Wed.Sep 28, 2022

When the Rubber Hits the Road

Supply Chain Shaman

Definition: “Someone’s efforts, resolve, or viability are tested; things are meaningfully challenging. “ Wikipedia. The supply chain team’s past thirty-two months of disruption were a long, winding road full of surprises.

Covid, the supply chain and human nature


Covid isn’t over. It won’t disappear either. Its impact today depends on where you are in the world. But in broad terms, how has it changed the global supply chain? What changes have occurred in response to it? And of those changes, what's going to stick? Will we remember everything we’ve learned?


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How Smart CEOs Leverage Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived! Being a CEO is tough enough, let alone how difficult it is if you don’t have all of the skills and knowledge needed.

Leverage Technology and People in a Time of Supply Chain Disruptions 


Respond quickly, maximize benefits, and identify supply chain opportunities and threats.

Downloadable Training Guide: Quoting With CargoWise Modules

With this training tool for freight forwarders, learn how to use CargoWise Quotations and One Off Quotes to create rate cards and spot quotes in order to improve the efficiency and accuracy of your internal processes.

Modern Slavery in Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Yes, slavery still exists in many parts of the World. And those managing Supply Chains need to ensure they are not unknowingly supporting it! Check out the great work of the International Justice Mission: [link]. .

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The Best Ways to Track Sales Performance!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What Gets Measured Is What Gets Done! Keeping track of your sales performance might sound simple, but the details can be complicated without the right tools.

How to succeed in native advertising

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured). Content Writer. The post How to succeed in native advertising appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Recruiting Construction Workers – The Ultimate Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 7 Ways to Manage Construction Employees! Recruitment is an essential part of every business, and construction companies are no different.

Walmart is Making Its First Move into the Metaverse with Virtual Worlds on Roblox

Supply Chain Brain

The retailer will unveil two immersive experiences on Roblox Corp.’s s virtual platform. Walmart Land will feature fashion, beauty and entertainment items, while Walmart’s Universe of Play will showcase toys, the company announced

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Factors to Consider Before Redesigning Your Website!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Make Your Website Visible and Trustworthy! No business can stay afloat in the modern market without a website. Most active consumers are already online, buying products and services via web channels.

Maiden Flight for DHL’s First-Ever Fully Electric Plane

Supply Chain Brain

"Alice" lifted off Sept. 27 at 7:10 am local time from Grant County International Airport (MWH), flying for a total of eight minutes and reaching an altitude of 3,500 feet

Supply Chain Matters News Capsule Follow-Up September 27 2022

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides our latest news capsule format follow-up relative to the updating of prior supply chain management developments we have shared with readers. Our most recent update of this series was published on September 9 and on August 17.

Bosses Can Beat the Tight Labor Market by Tearing the Paper Ceiling

Supply Chain Brain

Over 70 million workers in the U.S. have developed skills through military service, or by attending community college or other training programs, disproportionately people of color, veterans or from rural areas

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Supply Chain Uncertainties Leave Industries on Edge

Intelligent Audit

Despite some relief from inflationary pressures in recent months, businesses throughout the logistics industry and beyond are being forced to make difficult decisions. As gas prices begin to creep up , shippers are growing anxious about what the coming months will bring.

A Thoroughly Flexible Attitude in the Warehouse Will Attract and Retain Workers

Supply Chain Brain

Flexibility in the workforce isn't going away; it’s where the trends are headed. Warehouse managers need to pay heed

Moving from a Transactional to a Collaborative Supply Chain in the Middle East


As the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nations recover from the series of disruptions over the past couple of years—the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ukraine war, inflationary pressure, and the potential for rising food prices—a reinvention of logistics and supply chain operations is needed.

The Unstoppable Digitization of Global Logistics

Supply Chain Brain

Changes brought on by COVID-19, resource shortages and heightened demand for goods have all increased awareness about the value of global logistics digitization, and accelerated its impact

Increase Visibility and Productivity With Container Automation

This guide will help freight forwarders utilize CargoWise Container Automation for increased visibility and productivity. It covers how to use the module, the container events and automations available, and FAQs.

Interoceanic Passages


Global Maritime Routes and Chokepoints Maritime routes are a few kilometers wide corridors that connect economic regions and cross land transportation gaps. They form a continuum.

Diversify Your Automotive Supply Chain to Adapt for the Future


For the last several decades, suppliers have refined their systems and processes to match the needs of their preferred automaker. But now suppliers are working with new auto tech companies like Tesla, Rivian and Faraday Future.

U.S. Goods-Trade Gap Narrows to Smallest Since October 2021

Supply Chain Brain

The shortfall shrank 3.2% to $87.3 billion last month, Commerce Department data showed Sept. 28, suggesting a tailwind for economic growth in the third quarter

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Beauty Styles Come and Go – Can Your Order Management Solution Adapt to Ongoing Trends?


Beauty trends come and go and quickly. What’s “in” for Summer is “out” by Fall. Lightweight breathable foundations make way for foundations that keeps dry skin luminous during the colder seasons.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Logistics Teams Need to Rethink Contract Models in an Unpredictable Economy

Supply Chain Brain

Businesses need to rethink how they renegotiate contracts — on an as-needed basis rather than a time-based schedule — to optimize deals for both sides

What are the key drivers of biopharma supply chain complexity?

o9 Solutions

As complexity and volatility across the biopharma supply chain increases, biopharma companies have a unique opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors by addressing it.

Vendor Collaboration: How to Thrive in the Face of Volatility


Vendor collaboration is a joint effort that creates a competitive advantage for every stakeholder. It reduces overall costs, errors, and inefficiencies for everyone involved.

Why is the clinical supply chain ready for transformation?

o9 Solutions

With the emergence of innovative patient-centric drugs and therapies like biologics, CAR T, and cell and gene therapy (CGT), achieving supply chain excellence has never been more critical to ensuring the delivery of the right dosage of the right medicine to the right patient at the right time.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

What Are the Top Supply Chain KPIs to Measure Today?

USC Consulting Group

The supply chain refers to all activities involved in converting raw materials to finished products and getting the finished products to the final consumer, forming a vital cog in the business wheel. A successful business depends on the success or efficiency of its supply chain. Thus, the need to constantly monitor the various supply chain stages, from raw material sourcing to delivery to the final consumer, ensuring smooth operations for maximum returns.

The three critical levers required to address medtech (devices and diagnostics) supply chain complexity

o9 Solutions

Medtech companies must evolve their supply chain capabilities to mitigate the risks born from the complexity of their supply chains, a large portfolio of products (millions), and the increasing frequency and intensity of disruptions.

Scientists Recognized for Quantum Computing Work

Enterra Insights

One of the most intensive international competitions currently underway is the development of a viable, programmable quantum computer.

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