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Is Your Supply Chain Leaking Cash?

Logistics Bureau

Do you know that your supply chain can leak cash? Yes, it does leak profit! But where are these leaks and how big they are? Thankfully, the leaks are usually easy to stop. Let’s hear from Rob O’Byrne to find out if your supply chain has any leaks.  The post Is Your Supply Chain Leaking Cash? first appeared on Logistics Bureau.

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Supply Chain Resilience. Really?

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I speak at the North American Manufacturing Association, Manufacturing Leadership Conference, in Nashville on the use of data to improve supply chain resilience. This follows the recent announcement by the White House Council on Supply Chain Resilience launching 30 proposed actions to strengthen America’s supply chains and the ASCM recent publication on resilience.

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2024 Supply Chain Predictions – Relative Stability and a Migration to the Mean

Logistics Viewpoints

The end of the calendar year is sure to bring about predictions about the year ahead. Media sources are filled with prognostication. And Logistics Viewpoints has a history of its own supply chain predictions for the year ahead. My colleagues and I will likely publish a detailed list of predictions related to supply chain operations and technology. But today I would like to take a moment to review recent changes in supply chain barometers and apply a positive perspective on what these indicators

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What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

MercuryGate

The concept of a “Supply Chain Control Tower” epitomizes the wave of digital transformation that has swept across the industry, empowering supply chain professionals worldwide. The post What is a Supply Chain Control Tower? appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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3 Demand Forecasting Myths Debunked

Logility

In the rapidly evolving world of supply chain management, relying on outdated notions or oversimplified strategies can lead to significant missteps. That’s why adapting forecasting methods is essential to navigate the diverse and constantly changing demand patterns effectively. In this article, we’ll explore why a dynamic forecasting approach is beneficial and necessary for today’s demand planners to maintain accuracy and efficiency.

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Stord One Warehouse in Action [Video]

Stord

Stord have a secret weapon that we use to ensure our partners and customers (and our own team!) have an efficient and stress-free peak - our operator-built warehouse management system (WMS), Stord One Warehouse.

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Navigating the Complex World of Supply Chains: Your Guide to Success

Logistics Viewpoints

The modern supply chain is a complex beast. You might think things would become simpler after each peak of complexity, but that’s not the case. So, why not embrace complexity as the new normal and prepare for it? Let’s dive into the challenges of the supply chain and learn how to tackle them. Changing consumer expectations The driving force of complexity: changing consumer expectations.

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Going Beyond the Hype: Successful AI in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, many companies are still in the learning phase. They’re trying to understand the technology landscape and what’s possible, but it’s a bit challenging because everything is evolving so fast. At the moment, the buzz and hype are centered on Generative AI, thanks in large part to the November 2022. Read more The post Going Beyond the Hype: Successful AI in Supply Chain Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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A Supply Chain Planner's Holiday Wish List

John Galt

The power of supply chain planning software equips companies to successfully navigate the holiday season. Let’s keep your supply chain merry and bright!

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Eight Keys to Vetting Suppliers for Success

Supply Chain Brain

Many smaller manufacturers aren’t equipped with the resources necessary to hire supply chain specialists that solely focus on vetting suppliers.

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Editor’s Choice: A Cybersecurity Planning Framework

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 Patrick Byers, DevOps Engineer at Lucas Systems, and looks at cybersecurity planning frameworks. It is important to have a robust incident response plan in place for your distribution operation in the event of a cybersecurity breach.

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Unlocking Logistics Profits with Matt McKinney

The Logistics of Logistics

Matt Mckinney and Joe Lynch discuss unlocking logistics profits. Matt is the Co-founder and CEO of Loop , a modern transportation audit & pay company. About Matt McKinney Matt Mckinney is the Co-founder and CEO of Loop, a modern transportation audit & pay company. Loop’s AI-driven platform removes payment friction in the supply chain to unlock margin and increase liquidity.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 8, 2023)

Talking Logistics

One of my back muscles, for no reason whatsoever, decided to start spasming last night when I got into bed. Poking, poking, poking me awake whenever I started to fall asleep. It won. I didn’t sleep. So, while I still have the energy, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 8, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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An Open Loop Is Critical for Innovative AI

ToolsGroup

How policy prototyping encourages responsible growth I’m proud to officially share with you today that Evo is an Open Loop participating company. What does that mean? Over the final quarter of 2020, Evo was a part of a team of leading AI companies in Europe brought together by Facebook that dedicated itself to developing a data-driven framework to manage AI risk while encouraging innovation and growth.

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Human Rights Day 2023

Enterra Insights

This Sunday marks the 75th anniversary the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) — the signing of which is celebrated each year on Humans Rights Day. The theme for this year’s observance is: Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All. Article 4 of the UDHR states: “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” Three quarters of a decade since that declaration was adopted, slavery and forced labor have yet to

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Ryder’s Freight Market Update with Kevin Clonch

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Clonch and Joe Lynch discuss Ryder’s freight market update. Kevin is the group director of customer logistics for Ryder System, Inc. , a leading logistics and transportation company. About Kevin Clonch Kevin Clonch is the group director of customer logistics for Ryder System, Inc. With a focus on Ryder’s freight brokerage group, Kevin is responsible for supporting a growing portfolio of accounts across the United States.

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Transforming Supply Chains for the World’s Largest Retailers

Supply Chain Brain

Retailers that embark on supply chain transformation are well-positioned to confront challenges and stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace.

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

How can businesses gain a competitive edge in an era marked by relentless competition and economic fluctuations? The secret is mastering strategic cost management strategies. This GEP bulletin, "Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability," breaks this down into clear, actionable steps. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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PittaRosso: Artificial Intelligence-Driven Pricing and Promotion

ToolsGroup

Evo is proud of our academic collaborations. This is a way we can conduct research with some of the most brilliant scientists and researchers around the world, as well as help prepare future business leaders for today’s increasingly competitive and customer-centric markets. That’s why Evo CEO Fabrizio Fantini jumped at the chance to work with Harvard Business School Professor Ayelet Israeli to write up a case on PittaRosso’s holistic approach to AI-driven pricing and promotional decisions.

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How to Calculate Safety Stock and Evaluate Different Methods

Arkieva

Uncertainty and volatility have been around for decades. There are several methods of leveraging safety stock in the supply chain to mitigate risk. How to Calculate Safety Stock and Evaluate Different Methods was first posted on December 7, 2023 at 8:19 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Logistics in the Sports Industry: How Supply Chain Management Keeps Games Running

IT Supply Chain

By Richard Pearson (pictured) Content Writer The post Logistics in the Sports Industry: How Supply Chain Management Keeps Games Running appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Is Artificial Intelligence a Solution for Modern Slavery?

Supply Chain Brain

How humans can partner with AI to tackle the pressing societal issue of slavery, for a more resilient and sustainable global supply chain.

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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What if Your ERP Never Gets Out of the ER?

BlueYonder

How to transform your supply chain (without waiting for your ERP to recover) Wholesale distribution and manufacturing (WD&M) has entered a new era where agility, speed and accuracy are no longer nice-to-haves, but rather uncompromising must-haves for meeting the new omni-channel B2B customer expectation. Once the fast, convenient omni-channel ordering experience spearheaded by retail during the COVID-19 pandemic became the new standard, and B2B customers began to expect the same experience i

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Enhancing the CPG Supply Chain with Logistics Management Software

Loginext

This white paper will provide you an overview of the challenges faced in the CPG industry, and how LogiNext's Logistics Management Software can help your company cut costs on its supply chain operations and improve ROI. The post Enhancing the CPG Supply Chain with Logistics Management Software appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Social engineering remains a powerful & ever evolving cyberweapon

IT Supply Chain

By Adam Khan (pictured) VP Global Security Operations, Barracuda The post Social engineering remains a powerful & ever evolving cyberweapon appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Watch: Top Challenges Facing Today's Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

David Salerno, director with 4Flow, summarizes the top challenges that supply chains are facing today, and recommends how companies should be equipped to manage the resulting complexities.

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The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery: Smart Order Fulfillment Through Orchestration

Shippers and logistics service providers are pressured to match the “Amazon effect” for fast and efficient service across multiple B2C, B2B, and D2C channels. Perfect order delivery - on-time and in-full at the lowest possible cost – is critical. However, recent surveys of supply chain stakeholders reveal that many don't have the technology necessary to achieve it.

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Revolutionize Your Supply Chain With Cognitive Demand Planning: Insights From 2023 Survey

BlueYonder

In the rapidly evolving landscape of supply chain management, precision, agility, and resilience are the keys to success. A recent survey of demand planners’ concerns and day-to-day experiences sheds light on the challenges faced by planning teams today and highlights the pressing need for innovative solutions to solve for them. Let’s delve into the key insights from the survey and explore how Cognitive Demand Planning is reshaping the future of demand planning.

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Leveraging the Power of AI to Enhance Operations with the Best Delivery Route Software

Loginext

Learn how LogiNext's delivery route software is a comprehensive solution for logistics and supply chain management. And how it enables businesses to plan, manage, and execute delivery operations with the help of AI. The post Leveraging the Power of AI to Enhance Operations with the Best Delivery Route Software appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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How Equipment Management Software is Hacking the System for Operational Excellence

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Benson (pictured) Content Writer The post How Equipment Management Software is Hacking the System for Operational Excellence appeared first on IT Supply Chain.