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Why Top LSPs Take A Supply Chain Orchestration Approach to Success

Talking Logistics

Logistics service providers (LSPs) face a unique challenge. In addition to the evolving customer demands within an increasingly global, networked, multi-channel supply chain, these professionals juggle a variety of clients with differing supply chain management needs. Many leading LSPs, such as DSV, CEVA, and GEODIS, have opted for a more holistic supply chain orchestration approach.

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Editor’s Choice: Reducing Lead Times with Real-Time Data

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Descartes Systems Group and looks at how companies can reduce lead times with real-time data. As so many of us were made aware since the pandemic lead times were stretched to extreme levels for many products globally.

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Burberry – trading conditions worsen in the second quarter

IT Supply Chain

By Charlie Huggins (pictured) Manager of the Quality Shares Portfolio at Wealth Club The post Burberry – trading conditions worsen in the second quarter appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Specialized Food Inventory Software

My Office Apps

Differentiating Specialized Food Inventory Software: Beyond Standard Inventory Management Solutions Not all inventory management software is created equal. This guide illuminates the key differences between generic inventory solutions and specialized software tailored for the intricacies of the food industry. Discover how advanced features address specific needs like lot numbers, expiration dates, catch weight, and consumption control.

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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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Store Wars: Return of the Cashier, or The Self-checkout Strikes Back?

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. (pictured) Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero The post Store Wars: Return of the Cashier, or The Self-checkout Strikes Back? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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How Integrated Resorts and Casinos Enhance Their Security with Facial Recognition

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured) Content Writer The post How Integrated Resorts and Casinos Enhance Their Security with Facial Recognition appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Epicor’s Announced Acquisition of Elite EXTRA

Supply Chain Matters

Mid-market focused ERP software technology provider Epicor today announced the acquisition of Elite EXTRA , a provider of Cloud -based last-mile delivery support. According to the announcement , this acquisition will complement and strengthen Epicor’s abilities to optimize last mile logistics across this provider’s supported vertical industries. It further expands the ERP software provider’s ability to support customers across make, move, sell and deliver business process and decision-making dim

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Mastering the Mind: Achieving Trading Success With A Trading Course

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Benson (pictured) Content Writer The post Mastering the Mind: Achieving Trading Success With A Trading Course appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Effective Supplier Risk Management

HICX Solutions

Learn all you need to know about supplier risk management with our comprehensive guide that’ll help ensure your organization identifies & manages risks. Benefits of SRM: Boost your organization by identifying and averting supplier risks for a resilient supply chain. Risk Assessment: Create a strategy to assess minor and major supplier risks. Leverage Technology: Enhance vendor risk management through real-time tracking, automation, and data analytics.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Don’t tell GenAI all Your Secrets: Leverage GenAI without Compromising Security

IT Supply Chain

By Anurag Lal (pictured) CEO, NetSfere The post Don’t tell GenAI all Your Secrets: Leverage GenAI without Compromising Security appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Securing Supply Chains Against Counterfeits in a Post-COVID World

Supply Chain Brain

The concept of supply chain security holds significant weight in today's global business landscape.

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Unveiling the Future: Text-to-3D-Model AI Shoe Generation

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured) Content Writer The post Unveiling the Future: Text-to-3D-Model AI Shoe Generation appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for November 16, 2023

Supply Chain Digest

Garment Workers in Bangladesh Say No More Low Pay. Australian Ports Hit wth Cyber Attack. Jury Hands Amazon a Big Loss over Alleged Ignoring of Worker Abused by Others.

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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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Case Study: Amware Helps Direct Seller Thrive

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you sell a premium product, customers expect a premium-quality order fulfillment experience. When that doesn't happen, the overall customer experience suffers.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Why is Logistics Outsourcng Spend Declining

Supply Chain Digest

Sharp Drop Since 2020, 3PL Study Finds

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The Hidden Cost of Plug-in Hybrid Fleets

Supply Chain Brain

The savings as well environmental benefits of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) vanish when fleet drivers fail to charge and become overly reliant on the gasoline engine.

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Data says Synergy Logistics multi-agent orchestration software, SnapControl, is game changer

SnapFulfil

Synergy Logistics, a leading innovator in warehouse technology, is reporting remarkable results with its groundbreaking multi-agent orchestration platform (MAO), SnapControl. This software solution empowers warehouses to achieve seamless and efficient control over all automation devices and robots within their distribution centers (DCs).

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Melrose Says Engine Snags Threaten Airbus, Boeing Delivery Goals

Supply Chain Brain

Peter Dilnot, who takes over as Melrose’s chief executive officer in March 2024, said that while the supply hitches are boosting after-market demand, they’re limiting planemakers’ ability to build jets.

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How Machine Learning is Reshaping Diverse Sectors with Practical Applications

SCMDOJO

When you think about machine learning, you might imagine robots learning as they interact with their surroundings. In numerous aspects, you’re not too far off. Within the specialized subject of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning refers to the ability of systems and machines to learn from their experiences and get better without explicit programming.

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Eli Lilly to Build $2.1B Factory in Germany

Supply Chain Brain

Sources that spoke to Reuters said the project would create over 1,000 jobs when including sub-contractors as well as suppliers in the region.

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Food is Not Food if It’s Unsafe

Enterra Insights

We all need to eat. However, we rely heavily on the agricultural and food service sectors to ensure that the products we put into our bodies are safe to eat. If they’re not safe, they shouldn’t be called food. Food safety is currently a hot topic. Netflix recently released a documentary entitled “Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food.” The documentary is based on a book by best-selling author Jeff Benedict.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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October Marked Seventh Straight Month of Increased Spare Capacity

Supply Chain Brain

The survey showed that the extent to which supplier capacity went underutilized was higher in October 2023 than it was in September and August.

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Case Study: Staci Americas Helps Direct Seller Thrive

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you sell a premium product, customers expect a premium-quality order fulfillment experience. When that doesn't happen, the overall customer experience suffers.

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UAW Members Approve Deal with Mack Trucks

Supply Chain Brain

Mack Trucks said that the new contract will increase the average wages of UAW members by 36% over the life of the contract.

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A Guide to Mastering Inventory Planning & Management with StockTrim

StockTrim

Ah, the world of inventory management—where chaos can reign supreme if not managed well. But fear not! With the right tools and strategies, navigating the inventory labyrinth can be a breeze. In this guide, we’ll unravel the mysteries of inventory planning and management, spiced up with the superhero abilities of StockTrim, the inventory forecasting software that'll save the day!

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What is Mesh Networking Trends Report

This report details the capabilities of mesh networks, how they work, and the applications they thrive in supporting. Connectivity is necessary for optimal productivity, and mesh networking will soon be a significant provider of connectivity globally.

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Podcast | Autonomous Trucks Are Coming. Really.

Supply Chain Brain

Driverless trucks might be zipping down the roads sooner than you think.

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Embracing Automation in Data Entry

Tai Software - Freight Broker Software Articles

Traditional legacy systems frequently result in unstable cash flow, while also introducing the potential for errors, putting both the broker and the accountant in uncertain positions. This is where technology strides in to save the day.

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Watch: A Final-Mile Maturity Model for Achieving the Perfect Order

Supply Chain Brain

Mike Graves, vice president product management with Pierbridge, a WiseTech Global company, describes the stages of a model that enables shippers to adjust to unexpected ups and downs of demand.