Wed.Apr 01, 2020

The CARES Act – A Supply Chain Perspective

Logistics Viewpoints

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the ‘‘CARES Act’ includes many provisions directed at the supply chain and logistics function. Namely, modifications to the medical supply chain and support for air carriers are directly supported.

Walmart OTIF Fundamentals


Learn how: Your OTIF score is calculated, The main categories of OTIF, and Key terms to understanding your business’ On Time and In Full score. . Walmart’s On Time In Full (OTIF) program is a rigorous scoring system that tracks inbound performance by various levels of business.

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LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software


The topic of supply chain risk management has taken on a new persona as the global supply chain endures the COVID-19 crisis. As explained by Aarian Marshall via Wired, the once-gridlocked cities across the country are rapidly draining stores of reserve stock and putting a renewed demand on truckers.

The Journey to the Factory of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

While most people are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are on the front line. Not just in hospitals, but our manufacturers who are essential to society and doing their part helping to stop the global pandemic.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices


Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere , a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Louis, Mo.,

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Intalere Selects Consus & Ivalua to Drive Source to Contract Best Practices


Healthcare supply chain GPO, Intalere, deploys an end-to-end Source to Contract solution across its purchasing functions. New York, NY March 30, 2020 – Consus , a leading procurement services provider, today announced that Intalere, a healthcare supply chain GPO based in St. Louis, Mo.,

How Your Business Can Survive (And Even Thrive) in a Recession


Can we truly call what we’re experiencing under Covid-19 a recession? This coronavirus-induced downturn is unlike the 2008 recession, where the economy was active but the credit markets were frozen, as Vox’s editor-at-large Ezra Klein points out.

AI Can Help Make Supply Chains Sustainable

Supply Chain Brain

By thoughtfully implementing AI, companies can pursue sustainability in ways that would be nearly impossible without it

VIDEO: How is coronavirus affecting the supply chain?

DAT Solutions

In the latest "Ask Me Anything" video, hear first-hand how the coronavirus is affecting drivers, fleet owners and 3PLs. COVID-19

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

In 2020, Supply-Chain Digitization Is No Longer Optional

Supply Chain Brain

Disruption in today’s business climate mandates that companies undertake the digitization of their supply chains

COVID-19 Supply Chain Impacts ON THE GCC: What to focus on right now.


Over the past few years of digital transformation in the retail sphere, changing customer behaviours, and new demands, our supply chains have not become more robust to handle the additional pressure. Managing your warehouse

Managing Supply Chain Disruption through a Combination of Technology and Ingenuity


Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the world cannot afford for manufacturing and distribution to grind to a halt. From the food on our shelves to medical necessities, these sectors are at the heart of our economy and must keep going at all costs.

How Can Subscription Box Businesses Adapt to the Coronavirus Climate?

Multichannel Merchant

The effects of coronavirus are being felt on a global scale. Given the widespread impact of the virus thus far, most subscription-based businesses are sure to feel its repercussions in the long term.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Some Basics on the Value of S Curves and Market Adoption of a New Product


An ongoing challenge for any firm is estimating demand for new products. This is especially true when the product has new technology or is replacing an existing product and the additional function in the new product is limited. Often a mathematical constructed called an S curve is helpful.

Manufacturers: Say goodbye to your rigid, if efficient, supply chains

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

To compete in B2B ecommerce, manufacturers need to learn how to meet the demands of today’s B2B buyers for a retail-like experience in order fulfilment, writes Ken Fleming of Logistyx Technologies

5 tips and tools for collaborative working while remote


At Provenance, we’ve been working remote since inception and have conducted many workshops and collaborative sessions with remote groups all over the world. We are often enabling a business to bring data together from across their supply chain, often not a local endeavour.

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10 Quick Tips for Brands & Retailers to Weather the COVID-19 Crisis


We are navigating through tough times. As each day unfolds with a new update, a new turn of events, one realises how much is changing in a matter of days, hours and minutes. So much so that all our best laid plans seem irrelevant now.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Is this the End of Globalization? – Colin Lloyd


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Unexpected Ways to Spread Joy

Supply Chain Nation

Let’s face it, most of us have never experienced days like these. The global coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live today – and perhaps forever.

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Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As governments and healthcare agencies around the world work to stop the spread of the coronavirus, importers and exporters across 164 countries are struggling to manage the pandemic’s growing impact on their supply chains.

Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning – What It Is and How to Operate

USC Consulting Group

Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) is a dynamic process in which the company’s operating plan is updated on a regular monthly or more frequent basis.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

BWS Logistics Deploys BluJay’s Transportation Management, Providing Automation and Visibility for Customers

BluJay Solutions

Logistics provider specializing in integrated transportation for the alcoholic beverage industry selects BluJay to optimize everyday tasks, streamline processes, and enhance its customer experience. Holland, MI – April 1, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announced today that BWS Logistics has deployed its Transportation Management application.

Join our Free Webinar on ‘Supply Chain Stress under Coronavirus’

Logistics Bureau

We love sharing information and discussing the latest industry developments with supply chain aficionados. This is especially important now that global supply chains are being battered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 1, 2020 Round Table Discussion Summary - Coronavirus

Aborn and Co.

A market update and summary of the round table discussion from April 1, 2020. Themes of the Weeks of COVID-19. Week 1: Shock. Week 2: Capacity Crunch. Week 3: First signs of stability. Hope on the horizon. What are we seeing for driver detention time?

The Thin Supply Chain Line Continued

Supply Chain Digest

The Supply Chain Keeps Back Chaos. Can It Hold

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!