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7 Tips for Choosing a 3PL Beyond Freight Rates


Today, more and more companies are recognizing the benefits of working with a third-party logistics (3PL) partner. But if you’re choosing a 3PL to work with strictly based on their rates, you could be missing out on key competitive advantages.

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Challenging the Constraints: How Executives Can Mitigate Supply Chain Risks and Disruptions

Talking Logistics

The logistics industry is facing another challenging year. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, rising gas prices and other disruptions continue to impact supply chains on a global scale. The pandemic alone has affected 94% of Fortune 1000 companies due to supply chain disruptions, according to Frontiers.


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8 Mistakes You Might Be Making In Your Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post 8 Mistakes You Might Be Making In Your Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

How DELMIA Empowers the Supply Chain of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

I’m passionate about computing, technology and engineering, and keen to contribute towards sustainable operations. Dassault Systèmes’ vision of harmonizing product, nature and life greatly resonated with me.

Perfect Your Back-to-School Strategy with End-to-End Ocean Visibility

Speaker: Mark Delaney and Steve Dowse

In this webinar, we discuss key challenges in product availability, ways to create agility in your supply chain operations despite ocean disruptions, and how end-to-end ocean visibility can mitigate key retail concerns this back-to-school season and beyond.

Pursue Supplier Collaboration as a Pillar of Sustainability 


Improving supplier collaboration will help you build a durable ecosystem for short- and long-term gains.

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Enhancing CPG Brands

Enterra Insights

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers made a run on some products (e.g., toilet paper) leaving store shelves empty and consumers looking for alternatives. As a result, e-commerce channels lit up as consumers hunted for products.

5 Supply Chain Collaboration Essentials to Mitigate Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Disruption has become a new normal. Misalignment and disconnections in business can cause amplified problems in a disruptive environment. Few organizations are immune to the effects, which are acutely felt in supply chains — and the more complex they are, the greater the probability of interruptions.

“TMS-Plus” Is Helping to Break Down Silos & Optimize Across Domains

Talking Logistics

For quite a long time now, executives have been calling out the need to break down silos between the different stakeholders and the various functions in the lifecycle of a supply chain. Coordinating across different systems and parties has been a major challenge for companies.

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin. John Larkin and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics industry outlook.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

An Observation on Corporate and Societal Resiliency and the Strength of the Human Spirit

Enterra Insights

Last night, I returned home from Warsaw, Poland after a weeklong business trip in Europe. This was my second trip to the region in a month. During both trips, Vladimir Putin’s War against Ukraine dominated all conversations once business-specific discussions were concluded.

New Business Model to Master Shopfloor Complexity and Competitive Threats

Logistics Viewpoints

It is no secret that operational complexity on the shopfloor is considered one of the top challenges we all face, and not far behind, we have cost reduction, efficiency increase, and user engagement. It is all equally important to master to stay ahead of the competition.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 15, 2022)

Talking Logistics

It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, which means many folks are on vacation today. So, let’s just go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Trucking Boom Is Hitting the Brakes as Freight Demand Slows (WSJ – sub.

Improving Forecasts Through Advanced Data Science Approaches


Many businesses use traditional statistical forecasting methods in demand planning processes, and they are effective for most basic needs. But there are more advanced data science approaches which can improve the accuracy of forecasts and provide additional insight into their drivers.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Free Casino Slot Games on Your Smartphone

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured). Content Writer. The post Free Casino Slot Games on Your Smartphone appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

This Week in Logistics News (April 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

A couple of years ago, I mentioned that the robot uprising had reached the retail store. Well, now the uprising has reached your local coffee shop, and baristas everywhere should take notice. This week, Panera Bread announced that it would pilot Miso Robotics’ new automated coffee brewing system.

The Fear of Running Out (FORO) in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Confessions of a High Priced Expediter! By definition, Supply Chain is responsible for the continuity of supply and inventory of goods and services.

Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 17- Needs for More Diverse Supply Chain Talent from the Lens of Technology.

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces the availability of the Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 17- Needs for More Diverse Supply Chain Talent from the Lens of Technology. There is a growing consensus that existing supply chain and talent management processes and technology need a rethink.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Top Reasons You’re Doing Bad in College – Meet the Key Reasons You Fail College Classes

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured). Content Writer. The post Top Reasons You’re Doing Bad in College – Meet the Key Reasons You Fail College Classes appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

7 Reasons to Hire a Supply Chain Consulting Firm


The first question you may probably be thinking is, why do I really need to hire a Supply Chain Consulting Firm? As a business leader or senior manager in a firm that does not typically use supply chain consulting solutions, you may wonder what additional value or experience can be offered.

What is Fabrication Automation?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How to Compare Metal Fabricators! The literal meaning of fabrication is the action or process of inventing something.

Time to Level Up Your Demand Planning Skills

John Galt

To meet more complex demand and live up to supply chain’s newly recognized role as a growth driver, it’s essential to level up demand planning maturity

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Choosing high quality optical transceivers

IT Supply Chain

By Marcin Bala (pictured). CEO, Salumanus. The post Choosing high quality optical transceivers appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk


ModusLink Corporation

Analyze – Optimize – Grow. Life is a continuous circle of progress. From the moment we are born we continuously develop through learning and encountering life’s different aspects. This cycle of continuous learning and development is also widely prominent in the corporate world.

Reasons Why Utility Bills Are Going Up!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Small Business Cost Cutting: A Short Guide! According to research, companies and homes are witnessing a sharp increase in utility bills. So, why are you witnessing increasing energy bills?

Principles of Distribution Network Design

Logistics Bureau

Here is a simple case study on Distribution Networks that illustrates some key principles in Distribution Network Design. ?. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Do You Know the Signs of Poor Distribution Network Design?

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.