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No, AI has not killed supply chain management

Supply Chain Movement

Some have argued that supply chain management is on its way to becoming obsolete. Recent events would seem suggest otherwise. . Death of Supply Chain? Almost three years ago, Harvard Business Review published a provocative article entitled ‘The Death of Supply Chain Management’.

Drive Profits In The New Normal With Sales & Operations Planning


Food and Beverage (F&B) companies operate under unique market conditions, such as high market volatility. The industry faces losses worth billions due to excess inventory, heavy discounting, and unavailability of stock.


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The Five Components of Supply Chain Management


What are the components of supply chain management? We cannot discuss these components without first talking about supply chain management. The growing supply chain management (SCM) software market speaks volumes about the ever-increasing importance of SCM within procurement.

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When to Switch From In-House to Managed Logistics Transportation Services


The supply chain is evolving, and the standards used for managed logistics transportation services today are more data- and technology-driven than those of the past.

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.

3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design


The post 3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design appeared first on AIMMS

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The New Face of Grocery Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

Grocery delivery is not a new phenomenon. In fact, it’s been around for more than 3 decades, although the ongoing pandemic has certainly lifted the market to new heights. However, I should clarify that when I say grocery delivery, I am talking about e-commerce grocery delivery.

Has the Internet of Things Revolutionized Supply Chain Operations?

Enterra Insights

Several years ago, the staff at Blume Global wrote, “[Internet of Things] devices have revolutionized supply chain management (SCM). It’s much easier to understand where goods are, how they are being stored and when they can be expected at a specific location.”[1]

Compete in the Demand-Driven Consumer Packaged Goods Market: 3 Tips for Post-COVID Planning


No matter who you are, where you live, or what you do, 2020 was a rough year. But for anyone in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, figuring out how to compete in a demand-driven consumer packaged goods market has been a roller coaster of both uncertainty and opportunity.

S&OP:  Flying and S&OP Engagement

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

For a long time the sky above our house has seen very few vapour trails as COVID kept thousands of flights grounded. I can see they are slowly but surely returning but would you want to fly, anyway? I wouldn't. Dave Jordan Humour Supply Chain S&OP

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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.

The Biden Administration versus Amazon

Logistics Viewpoints

Biden Hands Lina Khan the Signature Pen after Signing an Executive Order to Boost Corporate Competion. President Biden has assembled the most aggressive antitrust team in decades. Amazon appears to be one of the large platform companies in their gun sights.

Code Red for the Planet Means Code Red for Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Most people have heard or read about the Sixth Assessment Report recently released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its dire warnings about where the planet is headed.

6 Ways Food Manufacturers Can Build Resilience into Post-COVID Planning


Higher income, less waste, better quality, and improved food security are among the benefits of the farm-to-fork movement growing worldwide.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Financial Evaluation in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

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

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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.

Editor’s Choice: The Importance Of Last Mile Optimization

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 FarEye and highlights the importance of last mile optimization.

8 Keys to E-Commerce Modeling Success


With the ongoing shift in consumer behavior, we’re experiencing a considerable increase in demand for distribution network modeling of e-commerce supply chains. There are notable differences when modeling networks that supply retail versus support e-commerce.

Today’s Freight Transportation Market: Answers to 9 Common Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

During our Q3 Market Insights Live! webinar, C.H. Robinson experts provided in-depth analysis of current supply and demand trends, our updated forecast, and the impact of global import volumes on North American freight transportation. We also answered many of your questions live.

The Race for (Warehouse) Space: A Q&A with KANE’s Chief Commercial Officer

Kane is Able

Vacancy rates for distribution warehouse space are near all-time lows and that’s forced shippers and 3PLs to rethink traditional strategies to support growth.

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.

The Supply Chain established versions in the face of disruption.

Prophetic Technology

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How to Choose the Right Shipping Boxes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 4 Ways Packaging Optimization Can Improve Business Processes! Right shipping boxes article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Martin. Choosing the right kind of shipping boxes may be more complicated than you think.

Helpful Tips For Business Owners: How To Inspire Productivity

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post Helpful Tips For Business Owners: How To Inspire Productivity appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

What is Responsible Sourcing?


Responsible sourcing is the incorporation of ethical, sustainable and socially conscious principles into sourcing, procurement and overall supply chain management practices.

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.

Data Science Tools of the Trade: Rolling Rounding to Handle Those Pesky Decimals


In many areas of supply chain management, analytic methods generate estimates with “pesky decimals”. The traditional method to eliminate the decimals is rounding. In this blog, we demonstrate the importance of this method and how to calculate these improved integer estimates.

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Use Video Media to Build Your Customer Base!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Tips to Improve Your Marketing Campaign! Video media article and permission to publish here provided by Carol Trehearn. All businesses must stand out and make a long-lasting impression on their target audience.

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LockBit rolls out new capabilities, hits Accenture

IT Supply Chain

By Felipe Duarte (pictured). Security Researcher, Appgate. The post LockBit rolls out new capabilities, hits Accenture appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Warehouse cramming is about to begin — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

nVision Global, is a leading Global Freight Audit, Supply Chain Management Services company offering enterprise-wide supply chain solutions.

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.