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Can You Have Too Much Supply Chain Visibility?

Talking Logistics

You’ve probably heard the phrase “Too much of a good thing,” which the Grammarist defines as “an excessive amount that becomes overwhelming or harmful, rather than helpful or pleasurable.” The phrase popped into my head the other night as I helped myself to another serving of ice cream. In case you’re wondering, you can’t have. Read more The post Can You Have Too Much Supply Chain Visibility?

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How 3D Printing Will Change Supply Chains and Improve Sustainability

Supply Chain Brain

As the technology has advanced and become more available, 3D printing is expected to become an integral part of many industries’ operations and could ultimately help companies achieve sustainability goals.

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5 Expert Risk Management Strategies: A 2024 Guide for Supply Chain Managers

Supply Chain Brain

How do supply chain risk managers balance cost and finite resources against growing risk loads? Expert Risk Management Strategies give you insights into the tactics and tools used by industry experts to manage and minimize exposure to cost of disruption.

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Supply Chain Planning: Why we find it hard to trust Probabilistic Technology

IT Supply Chain

By Martin Woodward (pictured) CEO, Brookes Supply Chain Solutions The post Supply Chain Planning: Why we find it hard to trust Probabilistic Technology appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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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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Inside Johnson & Johnson’s Supply Chain Operations

RFgen

Johnson & Johnson is a long-established leader in the healthcare sector. Founded in 1886 with just 14 employees, it now provides global solutions for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer goods. Today, Johnson & Johnson operates over 250 companies that employ more than 152,000 people worldwide, generating an annual revenue in excess of $21.3B.

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Log-hub Update Includes 3D Maps for Supply Chain Visualization

Supply Chain Brain

Log-hub said that its 3D maps offering will provide users with increased efficiency and more strategic insights into how companies navigate global supply chain networks.

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How Does Supply Chain Impact Marketing & Sales?

SCMDOJO

At first, looking at this title, you might think – ha? How is marketing connected to my supply chain? But the truth is that more than you think. The supply chain of your business has many components. And marketing might be one of the most essential ones if you want to create a sustainable and successful company in the long run. That’s why you need to understand the relationship between supply chain and marketing and align them if you hope to maintain a competitive edge in the fast-paced world.

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Audi India Says Red Sea Crisis Impacting Automotive Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Balbir Singh Dhillon, the head of Audi India, said that the Red Sea situation is impacting the German carmaker’s deliveries to customers in India.

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2024: Planning for Success Amid the Uncertainty

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s human nature to want to start a new year with new goals—the ever-present new year’s resolutions. Typically, we make it at least one month into the new year before we have to revise our plans. However, it’s only early February 2024, and we already have several major disruptions impacting supply chains. As Alan Amling at the University of Tennessee put it, “2024 is riddled with uncertainty.

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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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Shouldn’t GenAI Mean New Gen?

Supply Chain Shaman

We are in the middle of a hype cycle. The acronym for artificial intelligence (AI) is seemingly everywhere, but the value proposition is nowhere. Like any hype cycle, the market will overheat being over-hyped, then fall. The question in my mind is, “Will we drive substantial improvement in outcomes? Or transform work?” What I see today, I find disappointing.

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U.S. E-commerce Logistics Report: Overcoming Barriers and Seizing Opportunities

Talking Logistics

The United States has established itself as an unrivaled leader in the North American e-commerce logistics market. This success is primarily driven by its cutting-edge technologies and robust infrastructure. Online sales in the country have experienced remarkable growth over the past decade, registering an impressive annual increase of 13% to 18%. This remarkable trajectory is.

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Channel Free Logistics with Bill Thayer

The Logistics of Logistics

Bill Thayer and Joe Lynch discuss channel free logistics. Bill is the Founder and CEO, of Fillogic a l ogistics-as-a-service platform for retail that converts underutilized space at retail centers into tech-enabled, micro distribution hubs. About Bill Thayer Bill Thayer is the Founder and CEO, of Fillogic a logistics-as-a-service platform for retail that converts underutilized space at retail centers into tech-enabled, micro distribution hubs.

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5G Holds Great Promise Across the Supply Chain, but Challenges Remain

Logistics Viewpoints

5G promises high bandwidth, low latency, and massive IoT device connectivity. For industry, the ability to better connect machines, objects, and devices is what is driving excitement for this technology. Patrick Arnold, a research analyst at ARC Advisory Group, says that suppliers of industrial solutions are responding by investing in new product design and incorporating 5G into their portfolios. “5G” is the 5th generation mobile network.

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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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What is S&OP?

Arkieva

What is S&OP? In a world where you can easily get overwhelmed by the number of supply-chain related acronyms, S&OP is one you don't want to overlook. What is S&OP? was first posted on February 13, 2024 at 7:52 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 16, 2024)

Talking Logistics

We’re getting 8-12 inches of snow tomorrow. That’s what the weather forecasters were saying Monday morning. By that evening, they had dialed back their prediction to 5-6 inches. When I woke up Tuesday morning and looked out my window, there was no snow on the ground. Nothing. Zero. A reminder that even with all the. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 16, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Three Critical Steps Toward Mastering Total Inventory Optimization in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Just months after snarled supply chains led to widespread inventory shortages, the proverbial pendulum has decidedly shifted to the other side.

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Learn from the Experts: Three Best Practices of Leading LSPs

BlueYonder

As I discussed in a previous blog , more retailers and manufacturers are turning to logistics services providers (LSPs) to manage their growing warehousing and transportation challenges — including rising costs, shrinking margins, labor shortages, and increasing customer demands. By applying advanced technologies and associated best practices to optimize operations, LSPs are helping retailers and manufacturers achieve a faster, higher return on their logistics investments.

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

How can businesses gain a competitive edge in an era marked by relentless competition and economic fluctuations? The secret is mastering strategic cost management strategies. This GEP bulletin, "Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability," breaks this down into clear, actionable steps. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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The Evolution of the Food & Beverage Value Chain: Driven By Consumers

QAD

Updated: February 15, 2024 Published: March 25, 2021 If I think back to my childhood days and recall the shopping experience for food & beverage products, my first thoughts are about local grocery stores and smaller neighborhood specialty shops. The massive “big box” all-in-one stores did not exist. There was no online shopping, and the grocery stores of the day were not much bigger than most standalone pharmacy chain stores are today.

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Major Trends in Yard & Dock Management for 2024

C3 Solutions

In 2024, the yard and dock management landscape is undergoing a transformative shift, driven by stakeholders grappling with the challenges and opportunities of a rapidly evolving market. Businesses now realize the significant return on investment these areas offer, a realization spurred by the advancements in technology and a deeper understanding of supply chain dynamics.

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Staff Shortages Remain Top Challenge for Supply Chain in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Respondents expressed optimism in the economy, and more than 50% say they’ve seen a “greater focus and understanding of supply chains” from those in the C-Suite.

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Master the Challenge of Cold Chain with Blue Yonder (Part 2)

BlueYonder

My previous blog article focused on the size of the cold-chain market — $1 trillion by 2030 — and the huge opportunity it presents for the world’s logistics service providers (LSPs). How can the typical LSP capitalize on this large and growing revenue stream? And how can Blue Yonder help? That was the topic of a conversation I had recently with Ann Marie Jonkman, Senior Director of Industry Strategy for LSP/Cold Chain at Blue Yonder.

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The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery: Smart Order Fulfillment Through Orchestration

Shippers and logistics service providers are pressured to match the “Amazon effect” for fast and efficient service across multiple B2C, B2B, and D2C channels. Perfect order delivery - on-time and in-full at the lowest possible cost – is critical. However, recent surveys of supply chain stakeholders reveal that many don't have the technology necessary to achieve it.

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Finding the Sweet Spots: Supply Chain Planning for Valentine’s Day

John Galt

These key strategies help companies fine-tune their supply chain planning to ensure success for the Valentine's Day rush and beyond.

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Watch out for Presidents’ Day: it’s the US holiday only 30% of British businesses plan for.

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. (pictured) Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero The post Watch out for Presidents’ Day: it’s the US holiday only 30% of British businesses plan for. appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Practicing Green Logistics in Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

The push for supply chain sustainability comes with many built-in benefits, including lower costs, increased efficiency and stronger customer loyalty.

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Blue Yonder Associate Shares Cancer Story in Honor of World Cancer Day

BlueYonder

World Cancer Day takes place every year on Feb. 4. It is a day to come together to honor those that have been impacted by cancer and to spread awareness. Blue Yonder associate Patrick Humphreys shares his story and why the day is important to him. Please share a little bit about yourself and role at Blue Yonder: Last month I celebrated five years at Blue Yonder!

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Stord Expands Software Capabilities with Inventory Planning Solution for Omnichannel Brands

Stord

New Offering Utilizes Proprietary Data Models to Optimize Inventory Management ATLANTA, February 15, 2024 – Stord, a leader in high-volume fulfillment services and supply chain technology for omnichannel mid-market and enterprise brands, announces its Inventory Planning capability for omnichannel businesses to optimize their inventory levels with unprecedented accuracy and intelligence.

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Building Scalable and Robust Web Applications with Java

IT Supply Chain

By Claire Lloyd (pictured) Content Writer The post Building Scalable and Robust Web Applications with Java appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Why Investors Are Bullish on Supply Chain and Logistics Software Providers in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

For all its unpredictable ups and downs, the supply chain technology sector remains an attractive target for investors.