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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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

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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Invoice Hub – the Next Horizon for AP Automation

ivalua

My journey in Accounts Payable started back in 1998, when I worked on my first Accounts Payable automation solution combining scanning, OCR and workflow. It was a fun project and it felt like the first step towards something more powerful.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

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

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

OriginTrail

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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.

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.

John Cockerill selects Ivalua spend management to digitize all procurement processes and cover all spend in one single system

ivalua

Ivalua’s ease of integration, flexibility to cover a diverse range of activities across multiple geographies and a seamless user adoption experience are key drivers in streamlining John Cockerill’s transformation journey.

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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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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

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

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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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.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.