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The Importance of Vaccine Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Logistics and transportation powers almost every single industry in the modern economy, including the healthcare system. Transporting medication, hospital equipment, medical supplies, and different vaccines play a crucial role in global health care. Today, medical supply chains and their proper, smooth operation define the success rate of delivered treatment. One crucial branch of health supply […]. Blog coronavirus medical supply chain supply chain

How Supply Chain Analytics Jobs Are Changing in the Digital Era

River Logic

While the term algorithm implies complexity, this isn't necessarily the case, as an algorithm is simply a set of rules used to solve a problem. Supply Chain Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Analytics Jobs

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Supply Chain Coronavirus Fears: The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market

Cerasis

Truckers and shippers have real fears over the effects and long-term impact of the supply chain coronavirus disruption. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to change basic supply chain functions. UPS and FedEx both have released statements professing their need to continue shipping as an essential business, but it will be harder for smaller,read More.

The World’s Largest Brands Are Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight COVID-19 Chaos

PINC

In an uncertain world where supply chain disruption is becoming a certainty, here’s how good inventory management enabled by automation can help companies gain the supply chain visibility they need to keep the wheels turning. When the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) responded to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus in late-2019, the outbreak’s far-reaching consequences couldn’t have been predicted.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! The Coronavirus pandemic has taken the world by storm. With accelerating rates of virus transmission and deaths the global response for containment has increased as well. Every aspect of our lives has been disrupted: our health, freedom of movement, employment, the economy, our ability to buy goods, and virtually every Supply Chain.

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Pandemic tests global supply chains

Resilinc

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Hibernate to reboot your business

Proxima

Procurement’s role. There are businesses out there today who are booming, but even for them, it’s business not as usual. Look at health, childcare, logistics, grocery or government, the list goes on but there are supply chain superheroes everywhere dealing with new and different challenges by the hour. Conversely over recent days, across the world many sectors have simply ceased to exist, gone into hibernation.

10 Supply Chain KPIs And Why You Need To Focus On DOS (Days Of Supply)

TradeGecko

Guest post by Excelsior Integrated Today's world moves at the speed of light and to stay relevant we need to make quick decisions. To achieve this, we require actionable, easy to interpret and smart key performance indicators that assist our decision-making process. holiday shipping

Truckload Portfolio Diversification: Addressing the risks of a core carrier program—in soft & tight markets

CHAINalytics

The post Truckload Portfolio Diversification: Addressing the risks of a core carrier program—in soft & tight markets appeared first on Chainalytics. Resources Supply Chain Consulting Transportation

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Covid-19 is Testing the Agility of Your Supply Chain!

Adexa

Covid 19 has been tough on supply chains. However, it has given the companies a tremendous opportunity to raise their response level and mitigate their risk in future crises. The recent surge of shortages including toilet paper, alcohol, sterilizers, latex gloves and so on has forced certain producers to change their product mix, and/or increase their production, to better serve the rapidly changing market demand.

Blockchain Technology in Logistics and the Supply Chain

EV Cargo Technology

“Anything that you can conceive of as a supply chain, blockchain can vastly improve its efficiency – it doesn’t matter if it’s people, numbers, data, money.”.

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Real-Time Supply Chains and the Quest for More Orange Soda

DynaSys

The notion of real-time supply chains that dynamically serve the needs at points of demand with waste-free, precise planning and execution is certainly the goal of every B2B manufacturer. The legacy approach to managing these supply chains involve any number of centralized systems and the aggregation of demand across what might be dissimilar points of consumption opportunity. The complexity of how to get to that goal of a real-time from the current state can be daunting and unclear.

Ethics and Compliance in the Supply Chain – An ASCI Webinar

EV Cargo Technology

At our recent ASCI Lunchtime Webinar, over 50% of members said they haven’t commenced their plans towards Australia’s 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets set out by Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO).

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Ready, Set, Deliver: Preparing Your Supply Chain for Same-Day Service

Supply Chain Brain

Same-day delivery isn’t a novel idea. Businesses routinely need an item that’s critically important right away — not tomorrow, not next week, but within hours

What are the 3 Decision Rules for Inventory Control?

Unleashed

Effective inventory control is a process. It involves many areas of an organisation and is a delicate balance between the three categories of inventory costs. As one of a business’ greatest assets, inventory is also the cause one of the hardest decisions manufacturers, retailers and eCommerce businesses have to make. Therefore, it is important to establish a set of guidelines to improve inventory decisions and optimise inventory control.

SMB Shippers Find Stability With 3PLs During COVID-19

Freight Center

As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 wreaks havoc with every facet of life in America and around the globe, small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) operators search for stability wherever they can find it. Health and supply chain issues are always on their plates, but not at the level they are today. In some parts of the country, entire metropolitan areas, such as the San Francisco Bay area, are on virtual lockdown, as people have been instructed to “shelter in place.”

Liquidity – How to achieve it

Proxima

Cash may be king, but don’t cash in. According to figures released by Trade Shift, cross border trade in China fell by 56% in the week commencing February 16th, 2020. This was roughly mirrored by Global B2B international trade patterns in the week commencing 8th March, 2020. In China, it took somewhere between one and three weeks before signs of recovery were seen across some economic indicators, namely Property Transactions, Coal Production and the movement of people and goods.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Blockchain Technology in Logistics and the Supply Chain

EV Cargo Technology

“Anything that you can conceive of as a supply chain, blockchain can vastly improve its efficiency – it doesn’t matter if it’s people, numbers, data, money.”.

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Managing Your Coronavirus-Stricken Business: Supply Chain Analytics

Blue Ridge

The post Managing Your Coronavirus-Stricken Business: Supply Chain Analytics appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles covid-19 new products supply chain analytics

Ethics and Compliance in the Supply Chain – An ASCI Webinar

EV Cargo Technology

At our recent ASCI Lunchtime Webinar, over 50% of members said they haven’t commenced their plans towards Australia’s 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets set out by Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO). On 19th May 2020, EV Cargo Technology will be hosting an ASCI webinar to discuss how the collaboration of technology can assist with the implementation of sustainability and ethical trade best practices.

WFH – How to be productive

Proxima

When you work for a consultancy you get used to working remotely. Sometimes you are squeezed into a corner on a client site, sometimes you are running video conferences from a hotel room at 4am, sometimes it’s in a coffee shop capitalizing on free WIFI and hot drinks. You might go days or weeks without going into your main office, but somehow it works. And it’s not just consultants, all across the world there are people working remotely everywhere from large corporates to gig economy workers.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How COVID-19 Will Impact Softline Retailers

Supply Chain Nation

Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on supply chains around the world, we are delivering a blog series to help anyone looking for support and advice. Our experts, who have spent years in the supply chain industry, share their insights. . Softline retailers have been battling store closures and traffic declines in malls for several years.

Roambee raises $15.2M for supply chain monitoring system

EFT

Roambee , an on-demand shipment and asset monitoring platform company serving the manufacturing, logistics, transportation, finance, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, today announced a $15.2 million additional Series B financing. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, Roambee's sensor logistics platform uses IoT sensors to collect data, which is then passed through Artificial Intelligence (AI) for analytics and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

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Six Reasons to Prioritize Labeling in Response to Covid-19 Disruption

Loftware

In these uncertain times, businesses are looking at their strategic plan for 2020 and considering what elements of it remain a priority given the current global context.

There is no future without integrated production and logistics networks

SupplyOn

True supply chain resilience requires an integrated production and logistics planning Much has already been written about flexible production and logistics networks, especially in economically turbulent times. However, the reality in many companies is still that production program planning and logistics planning run side by side in a non-integrated manner. Supplier integration, too, is usually only partially implemented.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.