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Bitcoin Risks You Should Know!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

The SVP of Supply Chain at Walmart speaking at Blue Yonder’s virtual user conference. Walmart has been very open about what it takes to compete with Amazon. Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level.

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The Biggest Container Ships in 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Since the recent blockade in the Suez Canal, it has put large container ships into the spotlight. While the stuck cargo ship “Ever Given” is one of the biggest ships… General container ship container ships shipping supply chain

Ransomware gang blamed for Colonial Pipeline attack expresses regret

The Supply Chain Journal

The FBI said on Monday that the DarkSide ransomware gang was responsible for the cyberattack that led to the shutdown of Colonial Pipeline.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

A Zero Trust mindset is needed to protect from rising cyber threats

IT Supply Chain

By Adam Philpott (pictured). EMEA President at McAfee. The post A Zero Trust mindset is needed to protect from rising cyber threats appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Symptoms of S&OPisis!

Adexa

~ And the Cure. Digitalization and supply chain resiliency are the motivating factors for supply chain leaders to rush into modernizing their supply chain planning systems. First thing they hear is: “how about a S&OP solution?”

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Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

Allstates WorldCargo, a global supply chain solutions company founded in 1961, recently announced it has acquired Ground Freight Expeditors (GFE), a freight forwarding company founded in 1999 by Paris Brothers, a specialty foods company.

6 Inventory Management Best Practices

AB&R

Making Your Inventory Management System Wor k at Its Peak. So, you’ve decided to implement an inventory management system. That’s great! You are already one step closer to optimizing your supply chain and boosting your bottom line.

Pipelines, bullwhips and death by disruption — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

This episode is brought to you by Legend Transportation, which has been establishing partnerships through outstanding customer service since 2007. Learn more at newlegendinc.com.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Names Richard Perry and Jorie Ramsaur of Intelligent Audit Pros to Know for 2021

Intelligent Audit

Intelligent Audit, an enterprise leader in freight audit and payment and provider of business intelligence and advanced analytics for optimized transportation spend management and carrier network modeling, is proud to announce two team members are “2021 Pros to Know,” as selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Production ramp-up pains continue as Workhorse loses $120.5M in Q1

The Supply Chain Journal

Workhorse Group ( NASDAQ: WKHS ) continued to struggle in ramping production of its composite-body electric delivery vans, delivering just six units in Q1. But the Cincinnati-based company said it has built 38 of its C-Series vans so far this year, most of those in April.

Active Vs. Passive Supplier Sustainability Assessments

SupplyShift

In 2021, measuring supply chain sustainability is crucial. Ahead of the upcoming United Nations COP26 , business leaders and organizations are facing more pressure than ever before to address sustainability issues.

Descartes acquires Portrix to improve logistics providers’ digital customer experience

The Supply Chain Journal

Supply chain software provider Descartes Systems Group ( NASDAQ:DSGX ) announced Monday that it has acquired Portrix Logistics Software, a global rate management solution that provides logistics providers with multimodal price visibility.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

Reopening the Doors to Global Trade

Supply Chain Brain

In our third annual Regional Guide to Global Supply Chain Management, we shine a light on selected parts of the world in hopes of better understanding how they make up a coherent global trading system

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

The Supply Chain Journal

A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

Watch: A Look at the Post-Purchase Ecosystem

Supply Chain Brain

Ann-Marie Daugherty, senior vice president and general manager of supply chain with Inmar Intelligence, explains the complexities of the returns process for items purchased online — one that requires multiple partners in an efficient “ecosystem ”

Production ramp-up pains continue as Workhorse loses $120.5M in Q1

The Supply Chain Journal

Workhorse Group ( NASDAQ: WKHS ) continued to struggle in ramping production of its composite-body electric delivery vans, delivering just six units in Q1. But the Cincinnati-based company said it has built 38 of its C-Series vans so far this year, most of those in April.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Life Science Research Struggles With an Antiquated Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

What might well be the most important supply chain in the world today is also one of the most backward, when it comes to automating key processes

Locus partners with Lytx to improve fleet management platform

EFT

Locus, a B2B SaaS company aiming to automate human decisions in the supply chain, has announced a new integration with Lytx, who specialise in video telematics, analytics, safety and productivity solutions for commercial and public sector fleets.

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How to Become a Black Belt in Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

It's not enough to know where your inventory has been, or even where it is right now; you need to know where it's going to be and when

Insights I Gained About Overcoming Barriers to Digitizing Fulfillment Processes

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

It’s no secret that eCommerce has grown dramatically over the course of the pandemic. The rising challenge of omni-channel order fulfillment , in particular for brand owners entering the D2C market, has put a spotlight on manual processes that limit visibility, collaboration, and optimization.

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.

Can Better Planning Make Manufacturing Disruption-proof?

USC Consulting Group

The planning and forecasting process has always been a vital part of manufacturing, but now, after a roller coaster of a year, it’s becoming clear to many in the industry that this process needs to be bulletproof — and in many cases, it isn’t. The good news?

The Benefits of Truck Driving Jobs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Truck Drivers – Unsung Heroes of the Supply Chain! Infographic). Truck Driving Jobs article and permission to publish here provided by Harry Poulson.

FreightWaves named 5-category finalist in prestigious Neal Awards

The Supply Chain Journal

Judges for the Jesse H. Neal Awards, the most distinguished editorial honors for specialized journalism, have named FreightWaves a finalist in five categories in this year’s contest, among them Best Media Brand (Overall Editorial Excellence) and Best Website.

Supply Chain News on Amazon Continues Push Distribution Center Wages Higher

Supply Chain Digest

As Amazon Set the Pace of Move to 15 Dollars per Hour, It Announces Plans for more Wage Hikes

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.