Thu.Jan 14, 2021

The Supply Chain Function - What’s That All About?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Ok, I admit it, I started my career as an R&D scientist-type developing FMCG products for the European and Middle Eastern markets. I was actually using my chemistry qualification in industry, which is an opportunity not everyone receives after graduation, so I enjoyed my job.

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Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

2 020 will be remembered as the year of mass digitisation. Few had imagined that the wind finally started turning. But when humans don’t have a choice, they adapt. Before Covid-19, pressures resulted from slowing growth and trade wars and rising consumer expectations.

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Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical

ivalua

The post Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical appeared first on Ivalua

LogiSYM—Vietnam Digital 2020 – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

BY Joe Lombardo, Editor-In- Chief, LogiSYM. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS. 2020 has been the year of virtual conferences and meetings for most of us. We have discovered whole new world of virtual video conferencing platforms, of which the most well known is Zoom.

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!

Logility Wins IDC’s SaaS CSAT Award for Supply Chain Management Customer Satisfaction

Logility

Benchmark Based on Global Survey Highlights Logility’s Leadership in Ease of Use and Driving Rapid Benefits. ATLANTA – January 14, 2020 – Logility, Inc.,

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The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall

The Logistics of Logistics

The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall. Christopher Wall and Joe Lynch discuss the basics of clearing customs. As the founder of a digital customs brokerage, Christopher has a deep understanding of the customs clearing process and some of the associated problems. About Christopher Wall.

The Demand Powered Supply Chain: How to Win as the Bar Continues to Rise in the Retail Industry

CH Robinson Logistics

The year 2020 was a year unlike any other, and supply chains were more front and center than ever before. This is especially true in the retail space, as a surge in ecommerce and pandemic-driven demand volatility increased the rate of change in an already rapidly evolving industry.

Customer Service Aided by Cognitive Technologies

Enterra Insights

We’ve all heard the phrase, “The customer is always right.” ” We also know it’s not a truism. Blake Morgan ( @BlakeMichelleM ), a self-described customer experience futurist, explains that the axiom reflects a philosophy more than a truth. She explains, “The customer is always right is a phrase pioneered by Harry Gordon Selfridge, John Wanamaker and Marshall Field.

The Digital Supply Chain Twin: An Imperative for Supply Chain Resiliency & Relevancy

Llamasoft

Five key takeaways from my session at World Digital Supply Chain & Logistics Summit in December 2020 The concept of a digital twin has been around for decades.

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.

Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) Versus Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

Arkieva

With strong leadership by the executive team, over time, the business begins to think in terms of overall health and welfare of the company, rather than optimizing a function at the expense of the overall company benefits.

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Best Firewalls for Small Businesses in 2020

IT Supply Chain

By Bones Ijeoma (pictured). CEO & Co-Founder of AllSafe IT. The post Best Firewalls for Small Businesses in 2020 appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Existential Questions to Consider in Human and Digital Supply Chain Transformation

NC State SCRC

Today’s blog was offered by Joe Yacura, CEO and founder of the International Association of Data Quality, Governance, and Analytics. Today’s supply chains are being re-engineered aggressively as a result of the COVID pandemic impacts on business.

Why The Future Of Smart Manufacturing Starts With Connected Workers

IQMS

Bottom Line: Providing connected workers and teams with the tools they need to excel onsite and remotely while enabling shop floor operations to transition from one manufacturing process to another is the essence of smart manufacturing today.

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.

How a Student Can Get a Business Grant!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Why Millennials are Different and How Marketers can Engage Them! Get Our EBook here. Business grant article and permission to publish here provided by Sam Coleman. Need to get a grant to start business?

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Using Data to Shorten Freight Payment Process With Digital Freight Management

Intelligent Audit

Despite transportation optimization , complexity is the standard supply chain descriptor. It’s the one constant all managers must address. And it relates to a range of issues within the freight payment process.

How the Pandemic Has Altered AT&T’s Global Sourcing Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains all over the world, and that of communications giant AT&T was no exception

We’re hiring a Sustainability Strategy Manager!

Provenance

Provenance is using tech to power the transparency movement – helping brands bring their supply chain and the social and environmental impact behind products to shoppers. Our mission is to enable more conscious, fair, and low-impact consumption.

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.

How to get started with Direct to Consumer selling

Vinculum

Direct-to-consumer selling is one of the most important trends seen in e-commerce in the last decade. Brands are becoming digitally native and entering the market directly – and the opportunity is getting bigger thanks to changing consumer trends in a post pandemic world.

Pricing Strategy #5: You Can’t Afford to Ignore Shrinking Revenue and Profits

Blue Ridge

A key pricing strategy you can't afford to ignore is price optimization software. This strategy offsets shrinking revenue and margins using pricing analytics.

Sustainable Packaging: A Challenge and Opportunity for Food Manufacturers

QAD

Ever since consumers started purchasing goods commercially, the ways in which products are packaged determine how most food manufacturers differentiate themselves from the competition. To this day, many products are identified and referred to by their packaging.

New Global Visibility App Sees Delays Before They Happen

Supply Chain Brain

Organizations can’t manage what they can’t see, but a new application from supply chain software provider E2open is offering clarity

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.

The Unstoppable Rise of Shipping Prices in 2021

American Global Logistics

This year promises to segue from uncertain supply chain disruption into more predictable disruption. The unstoppable rise of shipping prices may cause that disruption. And it may dominate the news in 2021. Last year Covid-19 dominated the disruption of supply chains– hands down. Although a second strain has surfaced and threatens to disrupt supply chains, […]. The post The Unstoppable Rise of Shipping Prices in 2021 appeared first on AGL

2021 Supply Chain Predictions from Predictive Planners

Vanguard Software

There have been many supply chain changes this past year; some will last, others will not. Here are some predictions that we have for supply chains in 2021. Sales & Operations Planning COVID-19 Demand Planning News Supply Planning S&OP Sales and Operations

Vector Announces Contactless Pickup and Delivery Supply Chain Solution

Supply Chain Brain

Vector, a mobile-first workflow automation platform for enterprise shippers, 3PLs, carriers and retailers, recently announced enhancements to its catalog of contactless solutions, including document digitization, mobile workflow automation and contactless electronic bill of lading.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

LogiSYM—Vietnam Digital 2020 Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

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?