Tue.Mar 02, 2021

The Day of Reckoning for Sustainability Claims


Traceability will be key in meeting consumer demands for sustainability. The short version: if you can’t track the complete history of a product, including material and labor inputs, you can’t make an ironclad claim about its sustainability.

Achieving Overall Logistics Effectiveness in Warehouse Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Mike Khodl, VP of Differentiated Technologies at Dematic. We spoke mostly about achieving optimal warehouse performance.


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Frequently Asked Questions about S&OE


This is a guest entry by Sander van Lokven, General Manager at Districon Solutions North America, an AIMMS implementation partner. Districon is a consulting company that brings the power of optimization and analytics closer to supply chain processes.

Cognitive Computing in the Digital Era

Enterra Insights

People struggle to label, define, and describe new technologies. For example, when the car was first developed, people called it a horseless carriage. Today, we find the same phenomenon occurring with driverless cars. If the term “automobile” wasn’t already taken, it might well be the term used to describe autonomous vehicles.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Cost and Complexity – Factory Perspective on Inventory Golden Rules


The purpose of this blog is to explain a basic costing challenge in factories and their impact on critical SCM analysis and decisions. Cost and Complexity – Factory Perspective on Inventory Golden Rules was first posted on March 2, 2021 at 8:03 am. ©2017

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How to Become a Supply Chain Game Changer! RateLinx Interviews Mike Mortson!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Oracle Interviews Mike Mortson! Get Our EBook here. Ratelinx interviews article with Mike Mortson originally appeared on ratelinx.com.

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Toxic online content harms moderators’ mental health

IT Supply Chain

By Crispin Pikes (pictured). CEO & Founder of Image Analyzer. The post Toxic online content harms moderators’ mental health appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Global Trends in the Metal Commodities Industry

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Commodity (or Category) Management – What is your Buying Strategy? Get Our EBOOK HERE. Metal commodities industry article and permission to publish here provided by Cindy Cummings.

Technology will play a central role in an SME led recovery

IT Supply Chain

By Steve Hare (pictured). CEO, Sage. The post Technology will play a central role in an SME led recovery appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

7 Ways to Help Raise Capital!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions: Things You Should Know About. Get Our EBook here. Raise capital article and permission to publish here provided by Lewis Thomas.

Tips to Identify Freight and Transportation Management Challenges to Start Your TMS Buyer’s Journey


It can be challenging to make improvements within the shipping supply chain when visibility is […]. The post Tips to Identify Freight and Transportation Management Challenges to Start Your TMS Buyer’s Journey appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog TMS Selection Visibility

The wearable healthcare trends of 2021 and beyond


The global wearable healthcare technology market is made up of devices that users wear – on their wrists, feet, heads, or as fabric – and includes smartwatches and activity trackers like Fitbit, as well as medical monitoring devices used to track serious conditions such as diabetes and asthma.

Cold Chain Shipping: The Winning Characteristics of Vaccine Carriers


Transporting cold and frozen goods long distances remains a service that shippers and carriers have offered for decades. While cold chain logistics enjoys a long history of innovation, it does need some significant upgrades.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Four Key Steps for a Strategic Supply Chain


I want to provide you with four key steps for a strategic supply chain that… The post Four Key Steps for a Strategic Supply Chain appeared first on Tecsys. Distribution Management Posts

Webinar: Supply Chain Integration Scenarios


Digital supply chain transformation with intelligent solutions holds the key to achieving end-to-end visibility across functions.

How Can Green Logistics Foster Growth for CPG Brands?

Zipline Logistics

Maintaining positive public perception has become a powerful source of differentiation for CPG brands. And a great way to gain the favor of consumers is through sustainability and green logistics practices.

5 Risks to Consider When Selecting a New Parcel Spend Management Shipment Auditor

Intelligent Audit

The ability to track and analyze parcel spend is more important than ever. The costs associated with moving parcels from Point A to Point B are more easily monitored and controlled with a specialized shipment auditor.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

Webinar (English / Deutsch): Demystifying SAP System Interactions


Does this sound about right? On the one hand, the pressure to push ahead with digitization and the dependencies between various areas of responsibility are constantly increasing. Processes must happen faster and without interruptions or errors. SAP seems to be the answer.

Transportation in the Americas: A Cross-Country Comparison

MIT Supply Chain

Latin American countries have particular challenges related to truck transport. Identifying key strengths in procurement and management in high-impact countries will support a fast improvement that may boost economic growth in the region.

Rethinking Warehouse Automation: Achieving True Warehouse Optimization


Ryan Kirklewski, Accelogix COO, explains why true warehouse optimization requires proper flow control of all tasks across your entire operation and consideration of four factors: process, people, systems, and automation. By: Ryan Kirklewski, COO at Accelogix.

Low-cost drone delivery: About to take-off or plummeting back to reality?


Imagine a sunny day, relaxing in the garden, but disaster has struck! You’ve run out of beer and there’s no sunscreen. However, what if you could open an app, make a few clicks and lie back until the gentle whirring overhead marks the arrival of your goods, lowered right into your lap, via drone?

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.

Why Your Business’ 3PL Relationships Fail: Whose Fault is It?

Logistics Bureau

Around 85% of 3PL relationships didn’t end well. Find out in this video: Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307. 3PL Logistics Supply Chain Videos 3pl relationships bad service

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How Organizations are Evolving to Meet the Future Needs of Autonomous Warehousing


The future of warehousing and the supply chain execution industry has faced greater scrutiny than ever before in light of the global pandemic, rising consumer requirements and an increasingly strained labor market.

CMOs: Are You Ready for CGT Manufacturing?


It’s no surprise that demand continues to build and funding continues to flow in for production of cell and gene therapies (CGT). Many new CGT products are game changers — potential cures for diseases, not just treatments. Meeting the Demand for CGT Manufacturing.

Vanguard Software Named in the Honorable Mention List in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions

Vanguard Software

Vanguard Software is thrilled to receive recognition from industry experts for the Vanguard Predictive Planning™ platform. Press Release

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.