February, 2022

How to Budget for Supply Chain Sustainability


Many business leaders say they can’t afford sustainability initiatives, but looming risks indicate that this is an investment you can’t afford to ignore. Key takeaways.

The 2022 Chicken Shortage: What the Cluck is Going On?


By this stage in the pandemic, most of us have felt the effects of a globally disrupted supply chain and inventory shortages in some way or another. We all have that one item that keeps disappearing from our local market. For me, it’s Coke Zero and mango mochi.


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LTL Industry Trends and Tips for 2022


In our recent GlobalTranz 2022 Logistics and Supply Chain Trends and Outlook white paper, our experts review some of the factors that will shape logistics in the coming year and beyond.

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What Industry Leaders Have to Say About Virtual Twins in Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

This blog is based on Dassault Systèmes’ partnership with IndustryWeek on conducting a midyear survey of industry leaders to gain a better understanding of how virtualization technologies are helping them adapt to these changes.

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.

Trends 2022: Quantum Computing

Enterra Insights

Quantum computing may sound like science fiction (especially the weird principles on which it relies); nevertheless, businesses are beginning to pay attention.

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Seven Mistakes You Wish Your CFO Had Not Made You Make

Supply Chain Shaman

Uncanny. The US GDP in 2021 grew at an unexpected rate of 5.7% in the second year of the pandemic. To understand the phenomenon , the 2019 GDP was 2.16%. Traditional risk management policy assumes a contraction in growth: the conventional focus is the shutdown and reallocation of supply.

Amazon Prime’s Price Increase: What it Means for Retail (And Why I’m Rethinking My Subscription)


Oh Amazon. Once upon a time, you brought me so much joy. While some orders still delight, a few recent purchases have left me faltering when it comes to your customer experience. And now, you’ve decided to raise the price of my Prime subscription.

Truckload Market Trends to Watch in 2022


While we’re happy to leave 2021 in the rearview mirror, many of the same trends will impact the truckload market in 2022.

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Bridging the Gap Toward the Factory of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

This blog features excerpts from the Manufacturing Leadership Journal’s article, “ Leveraging Digital Twins to Accelerate the Journey to Factory of the Future.

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!

Beware the Swinging Pendulum on Supply Chain Inventory Practices

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply shortages resulting in empty shelves or parking lots of WIP inventory represent a spectre causing supply chain leaders to reconsider supply chain inventory practices. Opinion of just-in-time (JIT) as a practice has taken a battering and inventory is rising.

The Green Corridor – Optimal Tech for Green Logistics – Making Emissions Visible

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

When I was advised that this month’s LogiSYM Magazine would have some focus on digitization, I immediately thought about the absence of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data in our everyday life.

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Supply Chain Shaman

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2022 Forecast: Supply Chains Become Critical Infrastructure


Let’s kick off 2022 with a little thought experiment… What’s a problem affecting every nation on earth? One that many people and organizations are talking about but few are acting upon? One that’s difficult to contemplate yet fundamental to the very progress of civilization?

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.

Personal Predictions for Supply Chain Management in 2022

SCM Research

The year 2022 has been going on for quite a while. I see the following topics at the top of the agenda in both academia and business: First, the last few months have been characterized by a large number of supply chain hiccups.

5 Ways CPG Companies can Appeal to Conscious Consumers

DELMIA Quintiq

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Supply Chain Planning for Dummies

Logistics Viewpoints

S upply chain planning requires constraints to be mapped. This configuration screen shows how Solvyouo maps transportation constraints. Supply chain management has been in the news. Because of the pandemic and resulting product shortages, the topic has never been more discussed.

The Machine Learning Trap or How to Tell if You’ve Got the Right Waiter

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Almost every progress-oriented company wants it right now: artificial intelligence (AI). No, actually everyone wants machine learning, which is almost synonymous for many people.

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.

How We Stubbed Our Toe in The Evolution of S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

I wrote my first report on Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) while sitting on the floor in the Atlanta airport in 2005 when I was an AMR Research analyst. When my flight canceled, I was en route to the annual AMR conference in Phoenix.

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ToolsGroup Partners with Planalytics to Bring Weather-Driven Analytics to Retail Planning


Retail planning customers can isolate, measure, and manage the influence on weather on their businesses.

The Network Effect 1: Driving Value Across the Supply Chain Ecosystem

The Network Effect

The post The Network Effect 1: Driving Value Across the Supply Chain Ecosystem appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

The Highs and Lows of Workplace Ergonomics

DELMIA Quintiq

Object Placement on a 3D Production Line. Your workforce is as important as the products they design and manufacture. As such, it’s a top priority to ensure a safe and efficient workplace for your employees.

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.

Manhattan Associates Talks Global Supply Chains, Trends, and Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week, I had the opportunity to speak with Eddie Capel, CEO of Manhattan Associates. During our conversation, Eddie and I spoke about the changing nature of global supply chains in the face of the ongoing Covid pandemic as well as the continuing surge of e-commerce.

Singapore’s largest fully automated cold storage at Tee Jia Food Hub

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

SSI SCHAEFER On Track to Open Singapore’s Largest Fully Automated Cold Storage at Tee Yih Jia Food Hub in Q1 2022.

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Supply Chain Shaman

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The Top 15 Retail Trends for 2022


The wonderful world of retail. As 2021’s holiday shopping statistics proved, pandemic or not, consumers are willing to spend. (My My credit card statement will also attest to this fact).

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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.