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.

Lessons in Supply Chain Digitization from PepsiCo and Conagra

Speaker: Matt Elenjickal, FourKites; Craig Weiss, ConAgra Brands; and Mari Roberts PepsiCo

Join us for our upcoming webinar to hear from 2 global brands on how they’re accelerating digital transformation and increasing efficiency & automation throughout their operations.

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.

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?

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

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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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

The Shipping Container Impact on Inflation

Freightos

If you were building a house in 2021, things got rough. The cost of lumber skyrocketed from $354 / 1000 board feet in May 2020 up to $1,683 in May 2021 1. And even if you weren’t building a house, you likely felt the same problem echoed across patio furniture, gym gear, and more.

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.

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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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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4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

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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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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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.

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

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.

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.

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“.

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.