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Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment

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A Year Without Oktoberfest, Yet New Opportunities Exist in the Beer Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The cancellation of this year’s Oktoberfest is another blow to a beleaguered beer industry that’s still reeling from the effects of the global health crisis. The world’s biggest beer festival was expected to bring in up to six million visitors to the city of Munich.

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Shippers Need Advanced Analytics More Than Ever

Intelligent Audit

In a time of uncertainty, carrier capacity issues, and increasing costs, it’s clear that shippers are now more than ever turning to tools to help them optimize their operations.

KPI Supply Chain: Parcel Metrics to Track and Boost Peak Season Value

Cerasis

Carving a successful footprint and managing to boost Peak season value involves the direct application of KPI supply chain best practices. These best practices go back to the root of digital transformation within logistics, recognizing when things go wrong and intervening immediately.

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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Marketing Supply Chain Solutions Post-COVID: Q&A with ToolsGroup CMO Caroline Proctor

ToolsGroup

How has COVID-19 affected your business? Are you experiencing a change in demand given the changes to the economy and government measures? Our business fortunately hasn’t been significantly affected, aside from having our travel and events curtailed.

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Supply Chain Disruptions Need a New Prescription: Introducing Disruption RX Virtual Supply Chain Summits

Logility

A global pandemic was impossible to foresee as COVID-19 swept across our increasingly interconnected world. The challenging landscape, from store and factory closures to wild swings in inventory, has proven to be the ultimate test of strength for supply chain teams everywhere.

John Cockerill selects Ivalua spend management to digitize all procurement processes and cover all spend in one single system

ivalua

Ivalua’s ease of integration, flexibility to cover a diverse range of activities across multiple geographies and a seamless user adoption experience are key drivers in streamlining John Cockerill’s transformation journey.

System 158

Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

River Logic

Sustainability Supply Chain Optimization Supply chain analytics supply chain resilience supply chain agility

Accel-KKR Completes Carve-Out Acquisition of Shipper TMS

PINC

Acquisition Marks Second AKKR Investment in Supply Chain Software Space in Two Months After PINC, A Leader in Yard Management Software Solutions.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Using Procurement Analytics to Simplify Your Supplier Reconciliation

Logility

Ask finance managers to name a necessary evil of their responsibilities and many will cite reconciling goods received against invoices not received (“GR-NI”). The GR-NI issue is time-consuming to manage but not exactly mission critical to finding new business.

John Cockerill selects the Ivalua suite to digitize all processes and cover all spend in one single system

ivalua

Ivalua’s ease of integration, flexibility to cover a diverse range of activities across multiple geographies and a seamless user adoption experience are key drivers in streamlining John Cockerill’s transformation journey.

System 100

Understanding Supply Chain Resilience & What COVID-19 Taught Us About It

River Logic

Sustainability Supply Chain Optimization COVID-19 supply chain resilience supply chain agility

Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

In the post Hidden Suppliers Can Make or Break Your Operations (Harvard Business Review, May 2015), the authors write, “With the size and complexity of supply chains soaring, a daunting challenge is confronting companies: identifying the critical nodes hidden within the vast expanse of their supply networks.”

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Keeping up with Walmart: How to improve OTIF fulfillment rates

CHAINalytics

After first requiring suppliers to do a better job meeting must-arrive-by dates for order fulfillment back in 2017, Walmart is insisting on much stricter OTIF rules starting this week.

Every Salesperson’s Secret Weapon with Jamin Alvidrez

The Logistics of Logistics

Every Salesperson’s Secret Weapon with Jamin Alvidrez. Jamin Alvidrez and Joe Lynch discuss every salesperson’s secret weapon. Jamin is an accomplished 3 rd party logistics sales leader and coach. About Jamin Alvidrez. Jamin Alvidrez has worked in logistics and transportation for the past 16+ years.

The sustainability slog

Supply Chain Movement

The path to sustainable supply chains is proving to be a long, hard slog with numerous obstacles along the way. Firstly, there is a gaping hole between the rhetoric and the reality.

No Industry Has A Better Success Metric than Baseball

Logistics Viewpoints

Baseball has a key performance indicator that is unrivaled. The Wins Above Replacement Value tells a team exactly what they need to do to succeed. In business, and the supply chain realm, no other success metric has this clarity.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

UltraShipTMS’s New Integration Partnership with Samsara for Fleet Tracking

Supply Chain Collaborator

UltraShipTMS, the enterprise logistics management platform built for (and used by a growing roster of) high volume shippers is pleased to formally announce the successful integration with Samsara telematics and fleet tracking technology.

Winning Strategic Accounts with Michael Neme

The Logistics of Logistics

Winning Strategic Accounts with Mike Neme. Michael Neme and Joe Lynch discuss winning strategic accounts, understanding buyer behavior and aligning sales efforts to the customer’s buying behaviors.

5 Tips to Keep Your Material Handling Equipment Running Smoothly

All Things Supply Chain

The global supply chain depends heavily on material handling equipment. Therefore, when a machine goes down, operations can quickly grind to a costly halt.

Editor’s Pick: Best Practices For Optimizing The Last Mile

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Supply-Chain Awareness Is Growing at America’s Top Companies

Supply Chain Brain

Mentions of “supply chain” have grown nearly 30% in the past five years, according to annual reports from S&P 500 companies

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain basics. 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. About Jason Miller.

Brexit has already cost more than the International Space Station – & it’s still rocketing!

In the Supply Chain

By David Jinks MILT (pictured). ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, The post Brexit has already cost more than the International Space Station – & it’s still rocketing! appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Omnichannel is the Future of Retail

Enterra Insights

British novelist Wilbur Addison Smith once wrote, “History is a river that never ends.” ” The metaphor of history as a river is misleading. It implies a fairly steady flow of events from the past into the future. Forecasters would love that to be true. Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic once again demonstrates how history is more like tectonic plates floating on the Earth’s core than it is a river.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.