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6 Critical Trends in Distribution and How to Optimize Your Network’s Response

ToolsGroup

From digitalization and changing workforces to trend reversals and inventory overloads, distributors have their hands full when it comes to tackling the latest supply chain challenges. Trends in Distribution and the Current Supply Chain Environment.

Food Waste: The World Can’t Afford It

Enterra Insights

A growing population, intensifying climate change, and geopolitical tensions are creating conditions that are adversely affecting global food security. However, another, less obvious factor — food waste — is exacerbating the food security challenge.

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3PL Logistics – 5 Tips to Guarantee 10x Returns in 2022

3GTMS

As companies race to become the next Amazon, more and more are turning to 3PL logistics providers to help them manage their supply chains. But with so many 3PLs, how do you know which one is right for your business?

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Navigating The River of Demand

Supply Chain Shaman

At the end of a long day of a strategy session on supply chain excellence with a client, I needed to fill up some time in an agenda. To fill the gap, I needed to get creative to fill the time. The result? The genesis of the River of Demand learning activity.

Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.

Innovation in the Supply Chain’s Last Mile

Enterra Insights

Increased e-commerce sales during the pandemic brought last mile logistics into the limelight. The “last mile” is an umbrella term under which all of the processes involved in the delivery of ordered goods to the consumer rest.

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People Skills Still Matter in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

As talk of another economic recession begins to creep into everyday conversations, jobs sustainability is also on many people’s minds. Which jobs will remain if there is an economic downturn? What jobs will be available in the future?

DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. My colleagues and I often have the opportunity to discuss initiatives such as this with company executives.

The Power of the Network: ERP vs. Spend Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Alex Zhong, Director Product Marketing at GEP.

4 Features Of A Good Manufacturing Website

IT Supply Chain

By Amanda Nelson (pictured). Professional Content Writer. The post 4 Features Of A Good Manufacturing Website appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Importance of Digitalisation to Improve Supply Chains: Helping Businesses Navigate Through Supply Chain Disruptions

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Importance of Digitalisation to Improve Supply Chains: Helping Businesses Navigate Through Supply Chain Disruptions. Opinion Editorial by Bill Heaney – Chief Commercial Officer at DB Schenker USA. As Industry 4.0

2022 SCM Best Paper Award Winners

SCM Research

As in previous years, the Journal of Supply Chain Management recently announced the winning paper of the 2021 Best Paper Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

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Innovation in the Supply Chain’s Last Mile

Enterra Insights

Increased e-commerce sales during the pandemic brought last mile logistics into the limelight. The “last mile” is an umbrella term under which all of the processes involved in the delivery of ordered goods to the consumer rest.

Overcoming Tight Capacity: The Growth of LTL and Shipment Collaboration

Talking Logistics

Volatility is the new normal in the transportation industry, with consumer behavior and market conditions (read: inflation, fuel prices). Shippers and carriers are regularly challenged to accommodate the impact, from tight capacity to delays and high costs.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Restructuring Global Value Chains & Tariff Reduction – A Continuous Evolution for Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Restructuring Global Value Chains & Tariff Reduction – A Continuous Evolution for Supply Chains. Feature Article by Dr. Raymon Krishnan – President at the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society.

Entertainment Retail Industries Selects ToolsGroup to Improve Supply Chain Agility

ToolsGroup

BOSTON – August 17, 2022 — ToolsGroup , a global leader in AI-driven retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, has been selected by Entertainment Retail Enterprises (ERE) , a leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of customized retail products including apparel, accessories, and home goods.

Online Grocery Shopping’s Future Looks Secure

Enterra Insights

Although grocery stores have remained open during the pandemic, at its height many regular in-store shoppers turned to online grocery shopping. Some of shoppers had their online purchases delivered to their homes while others opted to pick-up their orders curbside.

The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

When you think of supply chain management, capabilities such as agility, responsiveness, and flexibility often come to mind.

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.

Editor’s Choice: Creating Full Truckload Budgets in a Volatile Market

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. Today’s article comes from Emerge, and looks at how to create full truckload budgets in a volatile market.

Why is XPO Spinning Off RXO with Drew Wilkerson

The Logistics of Logistics

Drew Wilkerson and Joe Lynch discuss why XPO spinning off RXO. Drew is North American Transportation, XPO and CEO-elect of RXO. About Drew Wilkerson. Drew Wilkerson is the President, North American Transportation, XPO and CEO-elect of RXO.

Online Grocery Shopping’s Future Looks Secure

Enterra Insights

Although grocery stores have remained open during the pandemic, at its height many regular in-store shoppers turned to online grocery shopping. Some of shoppers had their online purchases delivered to their homes while others opted to pick-up their orders curbside.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 19, 2022)

Talking Logistics

Sorry for the delay in receiving this post today. I went for a bike ride this morning with my oldest son, who is going back to college tomorrow. Sometimes you have to hit the pause button on work and enjoy life. Without further delay, here is the supply chain and logistics news that caught my.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

Some spices are meant to be grown and used year-round. Personally, I’m a fan of a few that I grow in my garden, such as mint, basil, and chives. Then there are the store-bought standbys, such as oregano, onion granules, garlic granules, and the basis of almost all recipes (along with salt), pepper.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – August 2022

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Saving Whales in California - A Case Study in Regional Collaboration Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine. In this edition we have several news updates, interesting & enlightening articles and contributions on people & management – topics which are most crucial to the development of the Supply Chain Industry across regions as well as globally. Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine now! DOWNLOAD NOW. RETURN TO THE ARCHIVE. Featured articles from this issue: h6.

Food Waste: The World Can’t Afford It

Enterra Insights

A growing population, intensifying climate change, and geopolitical tensions are creating conditions that are adversely affecting global food security. However, another, less obvious factor — food waste — is exacerbating the food security challenge.

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Selling in Tough Times with Nick Strober and Melanie Flores

The Logistics of Logistics

Nick Strober , Melanie Flores and Joe Lynch discuss selling in tough times. Nick is a Senior Account Executive and Team Leader at Lean Solutions Group , and Melanie is the Director of Solutions Consulting at Symtrain. About Nick Strober.

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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.

The Exciting Use of Drones for Inventory Control!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Love at First Flight! Flying and Crashing My First Drone! Video). In my experience companies always had a need for Inventory Control and an annual inventory count during which all operations were shut down for at least 2-3 days.

Sales rise, confidence falls. What should retailers be doing?

IT Supply Chain

By Brian Atkinson (pictured). Vice President & General Manager EMEA, Five9. The post Sales rise, confidence falls. What should retailers be doing? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Logility Recognized Among SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners

Logility

Logility nominated for its work with client iNova Pharmaceuticals. ATLANTA, GA (August 16, 2022) – Logility, Inc., a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today announced its recognition as one of SupplyChainBrain ’s 2022 100 Great Supply Chain Partners.