Mon.Nov 21, 2022

Supply Chain Transformations Must Prepare for No New Normal


“We’re entering ‘the new normal.’”. No doubt, we’ve all heard or read that sentence somewhere. It’s an understandable soundbite that depicts the trying times experienced over the past three years, made up of both political and economic trajectories, as well as unforeseen “black swan” events.

The Fallacy of the Self-driving Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Definition of Confirmation Bias. A Story. On Friday night, I had dinner with a LinkedIn contact. (As As I travel, I post where I am going, and if someone reaches out for dinner or lunch, I say, “Why not?”)


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Constraint-Based Supply Planning & Execution

The Network Effect

The post Constraint-Based Supply Planning & Execution appeared first on The Network Effect. Resilience Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning

The New Supply Chain Landscape: Why Moving Up the Supply Chain Spectrum Is Imperative

Talking Logistics

Thanks to disruptive events over the past two years, supply chains have become central to business success, forcing CEOs and other business executives to spend a much larger portion of their time and strategies focused on this once afterthought of their operations. What has changed?

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.

PepsiCo’s Massive, Complex, and Difficult Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Logistics Viewpoints

Jim Andrew, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo. On November 4 th , I interviewed Jim Andrew, the Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo, about their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program. PepsiCo is a very big company, the second largest food and beverage company in the world.

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What Steps Can Warehouse Managers Take to Prepare for the Holiday Season?

All Things Supply Chain

Warehouse management teams know the holidays are a time of joy and challenges.

Retail footfall expected to be up 12.8% this Black Friday

IT Supply Chain

By Nikki Baird (pictured). VP of strategy, Aptos. The post Retail footfall expected to be up 12.8% this Black Friday appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The role of inventory management and inventory optimization in ERP


Inventory management is important because it provides a buffer to balance out the uncertainties between demand and supply. However, while it can be viewed positively, holding inventory also creates problems.

BLACK FRIDAY ‘deals’ could cause customer fatigue

IT Supply Chain

By Samantha Mansfield (pictured). Head of Strategy Experience & Commerce, Merkle UK. The post BLACK FRIDAY ‘deals’ could cause customer fatigue appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Ensuring Supply Chain Success in the Face of Climate Change

Supply Chain Brain

Between droughts, floods, fires and violent storms, climate change is already impacting ports, highways and factories, and worsening conditions will increase the pressures felt on the supply chain.

Is it the end of the email?

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured). Director & Co-Founder, Crystaline. The post Is it the end of the email? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

11 Things to Know About International Shipping!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Importance of the International Shipping Industry! As e-commerce has grown in popularity, so has international shipping.

Be better prepared for peak season with real-time logistics visibility

IT Supply Chain

By Dennis Perjet (pictured). Head of Strategic Accounts EMEA, Tive. The post Be better prepared for peak season with real-time logistics visibility appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

ThroughPut Inc. Announces Partnership with project44 to Unleash AI-Powered Supply Chain Capacity and Profitability?


ThroughPut’s AI-based demand sensing and capacity planning capabilities and project44 to empower companies with disruption-free supply chain operations. PALO ALTO, CA, November 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc. ,

A Black Friday like none before – why traditional supply chain planning has become obsolete

IT Supply Chain

By Santiago Garcia-Poveda (pictured). VP Retail, o9 Solutions. The post A Black Friday like none before – why traditional supply chain planning has become obsolete appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

2023 Manufacturing Trends: How to Get Ready Now


2022 has proven to be both positive and disruptive for the manufacturing industry. Despite the pandemic, recession fears, supply challenges, a tight labor market, and economic instability, manufacturing companies continue to survive and evolve in the “new normal.”. In 2022, Industry 4.0

Brands look for ways to appeal beyond price point

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Director, Retail Strategy, CI&T. The post Brands look for ways to appeal beyond price point appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Retailers Pull Out the Old Playbooks in Supplier Relationships

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, Walmart , the largest retailer in the U.S. reported its financial performance for the October-ending quarter. Investor community reaction was that of a home run. The financial headlines included comparable U.S. same store/outlet sales rising by 8.2

The Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency in Countries!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Legal Status of Bitcoin in El Salvador? Cryptocurrency has blown past traditional payment methods and is now gaining widespread adoption of cryptocurrency across all sectors. This Trading Software offers bitcoin trader features like précised trading calls and live customer support; also, you can access the best bitcoin trading bots here.

The Smartest Ways for Companies to Manage Product Returns – WSJ

Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Bitcoin is the Rising Cryptocurrency in Latin America!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Legal Status of Bitcoin in El Salvador? The figure is promising as you look at South America’s or Latin America’s data with the promotion and expansion of Bitcoin And crypto. The data seems to be thriving faster, and we see that top social metis sites like FB and giant search engines like Google have taken the proper leverage in the market.

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.

Airlines Still See Return to Profit Next Year in First Since 2019

Supply Chain Brain

Carriers should achieve positive earnings in 2023 for the first time since 2019, before the Coronavirus pandemic roiled global travel

What Supply Chain Executives Can Expect in 2023

USC Consulting Group

Supply chain executives dealt with a variety of headaches over the past two years. Disruptions, delays, workarounds and all-out stoppages became all too familiar as COVID brought the fragility of the world’s supply chains into full view. Even consumers are now experts in supply chain woes.

ThroughPut Inc. Partners with Project44

Supply Chain Brain

ThroughPut said the partnership will allow bu sinesses to use the Project44 platform's purchase order and sales data to sense and predict demand at a local level

Data 52

o9 Solutions and Supply Chain Insights With LKQ Europe Reveal Significant Supply Chain Planning Improvements Following the First-Ever Pilot to Test Outside-In Planning

o9 Solutions

After testing outside-in supply chain planning concepts via Project Zebra, LKQ Europe realized a 17.3% increase in forecast value add and reduced impact from the bullwhip effect.

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.

U.S.-Europe Trade Booms as Old Allies Draw Closer

Supply Chain Brain

The U.S. has imported more goods from Europe than from China in 2022, pushing East Coast ports ahead of their West Coast counterparts in import volumes

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Global Supply Chain News on Just How Low Can Container Shipping Rates Go

Supply Chain Digest

Rates have Hit Rock Bottom, even as Lots of New Ships are on Order

Watch: What to Do When Online Orders Go Through the Roof

Supply Chain Brain

Online orders skyrocketed during the pandemic, and many third-party logistics providers were not ready, according to Robert Liva, senior channel manager at Pierbridge and Martin Hespeler, vice president of sales at Microlistics, both adjacent technologies at Wisetech Global Group