Tue.Jun 02, 2020

Why Supply Chain Agility Needs to be the Next Normal

Logistics Viewpoints

The rug has been pulled out from beneath us. Doing things the same way we’ve always done them will no longer serve us, so we can’t simply put it back in its place.

The Growing Role of AI in Supply Chain Management


In today’s world, it isn’t really all that hard to imagine how technology is going to continue to change our lives. What’s probably harder is imagining going back to a time before technology and trying to imagine yourself adjusting to that lifestyle.

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Impact of COVID-19 in Supply Chains


The emergence of COVID – 19 impacts the foundations of the economy and society that we know. The supply chain is no different as we see the current global model falter.

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Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was six, my mother volunteered me for a new polio vaccine trial. It was risky, but my determined mother took a chance. She believed in science and patted my shoulder reassuringly as I rolled up my sleeve. During my toddler years, polio fear gripped the nation.

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.

The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Leadership and Strategy Logistics Network Business Platforms Supply Chain Management Transportation direct-to-consumer

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Do you have a resilient SC to overcome COVID-19?

Prophetic Technology

We could not imagine the tremendous impact COVID-19 have had on our Supply Chains ( SCs ,) and the grave consequences of this outbreak on multiple businesses. Fear has paralysed several companies to rapidly responsD to the catastrophic outcomes. supply chain supplychain risk

Repurpose Your Network Model to Make Rapid Decisions


The ongoing pandemic highlights the need for companies to make quick and accurate “what-if” decisions concerning their supply chains. However, it can take several months to create a network model from scratch.

Turn into a Prescriptive Analytics Expert

Prophetic Technology

Prescriptive Analytics turns you into a Strategic Business partner through the transformational-value of your business. Prescriptive Analytics nowadays has good market penetrations, and it is likely to extend even further by 2020. supply chain analytics

Three Ways to Adapt Supply Chains in the Age of COVID-19

Supply Chain Brain

The best way to deal with volatile conditions is to know what’s happening in real time at the most vulnerable touchpoints of your supply chain

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Seasoned Leadership in Action? ? An Interview with Joe Carson, CEO Spend Strategies, LLC!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – Our 2019 All Star Leaders! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

Donate to Feeding America with iTradeMarketplace and Uber Freight


We are happy to announce that our new Donations forum is live on iTradeMarketplace. As an extension of our recent partnership with Uber Freight , iTradeMarketplace users can now donate produce to Feeding America food banks using Uber Freight via our site with zero shipping charges.

Analysis tool for real-time data insight and evaluation

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions has announced the launch of its new ‘BluIQ by BluJay’ solution which combines visual overviews and analyses of the supply chain in a freely configurable dashboard.

Restarting Global Supply Chains in Fashion & Apparel

Vanguard Software

Without a clear picture of where items were in the supply chain process before things were halted, restarting a global supply chain seems like a daunting task. Retail Demand Planning Sales & Operations Planning Sales Forecasting Supply Chain Supply Planning

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.

Analysis tool BluIQ by BluJay provides real-time usable data in supply chain

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions announces the launch of BluIQ by BluJay: a data and analysis tool that provides real-time usable supply chain data in a configurable visual dashboard.

Just-in-time Manufacturing – A Manufacturer’s Guide to Effective Inventory Management


What is Just-in-time Manufacturing? Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing is described as a production model in which products and services are produced to meet specific demand and not necessarily created in surplus, in deficit, or in advance of actual need.

Why It?s Time to Onboard a New Logistics Provider

Zipline Logistics

The unexpected upheaval to domestic commerce has thrown a wrench into many businesses’ 2020 plans. Vendors have had to overcome a multitude of issues since the COVID-19 outbreak began early this year.

Just-in-time Manufacturing ? A Manufacturer?s Guide to Effective Inventory Management


What is Just-in-time Manufacturing? Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing is described as a production model in which products and services are produced to meet specific demand and not necessarily created in surplus, in deficit, or in advance of actual need.

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!

COVID-19 and Unique Supply Chain Disruptions


For as long as supply chains have existed, so too have there been disruptions. Natural disasters, including tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods, along with financial crises, have the power to completely shut down supply chains for indeterminate periods of time.

Inventory Reduction is Strong Business Defense Against COVID-19

Blue Ridge

Why is inventory reduction the best defense against COVID-19? Inventory is your most expensive asset. Here's how to reduce inventory right now. The post Inventory Reduction is Strong Business Defense Against COVID-19 appeared first on Blue Ridge.

BluJay Launches Transportation Modeling Application, Blazes Trail as First TMS Provider to Build Modeling Solution on LLamasoft Cloud Platform

BluJay Solutions

New application harnesses data to make informed business policy decisions for instantly quantifiable ROI. Holland, MI – June 2, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces the launch of its Transportation Modeling application, built in collaboration with LLamasoft , the leading provider of AI-powered supply chain analytics software.

Exertis integrates its accessories portfolio

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Exertis, the route-to-market and supply chain partner for global technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, has appointed Jamie Brothwell as commercial director and Sam Williams as sales director for its accessories business. Both will report to Mike Buley, Exertis consumer managing director

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

What You Need to Know About Changes to Air Freight

American Global Logistics

The aftereffects of Covid-19 have thrashed global air freight supply chains. As a result, volatility, and uncertainty prevail at unprecedented levels. This aggravates air freight’s operating environment. Availability of capacity is unpredictable, making pricing erratic. For example, since February 2020, spot rates for China – Europe have increased 272%. Likewise, spot rates for China – […]. The post What You Need to Know About Changes to Air Freight appeared first on AGL

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COVID-19 Items ? Prices and Lead Times Soar

Operations and Supply Chain Management

businesses are getting back to work with a set of new supply chains and they’re already facing concerns over distribution and pricing. Manufacturers are racing to crank out hand sanitizer, masks and clear plastic dividers, the WSJ’s Sharon Terlep and Austen Hufford report, as the products emerge as integral elements for restarting the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.

52% of manufacturing executives reconfigure supply chains in the face of Covid-19


. An EY survey has found that the pandemic will have a massive effect on global supply chains as 97% are analysing their supply chains.

Get a Supply Chain Job Overseas

Logistics Bureau

This is really a common question I encounter. How can I get a Supply Chain job in Australia, or Canada, or the USA?

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.