Fri.Mar 20, 2020

Adapting Supply Chains to the New Normal

Maine Pointe

The importance of contingency planning to protect resilience is key in today's hyperconnected global supply chains. Burton White, EVP CPG & Retail at Maine Pointe offers his advice on how to weather the storm when the unexpected happens and how to be better prepared when the next one hits.

Importance of a Risk-Aware Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on supply chains around the world, we are delivering a blog series to help anyone looking for support and advice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The Importance of International Transportation Visibility in a Global Pandemic


Visibility has been the major topic of Supply Chain professionals for the past 20 years. In a time of normalcy, it is important, in the time of Covid-19, it is proving to be critical. . Where is my product?

Top Warehouse KPIs to Succeed in 2020


Key performance indicators (KPIs) provide an invaluable way to judge the efficacy of operations, determine opportunities for improvement, improve customer experiences, and better manage supply chain functions, including warehouse management.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

7 Steps To Design The Logistics Network


The logistics network design is one of the most comprehensive strategic decision problems that need to be optimized for the long-term efficient operation.

More Trending

Making Sense of the Complex: In Supply Chain Planning

Vanguard Software

Supply chains are becoming increasingly complex, and so are their planning practices. Making sense of these complexities is often a manual, time consuming, and iterative process. But it doesn’t have to be. Supply Planning Advanced Analytics Inventory Optimization Supply Chain

The last American cowboy and next American hero


As I sit at my home in Nashville, TN, observing the aftermath of the recent tornados while playing witness to daily changes in the world, I had a thought.

Guiding Principles for Success in Your Enterprise’s Master Data Management


Look at most successful businesses, enterprises or retail stores; the leading reason behind their success is their master data management solutions. Data is known to be one of the valuable assets this 2020.

How to be Productive during the Global Lockdown: The ThroughPut Playbook to Maintain your Output Levels


Across the United States and much of the world, we find ourselves in the middle of another week of escalating situations stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The deaths in Italy have surpassed those in China. California has over 40 million people on lockdown with New York following suit today.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

WHITE PAPER: Digital Transformation in Procurement – A CPO’s Agenda


Digital transformation is all about leveraging technologies to create or modify existing business processes, corporate culture and customer experience in ways that deliver value.

Warehousing: Optimize Storage Locations!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company! . “We just spent several millions of dollars on a new Warehouse Management System for our E-Commerce Online Distribution Centre.

9 Ways to Reduce Chargebacks with your Vendor Compliance Program

Aborn and Co.

In this episode, we share 9 ways you as a shipper can reduce the number of chargebacks you are experiencing in your vendor compliance program. 1, Audit, Audit, Audit: In order to avoid chargebacks, you first need to identify them by auditing your invoices.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 20, 2020)

Talking Logistics

I hope everyone is well and healthy. It is incredible how quickly the world has been turned upside down by this coronavirus outbreak. There’s a lot of uncertainty at the moment, except for one thing: that we will all get through this and reach better days by working together.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

This Week in Logistics News (March 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

We all knew this day would come eventually. I just don’t think any of us saw it shaking out quite like this.

Supply Chain News on Second MODEX Attendee found to Have Corona Virus

Supply Chain Digest

Appears to have been Close to Dozens or Hundreds of Other Attendees

ivalua - Untitled Article


The post appeared first on Ivalua


Embracing a Smart City System-of-Systems Approach

Enterra Insights

Watching time-lapse videos of city life is always fascinating. They help viewers understand the pulse of life unique to each urban environment. Charles Towers-Clark ( @ctowersclark ), founder and Chairman of Pod Group, observes, “To untangle the complexities of a city, first you must understand the people that live there.

System 100

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Business Intelligence Analyst


The post Business Intelligence Analyst appeared first on Ivalua


Engineering to Order at Kratos Space – Making Parts Availability a Strategic Advantage

The Smart Software

The Kratos Space group within National Security technology innovator Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., produces COTS s software and component products for space communications - Making Parts Availability a Strategic Advantage.

D365 Developer Series: X++ Chain of Command


Using C hain of C ommand in X++. Chain of command has been available in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for a few years (since Platform Update 9), and we’re still seeing miscommunications around the topic. In this week’s blog, we will answer: What is it? How do I use it? When would I use it?


FreightCenter Takes Care of You During COVID-19

Freight Center

Dear Valued Customers, Freight Shipping

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

How a Virus Pandemic Led to a Toilet Paper Shortage


The post How a Virus Pandemic Led to a Toilet Paper Shortage appeared first on ThroughPut.


Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 03/13/20 – 03/19/20

All Things Supply Chain

European and North American manufacturers shut down as China comes back online As the coronavirus outbreak continues, many large manufacturers, particularly those in the automotive sector, are shutting down their… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up coronavirus logistics supply chain news weekly wrap-up

It's Time to Address the Logistics Nightmare Still to Come

Supply Chain Brain

When the pandemic ends, the logistical problems will not

COVID-19 and Your Trucking Company: Best Practices on the Road


Protecting Your Trucking Company from COVID-19. Tailwind can help. COVID-19 is having a significant effect not only on our health, but also the way that we do business. . In some of the most affected areas of the world, businesses are shuttering as quarantines and travel bans are coming into place.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.