LogiSYM—Vietnam Digital 2020 – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

There will be many follow-up actions for us all, as we prepare for 2021. This is a golden opportunity for companies with international sourcing, manufacturing and sales footprints to reap these benefits. Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021. – LogiSYM December/January 2021.

2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

The theory is that as more and more devices throughout the supply chain and manufacturing process become part of the ‘Internet of Things,’ they will produce an incredibly rich data stream that will send signals in real-time to trigger a wide variety of events.

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From soba to udon—Are the noodles in the FTA bowl getting too thick? – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Early analysis of options: All too often, value chain decisions are made irrespective of trade considerations, be it on sourcing, location of manufacturing or services centres, ownership structures, shipping routes, storing options, priority consumer markets and so on and so forth.

Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond

ToolsGroup

Of course trade-offs of higher manufacturing costs are balanced against reduced inventory costs, lower freight/logistics costs, lower duties and taxes, etc. Just when things couldn’t possibly get any crazier, 2020 finally came to a close.

Inoculating 2021 E-Commerce with Fulfillment Best Practices

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers, manufacturers and others welcomed new e-commerce customers, sold new types of products, and fulfilled more direct and online orders. These shifts led more fulfillment teams to identify and embrace emerging best practices as part of their 2021 planning.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Risks of Relocating a Business ‘China to Vietnam’

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As a result of the intensifying battle, more and more companies announced plans or are considering shifting manufacturing from China. As the pandemic hits globally, manufacturing in Vietnam is experiencing continued and unprecedented growth relative to other low-cost countries.

2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

The theory is that as more and more devices throughout the supply chain and manufacturing process become part of the ‘Internet of Things,’ they will produce an incredibly rich data stream that will send signals in real-time to trigger a wide variety of events.

The Beer Supply Chain in 2021 and Beyond

Unleashed

Post pandemic, evolving pressures will endure to disrupt the beer supply chain in 2021 and beyond. Beer — it’s been a staple in many cultures for thousands of years and is still one of the world’s most popular drinks.

Route Planning Software will boost efficiency for Manufacturing Industry in 2021

Loginext

With the new normal in 2021, enterprises across the spectrum are making supply chain a priority and digitising backend, improving operations excellence. Route planning is a critical element of any logistics operations.

How Do You Turn Supply Chain Data Into Actionable Information?

Logility

For instance, a modern report for a manufacturer might display all the data about transportation providers as usable information, in a scorecard format. You’re committed to rolling out an analytics platform across your supply chain and you have tons of data.

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Key trends in the vitamin and supplement industry: 2021 report

Unleashed

The vitamin and supplement industry manufactures and sells goods to support dietary requirements, including products to complement health and fitness regimes. billion by 2021.

Why The Future Of Smart Manufacturing Starts With Connected Workers

IQMS

Bottom Line: Providing connected workers and teams with the tools they need to excel onsite and remotely while enabling shop floor operations to transition from one manufacturing process to another is the essence of smart manufacturing today.

Route Planning Software will boost efficiency for Transportation Industry in 2021

Loginext

With the new normal in 2021, enterprises across the spectrum are making supply chain a priority and digitising backend, improving operations excellence. Route planning is a critical element of any logistics operations.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

This will be especially important when a COVID-19 vaccine is manufactured and distributed. Many manufacturers have seen that they can profit from selling directly to customers, rather than using retail channels like in the past.

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

NC State SCRC

Welcome to 2021! Localization is underway as we start to see organizations moving more towards local production in manufacturing networks with localized suppliers (to avoid being shut down), and shortages of PPE continues to occur, which results in counterfeiting activity on the rise.

Chainalytics Wins Award for Delivering Sustainability-Minded Freight Procurement Strategy

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (January 12, 2021) – Chainalytics, a recognized global leader in data-driven supply chain consulting, announced today that it has received the 2020 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall

The Logistics of Logistics

Manufacturer or Supplier. The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall. Christopher Wall and Joe Lynch discuss the basics of clearing customs.

How 3PL warehouse companies can support your supply chain in 2021

Kanban Logistics

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the logistics industry are still being felt as we enter 2021. In this article, we’ll look at some of the ways 3PL warehouse companies can help take the warehousing burden off of you and support your company’s growth in 2021 and beyond.

What’s Driving ERP Adoption From The Shop Floor To The Top Floor

IQMS

Knowing how solid sales and revenue pipelines are and whether each order can be fulfilled on time is dominating the minds of manufacturing leaders today. Getting the most out of smart manufacturing techniques with real-time data helped many manufacturers make it through 2020.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

This will be especially important when a COVID-19 vaccine is manufactured and distributed. Many manufacturers have seen that they can profit from selling directly to customers, rather than using retail channels like in the past.

Steps to Future-Proofing and Risk-Proofing Your Manufacturing Business

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

A global survey conducted by SYSPRO to better understand how manufacturers and distributors handled the operational shifts brought on by COVID-19 revealed that 60% of manufacturers and distributors were impacted by supply chain disruptions. All Industries Distribution Manufacturing

Sustainable Packaging: A Challenge and Opportunity for Food Manufacturers

QAD

Ever since consumers started purchasing goods commercially, the ways in which products are packaged determine how most food manufacturers differentiate themselves from the competition. Consumers will quickly indicate to a manufacturer if the packaging is a winner or a loser.

Making Supply Chains Fit for Function

Enterra Insights

The staff at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) notes, “Traditional supply chain priorities — maximizing efficiency and minimizing cost — are quickly becoming obsolete.”[4] 4] Staff, “ Supply Chain Management 101 — Think Beyond Chasing Efficiency and Cutting Costs ,” Association of Equipment Manufacturers, 23 November 2020.

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Preventing and diminishing Supply Chain disruptions

Prophetic Technology

The current pandemic unsettled the Supply Chain (SC) when manufacturers and suppliers had to shut down global businesses, first in China and elsewhere.

Industry 4.0 Success Depends on Cognitive Technologies

Enterra Insights

Like other economic sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the manufacturing sector has had to reevaluate past business strategies to ensure they remain on track to survive and thrive in the post-pandemic environment. Nick McGrane, Managing Director at K3 SYSPRO, asserts cognitive technologies (often referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and/or cognitive computing) will play a central role in manufacturing’s future.

Distribution Management: Top 6 Factors That Influence Distribution Management Strategy

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

The ideal situation for any retailer or manufacturer is to have just enough inventory on hand to sell or to keep production lines running smoothly. Additional variables, such as sales promotions at the retailer or seasonal inventory build by the manufacturer, can make forecasting difficult.

How to Achieve New Product Introduction (NPI) Success

Arena Solutions

NPI processes affect internal teams along with external suppliers and contract manufacturers as they drive toward volume production and getting products into their customers’ hands. Did you know that most product launches fail?

How POS Data Improves Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

POS data improve supply chain management by providing a free flow of communication at all levels during the production of products – from manufacturers to end-users. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Complexity in the Retail Supply Chain!

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2021 Manufacturing Predictions

IT Supply Chain

Partner, Head of Manufacturing, Infosys Consulting. The post 2021 Manufacturing Predictions appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Rafi Billurcu (pictured). Industry Talk

10 COVID-19 Lessons for a Resilient Supply Chain

DynaSys

In 2021, COVID-19 and Resilient Supply Chain will not be incompatible. As of this writing, as we enter 2021, between Pfizer and Moderna products more than 4.2 In manufacturing, capital investments in new machine tools and materials handling equipment.

:o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions

Momentum looks set to continue into 2021. DALLAS, January 12, 2021 — o9 Solutions Inc., o9 added bookings across all its core industry verticals of CPG, Manufacturing and Retail with notable growth in the Food & Beverage and Fashion & Apparel sub-segments.

2021 Manufacturing Trends: Connecting Workers Will Be Key

IQMS

2021 manufacturing trends will be driven by the lessons learned in 2020. That’s why we’re calling 2021 the year of the connected worker. 2021 Manufacturing Trends to Improve Decision Making and Productivity. Sustainability in Manufacturing.

Stand Out Digital Supply Chain Strategies!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Starting from the manufacturer, supplier to the distributor, companies can streamline operations with a digital supply chain. With the advent of 2021, AI unveils new avenues for revolutionizing SCM across automation, planning, logistics, inventory, fleet & freight. Subscribe Here!

How to get started with Direct to Consumer selling

Vinculum

The D2C movement involves utilizing internet supply chains and manufacturing innovations to build their own products and brands, and traditional brands bypassing traditional retail chains to take their popular brands direct to the end consumer.

The Direct Impact of the Brexit Deal on Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For products that have multiple rules of origin – such as products that come from the manufacturing industry – the agreement offers extensive details on its custom code section about how tariffs should be calculated.