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6 Benefits of Supplier Performance Management

ProcurePort

Today’s supply chains are robust, global, and dynamic. Companies are relying more and more on third-party suppliers on the other side of the world for critical raw elements and materials.

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Why an Expert 3PL With Strict Security Measures Is Key to Success

GlobalTranz

Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

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Three Ways Retailers Can Succeed in a Post-Pandemic World

BlueYonder

In many parts of the world, but unfortunately not all, consumers are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. After nearly 15 months of minimizing and even avoiding shopping trips to protect their health, consumers are making their way back to the outside world.

How to Select Supply Chain Planning Software

ToolsGroup

Selecting the right supply chain planning technology isn’t simply about solving a current challenge. The implications are much broader–if you implement the wrong software, you hinder your organization’s overall supply chain strategy and business objectives.

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.

DELMIA Communities Week in Review for May 31

DELMIA Quintiq

Hello and Welcome to the Week in Review! This is the weekly blog post for a one-look overview of what happened in the DELMIA Communities this past week. But there is a lot more than what is below. Visit the communities to see the exchange of information and ideas between members and DELMIA experts.

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Manhattan Associates Launches Active Transportation Management

Logistics Viewpoints

From a historical perspective, transportation management systems are all about freight savings. However, with the ongoing pandemic, and the resulting capacity crunch, TMS is trending more towards cost mitigation rather than savings.

FMCG Deposit Return Scheme: An Introduction

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

A quick internet search revealed 129 examples where the initials DRS are used to describe something or a body or a process. While many are obscure, very obscure, two from the sporting arena and one from IT will be familiar to many readers.

Accelerating Reliance and Operational Excellence in the Consumer Packaged Goods Lab

DELMIA Quintiq

With increasing pressure at plants and labs, consumer package goods (CPG) companies need to improve performance and resiliency as part of their digital transformation journey. The lab is no exception.

Logility Recognized as a 2021 Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for the 24th Consecutive Year

Logility

ATLANTA – June 3, 2021 – Logility, Inc., a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today announced its selection as a 2021 Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for the 24 th consecutive year.

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.

Why Is Promotion Planning Important In Inventory Management?

Logistics Viewpoints

Last year, I wanted to be a grateful child and buy a sweater for my father. It was father’s day, so I logged on to one of the prevalent e-commerce sites. I browsed and eventually found quite a few sweaters in green, my father’s favorite color. To my delight, I found one that was on promotion.

Why Do Businesses Still Have Data Silos?

Enterra Insights

“There is a lot of hype and conjecture around the impact of emerging technology,” writes Mark Adams, regional sales director for UK and Ireland at Cohesity, “but one thing is certain: data is — and will continue to be — the key to digital business.”[1]

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“Agilibility”– Are You an Agilist?

DELMIA Quintiq

If you dig into the definition of responsibility, you will see that it is rooted in phrasing that supports “one’s ability to respond.” Whether one chooses to respond is a different discussion, but if you are not first able, you cannot act on and control your response.

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How to Know It's Time to Invest In a Dock and Yard Solution

C3 Solutions

Supply chains, including dock and yard management and warehouse supervision, face significant challenges and have to deal with a seemingly never-ending string of disruptions and market fluctuations.

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.

JBS cyberattack: Livestock haulers feel brunt of plant shutdowns

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck driver Darwin Hershberger was preparing to transport cattle from Wyoming to Utah on Monday morning when the feedlot owner told him the load was canceled. The reason: a cyberattack on JBS, the largest meat processor in the world.

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Cognitive Technologies in the Retail Space

Enterra Insights

Although every economic sector undergoes constant change, the retail sector has probably seen more changes in a shorter period of time than most other sectors.

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Editor’s Choice: Dodge Disruption Using Smarter Transportation Management

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 is from Open Sky Group and highlights the need for a smarter transportation management system. Dodge ball.

The ROI of Implementing a Top Quality Yard and Dock Management Solution

C3 Solutions

As the supply chain industry launches into the era of massive e-commerce, implementing a dock and yard management solution seems inevitable and necessary.

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 machine learning trap or how to tell if you’ve got the right waiter

All Things Supply Chain

Almost every progress-oriented company wants it right now: artificial intelligence (AI). No, actually everyone wants machine learning, which is almost synonymous for many people.

Memorial Day 2021

Enterra Insights

A year ago, the country remained in the early stages of Covid-19 pandemic. On Memorial Day last year, I wrote, “This Memorial Day finds us fighting a new kind of war — this time, with a virus. … In the war against the novel coronavirus, not all front-line fighters are in the military.

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti. Jason Giulietti and Joe Lynch discuss Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True.

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The Opportunity Cost of Logistics Technology Inaction

C3 Solutions

To stay competitive in today's ever-changing global markets, shipping companies and transportation service providers incorporate logistics technology into their existing supply chain management systems.

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.

The Latest Best Practice Extensions To Extend Your Store’s Features

IT Supply Chain

By Ellie Cross (pictured). Content Manager at EssaysUK. The post The Latest Best Practice Extensions To Extend Your Store’s Features appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Start Investing in 6 Easy Steps!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 8 of the Best Cryptocurrencies for Investing! Start investing article and permission to publish here provided by Harry Stark. Are you finally ready to stop talking about investing and actually start doing it?

Understanding Your Role in Forced Labor Compliance

CH Robinson Logistics

It was recently reported that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the ports of LA and Long Beach has “well over 100 shipments on hold pending determination of admissibility“ due to suspicion of forced labor.

Water and power shortages, and a COVID spike: a look at what’s going on in Taiwan

Resilinc

Just when you thought the semiconductor shortage couldn’t get any worse, more bad news is coming from Taiwan—home to about two-thirds of global chip manufacturing capacity.

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.