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Top 10 Supply Chain Risks in 2023 & How to manage them?


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Protect Your Shipments From Freeze Damage This Winter

Zipline Logistics

There’s snow way out of it: winter is coming and so are slippery, congested roadways and freezing temps. . Are your shipments ready to endure chilly transit? Let’s talk about protecting your freight from freeze damage this winter. . Do Your Shipments Need Protected from Freeze Damage? .


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COVID’s Supply Chain Ripples: the SME Business Perspective


Since early 2020, global trade has been buffeted by waves of increased customer demand, supply chain challenges, and constant uncertainty and volatility.

5 Ways Your Commercial Fleet Can Save on Costs

All Things Supply Chain

Commercial fleets are vital to the economy but managing one can be costly. Maintenance and fuel costs are significantly higher than for a typical car or pickup truck, with semi-trucks… General Logistics emissions fleet management telematics

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 case for a more agile supply chain


Even a cursory look at the headlines we’ve seen since 2020 reveals a ‘perfect storm’ of challenges to global supply chains. The COVID-19 pandemic directly resulted in unpredictable shifts in demand, labor shortages, and bottlenecks in manufacturing and distribution.

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5 Steps to Optimizing a Shipper’s Transportation Network

Intelligent Audit

Supply chains are complex, and we’ve witnessed in recent years how easily disruptions efficiently affect goods from point A to point B. It might seem like the process is uncontrollable; fortunately, that’s not the case.

What is Intelligent Automation?

Enterra Insights

More and more articles are appearing that discuss the topic of intelligent automation. The most common description of intelligent automation is the enhancement of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) using cognitive technologies (aka artificial intelligence).

Supply chain commerce & the green imperative

IT Supply Chain

By Ann Sung Ruckstuhl (pictured). CMO & SVP at Manhattan Associates. The post Supply chain commerce & the green imperative appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Promising Future of Last-Mile Delivery

Supply Chain Brain

To meet modern customer demands, including same-day delivery and real-time visibility, specialized companies within the last-mile space are needed

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.

In Search of Shiny Objects

Supply Chain Shaman

Investments come in waves. In my lifetime, I watched business leaders invest in Y2k, eBusiness, Big Data, Social Commerce, and Digital Supply Chains. The net result? Year-over-year, millions of dollars in programmatic spending with questionable value. Now the chase is on for Web 3.0.

When It Comes To Excess Inventory, Prevention Is Better Than Cure


Excess inventory – it’s taking up your warehouse space, tying up working capital, and limiting your planning team’s range of motion. It’s time to Marie Kondo your supply chain by eliminating excess inventory and learning how to avoid it in the first place. Let’s talk about: What Excess Inventory Is.

When Will Blockchain Hype Pay-off in Supply Chain Operations?

Enterra Insights

Many articles about blockchain technology in the supply chain contain the word “potential.” ” For example, attorneys Kathleen E.

Winning with Supply Chain Digitalisation – Malaysia

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Winning with Supply Chain Digitalisation – Malaysia. They say the invention of steam machine marked the beginning of the Industrial revolution, Industrial 1.0. Which was followed by Industrial 2.0, with inventions like the “assembly lines”. The third Industrial revolution (Industry 3.0)

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.

Bayer Crop Science Tackles Shipment Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

At the end of September, I attended FourKites Visibility 2022 in Chicago, IL. As the tagline said, I was there to learn, connect, and be inspired. Those were certainly three things that happened.

Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes – Plus Indago Highlights (Q3 2022)

Talking Logistics

We’re in the final stretch of 2022. Many of you are busy developing your strategies, plans, and budgets for 2023. What will happen next year? The honest truth is that nobody really knows for sure. And this is especially true when it comes to the transportation market.

The Newtrul Story with Ed Stockman

The Logistics of Logistics

Ed Stockman and Joe Lynch discuss the Newtrul story. Ed is Co-founder & CEO at Newtrul , a technology company helping increase efficiencies in the trucking industry with a digital freight-aggregation platform. About Ed Stockman.

Digital Twin: Reimagining the Supply Chain of Tomorrow

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Digital Twin: Reimagining the Supply Chain of Tomorrow. The great supply chain disruption is here, and these unprecedented times requires a newly imagined approach to digitalization.

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.

Multiple Variable Standards: The Brains Behind Your Labor Management System (LMS)

Logistics Viewpoints

How to Get the Most Out of Your Labor Management System Using Engineered Labor Standards to Impact Warehouse Output. You were smart enough to invest in a tier one labor management system (LMS), but is your LMS smart enough to deliver the productivity you expected?

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 4, 2022)

Talking Logistics

What does an ethernet cable taste like? I don’t know, but our pet bunny Grayson does. He chewed through my ethernet cable earlier this week, leaving me at the mercy of wifi, which is always reliable except when it isn’t. Now I’m watching YouTube videos on how to crimp RJ45 connectors.

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The Altana Story with Evan Smith

The Logistics of Logistics

Evan Smith and Joe Lynch discuss the Altana Story. Evan is the CEO and Co-founder of Altana , a technology company that transforms the world’s public and non-public data into an intelligent, shared model of the global supply chain. About Evan Smith. Evan Smith is CEO and co-founder of Altana.

Digital Twin: Reimaging the Supply Chain of Tomorrow

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Digital Twin: Reimaging the Supply Chain of Tomorrow. The great supply chain disruption is here, and these unprecedented times requires a newly imagined approach to digitalization.

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 4)

Logistics Viewpoints

There are certain movies that are simply iconic. These are the movies that everyone has seen, everybody can quote, and if it is on TV and you’re flipping through the channels, you will always watch it. Office Space fits this category for me.

Across the Pond: The European Transportation Market (October 2022)

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: I was asked by Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to look at what is happening in the European transportation market and they provided me with access to their Transporeon Insights market data for additional insights and perspective.

Balance Resilience and Intelligent Decision-Making with Network Design and Optimization


The traditional formula of minimizing costs and maximizing efficiency is no longer enough – instead, tradeoffs need to be made.

The Role of IT in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Thoughts on Future Challenges and the Strategic Direction of Supply Chain!

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.

ZF’s Transition from Lean to Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

ZF Began their Digital Resilience Transformation 20 Years Ago! I interviewed John Sobeck, Vice President Material Management Services and Supply Chain 4.0 at the ZF Group, about their digital supply chain transformation journey. It turns out ZF has been on this journey for over 20 years!

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IT Supply Chain

By John Stevenson (pictured). Product Director, Cyren. The post Twitter verification phishing appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

5 Questions About Safety Stock Calculations


There are various approaches to safety stock calculations. This blog previews a free webinar that sheds light on the pros and cons of each. 5 Questions About Safety Stock Calculations was first posted on November 1, 2022 at 7:41 am. ©2017