Tue.Aug 02, 2022

How to Handle Supply Chain Planning in the Face of Chaos

The Network Effect

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Will Reshoring Solve Supply Chain Woes?

Enterra Insights

Current supply chain snarls, often associated with overseas factories and logjammed ports, have made manufacturing reshoring a hot topic.


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Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation


The post Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation appeared first on 3GTMS. 3PL Freight Brokers Transportation Management

Don’t Fear What is Outside Your Box – It Can’t Bite You!

Logistics Viewpoints

The only way to drive business is to embrace change; in today’s uncertain world, this is more valid than ever. Still, we can see that it is hard for many companies to go outside of their box and challenge the status quo.

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2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

National Pet Retailer Thrives During COVID-19 Through E-Commerce Fulfillment Flexibility


Pandemic lockdowns quickly altered consumer buying patterns and delivery expectations and, when it came to their fur-children, pet-parents were no different.One of the largest pet retailers in the U.S.

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How Much Inventory Should I Have In My Fulfillment Warehouse?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Inventory management has changed substantially in the last few years. Most fulfillment professionals spent years learning about lean inventory strategies, only to find those methods ineffective when the supply chain turned volatile during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Empty promises on empty shops. There’s little new in Sunak’s High Street plans

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T pictured). Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero. The post Empty promises on empty shops. There’s little new in Sunak’s High Street plans appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Packaging current challenges constrain Sustainability

Prophetic Technology

Packaging and paper processes changed significantly during and after the pandemic burst, aggravated by the worldwide transportation crisis. Whilst 'just in time' delivery functioned when supply chains were “normal,” it is difficult to cope with the continued volatility.

Expert comment on the Creos Luxembourg S.A. ransomware attack

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Prudhomme (pictured). Head of Threat Intelligence Advisory at Rapid7. The post Expert comment on the Creos Luxembourg S.A. ransomware attack appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Watch: Machine Learning for Risk Analytics

Supply Chain Brain

With multiple layers of suppliers, artificial intelligence and big data can help companies get clean and useful information, says Jim Hayden, chief data scientist at Everstream Analytics

Is 5G really worth it?

IT Supply Chain

By Hamish White (pictured). CEO, Mobilise. The post Is 5G really worth it? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Pick the Right Freight Rate

Logistics Bureau

Understanding freight or trucking rates is vital in your supply chain. Because we still see many companies suffer the consequences of using the wrong freight rate. So to help you weigh in on what’s best for your business, watch this episode.

Recap: State of the Supply Chain in 2022, Live Chat with Tom Linton


Readers of Resilinc’s blog will likely be familiar with Tom Linton, the supply chain veteran, senior McKinsey advisor, member of Resilinc’s executive advisory board, and author (whose most recent book Flow: How the Best Supply Chains Thrive with co-author Rob Handfield is now available).

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Fintech Is Changing Supplier Marketplaces for the Better

Supply Chain Brain

By deploying financial services technology at each stage of the supply chain, companies can speed up access to working capital

Supply Chain Market Report – August 2022


Welcome to Elementum’s Supply Chain Market Report. Business leaders need to know what’s on the horizon and how to prepare their organizations. This monthly newsletter observes one or two important macro trends through the lens of Supply Chain Management.

Supply Chain Data Is Key to Solving Global Food Crisis

Supply Chain Brain

The world is experiencing a food crisis driven by a number of factors, including food waste, a shortage of goods and increased costs

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More Evidence of Supply Chain Cost Inflation Impacting Various Industries

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights the latest financial performance from bellwether firms in CPG , online retail, high tech and consumer electronics regarding ongoing supply chain related inflationary cost and supply impacts on performance.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Locus Listed as Sample Vendor for Last-Mile Delivery Solutions In Recent Gartner® Hype Cycle Report


Gartner® Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2022 provides insight into the maturity, readiness, and business impact of logistics technologies.

Food Supply Chains look to Buck Out-Of-Stocks, Black Friday Prep Begins, Fuel Costs Wane

Intelligent Audit

As the dog days of summer continue, U.S. shippers and carriers have had to stay diligent to ensure safe work conditions during the hottest days of the year. Meanwhile, subtle shifts have affected the transportation and logistics industry that will change the direction of the future supply chain.

What is Supply Chain Management Process?


• Defining supply management is difficult because of the many processes and disciplines involved. However, the best way to understand it is to refer to it as the aggregate of activities done to ensure a smooth flow of products from production to delivery to customers.

Supply Chain Automation Helps Address Disruption


TMS automation and innovative TMS solutions and tools can help streamline critical shipping and logistical processes. Embracing supply chain automation and automated shipping service can ensure companies gather real-time data and apply it effectively.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Time to Automate Scenario Analysis in Supply Chain Planning


Time to Automate Scenario Analysis in Supply Chain Planning What-if scenario analysis is widely used by supply chain professionals in order to find the best response to an event in the past or one that is likely in the future.

Emerging Trends Around Last-Mile Delivery Fulfillment Models 2022


“When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars, people said ‘nah, what’s wrong with the horse?’ That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.” – Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and the Boring Company. Elon Musk, the man known for his crazy, game-changing tech ideas, is right.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Aug. 4, 2022

Supply Chain Digest

Maersk Projects Record Profits with Sky High Rates. Brick and Mortar Comeback. US PMI Shows Mixed State of Economy. Consumers Flock to Dollar Stores, Private Label

Watch: Logistics Execs Are Waking Up to the Need for New Technology

Supply Chain Brain

Disruption caused by the pandemic has served as a "rude awakening" among top executives about the need for new technology to create true visibility across international logistics, says Adolph Colaco, founder and chief executive officer of e2log

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Global Supply Chain News on Now Port of New York and New Jersey to Levee Fees for Overly Long Container Storage

Supply Chain Digest

Similar Plan at LA and Long Beach Never Turned On as the Threat Worked

Watch: A Look Back at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2022

Supply Chain Brain

A record-breaking number of attendees at the 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium heard about resilience and other hot topics in supply chain, according to Chris Poole, practice vice president, supply chain research, Gartner

Happening Now: Landstar Tells its CA Owner-Operators to Relocate out of State in Light of AB5

West Coast and California Logistics

I n a stark example of the practical fallout from California's new AB5 labor law, Landstar is telling its owner-operators in California that they would need to relocate out of State to continue as independent contractors with the carrier, according to a recent article in Transport Dive.