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Thoughts on the ‘New Normal’

ITradeNetwork

Collaboration and information sharing are at an all-time high in our industry between producers, buyers, associations and allied organizations. Personally, I find myself hungrier for information every day than I ever have been. And, I find that information is being shared more freely than I have ever seen in my career, to the point where I am struggling with where to put it all, how much to retain, and how it all works together to help move us forward into this looming new normal.

5 Examples of How COVID-19 Made Shipment Monitoring a “Must-Have” in the Industry

Roambee

Up until now, investing in shipment tracking solutions was like buying travel insurance - it was usually purchased in the last step of the transportation contracting process.

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Software Solutions To The Procurement Puzzle: Getting The Right Mix

HICX Solutions

Over the past decade, companies of all shapes and sizes have shifted to digital business models. Many have had to completely rethink the way they buy goods and services, which has lifted procurement as a theme up the organisational hierarchy.

Get More Out of Your Transportation Management Strategy Amid COVID-19

EnVista

Rapidly deploy tactical initiatives to save money, improve service levels, and compete.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Last Mile Visibility: Why It’s Not Really Changing Much Post COVID-19

Cerasis

The throes of COVID-19 remain an unprecedented challenge for supply chain management. However, the traditional concerns of efficiency within the supply chain continue to set the standard for operational efficiency.

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Mitigating Supply Chain Risk and Building a Resilient Enterprise

ivalua

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3 Supply Chain Risk Management Lessons to Use During Coronavirus Crisis

All Things Supply Chain

Supply chains around the world are struggling as they face major shifts to production, the movement of goods, modes of transport, and the people who keep everything running. The coronavirus… General Supply Chain Management coronavirus risk management supply chain lessons supply chain risk

Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility into Your Supply Chain

Logility

Let’s start by busting a myth about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): it’s a feel-good movement recently started by millennials. Not true! CSR gained momentum in the late 1950s with the expansion of large corporations and became a popular subject in the 1980s, covered extensively by Peter F.

Replenishment 201: Monitoring Store-Level Inventory

SupplyPike

Learn: How a product is determined to be replenishable. How to measure instocks. What “in pipe” means. What pack sizes are and how they affect your replenishment. In last month’s post, we went over Replenishment 101: What is Replenishment?

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry

Cerasis

Collaborative logistics is the future (and the now) of successful, risk-managed logistics and supply chain management. There is no greater demand than what market forces, competitors, and Black Swan supply chain events 3PLs and freight brokers have to meet the challenges shippers face.

How to Adapt Industrial Planning During and After Disruptive Events

DELMIA Quintiq

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, production and planning processes have become subject to a level of stress unprecedented in recent history. Many manufacturers depend on impacted networks for their supplies and the strain on planning organizations is jeopardizing business continuity.

Spending too much time on data crunching, not enough on resilient planning decisions? You’re not alone.

AIMMS

Supply chain data is critical to the planning function. Our recent Planning Maturity Assessment shows that 4 5 % of organizations are satisfied with their data quality, to some degree. 31% a neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. 21 % are dissatisfied , and 3% are very dissatisfied.

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If Multi-sourcing is a Best Practice, Why Are so Few Companies Doing It?

Logistics Viewpoints

Because of the pandemic, risk management surrounding sourcing has become top of mind. One best practice in this area is to identify and qualify alternate suppliers. Companies need to ensure they have alternate sources of supply that can ramp up to the volumes needed.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Improve Last Mile Service With Better Trucker Relationships

Cerasis

Last mile service might have finally reached a point where it is more important than even freight delivery to the brick-and-mortar stores.

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Application Integration and Social Distancing

Talking Logistics

COVID-19 is the largest crisis in recent history, impacting us all economically, physically, socially and politically. Everyone will play a role in helping our world achieve a new normal.

How Does ToolsGroup Boost Planner Productivity to Help Your Team Be Ready for Anything?

ToolsGroup

Adding automation to supply chain planning enables planners to be more productive and improves supply chain performance. By freeing up time formerly spent on manual tasks, planners are able to focus on more creative work, while increased visibility reduces silos within organizations.

Five Suggestions for Practical Inventory Management

Logility

Recently , a colleague recounted a new consulting job he had undertaken a few years back. The client was struggling to make a large enough profit, which was threatening to derail their business expansion plan.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

Cerasis

Supply chains across the globe need a better mousetrap to keep freight spend under control and efficiently manage freight.

Scenario Planning Examples: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

River Logic

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What are the Supply Chain Management Lessons to Learn from the Covid-19 Crisis

ivalua

As I write this blog, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage populations and economies around the world. There are glimmers of hope, such as slowing infection rates in Italy and Spain, and the opening of factories in China, but a true end to the crisis remains out of sight.

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Practicing Social Distancing while Keeping Inventory Moving during COVID-19 pandemic

PINC

In these uncertain times, companies are turning to technology to help them comply with social distancing rules and to keep their workers and drivers safe in any conditions. The global pandemic has thrown manufacturers, distributors, and retailers into a mode that most have never experienced before.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Understanding the Issue of Supply Chain Fragmentation

Shipchain

Global supply chains are growing and transcending traditional borders. As businesses continue to expand, outsource, and enter new markets, supply chains will continue to increase in complexity.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

The year started off promising for the automotive industry however, like everything in its path, the coronavirus pandemic has dealt a cruel blow to the industry. For example, in terms of domestic sales, February was the worst month in Chinese automotive history, plummeting 80% year-over-year.

Mitigating Supply Chain Risk and Building a Resilient Enterprise

ivalua

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Is Single Sourcing, or Sole Sourcing, Dead?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! The Coronavirus Pandemic has quickly and severely disrupted Supply Chains of every kind around the world.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.