Mon.Mar 01, 2021

The Way Forward in Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

In case you were in any doubt, this past year taught us that the rules for success moving forward won’t be the same as those from the past. This is particularly true in transportation management.

Optimize Your E-commerce Returns Strategy With Real-Time Data


To reap the rewards of a data-driven e-commerce returns strategy, logistics leaders should follow these steps: Keep all stakeholders working together and sharing the right information with related communications via API-integrated systems.


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Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE) vs.S&OP


S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) or SIOP (Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning) is a well known supply chain planning process, yet not all supply chains have embraced Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE).

When will truckload contract rates peak in 2021?

DAT Solutions

While supply chain disruptions continue to create tight truckload freight markets, there are signs that the markets will soften in the weeks and months ahead, according to the Pulse Signal Report from DAT iQ. Trucking Industry Trends

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Philip Morris International’s Pivot to Smoke-Free Products Complicates their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The Introduction of Smokeless Tobacco Products Complicated Philip Morris’s Supply Chain. The tobacco industry is changing. Traditionally, the industry has been stable.

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Is It Time to Rethink Globalized Supply Chains?

All Things Supply Chain

If you hear “global supply chain”, Chinese manufacturing likely flashes through your mind.

Outsourced fulfilment: more than delivering the goods

IT Supply Chain

By James Hyde (pictured). CEO of James and James Fulfilment. The post Outsourced fulfilment: more than delivering the goods appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Don't get left behind in the European space race


The race for precious warehouse space is moving overseas as post Brexit uncertainty and red tape continues to wreak havoc with supply chain planning and distribution.

Unless Supply Chain Plans are Accurate, then Why Bother?


I find it interesting that most companies choose their supply chain planning vendor based on how nice it looks but pay very little attention as to how good the quality of plans are. Not all planning systems are created equal. Yes, every planning company can produce a “plan.”

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

The state of supply chains: Automotive, part 2 – building back better


When a system is jolted by a shock it produces cracks in that system but by revealing those weaknesses it gives the opportunity to not only mitigate them but to build back in a stronger, more stable manner.

o9 Solutions boosts thought leadership within the AIM10x Executive Council with former leaders from The Coca-Cola Company and General Motors

o9 Solutions

DALLAS, TX – March 1, 2021 – o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered integrated business planning platform, announced the addition of two new leaders in supply chain management with a wealth of experience from former heads in Coca-Cola Company and General Motors.

Direct Sales Delivery:How 3PL can help

20Cube Logistics

The distribution process in supply chain logistics is a complex process. Even though it seems simple from outside, there are a lot of parameters that have to be considered, like on time delivery, theft and loss measures and many more.

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How Ethical Supply Chains Will Survive the Pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

Ethical brands must carefully select risk framework and standards that enable them to pivot supply-chain operations if needed

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Climate Impacts on Logistics and Supply Chain

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategy! Infographic). GET our EBOOK HERE. Climate impacts article and permission to publish here provided by Janelica Jenkins.

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Ivalua for Financial Services


The post Ivalua for Financial Services appeared first on Ivalua


Tired of Talking About Digital Transformation? Too Bad.

Enterra Insights

Have you ever visited a friend who owns yappy, little dogs that constantly bark and nip at your ankles? After a few minutes, you just wish the dogs would shut up and go away. Aviviere Telang, a Global Digital Advisor and Solution Strategist at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, believes many business executives feel the same way about people who are constantly talking about digital transformation — why can’t they just shut up and go away.

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2021 – AMER – Thuy Mauge


Thuy Mauge. Supply Services Manager, LADWP. Thuy Mauge is a Supply Services Manager for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the largest municipal utility in the United States, overseeing various procurement programs for Supply Chain Services (SCS) division.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

Supply Chain News on Would Weaker Dollar Bring Back US Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Many Say Yes, including Biden Team officials, but It is Complicated

The Impact of New E-Commerce Shopping Behaviors

Supply Chain Brain

A mass movement from traditional brick-and-mortar shopping methods toward more online activity was inevitable, and already in process, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the transformation


Global Supply Chain News on Just Maybe China will not Overtake US Economy by 2028

Supply Chain Digest

Slowing Productivity Gain, Declining Workers could Keep the US Number 1

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Smaller E-Tailers Weigh Pros and Cons of Fulfillment by Amazon

Supply Chain Brain, Inc.’s ’s nationwide network of giant fulfillment centers offers sellers an unmatched resource for processing and shipping e-commerce orders to buyers. But it’s not the only game in town

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Intelligent Audit Names Hannah Testani as CEO and Adds to Executive Team

Intelligent Audit

Intelligent Audit , the leader in multi-modal freight audit and transportation spend analytics, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Hannah Testani as the company’s CEO.

China’s Tech Revolution Aims to Cut Dependence on West

Supply Chain Brain

For U.S. politicians, China’s potential to dominate sensitive cutting-edge technologies poses one of the biggest geopolitical threats of the next few decades. President Xi Jinping is similarly worried the U.S. will block China’s rise, and is unveiling plans for greater self-sufficiency

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MaPS: Building for the Pensions Dashboard, Part 2


The Pensions Dashboard is evidence that the influence of open APIs and the open everything agenda is growing beyond the confines of Open Banking and into the wider world of open finance. As covered in the first blog, having access … Banking & Insurance APIs Open Banking open everything


Watch: How Brexit Caught Logistics Leaders by Surprise

Supply Chain Brain

Susan Boylan, director analyst in the Logistics Strategy and Operations Team of Gartner, Inc., describes the key changes in tariffs, immigration rules and customs clearance procedures that U.K. logistics providers are grappling with right now as a result of Brexit

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.