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Why Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE) Is Crucial to Your Business

River Logic

In recent years, S&OP has shifted as management has begun redefining the objectives of S&OP to focus on maximizing the value generation for shareholders while appropriately balancing strategic objectives and risk.

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The Consumer-Direct Strategy: Why You Need to Strengthen Your Direct-to-Consumer Channels

The Network Effect

The post The Consumer-Direct Strategy: Why You Need to Strengthen Your Direct-to-Consumer Channels appeared first on The Network Effect. Distribution Leadership and Strategy Logistics Manufacturing Network Business Supply Chain Management Coronavirus D2C direct-to-consumer logistics

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How Promotions Planning Software Enables Collaboration That Pays Off


Promotions planning is challenging, but promotions planning software can help alleviate some of the common pain points companies face when they try to improve their forecast accuracy and increase promotions generated revenue.

Final Mile Differentiation: M&As to Increase Demand for Better Last Mile Service


Organizations across the globe continue to rethink their supply chain strategies, and as a result, more mergers and acquisitions are reshaping the way in which supply chains handle final mile logistics.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

While most people are homebound during the COVID-19 situation, many are still on the frontlines. Essential workers don’t just include hospital staff. This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied.

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Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss securing the first, middle and last mile. As supply chains evolve, the need for secure asset transfer increases for both consumers and business to business applications. About Andrew Kelley.

Driving Supply Chain Analytics User Adoption with Cross-Departmental Metrics


User adoption is a challenge that often arises during the rollout of supply chain analytics solutions.

Uncertain Times Call for Strong Leaders: A Q&A with Dawn Tiura


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Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Transportation of Goods in a Changed World


The Covid-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of both small and large businesses for the foreseeable future. Supply chains throughout the country are adapting to changes in demand and new rules and regulations.

The Paperless Effort: How Our Supply Chain Partners are Adapting to the 'New Normal'

C3 Solutions

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Silk vs. Steel: Rebuilding Supply Chains After COVID-19

All Things Supply Chain

Supply chain disruption was a popular topic long before the world was seized by the coronavirus pandemic. Geopolitical disturbances, natural disasters, labor strikes, and changing regulations were already a factor,… General Supply Chain Management coronavirus supply chain management

How To Manage Your Supply Chain During COVID-19

Demand Solutions

COVID-19 came seemingly out of nowhere, and within a few months of us hearing about it in China, governments all over the world had locked down. Borders were closed, workplaces were shuttered, and travel was restricted to only the most necessary. As a result, supply chains all over the world took a hit. Shortages in raw materials and manufactured goods appeared. Nobody is unaffected. However, you still have a business to run. So what is there to do?

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Supply Chains are Critical for a Great Customer Experience

Enterra Insights

Customers don’t want to think about supply chains; they just want great purchasing experiences. Although the connection between great customer experience and a world-class supply chain should be obvious, customer experience is not the first thing that pops into most peoples’ minds when they hear the term “supply chain.” Supply chain professionals are among the few people who regularly make the connection between customer service and the supply chain.

Trimming Your Product Portfolio Tail: A “Covid Beard” or Here to Stay?


One trend that is as prevalent these days as the beards men are sporting in tandem with their sweatpants: to deal with spiking demand, constrained production capacity, or both, many companies are cutting off the tail of their product portfolios.

Interviewing the Innovators: Kegan Fisher, CEO of SOLS on the rise of on-demand, mass customised manufacturing.

Supply Chain Movement

It was the Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter who coined the term ‘creative destruction’, the processes whereby entrepreneurs and their innovations create new technological paradigms and new industries that disrupt and ultimately destroy the existing ones.

Bolster Your CPG Supply Chain for the Next Generation of Consumers


Twenty years ago, the world was in a panic because society didn’t think computers were smart enough to count from 1999 to 2000. Seven years later, full fledged computers were small enough to fit in our pockets, and e-commerce shifted from a niche practice reserved for futurists to the mainstream.

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Resiliency in the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain


Food is not only a necessity, it’s a comfort. Having a good day? Grab some ice cream! Having a bad day? Make it a double scoop. But have you ever stopped to think about how your food goes from manufacturer to table? Food Safety Visibility in Supply Chain Frozen produce Temperature-controlled infrastructure food security COVID-19 supply chain food supply chain temperature-controlled supply chain

Memorial Day 2020

Enterra Insights

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. In normal times, people look to forward to vacations, picnics, and other outdoor activities; however, these aren’t normal times and this Memorial Day is different. Memorial Day was created to remember and honor those who have fallen during conflicts both past and present. This Memorial Day finds us fighting a new kind of war — this time, with a virus.

Additional FedEx Surcharges Announced for APAC

Intelligent Audit

As the COVID-19 pandemic developed, global shipping has seen disruptions across the board. As a result, many carriers have instituted additional surcharges and overall changes in order to cope. Back in early April, FedEx announced additional surcharges to a variety of services due to COVID-19.

Procurement: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Hey Procurement! It’s Time to SELL! There is a great line in one of the Spider-man movies, “With great power comes great responsibility!”

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

The Autonomous Supply Chain – Can we Fly by Wire?


Supply chain – “it’s not Rocket Science”. Many years ago, on a train heading out of London, I was sitting next to a recruitment consultant having a very loud phone conversation about a search to find a demand planner. The client had rejected all the candidates. “It’s

COVID-19 & SCM – Importance of Operations Management to Overcome the Limitations of Data-Driven


An often-heard theme in supply chain management (SCM) and COVID-19 is “data-driven” – being data-driven is the path to success. For COVID-19 “science-driven” is often said in the same sentence. For SCM demand or customer-driven replaces “science”.

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Supply Chain Control Towers

Enterra Insights

Anyone who has traveled by air is familiar with control towers. Personnel manning airport control towers ensure aircraft on the ground and/or approaching from the air operate safely. To ensure safe operations, control tower personnel need to know the location and intention of each aircraft. When the move toward supply chain digitization began, the control tower analogy seemed like a natural step in the process.

How Can Companies Prevent Damage to Products During Shipment?


Today supply chains face more risks than ever before in freight management. Weather-related Black Swan events appear to be growing in frequency and severity.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.