Tue.Jul 27, 2021

What Is Supply Chain Network Design And How Can It Improve Your Business?


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Three Tips for Building an Agile CPG Supply Chain


On the surface, it seems like the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry performed better than most during the COVID pandemic. Consumer goods e-commerce sales for example increased 91% year over year according to a NielsenIQ analysis.


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Driver Shortage, Driverless Vehicles, and Other Supply Chain Curiosities

Logistics Viewpoints

If you thought it was difficult to find good drivers before the 2020 pandemic, try finding drivers of any caliber afterwards. Driver shortages have become even more of a reality in the supply chain industry for a number of reasons, chief among them being the sharp rise in demand.

Supply Chains and the Circular Economy, Part 2

Enterra Insights

Much is being discussed and written about the “new normal” as the world struggles to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. Khaled Soufani and Christoph Loch, professors at the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School, believe the new normal will (or, at least, should) include a greater focus on sustainability.

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.

The Resilient Supply Chain! Passing Fad or Long Term Strategy?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy? Get Our EBOOK HERE.

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Sustainability in Supply Chain Planning: In Practice


Integrated Supply Chain planning is the best way to be sure that you are running your business in a way that is best for your whole business. When you address your energy needs independent of your supply chain planning you can drive up costs unnecessarily and create rework.

5G adoption delayed by European network strategy decision makers

IT Supply Chain

By Marc Overton (pictured). SVP EMEA & Chief Solutions Officer, Sierra Wireless. The post 5G adoption delayed by European network strategy decision makers appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Going digital: B2B eCommerce and what it means for manufacturers and distributors


The pandemic exposed serious weaknesses in the operations of manufacturers and distributors, not the least of which was the lack of robustness in our supply chains.

2021 Shipper of Choice profile: The Coca-Cola Co.

The Supply Chain Journal

The FreightWaves Shipper of Choice award is presented in partnership with ArcBest and recognizes retailers, distributors and manufacturers that are keeping the U.S. economy moving by improving efficiency along the supply chain, providing accessible facilities and fighting driver detention.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

5 Ways to Boost CNC Machining Productivity!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Manufacturing Toolbox for Next Level Productivity. CNC Machining article and permission to publish here provided by Bailey Hudson. Computer Numerical Control Machining is a valuable process for many manufacturing industries.

Bed Bath & Beyond teams up with Ryder ? Great Quarter, Guys

The Supply Chain Journal

This episode is brought to you by Emerge, The Digital Freight Marketplace. While market volatility is affecting everyone, you need an RFP expert to navigate the uncertainty. Industry expertise and technology for your RFP event, now and in the future.

9 PLM Software Essentials to Help Advance Your Business

Arena Solutions

If your organization is currently using product lifecycle management (PLM) software or considering it for the near term, you’re part of a growing trend that continues to gain momentum across many industries. According to a recent report, the global PLM market size was valued at $26.71

SEDNA raises $34M, brings ‘speed, simplicity’ to supply chain communications

The Supply Chain Journal

The operations behind moving goods around the world takes coordination among a number of supply chain actors to solve complex problems effectively. A proper channel of communication among these teams can be difficult to achieve and can leave a lot of room for error and slow workflow.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Topmost Performs to Get Bitcoin for Free!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Bitcoin Volatility a Threat for Traders? Get bitcoin for free article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

School’s out of stock

The Supply Chain Journal

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter. In this issue, school supply shortages; Bed Bath & Beyond teams with Ryder; how to stop gas pump ads; more. No more pencils, no more books. Dooner / Canva.

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Killing Ghost Loads and Phantom Data with Michael Darden

The Logistics of Logistics

Killing Ghost Loads and Phantom Data with Michael Darden. Michael Darden and Joe Lynch discuss killing ghost loads and phantom data. Michael is the CEO of DFM Data Corp, a utility company designed to be a tool between digital partners moving freight in the USA and Canada. About Michael Darden.

Port of New Orleans sees 22% bump in breakbulk cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of New Orleans reported 140,391 total tons of breakbulk cargo during June, a 22% year-over-year increase from June 2020. Breakbulk shipments to the port included steel coils and heavy-lift/project cargo.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Picking the Right Supply Chain KPI

Logistics Bureau

KPI or Key Performance Indicator can be defined as a practical and objective measurement of progress, either: Towards a predetermined goal, or. Against a required standard of performance. We also all know our KPIs need to be SMART. Specific. Measurable. Attainable. Relevant. Time-Based.

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Will ‘connecting neighborhoods’ disconnect trucking?

The Supply Chain Journal

Buried in the U.S. House and Senate versions of highway reauthorization legislation currently being negotiated are provisions that would allow billions of dollars to be spent dismantling portions of the interstate highway system without replacing the lost transportation capacity.

Watch: How Will Automakers Make the Switch to Electric Vehicles?

Supply Chain Brain

Arun Kumar, managing director in the Automotive and Industrial Practice of AlixPartners LLP, lays out the challenges that automakers face in converting their factories and supply chains to the exclusive production of electric vehicles

Delayed again: Tesla puts off electric Class 8 Semi production until 2022

The Supply Chain Journal

Tesla Inc. has again delayed production of the battery electric-powered Semi, endangering its first-mover advantage as established truck makers begin delivering zero-emission Class 8 models that Tesla’s 2017 announcement prompted them to make. “I

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

The Warehouse of the Future Will Not Be Just a Warehouse

DELMIA Quintiq

The digital transformation of supply chains is happening faster than physical supply chains can react. In the same way that consumers have driven innovations in retail commerce, we are now seeing that e-commerce effect leading to a B2B revolution.

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Canada border officers vote to strike, warn of supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

Thousands of Canada Border Services Agency personnel have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike – something that could throw a wrench into port, cross-border trucking, airfreight and international parcel operations. The strike could happen as early as Aug.

Defining the Full Scope of Visibility in the Supply Chain


Of all the components that make up the modern supply logistics and shipping network, the one that can significantly impact operational efficiency is visibility into the supply chain.

With $2.5M funding, Freightify eyes expansion into US, Europe

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2020, the FreightTech startup FreightBro became the first platform to integrate into Maersk Spot, an online product for the global shipper that simplified the booking process for freight forwarders.

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.