Wed.Jun 09, 2021

Is Time Running Out for Organizations to Transform into Digital Enterprises?

Enterra Insights

Prior to the pandemic, a number of studies concluded organizations only had a short-period of time to begin their digital transformation journeys.

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Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Digital

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the Digital edition of our FMCG supply chain guide. The related Source, Plan, Make & Deliver overview articles can be found here. Each discipline is a key room in the Enchange Supply Chain House which provides a guide to your supply chain improvement journey.


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UPS mulling possibility of same-day delivery service with contracted drivers — CEO

The Supply Chain Journal

UPS Inc. NYSE:UPS) CEO Carol B Tomé said Wednesday that the company is considering the launch of same-day delivery initiatives, and might go outside the UPS driver network to implement them. Such a service would plug a hole in the Atlanta-based transport and logistics company’s portfolio.

Negotiating 3PL Warehousing Contracts

West Coast and California Logistics

While the supply chain benefits of working with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider are commonly understood, some companies still feel uncertainty when negotiating the warehousing contract at the outset.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

What is ECommerce Order Fulfillment and Why is it Important?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 10 Best Warehouse Order Fulfillment Articles! Get Our EBOOK HERE. What is ECommerce Order Fulfillment article and permission to publish here provided by Daniel Choi. Ecommerce is the future of the modern economy.

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How Background Check Technology is Changing HR!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Ground Rules for Creating a High Performance Organization (HPO)! Background check technology article and permission to publish here provided by John Brooks.

XPO provides GXO guidance, pulls forward spinoff date

The Supply Chain Journal

XPO Logistics ( NYSE: XPO ) announced Wednesday updated financial goalposts following the planned spinoff of its logistics unit , which it now expects to complete during the third quarter.

Inventory Planning Becomes More Interesting

The Smart Software

Just-In-Time (JIT) ensures that a manufacturer produces only the necessary amount, and many companies ignore the risks inherent in reducing inventories. Combined with increased globalization and new risks of supply interruption, stock-outs have abounded.

Best of times sure beats worst of times

The Supply Chain Journal

The first quarter of 2021 was the best of times for the world’s ocean container shipping lines. Year-over-year comparisons of course are basically meaningless. Q1 2020 was the worst of times for much of the world as COVID-19 spread.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

What to Look for Before Investing and Storing Bitcoin!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Understanding the Bitcoin Mining Process! Investing and storing bitcoin article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

Launching BYourself


Mike Boughton has been with Blue Yonder for a decade and is also the associate resource group (ARG) lead for the new Blue Yonder ARG BYourself (our ‘BY’ ‘take’ on Be Yourself – BY ourself!).

Empowering Value-Based Decision Making in Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

The Anaplan for Supply Chain solution, offered on the Anaplan cloud-native platform, takes a holistic approach to supply chain management by enabling real-time visibility across the network

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 10, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Kroger Launches First Drone Deliveries. Consumers Really like Amazon. Metals Prices are Headed Higher. US Manufacturers Headed to the Sun Belt

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

How Demand Management Enables Supply Chain and Financial Resiliency

Supply Chain Brain

In a period of extended disruption, many companies are treading water, and it might seem unwise to make bold moves toward adoption of a new supply chain model

FedEx to Blaze the Trail of Mobile Robotics Interoperability

Logistics Viewpoints

MassRobotics announced (May 18th) the release of what it claimed to be the “ World’s First Open Source Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standards.”

How to Mitigate Risk in Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

International trade is complex due to global networks consisting of manufacturers, business partners, suppliers, and other third parties with the possibility of risk in every link within the supply chain.

Supply Chain News on Go Southwest Young Manufacturer

Supply Chain Digest

Sun Belt States Increasingly Destination for US Manufacturers

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!

FreightWaves takes top honor in prestigious Neal Awards

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves, along with its American Shipper brand, was honored Wednesday for Best Media Brand (Overall Editorial Excellence) in the 67th annual Jesse H. Neal Awards. It’s the most prestigious accolade in a contest considered the Pulitzer Prize of business-to-business journalism.

Packaging for Meaningful Sustainability – Asking the Right Questions


Looking to make your packaging system compatible with a better world? There are foundational approaches that will guide your journey and help make your products and their protection less taxing on the world around us.

Small Fleet Summit: What to know before becoming an owner-operator

The Supply Chain Journal

This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: What I wish I knew before becoming an owner-operator. DETAILS: Entrepreneurship is a challenge in any industry, and creating your own trucking empire is not an easy task.

Buying Channel Strategy: The Secret to Ending Procurement Value Leakage


How can you plug the value leaks in your buying channels procurement? When procurement teams are faced with outdated, cumbersome, laborious procurement systems they will more often than not cut corners in a bid to simply get things done.

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.

Small Fleet Summit: Estes sees no end to supply-demand imbalance

The Supply Chain Journal

The unprecedented supply-demand imbalance experienced across all of American trucking will extend through the balance of 2021 and at least into the first half of 2022, Estes Express Line Inc. President, Chairman and CEO Rob Estes said Wednesday.

Endless aisle: A new age inventory management or an Omnichannel POS Strategy?


Imagine a situation where you’ve liked an item online which was showing in stock and when you went pick up at the store, your desired item was not available.

Viewpoint: Yantian might be ‘worse than the Suez blockage’

The Supply Chain Journal

The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates.

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How to Classify Your Medical Device for FDA Approval

Arena Solutions

Companies looking to market and sell medical devices in the United States must obtain approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The first step to obtaining approval is classifying your medical device.

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.