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Predictive AI vs. Generative AI in Supply Chain Management

Resilinc

Learn how Resilinc is using predictive AI and generative AI to innovate supply chain risk management. In part one of our AI in supply chain blog series, “ How is AI Revolutionizing Supply Chain Risk Management?”, we sat down with Resilinc’s Associate Vice President of Product Management, Shahzaib Khan, to learn about Resilinc’s ongoing investment in AI.

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The Five Most Dangerous Supply Chain Attacks in The Last Five Years

Supply Chain Brain

Equipped with automated tools, hackers can hunt through cloud-native applications, public code repositories, unprotected networks and more, without even paying much attention to their computers.

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5 Models of Supply Chains: Learning from the Leaders

C3 Solutions

In a world where customer demands change as quickly as fashion trends, the supply chain is the foundation that keeps businesses standing but moving ahead. A robust supply chain model can put a business in the spotlight for their customers. The customers start realizing the benefits of supply chain excellence in many tangible and intangible ways. This distinction over the other companies can be in the form of product availability, quality, innovation, or pricing.

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High Seas Troubles Affect Global Supply Chains, Part Two: Climate Risks

Enterra Insights

The world’s oceans have been a vital part of global trade since humans first launched ships from shore. Today, nearly 90 per cent of global trade is carried by sea-going vessels. As a result, maritime shipping lies at the very heart of the global logistical system. In Part One of this article, I discussed emerging and ongoing security threats affecting maritime trade.

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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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Unlocking Seamless Supply Chain Integration with No-Code Solutions

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured) Content Writer The post Unlocking Seamless Supply Chain Integration with No-Code Solutions appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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How Supply Chain Organizations are Leveraging Data Analytics to Improve Risk Management

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain organizations that prioritize safety and risk management through data analytics, telematics, and newer equipment position themselves as competitive leaders.

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Gartner: Top Supply Chain Orgs Use AI at Twice the Rate of Lower-Performing Peers

Supply Chain Brain

Forty percent of the high performers surveyed said that they are using AI/ML for demand forecasting, while that figure came in at just 19% for the lower performers.

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Third party cookies, AI and consumer privacy – What’s new?

IT Supply Chain

By Peter Ibarra (pictured) Head of Adtech Solutions, Amperity The post Third party cookies, AI and consumer privacy – What’s new? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Supply Chain Industry: A Rewarding Career for GenZ

Supply Chain Brain

The next batch of graduates are a part of GenZ, and many facets of supply chain industry jobs are what they’re looking for in their entry level experiences.

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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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What’s Happening in the Robotics Market?

Talking Logistics

What’s happening in the robotics market? I guess it depends on who you ask and how you define “the robotics market.” Last week, the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced that “after record orders in both 2021 and 2022, robot sales in North American declined by 30% in 2023.” Here are some excerpts from the. Read more The post What’s Happening in the Robotics Market?

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20 Years of Outsourcing Come Back to Haunt Boeing

Logistics Viewpoints

Alaska Airlines Door Blows Out in Flight For 20 years, Boeing has engaged in collaborative product development with a significant number of suppliers. The outsourced R&D, in turn, supported outsourced manufacturing with over 50 key suppliers. These suppliers, in turn, outsourced various parts of the modules they produced to their suppliers. Historically, Boeing was vertically integrated – the great majority of product development was done in-house.

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The Grocery & Produce Supply Chain with John Gillespie

The Logistics of Logistics

John Gillespie and Joe Lynch discuss the grocery & produce supply chain. John is the Chief Technology Officer at MegaCorp Logistics , an award-winning logistics firm with remarkable growth based on their superior service. About John Gillespie As an Information Technology Senior professional with over 15 years of experience, he has worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, banking and logistics.

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A 2024 Supply Chain To-Do List

Supply Chain Brain

The global economy is slowly recovering, but volatility remains a constant. Future-proofing supply chains to manage risk, boost real-time visibility, enhance sustainability, deploy AI effectively, and promote end-to-end collaboration is critical.

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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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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistiscs News (February 23, 2024)

Talking Logistics

I’m off this morning to visit my son at Cornell, his last semester there. I still have to pack, so I’ll just go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Time to hit the road, I’ll share my commentary next week. Have a meaningful weekend! Song of the. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistiscs News (February 23, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Open Sky Kaleidoscope: Connecting the Dots

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I sat down to speak with Mike Noble, SVP of Technology and Jonathan Mitchell, Director of Software Services at Open Sky Group. In this conversation, we discussed seeing your supply chain through a new lens, and how this can help to achieve improved visibility. Specifically, I asked Mile and Jonathan to give me some background on Open Sky Group, as well as a rundown of the Kaleidoscope platform, and the different components that link the end to end supply chain.

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How to Address Stock Loss with Process Intelligence

QAD

From my recent conversations with companies one topic is becoming increasingly prevalent — stock loss. This problem impacts the business operations of a range of industries and company types. From the automotive industry with both OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, through to packaging companies supplying the CPG industry. Stock loss isn’t selective on item size either.

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Book Discussion: Breakthrough Supply Chains

John Galt

Q&A with supply chain management leaders, Dr. Wolfgang Partsch and Mr. Gene Tyndall, to discuss their book: Breakthrough Supply Chains.

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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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Technology to support staff retention

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured) Director & Co-Founder, Crystaline The post Technology to support staff retention appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Blue Yonder Associate Shares Heart Journey That Found Him at the Top of Mt. Kilimanjaro

BlueYonder

February is National Heart Month. It’s a reminder not to take the most important organ inside the body for granted. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. In the U.S., someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds.

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Inspiring the Next Generation into Careers in Manufacturing and Supply Chain

QAD

Women Inspiring Success and Empowerment (WISE) at QAD Driven and supported by QAD CEO Anton Chilton, employees recently started a women’s employee resource group (ERG) called “WISE”, with global participation by voluntary employees. The WISE group’s mission is to promote unique and critical experiences, both internally and externally, by fostering a supportive community where women rise, inspire and thrive.

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Head to Head: Which Service Parts Inventory Policy is Best?

The Smart Software

Our customers have usually settled into one way to manage their service parts inventory. The professor in me would like to think that the chosen inventory policy was a reasoned choice among considered alternatives, but more likely it just sort of happened. Maybe the inventory honcho from long ago had a favorite and that choice stuck. Maybe somebody used an EAM or ERP system that offered only one choice.

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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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Dome Shelters: Where Innovation and Construction Intersect

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured) Content Writer The post Dome Shelters: Where Innovation and Construction Intersect appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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February 22 is Forever Supermarket Employee Day

BlueYonder

In the spirit of giving thanks The Food Industry Association (FMI) proclaims Feb. 22 Supermarket Employee Day. It’s a day to recognize and appreciate the vital contributions of supermarket employees who keep our communities fed and running smoothly. These dedicated individuals work tirelessly to stock shelves, ring up groceries, answer customer questions, and ensure a pleasant shopping experience for everyone.

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Watch: What Is Warehouse Orchestration?

Supply Chain Brain

What is warehouse orchestration, and how does it impact the supply chain industry? Sally Miller, chief information officer for North America with DHL Supply Chain, explains.

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How Procurment and Supply Chain Leaders Should Handle Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain 24/7

GEP outlines key steps organizations should take to keep supply chains resilient amid the growing instability on the Red Sea route.

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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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Why Business Insurance is a Must-Have for Startups

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured) Content Writer The post Why Business Insurance is a Must-Have for Startups appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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From Predictions to Operations: Compelling Supply Chain AI Use Cases

ThroughPut

A report by McKinsey shows that early adopters of AI in the supply chain have improved their inventory levels by 35%, reduced logistics costs by 15%, and enhanced service levels by 65%, vis-a-vis competitors who were slow to embrace AI. Clearly, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is unlocking so much potential for growth and efficiency in logistics and supply chain management.

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Planemakers Partner to Halt Infiltration of Unauthorized Parts

Supply Chain Brain

The Aviation Supply Chain Integrity Coalition will include senior representatives from American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Safran, StandardAero and United Airlines.