Mon.Oct 19, 2020

Supply Chain Sustainability is Becoming a Hot Topic

Enterra Insights

The U.S., already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, didn’t need exacerbating crises. Unfortunately, the west coast burned and the gulf coast flooded — with the severity of those crises attributed to climate change. While politicians dawdle, consumers expect companies to play an important role in addressing climate change.

What Is an Automated Freight Settlement?


More supply chain leaders are learning to leverage technology to improve performance and lower landed costs. Unfortunately, there remain opportunities to recapture freight spend within the freight settlement process that automated freight settlement could solve. Consider this example.

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How the Pandemic is Impacting the Vanilla Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

The island country of Madagascar is currently feeling the impact of the pandemic on its top export: Vanilla. While consumer demand is high, vanilla prices are experiencing a downward spiral.…

How Can Companies Safely Surf the Pandemic’s Storm Waves?

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies have been whiplashed by the combination of a long running pandemic and the recession it kicked off. Better planning can help companies mitigate the effects of this crisis.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

20Cube Logistics

With the constant technology evolution, the supply chain logistics is being introduced to a new and innovative way of shipping consignments. The future of shipping lies the way the technology is conceived and adopted to automate manual processes.

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Ultimate guide to warehouse logistics: Enhance organization, movement, and management

6 River Systems

Warehouse logistics is the heart of any supply chain operation, assimilating and dispatching goods to ensure availability and timely delivery. With more consumers turning to e-commerce, it’s important for businesses of all sizes to bolster the supply chain to handle the e-commerce business model.

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Google’s 2.5 Tbps DDoS attack

IT Supply Chain

By Anthony Chadd (pictured). SVP of Security Business Development, Neustar. The post Google’s 2.5 Tbps DDoS attack appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Select a Forex Broker!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. GET our EBOOK HERE. Forex Broker article and permission to publish here provided by Harry Poulson. Forex trading is a popular business platform in the world. It is not only the largest but also the highly competitive trade trend.

Scanning for safety

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA at EU Automation. The post Scanning for safety appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

The Minimum Load for Trucking!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. When to Call for LTL Trucking! GET our EBOOK HERE. Minimum load for trucking article and permission to publish here provided by Saaed Darwish.

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Helpful & Effective Time Management Strategies for Construction Companies

IT Supply Chain

By Lindsey Patterson (pictured). Freelance Writer. The post Helpful & Effective Time Management Strategies for Construction Companies appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Strong supply chains provide satisfied customers

BluJay Solutions

It is clear that the future of e-commerce is about the customer. Fighting like Amazon is already using next-generation technology today. As a result, consumer expectations for fast delivery and minimal costs have risen markedly.

Latest statistics from the ONS shows decline in labour productivity

IT Supply Chain

By Brenda Morris (pictured). Global Chief Operating Officer at SD Worx. The post Latest statistics from the ONS shows decline in labour productivity appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

With 2021 on the horizon, businesses are re-shaping their costs


Observations from Ed Winterschladen, EVP Europe, October 2020. As we move towards winter and many parts of the United Kingdom are seeing new restrictions being introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, hopes of a V-shaped economic recovery are fading fast.

Date Marking: A Chance to Prevent Food Waste

IT Supply Chain

By Lee Metters (pictured). Group Business Development Director, Domino Printing Sciences. The post Date Marking: A Chance to Prevent Food Waste appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Real Intelligence?


Looking back over the past few decades there is every indication that more intelligent robots will be replacing jobs. Most of the jobs lost in the past have unfortunately been lower skill jobs in manufacturing. According to BBC, 1.7M

Rising to the Challenge of Supply-Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Brain

This year is an invitation for businesses to leverage weaknesses, adjust strategies and work toward a more agile future

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

How to Benchmark Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Well, I asked Steven Thacker, one of our benchmarking management experts, exactly that question! I hope his answers help you. What is Benchmarking? Benchmarking is essentially comparing; comparing one against another.

Circular economy an increasing focus for most supply chains


A new report from global research company, Gartner, says that 51% of 528 supply chain professionals surveyed expect their focus on the circular economy to grow over the next two years. The circular economy emphasises recycling, re-using and remanufacturing instead of the “take-make-dispose” model.

AI Solutions and Digital Supply Chains


Imagine you can control your production lines with a mouse click or a touchscreen swipe to optimize your supply chain in real-time – along with the ability to enjoy a seamless, customized experience. .

Supply Chain News on Freight Volumes and Rates Show Rapidly Improving Environment for Carriers

Supply Chain Digest

Data from Cass Report Raises Hope for V Shaped Recovery

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How Effective Partnerships are Essential to Transforming Your Digital Capabilities


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Kuebix Named a 2021 FreightTech 100 Winner


FreightWaves – the industry leading provider of news, data and analytics for the logistics market – has named Kuebix a winner of the 2021 FreightTech 100 Awards.

COVID-19 in the Warehouse? Never Fear — the Robots Are Here

Supply Chain Brain

Only a year ago, the mere mention of a “virus” would have evoked in many people’s minds the image of a sick computer

Coca Cola


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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.