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Is Your S&OP Process Fit the for the Digital Age?

Enterra Insights

We live in a digital age in which data has become an important company resource. In fact, Yossi Sheffi ( @YossiSheffi ), the Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT, asserts data is a company’s most important asset.

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Driving Efficiency in High-Tech Manufacturing: The Human Factor

DELMIA Quintiq

In an effort to enhance production capabilities to keep pace with the High-Tech market demands for rapid product innovation and customized, short-run production, manufacturers are quick to adopt transformational changes and new digital solutions.


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Manufacturers’ thoughts on top labeling challenges


Aging systems, mislabeling, and production shutdowns are common challenges that many manufacturers face when it comes to labeling. Perhaps you’ve had some labeling process hiccups that slowed your time to market or resulted in costly remediation.

10 Critical Components for Your Freight RFP Checklist


Market volatility from the ongoing labor shortage on top of increasing consumer demand, rising fuel prices, and port and terminal congestion will continue to challenge supply chains through 2022 and beyond.

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.

Addressing the Talent Gap in Logistics and Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

“There is no doubt that the global supply chain market is growing exponentially. The mismatch between the high demands by employers and the supply of logistics skills and knowledge is resulting in a growing gap in the logistics & supply chain market”.

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Christmas S&OP: Santa & Opening Presents

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

“Dashing through the snow In a one horse open sleigh…”. Dave Jordan S&OP Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Supply chains aren’t broken, it’s more a question of demand

Supply Chain Movement

Mainstream news reports are full of claims that supply chains are broken, citing widespread product shortages, overflowing ports and spiking freight costs. But perhaps there is another way to understand what is happening: supply chains are hyper-efficient and are adapting. .

Understanding ‘Forecastability’ and How to Generate Better Forecasts


Getting better statistical forecasts involves choosing the right technology, applying multiple forecast optimisation techniques, and a continuous improvement approach. Has your demand planning organisation adopted these methods?

This Week in Logistics News (December 4 -10)

Logistics Viewpoints

It is really feeling like the holiday season, as we got our first dusting of snow in the Boston area this week. And the holiday season means that once again another year is coming to an end.

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.

The five most significant consequences of a cyber security breach

IT Supply Chain

By Chris Butler (pictured). Lead Principal Consultant, Sungard Availability Services. The post The five most significant consequences of a cyber security breach appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

3 Key Findings from BFCM 2021


Use these BFCM 2021 key findings to help develop your future supply chain strategy. The post 3 Key Findings from BFCM 2021 appeared first on Tecsys. Retail

Managing Supply Chain Seasonality

Demand Driven Technologies

Many companies struggle to avoid overstocks while responding to variations in demand. Seasonal businesses have an especially difficult time managing demand fluctuations without overspending on inventory or causing shortages that prompt customers to look for other options.

How Cargo Theft Stole Christmas

Logistics Viewpoints

Cargo theft continues to be a problem, especially around the holidays. And I don’t just mean the winter holidays; cargo theft typically spikes during any holiday season where businesses may be closed for an extra day or two. But what exactly is cargo theft?

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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.

Slaves in your supply chain?

IT Supply Chain

By Michael Ford (pictured). Global Lead Sustainability & EHS at Avetta. The post Slaves in your supply chain? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Top 3 Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining Sites!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Understanding the Bitcoin Mining Process! Cryptocurrency cloud mining sites article and permission to publish here provided by John Gaarg. Cryptocurrency mining (sp. minería de criptomonedas, fr.

Moving from Chokepoints to Opportunities: The Big Themes in Retail Supply Chain


“There are two big supply chain constraints right now; one induced by COVID and the other induced… The post Moving from Chokepoints to Opportunities: The Big Themes in Retail Supply Chain appeared first on Tecsys. Retail

Carrier Capacity Management Levels the Playing Field in a Carriers’ Market

Logistics Viewpoints

The unprecedented cargo logjams off the southern California coast wreaking havoc on supply chains show no signs of waning. Just two days before Thanksgiving, FreightWaves reported an “all-time-high 93 ships” were waiting there.

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.

Why You Can’t Run a Modern Enterprise Without a Modern Content Management Architecture

IT Supply Chain

By Varia Makagonova (pictured). Director of Marketing at Contentstack. The post Why You Can’t Run a Modern Enterprise Without a Modern Content Management Architecture appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply Chain Q&A Sessions

Logistics Bureau

Would you like some live or recorded Q&A sessions? Judging by the number of Supply Chain and Logistics questions we get every week, maybe? Can you help us out with this short one minute survey? And we will make a charity donation on your behalf as a thank you.

5 Benefits of Using Supplier Information Management Software

Kodiak Hub

Who doesn't want more accurate & relevant supplier information?! Businesses have managed supplier information in a number of ways over the years.

Five Supply Chain Trends to Expect in 2022

Supply Chain Brain

Companies are focusing on surviving the pandemic and its effects before looking into cutting-edge technology

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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.

Retailers need their own “Plan B” amid tightening restrictions

IT Supply Chain

By Andre Hordagoda (pictured). CEO & Co-Founder, Go Instore. The post Retailers need their own “Plan B” amid tightening restrictions appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Why Containerised Freight Shipping is Daunting for SMEs

Logistics Bureau

It has never been easier, in general, for smaller companies to trade in international markets than it is today.

The Battle of the Peak Season


How FreightSaver is Using Parade to Overcome Peak Season Challenges. Peak season isn’t quite as daunting a prospect at FreightSaver this year, despite that we’re entering our second holiday season of the pandemic and brokerages are busier than ever.

The Biggest Opportunity for Supply Chain Visibility, Part 2


Recap In Part 1 of this two-part series, I covered the history of supply chain visibility, its benefits, and also some of its shortcomings. In summary, we’re happy to see the standard supply chain tech stack get a much needed upgrade with the addition of visibility solutions.

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.