May, 2021

9 Supply Chain Planning Software Capabilities to Consider for 2022

River Logic

When evaluating supply chain planning software capabilities, it's instructive to understand what we mean by supply chain planning.

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain - Planning Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Last week I introduced you to the Enchange Supply Chain House; a one stop shop/house for the elements you need to allow your supply chain to operate effectively.

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3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human.

8 methods for making your warehouse more sustainable in 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Even before the pandemic happened, the warehousing industry was on fire.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Local vs Global post-pandemic thinking

Prophetic Technology

The ‘Old Continent’ was beaten by COVID-19; it seems it would take a harder-longer time to pull out of the crisis than other continents such as Asia and the time the USA would take.

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How Supply Chain Optimization Enhances Your Strategic Business Plan

ToolsGroup

Most successful companies complete annual strategic business plans in order to identify and execute upon growth opportunities. Likewise, many growth-oriented companies employ supply chain planning (SCP) software to facilitate their growth and improve efficiency and customer service.

5 Ways a 3PL Provider Can Transform Your Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

It’s easy to overlook the role that 3PL providers play in the overall global economy and, at the same time, enable your business to operate and compete. That was never more clear than during the past 14 months of the pandemic as goods continued moving to the right place at the right time.

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Positive News for Key Decision-Makers About Sustainable Business Transformation

DELMIA Quintiq

The Answer Lies in Virtual Twin Technology. With less than 10 years left to the 2030 deadline of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is clear that we are all not yet doing enough to achieve global sustainability targets.

LogiSYM Asia Pacific 2021: Day 1 | Track 1 | Ocean Visibility: Predict with Intelligence and Analyze with Depth

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A presentation by David Strauss, Global Director, Strategic Partner Development from E2open. Synopsis: The disruption of the 2020 global pandemic, reinforced visibility as a dominant topic in supply chain.

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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.

Have you Explored the Business Implications of Import Bans?

Logility

On January 13, 2021 the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) expanded the blanket Withhold Release Order (WRO) initially issued on December 2, 2020 and will detain all shipments containing cotton, cotton products and tomato products originating from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

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Supply Chain Shaman

Lateral thinking is a manner of solving problems using an indirect and creative approach via reasoning that is not immediately obvious. It involves ideas that may not be obtainable using only traditional step-by-step logic. Wikipedia.

Survey Reveals an Inflection Point in Supply Chain Digital Transformation

ToolsGroup

The Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and ToolsGroup surveyed more than 200 supply chain professionals around the world on the state of supply chain digital transformation in planning. This blog post highlights some of the key findings.

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Last Mile Logistics: Why More Shippers Are Expanding Capability Into Last Mile Delivery

GlobalTranz

Last mile logistics remains a confusing part of the modern supply chain. While initially perceived as relatively simple, last mile logistics are much more critical than many shippers realize. The last mile delivery is the actual point of interaction between a given shipper and the customer.

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Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Make it Happen for Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

One of the most intriguing high tech industry segments today is battery cell technology. It is an amazing mix of rapidly evolving supply chains, constrained resources, product innovation and global and startup companies competing for market-share.

Supply Chain Collaboration – a prerequisite for low carbon logistics?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In an earlier issue of LogiSys I summarised the results of a survey that Kuehne Logistics University’s new Center for Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains and the European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum (F&L) conducted enquiring about European-based companies’ efforts to decarbonise their logistics.

To be an Industry Leader, Bridge the Gap Between Strategy and Execution

Logility

Execution of S&OP through a sales and operations execution process is what sets top brands apart. Business planning is, of course, essential, but the real proof is in the execution.

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Smarter, Low-Risk Commodity Buying

ToolsGroup

By FinStock South Africa. The importance of having the right inventory at the right price to service customer demand is crucial. Nowhere is this truer than on commoditized products. With commodity buying, customers have a wide range of vendors to buy from and switch often to protect their margins.

What is Reverse Logistics and How Is It Different than Traditional Logistics?

GlobalTranz

Many people associate reverse logistics to simply cover returns, but it is much more broad than that.

Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

“I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”. You may have heard this statement if you are advocating for a Production Scheduling solution in your company.

Halal Cluster Network: Connecting regional halal clusters

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Covid-19 pandemic has confirmed what we already knew: modern supply chains must be built on a foundation of extreme agility and responsiveness. The sudden onset of Covid-19 only reinforced what supply chain professionals had already realized: uncertainty is the only real certainty.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Scenario Planning: Predict What-Ifs and Disrupt Them with Integrated, Continuous Planning

Logility

Competing in an environment of constant change is always a challenge. But when businesses have no idea what will happen next, or when, the sheer scale and risk of operational upheaval escalates – leaving little to no room for error and delay.

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1].

Don’t Forecast Demand, Model Your Demand

ToolsGroup

Demand modeling is different from demand forecasting. Simply put, it doesn’t forecast demand, it models demand. Forecasting typically starts with a time series of data—usually presented as a bar chart displaying demand by month or by week.

Evaluating Network Design Options for your Supply Chain Consulting Business? Here’s why you should consider AIMMS

AIMMS

The post Evaluating Network Design Options for your Supply Chain Consulting Business? Here’s why you should consider AIMMS appeared first on AIMMS

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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.