October, 2021

Why Strategic Partnerships Enable OTR Freight Management


OTR freight represents a long-standing aspect of supply chain operations and transportation management.

Green Skies? Airlines Need a Tail Wind to Decarbonize

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

I recently attended a webinar on need to decarbonize the air transport industry – a very urgent priority !


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Can Your Current Manufacturing Strategies Ensure Future-Proof Operations?

DELMIA Quintiq

In this new reality we live in, change is the only constant. Manufacturers across industries are facing overwhelming volatility due to the coronavirus pandemic, the effects of which are still impacting the global market and supply chains, regulations, customer expectations and more.

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology


CPG companies can collaborate more effectively, get consensus, and make better decisions faster with the right solutions for S&OP success. To say that today’s CPG marketplace has faced some disruption is an understatement, and the pandemic is only one of the elements causing turmoil.

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.

When We Don’t Have Answers, We Need to Work Quickly To Build Them

Supply Chain Shaman

My email box is full of the “ain’t it awful blogs. ” The storyline starts with a supply chain story of a shortage–semiconductors, rental cars, plastics–and ends with an easy answer. My take? Nothing about the current state of the supply chain is easy.

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6 Things Supply Chain Decision Makers Look For in Supply Chain Logistics Partners


Cybersecurity Measures Were Among the Highest-Ranked Needs. With the events of 2021, including the attack on the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year, the importance of supply chain cybersecurity is among the most in-demand factors driving adoption of third-party systems and resources in logistics.

IOT for Supply Chain Tracking

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Background. Manufacturers today face lots of challenges driven by changing customer expectations.

Lufthansa Cargo Boosts Handling Performance with New Production Planning System

DELMIA Quintiq

Lufthansa Cargo has finalized the implementation of its production planning and control (PPC) transformation project.

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4 Gartner® Insights for Supply Chain Network Design Success


The post 4 Gartner® Insights for Supply Chain Network Design Success appeared first on AIMMS

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.

Five Key Supply Chain Planning Capabilities for Fashion Products


As supply chains continue to grapple with volatility and disruption post-pandemic, fashion brands, who faced increased risks during the pandemic because of lockdown, are now turning to better supply chain planning for fashion strategies with the end goal of achieving improved agility and a competitive advantage.

How to Eliminate Deforestation From Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chains have a decisive influence on global deforestation, a phenomenon closely related to the climate and biodiversity crises. Therefore, guidance is needed for decision-makers to inform the design, implementation and monitoring of supply-chain initiatives to reduce global deforestation.

How Regional Networks Create Trucking Efficiency


As the logistics market continues to create supply chain disruption, shippers are looking for consultative support and solutions to help maintain a competitive advantage.

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS), Supply and Distribution Group Launches Global Logistics Service Provider Benchmarking Index

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Singapore 12th August 2021: Recognising the heightened focus on overall supply chain performance due to increased disruption and challenges, shippers, manufacturers and beneficial cargo owners (BCO’s), are increasingly faced with soaring freights rates and what they, correctly or otherwise, perceive to be sub-standard or inferior service.

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.

What it Takes to Find Your Supply Chain Director of 2030

DELMIA Quintiq

The supply chain is the heart of an organization’s operations. The vulnerabilities in global supply chains revealed during the pandemic proved to be a wake-up call for companies and industry at large.

Overcoming Hurdles to Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For the past several months, supply chains have received more press than they have in a long time — maybe ever. And it hasn’t been good news. Supply chains are in trouble.

Planning to Win: Optimizing Inventory to Meet Business Objectives


Who wouldn’t want their supply chain to be “optimized,” right? Optimization is peak efficiency, using the perfect balance of inventory and resources to service customer demand without incurring any unnecessary costs or waste.

Give Analytics A Chance

Supply Chain Shaman

As supply chains scramble to keep up with the 32% net increase in the sale of products (physical goods), teams are reacting. Demand is outstripping supply: inefficiencies abound. Business leaders are simultaneously facing inflation and shortages.

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.

The Business Case for Building Sustainable Supply Chains


Sustainable supply chains aren’t just better for the world; they also grow long-term value for your business. A sustainable supply chain doesn’t just have a positive impact on the world. It’s also good for business and helps to support long-term growth.

Synopsis: IQAX Webinar 29th Sept 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

This webinar was presented by LogiSYM, in collaboration with IQAX (Intelligence to accelerate transformation). IQAX is an independent entity with a deep understanding of ocean shipping and a strong heritage in global trade digitalisation and logistics visibility.

DELMIA Communities Week in Review for October 25

DELMIA Quintiq

Hello and Welcome to the Week in Review! This is the weekly blog post for a quick overview of what happened in the DELMIA Communities this past week.

5 Lessons from the Desert for the Future of Supply Chain Resiliency

Logistics Viewpoints

The Sonoran Desert where I live may seem like a hostile environment, with as little as 3-15 inches (7-38 cm) of annual rain and scorching sun that can reach 118 F (47 C). Yet plants, animals, and Native peoples thrive in this environment with resourcefulness and adaptability.

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.

Time to Market - Your Competitive Edge


Severe supply chain disruptions and shifting product demand have been frustrating companies since the very beginning of the pandemic, and even now these are still major factors impacting business models.

Top 10 Tips to Effective RtM & Supply Chain Collaboration

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Route to Market Dave Jordan Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Iron Sustainability into All Tiers of Your Apparel Supply Chain


9 critical tips for increasing supply chain sustainability in the apparel industry. Key Takeaways. Sustainability is good for the environment, workers, and your bottom line. Building sustainability into the apparel supply chain requires working with both first-tier and lower-tier suppliers.

People and Halal Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Developments. The halal industry is a fast-growing industry. According to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2020-2021 a USD 2.4 trillion industry by 2024 , consisting of not only food, but also cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, modest fashion, media & creation, and Muslim friendly travel.

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.