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Omnichannel Supply Chain: As Retailers Open Up Stores, Supply Chain Leaders Prep to Fulfill Demand

Intelligent Audit

Omnichannel supply chains have become increasingly more common in the modern transportation network. As a result, a great deal of confusion has arisen about what omnichannel chains are and what they are not.

ERP vs CRM: Key Differences and Benefits

QAD

Manufacturers and suppliers today are challenged constantly to become more accurate, efficient, and profitable to survive the constant change and disruption in the world around them.

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5 Keys to Prepare for Defense Industry Product Development

Arena Solutions

There’s no denial that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. It has also impacted the operations of businesses today and well into the future.

Survey Reveals an Inflection Point in Supply Chain Digital Transformation

ToolsGroup

The Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and ToolsGroup surveyed more than 200 supply chain professionals around the world on the state of supply chain digital transformation in planning. This blog post highlights some of the key findings.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

9 Supply Chain Planning Software Capabilities to Consider for 2022

River Logic

When evaluating supply chain planning software capabilities, it's instructive to understand what we mean by supply chain planning.

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Traceability, Sustainability and ESG: Building Supply Chain Authenticity

Logility

A recent Logility webcast featured industry heavyweights Mark Burstein, Logility EVP and industry principal, and Edward Hertzman, EVP of Fairchild Media, where they offered their own unique insights on a variety of hot topics in supply chain management, particularly around building supply chain authenticity, including: ?

Forecasting Over the Product Life Cycle

ToolsGroup

Demand forecasting is tough, and getting it right over the entire product lifecycle during the course of launch, maturation, and end-of-life is tougher still.

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Make Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the Make edition of our FMCG supply chain guide, a centrally located room in the Enchange Supply Chain House. Previously we have looked at the Planning and Sourcing functions and those overview articles can be found here. FMCG Manufacturing Footprint Supply Chain Supply Chain House Make

Profitable Agility and Resilience in Supply Chain Execution

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Synopsis: Imperatives in an Unpredictable World. The Covid-19 pandemic has confirmed what we already knew: modern supply chains must be built on a foundation of extreme agility and responsiveness.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

Asian Paints Supply Chain: Adaptive and Resilient

Logistics Viewpoints

Two adjectives that often describe the most successful supply chains are adaptive and resilient. An adaptive supply chain is one that is able to respond quickly to changes and disruption, and the ensuing changes to demand. A resilient supply chain is able to recover quickly from these disruptions.

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Want to Produce Supply Chain Plans with Precision and Speed? Your ERP System Won’t Deliver!

Logility

Even as the dust begins to settle from one disruption, supply chain organizations are getting ready to handle the next. But lately, their response is impacting much more than the transactional push and pull between supply and demand.

A New Era for Fast Food Restaurants & Supply Chains

Kuebix

The meaning behind the term “fast food restaurant” is just as it sounds – restaurants that prepare food quickly and easily for customers, often in a drive-thru layout, fall under this category. Common examples include McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s.

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Supply Chain Collaboration – a prerequisite for low carbon logistics?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In an earlier issue of LogiSys I summarised the results of a survey that Kuehne Logistics University’s new Center for Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains and the European Freight and Logistics Leaders Forum (F&L) conducted enquiring about European-based companies’ efforts to decarbonise their logistics.

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Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

Do You Want to Sell on Amazon.com? Their Cyber Bots Demand Strong Fulfillment Performance

Logistics Viewpoints

NBG Home Uses a Software Solution from CommerceIQ. Indirect sales, brand owner sales through sites like Walmart.com or Amazon, are an increasingly large portion of sales for many companies. In 2020, ecommerce sales accounted for 14 percent of total retail sales in the US.

How Manufacturers Can Use Automation to Become Shippers of Choice

C3 Solutions

Manufacturers, independent of their industry, typically have different requirements for yard management and dock scheduling compared to traditional warehousing.

Progress Report on the Digital Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

For years supply chain consultants have urged companies to digitize their supply chains. As supply chains have lengthened and become more complex, digitization has been viewed as a way to reduce paperwork and increase visibility. Progress, however, has been both uneven and slower than desired.

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Innovations in using Technology to stay ahead in the Game!

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The business of logistics is as dynamic as ever in this modern age. The key to staying ahead of the curve is the ability to re-invent. Being open to doing things in a new way offers fresh opportunities, and this is where technology shows itself to be a game-changer.

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!

Editor’s Choice: Air Freight Forwarders Must Increase Air Cargo Visibility

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 Blume Global and highlights why air freight forwarders must help industry increase air cargo visibility.

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8 methods for making your warehouse more sustainable in 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Even before the pandemic happened, the warehousing industry was on fire.

Tennessee lawmaker frustrated by Buttigieg’s I-40 bridge response

The Supply Chain Journal

Marsha Blackburn believes the nation’s top transportation official is not paying enough attention to the I-40 bridge outage and wants better coordination on the issue between federal and state authorities.

LogiSYM Asia Pacific 2021: Organising Chairman’s Opening Address

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The LogiSYM Asia Pacific 2021 was opened by Dr Raymon Krishnan, President of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society. <<Back <<Back to other Recorded Sessions. Asia Pacific 2021 LogiSYM Conference

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Gain Shipper of Choice with Paperless Bill of Ladings, PODs & Other Docs Digitized with Tech

C3 Solutions

Finding a shipper to handle loads can involve many complex processes, from driver procurement to issuing the bill of ladings and other paperwork. According to Supply Chain Dive , it becomes reasonably easy to find a truck when needed; it just comes down to what price shippers will pay.

Managing transportation in times of tight capacity and high rates

Logistics Trends and Insights

No matter the mode of transportation a shipper uses, the shipper is paying more for it, that is, when they can find space. As shippers move past COVID-19 related closures, inventory replenishment has become a focus.

Human-guided autonomous tech projected to save money, improve driver lifestyle

The Supply Chain Journal

Autonomous trucking is poised to solve several long-term industrial issues , ranging from tight capacity and chronic truck parking shortages to the untenable toll of highway deaths involving heavy-duty trucks, and do so while delivering a potentially staggering wave of economic prosperity to supply chain participants for decades to come.

LogiSYM Asia Pacific 2021: Day 1 | Track 1 | Sustainability, Smart Solutions and Industry 4.0

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A panel moderated Joe Lombardo, Director – Project & Performance Management at ESP Consult. Panellists: Dr Shereen Nassar, Global Director of Logistics Studies and the Director of the MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Heriot-Watt University Dubai.

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Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.