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Supply Chain Shaman

As supply chains scramble to keep up with the 32% net increase in the sale of products (physical goods), teams are reacting. Demand is outstripping supply: inefficiencies abound. Business leaders are simultaneously facing inflation and shortages.

5 Lessons from the Desert for the Future of Supply Chain Resiliency

Logistics Viewpoints

The Sonoran Desert where I live may seem like a hostile environment, with as little as 3-15 inches (7-38 cm) of annual rain and scorching sun that can reach 118 F (47 C). Yet plants, animals, and Native peoples thrive in this environment with resourcefulness and adaptability.


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Do You Want Real-time Visibility? IT is the Enemy

Logistics Viewpoints

RF Guns Generate Massive Amounts of Data. Supply chain managers need real-time data to effectively manage operations. While supply chain software companies offer solutions that come with analytic solutions, the data used for the analytics is usually archived data. Archived data is not real-time.

3G’s Chief Revenue Officer Receives 2021 Women in Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive


–This award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments leverage supply chains for competitive advantage.–

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

How Regional Networks Create Trucking Efficiency


As the logistics market continues to create supply chain disruption, shippers are looking for consultative support and solutions to help maintain a competitive advantage.

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Overcoming Hurdles to Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For the past several months, supply chains have received more press than they have in a long time — maybe ever. And it hasn’t been good news. Supply chains are in trouble.

Iron Sustainability into All Tiers of Your Apparel Supply Chain


9 critical tips for increasing supply chain sustainability in the apparel industry. Key Takeaways. Sustainability is good for the environment, workers, and your bottom line. Building sustainability into the apparel supply chain requires working with both first-tier and lower-tier suppliers.

Time to Market - Your Competitive Edge


Severe supply chain disruptions and shifting product demand have been frustrating companies since the very beginning of the pandemic, and even now these are still major factors impacting business models.

Top Tips to Effective New Product Development in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for all of the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. S&OP Forecasting & Demand Planning Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Happy Halloween 2021

Enterra Insights

One sure sign that autumn has arrived is the ubiquity of pumpkins in fields, stores, and roadside stands. Have you ever wondered how pumpkin carving — especially the carving of jack-o’-lanterns — became part of the Halloween tradition?

Corporate Social Responsibility: What Do We Owe the World As We Run Our Businesses?


You need to know what corporate social responsibility is and understand how to leverage it in order for it to work for you. Like every other entity across the earth, your company has an impact on the society around it.

If You Can’t Stand the Fire, then Tame It: Chef José Andrés and Supply Chain Management


Tl;dr José Andrés is most famous for his acclaimed, Michelin star restaurants. However, it’s his humanitarian efforts that can teach us a lot about supply chain management. A Source of Inspiration In the constant chaos that is supply chains these days, it’s often difficult to find good news.

The Year the Ports Stole Christmas? Hopefully Not.

Logistics Viewpoints

West Coast Port congestion is such a hot topic that it is featured in general business publications, and even the nightly news.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

It’s Not Too Early to Prepare for Holiday Returns, Conclusion

Enterra Insights

In the age of e-commerce, the digital path to purchase has a side trail called “Returns.” ” Journalist Suzanne Kapner reports, “The share of online purchases that are returned averages 30% or higher, depending on the category, three times the rate in physical stores.”[1]

4 Tips For Better Process Manufacturing Planning and Forecasting


With the right technology, process manufacturing strategy, planning, and management can be simplified.

How Cloud Solutions Enable Visibility for Successful Modular Production

DELMIA Quintiq

Discover how the right cloud-based platform can enable end-to-end visibility in your modular production for agile operations and increased customer satisfaction.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

Who doesn’t remember their first phone? For my parents, it was a rotary phone at a stand-alone point in the hallway. For my wife, it was a see-through 80’s phone that gave her the freedom to talk to her friends every night.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Marketing: Opportunities and Dangers of Social Media

Enterra Insights

With cookies going away, ad blocking becoming popular, and regulations concerning how personal data can be used on the rise, brands are scrambling for ways to reach their target consumers. Many brands are turning to social media influencers.

How can we overcome the current supply chain disruptions?

West Coast and California Logistics

As we approach the holiday season, the supply chain disruptions that have plagued most of the world for the better part of two years have gone from industry news to front-page news. And everybody has the same question: how are we going to get the supply chain back on track?

Ivalua partners with TransferMate to eliminate the financial friction from cross-border trade


The payment process required for international trade is complex, expensive and high risk for both suppliers and buyers. The partnership with TransferMate removes this friction, creating a transparent, rapid and low-cost solution to paying suppliers anywhere in the world.

Port and Maritime Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Finally Get More Attention

Logistics Viewpoints

Port and maritime operations are critical to the stability of the global supply chain and the global economy. When terminals cannot move cargo, the costs can escalate quickly.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Is it the end of the cold call?

IT Supply Chain

By Douglas Mulvihill (pictured). UK Marketing Manager, Ringover. The post Is it the end of the cold call? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Cut Costs and Move Your Freight More Efficiently Across Europe

CH Robinson Logistics

In a fast-moving world which has been shaken by a global pandemic, ongoing geopolitical challenges, and an untold capacity shortage, shippers are trying hard to stay on top of the game keeping their supply chains moving without sacrificing on their delivery promises.

Improving warehouse efficiency: Acme co-bots

Logistics Middle East

The post Improving warehouse efficiency: Acme co-bots appeared first on Logistics Middle East.

NFI’s Ambitious Zero-Emission Commitment Leads the Industry in Sustainable Goods Movement


The supply chain industry isn’t known for the quick adoption of sustainable operations, but a leader in third-party logistics is seeking to change that narrative.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.