Fri.Aug 05, 2022

Podcast | Quantum Computing for the Supply Chain: Is It Here Yet?

Supply Chain Brain

Quantum computing has arrived. But is it mature enough to solve brutally complex supply chain problems

Buying 2021 Holiday Gifts for the 2022 Holiday Season

Enterra Insights

If supply chain snarls kept you from receiving items you wanted last Christmas, you’re in luck. Those items are now arriving in U.S. ports and you may be able to get them at a bargain price.


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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 5, 2022)

Talking Logistics

There are many reasons why I can’t think straight this morning, so I’ll just go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain disruptions continue to lead to product shortages around the world. Somehow, Halloween is (sort of) right around the corner, and a lack of raw ingredients for candy are making things more scary than a haunted house.

Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.

The Zergratran Story with Byron Bennett

The Logistics of Logistics

Byron Bennett and Joe Lynch discuss the Zergratran story. Byron is the Founder and CEO of Zergratran , an innovative and sustainable high-capacity transportation company that is building the world’s first tunnel to expedite shipping goods between the North Atlantic and the North Pacific.

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All Things Supply Chain

congress passes bill boosting the semiconductor industry The U.S.

Visits to shops drop to pre-pandemic levels, but shoppers are still spending online

IT Supply Chain

By Ted Rogers (pictured). Chief Revenue Officer at Digital River. The post Visits to shops drop to pre-pandemic levels, but shoppers are still spending online appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Watch: Forced Labor in the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Suzanne Offerman, senior marketing manager for Onesource Global Trade at Thomson Reuters, describes the technology needed to avoid forced labor in manufacturing supply chains

Is blockchain the key to battling counterfeit goods & improving supply chain traceability?

IT Supply Chain

By Dominic von Trotha Taylor (pictured). CEO & Chairman, iov42. The post Is blockchain the key to battling counterfeit goods & improving supply chain traceability? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Maersk reports record-breaking Q2 2022 earnings at $21.7 billion

Logistics Middle East

Maersk has revisited its earlier guidance for the full year 2022 and increased the current share buyback programme, based on the strong results. Logistics Air cargo Business Maritime NEWS Ports & Free Zones Supply Chain logistics Maersk Maersk Line

Why Returns Happen More Around Peak Season and What to Do About Them

Intelligent Audit

As August returns, shippers’ concerns over the big show—the holiday peak shipping season—begin to come to life. There is a massive push to increase inventory in advance, and everyone starts thinking about how they will survive the holiday rush, from food supply chains to other goods.

Sustainable supply chains: why we need to rethink supplier segmentation


By Anthony Payne, Supplier Experience Manager specialist. As environmental concerns continue to take centre stage, businesses are under more pressure than ever to act sustainably. Encouragingly, sustainability is now a topic for many boards.

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Aug, 5, 2022

Supply Chain Digest

See who was up and who was down

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.

Insights Into DHL’s Growth Strategies


Insights From DHL’s Focus on Tech And Innovation Frank Appel, CEO DHL believes it’s important to digitize to take DHL’s logistics operations to the next level. DHL plans to spend close to EUR 2 billion for digitization, improving customer and operational experience.

Happening Now: Container ship logjams have returned

West Coast and California Logistics

Container ship logjams at US ports are (unfortunately) back in a big way. This time, however, the congestion is spread out across the US – especially the East and Gulf Coasts – instead of being concentrated on the West Coast. Port Logistics Drayage Happening Now

7 Major Routine Maintenance Problems to Avoid At All Costs (infographic)

USC Consulting Group

Minor snags in routine equipment maintenance procedures seem harmless, but can create enormous problems in your operations. Besides slowing down orders and causing havoc on your line, the costs of this unplanned downtime adds up significantly. How much pain do routine maintenance problems really cause? The numbers are befuddling. $50 50 billion – The average cost to industrial manufacturers of unplanned downtime. $2 2 million – The average cost of each case of unplanned downtime.

Time to rethink supplier segmentation


Anthony Payne, CMO of HICX, the Supplier Experience Management platform discusses why now is the time to rethink supplier segmentation. As environmental concerns continue to take centre stage, businesses are under more pressure than ever to act sustainably.

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.

The Complete Retail Analytics Buyer’s Guide


The post The Complete Retail Analytics Buyer’s Guide appeared first on Alloy

B2B E-Commerce Trends in 2022


The e-commerce trends are pretty exciting to significantly serve the business purpose and consumer demands. These days B2B e-commerce trends are grabbing a vast crowd to enhance the market’s sales greatly.