Fri.Sep 25, 2020

Could remote working become the new normal?

In the Supply Chain

By Alex Darby (pictured). Head of People at EU Automation. The post Could remote working become the new normal? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Work-from-Home, Trust & The Friday Factor – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Is Work-From-Home here to stay ? With more than 40% of the World’s population in lockdown, Working from Home [WFH] or Remote Working was suddenly subjected to what I can only imagine is the largest “proof of concept” ever undertaken. This has forced virtually every business to review their position in respect of Remote Working arrangements. In the absence of an effective COVID-19 treatment, contemplating a transition to new work formats such as WFH, will need to be part of our lives.

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86% of UK businesses face barriers developing digital skills in procurement


A shortage of digitally savvy talent, and a lack of training for technical and soft skills, hinder digital procurement initiatives. 24th September 2020, London – Research from Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has shown that a majority of UK businesses (86%) face significant barriers developing digital skills in procurement.

Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain


Supply chain experts and software leaders converge to discuss the current transportation environment and provide valuable tips on what companies should be doing now to get ready for what’s coming next. . What happens when you bring supply chain software leaders, a Berkeley professor, and a top Gartner researcher together in one “virtual” room to talk about the current and future state of the world’s supply chains?

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Crisis is an opportunity for speeding up Digital Transformation to enhance Agility, Resilience and Productivity Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine. In this edition we have several news updates, interesting & enlightening articles and contributions on people & management – topics which are most crucial to the development of the Supply Chain Industry across regions as well as globally. Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine now! DOWNLOAD NOW. RETURN TO THE ARCHIVE.

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Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

“Nothing will be the same” headlines are mushrooming. However, Foresight Alliance, a consulting firm that applies foresight, strategy, and research to build organizations’ resilience in an increasingly complex and fast-changing world warns against exaggeration and wishful thinking. Experts and pundits are forecasting wholesale changes to every industry and every part of life, but only a minority of these forecasts of massive, permanent change will bear out.

How to Keep Track of Your Business’ Finance

In the Supply Chain

By Lindsey Patterson (pictured). Freelance Writer. The post How to Keep Track of Your Business’ Finance appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How the Pandemic Challenges Every Leader to be a Better Leader – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In the new world living with COVID-19, we need to work more collaboratively than ever before. Yet, that’s become harder as we navigate how to work separately. Leadership styles have been forced to evolve fast. Organisations have learnt pretty quickly that to survive the pandemic leaders must connect and communicate regularly to their direct reports. Caring leaders and organisations have worked hard to ensure people’s emotional wellbeing hasn’t suffered during isolation.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 09/18/2020 – 09/24/2020

All Things Supply Chain

Amazon to put 1,000 warehouses in suburban neighborhoods Amazon are planning to open 1,000 small delivery hubs in cities and suburbs all over the United States. The facilities, which will… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up amazon coronavirus Halloween ppe supply chain weekly wrap-up

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Transforming the GCC Chemical Industry with Supply Chain Integration – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The GCC chemical industry is second largest manufacturing industry in value add, after refining. 2017 Facts and Figures report by Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the chemical industry accounts for 3.1 percent of the GCC’s GDP. It is the fastest growing sector in the GCC with Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates as the top producers. Reported by GPCA, “China is one of the key destinations for GCC polyethylene exports.

How to Run an Efficient Warehouse Without Getting Stress


Having an efficient warehouse will drastically improve in order fulfillment and have the right supply chain level—the level of efficiency in which your warehouse runs can make or break your business’ bottom line. With the surge in e-commerce sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic, warehouses have struggled to keep up with handling the rise in order volumes.

5 Supply Chain Revelations Gleaned From the COVID-19 Pandemic


The post 5 Supply Chain Revelations Gleaned From the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on ThroughPut.

28-year-old Supply Chain Major Living in London on $227,000/year

Operations and Supply Chain Management

This 28-year-old Supply Chain major lives on $227,000 a year in London—here’s how she spends her money. Published Thu, Sep 24 202011:57 AM EDTUpdated Thu, Sep 24 202012:01 PM EDT. Vicky McKeever @VMCKEEVERCNBC ng $227,000 in London, This story is part of CNBC Make It’s Millennial Money series, which profiles people around the world and details how they earn, spend and save their money. Imani Change had a lifelong goal to live overseas.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

How to Respond and Recover

Vanguard Software

No one organization has been immune to the current pandemic’s impact, it is likely that the choices organizations face in recovery will only get more complex. Supply Chain Demand Planning

Episode 97 - Why are Wildfires affecting Freight Rates with Michele Steinberg at NFPA

Aborn and Co.

With freight rates in and out of portions of the west coast rising up 80%, shippers are at a loss to understand how a wildfire can be affecting their shipments. In this episode, Consulting Logistics host, Kyle MacNaught, will chat with Michele Steinberg, Division Director for Wildfire at the National Fire Protection Association, regarding the size and impact wildfires have on locations. In this conversation we will discuss: . Common misconceptions . Short and Long-term effects they can have .

Good Customer Experience Fosters Consumer Loyalty

Enterra Insights

In the business world, there is one simple truth: Companies only stay in business if they have customers. For that reason, former NHBC and City University CIO Carl Stokes admonishes companies to focus on customer experience or risk losing customers. He explains, “Today’s customer is more discerning, has more choice, and has better access to others’ opinions of companies and products than ever before.

Crisis is an opportunity for speeding up Digital Transformation to enhance Agility, Resilience and Productivity – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The world has shrunk into a global village with better connectivity and inter-linked supply chain. Events within a country could have a direct and magnified impact on other countries as we are currently witnessing. Economic activities of a country are extremely prone to disruption to external factors, and businesses are no exception. Year 2020 has so far been very turbulent as the world is going through the Covid-19 Pandemic and the US-China trade war.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Above the Fold: Supply Chain and Logistics News (September 25, 2020)

Talking Logistics

After pushing out my appointment earlier this summer, I finally visited my dentist. The good news: my perfect record of no cavities remains intact. The bad news: it looks like I’ve started to grind my teeth, which could cause my teeth to chip or crack, so my dentist recommends that I get a night guard. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain and Logistics News (September 25, 2020).

Food Industry News Round-Up: September 25


Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Mushrooms. A salmonella outbreak linked to dried wood ear mushrooms has affected 41 people across 10 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This Week in Logistics News (September 19 – 25)

Logistics Viewpoints

Forty-six years ago today, Dr. Frank Jobe performed the first ulnar collateral ligament replacement surgery on baseball player Tommy John. At the time, this was an experimental surgery, and Jobe put the chances for success of the operation at 1 in 100. The procedure is certainly a complex one. A 3 to 4-inch surgical incision is made near the elbow. Holes to accommodate a replacement graft tendon are drilled in the ulna and humerus bones […].

The Hidden Costs of Delaying an ERP Implementation

My Office Apps

The Hidden Costs of Delaying an ERP Implementation. When a business is first formed, the leadership team needs to put in place processes to manage their business operations.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

From the Desks of the Entire ShipChain Team – 9/25/2020


Dear Community, We hope you are healthy, safe, and well. This year has been unpredictable, to put it mildly, and I think it’s safe to say that none of us saw this coming. That said, we haven’t let it slow us down, and 2020 has already proven to be a milestone year for us.

An API-first vision that raises the bar – 2020-style? 


Participating in the Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluation process is both an honor and a feat. In May, after a fantastic work-from-home team effort to complete our submission for the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management ¹ … API Management News AMPLIFY API Management gartner magic quadrant


Best online shopping sites to sell your items in UAE


At first, it’s a difficult task to find the best shopping sites to sell your products while expanding your business in a different realm. With numerous research and study about the e-commerce industry of Dubai and UAE, we’ve found the best online sites for you. Sell your products online here. Some of the best online sites to sell your products among the rest, as well as relevant strategies for the growth of your organization, are listed below: Souq.

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These Systems Are Driving the Future of Logistics

Supply Chain Brain

Transportation management systems will play an increasingly important role in mitigating the challenges brought by e-commerce, according to a group of more than 350 shippers

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.