Wed.Jul 28, 2021

Your Demand Forecast Is Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It.


If you were still using a computer or a telephone from the 1960s today, you’d get some strange looks, to say the least.

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation


Part of the challenge in managing the modern supply-chain is due to its sheer size and complexity. There are many working parts, network partners, and opportunities for things to go wrong that some are often overlooked.


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The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Demand Planning in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. Dave Jordan Supply Chain S&OP Forecasting & Demand Planning Supply Chain House

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Top 5 'Summer 2021' Supply Chain Technology Blogs

C3 Solutions

This summer, our Dock Scheduling and Yard Management specialists have noticed a major correlation between the focus on ROI for companies shopping around for new tools and the associated cost some are experiencing for not pulling the trigger quick enough (aka the cost of inaction).

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Looking ahead to Q4 ? Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Most automakers rely on “just-in-time” manufacturing to optimize production. That model requires precise coordination throughout every link in the global supply chain. And that’s where AIT Worldwide Logistics comes in.

Give a little respect

IT Supply Chain

By Charlie Walker (pictured). Head of Marketing at Walker Logistics. The post Give a little respect appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Job Preparation for Supply Chain Students!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 5 Minute Job Interview Tips for Success! Job preparation article and permission to publish here provided by Alisia Stren. Students start looking for a job early.

Warning: Book now or ‘Christmas may be canceled’

The Supply Chain Journal

Containers don’t lie — and currently they tell the unvarnished ugly story of the supply chain bottleneck facing importers. shippers this holiday season will need more than Rudolph’s red nose to guide them through the whiteout of congestion.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Delivery Management Guide: Improve Your Delivery Management Systems


Want to know the secret to creating a memorable post-purchase experience? Fast, reliable, and consistent delivery. Here are the facts: 41% of consumers are willing to pay more for same-day delivery.

Broad supply chain issues behind international intermodal container delays: NS

The Supply Chain Journal

The challenges in timely delivery of international intermodal containers are more about the wider congestion issues facing the supply chain and less about any capacity limitations on Norfolk Southern ’s network, executives said during NS’ second-quarter 2021 earnings call on Wednesday. “It’s

Improve Your Crypto Asset Security!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What are Bitcoin Wallets? Crypto asset security article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Cryptocurrencies are considered as the utmost profitable asset at the instance.

TextLocate offers a complimentary communication experience to established FreightTech

The Supply Chain Journal

Not every technological solution solves every problem that supply chain actors are experiencing within their position. Some platforms excel in load execution, but fail to provide proper back office automation.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

B-Connect Partners with Supply Chain Junction to Power Manhattan’s Solutions in Egypt


We are pleased to announce a new partnership with B-Connect and HO Group in Egypt. Press Release

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2 Port Houston terminals remain closed due to hardware failure

The Supply Chain Journal

Port Houston halted operations Tuesday at its two main public container terminals due to a major hardware failure, officials said. The issues at the Bayport and Barbours Cut terminals were first reported Tuesday, just before the gates were set to open at about 7 a.m.

ERP – mission control for the UK’s space industry

IT Supply Chain

By Sara Duff, (pictured). UK Country Manager at The post ERP – mission control for the UK’s space industry appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

XPO ends an era with strong Q2 results

The Supply Chain Journal

XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) has ended a remarkable 10-year run with a bang. In its last reporting quarter as a consolidated entity, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based transport and logistics concern reported second-quarter revenue of $5.04 billion, a quarterly record.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

The three rules to ensure you avoid the pitfalls of data migration

IT Supply Chain

By Beth Peckover (pictured). VP Operations at Kallik. The post The three rules to ensure you avoid the pitfalls of data migration appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

On Tuesday , ENERGY Transportation Group, an asset-based third-party logistics firm headquartered in Montreal, announced the opening of its brokerage division in Chattanooga, Tennessee, furthering its penetration into the North American transportation ecosystem.

Supply Chain Visibility Solved via Trackers, Software & Service


Of all the benefits supply chain visibility affords, greater control is undoubtedly one of the most important. VPs of logistics, transportation directors, and warehouse managers often feel they are operating in the dark once a package leaves a warehouse.

10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS


SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting July 28, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Show us your supply chain wit

Gartner CEO survey reveals cost optimisation as top issue that chief supply chain officers should focus on in the near future

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A survey by Gartner, Inc. among 199 CEOs and senior business executives in supply-chain-intensive industries showed that 17% see cost optimisation as the No. 1 issue that chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) should focus on in the near future, followed by supply chain resilience (16

The Importance of Continuous Learning


Michael Prim runs the Service First initiative at Blue Yonder, which aims to provide guidance to key players within Blue Yonder on what it means to be SaaS (Software-as-a-Service).

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Inventory Levels Continue to Fall

Supply Chain Digest

Savvy Management or the Result of Supply Challenges

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.