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The Many Flavors of Transportation Management Systems

CHAINalytics

With the many current challenges facing transportation – driver shortages, higher customer expectations, and the demands of e-commerce – the need for mastering the vast quantities of related data has never been greater.

The Perfect Production Schedule Doesn’t Exist

Demand Driven Technologies

Industry 4.0 and digitalization are on the rise. Technology is moving into our shop floors. LCD touch screens are gradually replacing physical boards and post-its. However, we must recognize that the vast majority of our workshops, however complex, are planned or scheduled in Excel, right?

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The role of seasonality in demand forecasting success

Alloy

Seasonality is incredibly persistent. Even through the tumult of 2020 – waves of Covid-19, lockdowns, re-openings, etc. – seasonal trends seemed to remain intact.

Shipper Prep Tips for the CVSA Roadcheck, 72-Hour Capacity Reduction

GlobalTranz

While the world is ready for a strong return to economic and logistics stability, there’s another risk on the horizon. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CSVA) International Roadcheck is set for May 4-6, 2021. Also known as the CVSA roadcheck, it spans three days.

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!

What Can You Do to Ensure Your Supply Chain Stays Compliant?

Logility

Know your vendors and apply consistent policies and procedures. Compliance is an ongoing challenge for businesses today. True corporate responsibility involves more than just your products and internal operations; it’s incumbent upon you to ensure compliance across the supply chain.

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Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

With the first sliver of pandemic recovery light breaking on the horizon, many companies are coming to grips with the past eighteen months and looking ahead to the next few years.

FMCG Leaders Guide to Supply Chain Excellence

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I mentioned in a recent article that my educational background is in chemistry but I stumbled into supply chain in the undulating sands of the Saudi Arabian desert.

Want to Make Integrated Business Planning a Success? Here’s How.

Logility

Integrated business planning (IBP) is gaining traction as more companies look at refining their sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. It’s worth the effort to document what IBP means for your business, if for no other reason than you can’t implement what you can’t define.

How WMS Suppliers Helped Their Customers Hit the Covid-19 Curveball

Logistics Viewpoints

Hitting an unanticipated curveball is arguably one of the most difficult tasks in sports. In fact, people commonly use it as a metaphor in business situations “I didn’t meet the deadline. They threw me a curveball.”

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.

Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength

Enterra Insights

There has been plenty of bad supply chain news over the past year. At the beginning of the pandemic, some analysts believed the global supply chain was on the verge of breaking.

Intelligent Supply Chain Technologies for the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Investment Challenges – Real and Imagined! Intelligent Supply Chain technologies article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Weinberger , UN Supply Chain Expert and CEO of Morpheus Network.

The Dangers Behind SCM-to-SAP Integration – What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Logility

Running a complex, global enterprise from one large suite of seamlessly integrated applications is a powerful vision, and SAP has done well to implement this vision.

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Golf and How to Avoid Shanking Your Next WMS Project

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since COVID tested the supply chain industry’s ability to deliver under duress, many firms began looking to ramp up their game by installing a new warehouse management system (WMS). After all, if the latest technology couldn’t keep them on the fairway, what could?

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Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Sales, Marketing and Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

We live in an age of personalization and marketers continue to seek ways to connect better with potential customers. As most everyone is aware, significant amounts of data are being collected and that data can be leveraged to better understand consumer behavior and preferences.

3 Innovations Driving Sustainability in Supply Chains

Kuebix

Sustainability has been an increasingly important topic of conversation in business operations.

Logility Congratulates Clark Mitchell of Kontoor Brands on his Selection to the 2021 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Practitioner Pros to Know

Logility

ATLANTA – April 27, 2021 – Logility, Inc., a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, congratulates Clark Mitchell, vice president of demand planning at Kontoor Brands, Inc.,

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

The Noid is back. For those unfamiliar, let me explain. In 1986, when Domino’s Pizza was pushing its 30-minute delivery timeframes, it introduced the Noid in its advertising campaigns.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

How satellites and AI help achieve zero deforestation in supply chains

All Things Supply Chain

Maintaining a sustainable supply chain can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re an FMCG company needing to communicate with suppliers, traders, growers and farmers. Even more so if… General Supply Chain Management AI deforestation satellite technology supply chain sustainability

Three Supply Chain Risk Management Lessons You Can Learn from the Suez Canal Block

CH Robinson Logistics

The Ever Given vessel is floating, but the ship is not out of hot water. In fact, Egyptian authorities said it will remain in the Suez Canal until they are compensated by the vessel owners for the damage, labor, and disruption caused.

Logility Honored with Five Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2021 Pros to Know Winners

Logility

Allan Dow, Anna Palmer, Mark Burstein, Fred Isenberg, and Roger Mayerson Recognized for their Influence on Digital Supply Chain Innovation and Customer Success. ATLANTA – April 27, 2021 – Logility, Inc.,

How Pure Storage Withstood the Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

Mike Fitzgerald, Vice President of Operations at Pure Storage. Pure Storage never stocked out during the pandemic. That was not because demand for their products tanked.

Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

DronesWaves: From pharmaceuticals to pizza, how drone use could evolve

The Supply Chain Journal

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Drones and the agricultural supply chain. DETAILS: AgEagle is a U.S.-based based manufacturer of drones, providing clients with custom applications for those drones.

Bipartisan Consensus on Chinese Threats: U.S. Must Build New Supply Chains with Allies

Resilinc

While the pandemic has given procurement managers fresh ammunition to advocate for greater resiliency within their corporate supply chains, geopolitical experts and a bipartisan coalition of legislators argue that the U.S.

Logility Honored with Five Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2021 Pros to Know Winners

Logility

Allan Dow, Anna Palmer, Mark Burstein, Fred Isenberg, and Roger Mayerson Recognized for their Influence on Digital Supply Chain Innovation and Customer Success. ATLANTA – April 27, 2021 – Logility, Inc., a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, is pleased to announce Allan Dow, Anna Palmer, Fred Isenberg, Mark Burstein, and Roger Mayerson were each named as 2021 Pros to Know by industry publication Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Continuous Warehouse Optimization and The DC Technology Gap

Logistics Viewpoints

Distribution is no longer a backwater of the economy, due in large part to the upheavals brought on by ecommerce. Today’s DCs and fulfillment centers are a major driver of employment growth and a highly visible proving ground for autonomous robots and other next-generation technologies.

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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.