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Rethinking Your Manufacturing Footprint Optimization Strategy

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Manufacturers need to continually review their manufacturing footprint strategies to maximize opportunities, minimize risk and optimize their tactics. They need to respond quickly to new concepts and changes in consumer preferences.

The Top Supply Chain Blogs in 2021

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After a long year of hardship and loss, the world economy seems set to rebound. There's hope that COVID-19 will be vanquished through mass vaccination campaigns. Economic activity is set to return to some semblance of normality. The IMF anticipates that world GDP will grow by 5.5% in 2021 and 4.2%

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Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

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Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. It can span what-ifs on internal production optionality versus outsourced production.

Designing a Supply Chain Network: 5 Steps for Optimizing Profit

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

A Brief Guide to Minimizing Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021

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3 Steps to Master Value-Focused Supply Chain Segmentation

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The Five Biggest Supply Chain Challenges of 2020

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Understanding Supply Chain Resilience & What COVID-19 Taught Us About It

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What Does Supply Chain Optimization Mean Now Vs. Pre-COVID?

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Not since the Second World War has there been such global disruption as experienced in 2020. International transportation came to a standstill, major populations were confined to their homes, and factories shut down. Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning COVID-19

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Supply Chain Simulation: What You Need to Know in 2020 & Beyond

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7 Steps: How to Reduce Costs Through Supply Chain Network Optimization

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How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

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Supply Chain Digital Twin software: Time to Correct Your Definition

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Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

The Ultimate SCOR Model for Supply Chain Decisions

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Top 11 Supply Chain Trends You Need to Know in 2020

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Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

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What Is the Difference Between Optimization Modeling and Simulation?

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Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Supply Chain Predictive Analytics: What Is It and Who's Doing It?

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Using this information, supply chain leaders can address supply chain challenges, reduce costs and at the same time improve service levels.

8 Tips for Supply Chain Leaders on Working Remotely

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Following patterns seen in Europe and the East, it seems to be only a matter of time before major centers in the U.S. will need to consider similar restrictions

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Selecting the Best S&OP Software: 7 Tips for Success

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Supply Chain Cost Optimization: You'll Fail If You Don't Do It Right

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

A New Trend Has Emerged in Supply Chain: Creating Immersive Experiences

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Coronavirus and Supply Chain Leaders: 9 Must-Know Threats

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Modern Supply Chain Analytics: Are You Keeping Up?

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According to Supply Chain Digital Magazine, many manufacturers are falling behind with more than two-thirds of them being unable to provide data-driven analytical information to support their business decisions.

What Is Supply Chain Visibility and Why Is It Important?

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When these events are analyzed, it’s not unusual to discover that companies were caught off guard because of poor supply chain visibility.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Could A Second Wave of COVID-19 Could Ruin Manufacturing for Good?

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

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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 Supply Chain Digital Twin: Is It Just Another Fad?

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A lot has changed. Simulation and modeling software allow organizations to create realistic and verifiable supply chain digital twins of their supply chains. Data mining techniques along with inputs from Internet of Things (IoT) sensors allow them to feed real-time data into models.

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!