Tue.Jan 26, 2021

The Death of the Supply Chain and Birth of the Digital Supply Network

The Network Effect

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12 Steps to a Resilient Enterprise: Part 3 of 4


We’ve arrived at mile markers 7, 8 and 9 on the road to building lasting resilience and agility into your extended supply chain. Thanks for sharing the journey with me.


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The New Definition of Supply Chain Agility and Resilience in an Unpredictable World

Logistics Viewpoints

Natural disasters. Geopolitical events. Tariffs and trade regulations. The rise of ecommerce. The growing influence of social media. Prior to 2020, every supply chain in the world was challenged by increasing levels of demand unpredictability and market volatility.

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A New Approach to Contract Freight: How Shippers Can Refocus Their Transportation Strategy in 2021

Talking Logistics

In 2020, we saw the transportation industry’s resilience first-hand, as all parties of the supply chain navigated a challenging freight landscape to get goods to market.

Webinar on Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

How IoT-enabled Devices Change Product Development

Arena Solutions

Imagine a home that anticipates your every need. The front door unlocks the moment you approach, your fridge tells you when you’re low on certain foods, and the bathroom mirror analyzes your skin for health changes. It sounds like science fiction, right ?

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Demand Planning: Differentiated Forecast Strategy


Some time ago, I had been trying to help a business improve its statistical forecasting. We tried different parameters and different forecasting algorithms but the statistical forecast for about half of the products could not be improved no matter what we tried.

Learn key lessons to cope with current circumstances

Prophetic Technology

With COVID-19, people underwent a domino-effect of poorly-planned supply chains (SCs). The building-up of stocks involved both home and shopping outlets, while lacking primary products like Personal Protective Equipment (? PPE ,)? were the consequences. supply chain

Five Emerging Supply Chain Trends


Top five supply chain trends that you need to keep a close eye on over the next two to five years. The post Five Emerging Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends

Will spot rates follow the normal seasonality pattern or remain elevated

IT Supply Chain

By Stephan Sieber (pictured). CEO of Transporeon. The post Will spot rates follow the normal seasonality pattern or remain elevated appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Post Pandemic Stress Disorder in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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4 Tips to Meet Consumers’ Growing Fulfillment Demands

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Thanks to highly influential e-commerce giants, customer expectations are rapidly changing your fulfillment services. Customers are demanding quick and/or free delivery.

12 Freight Charges and Freight Fees: A Guide to Common Freight Shipping Costs, Charges, and Fees

Intelligent Audit

Freight managers have a lot to track and keep up with when it comes to logistical planning for shipments within the supply chain. Of all these, freight fee considerations are among the important but most overlooked.

Freight Market Index: For Those Who Like Challenges

BluJay Solutions

Guest commentary by Mike Mulqueen, JBF Consulting – as provided for the January 2021 Freight Market Index report.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

What is the Reverse Auction Process?

EC Sourcing Group

A reverse auction is the exact opposite of a traditional auction, in which a seller puts an item up for sale and buyers bid on it.

4 Transparency Takeaways from The Grocer’s 2021 Trends Report


Last week, The Grocer called on FCMG industry experts to share their predictions for a 2021 retail trends report. The report focuses on the lasting impact of Covid, but naturally, there are some crucial transparency-focused takeaways.

Supply Chain Efficiency Critical for Healthcare Shippers

Zipline Logistics

Supply chain efficiency is essential for organizations across all segments, but this competency is especially crucial for healthcare shippers.

Why Those Who Utilize Supply Chain Data Analytics Are Gaining a Competitive Advantage


Relying on the traditional system set up and design for supply chain management systems is becoming increasingly difficult. The old-school ways of doing things are proving ineffective and costly in the modern age.

Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.

Women on Starting and Succeeding a Supply Chain Business

Logistics Bureau

Why Supply Chain? What was the attraction? We have Suuchi Ramesh , Founder and CEO of Suuchi Inc., to answer these types of questions. Watch the video below: Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307.

Roadmap to Build a Data Driven Supply Chain


“We are surrounded by data, but starved for insights” – Jay Baer. Becoming a data-driven organization requires a change in culture. Such a transformation is definitely worthwhile as it is likely to become a company’s greatest business advantage.

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9 Step Formula to Bulletproof Your FMCG Channel and Distribution Strategy

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Arguably the most important element to any Route to Market strategy for a consumer goods company is their Distribution Strategy. Very often, when results are not coming in, the distributors get the blame and may even be replaced. Too often, their replacements perform in a similar fashion.

Paris 2021 – EN – Pierre-François Thaler


Pierre-François Thaler Co-Founder and Co-CEO. Pierre-François brings over 20 years of experience in Procurement to his current role as Co-Founder and Co-CEO at EcoVadis. Prior to founding EcoVadis, he was CEO of B2Build SA, the first B2B marketplace for the European construction industry.

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

Supply Chain News on Amazon Face Toughest US Union Battle Yet

Supply Chain Digest

Nearly 6000 Workers in Alabama to Start Voting by Mail Soon

Paris 2021 – FR – Pierre-François Thaler


Pierre-François Thaler Co-Founder and Co-CEO. Cofondateur et co-PDG d’EcoVadis, Pierre-François compte plus de 20 ans d’expérience dans le domaine des achats. Avant de fonder EcoVadis, il était à la tête de B2Build SA, la première place de marché B2B pour l’industrie européenne de la construction. Il a également été directeur de la division de l’externalisation des processus achats chez Ariba durant plusieurs années.

Supply Chain News on UPS to Exit LTL Business with Sale of Freight Unit to TFI International

Supply Chain Digest

UPS Can Concentrate Investments in Soaring Parcel Business, While TFI CEO Says LTL Rates Headed Higher to Improve Profits

Truckload Shipping Rates: What You Need to Know

Freight Center

While less-than-truckload or LTL shipping can accommodate a lot of shippers’ needs, it might not match your shipping needs.

GEP Outlook 2021 Report

It’s 2021, and many enterprises are still reeling from the unprecedented disruption of last year. Get a leg up with the GEP Outlook 2021 Report, featuring eight critical leadership themes that will help you navigate uncertainty and thrive in the new normal.