Fri.Apr 16, 2021

Supply Chain Simulation: What You Need to Know

Vanguard Software

2020 Illustrates the Need for Better Supply Chain Scenario Planning. Supply chain management often promotes artificial intelligence (AI) as a universal benefit.

Improving Resilience and Agility with DevNet on One Network’s Adaptable Supply Chain Platform

The Network Effect

The post Improving Resilience and Agility with DevNet on One Network’s Adaptable Supply Chain Platform appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Platforms Technology

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Shipments up, freight spend way up — Cass reports

The Supply Chain Journal

Freight expenditures surged with another step higher in volumes, according to March data released by Cass Information Systems ( NASDAQ: CASS ) on Friday. The Cass Freight Index posted cycle highs with the expenditures’ subindex displaying a new record. The proxy for freight payments was 27.5%

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 04/09/2021 – 04/15/2021

All Things Supply Chain

Rising jet fuel price puts extra pressure on airfreight sector The rising price of jet fuel this year is further burdening companies with airfreight shipments, and could reduce limited capacity… General Weekly wrap-up air freight distribution networks suez canal supply chain supply chain weekly wrap-up

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!

FreightWaves Classics: Emery Worldwide dominated air freight forwarding for 40+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

The beginning. Emery Air Freight was founded in 1946 by John Colvin Emery, Sr. Emery, a U.S. Navy veteran, had gained experience in air transportation services while in the Navy.

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Consumers take a breather, freight volumes push higher

The Supply Chain Journal

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers). Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers). Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers).

What is the Lightning Network of Bitcoin?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Considerations Before Investing in Bitcoin! GET our EBOOK HERE. Lightning network article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

What Gartner’s new Magic Quadrant tells us about the real-time visibility market

The Supply Chain Journal

The leading real-time visibility solution providers are still relatively small players in a fast-growing market that will reach $1 billion by 2024, and they’re racing to build new technologies for their shipper customers, scale their carrier networks and create a blueprint for international expansion.

Amazon FBA Advantages and Disadvantages!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Which is Better? Amazon FBA or 3PL? Get Our EBOOK HERE. Amazon FBA advantages and disadvantages article and permission to publish here provided by Sheikh Fareed.

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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.

Using plants to cope with COVID – Cyberly

The Supply Chain Journal

COVID has impacted damn near every part of our lives, including giving us green thumbs. It turns out, we’re buying a lot of plants. And by a lot, we mean a lot. A survey of 300 independent garden centers found 87% of stores reported a significant increase in sales from 2019 to 2020.

Why Online Practitioner Communities Are a Valuable Professional Resource

MIT Supply Chain

Insights and resources for learning managers and educators on creating and nurturing communities. By: Eva Ponce and Arthur Grau The dramatic growth in online professional education owes much to the convenience and flexibility of the virtual classroom.

The Daily Dash: March trailer orders stabilize

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 report on preliminary U.S. net trailer orders, funding options for the highway trust fund and more. The High Five.

3 Practices for Better Logistics Management | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

As logistics management is a crucial part of supply chain management, the way companies handle it required changing, too. Logistics management is a controlled and optimized flow of goods on a local, regional or global level

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Who’s going public? – The Stockout

The Supply Chain Journal

Trust the experts at Echo Global Logistics for all your freight transportation and CPG shipping needs. Whether you are a Fortune 100 CPG company or a specialty food manufacturer, Echo has solutions to fit your needs.

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The Strategic Business Value Offered by a Carrier Network, Part 1

BlueYonder

The supply chain execution and logistics market has been transitioning to one that is supported by a broader range of networks.

The Stockout: L’Oreal’s supply chain running well — except in the US

The Supply Chain Journal

In today’s The Stockout, I discuss first-quarter earnings reports from Pepsi and L’Oreal.

DELMIA Communities Week in Review for April 12th

DELMIA Quintiq

Hello and Welcome to the Week in Review! This is the weekly blog post for a one-look overview of what happened in the DELMIA Communities this past week.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Who’s going public? – The Stockout

The Supply Chain Journal

Trust the experts at Echo Global Logistics for all your freight transportation and CPG shipping needs. Whether you are a Fortune 100 CPG company or a specialty food manufacturer, Echo has solutions to fit your needs.

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Are We Entering the Internet of Things Age?

Enterra Insights

As human beings, we are programmed to name things. Naming things helps us make sense of the world around us. In Mark Twain’s The Diaries of Adam and Eve , Adam gets upset when Eve starts naming things before he gets the opportunity. Adam laments, “I get no chance to name anything myself. The new creature names everything that comes along, before I can get in a protest. And always that same pretext is offered — it looks like the thing. There is the dodo, for instance.

More long-haul drivers eyeing final mile

The Supply Chain Journal

While the country shut down for the pandemic, the trucking industry shined. The current market was the light at the end of the tunnel: high volume, high rates and increased compensation for drivers.

3 Keys to LinkedIn Success with Vivica von Rosen

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Keys to LinkedIn Success with Vivica von Rosen. Viveka (Vivica) von Rosen and Joe Lynch discuss the 3 keys to LinkedIn success. Vivica is the co-founder of a company that teaches people to use LinkedIn to help salespeople create more qualified and quality conversations.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

Shooter kills 8 at Indy FedEx facility

The Supply Chain Journal

Eight people were killed late Thursday night at the FedEx Ground-Plainfield Operations Center near Interstate 70 across from the Indianapolis airport by a gunman who eventually took his own life.

How 0G Network Sensors Protect the Vaccine Cold Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The low-cost, low-power wireless network can significantly reduce the risk of temperature excursion, especially in developing nations

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Port of Savannah container moves jumped 48% in March

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s definitely not just West Coast ports touting record after record. Georgia’s Port of Savannah just reported an all-time high: 498,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container throughput in March, up 48% year on year.

What causes freight markets booms and busts?

MercuryGate

Like the broader economy and other markets such as real estate, the freight market experiences periodic ups and downs – booms and busts.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.