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Make Room for Leadership to Drive S&OP

Supply Chain Shaman

In my recent Mea Culpa post, I mentioned my prior work on Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), and the importance of leadership. Sounds easy, right? Leadership and S&OP? Shouldn’t it be like peanut butter and jelly? If you have walked in the shoes of the supply chain leader, you are probably laughing by now. What sounds so easy is very difficult.

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Labor Shortages: What Are Supply Chain and Logistics Companies Doing to Survive the Challenge?

Talking Logistics

Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Industry at Descartes Systems Group, has been our guest on Talking Logistics several times to discuss the various challenges associated with labor shortages. In a January 2022 episode we discussed, “The Labor Shortage Problem: Why It’s Bigger Than You Think.” A couple of months ago Chris shared insights from a.

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Decision-Centric Planning: Tackling Real-World Supply Chain Challenges

ToolsGroup

Imagine a retail giant striving to meet surging online orders while grappling with unpredictable shipping delays caused by natural disasters. Or consider a global pharmaceutical company racing against time to distribute life-saving vaccines amidst logistical hurdles and regulatory uncertainties. These scenarios encapsulate the daily struggles of modern businesses navigating through uncertainty, where decision-centric planning emerges not as a luxury but as a necessity.

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Coupa Leverages Community Intelligence to Power AI

Logistics Viewpoints

Leagh Turner, CEO of Coupa In December 2022, Thomas Bravo acquired the public company Coupa and took it private. In November of the following year, Leagh Turner became the new chief executive officer of Coupa. Coupa is a supplier of spend management solutions. New CEOs are brought in to drive change. Coupa grew quickly for years, but Thomas Bravo sought more profitable growth.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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10 Reasons to Consider a Supply Chain Planning Career

Logility

The world of supply chain management is dynamic, challenging, and essential to the function of businesses and economies. To new talent, the supply chain industry might be out of sight and out of mind; however, it touches almost every facet of your daily life. Becoming a supply chain professional gives you the opportunity to contribute to an integral part of an essential industry.

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Moving Your Supply Chain to ‘Drive’

John Galt

Explore insights from the opening keynote at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2024.

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Outpacing Disruption by Regionalizing Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Gartner predicts that by 2028, 70% of companies will adopt regionally diversified supply chain models to improve network resiliency in the face of ongoing global disruptions.

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Avoiding the Assumption of Normal Distribution in Safety Stock Calculations

Arkieva

Explore alternatives beyond the norm in the world of safety stock calculations. Join our webinar to break free from distribution assumptions. Avoiding the Assumption of Normal Distribution in Safety Stock Calculations was first posted on May 14, 2024 at 8:25 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Solving the M&A Data Migration Headache

IT Supply Chain

By Don Valentine (pictured) Commercial Director, Absoft The post Solving the M&A Data Migration Headache appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 17, 2024)

Talking Logistics

60 cents. That is all that is separating my son from his college diploma. I received an invoice from Cornell University this week for 60 cents. After paying them a ridiculous $$$,$$$ of my hard-earned money over the past four years, they still want some of the spare change I have in my car. I’m. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 17, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Container Lifecycle Management: Gnosis Freight Streamlines International Logistics with Jake Hoffman

The Logistics of Logistics

Jake Hoffman and Joe Lynch discuss the Gnosis Freight Container Lifecycle Management® Platform and how Gnosis streamlines international logistics. Jake is the Chief Technical Officer at Gnosis Freight , the freight-tech company that pioneered the world’s first Container Lifecycle Management® Platform, which is a supply chain platform focused on the full lifecycle of shipping containers.

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Our Top Takeaways from Hannover Messe 2024: Embracing Innovation and Collaboration

ToolsGroup

Hannover Messe 2024 once again proved itself as the global hub of innovation, attracting an impressive crowd of around 130,000 visitors from 150 countries. With an extensive array of exhibitors, startups and delegations, the event showcased the latest trends, challenges and opportunities shaping industries worldwide. Dr. Jochen Köckler, Chairman of the Managing Board at Deutsche Messe AG, described Hannover Messe 2024 as both an industrial powerhouse and a glimpse into the future of technology t

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Happening Now: Supply Chain Prominence Brings Greater Scrutiny

West Coast and California Logistics

As the role of supply chains has become more prominent in organizational strategy, their leaders are now more integral to and influential within the C-suite. According to Supply Chain Management Review , however, this increased importance has led to greater scrutiny in several areas, including spending, customer experience, and regulatory compliance.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Geopolitical Risks Cause Companies to Weigh Relocating Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Allianz estimates that global trade will increase by 2.8% in 2024 — below the average of 5% — blaming that on disruptions brought on by the Red Sea crisis.

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Our Top 7 Takeaways From the ICON 2024 Main Stage Keynotes

BlueYonder

What an electric day at ICON! The audience was buzzing from the Main Stage Keynotes, which demonstrated Blue Yonder’s commitment to building the supply chain of the future and to helping customers activate their supply chain superpowers. These are our top takeaways from the ICON 2024 Main Stage Keynotes: 1. End-to-End Platform Blue Yonder leadership showcased how their end-to-end supply chain platform, powered by cutting-edge AI and a unified data cloud, is enabling companies to navigate disrupt

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Vital statistics

IT Supply Chain

By Steve Ross (pictured) Operations Manager – Connectivity & Digital Products, Toyota Material Handling UK The post Vital statistics appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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More than a Warehouse: What Food Logistics Companies Can Offer

West Coast and California Logistics

Warehousing for food and beverage products entails much more than simple storage. These facilities perform critical supply chain steps that keep products safe and preserve their integrity as they make their way to your customers. In this article, we identify five key abilities to look for in food logistics companies that handle warehouse distribution for your products.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Expanding Automation Beyond Robotics: Five Ways To Drive Supply Chain Success

Supply Chain Brain

While supply chain automation often begins in the warehouse, it can extend beyond to transportation management, fulfillment and returns, and even customer-facing locations.

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Our 3 Favorite Moments From Day 2 at ICON 2024

BlueYonder

There have been so many “superpowered” moments at ICON 2024, and Day 2 was no exception. The day was filled with deserving award winners, an exclusive event for women in tech, and once-in-a-lifetime keynote from Superbowl MVP, Drew Brees. Let us share our three favorite moments from Day 2 at ICON 2024: 1. ICONic and Partner Leadership Awards Blue Yonder’s partners are a key part of driving transformational digital supply chain strategies for customers.

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Personalized Support: The Future of Customer Service in Fintech

IT Supply Chain

By Mike Bronson (pictured) Content Writer The post Personalized Support: The Future of Customer Service in Fintech appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Navigating the Challenge of Dwell Time in E-commerce Logistics

Stord

In e-commerce, every second counts. Customer satisfaction hinges on more than just the quality of the products purchased; it's also deeply influenced by the efficiency and reliability of the delivery process. One crucial aspect that can make or break this experience is dwell time—the often overlooked interval that could be silently eroding your brand's reputation and customer satisfaction levels.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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Unleashing Supply Chain Resilience Using AI and Virtual Twin

Supply Chain Brain

Managing a supply chain is a complex task which has only grown more intricate in recent years due to globalization, a volatile geo-political landscape, technological advancements, and the increasing demands of consumers.

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Blue Yonder Named a Leader in 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Supply Chain Planning Solutions

BlueYonder

Gartner has just released its 2024 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions report , 1 and once again Blue Yonder has been positioned as a Leader based on its “Ability to Execute” and “Completeness of Vision,” as evaluated among 20 vendors. This marks the fourth consecutive year Blue Yonder has been named a Leader — and the 11 th time in the 14 years since the report was first published in 2010. 2 As shown by this graphic from Gartner 3 , this year Blue Yonder was positioned furthest t

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Learning to Lead: Tips on Building Leadership Skills for Budding Educators

IT Supply Chain

By Richard Pearson (pictured) Content Writer The post Learning to Lead: Tips on Building Leadership Skills for Budding Educators appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Choosing the Right Path to DSCSA Compliance

Tecsys

As 2024 continues, the November 27 DSCSA s erialization deadline loom s large over the entire pharmaceutical supply chain. I f panic hasn’t already set in for authorized trading partners ( ATPs ) — such as manufacturers, distributors, repackagers and dispensers , among others — whose systems are not yet compliant with the law, it probably will soon.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Supply Chain Resiliency

Supply Chain Brain

Ongoing disruption requires companies to make a fundamental shift in their supply chain strategy. What makes this transformation so difficult is that the scope of change required is extensive, involving many internal (and external) stakeholders, data and technology.

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How is Walmart’s AI Technology Driving Sustainable Food and Fashion Retail Practices?

Loginext

Explore how Walmart utilizes AI technology to drive sustainability in food and fashion retail, reducing waste and enhancing operational efficiency. Discover the transformative power of AI in LogiNext's logistics solutions helps drive sustainable practices. The post How is Walmart’s AI Technology Driving Sustainable Food and Fashion Retail Practices?

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The Benefits Of Doing Your Masters Of Data Science

IT Supply Chain

By Christie Wrey (pictured) Content Writer The post The Benefits Of Doing Your Masters Of Data Science appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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