Celebrating Supply Chain Day

DELMIA Quintiq

Can you name one product that doesn’t involve logistics? It’s amazing how much logistics is part of our lives, and how much we take it for granted. So this Supply Chain Day, join us in celebrating the role of logistics by trying your hand at one of our exciting challenges below.

How can you prepare your supply chain for disruptions?

DELMIA Quintiq

The recent West Coast ports cargo-handling disruption is an example of the butterfly effect. Labor disputes, bad weather, and IT outages are just some examples of disruptions that could affect an otherwise well-designed supply chain. But what makes a supply chain resilient?

Port optimization – process thinking gets distracted by techno-babble

DELMIA Quintiq

Broken links in the supply chain. I see this as a services-based supply chain of large proportions. Failure of one link will quickly affect the chain upwards and downwards. Bad operations planning cannot be made better with automation Click To Tweet.

The conference that business leaders cannot afford to miss

DELMIA Quintiq

Another year, another list of must-attend supply chain and logistics events. Attended jam-packed supply chain events only to leave with stacks of brochures? With so many to choose from, how do you decide?

Internet of Things (IoT) in the supply chain – a jolt of creativity required?

DELMIA Quintiq

A tire manufacturer supplying to the mining industry provided a similar example of sensors reading and reporting on tire thread status. However, at this moment, we seem to be held back by the lack of meaningful chain-wide device integration that does more than simply bring data together.

6 Reasons Why Companies Need IoT

Oracle SCM

Connecting fleets and cargo to IoT empowers companies to keep their equipment on the road, improve customer experience with improved ETA forecasting, and reduce unnecessary costs.

Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

In each issue we aim to cover a cross-section of topics that span regions, industry verticals and business functions with a goal of introducing strategies and best practices that resonate with a broad cross-section of supply chain practitioners. What’s on your summer reading list?

The Rise of China-Africa Trade: Why Transportation and Logistics Should be Front and Center

Supply Chain Nation

The trade imbalance this causes is an interesting case study for the economists no doubt, but what about the transportation and logistics that will be needed to sustain this trade over the coming years? Any impartial observer will agree that the logistics infrastructure needed to capitalize on this increased trade does not exist. Logistics planners would readily tell you that this is not a surprise; such imbalances are a reality in the cargo industry.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Is Inventory Optimization a Key to Omnichannel Survival?

ToolsGroup

Bob Ferrari of Supply Chain Matters recently pointed to The Sports Authority bankruptcy as one indication. Demand planning software can disaggregate the forecast down to the stock keeping unit level.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

Countdown to Black Friday: 2 Tips to Help Ease the Customs Process

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What’s more, this is also the time of year that many folks begin taking longer stretches of time out of the office to spend time with friends and family, making it even more critical to stay on top of your supply chain plan.

JDA Software’s Annual EMEA Conference, FocusConnect 2013, Kicks Off Today in London, and We Could Not Be More Excited!

Supply Chain Nation

Additional general session speakers include Harris Mustafa, executive vice president, supply chain, planning and allocation, DSW Inc., We also welcome you to follow the Supply Chain Nation blog for daily updates highlighting each day’s activities.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations.

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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference LINK ($1,095 to $1,595, Depending on Membership and Registration Date).

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more. The Amazon Effect: How the Retail Giant Has Shaken Up the Supply Chain and What Supply Chains Can Do to Keep Up.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. So, supply chains need to both support product innovation, while also innovating in its own domain. But I would argue that supply chain innovation is not well understood. First Thoughts.