Mon.Jun 14, 2021

In AI, Common Sense Is Not All that Common

Enterra Insights

When something is described as “common,” it generally means it occurs, is found, or is done often. When something is “common” it is supposed to be the prevalent state of things.

Is Your Supply Chain Digital Twin Identical or Fraternal?


A Digital Twin of the supply chain, like any other identical twin, needs to change when the physical version changes or else they could be fraternal! Or not even twins! The whole purpose of a digital twin is to represent your physical world accurately.


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Why Online Reviews are Essential for Small Business!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How to Get Great Amazon Reviews! Online reviews article and permission to publish here provided by Elaine Bennett. Wearable technologies, social networks, and business directories have changed people’s shopping habits.

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Rethinking global supply chains could be long, hard process

The Supply Chain Journal

The administration of President Joe Biden wants the global supply chain of the future to look markedly different.

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.

Supply Chain Segmentation: why you should segment your supply chain.


Increased levels of customization and particularization of every capability have made their way into all forms of business and production. The supply chain has not been able to stay out of th is domain of reorganization , and as a result, s upply chain segmentation is a hot topic.

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Sustainability service line launch


Sustainability has become an increasingly in demand service from Proxima, with ESG principles increasingly embedded into client projects across the assessment, sourcing, transformation space.

What’s the Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. An Overview of Cryptocurrencies! GET our EBOOK HERE. What’s the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

Most B2B businesses plan to expand online buying post-pandemic

The Supply Chain Journal

More businesses are looking to ramp up their online procurement processes, according to an Amazon Business survey released Monday.

Resilience Equals Performance in Supply Chain – How to Improve It

Logistics Bureau

Here at Benchmarking Success, we exist to help our customers improve supply chain performance. Historically, many of those customers concentrated keenly on measuring performance aspects such as cost to serve, perfect order, productivity, and cycle and lead times.

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.

Supply Chains Are Strained. These Companies Are Best Prepared. – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Supply Chains Are Strained. These Companies Are Best Prepared. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

The Inventory Battleground: Increasing Supply Chain Complexity


IHL’s latest report on the future of grocery shows some hard lessons learned from the 2020 disruptions, especially when it comes to inventory accuracy. Out-of-stocks (OOS) have always plagued the grocery industry, but the rise of digital shopping last year exposed some new causes for concern.

Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning: It’s About Time (eBook)

USC Consulting Group

S&OP is a business management process that involves sales forecast reports, planning for demand and supply, and other factors.

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Supply Chain News on Home Depot Leases own Container Ship to Deal with Ocean Freight Delays

Supply Chain Digest

Retail Giant also Expensive Using Air Freight and Spot Market to get Products to Stores

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 Potential of Gamification

Logistics Viewpoints

Peter Schnorbach – Senior Director of Product Management at Manhattan Associates. In May of 2019, the Washington Post reported that “inside several of Amazon’s cavernous warehouses, hundreds of employees spend hours a day playing video games.

Home Depot now has its own ship. That’s an ominous sign

The Supply Chain Journal

One of America’s largest retailers, Home Depot (NYSE: HD ), has just reserved a ship for its sole use. The move underscores just how tight trans-Pacific capacity has become and how worried retailers are about getting goods on shelves at any cost.

The International Supply Chain Day 10-Year Challenge to Industry


Everything we have and use is part of a supply chain. Unless something goes wrong, however, they’re generally invisible, even to the businesses that run them. I think it’s high time that changed.

FreightWaves Flashback: Crisis on the Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves Classics articles look at various aspects of the transportation industry’s history. If there are topics that you think would be of interest, please send them to

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.

American Eagle Expands Same-Day Delivery with ShopRunner

Multichannel Merchant

American Eagle Outfitters has expanded its offering of free same-day delivery for members of partner ShopRunner to include 50 U.S. locations, up from six cities when the retailer started working with the FedEx-acquired service in October.

First Air Canada freighter routes include Miami, Mexico and S. America

The Supply Chain Journal

Air Canada (TSX: AC ) on Monday announced the initial routes it plans to operate this fall when its first pure freighter converted from a passenger aircraft enters service. The news is the outcome of a major strategic decision to more aggressively pursue cargo business with dedicated aircraft.

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Weather data in Alloy


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Judging a product by its packaging — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about the state of product packaging. In the quest for sustainability, is one of the most obvious areas of improvement being ignored? What sells and is sustainable? We’ll find out.

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!

Enter the NFT: Another Bubble, or a Producer of Real Business Value?

Supply Chain Brain

Does the digital asset known as a non-fungible token (NFT) represent another promising aspect of the cryptocurrency and blockchain gold rush? Or will purchasers end up owning piles of digital dirt


Video technology offers safety and savings in litigious society

The Supply Chain Journal

As video technology in and around the truck advances, it also results in pushback from drivers who feel uneasy with the perception of amplified monitoring.

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Specter of Future Pandemics Spurs Push for Vaccines in 100 Days

Supply Chain Brain

COVID-19 has been devastating. A future pandemic could be far worse


Nikola goes private to raise up to $300M in new money

The Supply Chain Journal

Nikola Corp. NASDAQ: NKLA ) will sell up to $300 million in new shares to investment banker Tumim Stone Capital, bypassing a public offering for new money to keep electric truck and hydrogen fueling station production on track.

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.