Mon.May 03, 2021

The Big Plastics Issue – Extended Producer Responsibility to the rescue!

All Things Supply Chain

We pollute the ocean with about 12.7 million tons of plastic every year, and the damage to the environment is becoming irreversible. In the UK alone, more than.

To be an Industry Leader, Bridge the Gap Between Strategy and Execution

Logility

Execution of S&OP through a sales and operations execution process is what sets top brands apart. Business planning is, of course, essential, but the real proof is in the execution.

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Pandemic Report

Supply Chain Insights

Powered By EmbedPress. Objective. Quantitative research on lessons learned by supply chain leaders during the pandemic. Summary. We designed the research to answer four questions. Did innovative companies perform better during the pandemic? Yes, mid-way through the pandemic in September-October 2020, a more innovative manufacturing company rated themselves significantly better on agility and responsiveness at an 80% confidence level.

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Business-to-Anything Integration Supports Agile Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

OpenText Touts Business-to-Anything Integration. There have been extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. These disruptions have elevated the supply chain function to the boardroom level. It is now understood that supply chain agility is imperative.

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!

Holistic approach helps shippers cope with driver shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

The infamous driver shortage — or driver squeeze — has been a hot-button issue across the transportation industry for years. The lack of qualified drivers, coupled with sky-high turnover — has affected every segment of the industry.

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Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country. Strong frontal systems, plenty of humidity and increasing instability will produce periods of torrential rain and intense thunderstorms Monday through Wednesday.

The great digital divide – 1.5 million households across the UK are still offline

IT Supply Chain

By Emmanuel Vella (pictured). VP, EMEA Broadband Networks, CommScope. The post The great digital divide – 1.5 million households across the UK are still offline appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Seller’s market for transport services may last through 2023, mega-bull Mehrotra says

The Supply Chain Journal

The powerful surge in demand and pricing now coursing through transport modes will last through the rest of 2021, continue through all of 2022 and could extend well into 2023, Deutsche Bank analyst Amit Mehrotra said in a note published Monday.

6 Things to Consider in ERP Software Selection for Supply Chain Management

OptiProERP

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions are now a dime a dozen. It’s for this reason that careful attention is needed when selecting the right ERP software for your specific business requirements.

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.

WeWork CFO joins Transfix executive team to accelerate growth

The Supply Chain Journal

In March, former WeWork CFO Christian Lee joined the team at Transfix, a logistics technology suite with tools for shippers and carriers to help manage their transportation needs.

How to Navigate the Complexities of Today’s Drayage Market

NFI

North America’s drayage market is as complex as ever. Congestion at the ports, increasing demurrage costs, competition for chassis, and other mounting issues have created havoc for shippers attempting to get a hold of their supply chain.

Shipping speed, transparency continue to trip up e-commerce brands

The Supply Chain Journal

The retail customer journey has been changed forever. No longer is going to a physical store and browsing the aisles the only method of shopping.

Plan your Supply Chain with Intelligent Constraints

Adexa

Attribute based planning is having the ability to take into account all the business rules and constraints into account when generating a plan.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Ware2Go offers free carbon offset program to merchants

The Supply Chain Journal

Ware2Go , the UPS ( NYSE: UPS ) company that focuses on enabling merchants of all sizes to achieve one- to two-day shipping, announced a carbon emissions offset program for all customers shipping small parcel, less-than-truckload, truckload and air shipments within its network.

Doosan Infracore selects o9 Solutions as Integrated Business Planning partner

o9 Solutions

May 3, 2021, Seoul – o9 Solutions, a premier AI-driven integrated planning and operations solution provider for the enterprise, announced that it would supply its next-generation AI-powered integrated business planning platform for real-time demand and supply planning management to Doosan Infracore.

How complacency harms U.S. manufacturers

The Supply Chain Journal

The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates.

TransVoyant adds continuous analysis of real-time and predicted supply chain behavior to the Open Visibility Network

Tive

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Holistic approach helps shippers cope with driver shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

The infamous driver shortage — or driver squeeze — has been a hot-button issue across the transportation industry for years. The lack of qualified drivers, coupled with sky-high turnover — has affected every segment of the industry.

What Makes a Good Order Management System? Choosing the right OMS for Your Ecommerce Business

Vinculum

eCommerce has revolutionized shopping by making it simple and convenient. World-wide products are now just a click away, one can access them from the comfort of their own home. But, how does an eCommerce site function from the order placing to delivery?

Shipping speed, transparency continue to trip up e-commerce brands

The Supply Chain Journal

The retail customer journey has been changed forever. No longer is going to a physical store and browsing the aisles the only method of shopping.

Two Supply Chain Leaders Partner with o9 Solutions to bring their experience and insights into discussions with the AIM10x community

o9 Solutions

DALLAS, TX – May 3rd, 2021 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, announced the addition of two new leaders at the forefront of digital transformation. o9 Solutions’ AIM10x Executive Council has two new joiners.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

Retail Supply Chains: The State of Play in 2021

Logistics Bureau

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a decade of changes to the retail world in just a year and a half or so. Few retailers can hope to grow, or even survive today, without the ability to sell through ecommerce channels.

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

Supply Chain Brain

Vanessa Miller, partner in the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP, details the substantial challenges that the automotive industry is facing, now and in months to come

Evans Distribution Systems Launches New Business Intelligence Tool: evans365

3PL Insights

MELVINDALE, Mich., May 03, 2021— Evans Distribution Systems, a leading provider of third-party logistics and supply chain solutions, launched a new business intelligence tool: evans365. The tool provides warehouse customers a holistic view of their account activity based on real-time data. “As

Getting to Know Artificial Intelligence Terms

Enterra Insights

In today’s business environment, the term “artificial intelligence” (AI) is tossed easily into many conversations. People seem to understand, in a general way, what is being discussed; however, according to Michael I.

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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.