Are we on the course to recovery?

Prophetic Technology

Although it seems we are halfway through this catastrophic situation, the end of 2020 is almost here. The real numbers show us that they are still high in many countries where our Supply Chain (SC) might extend.

Talking Logistics YOUniversity: Our First Course

Talking Logistics

A year after launching, however, a supply chain executive said to me, “ Talking Logistics is like an online Executive MBA course, with live lectures and guest speakers every week discussing timely and important topics.” It’s from that perspective and motivation that I’m excited to announce Talking Logistics YOUniversity and our first course: Fundamentals of Selecting and Working with 3PL Partners. I encourage you to check out the course and let us know what you think.

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Of course healthcare is a supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

Of course hospitals are complex, dynamic service chains. I fly Qantas around Australia quite frequently (don’t ask how many frequent flyer miles I’ve got banked, but my wife loves her new washing machine). If a flight is delayed or cancelled, I get an SMS alerting me of the issue and alternatives. I value such service since I have the opportunity to use my time effectively in case of disruption. I get no such service from any clinic or hospital around Australia.

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Is Omnichannel Dead? Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel


Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Omnichannel has been a go-to plan for retailers since 2008, but it is changing. Omnichannel, as a word and strategy in retail, is shifting. According to Michael Jones via Forbes , the word, omnichannel, will go away in the coming years as retailers move to become hyper-focused on what customers want, need, and find useful while shopping.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) – How to Stay the Course


The article, S&OP and Culture Change: How to Stay the Course , written by Kathleen Winter, describes how corporate culture can derail an otherwise successful S&OP implementation. The post Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) – How to Stay the Course appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by John Westerveld I came across this blog on sales and operations planning (S&OP) from the Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning (IBF) the other day.

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Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016


Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. To protect yourself and your business I offer you to take a look at this list of top programs and courses that will take place in 2016, which will help you to understand main concepts of this powerful tool and learn how to successfully apply it on practice. University Courses. 1) Course in E Logistics and Supply Chain Management by National University.

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Procurement – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

Supply Chain Game Changer

So what are the issues on the Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course? The post Procurement – The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out What Exactly Is Procurement? And What is Purchasing? The theory is simple!

Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

Supply Chain Game Changer

So what are the issues on the Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course? The post Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Procurement – How to Enable Spend Aggregation! The theory is simple!

Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course for Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But there is a spend aggregation obstacle course to be overcome first. So what are the issues on the Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course? . The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course. You must navigate the spend aggregation obstacle course. . The post Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course for Procurement! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Procurement – How to Enable Spend Aggregation! . The theory is simple!

Prove ROI and Make the Business Case for Industrial Content Marketing

Speaker: Achinta Mitra, Founder and President, Tiecas Inc.

It's the plight of an industrial marketer: over the course of a 12-18 month long buying cycle, you make contact with a whole host of influencers who read your content, who may or may not actually work in purchasing. By the time the RFQ comes in, the original project might be completely different. and your initial point of contact may be long gone! Meanwhile, the purchase somehow takes place, and Sales claims all the glory. How is a marketer supposed to make the business case for better content marketing? Join Achinta Mitra, Founder and President of Tiecas, Inc, as he explains how, despite the long, grueling buying cycle, you can prove the ROI of your content marketing. and win (or keep!) buy-in from your higher-ups.

US Truck Driver Shortage Is On Course to Double in a Decade

Material Handling and Logistics

“At some point, you go from being an operational pain-in-the-neck for the supply chain to real issues for all of us as consumers,” said Bob Costell of the American Trucking Associations

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7 take-aways from University of Cambridge’s sustainability course


As such, our Partnerships Manager, Emilien Hoet, recently shared with both our team and in a Medium post about what he learned from his latest studies in sustainability… As the Business Sustainability Management course from University of Cambridge officially comes to a close this week, I want to share just a few key learnings and highlights which should be relevant for any business. At Provenance, we’re always striving to learn more.

What I Have Learned Teaching Courses on Market-Driven Value Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

And, we try to be clear in the course that the starting point is in improving reliability. One of the favorite parts of my job is teaching classes on how to take supply chain concepts to the next level to improve corporate performance. I love helping people to see supply chain concepts differently. One of the ideas that I am researching and sharing is the concept of building Market-Driven Value Networks.

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FMCG: What does S&OP bring to the party? Sales success of course!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

During my recent travels I met with two Sales (or Business Development Directors if you’re posh) from well known FMCG companies to discuss an assessment review of their Route To Market (RTM) networks. Surprisingly, neither was interested and gave a remarkably aligned reason for the rejection. All this does is raise Sales In and we know how to do that already”. Oh dear! No, Nein, La, Nu, He, Nem, Không có!!!

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2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events


Over the course of three days, attendees can find inspiration from plenary keynote speakers, gain valuable insights from case study presentations, expand their knowledge through in-depth workshops, and more. The post 2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Teresa Chiykowski As we bid farewell to 2017 and usher in a new year, what can we expect to see in 2018?

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Setting a Course for Viable Sustainability

Supply Chain @ MIT

Some 90% of the world’s goods are transported by sea. Ships also account for about 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Furthermore, this GHG figure could grow by a minimum of 50% and perhaps as much as 250% by 2050 if no action is taken to curb emissions levels.

Machine Learning and Data Science Tools of the Trade: First-Order Difference


There are a number of data analysis “tools of the trade” that have proven effective in exploring data to get it to tell a story. One such method is the first-order difference (FOD). The purpose of this blog is to provide an overview of FOD with respect to profiling demand history.

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DP World Institute launches maritime training courses

Logistics Middle East

DP World says the move is part of its commitment to contributing to the community and enabling a sustainable future for the global supply chain

Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment


When and how to invest in supply chain management technology is a critical question for all firms that is not a one-time question, but ongoing. Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment was first posted on September 18, 2020 at 11:49 am. ©2017

Second MOOC Course Advances Ground-Breaking MicroMasters

Supply Chain @ MIT

The second of five online courses, CTL.SC2x (Supply Chain Design), in MIT CTL’s supply chain MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), opened for enrollment on May 18, 2016. SC2x explores how you set up and design the entire supply chain system,” says Chris Caplice, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. The program covers […]. Featured Talent Mgmt MicroMasters MIT CTL online classroom from MIT supply chain MOOC virtual education

Developing the Cultural Change through a Lean Leadership Course


Why a Lean Leadership Course? A lean leadership course can facilitate this cultural change. A lean leadership course can teach this application and can help your soon-to-be lean organization to: See problems. Three Ways a Lean Leadership Course Can Facilitate Cultural Change. Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture  Online Course.

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TIA offers courses for new freight brokers

DAT Solutions

Here's the quickest and easiest way to get new employees up to speed on the ins and outs of the transportation industry. Broker News

Supply Chain News on Walmart Alters Course, to Make Supercenters Core of its Overall Strategy

Supply Chain Digest

Tired of eCommerce Losses, Walmart Says It is Not about Just Growth, but Profits

How do you grow an online business? From kidney beans, of course.


As we all know, starting up a new business is not without its challenges. And to do so during a global pandemic would make most entrepreneurs think twice. b2b ecommerce case studies

Quick Crash Course in Freight Shipping Classifications

4WL Consulting

Freight shipping classifications are notations provided by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, or NMFTA, as a way of helping carriers and shippers understand the standards by which products are classified for rating purposes. Understanding these classifications will help you ensure that all of your packages are shipped safely, quickly, and at the most affordable price. The Basic Classifications Products are assigned a number, referred to as Class.

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Flight crew rostering could be fun, unless, of course, you have to do it yourself

DELMIA Quintiq

This story developed quite innocently during one slow weekend on the road. A late coffee at Starbucks ended up in a very interesting conversation and brought into focus a difficulty faced by flight and crew planning staff working for even the smallest airline operators. I knew this area from my previous work, when I worked on IT consulting projects with major airlines. What got my attention on this occasion, was that my fellow coffee drinker was working for quite a small airline.

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Feedback within Your Course Website - TechTips@Anderson

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Feedback within Your Course Website.   The most effective medium to reach all the students enrolled in your course is most likely the course website, CCLE.   Submissions are assessed using a multi-criteria assessment form defined by the course facilitator.  Course participants can then be asked to assess a selected set of their peers' submissions. TechTips@Anderson. Archives. Profile. Subscribe. « Clickers in the Classroom | Main.

Of Course We’re Claiming NAFTA

Inbound Logistics

Many companies falsely claim preferential duty treatment under NAFTA. This article outlines the right way to do it

Hardware 101: A Definitive Crash Course in Enterprise Mobility


What is Enterprise Mobility? The short answer: “Enterprise Mobility” is a fancy term for using mobile, wireless and handheld hardware devices in an enterprise setting, such as a warehouse, manufacturing shop floor, or in logistics (such as by delivery drivers). These devices open up the ability to mobilize your data as well. Cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) products add an additional layer of mobility on top of that. Hardware Field Mobility Data Collection

New supply chain refreshment program at Arizona State University

Supply Chain Movement

Courses can be taken one at a time, and assignments can be turned in at any time throughout the week. Trends analytical decision modeling Arizona State University Bureau of Labor Statistics course Dawn Feldman John Fowler refresher supply chain W. Companies are always interested in keeping costs down, minimizing risk and streamlining efficiency.

How Shippers Can Plot a Course Through the Choppy Economic Waters Ahead

American Global Logistics

The post How Shippers Can Plot a Course Through the Choppy Economic Waters Ahead appeared first on AGL. The Loadstar — After a volatile first quarter, ocean freight is heading into a more stable pricing environment, but uncertainty over fuel costs and trade politics still make for difficult steering, warns American Global Logistics (AGL). The US forwarder has advised clients to exercise caution in the upcoming round of contract negotiations, urging them to concentrate […].

Al Hamriya Port hosts LPG handling safety course

Logistics Middle East

Emirates Gas and Al Hamriya Port conduct LPG safety training course for maritime community in collaboration with The Angel Appeal

Safety course lets UAE drivers reduce penalty points

Logistics Middle East

Violators will be given a ''once-a-year opportunity'' to reduce points

Can the MicroMasters Model Help Address the Supply Chain Skills Shortage Crisis?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Talent Mgmt critical supply chain skills shortage MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management MIT Center Transportation & Logistics online education Supply chain analytics courseA study commissioned by the World Bank calls for a substantial increase in logistics training at all levels to address a global shortage of logistics skills. The study also recommends that training programs should be more appealing and effective.