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Improved Supply Chain Visibility Requires an End-to-End Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Happag-Lloyd will track all their container shipments. There have been massive supply chain disruptions since the pandemic began. These disruptions have driven up prices and led to shortages of goods. Congestion at ports has certainly played a role in these disruptions.

Supply Chain Disruption. A Deeper Look Into Context, Causes, and Trends  

Elementum

You don’t have to look very hard to find alarming headlines about supply chain issues today, as supply chain resilience continues to be maximally challenged by a stubborn snarl of inter-related difficulties.

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3 Simple Ways to Save Logistics Costs

Logistics Bureau

These might seem obvious. But many (most) businesses don’t focus on this well enough. Find out here: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Omnichannel Retail and the Cost to Serve Online Customers.

Produce Season 2022: What To Expect and How To Navigate It

GlobalTranz

Temperatures are rising across the country, which means produce season is kicking off. As we know, produce season brings higher shipping rates and tightened shipping capacity across the market.

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!

How Can You Protect Your Organization from Demand Constraints? 

Logility

Key Takeaways: • Supply chain volatility is expected to continue and plague some sectors until 2024. Demand constraints create financial risks as well as environmental problems. • 25% of inventory surpluses are caused by a lack of transparency and visibility into the supply chain.

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Will the Pandemic and Inflation Kill Innovation?

Enterra Insights

When the pandemic struck and the economy began to shut down, many businesses struggled to stay afloat. Just as they were getting back on their feet, supply chain snarls and rapid inflation dealt them another blow.

Profiles in Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility Excellence: GEODIS & Tive

Talking Logistics

Supply chain visibility has been top-of-mind for logistics professionals for at least two decades, yet it remains a work-in-progress for many companies.

From Siloed to Interconnected: Bring Planning, Sourcing and Procurement Together with a Common Platform 

Logility

Interconnected supply chain planning enables faster, more empowered decision-making. Supply chain organizations are now caught in the clutches of a global economy creaking beneath the weight of cargo embargoes, labor shortages, jammed ports and shipping lanes, and a pandemic that continues to evolve.

This Week in Logistics News (May 21 – 27)

Logistics Viewpoints

I was fortunate enough to spend the beginning of this week at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum user conference. It was great to be back in person at a conference, seeing people face to face.

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.

Consumers Are in Charge of the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Although retailers still talk about the digital path to purchase as an alternative to the traditional shopping journey, the lines between paths to purchase have blurred.

Why Implement a Yard Management System?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published recently, “A Supply Chain Executive’s Guide to Yard Management Systems: How to Evaluate, Select, and Successfully Implement a YMS.”

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Manufacturers: What you need to know about AI regulatory compliance

IT Supply Chain

By Lori Witzel (pictured). Director of Research for Analytics & Data Management, TIBCO. The post Manufacturers: What you need to know about AI regulatory compliance appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Surviving or Thriving? It starts with your first form of Automation, Warehouse Management. As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby.

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.

Cognitive Technologies are Enhancing Customer Service

Enterra Insights

Consumers can be a fickle bunch. One bad experience can sour them on a brand for years, if not forever. Trying to satisfy customers during tumultuous times only makes the task that much more difficult. And the past couple of years have been volatile.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 27, 2022)

Talking Logistics

“It takes a monster to kill children. But to watch monsters kill children again and again and do nothing isn’t just insanity — it’s inhumanity.” — Amanda Gorman But what to do?

It takes two to tango, when business meets design

IT Supply Chain

By Simon Bonello (pictured). Managing Director, Bigger Picture Agency. The post It takes two to tango, when business meets design appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Manhattan Associates Momentum 2022 Conference

Logistics Viewpoints

Manhattan Associates hosted its annual user conference, Manhattan Momentum , in Hollywood, Florida from May 23 rd through today, May 25. Assemble Agents of Change” was the theme of the conference.

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.

Business Advantages of Advanced Analytics

Enterra Insights

“The digital era has most organizations pursuing the fruits of data-driven strategies,” writes freelancer Bob Violino ( @BobViolino ). “But ensuring payoff is more nuanced than most think.”[1]

Five Strategies to Establish Supply Chain Continuity

ivalua

The post Five Strategies to Establish Supply Chain Continuity appeared first on Ivalua

11 Benefits of Working in A Coworking Space!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Shared Working Spaces are Great for Business Growth! Are you tired of working in isolation? Is your office space too small or big and empty? It’s time to change your working environment and look for a coworking space near you.

6 Ways to Choose the Best Excavation Services

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Williamson (pictured). Guest Author. The post 6 Ways to Choose the Best Excavation Services appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

A Guide to Improved Shipper & Carrier Relations (Part 2)

C3 Solutions

The relationship between carriers and shippers should focus on mutually beneficial transportation agreements to work effectively in uncertain economies and volatile markets.

APAC Study: Mitigate Logistics and Supply Chain Disruptions

ivalua

The post APAC Study: Mitigate Logistics and Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on Ivalua

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It’s Time for the Right Supply Chain Planning Partner to Build a Bright Future With

John Galt

Figuring out how to prevail over global supply uncertainty has become an urgent strategic imperative for supply chain teams

GCHQ advisor: “it’s a cyberarms race” as ‘ransomware builder’ emerges

IT Supply Chain

By Bill Conner (pictured). CEO & President at SonicWall, & GCHQ advisor. The post GCHQ advisor: “it’s a cyberarms race” as ‘ransomware builder’ emerges appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.