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Supply Chain Growth: A Leadership Mindset on the Offense


“I love to work in growing companies,” a VP of Supply Chain told me as we were making introductions and explaining our work histories. We had just settled on a deal to perform a network and facility design that would enable his company to add another 10 years to the growth path they were on.

Supply Chain Technology Trends 2020: Is this the Golden Era of Tech Use?


Supply chain technology always evolves, changes to meet the needs of the global supply chain, and offers huge benefits. With the new year, Cerasis always takes a moment to reflect on the state of the industry and the trends shaping it for the remainder of the year.

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Global Supply Chain Threat — The Coronavirus Disruption

Gravity Supply Chain

Like an explosion, it happened… On Dec. 31 2019, the WHO got alerted to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. The post Global Supply Chain Threat — The Coronavirus Disruption appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

Vertical Farming for Supply Chain Efficiency

Logistics Viewpoints

Indoor vertical farming has been around for quite some time but is starting to garner a lot more attention these days. As the world population continues to expand, so too does the amount of fruits and vegetables needed to feed the world. Generally speaking, we are not creating new farmland to accommodate the increase in fresh food required. Vertical farming can be part of the solution to this problem. The post Vertical Farming for Supply Chain Efficiency appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

The Impact of a Potential Epidemic on the Economy and Supply Chain


The coronavirus is dominating news channels worldwide as potential cases are reported in the United States. Health officials are warning against travel to certain areas to minimize exposure and several travel bans are already in place.

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IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Maritime Industry in Search of Blockchain Orchestrator! IMO article and permission to publish here provided by Jenish Sheth.

Data Science | Analytics Basics: The Difference Between Quantitative and Qualitative Data


In this blog, you will learn some basic guidelines to determine if the data is quantitative or qualitative with a focus on. Data Science | Analytics Basics: The Difference Between Quantitative and Qualitative Data was first posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:25 am. ©2017

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How to Digitize Your Pharma Supply Chain in a Day


As globalization made the pharmaceutical industry increasingly competitive, the pharma supply chain ecosystems have also become more complex.

What are warehouse robotics?

6 River Systems

Warehouse robotics refers to the use of automated systems, robots and specialized software to transport materials, perform various tasks and streamline/automate warehouse processes.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

When Uncertainty Becomes Reality

Vanguard Software

Many supply chains based in Wuhan, China and the surrounding areas are grinding to a halt in the midst of coronavirus concerns. News Supply Chain

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An Agile Supply Chain is needed to survive

Prophetic Technology

To continue to exist, enterprises today must incorporate the new kind of management is emerging: the age of “Agile.” Are you willing to take on the mastery it implies to transform your company SC ? supply chain

How To Save Money With Supplier Information Management

HICX Solutions

There’s no doubt that good management of supplier information can result in increased productivity and improved profitability.

In the Eyes of a Manufacturer: Lead Times


A product’s lead time is the time between when an order is placed and when the product is delivered. This when you are on the recipient end of an order.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

4 FAQs About Transportation Management Systems

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Transportation management sits at the heart of a company’s supply chain operations. Having the right solution will allow you to consistently deliver on time and in full (OTIF), at the lowest possible cost.

The Guide to Writing a Supply Chain Management Plan


Whether you operate in a brick-and-mortar business model or frequently collaborate with international companies, supply management can effectively make or break your company.

Technology Improves Manufacturing Disaster Preparedness

DELMIA Quintiq

Disaster preparedness is imperative everywhere, but that goes double for the manufacturing industry. Thankfully, technology provides ways to ensure business continuity and peace of mind. Businesses are more likely today than ever to cater to a worldwide audience.

Speed, Collaboration and Innovation – Key Words for the New Procurement Decade


The need for organisations to move quickly to protect and grow their business is not new, but through the last decade, the risks for those who don’t have grown. .

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network

The Network Effect

The post Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics autonomous energy internet logistics supply chain transportation

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power


The application of freight data holds immense potential. Logistics data is valuable to shippers, freight forwarders, logistics brokers, supply chain partners, third-party logistics providers, customers, and everyone else in the supply chain.

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7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, we rank books based on their influence, popularity, recency and practicality and then we come up with the list of the best supply chain books. Finding Best Supply Chain Books We've found that most recommendations for on the web are based on just personal opinion. In the publishing industry, Nielsen BookScan is the most widely used database for a book ranking method.

Digital Twin is an Old Idea – Just New to Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

It has been many decades since a circuit is designed digitally and its performance tested using a digital twin; an architect constructed the building and laid out its HVAC and plumbing on the building’s digital twin; a company invested in a new distribution center only after significant number of simulations and animations on the digital twin; a dentist scanned a mouth and planned for the treatment on the digital twin; and pilots learned how to […].

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Super Bowl LIV Will Be a Big Day for Food & Beverage Suppliers


The Super Bowl is an unofficial American holiday – and like any good holiday celebrated in America, there will be lots of food and drink consumed in households nation-wide! In fact, Super Bowl Sunday is the second-highest food consumption day in the USA, right after Thanksgiving. Americans will spend an average of $81 dollars per […]. The post Super Bowl LIV Will Be a Big Day for Food & Beverage Suppliers appeared first on Kuebix.

[PODCAST] The State of Logistics Technology Investments & The Market with Ben Gordon


Listen to “The State of Logistics Technology Investments” on Spreaker. Logistics Technology Resources An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains Download White Paper The Digital Supply Chain: The Landscape, Trends, Types, and the Application More.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Dark clouds are gathering on the horizon as the global economy appears headed for a downturn. Thanks to the Trump administration’s trade wars, IDC analysts note, “Costs throughout the manufacturing value chain are seemingly impacted every day. The uncertainty appears likely to continue into 2020, and thus manufacturers’ optimism has experienced a noteworthy setback.

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Case Building for Supply Chain Risk Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Case building article written by, and permission to publish here provided by, Ashley Halsey. An effective supply chain is the ironic link that every business requires to join together a well-developed product and the market.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.