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Building a More Immune Supply Chain: Focusing on the Basics

NC State SCRC

What should organizations do when confronted by a global disruption like the pandemic? This question was faced by many companies and private sector organizations who were faced with a sudden need for PPE and other supplies, and discovered that all supply had been shut down.

How Retailers Can Out-Perform Amazon This Holiday

Convey

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Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI): Everything You Need to Know

EMERGE App

Within the global supply chain, vendor managed inventory (VMI) is becoming an essential service. Most people demand the movement of goods to be quick. That is why most retailers will opt for managed inventory to guarantee an increase in delivery rates. . What is VMI?

Supply Chain Trends 2021

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Trends 2021 appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

Cerasis

Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. That is where multimodal metrics that leverage transportation data can make all the difference.

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Mourning the Death of the Data-Driven Supply Chain Guy

Supply Chain Shaman

Joe died Wednesday. As a great supply chain leader and my client for ten years, his energetic spirit always lifted my soul. In 2018, after a severe operation for kidney cancer, Joe declared to me in a positive voice that he was going to beat his diagnosis of stage 4 liver, brain, and lung cancer.

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How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

River Logic

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How a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Impact Holiday SCM

Cerasis

The past year taught supply chain professionals that uncertainty is the only certainty in supply chain management (SCM). And that’s rapidly proving to be the case as drug makers obtain approval for a COVID-19 vaccine and plan distribution.

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Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

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Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Preparing Supply Chain Networks for Vaccine Transportation

PLS Logistics

The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed supply chain networks and the way businesses operate. Now, almost every company that has a supply chain is leaning into a more flexible and agile business model.

4 Reasons Why Good Design Is Essential for Supply Chain Dashboards

Logility

Detective Joe Friday had a way with words. Even if you’ve never seen a Dragnet re-run in your life, or you’ve never heard of Joe Friday, his catchphrase, “Just the facts, ma’am,” is a good motto for running your business.

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What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021?

The Network Effect

The post What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021? appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

The 2020 Thanksgiving Logistics Shake-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Even though this year will be very different than other years, the Thanksgiving logistics headaches will continue. The turkey supply chain remains a complex balancing act between supply and demand, especially at the fresh turkey level.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

How to Gain an Advantage in Challenging Times

ivalua

For procurement and supply chain professionals, the biggest takeaway from 2020 is that no matter how hard you try, you cannot predict the future. COVID-19 disrupted supply chains on an unprecedented scale, and businesses became much more reliant on procurement teams to help mitigate the impact. .

Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

The global manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and the regulatory requirements of countries have always made pharmaceutical supply chains a challenge.

Bol.com versus Amazon

Supply Chain Movement

In terms of their business models, Dutch web shop Bol.com and Amazon are very similar. But the strategy of Bol.com, the Netherlands’ e-commerce market leader, is fundamentally different from that of Amazon.

Pharma at the Forefront: How Vaccine Distribution Challenges Are Accelerating ‘The Cognitive Supply Chain’

Logistics Viewpoints

As researchers around the world race to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine, pharma companies also face another daunting challenge: how to distribute hundreds of millions of highly sensitive vaccine doses, quickly and accurately, across the country and the world.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Localizing Global Supply Chains in a Globalized World

All Things Supply Chain

Some countries around the world have created vast manufacturing empires that combined produce over a quarter of the world’s goods.

Supply Chain Resilience: Back in the Spotlight

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published yesterday, “Creating Resilience Amid Disruption: 2020 Supply Chain Market Research.”

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Keep the pace set by Industry 4.0

Prophetic Technology

Every industrial sector touched by the convergence of new technologies is producing something similar to an industrial revolution. The COVID-19 pandemic has set the pace for the rapid development of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We need to move fast! supply chain industry

Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss making freightech sticky. In the podcast interview, Nick provides strategies for developing, marketing, and implementing freight technology that will be sticky. About Nick Dangles.

Editor’s Pick: Seven Guidelines for API Security in a Digitized Supply Chain Network

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Move Over, Resilience: a Dynamic Approach Is Here to Save Supply Chain

Elementum

Ever since COVID-19’s onset, academics have been weighing in on the best ways to address supply chain weaknesses and rebuild the industry. Take, for example, this whitepaper by Michigan State University’s Department of Supply Chain.

This Week in Logistics News (November 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA. The “red stuff.” That’s what my four-year-old daughter calls it. She had it at her grandparents’ house a couple weeks ago for the first time and now mentions to me on a daily basis that she wants it on Thanksgiving.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.