December, 2020

Textile supply chains: from balancing act to sustainable sourcing

ChainPoint

Textile producers and brand owners have to balance product quality with laws and regulations, whilst protecting their brand. As a result, effective textile supply chain management has become a balancing act between cost, quality, availability and environmental and social aspects.

A New Decade: Give Science A Chance

Supply Chain Shaman

When I started my business in 2012, I frequently wrote about the future using the moniker of Supply Chain 2020. We had just recovered from a recession, and my goal was to help supply chain leaders create a better supply chain by the end of the decade.

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Supply Chain Manager – A “Green” Superhero

Logility

I grew up in a time before people knew much about being eco-friendly or “Green,” so the concept of sustainability isn’t usually at the top of my mind.

6 Key 2021 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Cerasis

As the logistics industry prepares for the 2021 supply chain trends, an uncertain future becomes the problem.

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Trane Technologies’ Digital Simulation Journey

DELMIA Quintiq

AME Group Leading the Way. Trane Technologies is a global climate innovator.

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Solving the Cold Chain Challenges

The Network Effect

The post Solving the Cold Chain Challenges appeared first on The Network Effect. Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Logistics Supply Chain Management Visibility

Supply Chain Management in the New Normal: Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

OneSCM

2020 has been a grim, chaotic, uncertain year in so many ways. As supply chain managers, one of our fundamental responsibilities is responding to change, and oh, how you did.

What Does Supply Chain Optimization Mean Now Vs. Pre-COVID?

River Logic

Not since the Second World War has there been such global disruption as experienced in 2020. International transportation came to a standstill, major populations were confined to their homes, and factories shut down. Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning COVID-19

5 Critical Capabilities for Supply Chain Managers in 2021

Cerasis

Several challenges loom large for supply chain managers as 2021 approaches for the transportation industry.

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!

Value Chain Planning and Decision Making in Times of Disruption (Part 2)

DELMIA Quintiq

This is part 2 of a 2-part series on how to succeed in planning and decisions amid times of disruption. In part 1 of my blog on Planning the Value Chain and Decision Making in Times of Disruption, the focus was on the ability to react and execute amidst the unpredictability of demand. Speed ??in

12 Steps to a Resilient Enterprise: Part 1 of 4

Logility

The human race has long appreciated that disruptions are part of life, they come in waves, and the best laid plans don’t always result in the outcomes we work to achieve. The idiom that describes falling out of the frying pan into the fire goes back at least as far as the 1500’s.

[Webinar] The 5 Stages of Enterprise Labeling Success

Loftware

Don't Miss Our Webinar: 5 Stages of Enterprise Labeling Success : Thurs - 12/10/20 @1pm ET. Supply Chain Labeling

LogiSYM Vietnam 2020: Warehouse Modernization – Meeting the challenges of a post pandemic economy

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A presentation by Royston Phua, Senior Advisor – Vertical Marketing Strategy – Asia Pacific Supply Chains at Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific. Vietnam 2020 Vietnam2020

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.

Despite COVID-19, the Concurrent Planning Market is Booming

Logistics Viewpoints

Some suppliers of supply chain planning (SCP) software are experiencing robust growth despite the global pandemic. This is particularly true for suppliers offering Concurrent Planning solutions.

What’s the Next Phase of Supply Chain Evolution?

Cerasis

The reworking of supply chains has a simple purpose of fitting the new world economy’s needs and demands. And freight data sharing platforms had already started before the mess of 2020 began.

Value Chain Planning and Decision Making in Times of Disruption (Part 1)

DELMIA Quintiq

This is part 1 of a 2-part series on how to succeed in planning and decisions amid times of disruption. Agility and Speed in Decision Making. During uncertain times like these, the ability to react and execute are imperative factors for practical results, due to the unpredictability of demand.

How Can Manufacturers Manage Disruption and Improve Productivity?

Logility

How can manufacturers manage disruption and improve productivity? By using advanced analytics for manufacturing, to understand the valuable information concealed within the data they already have!

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.

How Modern Software Empowers Procurement with Agility and Resilience in Times of Crisis

ivalua

The pandemic wreaked havoc on businesses and their supply chains, but even in these trying times, there’s a silver lining. What we learned about agility and resilience can be applied to future-proof the source-to-pay (S2P) process and help organizations meet any new challenge with confidence.

LogiSYM Vietnam 2020: EU-VN FTA Agreement – The Benefits to Adopt

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A panel session joined by: Bipin Balakrishnan, Partner – Tax at KPMG. Nguyen Duy Hong, Deputy CEO at Smartlog Supply Chain Solutions Corporation. Russell G Scoular, Chairman at Chatto Creek Advisory Pty Ltd.

Christmas S&OP - Santa & Opening Presents

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Well, what a year it has been. As 2020 stutters and stumbles to the end we all need to think about how our Supply Chains will operate in 2021 and beyond. Just like those old school photographs, your steady-state, stable 2018 set-up has gone and will never return.

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5 More 2021 Trends in the Supply Chain to Start Thinking About Now

Cerasis

The saying goes- the only thing staying the same is that everything keeps changing. And the statement becomes especially true with supply chain management. It’s crucial to track the 2021 trends in the supply chain needed for success.

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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.

3 Predicted Warehouse Management Trends for 2021

PLS Logistics

Many supply chains were shaken due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenging economic situation has shed light on the key gaps in many companies’ transportation systems.

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The Wrapping Paper Waste Problem – and what can be done about it

All Things Supply Chain

Ripping open wrapping paper on Christmas morning is without a doubt one of the most exciting things children and adults alike look forward to.

Amer 2021 – EN – Intro

ivalua

As COVID-19 demonstrated, effective procurement is critical to organizational success. Procurement & Supply Chain leaders of winning organizations have earned a slot on the boardroom agenda.

LogiSYM Vietnam 2020: Securing Networks & Cyber Security Safeguards

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A panel session joined by: Serene Keng, Head of Channel, ASEAN+Korea at Proofpoint Inc. Tony Lugg, Founding Member, Supply Chain Innovation Network at KATALYST. Darwin Thio, Managing Partner at SRS Advisory Pte Ltd and SRS Cybernetics Pte Ltd.

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.