Tue.Nov 17, 2020

How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

River Logic

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Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. The establishment of efficient global supply chains has become critical to competitiveness.

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How a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Impact Holiday SCM


The past year taught supply chain professionals that uncertainty is the only certainty in supply chain management (SCM). And that’s rapidly proving to be the case as drug makers obtain approval for a COVID-19 vaccine and plan distribution.

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Preparing Supply Chain Networks for Vaccine Transportation

PLS Logistics

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed supply chain networks and the way businesses operate. Now, almost every company that has a supply chain is leaning into a more flexible and agile business model.

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.

Supply Chain Planning is Essential for Ending Up in the Right Place

Enterra Insights

The late, great, hall of fame baseball player Yogi Berra once stated, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” ” A similar sentiment was provided to Alice during her adventures in Wonderland when the Cheshire Cat told her, “If you don’t know where you are going any road can take you there.” ” Both these sentiments underscore the importance of planning.

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Pharma at the Forefront: How Vaccine Distribution Challenges Are Accelerating ‘The Cognitive Supply Chain’

Logistics Viewpoints

As researchers around the world race to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine, pharma companies also face another daunting challenge: how to distribute hundreds of millions of highly sensitive vaccine doses, quickly and accurately, across the country and the world.

We Are Finalists in the 2020 Supply Chain Brief MVP Awards!

All Things Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain has qualified as a finalist in two categories in the 2020 Supply Chain Brief MVP Awards!

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IT Supply Chain

By Paul Struthers (pictured). Managing Director, Sage UK & Ireland. The post appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Inside Arena: Release Readiness

Arena Solutions

One of the benefits of Arena as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution with a multi-tenant architecture is our ability to provide releases with new functionality across all our customers.

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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!

SMEs optimistic, despite facing new restrictions

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Struthers (pictured). Managing Director, Sage UK & Ireland. The post SMEs optimistic, despite facing new restrictions appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Prepare for the Future of Retail Logistics


Now is the time to prepare because the future of retail logistics is already here and it’s digital. In order to be successful in a digital world, you need to ensure your IT infrastructure is set up correctly to help you optimize business performance and improve service to your customers.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ Interview Excerpts: Lessons Learned by Global Leaders

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Get Our EBook here. Our fundamental objective at Supply Chain Game Changer is to share experiences and expertise and lessons learned.

75 percent of companies adjust supply chain to remain future-proof

BluJay Solutions

Emerce published the news about the annual Supply Chain Research. The article details how supply chain and logistics companies are coping with long-term change, driven by insights from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full story in Dutch here. In The News Emerce

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.

Using Shipping Data for Peak Season Preparedness Relies on Actionability

Intelligent Audit

Peak season shippin g planning is underway for shippers. Shippers should expect a surge in shipping volumes and tight capacity due to a historic rise in e-commerce transactions. These factors are driving shipping costs higher and shippers need to prepare.

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75 percent of companies plan to make changes to build more resilient supply chains

BluJay Solutions

SCM + Logistik covers BluJay’s new research report that provides insight into how supply chain and logistics companies handle disruption, build long-term resilience, and prioritize customer experience and innovation. Read the full story in Danish here. In The News SCM + Logistik

Walmart OTIF Requirements for Suppliers Increases to 98 Percent

Zipline Logistics

Walmart, often known for being the first mover in the world of retail compliance, is again upping its on-time, in-full (OTIF) standards for brands working with the big-box giant. . Now suppliers must meet a 98% OTIF rate to stay in compliance.

75% of companies to make changes to supply chain following Covid

BluJay Solutions

London Loves Business covers BluJay’s global research for 2020, which is now live. Find out how supply chains plan to increase their resilience following the challenges of this past year. Read the full story here. In The News

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.

The Importance of Using Supply Chain Management Software in Procurement

EC Sourcing Group

The importance of using supply chain management software is notable because of the importance of the supply chain itself.

How your business can take advantage of Section 301 tariff refunds

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If you’re a U.S. company importing from China, you may have tens of thousands or even millions in tariff refunds waiting for you. With two-thirds of Chinese origin goods subject to Section 301 tariffs, companies large and small have been impacted since they were implemented in 2018 amid a U.S.-China

3PL Bidding Tips

Logistics Bureau

3PLs (Third Party Logistics) companies make fundamental mistakes when replying to Request for Proposal and/or Request for Tender. Here are the things you need to know to respond appropriately to a 3PL RFT / RFP. Timing. Get into the data. Ask Questions. ??? ??? ??? ???

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Watch: The Impact of COVID-19 on Supply-Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Brain

Bill DeMartino, managing director for the Americas with Riskmethods, discusses how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting risk-management strategies, and whether companies were ready for the disruption that it has caused

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.

New Research from BluJay Solutions Says 75 Percent of Companies Plan to Make Changes to Build More Resilient Supply Chains

BluJay Solutions

Report provides insight into how supply chain and logistics companies are managing disruption, building long-term resilience, and prioritizing customer experience and innovation. Holland, MI and Manchester, UK – November 17, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today released the findings from its third annual research study in the report, “ Creating Resilience Amid Disruption: Research on How Supply Chains are Changing for Success and Survival.”

The award winning start-up trying to link up the autonomous landscape


Reuters Events Supply Chain recently had the opportunity to judge the Accenture Freight & Logistics Europe Innovator Award. After a close contest, Unmanned Life, a company working to link up the back-end of robotics systems into a coherent whole, took home the prize.

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ERP inventory management – how advanced is your ERP?


What is ERP inventory management? Many organizations have an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to collect, store, manage and interpret data from a host of different businesses processes.

Switching to SaaS-Based Planning Solutions Yields a 524% Return on Investment for Blue Yonder Customers

Supply Chain Nation

Today’s supply chains are facing a new era of uncertainty with global disruption, channel complexity, trade concerns, and supply chain skill shortages.

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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.