Mon.Sep 14, 2020

Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

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Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility. 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 11am (SGT). Recent events have forced even the most robust businesses to go back to the drawing board. Now, more than ever, technology has made all the difference in keeping supply chains afloat.

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Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

In the post Hidden Suppliers Can Make or Break Your Operations (Harvard Business Review, May 2015), the authors write, “With the size and complexity of supply chains soaring, a daunting challenge is confronting companies: identifying the critical nodes hidden within the vast expanse of their supply networks.”

Winning Strategic Accounts with Michael Neme

The Logistics of Logistics

Winning Strategic Accounts with Mike Neme. Michael Neme and Joe Lynch discuss winning strategic accounts, understanding buyer behavior and aligning sales efforts to the customer’s buying behaviors.

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

No Industry Has A Better Success Metric than Baseball

Logistics Viewpoints

Baseball has a key performance indicator that is unrivaled. The Wins Above Replacement Value tells a team exactly what they need to do to succeed. In business, and the supply chain realm, no other success metric has this clarity.

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Benefits of Using Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security

In the Supply Chain

By Aaron Swain (pictured). Professional Writer & Blogger. The post Benefits of Using Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Security appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

International Supply Chain with xKD at Audi

All Things Supply Chain

To protect national industry and jobs, some countries impose extremely high import duties on finished products.

What COVID-19 Is Telling Us About Supply Chains

In the Supply Chain

Zak Rafiq, Wholesale Distribution & Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, Oracle NetSuite. The post What COVID-19 Is Telling Us About Supply Chains appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

o9 Solutions and FourKites partner to bring unprecedented connectivity between freight visibility and planning Control Towers

o9 Solutions

This article has also been published on Business Wire The partnership combines o9’s industry-leading integrated business planning platform with FourKites’ Visibility Cloud to provide end-to-end visibility to freight tracking.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

ThankX Delivery Services!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Last Mile Delivery! What is your Strategy? ThankX article and permission to publish here provided by Bruce Leto Jr.

‘Princes pursues transparency with Napolina QR codes’ – Food Manufacture


In the first of our projects to go live as a part of our partnership with the Princes Group , you can now find their supply chain and impact information opened up for customers to access at the point-of-sale.

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An Ounce of Prevention is better than…


You know the rest: a pound of cure! Unfortunately, most supply chain planning systems are based on responding and manual intervention to cure the problems and issues that arise.

U.S. Funds a Supply-Chain Center in Ghana: A Challenge to China and Russia?

Supply Chain Brain

The United States Agency for International Development recently awarded $15 million for creation of a research and training center for supply-chain management in Ghana. But the move might signal a broader effort by the U.S. to counter the growing economic influence of China, and to a lesser extent Russia, throughout the African continent

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Parcel Shipping & Their Intrinsic Relationship to Peak Season Success


More people are taking comfort from shopping online from the comfort of their own homes. With today’s technology, it makes e-commerce a lot more efficient and effective. E-commerce logistics and parcel shipping are the livelihoods of many businesses.

Building predictive analytics in an unpredictable age


With wild demand fluctuations and consistent disruptions to both production and transportation, supply chain managers are in dire need of accurate modelling and predictions.

Accelerating the digitalisation of supply chains: managing brand risk, enhancing the consumer experience, and removing defects

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

For many years, adding coding and marking technology to your manufacturing line was perceived simply as a compliance obligation. Now, with the advent of more complex requirements for supply chain trackability, coupled with increasing consumer demands for personalisation, provenance checks, and anti-counterfeit protection, that ‘simple’ coding and marking technology can be a big stepping stone towards both a fully-connected supply chain and an enhanced, interactive consumer experience

Building predictive analytics in an unpredictable age


With wild demand fluctuations and consistent disruptions to both production and transportation, supply chain managers are in dire need of accurate modelling and predictions.

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!

Watch: Keys to Supply-Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

Why do some supply chains bounce back from disruptions more quickly than others? New research from the Association for Supply Chain Management clarifies what makes a company resilient

Some Examples of Total Cost to Serve (TCTS) Models in FMCG Route to Market

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

In my last blog we discussed how the Total Cost to Serve (TCTS) can impact the FMCG Route to Market. Since then, I have had several questions and comments asking for some examples of TCTS models. So, in the link below, I have provided some examples. But first, let’s have a quick reminder on TCTS.

How to Make National Truck Driver Appreciation Week an Event that Lasts All Year

DAT Solutions

At this time last year we were finalizing our agenda for DATCON 2019, our user conference for brokers and 3PLs. I knew one session in particular would draw a crowd: “What Carriers Love and Hate About You.”

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020


National Truck Driver Appreciation Week holds a special meaning this year as truck drivers have gone above and beyond to keep stores, hospitals and other healthcare facilities stocked in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. The 3.5 million truck drivers working in the U.S.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Warehouses under extra pressure this Holiday Season


Christmas 2020 is set to break online shopping records as growth continues to accelerate due to the global coronavirus pandemic, with overall e-commerce sales expected to jump from initial predictions of 11% to 19% reaching £78.9bn (source: Edge Retail Insight ).

Enhancing Your Contract Management System for 2021


Whenever there are a variety of moving parts that all have to work seamlessly together – systems and processes can become convoluted. Procurement teams have to operate similarly to that of a clock. Each piece a cog, whose function affects the entirety of the clock.

Things you need to master to sell more on marketplaces


Online eCommerce is undoubtedly taking the world by storm. It is now a significant trend and needs for an hour. Have you ever thought about why global brands such as Amazon, eBay, Alibaba are far ahead and consistent in selling online? Well, the answer is they work on their strategies. Overview.

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Event-driven API Management introduction


We hope you are now convinced Event-Driven APIs matter! If not yet, please click HERE. So, let’s assume now you have Event-driven APIs and they work as intended. So, the next question is: How to manage them? This is … API Management AMPLIFY API Management api API Security API-First

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.