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REPOST: 3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Lynch and Steve Elwell discuss 3 emerging supply chain trends. Steve helps businesses manage challenges through improvements to leadership, liquidity, sales, and costs. About Steve Elwell.

‘Emission’ Impossible – 4 Steps to Kickoff your Decarbonization Strategy

ivalua

In recent years, sustainability has increasingly become a top priority for many organizations. The UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021 (COP26) resulted in another wave of agreements and net zero commitments.

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Pushing the Supply Chain Reset Button

Supply Chain Shaman

The global supply chain that we know today is built on three assumptions: rational government policy, low variability, and availability of logistics. These core assumptions are no longer true. Over the last three years, these three fundamental assumptions unraveled: they are no longer valid.

Logility to Acquire Network Optimization Provider Starboard Solutions

Logility

With Starboard’s Digital Twin Technology, Logility Clients Can Better Answer “What if” Scenarios and Optimize Supply Chain Networks to Overcome Disruptions and Drive Growth. ATLANTA (June 28, 2022) – Logility, Inc.,

2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

What is Vertical Integration? And Is It Right for Your Business?

ToolsGroup

Vertical integration is like getting bangs. Some people can really pull them off. Some people can’t.

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Is 2022 the Year Automation Takes Off?

Enterra Insights

Lockdowns, lockouts, and labor shortages have all played a role in motivating business leaders to look more closely at automation, digitalization, and artificial intelligence (AI).

A Moment of Change – Making the Case for Visibility in Trucking

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

A Moment of Change – Making the Case for Visibility in Trucking. Opinion Editorial by Wolfgang Lehmacher , Anchor Group, and Mikael Lind , Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE) and Chalmers University of Technology.

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5 Reasons to Consider Refillable PET Bottles in Africa

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Responsible Beverage makers are always looking for sustainable packaging solutions that are not only cost-effective but environmentally friendly. Soft Drink and Beer Companies normally use 3 types of packaging i.e., cans, plastic bottles, and glass bottles.

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Holiday Supply Chains: Are you prepared?

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve only just entered the second half of the year and people haven’t even taken their summer vacations yet, so why are we talking about holiday supply chains now? Last year, retailers started encouraging holiday shoppers to shop early.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Supply Chain Risk: It’s Not Whether Severe Weather, but When

Enterra Insights

As supply chains continue to garner negative headlines — thanks to snarled transportation systems, closed factories, and product shortages — supply chain professionals are facing a future in which severe weather will continue to give them headaches.

Get Green – Our Future Workforce Demands Action

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Get Green – Our Future Workforce Demands Action. by Tim Foote , Founder of Susymbio. This month’s main focus of LogiSYM Magazine is rightly concentrating on the workforce of the future.

10 Key Success Factors for UK Wholesale FMCG Market Entry

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

My first observation is what do You as a supplier mean by UK Wholesale, two short words but a lot to unpick – being structured is key and understanding where you want focus, what that means and where you have the right to win is critical. FMCG Route to Market Wholesale Andy Dixon

This Week in Logistics News (June 25 – July 1)

Logistics Viewpoints

This weekend marks the 246 th anniversary of Independence Day, which celebrates when the thirteen colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III, and were united, free, and independent states.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

National Logistics Day™ 2022

Enterra Insights

Have you ever wondered how a particular subject gets a “national day”? As you might have guessed, it’s primarily a marketing gimmick supported by the website National Day Calendar.

Optimising Supply Chain Management in Industry 4.0

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Optimising Supply Chain Management in Industry 4.0. Feature Article by Byron Hall – Product Manager – EDI/MFT, Boomi | Member Board Of Directors, X12. Supply Chain management has undergone transformation since industry 4.0 began in 2011.

Now is the Right Time to Restructure Your Distribution Network

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Supply chain complexities are increasing. Shifting customer demands & habits, expanding business, and rising cost pressures are the key drivers for restructuring needs of your distribution networks. Supply Chain Logistics Management Distribution Ratib Ratib

Supply Chain Transformation Methodology for Complex Multinational Organizations

CHAINalytics

Supply chain transformation is on everyone’s radar right now, and with good reason. Now is a great time to examine the hub and spoke supply chain network model.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Grocery Prices: How High Will They Go?

Enterra Insights

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has raised its 2022 food inflation forecasts again reports Jim Wiesemeyer ( @Jim_Wiesemeyer ).[1] 1] This means today’s grocery food price hikes are the highest in 42 Years. According to Wiesemeyer, “[The] USDA raised its estimated range of 6.5%-7.5%

A Conversation with Vittorio Favati, TVS Supply Chain Solutions GFS

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As part of LogiSYM Asia Pacific 2022, we had the opportunity to chat with Vittorio Favati, Chief Executive Officer – TVS Supply Chain Solutions GFS. In this exclusive interview, Vittorio shared interesting perspectives and highlights of an global career that has spanned many decades.

Why Freight Tech Fails with Mike Wolf

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike Wolf and Joe Lynch discuss why freight tech fails. Mike is a Client Engagement Director at JBF Consulting , a supply chain execution strategy and systems integrator for logistics-intensive companies of every size and any industry. About Mike Wolf.

Ease the Burden of Labor Shortages and Increase Supply Chain Resiliency 

Logility

Use a two-pronged approach that couples new recruitment approaches with technology to provide transparent operational insight.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Editor’s Choice: Frequent Assessments Needed to Maintain Supply Chain Resilience Amid Emerging Waves of Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Alfred Hille at Descartes, and looks at supply chain resilience during waves of disruption.

Increasing Supply Chain Performance in the Digital Era

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Increasing Supply Chain Performance in the Digital Era. Feature Article by by Körber Supply Chain. A global benchmarking survey by Körber Supply Chain reveals how businesses are seeking to better understand the key factors that shape complexity in the supply chain post-covid.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 1, 2022)

Talking Logistics

If a blog post gets published on a Friday leading into a long holiday weekend, will anyone read it? I’m guessing many people are taking today off, so I’ll keep this short and sweet. Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week.

Gain the End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility You Urgently Need

Logility

Look deeper than ever before. Reduce risk. Increase profits. Make your customers happier.

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

What is Kubernetes & Why You Should Use It

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post What is Kubernetes & Why You Should Use It appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Overcoming the Data Gap to Improve Supply Chain Margins & Efficiencies

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Overcoming the Data Gap to Improve Supply Chain Margins & Efficiencies. Supply chains are under stress: Climate change, Covid-19, component shortages and more cause disruptions and bottlenecks. Data Intelligence is more crucial than ever to facilitate the flow of material and goods in and out. .

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Which Came First: Supply Chain Woes or the Recession?

Arkieva

The next recession is at our doorsteps. Let’s discuss what we can do to rise to the latest challenge. Which Came First: Supply Chain Woes or the Recession? was first posted on June 28, 2022 at 7:43 am. ©2017