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How to Improve Supply Chain Visibility with Single-Use or Disposable GPS Trackers


It is an undeniable fact: Consumers today not only expect fast delivery times… they demand them. And they want to have the ability to see where their parcel is at any given moment.

The Demand Planning cycle


The demand planning cycle is a supply chain management process that uses forecasting to understand the demand for products. It ensures that the products can be delivered to the satisfaction of your customers.


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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in Supply Chain Management


The post How Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used in Supply Chain Management appeared first on JAGGAER.

5 Transportation Management Optimization Practices


The world of logistics and managed transportation is continuously evolving. Transportation professionals are tasked with reducing costs while increasing customer satisfaction levels. However, market forces such as higher fuel costs and decreased capacity work to undermine these goals.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Strategic Supply Chain Planning in 2022: 10 Areas to Focus

River Logic

A key issue is the need to determine the optimal supply chain strategy for the organization over a 3-to-15-year period considering factors like: Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Strategic Planning Strategic supply chain planning

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We Are In Trouble. Raise the Red Flag. Be Proactive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Yesterday, I attended a wake for a friend and former colleague. For the first time in eighteen months, I hugged people outside my inner circle.

FMCG Supply Chain Language - what do we really mean?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

If you are being honest you have probably sat bored in an airport lounge waiting for your inevitably delayed flight and listened in on a nearby conversation. Go on, admit it!

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Supply Chains, Part 2

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting every economic sector including supply chain operations. Tech writer Jack M. Germain observes, “AI has changed the supply chain process from reactive to proactive, which creates a larger change in how data-driven processes will operate in the future.

GeTS Rolls Out Upgrades to CALISTA to Streamline Global Trade Processes

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology is fast changing the logistics industry.

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Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

Good-bye. I Will Go Forward by Going Forward.

Supply Chain Shaman

Roddy Martin died Friday. Aggressive brain cancer stole his life at the early age of 64. I will miss our spirited debates and sparring matches on market trends.

Top 10 Tips to Build a Fully Functioning FMCG S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one stop shop for all the elements you need to allow your supply chain to operate effectively. Now we take a deeper-dive look at what you need in place to obtain the best value from your overall Planning discipline.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Supply Chains, Part 1

Enterra Insights

Supply chains are making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Blocked canals, ransomware shutdowns, clogged ports, computer chip and other commodity shortages are just a few of the challenges making supply chains bad news for everyone.

Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

INTRODUCTION. In the last few years lacklustre Global Economic Growth and sluggish Global & Regional Trade have adversely affected Singapore’s economic growth.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Creating a Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy: The IKEA Story


“ Companies that fail to adapt to climate change will go bankrupt without question. “ -Mark Carney, Bank of England Governor. Those are some very forceful words from Mark Carney, Bank of England Governor, but he’s not entirely incorrect.

How Cold Chain Logistic Providers Build Trust with Traceability

Logistics Viewpoints

The global cold chain market is rapidly growing, primarily driven by an evolving shift in consumer habits and the changing perceptions of frozen food. Valued at nearly $210.49

Can Cognitive Computing Make Blockchain More Useful?

Enterra Insights

Despite being around over a decade, blockchain technology is still searching for a foothold outside the cryptocurrency arena. Supply chain operations are an area in which pundits predict blockchain will play a valuable role.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – June/July 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Accelerate your digital transformation with Intelligent Automation and RPA Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Ivalua Payments Part II: Using Payments to Become the Customer of Choice


COVID-19’s impact on business has drastically changed how supply chains function and how we, as end users, work. It has forced the world to rethink, pivot and adapt to digital technology.

TMS Growth: E-Commerce and Better Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

I am wrapping up my Transportation Management Systems market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

Codeless Test Automation Benefits and Drawbacks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Article and permission to publish here provided by Joe Johnston. Codeless Test Automation eliminates the need to write scripts, and hence it is widely preferred by companies in recent years.

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Disruption in Supply Networks – How intelligent network platforms optimize for variability and uncertainty

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Logistics Supply Chain. As we know, technology really isn’t what it’s all about. We’re looking for business value, and that ultimately comes from solving endemic business problems in your supply network.

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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!

New Inventory Visibility and Collaboration Capabilities Enhance Ivalua’s Procure-to-Pay Solution


Helping businesses reduce the risk of supply chain disruption, optimize inventory levels and make better buying decisions.

UP temporarily stopping eastbound container service to Chicago

The Supply Chain Journal

Union Pacific is temporarily suspending eastbound service from West Coast port terminals to its Global IV intermodal facility in Chicago to help ease “significant congestion” at inland terminals, especially Chicago, and at the ports.

Cognitive Automation in Planning & Forecasting

Supply Chain Trend

I recently presented at the 41st ISF symposium from the International Institute of Forecasters , where I discussed #cognitiveautomation in planning & forecasting, which is availably in this video (25 min).

Getting to Zero! How Changing Regulation Will Help Logistics Managers Make Greener Choices

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Carbon neutrality, which means achieving net-zero carbon dioxide emissions, is the business buzzword du jour and many companies are touting their plans to reach this lofty goal. In 2019, Amazon famously made the Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero across all its businesses by 2040.

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.