Wed.Sep 22, 2021

Gain a Leading Edge in Inventory Management through Digital Transformation

DELMIA Quintiq

An increasing lineup of advanced digital solutions have given manufacturers the edge to transform and achieve better inventory control. The manufacturing industry is constantly searching for new and inventive ways to improve inventory management.

Q&A With Women Making a Big Impact in Supply Chain


I’ve worked in enterprise supply chain technology for more than 20 years, and, especially in the earlier years, collaborated in teams where I was the only female in the room.


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Lifting The Gray Curtain

Supply Chain Shaman

Recently, I hosted the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Executing an event in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic is challenging. One of the goals of the conference was to challenge the audience to redefine work.

Technology Can Help Feed the World, Part 2

Enterra Insights

Most people have heard the term “Industry 4.0” ” used to describe the emerging fourth industrial revolution. Some experts are now referring to the technological revolution unfolding in agriculture as “Farming 4.0.”

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.

The Plant-Based Meat Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the years, sustainability has been increasingly embraced by consumers and brands alike. For many, this has caused them to re-examine the foods that they eat.

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Fleet automation: The next generation of fleet management

The Supply Chain Journal

Alongside persistent challenges like labor shortages, high fuel costs and surging insurance premiums, the transportation industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation in how information is collected, analyzed and used.

National Coding Week: Closing the digital skills gap

IT Supply Chain

By Pieter Danhieux (pictured). Co-Founder & CEO of Secure Code Warrior. The post National Coding Week: Closing the digital skills gap appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Call to action: Governments’ commitment vital to decarbonize shipping by 2050

The Supply Chain Journal

The phrases “global level playing field” and “commercially viable” were mentioned several times during a launch event Wednesday that called for governments around the world to act on climate change and commit to decarbonizing the shipping sector by 2050.

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation vs Logistics with Marty Wadle. Marty Wadle and Joe Lynch discuss transportation vs logistics.

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!

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s been a wet week across much of the South, but the flood threat is shifting to other regions the next couple of days. A cold front will absorb the remnants of Hurricane Nicholas, leading to downpours and severe storms Wednesday and Thursday across the Midwest and Northeast. Rain amounts.

Delivery Vehicle Accidents Things to Know!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The New Mission for Employee Health and Safety! Delivery vehicle accidents article and permission to publish here provided by Claire Glassman.

Food 65

New trucks built with new supply chains — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Volta Trucks recently announced it will work with Steyr in Austria to build its first all-electric delivery trucks.

The Art of Verbal Hygiene


Ruth Porat has been the CFO of Alphabet (the parent company of Google) since 2015. She is a role model, a glass-ceiling breaker, a change maker, a superb businesswoman.

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.

GoFor launches carbon-negative last-mile offering: Renewable Delivery

The Supply Chain Journal

The freight industry is in the midst of a paradox. Customers want more goods shipped faster than ever before, but they also want shipping methods that are sustainable and environmentally friendly. The problem is that there’s often a trade-off between those demands.

UK troubles exposes risks of modern supply chains


Whether it’s Covid, Brexit or some combination of the two, empty shelves are popping up in large portions of the United Kingdom. Mostly an inconvenience, replenishment of the most important goods is not in question. Still, empty shelves are unfamiliar sight in any advanced economy.

Best Fleets to Drive For: Wellington Motor Freight

The Supply Chain Journal

Twenty carriers have been named to the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For list. This year’s Best Fleets includes four carriers new to the list and 16 carriers that were also named to the 2020 list.

FLOW 2021: 3 Noteworthy Sessions for eCommerce Businesses

6 River Systems

Massive e-commerce growth and lightning-speed shipping options forced many companies to consider how fulfillment operations can keep up.

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.

First in line: Bed Bath & Beyond joins DoorDash Marketplace

The Supply Chain Journal

In May, Bed Bath & Beyond announced an agreement with DoorDash ( NYSE: DASH ) to provide same-day delivery. It is now taking the next step to market its goods with the delivery provider – joining DoorDash Marketplace.

How to Select a Supply Chain Planning Tool


How to Select a Supply Chain Planning Tool. So you’ve finally had enough! You’ve just been chewed out by the Head of Accounts because she was forced to ship an order to a major customer two weeks late…and it’s your fault.

How and why do hurricanes get their names?

The Supply Chain Journal

Over the weekend, tropical storms Peter and Rose became the 16th and 17th named storms of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, respectively. But what’s in a name, or at least a tropical storm or hurricane name? Map: FreightWaves SONAR Critical Events. Tropical Storm Rose on Sep. 20, 2021, 5 p.m.

Smart Software to Preview New Gen2 Forecasting Models at Microsoft Community Summit 2021

The Smart Software

Smart Software, Inc., today announced that will participate at the Microsoft Community Summit North America 2021 and preview it’s soon to be released Gen2 forecasting algorithms.1.

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.

Watch: How to Resolve Contract Disputes Between Suppliers and Buyers

Supply Chain Brain

Cristina Rodriguez, senior counsel with the law firm of Wolfe Pincavage LLP, offers guidance on how suppliers and buyers should prepare for the inevitable contract disputes that arise from issues such as supply chain shortages arising from the COVID-19 pandemic

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 23, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Estimate of US 2021 GDP Revised Down. FedEx Incurs Giant Rise in Expenses Due to Labor Shortage. US Freight Tonnage Rose in August for First Time since March. Chips Driving Car Production Forecasts Lower again

Berkshire Grey Launches Robotic Shuttle Put Wall to Meet E-Commerce Demand and Mitigate Labor Shortages

Supply Chain Brain

Berkshire Grey Inc., a provider of AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, announced the launch of its AI-powered Robotic Shuttle Put Wall (RSPW) solution for e-commerce order fulfillment

2021 and Beyond: The Outlook for Logistics and Supply Chain Management

American Global Logistics

What Shippers Can Expect in the Next 18 – 24 Months Key takeaways Supply chain disruptions will continue to challenge daily global operations. Market uncertainty and volatility will remain high for the foreseeable future. Strategic planning and Supply Chain Risk Management will take on greater significance. Adopting new technologies requires a more-highly-skilled and trained workforce. […].

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.