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Redefining Your Relationship with Data

Supply Chain Shaman

Driving a supply chain transformation? Want to be data-driven? Prepare for the journey by redefining your relationship with data. And encourage your organization to do the same. Data has a cycle as described by this quote from Techtarget.com. Most organizations only focus on usage. To be demand-driven, own the cycle. D ata management is the process of ingesting, storing, organizing, and maintaining the data created and collected by an organization.

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Editor’s Choice: The Three Trends Transforming Supply Chain Management

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 comes from Carlos Díaz Madero, Subdirector Marketing at netLogistiK , and looks at the key trends that are transforming supply chain management. In an ideal world, ensuring the immediate availability of products to customers would be simple, as demand would be easily predictable, all customers would be the same, there w

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Why Process Orchestration is Essential to Modern Supply Chain Planning

John Galt

Learn all about process orchestration, an important component of supply chain planning to connect decisions across functions and domains.

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How Can Your Supply Chain Become Even More Resilient?

Logistics Viewpoints

As we kick off the summer of 2024, four years past the emergence of COVID-19, we are still seeing the effects of the pandemic on the world’s supply chains. As supply chain professionals, COVID-19 made us recognize that disruption is a given. From production shutdowns and material shortages to blocked shipping lanes, we now accept supply chain uncertainty as an everyday fact.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Boosting Supply Chain Efficiency with Human Economics

Logility

As a supply chain leader, you may tend to prioritize efficiency. From improving the quality of technology within your organization to building richer, more reliable supply chain relationships, you must look for every opportunity to streamline operations. But there’s one element of the supply chain that’s often neglected in the pursuit of efficiency: human economics.

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FMCG Planning - A short history of technology advancement

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Plan, Plan and Plan Again! All major companies run some sort of ERP to support their business whether they are FMCG, pharma, brewing or indeed anyone who “makes stuff” for Joe Public to buy. Many blue-chips have invested in big name software packages while others may have chosen a cheap and cheerful locally built product. The big name offering is not always the most user-friendly solution but then the made-to-measure option also has drawbacks, usually support and lack of flexibility.

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Market Insights with Supply Chain Economist Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss market insights. Jason is a professor of supply chain at Michigan State University, which is ranked as one of the top supply chain schools in the world. Summary: Market Insights In this podcast, Jason Miller, a professor at Michigan State University, shares his expertise on the current state of the supply chain and logistics industry.

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What is a Digital Supply Chain Network?

The Network Effect

A digital supply chain network is not simply a collection of systems, integrated and connected by batch processes.

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Measuring Transportation Vehicle Utilization: The KPIs

SCMDOJO

In the fast-paced world of logistics, efficient transportation is paramount. Every inch of unused space and every minute of idle time translates to lost revenue and a larger carbon footprint. To stay competitive and sustainable, businesses must maximize their transportation vehicle utilization. But what exactly does this entail, and how can it be achieved?

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 28, 2024)

Talking Logistics

Did you know that 50% of the people getting diagnosed with type 1 diabetes today are adults, not juveniles? And those that get T1D as children, like my daughter Hannah who was diagnosed at age 11, ultimately become adults (Hannah will be 24 later this summer). That is one of the reasons why JDRF rebranded. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 28, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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5 Lessons From Military Logistics with Kenneth Carter III

The Logistics of Logistics

Kenneth Carter III and Joe Lynch discuss 5 lessons from military logistics. Kenneth is the CEO of Ameriton Freight , a logistics company specializing in the food and beverage space. Summary: 5 Lessons From Military Logistics In this podcast, Kenneth Carter III shares his remarkable journey from drug addiction and incarceration to becoming the CEO and founder of Ameriton Freight and Logistics.

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National Logistics Day 2024

Enterra Insights

By land, air, and sea, people and goods move around the planet. Humans, by their very nature, desire to connect and to trade with other humans. Admittedly, the term “trade” has often meant to exploit; nevertheless; most people understand that logistics is what makes the world go round. The staff at Mecalux explains, “Logistics has played a crucial role in the development of humanity throughout history.

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Watch: Can AI Help To De-Risk the Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Brain

Among the many benefits that artificial intelligence can bring to industry is to reduce risk in every link of the supply chain, says Jim Hayden, chief data scientist at Everstream Analytics.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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What We Can Learn From F1 Logistics

C3 Solutions

The Grand Prix of Montreal took place recently in our hometown. We had a chance to tag along for a behind-the-scenes logistics tour with DHL , which has the principal logistics contract for Formula 1 around the world.

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Breaking Down The Indirect Source Rule (ISR) and the Warehouse Actions and Investments to Reduce Emissions (WAIRE) program

NFI

Reading Time: 3 minutes Guest Blog Post: Alexa Branco, Director of Sustainability at NFI The state of California continues to evolve its environmental regulations, some of which have a direct impact on shippers and carriers. The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) implemented the Indirect Source Rule (ISR) and Warehouse Actions and Investments to Reduce Emissions (WAIRE) program.

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Artificial Intelligence: Try It You’ll Like It

Enterra Insights

Futurist Bernard Marr observes, “As a species, humanity has witnessed three previous industrial revolutions: first came steam/water power, followed by electricity, then computing. Now, we’re in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, one driven by artificial intelligence and big data.”[1] He adds, “I like to refer to this as the ‘Intelligence Revolution.'” The intelligence revolution is necessary thanks to the enormous amount of data being generated each day an

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Low Prices, Human Costs: Has Online Retail Crippled the Ethical Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Brain

Globally, it's estimated that $161 billion worth of clothing and textiles fall into an area of risk that makes them prone to being produced by forced labor annually.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Why You Need a Returns Platform for Customer Retention

BlueYonder

In a fiercely competitive world where customer loyalty is hard-won and easily lost, retaining customers is vital to retail growth. Not only is it easier to sell more to customers who already love your brand, but a 10% increase in customer retention can increase profitability by 30%. Providing a great shopping experience is a cornerstone of customer loyalty.

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Get Ready, Pharma: Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Enforcement Is At Hand

IT Supply Chain

By Shyam Krishna, (pictured) Vice President of Healthcare Solutions, Softeon The post Get Ready, Pharma: Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Enforcement Is At Hand appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Critical Path: Navigating Supply Chain Efficiency in the Oil Industry

SCMDOJO

In an era where efficiency equates to competitive advantage, the oil industry’s supply chain management plays a pivotal role in determining a company’s profitability and sustainability. Given the complex and expansive nature of the oil supply chain—stretching from remote extraction sites to global markets—optimizing operations can lead to significant enhancements in performance and cost reductions.

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Shein: Supply Chain Innovator, or Rule-Breaker?

Supply Chain Brain

Is the Chinese online apparel seller Shein a wild success due to an innovative business model — or because of a concerted effort to skirt import duties and workers’ rights?

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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Nucleus Research Names Blue Yonder a Leader in Transportation Management Systems

BlueYonder

Nucleus Research recently published its TMS Technology Value Matrix 2024 , which provides an overview of the current market for Transportation Management Systems (TMS), while also assessing the software providers in this space. Blue Yonder was named a Leader in this year’s Nucleus report, based on an evaluation of our Blue Yonder Transportation Management solutions.

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How to Choose the Right Pest Control Service for Your Business

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured) Content Writer The post How to Choose the Right Pest Control Service for Your Business appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Coming Modernization of Truck Parking and its Effect on Supply Chains

SCMDOJO

Truck parking remains a big challenge for drivers, with limited availability leading to safety concerns and driver fatigue. However, with the introduction of modern technologies and a focus on improving infrastructure, the days of the “Wild West” era of truck parking are numbered. In this article, we will explore the upcoming modernization of truck parking and its implications for the industry and all supply chains involved.

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Watch: Having It All: How Supply Chains Can Deliver 'Multi-Value' Contributions

Supply Chain Brain

Modern-day supply chains have to deliver value on multiple fronts. Michael Dominy, vice president analyst with Gartner, explains how they can indeed "have it all.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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A Digital Framework to Transform the Supply Chain

Demand Driven Technologies

At our June 2024 user conference Luca Cicchiello, Corporate VP of Supply Chain at Hutchinson, a global company with sales of over €4.5 billion, testified: “In our company, we’ve known for fifteen years how we should operate our supply chain: an end-to-end pull flow anticipated and configured by an S&OP process – but we were.

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Momentum 2024: Technology Drives Supply Chain Commerce into a New Era

IT Supply Chain

By Ann Sung Ruckstuhl (pictured) SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Manhattan Associates The post Momentum 2024: Technology Drives Supply Chain Commerce into a New Era appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Rise of Women in Supply Chain: Career Choice

SCMDOJO

In recent years, there has been a significant shift in the supply chain industry as more and more women are choosing careers in this traditionally male-dominated field. This rise of women in the supply chain is not only breaking gender barriers but also bringing a fresh perspective and new ideas to the table. With a focus on diversity and inclusion, SCMDOJO is proud to highlight the increasing presence of women in the supply chain industry.