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[Video] Discussing the Lessons Learned in Transportation Procurement Management

Talking Logistics

In September 2022, we surveyed members of our Indago supply chain research community — who are all supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing, retail, and distribution companies — to get their perspective on the important lessons learned over the past two years that will help them successfully navigate the transportation market in 2023 and.

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The Race to Close the Supply Chain Execution Gap

Supply Chain Brain

As manufacturers cope with heightened pressures for highly customized orders and sudden changes in demand, they experience a mismatch between their planning and procurement teams.

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Sorry Planners, Your Plan is not Necessarily a Quality Decision

Supply Chain Trend

Some new language has been creeping in the planning vocabulary in the last year or two: planning & decision making. What used to be planning, or a planning system, is now sometimes referred to as planning & decision making. This is most likely influenced by the acknowledgement of the new category decision intelligence by Gartner, for which they provided a definition since 2022.

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Five Challenges to Supply Chain Resilience in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

Bindiya Vakil, chief executive officer of Resilinc, lays out five trends and challenges to supply chains to watch for in the coming year.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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“All You Need Is Love”: Unpacking the book “Flow: How The Best Supply Chains Thrive”

NC State SCRC

A Guest Blog by Rajinder Bhandal Ph.D., University of Leeds My colleague Rajinder provides a thoughtful commentary on our most recent book publication: F low: How The Best Supply Chains Thrive , Rob Handfield, PhD and Tom Linton. Here are her thoughts and original sentiments. Thanks to Rob Handfield and Tom Linton, I’ve got a new book to add to my collection!

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2023 Assured Logistics Summit to take place in Oxon Hill, Maryland, April 12-13

Supply Chain Brain

The 2nd Annual Assured Logistics Summit will convene senior level experts for an in-depth discussion revolving around strategic initiatives towards facilitating responsive, flexible, and sustained supply chain and logistics operations to remain in stride with Warfighting demands. The 2023 Summit will discuss how defense agencies and the Military services are enhancing the resiliency, efficiency, and security of supply chain and logistics infrastructure amid a challenging global threat environmen

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Worst Avian Flu in U.S. History Is Hitting Poultry

Supply Chain Brain

Egg supplies are strained, with an industry group estimating there are about 6% fewer hens laying eggs than normal nationwide.

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Five Ways That Service Spares Logistics Improves your Bottom Line

Supply Chain Brain

Savvy spare part management improves the bottom line, boosts service to customers and creates greater business resiliency and risk management.

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GM and LG Shelve Plans for Fourth U.S. EV Battery Plant

Supply Chain Brain

GM still intends to build another battery plant in the U.S. to support its electric-vehicle ambitions, the company said in a statement that didn’t specify a partner.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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U.K. Steel Industry a Whisker Away From Collapse Says Union

Supply Chain Brain

Unite has accused the government of taking "little meaningful action" to help the industry, leaving the sector "at breaking point.

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Laid-Off Tech Workers Are About to Get Help From Allstate

Supply Chain Brain

Massive job cuts at tech companies could make Allstate's hiring search easier, according to chief financial officer Jess Merten.

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