20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

GlobalTranz

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. This community would not exist if it were not for manufacturing being the core of the other industries. . 20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading.

What is Supply Chain Resilience?

GlobalTranz

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the resiliency test. Let’s start here: what is supply chain resilience? What is Supply Chain Resilience? Blog Supply Chain

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How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption

GlobalTranz

Supply chain disruption is a fact of life for every company that moves any type of product. Don’t expect to plan for every disruption; instead, develop a strategy to overcome supply chain disruption, regardless of the source. Overcoming Supply Chain Disruption.

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of the 2018

GlobalTranz

Today, we start our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! That then allows us to create more of that kind of content so our award winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. ” Today’s post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2018. The Top 5 Manufacturing Challenges in 2018.

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

ToolsGroup

The manufacturing industry has a strong heritage of adopting game-changing technologies to deliver higher quality products more efficiently. With the introduction of digital supply chains, the industry is moving into an era arguably on par with the industrial revolution.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

GlobalTranz

Today, is day two of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2017, and over 360,000 page views on those posts alone. We added nearly 7,000 subscribers to the blog and featured over 35 guest bloggers. . The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017.

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of 2016 …So Far

GlobalTranz

We continue our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). Our last post covered the Top 5 Logistics blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2016 so far. I encourage you to scroll through the main four categories blogs or the Cerasis blog in general so you can catch some great content. 6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016.

The Hill Supply Chain Leaders Climb

Supply Chain Shaman

Word Misappropriation In Supply Chain. I struggle day-to-day with the misappropriation of words in the building of an effective supply chain. The goal was a supply chain that was efficient, agile, and responsive. Organizations do not have one supply chain.

Blog Series: The Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency, Part 4 – Institutionalize

Resilinc

You may be part of an organization whose leaders understand that supply chain risk management (SCRM) is a strategic imperative, and your SCRM may already be mature and delivering a return on investment. Supply Chain Resiliency Management Supply Chain Risk Management

Immediate Supply Chain Decisions for “Non-Essential” Manufacturers

CHAINalytics

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has created profound uncertainty, and catapulted the vulnerabilities of interconnected supply chains front and center.

Clouds are Gathering for an Open Platform for Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

If this challenging past year has taught us one thing, it is the value of connections–not only in our lives, but in supply chains. How supply chain disconnections disrupt service. 2030 vision: End-to-End supply chains that serve customers.

Manufacturing Talk Radio Explores Supply Chain Resiliency and Pricing Solutions in One Package

Blue Ridge

In this podcast, Manufacturing Talk Radio explores Planning and Pricing Solutions together in one package to create supply chain resiliency. Blogs Podcast Video AI and Machine Learning Manufacturing Pricing Supply Chain Planning

The Top 10 Logistics Blogs of 2018

GlobalTranz

Today, we continue our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! That then allows us to create more of that kind of content so our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. ” Today’s post will cover the top 10 logistics blogs from 2018.

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

It’s taking a profound humanitarian and economic toll , impacting supply cha ins in many ways. Our team put several resources together to help supply chain organizations navigate through this crisis safely. .

Digital Supply Chains and the New Normal

Enterra Insights

With vaccines being rolled out, infection rates coming down, and an end of the pandemic within sight, it’s time to talk seriously about the new normal and how it will affect supply chains. Digital Supply Chains and the New Normal.

Blog Series: The Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency, Part 3 – Implementation

Resilinc

If you’re a veteran supply chain or procurement professional, you know that that seemingly minor events anywhere in your supplier network can create major, costly headaches. Designing supply networks for greater resiliency. Resiliency Program Planning Supply Chain Resilience

Intelligent Supply Chain Technologies for the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Investment Challenges – Real and Imagined! Intelligent Supply Chain technologies article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Weinberger , UN Supply Chain Expert and CEO of Morpheus Network.

Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

In an ever-changing global economy with all its unexpected twists and turns, supply chain leaders are looking for a way to be ready for anything the real world throws at them. It boils down to three essential supply chain capabilities: Predict, Protect and Perform.

Blog Series: The Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency, Part 2 – Planning

Resilinc

This is Part 2 of our four-part blog series based on Resilinc’s Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency. If your company has a mature and well-function SCRM program, then these blogs can help you validate what you’re already doing and provide ideas for fine-tuning your program.

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Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. See You At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit?

A Tale of Two Industries: Surprising Demand Spikes amid Supply Chain Disruption

ToolsGroup

It’s human nature to miscalculate how best to respond to supply chain disruptions–either over- or under-steering in anticipation of a crisis. Optimists often delay preparing for supply chain disruption for fear that contingency actions lead to self-fulfilling prophecies.

How Supply Chain Management Software Became Manufacturing’s Shock Absorber In 2021

IQMS

Bottom Line: Unpredictable demand swings caused by the pandemic are stress-testing supply chain management software systems across manufacturing, helping many manufacturers discover new strengths they hadn’t realize they had before. ” (Machinery manufacturer).

Manufacturing and Supply Chain Challenges During a Pandemic

QAD

A pandemic can so easily shape the future for manufacturers and suppliers. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, big changes are already happening, such as an increase in manufacturing automation and a reduced need for assembly line workers.

The Top 9 Freight Blogs of 2018

GlobalTranz

Today, we continue our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. ” Today’s post will cover the top 9 freight blogs from 2018.

Troubling Trends in Supply Chain Design: An Uptick in Bad Models and Collapsing Teams

CHAINalytics

Both of these options seem alright on the surface, but do they stand up to the realities of building and sustaining a supply chain … The post Troubling Trends in Supply Chain Design: An Uptick in Bad Models and Collapsing Teams appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . Network design is only one of the many pieces of the supply chain planning puzzle.

A World in Flux: Global Supply Chain Predictions for 2021

ToolsGroup

In episode seven of Be Ready for Anything, industry insider Bob Ferrari discusses the pivotal factors affecting global supply chain revitalization in the coming year. And now, as we all look back, there was a remarkable performance by all industry global supply chain teams.

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Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Supply Chain Shaman

As I shopped at Best Buy for office supplies, I struggled to not think about the massive disruption of electronics supply chain. As markets shift, supply chains struggle to adjust. Supply chains operate blindly on order data.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Let me start with a true confession: I am a manufacturing gal. I relished the sound of a manufacturing line when I opened the door of the factory in the morning, and I liked managing inputs so that we could maximize outputs. Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. In manufacturing, I became good at labor bargaining. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

Transforming the manufacturing supply chain with MEIO

ToolsGroup

Microsoft’s Bill Moffett and I collaborated on an introductory blog on MEIO for manufacturing businesses. On a much larger scale, manufacturers can forfeit working capital by keeping large amounts of inventory on hand to help satisfy wide-ranging customer demand. Many manufacturerssupply chains struggle to face the modern challenges of volatile demand. These manufacturing challenges create the need for a more modern approach to inventory optimization.

Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond

ToolsGroup

Over the year, COVID-19 introduced even greater complexity into the already difficult work of supply chain planning–and changed supply chain from a practitioner-focused topic to everyday dinner table conversation. Digital supply chain transformation will accelerate.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

GlobalTranz

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. We’ve already listed the top 10 manufacturing blog posts and the top 10 supply chain blog posts last week. Logistics encompasses certain subsets of practices within the supply chain, such as just in time logistics, mission critical logistics, and more. Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014.

Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains

Kuebix

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in food shoppers buying supplies for a longer period of time (ex. The post Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix. Food and beverage companies produce and distribute essential products every day.

The Top 5 Supply Chain Blogs of 2016 …So Far

GlobalTranz

We continue our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). Our last post covered the Top 5 Manufacturing blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 supply chain blogs from 2016 so far. I encourage you to scroll through the main four categories blogs or the Cerasis blog in general so you can catch some great content. Supply Chain blogs supply chai

Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Supply Chain Shaman

Writing a Shaman blog post is now a Sunday night ritual. In my work with Supply Chain Insights , I immerse myself in learning. I continually question my long-held beliefs on supply chain excellence. . When readers finish a Supply Chain Shaman blog, I want to drive a set of unique takeaways. Today, I am going to share five insights that I have gleaned from our work on Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking.

Procurement Technology – What it can and can’t replace in a Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience and Agility

ivalua

A review of the key elements in supplier management for manufacturers and how Source-to-Pay procurement technology can support the journey towards supply chain resilience and agility in times of crisis. Supply Chain Resilience and Agility.

Blog Series: The Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency, Part 1 – Introduction

Resilinc

Wherever your organization is on the journey to a mature and robust SCRM program, this four-part blog series—based on the Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Resiliency Program Success co-authored by Resilinc and the Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council—should be helpful.