Thu.Mar 26, 2020

How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) on their operations, employees, customers and carriers. The good news is there is a lot that can be done now with your existing logistics and supply chain solutions.

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11 Inventory Management Best Practices

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Overcoming Manufacturing SC Challenges with Digital Planning

Prophetic Technology

The Supply Chain ( SC ) has been growing up to such an extent, that it is getting much more complicated each day; to the same degree, manufacturing challenge and competition are escalating fast in no time. supply chain

Planning Food Logistics Efficiently in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supermarkets are heavily impacted by unexpected peaks in demand and product unavailability from areas that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has uncovered vulnerabilities in our food supply chains, affecting the capacity of food retailers to ensure its continuity.

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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!

Editor’s Pick: Is Your Logistics Network Built by Ants or Grasshoppers?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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Congratulations to BOA Logistics Vincent Rivait, 2020 Food Logistics Rock Star of the Supply Chain


A big congratulations to Vincent Rivait of BOA Logistics. Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Vince to its 2020 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.

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Warehouses Maintain Operations even as More Workers Test Positive for Covid-19

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Amy Wunderlin. If you been on Amazon lately, you’d know that two-day Prime shipping has become nothing more than a memory.

Why U.S. Companies Are Moving Their Supply Chains From China to Mexico

Supply Chain Brain

The U.S.-China China trade war already had American companies rethinking their relationships with Chinese manufacturers. Then came two additional nails in the coffin

Digital procurement marketplace connects hospitals responding to coronavirus outbreak


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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!

Freight Claims: How Food, Beverage, and Grocery Shippers Can Manage Freight Claims


The cold supply chain remains susceptible to many risks, and for grocers, the threat of inefficiencies related to food-related freight claims remains high. Failure to properly process claims in a timely manner may result in an inability to recoup delivery shortages and damage recoveries.

What Retailers Need to Consider to Come Out Ahead from Times of Uncertainty

Supply Chain Nation

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.

Sugar Beet Shortages Could Impact Food and Beverage Manufacturing


One October, when I was about 10 years old, my family and I traveled from the east coast of the United States to Michigan for a relative’s wedding. As we were driving on the highway, I saw a lot of trucks filled with things that looked like footballs.

8 Tips for Efficient Omnichannel Distribution

Consumer Goods Logistics

As the percent of online sales grow and as the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, E-retailers and brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL omnichannel distribution partners.

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.

Q&A: CEOs Discuss COVID-19, the Supply Chain, and Modern Logistics Solutions


Hear from the Co-Founders and CEOs Convoy, FLEXE, and Flexport and get their take on COVID-19 and its impact on the retail and supply chain industries

BluJay Solutions Receives ATLAS 9.0 Certification in Germany

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Customs Management- ZABIS® software enables frictionless customs compliance, leads market in ATLAS certification. Bad Homburg, Germany – 26 March 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today announced that the company’s customs management software in Germany, Customs Management-ZABIS®, is officially certified on ATLAS 9.0, the electronic system used by the German Federal Customs Administration.

10 things eft's been reading this week


It’s a hectic time for supply chain professionals right now and trying to keep on top of how to meet demand and know where items are in the chain can seem like a tall order. So, this week we take a look at the tech tools helping the industry to cope with crisis and forecast with confidence. .

Laerdal – How Can Digitalization Help Save Lives?


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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.

Can an AI put together your procurement better than you?


GoExpedi, a procurement solutions and supply chain management provider, has announced the initial release of predictive ordering capabilities for its e-commerce and company management platforms.

I’ll See You Online. The Shift to Virtual Work.

Arena Solutions

As of this writing, more than 16,230 deaths worldwide have been attributed to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). [1] 1] Because social distancing 1 is the most effective way to slow the transmission of COVID-19, U.S. companies began to send their employees home to work in mid-February.

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Key takeaways from the latest QuickBooks Small Business Marketing Report


Leading cloud accounting solutions provider QuickBooks recently published a report on the main strategies and tips for small businesses.

‘7 ways the beauty industry is supporting the coronavirus relief effort’ – The Independent


How are beauty and personal care brands helping tackle the Covid-19 crisis? The Independent’s Ellie Fry shares the projects underway– from providing essentials to the most vulnerable to getting anti-viral products into the hands of authorities as a top priority.

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.

Making the Most of Data for Targeted Marketing

Enterra Insights

The business world has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Terms like big data, omnichannel operations, digital marketing, targeted marketing, personas, and others are scattered all over the business landscape. Business leaders are told big data is the new oil; but, they must also acknowledge that data breaches can make data a liability.

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6 Leadership Lessons From a Tsunami, Quakes and Covid [+Video]


Lisa Miles-Heal was the IT Director at House of Travel when the Boxing Day Tsunami struck. As the world reeled at the sheer scale of destruction she was tasked with using all of the company’s systems to find passengers — and keep travel agents with clients in the region up to date.

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How Axway is assisting companies facing an increase in remote workers


The past couple of weeks have been challenging for all of us. We are all confronting something that we don’t completely understand, with an undefined timeline and with outcomes that we cannot control.

10 Ways to Measure Freight Broker Effectiveness

Freight Center

Shippers everywhere rely on their freight broker to get them the solutions they need and to help them reach their goals. But how do you measure freight broker effectiveness? How do you know the freight broker you’re currently working with is the right one for you?

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.