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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.

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.

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.

As Air Travel Roars Back–How Will Aircraft Suppliers Meet the New Demand?

DELMIA Quintiq

Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain Supply Chain Planning & Optimization A&D aerospace airlines DELMIA supply supply chain travel

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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.

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.

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

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

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


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

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.

Werner acquires regional carriers in $142M deal with ECM Transport Group

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises ( NASDAQ: WERN ) announced Thursday after the market close that it had acquired an 80% equity stake in ECM Transport Group for $142.4 million.

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.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

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.

The supply chain director in 2040

Supply Chain Movement

How will the supply chain director’s job profile change over the next 25 years? That’s what Omera Khan from the University of London asked me in a recent interview for a white paper.

Food service providers struggle to keep up with reopening of America

The Supply Chain Journal

As the summer months are heating up, so too are Americans’ appetites for dining out, going to the ballpark and attending multiday music festivals — activities almost unimaginable a year ago.

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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.

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!

Conquering the world with shoes – Don’t let the supply chain stop you

Logistics Trends and Insights

Current inventories are not able to keep up with the pent-up demand that is driving the desire for the latest shoe fashion as consumers return to work, shopping in stores, and to social activities such as concerts, parties, and travel. Year-to-date through April, footwear store sales are up 62.4%

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The Role of Financial Management in Decision Making!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Cash Is King! Creating a Culture Focused on Money Management. Financial management article and permission to publish here provided by Marlene Coleman.

ISM: US manufacturing continues to hum despite supply chain challenges

The Supply Chain Journal

factory activity continued its robust expansion in June even as companies and suppliers struggled to meet increasing levels of demand amid constraints for raw materials, labor and supply chain services, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

6 reasons why you must back up your files

IT Supply Chain

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The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.