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How Making Friendship Bracelets Helped Me Understand the Benefits of Generative AI in Supply Chain

BlueYonder

In the week before “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” film debuted, I needed to make dozens of friendship bracelets to trade with fellow Swifties at the movie theatre, just as had been done during the ground-breaking tour by the same name. There was one problem though: I had never made a single friendship bracelet in my life, and I had no clue where to even begin.

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Steps to Protect against to Supply Chain Cyber Attacks

Supply Chain Digest

Boston Consulting Group off Smart Tips to Reduce Growing Risks

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting Supply Chain Disruptions

QAD

Supply chain disruptions have led many discussions the past couple years — and how they have been embraced by experts as the new normal. However, it is important to remember that the supply chain has always been vulnerable. It takes much less than a global pandemic — or natural disaster — or geopolitical turmoil, or port strikes – the list can go on – to throw a wrench in the works of global supply chain management.

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Building Resilient Supply Chains is Hard — but Essential

Enterra Insights

Prior to the pandemic, efficiency was the primary focus of most supply chain operations. Severe disruptions during the pandemic changed that focus to resiliency. I’m not implying that efficiency no longer matters — it obviously does — but a disrupted supply chain can’t be efficient. Here’s the rub. According to analysts from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), supply chain disruptions are likely to outpace resilience.”[1] As frustrating as that may sound, it doesn’t

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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Bridging the Digital Divide: The Importance of ERP in Supply Chain Management in the Data-Driven Era

Tecsys

Bridging the Digital Divide: Discover the vital role of ERP in supply chain management and the need for integration in the data-driven era. Unlock growth and efficiency with a unified approach.

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What You Need to Know About Supplier Management and SRM Software

QAD

Numerous forces drive your organization’s need for visibility across supplier activities. Global demand and supply chain networks naturally include distance, cultural, time-zone, tariff, geopolitical and other types of challenges when working with suppliers. As a result, it’s difficult to discover qualified suppliers, effectively collaborate with suppliers and quickly respond to unexpected supply events.

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Life Sciences and the Journey to Supply Chain Resilience: A Q&A with Craig Fix

Resilinc

In 2023 so far, Life Sciences has surprisingly had the highest number of EventWatch AI alerts of any industry tracked by Resilinc. In this Q&A, we sat down with Craig Fix, Resilinc’s Senior Director of Customer Success, to discuss why this is happening and how it is impacting the entire industry. Craig is a veteran practitioner in Life Sciences with nearly 30 years of experience and was Resilinc’s first Life Sciences customer, giving him a unique perspective on the latest challenges.

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Three Trends to Tackle in Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Staying ahead of supply chain disruptions today is both art and science: the art of knowing the trends to prepare for, and the science of determining how to reduce risk and increase resilience.

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List of Top 5 Best Supply Chain Visibility Software to Look for in 2023

Loginext

Supply chain visibility software has emerged as a game-changer, offering real-time insights, advanced analytics, and streamlined operations. In this listicle, we explore the top 5 supply chain visibility software solutions that are revolutionizing the way companies manage their logistics. The post List of Top 5 Best Supply Chain Visibility Software to Look for in 2023 appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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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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Using AI to Gain a Competitive Advantage with Matt Parry & Kevin Coomes

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin Coomes , Matt Parry and Joe Lynch discuss using AI to gain a competitive advantage. Matt is the Senior Vice President of Werner Enterprises , a key component of the company’s portfolio of transportation services solutions. Kevin is the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Greenscreens.ai , a pricing platform specifically tailored for the truckload spot freight market.

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How Is AI technology Impacting The Logistics Industry Today?

Talking Logistics

Last month, Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) held its “2023 Descartes Innovation Forum for Broker, Forwarder and Customs.” I served as a panelist on a session titled, “AI in Logistics Technology – Ally or Adversary?” I was joined on the virtual stage by Nelson Cabral, National Customs Manager at DSV Air & Sea. Read more The post How Is AI technology Impacting The Logistics Industry Today?

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Elon Musk Ensures that Product Development is Not Siloed

Logistics Viewpoints

One of the ideas at the heart of the discipline of supply chain management is the importance of collaboration. The discipline has done a good job of driving collaboration between sales and marketing and manufacturing, procurement, and logistics. The profession has not yet managed to integrate product development into core decisions in a meaningful way.

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October 25, 2023 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Comments This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home October 25, 2023 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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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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Mexico Transportation Risk with Mark Vickers

The Logistics of Logistics

Mark Vickers and Joe Lynch discuss Mexico transportation risk. Mark is the Executive Vice President and Head of International Logistics at Reliance Partners , one of the nation’s fastest-growing commercial insurance agencies. Reliance Partners’ Borderless Coverage is a global insurance program designed to protect businesses of all sizes from the risks associated with international operations.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 27, 2023)

Talking Logistics

It’s one of those Fridays, where I’m short on sleep, short on time, and have lots to do before the day is over. So, without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Happy (But Hopefully Fewer) Returns With the holidays approaching, this is the time of year when. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 27, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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2023 Holiday Logistics Guide

Logistics Viewpoints

The leaves are changing, the mornings and nights are getting cooler, Halloween is less than a week away, and Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy have launched holiday kickoff deals. That means that we are getting ready for the annual holiday logistics bonanza. The National Retail Federation (NRF) has issued its annual forecast, anticipating that retail sales will grow between 4 percent and 6 percent in 2023, meaning sales will reach between $5.13 trillion and $5.23 trillion this year.

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Leading with Confidence in Times of Uncertainty

Enterra Insights

To many people, the world appears a mess. They see senseless wars, extreme weather patterns, rising tensions, political division, and the list goes on. Leading successfully in times of uncertainty can be an enormous challenge. Nevertheless, the late economist John Kenneth Galbraith once observed, “All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time.

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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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3 Benefits of Reshoring for the High Tech Industry

The Network Effect

Reshoring: The benefits and hazards of reshoring, reduce supply chain risk, simplify your supply chain, and.

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Harnessing the Benefits of Digital Printing in Packaging

IT Supply Chain

By Lee Metters (pictured) Group Business Development Director, Domino Printing Sciences The post Harnessing the Benefits of Digital Printing in Packaging appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Reimagining IBP in the Age of AI

Supply Chain Trend

What would a Martian expert in supply chain planning and technology think when looking back at earth? With all technology available on earth would it continue with a 30+ year old, sequential, cascading, rather sluggish, manual planning process with a lack of focus on decision digitisation, decision quality and decision learning? Or would it start with a blank sheet and reimagine IBP?

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Top Differences between Inventory Planning for Finished Goods and for MRO and Spare Parts

The Smart Software

In today’s competitive business landscape, companies are constantly seeking ways to improve their operational efficiency and drive increased revenue. Optimizing service parts management is an often-overlooked aspect that can have a significant financial impact. Companies can improve overall efficiency and generate significant financial returns by effectively managing spare parts inventory.

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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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An EV Talent Gap Will Weaken the U.S. Battery Supply

Supply Chain Brain

America’s battery supply chain is still in development, but to ensure its resilience and reliability will call for best-in-class professionals.

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Controversial UN report claims many international postal services have failed to recover from Covid

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. (pictured) Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero The post Controversial UN report claims many international postal services have failed to recover from Covid appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Mastering the art of Supplier Negotiation: Tips and Techniques

SCMDOJO

Supplier negotiation is the most critical skill in the world of procurement. Effective supplier negotiations do not limit to the best price but a mutually beneficial agreement from both the parties that can have a profound impact on the company. It is a skill that needs a strategic approach and it is not something anyone can do. It requires an in-depth knowledge of procurement processes to be able to bring the supplier on a mutual agreement.

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All In on AI: Why 95% of Retailers Already Use This Game-Changing Technology

BlueYonder

Retailers have gotten the message: Optimize or die. That’s a clear takeaway from a new national survey on artificial intelligence. The survey, conducted by Blue Yonder , found that the vast majority of retail executives: Considered themselves very knowledgeable about AI (85%). Had no hesitations about applying AI to their business operations (85%). Were using AI in at least one application related to supply chain or order management (95%).

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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The Food Supply Chain’s Secret Sauce for Fighting Climate Change

Supply Chain Brain

As food shortages continue to affect consumers on a global scale, it’s high time that business and supply chain leaders move past considering how we got here, and take action to minimize, mitigate and prevent additional shortages.

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From chaos to clarity: Transforming network overloads into seamless connectivity

IT Supply Chain

By Marcin Bala (pictured) CEO, Salumanus The post From chaos to clarity: Transforming network overloads into seamless connectivity appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Ask the Experts: What is Your Favorite Scary Movie

John Galt

In the spirit of Halloween, we delve into a spine-tingling discussion with supply chain experts and thought leaders. Read their thoughts!