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Leap Day and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Happy birthday to everyone born on 29 February and who only get to officially celebrate the actual day of their birth every four years. Vigdis Hocken , Delivery Manager at Lyse Tele, and journalist Konstantin Bikos explain, “Leap years are years where an extra day is added to the end of the shortest month, February. This so-called intercalary day, February 29, is commonly referred to as leap day.

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Top Eight Avoidable Supply Chain Practices

Stord

Explore the top 8 supply chain logistics practices to avoid to prevent disruptions and drive innovation in supply chain management.

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Labor Shortages: What Are the Challenges for Supply Chain and Logistics? 

Talking Logistics

Labor shortages were among the top supply chain challenges faced by companies during the Covid pandemic. In fact, back in January 2022, we had Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Industry at Descartes Systems Group, on the program to discuss this problem in an episode titled, “The Labor Shortage Problem: Why It’s Bigger Than You Think.”. Read more The post Labor Shortages: What Are the Challenges for Supply Chain and Logistics?

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If we want the era of siloed supply chains to end, we need to change how we view AI

IT Supply Chain

By Talal Abu Issa (pictured) CEO & Co-Founder of Beebolt The post If we want the era of siloed supply chains to end, we need to change how we view AI appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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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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Empowering Supply Chain Agility with Low-Code Application Platforms

Tecsys

As global supply chains grow more unpredictable and customer needs grow more diverse, supply chain leaders need greater agility in their warehouse operations. Fortunately, flexible supply chain solutions, like those built on low-code application platforms, can help supply chain teams accelerate digital transformation and become more adaptive to meet evolving requirements.

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The Advantage of Speed: The Cooper Health Supply Chain Relies Upon Real-time Risk Alerts

Logistics Viewpoints

Cooper University Health Care Relies Upon Real-time Alerts to Improve Operations Cooper University Health Care, like most companies, struggled with their supply chain during COVID. Cooper successfully coped with the crisis, but the high costs they had to pay for critical supplies and the late nights searching for those supplies convinced the organization that there had to be a better way.

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Majority of U.K. Retailers Suffering From Red Sea Disruption

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain problems are expected to be exacerbated next month as China begins shipping again in earnest after its annual pause for the two weeks of lunar new year celebrations.

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Supply Chain Resilience More Important Than Cost Savings: Bain & Co. Survey

Supply Chain Brain

Companies that get supply chain trade-offs right will outperform strategically and set new standards of operational excellence.

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Outside-in Process Q&A

Supply Chain Shaman

On Friday, I presented an overview of outside-in planning to a consulting group. I love the questions when I present. The reason? The dialogue helps me to think more deeply to explain the concepts. Today, I am again teaching an open class on outside-in planning concept s. Over the next five weeks, seventy business/technology and consulting leaders will complete the course.

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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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Navigating the Roller Coaster Freight Market with Ryan Schreiber

The Logistics of Logistics

Ryan Schreiber and Joe Lynch discuss navigating the roller coaster freight market. Ryan is the Vice President, Industry and Growth, at Metafora , the leading business consulting and software development firm that exclusively serves the Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain space. About Ryan Schreiber Ryan Schreiber is the Vice President, Industry and Growth, at Metafora.

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Flexibility in the Face of Uncertainty

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Name This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home Flexibility in the Face of Uncertainty Ian Arroyo Optimize your logistics tendering, vendor selection, negotiations, and procurement with Freightos Data Book a Demo Data on the sea/air opportunities compared to traditional modes In a logistics landscape frequently disrupted by geopolitical tensions, such as the recent Red Sea crisis, pushes logistics p

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Miroglio Fashion: AI-Powered In-Season Inventory Optimization

ToolsGroup

Evo is proud of our academic collaborations. This is a way we can conduct research with some of the most brilliant scientists and researchers around the world to build solutions that help businesses compete in today’s increasingly competitive markets through customer-centricity. That’s why Evo CEO Fabrizio Fantini jumped at the chance to work with Harvard Business School Professor Sunil Gupta to participate in a case on Miroglio’s huge success increasing profits through in-season inv

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Accelerate Model Building with SC Navigator’s New Whiteboard Functionality

AIMMS

SC Navigator's new Whiteboard functionality visually maps supply chains, simplifying data input for efficient modeling.

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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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The Life Science Supply Chain with John Marrow

The Logistics of Logistics

John Marrow and Joe Lynch discuss the life science supply chain. John is the President at RRD Supply Chain Solutions , a recognized provider of global life science supply chain services with decades of experience in developing and delivering value-add solutions to the life science sector. About John Marrow John Marrow is the President of RRD Supply Chain Solutions.

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A Journey Through Safety Stock, Part 11

Arkieva

This blog is the latest part of the story of Kate and Jane as they navigate the concepts of safety stock at Jane's company and focuses on variance terms. A Journey Through Safety Stock, Part 11 was first posted on February 27, 2024 at 9:15 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Advances in Thin Film Printed Electronics Enable Active Tracking and Automated Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

Thin film electronics is a rapidly evolving technology that has the potential to revolutionize supply chains and shipping as well as other industries.

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The Ecosystem of Large Systems

Demand Driven Technologies

When you’re looking for IT systems to manage your supply chain, chances are you’ll be directed toward large, complex, and expensive systems. This trend dates back to the advent of ERPs in the 90s and is self-sustaining for an entire industry. If a system – an ERP, for example – is complex, it will require.

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

How can businesses gain a competitive edge in an era marked by relentless competition and economic fluctuations? The secret is mastering strategic cost management strategies. This GEP bulletin, "Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability," breaks this down into clear, actionable steps. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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Building a Better Freight Brokerage with Danny Frisco

The Logistics of Logistics

Danny Frisco and Joe Lynch discuss building a better freight brokerage. Danny is the CEO and Co-founder of Rapido Solutions Group , a logistics nearshoring partner to leading freight brokerage firms in the USA. About Danny Frisco As CEO and co-founder of Rapido Solutions Group, Danny oversees sales and is responsible for the long-term strategy and vision of the company.

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Choosing the Right WES: What to Look For

BlueYonder

My previous blog post focused on defining what a Warehouse Execution System (WES) is, as well as the benefits this solution delivers for retailers, manufacturers and logistics services providers (LSPs). For this follow-up post, I’ve asked Joe Kozenski, Product Director for WES at Blue Yonder, to share some tips on identifying the right WES solution.

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Food Supply Chains are Suffering From Climate Change

Supply Chain Brain

The James Beard Foundation has launched a campaign to bring chefs and farmers to D.C. to engage with Congress and share more about the mounting climate challenges they face.

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How AI can improve customer support? – Revolutionizing Customer Service with Artificial Intelligence

IT Supply Chain

By Richard Pearson (pictured) Content Writer The post How AI can improve customer support? – Revolutionizing Customer Service with Artificial Intelligence appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery: Smart Order Fulfillment Through Orchestration

Shippers and logistics service providers are pressured to match the “Amazon effect” for fast and efficient service across multiple B2C, B2B, and D2C channels. Perfect order delivery - on-time and in-full at the lowest possible cost – is critical. However, recent surveys of supply chain stakeholders reveal that many don't have the technology necessary to achieve it.

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Outsourcing eCommerce Fulfillment to a 3PL

ModusLink Corporation

Warehouse of wholesale. Logistic, fulfilment order for distribution. Loader, cargo truck, forklift with driver, worker with cart, boxes on rack. Flat illustration for logistic, delivery center. Vector Introduction: Understanding the Role of a 3PL in eCommerce Fulfillment Before diving into the benefits of outsourcing, let’s clarify what exactly a 3PL does in the realm of eCommerce fulfillment.

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Blue Yonder “Leapling” Shares What It’s Like Having the Most Unique Birthday

BlueYonder

Every four years we celebrate Leap Year – when the calendar receives an extra day on Feb. 29. The reason for this additional “Leap Day” is because the earth does not orbit the sun in exactly 365 days, but slightly over. For many of us, this bonus day is a chance to enjoy extra time and be productive – perhaps tackle projects we have been meaning to work on.

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How to Master Transportation Planning: A Structured Approach to the Cornerstone of Profitability

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chains are in flux, challenged by labor shortages, rising transportation costs, geopolitical tensions, global economic conditions, natural disasters, sustainability requirements, and technological disruptions. Chances are your supply chain is at risk, too.

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Stellar Cyber’s Open XDR Brings Centralized View to RSM’s Multifaceted Environments

IT Supply Chain

By Rob Jackson (pictured) Content Writer The post Stellar Cyber’s Open XDR Brings Centralized View to RSM’s Multifaceted Environments appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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How to take the sting out of winter weather at your warehouse

C3 Solutions

Bad winter weather can impact your warehouse operations more than you might realize. Sure, there are obvious effects like increased heating bills , and the time , cost and efforts needed to keep driveways, parking lots and sidewalks clear of ice and snow.

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What’s a WES — and Why Do You Need One?

BlueYonder

While every part of the supply chain is important, let’s take a moment to consider the tough challenges facing warehouses today. Warehouses sit at the heart of the supply chain, fulfilling customer promises and playing a critical role in driving satisfaction and repeat sales. Warehouses also represent a huge, and growing, cost center. And let’s not forget that they have a significant impact on sustainability results.

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Adapting Supply Chain Strategies to Tackle Complexity and Rising Costs

John Galt

Strategic supply chain planning is crucial for handling complexity and increasing costs. Explore ways to reassess supply chain strategies.