Thu.Aug 04, 2022

Modernizing Your Supply Chain is Not Enough

Enterra Insights

The late Thomas Samuel Kuhn, an American philosopher of science, introduced the term “paradigm shift” in his 1962 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The term caught on.

Can Improving Forecast Accuracy Address Our Demand Planning Woes?

Logistics Viewpoints

If “the forecast is always wrong,” is improving forecast accuracy even the solution to our demand planning woes? In times that continue to defy our ability to predict them, the words of famous statistician George Box have never been more right: “All models are wrong, but some are useful.”


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Reduce Excess Inventory While Protecting Margins with a Pricing and Promotion Analysis  Solution


Your ship’s come in! That’s a good thing, right? Much of the merchandise languishing aboard cargo ships stuck in ports around the world during the pandemic-fueled supply chain crisis has made it to store shelves.

Why organisations need better Identity Access Management systems after the T-Mobile fraud scheme

IT Supply Chain

By Chad McDonald (pictured). CISO at Radiant Logic. The post Why organisations need better Identity Access Management systems after the T-Mobile fraud scheme appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

What If You Treated Your Data Supply Chain Like the Physical Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Brain

While the task and responsibility for managing the data supply chain is primarily the responsibility of information technology professionals, the concepts and tools we use every day directly apply to the data supply chain as well as the physical supply chain.

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Are Global Supply Chains Recovering- One Perspective

Supply Chain Matters

In our prior published Supply Chain Matters commentary, we reviewed and provided some added insights on July’s global manufacturing PMI indices which are pointing to declining global supply chain production momentum.

Organisations worldwide must modernise through software

IT Supply Chain

By Stephen Gates (pictured). Security Evangelist at Checkmarx. The post Organisations worldwide must modernise through software appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Prepare For Peak Season and Your Future Supply Chain Strategy


The supply chain has been through a lot over the past few years, and the instability, uncertainty, and volatility have not yet entirely subsided. Peak season pressure in the months ahead keeps the future of the supply chain atop the list of genuine concerns for many businesses.

Watch: Turning Supply Chain Transparency Into Action

Supply Chain Brain

Achieving supply chain visibility isn't a matter of spending years to acquire a fixed view of suppliers, says Jack Dobson, commercial account lead with Palantir. It's about managing relationships that are in constant flux

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Brewer Supplier Relationships in a Changing Beer Industry


One of my favorite movies is Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. It was a drama that had some very comedic moments. In one segment, Robin Hood had a not too friendly run in with Friar Tuck. After a slight skirmish, he convinced him to join his merry band to impart some spiritual guidance.

For Inventory Management Agility, Plug Into a Supplier Ecosystem

Supply Chain Brain

It is by now painfully clear that the vast majority of small and medium-sized businesses need to adopt a new approach to supplier networks and inventory management if they are to stay sufficiently agile to be competitive

The State of Supply Chain Sustainability 2022

Supply Chain Digest

Review of State of Sustainability Report 2022 from CSCMP

Apollo-Led Group to Buy Cargo-Hauler Atlas Air for $2.9 Billion

Supply Chain Brain

An investor group led by Apollo Global Management Inc. is acquiring Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. for about $2.9 billion, expanding its foray into aircraft leasing and charter flying as demand for air cargo cools from pandemic-era highs

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Video: The value of syncing supply chain data with media spend


In this recorded panel at AdWeek’s Commerce Week, Crisp speaks with OMG’s John Schorr about how access to live retail data will change the game in CPG advertising.

U.S. Bid to Cap Russian Oil Prices Draws Skepticism Over Enforcement

Supply Chain Brain

The Biden administration’s push to form an international buyers’ cartel to cap the price of Russian oil is facing resistance from maritime insurers that it cannot be reliably enforced

Mean Absolute Percentage Error (MAPE) Has Served Its Duty and Should Now Retire


Executive summary. According to Gartner (2018 Gartner S ales & O perations P lanning Success Survey ), the most popular evaluation metric for forecasts in Sales and Operations Planning is Mean Absolute Percentage Error (MAPE). This needs to change.

U.S. Adds 528,000 Jobs in July as Market Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Supply Chain Brain

The U.S. added 528,000 jobs in July as the jobs market returned to pre-pandemic levels, adding a total of 22 million jobs since reaching a low in April 2020

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The State of ePayables 2022: Survey of 184 AP Departments


The post The State of ePayables 2022: Survey of 184 AP Departments appeared first on Ivalua

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Five Supply-Chain Challenges and How Process, People and Technology Can Help Overcome Them

Supply Chain Brain

Here are five challenges facing supply chain managers today, with guidance on how a partnership approach that combines process, people and technology can help

Amware CEO appears on 'Get Down to Business' program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on the Get Down to Business with Shalom Klein radio show to discuss the importance of "everything that happens after the click" in eCommerce. Fulfillment Operations

The Benefits of Demand Forecasting

Blue Ridge

Each business is different and each has its own unique needs and challenges, but some things remain the same for all. Demand forecasting is a crucial step for any inventory-based business. Why is this important?

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Data integrity: The secret ingredient in Sony’s retail strategy


The post Data integrity: The secret ingredient in Sony’s retail strategy appeared first on Alloy

5 Steps to Strategic Spend Management


• An organization’s long-term growth and sustainability are hinged on strategic management of organizational expenditures. • An organization’s spending determines how much money goes to suppliers and how much remains to pursue other strategic growth objectives.

Why Is Supplier Experience Now Such a Key Priority?


The era of Supplier Experience is here.

5 ways to improve your procurement processes

Skill Dynamics

Ensuring efficiency in your procurement process has a positive chain reaction within your entire organization. The objectives of a world-class procurement organization are far beyond the traditional belief that procurement’s primary role is to obtain goods and services in response to internal needs.

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Jet set go with LogiNext’s Integration Marketplace!


Why your delivery management tech platform needs a solid integration marketplace? Managing home deliveries and logistics relies a lot on manual processes. And this leads to inefficiencies.

Webinar: Build an Agile Logistics Network for Peak Season and Beyond