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.

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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. .

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

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.

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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.

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4 New Trends in Multimodal Transportation

Cerasis

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

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Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. The establishment of efficient global supply chains has become critical to competitiveness.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

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.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

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

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.

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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.

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 Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

River Logic

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Top Trends Driving Interest in New Peak Technologies

Cerasis

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

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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?

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Preparing Supply Chain Networks for Vaccine Transportation

PLS Logistics

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed supply chain networks and the way businesses operate. Now, almost every company that has a supply chain is leaning into a more flexible and agile business model.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

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.

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.

Supply Chain Digital Twin software: Time to Correct Your Definition

River Logic

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How a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Impact Holiday SCM

Cerasis

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.

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.