November, 2021

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


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


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.

Lessons in Supply Chain Digitization from PepsiCo and Conagra

Speaker: Matt Elenjickal, FourKites; Craig Weiss, ConAgra Brands; and Mari Roberts PepsiCo

Join us for our upcoming webinar to hear from 2 global brands on how they’re accelerating digital transformation and increasing efficiency & automation throughout their operations.

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


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


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.

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

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

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.

?Best Practices to Improve OTR Transportation


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.

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.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

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


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

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

Supply Chain Visibility in Foggy Times

Enterra Insights

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

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

Extend Your Commitment to Supply Chain Sustainability


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

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

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] that’s been circling among the logistics crowd on LinkedIn?

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 Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

Inside Next Generation Supply Chains

The Network Effect

The post Inside Next Generation Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Supply Chain Network Business Supply Chain Management

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.

The Technology You Need for a Sustainable Supply Chain


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.

Top 10 Benefits of Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP)

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. S&OP Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.