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7 Signals for Supply Chain Planning Success

Supply Chain Brain

Seven Signals for Supply Chain Planning Success" is a guide simplifying the complexities of supply chain management by highlighting key indicators crucial for understanding and optimizing your business's health, eliminating the need for uncertain future gambles.

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Supply Chain Software’s Best Return on Investment

Logistics Viewpoints

Per $1 billion in company revenues, no supply chain application has a better return on investment (ROI) than network design! The larger the supply chain, the bigger the payout. Further, these projects are not for the faint of heart. Executives must have the fortitude to make changes in the operating policies and the network infrastructure that may affect the lives of employees.

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It’s Been Time to Add Generative AI to Your Supply Chain

Logility

Why do you need Generative AI in your supply chain? Your voice assistant probably can’t tell you, but we can. When mobile voice assistants launched, everyone marveled at how you could just ask a question out loud and get a response from your phone or other electronic devices. How cool was that! No logging in, no typing your question in a way the search engine wanted.

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The Supply Chain Disruption Survival Guide

Supply Chain Brain

This report delves into the crucial relationship between last mile delivery solutions and preparedness for potential supply chain disruptions, notably major carrier strikes.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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No One Wants a Trick When It Comes to Supply Chain Planning

Arkieva

There is little room for supply chain surprises. Much like getting the candy mix right for trick-or-treaters, we must ensure products arrive on time. No One Wants a Trick When It Comes to Supply Chain Planning was first posted on October 31, 2023 at 8:15 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Supply Chains and the Chinese Economy

Enterra Insights

By any measure, China’s rise as an economic power has been impressive — some people have even called it miraculous. Wikipedia notes, “The Chinese economic reform or Chinese economic miracle, also known domestically as Reform and Opening-up, refers to a variety of economic reforms termed ‘socialism with Chinese characteristics’ and ‘socialist market economy’ in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) that began in the late 20th century.

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Transforming the Automotive Supply Chain: It’s Time to Be Brave

BlueYonder

The automotive industry has shown itself to be brave in recent times, in all areas but one: the supply chain. In order for logistics, procurement and distribution to align with the general advancements of the industry itself, these critical areas must give in to a more comprehensive transformation. It all starts with a bolder approach to planning. “Brave” in this context points to a never-ending stream of innovations in the automotive space.

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Watch: The Big Changes in Supply Chain Network Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

Richard Thompson, international director of supply chain and logistics solutions with JLL, reviews the major changes that are occurring in supply chain network strategy in the post-COVID era.

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Supply Chain Coaching – What is it and Why use a Coach with Trent

Logistics Bureau

So, what is Supply Chain Coaching? Is it a thing? What are the reasons for using a coach? What can they help you with? This week, we hear from Trent Morris, who regularly coaches businesses in Supply Chain improvement all over the world.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 3, 2023)

Talking Logistics

It’s been a very long week for me, but a relatively short one for supply chain and logistics news. Without delay, here’s what caught my attention this week: Flexport Buying Convoy’s Tech: Going the “One-Stop-Shop” 3PL Route A couple of weeks ago, the news broke that Convoy was shutting down its operations (see my commentary. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 3, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Leading Inventory Attack Teams with Richard Lebovitz

The Logistics of Logistics

Richard Lebovitz and Joe Lynch discuss leading inventory attack teams. Richard is the CEO of LeanDNA , a purpose-built analytics platform for factory inventory optimization. About Richard Lebovitz Richard Lebovitz is the CEO of LeanDNA , a purpose-built analytics platform for factory inventory optimization. Over his 30+ year career in the supply chain, Richard has worked with manufacturers around the world in operations, supply chain, and lean strategy roles to develop systems that can manage c

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So, You Want Supply Chain Visibility…Why?

The Network Effect

Supply chain visibility is great, but how useful is it really? You need a lot more than visibility to have a high performing supply chain.

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October 31, 2023 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Name This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home October 31, 2023 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Halloween 2023

Enterra Insights

Consumers weren’t surprised when Halloween displays started showing up in stores this past July. After all, Halloween is big business. Despite inflation and economic uncertainty, the National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts consumers will spend a record-breaking 12.2 billion dollars celebrating Halloween this year. Journalist Nate Delesline III reports, “Prosper Insights & Analytics surveyed about 8,000 people and found that 73% of them said they plan to participate in Halloween

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Corporate Budgets Are Tightening. Where’s Supply Chain Spending Going Today?

Supply Chain Brain

With near-term consumer demand uncertain, and high interest rates likely to continue for some time, corporate belts are tightening. So what are companies spending money on today?

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Making quality management work in manufacturing

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Quality management is one of those things that you only realize the importance of when it does not work. When quality controls are on track, they improve efficiency and cost, and things hum along. But when they go awry, quality issues can drive up material and labor costs, threaten margins, and result in missed orders. Having a modern quality management system in place is therefore critical.

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Keeping Your Cryptocurrency Investment Safe: Our Top Tips

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweet (pictured) Content Writer at makeLifeSweeter.com The post Keeping Your Cryptocurrency Investment Safe: Our Top Tips appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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The 10 Most Needed Positions in the Global Supply Chain Today

All Things Supply Chain

The global supply chain is facing a labor shortage that has slowed down manufacturing and shipping times. As a result, prices continue to rise and economic stagnation has gotten worse.

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Outlooks in Logistics Management: How to Create Resilient Supply Chains in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

To navigate the year ahead, firms should act now to build policies, implement processes, and partner with third-party experts to create sustainable supply chain logistics and improved data processes.

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QAD Teamwork: Igniting Global Collaboration and Innovation

QAD

What is QAD Teamwork? QAD Teamwork is an annual event for QAD partners to learn about new products, strategies and trends. Educational Sessions at QAD Teamwork The event features a variety of educational sessions, including: Insights into QAD’s latest acquisitions Information on QAD’s unified messaging strategy Tips on how to cross-sell supply chain and ERP solutions An overview of Adaptive Applications In addition to the educational sessions, participants also have the opportunity

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Sainsbury’s – another solid performance

IT Supply Chain

By Charlie Huggins, (pictured) Manager of the Quality Shares Portfolio, Wealth Club The post Sainsbury’s – another solid performance appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

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Insights From the Store Operations Council

BlueYonder

If you are a retailer and have never attended a Cathy Hotka & Associates’ Store Operations Council meeting, you are missing out! Julie Hunt (VP of Sales) and I had the recent privilege of attending this year’s version in Washington, D.C., in October. This is a meeting of the minds – great retail minds– primarily from the store operations side of their business that is deeply entrenched with their store associates and customer needs.

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Supply Chain Resiliency: Driving Innovation Through Evolution

Supply Chain Brain

Ongoing disruption requires companies to make a fundamental shift in their supply chain strategy. What makes this transformation so difficult is that the scope of change required is extensive, involving many internal (and external) stakeholders, data and technology.

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Halloween Nightmares: Mitigating Risk for Importers

QAD

Confiscated imports and delayed deliveries. These are some of the nightmares that keep importers and supply chain professionals awake at night. Fall has always been one of my favorite times of the year: crisp evenings by the fireside, the changing leaves, and as we move towards the end of October, Halloween. As a kid, the combination of the uncanny and candy made Halloween irresistible.

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How to Find the Right Cosmetic Equipment Supplier for Your Business

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured) Content Writer The post How to Find the Right Cosmetic Equipment Supplier for Your Business appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Why MRP is a Game-Changer for Manufacturing Success

My Office Apps

Why MRP is a Game-Changer for Manufacturing Success In the fierce competition of the manufacturing industry, the ability to keep pace with constantly changing market conditions is crucial. One key to achieving seamless production and satisfied customers is managing resources effectively. This is where Material Requirements Planning (MRP) comes in, a vital tool that plays a fundamental role in any manufacturing process.

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IDC: The Utility of AI in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Brain

Read the IDC Analyst Connection sponsored by SAP, “The Utility of AI in Supply Chain Planning,” to explore how forward-thinking companies are already using AI.

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Retail Logistics relies on Omnimodal TMS for Omnichannel Customer Service

MercuryGate

How do shippers and LSPs focus on logistics cost management, improve supply chain resilience, and create a truly orchestrated, transparent value chain that enables real-time reactions to avoid supply chain disruption? The answer lies in your transportation management system. The post Retail Logistics relies on Omnimodal TMS for Omnichannel Customer Service appeared first on MercuryGate International.