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Supply Chain Game Changer

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Operational Excellence is Key in a Supply/Demand Imbalanced Environment

Maine Pointe

For manufacturers, the picture across the US is one of accelerating demand, labor shortages, raw materials scarcity and spiraling costs. Without immediate action, it’s a pattern that could impact your productivity and impede your organization’s growth for the foreseeable future.

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How & When to Update a Legacy System in Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

If you find yourself attached to your legacy software and hardware in your manufacturing operation, you’re not alone. Old habits die hard, as they say, but the technological revolution sweeping industries right now necessitates changes and updates.

Knowledge May Imply Power, but Action Rules the Day

DELMIA Quintiq

Taking Action. In my last post , I wrote about being an agilist and a new KPI that measures one’s ability to be agile. I explained how one gains access to high-fidelity data that can, in the proper context, be turned into information and ultimately knowledge about a business topic.

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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.

Why a Software Proof of Concept (POC) Is Better than an RFI

ToolsGroup

A proof of concept (POC) is an increasingly common method to select the best supply chain software vendor for your company, yet many supply chain practitioners still lean on the traditional RFI (request for information) tool. Software selection is risky.

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Agile Supply chain – How RPA and Intelligent Automation is building the next frontier for Logistics Industry

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Register for the LIVE Webinar on July 8, 2021 Thursday at 11:00am. What exactly is RPA and is this a technology that is within reach for small and large supply chains, 3PL’s and shippers or just hype?

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain – Digital

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to the Digital edition of our FMCG supply chain guide. The related Source, Plan, Make & Deliver 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.

American Software Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results

Logility

Record Quarterly Bookings Accelerated Growth in Cloud Services Annual Contract Value. ATLANTA (June 8, 2021) American Software, Inc. NASDAQ: AMSWA) today reported preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2021.

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The Coffee Pot Conversation That Will Not Happen

Supply Chain Shaman

View Post. I miss the work conversations by the coffee pot. Especially the old-fashioned ones that forced teams to linger and talk with colleagues as the coffee brewed. The smell and the sounds enticed me to hold my warm mug and stay a little longer.

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

How can logistics handle disruption through supply chain resilience?

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global trade disruption will continue to happen beyond the pandemic. Managing cross-border, international supply chains with multiple, disconnected systems and manual processes indeed have many pitfalls. One misfiled declaration, missing document, or unread urgent email can block a shipment.

AI and IoT on the Cutting Edge

Enterra Insights

Most people are aware of the growing number of “things” connected to the Internet. Analysts from Statista report, “The total installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices worldwide is projected to amount to 30.9 billion units by 2025, a sharp jump from the 13.8

How Integrated Business Planning Enables Operational Excellence

Logility

Based on thousands of discussions with Logility customers and prospects, we know many supply chain industry professionals are willing to grant that integrated business planning (IBP) and operational excellence are not synonymous.

Retailers Embrace Gig Economy Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

The gig economy and its on-demand armies of drivers have moved people and food for years, but many retailers still hesitate to tap into Uber, Postmates and other companies to quickly move orders from stores to local customers’ doorsteps.

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Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – May 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A Chat with Scott Philipps Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

Is Time Running Out for Organizations to Transform into Digital Enterprises?

Enterra Insights

Prior to the pandemic, a number of studies concluded organizations only had a short-period of time to begin their digital transformation journeys.

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IKEA x Capgemini x Ivalua – Why (carbon) net zero starts in procurement & how to incorporate sustainability elements into your supplier management process?

ivalua

SPEAKERS. Ivalua – Oliver Oehmke. Capgemini – Marcel Bach. Ikea – Slawomir Peter. As governments around the world start to better understand the challenges caused by Covid-19, the serious global threat posed by climate change is moving back up the commercial agenda.

How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity

Kuebix

Making sure that you are getting the best rate for your freight in an environment that demands fast shipping and detailed communication with customers is not an easy task. Shippers are struggling to keep operational costs down while improving efficiencies throughout their supply chains.

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.

A chat with Scott Phillips

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chain & Sourcing Director for ECCO Global Shoe Production & Sourcing. We are pleased to bring back in 2021 our fire-side chat column with key people in the supply chain industry.

The Digital Path to Purchase is Difficult to Model

Enterra Insights

The marketing funnel was a reliable model for over a century.

The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch. Andrew Lynch and Joe Lynch discuss the true cost of OTIF failure. OTIF means on time and in full , where the customer receives the completed order when they wanted it and, in the quantity, ordered. OTIF is a key supply chain metric.

Registration Now Open for Trimble’s New Supply Chain in.sights: Virtual Series + Interactive Community Event

Kuebix

The transportation industry is constantly changing and as a result, technology is critical to the efficiency of supply chain operations.

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!

Container rates rocket even higher — and there’s no end in sight

The Supply Chain Journal

Another week, another record for container shipping spot rates. And alarmingly for shippers, upward rate momentum is accelerating.

Customers Want to Be Treated Royally

Enterra Insights

A line from the pop hit “Royals,” by New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, reads, “We’ll never be royals, it don’t run in our blood.”

Achieving Significant Transportation Savings through Improved Demand Forecasting

Logistics Viewpoints

Pinnacle Propane Delivery to a Farm. When companies implement a demand management or replenishment system, the goal is usually to improve customer satisfaction while holding less inventory.

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike is a Partner and Strategy Practice Lead at JBF Consulting a company that integrates a supply chain execution strategy and systems for logistics-intensive companies. About Mike Mulqueen.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.