Sat.Sep 04, 2021 - Fri.Sep 10, 2021

Retailers receiving inventories any which way they can

Cathy Roberson

Despite supply chain costs increasing and available capacity almost a rarity, retailers are undertaking a variety of ways to make sure they receive their inventory in time for the ever-important holiday season.

What are the risks of not making your supply chain sustainable?


Businesses have been on the defense for the last 18 months, reacting to the challenges brought on by the pandemic. As we transition out, post-pandemic growth is high on the boardroom agenda and businesses are turning their attention to how to “build back better”.


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Supply Chain Modeling: What You Need to Know about AI, ML and ERP


When it comes to supply chain modeling, one size does not fit all, but all of them benefit from strides made in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

German Premium Automobile Manufacturer Deploys Dassault Systèmes’ Solution for Production Planning and Scheduling at E-Drive Production Sites in Europe

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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.

Are You Prepared For The Next Chip Shortage?


The worldwide chip shortage is bad and getting worse. Yet another aftershock of the COVID-19 pandemic, computer and hardware chips have been slow to recover amidst uncertain market conditions and a worldwide supply chain that was completely unprepared to deal with the impact.

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How Can Your Business Achieve Economic Supply Chain Sustainability?


Anybody with a stake at any point along the supply chain will tell you that things can go wrong in a second. And when they do, every business suffers the effects.

Supply Chains Continue to Be Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Enterra Insights

A refrain from a Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart song from the Broadway musical “Pal Joey,” could be a tune sung nightly by today’s supply chain managers. It goes: Couldn’t sleep. And wouldn’t sleep. Until I could sleep where I shouldn’t sleep.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Meetings in S&OP

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

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Digital Transformation in Last Mile Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

Before digital transformation revolutionized last mile delivery in grocery retail, one of my favorite activities was going to the supermarket with my family.

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.

Improve Life Cycle Planning for Consumer Packaged Goods


Successful products go through a predictable 5-stage life cycle from introduction to decline. It’s important for CPG companies to get the most from their products at every stage of that cycle. The product life cycle describes the process a product goes through from development to retirement.

What Does the Census Mean for the Grocery Business?

Enterra Insights

Perhaps the biggest news generated by the latest census data was the fact that the “white” population decreased for the first time since such data has been collected. William H.

The STORD Story with Sean Henry

The Logistics of Logistics

The STORD Story with Sean Henry. Sean Henry and Joe Lynch discuss the STORD story. Sean is the Founder and CEO of STORD , the leading Cloud Supply Chain that enables companies to compete and grow with world-class logistics. About Sean Henry.

French cyberattack compromises details of 8,700 visa applicants

IT Supply Chain

By Ronnen Brunner (pictured). VP of EMEA, ExtraHop. The post French cyberattack compromises details of 8,700 visa applicants 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.

Southwest coalition seeks to connect supply chains ‘growing chaotically’

The Supply Chain Journal

Supply chain stakeholders are forming a coalition in the southwestern U.S. that seeks to stage certain logistics activities in Nevada, Utah and Arizona and away from the densely populated metropolitan and port areas in California.

Customer Experience and the Human Touch

Enterra Insights

“Humans are inherently social,” declares Simon N. Young, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at McGill University in Montréal.

FourKites Ocean Visibility: A Next Generation Solution

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to real-time visibility, the market is becoming more important and more robust than ever before.

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Despite a fall in sales in August, eCommerce is here to stay

IT Supply Chain

By Samantha Mansfield (pictured). Head of Strategy, LiveArea EMEA . The post Despite a fall in sales in August, eCommerce is here to stay 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.

Container boom continued in August for South Carolina ports

The Supply Chain Journal

Container volumes didn’t back down in August, with volumes 12% higher at the Port of Charleston than they were a year ago, the South Carolina Ports Authority said Thursday. At the Port of Charleston’s three terminals — the Wando Welch Terminal, the North Charleston Terminal and the Hugh K.

Labor Day 2021

Enterra Insights

This Labor Day greets us with a confusing employment situation as millions of people remain out of work at the same time a record number of job openings remain unfilled.

Shipper Pain Points with Brad Forester

The Logistics of Logistics

Shipper Pain Points with Brad Forester. Brad Forester and Joe Lynch discuss the shipper pain points. Brad is the Founder of JBF Consulting , which specialize in freight technology – strategy, system integration, implementation and deployment. About Brad Forester.

AIoT & edge analytics: a powerful combination

IT Supply Chain

By Johan Jonzon (pictured). CMO & Co-Founder at Crosser. The post AIoT & edge analytics: a powerful combination 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.

What external freight makes sense for Amazon’s network?

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Thursday’s (9/9) Point of Sale retail supply chain newsletter sponsored by ArcBest. During peak holiday season 2013, Amazon ran into major roadblocks.

How to Boost Your E-Commerce Business!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. ECommerce SEO : How Online Stores Can Drive Organic Traffic! Boost your E-Commerce business article and permission to publish here provided by Zaklina at Click Intelligence.

Limitless Cost Reductions: Fallacy or Feasible?


For those in discrete manufacturing, one of the most widely accepted truths is that continued cost reductions are vital for both success and survival. Organizations continue to push their supply management teams to find new, innovative ways to reduce costs and protect profits.

Over 8,700 store closures in 2021 – what retailers should consider to stay relevant

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead, CI&T. The post Over 8,700 store closures in 2021 – what retailers should consider to stay relevant 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.