Sat.Dec 17, 2022 - Fri.Dec 23, 2022

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Preparing Your Supply Chain for 2023 – 4 Areas of Focus

Logility

As we navigate through the end of the year and the holiday season, we’re also looking ahead to 2023. We know we’re going to see ongoing disruption. We know the chances of recession are growing. We know our clients need more and more ways to take control of their supply chain operations, end to end. Check out four of the areas we’re advising our clients to be thinking about heading into the New Year, to help prepare their supply chain for 2023. .

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The Next Phase of Remote Work: The Factory Floor in Your Living Room?

Supply Chain Brain

Imagine an individual sitting on their living room couch and wearing VR goggles, not to play a video game but to carry out a day’s work of production.

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The Future of Food Security

Enterra Insights

One of the topics discussed at the recent COP-27 gathering in Egypt was global food security. Patricia Scotland ( @PScotlandCSG ), Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, told COP-27 participants that every available tool must be leveraged to improve food security. She stated, “We must use big data and digital tools to protect food security and increase climate resilience.

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They’re Making a List & Checking it Twice: FMC Promises Fines to ‘Naughty List’ Carriers

Intelligent Audit

As the holidays rapidly approach, carriers are nervously eyeing a newly-emboldened Federal Maritime Commission. After the passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, the FMC is looking to test the limits of its new regulatory capabilities. But that’s not the only news waiting under the tree for logistics professionals this year: plummeting volumes continue to plague FedEx Ground, and Walgreens is branching out into an already overcrowded last-mile delivery sector.

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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

The technological landscape is dynamic and changes quickly. And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle. So, what’s on the technological horizon for procurement and supply chain for the year ahead?

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Supply chain risk management: looking back on 2022 & preparing for 2023

IT Supply Chain

By Skyler Chi (pictured). Associate Managing Director, Exiger. The post Supply chain risk management: looking back on 2022 & preparing for 2023 appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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What to Do When Volatility Is the Norm

Supply Chain Brain

Uncommon Goods can experience sales spikes during its typical six-week peak period of up to 10 times the average volumes in Q1 and Q3, and typically does two-thirds of its business in Q4.

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AI for Supply Chains Needs Cause-and-Effect Reasoning

Supply Chain Brain

Intelligent prediction is more important than ever in enabling our vastly complex supply chains to operate in real time and deliver on customers’ needs.

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Options for inventory planning and forecasting

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

In an increasingly unpredictable world environment, practices for planning and forecasting inventory levels that worked in the past need to be reviewed. Rules of thumb and techniques that were used only ten years ago cannot match the number-crunching applications that leading-edge companies are employing. In the 1990s, APS (Advanced Planning and Scheduling) arose as a solution for making better decisions about inventory.

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The Connected Ecosystem with Bill Vitti

The Logistics of Logistics

Bill Vitti and Joe Lynch discuss the connected ecosystem, which is one of the best ways to describe Transflo. Bill is the President and CRO of Transflo, the trusted industry leader in mobile, telematics, and business process automation solutions to the transportation industry. About Bill Vitti . Bill Vitti joined Transflo as President in early 2022, with more than 25 years’ experience in the transportation industry.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Posts in 2022 (Plus Indago & Other Highlights)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, one of my guests on Talking Logistics said, “Supply chain and logistics professionals have wanted a seat at the C-suite table for a long time. Nobody said, however, that it would be the hot seat.” Whether it’s figuring out how to “do more with less” due to labor constraints, preparing for potential. Read more. The post Top 10 Talking Logistics Posts in 2022 (Plus Indago & Other Highlights) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Freight Cost Volatility Impacts on Inflation – An Analysis

Freightos

The global economy has gone through an incredibly tumultuous time since 2020. From lockdown-induced purchasing highs, soaring logistics costs and supply chain snarls to waning demand, soaring inflation, and fears of recession – there has never been a dull moment. . The sheer influx in demand, combined with the variety of supply chain stressors, also catapulted global freight to new levels of infamy (although none perhaps as famous as the Suez Canal blockage).

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Doing Business in Time of War: Nestlé and Ukraine

Enterra Insights

Nestlé, the largest publicly held food company in the world, recently announced it was investing “40 million Swiss francs ($42.88 million) to launch a new production facility in western Ukraine.”[1] Olena Harmash , a Strategic Communication Adviser with CGIAR, notes, “Nestlé is one of very few international companies to announce new investments in Ukraine since Russia invaded the country in February 2022.”[2] Nestlé executives have learned that carrying on operations as a

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How the IoT Can Drive Sustainable Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

More and more companies are adopting advanced technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things (IoT) to transform their supply chains and keep pace with market requirements.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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[Video] 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 for the year ahead. One key objective for many of them is improving supply chain resilience, which includes improving their supply chain visibility capabilities and developing stronger and more transparent relationships with carriers and other.

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Options for inventory planning and forecasting

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

In an increasingly unpredictable world environment, practices for planning and forecasting inventory levels that worked in the past need to be reviewed. Rules of thumb and techniques that were used only ten years ago cannot match the number-crunching applications that leading-edge companies are employing. In the 1990s, APS (Advanced Planning and Scheduling) arose as a solution for making better decisions about inventory.

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Boxing Day sales will bring increased risk of online scams

IT Supply Chain

By Emma Whitmore, (pictured). Group Vice President, EMEA at Edgio. The post Boxing Day sales will bring increased risk of online scams appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Achieving Supply Chain Success in the Face of Global Disruptions

Supply Chain Brain

Winter is upon us, and with the arrival of cold weather, rising energy prices, and oil and gas supplies being impacted by geopolitical tensions, businesses once again face potential supply chain challenges.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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How to get an A for your thesis

Supply Chain Movement

A few years ago Martijn Lofvers gave a presentation about Strategy Mindmapping to an audience of roughly 80 persons at a supply chain conference in Paris. Afterwards about 20 attendees lined up to hand over their business cards because they wanted to receive the presentation. At the end of the line a woman in her mid-twenties was waiting. “I would like to thank you”, she said.

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Managing the Holiday Rush in the Warehouse

BlueYonder

This blog was co-authored by Mark Severns , Product Marketing Director, and Logan Kluth , Product Management Director. Whether you are a retailer, manufacturer, 3PL, or in most any other industry, “Black Friday” likely initiates a dramatic shift in the dynamics of your business. In your warehouses the day-to-day flow of goods see peaks and valleys, but the spikes in demand this time of year require flexibility and adaptability in process and technologies to efficiently address the increased thro

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What You Need To Know About VPS Hosting For Online Businesses

IT Supply Chain

By Amanda Nelson (pictured). Professional Content Writer. The post What You Need To Know About VPS Hosting For Online Businesses appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Future of Warehouse Automation: What to Expect in 2023

Supply Chain Brain

t’s highly likely that warehouses will more actively embrace automation technologies in 2023 to manage tight labor markets, increase inventory capacity and expand visibility into their supply chain operations. .

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GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024

Your Roadmap to Smarter Spend Management in 2024 Geopolitical, economic and supply chain challenges will stick around in 2024, but don’t despair. There are strategic opportunities to leverage AI-powered technology and digital toolsets to overcome these hurdles more effectively. GEP experts in nearly two dozen critical categories guide you in the right direction in our annual comprehensive resource — GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024.

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The Final Wrap-up of this year – the ATSC Awards 2022

All Things Supply Chain

The days are getting shorter, the nights longer (in the northern hemisphere) and Christmas is practically upon us.

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DIVE In Round-Up: 12 Lessons Blue Yonder Associates and Customers Taught Us in 2022

BlueYonder

Each Wednesday, we share how Blue Yonder associates and customers DIVE in — their personal stories of diversity, inclusion, value and equity. Throughout the year, each has offered meaningful takeaways that allow us to see the world through their eyes. As we reflect on the year, let’s look back at 12 — one for each month — remarkable lessons Blue Yonder associates and customers taught us in 2022: January: As an African immigrant to this country that I love so much, I proudly bellow our national a

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How can retailers improve their returns management to drive improved customer loyalty?

IT Supply Chain

By Tobias Buxhoidt (pictured). CEO & Founder, parcelLab. The post How can retailers improve their returns management to drive improved customer loyalty? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Reactive Pandemic Response Strategies and Their Implications for Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Proactive pandemic management strategies are an investment in business viability and supply chain resilience, and also enhance business operational capabilities.

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How to Create a Blueprint for Fleet Resilience

Speaker: Jeff Dickinson - President and CEO of Railgistixs Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Thought Leader

Despite the ongoing transformation of the supply chain and logistics landscape, the steadfast importance of carrier safety remains a core principle. From prioritizing preventative maintenance to optimizing fleet utilization, the fundamentals persist. If you’re overlooking and neglecting essential safety precautions today, this could result in expensive repairs and potential safety hazards in the future. 🚧 Join Jeff Dickinson for a conversation on how to mitigate risk, enforce compliance,

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Stord Named to Multichannel Merchant’s Top 3PL List for 2023

Stord

Atlanta, GA, December 20, 2022 – Stord , the leading cloud supply chain provider, announced today that it has been named a MCM Top 3PL for 2023 by Multichannel Merchant in its 8th annual directory. After researching candidates across the industry, Multichannel Merchant identified top companies, both generalists and specialists, offering a range of valuable services and deep expertise. 3PL providers have reported increased interest and adoption from retailers of all kinds, many of whom are quick

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Supply Chain Matters Happy Holidays Greetings

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and the Supply Chain Matters extends our Happy Holidays greeting along with sincere best wishes for the upcoming New Year. As a note to readers, we will be publishing on a limited basis during the week of December 26. Stay tuned for the unveiling of our ten detailed 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains in early January.

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It’s Time to Simplify Supply Chain Software & Total Cost of Ownership

IT Supply Chain

By Bryce Boothby (pictured). MPO Board Member & MIT Certified Digital Transformation Expert. The post It’s Time to Simplify Supply Chain Software & Total Cost of Ownership appeared first on IT Supply Chain.