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Five Preventive Measures to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Supply Chain Brain

Your customer’s shipment is on its way. But will it arrive undamaged? Or at all? Overhaul’s special report details the exact steps you need to take to ensure the security of your supply chain.

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The Next Supply Chain Game Change

BlueYonder

Leveraging Large Language Models to Turn Complexity into Opportunity This blog was co-written by Sai Buddhavarapu , VP, Product Management, and Angela Troccoli , Senior Product Marketing Director. Operating in today’s disruptive and complex global environment can be challenging for any supply chain. Changes in demand, unexpected supply shortages, employee absences, or extreme weather events have always required immediate action.

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The Impact of Supply Chain Logistics on the Gambling Industry

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured) Content Writer The post The Impact of Supply Chain Logistics on the Gambling Industry appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Watch: Supply Chain Talent: What the Hell Happened?

Supply Chain Brain

When considering nearshoring, staffing experts can help with finding multilingual talent with the same values as yours, says Mia Mazal, business development and partnership manager at SWORKz.

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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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5 Steps Supply Chain Planning Solutions Implementation Success

Logility

When it comes to implementing supply chain planning and operations solutions, success relies heavily upon an organization’s ability to identify and document its desired value measures and outcomes, and to align those with its solutions provider. Here are five critical practices that supply chain and business leaders should incorporate in the process of developing project goals – and avoid a painful implementation. 1 Co-develop a business case with vendors.

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The Connective Tissue of the Supply Chain with Bart A De Muynck

The Logistics of Logistics

Bart De Muynck and Joe Lynch discuss the connective tissue of the supply chain, which is a reference to project44. As the supply chain connective tissue, project44 operates the most trusted end-to-end visibility platform, tracking over 1 billion shipments annually for the world’s leading brands. Bart is Chief Industry Officer at project44 where he drives supply chain industry thought leadership and supports customers with their logistics and supply chain strategies.

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Law, Trend, and Impact: Sustainability and Global Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

In a 2019 LinkedIn article, Dr. Yossi Sheffi from MIT wrote, “No self-respecting company is without a sustainability strategy, and at the center of these strategies lies the supply chain.” We’re now approaching 2024 and the focus on sustainability continues to grow, driven by many factors, including new regulations and legislation. What are the key.

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The Changing Landscape of Retail Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The past few years of turmoil in the retail sector have challenged many professionals. The so-called “retail apocalypse” was deepened by the pandemic, then came inventory overload and inflation. Retailers could be excused for describing their feelings with some of the lyrics from Willie Nelson’s famous song “Crazy.” The lyrics read: “Worry, why do I let myself worry?

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Keeping Your CEO & CFO Informed of Supply Chain Performance

Talking Logistics

With supply chains experiencing ongoing risks and disruptions, keeping your CEO and CFO informed of what is happening is more important than ever. How frequently do you update your CEO/CFO on supply chain performance and developments? What information are they most interested in? We asked members of our Indago supply chain research community — who.

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How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics

Just by embedding analytics, app owners can charge 24% more for their product. How much value could you add? This framework from Software Pricing Partners explains how application enhancements can extend your product offerings. You’ll learn: How to take a disciplined approach to pricing The three elements of the Packaging Decision Framework Ways to structure your new embedded analytics offering Download the White Paper to learn about How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics.

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5 Principles for Navigating the Digital Fog Around AI in Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Chief supply chain officers feel overwhelmed navigating the intense digital fog surrounding AI in supply chain, so I offer five principles for navigation. For sure, the opportunity for AI in supply chains is massive.

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Breaking Boundaries: Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Breaking Boundaries: Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Supply Chains Supply chains encompass many interconnected activities, from procurement, production, and inventory management, to logistics and distribution. These activities involve numerous stakeholders, such as suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Efficiently managing these processes is vital for companies to meet customer demands, minimize costs, and maintain a competitive edge.

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Logistics and Distribution Trans with Rik Schrader

The Logistics of Logistics

Rik Schrader and Joe Lynch discuss logistics and distribution transportation, which is one of the specialties of Rik’s company, Körber Business Area Supply Chain. Rik is Senior Vice President of Sales at Körber Business Area Supply Chain and responsible for sales and alliances leadership across the Americas for Körber’s supply chain software portfolio.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 18, 2023)

Talking Logistics

It’s that time of the year again: when we move our kids back to college. This year I will have two kids in college again: my oldest son who will begin his senior year at Cornell (Computer Science Engineering with a minor in Math; if anyone has a job opportunity for him to consider, feel. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 18, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Supply Chain Orchestration: A New Era in Supply Chain Management

When the only certainty is uncertainty, what does that mean for today’s supply chain management approaches? This eBook delves into how supply chain orchestration can help businesses unlock agility, transparency, intelligence, and trust across their end-to-end supply chain.

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Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Day in and day out, my newsfeed is full of headlines about companies that are looking to make sustainability an integral part of their business. It’s good to see these companies recognizing the impact of climate change, and changing their policies, sourcing, and manufacturing practices to reduce emissions. According to the United Nations, climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns.

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Bridge the Gap Between Executive Alignment & Supply Chain Performance

Logility

In today’s rapidly evolving marketplaces, businesses need every advantage they can secure — and often, that edge lies in the effective alignment of executive leadership with supply chain operations. When the C-suite understands and integrates supply chain considerations into strategic decision-making, the results can be transformative. However, achieving this critical alignment often stumbles over familiar hurdles: A limited understanding of supply chain operations at the executive level,

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How to Fix Food Safety Issues in the Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Fixing food safety in the supply chain is a critical issue. One food-borne illness can impact a brand and undermine customer loyalty.

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Ocean Risk Management part 2: Navigating Global Shipping Alliance

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Ocean Risk Management part 2: Navigating Global Shipping Alliance The shipping industry continues to evolve. With market swings and changing consumer demands forcing companies to adapt to stay competitive, one approach that has gained popularity in recent years is the use of Global Shipping Alliances (GSAs), which are agreements between multiple carriers to share vessels, routes, and other resources.

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What is Mesh Networking Trends Report

This report details the capabilities of mesh networks, how they work, and the applications they thrive in supporting. Connectivity is necessary for optimal productivity, and mesh networking will soon be a significant provider of connectivity globally.

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The Global Trade Compliance Market is Crazy!

Logistics Viewpoints

The global trade compliance market is one crazy market. The market grew by double digits year over year, yet there is no standard user and consequently there is no common understanding of what the end-to-end global trade compliance process should be. Linda McKee, the director for global trade services management at SAP, expressed the idea this way, “I don’t think we currently have any real standard global trade scenarios.

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Smarter, Not Harder: How to Climb Every Peak in Supply Chain Planning

Logility

Smarter, Not Harder: How to Climb Every Peak in Supply Chain Planning Supply chain planning is like a grand mountaineering expedition. Every step is meticulously mapped out to manage immediate needs and challenges while uncovering and navigating intricate risks hidden within each layer. But instead of reaching just one peak, supply chain planners must climb four – service, inventory, cost, and sustainability.

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Improving Last-mile Delivery Efficiency with Yard Management Systems

C3 Solutions

The ‘last mile’ is the most critical, yet challenging, leg of the supply chain journey. It is the last step before a product reaches the customers; hence, efficiency at this step significantly contributes to customer satisfaction and overall brand reputation. While historically, the last leg used to be shipments to retailers, the rapid growth of e-commerce and customers' ever-increasing expectations has meant the last-mile is now a crucial part of the delivery experience.

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The Green Corridor: Cures from the Sky! Healthcare Distribution is Driving Itself Into a More Environmentally Friendly Direction

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Green Corridor: Cures from the Sky! Healthcare Distribution is Driving Itself Into a More Environmentally Friendly Direction by Timothy Foote, Founder of Susymbio Healthcare and saving the environment do not at first seem a natural fit. Disposable masks and tons of one-use equipment is associated with much of the medical experience we all have received.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Book Discussion: The Magic Conveyor Belt. Supply Chains, A.I., and the Future of Work

John Galt

In this Q&A with Professor Yossi Sheffi, we delve into his book that centers on supply chains and their progression toward a future driven by AI.

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Understand the Factors Behind Inventory Accumulation by Optimization Models with No Demand

Arkieva

While working with various optimization models, I often encountered situations where the supply chain optimization model would make decisions to produce items even when there was no demand. This blog discusses different scenarios that led to the optimization models producing and storing excess inventory. Understand the Factors Behind Inventory Accumulation by Optimization Models with No Demand was first posted on August 16, 2023 at 7:47 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva "

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Navigating Today’s Finnish Warehouse Optimization Trends

CHAINalytics

As Finland grapples with an aging population, labor shortages and high inflation, the country’s supply chains face both obstacles and opportunities. How are these trends influencing warehouse automation and what’s the role of consultants in optimizing warehouse operations? Trends driving warehouse automation Many factors are redefining the future of warehouse operations.

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Driving Visibility, Intelligence, and Agility through Supply Chain Technology on Cloud

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Driving Visibility, Intelligence, and Agility through Supply Chain Technology on Cloud Whether we are talking about healthcare, food, or fashion, the supply chains which convert the raw materials to finished goods are getting more and more complex. Regardless of the industry, increasing complexity undeniably increases opacity. The world we currently live in has become increasingly unpredictable, volatile and fast-changing.

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Embedded Analytics: A Force Multiplier for Business

The possibilities for embedded analytics to drive real value for businesses, end users, and society are as fascinating as they are limitless. No matter the industry, brand after brand is finding that analytics can be the solution to a multitude of business challenges. Go deep with five insightsoftware customers as they share the details of their analytics journeys and discuss the transformative power of data.

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From Awareness to Action: The Battle for Safer Food in an Era of Rising Recalls

Supply Chain Brain

Imagine a world where technology is used to connect a finished food product with its own supply chain data, as well as any information pertaining to sources for its ingredients.

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The Top 5 Skills Every Procurement Manager Needs

Precoro

More and more companies are acknowledging the importance of centralizing and optimizing their procurement operations. One of the ways to accomplish this is to establish a procurement team to streamline ordering by centralizing purchases and improving supplier relations. According to KPMG , a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax, and advisory services, building a dedicated procurement team helps companies achieve substantial cost savings through effective vendor and category

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Auto Supply Chain Prophets Podcast Wrap-up: Eps. 32-36

QAD

If you haven’t yet listened to or read about them, take a look at our wrap-up blogs covering past episodes of the Auto Supply Chain Prophets podcast. June, July and even August have traditionally been laid-back months in the automotive industry, between vacations and major OEMs’ summer shutdowns, but the action never stops here at the Auto Supply Chain Prophets podcast.