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Avoiding Dead-end Streets As We Build the Future of Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

I am writing this post from a hotel room in Chicago. My feet are swollen, and my luggage overflows with dirty laundry. I have not been home since the end of August. This week, I spoke at a University of Wisconsin event on responsiveness and ASCM on the future of supply chain planning.

Supply Sensing: A vital practice for agility in CPG supply chains

o9 Solutions

The need to deeply understand consumers has been the driving force behind recent digital transformation projects at Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies.


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5 Ways Businesses Are Uncovering Success With AI In Manufacturing


Automation is at the center of modern manufacturing businesses, with companies exploring the possibilities of artificial intelligence in improving workflows and profitability.

Clinging to Optimism in Difficult Times

Enterra Insights

Progress has traditionally been a positive term. Ronald Reagan once said, “There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.”

Downloadable Training Guide: Quoting With CargoWise Modules

With this training tool for freight forwarders, learn how to use CargoWise Quotations and One Off Quotes to create rate cards and spot quotes in order to improve the efficiency and accuracy of your internal processes.

The Best Way to Work with Large-Scale Shipping!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Logistics at Risk! Charter, Outsource, or Vertically Integrate? With over $19 Trillion in goods moving through U.S.

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De-carbonizing the Economy

Enterra Insights

In a previous article, I discussed why I believe the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will spark decades of innovation in the area of climate change.[1]

The Internet of Things (IoT) and The Future of Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

It is widely accepted that digitization is the key to transforming all areas of the logistics industry. However, we are just at the beginning of a long journey. Recent Black Swan events have exposed vulnerabilities within some of the world’s best-run supply chains.

Shippers and 3PLs Take Supply Chains Forward by Going Back to Basics


NTT Data and Penske Transportation Solutions present the 2023 27th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study. It’s a snapshot of a global market preparing for the future through the continual advancement of its core mission. How is the 3PL market right now?

Negotiating Your Success: Do Your Suppliers Finally Have a Voice?


Ahead of the launch of HICX’s own Voice of the Supplier Survey , in which we asked 500+ large and international suppliers dealing with enterprise customers in the CPG, FMCG, Aerospace Defense and Energy sectors about their experience serving some of the biggest organizations in the world (i.e.,

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

The Green Corridor: Full Circle – The Promise and Struggles of the Circular Economy and Green Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Green Corridor: Full Circle – The Promise and Struggles of the Circular Economy and Green Supply Chains. by Timothy Foote , Founder of Susymbio. Getting the right product to the right place at the right time in the right way! This is my mantra for building green supply chains.

CEO Inna Kuznetsova Named a 2022 Women in Supply Chain Award Winner


Kuznetsova is among the supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network. BOSTON — Sept.

It’s 2022. Fortunately, You’re Not Eating Soylent Green Wafers.

Enterra Insights

In the 1973 movie Soylent Green , starring Charlton Heston, the world is over-populated and climate change has wreaked havoc on the agricultural sector. When was this dystopian world supposed to occur? In the year 2022.

Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

Logistics Viewpoints

“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer.

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.

Green Supply Chain – Moving the Sustainable Needle

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Green Supply Chain – Moving the Sustainable Needle. Feature Article by John Lash – Vice President Product Marketing at E2open. There has never been as much awareness and urgency, locally and globally, to drive sustainability.

The KlearNow Story with Rick Tellez

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Tellez and Joe Lynch discuss the KlearNow story. Rick is the Co-founder of KlearNow , a tech firm dedicated to simplifying global customs clearance and drayage functions. About Rick Tellez.

How AI Can Help Alleviate the Global Food Security Crisis, Part 1

Enterra Insights

I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Agro&Food Security Forum in Warsaw, Poland. The event gathered government representatives of Ukraine and Poland, leading Ukrainian experts and market operators, as well as the international agricultural community.

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An Entrepreneur Explains The 10 Things Needed to Build A Business that Investors Can’t Say ‘NO’ To

Logistics Viewpoints

Bruce Welty, Founder of the Unicorn Locus Robotics. Supply chain management is hot. Investment is flowing into supply chain companies. In 2021, more than $25 billion was invested in supply chain companies in just the first three quarters of the year.

Increase Visibility and Productivity With Container Automation

This guide will help freight forwarders utilize CargoWise Container Automation for increased visibility and productivity. It covers how to use the module, the container events and automations available, and FAQs.

Putting the Planet First: Bringing Sustainability To The Last-Mile With Logistics Technology

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Putting the Planet First: Bringing Sustainability To The Last-Mile With Logistics Technology. Opinion Editorial by Nishith Rastogi, Founder and CEO at Locus. The e-commerce sector continues to shape consumer spending habits in a significant way. Sales in the e-commerce sector globally, grew to $4.9

3 Major Risks in the Global Cold Chain and How to Mitigate Them

C3 Solutions

The global cold chain logistics market is likely projected to grow at a 17.9% compound annual growth rate through 2026. Cold chains are an integral part of the global supply chain and logistics networks.

Breakbulk Americas with Jeff Tucker

The Logistics of Logistics

Jeff Tucker and Joe Lynch discuss the Breakbulk Americas conference.

Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Ahmad Jiwani at Coupa and looks at supply chain design.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – September 2022

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Green Supply Chain – Moving the Sustainable Needle Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 19: Overcoming Disruptions and Instilling Supply Network Resiliency with Jabil

Supply Chain Matters

We are pleased to announce to our Supply Chain Matters readers the listening availability of our latest podcast: Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions and Instilling Supply Network Resilience in Post Pandemic Supply Networks.

Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in the Beverage Industry 


Feeling far from bubbly? Get the insights beverage companies need to meet today’s biggest supply chain challenges. Key Takeaways.

It’s Time to Rethink Supply Chain Risk Management


The past few years have highlighted serious deficiencies in prevalent supply chain strategies and the major risk that disruptions pose to corporate success. Loss of sales and market share are the most visible and measurable impacts.

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.

Supplier Management Best Practices: The Heart of The Supply Chain 

Shane Partington and Stacey Erickson

Supplier management best practices involve risk management, performance monitoring and management, segmentation, teams, and partnerships

Metcalf’s Law Does Not Apply to Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Metcalfe’s law states that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system. In short, each new user does not just make the network more valuable; they make the network much, much, much more valuable.

Insourcing or Outsourcing Logistics: Don’t Choose the Wrong Reasons

Logistics Bureau

If you follow our blog, you’ll know that we often post articles about logistics outsourcing. We’ve outlined the pros and cons, discussed the steps in the outsourcing process, looked at mistakes contributing to outsourcing failure, and offered guidance to avoid those errors.