Fri.Sep 11, 2020

Back to School Looks Different for Supply Chains This Year

Kuebix

Fall is approaching and with it comes back to school season. However, Covid-19 has left the 2020-2021 academic year looking different than previous ones. School districts throughout the U.S. are deciding between in-person, online or a mix of the two instruction styles for their students.

3 Strategies Every Executive Must Deploy

The Network Effect

The post 3 Strategies Every Executive Must Deploy appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Supply Chain Multiparty Network Network Business Resilience Supply Chain Management Technology

Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations

Cerasis

The ability to offer the same delivery is rapidly becoming a differentiator among retailers and other shippers. According to Business Wire, “The same day delivery market in the US is poised to grow by $9.73 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of about 22% during the forecast period.”

The Brutal Legacy of Slavery is Still Being Made in Some Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Far too many people believe the legacy of slavery is an historical artifact — it’s not. People around the world are still being held in forced labor conditions. The staff at Global March Against Child Labor reports, “In recent years, those concerned with the issues of trafficking, forced labor, and slavery have begun to focus on supply chains as a new arena of action with a focus on girls and young women.

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 09/04/2020 – 09/11/2020

All Things Supply Chain

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How to maximise your potential for job opportunities in a crisis

In the Supply Chain

By Leigh Anderson (pictured). Managing Director, Bis Henderson Recruitment. The post How to maximise your potential for job opportunities in a crisis appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Using Every Byte of Data to Forecast Your Food Supply Chain

Vanguard Software

The need for food and beverage supply chain organizations to balance supply with increasingly varied demand is more critical than ever before. Demand Planning Supply Chain

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy. Examples of the renewable projects underway so far. The new technologies that are making renewables more viable. It’s no secret that oil companies are having a rough time right now.

Episode 95 - TruckPark Update with Joshua Walls and Anthony Petitte of TruckPark

Aborn and Co.

Back in March of this year, Consulting Logistics host, Kyle MacNaught, got the opportunity to talk with Anthony Petitte of TruckPark about his solution for something every over the road trucker has to deal with, parking.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

The need to know

EFT

The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China.

Bridge the Gulf Between Supply Chain Planning and Finance

Supply Chain Brain

The majority of manufacturing companies manage planning through two separate teams. Finance assembles budgets and capital requirements. The operations team balances supply and demand and calculates future capacity and supply needs. In volatile times the operations team mitigates emerging risks or capitalizes on unanticipated opportunities. Through such periods the financial and operations plans often diverge, sometimes dramatically.

The need to know

EFT

The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China.

FourKites Introduces Multimodal Purchase Order Lifecycle Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

FourKites, a real-time supply chain visibility platform, introduced multimodal purchase order tracking for all freight in the FourKites system

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Study finds nearly 50% of businesses around the world will increase robotic process automation adoption due to COVID-19

EFT

Companies are increasingly using robotic process automation (RPA) and other intelligent automation technologies to address new business and market pressures stemming from the pandemic, but a people-centric approach is still critical to success in the future of work.

BluJay's applications, network, data, and people empower high-performance supply chains.

Supply Chain Brain

BluJay's applications, network, data, and people empower high-performance supply chains. Our goal is to provide you with a frictionless supply chain, with mission-critical applications that help you move goods efficiently, increasing productivity and reducing TCO. Find out how in this video

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Study finds nearly 50% of businesses around the world will increase robotic process automation adoption due to COVID-19

EFT

Companies are increasingly using robotic process automation (RPA) and other intelligent automation technologies to address new business and market pressures stemming from the pandemic, but a people-centric approach is still critical to success in the future of work.

UK – China Huawei Rift Threatens Trade!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 11, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Today is September 11. As a kid who grew up in Brooklyn with a view of the Twin Towers from my bedroom window, I will never forget. Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? How I yearn, sometimes, to go back to my childhood bedroom, back to those hot.

This Week in Logistics News (September 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the last few months, I’ve seen stories about people receiving random, unidentified seeds in the mail. Usually, the package came from China and had something else listed as the contents on the outside. However, once it was opened, there were just seeds with no description.

Walmart Launches Second U.S. Drone Delivery Pilot in North Carolina

Multichannel Merchant

Walmart this week launched a second pilot drone delivery program, this time in Fayetteville, NC, using a control system from Israeli firm Flytrex, zipping grocery and household items to nearby customers.

Purchase Order Requisition Software Developments for Your Procurement Team

ProcurePort

In most technologically saturated markets, there are going to be constant developments. This is certainly the case in the context of procurement. Because the procurement department is so large and comprehensive in it’s functionality, departments often make use of a multitude of softwares.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Food Industry News Round-Up: September 11

ITradeNetwork

Loblaw Meal Kits Offer Revenue for Toronto Restaurants. In an expansion of its PC Chef direct-to-home meal kit service, Loblaw will now offer meal kits prepared by local Toronto restaurants. Customers can choose from 15 restaurant meal kits, which include pre-portioned fresh ingredients and step-by-step instructions prepared by the restaurants themselves.

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Autonomous Robots Are Coming to the Operating Room – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Autonomous Robots Are Coming to the Operating Room. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

The Digital Approach to Smart Container Shipping

Supply Chain Brain

With total vessel capacity expected to reach an all-time high in 2020, companies at every port and shipping nexus are beginning to re-evaluate longstanding business processes

The New Doctor’s Appointment – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. The New Doctor’s Appointment. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

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