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How Shippers can Navigate the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

CH Robinson Logistics

Prior to the pandemic, supply chains were already growing in complexity due to increased globalization, data sources, and customer demands.

Reverse Logistics Planning: Why Peak Season Plans Must Include Return Consideration

Intelligent Audit

disruptions, much adapting still needs to be done from the beginning and last-mile delivery. Reverse logistics planning has always been an essential aspect of supply chain operations and inventory management, but its impact may surpass anything seen in the modern transportation industry.


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Straw Pallets – A Game Changer?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Rising sea levels, deforestation, melting of the polar ice caps are all familiar words and phrases used in relation to our environment. For years scientists and activists have been lobbying the need to reduce our carbon footprint.

Here’s How to Measure Inventory Health


Looking for a relatively quick way to measure inventory health? “It It all starts with a demand-driven approach,” says Gerrott Faulkingham, director of solution engineering at ToolsGroup.

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 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services


As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin.

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A Chat with Katie Kinraid

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

We are pleased to continue our 2021 series our fire-side chat column with key people in the supply chain industry. It is with particular pleasure to chat-up with Katie Kinraid, of BluJay Asia Pacific.

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IoT Benefits for Supply Chain Operations

Enterra Insights

Many experts believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to revolutionize supply chain operations. As I have noted in previous posts, the “revolution” has been slowed by security and standardization issues.

What is Autonomous Supply Chain Planning (and Why Does Your Business Need It)?


Here’s how autonomous supply chain planning helps businesses make faster and more informed decisions than ever before. Supply chain data may be readily available, but there is no guarantee it can help your business. Consider the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on supply chain planning.

A Multibillion-Dollar Supply Chain Market Growing at a Double Digit Rate that Nobody Knows About

Logistics Viewpoints

SCCN is a Network Solution. There is a multibillion-dollar supply chain software market that grew at double digit rates during the pandemic, and will continue to grow fast, that very few supply chain executives have heard of. How can this be? What is this Market?

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.

Transforming Operating and Communication Protocols in the Supply Chain with Business Rugged Devices

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

PREAMBLE: The supply chain and logistics sector is undergoing seismic transformation due to accelerated digitalisation of global trade and commerce. Companies now need to be communicating in real-time, while meeting higher demands and increase in volume of transactions.

Industry 4.0 is the Foundation of Manufacturing’s Future

Enterra Insights

Industry 4.0 is a term coined by the German government as shorthand for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Analysts from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) explain the first three revolutions were driven by steam, electricity, and automation.

Supply Chain Optimization for Consumer Packaged Goods Inventory


Managing consumer packaged goods inventory is challenging at the best of times, and it can be debilitating during times of local or international disruption.

Editor’s Choice: When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services

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 GlobalTranz and looks at the difficult decision of transitioning in-house logistics to managed services.

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.

Towards Successful Digital Transformation – Separating the hype from reality

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Futuristic road transportation technology with digital data transfer graphic showing concept of traffic big data analytic and internet of things. Logistics and supply chains are integral parts of business operations in any industry, especially during an economic downturn.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Consensus in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG S&OP Forecasting & Demand Planning Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Building Your Resilient Enterprise? Don’t Forget Cybersecurity!


With good reason, we at Logility have been consistently talking and writing about the urgent need for building resilient supply chains. Among the many harsh lessons taught by 2020, the importance of a durable, nimble, fault-tolerant supply chain was paramount.

3 Priorities for Future Success in Logistics with Sarah Banks

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Priorities for Future Success in Logistics with Sarah Banks. Sarah Banks and Joe Lynch discuss three priorities for future success in logistics.

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.

AspireNXT helps Enhance employee productivity by Securing and Managing End User devices with VMware Workspace One

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A Customer challenge…… “A reputable and leading logistics company in Singapore dealing in Freight Logistics, Warehouse Logistics and Customs Brokerage was facing a unique challenge. It had over 2000 devices distributed across geographies.

2021 Has Felt Like One Big Peak Season: A Global Shipping Market Update

CH Robinson Logistics

For global freight shippers, managing disruption comes with the job. But the challenges of the last year have truly been out of the ordinary.

Editor’s Choice: Ocean Trends for 2021

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 FourKites and examines ocean trends for 2021. 2020 was a tumultuous year for supply chains, and 2021 has certainly followed suit.

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Lessons from Mobile World Congress

IT Supply Chain

By Hamish White (pictured). Founder & CEO, Mobilise. The post Lessons from Mobile World Congress 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.

Custom Build or Off-the-Shelf or a mix?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

My conversation with an experienced user… I met a distributor online recently.

What’s the Difference Between Direct vs Indirect Procurement?


What does Procurement mean?

Ways to Avoid International Supply Chain Disruptions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Risk Management is a Cirque Du Soleil Calibre Act! International Supply Chain disruptions article and permission to publish here provided by Adam Smith.

Understanding the Benefits of Thought Field Therapy

IT Supply Chain

By Helen Gonzales (pictured). Chief Technology Officer of Global. The post Understanding the Benefits of Thought Field Therapy 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.