November, 2020

Here’s How to Make Your Next Supply Chain Software Evaluation Agile Instead of Agonizing

ToolsGroup

Remember 12 months ago, when we were all merrily celebrating Thanksgiving and starting our Christmas shopping, blissfully unaware of what was awaiting us just around the corner in 2020?

Why Retail Supply Chains Look to Dock Scheduling Technology to Remain Efficient in Freight Deliveries

C3 Solutions

As companies move to embrace remote management capabilities and rise to the meet challenges of the e-commerce boom, the need for more efficient, faster dock operations will increase.

Retail 105
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021?

The Network Effect

The post What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021? appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

How to Gain an Advantage in Challenging Times

ivalua

For procurement and supply chain professionals, the biggest takeaway from 2020 is that no matter how hard you try, you cannot predict the future. COVID-19 disrupted supply chains on an unprecedented scale, and businesses became much more reliant on procurement teams to help mitigate the impact. .

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Digital Transformation of the Supply Chain

Logility

In almost every supply chain publication, you will find an article discussing digital transformation. Industry analysts, consultants, solution providers, executives and practitioners are all focused on how to transition from a traditional, analog supply chain to a more digital supply chain.

More Trending

Podcast: Reinforcing Supply Chains Through Digital Transformation

ToolsGroup

In episode five of Be Ready for Anything, hear from George Fowler, Group Vice President at Spinnaker SCS, about how strategic digital transformation initiatives prepare supply chains to successfully withstand significant business disruptions.

Groups 212

4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

GlobalTranz

Problems with the global supply chain are not new, but they are somewhat unprecedented at the level they have climbed to in 2020. The supply chain coronavirus issues have pushed the supply chain — and many suppliers — to their breaking point.

Supply Chain Trends 2021

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Trends 2021 appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

Trends 236

Logistics Experts from SSI Schaefer Implement Automated Deep-Freeze Warehouse in Manila, Philippines – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Sustainable deep-freeze logistics secure food supply. The topic of sustainability and sustainable action is becoming increasingly important worldwide, as resources are finite and need to be used sensibly.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Planning Optimized – A Never Ending Journey

Logility

The ultimate goal of a supply chain planning practitioners is often to optimize the capabilities of the company’s supply chain to meet customer requirements while minimizing costs and maximizing company performance.

IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Today’s business reality is constantly shifting. Organizations that are running an IBP process right now are in a better position than others to deal with this uncertainty. Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19.

Melitta: Collaborating for an Improved Forecasting Process

ToolsGroup

Melitta is a household name for anyone who drinks coffee, but the Melitta Group’s business activities extend far beyond drip filters for your morning brew. With a revenue exceeding 1.6 billion Euros, Melitta products also include kitchen staples like aluminum foil and sandwich paper.

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

GlobalTranz

Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. That is where multimodal metrics that leverage transportation data can make all the difference.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

What are the best Supply Chain Strategies for 2021

ivalua

Supply Chain Strategies: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us So Far? In a blog at the very start of the COVID-19 outbreak when confirmed cases had just exceeded 40,000, we discussed the considerations for organizations facing the outbreak.

Mourning the Death of the Data-Driven Supply Chain Guy

Supply Chain Shaman

Joe died Wednesday. As a great supply chain leader and my client for ten years, his energetic spirit always lifted my soul. In 2018, after a severe operation for kidney cancer, Joe declared to me in a positive voice that he was going to beat his diagnosis of stage 4 liver, brain, and lung cancer.

Data 224

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

What TRAMES Aims to Tackle. Our vision at TRAMES, is to reduce global trade barriers through digitalizing international freight and transportation.

How Does Machine Learning Improve Supply Chain Performance?

Logility

When asking the question, “How does machine learning improve supply chain performance?” ” it’s important to bear in mind that the proper goal of m achine l earning is not abdication of human responsibility for decision-making.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

River Logic

Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning supply chain analytics software Supply chain software

Top Trends Driving Interest in New Peak Technologies

GlobalTranz

[link] In this episode, we discuss the top trends contributing to new peak technologies.

Trends 197

Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

Survey 145

Q&A with Shirell James on How Technology Can Tackle Some of Today’s Supply Chain Challenges

The Network Effect

The post Q&A with Shirell James on How Technology Can Tackle Some of Today’s Supply Chain Challenges appeared first on The Network Effect. Automotive Manufacturing Network Business Supply Chain Management

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Market Beat. Four Thumbs Down and One Thumb Up.

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, supply chain excellence matters more than ever. During the pandemic, the supply chain discussions take new importance. Sniffing opportunity, the venture capitalists are like sharks in the water.

Causal Forecasting Brings Precision to your Forecasting

Logility

Causal f orecasting shines a light on , and isolates, actual demand signals from market “chatter,” thus improving forecast quality.

Supply Chain Digital Twin software: Time to Correct Your Definition

River Logic

Supply Chain Planning Digital twin Supply chain digital twin

How a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Impact Holiday SCM

GlobalTranz

The past year taught supply chain professionals that uncertainty is the only certainty in supply chain management (SCM). And that’s rapidly proving to be the case as drug makers obtain approval for a COVID-19 vaccine and plan distribution.

SCM 181

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.