation towards the transformative potential of technology in inventory management. The discussion centers around the limitations of simple thinking in managing inventory control processes and the necessity of adopting systematic software solutions. The post Simple is Good, Except When It Isn’t appeared first on Smart Software.

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Happening Now: Canadian border agents to vote on a four-year agreement

West Coast and California Logistics

According to Supply Chain Dive , Canadian border agents will vote on a new four-year labor agreement with the government between June 20 and July 4. The union's negotiating committee has recommended ratifying the deal, which follows two years without a contract for the over 9,000 members of the Canada Border Services Agency.

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Shein: Supply Chain Innovator, or Rule-Breaker?

Supply Chain Brain

Is the Chinese online apparel seller Shein a wild success due to an innovative business model — or because of a concerted effort to skirt import duties and workers’ rights?

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Nearshoring and Tech Solutions: A New Era for Supply Chains

C3 Solutions

Discover why nearshoring is gaining traction in 2024 as companies seek to mitigate supply chain risks. Download our whitepaper for detailed insights!

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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A Step-by-Step Guide What to Do When You’re Hit by a Small Truck

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured) Content Writer The post A Step-by-Step Guide What to Do When You’re Hit by a Small Truck appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Driving Product Innovation with Supply Chain Planning

John Galt

Explore key insights on how supply chain planning strategies can influence an organization’s innovation process and success.

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SnapFulfil Lands Yet Another Distinguished Supply Chain Award

SnapFulfil

Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, has once again selected Synergy Logistics for its Top Supply Chain Projects Award for 2024.

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Watch: How Do You Get Started on Your Supply Chain Risk-Management Journey?

Supply Chain Brain

When vetting potential suppliers and customers, it's vital to assess their risk-management profiles and strategies, says Danny Thompson, chief product officer at apexanalytix.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Why Zero Sales Come In (At Least) Two Kinds

BlueYonder

Summary: In retail forecasting, zero-sales events require special attention when training and applying demand models. It is difficult to find out ex post whether a zero-sales-event truly witnesses vanishing demand on a given day (as in “nobody took that product from the shelf”), or whether the predicted product was simply not available (as in “the product was not even put onto the shelf”).

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How Traders & Contractors Can Benefit From High-quality Bookkeeping Services

IT Supply Chain

By Richard Pearson (pictured) Content Writer The post How Traders & Contractors Can Benefit From High-quality Bookkeeping Services appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Holes and Drills and the Duality of AI for Manufacturers

QAD

There is a longstanding marketing philosophy reflected in Harvard professor Theodore Levitt’s quote, “Sell the hole, not the drill.” The premise is that as a consumer, the outcome, the hole, is the goal. Accomplishing the goal without the cost or burden of owning and maintaining a drill is often optimal. The Current State of AI for Manufacturing Is the current state of AI for manufacturing a drill or the hole?

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Control Tower: New Essential for Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Management and Analytics

Control Towers are the new essential for modern supply chain planning. Unlock real-time visibility and control over your entire supply chain. Monitor KPIs, optimize inventory, track suppliers, and streamline logistics with AI-powered predictive analytics. Enhance collaboration, prioritize tasks, and make data-driven decisions to increase efficiency and agility.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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The 'Glocal' Balancing Act: Lessons from a Local Winery's Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain Brain

Many companies have been busy restructuring their supply chains from global to regional or local for a few years now. But what problems are they trying to solve?

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Top 6 Retail Logistics Software Companies in the US

Locus

In the competitive world of retail, efficient logistics operations are essential for increasing the Return On Investment (ROI). Retailers must ensure products move seamlessly from warehouses to customers while keeping costs low and satisfaction high. This necessity has driven the emergence of innovative logistics software companies offering specialized solutions for the retail sector.

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ONS Retail Figures Comment: Summer of sport encouraging retail spending, brands need their house in order

IT Supply Chain

By Steve Ponting (pictured) Director, Software AG The post ONS Retail Figures Comment: Summer of sport encouraging retail spending, brands need their house in order appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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