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Hindsight Is 2020: Top 5 Takeaways for Supply Chain Leaders

IT Supply Chain

By Martin Verwijmeren (pictured). CEO & Co-Founder of MPO. The post Hindsight Is 2020: Top 5 Takeaways for Supply Chain Leaders appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Top Ten Key Performance Indicators for Successful Spend Analysis


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How Can Manufacturers Manage Disruption and Improve Productivity?


How can manufacturers manage disruption and improve productivity? By using advanced analytics for manufacturing, to understand the valuable information concealed within the data they already have!

Value Chain Planning and Decision Making in Times of Disruption (Part 2)

DELMIA Quintiq

This is part 2 of a 2-part series on how to succeed in planning and decisions amid times of disruption. In part 1 of my blog on Planning the Value Chain and Decision Making in Times of Disruption, the focus was on the ability to react and execute amidst the unpredictability of demand. Speed ??in

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

A New Decade: Give Science A Chance

Supply Chain Shaman

When I started my business in 2012, I frequently wrote about the future using the moniker of Supply Chain 2020. We had just recovered from a recession, and my goal was to help supply chain leaders create a better supply chain by the end of the decade.

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Artificial Intelligence Helps In Detecting Ecommerce Fraud

IT Supply Chain

By Harnil Oza (pictured). CEO & Founder of Hyperlink InfoSystem. The post Artificial Intelligence Helps In Detecting Ecommerce Fraud appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Five Supply-Chain Trends for 2021: How Professionals Should Prep Now

Supply Chain Brain

What will the new year bring, and how should we prepare

Trends 101

The SolarWinds Fiasco

Enterra Insights

According to Bob Dylan’s iconic ballad, “The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. The answer is blowin’ in the wind.” Many companies are undoubtedly wondering where they can find answers to the SolarWinds Orion hack. This extensive breach came to light when the cybersecurity company FireEye made public the fact that its system had been hacked by nation-state hackers (almost everyone agrees those hackers were acting on behalf of Russia).

Russia 100

2020 Year in Review: Retail Upended, Reset Continues

Multichannel Merchant

As 2020 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect back on a wild and crazy year in retail, to paraphrase the Festrunk brothers from Saturday Night Live.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

7 Main Elements Of Low-Code Development

IT Supply Chain

By Markiz LeQrua (pictured). Content Manager. The post 7 Main Elements Of Low-Code Development appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How AI Is Transforming Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Hit hard by the global pandemic and ready to future-proof their operations, companies are deploying AI-enabled solutions that can help them work better, smarter and faster

Global 101

The Holidays Aren’t Over Until the Returns Are Complete

Enterra Insights

It’s almost inevitable you will receive something for Christmas that you don’t want or doesn’t fit. Journalist Kelly Tyko ( @KellyTyko ) writes, “The thoughts that creep up moments after opening an unwanted gift might go something like this: How do I get rid of it? Darn, no gift receipt. What time do stores open tomorrow? Is there anyone I can regift this to?”[1] ”[1] She calls the days after Christmas an “annual return-a-thon.”

Multichannel marketing – how to make it work for your business


Today’s customers are spread across increasingly diverse platforms and locations, both on- and offline. Thankfully for modern businesses, reaching the right customers, at the right place and at the right time (i.e.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Three Quick Tips To Help Your Trading Profile

IT Supply Chain

By Brett Chatz (pictured). Market Analyst at LegacyFX. The post Three Quick Tips To Help Your Trading Profile appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

To Winter-Proof Your Supply Chain, Consider These Three Factors

Supply Chain Brain

With the first winter weather of the pandemic bearing down across the U.S., shippers are looking to ensure their supply chains aren't further disrupted by freezing temperatures

A Pharmaceutical Industry vision beyond COVID-19

Prophetic Technology

2020 created unprecedented challenges for the Healthcare Industry, as many companies were affected in so many ways, disrupting many, and putting off others. In short, our reliance on the technology needed to increase exponentially. supply chain

Brexit Impacts for US Export Shipments Beginning January 1, 2021

Intelligent Audit

In today’s world, it’s easy to think about all that goes into shipping analytics tools , business intelligence and advanced analytics. However, those execution capabilities, built for all modes, including parcel, are still left to the whims of global trade regulations.

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.

Cyber criminality on the rise as common methods still work

IT Supply Chain

By Jack Smith (pictured). Freelance Author. The post Cyber criminality on the rise as common methods still work appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Three Ways to Weather the Next Surge in PPE Demand

Supply Chain Brain

As we approach the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chains in the U.S. are still struggling to operate confidently and efficiently with essential supplies

Brexit jobs: people are still being sought for these professions

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s VP Sales, Roel Assies, talks to AD about how existing jobs within the supply chain and logistics will become more important than ever and how there will be plenty of work coming to the sector. Read the full story in Dutch here. In The News AD Brexit

Truckload Shipping Seasons

Freight Center

In the freight shipping and logistics industry, there are different seasons, so to speak. Fluctuations in the truckload market happen throughout the year based on seasonal demand, capacity etc., and in turn, impacts rates and the different options available to truckload shippers.

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.

The Differences Between Direct vs Indirect Procurement


Father of the Portfolio Purchasing Model, Peter Kraljic, a former McKinsey & Co. director is heralded as being the first to propose that enterprises should regard purchasing as a separate operation in supply chain management.

Blockchain Gets a Boost in the Ag Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

As the fog of hype that accompanied the early days of blockchain begins to lift, the technology is beginning to yield tangible results in a variety of industries, most notably worldwide agribusiness

Trade Update: Brexit Deal Moves for Final Vote by Members of Parliament

BluJay Solutions

Although the UK and EU have agreed to maintain a 100% tariff-free trading relationship, navigating the new statutes will prove to be cumbersome for many as importers and exporters adjust to the split.

Supply Chain Network Strategy as a Process Instead of a Project


Supply Chain

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.