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Planning for Uncertainty in the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The late President and five-star general Dwight D. Eisenhower once stated, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

11 Supply Chain Podcasts you should listen to

All Things Supply Chain

In the area of supply chain, it is important to keep up to date with the latest news and trends. Podcasts are a great way to listen to industry experts… General logistics supply chain supply chain experts supply chain podcasts supply chain trends


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Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking


Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. They connect data and metrics to show if your operations perform as expected and highlight what strengths or weaknesses may exist.

Steel: The Perfect Material for a Circular Economy, but with a Huge Decarbonization Challenge

DELMIA Quintiq

Steel plays a crucial role in almost all industries—even in those where its application is not as apparent. The food industry, for instance, depends on steel for its use in building greenhouses.

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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!

Global Study Reveals 52% of Vital Digital Supply Chain Transformation Efforts Hamstrung by Skills and Labor Crunch


Leaders surveyed in third annual ToolsGroup and CSCMP report are “extremely concerned” about external supply chain threats but lack people to make transformation succeed.

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Retail Sales in an Omnichannel World

Enterra Insights

Ready or not, retailers were shoved into the omnichannel world thanks to pandemic lockdowns beginning early in 2020. This created a new retail landscape — on both the consumer and supplier side.

REPOST: Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins. Jim Tompkins and Joe Lynch talk about Supply Chains in VUCA Environments.

Going Beyond the TMS Status Quo

Talking Logistics

There has been dramatic change in supply chain and logistics markets, requirements and procedures over the past 10-20 years.

Facilities Are a Critical Part of the Enterprise Supply Chain Tech Stack. It’s Time to Start Managing Them That Way

Logistics Viewpoints

Amidst ongoing uncertainty caused by COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia, war in Europe, scarce raw materials and steep inflation, companies are stockpiling inventory as never before in the hopes of mitigating future supply chain shocks.

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.

Today’s Transportation Management Systems: Your Mileage May Vary!


Chainalytics’ Vice President of Transportation Kevin Zweier presented a webinar with Supply Chain Management Review that explored the advantages of today’s TMS applications. Though intended for the same job, no two implementations are alike, and one system will not always address all needs.

The Smart Warehouse With Dan Gilmore

The Logistics of Logistics

Want to know how you can deploy a smart warehouse for your business? Today’s guest is Dan Gilmore of Softeon , a company that provides a full suite of flexible and robust end-to-end supply chain software solutions to deliver success.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (May 13, 2022)

Talking Logistics

It’s Friday the 13th. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 13.3% year to date. The Red Sox haven’t won their 13th game yet (they’re 11-20). I’ve got 13 pennies in my car (they’ve been there for years). My boys wear 13 on their baseball jerseys. My wife was born on the 13th. There are.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

After more than two years, I finally traveled for a conference again. I was in San Diego for Kinaxis Kinexions , and it was a great trip (I will have a full recap of the conference next week).

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.

The PSTN stop sell: all you need to know

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured). Director & Co-Founder, Crystaline. The post The PSTN stop sell: all you need to know appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Leverage Your Supply Chain Data to Drive Procurement Value


The post How to Leverage Your Supply Chain Data to Drive Procurement Value appeared first on Ivalua

The Hippocratic Oath for Forecasters


Is there an equivalent to the Hippocratic Oath for forecasters? What harm(s) can a forecaster easily avoid? This blog explores some examples. The Hippocratic Oath for Forecasters was first posted on May 10, 2022 at 9:02 am. ©2017

Can Companies “Uber-ize” Their Way Out of Supply Chain Troubles?

MIT Supply Chain

Uber revolutionized passenger transportation by providing a third-party platform where consumers “compete” with each other for rides.

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.

Delivering a great digital experience: The top DX Dos and Don’ts

IT Supply Chain

By Frank Bignone (pictured). Global Director of Digital Transformation, FPT Software. The post Delivering a great digital experience: The top DX Dos and Don’ts appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply Chain Growth in a Challenging Market: A Conversation with Weber’s CFO, Maggie Movius

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics’ CFO Maggie Movius has been busy. She’s navigated a worldwide pandemic, a partnership between Weber and Stellex Capital Management, and a doubling of Weber’s warehousing footprint in California – all within the past two years.

Wholesale Ecommerce: What Is It and How Do You Get Started?


For B2B these days, considering wholesale eCommerce for sales order management is a must. Not only does it retain key features of traditional B2B like bulk discounting, but it has numerous advantages over its in-person equivalent.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 05/06/2022-05/12/2022

All Things Supply Chain

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.

Is cloud calling the answer to teacher’s stress?

IT Supply Chain

By Douglas Mulvihill (pictured). Marketing Manager, UK & Ireland at Ringover. The post Is cloud calling the answer to teacher’s stress? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Digital Marketing for Manufacturing Tips for Success!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How to Create a Digital Marketing Strategy for a Logistics Company! Most manufacturers still rely on traditional methods to promote their business.

Assemble-to-Order manufacturing Part 2: ERP solutions to improve operations


With a manufacturing operation based on Assemble-to-order (ATO) , success hinges on being able to get products to customers quickly. There has to be tight control over inventory, and production planning and scheduling need to ensure product delivery.

Fate of U.S. Chipmaking Looks More Like Fantasy

Supply Chain Brain

A talent shortage and other factors make reshoring of American chip manufacturing unlikely, at best

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.