Wed.Feb 01, 2023

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Make Safety Your Warehouse’s New Year’s Resolution

All Things Supply Chain

The new year is a perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and determine how to improve.

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What Does 2023 Have In-Store for Global Supply Chains? Resilience, Efficiency, Responsiveness, or Widespread Dysfunction?

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent events have elevated supply chain to a top priority for CEOs across the globe. The Conference Board ( conference-board.org ), a well-known, global business membership organization, conducted its C-SUITE OUTLOOK survey in the fall of 2021. Its survey results showed supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, and rising inflation to be 3 of the 5 high impact external factors on the minds of CEOs.

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The FreightVana Story with Shannon Breen

The Logistics of Logistics

Shannon Breen and Joe Lynch discuss the FreightVana story. Shannon is Co-CEO & Founder of FreightVana , a digital logistics partner powered by technology and built on a foundation of trust and transparency About Shannon Breen Shannon Breen is the Co-CEO & Founder at FreightVana, a digital logistics partner powered by technology and built on a foundation of trust and transparency.

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Digital Supply Chain Twin: Is it the Foundation of a Well-Designed Digitalization Initiative?

John Galt

What are supply chain control towers and digital twins? We take a look at defining the terms, the key differences and what these solutions offer to supply chain planning.

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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

The technological landscape is dynamic and changes quickly. And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle. So, what’s on the technological horizon for procurement and supply chain for the year ahead?

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The Role of Custom Coil Winding in Creating High-Quality Medical Devices

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured) Content Writer The post The Role of Custom Coil Winding in Creating High-Quality Medical Devices appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Change Your Password Day

IT Supply Chain

By Joseph Carson (pictured) Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO, Delinea The post Change Your Password Day appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Samsung Electronics Q4 and Full Year 2022 Financial Performance

Supply Chain Matters

As businesses report their financial performance for the 2022 final quarter and full year, Supply Chain Matters highlights select bellwether firms that we consider a relatively good indicator of anticipated 2023 industry supply chain challenges. In the company’s reporting of Q4 and full year 2022 financial performance, Samsung Electronics indicated that the demand for semiconductor, flash memory and smartphones will be muted in the first half of this year, and could recover by the second half.

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5 primary applications of a beam splitter lens

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Benson (pictured) Content Writer The post 5 primary applications of a beam splitter lens appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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4 Global Supply chain management strategies to avoid bottlenecks in operations

ThroughPut

u can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. For U.S. companies with global operations, one of the most effective global value chain strategies and supply chain strategies is to mitigate risk by shipping smarter.

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How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics

Just by embedding analytics, app owners can charge 24% more for their product. How much value could you add? This framework from Software Pricing Partners explains how application enhancements can extend your product offerings. You’ll learn: How to take a disciplined approach to pricing The three elements of the Packaging Decision Framework Ways to structure your new embedded analytics offering Download the White Paper to learn about How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics.

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Tesco & Paperchase

IT Supply Chain

By Sachin Jangam (pictured) Partner & EMEA Head of Consumer Goods, Retail, & Logistics at Infosys Consulting The post Tesco & Paperchase appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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What is Demand Planning? [Ultimate 2023 Guide]

Unleashed

The onset of COVID and the rapidly changing environment of a pandemic-hit world has meant demand planning has become more difficult – and as a result, more critical – than ever. In this article, we do a deep dive into demand planning and look at what steps, strategies and KPIs can be used to develop best-practice demand planning and forecasting.

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Breaking Supply Chain Industry News- FedEx and Rivian

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights breaking news developments involving FedEx and EV start-up manufacturing provider Rivian Automotive. FedEx to Trim Management Ranks In the throws of reporting two consecutive quarters of declining package volumes and subsequent significant cost reductions, the global parcel and supply chain services provider announced today that the carrier is reducing more than 10 percent of its existing management ranks.

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Technologies in Logistics 4.0

Abivin

Logistics 4.0 is the most recent evolution in logistics and supply chain management, distinguished by the incorporation of cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain. This new era of logistics is set to transform the way goods are transported, stored, and delivered to customers, resulting in increased efficiency, cost savings, and better customer experiences.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Feb. 2, 2023

Supply Chain Digest

US Unionization Rate Falls again in 2022. UPS 2023 Revenue to Drop. January US PMI Declines again.

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Công ngh? trong Logistics 4.0

Abivin

Logistics 4.0 là sự phát triển mới nhất trong quản lý chuỗi cung ứng và hậu cần, nổi bật trong đó là sự kết hợp của các công nghệ tiên tiến như Trí tuệ nhân tạo (AI), Internet vạn vật (IoT) và Blockchain. Kỷ nguyên Logistics mới này được thiết lập để thay đổi cách hàng hóa được vận chuyển, lưu trữ và giao cho khách hàng, giúp tăng hiệu quả, tiết kiệm chi phí và mang lại trải nghiệm tốt hơn cho khách hàng.

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Supply Chain News on US Purchasing Managers Index for Januay Signals Deeper Manufacturing Contraction

Supply Chain Digest

Index Falls below Key 50 Mark for Third Month in a Row

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Case study video: With Crisp and Snowflake, Sunday’s bottom line is always green

crisp

See how Crisp is a part of the Sunday brand’s omnichannel growth strategy in our case study video here! Crisp customer Sunday creates plant-science backed, customizable lawn care solutions available for purchase online and in-stores. Having a full picture of their sales story – and not being stuck in the weeds with siloed data – has helped the brand spring up from its roots into a category-leading omnichannel brand.

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Embedded Analytics: A Force Multiplier for Business

The possibilities for embedded analytics to drive real value for businesses, end users, and society are as fascinating as they are limitless. No matter the industry, brand after brand is finding that analytics can be the solution to a multitude of business challenges. Go deep with five insightsoftware customers as they share the details of their analytics journeys and discuss the transformative power of data.

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The Benefits of Working with a Complete Printing Solutions Partner

AB&R

The Benefits of Working with a Complete Printing Solutions Partner Buying and maintaining printers, labels, and supplies is an essential but time-consuming undertaking. However, without the proper supplies and regular maintenance, you may experience unexpected downtime that will disrupt your printing and labeling operations. This is why companies often consolidate their printing needs and work with a strong partner who manages printers, label selection, supplies reordering, printer servicing, an

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Leveling Up: Are We Moving Towards Dataocracy?

Global Trade Management

Data has become one of the most sought-after resources in business, and for a good reason. It is invaluable for its ability to bring wealth and power, earning it the nickname "the new gold." The new wealth and power Data has become a powerful driver of wealth and power in the modern age. It has allowed businesses to move away from traditional hierarchic models, replacing them with data-driven decision-making that can result in a more equitable distribution of resources and opportunities.

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Valogix Advanced Inventory Planning and Optimization for NetSuite

Valogix

As your business grows and gains in complexity, you may need to explore how advanced inventory planning and optimization capabilities can take your business to the next level. Valogix, a global award-winning partner of NetSuite. We offer a specialized multi-stage planning engine that more effectively plans inventories and compliments NetSuite.

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6 Tips to Avoid Your Negotiations Turning Into No-Go-tiations

Kodiak Hub

Have you ever been gridlocked in a supplier negotiation? Of course, you have - you work in procurement ? Nobody’s perfect in negotiations, even though we like to think we are.

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GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024

Your Roadmap to Smarter Spend Management in 2024 Geopolitical, economic and supply chain challenges will stick around in 2024, but don’t despair. There are strategic opportunities to leverage AI-powered technology and digital toolsets to overcome these hurdles more effectively. GEP experts in nearly two dozen critical categories guide you in the right direction in our annual comprehensive resource — GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024.

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FedEx to Cut Management Jobs by More Than 10%, CEO Says

Supply Chain Brain

The slump in parcels is industry-wide, with rival United Parcel Service Inc. reporting on January 31 lower U.S. volumes and a forecast for declining sales in 2023.

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From Rethink to Realization: Ten Procurement Challenges the Manufacturing Sector Will Face in 2023

Jaggaer

The post From Rethink to Realization: Ten Procurement Challenges the Manufacturing Sector Will Face in 2023 appeared first on JAGGAER.

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Smart Workforce Software Puts a Plug in the Retiring Workforce Brain Drain

Supply Chain Brain

Multiple market pressures have made workforce development and workflow optimization top of mind for leading manufacturers.

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Going beyond API-led integration to business-driven marketplaces

Axway

Business and software have always had a deeply connected relationship, but how the two relate has evolved over time.

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Supply Chain Orchestration: A New Era in Supply Chain Management

When the only certainty is uncertainty, what does that mean for today’s supply chain management approaches? This eBook delves into how supply chain orchestration can help businesses unlock agility, transparency, intelligence, and trust across their end-to-end supply chain.

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Mexico’s Industrial Hubs Grow as Part of Shift Toward Nearshoring

Supply Chain Brain

The pace of the growth is putting a premium on logistics capabilities, including distribution centers positioned to quickly reach U.S. customers.

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Last mile delivery is ripe for re-invention

Supply Chain 24/7

New business models are transforming last mile delivery. Not all will survive.

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Vast Majority of Workers will Join or Stay with an Employer who Prioritizes Physical Safety – Survey

Supply Chain Brain

Recent survey reveals investing in workplace safety technology is critical for employers’ ability to recruit, train and retain a workforce.

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