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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design


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Adding Agility to Level Scheduling

Industry Star

Our complex supply chains and products require two-way, real-time information flows between buyers and suppliers. Add agility into your level scheduling to improve visibility and reduce waste to drive better business outcomes.


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3 Supply Chain & Technology Trends Driving Business Success in the New Normal

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

From a certain angle, it can be said that everything has changed; it could also be said that everything is as it always has been. We have simply changed. The supply chain and technology trends explored below have not appeared out of the blue.

Asking the Right Questions Is The First Step To Drive Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Each year, we compile a list of top-performing Supply Chains, termed the Supply Chains to Admire.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance


As supply chains become more impacted by market disruptions and unpredictable events, they’re also becoming more critical to a company’s customer experience levels and bottom line.

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FMCG Supply Chain Performance Measurement: Del-Boy Style.

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Performance monitoring Balanced Scorecards are invaluable in FMCG, Brewing and Coatings companies but they are also appropriate for any business leaders serious about improvement.

A Story of Throwing the Baby Out With The Bathwater in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

” Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater “ is an idiomatic expression for an avoidable error where something good is eliminated when trying to get rid of something bad, or in other words, rejecting the favorable along with the unfavorable.

8 Reasons Why Companies Choose Logility for Their Supply Chain Operations


Agility and speed are on every supply chain executive’s mind. But their well-placed concerns are much more than a reaction to recent shocks in supply disruptions, demand fluctuations, changing customer preferences and unpredictable market conditions.

Data Quality: Your Digital Transformation Depends on It

Logistics Viewpoints

In a prior post , I wrote about the various ways data is transforming global supply chains.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

7 Building Blocks of FMCG Supply Chain Excellence – Raw Material to Consumer

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House is a simple and easy to understand reference model providing a clearly defined and proven understanding of your supply chain status and future potential. Dave Jordan Performance Improvement Supply Chain Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Supplier Diversity: From Checking the Box to Driving Business Strategy


Part I: Building Business Cases and Driving Momentum. Supplier diversity programs are something many procurement professionals in the United States (U.S.) have accepted as a key element of procurement.

Supply Chains After COVID – 5 Tips for Resilient Planning


Flexibility, a holistic approach, and the right software platform and services are important factors for resilient supply chain planning. If 2020 has taught businesses nothing else, it’s taught the importance of resilient planning for supply chains.

Best Practices in Supplier Risk Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Marisa Brown, Senior Principal Research Lead, Supply Chain Management at APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center) recently gave a presentation at ARC Advisory Group’s Supply Chain Forum. In her presentation, Ms.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

FMCG Distributor Development – Drive Excellence in Planning and Logistics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I recently shared our step-by-step approach to drive and develop distributor performance. We call this the Distributor Partner (DP) Development Programme.

Technology is Essential in Navigating Peak Shipping Season


As crazy as it may sound, planning for peak shipping season has already begun! In the U.S., peak shipping season extends from August until January of the following year. Peak shipping season can be broken down into two spikes in demand. The first occurs from August until October.

6 Computer Security Threats to Business IT in 2021

IT Supply Chain

By Gabe Nelson (pictured). Content Specialist. The post 6 Computer Security Threats to Business IT in 2021 appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

This Week in Logistics News (June 26 – July 2)

Logistics Viewpoints

A few years ago, I took a family vacation to Copenhagen, where the autonomous train system brought joy to my whole family. One of the things we had planned to see while we were there, but never got around to, was the six forgotten giants, by recycle art activist artist Thomas Dambo.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Using Coefficient of Variability to Drive Safety Stock Related Decisions


In a previous blog post, we discussed how a high or low value of Coefficient of Variation (CV) impacts the first or second term of safety stock. Today we decided to put this to the test using real customer data - here we will discuss our findings.

Supply Variability: A Wake-Up Call for Customer-Centric Supply Chains


News headlines may have you believe that supply chains across all categories are running amok.

Gap to scrap UK stores – is there any hope for the highstreet?

IT Supply Chain

By Sachin Jangam (pictured). Partner for Retail, Infosys Consulting. The post Gap to scrap UK stores – is there any hope for the highstreet? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Almost Two Thirds of European Suppliers Say Late Payments Put Them at Financial Risk


Financial impact of COVID-19 has delayed payments and kept focus on cost, but research shows this is adversely affecting supplier relationships and access to innovation.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Overcoming the 5 Supply Chain Barriers that Threaten the Growth of Renewable Energy

CH Robinson Logistics

Renewables are expected to account for 90% of new power generation globally through 2022. But the world’s demand for clean energy is running up against some hard realities in the global supply chain and one of the most erratic transportation markets in history.

[Video] How Vulnerable Is Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Back on February 24, President Biden issued the “Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains” which requires a review of potential vulnerabilities in the U.S. supply chains of key industries to prevent future occurrences of shortages that we experienced during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Household spending tumbled 11% in the first quarter of 2021. Only e-commerce prevented an even greater collapse

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. pictured). ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research. The post Household spending tumbled 11% in the first quarter of 2021. Only e-commerce prevented an even greater collapse appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Ivalua Completes the Source-to-Pay Journey with Embedded Global Supplier Payments


Enabling rapid, cost-effective and transparent supplier payments anywhere in the world.

Secure Your Supply Chain: How to Build Resiliency for the Future

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite, Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

In this webinar, Bart Huthwaite will explore best practices in building and improving supply chain resilience for a successful and productive future.

Do changing LTL limits create new hurdles for shippers?

The Supply Chain Journal

Every company aims for maximum profitability. The rapid introduction of technology has allowed companies across the supply chain to drill deeper into their business models and discover previously hidden opportunities to bring in more revenue.

Supply Chain Visibility & Automation: Creating a Truly Touchless Order

Talking Logistics

The quest to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility continues to get more difficult as supply chains become increasingly globalized and fragmented. Fortunately, advancements in technology are helping companies to overcome these challenges and automate their processes. What hurdles still remain?

Broccoli and Supply Chains Have a Lot in Common!


Romanesco broccoli is one of the most intriguing vegetables in nature. Its complex structure, known as Mandlebrot fractal , is a geometric shape that exhibits the property of self?similarity, similarity, meaning that a small portion of it looks like a scaled down version of the whole.