Thu.Apr 08, 2021

Will Supply Chain Technology Help Shippers When Next Crisis Happens?

Talking Logistics

The Suez Canal Blockage of 2021 has cleared, and cargo is again flowing through that crucial gateway from Asia to Europe.

Understanding New Supply Chain Concepts

Logistics Viewpoints

The Executive Interviews conducted at the virtual ARC Industry Forum elicited interesting perspectives on the digital transformation journey in a post-COVID world.


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Procurement Strategies Shifting to Restore Growth Post-COVID-19, Reveals Ivalua Research


Ensuring supply chain continuity, identifying new revenue opportunities, and improving decision making are key focuses as firms recover from the pandemic.

Data-Driven Packaging Solutions: Prepare for Success with the Right Directions


Taking your packaging system to the next level? You’ll only get there efficiently if you know the facts. Sure, you can rely on hard data – the numbers don’t lie, right? Well, not exactly.

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!

What Is Manufacturing in the 21st Century

The Supply Chain Journal

When people think about manufacturing and the supply chain , most would never think about the global scale and the technological advances it has morphed into today. reports approximately 25 states achieved a manufacturers’ GDP that grew faster than the national average from 2009 to 2019.

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Building intercontinental flow visibility with tracking solution

IT Supply Chain

By Adrien Chapelet (pictured). IoT Expert. The post Building intercontinental flow visibility with tracking solution appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

EStore Order Fulfillment Acceleration Strategies

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 10 Best Warehouse Order Fulfillment Articles! Get Our EBOOK HERE. EStore order fulfillment article and permission to publish here provided by Carl Torrence.

Digital Transformation in High-Tech Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Discover how the Virtual Twin Experience can Accelerate Manufacturing Innovation. With a rising number of industries worldwide undergoing digital transformation to adopt new and sophisticated systems, the High-Tech industry becomes a key driver of progress in our society.

BluJay Solutions Listed in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Global Trade Management

BluJay Solutions

Millions of electronic customs declarations are cleared annually using BluJay’s global customs and compliance management suite.

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.

Transportation Management: Engineering for the Future


Meet the TM Engineers Driving Customer Value They’re not supply chain engineers, they’re supply chain scientists. Calculated risk-taking and hands-on program design are enabling NFI’s Transportation Management team to customize solutions of the future for NFI customers.

Watch: How Will Big Retailers Correct Their Supply Chains After the Pandemic?

Supply Chain Brain

Andrew Hogenson, global head of consumer goods, retail and logistics with Infosys Consulting, offers insight into the big-box retailing landscape when the pandemic subsides, and how retailers will have to adjust

Achieving a Synchronized Digital Supply Chain and Operations for Advantage

Maine Pointe

A Shipping Budget Management Checklist: 5 Things for Shippers to Consider

Intelligent Audit

Transportation or shipping cost management is a complicated process that requires many carefully planned and coordinated steps to be done successfully. One of the most critical steps occurs before any parcels are received, before any trucks move, and before any orders are delivered.

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.

Suez Canal Supply Chain Disruption Calls Globalization into Question

American Global Logistics

On March 23, 2021, the Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, went aground in the Suez Canal. It ran aground due to a sandstorm and high winds. The highly stacked containers acted as sails. And that caused the wind to blow the ship sideways blocking the canal.

Vaccines are the Utility Needed for the Global Economy


In an article in t he Politico, the (somewhat) obvious point is made that the Biden administration is finally recognizing that there is not enough manufacturing capacity in the US to produce booster shots that will be needed to combat the new onslaught of variants coming out of Brazil, the UK, and even New York and California.

Transportation Management: Engineering for the Future


Meet the TM Engineers Driving Customer Value They’re not supply chain engineers, they’re supply chain scientists. Calculated risk-taking and hands-on program design are enabling NFI’s Transportation Management team to customize solutions of the future for NFI customers.

How Automation Can Activate Your Digital Transformation Journey


During the pandemic, many industry players were caught off guard by inefficient business systems and manual processes. As workforces are being transformed, many manufacturers and distributors have started to see the true benefits of process automation.

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.

Smart Software Celebrating 40 years

The Smart Software

We are so grateful to announce Smart Software’s 40th anniversary. Smart, Hartunian, and Willemain was incorporated in June 1981 by Charles Smart, Thomas Willemain, and Nelson Hartunian, our visionary founders. The post Smart Software Celebrating 40 years appeared first on Smart Software.

US port congestion driving long-term changes to trade routes


The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted potential problems for shippers with the over-reliance on a handful of trade lanes, an issue exacerbated by the increase in international cargo transport options.

Data is the New Gold


Are the phrases “data is the new gold” or “data is the new oil” just marketing slogans to entice businesses to spend more money on technology? Or are these metaphors describing a new paradigm that revolutionizes the world? Let’s try to find that out and start with a few facts.

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Introducing the New Vanguard Website

Vanguard Software

Vanguard Predictive Planning. Download Brochure. Introducing the New Vanguard Website . Supply chain cost optimization refers to managing supply chain costs effectively to achieve the best possible return on investment while ensuring reliable supply. Supply chain cost optimization includes: .

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.

On a Path to Global Supply Chain Armageddon

Supply Chain Digest

Tensions in South China Sea, and with Taiwan, Seem Unlikely to End Well

The Step-by-Step Guide to Deliver World Class FMCG Distributor Performance

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

In my last post we discussed the biggest challenges that a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company could face when managing the ‘last mile’ of the Route to Market (RtM).

The Importance of Cognitive Systems in the Digital World

Enterra Insights

The Digital Era, characterized by oceans of data generated at historical rates, is different from past eras. That’s why attempts to adjust to this new era using traditional methods are unlikely to succeed. Julie Sweet ( @JulieSweet ), Chief Executive Officer of Accenture, explains, “It is very hard to transform your culture and your workforce to be a relevant company in the digital world if all of your processes are stuck in the traditional world.”[1]

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3 Ways Procurement Can Help Grow Revenues (Part 1)


Procurement’s role and status has been on an upward trajectory for many years, accelerating during the COVID-19 crisis. CEOs increasingly understand that how they spend and manage their suppliers can support a broad range of objectives. But there is one general exception.

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.