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What Is Supply Chain Network Design And How Can It Improve Your Business?


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Top 10 Tips to Effective Demand Planning in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

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


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Three Things Telecom Supply Chains of the Future Need to Do Now


The telecommunications industry has become so highly commoditized that customers perceive only marginal differences in products and prices among the various market players. Want to have a winning telecom supply chain?

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation


Part of the challenge in managing the modern supply-chain is due to its sheer size and complexity. There are many working parts, network partners, and opportunities for things to go wrong that some are often overlooked.

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.

Holding Ourselves Accountable for Business Results

Supply Chain Shaman

To get where you are going, you have toe see where you are…. Daily, my inbox is flooded by email. As a guest writer for Forbes, public relations firms constantly pepper me with requests to speak to technologists boasting of having answers to improve supply chain resilience.

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Three Tips for Building an Agile CPG Supply Chain


On the surface, it seems like the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry performed better than most during the COVID pandemic. Consumer goods e-commerce sales for example increased 91% year over year according to a NielsenIQ analysis.

Artificial Intelligence In The Warehouse Is Coming Sooner Than You Might Think

Logistics Viewpoints

Artificial Intelligence is not a new technology, but widespread adoption and use of AI and machine learning in supply chain is still in its infancy. Nevertheless, there are indications that AI in the warehouse is becoming a reality a lot sooner than most people might have expected.

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What’s the Hold Up? Our Survey Findings on Production Shutdowns.


In today’s face-paced business economy, speed is everything and every second counts, especially when you’re talking about the supply chain where delays quickly translate to lost revenue. Labeling

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Autonomous Decision Science™ Discussed on the Next Normal Show

Enterra Insights

In an episode of the Next Normal Show, with host Josef Schneider, we discuss why the Enterra Solutions ® Autonomous Decision Science (ADS) technology is a game changer for the retail industry.

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.

Your Demand Forecast Is Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It.


If you were still using a computer or a telephone from the 1960s today, you’d get some strange looks, to say the least.

The Importance of Transportation Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

I am working on my latest Transportation Execution and Visibility Systems study, which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2025, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, customer size, and mode.

Top 5 'Summer 2021' Supply Chain Technology Blogs

C3 Solutions

This summer, our Dock Scheduling and Yard Management specialists have noticed a major correlation between the focus on ROI for companies shopping around for new tools and the associated cost some are experiencing for not pulling the trigger quick enough (aka the cost of inaction).

DRS is Coming soon – Eleven Considerations for FMCG Companies

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Increasingly in my discussions with clients, the subject of single use plastic packaging comes up. Route to Market Michael Thompson Supply Chain DRS

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.

Supply Chains and the Circular Economy, Part 1

Enterra Insights

As the world struggles to emerge from the Covid crisis, worries about inflation are growing. As the staff at Investopedia explains, “Cost-push inflation occurs when prices increase due to increases in production costs, such as raw materials and wages. The demand for goods is unchanged while the supply of goods declines due to the higher costs of production. As a result, the added costs of production are passed onto consumers in the form of higher prices for the finished goods.”[1]

This Week in Logistics News (July 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

The big news in the Olympics this week is that Simone Biles withdrew from the all around gymnastics competition. Biles is the best gymnast the world has seen. She is a four-time gold medalist, reigning world champion, and has four different skills named after her!

The Resilient Supply Chain! Passing Fad or Long Term Strategy?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy? Get Our EBOOK HERE.

The Role of Supplier Collaboration in ESG and Supply Chain Resilience


The post The Role of Supplier Collaboration in ESG and Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Ivalua

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.

Supply Chains and the Circular Economy, Part 2

Enterra Insights

Much is being discussed and written about the “new normal” as the world struggles to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. Khaled Soufani and Christoph Loch, professors at the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School, believe the new normal will (or, at least, should) include a greater focus on sustainability.

Driver Shortage, Driverless Vehicles, and Other Supply Chain Curiosities

Logistics Viewpoints

If you thought it was difficult to find good drivers before the 2020 pandemic, try finding drivers of any caliber afterwards. Driver shortages have become even more of a reality in the supply chain industry for a number of reasons, chief among them being the sharp rise in demand.

Understanding the Bitcoin Market Crash of May, 2021!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Bitcoin Volatility a Threat for Traders? Bitcoin market crash article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols.

Office landlines to be extinct in six years

IT Supply Chain

By Renaud Charvet (pictured). CEO at Ringover Group. The post Office landlines to be extinct in six years 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.

Relieving Consumer Pain Points on the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

As Tom Standage ( @tomstandage ), editor of The Economist ‘s ‘ The World in 2021 ‘, reminds us, the digital path to purchase is increasingly becoming the customer journey of choice. He explains, “The adoption of new technological behaviors in response to the pandemic, from video-conferencing to online shopping, means usage has already reached levels that were not expected for many more years.”[1] 1] He adds, “Grannies have discovered online shopping.”

Sustainability in Supply Chain Planning: In Practice


Integrated Supply Chain planning is the best way to be sure that you are running your business in a way that is best for your whole business. When you address your energy needs independent of your supply chain planning you can drive up costs unnecessarily and create rework.

The Financial Evolution of Bitcoin!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How to Become a Professional Bitcoin Trader! Financial evolution of Bitcoin article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Bitcoin was unconfined at the instance of the financial crisis in 2009.

It’s refreshing to see government agencies recognising the dangers VPNs bring to a company

IT Supply Chain

By Jason Garbis (pictured). Chief Product Officer at Appgate. The post It’s refreshing to see government agencies recognising the dangers VPNs bring to a company 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.