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The Saga of Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

This November is a layoff season. As pink slips ripple through Silicon Valley to over 120,000 workers following a time of overexuberant hiring, it is a time for both sadness and reflection. The end of this chapter in Big Tech occurs, it is time for a reality check.

The New Supply Chain Mindset: From Just-in-Time to Just-In Case

Supply Chain Brain

The new generation of consumers is changing demand patterns, making them more unpredictable than ever before.Succeeding under these conditions begins with three simple changes


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Four growth tactics for manufacturer and distributor success


It is no secret that the manufacturer and distributor sectors have been some of the hardest hit by the global health crisis and recent geopolitical instability.

5 Reasons Why Data for Supply Chain Is More Important Than You Think


…And Why Good Data Paves the Path to AI for Supply Chain. The importance of good data for business operations of all kinds has become a kind of truism in our technology-enabled world. Even those of us who don’t have daily, direct tasks involving data, nonetheless feel its reach and pervasiveness.

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 Real Winner at the 2022 World Cup? Supply Chain.


The entire world is gearing up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup , held in Qatar from Nov. 20 through Dec. 18, 2022. Over the course of four weeks, 32 teams and over 1.7 million fans will descend on Qatar for this event — which marks the first time an Arab country has hosted the World Cup.

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Why Analytics is Changing Peak Season for Digitally Savvy Retailers

IT Supply Chain

By Andrew Bithell (pictured). Senior Account Manager, CTS. The post Why Analytics is Changing Peak Season for Digitally Savvy Retailers appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Improving Supply Chain Resilience: How A Digital Supply Chain Orchestration Platform Can Help

Talking Logistics

As we near the end of 2022, supply chain and logistics executives are busy preparing their strategies, plans, and budgets to deal with the inflation, uncertainty, and risks that are clouding the year ahead.

8 Factors to Keep in Mind for Industrial Businesses

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured). Content Writer. The post 8 Factors to Keep in Mind for Industrial Businesses appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Close the Planning & Execution Automation Gap

Supply Chain Trend

There was a lot of interest and commentary on my last post on the Automating of Routine Collaborative Decisions in S&OE. So much that I decided to do a webinar with my colleguae Ruan Van Vuuren. Especially the below schematic got a lot of reactions.

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.

Digital Transformation by the Numbers, Part Two

Enterra Insights

As I noted in the initial installment of this article, discussions about digital transformation (DX) often include foundational concepts upon which successful digital transformations can be built.

Supply Chain Platforms for Complex Defense Organizations

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Platforms for Complex Defense Organizations appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

Uber Freight Deliver 2022: “A World We No Longer Live In”

Talking Logistics

“The logistics industry was built for a world that we no longer live in.” If you had to boil down why the past two years have been so challenging for supply chain and logistics professionals into a single sentence, that would be it. The quote is by Lior Ron, CEO of Uber Freight, from his.

Editor’s Choice: Aluminum Can Shortage Defines a New Normal for Food Packaging

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. This article is from Chetan Chaudhari at GEP and examines the ongoing aluminum can shortage.

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.

Inflation is Affecting Grocery Shopping and Holiday Meals

Enterra Insights

Grocers, like other retailers, are seeing the impact of inflation on consumer behavior. Emily Moquin ( @emilybmoquin ), a food and beverage analyst, reports, “Persistently high inflation in the grocery category has led to persistently high consumer concerns. The share of U.S.

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Critical Capabilities for defense Supply Chains (Part 1)

The Network Effect

The post Critical Capabilities for defense Supply Chains (Part 1) appeared first on The Network Effect. Defense Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Management

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 18, 2022)

Talking Logistics

“We need to know what is going on with sheep.” So wrote the 9-year old daughter of former FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in her notebook, according to a tweet posted by Pai. Then comes this story from China, as reported by The Daily Mail, about “a flock of sheep [that] has been caught walking round.

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Managing Risk Through Better Communication

C3 Solutions

Do you know the risks your supply chain operation is facing? All Articles optimization Supply Chain and Logistics Technology Scalability

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.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 11/11/2022-11/18/2022

All Things Supply Chain

Ukraine says Grain Deal will be Extended Following a United Nations brokered deal, to allow exports of Ukrainian grain from the Black Sea, is set to be extended by a… General Weekly wrap-up amazing supply chain amazon china electric vehicles robotics shipping trade turkey Ukraine United Nations USA volvo warehouse automation

Barclays says Black Friday scams on rise

IT Supply Chain

By John Davis (pictured). Director, UK & Ireland, SANS Institute, EMEA. The post Barclays says Black Friday scams on rise appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Solving for Dark Spots and Data Gaps in the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Inefficient. Unproductive. Expensive. Dark spots and data gaps in the supply chain are more than annoying. They’re costly, time-consuming and result in high amounts of extra effort.

Validated, Real-Time Visibility for Pharma with Josh Allen

The Logistics of Logistics

Josh Allen and Joe Lynch discuss Tive’s validated, real-time visibility for pharma. Josh is CRO at Tive , a leading provider of real-time supply chain visibility insights that help logistics professionals actively manage their in-transit shipments’ location and condition. About Josh Allen .

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.

Planning for Consumable vs. Repairable Parts

The Smart Software

When deciding on the right stocking parameters for spare and replacement parts, it is important to distinguish between consumable and repairable parts. These differences are often overlooked by inventory planning software and can result in incorrect estimates of what to stock.

Biden officals pressed by lawmakers on cyber reporting legislation

IT Supply Chain

By Paul Brucciana (pictured). Cyber Security Advisor, WithSecure. The post Biden officals pressed by lawmakers on cyber reporting legislation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Editor’s Pick: The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

What Does it Mean to be the Only Supply Chain Planning Vendor to Rank First Across All Five Critical Capabilities Use Cases??

John Galt

Learn about Critical Capabilities for Supply Chain Planning and what it means to be the software vendor to score highest across all five Use Cases

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 Analytics Can Cure Supply Chain Woes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The History and State of Vehicle Routing! The subject of logistics is not one that often reaches the uppermost levels of business media headlines.

How To Improve The Transport Management In Your Business

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured). Content Writer. The post How To Improve The Transport Management In Your Business appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Innovations in Transportation Management Systems

Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain (SC) disruption brought the foremost technological innovations, especially when discussing transportation improvements.