July, 2021

Strategic Supply Chain Planning in 2022: 10 Areas to Focus

River Logic

A key issue is the need to determine the optimal supply chain strategy for the organization over a 3-to-15-year period considering factors like: Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Strategic Planning Strategic supply chain planning

How to Prepare for a Successful Replenishment+ Implementation

Demand Driven Technologies

Preparing for a software implementation or a supply chain enhancement project can be a long process. You research and select potential software, draw up project timelines, name project champions, and solicit project and budget approvals, to name a just a few highlights.

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We Are In Trouble. Raise the Red Flag. Be Proactive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Yesterday, I attended a wake for a friend and former colleague. For the first time in eighteen months, I hugged people outside my inner circle.

Three Tips for Building an Agile CPG Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

On the surface, it seems like the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry performed better than most during the COVID pandemic. Consumer goods e-commerce sales for example increased 91% year over year according to a NielsenIQ analysis.

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.

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation

GlobalTranz

Part of the challenge in managing the modern supply-chain is due to its sheer size and complexity. There are many working parts, network partners, and opportunities for things to go wrong that some are often overlooked.

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Your Supply Chain Deserves More than ERP

Logility

Will your ERP accommodate your complex supply chain planning requirements? This is a big question executives have been faced with over the last year as resilience and sustainability have become increasingly important.

Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

INTRODUCTION. In the last few years lacklustre Global Economic Growth and sluggish Global & Regional Trade have adversely affected Singapore’s economic growth.

Holding Ourselves Accountable for Business Results

Supply Chain Shaman

To get where you are going, you have toe see where you are…. Daily, my inbox is flooded by email. As a guest writer for Forbes, public relations firms constantly pepper me with requests to speak to technologists boasting of having answers to improve supply chain resilience.

Your Demand Forecast Is Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It.

ToolsGroup

If you were still using a computer or a telephone from the 1960s today, you’d get some strange looks, to say the least.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance

GlobalTranz

As supply chains become more impacted by market disruptions and unpredictable events, they’re also becoming more critical to a company’s customer experience levels and bottom line.

What Is Supply Chain Network Design And How Can It Improve Your Business?

AIMMS

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3 Ways Integrated Business Planning Drives Organizational Collaboration

Logility

Organizational collaboration. It’s no cakewalk – at least, not in the context of integrated business planning (IBP).

GeTS Rolls Out Upgrades to CALISTA to Streamline Global Trade Processes

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology is fast changing the logistics industry.

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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.

DELMIA Communities Week in Review for July 26th

DELMIA Quintiq

Hello and Welcome to the Week in Review! This is the weekly blog post for a one-look overview of what happened in the DELMIA Communities this past week. But there is a lot more than what is below. Visit the communities to see the exchange of information and ideas between members and DELMIA experts.

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Three Things Telecom Supply Chains of the Future Need to Do Now

ToolsGroup

The telecommunications industry has become so highly commoditized that customers perceive only marginal differences in products and prices among the various market players. Want to have a winning telecom supply chain?

3PL vs 4PL: How to Know Which One is Right for You

GlobalTranz

Learning the difference between third party logistics (3PL) and fourth-party logistics (4PL), as well as 1PL and 2PL, and the rise of even fifth-party logistics (5PLs) is becoming increasingly sophisticated and valuable for driving successful supply chain operations.

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Artificial Intelligence In The Warehouse Is Coming Sooner Than You Might Think

Logistics Viewpoints

Artificial Intelligence is not a new technology, but widespread adoption and use of AI and machine learning in supply chain is still in its infancy. Nevertheless, there are indications that AI in the warehouse is becoming a reality a lot sooner than most people might have expected.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Supply Chains to Admire 2021

Supply Chain Insights

Abstract. Supply chain is easier to say than define. The Supply Chains To Admire report analyzed improvement, performance, and value for the years 2011-2020. Twenty companies outperform their peer group. Powered By EmbedPress. REPORTS

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Supply Chain Diversity Buffers Cities Against Food Shocks

SCM Research

The effects of the climate crisis are increasingly dominating our global news. We have recently witnessed several record temperatures in North America , Scandinavia , and Antarctica , to name a few. This existential crisis also requires making our food supply chains more resilient.

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FMCG Supply Chain Performance Measurement: Del-Boy Style.

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Performance monitoring Balanced Scorecards are invaluable in FMCG, Brewing and Coatings companies but they are also appropriate for any business leaders serious about improvement.

Five Tips for How to Run a Successful Software Proof of Concept (POC)

ToolsGroup

Selecting and implementing a new supply chain solution is a risky career move for any supply chain manager. The wrong solution can cost the company millions and cost the manager their job.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

5 Transportation Management Optimization Practices

GlobalTranz

The world of logistics and managed transportation is continuously evolving. Transportation professionals are tasked with reducing costs while increasing customer satisfaction levels. However, market forces such as higher fuel costs and decreased capacity work to undermine these goals.

Supplier Diversity Part III: Keeping Pace as an Organization

ivalua

In Part I and Part II of this series, we have investigated the way in which supplier diversity programs have developed over time and which nations are leading the way in the space.

In the crosshairs: Real-time logistics visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Abstract. Much attention (and financing) has been directed over the past years to the expansion of supply chain visibility, mainly “real-time visibility platforms” and to “sensor-based visibility solutions“.

5 Recommendations towards a Resilient S&OP

Logistics Viewpoints

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) as a process has been around since the 1980’s. While the terminology evolved, the underlying thesis of S&OP has stayed the same, i.e., bridge the divide between sales forecasts and operational plans while respecting the budget.

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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.