Fri.Nov 20, 2020

Mourning the Death of the Data-Driven Supply Chain Guy

Supply Chain Shaman

Joe died Wednesday. As a great supply chain leader and my client for ten years, his energetic spirit always lifted my soul. In 2018, after a severe operation for kidney cancer, Joe declared to me in a positive voice that he was going to beat his diagnosis of stage 4 liver, brain, and lung cancer.

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4 Reasons Why Good Design Is Essential for Supply Chain Dashboards


Detective Joe Friday had a way with words. Even if you’ve never seen a Dragnet re-run in your life, or you’ve never heard of Joe Friday, his catchphrase, “Just the facts, ma’am,” is a good motto for running your business.

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It’s all on the label? How e-labelling can make sure it is!

IT Supply Chain

By Seth Kane (pictured). Vice President of Strategy at Kallik. The post It’s all on the label? How e-labelling can make sure it is! appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Cranberries: A Thanksgiving Tradition


When someone mentions Thanksgiving dinner, the image that traditionally comes to mind includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry sauce.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Talking Turkey for Thanksgiving

Enterra Insights

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, one of the things we are thankful for is the food that graces our tables. According to Farok J. Contractor ( @FarokGlobalBiz ), a Distinguished Professor of Management & Global Business at Rutgers University, we can thank the global supply chain for many of the food items we will consume — including the turkey. He’s not just referring to today’s global supply chain, but to historical global supply chains as well.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 11/13/2020 – 11/19/2020

All Things Supply Chain

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The EU MDR 2021: Countdown to Compliance

IT Supply Chain

By Volker Watzke (pictured). EU Medical Device Sector Manager, Domino Printing Sciences. The post The EU MDR 2021: Countdown to Compliance appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Three out of four companies change their supply chains to deal with the covid-19 pandemic and meet new challenges

BluJay Solutions

Industritorget covers BluJay’s recent report that shows how companies and supply chains are adapting how they work to strengthen their long-term sustainability in a time of revolutionary change. Read the full story in Swedish here. In The News Industritorget

Learn How e-Commerce Fulfillment Groomed Petco for Success

Supply Chain Nation

We recently wrapped up CloudCon , our digital conference where product experts and customers shared their experiences transforming their supply chain to survive and thrive during the global pandemic.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Retailers must collaborate to become future-fit


With the upwards trajectory of demand for online shopping rising much more sharply than anticipated, retailers have felt a huge strain on their supply chains and have struggled to maneuver business operations quickly to keep up with changing consumer attitudes.

Catalog Management Systems market trends


According to Market sand Markets, the global catalog management systems market is likely to grow to USD 1,190.0 million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.0% during the forecast period.

How Driscoll's Is Tilling Its Demand Chain for Food’s Data-Driven Future

Supply Chain Brain

Ever since access to ubiquitous real-time data emerged as a technological reality, businesses have been lured by the possibility of redirecting their supply chains toward a model driven by demand.

Food Producers: Is Your Data Telling the Right Story?


In previous blog posts about how food businesses can be a successful partner to retail buyers, we've discussed how important it is to share data that only you have with your customers in the food supply chain. Business Insights

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Podcast | Supply-Chain Finance: A Life Preserver for Small Suppliers?

Supply Chain Brain

In an economic downturn, how do smaller businesses gain access to liquidity, which often isn’t available to them at any price

How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney. Charley Dehoney and Joe Lynch discuss how will you compete with Amazon. Charley is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor in the logistics and transportation space who has successfully launched and grown multiple companies.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 20, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Why join Indago? Here’s a reason given by one of our members, the Director of Freight & Warehousing at $1B+ Food & Beverage Company: “I decided to join Indago for two reasons. One is to be part of a group that provides real time feedback from companies on topics in the supply chain world.



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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

How to prepare for a systems integration: governing the data exchange among cloud IT applications


With the advent of SaaS applications, companies have been able to take advantage of quick implementations and a short time to value. However, exchanging data among a new SaaS application with other SaaS and on-premise applications is sometimes an afterthought.

Black Friday - Sink or swim moment for warehouses


The annual rush to grab a bargain is set to break all records as Black Friday fever lets rip on 27th November.

Brexit Transition – Navigating the New UK Sanctions Regimes

BluJay Solutions

While the UK-EU trade negotiations were forced to move to virtual due to COVID-19, the UK Sanctions Unit pressed forward with a series of webinars geared toward preparing the Trade for the end of the transition period.

Seven Keys to Logistics Success for Direct-to-Consumer Manufacturers

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Dipti Gupta,Logistyx Technologies. In recent years, manufacturers have been profoundly impacted by increased customer demand for delivery speed and precision, increased competition, and the growth of ecommerce platforms. Many have begun to explore a direct-to-consumer sales approach to better navigate an increasingly complex environment

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.

The Potential Impact of a Carbon Levy on Shipping Costs

Supply Chain Brain

It's been a year of big changes for the maritime and shipping industries

The Winning Strategy for High Volume Ecommerce Fulfillment

Invata Intralogistics

Ecommerce fulfillment is challenging not just because ecommerce customers have come to expect lightning fast delivery, but also because of the highly unpredictable nature of ecommerce consumer ordering patterns.

Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference Opens

Supply Chain Brain

The 10th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), an annual signature event for the industries jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today, running online for the first time in light of the pandemic.

Episode 105 - Data Security from the legal Perspective with Ray Biederman at Proteus Discovery Group

Aborn and Co.

Often when talking about data security, we address it from the IT perspective of what can we do to stay safe but understanding where you are legally liable can be just as important.

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.