Wed.Jun 16, 2021

The Circular Supply Chain: A Push for Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability is increasingly important for the future of business and the world as a whole. Companies are investing more money into sustainability initiatives, seeking to reduce waste and carbon emissions.

2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market

GlobalTranz

Following a year of disruption, the tidal wave of shortages seems to be a recurring theme. The construction market is at an all-time high, and the weather seems all but willing to cooperate.

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Manufacturing Operations Management: A High-Value Starting Point for Digital Transformation

DELMIA Quintiq

Resilient Manufacturing Blog Series, Part 1. The hunger for transformation among industry players is at an all-time high. But at the same time, organizations want lower risk options to digitalize the shop floor.

White House Unveils Supply Chain Report

Enterra Insights

Faced with computer chip shortages and other supply chain issues, on 24 February, President Biden signed E.O. 14017, directing a whole-of-government review to assess vulnerabilities in, and strengthening the resilience of, critical supply chains.

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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.

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – HR/People

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the HR or people edition of our FMCG supply chain guide. The related Source, Plan, Make, Deliver & Digital 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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Exclusive first ride: Nikola electric truck can turn on a dime

The Supply Chain Journal

PHOENIX — From a minimalist cockpit-style cab with nearly every function visible on a 17 1/2-inch display monitor to whisper-quiet battery-electric operation and a turning radius that could jackknife a typical semi, the Nikola Tre daycab is no enhanced computer image or exaggeration.

The Best Logistics Team You Have Never Heard Of with Matt Scherer

The Logistics of Logistics

The Best Logistics T eam You Have Never Heard of with Matt Scherer. Matt Scherer and Joe Lynch talk about the best logistics team you have never heard of. Matt has been helping thousands of people create, update and improve their LinkedIn profiles. About Matt Scherer.

Private 5G networks need to be put in place instead of Wi-Fi to help bridge the digital divide

IT Supply Chain

By Marc Overton (pictured). SVP EMEA & APAC & Chief Solutions Officer, Sierra Wireless. The post Private 5G networks need to be put in place instead of Wi-Fi to help bridge the digital divide appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Standing on the Frontlines of Logistics Change and Volatility Armed with Tech-driven Resiliency

CH Robinson Logistics

The changes in technology thus far in my career have been profound. Computing power began as behemoths sitting in data centers and is now everywhere including our pockets, desks, vehicles, appliances, etc. The smartphone in your pocket is 29 times faster than the world’s fastest computer in 1995.

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Achieving long-term success with remote collaboration

IT Supply Chain

By Shaun Lynn (pictured). CEO of Agilitas. The post Achieving long-term success with remote collaboration appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

BluJay Approved as Member of Solar Impulse World Alliance Network, Receives ‘Efficient Solution’ Label for Sustainability in TMS

BluJay Solutions

Solar Impulse Efficient Solution certifies technology with high standards for economic profitability and ecological sustainability; BluJay part of first 1000 solutions in network.

Overcoming driver shortages by improving delivery efficiency

IT Supply Chain

By Andrew Tavener (pictured). Head of Marketing, Descartes UK. The post Overcoming driver shortages by improving delivery efficiency appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Electric vehicle production key to economic recovery — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Most automakers rely on “just-in-time” manufacturing to optimize production. That model requires precise coordination throughout every link in the global supply chain. And that’s where AIT Worldwide Logistics comes in.

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.

The path to end-to-end intelligent automation

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA, EU Automation. The post The path to end-to-end intelligent automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Daily Dash: Digital transformation for U.S. Xpress?

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight the latest developments for U.S. Xpress’ brokerage unit, Proterra’s debut as a publicly traded company and more. The High Five.

The perfect storm for the UK electrical industry & the need for flexible solutions moving forward

IT Supply Chain

By Siobahn Meikle (pictured). MD, UK & Ireland, Eaton. The post The perfect storm for the UK electrical industry & the need for flexible solutions moving forward appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Scenario Planning Lifecycle – Part 2

DynaSys

In the previous blog article we discussed dynamic scenario planning driven by disruption and digitization and where do supply chain scenarios come from. Scenarios must fall into step with the existing planning process and are subject to the same checks and approvals as a baseline plan.

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.

HR strategies will be key to post-pandemic logistics

IT Supply Chain

By Leigh Anderson (pictured). Managing Director of Bis Henderson Recruitment. The post HR strategies will be key to post-pandemic logistics appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How Can Supply Chain Students Combine Theory and Practice?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Education and Certification – What’s Missing? GET our EBOOK HERE. Supply chain students article and permission to publish here provided by Alisia Stren.

The perfect storm for the UK electrical and the need for flexible solutions moving forward

IT Supply Chain

By Siobahn Meikle (pictured). MD, UK & Ireland, Eaton. The post The perfect storm for the UK electrical and the need for flexible solutions moving forward appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Bitcoin Trading with Android!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Android Fragmentation? Bitcoin trading with Android article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Do you know why people are investing in bitcoin?

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!

Ransomware gang behind Utility, CSX attacks feels heat in Ukraine

The Supply Chain Journal

Ukrainian police have dealt a serious blow to the ransomware gang behind the cyberattacks in the U.S. transportation and logistics sector — including the trailer maker Utility and rail operator CSX — arresting six alleged members of Clop and seizing cash, computers and cars.

ThroughPut Inc Named A Top 10 Supply Chain Management Solution Provider 2021 by Manufacturing Tech Insights

ThroughPut

Breakthrough data-driven AI-Powered Supply Chain Solution enables manufacturers to meet demand-driven capacity management and distribution. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

New cranes, cross-docks to help handle growing volumes in Pacific Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) hailed the delivery of four super-post-Panamax cranes to the Port of Seattle as a “significant milestone” in the Terminal 5 modernization project.

3 ingredients for a Successful Food & Beverage Supply Chain – Ingredient #3 – Evaluation

DynaSys

Welcome to our third and final blog on key ingredients to improving your food and beverage supply chain. We have been discussing the concept that the food & beverage supply chain is similar to that of a recipe for a manufactured food product.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.