Thu.Jul 30, 2020

Life Sciences in the Age of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Short-term Scheduling for Production and Quality Control Labs. In the age of disruption, effective production planning and optimization approaches are even more critical to ramping up or down production, or pivoting to production of new products.

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) – House of Planning


During my Lean/6-Sigma Black Belt studies, while working as a supply-chain management practitioner in the high technology and industrial manufacturing industries, I became familiar with “The House of Quality”, the first matrix in the four-phase Quality Function Deployment (QFD) process.

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Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations

Talking Logistics

The effects of COVID-19 on North American business are creating supply chain challenges into the second half of 2020. The ability for organizations to respond to these challenges will determine the strategies required to maintain profitable performance in 2021.

5 Signs You May Need a More Modern Supply Chain Solution

BluJay Solutions

Like the supply chain itself, applications are constantly changing. Are yesterday’s applications preventing your organization from reaching its full potential? Simply planning a load or optimizing a pick path isn’t enough today. .

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.

The IoT Reality Check

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 15 Min Read. Download for later.

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Demand Planning & Forecasting During COVID-19 [Webinar]


Last month, Chainalytics’ Neelesh Asati moderated a panel discussion on demand planning and forecasting during COVID-19 hosted by Logistics Insider. It was an engaging conversation between supply chain veterans from Kellogg India, Flipkart, 3SC, and CJ Darcl.

The power of Supply Chain Ecosystem Orchestration networks

Prophetic Technology

What Supply Chain (SC) competitive advantages come from supply chain Ecosystem Orchestration? supply chain

Digital ID Management: Why the World Needs the LEI

In the Supply Chain

By Stephan Wolf (pictured). CEO, the Global LEI Foundation. The post Digital ID Management: Why the World Needs the LEI appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Editor’s Choice: 5 Ingredients for Predicting Accurate Shipment ETAs

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article comes from Vivek Vaid, CTO at FourKites, and examines how to predict accurate shipments ETAs. Predictive intelligence is a big deal these days. In talking to one of our customers, it occurred to me that despite the advances FourKites has demonstrated in machine learning and data science, […].

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.

What is Inventory Shrinkage?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Inventory Shrinkage article and permission to publish here provided by Jake Rheude at

The Value of Global Trade Insights in Navigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions

In the Supply Chain

By Mark Segner (pictured). VP Global Sales, Descartes. The post The Value of Global Trade Insights in Navigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Connected, Digitized Supply Chains Enable You To Trust The Data

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity Supply Chain Solutions’ CEO, explains what running supply chains with real time insights means at Alcott Global’s Virtual Supply Chain Summit 2020. Leave a Reply [contact-form-7]. Videos and Podcasts

Reducing the risk of food shortages with supply chain technology

In the Supply Chain

By Matthew Woodcock (pictured). Director at LLamasoft. The post Reducing the risk of food shortages with supply chain technology appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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!

Five things you need to know about the UK’s procurement & supply chain market


Observations from EVP, Europe – Ed Winterschladen , July 2020. The business landscape in the UK is shifting at a pace most of us have never witnessed in our careers.

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AMA With ADA Support: How Retailers Can Maintain Customer Satisfaction as Online Sales Soar


Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, online sales surged, as many stores closed […]. The post AMA With ADA Support: How Retailers Can Maintain Customer Satisfaction as Online Sales Soar appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Retail Supply Chain Tips and Tricks

Digitalization Technology is Key to Navigating COVID-19 Supply Shocks

Blue Ridge

Digitalization has accelerated the need for technology investments such as contactless deliveries. Case-in-point: J.B. See why supply chain analytics and other digital investments should top your priority list right now. Blogs and Articles covid-19 supply chain analytics

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for Supply Chain and Logistics – Keep it Simple

Logistics Bureau

We get a lot of questions relating to KPIs than anything else on this blog and on our YouTube channel so here are some useful tips for that and hopefully you find this useful for your supply chain KPIs preparation. Do not have too many. Do not go overboard to a 100-pager report.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

[WHITE PAPER] Top Trends and Concerns in Final Mile Logistics


Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Supply chain performance depends on the efficiency of all operations, including both inbound and outbound processes for resellers, third-parties, and other entities.

Are we on the cusp of Logistics 4.0?


For some time now, Logistics 4.0,

Illustrating 5 Levels of Freight Visibility

Aborn and Co.

Illustrating 5 Levels of Freight Visibility . Steve Aborn, freight visibility expert, illustrates the five levels of freight visibility. The five levels are as follows: No Visibility. Free TMS. Stand-alone TMS. Fully Integrated TMS. Full Visibility. Visibility is a hot topic in the industry today.

The need to know


The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Treasury makes $10 billion loan available to postal service as part of coronavirus relief. The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with the U.S.

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.

Savings Beyond Rates: Highlights from the “Achieve Your Supply Chain Goals” Webinar

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Now, more than ever, companies of all sizes and complexities need savings and efficiencies to overcome the many disruptions caused by COVID-19. The supply chain is a great place to start uncovering opportunities for improvement.

The build-up to Brexit and the state of global trade


In an increasingly unsure and turbulent international trade environment, Reuters Events: Supply Chain talked with international trade expert, James Hookham, Secretary General of the Global Shippers Forum.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for July 30, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Worst Quarter for US GDP in History. Big Savings for Some for Moving Out of China, PwC Study Says.Truck Maker Nikola Breaks Ground on Giant Factory. General Mills Needs more CoPackers

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Announcing the Launch of ShipChain Mainnet


ShipChain, a decentralized freight and logistics platform operating on Ethereum, announces that its mainnet, a public delegated Proof of Stake sidechain of the Ethereum network, is now live. This launch is a significant milestone toward achieving a modular system across the entire supply chain.

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.