Fri.Jun 18, 2021

Getting Real About Supply Chain Transparency

Enterra Insights

Earlier this week, in a rare and welcomed show of bipartisanship, both the House and Senate approved a measure to establish Juneteenth (19 June) as a federal holiday. The President subsequently signed the bill into law yesterday.

Collaborative Intelligence: A Supply Chain Imperative That ERP Systems Cannot Fulfill


All the signs were there. People just weren’t paying attention. How many times do we tell ourselves that we should have known that something good or bad would happen? Well, the same line of thinking is running across supply chain leaders’ minds after seeing how interconnected their supply chains are.

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Rolls Royce: Driving Supply Chain Resilience, Efficiency, and Digitization


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Technology is Changing Warehouse Operations


Now that vaccine distribution has become more widespread and restrictions throughout the country are being lifted, businesses that made the decision to operate remotely are reopening office buildings.

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.

Chassis and labor shortages stymie ocean carriers, Class I railroads

The Supply Chain Journal

Driver shortages and chassis availability at intermodal terminals continue to be an issue for customers, particularly in Southern California and the Midwest, according to service advisories from ocean carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk.

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Yantian Port Congestion: How Can Shippers Navigate Another Major Supply Chain Disruption?

CH Robinson Logistics

The Most Important Programs to Immediately Install On Your New Computer

IT Supply Chain

By Gabe Nelson (pictured). Content Specialist. The post The Most Important Programs to Immediately Install On Your New Computer appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Speed and Efficiency of E-Signatures in Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 12 Best Procurement Articles! E-Signatures article and permission to publish here provided by Mariana Wilona. In the procurement profession, speed and efficiency are key.

What are the different trends in Automotive Speaker Market to boost its demand?

IT Supply Chain

By Madhura Dethe (pictured). Associate Content Writer. The post What are the different trends in Automotive Speaker Market to boost its demand? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Kinaxis partners with 4flow to optimize capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

Kinaxis, a supply chain management company, has released a new application called RapidResponse that it says will enable Kinaxis’ customers to optimize their current capacity, reducing freight spend and carbon emissions for overall supply chain sustainability.

Public Sector – embedding social value


Social value in procurement has become increasingly important in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, with increased pressure to support the economic recovery up and down the supply chain, whilst delivering much-needed benefits to wider communities.

How Android Phones Make Bitcoin Trading Easier!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Steps to Pick the Best Bitcoin Wallet for Android! Android phones article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency having no third parties involved in the system.

The Daily Dash: KeepTruckin’s $190 million round

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 a Series E round of funding for KeepTruckin, Workhorse’s legal battle with the U.S. Postal Service and more. The High Five.

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 need to know


The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists. Germany passes law on tougher oversight of supply chains.

Trailer builders get respite in May as orders edge back toward normalcy

The Supply Chain Journal

The ordering frenzy for new trailers came to an abrupt halt in May as fleets heeded manufacturers’ pleas to avoid placing bookings they could not build. But boy, wait ’til next year.

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Berkshire Grey Unveils Next Generation of Intelligent Enterprise Robotic Picking and Advanced Mobility Solutions

Supply Chain Brain

Berkshire Grey, a provider of AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, has launched the next generation of Intelligent Enterprise Robotic picking and mobility solutions

Truck Talk: Sound off edition

The Supply Chain Journal

One of the unintended challenges arising from the near-silent operation of electric trucks is that you cannot hear them coming, especially if you are legally blind. This week, we look at how some truck manufacturers are soundly addressing the challenge. Out of sight.

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.

Vanguard Voice – Issue 104

Vanguard Software

The Latest Supply Chain News. The Wall Street Journal – Supply Chains Are Strained. These Companies Are Best Prepared. June 12, 2021 – Cargo ships stacked up at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Inventories of lumber, aluminum cans, tires, cardboard and plastic all running low.

Shipwell: Reducing food waste one on-time shipment at a time

The Supply Chain Journal

In the U.S., 30%-40% of food produced is wasted, according to the EPA. Food waste can occur on farms, in the supply chain, at stores and in homes. How much of that spoilage occurs in supply chains? A lot — about one-third, according to Shipwell. The carbon footprint of food waste in the U.S.

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Podcast | What’s Wrong With the Biopharma Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Brain

Despite its success in rushing COVID-19 vaccines to market, the biopharmaceutical supply chain is far from perfect

Episode 124 - SCU30: Supply Chain under 30 with Clay Phillips

Freight Plus

#SCU30. is where we talk with professionals under the age of thirty currently working the supply chain. In this episode of Consulting Logistics, we sit down with Clay Phillips, Business Development Manager at Supply Chain Now, to talk about his journey in the supply chain world.

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!

Leaseplan: Simplifying & Standardizing Procurement


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This Week in Logistics News (June 12 – 18)

Logistics Viewpoints

States continue to push for residents to sign up for the Covid-19 vaccination. In Massachusetts, the state is rolling out the Vax Express this week, which is a partnership between the MBTA and private health startup CIC Health.

Bell Canada: Managing Procurement During & Beyond the Pandemic


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3PL Selection: Rely on Customer Experience to Identify the Right Partner

Kane is Able

3PL selection has become a critically important decision for manufacturers and retailers as they seek the efficiency, flexibility and operational cost savings that third-party logistics providers can bring.

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.