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Using AI to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Vanguard Software

With comprehensive supply chain risk analysis, unlimited scenario planning, and automated decision making, planners have greater confidence in their supply chain processes with Vanguard Predictive Planning™. Advanced Analytics Supply Chain

How supplier experience management drives innovation

HICX Solutions

In the latest episode of ‘Dial P for Procurement,’ broadcast live on Tuesday 16 March, HICX CEO, Costas Xyloyiannis, joined co-hosts Kelly Barner ( Buyers Meeting Point ) and Scott Luton ( Supply Chain Now ), along with Quentin Roach, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Chief Procurement Officer at Mondelez International.


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What Is Warehouse Automation? Here's Everything You Need to Know


In today’s highly automated environment, it is impossible to ignore the impact of technology on our daily lives and in the workplace across every industry.

Leveraging Virtual Twin in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The aerospace and defense (A & D) industry is facing numerous challenges following the recent pandemic, dealing with constrained demand and vulnerable supply chains.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

The Beginning of the Beginning: A Progress Report on the Digitisation of Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

OVERVIEW. We hear it everywhere: Covid-19 has accelerated digitization—but I have several questions! Is this true for the supply chain industry? What is the speed of progress specifically there? Is there real evidence that supports the impression that digitization is truly and durably accelerated?

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Probabilistic Planning and Forecasting Demystified


This post was originally published at [link]. I have been blogging and advocating for the past 15 years on probabilistic approaches to planning and forecasting, and am happy to see in the last few years it has finally started gaining traction and attention.

Philip Morris Drives Manufacturing Insights Using A Digital Twin

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chains quickly move through fads and buzz words. Over and over again, organizations fall in love with shiny objects moving from concept to concept. Unfortunately, shiny object love fests abound, but they do not drive value. The goal is to transition from fads to drive true innovation.

Green Corridor: Gemba Your Way to Green!

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Replace florescent lights with LEDs! Forgo disposable plastic utensils! Reuse all boxes for export packaging! Compel staff to think twice before printing out hard copies of any document! These are just some of the actions that move organizations toward sustainability.

The Food and Beverage Industry is in Crisis – How will you Respond?


When a crisis hits, having the right advanced analytics to react to supply chain disruptions in food and beverage is your best defense.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Digital Supply Chains and the New Normal

Enterra Insights

Over the past year there has been a lot of talk about the “new normal.” With vaccines being rolled out, infection rates coming down, and an end of the pandemic within sight, it’s time to talk seriously about the new normal and how it will affect supply chains.

8 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resilience for Manufacturers in a Post-Covid World


Sajid Kunnummal, Vice President and CPO at Navistar, was interviewed in late 2020 by Philip Ideson from Art of Procurement.

Safer and Faster: Singapore’s Known Consignor Regime

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

It would appear that shippers are in delay to apply for Singapore Known Consignor Regime (KCR). The deadline is 30th April 2021 to submit the application to the Singapore Airport Police Division.

Live Webcast: Deliver Better Business Outcomes – Managing Supply Variability


Part Two of Live Series Uncovers Additional Supply Chain Resilience Insights. ATLANTA – March 16, 2021 – Logility, Inc.,

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Saint Patrick’s Day 2021

Enterra Insights

For companies these are perilous times. A poor choice of words or the use of an image that can be misinterpreted can create unexpected and unwanted attention. Saint Patrick’s Day 2021. Stephen DeAngelis. March 17, 2021. For companies these are perilous times.

Three Reasons Public Sector Must Transform Grants Management NOW


Reason No. 1 – Grants are Mission Critical. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) estimates federal grants to states and local governments in FY2019 totaled nearly three quarters of a trillion dollars.

Now Is the Right Time for Supply Chains To Do the Right Things

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society


FMCG: Time to review unnecessary roles and processes

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I think we all agree that life will never be the same again after COVID-19 has dealt a stunning blow to humanity.

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Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

ToolsGroup’s Michael Haiber and Stefano Novati Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pros to Know” for 2021


BOSTON, March 17, 2021 – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, is proud to announce that ToolsGroup Director of Professional Services for Europe, Michael Haiber, and Vice President of Professional Services, Stefano Novati, were both named 2021 “Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. This award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage supply chains for competitive advantage.

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Efficient Frozen Food Distribution: Inside the Build-out of Two Automated Facilities

Logistics Viewpoints

In December of 2019, the global grocery retailer Ahold Delhaize announced it was investing $480 million to transform and expand its US supply chain operations to support a strategy to transition the supply chain network into a fully-integrated, self-distribution model.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – March 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

LogiSYM—Searching for Sustainability: Balancing Economics and Environmental Objectives in Logistics Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

4 Key Attributes of a Supply Chain Technology Platform

Talking Logistics

Every customized order or online purchase creates a new level of complexity in today’s supply chain. More direct-to-consumer orders mean smaller shipments, often with much shorter lead times.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Warehouse management system: how to make the supply chain run like clockwork

All Things Supply Chain

Stock management or inventory management is crucial for the supply chain. It allows a company to track corporate resources, ensure proper stocking and meet the customer demand level.

Körber User Conference Showcases Ecommerce Warehouses

Logistics Viewpoints

Chad Collins, CEO of Körber. Körber, which was known as HighJump Software until about a year ago, completed their virtual Elevate Americas user conference. Despite the pandemic, it was a good year for the supply chain group at Körber (Körber rhymes with Gerber, the baby food company).

How Plant-Based Protein is Shaking Up the Food Industry


When most people think of plant-based proteins they picture products like tofu and veggie burgers. However, the plant-based foods industry has started to move towards products that look and taste like meat without any animals involved.

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[Editor’s Pick] Class 8 Truck Orders in 2021: Past Trends and Future Capacity Outlook

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.