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12 Benefits of Additive Manufacturing and 5 Disadvantages


Ambitious manufacturing businesses that want to boost their R&D could turn to additive manufacturing. In this article, we’ll explore the different types of additive manufacturing, the benefits and weaknesses, as well as some industries that could benefit from additive manufacturing.

The Role of a Warehouse Management System: Understanding WMS Benefits, Features and Implementation


What Is a Warehouse Management System (WMS)? The simplest definition of a WMS is a system in which the daily operations within a distribution center (DC) are controlled and managed.

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How to Get Your Products to Your Customers Faster with Outsourced Fulfillment

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

If you need help bringing your product to market faster, outsourced fulfillment may be the solution for you. Growing your business can be exciting and fun, that is until you hit unforeseen stumbling blocks.

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What is Reverse Logistics and How Is It Different than Traditional Logistics?


Many people associate reverse logistics to simply cover returns, but it is much more broad than that.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Positive News for Key Decision-Makers About Sustainable Business Transformation

DELMIA Quintiq

The Answer Lies in Virtual Twin Technology. With less than 10 years left to the 2030 deadline of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is clear that we are all not yet doing enough to achieve global sustainability targets.

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Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Deliver Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the Deliver edition of our FMCG supply chain guide. The related Source, Plan and Make overview articles can be found here. Each discipline is a key room in the Enchange Supply Chain House which provides a guide to your supply chain improvement journey.

Now and Then. Stuck in the Now.

Supply Chain Shaman

Anne looked at Paul, and asked, “Where are we on Lora’s request?” ” Paul squirmed and gave a non-answer. Jim looked me in the eye, and said, “Lora I missed that meeting, can you explain the concept again?” ” I smiled.

Tata Technologies and Logility Partner to Provide Digital Transformation Solutions for the Global Supply Chain


Tata Technologies will collaborate with Logility to offer digital supply chain transformation solutions to its customers across Automotive, Industrial Heavy Machinery, Aerospace, Industrial, and Medical devices verticals to help them achieve agility and improved resilience in the new normal.

The Green Corridor – Why You Should Care About Biodiversity

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It happens that I am writing this month’s column on Earth Day (celebrated on April 22 every year!), so I’m going to talk about a topic that’s close to my heart — biodiversity, the variation of life on Earth.

Find Out How to Optimize Your SAP IBP Implementation

In today’s environment of unrelenting change, the supply chain planning systems and technology you choose, and how well you deploy them, are essential. SAP IBP is a great solution. But you need to assure your implementation is optimal and transforming the business.

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

3 Techniques You Can Use Now to Add Resilience to Your Supply Chain


The post 3 Techniques You Can Use Now to Add Resilience to Your Supply Chain appeared first on AIMMS

Supply Chain Risk and Resilience

Enterra Insights

The world has always been a risky place. Survival has been a constant historical theme. Despite all our modern inventions, we haven’t been able to eliminate risk from our lives. That’s why business professionals pay close attention to risk management.

Improving Your Replenishment Cycle in Supply Chain With Dock Scheduling, YMS and More

C3 Solutions

The replenishment cycle in the supply chain holds many opportunities to improve. Some areas, such as dock scheduling and yard management system (YMS), can hold the key to increasing productivity, efficiency, and profitability.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

Profitably Delivering eCommerce with Consumer-Centric Priorities

Logistics Viewpoints

Five Forces Reshaping Logistics as We Know it. Because warehousing and transportation represent significant cost centers, intelligent logistics decisions are critical. And, more than ever, these decisions have to be made on the fly, in real-time.

Overcoming Challenges in the Supply Chain with Technology


The first half of this year has been filled with a number of challenges and new opportunities for supply chains. The pandemic has changed the volume and pace at which consumers are purchasing products.

New Realities Demand Supply Chain Agility and Resilience

Enterra Insights

Most experts agree the COVID-19 pandemic marked a paradigm shift in the business environment. A paradigm shift means some of what has happened in the past becomes irrelevant to future activities; nevertheless, we are all tempted to look to the past.

Force Majeure claims by suppliers are on the rise. Have you checked or revised your clause?


In the last year, OEMs have seen a wave of force majeure claims from suppliers who failed to meet their agreements to deliver items on time; many have been attributed to pandemic-related disruptions.

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!

Volatile markets here to stay: How shippers can mitigate further impact

The Supply Chain Journal

The tables have drastically turned since last spring when the economic shutdowns led to a drop in demand, causing truckload rates to plummet to under $1 dollar per mile.

The Hole in the Supply Chain with Deema Adada

The Logistics of Logistics

The Hole in the Supply Chain with Deema Adada. Deema Adada and Joe Lynch talk about the hole in the supply chain.

The Changing Face of Retail

Enterra Insights

When you hear the term “changing face,” what springs to mind? Putting on make-up? Dawning a mask? A metaphorical alteration of circumstances? The term generally refers to changes, transformations, modifications or the evolution of something.

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Contactless Delivery: Beyond Paperless and the Role of Technology in Logistics in the Time of COVID

C3 Solutions

Recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic will entail many more years of adjustment and growth through the transportation industry.

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.

Private fleets are a growing response to ongoing volatility

The Supply Chain Journal

The hunt for available capacity is the ongoing refrain since the pandemic shifted consumer buying habits. According to a recent McKinsey survey of CPG companies, 80% of those companies have no expectation that pandemic-fueled transportation costs will decline anytime soon.

The Supply Chain is Broken – How to Fix it with Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

The Supply Chain is Broken – How to Fix it with Jeff Dangelo. Jeff Dangelo and Joe Lynch discuss how the supply chain is broken and how to fix it.

Cardinal Health Invests in Visibility to Improve Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

Sean Halligan, Senior Vice President Pharmaceutical Operations, Cardinal Health. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cardinal Health made the decision they needed enhanced visibility into PPE shipments as demand for these products surged.

The anniversary of GDPR – Ensuring data is protected

IT Supply Chain

By John Smith (pictured). Manager, Solution Architects, EMEA & APAC, Veracode. The post The anniversary of GDPR – Ensuring data is protected appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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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.