Wed.Feb 17, 2021

Will Globalization Bounce Back? Part One of Two

Enterra Insights

Transition to a new administration in Washington has the world wondering what it means for globalization. Hans-Paul Bürkner, Chairman of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and his colleague, and Arindam Bhattacharya, write, “We are living in a confusing, polarizing world of dizzying complexity and puzzling contradictions. For every one of us, these are unsettling times.

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How Machine Learning is Transforming Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group engaged in an informative discussion with Derek Gittoes, VP Supply Chain Management Product Strategy at Oracle , as part of ARC’s Digital Supply Chain Forum.

FMCG Complexity Reduction - A Practical Guide

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

One of my Top 10 Supply Chain Improvement Resolutions for 2021 referred to SKU complexity and I recently discussed how that complexity negatively affects cost and service.

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How the Inland Port Can Better Connect U.S. Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

As we aim to build more resilient supply chains, we must rethink space, process and workforce development. Each of these factors converge at the inland port

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Trim Loss Optimization


In this blog, we will explain the basics of trim/loss and further explore the potential disasters from failing to manage the big picture. Trim Loss Optimization was first posted on February 17, 2021 at 7:26 am. ©2017

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How do car manufacturers deal with disruption in the automotive industry?


Nearly all global, regional, and local automotive supply chains in 2020 were impacted by Covid-19. Whether it was through imposed tariffs, Brexit, or electric car success, the automotive industry felt its impacts acutely.

5 Ways Real-Time Freight Analytics Create Competitive Advantages


One of the most significant challenges the shipping industry faces is related to real-time freight analytics. With more competition and increasing customer demands, new and improved data analysis and response methods are needed.

o9 Solutions Partners with Beluga Group to Enable Next-Generation End-to-End Planning

o9 Solutions

AMSTERDAM, February 17, 2021 – o9 Solutions, a premier AI-powered IBP platform provider, today announced that Beluga Group, the largest Russian spirits company, will deploy o9’s AI-powered platform for integrated demand and supply management, integrated business planning, and an S&OE Control Tower.

Tips on Cryptocurrency Trading!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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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.

LogiNext partners with KFC, Pizza Hut, Starbucks and Burger King in Europe


LogiNext, a global technology company on a mission to optimize and automate the world of logistics today announced a partnership with AmRest Holdings, the leading European multi-brand franchise restaurant operator.

The Top 2021 Shipping Data Analytics Use Cases and Changes You Need to Know

Intelligent Audit

It’s essential to know the 2021 shipping data analytics use cases and why they are becoming increasingly important to shippers.

Is your supply chain and operation prepared for a surge in growth?

Maine Pointe

JP Morgan predicts that, following a slowdown at the beginning of the year, growth should surge in Q3 of 2021*.

Inventory Replenishment Strategies that Increase Profits


What is Inventory Replenishment? Inventory replenishment is the process of moving stock items along the supply chain to ensure inventory levels are sufficient to cover demand.

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.

Procurement and Supply Chain Management: What’s the Difference?


Here’s a question for you: Do you know the difference between procurement and supply chain management? We ask because the terms are so often misused. The better you understand the role of each of these practices, the more effectively you can communicate with stakeholders along the value chain.

Supplier Relationship Management: The Importance of Collaboration


Grocers must embrace bold, innovative ways to cut costs and grow at the same time. That was the main message from McKinsey & Company lead strategist, Sajal Kohli, during t he recent FMI conference. Supply Chain Management

Resilinc Launches Predictive Purchase Order On-Time Delivery Solution

Supply Chain Brain

Resilinc Corporation, a global supply chain monitoring, mapping and resiliency solution, recently announced the launch of its Predictive Purchase Order On-Time Delivery solution.

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The Exception to the Rule


Bianca Buckridee shares her story of being the exception to the rule in the foster care system, how she overcame being bullied as an immigrant, and surpassed all expectations in her career, despite being told she was ‘green’ and would never amount to anything.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Ivalua Continues Momentum with Record Annual Sales and Customer Acquisition


Continued recognition from top analysts and rapid growth spanning all regions. Redwood City, CA. February 17, 2021 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced another record year in 2020.

UK urban logistics market continues to grow despite challenges


Warehouse capacity has grown significantly in the “Golden Triangle” in the Midlands because 90% of the population can be reached within a four-hour drive of this location, according to property specialist Savills.

Flexport Launches Order Management Solution

Supply Chain Brain

Flexport, a technology company specializing in global trade, has announced the launch of Flexport Order Management, a Flexport Platform solution that enables consignees and their suppliers to plan, collaborate, validate and optimize their supply chains

5G: A revolution or an evolution for logistics?


In an age where reactivity and visibility are critical, the underlying systems that allow data gathering and sharing are taking on a new level of criticality.

Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.

Logistics Plus Adds New MyFreightTrends Analytics Suite to eShipPlus

Supply Chain Brain

Logistics Plus Inc., a worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, has recently announced that MyFreightTrends, a business intelligence tool, has been embedded inside its cloud-based eShipPlus transportation management system. The new tool is now available to all eShipPlus users

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The state of supply chains: Automotive, part 1 – revving up ready for the post-pandemic


It’s going to be challenging bringing automotive supply chains back up to the required speed in 2021 given the numerous capacity crunches currently ongoing. This is the message from experts positioned around automotive supply chains who spoke to Reuters Events, Supply Chain.

The Significance of Multi-Stop Route Planning


The continuously growing expectations of consumers and rising trends in the logistics and supply chain industry has left businesses with no choice than to upgrade their logistics operations.

West Coast port congestion creates a ripple effects for freight

DAT Solutions

Truckload capacity is tight and expected to get tighter, but judging where truckload demand is headed remains challenging as COVID-19 headwinds ease and increasing tailwinds from the vaccine distribution and economic stimulus converge. Market Update

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?