November, 2021

Peak Shipping Season Update: What’s Driving Change in the Industry?

GlobalTranz

The long and unpredictable peak shipping season continues to challenge supply chains.

Changing Winds in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the past two weeks, I completed many interviews. The question is the same. “When will the impact of the pandemic on the supply chain be over?” ” My answer? “ No one knows, but it will not be soon.”

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OMG: Does Omicron Mean the Supply Chain Will Suffer from Long-Haul Covid?

Enterra Insights

As the 2021 holiday season revs into full swing, supply chain snarls continue to plague seasonal sales. If current supply chain troubles weren’t enough to deal with, the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has everyone wondering whether living with Covid-19 is the new normal.

7 Ways Businesses Can Manage Supply Chain Shortages in 2021

ToolsGroup

As we head into the holiday season, supply delays, logistics constraints and inflation are looming over shoppers and retailers—and the manufacturers and distributors who keep them in supply.

2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

Transform Life Sciences Manufacturing & Operations with a Digital Lean Approach

DELMIA Quintiq

Executing lean concepts in Pharma, Biopharma and Medical Devices is critical to maintain and improve efficiency, quality, regulatory compliance and productivity.

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GlobalTranz Secures 4th Consecutive Inclusion in FreightTech 100 2022 Awards

GlobalTranz

The FreightTech 100 2022 award recipients have officially been released. As an industry leader in 3PL solutions, including managed services, GlobalTranz is proud and honored to secure a spot in the 2022 FreightWaves FreightTech 100 , marking the fourth consecutive year of inclusion.

When The Chickens Come Home To Roost

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, we are nearing the end of the fourth quarter of corporate reporting. Self-reported projections of the ocean carriers forecast that the industry is posting over $200B in profits. Let me repeat this, “$200 Billion in profits.”

Is your freight invoice accurate? A new study claims it might not be.

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Shipping freight across the world is a complex matter. But what is even more complicated is freight billing and handling freight payments: what a cargo owner is initially quoted is often different from what he later is asked to pay.

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ToolsGroup Acquires Mi9 Retail’s Demand Management Business

ToolsGroup

Mi9 Retail’s Demand Management business was formerly known as JustEnough Software. Combined company gives retailers a powerful new technology arsenal to efficiently improve product availability under constrained supply and outperform the competition.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

The Impending Ocean Carrier War on Last Mile Fulfillment

Freightos

It’s rare for ocean liners like Maersk to live in the same category as tech giants like Amazon or Alibaba. But more blatantly than ever, container liners – and especially Maersk – are on a collision course with the tech companies that provide digital infrastructure for selling goods.

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Developing an Agile Supply Chain Workforce for the Future

The Network Effect

The post Developing an Agile Supply Chain Workforce for the Future appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

?Best Practices to Improve OTR Transportation

GlobalTranz

Managing OTR transportation through disruption is a complex process. As market volatility continues to challenge supply chains, shippers are looking for solutions to help create consistency.

Changing Winds in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the past two weeks, I completed many interviews. The question is the same. “When will the impact of the pandemic on the supply chain be over?” ” My answer? “ No one knows, but it will not be soon.”

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

DB Schenker – Singapore: A Vital Node in Singapore’s Logistics Ecosystem

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Singapore’s Status a Global Hub. From its peak, 97% flight capacity was reduced from Singapore Airlines. Typically, 45% to 50% of cargo is carried in belly holds of aircraft. With such dramatic reductions in flights, Singapore’s status of a logistics hub was put severely at risk.

POOLCORP Selects ToolsGroup to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

ToolsGroup

Joint Microsoft and ToolsGroup planning solution will support POOLCORP’s goals of improved service to customers and increased profitability amid demand and supply volatility.

Analyzing Supply Chain Risk

Enterra Insights

Supply chains are a mess, inflation is on the rise, the pandemic lingers, natural disasters are intensifying, fraud is growing more prevalent, and global tensions are increasing. This is a big problem.

4 Ways Supply Chain Disruptions Will Impact the Holiday Season

The Network Effect

The post 4 Ways Supply Chain Disruptions Will Impact the Holiday Season appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Resilience Retail Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Extend Your Commitment to Supply Chain Sustainability

Logility

Take the next steps in improving supply chain sustainability. Key Takeaways.

The Big Supply Chain Analytics Failure

Supply Chain Shaman

New forms of analytics abound. Embracing them is a different story. Data abounds while insights are low. Supply chain leaders struggle with the adoption and use of new forms of analytics. Only one in two are satisfied with their success in using analytics.

A Conversation with Stuart Whiting, Schneider Electric

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

We are pleased to continue our 2021 fire-side chat series with key people in the supply chain industry, and it is with particular pleasure to catch up with Stuart Whiting, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Logistics & Planning at Schneider Electric, based in Singapore but with a global functional responsibility.

Top 10 Year-end Tips For Your Supply Chain

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 Dave Jordan Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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.

Four Decades of Supply Chain Management

Enterra Insights

Nearly a decade ago, I wrote a post entitled “ Thirty Years of Supply Chain Management ,” which examined the first in a series of articles written by Kinaxis analysts looking back over the previous thirty years of supply chain management.

Cracking the Code for AI in the DC

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s a new reason to optimize DC operations, and it’s bigger than the old reasons of productivity and efficiency gains.

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The Technology You Need for a Sustainable Supply Chain

Logility

Your ERP system is not the right technology for a sustainable supply chain. Key takeaways: A digital supply chain platform is essential for a sustainable supply chain.

The Big Supply Chain Analytics Failure

Supply Chain Shaman

New forms of analytics abound. Embracing them is a different story. Data abounds while insights are low. Supply chain leaders struggle with the adoption and use of new forms of analytics. Only one in two are satisfied with their success in using analytics.

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.

Packing for the Future

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Have you seen the video of an innovative way to pack a suit in a rolled-up cardboard tube ([link] rollor.com/) that’s been circling among the logistics crowd on LinkedIn?

Harness the Best in FMCG Distributor Execution - Part 2 Joint Action Plans

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Over the last few months, I have shared the proven and successful Enchange approach, to find and develop FMCG Distributor Partners (DPs). We call this the Distributor Partner (DP) Development Programme. It is broken into 8 Modules.

Supply Chain Visibility in Foggy Times

Enterra Insights

In military operations, there is a notion called “the fog of war.”