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Top Ten Supply Chain Improvement Resolutions for 2021

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein. Dave Jordan Performance Improvement Forecasting & Demand Planning Cost Reduction Order to Cash RTM 3PLP covid19

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How POS Data Improves Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Complexity in the Retail Supply Chain! Get Our EBOOK HERE. POS Data article and permission to publish here provided by Aniko A. Supply chain management involves the conduct of the movement of goods and services.

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Let a Cloud WMS Do Your Heavy Lifting

Tecsys

These days warehouse system managers are selecting the cloud as their deployment method, but why is that? Let's look at what makes a cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) such a compelling option for more businesses. The post Let a Cloud WMS Do Your Heavy Lifting appeared first on Tecsys.

2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. But how mature are these technologies? Do they have a proven ROI? Are they worth piloting? Or can companies safely ignore them? There are also promising technologies that we expect will deliver great value.

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.

3 Steps to Master Value-Focused Supply Chain Segmentation

River Logic

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The 5 APIs of the Apocalypse with Jeremy Bodenhamer

The Logistics of Logistics

The 5 APIs of the Apocalypse with Jeremy Bodenhamer. Jeremy Bodenhamer and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 APIs of the Apocalypse. Jeremy defines APIs and why they are such a powerful force in ecommerce.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Four Questions to Determine the Ideal Supply Chain Technology Provider

Talking Logistics

As we look to 2021, the phrase “prepare for the unknown” has been stuck in my head. Many people over the past few months have used this phrase as a warning, promising that the supply chain world this year will be extremely unpredictable, even when a coronavirus vaccine becomes widely available.

Navigating Transpacific Carrier Pricing Power in 2021

CHAINalytics

In a recent webinar with my colleague Philip Damas, Director and Head of Supply Chain Advisors at Drewry, we examined the challenges facing BCOs as they prepare to conduct ocean freight bids in 2021.

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!

What’s Driving ERP Adoption From The Shop Floor To The Top Floor

IQMS

Bottom Line: Gaining greater visibility into how costs, margins, pricing, and production efficiency contribute to stronger financial performance is what’s driving greater ERP adoption, providing greater visibility and control from the shop floor to the top floor.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Source: US DoD. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2021

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the year ahead. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many of these events were either cancelled or reimagined as virtual events in 2020.

Twelve Post-Pandemic Supply-Chain Trends for 2021

Supply Chain Brain

As vaccines roll out more broadly, and countries begin to get the coronavirus under control, attention will turn to the recovery and a return to normal operations.

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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.

Making Supply Chains Fit for Function

Enterra Insights

With so much being written and discussed about supply chain transformation, it’s good to remind ourselves what supply chain management is fundamentally about. Lora Cecere ( @lcecere ), Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, bluntly states, “The best supply chains are fit for function.”[1] ”[1] She goes on to note that today’s supply chains need leadership not management. She quotes business guru Thomas J.

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2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. But how mature are these technologies? Do they have a proven ROI? Are they worth piloting? Or can companies safely ignore them? There are also promising technologies that we expect will deliver great value.

Inbound Logistics: Predictions for 2021

IT Supply Chain

By Chris Jones (pictured). EVP Marketing & Services, Descartes. The post Inbound Logistics: Predictions for 2021 appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

2021 Trucking Trends and Predictions

Freight Center

We’re sure you’re hoping for better things to come in 2021 – we are too! When it comes to your supply chain and small business shipping strategy, and we have some good news to share with you!

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.

Industry 4.0 Success Depends on Cognitive Technologies

Enterra Insights

Like other economic sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the manufacturing sector has had to reevaluate past business strategies to ensure they remain on track to survive and thrive in the post-pandemic environment. Nick McGrane, Managing Director at K3 SYSPRO, asserts cognitive technologies (often referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and/or cognitive computing) will play a central role in manufacturing’s future.

Top 2020 Supply Chain Strategy Posts from the Supply Chain Link Blog

Arkieva

Over the past year, the Arkieva Supply Chain Link Blog provided thought leadership and informative posts on supply chain strategy tips, trends, and news. Here we have compiled a list of our popular supply chain posts from 2020.

Navigating the “New Normal” in Supply Chains with Next-Gen Source-to-Pay Capabilities

IT Supply Chain

By Shannon Kreps (pictured). Vice President Product Marketing, Medius. The post Navigating the “New Normal” in Supply Chains with Next-Gen Source-to-Pay Capabilities appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

2021 : The year of Supply Chain Planning

DynaSys

Could 2020 be the turning point that finally forces professionals and entire industries to reshape their global supply chain model? What are the news trends for Supply Chain Planning in 2021?

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.

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

NC State SCRC

Welcome to 2021! At the beginning of each year, I typically put together some predictions about what to expect in the supply chain world in the next year.

Logistics Optimization: 7 Tips on Using Data, Analytics, & KPIs

Intelligent Audit

Logistics optimization is an integral part of business growth and success. According to Supply Chain 24/7 , “Supply chain and logistics optimization are neither easy nor cheap, but it is the biggest opportunity for most companies to reduce their cost and improve their performance significantly.

Warehouses key to helping the struggling High Street

IT Supply Chain

By Sachin Jangam (pictured). Associate Partner for Retail, Infosys Consulting. The post Warehouses key to helping the struggling High Street appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations for Cryptocurrency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Comparing the Most Popular Crypto Exchanges! Get Our EBOOK HERE. Anti-money laundering article and permission to publish here provided by Iyan Adeendren.

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.