Mon.Jan 24, 2022

How Resilient is Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

In February 2021, US President Biden announced via an executive order that “it is the policy of my Administration to strengthen the resilience of America’s supply chains.” What does supply chain resilience mean?

Webinar Recap: Data as the Driver of Effective Procurement Transformation

ivalua

How do Chief Procurement Officers and their teams leverage digital transformation to take control of their data and better deliver against their strategic objectives? .

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The FlavorCloud Story with Rathna Sharad

The Logistics of Logistics

The FlavorCloud Story with Rathna Sharad. Rathna Sharad and Joe Lynch discuss the FlavorCloud story. Rathna is the founder and CEO of FlavorCloud , an end-to-end cross-border logistics platform for direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands, ecommerce retailers, and marketplaces. About Rathna Sharad.

Britain faces continued supply chain disruption

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Murphy (pictured). Global VP, ABBYY. The post Britain faces continued supply chain disruption appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Perfect Your Back-to-School Strategy with End-to-End Ocean Visibility

Speaker: Mark Delaney and Steve Dowse

In this webinar, we discuss key challenges in product availability, ways to create agility in your supply chain operations despite ocean disruptions, and how end-to-end ocean visibility can mitigate key retail concerns this back-to-school season and beyond.

Purchasing Time for Eye Center Goes from One Day to One Hour

Hybrent

Hybrent’s one-stop vendor shop saves PESC’s materials manager from spending her whole day shopping dozens of different vendor sites to order her supplies.

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Avoiding these 6 Cybersecurity Tips Might Harm Your Business!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Why Cyber Security is Important! Cybersecurity tips article and permission to publish here provided by Claire Glassman.

How city retailers must adapt to hybrid working

IT Supply Chain

By Andre Hordagoda (pictured). Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Go Instore. The post How city retailers must adapt to hybrid working appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Bitcoin vs Litecoin : How Do They Compare?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Litecoin Expert Predictions! Bitcoin vs Litecoin article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. If you check the list of some famous and older coins, then Bitcoin and LTC remain on the top.

FBI warn about cybercriminals using malicious QR codes

IT Supply Chain

By Magni?Reynir?Sigurðsson Reynir?Sigurðsson Sigurðsson (pictured). Senior Manager of Detection Technologies, Cyren. The post FBI warn about cybercriminals using malicious QR codes appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

MRO Inventory: What It Is & The 10 Best Practices to Manage It

Unleashed

Maintaining healthy levels of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) inventory is essential to the smooth running of your manufacturing, distribution or wholesaling operation – even if MRO goods aren’t part of your final products.

Lord Agnew resigns for Covid fraud handling

IT Supply Chain

By Ivan Heard (pictured). Global Head of Fraud Solutions, Quantexa. The post Lord Agnew resigns for Covid fraud handling appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

House Unveils China, Chips Bill, Paving Way for Senate Deal

Supply Chain Brain

The House of Representatives unveiled its legislation to bolster U.S. research and development to better compete with China and aid the domestic semiconductor industry, in a bid to negotiate a final bill this year with the Senate

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The need for someone you can trust

IT Supply Chain

By Mark Turner (pictured). Managing Director, Business Process Services at Liberata. The post The need for someone you can trust appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

The move to rail: a look at China-Europe supply chains

Resilinc

The freight train that arrived in the Parisian rail hub of Valenton in early January wasn’t an especially large one—at 34 containers, it carried just 20% of the load of a typical intermodal freight train.

Fulfill eCommerce Orders and Process Returns 3X Faster Using Less Labor

Supply Chain Brain

Discover how eCommerce leaders are using Robotic Automation to increase capacity and meet escalating consumer expectations despite labor shortages

You Should Not Always Have Known Better: Understand and Avoid the Hindsight Selection Bias in Probabilistic Forecast Evaluation

BlueYonder

by Malte Tichy, Michael Feindt. This blog post on forecast evaluation discusses common pitfalls and challenges that arise when evaluating probabilistic forecasts.

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccines to Developing Countries

Supply Chain Brain

As of mid-December, 61.4% of Americans were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — a rate that disease experts say is inadequate to eradicate the virus. But it’s far better than the shockingly low numbers of some developing countries, where vaccination rates are still in the single digits

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

6 Critical Challenges in Returns Management and Reverse Logistics

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Reverse logistics and returns management are deeply integrated processes that involve coordinating between multiple enterprises through a series of modalities, including, for example, planning, scheduling and dispatch, product inspections, and refurbishing.

Watch: Supply Chains 2022: Problems and Solutions

Supply Chain Brain

Tom Coughlin, a fellow with IEEE, offers a glimpse into the new year and how global supply chains will fare in the coming months

Robotic Arms Are Using Machine Learning to Reach Deeper Into Distribution – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Robotic Arms Are Using Machine Learning to Reach Deeper Into Distribution. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

Sleepy Truckers Get Forgotten in Supply Chain Crisis

Supply Chain Brain

President Biden’s sweeping infrastructure law was supposed to ease problems for the trucking industry and relieve supply chain woes, but the law overlooked a vital necessity for truckers: Parking

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Freight Market Indicators in December 2021

Freight Plus

December 2021 - Transportation Market Report. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) ?. Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew again in December. This is the 19th consecutive month of expansionary growth.

From ECP to OMS: A Retailer's Guide to Replatforming for Omnichannel

Supply Chain Brain

As online and in-store shopping experiences converge with the prevalence of omnichannel retail, consumer expectations are evolving

Brands should adopt an ecommerce model for direct-to-consumer sales

Vinculum

Brands should adopt an ecommerce model for direct-to-consumer sales As has been the recent trend of consumers moving online, so has been the observation about the wholesale business too making the same shift.

Boeing's Jet-Building Frenzy Rests on Fragile Suppliers Short on Labor

Supply Chain Brain

After a talent exodus, the twin tragedies of its 737 Max jets falling from the sky, and stiff competition from rivals — on top of Covid’s blow to air travel — Boeing is gearing up for a production resurgence that will help mount the industry's steepest ramp-up in modern aviation history

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.