Tue.Jun 22, 2021

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Tips for Shippers to Mitigate Cyber Attacks

Logistics Viewpoints

Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

Decision Yield and Other Disruptive Metrics

DELMIA Quintiq

In this final blog on agility and why you should consider becoming an agilist to survive the new completion (of the continuous mention) of the application of enterprise decision management systems (EDMS) from Taylor and Raden cited in the first blog, I turn to the metric of agility and a new ROI metric of decision yield.

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Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Strategy

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the Strategy edition of our FMCG supply chain guide. The related Source, Plan, Make, Deliver, Digital & HR overview articles can be found here.

The 2021 Hurricane Season Will Impact Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The tragic, fiery, multi-vehicle crash on a storm-slicked highway in southern Alabama over the weekend reminds us how disruptive and destructive the hurricane season can be.

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.

Live Webcast to Provide Strategies for Maximizing Supply Chain Value by Moving Beyond ERP

Logility

Panel of Experts to Highlight How Advanced Supply Chain Planning Unites the Extended Enterprise. ATLANTA – June 22, 2021 – Logility, Inc.,

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FedEx Freight reverses service suspensions after outcry from big retailers

The Supply Chain Journal

FedEx Freight (NYSE: FDX ) is walking back its recent abrupt suspension of service to a portion of its customer base after ruffling feathers of key stakeholders that made known their displeasure, according to communications from the company and logistics industry executives.

The Fireworks Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! GET our EBOOK HERE. The onset of the Coronavirus pandemic brought about acute shortages of toilet paper , masks, ventilators, common household goods and more.

Breaking down the White House supply chain report

Resilinc

In its new report on supply chain resiliency, the Biden Administration declares the vulnerability of supply chains to be a threat to national security. Four industries in particular were called out: semiconductors; high-capacity batteries; critical minerals and materials; and pharmaceuticals/APIs.

CPE Planning Level, IBP, Elixirs, and the Ongoing Challenge

Arkieva

In SCM there is an ongoing flow of elixirs (magic potion) from ‘false prophets’ claiming that they are an easy path to improved performance.

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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.

Why the Australian ransomware payment bill can be seen as a good thing across the world

IT Supply Chain

Brooks Wallace (pictured). VP EMEA at Deep Instinct. The post Why the Australian ransomware payment bill can be seen as a good thing across the world appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

What Is a Digital Freight Network?

MercuryGate

The modern-day supply chain looks vastly different than it did a decade or two ago, thanks to the changes brought about by the digital freight network.

Professional Versus Homemade Wedding Invites: Which Should You Choose?

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweety (pictured). Content Writer at makeLifeSweeter.com. The post Professional Versus Homemade Wedding Invites: Which Should You Choose? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How Trader Joe’s Suppliers Can Benefit from Retail Specialized Logistics Partnerships

Zipline Logistics

Delivering product to Trader Joe’s can be challenging for CPGs that do not wield an efficiently optimized logistics function or experience in working with the grocer.

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.

Early Prime Day data reveals consumer trends — Great Quarter, Guys

The Supply Chain Journal

This episode is brought to you by DDC FPO. DDC is a business process outsourcing provider that specializes in freight. Perhaps best known for Freight Billing, DDC also offers Customs Brokerage Processing to help companies clear customs faster. Learn more at ddcfpo.com.

Dirty Data – A Stop on the Journey, Not the Destination

LevaData

It’s no secret how important it is for organizations to have access to accurate, up-to-date data. Analytics play a crucial role in all aspects of sourcing and procurement management—especially risk mitigation, new product introduction, and cost optimization.

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning

ThroughPut

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning. Are you constantly running into problems while running your day-to-day production lines? Have you had to completely stop production due to unforeseen circumstances? Think.

US extends COVID-19 travel restrictions with Mexico and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Land and ferry border crossings between the United States, Canada and Mexico will remain closed to nonessential travel until at least July 21. Homeland Security (DHS) announced the border closure extension Monday.

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.

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning

ThroughPut

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning. Are you constantly running into problems while running your day-to-day production lines? Have you had to completely stop production due to unforeseen circumstances? Think.

API vs. RPA — what’s the difference?

The Supply Chain Journal

By Omar Singh, president and founder, Surge Transportation. Do you remember studying something in school and asking yourself or your teacher, “When am I ever going to use this?” Well I asked that once of a professor when talking about a calculus class.

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Great Bitcoin Features!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How Bitcoin Works! Bitcoin features article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Many cryptocurrencies have come and gone, but no one could attain success achieved by the bitcoins only because of blockchain.

Perpetual peak season

The Supply Chain Journal

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter. In this issue, never-ending peak season, Amazon’s disposal culture, Lordstown stock sale scrutiny, more. The Neverending Story. Twitter.

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!

Inventory Control and Inventory Management

My Office Apps

Inventory Control and Inventory Management. Similar But Ultimately Different. Regardless of the industry that your business is in, one of the universal truths of operating a successful business is optimized inventory management and control of inventory.

Cass Information Systems offers new freight claim solution for carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Cass Information Systems Inc. NASDAQ: CASS ) recently launched Cass FreightClaim360 , a freight claims management application for carriers and logistical service providers.

Is Your Company Ready for a Supply Chain Compliance Alert?

Supply Chain Brain

The chance your company will confront a compliance alert is rising as the geopolitical picture becomes more complex

WHO will help African drugmakers produce COVID-19 vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

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.