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o9 Solutions

Over the past weeks we have been speaking with a large number of Fortune 500 companies to provide support and guidance on how to respond to and rebound from the disruptions caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

3PLs and the Trials of COVID-19

Supply Chain Nation

By Kirk Waldrop & ElMarie Hugo. 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.

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Driving Supply Chain Analytics User Adoption with Cross-Departmental Metrics


User adoption is a challenge that often arises during the rollout of supply chain analytics solutions.

The Consumer-Direct Strategy: Why You Need to Strengthen Your Direct-to-Consumer Channels

The Network Effect

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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!

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss securing the first, middle and last mile. As supply chains evolve, the need for secure asset transfer increases for both consumers and business to business applications. About Andrew Kelley.

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Trimming Your Product Portfolio Tail: A “Covid Beard” or Here to Stay?


One trend that is as prevalent these days as the beards men are sporting in tandem with their sweatpants: to deal with spiking demand, constrained production capacity, or both, many companies are cutting off the tail of their product portfolios.

What is Supplier Relationship Management?


What is Supplier Relationship Management? Supplier relationship management (SRM) is the process of identifying the suppliers that are critical to a business and implementing a system of managing relationships with those key suppliers.

Interviewing the Innovators: Kegan Fisher, CEO of SOLS on the rise of on-demand, mass customised manufacturing.

Supply Chain Movement

It was the Austrian economist Joseph Schumpeter who coined the term ‘creative destruction’, the processes whereby entrepreneurs and their innovations create new technological paradigms and new industries that disrupt and ultimately destroy the existing ones.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 05/15/20 – 05/21/20

All Things Supply Chain

European ports hit hard by Coronavirus lockdowns Trade gateways across the world have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but European ports have been the hardest hit.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Major Shifts Happening in the E-Commerce Supply Chain

Vanguard Software

The need for more advanced supply chain planning solutions has never been more prevalent. Retailers will need to re-evaluate their supply chain processes with the shifts in e-commerce. Supply Chain Retail

Coronavirus Economic Effect on Supply Chain: We’re Not All on the Same Page

Blue Ridge

What is Coronavirus effect on supply chain? Not all agree. The global economic sentiment for the next normal varies by region and by industry. The post Coronavirus Economic Effect on Supply Chain: We’re Not All on the Same Page appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles covid-19 uncertainty

Collaboration between Finance and Procurement Leaders is more important than ever


Observations from EVP, Europe – Ed Winterschladen. The role of the Chief Financial Officer has grown in recent years.

The Best Pharma Supply Chain Move Of All Time – Digitize to Legitimize

Gravity Supply Chain

Why complex, highly regulated Pharma Supply Chains must digitize to enable agility, traceability, accountability, resilience, security, and adaptability. Articles

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.

Podcast: Rob Handfield on Suppliers, Data, Tech, and Talent


Rob Handfield has over 30 years of experience in supply chain as an educator, researcher, consultant, and author.

Retail Fulfillment Tips to Boost Your Omnichannel Strategy


Today’s consumers are more connected than ever before. Customers have several channels to make a purchase, such as online or mobile, bought in a store, a combination of the two, known as buy-online, pick-up in-store (BOPIS), or any other channel to purchase offered by the retailer.

China points to changing trends and patterns of consumption following COVID-19 outbreak


For several months China’s food and beverage companies bore the brunt of demand-supply adversities due to the COVID-19 crisis.

How to keep PPE Protected During Transportation

Aborn and Co.

Tony Pelli, a supply chain risk consultant at BSI, provides guidance to carriers and shippers to keep their PPE shipments safe from theft. Audio only version. Tony can be reached on. LinkedIn. BSI Website. BSI Coronavirus Resources. Future proof your supply chain. today! Subscribe now on. iTunes.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for March 25, 2020 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Fred Simpson of Columbus, IN and Christina Alcorn of Alvarez and Marsal Take Home the Prize with a Great Captions

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 22, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Citigroup Chief Executive Michael Corbat told employees they can take an extra day off this Friday (today) after working “harder than ever” in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The 5 Billion Dollar Overcharge with Steve Ferreira

The Logistics of Logistics

The 5 Billion Dollar Overcharge with Steve Ferreira. Steve Ferreira and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 billion dollar overcharge which refers to the amount that ocean shippers are overcharged every year.

Rethinking How Business Gets Done to Build a Competitive Edge


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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

This Monday is an important day. It is Memorial Day, a US federal holiday to honor and mourn the military personnel who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. But that is not the only important thing happening on Monday. It is also my birthday.

Driving Value in a Virtual Environment


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Feel Good Friday: Refreshments for Delivery Drivers

Freight Center

It has been really inspiring to share the stories that we have come across about people and businesses doing some great things to support those on the front lines.


Fast Forward to Strategic: Accelerating Procurement Transformation


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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.