Wed.May 05, 2021

The Changing Nature of Online Grocery Shopping

Enterra Insights

One of the economic sectors witnessing a significant increase in online sales during the pandemic was the grocery sector.

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Supply Chain Shaman

Lateral thinking is a manner of solving problems using an indirect and creative approach via reasoning that is not immediately obvious. It involves ideas that may not be obtainable using only traditional step-by-step logic. Wikipedia.


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Mars, AB InBev, and the Art of Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability and the concept of “going green” continues to drive a lot of operational initiatives and innovations as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain - Planning Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Last week I introduced you to the Enchange Supply Chain House; a one stop shop/house for the elements you need to allow your supply chain to operate effectively.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Transport Lessons of COVID-19: Preparing for Future Disruptions


Transport keeps supply chains moving. Yet, all too often, networks are administered with spreadsheets, imprecise data sources, and unaligned carrier portfolio strategies. Surprisingly, much of it seemed to work – until the pandemic, that is.

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Beyond the quick fix: Preparing for post-pandemic challenges

IT Supply Chain

By Ben Barry (pictured). Director, Coeus Consulting. The post Beyond the quick fix: Preparing for post-pandemic challenges appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

ILA lawsuit throttles South Carolina container terminal traffic

The Supply Chain Journal

It is unclear whether ocean carriers will avoid a newly opened container terminal in South Carolina until a labor dispute is cleared up. But at least for now, it appears most shipping lines are steering clear of the Port of Charleston’s Hugh K.

Three cybersecurity tips for SMEs

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Bellinger (pictured). Head of EMEA, EU Automation. The post Three cybersecurity tips for SMEs appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

‘The best quarter ever’ for container shipping giant Maersk

The Supply Chain Journal

As the saying goes: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.”. Before COVID struck, AP Moller-Maersk embarked on a transformation to become a global end-to-end logistics provider.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

Resilience is the New Critical Supply Chain Strategy!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Defining the New Normal in Supply Chain! What’s Normal Anyways? Get Our EBOOK HERE. Resilience article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at Argentus.

‘Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves recently chatted with Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance , about the port of El Paso’s role in global trade and how the city can continue to capitalize on its location along the United States-Mexico border.

Transforming Fashion Supply Chain with intelligent technologies

IT Supply Chain

By Camilla Bonanni (pictured). IoT & Retail Lead, EMEA at Tech Data. The post Transforming Fashion Supply Chain with intelligent technologies appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Idelic provides A&R Logistics with ‘one-stop shop’ for driver management

The Supply Chain Journal

A&R Logistics will get a holistic view of driver operations by employing Idelic’s Safety Suite. A&R, a supply chain services company with a niche in the chemical industry, announced its partnership with Idelic, a software company that focused on trucking safety and operations, Wednesday.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

BluJay to Acquire Raven Logistics, Strengthening its Multi-modal Transportation Solution Offerings

BluJay Solutions

Raven provides rail TMS and managed services solutions for shippers in North America.

What you need to know about rail and road safety — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking all about safety. You’ll learn about the dangers at rail crossings with Operation Lifesaver and BCB Transport’s Rick Larkin cooks a pizza while talking about driver safety and road check week.

Supply chain software firm BluJay to acquire Raven Logistics

BluJay Solutions

Crain’s Detroit Business covered the news of BluJay’s acquisition of Raven Logistics, a leading logistics management company focused on railroad transportation. Read the full story here. In The News

Fleets delaying 3G-to-4G transition may face disruptions before sunset deadlines

The Supply Chain Journal

Telecom providers are currently contending with two major shifts: the gradual phasing out of 3G networks and the introduction of the highly anticipated 5G infrastructure ?— one that promises sweeping advances in automation and supply chain communication.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Adoption of flexible supply chain essential in rapidly changing consumer society

BluJay Solutions

Emerce reports the news that today’s consumer society poses a huge challenge for logistics managers. Companies are grappling with the question of how to design their supply chains to withstand disruptions and take advantage of growth opportunities as they arise.

The state of electric trucks — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Most automakers rely on “just-in-time” manufacturing to optimize production. That model requires precise coordination throughout every link in the global supply chain. And that’s where AIT Worldwide Logistics comes in.

How procurement can help businesses beat inflation


Inflation is on the rise. In March, it almost doubled on the month before. Most forecasts suggest it will keep rising.

The value of Amazon Logistics — Point of Sale

The Supply Chain Journal

Point of Sale is sponsored by ArcBest. ArcBest is more than logistics. Whatever you do, whatever you ship, ArcBest makes it easier for you to do business.

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.

How AI-Powered Capacity Planning is Changing The Manufacturing Landscape – a ThroughPut Perspective


How AI-Powered Capacity Planning is Changing The Manufacturing Landscape – a ThroughPut Perspective. The consumer demand scene is constantly changing and when you suddenly land in a situation where your product is in great demand, it can turn into a missed opportunity if you’re not prepared.

Deutsche Post DHL reports best first-quarter results in its history

The Supply Chain Journal

Deutsche Post DHL Group (NASDAQ:DPSGY) reported on Wednesday strong first-quarter results that led the German transport and logistics giant to substantially increase full-year earnings guidance and cash flow targets. For the quarter, revenue rose 26% from 2020 levels to $22.7

Taking Charge


Diego Martinez is a solutions advisor at Blue Yonder and shares how his first job out of college became pivotal to his career path, ultimately bringing him to Blue Yonder eight years ago.

Prologis report details spike in logistics real estate activity

The Supply Chain Journal

Results of a quarterly industrial real estate survey conducted by Prologis ( NYSE: PLD ) showed a surge in activity in response to “strong retail sales and inventory restocking.”.

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.