June, 2021

How to Know It's Time to Invest In a Dock and Yard Solution

C3 Solutions

Supply chains, including dock and yard management and warehouse supervision, face significant challenges and have to deal with a seemingly never-ending string of disruptions and market fluctuations.

Can we re-shore and create a US semiconductor industry? Maybe…

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Dear S&OP, you have not solved the problem

Elementum

Dear S&OP, First of all, “A for Effort”. No one can say you didn’t try. For that, we salute you. The industry hadn’t seen much change in a while, and you built quite a movement. But you have not solved the problem. We’re all trying to deliver the highest service levels at the lowest cost.

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How to Use What-if Scenarios to Create a Dynamic IBP Paradigm

Arkieva

Taking the time to perform what-if analyses on a regular basis with real and speculative events, gives planners tremendous insight into what parts of the supply chain are most sensitive to changes. As a result, planners will have a sense of what is a big deal and what is not.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

Logistic Innovations Trending in Supply Chain Management

ShipBob

Think back 10 or 20 years ago. Did you ever expect that most of your shopping would be done online? Or that you could order anything from prescription glasses to heavy items like furniture and have it be delivered to your door in a matter of days?

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What’s going on with global supply chains: A primer for the casual consumer

Freightos

(AKA why that couch you ordered isn’t here…and isn’t getting here tomorrow). Disclaimer: This article is a zoom out for the less freight-inclined. If you have a deeper understanding of freight, you might want to check out our Freightos Baltic Index daily container index instead.

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For Distributors, Mitigating Supply Uncertainty Begins with a Better Forecast

ToolsGroup

Distribution industry supply chains have always been squeezed between manufacturers and their customers; facing increased competitive threats, escalating SKU counts, and expanding ecommerce. Today distributors are navigating increasingly unpredictable supplier lead times and availability.

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Why an Expert 3PL With Strict Security Measures Is Key to Success

GlobalTranz

Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

Asking the Right Questions Is The First Step To Drive Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Each year, we compile a list of top-performing Supply Chains, termed the Supply Chains to Admire.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

Agile Supply chain – How RPA and Intelligent Automation is building the next frontier for Logistics Industry

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Register for the LIVE Webinar on July 8, 2021 Thursday at 11:00am. What exactly is RPA and is this a technology that is within reach for small and large supply chains, 3PL’s and shippers or just hype?

As Air Travel Roars Back–How Will Aircraft Suppliers Meet the New Demand?

DELMIA Quintiq

Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain Supply Chain Planning & Optimization A&D aerospace airlines DELMIA supply supply chain travel

8 Reasons Why Companies Choose Logility for Their Supply Chain Operations

Logility

Agility and speed are on every supply chain executive’s mind. But their well-placed concerns are much more than a reaction to recent shocks in supply disruptions, demand fluctuations, changing customer preferences and unpredictable market conditions.

Why a Software Proof of Concept (POC) Is Better than an RFI

ToolsGroup

A proof of concept (POC) is an increasingly common method to select the best supply chain software vendor for your company, yet many supply chain practitioners still lean on the traditional RFI (request for information) tool. Software selection is risky.

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.

How a 3PL Empowers Shippers With LTL Transportation Stability

GlobalTranz

Disruption has been the name of the game for more than a year as carriers continue to see overarching demands for their services increase.

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A Story of Throwing the Baby Out With The Bathwater in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

” Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater “ is an idiomatic expression for an avoidable error where something good is eliminated when trying to get rid of something bad, or in other words, rejecting the favorable along with the unfavorable.

How can logistics handle disruption through supply chain resilience?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global trade disruption will continue to happen beyond the pandemic. Managing cross-border, international supply chains with multiple, disconnected systems and manual processes indeed have many pitfalls. One misfiled declaration, missing document, or unread urgent email can block a shipment.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The post Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design appeared first on AIMMS

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.

Take the Guesswork Out of Order Promising

Logility

How much time, effort, and estimation goes into figuring out how much product is available for your sales team to promise? Reduce the workload and improve accuracy with automated order promising. Sales success relies on a seamless order process.

Supply Chain Talent Shortage Demystified

ToolsGroup

In this episode of 3 Minutes in the Loop, ToolsGroup’s General Manager for North America David Barton breaks down the reasons why there is a supply chain talent shortage, and the role of automation in the shift from tactical activities to more strategic and long-term priorities for planners.

2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market

GlobalTranz

Following a year of disruption, the tidal wave of shortages seems to be a recurring theme. The construction market is at an all-time high, and the weather seems all but willing to cooperate.

Considering Cloud/On-Premise, Collaborative Operations and IIoT for Manufacturing Execution

DELMIA Quintiq

In a previous blog post , we discussed the crucial need for manufacturers to digitalize shop floor operations and how a Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solution can be a high-value starting point to achieve this transformational goal.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

My Response to SAP. Bigger, But Not The Answer We Need

Supply Chain Shaman

Mine is bigger than yours. Who cares, I say? This week, SAP announced the intention to build business communities to drive improved outcomes. I say, “About time.” ” However, when I get into the substance of the release , “I say not so fast.”

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Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Tips for Shippers to Mitigate Cyber Attacks

Logistics Viewpoints

Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

How Integrated Business Planning Enables Operational Excellence

Logility

Based on thousands of discussions with Logility customers and prospects, we know many supply chain industry professionals are willing to grant that integrated business planning (IBP) and operational excellence are not synonymous.

How to Select Supply Chain Planning Software

ToolsGroup

Selecting the right supply chain planning technology isn’t simply about solving a current challenge. The implications are much broader–if you implement the wrong software, you hinder your organization’s overall supply chain strategy and business objectives.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.