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Resilient supply chains require a shift in procurement strategy

Resilinc

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Is a Degree Needed for a Career in Software Engineering?

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured). Content Writer. The post Is a Degree Needed for a Career in Software Engineering? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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The Top CPO Metrics Used to Measure Inflation, Risk, and Uncertainty

ivalua

In recent years, the overall state of Procurement has been bolstered by increased proficiency, expanding engagement, and a growing direct impact on operations. However, the path to success is never easy. With inflation rising, CFOs must tighten their belts.

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Meta fined €265m over data protection breach that hit more than 500m users

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Brucciana (pictured). Cyber Security Advisor, WithSecure. The post Meta fined €265m over data protection breach that hit more than 500m users appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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What E-Commerce Is Teaching Us About Returns

Supply Chain Brain

Itamar Zur, co-founder and CEO of next-generation shipping platform Veho, wants e-tailers to fundamentally reframe how they think about the returns side of the business

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Supply Chain Math: Don’t Bring a Knife to a Gunfight

The Smart Software

Math and the supply chain go hand and hand. As supply chains grow, increasing complexity will drive companies to look for ways to manage large-scale decision-making.

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UK retailers respond to decline in consumer spending by offering extra discounts

IT Supply Chain

By Nikki Baird (pictured). VP of Strategy, Aptos. The post UK retailers respond to decline in consumer spending by offering extra discounts appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Logistics in 2023: Top five predictions for the industry in the upcoming year

Logistics Middle East

Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding - MEA, shares his top five predictions for the logistics industry in 2023. Logistics ANALYSIS COMMENT E-commerce SPECIAL REPORTS Supply Chain Technology Transport dhl dubai logistics middle east NEWS pharma logistics uae

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Practical Ways to Make Some Profit on Your Tech Devices

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post Practical Ways to Make Some Profit on Your Tech Devices appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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What An Agile Logistics Company Can Do For Your Housewares Supply Chain

West Coast and California Logistics

Increasing SKU count, fluctuating inventory, shifting omnichannel distribution, demanding retail compliance…these are just a few of the major supply chain challenges you’re facing as a housewares company.

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4 Trademark Tips For Branding Your New Company

IT Supply Chain

By Amanda Nelson (pictured). Professional Content Writer. The post 4 Trademark Tips For Branding Your New Company appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Leaders in Logistics 2022: MAPYR’s Ricky Gill confirmed as a featured speaker

Logistics Middle East

Gill will join industry leaders and supply chain experts on 8 December at the Leaders in Logistics summit, to discuss the latest trends and challenges facing the industry.

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Addressing Burnout in Supply Chain Management

IT Supply Chain

By Charlie Fletcher (pictured). Freelance Writer. The post Addressing Burnout in Supply Chain Management appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Chevron to Send First Venezuelan Crude Shipment to U.S. by Late December

Supply Chain Brain

Under the agreements, Chevron will take over operations at an oil upgrading facility where it will process about 1 million barrels of crude to be shipped to U.S. refiners

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10 supplier management best practices and strategies

Taulia

Supplier management is the term used to describe the processes of selecting and managing suppliers or vendors. It’s a hugely important element of operations for most companies, having a significant impact on costs, manufacturing, and cash flow.

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Can Digitization Help Supply Chains Steer Clear of Backlogs?

Supply Chain Brain

By digitizing documents and data, supply chains can realize cost savings, promote transparency, reduce risk and boost efficiency across the state of California.

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How Arena Helps Nascent UAM Industry Take Flight

Arena Solutions

In 1962, who would’ve thought the animators from Hanna-Barbera Cartoons in Los Angeles were already experimenting with urban air mobility (UAM)? Their cartoon, “The Jetsons” was living proof digital transformation was just around the corner.

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Watch: How Technology Can Solve the Last-Mile Puzzle

Supply Chain Brain

Last-mile logistics is more complicated than first- or middle-mile, and it's changing all the time, says Akash Agarwal, co-founder and chief business officer at Beans.ai.

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KanoPI: Our Proprietary Shipper Intelligence Tool

Zipline Logistics

If you’ve been doing business with major retailers for some time, you know by now that the road map to category leadership isn’t shaving pennies off transactional transportation costs. . It also isn’t breaking the budget to get product on shelf come hell or high water.

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Outlook of Sustainability Policy and Regulations on Supply Chains

American Global Logistics

Sustainability is in the headline news weekly, if not daily. It’s now a strategic issue. Ignore it at your peril. This post is the final one in a series on regulatory influence over sustainable supply chains. It is a forecast or future outlook of sustainability regulation on supply chains.

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The 24 Essential Supply Chain Processes in Practice

QAD

Recently, we completed a project with a greenfield EV OEM who is committed to establishing a supply-chain focus in their operation’s start-up.

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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.

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Amazon Is Shuttering Some India Businesses Amid Global Cuts

Supply Chain Brain

The company said it is exiting meal deliveries as well as a service providing bulk doorstep deliveries of packaged consumer goods to small businesses

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How To Fix Mean Absolute Error, Part 1

BlueYonder

The deceiving surprises that Mean Absolute Error hides from us. Executive summary. Mean Absolute Error is the first choice for practitioners when it comes to evaluate their model, owing to its simple definition and its intuitive business relevance.

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House Votes to Impose Labor Agreement on Rail Workers, Averting December Strike

Supply Chain Brain

Though a majority of the dozen unions have supported the agreement, four have voted against it and were prepped to strike come December

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Megatrends to Watch for in 2023

Enterra Insights

Over the past few years, there seems to be fewer articles making predictions and more articles discussing trends. This development may be because making predictions is often a fool’s errand. Historian Amanda Rees explains, “Humans have long tried to determine the shape of what’s to come.

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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.