September, 2020

3 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Wait: Agility, Resiliency, and Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain is in the spotlight. It is the business function that is front and center - on top of the minds of consumers and executives. The global pandemic has ripped the rug out from under supply chains, but also highlighted its importance.

Warehouse Design: How to Extend the Life of Your Facility

CHAINalytics

For many companies, COVID-19 has put enormous pressure on existing storage and fulfillment centers. If this sounds about right, you might be wondering if you should invest in a new or bigger or better facility, or improve the one you have.

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Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain

Vanguard Software

The solution to reacting swiftly and succeeding in this ‘new normal’ is the transition to a more connected and smarter supply chain of the future. Supply Chain

KPI Supply Chain: Parcel Metrics to Track and Boost Peak Season Value

GlobalTranz

Carving a successful footprint and managing to boost Peak season value involves the direct application of KPI supply chain best practices. These best practices go back to the root of digital transformation within logistics, recognizing when things go wrong and intervening immediately.

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The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery

Supply chain practitioners aim for a common objective: Perfect order fulfillment. Achieving perfect orders entails not only delivering on-time and in-full (OTIF) to customers, but doing so as consistently, conveniently, and cost-effectively as possible.

Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

During August, I moved and I spent the weekend painting my new shed with gloppy, wet deck paint. As I methodically pivoted the roller to apply the stain, I made quite a mess. Standing in the hot sun covered in paint was a good time for reflection.

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LogiSYM GAME CHANGER

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Stay ahead or get left behind – what you need to know about supply chains post COVID-19. 01 OCTOBER 2020 | 11AM (SGT).

Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

AIMMS

Insights from Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020. Supply chain professionals know it can be extremely challenging to drive day-to-day operational excellence and pursue innovation at the same time.

Marketing Supply Chain Solutions Post-COVID: Q&A with ToolsGroup CMO Caroline Proctor

ToolsGroup

How has COVID-19 affected your business? Are you experiencing a change in demand given the changes to the economy and government measures? Our business fortunately hasn’t been significantly affected, aside from having our travel and events curtailed.

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation

GlobalTranz

The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. However, this peak season is one never seen before. This year, 2020, is shaping up to be the most challenging year yet with the global pandemic in full force and the delays following for most of this year.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Understanding Supply Chain Resilience & What COVID-19 Taught Us About It

River Logic

Sustainability Supply Chain Optimization COVID-19 supply chain resilience supply chain agility

Supply Chain Disruptions Need a New Prescription: Introducing Disruption RX Virtual Supply Chain Summits

Logility

A global pandemic was impossible to foresee as COVID-19 swept across our increasingly interconnected world. The challenging landscape, from store and factory closures to wild swings in inventory, has proven to be the ultimate test of strength for supply chain teams everywhere.

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility. 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 11am (SGT). Recent events have forced even the most robust businesses to go back to the drawing board. Now, more than ever, technology has made all the difference in keeping supply chains afloat.

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Linking Data in Supply Chains to Bring Much-Needed Resilience to Global Businesses

OriginTrail

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A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Social Media-Fueled Demand Volatility?

ToolsGroup

Have you noticed how the clock speed of just about everything has sped up considerably in just a few years?

AI Supply Chain for E-Commerce: Opportunities to Save Resources

GlobalTranz

Creating new value and maintaining competitive advantage within the supply chain remains challenging for companies around the globe. As e-commerce grows, the ability to respond and offer a seamless, superior customer experience also grows more challenging.

Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

River Logic

Sustainability Supply Chain Optimization Supply chain analytics supply chain resilience supply chain agility

Using AI & ML in Retail Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies like Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba, and Zara are leading the path in the use of technology and advanced analytics in managing supply chains. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are of the hot topics being discussed in the retail world.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

New Enterprise Labeling Maturity Model Offers Framework to Assess Labeling Effectiveness

Loftware

If you're wondering about the effectiveness of your company's labeling or maybe you are trying to identify what additional steps you can make to further optimize your existing labeling initiatives, then you'll want to check out the new Enterprise Labeling Maturity Model.

Supply Chain Resilience and the Power of Business Networks

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Resilience and the Power of Business Networks appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Resilience Supply Chain Management Covid-19 networks resilience

Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan

ToolsGroup

How Do You Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan? Your customers don’t care if you have a great demand forecast. They care if you have the inventory they want when they want it.

Exploring the Value of Connected Supply Chain Systems to Increase ROI

GlobalTranz

Connected supply chain systems rely on the advancement of sensors, analytics, and real-time data to make informed decisions and reduce inefficiencies. This advanced supply chain, known as supply chain 4.0,

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Selecting the Best S&OP Software: 7 Tips for Success

River Logic

S&OP Demand Planning Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Planning Supply chain software

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Dock Scheduling: A Requirement as Retailers Double Down on WMS & WES

C3 Solutions

Supply chains across the globe need more efficiency to survive. The opportunities to grow fulfillment and improve the flow of inbound and outbound freight depend on multiple factors. Items need efficient unloading and comprehensive, digital put-away processes.

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Ocean Freight Visibility Spells new Opportunities for Supply Chains – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Ocean Insights. Headquartered in Germany, Ocean Insights is a leading ocean supply chain visibility and market intelligence provider that supplies real-time tracking data and market analysis to large shippers from a broad range of industries, including automotive, manufacturing, food & beverage, commodity trading, chemical and freight forwarding. We pioneered the combining of container liner schedules and carriers’ container tracking information with neutral AIS vessel tracking data.

DTC (Direct to Consumer): New Normal, New Opportunities

OneSCM

Covid-19 is impacting retail sales in a number of significant ways. The upside is that online sales are up. With many physical retail stores closing or dramatically changing their business operations, customers have turned more and more to online shopping.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.