April, 2020

Blockchain for SMEs in the food industry


The food industry is under increasing pressure to meet the demands of a growing world population, with some estimating food production has to grow by 60% to meet demand. Consumers are also demanding ever more insight into the origin of the products they buy.

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How COVID-19 Will Change Supply Chains For Good


As the COVID-19 outbreak progresses, I’ve been watching the effects on supply chains and the impact of true demand (N95 masks) versus hyped demand (toilet paper). Both examples are currently seeing stock-outs, but the toilet paper shortage is more of a logistics issue than a physical supply problem.


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Capacity Planning Software – Plan, Analyze and Prepare for capacity


What is Capacity planning software? Capacity planning software is a programmable solution that helps manufacturing organizations understand the actual production capacity needed to address fluctuating demands for its products and services.

Profit Is Stalling? Take A Look At Your Supply Chain!


Profit, for any company, is the primary goal, and with a business that does not initially have investors or financing, profit may be the corporation’s only capital. Without sufficient capital or financial resources to sustain and run, business failure is imminent.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

How Can Subscription Box Businesses Adapt to the Coronavirus Climate?

Multichannel Merchant

The effects of coronavirus are being felt on a global scale. Given the widespread impact of the virus thus far, most subscription-based businesses are sure to feel its repercussions in the long term.

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COVID-19: Our lowdown on the latest ups and downs


This is the second in a series of TradeGecko articles based on first-hand insights from our own aggregate order data. In this time of unpredictable demand and supply chain disruptions, we are here to keep you informed and up-to-date. Managing through Coronavirus

A TMS Tale of Two Food Shippers – Which Describes Your Evolutionary State?

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Summer 2020 issue of Food Shippers of America Magazine has dropped. Editors here at the Digital Supply Chain Collaborator blog noted a striking contrast when reviewing this issue.

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7 Steps to Set Up Your Supply Chain Management ‘New Normal’

Blue Ridge

The post 7 Steps to Set Up Your Supply Chain Management ‘New Normal’ appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles covid-19 supply chain management uncertainty

COVID-19: Maintaining Customer Expectations For Large-Item Delivery


The U.S. supply chain has responded admirably to the COVID-19 outbreak. After the initial […]. The post COVID-19: Maintaining Customer Expectations For Large-Item Delivery appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Initiate Resources Tips and Tricks

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Lessons Learned for Supply Chain Pandemic Planning Part 1: Governance and Risk Assessment


Oddly enough, the lessons learned from the Covid crisis are very similar to the lessons learned from the LAST major epidemic that hit the world, the H1N1 crisis.

Now More Than Ever: Supply Chain Analytics for Demand Forecasting

Blue Ridge

The post Now More Than Ever: Supply Chain Analytics for Demand Forecasting appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles covid-19 demand forecasting supply chain analytics uncertainty

How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

As the world becomes more tech-centric every day, digitization efforts are even making their way to the grocery aisle through the blockchain.

COVID-19 – Cost reduction should take the back-seat…for now


Optimization is in the driving seat. Procurement has an opportunity to add value in other ways during the COVID-19 outbreak. These are unprecedented times for the phrase ‘unprecedented’ times. While this is the cliché of choice for newscasters and commentators, it pretty much sums it up.

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Is the Coronavirus threatening your Supply Chain?

Prophetic Technology

The Chinese government confirmed on January 7, 2020 that they had identified a new virus “Coronavirus,” now called COVID-19. It proliferated across a vast region in China; nowadays, it is worldwide.

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How to Transport Medicine the Right Way

Freight Center

Physical health and safety have been at the forefront of everyone’s minds due to COVID-19. With that comes the increasing demand for people buying medicines, supplements, vitamins, and the pharmaceutical supply chain needing to meet that demand.

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions


With the Coronavirus pandemic or COVID-19, our personal and professional lives have come to an abrupt standstill. The healthcare system is enduring the harsh impacts of this crisis and the situation is expected to stay alarming for quite some time.

Apple Supply Chain - The Best Supply Chain in the World


Apple is famous for its innovation and design. But few people know that the way Apple handles inventory is also a factor that led to success. As a matter of fact, Apple’s Supply Chain has led Gartner's Supply Chain Top 25 list since 2013. supply chain management trends

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Practicing Social Distancing while Keeping Inventory Moving during COVID-19 pandemic


In these uncertain times, companies are turning to technology to help them comply with social distancing rules and to keep their workers and drivers safe in any conditions. The global pandemic has thrown manufacturers, distributors, and retailers into a mode that most have never experienced before.

The Journey to the Factory of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

While most people are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are on the front line. Not just in hospitals, but our manufacturers who are essential to society and doing their part helping to stop the global pandemic.

Improve Supply Chain Processes During Peak Shopping Seasons


What does it take to improve supply chain processes? That is a loaded question. Increased order fulfillment, improved customer satisfaction, validating order details and contents before packaging, automating repetitive processes, and other factors can significantly improve supply chain processes.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am reflective. My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. I spent the month of March trying to help business leaders mitigate the impact of the pandemic. My first focus was on China sourcing.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19


Businesses around the world are learning to adapt as best they can to the COVID-19 supply chain impact. Unpredictable consumer behavior in response to macro events creates demand volatility in every link of global supply chains.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19


The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe.

Ultimate COVID-19 Supply Chain Resource Roundup


As COVID-19 spreads and nations across the globe take measures to contain it, the impacts to the supply chain have been dramatic, fast-changing, and many.

Rising Above Supply Chain Disruptions

DELMIA Quintiq

When a massive disruption such as a global pandemic hits, many businesses realize that their legacy planning solutions are not capable of providing the insights they need to manage such disruptions effectively.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.