March, 2022

What is Capacity Planning? Supply Chain Planning’s Feng Shui Strategy for Success


In a vacuum, we all know how supply chain planning works. You ensure supply meets demand across a multitude of factors, including market demand, internal and external forces, and your own ability to manage the chaos.

When Variability Is Our Only Constant

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past three weeks, I attempted to move my fingers on the keyboard, but to no avail. With the mounting devastation in Ukraine, my heavy heart is a roadblock to writing. My brain struggles to communicate with my fingers. The images flash in my brain as I close my eyes.


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Solving The Cold Chain Challenges

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Solving The Cold Chain Challenges. by Diane Reynolds – Project Director Healthcare Transformation at One Network Enterprises. Multiparty Networks are Proven Technology.

Top 5 Logistics Challenges and Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry


The manufacturing industry faces many challenges, such as a skilled labor shortage, supply chain instability, and inventory management issues. But with every challenge, there is an opportunity to innovate and grow.

Perfect Your Back-to-School Strategy with End-to-End Ocean Visibility

Speaker: Mark Delaney and Steve Dowse

In this webinar, we discuss key challenges in product availability, ways to create agility in your supply chain operations despite ocean disruptions, and how end-to-end ocean visibility can mitigate key retail concerns this back-to-school season and beyond.

Paving the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

The past couple of years has been a remarkable time for e-commerce as more and more consumers have discovered the digital path to purchase.

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Nespresso Optimizes Orders and Inventory with End-to-End Digital Supply Chain Planning


The name Nespresso conjures images of rounded coffee capsules and luxury brewing machines for caffeine lovers worldwide. But there’s much more than expert coffee roasting and craftsmanship behind this iconic company’s success. Nespresso’s complex coffee supply chain.

Empower Better Sourcing Decisions with a Digital Supply Chain Platform  


What you don’t know about your suppliers can harm your business and its profitability. Here’s how a digital supply chain platform can help. Key Takeaways.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – March 2022

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Big Chill - Solving the Cold Chain Challenge Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

Logistics Management: What It Is and 6 Tips for Effective Management


Logistics management encompasses all that goes into the efficient movement and storage of goods and materials as they are transported through the supply chain — including the management of resources and people.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Ukraine Conflict Now Tops the List of Supply Chain Risks

Enterra Insights

Half a decade ago, journalist Kevin O’Marah ( @komarah ) wrote, “Supply chain risk management has enjoyed a rise in prominence over the past decade as events like Japan’s tsunami, Thailand’s floods and the US west coast port strike have shone a light on the value of resilience.

International Women’s Day 2022

DELMIA Quintiq

“Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality.

The Risk of Venture Capital Takeover of Supply Chain Software Providers–Anaplan A New Victim

Supply Chain Shaman

A dark cloud is laying heavy over the supply chain management technology market. The risk of the cloud is seldom discussed, but it is omnipresent. The dark cloud is the venture capital exploitation of manufacturers. How so, you might ask? It is the buying of software companies to profit from maintenance or service revenues paid by manufacturers and retailers to their established software partners.

Vendor Compliance Is Essential to Corporate Social Responsibility


It takes cooperation, collaboration, and visibility that enables effective monitoring across the entire supply chain to meet corporate social responsibility goals, and a digital supply chain platform is the key to achieving them.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

The Green Corridor – Logistics’ Role In Preventing The Next Pandemic

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Green Corridor – Logistics’ Role In Preventing The Next Pandemic. by Tim Foote, Founder of Susymbio. What does the transportation industry have to do with a global pandemic?

Agile Supply Chain: How to Bend, Not Break, Your Supply Chain Planning Process


As businesses continue to seek ways to manage supply chain shortages , a strategic planning process is more important than ever. Many supply chain leaders are exploring the concept of supply chain agility but are left scratching their heads.

Trends 2022: Food and Beverage

Enterra Insights

What we eat impacts our lives in myriad ways. According to the staff at, a French lawyer by the name of Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, published the first version of the phrase, “You are what you eat.”[1]

Supply Chain Planning for Uncertain Times

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Planning for Uncertain Times appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Resilience Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Risk

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

The New Significance of a Logistics Strategy: Role, Success factors, and Integration

Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics strategy as an enabler of new business models. Today, successful companies are those who can make a great idea come true and create an organization to support its implementation.

How a Disruption in Gas Imports From Russia Could Affect Global Supply Chains

SCM Research

A few days ago, the G7 countries rejected Russian demands to pay for future gas supply in rubles. Robert Habeck, Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, therefore activated the early warning stage of the country’s gas emergency plan yesterday.

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How Shipping Can Help Save The Planet

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

How Shipping Can Help Save The Planet. by Terry Seetoh Head of APAC & Oceania at International Log Tech Company, Adnavem. Last year the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, released their most damning climate report ever.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Supply Chain “Pro to Know”?


Global organizations are wrestling with big, strategic change initiatives in a volatile macroeconomy blighted by years of pandemic and now facing wartime disruptions.

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

St. Patrick’s Day is an Excellent Time for Supply Chains to Think Green

Enterra Insights

When you think about St. Patrick’s Day, what color springs to mind? If you didn’t answer “green,” you would be among a very small minority of people. Journalist Shaylyn Esposito ( @ShaylynEsposito ) reports blue is actually a more historically-correct color.

Intelligent IBP – The Rise of Autonomous

Supply Chain Trend

Preview – Most IBP cycles around the world are based on a 20-year-old process definition supported by 20-year-old planning concepts. This traditional IBP is not set up for a fast-changing world, where speed of decision making confers a competitive advantage. Intelligent automation will change this.

Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently changed continents and realized that my favorite hair styler wouldn’t work in the U.S., so I went online to order it.

Sustainable Supply Chain Best Practices: How to Get Started 


These best practices will help make supply chain sustainability part of your operations and culture. Key Takeaways.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.