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How Food Retailers can Better Predict Near-Term Demand during COVID-19


Food Retail is all about working with speed, striving for agility, and mastering the art of customer delight – giving what they want, where they want, and when they want – all of this in a cost-effective manner.

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4 Tips to Meet Consumers’ Growing Fulfillment Demands

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Thanks to highly influential e-commerce giants, customer expectations are rapidly changing your fulfillment services. Customers are demanding quick and/or free delivery.


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Five Emerging Supply Chain Trends


Top five supply chain trends that you need to keep a close eye on over the next two to five years. The post Five Emerging Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends

The Hill Supply Chain Leaders Climb

Supply Chain Shaman

When you misappropriate something, you steal it, or otherwise use it, in a way its owner didn’t intend. Words matter. As I sat and listened to Amanda Gorman’s poetry at Joe Biden’s inauguration, I gasped.

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

What Will We be Eating in Five Years and is the Food Industry Ready for These New Trends?

DELMIA Quintiq

Food has become more than just a necessity; it is intrinsic to our society and culture, and has a big influence on the way we live our lives.

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Will 2021 be about Cost Reduction or Strategic Supplier Relationships?


PWC has been publishing the annual procurement survey since 2015, capturing many of the trends in procurement that we now see in organisations, such as the focus on supplier risk management.

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12 Steps to a Resilient Enterprise: Part 3 of 4


We’ve arrived at mile markers 7, 8 and 9 on the road to building lasting resilience and agility into your extended supply chain. Thanks for sharing the journey with me.

FMCG Forecasting: Ice cream, chocolate & pregnancy….

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Please bear with me for a while on this one; I will get to the Supply Chain stuff eventually. Humour S&OP Forecasting & Demand Planning Sales Inventory Management & Stock Control

The New Definition of Supply Chain Agility and Resilience in an Unpredictable World

Logistics Viewpoints

Natural disasters. Geopolitical events. Tariffs and trade regulations. The rise of ecommerce. The growing influence of social media. Prior to 2020, every supply chain in the world was challenged by increasing levels of demand unpredictability and market volatility.

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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.

Ivalua Partners with International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics to Improve Procurement Decision-making


REDWOOD CITY, Calif., 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a global leader in Cloud Spend Management solutions, and the International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics (IADQGA) today announced a partnership to improve the use of data in procurement and supply chain decisions.

Thriving in 2021: Achieving Supply Chain Orchestration Success in the New Normal


It’s 2021, and we are deep into the New Normal. What does that mean for supply chain management? Dramatic shifts in consumer wants and needs, meaning dramatic swings for procurement, shipping and logistics, are some of the significant challenges in play. But with the right approach, the right tools, and a focus on efficiency, supply chain operators can be prepared to continue navigating and thriving in the shifting landscape. A Single Platform.

Personal Predictions for Supply Chain Management in 2021

SCM Research

The pandemic has caused a great deal of suffering to many people. More than ever, the crisis made the general public aware of the importance of supply chain management. In the beginning, many realized that supply chain disruptions can create problems with supplies of food, face masks, and medicine. Later, many recognized the importance of functioning SCM for vaccine distribution. Most importantly, the crisis teaches us that we have to leave outdated narratives behind.

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Building Resilience with a Pan-European Supply Chain Network


For supply chain leaders, disruptions come with the territory. But now, the effects of COVID-19 have taken supply chain complexity to another level. Our recent webinar discussed how supply chain network modeling can help increase your network’s resilience and support future growth.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Paris 2021 – EN – Frederic Lino


Frédéric Lino EVP Purchasing and Supply Chain. Frédéric Lino obtained in 1990 a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Compiegne, University of Technology), completed in 1994 by a PHD in Biomechanics and Ergonomics (Paris Saclay). He also holds an Executive Master in International Purchasing Management from ESSEC Business School (2012).

2021 Shipper Readiness Checklist: Key strategies for transportation

DAT Solutions

Supply chains faced unprecedented disruptions in 2020, but the pandemic provided fresh perspectives for 2021. Members of the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC), a group of leading shippers who use DAT iQ for benchmarking, identified two key strategic trends. .

The Promised Land of Synchronized Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, C.H. Robinson announced a partnership with SAS to “unlock a new era of dynamic business planning for Retail and CPG companies.”

Higher Transportation Costs Lead to Last-Mile Transformations

Logistics Trends and Insights

By now, we’re all aware of how the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the growth of e-commerce trend as consumers shied away from in-store purchases and manufacturers and suppliers adapted to a more digital environment. However, it’s coming at a cost for all involved.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

2021 Supply Chain HOT Topics

C3 Solutions

After a tumultuous 2020, many companies are beginning 2021 by taking a hard look at their processes with a new set of eyes. Trends

Introducing Inside the Founders’ Studio

The Logistics of Logistics

Introducing Inside the Founders’ Studio. Ryan Schreiber and Joe Lynch are launching a new podcast called Inside the Founders Studio. Ryan and Joe will interview founders, key executives, and innovators to understand what makes them and their companies successful. About Ryan Schreiber.

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A New Approach to Contract Freight: How Shippers Can Refocus Their Transportation Strategy in 2021

Talking Logistics

In 2020, we saw the transportation industry’s resilience first-hand, as all parties of the supply chain navigated a challenging freight landscape to get goods to market.

How IoT-enabled Devices Change Product Development

Arena Solutions

Imagine a home that anticipates your every need. The front door unlocks the moment you approach, your fridge tells you when you’re low on certain foods, and the bathroom mirror analyzes your skin for health changes. It sounds like science fiction, right ?

Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.

The Future of Supply Chain Design: Building Resilience through a Pan-European Network [Webinar]


The post The Future of Supply Chain Design: Building Resilience through a Pan-European Network [Webinar] appeared first on Chainalytics. Resources Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design Webinars pan-european network design resilience Supply Chain Network Design supply chain resilience

Trends 2021: Technology Part One, Deloitte

Enterra Insights

Technology is defined as the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry. It’s a fool’s errand to believe that such a broad topic could be covered in a short article. To narrow the discussion, I will look at the technology trends identified by two of the world’s largest consulting firms — Deloitte and Gartner.

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Strong programmes of digitalisation will be key to meet the demand for a great customer experience

IT Supply Chain

By Nikhil Shoorji (pictured). Managing Director Europe, Infobip. The post Strong programmes of digitalisation will be key to meet the demand for a great customer experience appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Blockchain Technology Helping Packagers Improve the Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

Blockchain is one of the most versatile technologies that has been released in this lifetime.

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?