Tue.Jun 15, 2021

Why Supply Chain Design Tools Are Now Essential To Boost Resilience

AIMMS

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Treat Operational Decision Making as a Corporate Asset

DELMIA Quintiq

Operational Decisions. The annual budgeting and strategic planning cycle that most companies go through each year intends to align the company to strategic goals and objectives that ultimately drive more value to the shareholders and stakeholders.

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Logility and Clarkston Consulting Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation

Logility

Partnership Helps Consumer Products, Food and Beverage, and Life Sciences Industries Turn Supply Chain Challenges into Opportunities for Growth and Success. ATLANTA – June 15, 2021 – Logility, Inc.,

Upskilling is Essential to Fill Job Openings

Enterra Insights

There are currently over 8 million unfilled job openings in the United States.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Demand Sensing (and Other Secret Ingredients) for Food and Beverage Supply Chain Success

Logility

Food and beverage companies can use demand sensing to predict sudden market trends and prepare for actual supply needs. Demand fluctuations dominate the food and beverage (F&B) industry.

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What’s going on with global supply chains: A primer for the casual consumer

Freightos

(AKA why that couch you ordered isn’t here…and isn’t getting here tomorrow). Disclaimer: This article is a zoom out for the less freight-inclined. If you have a deeper understanding of freight, you might want to check out our Freightos Baltic Index daily container index instead.

Editor’s Choice: Machine Learning Will Make Warehouse Managers More Productive

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Lucas Systems and highlights the benefits of machine learning in the warehouse.

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Supply Chain Tech Evaluation: How to Navigate Volatility With Tech That Builds Resilience

C3 Solutions

Technology has grown more widespread than ever before in today’s supply chains and there is a lot that is new to consider. The influence of supply chain tech reverberates through every possible area, ranging from processing and tracking to invoicing and customer service.

What is VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) ?

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Container ships to soon ‘sea’ low-carbon investments

Resilinc

Container ships are the backbone of world trade. According to Statista, the world’s merchant container ship fleet grew from 11 million metric tons (mt) of deadweight tonnage (a measure of a vessel’s weight-carrying capacity) to 275 million mt in 2020—a 2500% increase.

Solving the connectivity conundrum for successful long-term remote working

IT Supply Chain

By Lee Wade (pictured). CEO of Exponential-e. The post Solving the connectivity conundrum for successful long-term remote working appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Explore Real-World Examples of How Retailers Are Using AI

Supply Chain Brain

Forward-thinking retailers are optimizing supply chain management with the power of AI

Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack highlights need for cybersecurity investment

IT Supply Chain

By Yoann Delomier (pictured). Operational Technology (OT) Business Developer, WALLIX. The post Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack highlights need for cybersecurity investment appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Boost Fill Rates and Free Working Capital with DDMRP

Demand Driven Technologies

Today’s companies are challenged with hard-to-identify signals, increasing number of SKUs, shorter lead times, less reliable forecasts, and customer demand.

Value-Added Logistics Partnerships Bring Benefits to Sporting Goods Shippers

Zipline Logistics

Because of the changes to the retail and CPG industries, forward-thinking sporting goods shippers are looking to logistics as a differentiation strategy. As industries evolved to meet the needs of modern consumers, the supply chain has become a reliable source of competitive advantage.

Boost Fill Rates and Free Working Capital with DDMRP

Demand Driven Technologies

Today’s companies are challenged with hard-to-identify signals, increasing number of SKUs, shorter lead times, less reliable forecasts, and customer demand.

What Is Track & Trace? The Importance Of Track & Trace In Logistics

Abivin

Where is my order/shipment? What is the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)? Is the order delivered as planned, or is there a disruption? What is the current and past location and status of this shipment? ………….

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Boost Fill Rates and Free Working Capital with DDMRP

Demand Driven Technologies

Today’s companies are challenged with hard-to-identify signals, increasing number of SKUs, shorter lead times, less reliable forecasts, and customer demand.

Collaboration among tech providers more important than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

Eliminating data silos has long been a primary focus of freight’s technological revolution. As players across the supply chain continue to adopt high-tech solutions — and more and more tools are introduced — that same principle is being applied to platforms.

Ethereum is Gaining in Popularity!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Ethereum a Good Investment? Ethereum is gaining in popularity article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

White Paper: Shipment Visibility Expectations Aren’t What You Think

The Supply Chain Journal

“Visibility” is more than just a red hot industry buzzword. Visibility technology companies – including project44, FourKites and Tive – have all received funding boosts and participated in successful acquisitions in recent months.

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!

EY US announced Chakri Gottemukkala, CEO of o9 Solutions as finalist in Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Southwest Award

o9 Solutions

Celebrating the 35th class of unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform the Southwest region and beyond.

HMM targeted in cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

South Korean shipping line HMM was targeted in a cyberattack that caused outages to its email systems, the company said Tuesday. HMM said the attack, detected on Saturday, appeared limited to the company’s Outlook email system.

Contract manufacturing explained: Everything you want to know

Unleashed

Contract manufacturing is when a business outsources certain manufacturing requirements to another. It is often used by major companies requiring the mass production of goods that find it more financially viable to outsource the manufacturing.

The Daily Dash: A call for truck-parking standards

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight the lack of standards among truck-parking notification systems, changes at the top at Lordstown Motors and more. The High Five.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.