August, 2022

3 Strategies To Improve Supply Chain Agility

C3 Solutions

The modern supply chain is growing more and more complex every day. With new technologies popping up, digital tools for all functions one can think of, and then some, supply chains now don’t necessarily need to run lean. Instead, modern supply chains need to be agile to be relevant.

Navigating The River of Demand

Supply Chain Shaman

At the end of a long day of a strategy session on supply chain excellence with a client, I needed to fill up some time in an agenda. To fill the gap, I needed to get creative to fill the time. The result? The genesis of the River of Demand learning activity.

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Retail Returns: The Key to Driving Business Growth

ToolsGroup

Retail returns occur when a customer returns the purchased items to a seller in exchange for a refund, store credit, or a similar product. Returns come with plenty of challenges around logistics, inventory, and predicting volatile sales trends.

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Sustainability in Procurement: Strategies and Challenges

ivalua

Originally published in the 2022 ProcureCon Report “Transforming Procurement: Embracing Digital Innovation and Driving Sustainability” Ethical business practices and sustainability initiatives are forcing organizations to not only stand up, but to also set themselves apart from the competition by implementing ESG and CSR commitments.

Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.

5 Benefits Of Freight Broker Software That May Change Your Perspective

3GTMS

Software used to control the transportation elements of a supply chain is referred to as freight broker software and is also known as a transportation management system or TMS. Freight broker software can help you become more efficient, organized, and relevant to your clients.

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6 Critical Trends in Distribution and How to Optimize Your Network’s Response

ToolsGroup

From digitalization and changing workforces to trend reversals and inventory overloads, distributors have their hands full when it comes to tackling the latest supply chain challenges. Trends in Distribution and the Current Supply Chain Environment.

Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation

3GTMS

The post Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation appeared first on 3GTMS. 3PL Freight Brokers Transportation Management

Modernizing Your Supply Chain is Not Enough

Enterra Insights

The late Thomas Samuel Kuhn, an American philosopher of science, introduced the term “paradigm shift” in his 1962 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The term caught on.

How to Handle Supply Chain Planning in the Face of Chaos

The Network Effect

The post How to Handle Supply Chain Planning in the Face of Chaos appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Importance of Digitalisation to Improve Supply Chains: Helping Businesses Navigate Through Supply Chain Disruptions

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Importance of Digitalisation to Improve Supply Chains: Helping Businesses Navigate Through Supply Chain Disruptions. Opinion Editorial by Bill Heaney – Chief Commercial Officer at DB Schenker USA. As Industry 4.0

The Big Sigh

Supply Chain Shaman

I hopped on the plane in Baltimore on my way to Atlanta last week. Always late, I squeezed past a middle-aged man wearing a black mask in the aisle seat and promptly fell asleep nodding my head on the window ledge.

ToolsGroup Named a Leader in Quadrant Solutions SPARK Matrix™ for Global Supply Chain Inventory Optimization

ToolsGroup

BOSTON – (August 25, 2022) ToolsGroup , a global leader in AI-driven retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, has been named a leader in the Quadrant Solutions SPARK Matrix™ for Global Supply Chain Inventory Optimization. ToolsGroup Service Optimizer 99’s self-adaptive demand and inventory models define the optimal mix of inventory across the multi-echelon supply chain to achieve aggressive service level targets while right-sizing inventory.

DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. My colleagues and I often have the opportunity to discuss initiatives such as this with company executives.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

This Could Be Scary: A Halloween Candy Shortage

Enterra Insights

If geopolitics, inflation, and climate change aren’t enough to worry about, there are now warnings that there could be a shortage of Halloween Candy. The first company to sound the alarm was Hershey.

A Supply Chain Executive Asks: Is Supply Chain Technology Making a Difference?

Talking Logistics

Kevin O’Meara, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Shaw Industries, posted the following question on Twitter last Friday: “Have the billions of dollars invested in supply chain technology really made a significant difference in the outcomes?

Restructuring Global Value Chains & Tariff Reduction – A Continuous Evolution for Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Restructuring Global Value Chains & Tariff Reduction – A Continuous Evolution for Supply Chains. Feature Article by Dr. Raymon Krishnan – President at the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society.

Solar PV Global Supply Chains

SCM Research

The International Energy Agency has just released a new special report entitled Solar PV Global Supply Chains.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

ToolsGroup Supports Accelerated Growth With Addition of New Executives

ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup welcomes Jon Purdy as Chief Financial Officer and Joseph Luciano as Chief People Officer. .

Listening to the Voice of the Warehouse Worker –5 Factors Impacting Employee Attraction and Retention

Logistics Viewpoints

As a pioneer in warehouse technology and the development of solutions that empower warehouse workers, Lucas Systems recently commissioned a research study and developed the first Voice of the Warehouse Worker Insights.

The Rise of the Agile Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The pandemic was an eye-opener for supply chain professionals. Despite all the bad press the supply chain has received, supply chain managers should be lauded for their ability to think on their feet.

The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

When you think of supply chain management, capabilities such as agility, responsiveness, and flexibility often come to mind.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

3PL Logistics – 5 Tips to Guarantee 10x Returns in 2022

3GTMS

As companies race to become the next Amazon, more and more are turning to 3PL logistics providers to help them manage their supply chains. But with so many 3PLs, how do you know which one is right for your business?

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2022 SCM Best Paper Award Winners

SCM Research

As in previous years, the Journal of Supply Chain Management recently announced the winning paper of the 2021 Best Paper Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

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The Top 15 Omnichannel Retail Trends to Watch in 2022

ToolsGroup

Your digital and brick-and-mortar sales channels aren’t operating in separate vacuums. . In fact, according to Harvard Business Review , 73% of shoppers prefer shopping via multiple channels. .

Don’t Fear What is Outside Your Box – It Can’t Bite You!

Logistics Viewpoints

The only way to drive business is to embrace change; in today’s uncertain world, this is more valid than ever. Still, we can see that it is hard for many companies to go outside of their box and challenge the status quo.

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New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The Rise of the Agile Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The pandemic was an eye-opener for supply chain professionals. Despite all the bad press the supply chain has received, supply chain managers should be lauded for their ability to think on their feet.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 19, 2022)

Talking Logistics

Sorry for the delay in receiving this post today. I went for a bike ride this morning with my oldest son, who is going back to college tomorrow. Sometimes you have to hit the pause button on work and enjoy life. Without further delay, here is the supply chain and logistics news that caught my.

What is Supply Chain Planning Software and How Can it be Used Effectively? Part 1

DELMIA Quintiq

In this blog series, I’ll take a look at the current state and future evolution that can be expected within the world of supply chain planning software through the lens of Dassault Systèmes DELMIA.