Fri.Sep 17, 2021

Achieve the Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chain Consumers Demand


Environmental sustainability in the supply chain is top of mind for consumers, and a brand that fails to hold itself responsible risks reputational damage that will affect the bottom line. .

LA/LB ports to test expanded night, weekend hours

The Supply Chain Journal

Facing an unprecedented shipping crisis, ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Friday announced their intent to extend operating hours at truck gates in an effort to reduce a massive backlog of containers gumming up retail, manufacturing and agricultural supply chains.


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The effects of outsourcing your Supply Chain after Brexit

ModusLink Corporation

A little over a year has passed and Brexit is still causing many disruptions amongst industries. Virtually any company that must maintain a streamlined Supply Chain cannot deny the strong effects Brexit has had within the industry.

Judge rules South Carolina Ports can continue using nonunion labor

The Supply Chain Journal

A National Labor Relations Board judge ruled Thursday that the International Longshoremen’s Association cannot force the use of union labor at the Port of Charleston in South Carolina and ordered it to drop. a lawsuit filed against two ocean carriers that utilized the 2021-opened Hugh K.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

3 Simple Tips to Make Your Business More Eco-Friendly

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at The post 3 Simple Tips to Make Your Business More Eco-Friendly appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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GM Plans ‘Substantial Shifts’ in Supply Chain as Chip Woes Last

Supply Chain Brain

General Motors is planning to revamp its supply chain as the pandemic-triggered chip shortage and rising demand for chip-intensive vehicles have demonstrated the need for an overhaul

Flood threats for Gulf Coast, Northwest this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

The remnants of Hurricane Nicholas, now a low-pressure system, will continue to drench portions of the Gulf Coast through this weekend.

3PL pick and pack to benefit retailers

20Cube Logistics

Benefits of 3PL for Your Supply Chain. 3PL, or third-party logistics, refers to a company outsourcing part or all of its logistics requirements to a provider. 3PL providers handle all or several components of your supply chain, like warehousing, distribution, inbound freight, and outbound freight.

Hot Shots: Hurricane, summer snow, container ship cluster

The Supply Chain Journal

Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather. This week features Hurricane Nicholas’ Texas landfall, summer snow in Alaska, cargo ships stuck off Southern California and more. Nasty Nicholas.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

At 20Cube we go that extra mile

20Cube Logistics

Saving Money With Managed Services for Logistics. Outsourcing logistics saves your company valuable time and money in more ways than you think.

Bloodlines: The business of family

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to multigenerational families in freight on this special bloodlines edition of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Plus, A.

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At 20Cube we work with our clients to reduce the time spent of supplychain followup and increase productivity

20Cube Logistics

Why Digital Freight Forwarding Increases Supply Chain Efficiency. Technology is changing the freight forwarding industry by streamlining processes that previously took many people and many hours to complete.

Rail’s role in decreasing carbon emissions — Net-Zero Carbon

The Supply Chain Journal

At Norfolk Southern, being in the business of a better planet means delivering a low carbon economy that benefits everyone. From providing ways their customers can significantly reduce supply chain transportation emissions to improving air quality in our communities.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Why having your head (and business) in the cloud is a winning strategy

o9 Solutions

SAP APO is sunsetting in 2025. In our previous blog , we outlined the reality that APO users are missing out on significant strategic and competitive advantages because of their continuing reliance on outdated, on-premise technologies to do supply chain planning.

Building the post-pandemic supply chain — Medically Necessary

The Supply Chain Journal

The COVID-19 pandemic caused demand for PPE to spike and demand for products used in elective procedures and primary care visits to plummet. Effective vaccines raised hopes for a return to normal, but the delta variant has complicated that calculus.

How wisely managed value-adding complexity becomes a business advantage. 


Today’s internal complexity article concludes the insight into the eight root causes of the supply chain performance gap.

Navigating generational differences — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

nVision Global, is a leading Global Freight Audit, Supply Chain Management Services company offering enterprise-wide supply chain solutions.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

20Cube believes its customers need to benefit through the right advice

20Cube Logistics

LCL Shipping and Customs Brokers Streamline Your Distribution. One of the most rudimentary ways to slow down and price up your logistics is not understanding the proper requirements for distribution.

Panasonic + Blue Yonder – And the Industrialization of Supply Chain


As an engineer, I tend to look at things differently. While most people would appreciate a product for what it is, I’m always curious how something is made or how it works. I want to take it apart and tinker with it. Although I admit I am not always good at putting it back together.

Serving Customers with Smart Logistics: It’s All About the Data…

American Global Logistics

Key takeaways Supply chains run on data, so you must treat data as a critical asset. In a data-first world, you must consider data first before launching an IT initiative. Businesses that failed to pay attention to data upfront have regretted that oversight. Reliable data enhances sound decision-making, whether on-the-spot-or long-term, leads to and cements […]. The post Serving Customers with Smart Logistics: It’s All About the Data… appeared first on AGL.

Episode 136 - Understanding the Implications of the Aging Workforce

Freight Plus

In this week’s episode of #ConsultingLogistics, FreightPlus President, Jill Clifford speaks on the importance of getting back to the basics in the industry and how truck drivers “keep America running.” Listen to hear Jill’s thoughts and ideas for improvement in the trucking industry. . They discuss

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.

Supply Chain Visibility: By Getting the Bigger Picture, We Can Reward Innovation and Success


The post Supply Chain Visibility: By Getting the Bigger Picture, We Can Reward Innovation and Success appeared first on JAGGAER.

Shipping Products Overseas? A Guide for 1st Timers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Common Mistakes in Importing and Exporting! Infographic). Shipping products overseas article and permission to publish here provided by Claire Glassman.

DELMIA Communities Week in Review for September 13

DELMIA Quintiq

Hello and Welcome to the Week in Review! This is the weekly blog post for a quick overview of what happened in the DELMIA Communities this past week.

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Artificial Intelligence and Military Operations

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is affecting almost every aspect of our lives, including national security. Although I normally write about AI in a business context, we should keep in mind that AI is being used in other ways as well.

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.