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REPOST: The Supply Chain is Broken – How to Fix it with Jeff Dangelo

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The Supply Chain is Broken – How to Fix it with Jeff Dangelo. Larry Cepuran and Joe Lynch talk about Lou Gehrig Day and ALS, which stands for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Larry Cepuran is a friend of Joe’s who has been diagnosed with ALS, which is sometimes referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.


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#1! Are you a Supply Chain Digital Champion?


Digital Champion Best Practices. In today’s dynamic business environment, consumer behavior and expectations are changing dramatically. As the demands on supply chains continue to increase, so do the expectations of consumers.

Thinking Outside The Box – Fact or Myth?

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Thinking Outside The Box – Fact or Myth? Opinion Editorial by Joe Lombardo –Transformational Management Consultant. Overview. The challenges we face in managing our businesses, are increasing at a complex rate. Changes in our landscape are evolving at a faster trend than ever before.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

When It Comes to Planning, Please Vote with Ike!

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“In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ” Dwight D. Eisenhower was a military officer and statesman. The 34th president of the United States (1953 to 1961.).

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Freightos is going public…and how we got here


Today we’re excited to announce that (drumroll…) Freightos is going public! The official announcement is here. This is an exciting milestone that accelerates our vision of a digital platform that modernizes international freight and improves global trade. First, some background.

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The Green Corridor – From Gray to Green – Possible Answers For Our Ocean Plastics Conundrum

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The Green Corridor – From Gray to Green – Possible Answers For Our Ocean Plastics Conundrum. by Tim Foote, Founder of Susymbio. Plato once said: Necessity is the mother of invention. This is no better demonstrated than by the work done by Ocean Purpose Project (OPP).

Logility Recognized as Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 25th Consecutive Year


Logility chosen for delivering pioneering technology solutions that power today’s supply chains. ATLANTA – June 2, 2022 – Logility, Inc.,

Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli

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Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli. Paula Natoli and Joe Lynch discuss the Google Cloud supply chain and the solutions they provide to their logistics and supply chain customers. About Paula Natoli .

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Friends not Foes, Supplier Relationships Made to Last


Supply chains are complex and varied; to manage them effectively, you need to understand exactly what’s happening in both your supply chain and your customers’ end markets.

The Future Of The Supply Chain Starts With Sustainability.

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The Future Of The Supply Chain Starts With Sustainability. Feature Article by Blume Global. To say the last two years have been difficult for the supply chain industry is a significant understatement.

Championing Supply Chain Digitalization

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We live in a digital age in which, according to Yossi Sheffi ( @YossiSheffi ), Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, big data is an organization’s most valuable asset. The well-worn adage that a company’s most valuable asset is its people needs an update,” he writes.

The CTO Perspective with Mario Paluzzi

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The CTO Perspective with Mario Paluzzi. Mario Paluzzi and Joe Lynch discuss the CTO perspective. Mario is the Chief Technical Officer at Reliance Partners , a commercial insurance agency specializing in risk management solutions for the transportation and logistics space. About Mario Paluzzi.

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 3)

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One of the issues with electric cars thus far has been the life of the battery. And this doesn’t just apply to how long can a vehicle go on a single charge; it also applies to the actual life of a battery, as a new battery can cost upwards of $25,000.

Power Your Business Sustainably Through Solar Energy

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Power Your Business Sustainably Through Solar Energy. Feature Article by Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp). Climate change is a major threat to the earth, causing more frequent and intense droughts, storms, rising sea levels and melting glaciers.

Why Manufacturers Need to Rethink AI in Supply Chain

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The following article, written by me, was published in Industry Today on 27 May 2022. Throughout the industrial value chain, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have been adopted at an accelerating rate.

Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

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For a long time, companies had been redesigning their supply chain networks and practices to become more demand driven. However, with the pandemic-related disruptions in supply over the past two years, companies have had to shift their focus to be more supply driven.

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.

Editor’s Choice: Why Modern Retail Demands Cloud-Native Technology

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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 Manhattan Associates and looks at the changing nature of retail.

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Digital Megatrends – Shaping Supply Chain Innovation

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Digital megatrends – Shaping Supply Chain Innovation. Opinion Editorial by GeTS. Confronted by supply chain disruptions, companies were mired in deep uncertainty in 2021. At the beginning of the year, there were fears that there wouldn’t be enough COVID-19 vaccines to go around.

Implementing an Effective Logistics Strategy

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When a person hears the term “strategy,” they often think about military operations. Sun Tzu, the famous Chinese military strategist wrote, “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 3, 2022)

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Erik Weihenmayer, the adventurer and first blind person to summit Mount Everest, was this year’s Commencement Speaker at the University of Vermont. His talk was very inspiring, as you might expect, and funny too.

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Evaluate Your Supply Chain Transformation Readiness and Assess Your Current State


You’ve committed to a supply chain transformation. Now is when you need to candidly assess your current state and determine your readiness for organizational change. This is the second in a four-part blog post series on supply chain transformation from Chainalytics’ Supply Chain Operations practice.

Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation

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Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation. Feature Article by Ryan Tang – Executive Director, APAC?E2open. E2open. While the COVID-19 pandemic woke up supply chains around the world, the ripple effects continue to disrupt in both size and scope.

Conflict Worsens Global Food Insecurity

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“Conflict breeds hunger,” writes Marie Haga, Associate Vice-President of External Relations and Governance at the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development. “It can displace farmers and destroy agricultural assets and food stocks.

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Pandemic Prepared! 8 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resilience


Sajid Kunnummal, Vice President and CPO at Navistar, was interviewed by Philip Ideson from Art of Procurement to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Procurement.

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.