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10 Steps to Sustainable Supply Chain Management


A plan for achieving truly sustainable supply chain management — from the capabilities you’ll need, to the policies you should put in place, to the systems that will help you achieve it. .

4 Gartner® Insights for Supply Chain Network Design Success


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Five Key Supply Chain Planning Capabilities for Fashion Products


As supply chains continue to grapple with volatility and disruption post-pandemic, fashion brands, who faced increased risks during the pandemic because of lockdown, are now turning to better supply chain planning for fashion strategies with the end goal of achieving improved agility and a competitive advantage.

Is Reinforcement Learning the Future of Artificial Intelligence?

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a controversial subject — made all the more controversial by science fiction writers who often depict dystopian futures in which humans are hunted to distinction by artificial intelligence systems.

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.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Customer Service in FMCG

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. Customer service FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Shippers be nimble, shippers be quick – to survive

The Supply Chain Journal

The past couple years have made it clear that rapid market shifts are simply part of doing business in the transportation and logistics industry. How a company reacts to those changes has the power to make or break them, either growing their bottom line or plunging them into the red.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Fiona Lowbridge, VP at ALOM!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

Biden to meet with ports, labor on supply chain bottlenecks

The Supply Chain Journal

President Joe Biden plans to meet with leadership at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) on Wednesday to discuss supply chain challenges “and actions each partner can take to address these delays,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed.

Happening Now: Major retailers resort to chartering ships to avoid delays

West Coast and California Logistics

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal , some of the largest retailers in the U.S. are trying to sidestep import supply chain delays and congestion by chartering their own ships overseas. Happening Now

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!

Blizzard keeps trucking through Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

Tuesday will be another day of heavy snow, whiteout conditions and delays for truckers in the Rockies. This first big storm of the season began early Monday and has already produced 12 to 20 inches of snow in many high elevations of the region, according to the National Weather Service.

Network-Based Planning Will Lead Supply Chains Out of Crisis

Supply Chain Brain

To be competitive in the years ahead, companies must deploy disruptive technology architecture that provides a single, real-time source of truth for all trading partners

Port of Charleston importing more consumer goods ‘than ever before’

The Supply Chain Journal

The South Carolina Ports Authority largely has escaped the national mainstream media glare on U.S. port congestion. According to SCPA President and CEO Jim Newsome, that’s because the supply chain is not clogged at the Port of Charleston.

Watch: Lessons From — and for — Toyota About Risk Management

Supply Chain Brain

Toyota and other automakers were hit hard by parts shortages because they failed to obtain visibility of their supply chains beyond tier-one suppliers, says Alkis Vazacopoulos, teaching associate professor in the Online Masters of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics program at the Stevens Institute of Technology.

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.

Ryder to close California distribution center

The Supply Chain Journal

Ryder System announced it is permanently closing the company’s operation in Tracy, California, and will eliminate 132 jobs by Dec. Ryder did not provide a reason for the closure.

Berkshire Grey and Atos Partner to Bring Automation-First Approach to Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Berkshire Grey Inc., a provider of AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, and Atos Group, a technology services provider, announced a partnership to accelerate the automation of supply chain operations

Cortes named to run Walmart’s US transportation business

The Supply Chain Journal

Walmart Inc. has named Fernando Cortes, the chief supply chain officer at Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc., to head its U.S. transportation business, its chief supply chain officer, Joe Metzger, said late Tuesday.

Lights out: China’s energy woes hamper supply chains


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.

Atypical career ladder: Harik, XPO’s IT head, takes on its LTL business

The Supply Chain Journal

Other than founder Brad Jacobs, no one has been more instrumental in XPO Logistics Inc.’s s decadelong success than Mario Harik, its chief information officer (CIO). Harik, 42, has been with XPO (NYSE:XPO) since its founding in 2011.

Supply Chain Trends in 2021

Logistics Bureau

What are the things in Supply Chain that companies are working on? What are the updates? Here’s what we found looking at 100+ client engagements during 2021 so far. Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307.

Failing in the last mile? The problem may be in the middle mile

The Supply Chain Journal

The last mile of delivery has become such an important part of an e-commerce customer’s journey that many shippers and retailers forget about a key part of that journey: the middle mile.

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Why You Should Consider Using Office 365 for Business

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at makeLifeSweeter.com. The post Why You Should Consider Using Office 365 for Business appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Container shipping’s ‘hockey stick’: Liner profits just keep on climbing

The Supply Chain Journal

A hockey-stick pattern starts with a low-level period — the blade — hits an inflection point, curves up, then heads sharply higher — the shaft. Newly released financial and operating reports for Q3 2021 by Matson (NYSE: MATX ), Cosco and OOIL show container shipping in full-on hockey-stick mode.

BRC-KPMG figures reveal challenging Golden Quarter ahead

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead, CI&T. The post BRC-KPMG figures reveal challenging Golden Quarter ahead appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Airline group launches certification program for lithium battery transport

The Supply Chain Journal

The International Air Transport Association on Tuesday introduced a new industry certification to improve the safe handling and transport of lithium batteries by air logistics providers.

There is a great opportunity for women to enter the tech industry

IT Supply Chain

By Vicki Marchington (pictured). VP People, Matillion. The post There is a great opportunity for women to enter the tech industry 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.