Thu.Sep 16, 2021

Supply Chain Risk Management: 7 Challenges Driving Increased Interest in Managed Service

Logistics Viewpoints

Disruption has been the name of the game for more than a year as supply chain leaders have been dealing with changing buyer behaviors, inventory management challenges, labor shortages, weather and pandemic-related uncertainty, cyber security threats and capacity constraints that continue to create significant supply chain volatility.

Steel Yourself for Change: Fully Optimized Master Production Schedules

DELMIA Quintiq

Metals producers, particularly in the steel sector, must constantly tread a fine line between reducing operating costs, maximizing profits and satisfying an increasingly demanding customer base.


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To Centralize or Decentralize? The Answer Depends on How Your Business Works


Looking at your supply chain to increase resilience? Are your past supply chain challenges due to poor supply chain planning? Are you wondering what the right balance of centralized control vs. decentralized responsiveness is?

The great divide: conquering the gap between manufacturing & warehousing systems

IT Supply Chain

By Keith Moore (pictured). Chief Product Officer, AutoScheduler.AI. The post The great divide: conquering the gap between manufacturing & warehousing systems appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

Record shattered: 61 container ships stuck waiting off California

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships at anchor or drifting in San Pedro Bay off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has now blown through all previous records and is rising by the day.

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How high can container shipping profits go? Will 2022 top 2021?

The Supply Chain Journal

Seven months ago, Maersk CEO Soren Skou touted Q4 2020 as “the best quarter ever.” Announcing the initial outlook for this year on Feb. 10, he said the best-case scenario “would basically mean for us to do four times what we did in the fourth quarter.”.

How Mailroom Management Software Boosts Last Mile Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 6 Techniques to Reduce Last Mile Delivery Costs! Mailroom management software article and permission to publish here provided by Arthur Zargaryan.

Big report on Robinson, Landstar sees strong performance but lurking problems

The Supply Chain Journal

The 3PL sector is healthy but suffering under the weight of stable contract rates and rising spot rates, and C.H. Robinson is feeling that impact.

John Lewis investments into digital paid off

IT Supply Chain

By Samantha Mansfield (pictured). Head of Strategy, LiveArea. The post John Lewis investments into digital paid off appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

Get them before they’re gone: 4 products to buy before holiday craze

The Supply Chain Journal

At this point, nearly everyone is familiar with the global supply chain issues that we just can’t seem to shake.

Going Beyond OTIF – Redefining the Notion of the “Perfect Order”

IT Supply Chain

By Bryce Boothby (pictured). MPO Board Member. The post Going Beyond OTIF – Redefining the Notion of the “Perfect Order” appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Blume Global lands $500M valuation with Bridgepoint deal

The Supply Chain Journal

Cloud-based logistics company Blume Global announced Wednesday it has raised new equity from Bridgepoint Group to continue its work to digitize customers’ supply chains, driving down waste and inefficiencies through automation and visibility applications.

Watch: Building Resilience in the Face of Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain Brain

Andrew Breckenridge, executive vice president of Fortna, tells how supply chain executives can engage in long-term planning to mitigate future risk, even as they’re battling the crisis of the moment

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.

Collaboration Technology for a More Sustainable Supply Chain


What’s in this Sustainable Supply Chain article : The problem of carbon emissions and waste derived from supply chains. The value of using technology to reduce wasted time and miles that contribute to higher carbon emissions.

Port of Mobile ‘expects growth will remain constant’

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Mobile in Alabama, boosted by a jump in refrigerated containers, reported a 34% year-over-year increase in cargo volume during the month of August.

Responsible Supply Chains: 'Tier 1' Visibility No Longer Cuts It

Supply Chain Brain

Eighty percent of supply chain compliance and ethics failures originate from sub-tier suppliers. How can they be held accountable

How to Choose the Best Fleet Management Software!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 5 Insights for Managing Your Fleet Strategy! Fleet Management Software article and permission to publish here provided by Korey Kashmer.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

A decade of grocery supply chain change — Point of Sale

The Supply Chain Journal

ArcBest is more than logistics. Whatever you do, whatever you ship, ArcBest makes it easier for you to do business. ArcBest combines reliable capacity, innovative technology and trusted relationships to take the complexity out of your supply chain and keep your shipments moving.

Why it might be time to throw out your old refrigerator and SAP APO

o9 Solutions

My refrigerator stopped making ice a few days ago. The rest of it works just fine, one side keeps things cold, the other keeps things frozen. It does the minimum that I need a refrigerator to do.

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Truckers to hit more potential flooding along Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Hurricane Nicholas, now a remnant low-pressure system, will continue to drench portions of the Gulf Coast. Nicholas made landfall early Tuesday morning along the Texas coast as a Category 1 hurricane , knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of people and flooding portions of the state.

Meet Demands For Supermarkets With AI-Driven Demand Forecasting


In the past two years, there has been a shift in how supermarket supply chains function. A report by Acosta, a US-based sales and marketing agency, on grocery store trends for 2021 indicates that 46% of people now use online delivery more than they did before the pandemic. .

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.

Health systems pushing medical suppliers on sustainability

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. The trend: As hospital systems aim to reduce their carbon emissions and other pollutants, they’re pushing manufacturers, distributors and other suppliers to adopt more aggressive environmental goals.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Honors Women of the Supply Chain


The post Supply & Demand Chain Executive Honors Women of the Supply Chain appeared first on JAGGAER.

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 17, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

See who was up and who was down

Inclusive Procurement: Designing Supplier Diversity


The post Inclusive Procurement: Designing Supplier Diversity appeared first on Ivalua

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.