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The 2022 Labor Shortage: 4 Concrete Tactics to Combat Employee Turnover and Source Staff

ToolsGroup

The dreaded labor shortage. Whatever industry you’re in, you’re probably facing a swell of attrition, as 41% of the global workforce considers quitting. That thought keeping you up at night? Wondering what you can do about it? I’ve got you covered.

Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs Explained

GlobalTranz

Many shippers have realized that working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) leads to more efficiencies and cost savings. It also allows shippers to focus on their core competencies. But 3PLs are not one size fits all.

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Managing the Supply Chain in Times of Crisis?

BlueYonder

As we watch Russia’s invasion of Ukraine unfold, the real cost of this war is plain: lost lives, families that are forever altered, and destroyed communities.

Blockchain and the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

When most people hear the term “blockchain,” they think finance not food. The truth is, however, that just as many lives are likely to be affected by how blockchain is used in the supply chain as how it is used in the financial sector.

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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.

Ensure Business Continuity Through 2022 in the Face of Product Shortages 

Logility

Complete visibility into your supply chain is necessary to safeguard operational continuity. Key Takeaways.

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The Looming Supply Chain Threat with Felix Asare

The Logistics of Logistics

The Looming Supply Chain Threat with Felix Asare. Felix Asare and Joe Lynch discuss the looming supply chain threat. Felix is a cyber-security consultant and Founder of Premier Choice Consulting. Key Takeaways. Felix Asare is a cyber-security consultant and Founder of Premier Choice Consulting.

Did the Pandemic Derail the Smart Cities Movement?

Enterra Insights

We’re all aware of the disruptions that the pandemic created in our lives. We are also aware that the repercussions of the pandemic spread far beyond health concerns.

Build Supply Chain Resilience with a Diverse Sourcing Strategy 

Logility

If resilience is the panacea to today’s supply chain challenges, it seems that everyone has a different prescription.

The State of Home Delivery: Plenty of Room for Improvement

Logistics Viewpoints

Ecommerce has been on a roll for the last two years. This level of consumer activity has translated into record volumes of home deliveries. But, let’s face it: since the pandemic started, home delivery performance has not been great.

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!

Experiments in Supply Chain Management Research

SCM Research

Experiments have exerted a growing methodological influence on the SCM discipline in recent years. In their recently published article on this subject, entitled Experiments in Strategy Research: A Critical Review and Future Research Opportunities , Bolinger et al. 2021) examine and categorize experiments by “[identifying] topic areas in which experiments have been effectively deployed as well as several literature streams that have a limited amount of prior experimental research.”

Are People Seriously Talking About a Fifth Industrial Revolution?

Enterra Insights

As far as revolutions go, we remain in the infancy of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (aka Industry 4.0). A 2021 survey conducted by PTC found that the Industry 4.0 journey has been completed by fewer than half of the polled organizations.[1]

Global Beverage Brand Revamps Warehouse Design for Faster Distribution

CHAINalytics

An iconic international beverage brand needed to improve warehouse layouts in their direct-to-store distribution operation. They partnered with Chainalytics to improve efficiency in their 50 U.S.

Home Delivery Robots: Last Mile Gamechangers

Logistics Viewpoints

Robots continue to be a larger part of global supply chains. When it comes to deploying robots, warehouse technology is more established, as the use of robots within warehouses is set to grow significantly.

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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 22, 2022)

Talking Logistics

What happens when engineers and Oreo cookies meet? You get the Oreometer — “a simple device that firmly grasps an Oreo cookie and uses pennies and rubber bands to control the twisting force that progressively twists the cookie open.”

Urgent – The Ukraine Logistics Coalition with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

Urgent – The Ukraine Logistics Coalition with Ben Gordon. The situation in the Ukraine grows more desperate every minute and the need for humanitarian aid is enormous and growing. People who work in logistics and supply chain are in a unique position to help the people of the Ukraine.

NFTs & Supply Chain: What Are The Applications?

SCMDOJO

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have proven their potential in every industry known. Non-fungible means non-interchangeable tickets stored on a blockchain (electronic digital ledger). The topic, Application of NFTs in Supply Chain Management, is buzzing in the supply chain & logistics space.

Editor’s Choice: What Does the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Proposal Mean for Supply Chains?

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 GEP and look at the impact of the SEC’s climate disclosure proposal.

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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.

Revealing Survey Relative to Business Sustainability and ESG Actions

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a revealing survey published this week regarding viewpoints relative to business sustainability and ESG actions which reflect both a call to action and a perspective of advanced technology enablement. . Background.

3 things to know before investing in voice picking

All Things Supply Chain

Recent advances in voice AI are changing the voice picking experience for everyone: pickers, developers and enterprises.

We’re BACK! 5 Reasons to attend 2022 Ivalua NOW DC: Stronger Together

ivalua

We’re BACK! 5 Reasons to attend 2022 Ivalua NOW DC: Stronger Together. After almost 3 years, we are thrilled and more than ready to welcome our guests back to Ivalua NOW in Washington D.C!

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Why Resilience Can Not Remain a Specialist’s Problem

IT Supply Chain

By Flick March (pictured). UKI Security & Resiliency Practice Leader, Kyndryl. The post Why Resilience Can Not Remain a Specialist’s Problem appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

Sustainability in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Prophetic Technology

When we talk about greener energy, the Pharmaceutical industry has to make crucial changes; many large pharma companies have determined carbon reduction goals, moving away from fossil fuels and greener, renewable energy resources. supply chain Sustainability coldchain pharma Pharmaceutical Industry

28 Procurement KPIs That Optimize Supplier & Buyer Performance

Silvon Software

The past few years have created a lasting impact on the way business is conducted, driving many companies to analytics to gain the visibility they need to control and optimize key processes.

eLearning vs classroom learning: the big debate

Procurement Academy

Pepsi or Coke? Mac or PC? DC or Marvel? There are some either-or pairings that will always inspire heated debate – and over recent years, eLearning or classroom learning has become another. For some, eLearning presents an opportunity to address entrenched training challenges.

Cloud Application Delivery: Still A Work in Progress for Many

IT Supply Chain

By Adrian Taylor (pictured). Vice President, A10 Networks. The post Cloud Application Delivery: Still A Work in Progress for Many appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.