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Digital Procurement Improves Supply Chain!

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Digital Procurement article and permission to publish here provided by Katherine Barrios of xeneta.com. The Hackett Group has recently released their analysis of their procurement benchmarking database. Important Digital Procurement Trends. What Is Digital Procurement?

Supplier Diversity in Logistics!

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Supplier Diversity in Logistics article and permission to publish here provided by Kevin Jessop at cerasis.com. Overall, better relationships and supplier diversity in logistics lead to wealthier and more profitable opportunities. The post Supplier Diversity in Logistics!

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How to Lower Your Ocean Freight Costs!

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Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs? Ocean freight article and permission to publish here provided by Katherine Barrios at xeneta.com. Freight forwarders and shippers/BCO s are on a constant quest to have a better understanding of their ocean freight costs and ultimately have larger margins. Freight costs are considered by many forwarders and shippers to be a major part of their total shipment cost. Here are 15 tips for lowering ocean freight costs.

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Featuring Our 10 Best Warehouse Order Fulfillment Articles!

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Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Our latest “Featuring” series article covers the topic of Warehouse and Distribution Centre order fulfillment. So take some time and check out our very best Warehouse and Distribution Centre fulfillment articles! Check out another of our “Featuring” articles. The link below is to our top Procurement and Purchasing articles. Featuring Our 12 Best Procurement Articles!

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Procurement Challenges Condensed

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. I took on the challenge of writing a condensed version of all the current Procurement challenges. Basing this on the many articles I have read covering this subject. I rapidly came to the conclusion that these articles were excellent at the helicopter view of the challenges, however seemed unable to apply categorisation to the challenges. These two procurement domains have distinctly different challenges.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.

Surviving Disruptions – an opportunity for supply chains to thrive with people and technology – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

“Managing supply chain and logistics has never been more significant and challenging since the outbreak of COVID-19 that created a new norm with high uncertainty and enforced an inevitable shift”. Logistics and supply chain management is a rapidly evolving field. Article July 2020

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Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

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In our article “ What Exactly is Supply Chain Management? SCM encompasses the integrated planning and execution of processes required to optimize the flow of materials, information and financial capital in the areas that broadly include demand planning, sourcing, production, inventory management and storage, transportation — or logistics — and return for excess or defective products. supplychainmanagement #humanresources #procurement #logistics #jobs.

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[e-Book] The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017

Cerasis

“The problem with trends is that they are like a freight train gaining speed; everyone can see the train, but at what point do you say the train is really moving at speed?” – Steve Banker from a recent Forbes article. The reality is that the speed at which the supply chain & logistics industries are changing are breathtaking. Download the all new Cerasis e-book "The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017" by Filling out the Form Below.

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Capitalising on Supply Chain Digitisation with Robotic Process Automation – 10 Areas of Opportunities – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

For an industry that increasingly requires higher logistics pipeline velocity without sacrificing accuracy and at lower costs, RPA is a natural choice for high performing supply chain organisations. Procurement. Freight Management. Article August 2020

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). XPO Logistics Divests North American Truckload Operation to Transforce.

Transforming the GCC Chemical Industry with Supply Chain Integration – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Focussing on lowering logistics costs by coordinating time charters or invest in joint shipping lines to capture ship-owner returns. Working closely with partners can help mitigate some risk and avoid disruptions / obstacles to logistics. Regulatory compliance requires tight cooperation amongst different functions of an organisation, third parties, suppliers, distributors, brokers and logistics service providers. Article September 2020

Are We Facing the End of Supply Chain Management?

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Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Argentus at [link] , a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. A new article in Harvard Business Review has been generating some automation-related controversy in the Supply Chain Community, as well as lots of buzz and interesting conversation. Companies will always need people who can build relationships with vendors when conducting large-scale Procurement.

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

made that prediction in 2008 (see the Barron’s article What $300-a-Barrel Oil Will Mean for You ). Three years later, he stayed with his $300-a-barrel prediction, but shifted the timeframe to 2020 (see the CBS News article, Another $300 Oil Prediction — and Why This One Matters ). I use this example to illustrate the challenges (or, perhaps, the futility) of making supply chain and logistics predictions. Do Facebook and Twitter Need a Logistics Strategy?

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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

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What Exactly Is Procurement? Our most popular blog article of all time on Supply Chain Game Changer was the article What Exactly is Supply Chain Management? What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? supplychainmanagement #scm #supplychain #procurement #logistics #distribution #purchasing #technology. Subscribe Here! Email Address. And What is Purchasing? What is Supply Chain Management?

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This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon. Cloud Logistics Announces Banner Results For The First Half of 2016. Here are some excerpts from the article: Amazon already is operating a fleet of 10 Boeing 767 freighters, flying daily out of its air hub in Wilmington, Ohio. And we have more than enough package supply to utilize the 40 planes we’ve procured.”.

Blockchain Comes to the Freight Industry

Supply Chain Brain

Fuller, who is also chief executive officer of freight market analytics provider FreightWaves , saw the suitability of a technology that originally was created to support the trading of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. There was a perfect storm in terms of interest in the technology and how it would potentially impact the freight industry,” Fuller says. As it stands today, however, blockchain isn’t a solution that can be instantly embraced by the freight industry.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? I was a little late getting started in 2018, and we were already into 2019 when I got round to publishing my usual trends article.

Seasoned Leadership In Action™ – Our 2018 All-Star Leaders!

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The Interview series has proven to be phenomenally popular with our readers with many of these Interviews being amongst our most viewed articles of all time. leadership #executive #supplychainmanagement #procurement #logistics #distribution #purchasing #humanresources. Freight and Logistics Human Resources Interview Procurement Supply Chain Management Technology Distribution Executive HumanResources Leadership Logistics Purchasing supplychainmanagement

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16 Questions that Keep Supply Chain Managers Up at Night! (Infographic)

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Questions that keep Supply Chain Managers up at night article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Katherine Barrios at xeneta.com. With so many things currently happening on the container shipping front, we bet supply chain and logistics managers are having a hard time focusing. There are are certainly many questions that keep supply chain and logistics professionals up at night, regardless of the current socio-economic and geo-political situations.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

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Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Katherine Barrios at xeneta.com. Risks exist in land, air and ocean freight. Poor grasp of hazards in your supply chain will increase freight spend and diminish brand value. Extreme weather represents one of the most significant risks to ocean freight on the globe. Someone with malicious intent could bring down entire supply chain networks and force freight rates to skyrocket.

10 Supply Chain Investment Challenges – Real and Imagined!

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Choose the technology path that fits within your means and consistent with the current state of your operation. Check out our article Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company! on this very subject. SCM #SupplyChain #Technology #IoT #AI #Logistics #Freight #Procurement. Change Management Freight and Logistics Internet of Things (IoT) Procurement Supply Chain Management Technology AI Freight IoT Logistics SCM supplychain

Solving Franklin’s Freight Dilemma: Cure or Prevent Disruptions?

Supply Chain @ MIT

This may be a great rule of thumb for life generally, but not necessarily for freight transportation. Is it more important to prevent disruptions from occurring by building robustness into a freight network (i.e. The struggle to find a balance between robustness and flexibility led a research team at the MIT FreightLab to investigate whether Benjamin Franklin’s advice is right when planning the movement of freight. Read the full article here. . Road to resilience.

Responsible Sourcing! Making Sustainability Happen for Real!

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Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com. It’s become the keyword that you see in article titles and hit like or share when scrolling by?—?so Responsible Sourcing isn’t just about sourcing and procuring goods and services in a more sustainable manner, but also about ensuring external suppliers are aligned and committed to the same principles and values. Sustainable Logistics: Making the Last Mile Eco-Friendly!

It’s Time to Welcome The Supply Chain CEO!

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Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. For example, we wrote recently about how Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market represents more than a new stream of brick and mortar business, but the possibility of improving its last mile delivery – the so-called “Holy Grail of Logistics,” and therefore gaining a further leg-up over its eCommerce competitors in the grocery category. This great article provided some great perspective on the topic.

Are you a Game Changer? Tell us your Story!

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As you complete the form and tell us about your Game Changing activities we ask that you consider the following guidelines: Guidelines: Articles should be at least 1000 words long. SupplyChain #Leadership #supplychainmanagement #procurement #purchasing #logistics #freight. Change Management Supply Chain Management Freight Leadership Logistics Procurement Purchasing supplychain supplychainmanagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Do You Know When it’s Time for a Freight Review?

Logistics Bureau

Choosing freight carriers is not the easiest of tasks, so it’s understandable why companies often overlook the need for a freight review , even when such an undertaking is long overdue. Read and Heed the Signs that Freight Review is Due. But how do you know when it’s the right time to conduct a freight review? You’ve lost touch with (or have never really explored) developments in the freight service market. Changes in freight-rate structure.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – Our 2018 All Star Leaders!

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The Interview series has proven to be phenomenally popular with our readers with many of these Interviews being amongst our most viewed articles of all time. leadership #humanresources #supplychainmanagement #procurement #logistics #executive. Freight and Logistics Human Resources Interview Procurement Supply Chain Management Executive HumanResources Leadership Logistics supplychainmanagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Omnichannel Retail Requires Close Collaboration with Logistics Providers

Enterra Insights

Omnichannel logistics challenges. The expectation of instant consumer gratification has businesses scrambling to shore up their supply chain to ensure cost-effective on-time delivery, which is where omnichannel logistics comes into play.”[3] ”[3] Legacy staff members identify 9 top omnichannel logistics challenges businesses generally face. Selecting the right shipping method for the right customer situation is essential to omnichannel logistics.”

7 Essential Attributes of Strategic Supplier Partnerships!

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In a previous article about supplier management , I suggested that the more a supplier tells you that they are strategic, the less they really are. Whether the phrase refers to sourcing, procurement, relationships, or other matters, its use is prevalent. This article will identify a taxonomy for a strategic partnership between two parties. Thank you to Lance Younger and Pedro Rocha for their inputs on the article. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company!

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Supply Chain heroes article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson on [link]. . In the logistics aspect of the supply chain, this equates to better monitoring and adherence to guidelines governing drive time, fuel use, deadhead and more. Lean processes are standard in supply chains, including logistics, but 2018 will see a gradual transition to elastic logistics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Freight Industry Insights – FreightPOP Interviews Mike Mortson

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Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels? Freight Industry article originally published by FreightPOP. We recently interviewed Mike Mortson, founder of Supply Chain Game Changer, about the trends he sees in shipping and freight. Mike is an industrial engineer with an extensive background in all facets of leadership, from supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, ops, and I.T., They are still just a freight forwarder.

Inspirational Supply Chain Quotes

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Article originally published and provided by [link]. During the last war, eighty percent of our problems were of a logistical nature.” ~ Field Marshall Montgomery. The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…” ~ Sun Tzu. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Procurement Supply Chain Management Leadership Quotes SCM supplychain supplychainmanagementSubscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Inspiring Olympic Quotes! “If

Amazon and Uber’s Impact on Logistics! (Infographic)

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Blog post and permission to publish provided by [link] and article created by trademachines.com. Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics? The logistics industry is worth over $8.1 In order to meet these high expectations and keep their customers satisfied, logistics service providers have to reach a never-before-seen level of efficiency. Subscribe Here!

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

Supply Chain Game Changer

As I was looking to augment the content of Supply Chain Game Changer I was aware of the great articles that Argentus published on their blog to advance the profession. We’ve built a peerless network in the areas of Procurement, Logistics, Change Management, Strategic Sourcing, Planning, and other functional areas in Supply Chain. Do you want to focus on the Procurement side of things, or more on the Logistics and Planning side? Subscribe Here! Email Address.