Tue.May 11, 2021

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human.

Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

“I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”. You may have heard this statement if you are advocating for a Production Scheduling solution in your company.


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How Supply Chain Optimization Enhances Your Strategic Business Plan


Most successful companies complete annual strategic business plans in order to identify and execute upon growth opportunities. Likewise, many growth-oriented companies employ supply chain planning (SCP) software to facilitate their growth and improve efficiency and customer service.

5 Shipper of Choice Characteristics for 2021: What’s New to Consider

C3 Solutions

In the now pandemic world of 2021, safety concerns grow more every day, leaving the shipper of choice, or preferred shippers, to reassure carriers worldwide. Not only does e-commerce continue to expand each year, but it was also made particularly difficult by the pandemic.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Seven reasons why Artificial Intelligence can’t drive business value alone

Supply Chain Trend

Artificial intelligence (AI) will be at the center of value creation in the future enterprise. It has the potential to augment and automate both physical labor and the knowledge worker.

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Digitizing The End-To-End Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chain


The post Digitizing The End-To-End Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Why Wall Street’s best-performing shipowner is building a war chest

The Supply Chain Journal

Your cash will pile up as the year goes on. More cash is coming next year. Your debt is already low. What will you do with all of this money you’re raking in?

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Arkad S.p.A. Selects Ivalua & PwC To Drive Its Procurement Transformation Journey


REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a leading global spend management cloud provider, and PwC, a trusted Ivalua implementation partner, today announced that Arkad S.p.A.

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Wall Street watching as TuSimple focuses on autonomous trucking’s holy grail

The Supply Chain Journal

As the first autonomous trucking software company to go public, TuSimple Holdings is earning Wall Street credibility. Most analysts offer positive commentary on the 5-year-old startup.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

In the Middle East, the Need for Risk Management Guides the Transformation Journey to Procurement 4.0


Risk management, cost reduction and digital transformation — these are the three top priorities for procurement organisations in the Middle East today, according to a global survey conducted by Ivalua’s global partner PwC.

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The airfreight market is so saturated that companies without precommitments, or the stomach to pay premiums, are having difficulty finding aircraft to move their goods.

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Ocean Carriers have the visibility and power to go on.

Prophetic Technology

How many barrels to produce, how many ships to sail or how to ship in advance? Demand for Shipping containers is hard to predict ahead of time.

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Soaking rain for truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

When it rains it pours, especially in the South on many spring days. Lately, it’s been the Deep South and Gulf Coast getting drenched, resulting in flash flooding and water rescues in Birmingham, Alabama, last week. Related: Flood threat not drying up across Deep South.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

C.H. Robinson Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

CH Robinson Logistics

Today I am excited to announce the release of our 2020 Sustainability Report , which highlights the work we are doing on the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) topics that are most critical to our business and to our stakeholders.

Indian drug producers carry on despite COVID-19 surge

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from the May 6, 2021 edition of Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. The threat: Drug producers in India are facing rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, skyrocketing prices for raw materials and transportation challenges.

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How To Build Supply Chain Resilience in a Connected World


Let’s say things are going smoothly for your online business. Sales are increasing, customers are happy, and you’re preparing to launch a new product line. .

Zencargo raises $42M to expand internationally

The Supply Chain Journal

Zencargo, a U.K.-based based digital logistics company, announced on Monday that it has raised $42 million in a Series B round led by Digital+ Partners with participation from existing investor HV Capital. The company has raised a total of $66.4 million since 2017.

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!

Supplier risk assessments: the foundation for building supply chain resiliency


The problem with most supplier risk assessments is that they’re focused on the highest-volume direct suppliers. This leaves companies blind to major risks in the lower tiers of their supply chains.

The Daily Dash: Colonial Pipeline shutdown special

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 latest coverage of the cyberattack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, along with more industry news. The High Five.

What does IoT mean for your business?

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured). Director & Co-Founder of Crystaline. The post What does IoT mean for your business? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Is 2021 a peak year for earnings? — 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 recently launched IT Outsourcing to help supply chain stakeholders hit development milestones without risking financial performance.

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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.

Government skills ‘revolution’ is letting tech companies off the hook

IT Supply Chain

By Venu Lambu (pictured). President of Global Markets, Mindtree. The post Government skills ‘revolution’ is letting tech companies off the hook appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply chain’s next victim: gamers — WTT [newsletter]

The Supply Chain Journal

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Newsletter. In this issue, PS5 delays extend into 2022, spot rates spike, who are the pipeline hackers, Nike and Postal Service settle on sneaker, and more. Rates rocket back up. SONAR.

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Exposed Major Weakness in National Cyber Strategy

IT Supply Chain

By Miles Tappin (pictured). VP of EMEA at ThreatConnect. The post Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Exposed Major Weakness in National Cyber Strategy appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The airfreight market is so saturated that companies without precommitments, or the stomach to pay premiums, are having difficulty finding aircraft to move their goods.

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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.