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Most Popular Logistics Stories from 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week, Clint Reiser published an article highlighting our 2022 supply chain predictions. While we have published predictions about supply chain technology trends at the beginning of the year in past years.

Comifar Builds an S&OP Process to Accelerate Continuing Growth


Comifar Distribuzione, the leading pharmaceutical distributor in Italy, realised that a legacy supply planning system could no longer cope with the complexity of their distribution network. Working with Chainalytics, they developed a mature S&OP process and future-proofed their organisation.

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2022 – The Year of Automation

IT Supply Chain

By Dr Paul Rivers (pictured). CEO, Guidance Automation. The post 2022 – The Year of Automation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

5 Supply Chain Myths and Truths!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Fake News or Supply Chain Fallacies? Supply Chain myths article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at Argentus.

Lessons in Supply Chain Digitization from PepsiCo and Conagra

Speaker: Matt Elenjickal, FourKites; Craig Weiss, ConAgra Brands; and Mari Roberts PepsiCo

Join us for our upcoming webinar to hear from 2 global brands on how they’re accelerating digital transformation and increasing efficiency & automation throughout their operations.

Are Eco-SIMs an unnecessary step in telco sustainability?

IT Supply Chain

By Hamish White (pictured). CEO, Mobilise. The post Are Eco-SIMs an unnecessary step in telco sustainability? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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The Box That Changed The World with Richard Danderline

The Logistics of Logistics

The Box That Changed The World with Richard Danderline. Richard Danderline and Joe Lynch discuss the box that changed the world. Richard is the Co-Founder and CFO of Staxxon , a shipping container company that has developed an innovative shipping container that is poised to revolutionize the space.

What Makes Parade Different from Other Supply Chain Software Vendors?


In a market awash with logistics tech solutions, here are the things that make Parade special. With so many options out there, how do you know which capacity management solution is the right one for you?

Innovation with Reverse Logistics (Part 2 of 2)

ModusLink Corporation

Introduction. In Part I of this article we gave a short introduction to the Reverse Logistics concept, and the reasoning behind the recent increase in popularity. Many SME’s (Small-Medium Enterprises) now make use of Reverse Logistics to some degree.

Supply Chain Disruptions & the Pace of Change


Anyone who has spent any amount of time in the supply chain profession is well experienced in dealing with constant changes. Supply chain disruptions are, after all, an unavoidable part of the territory.

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

How manufacturers and distributors can re-imagine procurement in the supply chain


Procurement in manufacturing companies is often not done correctly. It’s not because key business requirements are missed, but because the totality of what can be influenced is ignored.

Global Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Reaches China

Supply Chain Brain

An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption inside the world’s-biggest trading nation if it can’t contain the fast-spreading variant

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The shape of your business – Use cases for a Demand plan


10 Supply Chain use cases for your Demand plan. Your business aims are defined by your strategy. This defines your markets, product or service type and the methods to supply. Not forgetting the need to turn a profit. But the shape of your business is not defined wholly by your strategy. External factors are just as important. Factors such as timing, competition, economy, disruption. These define the demand for your products and services.

Berkshire Grey Helps E-Commerce Retailers Solve the $120 Billion Returns Problem

Supply Chain Brain

Berkshire Grey Inc., a provider of AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, introduced its Reverse Logistics solution to help retailers accelerate the resale of returned goods and improve labor utilization in the returns process

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

How product packaging affects the supply chain

All Things Supply Chain

The global supply chain operations depend on the synchrony of key players to make sure demands are met as efficiently as possible. But one singular factor is so encompassing in… General Supply Chain Management packaging product supply chain supply chain efficiency transport

Sleek Technologies and Novigo to Provide Advanced Freight Procurement Solutions

Supply Chain Brain

Sleek Technologies, a provider of freight procurement automation, announced its partnership with Novigo, a global supply chain consulting firm

Priority and Procurement Partners Announce Strategic Partnership


Priority and Procurement Partners Announce Strategic Partnership CPX integration brings best-in-class payment solutions to healthcare providers ALPHARETTA, Ga., 13, 2022– Priority Technology Holdings, Inc.

Watch: Supply Chain Disruptions: Problems and Solutions

Supply Chain Brain

The last year and a half have been rife with supply chain disruptions. Amy Thorn, chief executive officer of the Distribution Business Management Association, says the crisis has brought a new awareness of the importance of global supply chains to economic health

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

Supply Chain Management Software Comparison Checklist


Supply Chain Management Software Comparison Checklist You are looking for a supply chain management software to help you manage your organization. What are your top priorities for the technology you implement? What are the must-haves versus nice-to-haves?

Supply Chain Chaos Spurs New ETF Filing to Ride Shipping Boom

Supply Chain Brain

ProShares is preparing a new ETF to exploit chaos across global supply chains even as bottlenecks show signs of easing and commodities come down from records

Consider a drop trailer program to boost local transport efficiency

Kanban Logistics

Between the truck driver shortage and many other supply chain labor shortages related to the pandemic, it’s important to maximize the time and productivity of the workers you have when you have them. A drop trailer program is an effective way to do this.

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Shipping Goes Omnimodal: The never-ending disruptions affecting today’s supply chains

Intelligent Audit

This white paper reviews strategies on how companies are shipping in multiple modes as transportation management and logistics get more complex. We’ve seen rapid increases in e-commerce shipping and demand, thus incurring higher costs across all modes paired with struggling needs to secure capacity.

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

The Evolution of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) to Integrated Business Planning (IBP) 


What is Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)? A general understanding of both terms is required to understand the evolution of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) to Integrated Business Planning (IBP). In our article Why Do Sales And Operations Planning Projects Fail?

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Space In & Space Out: Nurturing an Inclusive World


The start of the new year is a good time for many to reflect on the past year and set intentions for the coming one. Swati Malik shares how to create space to give your inner and outer self room to breathe.

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Supply-Chain Startup Draws Funding – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Supply-Chain Startup Draws Funding. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

o9 Solutions Reports More Than 400% Growth in ARR in Q4 2021

o9 Solutions

DALLAS, Jan. 11 , 2022 — o9 Solutions Inc. , a leading enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making, today reported a 400%+ increase in year-over-year growth in annual recurring revenue (ARR) from new customers during Q4’21.

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.