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Is Procurement Drowning in Data?

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Predictability in a Time of Uncertainty: Machine Learning in Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Many organizations faced the most disruptive year in their history as they dealt with the consequences of the pandemic.


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COVID-19: The Logistics Challenge of the Century & the Short and Medium Term Impacts to Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Join us for a deep dive into the brave new logistics world with vaccine distribution. 02 FEBRUARY 2021 | 3.00PM-4.30PM (SGT). The massive vaccine distribution is changing logistics as competition for space rises and COVID-19 ravages supply chains. Part 1: The Logistics Challenge of the Century.

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Top Ten COVID Intensive Care Recovery KPIs

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

On a daily basis the amount of care we give to the human body is remarkably little. When you are feeling in good shape, the best the body can hope for is a good wash, a brush of the teeth and a slap of moisturiser. What else?

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Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Q&A with Joe Bellini on Supply Chain Trends of 2021 (Part 1)

The Network Effect

The post Q&A with Joe Bellini on Supply Chain Trends of 2021 (Part 1) appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Leadership and Strategy Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management

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Americold: A Strong Network at Work For you


Consistency is a beautiful thing. From a customer perspective, it provides comfort; your favorite chain restaurant offers a similar experience whether you’re dining in Atlanta or San Francisco. From a business owner’s perspective, it provides efficiency; process consistency saves time and resources.

Federal agency warns cloud attacks are on the rise – how can businesses stay safe?

IT Supply Chain

By Terry Greer-King (pictured). VP EMEA, Sonicwall. The post Federal agency warns cloud attacks are on the rise – how can businesses stay safe? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Optimising Total landed Cost in Uncertain Times


Hear from partner Grant Thornton about the changing role of the finance function in the face of disruption Even without the global disruption that COVID-19 introduced, business disruption has become more frequent.

HMRC has neglected IT modernisation

IT Supply Chain

By Mike Kiersey (pictured). Principal Technologist at Boomi. The post HMRC has neglected IT modernisation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Bristlecone Flash – January 2021


HOW PROCUREMENT IS DELIVERING VALUE BEYOND SAVINGS. When procurement teams embrace innovative and sustainable ideas and technologies and align operations to customer requirements, procurement evolves from cost center to profit center.

How can retailers get ahead in 2021


2020 was a year that changed retail. Consumers were forced to drastically change shopping habits as we moved our lives onto digital platforms, and retailers had to quickly shift all their operations online to adapt to the new reality. But in many ways 2020 simply accelerated already emergent trends.

4 keys to supply chain transformation with Sweetwater’s Robert Gerwig


Stop for a second to consider how ubiquitous and easy ordering something online is and having it delivered. It’s simple for the buyer, but behind the scenes, it becomes far more complex.

How to Improve Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central’s Inventory Management Capabilities


Dynamics 365 Business Central, or Dynamics BC, is Microsoft’s newest ERP to the market. Predominantly based on the functionality of Dynamics NAV, it’s easily connected with Microsoft’s other solutions from the 365 software suite to provide a fully integrated business system.

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.

Introducing ThroughPut Demand Sensing : Your Toolkit for a Resilient & Agile Supply Chain


When the going gets tough, the tough get going. How familiar does this sound? Little did we know that this would become a harsh reality by the end of this decade! Well, the world isn’t the same as we left it last January in 2020.

Supply Chain Visibility Trends: How Technology will Yield Process, Analytics, & Shipment-Level Visibility


Regardless of where in the supply chain one may look, an integral component of smooth […]. The post Supply Chain Visibility Trends: How Technology will Yield Process, Analytics, & Shipment-Level Visibility appeared first on MercuryGate International.

Does The World of Warehouse Automation and Systems Feel Complex?


By Diane Jordan, VP of Industry Strategy, Accelogix. As the industry continues to adapt to its changing demands, technology offerings continue to expand. Today a workforce can no longer be considered only the people within the 4 walls of your DC.

Pricing Strategy #6: You Can’t Afford to Over-Rely on Cost-Plus Pricing vs. Science

Blue Ridge

Cost-plus pricing is an unwise strategy that ignores the science behind margins. Machine learning tools should be central to your post-pandemic pricing strategy.

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Profitable Agility: Part 2 of Agility and Resilience in Supply Chain Execution


This blog is based on an article that recently ran in the Journal of Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Procurement, “ Supply chain agility: An imperative in an unpredictable world.”.

2020: Manufacturing, a Year in Review


If global manufacturers learned anything from 2020 it was that disruption is the new normal.

The Importance of Having a Responsive Supply Chain 

Vanguard Software

A responsive supply chain is critical for achieving supply chain planning success in times of both major and minor disruption. For supply chains, responsiveness means being able to have the agility to plan, monitor, and respond instantly when unexpected events occur.

Why On-Time Shipping Performance Continues to Be Critical

Intelligent Audit

Dealing with logistics management for shippers remains a primary focus for many in the industry. On-time shipping performance remains one of the most critical factors for shippers of choice. Keeping customer satisfaction high and remaining focused on crucial business smart goals becomes essential focus points for logistics managers. Accurate data and thorough freight auditing help keep supply chains running smoothly and effectively. The Challenges Leading to Delays in Logistics.

Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.

Bakery supply chain equipment recoveries up 54% in second half of 2020

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Bakers Basco, the industry-wide bakery equipment solution set up by five of the UK’s largest plant bakers for transporting bread and morning goods, has reported a 54% increase in the number of Omega bread baskets recovered between the first half of 2020 compared to the second half of the year, according to latest figures

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Dec. 8, 2020 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

See who took home the prize

2021: Procurement Insights & Key Issues


The post 2021: Procurement Insights & Key Issues appeared first on Ivalua

2020 Supply Chain in Numbers and Charts

Supply Chain Digest

From Economic Growth to Freight Volumes and Rates to What Happened in ecommerce, We Have It All

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?