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How Do We Stop Buying Planning Software the Wrong Way?

Supply Chain Shaman

As I sit at my desk answering client calls, spring beckons. I am a gardener, and my dirty plastic clogs sit patiently on the mat by the door, calling me during the workday. This winter—darkened by the cold, cruel hand of COVID-19—was harsh.

A Model for Employing Disabled Workers in Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

On Monday, March 8th, a vice president of supply chain for a large retail chain – a chain with over 5,000 stores – spoke at Körber’s supply chain conference Elevate. Körber is a leading provider of logistics software, material handling, voice, and consulting solutions.

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How Do We Stop Buying Planning Software the Wrong Way?

Supply Chain Shaman

As I sit at my desk answering client calls, spring beckons. I am a gardener, and my dirty plastic clogs sit patiently on the mat by the door, calling me during the workday. This winter—darkened by the cold, cruel hand of COVID-19—was harsh.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Enterra Insights

Over the past several years, there seems to have been a turning point concerning the rise of artificial intelligence and its impact on jobs.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Surging demand for logistics properties highlighted in Prologis’ Q1 report

The Supply Chain Journal

Prologis Inc. NYSE: PLD ) reported core funds from operations of 97 cents per share Monday, 3 cents ahead of the consensus estimate and 14 cents better than the year-ago quarter. The San Francisco-based logistics real estate investment trust said occupancy was steady in the quarter at 95.4%

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XPO hires well-regarded analyst to run spinoff company’s investments

The Supply Chain Journal

Transport and logistics giant XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) said Monday it has named Mark Manduca, a longtime European transportation analyst, to the role of chief investment officer of GXO Logistics Inc., the proposed spinoff of XPO’s logistics business.

The current trucking market experience: it is both supply and demand

CH Robinson Logistics

Anyone who has been paying attention to the transportation of goods has noticed delays in their own shipments, headlines in mainstream media paying attention to supply chains, and a general heighted awareness of how goods get from point A to point B.

Federal Maritime Commission further deregulates service contracts

The Supply Chain Journal

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will begin this year what it calls a “new era of flexibility” for service contract filing for container lines and their U.S. importer and exporter customers.

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Watch: A Stress Test for Supply Chains, Part 2

Supply Chain Brain

David Simchi-Levi, professor of engineering systems at MIT, brings us up to date on the results of applying a supply-chain “stress test” to companies in multiple industries

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Kaspien CEO: Take a diversified, cautious approach to minimize supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

When the massive container ship Ever Given turned sideways in the Suez Canal , blocking ship traffic for about a week at the end of March, it represented the latest global trade disruption.

3 Ways to Benchmark to Boost Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

I have benchmarked supply chains for businesses all over the world for 25 years or so and have seen some incredible results. If you’ve never done a benchmarking exercise before, read on.

Federal Maritime Commission further deregulates service contracts

The Supply Chain Journal

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will begin this year what it calls a “new era of flexibility” for service contract filing for container lines and their U.S. importer and exporter customers.

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Cryptocurrency Functions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Importance of Cryptocurrency? GET our EBOOK HERE. Cryptocurrency functions article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

The top nine criteria when choosing a sourcing partner

IT Supply Chain

By Ravi Joshi (pictured). Head of UK, Golden Bees. The post The top nine criteria when choosing a sourcing partner appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

5 Key Features of Fleet Inspection Software!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 5 Ways to Reduce Fleet Management Costs! Get Our EBOOK HERE. Fleet inspection software article and permission to publish here provided by Dee Gardner.

Save Your Money By Investing in Insurance – How to Spend Money Smart?

IT Supply Chain

By Ashley Lipman (pictured). Content Marketing Specialist at OutreachMama. The post Save Your Money By Investing in Insurance – How to Spend Money Smart? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Pharma Manufacturing World Summit

Adexa

The Digital Age of Manufacturing gives pharmaceutical executives new abilities. Improving cost performance while maintaining quality and compliance in the midst of rapidly changing supply chain models among internal and external manufacturing takes both careful thought and a lot of hard work.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Why including the right automation solution is key to a successful S/4HANA data migration plan

IT Supply Chain

By Martin Monka (pictured). Enterprise Solution Engineer, Winshuttle. The post Why including the right automation solution is key to a successful S/4HANA data migration plan appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

BluJay partners with FourPL to expand reach of Australian business

BluJay Solutions

Global supply chain applications and data solutions provider BluJay Solutions has announced a partnership with Australian IT consulting company specialising in supply chain and procurement, FourPL. Read the full story at iTWire. In The News iTWire

Savvy retailers know they can’t just close stores & rely on eCommerce to carry them

IT Supply Chain

By Richard Willis (pictured). RVP Solution Consulting, EMEA & APAC, Aptos. The post Savvy retailers know they can’t just close stores & rely on eCommerce to carry them appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply chain integration platform Chain.io secures $5M funding round

The Supply Chain Journal

Data integration provider Chain.io has raised $5 million in a funding round led by Grand Ventures and Mercury Fund. Officials for the cloud-based platform said they will use the funds to fill a number of positions in sales, engineering, customer success and more. “We

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

The Evolution of Supply Chain Through the Generational Lens

BluJay Solutions

Patrick Maley details how the supply chain has evolved over generations and how it will continue in the future. The article draws on BluJay’s research focusing on what changes different generations will make on supply chains. Read the full story at Parcel. In The News Parcel

Kaspien CEO: Take a diversified, cautious approach to minimize supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

When the massive container ship Ever Given turned sideways in the Suez Canal , blocking ship traffic for about a week at the end of March, it represented the latest global trade disruption.

Product Manager

EV Cargo Technology

Job Title: Product Manager. Division: EV Cargo Technology. Location: Gerrards Cross. Salary: Up to £60,000 per year. Closing Date: Candidate dependant. What is the opportunity? This Product Manager job is working within the Product Management team at EV Cargo Technology.

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Attend ICON 2021

BlueYonder

In just two days, our annual customer conference – ICON 2021 – kicks off with 14 keynotes, 40+ sessions, 12 concurrent tracks ,and well over 2,000 attendees from all over the world. Here are the top 5 things you need to know before joining us April 21-23!

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.