Wed.Mar 03, 2021

Supply Chains: Do you use data or information?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Who coined that irritating term “Big Data”? How did we get there without normal sized data, slightly larger data, chubby data and bordering on big data?

Fashion Industry Challenges Require Elegant Demand Planning


by Nicola Buttolo, CEO Carpe Diem Valuenet. When you’re perusing luxury handbags online, or testing which cocktail dress suits you the best, you probably don’t pause to consider all the supply chain complexities and analytics required to ensure the fashion items you’re craving are in-stock.


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The Top Supply Chain Blogs in 2021

River Logic

After a long year of hardship and loss, the world economy seems set to rebound. There's hope that COVID-19 will be vanquished through mass vaccination campaigns. Economic activity is set to return to some semblance of normality. The IMF anticipates that world GDP will grow by 5.5% in 2021 and 4.2%

Webinar: Becker’s Healthcare | Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical


The post Webinar: Becker’s Healthcare | Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical appeared first on Ivalua

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.

The World is About to Get Even More Connected through the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

Most of the world’s population is connected in one way or another: by land, by sea, by air, by cable, by airwave, and/or by satellite. As extensive as these human connections are, connections between almost everything else on Earth (i.e., machines and animals) are about to surpass them. A few years ago, Herman Morgan ( @hermanmorganUSA ), a Marketing Analyst at Tatvasoft, wrote, “The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming and it offers a lot of opportunities for organizations.

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DFB Tech Stack: Invoice Reconciliation


Digitize Invoicing to Eliminate Errors and Guard Cash Flow. In this article, we explore Invoice Reconciliation tools as a core piece of every digital 3PL/freight brokerage’s operations.

Generation Stereotypes: Do They Hinder Supply Chain Collaboration?

Talking Logistics

Generation stereotypes exist, and as the authors of a Harvard Business Review article state, “these beliefs can get in the way of how people collaborate with their colleagues, and have troubling implications for how we people are managed and trained.”

Charlie Saffro and the CS Recruiting Stor?y?

The Logistics of Logistics

Charlie Saffro and the CS Recruiting Story?. Ryan Schreiber hosts a podcast about Charlie Saffro and the CS Recruiting story. Charlie is the Founder and President of CS Recruiting a firm that specializes in logistics and supply chain recruiting. About Charlie Saffro.

Are you ready for adjudication

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Timlin (pictured). Dispute Resolution Specialist, Conexus Law. The post Are you ready for adjudication appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

When Global Business Cultures Don’t Translate to the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The complexity of global supply chains requires a constant effort of readjustment and re-evaluation, and in the months following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, those global connections have become even more tenuous

Closer to home

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA, EU Automation. The post Closer to home appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Take Control of Your Inventory in 2021


As the ripples from 2020’s global events are still being felt throughout the manufacturing industry, now more than ever it is essential for manufacturers to manage their supply chain, forecast demand, and use production resources as efficiently as possible.

Competence in the right place

IT Supply Chain

By Alexander Tigges (pictured). Director Global Sales Conveying & Loading Systems, BEUMER Group. The post Competence in the right place appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Tracing the Supply-Chain Journey of Green Products With Blockchain

Supply Chain Brain

Covalent, a new fashion brand using carbon-negative materials in its line of accessories, turns to IBM to create a blockchain that tracks and verifies the positive environmental impact of its products

The spring budget 2021 – Laying the foundations for UK economic progress & productivity

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Struthers (pictured). Managing Director of Sage. The post The spring budget 2021 – Laying the foundations for UK economic progress & productivity appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

7 Benefits of Using a 3PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is a 3PL? The Ultimate Guide Including Definitions of 1PL, 2PL, and 4PL! Get Our EBOOK HERE. Benefits of using a 3PL article and permission to publish here provided by Janelica Jenkins.

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The Ways of Implementing Customer Portals Into 3PL Operators’ Market

All Things Supply Chain

Logistics management software helps increase the efficiency and tracking for warehouses. Having shipments arrive on time is important for any company.

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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.

HARDI and Blue Ridge Present: 2021 State of The Distribution Supply Chain Webinar

Blue Ridge

HARDI and Blue Ridge Webinar to address Supply Chain & Inventory Planning Trends, Challenges, Best Practices: How to Right-Size Inventory and Maximize Customer Service Levels Amidst Disruption - plus 7 'wrong turns' and how to avoid them.

Mobile Inventory Management Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365


Overview. Next-gen ERPs, like Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management (D365), need high-quality data collection to function optimally. Mobile inventory solutions for D365 boost data accuracy, increase workflow efficiency and support digital transformation with barcode software.

Accenture Announces Acquisition of REPL Group

Supply Chain Brain

Accenture, a global professional services company, has recently announced the acquisition of REPL Group, a U.K.-based based technology consultancy specializing in solutions for supply chain, workforce management, store operations and retail customer experiences

Manufacturing is coming home

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA, EU Automation. The post Manufacturing is coming home appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

A Primer on Probabilistic Forecasting

The Smart Software

If you keep up with the news about supply chain analytics, you are more frequently encountering the phrase “probabilistic forecasting.” Probabilistic forecasts have the ability to simulate future values that aren’t anchored to the past. If this phrase is puzzling, read on.

3PL DSC Logistics Rebrands as CJLogistics

Supply Chain Brain

DSC Logistics, a logistics and supply chain management company, has officially announced its rebranding as CJ Logistics

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S&OP Process: What is the Demand Planner’s Role


What is the Demand Planner’s Role in the S&OP Process? First of all, the Demand Planners is part of the Roles and Responsibilities of S&OP. Therefor, the Demand Planner assimilates data from multiple resources to develop an accurate set of finished goods and raw material needs.

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Watch: How Data Is Making Supply Chains Truly Intelligent

Supply Chain Brain

Evan Rhodes, director of client services with P3, explains the importance of real-time data, and why supply chains are finally able access and use it to achieve resiliency

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.