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Customer Experience and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

In both the physical and online retail space, customer experience is crucial for fostering good will and repeat business.

Is S&OP Necessary? The Jury Is Out …

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I would like to present the Story of MANCO, a manufacturing-based FMCG Multinational Organisation. Michael Thompson Supply Chain S&OP

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Three ways technology is shaping our new world of work

IT Supply Chain

By Diego Barilla (pictured). Chief Platform Officer, Globality. The post Three ways technology is shaping our new world of work appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Top Five Transportation Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain disruptions have brought about an age of innovation. From a transportation standpoint, this has included major technological advancements. Last week, I gave the keynote presentation at the Dangerous Goods Symposium , sponsored by LabelMaster and the DG Exchange.

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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.

5 Things a Transportation Management System Can’t Do

Talking Logistics

Think of everything that is happening outside the four walls of any shipper, manufacturer, or distributor.

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Back to Logistics Tech School, 2022: the Lost Peak Season, the lingering COVID impact and more


Logistics tech in 2022 has been unavoidably shaped by the two years that preceded it.

Avoiding the Potholes on the Road to Digital Transformation

Enterra Insights

Since the earliest days of the Digital Age, business consultants have been encouraging client companies to transform into digital enterprises. Tech journalist Zach Cooper insists, “Whatever a company’s vision for the future, it must include digital transformation in order to grow.”[1]

Mitigating Risk by Building Sourcing Resilience for a Leading American Dairy Brand


A family-owned American dairy producer was staring down production stoppages and a sales shortfall. Supply disruptions threatened their supply of key food-grade barrier packing films.

Title: 5 Best Practices to Overcome Scope 3 Emission Reduction Challenges

Logistics Viewpoints

In the past few decades, an increasing number of organizations have adopted environmental, social and governance ( ESG ) initiatives to help heal the planet as well as to make cost and efficiency improvements in their supply chain and procurement operations.

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.

Lowering the Minimum Age of Interstate Truck Drivers to 18

Talking Logistics

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that was signed into law in the US last year includes funding for setting up an apprenticeship pilot program for commercial driver’s license holders under the age of 21 to operate in interstate commerce.

Do Americans Really Want Splendid Isolation?

Enterra Insights

Even as political battlelines in the United States harden, the push for “Made in America” products is being made from both the right and left. In some cases, support for “Made in America” is more show than actual support.

3G A Recipient of Supply & Demand Executive’s 2022 Top Supply Chain Projects Award


Featured: The Women Achiever Magazine, August 2022 Issue According to a recent Forbes article, organizations with women holding at least 30% of leadership roles are 1.4 times more likely to have sustained, profitable growth.

Will Cloud Computing in Logistics Replace On-Premises Systems for Good?

Logistics Viewpoints

Cloud computing has spurred a revolution in private and business applications over the past decade. Today, data and software programs can be saved or run in any data processing center in the world. Everything is operated via the internet, completely independent of the location or device.

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.

What Does Modern Supply Chain Planning Look Like?

The Network Effect

The post What Does Modern Supply Chain Planning Look Like? appeared first on The Network Effect. S&OP SCM Supply Chain Planning

The Changing Consumer Packaged Goods Space

Enterra Insights

Back in the era of general stores, decisions about which products were available to consumers were primarily made by store owners.

The TraylorTranspo Story with Brittany Traylor

The Logistics of Logistics

Brittany Traylor and Joe Lynch discuss the TraylorTranspo story. Brittany is the CEO of TraylorTranspo LLC , an asset light brokerage that specializes in power-only moves, which typically means the carrier provides the tractor and the shipper provides the trailer. About Brittany Traylor.

This Week in Logistics News (September 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, I was listening to Morning Addition on WBUR Boston. One of the guests was discussing the new words that were added to the Merriam Webster dictionary in September. In all, 370 new words were added.

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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.

American Software to Present at the Sidoti September Small-Cap Virtual Investor Conference


ATLANTA (September 14, 2022) – American Software, Inc.

The FBI warns of vulnerabilities in medical devices

IT Supply Chain

By Todd Carroll (pictured). CISO at CybelAngel. The post The FBI warns of vulnerabilities in medical devices appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

3 Freight Trends to Watch with Ryan Schreiber

The Logistics of Logistics

Ryan Schreiber and Joe Lynch discuss 3 freight trends to watch.

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How to Mitigate the Bullwhip Effect in Today’s Market


One flick of the wrist triggers a wave of disruption that grows the deeper it penetrates the supply chain. This blog explains the bullwhip effect, how the pandemic exacerbated it and tips on how to mitigate the effect.

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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.

So You Want to Make the Perfect Logistics Model


Why do we build logistics models? This is obviously a rhetorical question. But I ask it because modeling often takes a detour into the land of debilitating detail. And by debilitating, I mean an enormous analytical time sink — think months.

Product Management Trends in Today’s Tech World

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post Product Management Trends in Today’s Tech World appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Two-Thirds of Organizations Say Reducing Supply Chain Disruption Has Increased in Priority in Response to Recurring Black-Swan Events


With 30% of respondents indicating their organizations are suffering from an inability to assess risk across suppliers, many are investing in new strategies to minimize the frequency and impact of disruption.

10 Lessons From Good Bosses!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Lessons from Bad Bosses! We believe that you can learn something from everyone. That doesn’t mean everything you learn is positive, as we’ve discussed in our article on Lessons from Bad Bosses.

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.

CSCMP Sessions Highlight MercuryGate’s Last Mile Delivery Optimization


CSCMP’s 2022 EDGE Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition takes place in Nashville Sept. 18-21. This year’s event promises to deliver impactful content on today’s most pressing supply chain issues, including last mile delivery optimization.

Building trust in your supply chain

IT Supply Chain

By Lynn Torrel (pictured). Chief Procurement & Supply Chain Officer, Flex. The post Building trust in your supply chain appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

[Video] International Supply Chain Trends and Challenges

Talking Logistics

So, here we are, a little past the halfway mark of 2022, and we’re still dealing with a lot of risk and uncertainty in the world of supply chain management. And if you’re an importer or exporter moving goods via ocean carriers and ports around the world, it’s safe to say that every day is.

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