2022

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Do Digital Your Way. Sidestep the Supply Chain Conquistadors

Supply Chain Shaman

In a recent research project, we found that 2/3 of companies had a digital supply chain transformation strategy; however, those that were evolving their strategy performed better during the early months of the pandemic than those that were “clear” on the project plan for a digital transformation. I know, a head-scratcher. My conclusion?

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Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation. Feature Article by Ryan Tang – Executive Director, APAC?E2open. E2open. While the COVID-19 pandemic woke up supply chains around the world, the ripple effects continue to disrupt in both size and scope.

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Machine Learning and Digital Transformation

Enterra Insights

There have been a lot of labels attached to the day-and-age in which we live, including the Computer Age, the Digital Age, and the Information Age.

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Retail Returns: The Key to Driving Business Growth

ToolsGroup

Retail returns occur when a customer returns the purchased items to a seller in exchange for a refund, store credit, or a similar product. Returns come with plenty of challenges around logistics, inventory, and predicting volatile sales trends.

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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The Saga of Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

This November is a layoff season. As pink slips ripple through Silicon Valley to over 120,000 workers following a time of overexuberant hiring, it is a time for both sadness and reflection. The end of this chapter in Big Tech occurs, it is time for a reality check.

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Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change. by Stephanie Krishnan – Associate Vice President, IDC Manufacturing & Energy Insights Asia/Pacific, IDC Asia/Pacific. “By

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Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking

GlobalTranz

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. They connect data and metrics to show if your operations perform as expected and highlight what strengths or weaknesses may exist.

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Adapting to the Human/Machine Future

Enterra Insights

The future of work is a fascinating subject to contemplate and discuss. Prior to the pandemic, many of the articles discussing the future of work raised concerns about artificial intelligence (AI) and automation taking over jobs now held by humans.

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Agile Supply Chain: How to Bend, Not Break, Your Supply Chain Planning Process - ToolsGroup

Mary Vasile

An agile supply chain uses data, technology and collaboration to effectively navigate market volatility. Discover the strategies you need to stay flexible and competitive

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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What Industry Leaders Have to Say About Virtual Twins in Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

This blog is based on Dassault Systèmes’ partnership with IndustryWeek on conducting a midyear survey of industry leaders to gain a better understanding of how virtualization technologies are helping them adapt to these changes.

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The Most Popular Supply Chain Class Readings

SCM Research

Have you ever wondered what supply chain literature is most commonly used in the classroom? Open Syllabus , a non-profit research organization, currently has a corpus of nine million English-language syllabi from 140 countries and data on class readings is available for a large proportion of these syllabi. I checked which readings with the term “supply chain” in the title are used the most in the “Business” category.

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Improving Capacity Planning and Operations with a Digital Planning Twin

River Logic

Defining the Objective. FedEx Office is comprised of nearly 2,200 retail stores, 15,000 employees, 18 commercial print facilities, and a nationwide transportation fleet.

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2022 Supply Chain Predictions

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC analysts have published predictions about supply chain technology trends at the beginning of the year in past years.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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What is a Digital Supply Chain Twin and How can It Support Your Strategic Decisions?

AIMMS

The post What is a Digital Supply Chain Twin and How can It Support Your Strategic Decisions? appeared first on AIMMS

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Avoiding Dead-end Streets As We Build the Future of Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

I am writing this post from a hotel room in Chicago. My feet are swollen, and my luggage overflows with dirty laundry. I have not been home since the end of August. This week, I spoke at a University of Wisconsin event on responsiveness and ASCM on the future of supply chain planning.

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Logility to Acquire Network Optimization Provider Starboard Solutions

Logility

With Starboard’s Digital Twin Technology, Logility Clients Can Better Answer “What if” Scenarios and Optimize Supply Chain Networks to Overcome Disruptions and Drive Growth. ATLANTA (June 28, 2022) – Logility, Inc.,

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Your Sales Plan is NOT a Forecast!

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Your Sales Plan is NOT a Forecast! by Jeff Harrop – Supply Chain Educator and Consultant. Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be. – William Hazlitt (1778-1830).

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Containerized shipping joins modern financial world with CME futures

Freightos

In the late 1970s, McDonalds set out to launch Chicken McNuggets. But they ran into a pricing challenge; consumers hate price changes (at least, price increases) and like most commodities, the cost of chicken changes.

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This Could Be Scary: A Halloween Candy Shortage

Enterra Insights

If geopolitics, inflation, and climate change aren’t enough to worry about, there are now warnings that there could be a shortage of Halloween Candy. The first company to sound the alarm was Hershey.

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Supply Chain Sustainability: The Business Case for Growth and a Competitive Advantage- ToolsGroup

Glede Kabongo

Companies are leveraging supply chain sustainability to gain a competitive advantage–while supporting people and the environment

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What is Supply Chain Planning Software and How Can it be Used Effectively? Part 2

DELMIA Quintiq

In part 2 this blog series, I will conclude with advantages that can be expected within the world of supply chain planning software through the lens of Dassault Systèmes DELMIA. Advantages of supply chain planning.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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80% of UK businesses say Brexit caused the biggest supply chain disruption in the last 12 months

ivalua

83% fear the biggest disruption from Brexit is yet to come, while increasing supply chain disruption caused revenues to drop by an estimated 18%. London, UK, 28th November, 2022.

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Three Key Principles for Successful Supply Chain Network Design

River Logic

Network design implementations are also notorious for spinning their wheels when scenario modeling and analysis bog down people and other resources to a point where initiatives fail, experience cost and schedule overruns, or simply underperform.

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DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. My colleagues and I often have the opportunity to discuss initiatives such as this with company executives.

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Why The Chips Are Down: Explaining the Global Chip Shortage | Jabil

Graham Scott

The supply chain bottlenecks we’re experiencing across the world start with the global chip shortage, the most severe of the current component shortages

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.