August, 2020

Supply Chain Simulation: What You Need to Know in 2020 & Beyond

River Logic

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How Electronics Companies Can Increase Supply Chain Agility

Loftware

Ever since Gordon Moore predicted the doubling of the components on an integrated circuit every two years, the demand for electronic components expanded with their growth in performance and reduction in size.

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Industry 5.0 and the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Next generation supply chain optimization will pair both smart, interconnected digital environments with the human insight it takes to make the most out of them. In my role, I get to meet a lot of people with a range of interests in optimizing various aspects of their supply chains.

Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple.

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Revealing the Value of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

DELMIA Quintiq

What aerospace manufacturers need is agility in their design and production processes to help mitigate the variability in supply and demand. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is one innovation in which aerospace companies have significantly invested to try to address some of their unique challenges.

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The path to recovery from COVID-19 – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

e-Commerce delivery overview in Southeast Asia. The first half of 2020 has been a rollercoaster ride for global and regional e-commerce logistics, setting off supply and demand shocks throughout the industry. Parcel Monitor tracks parcels all over Southeast Asia.

Supply Chain Strategy: 3 Options For Better Management

PLS Logistics

A strategy is a crucial part of any business, and it is even more important when thinking about a complex system like a supply chain. The term ‘strategy’ is often confused with what it’s not, or is considered to be a vaguely-meaning fancy word.

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

In the 1980s, I had a flip phone. (On On the left, I share a picture for those that never experienced the evolution of the cellular phone.) The device was limited to voice/calls–no music, no text, and no apps. This device was a portable phone.

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Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders have faced significant challenges in the past, and in 2020, the supply chain coronavirus crisis has put a spotlight on the need for supply chain resilience and integration. Among these, integrated reverse logistics strategies can make or break successful operations.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Is Your Planning System Mature Enough?

DELMIA Quintiq

In the past, when supply chains weren’t as complex as they are right now, planning your routes with spreadsheets was probably just fine. You had one or more Excel experts who built a spreadsheet and kept it up to date.

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Optimizing Direct Procurement and the Inbound Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post Optimizing Direct Procurement and the Inbound Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Inbound Supply Supply Chain Management inbound logistics inbound supply procurement

10 Huge Benefits of eCommerce Businesses for Retailers & Buyers – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Online transactions has become an essential behaviour all over the world these days. From the farthest African town to the streets of London, modern technology are applied to purchase online and businesses strive to respond to the increasing demand for online shopping.

Supply Chain KPIs You’ll Want Every Morning

Logility

A quick scan of the Internet will yield a long list of “the biggest-ever supply chain disasters”. A few of the most infamous are listed below. The common thread? Each of these events was completely devastating to the company concerned. Company. Problem. Impact.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

What Is the Difference Between Optimization Modeling and Simulation?

River Logic

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When to Outsource Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Reverse logistics are a major hurdle to efficiency and profitability in modern supply chains. However, they are not something an organization can simply avoid. Failure to offer a fair, free returns process will cost customers. Period.

Service Level Should Be Your Number One Supply Chain KPI…But What Does It Really Mean?

ToolsGroup

To adapt an old saying, the idea that great service should be a top supply chain priority is as universally accepted as motherhood and the dominance of the ‘92 Dream Team. In fact, it’s one of the few things people wouldn’t disagree on these days.

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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running from meeting to meeting, I was late. As I squeezed into the middle seat of a crowded conference room, I got the stare.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Optimising M&M Spares Supply Chain – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

10% increase in both forecast accuracy and revenue. 15% decrease in inventory. 10% increase in service levels. Improved productivity.

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How To Recruit Talents For Supply Chain Management

PLS Logistics

Logistics and supply chain management isn’t a common choice for a career field, but it can be very rewarding. The supply chain industry offers many meaningful jobs, complex challenges, above-average income, and opportunities for career growth.

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Supply Chain Cost Optimization: You'll Fail If You Don't Do It Right

River Logic

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What Could a Second Stimulus Mean for Peak Logistics and E-Commerce

Cerasis

Earlier this year, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the hope of stimulating business and easing the disruption caused by COVID-19.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Five Inventory Optimization Secrets for Aftermarket Parts

ToolsGroup

It’s notoriously difficult to optimize inventory for aftermarket parts. You need to maintain high service levels, but sporadic demand and an infinite number of SKUs frequently lead to waste, excess cost and product obsolescence.

Pandemics, Trade Wars and Warehousing 2: Optimizing for Uncertainty with Real Time Business Networks

The Network Effect

The post Pandemics, Trade Wars and Warehousing 2: Optimizing for Uncertainty with Real Time Business Networks appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business digital networks digital supply chain digital transformation supply chain resilience

Accelerate Digitisation in the Supply Chain – Leveraging a Data-driven Approach to Optimisation – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Founded in 2001, Seamless Distribution Systems (SDS) listed on the NASDAQ First North Premier are renowned for enabling the digitization of sales and distribution processes across more than 50 markets.

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The Benefits Of Attending A Supply Chain Conference

PLS Logistics

Industry conferences can often be overlooked, especially in the virtual world we are in right now, but they can give a great return on investment. You might think that attending conferences can be expensive, or as an employee, you might think you don’t have much to do at the event.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.