Mon.Oct 11, 2021

Can Your Current Manufacturing Strategies Ensure Future-Proof Operations?

DELMIA Quintiq

In this new reality we live in, change is the only constant. Manufacturers across industries are facing overwhelming volatility due to the coronavirus pandemic, the effects of which are still impacting the global market and supply chains, regulations, customer expectations and more.

Beyond Trade Compliance

Logistics Viewpoints

Jackson Wood, director of industry strategy for global trade intelligence at Descartes. I’m kicking off some research and writing on global trade compliance. During this research, I’ll be talking to many of the solution providers in this market.

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ERP for process manufacturing


There is a belief that manufacturing is a mechanical process with not much thinking involved. While this is wrong for manufacturing in general it is especially wrong for process manufacturers – companies that produce food and beverages, paints, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

UPS pushes back residential delivery commitment time for Next-Day Air Service

The Supply Chain Journal

UPS Inc. has pushed back its delivery commitment times for Next Day Air service to certain residential locations to noon from 10:30 a.m., effective October 18, the company said in a note on its website. The change will remain in effect until further notice, UPS (NYSE:UPS) said.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer

The Logistics of Logistics

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer. Tim Riesterer and Joe Lynch discuss better customer conversations. Tim is the Chief Strategy Officer at Corporate Visions , a company that helps other companies to improve their conversations with prospects and customers to win more business.

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How to Choose the Right Packaging for Your E-Commerce Store!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Product Packaging Ideas to Reduce Costs! Choose the right packaging article and permission to publish here provided by Boris Dzhingarov. Choosing the right packaging for e-commerce products is extremely important.

Expedited carrier Tri-State acquired by its management team

The Supply Chain Journal

Tri-State Expedited Service announced it has been acquired by members of its senior management team. The Toledo, Ohio-based transportation and logistics provider was purchased out of the trust of its founders.

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The Supply Chain Industry’s Dilemma: Great Career, Too Few Candidates

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain needs people. Desperately

China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

Trans-Pacific spot container rates have plateaued and in some cases pulled back, spurring speculation that container investors’ bull run has peaked and relief is on the way for U.S. importers.

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Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

ASOS remains on top of the digital pedestal

IT Supply Chain

By Brian Atkinson (pictured). Vice President & General Manager EMEA, Five9. The post ASOS remains on top of the digital pedestal appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Q&A: XPO’s chief diversity officer offers inclusion strategy tips

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2020, global supply chain solutions provider XPO Logistics ( NYSE:XPO ) created a new position, chief diversity officer, to push its diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives to the forefront of its business objectives.

The importance of refreshing  your business culture

Prophetic Technology

Today, the environment in which businesses move and develop their activity is characterised by an escalating culture and application of technological development in all global industrial sectors. It demands that companies constantly update their processes to obtain economic benefits and boost value creation through sustainable growth. supply chain innovation Sustainability EdTech

Kansas City Southern to utilize Commtrex’s transloading platform

The Supply Chain Journal

Kansas City Southern will be using freight data supplier Commtrex ’s platform to increase visibility and connectivity within KCS’ transload facility in the U.S. and Mexico. The more than 100 transload facilities in 19 U.S.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Prevent, Contain, Recover: A Ransomware Readiness Guide for Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Designing a ransomeware defense strategy can be overwhelming. Here's where to start

Intermodal Activity

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are heading to the Port of Los Angeles to get an update from the workers on the ground. Gio Marz , director of carrier relations and drayage operations at Cargomatic, lets us in on just how bad congestion is and what he thinks the port can do about it.

o9 Solutions’ Executive Council Member Chris Tyas awarded Grocer Cup 2021 Award

o9 Solutions

LONDON, 11 October 2021 – Chris Tyas, member of the aim10x Executive Council, has been awarded the Grocer Cup for his role in the Food Resilience forum as a response to the pandemic. The prestigious award was received during the Grocer Gold Awards 2021.

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Ecommerce Operations 101: What Ecommerce Operations Managers Need to Know


Across any industry, operations is the backbone or the organization and the function that gets things done. And w hen it comes to ecommerce, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Post-COVID Ecommerce is Booming, But Logistics Issues Abound

Logistics Bureau

Is your ecommerce business one of those that’s been growing steadily in recent years, and seen an absolute boom since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged? If so, your enterprise’s good fortunes are probably tempered by the challenges of meeting unprecedented demand for your wares.

An App for That: InventoryNStock is Now Mobile


Doing more with less, and doing it faster and more efficiently than ever before is the new normal in the supply chain. For the perishables industry, when it comes to procurement this means improving the ordering experience while keeping an eye on costs and compliance. Today’s market dynamics are complex with new challenges to solve seemingly every day: from sourcing to managing quality to ever-changing regulations to expertise needed to guide us through global issues.

Top 10 Logistics Technology and Supply Chain Influencers to Follow


Top 10 Logistics Technology and Supply Chain Influencers to Follow Social media is an inevitable part of our lives today, and is a useful tool for learning new concepts.

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Home Depot First Customer for Walmart Delivery Service

Multichannel Merchant

Home Depot has signed on as the first retail customer of Walmart’s new service, GoLocal, with Walmart providing same-day and next-day delivery in select stores in Texas, New Mexico and Northwest Arkansas in the coming weeks, expanding thereafter.

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.

Don’t Procrastinate This Holiday Season


Procrastinators beware… 2021 is not your year. Heed our warning when we say — start your holiday shopping early. We aren’t being alarmists here.

Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021

Enterra Insights

Children schooled in the middle of last century grew up reciting the phrase, “In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” ” It made the year 1492 one of the most memorable dates in history.

StockTrim’s forecasting means more time and less stress for skincare distributor


As a beauty therapist and educator, René Serbon is an expert on skincare and skin therapies. She is also an entrepreneur, and when the opportunity arose to distribute a skincare line she loved, she created Dermal Systems in February 2011

Penske Truck Leasing 1st customer for Navistar medium-duty electric

The Supply Chain Journal

The first five Navistar International medium-duty battery-electric trucks (BETs) will go to Penske Truck Leasing, a customer with a track record of early adoption of new technology, Navistar said Monday. Penske received 20 Class 8 Freightliner eCascadias Class 8 and Class 6 eM2 BETs in 2019.

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.