Fri.Feb 26, 2021

What is Transport Management System?


Transport management, an integral part of logistics, deals with the physical movement of goods from one place to another through land, air, or sea.

Logility Positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions


ATLANTA – February 26, 2021 – Logility, Inc., the leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today announced the company is positioned as Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions.


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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 26, 2021)

Talking Logistics

Not all 50F days are the same. Here in Boston, and I assume in other cold climate cities too, when the temperature reaches 50F this time of the year, especially in February, it’s t-shirt and shorts weather. Yet, when the weather dips to 50F in September, it’s time to put on a sweater or sweatshirt.

An Outlook for the Future of Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS)! Get Our EBOOK HERE. An Outlook for Supply Chain article and permission to publish here provided by Joe Gregson.

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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.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 02/19/2021 – 02/25/2021

All Things Supply Chain

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Sensitech Launches New IoT Supply Chain Monitoring Devices

Supply Chain Brain

Sensitech, a supply chain visibility provider, has expanded its suite of IoT devices to include air-carrier approved and non-lithium battery models for real-time tracking of shipments when cargo is traveling by plane

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Connecting experiences for the frontline worker


How Blue Yonder and Microsoft partnered to deliver connected associate experiences. Today it’s not uncommon to feel disconnected in ways that weren’t even imaginable a year ago. Virtual watch parties, “Zoom school” and Microsoft Teams meetings are now part of the everyday vernacular.

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The need to know


Lawmakers plan to meet with Biden Wednesday on supply chain: sources. A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers plans to meet with President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday to discuss supply chain issues, including semiconductor chips, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

The State of Manufacturing Operations: Then, Now and What Comes Next

USC Consulting Group

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” ” — Winston Churchill. Churchill said this famous line as World War II neared its end. It’s inspiring for many reasons, chief among them the optimism that comes from looking for a silver lining in the darkest of clouds.

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.

Five Supply Chain Drivers

Vanguard Software

Five supply chain drivers, Production, Inventory, Location, Transportation, and Information, greatly influence the performance of your supply chain. Companies can develop and manage each of these drivers to emphasize the ideal balance between responsiveness and efficiency, depending on changing business and economic requirements. Responsiveness to customer demands and expectations drives continuous innovation in products and the way customers are served.

Ivalua Customer Success Stories


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Retail is Ready to Have Fun

Enterra Insights

Most people are well-aware of the troubles physical retail locations have endured over the past couple of years — exacerbated by pandemic lockdowns. Prior to the pandemic, retailers were concentrating on creating unique customer experiences to make in-store shopping more enjoyable. The no-touch restrictions required during the pandemic put a kibosh on many customer experience efforts.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

Image Source: Lions Financial. This week’s logistics news includes two articles about privately-held warehouse robotics companies and their respective equity financing announcements. Both articles mention the implied valuation of these companies.

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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.

Preparing Your Data for Xeeva Spend Analytics


Whether your organization is large or small, utilizing Xeeva’s Spend Analytics platform is the first step in gaining control of your indirect spend. Accessing your indirect spend data to share with Xeeva can sometimes appear to be an overwhelming task.

APIs as change agents


APIs have been taking the world by storm. In times of global disruption and the replacement of physical interactions with digital journeys, APIs drive change and are needed more than ever. APIs provide companies with the ability to adapt to … API Management AMPLIFY APIs

BluJay’s D&I Approach is one of Internal Empowerment

BluJay Solutions

Katie Kinraid, General Manager of APAC at BluJay, was featured at Women Icons Network to discuss BluJay Women’s Network.

Podcast | Making It As an Amazon Seller: It’s No Picnic

Supply Chain Brain

For e-tailers selling their wares on, a lot of obstacles stand in the way of success — sometimes even Amazon itself


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.

How retailers can deliver in the social commerce boom

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Sian Hopwood speaks into e-commerce, and how the speed of delivery must keep up with customer expectations created by newly speedy purchasing experiences on social media. Read the full story at Global Banking & Finance Review. In The News Global Banking & Finance Review

Bristlecone Flash – February 2021


NEO PLATFORM ACHIEVES AICPA SOC 2 COMPLIANCE. Bristlecone’s NEO platform has been audited and certified for SOC 2 Type 1 compliance, which is evidence of the confidentiality and privacy with which we treat customer data.

Trending Transportation Updates: February 2021 | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates of February 2021

Episode 112 - February 2021 Transportation Market Report

Freight Plus

In this episode of Consulting Logistics, Vice President of Operations at FreightPlus, Chris Peckham, provides a detailed analysis of the transportation market for the month of January 2021. Chris will break down: Pivotal events from the month. Different Transportation Modes.

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.