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Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency

Talking Logistics

What is so special about October 23, 2005? That’s when Walmart’s CEO at the time, Lee Scott, gave a speech entitled Twenty First Century Leadership that arguably kicked off the supply chain sustainability era.

How Has COVID-19 Impacted eCommerce?

Freight Center

Many small to medium sized businesses offer their products online to their customers. While eCommerce has been around for some time now, the effects of COVID-19 on the global economy and supply chains will most likely change the way commerce is conducted.

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Getting Started with Supply Chain Network Modeling

CHAINalytics

A company’s ability to evaluate multiple “what-if” scenarios and make rapid decisions with a high level of confidence is what keeps supply chains moving during disruptions like COVID-19. But what do you do if you don’t have an existing network model?

Tips for Getting Executive Buy-in for Supply Chain Planning Software

ToolsGroup

Are you making an action plan of all the things you could do better and faster with your supply chain planning software when the next global crisis hits? The Coronavirus has demonstrated that the real world doesn’t play by the rules.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Derek Jones, VP of Enterprise Strategy at Deputy. Jones discusses 4 last-minute issues that can arise during the delivery process and how to handle them.

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Building the Carrier Scorecard: A Guide to Improve Carrier Relations & Shipping Outcomes

Turvo

Carrier scorecards refer to the overall “grade” assigned to carriers by shippers and supply chain partners. These grades rate the performance and business health of carrier relationships, as well as their typical costs and more.

Inventory Management’s Crucial Role in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

What is Inventory Management and Why is it Important? Inventory management refers to the process of ordering, storing and using a company’s goods or materials. Successfully managing inventory allows businesses to meet the demand level of their consumers with an appropriate amount of supply.

Learning Logistics During COVID-19 Lockdowns

All Things Supply Chain

While working from home is not usually the norm for many people, it has become the “new normal” due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of getting up and going into… General Logistics logistics supply chain

What Causes the Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chain?

Blue Ridge

What causes the Bullwhip Effect in supply chain can also be easily fixed with real-time supply chain collaboration tools. The post What Causes the Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chain? appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles supply chain planning uncertainty

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems

Cerasis

E-commerce will continue to grow significantly through 2020 and beyond. As evidenced by the most recent peak shipping season, the need for effective, high-quality logistics and warehouse management has never been higher. The demands for faster, more affordable processes are growing in stride.

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Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Materials shortages , demand fluctuations and plan t closures have led many organizations to revisit their supplier relationships, as well as distribution and production locations.

New School Supply Chain Basics with the Supply Chain Queen, Sheri Hinish

The Logistics of Logistics

The post New School Supply Chain Basics with the Supply Chain Queen, Sheri Hinish appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

Insights into Navigating COVID-19 Planning

ToolsGroup

Tune into the first episode of Be Ready for Anything, ToolsGroup’s new video podcast. In this series, we’ll be interviewing industry experts about some of the world’s most complex supply chain and demand planning challenges.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Smart Last Mile Tech That’s Upending Waste

Cerasis

Delivery efficiency remains a top of mind concept for supply chain leaders. Within the final mile, efficiency takes on a new role and expectation. The final mile is traditionally marred by excess costs, poor visibility, and limited ability to intervene when problems arise. Meanwhile.,

Why Supply Chain Complexity Isn’t a Bad Thing

Logistics Viewpoints

When I started my career the term “supply chain” was just emerging. Most professionals I interacted with during my early days in this industry were still referring to “materials management” and “procurement” when they spoke of what we call “supply chain” today.

How To Be An Anti-Racist in SCM

SCM Research

The world is currently watching the shocking cases of police violence in the United States. But racism also exists on a smaller, more subtle level. In a recent interview , Terry Esper, a logistics scholar from The Ohio State University, shares his experience with racism and gives us excellent advice.

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Editor’s Pick: Is Your Supply Chain Control Tower an Asset or a Liability?

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.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Where’s the Value in Supply Chain Analytics?

Logility

Most supply chain applications that Logility works on have significant ROIs. But sometimes it’s hard to see where the return on investment will be coming from. At Logility, we focus on the tangible benefits of improving your supply chain and how we go about producing hard-number results.

Retail Distribution Center Automation: 6 Factors to Consider

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 20 Min Read. Download for later.

Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. While none can be viewed as “the big one”, many demonstrate shifts in strategies as companies prepare for changes in the market.

A Few Thoughts about Supply Chain Management

Enterra Insights

Supply chain management (SCM) sounds like a straight-forward topic; nevertheless, numerous articles have been written on the subject explaining what it is and what it isn’t.

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Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Pandemic paradox

Supply Chain Movement

The coronavirus pandemic has created an interesting paradox. The lockdown has given numerous directors and managers a broader perspective on their companies and the world in general.

The Differences Between Digitization, Digitalization And Digital Transformation In Supply Chain

Abivin

,After the Covid-19 crisis, businesses have begun to realize that the Supply Chain and manufacturing ecosystem are becoming obsolete, making logistics optimization solutions more necessary than ever.

Shifting to a flexible channel-based Supply Chain

Prophetic Technology

Retailers are experiencing low-traffic limitation in their Supply Chain ( SC. However, there is much to learn from the shortages of some products caused by COVID-19.

The Pandemic Motivates Changes in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The novel coronavirus outbreak piqued interest in supply chain operations, particularly in the food supply chain. On 16 March 2020, in response to COVID-19, the President issued “Coronavirus Critical Infrastructure Guidance for America.”

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.