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Happening Now: The Top 10 Supply Chain Schools

West Coast and California Logistics

Supply Chain 24/7 has released its list of the top universities for studying supply chains. Six of these schools – including #1-ranked MIT – are in the US, while four are in Europe.

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Blue Yonder Shakes Up the Supply Chain Software Market

Logistics Viewpoints

Blue Yonder’s CEO, Duncan Angove The supply chain software landscape is changing rapidly. On Friday, March 29 th , Blue Yonder, a leading provider of supply chain planning and today execution solutions, announced signing an agreement to acquire One Network Enterprises for approximately $839 million. This is a significant acquisition that will change the supply chain software landscape.

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Learn how to use AI for Lead Generation, Content Development, and Branding with ChatGPT

Supply Chain Brain

This in-depth training is your gateway to harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, propelling your lead generation strategies, showing industry expertise, becoming a valued authority in the supply chain space, and giving your company the opportunity to be “famous” by being quoted or interviewed in the media.

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The Rise of Sustainable Investing: Impact, Trends, and Opportunities

IT Supply Chain

By Claire Lloyd (pictured) Content Writer The post The Rise of Sustainable Investing: Impact, Trends, and Opportunities appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

The technological landscape is dynamic and changes quickly. And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle. So, what’s on the technological horizon for procurement and supply chain for the year ahead?

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5 Reasons Retailers Need To Enhance Inventory & Fulfillment Decisioning Capabilities

BlueYonder

Omni-channel shopping has become an integral part of our lives. Gone are the days when the focus was solely on becoming omni-channel or providing omni-channel options to demanding customers. Now, the conversation has shifted to optimization. Retailers must enhance their inventory and fulfillment decisioning capabilities to thrive in this dynamic landscape.

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Why Congestion Could Be on the Horizon for Port of L.A. Headed into Peak Months

Supply Chain Brain

A growing economy, drought conditions at the Panama Canal, and systems not designed to plan for trucking schedules could all spell trouble for the Port of LA in the months to come.

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E-Invoicing: How It Works and Why Your Business Needs It

Precoro

As the drawbacks of time-consuming and error-prone manual invoice processing become increasingly evident, more and more companies are switching to electronic invoicing as a convenient alternative. With e-invoicing, the process of generating and distributing invoices is automated – meaning neither the vendor nor the buyer has to key in or send anything manually.

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Baltimore Ship Accident Has East Coast Ports Scrambling to Absorb Cargo

Supply Chain Brain

U.S. East Coast ports are modifying their operations to absorb cargo diverted from Baltimore harbor, where salvage specialists are clearing debris from the destroyed Francis Scott Key Bridge.

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Can Randomness be an Ally in the Forecasting Battle?

The Smart Software

When we try to understand the complex world of logistics, randomness plays a pivotal role. This introduces an interesting paradox: In a reality where precision and certainty are prized, could the unpredictable nature of supply and demand actually serve as a strategic ally? The quest for accurate forecasts is not just an academic exercise; it's a critical component of operational success across numerous industries.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Watch: Curbing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Shipping Industry

Supply Chain Brain

Consumers, governments and "green" financiers increasingly pressure all modes of transportation to reduce greenhouse emissions, says Constantine Komodromos, founder and chief executive officer of Vessel Bot.

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4 Ways to Improve Warehouse Operations with Business Intelligence

Locus Robotics

April 01, 2024 4 Ways to Improve Warehouse Operations with Business Intelligence Mary Hart , Senior Content Marketing Manager Optimizing your warehouse operations is crucial for meeting ever-increasing customer demands and staying ahead of your competition. With the rise of flexible robotic automation like autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), you now have access to a wealth of real-time data that can drive operational improvements and strategic decision-making.

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UPS to Take Over As Air Cargo Provider for USPS as Deal With FedEx Expires

Supply Chain Brain

It's estimated that FedEx's role as the primary air cargo provider for the USPS had brought in almost $2 billion in business yearly.

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How to Choose the Best Suppliers with E-Sourcing Software

ProcurePort

In today’s fast-paced business environment, maintaining a competitive edge requires innovation and efficiency. Businesses can improve operations by using e-sourcing software for procurement. It is a game-changer in this area. Let’s delve deeper into how e-sourcing software can revolutionize procurement processes and drive bottom-line growth.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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UPS to Take Over As Air Cargo Provider for USPS as Deal With FedEx Expires

Supply Chain Brain

It's estimated that FedEx's role as the primary air cargo provider for the USPS had brought in almost $2 billion in business yearly.

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GRI Impact Analysis – Parcel Spend Management 1.0 vs. 2.0

Supply Chain 24/7

Take control of your Parcel shipping costs with parcel spend management 2.0 - elevate your logistics game today!

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Survey: Retailers Turning to AI Amid Lost Revenue to In-Store Inefficiencies

Supply Chain Brain

Among those who were surveyed, 70% said they've lost at least 4.5% of their revenue to in-store inefficiencies in a variety of areas.

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Tools for Mapping Complex Supply Chains: Tips for Your Toolbox

Resilinc

Discover the tools procurement pros and resiliency program managers use to take on the most complex supply chains. How many countries does it take to make an iPhone? Apple works with suppliers in 43 countries across six continents to put a phone in your pocket—and those numbers only get bigger when you look at where the raw materials come from. As companies have focused on making supply chains leaner over the years, supply chains have spread out across the globe in an efficient and cost-effec

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Supply Chain Orchestration: A New Era in Supply Chain Management

When the only certainty is uncertainty, what does that mean for today’s supply chain management approaches? This eBook delves into how supply chain orchestration can help businesses unlock agility, transparency, intelligence, and trust across their end-to-end supply chain.

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Mexico to Halt Some Oil Exports, Further Squeezing Global Market

Supply Chain Brain

Petroleos Mexicanos gas canceled contracts to supply its flagship Maya crude oil to refiners in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

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US PMI Ends 16 Months of Contraction in March, but Barely

Supply Chain Digest

Most Other Measures Improve in the Month

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United Air Asks Pilots to Take Unpaid Leave on Boeing Delays

Supply Chain Brain

United Airlines Holdings Inc. has asked pilots to take unpaid time off in May, a staffing cutback that could extend into late 2024.

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The Benefits of Integrating Operational Reports with Strategic Analytics

Silvon Software

Business strategy solution jigsaw puzzle Today’s business applications are capturing, processing, and storing unprecedented volumes of data. Systems like ERP are at the heart of this data deluge, tracking everything from sales and financials to manufacturing and supply chain operations. But this data abundance often complicates rather than clarifies, and the challenge goes far beyond just accessing data but in analyzing and interpreting it, too.

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Ensuring Freshness: The Path to Sustainable Perishable Logistics

Supply Chain Brain

The trend in online perishable food sales poses a unique and complex logistical challenge.

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Perishable Goods Inventory Management Guide

Unleashed

Perishable goods are a business risk. They represent an investment which may not always turn into a sale, and this can harm your cash flow. Effective perishable goods inventory management will save your organisation money by minimising inventory waste and reducing your carrying costs. This guide explores all you need to know about perishable goods inventory.

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Biden Administration Announces $2.4B in Grants to Modernize Freight, Passenger Rail Infrastructure

Supply Chain Brain

Projects funded by the grants include bridge, track, and grade crossing improvements, expanded passenger rail corridors, and workforce improvements.

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