September, 2023

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It’s Time to Reimagine the Supply Chain

BlueYonder

In May, thousands of Blue Yonder associates, customers and partners met in Las Vegas for ICON 2023, where we collectively discussed the enormous opportunity that’s presented to us right now as supply chain professionals. We’ll continue that discussion at ICON London , coming up on Oct. 11-13 – registration is now open ! For many years, supply chains have operated quietly in the background, given minimal thought or concern unless something went wrong.

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Editor’s Choice: 5 Ways EDI is Streamlining Supply Chain Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article comes from Descartes and looks at how EDI can streamline supply chain operations. For those unsure of what EDI is, it stands for electronic data interchange, is the concept of businesses electronically communicating information that was traditionally communicated on paper, such as purchase orders, advance ship

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The Future of EDI in the Automotive Supply Chain

QAD

In the dynamic landscape of the automotive industry, staying ahead of the curve is not just a strategy, but a necessity. As the automotive supply chain grows more intricate by the day, embracing technological advancements has become the cornerstone of operational excellence. In this journey of evolution, one technology stands tall: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).

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Modernizing Supply Chains with Brandon Daniels

The Logistics of Logistics

Brandon Daniels and Joe Lynch discuss modernizing supply chains. Brandon is the CEO of Exiger , a global risk and regulatory intelligence company that helps organizations build resilience and achieve sustainable growth. About Brandon Daniels Brandon Daniels is the CEO at Exiger, where he’s pioneering the development and scaling of the innovative AI applications to solve complex supply chain challenges for Fortune 500 companies and 40+ government agencies.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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Supply Chain Resilience: The Crucial Intersection of Visibility and Trade Compliance

Supply Chain Brain

Today, CFOs, CIOs and general counsels are facing a reality that demands the fusion of two crucial elements: visibility to maintain the smooth flow of the supply chain, and compliance with stringent regulations.

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Active Supply Chain Design: A Key Imperative for De Risking Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain resiliency and sustainability are top priorities for CEOs today. To achieve these goals, corporate leadership must focus on two key areas: shift from internally focused supply chains to collaborative supply networks and actively design their supply chains. Resiliency, which is the ability to withstand supply chain shocks and bounce back quickly, has become the most important requirement for supply chains.

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It’s Fall Festival Time! Is Your Supply Chain Ready?

DELMIA Quintiq

Celebrating at fall festivals People still want the festive mood of summer long after it ends, but before winter gets its grip on the outdoors. That makes autumn the perfect time for many to partake in their local festivals. Traditionally, festivals were held during this time of year to express appreciation for the harvest as well as wish for a good crop in the coming year.

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ToolsGroup Acquires Evo for Industry Leading Responsive AI

ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup’s latest acquisition delivers quantum learning and advanced prescriptive analytics to strengthen its pricing, promotion, and inventory optimization solutions BOSTON and LONDON – September 27, 2023 — ToolsGroup , a global leader in retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, announced today the acquisition of Evo , a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions for business performance optimization.

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September 13, 2023 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home September 13, 2023 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – September 2023

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Management of Ocean Transit Time Reliability and Visibility Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine In this edition we have several news updates, interesting & enlightening articles and contributions on people & management – topics which are most crucial to the development of the Supply Chain Industry across regions as well as globally.

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Pricing Optimization at Delly’s: A Case Study in Successful AI Enablement

Talking Logistics

Companies across virtually all industries are looking for ways to drive profitable growth. Over the years, they have invested in technology to streamline and automate a variety of business processes. This includes implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Transportation Management, and Warehouse Management applications.

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Building a TMS Business Case: 7 “Must Haves”

Logistics Viewpoints

Here are 7 considerations when building a TMS a business case, designed to focus on achieving a cost-effective deployment.

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The Key to Effective Last Mile Delivery with Jim Waters

The Logistics of Logistics

Jim Waters and Joe Lynch discuss the key to effective last mile delivery. Jim is the Vice President of Marketing at FRAYT , an on-demand, last mile delivery solution that enables businesses to meet their customers’ same-day expectations, comparable to Amazon’s level of service. About Jim Waters Jim Waters is Vice President of Marketing at FRAYT, overseeing branding, customer acquisition and retention.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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ToolsGroup and Evo: Bringing Prescriptive Analytics and Quantum Learning to Industry-Leading Retail Planning

ToolsGroup

Now that Evo is a ToolsGroup company, the big question is: “What innovation will Evo bring to the ToolsGroup offering?” While the real answer is “Plenty!”, the immediate transformation will come from the EvoAI engine, which will soon be integrated across the entire JustEnough and SO99+ product suites. What is EvoAI? EvoAI is the dynamic demand discovery technology that powers all Evo products.

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Where AI Actually Matters in the Supply Chain

The Network Effect

AI is big in supply chain management, but there are places it is ideally suited to, and other areas that are highly problematic. Ranjit Notani explains.

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Business Competition in the Digital World

Enterra Insights

“There is no denying it,” writes the staff at Easy Communication & Technology, “competitiveness moves the market. … But just as it stimulates, it also requires companies to come up with strategies to survive by standing out in such a challenging universe.”[1] They go on to note, “Competitiveness is the rivalry between a company and other businesses in the same industry.

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Management of Ocean Transit Time Reliability and Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Management of Ocean Transit Time Reliability and Visibility by LSCMS Shippers’ Council How would Logistics managers explain to their COO and Production group that inbound material will arrive on 23Dec but with 50% probability? In this instalment of the series of articles written by the LSCMS Shippers Council, we strive to answer this and delve into the critical aspects of ocean transit time reliability and visibility within the supply chain.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Blue Diamond Invests in SAP to Improve their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The combination of supply chain planning and real-time visibility can lead to bigger benefits than either can provide alone.

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Modernizing MRO using AI with Paul Noble

The Logistics of Logistics

Paul Noble and Joe Lynch discuss modernizing MRO using AI. Paul is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Verusen , a supply chain intelligence platform, purpose-built to help manufacturers streamline their MRO supply and materials management. About Paul Noble As Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Verusen, Paul Noble oversees the company’s vision and strategic direction.

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Q&A with Three-Time Women in Supply Chain Award Winner, Inna Kuznetsova

ToolsGroup

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Inna Kuznetsova, three-time winner of the Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Women in Supply Chain award. Over the course of her career, Inna has occupied multiple positions of leadership within the technology and supply chain arenas. She has a history of lending her considerable experience and unique perspective to pioneering new initiatives, strategies, and methodologies.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 8, 2023)

Talking Logistics

My kids did not inherit the Cuban gene for heat and humidity resistance. The calendar says it’s September, but it feels more like July outside. July in Florida, not in Boston. It’s been in the mid 90s this week, with humidity in the tropical zone. I didn’t grow up with air conditioning. As a kid, Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 8, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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What is ABC Classification? How to Calculate ABC Classification

SCMDOJO

Unlock efficient inventory management with ABC classification. Learn the steps, benefits, and use SCMDOJO's tool for quick analysis.

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The Navy’s NOSS Program and the Future of Food Service Management

The Network Effect

The future of food service management with the US Navy's NOSS program powered by a digital supply chain network will look very different to today.

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FourKites Visibility 2023: CONNECTED

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I attended FourKites Visibility 2023 in Chicago, IL. The conference as a whole was fantastic, from the location and networking events to the conversations I had and sessions I attended. This was the largest conference that FourKites has put on to date, with nearly 800 customers, partners, prospects, and thought leaders descending on the Hyatt Regency to learn and, as the conference theme says, connect.

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Powerful Automation Simplified with Luke Buckberrough

The Logistics of Logistics

Luke Buckberrough and Joe Lynch discuss powerful automation simplified. Luke is the Chief Growth Officer of The Rubic , a warehouse-agnostic, autonomous robotic system, designed to operate seamlessly within existing facilities. About Luke Buckberrough Luke Buckberrough , Chief Growth Officer, is a dynamic force fueled by a passion for startups and scaling visions.

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The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery: Smart Order Fulfillment Through Orchestration

Shippers and logistics service providers are pressured to match the “Amazon effect” for fast and efficient service across multiple B2C, B2B, and D2C channels. Perfect order delivery - on-time and in-full at the lowest possible cost – is critical. However, recent surveys of supply chain stakeholders reveal that many don't have the technology necessary to achieve it.

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Data Exchange in Dock Scheduling Software: The Synergy of EDI and API

C3 Solutions

Managing complex supply chains is more of a strategy than only execution. While the execution has to be perfect now, with the higher-than-ever customer expectations and fierce competition, it has to be shaped through a robust supply chain and IT strategy. And data has to be the heart of such business strategies.

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Proving the Absence of Forced Labor in Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

In my recent Talking Logistics conversation with Daniel Smith, Director of Sustainability and ESG at e2open, he talked about the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) and how “under the UFLPA, due diligence means you have to prove the absence of any forced labor touching any aspect of your product. Due diligence isn’t reasonable care, Read more The post Proving the Absence of Forced Labor in Supply Chains appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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The costs of Scope 3

Supply Chain Movement

“Who’s going to pay for decarbonizing the supply chain?” was the title of a recent article on a supply chain website written by an experienced US journalist (and how very American of him to immediately zoom in on who would bear the costs!). According to the journalist, 75% of all emissions fall under Scope 3, i.e. are caused beyond the company itself.