Tue.Jan 19, 2021

Uncertainty offers opportunities

Prophetic Technology

Can you respond efficiently in a period of Uncertainty? supply chain risk management

Evaluating Innovative Technology with Warehouse Simulation

Logistics Viewpoints

No question – logistics challenges have increased since the rise of e-commerce and the number of products on the market started to multiply. For this reason, supply chain solutions have become an integral part of business strategies to cope with these ever-increasing complexities.

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Taking a Fresh Look at Compliance Screening

Talking Logistics

One of the few good things about the Covid-19 pandemic is that it has forced companies to carefully evaluate all aspects of their supply chain processes and capabilities. One area that may have been overlooked in the past is compliance screening. What is compliance screening?

Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares

The Logistics of Logistics

Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares. Eric Ristow , Luis Pajares , and Joe Lynch discuss reimagining the food supply chain.

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Stephen Beard, VP at Flexe!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Get Our EBook here. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

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Is Technology the Right Solution to the COVID-19 Supply Chain Challenges?

All Things Supply Chain

Group Futurista’s Future of Digital Supply Chain in a Post-COVID world (FODS 3.0) conference is a couple of short days away and as a media partner, All Things Supply Chain… Events General digital supply chain Group Futurista supply chain supply chain event

8 Shipping Faux Pas to Avoid in 2021

Freight Center

The New Year has finally arrived, and we certainly learned a lot from the challenges of last year. Don’t let the supply chain and business shipping issues you had in 2020 weigh you down in 2021.

Seeing Supply Chain Visibility through Different Lenses

Bristlecone

Rajesh Mani, Director of Presales, Supply Chain Apps, Bristlecone. Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 disruption, I have come across many organizations and ‘initiatives of the month’ focusing on improving supply chain visibility.

FedEx to Impose Residential Delivery Surcharge, Matching UPS

Intelligent Audit

Recent weeks have not been forgiving for shippers. There was once hope that post-holiday shipping would return to somewhat normal expectations. That’s now long dead.

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.

Why Chasing Rates Doesn’t Work for CPG Retail Shippers

Zipline Logistics

When shopping for freight rates, some retail shippers look at a number of options from various carriers for a given lane, sometimes opting for the cheapest provider.

Cognira Makes Its AI-Powered Promotion Suite Available to All Retailers

Cognira

Having delivered multi-million-dollar financial benefits for Super Tier 1 retailers, Cognira’s AI Promotion Solution simplifies and unifies the planning, management, analysis and optimization processes in a single, scalable solution.

Scale for Sale: Digitizing Your Workforce to Delight the Customer

BlueYonder

Think about your local store. It is likely to be a microcosm of broader society – multiple generations, each with different lifestyle needs and wants, and different economic drivers. And like any society, open to disruption.

Why Should You Benchmark Your Supply Chain?

Logistics Bureau

BENCHMARKING is recognized as one of the best ways of improving business performance. In this episode, you will understand why you should benchmark your supply chain and how you should do it effectively.

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.

BGSA’s 15th Annual Supply Chain Conference to be Virtual

Supply Chain Brain

BG Strategic Advisors is proud to announce that the 15th Annual BGSA Supply Chain Conference will be Virtual on January 20 - 21, 2021 from 12:00 to 5:30PM EST

Discover a World of Expertise in a DELMIA Community

DELMIA Quintiq

Close-up photo of female hands with laptop. Young woman working remotely at home. Concept of networking or remote work. Global business network. Online courses. Online communities are in abundance on the web.

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Flatbed rates hold steady in mid-January

DAT Solutions

Last week’s U.S. industrial production report from The Federal Reserve for December increased by 1.6% month over month, as the economy showed glimpses of improving. Flatbed markets

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Improved Supply Chain Planning through Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Toyota does Planning Different than Most North American Companies

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Imports volumes rise ahead of Chinese New Year

DAT Solutions

For most Americans, Chinese New Year is rarely noticed unless, of course, you’re in the freight business, where it’s the equivalent of the U.S. Christmas holiday shipping season. Market Update

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Supply Chain News on Micro Fulfillment Technology Company Fabric Raises 136 Million Dollars

Supply Chain Digest

Is Putting Its System in Dark Stores, Expanded Back Rooms, Its Own 3PL Warehouses

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Dry van volumes and rates tumble from all-time highs

DAT Solutions

Dry van volumes dropped and took pressure off of spot rates last week, with declines across the board, though demand remains above where they were a year ago. Van markets

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Supply Chain News on Amazon Keeps Buying Cargo Jets, but Some Insiders Think Air is a Defect

Supply Chain Digest

Purchase of 11 More Planes brings Total to 85, and more than 150 Flights per Day

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Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.

Produce imports offset domestic decline for reefers

DAT Solutions

There was a surge in produce imports last week, according to the USDA. Truckloads volumes are currently up 62% year over year, with just under 33,000 loads shipped compared to the 20,000 loads of domestic truckloads of produce. Reefer markets

Building a Quality Culture: Design Quality from the Start

QAD

This is the first in a series of blog posts digging deeper into the 7 keys to building a quality culture, which builds on Nicole Parker’s recent introduction blog. In this article, we will discuss the first of these 7 keys. Design Quality from the Start.

Order Fulfillment Upheaval: Understanding the Rapidly Changing Fulfillment Environment

Logistics Viewpoints

Merchandise fulfillment variability has been on the rise for a number of years, due in large part to the growth of e-commerce. But all bets were off in 2020 as variability went off the charts.

Cognitive Computing and the Future of Decision-making

Enterra Insights

In the book entitled The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life , Deepak Chopra, writes, “If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another. The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.”

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Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?