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Who's Really Running Your Retail Operation?

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 5 Min Read. Download for later.

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How to Create a Resilient Supply Chain

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 4 minutes Supply chain resiliency has quickly become a major topic across the world. Right now, companies are continuing to grapple with… The post How to Create a Resilient Supply Chain appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering

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Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold earlier in 2020, supply chain has become a household word. Investors, like the public, have woken up to the fact that supply chains are the engine driving economic prosperity.

Pivot from B2B to B2C with Retail-Optimized Packaging

CHAINalytics

Supply chains have been front and center since the start of COVID-19.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Optimizing New Items: A Demand Forecasting Conundrum

Blue Ridge

Optimizing new items is one of the biggest conundrums in inventory optimization and demand forecasting. This PlanningPosts podcast with Tracy Coon reveals some LifeLine strategies to improve success with forecasting new-product demand.

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What Does Control Look Like in the Era of Disruption?

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

There’s a lot of talk about supply chain resiliency, but what does that really mean in a practical sense? While the pandemic is an extreme and unprecedented example, disruption has many faces – from daily exceptions to lasting and impactful events, like tariffs and natural disasters.

The Future of the Supply Chain Is Automated, So Professionals Can Focus on Strategy

MercuryGate

There is a growing consensus that traditional supply chain management is transforming to meet the demand of today’s challenging market.

How to Use Software to Reach Peak Warehouse Efficiency

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 5 Min Read. Download for later. There is a bloody battle taking place in the world of retail sales.

Importer/Exporters vs Freight Forwarders/3PL – Levelling the Playing Field

3rdwave

Too often – make that almost always – importers and exporters (BCOs – Benefiticcial Cargo Owners) are dependent on their NVOCC, Freight Forwarder or 3PL (3PL) to provide them with visibility into their global supply chains.

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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!

5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track

Cerasis

Across returns supply chains—a core component of reverse logistics—the need to improve performance has never been higher.

Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters. The idiom, rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, symbolizes working on something pointless or insignificant because it will soon be overtaken by events.

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Let me start with a quote from a great leader!! When the world changes around you, and when it changes against you, what used to be a tailwind is now a headwind — you need to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.”. Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.

Inventory Management – Navigating the Trenches Without Losing Sight of the Big Picture

Arkieva

Inventory comes in many forms and flavors; it is the critical element of supply chains that enable a firm to respond quickly and take advantage of scale. However, managing inventory is one of the most.

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.

Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

Cerasis

The modern supply chain is built on the premise of applied data and strategic performance measurement.

Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

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Surviving Disruptions – an opportunity for supply chains to thrive with people and technology – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

“Managing supply chain and logistics has never been more significant and challenging since the outbreak of COVID-19 that created a new norm with high uncertainty and enforced an inevitable shift”. Overview. Logistics and supply chain management is a rapidly evolving field.

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3 Key Reasons Manufacturing Companies Choose Enterprise Labeling

Loftware

Manufacturing supply chains around the world have faced significant scrutiny following the disruption caused by COVID-19. This scrutiny has caused manufacturers to think differently about their operations as they aim to cope with demand and supply shocks.

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.

Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

Cerasis

The application of analytics offers opportunities to increase supply chain value, and in today’s world, few applications of analytics carry the weight placed on reverse logistics analytics.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML) in Supply Chain Planning (Part 2 of 2)

Logility

According to a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) Digital Economy Model, by 2023 over 50% of all worldwide nominal gross domestic product will be driven by digitally transformed enterprises. And by 2025 at least 90% of new enterprise apps will have embedded AI capabilities.1

Supply Chain Leadership Driving Industry 4.0 & Resilience During Crisis – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, it is vital for organisations to ensure a reliable supply of products and services. Lockdown of cities and manufacturing plants have significantly impacted many industries’ supply chains.

4 ways IT & Procurement team collaboration increases resilience

ivalua

The Hackett Group report recommendations on IT & Procurement collaboration and how it can benefit your organization in the time of Covid-19 and beyond. The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact every area of our lives and our businesses in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago.

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.

Supply Chain Certifications: Are They Worth It?

Talking Logistics

There are various supply chain and logistics certifications that industry professionals can pursue from APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and other organizations. Is getting a certification important for career advancement, especially for new supply chain professionals? Which certification would you recommend?

Bye Bye Barry’s Bikes and Baking Powder – Supply Chain Upheaval Prompts Flight to Technology

Supply Chain Collaborator

I went down to Barry’s Bikes in my hometown to buy some inner tubes from the bike shop that had been a fixture in my town for decades. Sadly, my bicycle tires are still flat because Barry’s storefront was shuttered.

When is a Leader not a Leader? – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The answer is when he is a manager. Let me expand on that statement. Manager” and “leader” are sometimes used interchangeably in the corporate world, but they are not the same.

The Pandemic hasn’t Dampened Enthusiasm for Blockchain Technology

Enterra Insights

Two of the most obvious changes in consumer behavior during the novel coronavirus pandemic have been a spike in e-commerce and renewed interest in shelf stable food products.

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.