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Designing a Supply Chain Network: 5 Steps for Optimizing Profit

River Logic

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Virtual Twins, Global Operations and Sustainability

DELMIA Quintiq

I spent a total of five years in AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run organization. My last year there was as Global Chief Information Officer—I was responsible for enabling the operations of the 50,000-student organization via digital technology.


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Video: Dancing the Supply Chain

SCM Research

JSCM talked to me about my new paper, entitled Dancing the Supply Chain: Toward Transformative Supply Chain Management : Research Resilience Supply Chain Sustainability Transformation Video

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Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. While prior risk management disruptions occurred and quickly established a new normal, in the COVID-19 pandemic, the only normal is constant change.

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Digitally Transforming the Automotive Supply Chain


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Paris 2021 – EN – Eric Bouret


Eric Bouret CPO. Eric Bouret holds a Master’s degree from Grenoble Ecole de Management and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University. He began his purchasing career in Bouygues in 1998 at GFC Construction (Lyon). In 2003, he joined Norpac (Lille) as Purchasing Manager, then took in charge the purchasing department of QUILLE Construction in Rouen in 2006. He was appointed Purchasing Director in 2011, in charge of Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe.

Supply Chain Planning FUTURE THINKING

Prophetic Technology

The already complicated Supply Chain Planning (SC) tool gain significant complexity due to COVID-19. Without delay, industries of all kinds started pressing for better SC demand volatility strategies and building more robust sourcing materials and goods from suppliers. supply chain

5 Retail Supply Chain Insights to Improve Performance

CH Robinson Logistics

Like many industries, retail has been evolving for some time. Consumer demands are shifting shopping experiences and retail compliance programs are being enforced as the need to have the right inventory in the right place at the right time becomes even more critical.

Digitally Transforming Businesses with Robotic Process Automation

IT Supply Chain

By Dr Paul Rivers (pictured). Managing Director, Guidance Automation. The post Digitally Transforming Businesses with Robotic Process Automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Texas Power Failures Push Chip Shortage From Bad to Worse

Supply Chain Brain

Power outages across Texas caused by historically cold weather have shut down semiconductor plants clustered around Austin, further disrupting a supply chain that has already been falling short of customer needs

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Online boom makes oversized packaging unsustainable

IT Supply Chain

By Jo Bradley (pictured). Business Development Manager for packaging solutions, Quadient. The post Online boom makes oversized packaging unsustainable appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Reasons for Bitcoin Price Fluctuations !

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What’s the Difference Between Blockchain and Supply Chain? GET our EBOOK HERE. Bitcoin price fluctuations article and permission to publish here provided by Dean Miller.

6 Tips to Reduce Total Logistics Cost Using Freight Data & Analytics

Intelligent Audit

than measuring what’s happened. Data collected through automated data collection and logistics cost monitoring adds value. And it mandates the use of machine learning as part of business intelligence.

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.

Master Schedule in Supply Planning


The Master Schedule is part of the Roles and Responsibilities of S&OP. The Master Schedule plays in Supply Chain, a key role in the successful implementation of an S&OP plan. Both the Supply Planning and Master Scheduling functions and the S&OP plan seek to maximize the company’s profits.

How To Improve Your Supply Chain Forecasting To Navigate 2021


The post How To Improve Your Supply Chain Forecasting To Navigate 2021 appeared first on ThroughPut.

A Handy List of Keys to Careful, Comprehensive Inventory Management

Supply Chain Action Blog

I’m sure there are a lot of ways to summarize a careful, comprehensive approach to inventory management. You may even be able to add to this list below or create your own, but this may be one handy way to think about it. It might seem a little “corny”, but as a memory aid, I call this approach 5A6?. . A nticipate market requirements. A ccount for your actions. A ccurately calculate safety stock. A ccess information and use it instead of inventory.

How To Improve Your Supply Chain Forecasting To Navigate 2021


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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.

How Intelligent Events Improve the Forecast for Pumpkins


You wouldn’t know it from what you see today, but the first Jack-o’-lanterns were made from turnips. In fact, the event that we now call Halloween was based on the Celtic festival of Samhain, marking the end of summer.

SKU Rationalization: What Is It and Why Is It Needed?

Vanguard Software

SKU rationalization is used to reduce the number of SKUs based on underperformance or duplication. Vanguard Predictive Planning™ enables organizations to have real-time visibility of sales and forecasts at the SKU level, creating a scalable, ongoing approach to SKU rationalization.

Rethinking Supplier (Information) Management

HICX Solutions

The latest episode of Dial P for Procurement (an hour-long monthly livestream event co-hosted by industry influencer, Kelly Barner, and Supply Chain Now Founder Scott Luton) featured HICX Chief Commercial Officer, Ragnar Lorentzen in a conversation with Jeffrey Ostrander, Head of Supply Transactions, Western Hemisphere at Schlumberger.

Retail Startup Tips When Choosing a Shipping Solution!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 22 Tips for Offering Profitable Free Shipping! Infographic). Shipping solution article and permission to publish here provided by Rashmi Sharma.

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.

4 Major Sourcing Trends for a ‘New Normal’ World


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6 transportation trends to watch in 2021

DAT Solutions

Being a freight and analytics organization, we look for clues in data, especially as it relates to truckload capacity. When guaging the direction of commercial freight markets in 2021, there are some indicators that require extra scrutiny this year. Trucking Industry Trends

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In 2021, a Relook a the MIT Supply Chain 2020 Project from 2004

Supply Chain Digest

Rediscovering Dr. Larry Lapides Search for Supply Chain Excellence

Adobe Sign


Adobe Sign, an Adobe Document Cloud solution is a cloud-based, enterprise-class e-signature service that lets you replace paper and ink signature processes with fully automated electronic signature workflows. With it, you can easily send, sign, track, and manage signature processes using a browser or mobile device. Visit Adobe Sign’s site. The post Adobe Sign appeared first on Ivalua

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?