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Trick or Treat! The Supply Chain Wears Disguises Too


Autumn has arrived here in the US, which means crisp air, the vibrant colors of the fall foliage, and of course, Halloween. One of my favorite things about Halloween are the costumes. Many people use the occasion to wear a disguise and take on a different persona for the day.

Has There Been a Retail Revolution?

Enterra Insights

Two years before the COVID-19 pandemic jolted the retail landscape, Jeff Schmitz ( @JeffreySchmitz4 ). Chief Marketing Officer Zebra Technologies, insisted the retail sector was in the midst of a revolution.

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The Benefits of Sustainable Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Consumption and Emissions – A Growth Story. Global retail sales are expected to grow to $27.3 trillion USD in 2022 , up 5.0% from last year.

Beyond Rates: Important Factors in Carrier Selection

Talking Logistics

When procuring freight, companies invariably focus on rates and capacity. This is especially true when freight demand exceeds available capacity, which was the case most of 2021 and early 2022. But market conditions are different today.

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.

Under Pressure, Will Procurement Take Performance Higher in 2023? 


Under Pressure, Will Procurement Take Performance Higher in 2023? . Procurement and supply chain teams have been trying to hold the line against macroeconomic and global market forces that have been pushing hard against them for nearly three years. But the line has been slipping. If they aren’t able to overcome their challenges, 2023 could be their breaking point. .

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire an SEO Expert?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Nifty SEO Tips that can Boost your Website’s Rankings! When budgeting for online marketing, you’ll come across a wide range of SEO pricing. It is quite hard to give a certain answer to the question of how much SEO services and an SEO expert will cost. That’s because many factors go into pricing, including how long the job will take and what exactly you want to accomplish.

Safety Check: How to Start Shipping Hazardous Materials

All Things Supply Chain

Shipping hazardous materials requires following specific procedures to identify the contents and avoid accidents properly. Knowing how to send those items correctly is also essential for them to get there… General Logistics Flammable hazard hazardous materials packaging Safety shipping Toxic

Watch: The Post-Pandemic World of Grocery Logistics

Supply Chain Brain

Post-pandemic, grocery logistics will never be the same. Sean Coakley, chief commercial officer with Capstone Logistics, discusses the changes that COVID-19 brought, and how logistics providers are responding

Procurement Teams Forced to Cut Corners as External Challenges Bite and Investments in New Technology Don’t Keep Pace


Nearly a third (32%) of procurement teams concede to cutting corn ers with their sourcing criteria for suppliers to secure supply. 81% of procurement teams feel pressured by executive teams to respond more quickly and effectively to challenges such as inflation, disruptions, and shortages.

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.

Machine Learning and Digital Transformation

Enterra Insights

There have been a lot of labels attached to the day-and-age in which we live, including the Computer Age, the Digital Age, and the Information Age.

Seasonal Inventory and 7 Ways to Manage It Effectively


My eight-year-old self counted down the days to October 1 – the day my mother finally let me bedeck her spotless house with cobwebs and window clings of ghosts and goblins.

Top 20 Warehouse Automation Suppliers Worldwide

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group began conducting formalized research on the global warehouse automation market in 2014. Looking back, I estimated the market in 2013 at $6.4 billion globally, and I forecast it to grow to $9.9 billion in 2019.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 28, 2022)

Talking Logistics

I’m finally home. I’ve been on the road for several weeks, attending and speaking at various events — including Transporeon’s Summit 2022, Uber Freight’s Deliver 2022, SAP’s Logistics Info Days, and e2open’s Leaders Forum — and a pitstop in Death Valley to cycle in the desert.

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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.

Logistics and Advanced Technologies

Enterra Insights

Logistics can be traced back to the earliest repeated exchange of resources and goods between tribes and villages. One of the longest and most important historical trade routes was defined by the movement of silk out of China.

A Modern Approach to EDI with Jonathan Kish

The Logistics of Logistics

Jonathan Kish and Joe Lynch discuss a modern approach to EDI. Jonathan is the Vice President Of Business Development at Orderful , a complete cloud EDI platform for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and technology companies. About Jonathan Kish.

This Week in Logistics News (October 22 – 28)

Logistics Viewpoints

Happy Friday, and happy October 28 th. This is my favorite time of year. The leaves are changing colors, with vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows popping off the trees. The mornings are cool and crisp, and the afternoons warm up, which makes spending time out side that much more enjoyable.

The Benefits of Production Stabilization and the Sorcery of the Product Wheel


Volatile demand is everywhere, and companies facing it typically choose between two options: One, attempt to meet demand as it arises (chasing the volatility). Two, maintain a certain inventory level as a buffer from volatility.

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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.

AI, Machine Learning and Automation – No Longer Nice-to-Haves for the Modern Supply Chain 


Big Changes at the Port with Lauren Beagen

The Logistics of Logistics

Lauren M. Beagen and Joe Lynch discuss big changes at the port brought on by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 2022). Lauren is maritime industry expert & lawyer who specializes in translating FMC regulations and breaking down supply chain silos. About Lauren Beagen. Lauren M.

Top Take Aways from Oracle CloudWorld

Logistics Viewpoints

Larry Ellison on Stage at Oracle CloudWorld. Last week in Las Vegas, Oracle had its first in person CloudWorld in three years. This provided a good chance to get reacquainted with the company and what they have been up to for the past few years. What follows are my top take aways from the event. I am a supply chain management industry analyst, so that will be a primary focus of this article. Oracle’s Technology Value Proposition.

Boosting air cargo handling efficiency & resiliency this peak season

IT Supply Chain

By Wouter Satjin (pictured). Sales Director, Joloda Hydraroll. The post Boosting air cargo handling efficiency & resiliency this peak season appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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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.

Extend Epicor Kinetic’s Forecasting & Min/Max Planning with Smart IP&O

The Smart Software

Epicor Kinetic can manage replenishment by suggesting what to order and when via reorder point-based inventory policies. The problem is that the ERP system requires that the user either manually specify these reorder points, or use a rudimentary “rule of thumb” approach based on daily averages.

Tesla, Ford and VW Sound the Death Knell for Driverless Car Hype

Supply Chain Brain

Argo AI, darling of Ford and VW, is shutting down. Tesla’s self-driving claims are under criminal investigation. It's the end of years of faulty presumptions about driverless-vehicle technology

Think Global Logistics! (Podcast)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain’s Moment of Truth Has Arrived! We are at an interesting inflection point in the history of Supply Chain and Logistics. It is no longer sufficient to think locally. We must think global logistics!

Microsoft beats economists’ revenue expectations thanks to Azure

IT Supply Chain

By Dan Davies (pictured). CTO, Maintel. The post Microsoft beats economists’ revenue expectations thanks to Azure appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

How Does Your Flow Profile Affect Your Steering Model?

Demand Driven Technologies

Your supply chain management model must be adapted to the profile of your production flows. Learn more about the four most common typologies — and how to pace them to market demand. Source.

Cross-Functional Alignment Is Critical to Establishing Supply Chain Resiliency

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain of the future has clear visibility and is collaborative. Organizations will need to understand the state of the supply chain in real time, while aligning cross-functionally to reduce ad-hoc firefighting

How to Strengthen Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. For a Successful Business Improve Supply Chain! The need to strengthen supply chain cannot be overstated; it’s vital for efficiency, profitability, and reputability against competitors.