Mon.Jun 20, 2022

How to Minimize Disruptions in the Supply Chain When Upgrading Technology

All Things Supply Chain

Technology upgrades can provide various benefits and may be necessary to stay ahead of the competition. However, new systems and tools can also disrupt daily operations. Workers and business partners… General Supply Chain Management disruptions solutions supply chain technology training

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The VF Corporation Invested in Supply Chain Agility Before COVID Made “Agility” the New Buzzword

Logistics Viewpoints

VF Corporation is Building a Highly Automated DC on the West Coast. Anytime you have a chance to talk to an executive vice president in charge of the global supply chain of a nearly $12 billion corporation, you know you will learn some things.


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The NYSHEX Story with Gordon Downes

The Logistics of Logistics

Gordon Downes and Joe Lynch discuss the NYSHEX story. Gordon is the Co-founder and CEO at NYSHEX , a company that exists to help restore trust and reliability to global trade so everybody wins. About Gordon Downes.

Want A Career In Cybersecurity? Here’s How To Get Started

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post Want A Career In Cybersecurity? Here’s How To Get Started appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Can NFTs Be an Effective Tool for Supply Chain Visibility?

Supply Chain Brain

To date, the stampede for non-fungible tokens has largely centered on the “ownership” of images, works of art and similar kinds of digital files. So what does this latest manifestation of the virtual universe have to do with the everyday reality of supply chain management

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State of Logistics: Inventory Low, Costs High, But Sector Changes to Speed Recovery

Supply Chain Brain

business inventories dropped to near historic lows in 2021 while the costs associated with storing, transporting and financing goods rose considerably. But the logistics sector has begun to enable positive changes, according to a new report

Time to get into peak condition

IT Supply Chain

By Jo Bradley (pictured). Business Development Manager, Sparck Technologies. The post Time to get into peak condition appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Mastering the Last Mile of Retail Delivery


A lot of recent media attention has been devoted to what might be considered “macro” logistics problems, such as port closures, blocked shipping lanes and a lack of ocean container capacity. These and other logistics challenges leave products stranded thousands of miles from their final destinations.

Tips for Planning a Productive PTA Meeting

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post Tips for Planning a Productive PTA Meeting appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

What’s Fueling Your Supply Chain?

3PL Insights

Fuel prices are reaching record highs across the country, and everyone is affected. The national average for regular unleaded has exceeded $5, and $5.77 for diesel.

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AMRs: the safe choice for the warehouse

IT Supply Chain

By Frazer Watson (pictured). UK–Ireland Country Manager, iFollow. The post AMRs: the safe choice for the warehouse appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Watch: How Can You Put Suppliers at the Core of Your Business?

Supply Chain Brain

Christian Schuh, senior partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group, emphasizes the importance of knowing, and working closely with, one’s major suppliers in a multi-tier manufacturing supply chain

Primark finally moves online with click-and-collect

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Director, Retail Strategy, CI&T. The post Primark finally moves online with click-and-collect appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

Part One: Network Optimization and Digital Twinning

Supply Chain Brain

Leading companies are adopting new strategies to prepare for the impacts of the next inevitable disruption. Part one of series: Creating Resilient Supply Chains Through IT Innovation

4 Tips for a More Ergonomic Production Line

DELMIA Quintiq

Simulating your production line in 3D is a great way to forecast most of the production problem, but it is sometime hard to design an ergonomic layout. This can cause a lot of troubles: archiving tack time, quality issue, Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD), insurance cost increase and more.

Companies Are Rethinking Their Supplier Networks After Covid

Supply Chain Brain

The pandemic has changed the nature of global supply chains with companies seeking to source goods from multiple places in order to minimize shipment and production disruptions

Electronic Kanban (E-Kanban) System Explained


What is the Kanban system? Kanban is a Just in Time (JIT) concept where restock orders for more inventory are sent only when current inventory is empty or low. In practice, the customer has two bins of the required product.

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Retailers Need 'Frenemy' Delivery Networks, American Eagle CSCO Says

Supply Chain Brain

There’s a growing consumer appetite for delivery consolidation

Diesel Prices Keep Climbing, Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) Passes with Attempt to Lower Shipping Costs

Intelligent Audit

The freight market is continually evolving and reflective of the changes in global trade. Meanwhile, today’s shippers are starting to double-down on their peak season plans and develop more strategic means of tracking costs.

The Geography of Transportation Networks


A network of routes connecting various points is what we mean when we talk about transportation networks. Any region's structure is based on the interconnectedness of its economic and social networks.

Event Preview: IA Week Chicago 2022

All Things Supply Chain

In the last two years, the capabilities, purpose and future of Intelligent Automation have changed. As IA tools have matured and become more user friendly, applications have shifted from single task-based… Events General conference event global supply chain IA supply chain technology USA

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Key Takeaways and Reflections from the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

At the start of June, we were excited to head to the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium in sunny Orlando, Florida. The isolation of the past couple of years has really taught us to appreciate the value and fulfillment we get out of these live events.

Assumptions: Good Questions Lead To Good Assumptions

Supply Chain Brain

Assumptions are central to demand planning, but not all assumptions are created equal

How the Worker Shortage Might Affect Your Summer Vacation Plans


We’ve all being hearing about the worker shortage since early in the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’ve seen it in action in our everyday lives — visiting the grocery store, the pharmacy, at school and even at our own jobs.

Connect With SupplyChainBrain at NRF Supply Chain 360

Supply Chain Brain

Join SupplyChainBrain this week at the National Retail Federation’s NRF Supply Chain 360 conference — here’s where you can find us and follow along

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.