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3 Key Takeaways from our S&OP Maturity Research


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The Business Case for Building Sustainable Supply Chains


Sustainable supply chains aren’t just better for the world; they also grow long-term value for your business. A sustainable supply chain doesn’t just have a positive impact on the world. It’s also good for business and helps to support long-term growth.


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It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Holiday Returns, Part One

Enterra Insights

For decades, retailers have dealt with a slew of post-holiday returns. Before the advent of e-commerce, retailers simply beefed up their returns department to deal with the long lines of unhappy consumers returning unwanted ties, ill-fitting clothing, or other unwanted items.

Lufthansa Cargo Boosts Handling Performance with New Production Planning System

DELMIA Quintiq

Lufthansa Cargo has finalized the implementation of its production planning and control (PPC) transformation project.

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Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Digitalisation – Augmentation of the Logistics Workforce

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Digitalization and augmentation of the workforce can enhance many aspects of a business. It can reduce costs, simplify processes, and help to increase productivity both within the company and throughout the supply chain. Webinar comingsoon featured

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It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Holiday Returns, Part Two

Enterra Insights

The bane of e-commerce is the large percentage of purchased items that are returned. As noted in the initial installment of this article, Elise Dopson reports, “Data suggests that 20% of online-bought products are returned, compared to just 9% of items bought in a brick-and-mortar store.”[1]

Top 10 Tips for Efficient Manufacturing Response in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan S&OP Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Warehouse Labor Woes Are Worse than Ever

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse Labor Woes are Worse than Ever. On the surface, the jobs report in the US looked positive. Unemployment had fallen to 4.8 percent. But more people left the job force than joined it.

The Benefits of What-If Analysis for Durable Goods Companies


Make better inventory management decisions and gain a deeper understanding of your customers by solving for “what if?”. For durable goods companies, what-if analysis is a valuable tool helping to meet service goals while staying on budget or even improving the financial picture overall.

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Aluminum and silicon shortages causing price volatility


It’s going to get worse before it gets better. That’s the prognosis from experts—including those at Resilinc—about the chaos that is swamping global supply chains and undercutting the economic recovery.

Top 6 Supply Chain KPIs: Keep Your Dashboards Simple

Logistics Bureau

Have you ever seen an image of the modern airliner’s flight deck? If you have, you know that even with the large multi-function displays located in front of the pilots, many other gauges and instruments seemingly demand attention—enough to make you wonder how the crew can monitor them all.

Supply Chain Design Crosses the Chasm

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent supply chain disruptions are forcing organizations to challenge the prevailing wisdom and look for newer approaches to decision making. The simultaneous shocks to demand and supply, and the magnitude of these shocks are not something the world ever experienced.

How Australian manufacturers can achieve the net-zero deadline


Most manufacturing companies are working on what a low carbon future means for their business with the urgency to cut global CO2 emissions in half by 2030 and strive for a net-zero by 2050. We know that the manufacturing industry is the engine of economic growth and social impact.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

4 Key Points To Help Build Trust For Your Business

IT Supply Chain

By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at The post 4 Key Points To Help Build Trust For Your Business appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Most Important Thing in Supply Chain Management

Logistics Bureau

It is well known that Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an integral part of most businesses and is essential to its success and customer satisfaction. But what is the most significant thing to consider in Supply Chain Management?

Logistyx Technologies Talks Parcel Shipping, Holidays, and Returns

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Ken Fleming , President at Logistyx Technologies. In our conversation, Ken spoke about some of the findings from a recent survey Logistyx conducted on cross-border holiday spending, as well as some larger trends around the state of parcel shipping.

Fueling the Future of 3PL: The Convergence of Horsepower and Brainpower


With organizations facing more supply chain complexity than any time in history, 3PLs are well-positioned to provide turnkey supply chain elasticity capable of scaling up, down and sideways to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Leased line explained

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured). Director & Co-Founder, Crystaline. The post Leased line explained appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Spend Matters recognizes HICX as a top 50 procurement provider

HICX Solutions

HICX has been listed as one of the 50 Procurement Providers to Watch in 2021. The list, developed by Spend Matters, showcases fast-rising providers that are moving the market forward.

This Week in Logistics News (October 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve all heard the news that storage containers are increasingly more difficult to come by, and as a result, this could impact the upcoming holiday season. But just how scarce are they?

Motivating Employees for Better Results!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Ground Rules for Creating a High Performance Organization (HPO)! Motivating employees article and permission to publish here provided by Gabe Nelson.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The customer experience can be dramatically improved by implementing new technology

IT Supply Chain

By Oliver Guy (pictured). Senior Director, Industry Solutions, Software AG. The post The customer experience can be dramatically improved by implementing new technology appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

An Interview on Why Now Is The Time to Be In Procurement with Stephen Day

HICX Solutions

For this episode of Supplier Experience Live from HICX, we are joined by Stephen Day. Stephen is Chief Procurement Officer at Kantar , a data analytics and brand consulting media company based in London.

3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell. Joe Lynch and Steve Elwell discuss 3 emerging supply chain trends. Steve helps businesses manage challenges through improvements to leadership, liquidity, sales, and costs. About Steve Elwell.

11 Free and Useful Podcast Tools!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How Social Media Benefits Supply Chain! Podcast tools article and permission to publish here provided by Priyank Sharma. Podcast listeners are immensely increasing these days.

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4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.