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2022: The Year to Build Supply Chain Resiliency


Global supply chains have suffered immensely in the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a shortage of materials, shipping prices have gone up, and ports have been backed up. A lot of companies missed their demand forecasts.

Returns Costs Increase Due to Congestion and Constraints in Supply Chains

Logistics Trends and Insights

Raise your hand if you’ve ever ordered two pairs of shoes in different sizes knowing full well that you were going to return one of the pairs. Maybe it’s a dress, pants, or shirt, regardless, most of us have done this thanks to the ease of online ordering and relaxed returns policies.


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Why 2021 goes down in history as the most challenging year for the supply chain


COVID-19 has altered the business climate for many corporations worldwide, emphasizing the significance of responding, adapting, and establishing crisis management processes to weather difficult times.

You Should Be Worried. Supply Chains Are Not OK. Let’s Lock Arms To Drive Change

Supply Chain Shaman

As I rolled holiday cookies in my hands, I watched TV. I seethed as the news stations celebrated supply chain success for the December holidays. As I watched, I shook my head. I am worried. Chinese Lunar New Year in the face of a new pandemic lays before us. I expect disruption.

Lessons in Supply Chain Digitization from PepsiCo and Conagra

Speaker: Matt Elenjickal, FourKites; Craig Weiss, ConAgra Brands; and Mari Roberts PepsiCo

Join us for our upcoming webinar to hear from 2 global brands on how they’re accelerating digital transformation and increasing efficiency & automation throughout their operations.

Looking Back at Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2021


2021 will be remembered as an unprecedented year of supply chain disruption and market volatility creating a host of challenges for shippers and carriers alike.

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Supply Chain 2022 & Beyond. Just-In-Time or Just-In-Case?

IT Supply Chain

By David Shillingford (pictured). Chief Strategy Officer, Everstream Analytics. The post Supply Chain 2022 & Beyond. Just-In-Time or Just-In-Case? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

What Does It Take To Be A Electrician Reddit

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Our three member group of peer reviewers for leading journals, senior science editors with 2. years’ experience, and running editors do the job with you to aid your publication targets.

The Stellar Cryptocurrency – An Overview!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Cryptocurrency Facts to Know! Stellar cryptocurrency article and permission to publish here provided by Jamie Martinez. In the last month, there has been a drop in the cryptocurrency market.

Will the Circular Economy Ever Go Mainstream?

Enterra Insights

The 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) held in mid-November 2021 in Glasgow once again, for a brief moment, focused world attention on the dangers of climate change and the importance taking long-term actions to mitigate its negative effects.

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

How to Support Customers When Supply Chains Are Unpredictable

Supply Chain Brain

The holidays are placing even more stress on supply chains. Here are four ways you can help lower stress, minimize damage and deliver positive customer service

Understanding Conrail with Brian Gorton

The Logistics of Logistics

Understanding Conrail with Brian Gorton. Brian Gorton and Joe Lynch discuss understanding Conrail.

Disrupting in Times of Disruption

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Wheeldon (pictured). Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, BDP International. The post Disrupting in Times of Disruption appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Sustainable strategies to reduce GHG emissions for shipping

Prophetic Technology

Sustainable strategies to reduce GHG emissions in shipping. supply chain Sustainability carbon footprint

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Looking back at 2021: Lessons for manufacturers and distributors


2021 has been a year of transition. The evolving crisis and measures taken worldwide to contain the spread of the pandemic accelerated certain long-term and emerging trends.

Where Business is Done with Thibault Serlet

The Logistics of Logistics

Where Business is Done with Thibault Serlet. Thibault Serlet and Joe Lynch discuss where business is done. Thibault is the Co-Founder and Chief Researcher at Adrianople Group , a research and advisory firm focused on educating the world about Special Economic Zones (SEZs). About Thibault Serlet.

Holiday supply chains – did Santa get the gifts out on time?


Santa was worried about this holiday season. At the beginning of the holiday season, it appeared that Santa might be struggling this year to get the gifts out on time.

The Supply Crunch Is Forcing Marine Managers Into New Thinking

Supply Chain Brain

The role of the maritime manager has changed, and it will take more innovative solutions from all members of the supply chain to help fix the current crisis

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

5 Ways to Manage Supply Chain Documents!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Screen Time! Is That Enough To Be Good In Supply Chain? Supply Chain documents article and permission to publish here provided by Claire Glassman.

How Can Manufacturing Companies Benefit from AI in 2022?

IT Supply Chain

By Kate Grigorenko (pictured). Tech Writer. The post How Can Manufacturing Companies Benefit from AI in 2022? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The 15 Best Ways to Reduce Inventory and Cut Costs


In these fast-moving days of technological advancement and economic change, a lot of manufacturers are talking about going ‘lean’. One major aspect of running a lean business is reducing inventory – that is, a reduction in the amount of inventory your organisation keeps on hand at a given time.

Understanding Healthcare Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

Access this ultimate guide to healthcare supply chain management to learn the trends, challenges, strategies and solutions for achieving complete visibility and control over all of the supplies used in patient care.

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

Scaling Sustainability podcast


Recently, Kent Mahoney, Executive Vice President of North America, spoke with Seth Cysewski on the Scaling Sustainability podcast to discuss the current challenges businesses face to meet their decarbonization targets and pledges, and the top priorities businesses should be looking at right now.

Are Procurement and Logistics Executives Aligned When Faced with Current Supply Chain Challenges?


Procurement and supply chain executives are on the “same team” – and in general, a recent study conducted by the SCRC and GEP suggests that there is strong alignment between the two functions when it comes to prioritizing lower risks and reducing uncertainty in supply chains.

The State of Holiday Shipping & Learnings for Next Peak Season

Intelligent Audit

Understanding the state of holiday shipping and learnings for the next peak season means realizing that rates are always going to jump-start near Halloween. There was a time when the peak season was Thanksgiving to Christmas, but that notion is now in the past.

A Brand-New World: Reflections on Where Supply Management Is & Where It’s Going

Supply Chain Brain

After spending nearly two years tackling some of the most severe supply chain disruptions in history, it is not an exaggeration to suggest that many are only now regaining their bearings

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.