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5 Ways to Ensure Your KPIs Work for You

Logistics Bureau

We get lots of questions about Key Performance Indicators. Which Supply Chain KPIs? How many Supply Chain KPIs? Here are 5 key tips for your KPIs. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: 3 Practical Metrics for Supplier Performance Evaluation.

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Shockproof Your Supply Chain for the New Age of Disruption

ivalua

The post Shockproof Your Supply Chain for the New Age of Disruption appeared first on Ivalua

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A Supply Chain Executive Asks: Is Supply Chain Technology Making a Difference?

Talking Logistics

Kevin O’Meara, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Shaw Industries, posted the following question on Twitter last Friday: “Have the billions of dollars invested in supply chain technology really made a significant difference in the outcomes?

What does Supply Chain in 2030 look like?

John Galt

In the lead-up to the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in September 2022, Alex Pradhan spoke to Lora Cecere. Watch the interview here

Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.

The Rise of the Agile Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The pandemic was an eye-opener for supply chain professionals. Despite all the bad press the supply chain has received, supply chain managers should be lauded for their ability to think on their feet.

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Transportation Route Optimization: One Tough Nut to Crack

CHAINalytics

Transportation route optimization is not for the easily discouraged. The process is monumentally complex. A sufficiently detailed model can tax even the most advanced software and hardware combinations. And, of course, the larger the network, the more variables you need to account for.

Streamline Your Logistics Operations with Sreenivas Vemulapalli

The Logistics of Logistics

Sreenivas Vemulapalli and Joe Lynch discuss how to streamline your logistics operations. Sreeni is Associate Vice President at Emtec Digital , a global technology services company that provides digital software engineering and transformation solutions to clients across multiple industries.

Answering the One-Day Service Challenge

Logility

Competing for the eCommerce supply chain with supply chain modeling software. eCommerce — the Disruptor.

Is the Retail Sector Poised for a Great Reset?

Enterra Insights

Just when brick-and-mortar retailers thought the so-called “retail apocalypse” was ending, supply chain woes and rising inflation reined in their optimism. There had been good reasons to be optimistic.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

ToolsGroup Named a Leader in Quadrant Solutions SPARK Matrix™ for Global Supply Chain Inventory Optimization

ToolsGroup

BOSTON – (August 25, 2022) ToolsGroup , a global leader in AI-driven retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, has been named a leader in the Quadrant Solutions SPARK Matrix™ for Global Supply Chain Inventory Optimization. ToolsGroup Service Optimizer 99’s self-adaptive demand and inventory models define the optimal mix of inventory across the multi-echelon supply chain to achieve aggressive service level targets while right-sizing inventory.

Sustainability in Procurement: Strategies and Challenges

ivalua

Originally published in the 2022 ProcureCon Report “Transforming Procurement: Embracing Digital Innovation and Driving Sustainability” Ethical business practices and sustainability initiatives are forcing organizations to not only stand up, but to also set themselves apart from the competition by implementing ESG and CSR commitments.

Qualcomm’s Answer to the Chip Shortage and Digital Transformation Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

In May, I attended the Kinaxis Kinexions event in San Diego, CA. At the conference, I was fortunate to see a presentation from Brent Wilson, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Qualcomm.

The Rise of the Agile Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The pandemic was an eye-opener for supply chain professionals. Despite all the bad press the supply chain has received, supply chain managers should be lauded for their ability to think on their feet.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

REPOST: Understanding Uber Freight with Raj Subbiah

The Logistics of Logistics

Raj Subbiah and Joe Lynch discuss understanding Uber Freight. Raj is Head of Product for Uber Freight , a logistics platform built on the power of Uber with the goal to reshape global logistics and deliver reliability, flexibility and transparency for shippers and carriers. About Raj Subbiah.

33 Million users at risk due to Lastpass hack

IT Supply Chain

By Raf Los (pictured). Head of Services GTM at ExtraHop. The post 33 Million users at risk due to Lastpass hack appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Walmart’s Supply Chain Woes

Logistics Viewpoints

On August 15 th , Walmart had a call with financial analysts to discuss their second quarter earnings. Walmart has about $1.5 billion in inventory “that if we could just wave a magic wand, we’d make it go away today,” said chief financial officer (CFO) John David Rainey.

The Internet of Things and the International Telecommunication Union

Enterra Insights

When a new communications protocol was implemented in January 1983 — called the Transfer Control Protocol/Internetwork Protocol (TCP/IP) — a new era of connectivity was born. Although computer networks existed before that date, they did not have a standard way to communicate with each other.[1]

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

The Post-Pandemic Supply Chain with Peter Tirschwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Peter Tirschwell and Joe Lynch discuss the post-pandemic supply chain.

Felixstowe strikes & energy price rises – a perfect storm of inflation

IT Supply Chain

By Josh Brazil (pictured). VP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44. The post Felixstowe strikes & energy price rises – a perfect storm of inflation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

American Software Reports First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2023 Results

Logility

Solid Start to Fiscal 2023 Highlighted by Continued Strong Growth in Subscription Fees of 23% and Adjusted EBITDA Margin of 15%. ATLANTA (August 24, 2022) American Software, Inc. NASDAQ: AMSWA) today reported preliminary financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023.

The Internet of Things and the International Telecommunication Union

Enterra Insights

When a new communications protocol was implemented in January 1983 — called the Transfer Control Protocol/Internetwork Protocol (TCP/IP) — a new era of connectivity was born. Although computer networks existed before that date, they did not have a standard way to communicate with each other.[1]

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Carbon Neutrality by 2050: The Net Zero Journey

ivalua

As a Procurement Leader, carbon neutrality by 2050 should be a central focus and Dr. Natacha Tréhan’s comprehensive research offers practical tips to get you on track.

Hyper-Personal Logistics: Omnichannel’s Balancing Act

IT Supply Chain

By Alex MacPherson (pictured). Director of Solution Consultancy & Account Management, Manhattan Associates. The post Hyper-Personal Logistics: Omnichannel’s Balancing Act appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Our 2022 Top 10 Articles Plus One!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. It has been another exciting year for sure, with supply disruptions and issues continuing to keep Supply Chain in the headlines, impacting every aspect of our lives.

Is the Retail Sector Poised for a Great Reset?

Enterra Insights

Just when brick-and-mortar retailers thought the so-called “retail apocalypse” was ending, supply chain woes and rising inflation reined in their optimism. There had been good reasons to be optimistic.

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New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Inventory: the power and powerlessness of the CFO

Supply Chain Movement

These are uncertain times, with inflation and the war in Ukraine holding back economic growth. For many CFOs, the question is no longer whether there will be a recession, but when it will hit and how long it will last… and how it will affect inventory.

How to Cope with Python Homework

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured). Content Writer. The post How to Cope with Python Homework appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Rethinking Global and Local Manufacturing!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy? In today’s business climate, many companies are grappling with the decision of whether to manufacture their products locally or overseas.