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Industry Insights: As the Holiday Season Arrives, Constraints at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Ports Tighten Even More

NFI

As the country heads into the holiday peak season, gridlock at the LA/LB port complex continues. Struggles with delayed vessel arrivals, congestion, labor availability, chassis shortages, and appointment system shortcomings continue to hamper the flow of containers.

5 Tips for Achieving Amazon-Like Efficiency in Your Warehouse

IT Supply Chain

By Jake Rheude (pictured). Director of Marketing, Red Stag Fulfillment. The post 5 Tips for Achieving Amazon-Like Efficiency in Your Warehouse appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Troubling Trends in Supply Chain Design: An Uptick in Bad Models and Collapsing Teams

CHAINalytics

Congratulations, you’ve bought the software. Now what? Do you pick your best data analyst to go and build a model? Or do you focus on building an in-house center of excellence?

Market Beat. Four Thumbs Down and One Thumb Up.

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, supply chain excellence matters more than ever. During the pandemic, the supply chain discussions take new importance. Sniffing opportunity, the venture capitalists are like sharks in the water.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Podcast: Reinforcing Supply Chains Through Digital Transformation

ToolsGroup

In episode five of Be Ready for Anything, hear from George Fowler, Group Vice President at Spinnaker SCS, about how strategic digital transformation initiatives prepare supply chains to successfully withstand significant business disruptions.

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Planning Optimized – A Never Ending Journey

Logility

The ultimate goal of a supply chain planning practitioners is often to optimize the capabilities of the company’s supply chain to meet customer requirements while minimizing costs and maximizing company performance.

5 E-Commerce Inventory Management Strategies to Know | VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] While the supply chain speeds toward a record-breaking peak season, e-commerce is already at its breaking point. Inventory has been subject to changing customers’ buying patterns. And the ability to reorder in anticipation of future trends can feel downright impossible.

Q&A with Shirell James on How Technology Can Tackle Some of Today’s Supply Chain Challenges

The Network Effect

The post Q&A with Shirell James on How Technology Can Tackle Some of Today’s Supply Chain Challenges appeared first on The Network Effect. Automotive Manufacturing Network Business Supply Chain Management

The Importance of Digital Transformation for Logistics Service Providers and Carriers

Talking Logistics

If there is a silver lining to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s that the pandemic has raised the general public’s awareness of the critical role of supply chain management. It has also underscored the importance of digital transformation, especially for logistics service providers and carriers.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Causal Forecasting Brings Precision to your Forecasting

Logility

Causal f orecasting shines a light on , and isolates, actual demand signals from market “chatter,” thus improving forecast quality.

Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping

Cerasis

Even before the status of the nation, and indeed the world, was turned upside down by the pandemic and political unrest, the supply chain industry was heading towards a massive and potentially disruptive evolution.

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Trends in the Supply Chain and Their Impact on the Transportation Management System Market

Kuebix

This year has reminded everyone to expect the unexpected – even in the supply chain which is one of the most unflappable industries out there! Covid-19 has disrupted the logistics operations of companies throughout the U.S.

Supply Chain Control Towers: Why Are We Still Talking About Them?

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Control Towers are not new. Analysts and software vendors have been talking about them for as long as I’ve been an industry analyst (20+ years). So, why are we still talking about supply chain control towers?

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

How artificial intelligence is changing cyber security

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA at EU Automation. The post How artificial intelligence is changing cyber security appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Multimodal Big Data Applications You Don’t Want to Miss

Cerasis

In the current age of automation in the supply chain, digital platforms, mobile apps, and inter-connectedness, it is more important than ever for shipping and logistic companies to keep up with the best multimodal big data applications available.

Veterans Make Significant Contributions to the Transportation Industry – Happy Veterans Day!

Kuebix

Veterans Day, celebrated annually on November 11th, recognizes veterans for their sacrifices, the honor they’ve shown, and celebrates the freedom they have brought our nation with their service. It’s an opportunity for everyone to thank those that have served and to commemorate their bravery.

Machine Learning and the Modern Business

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a frequently heard, and oft misunderstood, buzzword in business circles. Eric Siegel ( @predictanalytic ), a former computer science professor at Columbia University, writes, “A.I. is a big fat lie. Artificial intelligence is a fraudulent hoax — or in the best cases it’s a hyped-up buzzword that confuses and deceives.”[1]

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Inventory Management Beyond the Mystery (Ebook)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Unchaining Change Leadership! Ebook). Get Our EBOOK HERE. Inventory is everywhere you look. Everyone and every company has inventory of some kind or another.

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Last-Mile Delivery

All Things Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a chaotic spike in the demand for deliveries of goods. Businesses have started to focus on re-evaluating their business models and getting closer to customers.…

Shipping Analytics Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Intelligent Audit

Advancements within shipping analytics platforms, including artificial intelligence, parcel and freight analytics , data management, and machine learning, are reshaping the supply chain.

The Pandemic has Extended the Holiday Shopping Season

Enterra Insights

By most accounts, we are already a month into this year’s holiday shopping season thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Retail journalist Daphne Howland ( @daphnehowland ) observes, “To buy more time, the industry is embarking on the holiday season earlier than ever this year, but, despite the respite evident in September, retailers can’t escape the prevailing challenge of the moment — an unprecedented level of uncertainty.”[1]

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Seven Supply-Chain Trends to Watch in 2021

Supply Chain Brain

And how they can rejuvenate the battered supply-chain industry

Interim Managers are critically needed & HMRC should help not hinder

IT Supply Chain

By Leigh Anderson (pictured). Managing Director, Bis Henderson Recruitment. The post Interim Managers are critically needed & HMRC should help not hinder appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

SCM Technology Investment – INFORMS Provides Critical Information for Success

Arkieva

Before the current set of analytics and SCM experts, it was the OR/MS profession that drove the development and successful application of analytic and data methods to improve supply chain performance. INFORMS continues to lead in the ongoing challenge of more intelligent and responsive supply chains.

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Using Reverse Logistics to Increase Customer Satisfaction

Freight Center

We’re coming into that crazy shipping time of the year and that means small business operators and supply chain managers everywhere may be pulling their hair out. Having an effective and efficient shipping strategy will keep you from going bald!

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.