Thu.Jun 10, 2021

My Response to SAP. Bigger, But Not The Answer We Need

Supply Chain Shaman

Mine is bigger than yours. Who cares, I say? This week, SAP announced the intention to build business communities to drive improved outcomes. I say, “About time.” ” However, when I get into the substance of the release , “I say not so fast.”

How can logistics handle disruption through supply chain resilience?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global trade disruption will continue to happen beyond the pandemic. Managing cross-border, international supply chains with multiple, disconnected systems and manual processes indeed have many pitfalls. One misfiled declaration, missing document, or unread urgent email can block a shipment.


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The Digital Path to Purchase is Difficult to Model

Enterra Insights

The marketing funnel was a reliable model for over a century.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – May 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A Chat with Scott Philipps Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

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.

How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity


Making sure that you are getting the best rate for your freight in an environment that demands fast shipping and detailed communication with customers is not an easy task. Shippers are struggling to keep operational costs down while improving efficiencies throughout their supply chains.

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Emerging Tech in Your Fulfillment Network: Stepping Beyond Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

As an entrepreneur I’ve been reflecting on this a lot: The current milestone in logistics and fulfillment is using emerging technologies to capture and leverage exponentially growing data sets in warehouses and throughout the entire fulfillment network.

5 Strategies to Increase LTL Freight Efficiencies and On-Time Performance

CH Robinson Logistics

While the transportation marketplace continues to face unique challenges in general, one of the specific challenges of the less than truckload (LTL) market is longer than normal transit times.

The Importance of Integrated Supply Chain Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Disintermediation of the Supply Chain! GET our EBOOK HERE. Integrated Supply Chain Management article and permission to publish here provided by Tyrone Fisher.

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Why It Is Worth Revisiting Your Packaging Strategies

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at The post Why It Is Worth Revisiting Your Packaging Strategies 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.

Top U.S. Maritime Regulator Sees Shipping Snarls Lasting to 2022

Supply Chain Brain

The top U.S. maritime regulator said stretched global supply chains pushing ocean-freight rates to record highs may stay strained into 2022, raising concerns about whether small American companies can weather another year of a tangled transport system and much higher costs

The Benefits of Creating a TMS Company Vendor Scorecard in your Buying Journey


With the growing shift toward a global market and network, digital platforms and foundations, and mobile communication tools, finding the right TMS company remains essential.

Interstate Batteries is Transforming its Automotive Supply Chain with Real-Time Visibility


The automotive spare parts industry is a highly competitive domain. Spare parts manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers are continually battling demand-supply fluctuations, unclear demand signals, and friction in the automotive supply chain.

Will Supply Chain Price Increases Result in Inflation? The Fed isn’t Worried…


As vaccination rates in the US, the UK, and Europe have risen, economies have shifted back and capital projects are beginning to resume. However, significant problems remain with respect to major shortages and price increases that exist in supply chains.

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!

US removes Defense Production Act ratings for some vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. The decision: Last week, the U.S. announced it was removing the priority ratings issued under the Defense Production Act for vaccines made by Sanofi, AstraZeneca and Novavax.

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How Supply Chain Inefficiencies Can Lead to Poor Customer Experience


The ever-changing retail landscape looks vastly different than it did a few decades ago, and it will look completely different still in another 20-30 years.

Looking forward for fleets of all sizes — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

The Supply Chain Journal

Dooner and The Dude welcome a big slate of guests during a special episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? at the FreightWaves Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit. They start off talking to Forward Air CEO Tom Schmitt about what it takes to attract and retain great talent.

Unpacking Wafer Price Increases From Leading Foundries


Recently, the industry’s largest pure-play foundries have been announcing wafer price increases for all their major production nodes.

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!

Port of LA reaches 10 million-container milestone

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Los Angeles on Thursday became the first port in the Western Hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period.

Steps to Pick the Best Bitcoin Wallet for Android!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What are Bitcoin Wallets? Best Bitcoin wallet for Android article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

Virtual Forum: The Supply Chain Content Crisis and How to Solve It


Sitecore and Bristlecone experts explore how the Supply Chain Content Crisis is uniting marketers and supply chain leaders with a shared commitment to enhancing the end-to-end customer experience. Key Takeaways. The struggle is real.

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Yellow defends transparency of CARES Act loan

The Supply Chain Journal

Yellow Corp. NASDAQ: YELL ] CEO Darren Hawkins is confident he can show lawmakers that his company’s $700 million CARES Act loan being scrutinized in a new congressional probe is in full compliance with the loan terms.

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.

Find warehouse workers: Navigating the challenges

Kanban Logistics

If your company is having trouble finding warehouse workers, you’re not alone. Warehouse staff is harder to come by than ever, with great competition for available candidates.

Flatbed steady amid lumber shortages, construction tightness

The Supply Chain Journal

House construction nationwide is being constrained by the tight supply and mile-high price of lumber, but this squeeze has not been felt by the flatbed truckers who haul these loads.

Operational Excellence is Key in a Supply/Demand Imbalanced Environment

Maine Pointe

For manufacturers, the picture across the US is one of accelerating demand, labor shortages, raw materials scarcity and spiraling costs. Without immediate action, it’s a pattern that could impact your productivity and impede your organization’s growth for the foreseeable future.

Exclusive: AgTC submits proposals to address ocean shipping crisis

The Supply Chain Journal

Just days before a critical hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation about the crisis facing American importers, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) has submitted three legislative proposals to enforce the carriage of trade and excessive penalties U.S.

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.