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Wired for Success: Optimizing Sales and Operations Planning for the Wire & Cable Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The global wire and cable manufacturing industry is slated to be valued at US $232 billion by 2025 at an annual growth rate (AGR) of approximately 5 percent.

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Supply Chain Trends of 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Nobody expected that a global pandemic would arrive last year and wreak havoc for many industries and their supply chains, as well as many natural disasters across the world.

Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process?

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.

Top 10 freight markets of 2020

DAT Solutions

The complications COVID-19 created for supply chains could be felt across all aspects of life in 2020, whether you were in the freight industry or shopping for groceries in a store with bare shelves.

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The Beer Supply Chain in 2021 and Beyond

Unleashed

Beer — it’s been a staple in many cultures for thousands of years and is still one of the world’s most popular drinks. From paddock to pint, an intricate set of systems and processes are undertaken to place that frothy cold brew in your hand.

Steps to Future-Proofing and Risk-Proofing Your Manufacturing Business

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

A global survey conducted by SYSPRO to better understand how manufacturers and distributors handled the operational shifts brought on by COVID-19 revealed that 60% of manufacturers and distributors were impacted by supply chain disruptions.

Why some channel firms are more optimistic about collaboration than others

IT Supply Chain

By Scott Lynn (pictured). Services Director, Agilitas. The post Why some channel firms are more optimistic about collaboration than others appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How Do You Secure Your High-Value Shipments?

Tive

Cargo loss can trigger a domino effect of costs — lost revenue, supply chain interruptions, insurance claims, replacement shipments, customer service costs, and more. For high-value loads, the stakes are even higher.

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!

Supply Chain and Procurement Transformation in 2021

Bristlecone

Some say COVID-19 is changing the future of supply chain. It’s not.

The Role of Reverse Auctions in Strategic Sourcing

EC Sourcing Group

In the entire supply chain, you, as a company, want to be able to deliver a final product to a buyer. There are many different stops within that supply chain along the way, such as procurement and procurement management.

5 Steps to Build a More Resilient Commodity Strategy

Industry Star

As leaders look intently at 2021 and beyond, they’ll do so with an added appreciation for the ability of their supply chains to weather storms on multiple fronts. Updating your commodity strategy to mitigate more risk will be a critical building block.

S&OE is More than a Bridge to Execution

Adexa

Many supply chain leaders view Sales & Operation Execution (S&OE) as a bridge between S&OP and execution. Although metaphorically it helps to identify the complimentary power of S&OE, however it does not reflect the real value and power of S&OE.

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 to Deliver Great Customer Service at the Lowest Cost

Logistics Bureau

In this article we will look at the topic of customer service: getting it right in your business, understanding the implications for your distribution network, and how you can extract more value —and get more cost—out of your business. Do you have challenges in your business around customer service?

From Lab to Arm: Supply Chain Journey of the COVID-19 Vaccines

BlueYonder

Distributing the COVID-19 vaccines is a mission critical action that will no doubt save more lives and relieve the much-pressured medical system.

  2020 Supply Chain Technology Year in Review

NFI

2020 Supply Chain Technology Year in Review Featuring Gerard Darby, EVP, CIO How has IT’s role shifted this past year in the supply chain industry?

Loftware and NiceLabel Combine to Transform the Labeling Market

Loftware

We are excited to today announce that Loftware? and NiceLabel , a leading developer of label management systems based in the EU, have combin ed under the Loftware corporate umbrella.? This union capitalizes?on

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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.

NTT DATA Saved $125 Million With SAP Ariba

Logistics Viewpoints

Jeff Tramel, the Vice President of Global Procurement, at NTT DATA Services. SAP recently announced that NTT DATA Services, a global digital business and IT services company, had achieved $125 million in value based on a digital transformation of their procurement function.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on the eCommerce Juggernaut to Roll On

Supply Chain Digest

Growing Share of Consumers will Buy All or Most of Different Retail Product Categories OnLine

Kuebix Named to Food Logistics’ 2020 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers

Kuebix

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Kuebix to its 2020 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list.

Supply Chain News on Here is a Deal. Return a Product bought OnLine, Get Refund and Keep the Item

Supply Chain Digest

In Many Cases, It is Cheaper for Retailers to Let Consumers Keep the Product than Process the Return

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.

Trends 2021: Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

When someone wants to explain how a particular technology is going impact humanity, they often compare it to the impact electricity had on society. Andrew Ng ( @AndrewYNg ), Co-Founder of Coursera, an adjunct professor at Stanford, and former head of Baidu AI Group and Google Brain, makes that comparison when discussing artificial intelligence (AI).

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Supply Chain News on Increasing Adoption of DC Automation will Reduce Demand for DC Space but Not Enough to Eliminate Shortage

Supply Chain Digest

New Report from Prologis says Up to 140 Million Square Feet Shortage Annually through 2024

NTT DATA Saved $125 Million With SAP Ariba

Logistics Viewpoints

Jeff Tramel, the Vice President of Global Procurement, at NTT DATA Services. SAP recently announced that NTT DATA Services, a global digital business and IT services company, had achieved $125 million in value based on a digital transformation of their procurement function.

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Watch: Obtaining Adequate Supplies of PPE in the Pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

Jamie Teets, partner with GRJ Health, explains the reasons for the critical shortage of nitrile gloves that has plagued hospitals and healthcare workers since the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic

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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.