Mon.May 16, 2022

A Radical New Way to Think About Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC has done research and writing on supply chain collaboration networks. A supply chain collaboration network (SCCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain.

Transforming Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” That’s an oft-quoted saying of uncertain origin dating back to the 1980s. It rings so true, however, that it has often been misattributed to the late Albert Einstein to ensure it maintains it gravitas.


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Supply Chain’s Most Profitable Four-Letter Word: Data

Talking Logistics

Today, supply chain and logistics professionals are awash in all kinds of data. So, why do some companies seem to be drowning in it, while others find a way to convert it into business value? One area in particular where data plays a critical role is in transportation procurement.

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Disruption In Container Logistics With John Murnane

The Logistics of Logistics

The North American inbound supply chain was well-run and extremely cheap before the pandemic brought disruption to the logistics and transportation space. Since the pandemic, the shipping industry had to adapt and is still adapting to this uncertainty.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Real-time data and the road to net-zero

IT Supply Chain

By Phillip van der Wilt (pictured). VP EMEA, Samsara. The post Real-time data and the road to net-zero appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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How Can You Automate Procurement and Supply Chain Jobs?

All Things Supply Chain

Automation has brought a lot of value to industries across the United States in recent years.

Top 10 Logistics Companies in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our Top 16 Articles on Freight and Logistics! Flawless logistics can really be the secret ingredient to the recipe for a successful business.

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A call for action to Supply Chain leaders

Prophetic Technology

Significant advances in communication worldwide and the enormous increase in data processing capacity generated exponential growth in the Supply Chain (SC) complexity revealing a substantial rise in risks globally. supply chain analytics resilience risk management

The Power of Data Aggregation


Are you paying more than your competitors or peers for the same component? If so, which negotiation strategies—or alternative sourcing decisions—might reduce the gap? Does a proliferation of component stock-keeping units provide an opportunity for component aggregation and consequent price reduction?

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

How Oil and Gas Companies Can Benefit from 3PL | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

The oil and gas supply chain is an irreplaceable part of people’s lives: it warms houses and offices, fuels vehicles, and makes the world go around. Unlike any other industry, oil and gas supply chains are incredibly complex

Watch: Digital Data Drives Supply Chain Design

Supply Chain Brain

Digitizing data is of immense help in mitigating supply chain risks, says Bernard Tremblay, chief executive officer of the U.S. and Canada for Miebach Consulting

Evans Opens a New Warehouse Facility in Allen Park

3PL Insights

MELVINDALE, Mich. May 16, 2022 — Evans Distribution Systems, a full-service third-party logistics provider of warehousing, transportation, fulfillment, value-added, and staffing solutions, has expanded into a 265,000-square-foot warehouse based in Allen Park, Mich.

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Baby Formula Shortage Across the U.S. Not a Reflection of Global Supply Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Matters

Over the past several weeks there has been a lot of concern on the part of parents and families regarding the ongoing availability of baby formula across the United States.

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

Making Better Decisions, Faster in the New Era of Supply Chain Execution & Orchestration

Supply Chain Brain

In this executive panel, Blue Yonder and Armada Supply Chain Solutions discuss top challenges that continue to test supply chain teams across industries, from labor shortages and higher customer expectations to evolving regulations, sanctions, and international pressures

Staying Ahead of Holiday Allocation Issues as a Candy and Snacks Brand


The candy and snacks category is probably the most challenging category in the supply chain, perhaps second only to floral. The immense complexity of seasonality, temperature control, expiration dates, holiday packaging and event displays can cause even the best-oiled team to falter.

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What’s In Store for New-Age Digital Retail Supply Chains?


The pandemic has catalyzed supply chain transformation for many global retail enterprises.

FDA Announces Steps to Help Boost Baby-Formula Supply

Supply Chain Brain

Abbott Laboratories reached a pact with U.S. authorities that would allow it to begin making baby formula again at a troubled plant in Michigan, a move that could help ease a supply shortfall that has rattled many parents

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

AP News: McDonald’s to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Fewer Nuggets, Smaller Salads: Shrinkflation Hits U.S. Restaurants

Supply Chain Brain

America’s restaurants are in the same boat as the rest of the country, battling the soaring food and fuel costs that recently helped send U.S. inflation to a 40-year high

Dynamic Safety Stock in Retail


Underselling and overselling are common challenges for most retailers. On the one hand, companies strive to place just enough quantities of goods at the right locations, particularly at the right stores to enable buy-online-pickup-in store (BOPIS).

How Women Could Drive Further Growth in Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Despite the effects that recent disruptions have had on global economies, the manufacturing sector continues to exhibit strong growth with its production output growing to $41.9 trillion in 2021, up from $39.3 trillion in 2020 [i].

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.

Supply Chain News on Report Says Freight Volumes Starting to Slow

Supply Chain Digest

Rates still Up, but Trajectory Likely will Change Soon

What is a Seaport?


Port of Singapore. A seaport is an artificial harbor or wharf constructed to receive sea-going vessels, such as ships and barges. The word ‘Seaport’ comes from the French words ‘port’ (harbor) and ‘seafarer’ (sailor).

Supply Chain News on Shopify Tries to Out Amazon Amazon with Acquisition of Deliverr

Supply Chain Digest

eCommerce Fulfillment Platform will Enable End to End Logistics and Inventory Management, Shopify Says

Get It While It’s Hot: A Guide to Flash Sales

3PL Insights

Impulse buying is an online seller’s dream because it drives consumers to make fast purchasing decisions. Flash sales are a great way to motivate impulse purchases if the sellers present consumers with a deal that is too good to pass up.

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8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.