August, 2021

How 3D Printing Will Change Supply Chains

The Network Effect

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What is Material Requirements Planning (And do you need it)?

Unleashed

Material Requirements Planning software can be a good solution for modern manufacturers. But how does MRP work, and how is it different from other modern manufacturing software? And most importantly, does your business actually need it?

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Supply Chain Sustainability: 3 Pillars for the Future of Business

Logility

The voices calling for responsible business practices to extend to the value chain are many and urgent.

Here’s How to Measure Inventory Health

ToolsGroup

Looking for a relatively quick way to measure inventory health? “It It all starts with a demand-driven approach,” says Gerrott Faulkingham, director of solution engineering at ToolsGroup.

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.

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin.

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Towards Successful Digital Transformation – Separating the hype from reality

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Futuristic road transportation technology with digital data transfer graphic showing concept of traffic big data analytic and internet of things. Logistics and supply chains are integral parts of business operations in any industry, especially during an economic downturn.

Eliminate the Risk of “Getting it Wrong” by Standardizing Your Labeling

Loftware

The intricacies and nuances of an organization’s labeling processes are… complicated to say the least, and one component contributing handily to that reality is labeling.

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3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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A new path forward in supply chain technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain is an industry slow to change. Large shippers still use Excel spreadsheets to plan their operations, and even the most beneficial logistics technology is sometimes looked at warily. If it isn’t broken, these stakeholders reason, there’s nothing to fix.

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.

When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past.

What Is Supply Chain Risk Management…and Why Can’t I Get a PS5?

ToolsGroup

Do you want to buy a Playstation 5? Get in line. Severe supplier constraints and the resulting chip shortage have made things quite tenuous for fans of Sony’s latest gaming system.

AspireNXT helps Enhance employee productivity by Securing and Managing End User devices with VMware Workspace One

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A Customer challenge…… “A reputable and leading logistics company in Singapore dealing in Freight Logistics, Warehouse Logistics and Customs Brokerage was facing a unique challenge. It had over 2000 devices distributed across geographies.

Supply Chain Challenges on the Electronics and Manufacturing Industry

Kendall Paradise

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.

Getting Started with Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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“Transitory” Inflation and Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The phrases “transitory inflation” and “supply chain disruption” have been frequently used in the general and business news media this summer. And they have at times been used together to describe the general economic environment.

Supply Chain Risk Management : The Challenges Driving Increased Interest in Managed Service

GlobalTranz

Any discussion on supply chain risk management and applying managed transportation to help prevent risks from coming to fruition is incomplete without touching on the pandemic to overcome supply chain disruption.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Demand Execution in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain S&OP supply chain excellence

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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.

A Chat with Katie Kinraid

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

We are pleased to continue our 2021 series our fire-side chat column with key people in the supply chain industry. It is with particular pleasure to chat-up with Katie Kinraid, of BluJay Asia Pacific.

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Building A Guiding Coalition for Change

Supply Chain Shaman

Gates’ Law: “Most people overestimate what they can achieve in a year and underestimate what they can achieve in ten years.” ” Bill Gates. Today, my goal is to finish the agenda for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit.

IoT Benefits for Supply Chain Operations

Enterra Insights

Many experts believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to revolutionize supply chain operations. As I have noted in previous posts, the “revolution” has been slowed by security and standardization issues.

The Greenest Mile: Planning’s Role in Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability is a higher priority than ever. In MIT’s State of Supply Chain Sustainability 2021 , 80% of executives surveyed said the pandemic either had no impact on their commitment or increased it.

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.

Transportation as a Service: The Value of Cloud-Based Transportation Management + 3PL Partnerships

GlobalTranz

Cloud-based transportation management offers a variety of benefits for businesses that operate in the global supply chain. But there are times when it becomes necessary to outsource the entire process thoroughly, which many refer to as transportation as a service.

No, AI has not killed supply chain management

Supply Chain Movement

Some have argued that supply chain management is on its way to becoming obsolete. Recent events would seem suggest otherwise. . Death of Supply Chain? Almost three years ago, Harvard Business Review published a provocative article entitled ‘The Death of Supply Chain Management’.

Transforming Operating and Communication Protocols in the Supply Chain with Business Rugged Devices

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

PREAMBLE: The supply chain and logistics sector is undergoing seismic transformation due to accelerated digitalisation of global trade and commerce. Companies now need to be communicating in real-time, while meeting higher demands and increase in volume of transactions.

Why Automation Is the Food Industry’s Answer to Supply Chain Disruption

Logility

To ensure long-term growth and protect customer loyalty, businesses need to strive for the automation of supply chain planning. Food and beverage (F&B) industry executives face mounting pressure to keep up with soaring demand.

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.