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How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain

Transplace

How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain. By: Mollie Bailey, VP, International, Transplace.

Is Demand Sensing Right for your Business?

Logility

The accuracy of conventional time-series forecasts eventually hits a ceiling. Because historical data is a flawed predictor of supply chain conditions over a short period of time.

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Weathering the Storm: How Inventory Software can help you Manage a Product Recall

Unleashed

Product recalls are commonplace and are to be expected in many mass-inventory industries such as in the automotive, pharmaceutical and food industries. The risks and consequences involved in navigating the recall process can be unnerving.

The Supply Chain of Your Valentine’s Day Flowers

Kuebix

The History of Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day existed in a variety of forms before settling into its fixed date of February 14th.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Get Your COV On….

Supply Chain Shaman

…the weekend is just around the corner. Happy Valentine’s Day to all my blog readers. This is my 440th blog post and the tenth anniversary Supply Chain Shaman. It seems hard to believe that I have been typing away over these years building an audience of over 20,000 global readers.

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5 Reasons to Use Optical Character Recognition (OCR)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Article and permission to publish here provided by Harry Poulson. When you have to deal with so many hardcopies, textual images , and PDFs on your job or in your business, you need optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

Data Science and Supply Chain: It’s a Match!

DynaSys

We are back with Dr. Diadie Sow for the third and final part of our series dedicated to Data Science. The first part was dedicated to the story of Data Science up to now , and the second part focused on the daily tasks of a Data Scientist.

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[PODCAST] Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization

Cerasis

Listen to “Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization” on Spreaker.

3 Best Practices For Effective Vendor Management

PLS Logistics

Properly organized inbound shipments are vital to successfully operating supply chains. The retailers, distributors and customers heavily rely on the performance of inbound deliveries.

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.

Separate Demand Signals from ‘Market Noise’

Logility

Multivariate Demand Signal Management isolates actual demand signals from inconsistent market activity and improve forecast quality.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak. While the human aspect of this outbreak is clearly the biggest story, the virus is causing major disruptions in global supply chains as well.

Freight Economy 2020: Are We Headed for a Recession in Freight or a Boom?

Cerasis

Shippers around the globe continue to express concerns for the state of the freight economy 2020 industry. Experts disagree on whether we are heading for a recession or a boom.

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

The impact of the Coronavirus continues to be felt globally and the World Health Organization and government continues to urge caution as they implement controls to stem the flow of the infection. The death toll has reached over 900 and the number of confirmed cases has exceeded more than 40,000.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

An Update on the Coronavirus and Its Effects on the Global Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin . It has been nearly three weeks since Chinese authorities in Wuhan imposed a citywide quarantine and severe transport restrictions in response to a deadly coronavirus outbreak. The virus has thus far infected more than 45,000 people and claimed the lives of at least 1,100.

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Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s headlines are filled with disheartening news about climate change, resource depletion, pollution, hunger, access to clean water, and poverty.

Ten years of transformation

Supply Chain Movement

During conferences or interviews, chief executives can regularly be heard to say that their company is currently undergoing a digital transformation. But what kind of transformation do they actually mean?

How Your Business Can Improve Sales and Operations (S&OP) Planning With Software

Demand Solutions

Sales and operations planning, also known as S&OP, is a key business activity for production heavy firms. It integrates sales & marketing strategies with supply chain considerations, allowing for a more unified mission across multiple departments of the business. So how can your firm improve your sales and operations planning? This is a short guide on how to do so. Why Focus on S&OP?

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] ”[1] And that’s a problem. Morvan notes, “The management guru Peter Drucker suggested, you can’t improve what you can’t measure. To go back a step further, you can’t measure what you can’t see.

Coronavirus Impacts Global High-tech Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Global hi-tech companies are struggling with the impact of the coronavirus. While the mortality rate at 2 percent does not sound like it should shut down global supply chains, 25 percent of those infected end up in intensive care. The high-tech industry is impacted particularly hard because so much of their contract manufacturing resides in China and they run JIT supply chains. The post Coronavirus Impacts Global High-tech Supply Chains appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Will coronavirus affect your supply chain?

DAT Solutions

Coronavirus is getting a lot of attention, but it hasn't had much impact on domestic freight in the U.S. so far.

Embracing Adversity

Supply Chain Nation

Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today’s Wednesdays for Women blog. A contract specialist at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software, Inc.), Claudia dives head first into adversity without fear of failure and doesn’t take “no” for an answer.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Game Out the Path to ROI from Any New TMS Investment

Supply Chain Collaborator

Too often, shipping organizations focus only on costs when selecting a TMS solution.

Supply Chain Resilience Tested by Coronavirus

Resilinc

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Will Coronavirus spark supply chain reviews for manufacturers?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The Coronavirus outbreak and lock downs imposed by the Chinese government are starting to impact supply chains in sectors including pharmaceuticals, automotive and telecommunications

Coronavirus a Substantial Supply Chain Interruption – The Importance of Digital Supply Chain

Arkieva

The tragic outbreak of the Coronavirus has again demonstrated the need for ever vigilant health care services and fast response.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.