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6 Things to Consider in ERP Software Selection for Supply Chain Management


Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions are now a dime a dozen. It’s for this reason that careful attention is needed when selecting the right ERP software for your specific business requirements.

Transforming Fashion Supply Chain with intelligent technologies

IT Supply Chain

By Camilla Bonanni (pictured). IoT & Retail Lead, EMEA at Tech Data. The post Transforming Fashion Supply Chain with intelligent technologies appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk


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Why the News from India is So Bad: A COVID Cycle that Will Continue


As the news rolls out that the vaccine rates are moving along here in the United States, it is easy for many people to become complacent. Restaurants and bars are opening up, people are starting to shop, and are returning to markets and grocery stores. However, the news from overseas is horrific.

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Make it Happen for Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

One of the most intriguing high tech industry segments today is battery cell technology. It is an amazing mix of rapidly evolving supply chains, constrained resources, product innovation and global and startup companies competing for market-share.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Last Mile Logistics: Why More Shippers Are Expanding Capability Into Last Mile Delivery


Last mile logistics remains a confusing part of the modern supply chain. While initially perceived as relatively simple, last mile logistics are much more critical than many shippers realize. The last mile delivery is the actual point of interaction between a given shipper and the customer.

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Simplifying Probabilistic Forecasting


In episode nine of Be Ready for Anything, supply chain expert Stefan de Kok breaks down the basics of probabilistic forecasting.

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Supply Chain Shaman

Lateral thinking is a manner of solving problems using an indirect and creative approach via reasoning that is not immediately obvious. It involves ideas that may not be obtainable using only traditional step-by-step logic. Wikipedia.

Mars, AB InBev, and the Art of Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability and the concept of “going green” continues to drive a lot of operational initiatives and innovations as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

To be an Industry Leader, Bridge the Gap Between Strategy and Execution


Execution of S&OP through a sales and operations execution process is what sets top brands apart. Business planning is, of course, essential, but the real proof is in the execution.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

Evaluating Network Design Options for your Supply Chain Consulting Business? Here’s why you should consider AIMMS


The post Evaluating Network Design Options for your Supply Chain Consulting Business? Here’s why you should consider AIMMS appeared first on AIMMS

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain - Planning Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Last week I introduced you to the Enchange Supply Chain House; a one stop shop/house for the elements you need to allow your supply chain to operate effectively.

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1].

Providing Insight for Measurable Improvement


Labeling and packaging artwork have a direct im pact on production, supply chain investment and time to market. When artwork managers and facility leaders don’t have the tools to measure that impact, however, they can’t see the areas where they need to improve

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

PFSCM’s Digital Transformation with a Next-Generation Control Tower

The Network Effect

The post PFSCM’s Digital Transformation with a Next-Generation Control Tower appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Leadership and Strategy Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Technology Visibility

Pandemic Report

Supply Chain Insights

Powered By EmbedPress. Objective. Quantitative research on lessons learned by supply chain leaders during the pandemic. Summary. We designed the research to answer four questions. Did innovative companies perform better during the pandemic? Yes, mid-way through the pandemic in September-October 2020, a more innovative manufacturing company rated themselves significantly better on agility and responsiveness at an 80% confidence level.

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Business-to-Anything Integration Supports Agile Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

OpenText Touts Business-to-Anything Integration. There have been extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. These disruptions have elevated the supply chain function to the boardroom level. It is now understood that supply chain agility is imperative.

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd

The Logistics of Logistics

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd. Andy Lloyd and Joe Lynch discuss the future of 3rd party fulfillment. Andy Lloyd is the Chief Executive Officer of 3PL Central , a company that specializes in cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) solutions. About Andy Lloyd.

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Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

The Supply Chain Links to Blockchain

Enterra Insights

We’ve all heard the saying, “The job’s not over until the paperwork is done.” ” Often the saying is attached to a cartoon showing someone sitting on a toilet reaching for the toilet paper. When it comes to paperwork in the supply chain, however, it’s no joke.

The Big Plastics Issue – Extended Producer Responsibility to the rescue!

All Things Supply Chain

We pollute the ocean with about 12.7 million tons of plastic every year, and the damage to the environment is becoming irreversible. In the UK alone, more than.

GSK Vaccines: Five Pillars of Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital transformation has been the core theme across the global ARC Industry Forums for the past few years, but this year it is more relevant in the aftermath of the pandemic. For the first time since its inception, the 25th Annual ARC Industry Forum in February was hosted as a virtual event.

4 Ways Modern Software will Empower Digital Procurement


The past few years have been a boon for procurement, which has become increasingly strategic and critical to business.

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.

Mining Mountains of Data for Insights

Enterra Insights

Most of us try to improve our understanding of the world around us by comparing things that may be difficult to comprehend with things we do recognize. That’s why metaphors and analogies are so popular in literature.

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Transport Lessons of COVID-19: Preparing for Future Disruptions


Transport keeps supply chains moving. Yet, all too often, networks are administered with spreadsheets, imprecise data sources, and unaligned carrier portfolio strategies. Surprisingly, much of it seemed to work – until the pandemic, that is.

US regulator probing China’s role in container shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

A top maritime official has started an informal investigation into whether China is using its market power to monopolize containers and other equipment crucial to international supply chains to pump up rates paid by American exporters. Carl Bentzel, a U.S.

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Can B2B e-commerce solve supply chain issues?

Logistics Trends and Insights

If 2020 was the year of B2C, 2021 could likely be the year of B2B. Manufacturing is gaining steam not only in the US but around the world as businesses return to a COVID-19 type of redefined normalcy.

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.