Sat.Jan 07, 2023 - Fri.Jan 13, 2023

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How to Reduce the Impact of a Recession on Your Supply Chain

Logility

Key Takeaways. Economists expect slower economic growth in 2023, but still debate whether a global economic recession will officially emerge.

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Southwest Airlines Puts Spotlight on Another Supply Chain Weak Link

Talking Logistics

By now, you’ve probably read all about Southwest Airlines’ operations meltdown during the holidays. While bad weather played a part, so did another factor that is getting a lot of attention now: technical debt.

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Is Industry 4.0 a Smart Way Forward?

Enterra Insights

One of the defining characteristics of Industry 4.0 is the smart factory. Not everyone, however, believes the smart factory is a good idea. In fact, Steven L. Blue , President & CEO of Miller Ingenuity, insists smart manufacturing is a dumb idea.

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Network Visibility and Supply Chain Planning Work Better Together

Logistics Viewpoints

Infor is one example of a supplier that offers both advanced visibility and supply chain planning. There is a vintage television commercial for Reese’s Peanut Butter cups. One character says to another, you got chocolate in my peanut butter.”

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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All Things Supply Chain- Top 5 Supply Chain Trends For 2023

All Things Supply Chain

Looking back at the trials and tribulations that faced the supply chain in 2022, the biggest obstacle proved to be operating in a world changed by the global pandemic.

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The Big Switch: What the changeover means for SME’s

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured). Content Writer. The post The Big Switch: What the changeover means for SME’s appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Watch: The Role of AI in Transforming Last-Mile Delivery

Supply Chain Brain

Artificial intelligence has penetrated virtually every aspect of modern life, and last-mile delivery is no exception, says Bart De Muynck, chief industry officer with project 44

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What do Plummeting Volumes Mean for Parcel Shipping?

Intelligent Audit

During what is typically peak season in customer demand, what we’re seeing instead is reduced shipping demand and declining freight rates. The year 2022 saw the challenge of retailers having overstocked inventory created by inventory gluts from COVID demand changing.

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Supply Chain Planning: How to Optimise Your Supply Chain

Unleashed

These days, it’s easier than ever to start a successful business. That means there’s plenty of competition for everyone. Supply chain planning is the key to coming out on top. Optimising your supply chain processes will give your business the best chance at thriving in a competitive landscape.

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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.

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Industrial Materials Companies in the Supply Chain: Time to Seize the Moment

River Logic

The ability to make strategic, tactical, and operational supply chain decisions in the digital ecosystem is and will continue to be a critical part of decision-making for supply chain leaders. Industrial Materials Companies

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Accelerating the Path to Net-Zero Supply Chains

SCM Research

The “No-Excuse” Framework to Accelerate the Path to Net-Zero Manufacturing and Value Chains is a new white paper that aims to provide businesses with the information they need to operationalize their commitments to reducing carbon emissions and addressing the climate crisis.

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What does the German Supply Chain Act Mean for Procurement?

ivalua

What Lieferkettengesetz Means for Procurement? By Jan-Hendrik Sohn. The German Supply Chain Act, or Lieferkettengesetz, is a new piece of legislation that came into effect January 2023 with an extended remit from January 1, 2024.

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Towards the Autonomous Intelligent Enterprise: An Introduction

Enterra Insights

Several years ago, Ron Craig, a Senior Principal Product Marketing Director at Oracle, wrote, “The ability of enterprises to generate data is increasingly outpacing their ability to realize real value from that data.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Top 15 Logistics Stories of 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

In early November, my colleague Steve Banker wrote an article looking at the top supply chain trends for 2023 and beyond.

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Supply Chain Talent Management (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

As I highlighted last February in “The Labor Shortage Problem: Why It’s Bigger Than You Think And How To Address It,” which included insights from a presentation by labor economist Ron Hetrick titled “The Demographic Drought,” there are various factors leading to decreased labor availability around the world.

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Supplier Diversity: From Checking-the-Box to a C-Suite Strategy

ivalua

Public Procurement: Building Business Cases and Driving Momentum. For the Government, supplier diversity programs are something procurement professionals in the United States (US) have accepted as a key element to their procurement success.

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You Can’t Spell Agriculture without AI

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting every global economic sector including agriculture. The reason AI is becoming more important is because world conditions are rapidly changing and keeping up with those changes requires analyzing massive amounts of data.

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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.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

World records are such an interesting thing. My kids, for example, are always interested in getting their hands on the newest Guinness Book of World Records, and seeing what kind of crazy things are in there.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 13, 2023)

Talking Logistics

I won $2 this week by forgetting to play Mega Millions. What are the odds I’ll be here on Monday if I lose the $2 buying a ticket today? You gotta be in it to win it they say, better to have played and lost than not to have played at all. Or is that. Read more.

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Supply Chain Transformation Part 4: Working the Road Map Day-to-Day

CHAINalytics

This is the fourth in a four-part blog post series on supply chain transformation from Chainalytics’ Supply Chain Operations competency. Be sure to read all the posts for the full story: First, Second, and Third.

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The Bloomberg of Freight with Mary O’Connell

The Logistics of Logistics

Mary O’Connell and Joe Lynch discuss the Bloomberg of Freight. Mary is a podcast host and writer for FreightWaves , the leader in global supply chain market intelligence. About Mary O’Connell.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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The Journey to End-to-End (E2E) Supply Chain Visibility Is Ongoing

Logistics Viewpoints

The supply chain industry is on a years-long digital transformation journey, and one of the key objectives that industry leaders almost universally aim to achieve is true end-to-end (E2E) visibility across their complex global networks of suppliers, partners and customers. It’s the right goal.

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Global economy set to enter recession in 2023

IT Supply Chain

By Rashi Singh (pictured). Associate Vice President, The Smart Cube. The post Global economy set to enter recession in 2023 appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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How to Future-Proof Your Supply Chain

Logility

Key Takeaways Economists expect slower economic growth in 2023, but still debate whether a global economic recession will officially emerge.

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The Amplio Story with Trey Closson

The Logistics of Logistics

Trey Closson and Joe Lynch discuss the Amplio story. Trey is the Co-founder and CEO at Amplio , an Atlanta based tech firm that predicts and prevents material and parts shortage for companies in the electronic manufacturing space. About Trey Closson.

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.