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How Does Industrial Espionage Affect Global Supply Chains

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Industrial espionage is not a new concept. Companies have been wanting to know the secrets and strategies of their competitors since the birth of corporations and this pre-dates the industrial… General china global supply chains Huawei industrial espionage micron supply chain USA

The Power of Workplace Appreciation!

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Strategic Procurement: 4 Tactics for Economic Recovery in 2021


In August 2020 Gartner published this report “4 Tactics Procurement Can Use to Sustain Influence as Economic Conditions Improve” This blog summarizes the key points of the report which you can read in full, here. Procurement Teams Step-up.

Brand Innovation Drives Consumer Engagement

IT Supply Chain

By Lee Metters (pictured). Group Business Development Director at Domino. The post Brand Innovation Drives Consumer Engagement appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Paris 2021 – EN – David L Loseby


David L Loseby CPO, ADVISOR, AUTHOR & SPEAKER. – Professional Qualifications; MCIOB (Chartered), FCMI, FAPM, FCIPS Chartered, MIoD, FRSA. – CIPS Global Board of Trustees (elect 1st November 2018). – Co-Editor/Author for UMIST MSc Pharmaceutical Engineering.

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21 logistics experts share the most important ingredients in developing an effective logistics strategy

6 River Systems

There are several elements in an effective logistics strategy, with the ultimate goal of identifying the most cost-effective service levels and developing plans and processes that enable the company to operate as close to those optimal service levels as possible.

Big benefits from small parts picking in pallet racking

IT Supply Chain

By Edward Hutchison (pictured). Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems. The post Big benefits from small parts picking in pallet racking appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Protecting the Global Supply Chain With Borderless Data

Supply Chain Brain

This approach to security will protect data inside and outside an organization’s central systems, both on the move and at rest

Black Friday: Keeping up with record eCommerce demand

IT Supply Chain

By Oliver Guy (pictured). Senior Director of Industry Solutions, Software AG. The post Black Friday: Keeping up with record eCommerce demand appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Hope for the high-street: over 60% of online shoppers will return

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Recent research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Manhattan Associates (supply chain and omnichannel commerce experts), shows that the fate of the Great British high street is not as bleak as some might have thought

Military Life: My Experience with the U.K. COVID-19 Support Force


Veterans Day is a day set aside to honor those who have served the country in war or peace, acknowledging and thanking them for their service. This year, in honor of Veterans Day, we’re sharing four Blue Yonder perspectives.

From Heartbreak To This

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the future — I don’t know how far, maybe 10 years, 20 years, 30 years from now — there will be something great in the world, something that will bring great benefits to humanity, and we’ll look back and say, “If it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic and everything the world went through. Read more From Heartbreak To This.

Getting Personal without Getting Creepy while Marketing

Enterra Insights

In many ways, consumers have been captive audiences during the coronavirus lockdowns. As PwC analysts Derek Baker and Matt Egol ( @mattegol ) observe, “COVID-19 has forced us to reinvent how we mark special occasions, in ways that are hyperlocal — many so local that they don’t even extend past our front door.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

How Will U.S. Trade Policy Change Under the Biden Administration?

Supply Chain Brain

Expect to see some major changes in the United States’ relations with its trading partners in 2021, especially China

Truckload Freight Procurement: 5 Ways to Build Meaningful Density in Your Carrier Network


There was a time when the capacity crunch dominated the headlines in 2018. Then, in […]. The post Truckload Freight Procurement: 5 Ways to Build Meaningful Density in Your Carrier Network appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Automation Carriers Partners

Why Black Friday will be the ultimate stress test for delivery firms

BluJay Solutions

When it comes to online retail, Australian consumers are increasingly requiring faster, more efficient and traceable delivery services than ever before.

Strengthen Your Purchase Order Requisition Process


“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” This phase is both literal and metaphorical. In reality, if one link breaks in the chain; it’s no longer doing its job and fails the system.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Insight of Product Information Management by markets and verticals


Every business requires data storage to keep a track. In the early 90s, ERP was in common practice but with time it became laborious to store all the product information like taxonomies, attributes, and digital assets.

PCS Software acquires transportation management system, UltraShipTMS

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

PCS Software (PCS), the transportation management platform provider for the inland trucking industry, has acquired UltraShipTMS

A breath away from Brexit: What every shipper needs to know

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Regardless of whether a deal is going to be sealed with the European Union, one thing is certain: January 1, 2021 will prominently shift the waters for businesses that trade overseas, once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union’s Single Market and Customs Union. At C.H.

Swissterminal Announces New Barge Service to Rotterdam and Antwerp

Supply Chain Brain

Swissterminal AG, a Switzerland-based integrated logistics provider, and DP World have announced the introduction of a regular barge service from Basel-Kleinhüningen and Basel-Birsfelden to various deepsea terminals at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Covid-19 Impacts to Infrastructure: What Needs To Be Done

American Global Logistics

Our roads, bridges, and ports are crumbling. And Covid-19 has accelerated our nation’s deteriorating infrastructure. During the Great Depression, the U.S. government spent 4.2% of GDP on infrastructure. Today, the government only spends 2.5% of GDP on infrastructure. That’s a huge disparity. As an industry insider, you know, infrastructure is indispensable to logistics. Infrastructure influences […]. The post Covid-19 Impacts to Infrastructure: What Needs To Be Done appeared first on AGL

IATA Launches New Exchange for Offsets Trading

Supply Chain Brain

The International Air Transport Association has recently launched the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE), a new tool to help airlines meet their climate commitments. ACE is the first centralized, real-time marketplace that is integrated with the IATA Clearing House for the settlement of funds on trades in carbon offsets

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Does your B2B/EDI team need to embrace API integration?


Many predicted that EDI and the integrations used to move these document exchanges between businesses would be dead by now. So why is it that they are still thriving? Let us examine the reasons B2B /EDI are still used by … API Management AMPLIFY api B2Bi HIP


Warehouse and DC News – November 2020


Walmart Establishes Multi-Channel Fulfillment Centers to Prepare for the Holidays A cornerstone of Walmart’s ecommerce strategy has been to create ecom fulfillment facilities separate from its traditional regional DCs that serve it’s 11,500 stores. Keep Reading. The post Warehouse and DC News – November 2020 appeared first on Work Execution Software Solutions. Newsletter

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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.