December, 2021

Side-stepping the Pitfalls of a Digital Strategy for 2022

Supply Chain Shaman

It is that time of year. Yes, a time when well-meaning supply chain leaders share their strategy decks for the upcoming year and ask me for an opinion. I notice a trend of investment in digital for the sake of digital and then asking for help. The reason? Most because they are stuck.

Global Supply Chain Disruptions: Covid-19’s Ripple Effect Continues + 5 Changes Needed for 2022

ToolsGroup

Global Trade Authority Rob Garrison, CEO and Co-Founder of Mercado Labs, shares insights from over 30 years of supply chain experience working with a variety of Fortune 500 companies.

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Driving Efficiency in High-Tech Manufacturing: The Human Factor

DELMIA Quintiq

In an effort to enhance production capabilities to keep pace with the High-Tech market demands for rapid product innovation and customized, short-run production, manufacturers are quick to adopt transformational changes and new digital solutions.

Looking Back at Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2021

GlobalTranz

2021 will be remembered as an unprecedented year of supply chain disruption and market volatility creating a host of challenges for shippers and carriers alike.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Supply Chain Governance Is Essential to the Ethical Business

Logility

Institute supply chain governance fueled by data that only a modern platform can offer. Key Takeaways: Talk isn’t enough.

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You Should Be Worried. Supply Chains Are Not OK. Let’s Lock Arms To Drive Change

Supply Chain Shaman

As I rolled holiday cookies in my hands, I watched TV. I seethed as the news stations celebrated supply chain success for the December holidays. As I watched, I shook my head. I am worried. Chinese Lunar New Year in the face of a new pandemic lays before us. I expect disruption.

Policymakers and Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Technology always outpaces policy. It’s inevitable. Policymakers don’t have a crystal ball enlightening them about what technologies are emerging or how those technologies could affect society. As a result, history is their only guide and history is not always reliable.

Food Waste is a Big Problem That Can be Solved

DELMIA Quintiq

The holiday season has started and for most cultures, this means enjoying food with family and friends. Food traditions differ a lot across different holidays (e.g. Christmas, Hanukkah, Chinese New Year, etc.) but the meals have one thing in common—there is always excess food and leftovers.

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10 Critical Components for Your Freight RFP Checklist

GlobalTranz

Market volatility from the ongoing labor shortage on top of increasing consumer demand, rising fuel prices, and port and terminal congestion will continue to challenge supply chains through 2022 and beyond.

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Why is Traceability in the Food & Beverage Industry Such a Hot Topic Right Now?

Logility

Your customers want t o know where their food and drinks have been, not just where th e y’re going. It’s time for more authentic traceability in the F&B industry. Formaldehyde and borax were once commonly used in meat preparation. That’s now forbidden. In short, here’s what happened.

The Green Corridor – Keep an Eye Out for Green!

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Optimism springs eternal among some people — myself included! That said, I am never surprised to hear my otherwise upbeat logistics colleagues express Grinch-like pessimism when it comes to emissions reduction in our industry.

What Does It Take To Be A Electrician Reddit

Supply Chain Shaman

Our three member group of peer reviewers for leading journals, senior science editors with 2. years’ experience, and running editors do the job with you to aid your publication targets.

Model Sustainability Trade-offs in Supply Chain Network Design to Reduce Emissions

AIMMS

The post Model Sustainability Trade-offs in Supply Chain Network Design to Reduce Emissions appeared first on AIMMS

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.

Solve Driver Shortage with Smart Logistics Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

Increasingly distributed supply chains across the world have made logistics services more important than ever, but this also highlights a crucial issue that continues to grow: resource shortage.

The Top 20 Discount Shopping Statistics for Retailers that Prove the Power of Promotions

ToolsGroup

We have all, at one point or another, experienced feelings of satisfaction and excitement of getting a bargain, and coupon websites like RetailMeNot make it easier than ever to find the best promotions, in just a few clicks.

High freight costs for importers means higher price tags for consumers

Freightos

A Freightos survey of 300+ companies sheds light on how importers have been navigating supply chain disruptions. What’s changed in a year? You might not think about shipping containers and ocean freight when you click “buy” on your Amazon order, but there’s a direct connection between the two.

A Synopsis of the ITAP-LogiSYM event

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The ITAP-LogiSYM Symposium, was physically held on-site on 23-24 November 2021 in a much bigger environment of an Industrial 4.0 Exhibition run by Hannover Messe at Singapore EXPO. .

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

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Supply Chain Shaman

The best essay writing service on Reddit are ordinarily as well as who’s making use of these. What commonly is the Best Essay Writing Service on Reddit? Which have decreased fee and on top of that wholly f-r-e-e revisions.

Is it too Early For 2022 Predictions?

Logistics Viewpoints

With Christmas goods in stores before Halloween this year, I thought there was no reason that we shouldn’t also get a jump on 2022 predictions.

Supply Chain Transformation, Conclusion: Future-Proofing the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The late, great baseball player Yogi Berra is often given credit for saying, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” ” He was, of course, correct.

Success Strategies for Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

There’s been a lot of change in how we view supply chain demand forecasting: we moved from a focus on supply—what and how much to supply or replenish—to the demand-driven supply chain, which placed too much emphasis on the intermediate goal of an accurate demand forecast.

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Can Packaging Contribute to Supply Chain Resilience?

CHAINalytics

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to force global supply chains to better align the availability of raw materials and components to serve customer demand. Yes, toilet paper stockouts are inconvenient, but being unable to ship due to a packaging shortage can ruin your business.

Addressing the Talent Gap in Logistics and Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

“There is no doubt that the global supply chain market is growing exponentially. The mismatch between the high demands by employers and the supply of logistics skills and knowledge is resulting in a growing gap in the logistics & supply chain market”.

You Should Be Worried. Supply Chains Are Not OK. Let’s Lock Arms To Drive Change

Supply Chain Shaman

As I rolled holiday cookies in my hands, I watched TV. I seethed as the news stations celebrated supply chain success for the December holidays. As I watched, I shook my head. I am worried. Chinese Lunar New Year in the face of a new pandemic lays before us. I expect disruption.

The Best Explanation for the Supply Chain Crisis Yet

Logistics Viewpoints

Ed Ryan, CEO of Descartes. The Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) reported stellar results once again last Wednesday (December 1st). Descartes is a software-as-a-service provider of logistics solutions.

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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!