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LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – September 2023

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Management of Ocean Transit Time Reliability and Visibility Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine In this edition we have several news updates, interesting & enlightening articles and contributions on people & management – topics which are most crucial to the development of the Supply Chain Industry across regions as well as globally.

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Will the Economy Make this a Christ-‘meh’ Season?

Enterra Insights

Loads of uncertainty surround this year’s holiday shopping season. This ambiguity is motivating some economists to label the near-term economy a bit of a “meh.” The Oxford Languages Dictionary defines “meh” as “expressing a lack of interest or enthusiasm.” Economist Grace Kite agrees that “meh” pretty well describes the current economy but, she insists, the news isn’t all bad.

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The Green Corridor: Food for Thought

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Green Corridor: Food for Thought Origin Transparency and Revolutionary Substitution for Supply Chains in a Fragmented yet Increasingly Digital World by Timothy Foote, Founder of Susymbio In our LogiSYM Magazine, there are many articles and adverts which help to provide transparency on the flow of goods from supplier and to the final customer. These technologies help to increase efficiency and ensure that customer expectations of quality and service are met.

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The Food Supply Chain at Risk: How Can We Secure it?

Supply Chain Brain

Enhanced visibility, paired with purpose-built tools designed to monitor the organization’s most critical applications, along with a strategic response plan, can help manufacturers stay ahead of the curve.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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Top 6 Supply Chain Challenges for 2023

QAD

The supply chain is the backbone of any business. It’s the process of getting goods from the manufacturer to the end consumer. With the advent of digital technology, supply chains have become more efficient and faster. At the same time, as the value chain expands with the growth of these technologies, new challenges are created. In this blog, we’ll discuss the latest supply chain challenges within the digital supply chain.

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What Kind Of Expenses Should Retail Store Owners Expect?

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Benson (pictured) Content Writer The post What Kind Of Expenses Should Retail Store Owners Expect? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Making Supply Chain Planning Expertise as Easy as Blowing Bubbles

John Galt

We reflect on the evolution of supply chain planning technology, and how AI is accelerating the learning curve for talent in the supply chain.

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Boost Financial Performance with Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

Are supply chain disruptions wreaking havoc on your organization's financial performance? It's time to take control with Boost Financial Performance with Supply Chain Visibility.

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Building a Resilient Supply Chain in Uncertain Times

Maine Pointe

Recognizing a Resilient Supply Chain The ways that supply chains can go wrong have been multiplying. From ships stuck sideways in the Suez Canal to low water levels in the Panama Canal, from pandemics to tariff wars, a company’s supply chain is more and more vulnerable to forces beyond its control. While control may not be achievable, fast recovery definitely is.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Supply Chain Integration: A Competitive Advantage for the Mid-Market

Supply Chain Brain

Learn how to manage supply chain risk by exploring how your peers are handling cost pressures, labor shortages and disruptions, and get advice on how to use technology to improve visibility and collaboration between supply chain partners.

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Leveraging AI and Automation: Smart Features in Modern Case Management Software

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured) Content Writer The post Leveraging AI and Automation: Smart Features in Modern Case Management Software appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Supply Chain Has a New Paradigm

Supply Chain Brain

In The Supply Chain Has a New Paradigm, we examine the Supply Chain Operations Reference Digital Standard ( SCOR-DS) evolution and what it means for supply chain professionals grappling with transformation at various stages of the process.

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US agencies report on deepfakes

IT Supply Chain

By Eduardo Azanza (pictured) CEO, Veridas The post US agencies report on deepfakes appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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The Ultimate Guide to Supply Chain Network Optimization

Supply Chain Brain

Learn how to optimize your supply chain network and unlock unprecedented efficiency with “The ultimate guide to supply chain network optimization” ebook by 4flow.

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How Shippers Can Successfully Navigate the Intermodal Transportation Market

Talking Logistics

When it comes to freight transportation, certain modes tend to dominate the spotlight. Trucking because it carries the most freight; Ocean because it’s the gateway to global trade; and Parcel because it’s the fastest growing mode thanks to e-commerce. But there’s another way to transport freight that often doesn’t get the spotlight it deserves — Read more The post How Shippers Can Successfully Navigate the Intermodal Transportation Market appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adri

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Continental Embraces AI to Track and Manage Tooling

Supply Chain Brain

Whether companies are prepared or not, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a nonnegotiable element of supply chain management. Using eMoldino’s AI-driven platform, Continental has opened the door to the endless possibilities of the new technology, giving it the visibility it needs into tooling suppliers, and setting up the company for the future of supply chain management.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for September 14, 2023

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Making Late Evening Deliveries. Auto Workers Want Big Raise, Threaten Strike. Ocean Container Volumes Remain Weak.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Transforming Supply Chains With Carbon Ledger Technology

Supply Chain Brain

The transformational potential of artificial intelligence and carbon ledger technology in supply chain management cannot be overstated.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on CO2 Reduction Targets by G20 Country

Supply Chain Digest

Seems unikely 2030 Goals will be Reached

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Happening Now: US container imports continue to rise

West Coast and California Logistics

According to FreightWaves , import container volumes in August were up 0.4% from July and up 5.5% from June. August volumes were also 2.5% higher than pre-COVID volumes in August 2019, showing “continued consistency with 2019 results.

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Master eCommerce Peak Season: Strategies to Maximize Success

NFI

Reading Time: 3 minutes The busy peak season brings opportunities and challenges for eCommerce brands and their fulfillment partners each year. In an FTI Consulting report, experts predict online retail sales in the U.S. will reach $1.14 trillion in 2023, marking a 10% growth from the previous year.

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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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Deterministic to Stochastic Models in Demand-Driven Planning

Demand Driven Technologies

Our companies operate according to plans. We draw up forecasts, draw up budgets, formalize a production program, and allocate our resources to execute this plan. MRP2 logic is firmly rooted in this principle: business plan, S&OP, master production schedule, capacity and bottleneck network, everything follows and cascades in a hierarchical and deterministic manner, with plans.

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Management of Ocean Transit Time Reliability and Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Management of Ocean Transit Time Reliability and Visibility by LSCMS Shippers’ Council How would Logistics managers explain to their COO and Production group that inbound material will arrive on 23Dec but with 50% probability? In this instalment of the series of articles written by the LSCMS Shippers Council, we strive to answer this and delve into the critical aspects of ocean transit time reliability and visibility within the supply chain.

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U.S. Imposing Sanctions on Five Turkish Companies Over Ties to Russia

Supply Chain Brain

The designations include accusations of trade and shipping companies helping to repair sanctioned vessels tied to Russia as well as the transfer of “dual-use goods.

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Responding to the 2023 IMO GHG Strategy

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Responding to the 2023 IMO GHG Strategy by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Mikael Lind and Robert Ward Illustration: Sandra Haraldson, RISE 7 July 2023 marked a historic day for the shipping sector when the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted its 2023 IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (2023 Strategy). The 2023 Strategy envisions a Just and Equitable transition, meaning that the transition to a low-carbon economy is fair and inclusive, leaving no one behind.

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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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Editor’s Choice: Breaking Down Silos in Material and Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article comes from Greca Manuzzi, Senior Expert Product Marketing at Kinaxis, and explores breaking down silos in material and transportation planning. In the fast-paced VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) environment that emerged after the pandemic, supply chain management and operations have become mor

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France’s e-invoicing mandate: Adhering to the new standard

Axway

E-invoicing is no longer a matter of choice for buyers and suppliers. Amid the rollout of new e-invoicing standards — specifically, the move to continuous transaction control (CTC) — e-invoicing is a must-have for B2B.

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Companies Lack Policies to Handle Workers’ Enthusiastic Adoption of AI

Supply Chain Brain

A September 13 report from The Conference Board found that 56% of American workers are using generative AI on the job.