Wed.Sep 15, 2021

Demand for Cost-Effectiveness Challenges Life Sciences Supply Chains


Life sciences digital supply chain planning will help the industry meet growing challenges more efficiently and effectively. When ranking supply chains that impact people’s daily lives the most, healthcare products usually pop up in the top three, behind food and water.

Mobile Warehouse Robotics: Flexible Automation Enables Resilient Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month, I wrote an article about the diverse range of mobile warehouse robotics solutions available in the market today. Although the solutions vary greatly, they’re alike in the ability to offer greater flexibility than many of the traditional automation alternatives.


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FLOW 2021: 3 Must-See Sessions for 3PL Providers

6 River Systems

Customer expectations, labor shortages, and service level agreements continue to get more difficult to manage while the 3PL industry landscape gets increasingly competitive.

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Wildfire crews battling blazes — and supply chain kinks

The Supply Chain Journal

Supply chain issues that have been a fact of life this year for shippers and carriers are also confounding the efforts of thousands of firefighting crews stuck in the middle of an extreme wildfire season. They are struggling to keep people, equipment and other resources moving to contain the blazes.

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.

Semiconductor Lead Time Updates: Long-Awaited Relief Possibly on the Horizon


After reviewing the latest semiconductor lead time insights and analytics, LevaData has derived some unique perspectives from customers’ operational and market data.

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National Coding Awareness Week needs to be about more than ‘just coding’

IT Supply Chain

By Dr Lars Rossen (pictured). CTO, Micro Focus. The post National Coding Awareness Week needs to be about more than ‘just coding’ appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

DOT opens probe into container, chassis shortages

The Supply Chain Journal

The Biden administration is asking a “broad range of stakeholders” involved with moving freight to help solve the country’s container and intermodal chassis shortages while also trying to alleviate supply chain chokepoints.

How to reconcile your retail forecasts with your partners’ supply plans


Note: in this article, we’ll be referring to your forecasts as forecasts and your retailers’ forecasts as supply plans. With supply chain headaches and inflation driving down brand loyalty, it’s more important than ever to make sure your retailers are effectively allocating your inventory.

Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning


The post Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning appeared first on Chainalytics. Guides Center of Excellence Managed Analytics Services Periodic Engagement Approach Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Planning

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!

Up 5% may not be enough for truckload rates in 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

The plus-5% placeholder suggested as the starting point for contractual truckload negotiations in 2022 may prove too light according to trucking executives.

Carbon Capture for Semi-Trucks with Paul Gross

The Logistics of Logistics

Carbon Capture for Semi-Trucks with Paul Gross. Paul Gross and Joe Lynch discuss carbon capture for semi-trucks. Paul is the co-founder and the CEO of Remora , a company that is building a device that captures the carbon emissions from a semi-truck. About Paul Gross.

5 Inventory Management Tips for Manufacturing SMBs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Get Our EBOOK HERE. Manufacturing SMBs article and permission to publish here provided by Alina Akk.

Regulators eye new container-fee rules to address alleged overcharging

The Supply Chain Journal

In the wake of complaints that ocean carriers are overcharging customers, federal regulators are considering new rules related to fees imposed by ocean carriers for the use of their containers by shippers.

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.

Google Cloud Brings End-to-End Visibility to Supply Chains With New Supply Chain Twin Solution

Supply Chain Brain

Google Cloud, a suite of cloud computing services, announced the launch of Supply Chain Twin, a purpose-built industry solution that lets companies build a digital twin — a virtual representation of their physical supply chain — by orchestrating data from disparate sources to get a more complete view of suppliers, inventories and other information.

How is the Science Based Targets initiative impacting the freight industry?

The Supply Chain Journal

Companies are setting emission-reduction targets right and left. But the complex wording and reporting can sometimes make it difficult to discern if companies are living up to their sustainability goals.

What Are the Potential Savings From Freight Invoice Audits?

Intelligent Audit

Discovering billing mistakes through leveraged data from freight audits helps shippers identify cost-cutting opportunities through accurate invoicing and payment processing.

Getting charging infrastructure for electric vehicles — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

One of the biggest challenges facing mass electric vehicle adoption is charging infrastructure. Electric chargers have popped up at many retail locations as more people buy electric cars, but owners still need charging capabilities at other places.

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.

My 5 years experience as Field marketing manager in Supply Chain planning


Who does not remember their first day at a new company? Mine was five years ago at QAD DynaSys, and I am still as excited to come to work as I was on my very first day.

Online grocery platform Misfits Market nabs $225 million Series C-1

The Supply Chain Journal

During online grocery’s brief history in the marketplace, three power players have emerged.

How to Craft a Better Cost Waterfall Chart

Industry Star

Many leaders are using this high impact chart in their new product commercialization plans to help their teams forge a clear path forward for product cost.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

Port Milwaukee is one of several U.S. ports around the Great Lakes that contribute significantly to the local, regional and national economies. While they differ in size and cargo from many U.S. coastal ports, they are equally important. Overview.

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.

TrueCommerce Acquires DiCentral

Supply Chain Brain

TrueCommerce Inc., a global cloud provider of supply chain and trading partner connectivity, integration and omnichannel solutions, announced that it has acquired DiCentral Corp., a global B2B and API solutions provider

The Role of ERP in Supply Chain Management


Supply chain management plays an important role in the overall success of a business, especially for the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers rely on partners and vendors to supply them with the right type and amount of resources at the necessary time to keep production moving according to schedule.

Diversity and Inclusion Makes Me a Better Leader


Today’s DIVE In blog is an inspiring conversation with an accomplished female leader: Silke Gray Head of Global Customs, Export and Export Control at Hilti Group.

Supply Chain Resilience 2021

SCM Research

In association with The Times, Raconteur has recently published a very insightful report, entitled Supply Chain Resilience 2021. It covers many interesting stories.

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.