Mon.Jan 25, 2021

The Hill Supply Chain Leaders Climb

Supply Chain Shaman

When you misappropriate something, you steal it, or otherwise use it, in a way its owner didn’t intend. Words matter. As I sat and listened to Amanda Gorman’s poetry at Joe Biden’s inauguration, I gasped.

The Promised Land of Synchronized Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, C.H. Robinson announced a partnership with SAS to “unlock a new era of dynamic business planning for Retail and CPG companies.”


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The Future of Supply Chain Design: Building Resilience through a Pan-European Network [Webinar]


The post The Future of Supply Chain Design: Building Resilience through a Pan-European Network [Webinar] appeared first on Chainalytics. Resources Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design Webinars pan-european network design resilience Supply Chain Network Design supply chain resilience

Ten Predictions for Supply-Chain and Procurement Software in 2021

Supply Chain Brain

We'll see more supplier diversity and the rise of the Chief Data Officer, but we still aren't ready for an A.I. revolution

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!

Digitalisation & parking predictions for 2021

IT Supply Chain

By Gareth Buchanan-Robinson (pictured). Commercial Director, RingGo. The post Digitalisation & parking predictions for 2021 appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Outdated TLS certificates are leaving government bodies insecure

IT Supply Chain

By Tim Callan (pictured). Chief Compliance Officer at Sectigo. The post Outdated TLS certificates are leaving government bodies insecure appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

A look at the chip shortage that is battering the auto industry


The COVID-19 pandemic sent U.S. auto sales plunging in the first half of 2020, leading automakers to sharply cut their orders for parts and materials.

3D Printing is Changing Global Supply Chains!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Why is 3D Printing Revolutionary for Supply Chain? Get Our EBOOK HERE. 3D Printing is changing global Supply Chains article and permission to publish here provided by Maria Hills.

Chinese Electric Vehicles in Europe: a conquest attempt?

All Things Supply Chain

We already know from the textile market that a large proportion of products are now manufactured in Central China. Over the last years the automotive sector in China also increased… General Production china china supply chain electric vehicles europe supply chain european market

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.

Raising Productivity in Logistics Operations: The BHAG Approach

Logistics Bureau

Achieving business goals successfully is rather like working in a sports team. Some teams are really successful, some aren’t. Some have great coaches—and some just don’t seem to make it. So what makes the difference? Why do some businesses and organisations seem to achieve far more than others?

Did You Say Security or Reliability?


With Adexa, our clients benefit from the latest technology available in security, using SAML authentication with third party Identity Management systems; and reliability, whether it is on the client’s own cloud, on premise or Adexa cloud.

Shipping Container Shortage–Another Bullwhip Example

Operations and Supply Chain Management

An ‘aggressive’ fight over containers is causing shipping costs to rocket by 300%. Written by Tan Weizhen and published on CNBC 1/24/2021. KEY POINTS. Shipping costs have skyrocketed as desperate companies wait weeks for containers and pay premium rates to get them, according to industry watchers.

BluJay strengthens the supply chains with a new software version

BluJay Solutions

industriebox reports on the new released version of BluJay’s transportation, distribution and compliance software applications. The key changes include new software and partner integrations, an enhanced user experience, the latest compliance updates, and an expanded feature set.

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.

What is Work in Process Inventory and How-to Calculate it (WIP) + Formula


Every manufacturing company follows three primary phases in the manufacturing process. First, there is the sourcing of requisite raw materials from suppliers.

How to Claim Section 321 for Your Ecommerce Shipment


As an ecommerce business, maximizing your company’s revenue by keeping logistics costs down is key to running a successful business. But keeping costs down while shipping product overseas can be a huge challenge, thanks to customs, import duties and taxes.

Watch: The Impact of the Pandemic on the Food Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Mary Long, director of the Supply Chain Forum at the University of Tennessee, reports on the types of shortages that grocery stores were experiencing in late 2020 and into 2021, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

2021 Retail and Logistics Predictions: Hindsight is 2020, Foresight is 2021


Seven supply chain leaders provide insights about the future of omnichannel retail, eCommerce, and logistics technology

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.

Concerns abound for pharma end-to-end supply chain as pandemic continues


In new industry research announced by TraceLink Inc., a digital platform company for the life science supply chain, 75% of supply chain leaders agree that the pandemic will greatly increase problems with drug supply and 70% say their supply chains are vulnerable as a result.

The Top Supply Chain Stories in 2020 by Month Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

Refresh Your Memory of the Supply Chain Year that Was

4 keys to forecasting accurate, reliable freight rates

DAT Solutions

Predictions don’t need to be perfect, but you still need to be able to confidently plan for tomorrow. Here’s how DAT iQ helps you do that and more. Freight Rates

Supply Chain News on In Surprising Move, CSCMP CEO Rick Blasgen Announces Retirement

Supply Chain Digest

Had been with Supply Chain Organization Since 2005

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.

Happy 100th Birthday Mr. Robot!

Enterra Insights

One hundred years ago today, a Czech writer, playwright, and critic named Karel ?apek apek staged a play entitled R.U.R., which stands for Rossumovi Univerzální Roboti (Rossum’s Universal Robots). It was the first public use of the word robot.

Biden’s Opportunity to Shine with Better Vaccine Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Pinar Keskinocak, Director of the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems. Last week marked one year since COVID-19 was confirmed in the United States. The US’s death toll now stands at more than 400,000 lives.

Infographic: Why ToolsGroup?


ToolsGroup is how organizations achieve their target service levels while optimizing inventory—no matter how complex their supply chain is or how much demand changes. That way, they can be ready for anything. What makes ToolsGroup different?

How to Give the Vaccine Rollout a Shot in the Arm

Supply Chain Brain

The logistics could be as simple as implementing best practices in leadership, communication and technology. Here are six steps to achieve it

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?