Wed.Jun 23, 2021

Has Technology Made Supply Change Management Sexy?

Enterra Insights

Some people think supply chain professionals labor in a boring profession. Kevin O’Marah ( @komarah ) writes, “‘Supply chain’ is a label with baggage. In some circles it is still seen as a low-tech, non-creative servant function hardly worthy of a Harvard MBA.”[1]

How a 3PL Empowers Shippers With LTL Transportation Stability

GlobalTranz

Disruption has been the name of the game for more than a year as carriers continue to see overarching demands for their services increase.

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Supply Chain Talent Shortage Demystified

ToolsGroup

In this episode of 3 Minutes in the Loop, ToolsGroup’s General Manager for North America David Barton breaks down the reasons why there is a supply chain talent shortage, and the role of automation in the shift from tactical activities to more strategic and long-term priorities for planners.

Considering Cloud/On-Premise, Collaborative Operations and IIoT for Manufacturing Execution

DELMIA Quintiq

In a previous blog post , we discussed the crucial need for manufacturers to digitalize shop floor operations and how a Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solution can be a high-value starting point to achieve this transformational goal.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Vision Guided Robotics & Artificial Intelligence: An Explanation for the Non-Technical

IT Supply Chain

By John Ripple (pictured). Co-Founder of Esoteric Staffing. The post Vision Guided Robotics & Artificial Intelligence: An Explanation for the Non-Technical appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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International Women in Engineering Day 2021: How has the pandemic impacted gender diversity?

IT Supply Chain

By Industry experts, including Lynn Carter (pictured). Data Centre Operations Manager, Sungard AS. The post International Women in Engineering Day 2021: How has the pandemic impacted gender diversity? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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How the Internet of Things Could Help Solve the Chip Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

The recent computer chip shortage has created problems across industries, leading companies to reassess how they mitigate supply chain risk

How to choose the right warehouse picking software?

IT Supply Chain

By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. The post How to choose the right warehouse picking software? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

ThroughPut Inc Named to Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Green Providers List

ThroughPut

Leading AI-Powered Supply Chain Solution enables food manufacturers and retailers to meet sustainable demand-driven distribution with minimal ecological footprint. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Timely award recognition for SnapFulfil

SnapFulfil

Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, has selected SnapFulfil for its Top Supply Chain Projects Award for 2021.

Digital Sourcing: Digital Solutions for Procurement

ProcurePort

How has technology impacted procurement and sourcing in the supply chain? Technology has revolutionized every industry and procurement is no exception.

The future of the auto parts aftermarket — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Transmission is sponsored by AIT. Most automakers rely on “just-in-time” manufacturing to optimize production. That model requires precise coordination throughout every link in the global supply chain. And that’s where AIT Worldwide Logistics comes in.

The 10 inventory management trends to watch for in 2022

Unleashed

2021 has been a tumultuous year, marking a transition period from the chaos of 2020 through to the beginning of the post-Covid-19 recovery. It’s seen businesses adapting rapidly, with technology playing a key role in giving managers the flexibility and efficiency to thrive.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

What's the connection between blockchain and supply chain performance?

Aioneers

The driving force behind blockchain technology is decentralized data linked together like a chain in a network across several computers so that control does not reside with a single entity.

Prime Day is over, but the lessons are just beginning

The Supply Chain Journal

Day one of Amazon Prime Day on Monday resulted in record sales, with online sales jumping 8.7% to $5.6 billion according to early data compiled by Adobe Analytics.

Improve Your Competitive Bidding Results!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 12 Best Procurement Articles! Competitive bidding results article and permission to publish here provided by James Liang at PowerRFP. Leading a competitive bidding process can be painful.

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Demystifying the magic of Amazon — Point of Sale

The Supply Chain Journal

Point of Sale is sponsored by ArcBest. ArcBest is more than logistics. Whatever you do, whatever you ship, ArcBest makes it easier for you to do business.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Products and Industries That Benefit from Air Charter for Cargo

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels? Air charter article and permission to publish here provided by Chiyako Ikeda.

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Port Houston volume jumps 30% year-over-year in May

The Supply Chain Journal

Port Houston handled 288,127 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in May, a 30% increase compared to the same month in 2020. Cargo means jobs,” Ric Campo, chairman of the Port of Houston Authority, said at the port commission meeting Tuesday. People need their stuff.

A Bitcoin Price Drop! Why?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Will Bitcoin Stop Growing in the Near Future? Bitcoin price drop article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Amongst all the asset classes, bitcoin is the only asset that has the most volatile trading history.

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Feverish demand and lack of supply driving used truck prices skyward

The Supply Chain Journal

When it comes to the current state of used trucks, forget what Econ 101 teaches about supply and demand. Rather than one impacting the other, both are driving used truck prices to a post-Great Recession peak. “On

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Protect Your Files With the Right Online PDF Tool!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Cyber Security: The Weakest Link is Your Biggest Risk! Online PDF tool article and permission to publish here provided by Joe Johnston. It is common knowledge that using the internet poses a significant danger.

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BookYourCargo platform uses carrier feedback to enhance drayage experience

The Supply Chain Journal

When the drayage services provider BookYourCargo (BYC) was founded in 2015, its focus was to create a digital solution designed to optimize container management and provide customers visibility of their shipments once they had been picked up at the port of discharge.

Bill of Materials Inventory management: How to improve BOM forecasting and planning

EazyStock

When finished goods are built from a set of components, a Bill of Materials (BOM) is extremely useful for inventory management purposes.

6 River Systems Garners S&DCE Top Supply Chain Projects Award Win for Crocs Partnership

6 River Systems

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, many businesses pivoted in how they operated on a day-to-day basis. One such company was Crocs , which opened its Dayton, Ohio distribution center in October of 2019, with 40% more space than its previous operation.

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The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.