Sat.Jul 31, 2021

What is Supply Chain Control Tower? Its Benefits & Features


Supply chains today can vary from simple to highly complex global networks. The use of several third-party logistics providers often weakens supply chain visibility and can make it difficult to track orders as they move through the system.

Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Only 21% of supply chain organizations believe they have a highly resilient network. In the wake of pandemic-induced volatility, how can companies adjust to supply chain disruptions


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Short haul freight drives carrier compliance higher

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Long Haul Outbound Tender Volume Index, Tweener Outbound Tender Volume Index, Short Haul Outbound Tender Volume Index, Local Outbound Tender Volume Index – USA SONAR : LOTVI.USA, TOTVI.USA, SOTVI.USA, COTVI.USA.

Planning for the Unpredictable With Future-Proof Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

When it appears likely that pandemics, 100-year weather events and simmering political unrest will be ongoing, h ow should companies plan for such a future

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.

How does Congress want to make trucking safe in 2022?

The Supply Chain Journal

Lawmakers responsible for funding agencies within the executive branch publish documents – called congressional reports – that accompany the funding legislation to give agencies a sense of where some in Congress stand on issues that do not make it into the bill.

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Viewpoint: Newer trucks help companies lower cost of onboarding drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. By Katerina Jones.

Robots Offer Solution to Peak Season Labor Charges

Supply Chain Brain

With a growing labor shortage, a boom in e-commerce and a looming peak season, the commingling of humans and robots represents not only relief, but the future of warehouse labor

The Log Book: Walmart honors driver in Every Day Heroes program

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry.

5 Last-Mile Trends to Have on Your Radar

Supply Chain Brain

The COVID-19 pandemic, our growing comfort with technology, and our rising expectations as customers have redefined the way we shop. Is your fleet leading the way, or lagging behind the competition?

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.

Make the Transition to Data-Driven Lifecycle Management

Supply Chain Brain

Unplanned downtime can have detrimental effects in DC operations -- but achieving the desired levels of reliability is one area where traditional lifecycle management strategies may fall short

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