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How Companies Can Break the Hoarding Habit

MIT Supply Chain

A potent reminder of the insecurities associated with Covid-19 is the hoarding of toilet paper by consumers during the early days of the pandemic. We are now witnessing a corporate version of this practice, as supermarkets build inventories in anticipation of product shortages.

How to Optimize Your Profit and Loss with a Demand Driven Supply Network

The Network Effect

The post How to Optimize Your Profit and Loss with a Demand Driven Supply Network appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

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Reasons your supply chain can’t afford to wait: agility, resiliency & sustainability

IT Supply Chain

By Polly Mitchell-Guthrie (pictured). VP of Industry Outreach & Thought Leadership, Kinaxis. The post Reasons your supply chain can’t afford to wait: agility, resiliency & sustainability appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply Chains to Admire 2021

Supply Chain Insights

Abstract. Supply chain is easier to say than define. The Supply Chains To Admire report analyzed improvement, performance, and value for the years 2011-2020. Twenty companies outperform their peer group. Powered By EmbedPress. REPORTS

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

5 Recommendations towards a Resilient S&OP

Logistics Viewpoints

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) as a process has been around since the 1980’s. While the terminology evolved, the underlying thesis of S&OP has stayed the same, i.e., bridge the divide between sales forecasts and operational plans while respecting the budget.

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Retail After Covid, Part 1: Retail Is Recovering

Enterra Insights

While it is too soon to declare victory over the Covid-19 pandemic, brick-and-mortar retail is seeing signs of renewed vigor. As journalist Anne D’Innocenzio ( @ADInnocenzio ) puts it, “Americans are going back to one of their favorite pastimes: store shopping.”[1]

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The Problem with Forecast-Driven Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

The post The Problem with Forecast-Driven Supply Chain Planning appeared first on AIMMS

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Tata Steel Europe’s Connected Planning Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

Tata Steel Europe Plant in Wales. The steel industry is not easy. A ton of steel can cost as little as $700. A pound of apples costs about the same as a pound of steel, yet steel is a complex product produced using high-tech metallurgical and manufacturing processes.

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FMCG Deposit Return Scheme - How to Prepare?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Previously, we looked at a what a potential DRS model could look like for drinks producers in Europe. The stated aim of DRS is to increase the amount of single use packaging that is recycled and increase the amount that is brought back into the economy.

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Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

The Shipping Container Impact on Inflation

Freightos

If you were building a house in 2021, things got rough. The cost of lumber skyrocketed from $354 / 1000 board feet in May 2020 up to $1,683 in May 2021 1. And even if you weren’t building a house, you likely felt the same problem echoed across patio furniture, gym gear, and more.

Logistics Woes Start People Thinking About Christmas in July

Enterra Insights

Celebrating Christmas in July has been around for longer than most people realize. Journalist Katherine Owen reports, “Christmas in July has become such a cultural staple each year that you may not have even thought about who first dreamed up such a cheery, potentially cheesy, midsummer celebration. … Christmas in July started [88] years ago on July 24th and 25th in 1933 at a girls’ camp called Keystone Camp in Brevard, North Carolina.”[1]

How to Become a Professional Bitcoin Trader!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What to Look for Before Investing and Storing Bitcoin! Bitcoin trader article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Bitcoin is an open software complex on blockchain technology.

How Can Businesses Improve Their Engagement?

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at makeLifeSweeter.com. The post How Can Businesses Improve Their Engagement? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Rev Group Partners with Consus Global to Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies

ivalua

The partnership accelerates procurement digital transformation with Ivalua.

Retail After Covid, Part 2: How Retail Is Changing

Enterra Insights

For many retailers, the pandemic has been a nightmare. The staff at Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) explains, “If 2020 was a Dickens novel about consumer goods, it might be called a tale of two categories: essential and non-essential. The former saw the better of times in which the belief in their products gave consumers hope. For the latter, it was, indeed, an ‘epoch of incredulity’ with what seemed like no end.”[1]

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Enhance Your Bitcoin Mining Expedition Profit!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Mining! The Backbone of Bitcoin Technology. Bitcoin mining expedition article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Bitcoin is only availed by two progressions.

What retailers should be preparing for next

IT Supply Chain

By Sachin Jangam (pictured). Partner for Retail, Infosys Consulting. The post What retailers should be preparing for next appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Businesses need to listen to what is going on around Working forms.

Prophetic Technology

Europe has always set the path to innovative forms of Working , creating entirely new categories of jobs; they are at the front of human rights rules, preventing the worker from exploitation by their employers, a practice that continues these days.

COVID-19 measures in Vietnam pummel an already bruised supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

Add another log to the fire that is choking global supply chains.

6 Critical Supply Chain KPIs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Product Management KPIs! Get Our EBOOK HERE. Supply Chain KPIs article and permission to publish here provided by Harkirat Ahluwalia.

Consumer confidence doesn’t mean brands should get complacent

IT Supply Chain

By Brian Atkinson (pictured). Vice President & General Manager EMEA, Five9. The post Consumer confidence doesn’t mean brands should get complacent appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

The biggest sustainable trends shaping 2021 and years to come

Prophetic Technology

"The big trend will be imagination and the ability to ask ambitious 'What If' questions.". procurement supply chain Sustainability

Hacking the routing guide — FreightWaves Insiders

The Supply Chain Journal

Step inside the tribe on FreightWaves Insiders, the show that covers the career journeys and brand stories of the people who make freight happen. On this episode, Dooner catches up with FreightPlus CEO Stephen Aborn.

Small Business Cost Cutting: A Short Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Cost Cutting! Brute Force or An Intelligent Program? Small business cost cutting article and permission to publish here provided by Carol Trehearn.

ONS retail figures: are pre-pandemic retail levels here to stay?

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead, CI&T. The post ONS retail figures: are pre-pandemic retail levels here to stay? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.