2021

What Is Transportation Optimization and What Does It Have to Do With Managed Transportation

GlobalTranz

Part of the challenge in managing the modern supply-chain is due to its sheer size and complexity. There are many working parts, network partners, and opportunities for things to go wrong that some are often overlooked.

Piecing Together the SIOP Process | Clarkston Consulting

MADELINE SMITH

The SIOP (Sales, Inventory, Operations Plan) process is an important supply chain function that also drives many executive decisions

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The machine learning trap or how to tell if you’ve got the right waiter

All Things Supply Chain

Almost every progress-oriented company wants it right now: artificial intelligence (AI). No, actually everyone wants machine learning, which is almost synonymous for many people.

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Top 10 Tips to Effective Demand Execution in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain S&OP supply chain excellence

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Downloadable Training Guide: Quoting With CargoWise Modules

With this training tool for freight forwarders, learn how to use CargoWise Quotations and One Off Quotes to create rate cards and spot quotes in order to improve the efficiency and accuracy of your internal processes.

The State of Truck Manufacturing and How it Will Affect Freight Capacity and Rates

CH Robinson Logistics

Combined with C.H. Robinson’s own technology and data from the largest network in the freight industry, our partnerships with research firms and universities help our customers stay on top of the trends that influence their supply chains.

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Vertical Farming for a Better Food Supply Chain | SCM Globe

Mohammed Boualam

One of the biggest questions in the food supply chain is this: Will our global food system manage to satisfy the demand of more than 9 billion people by 2050

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Gartner Research: 3 Trends Shaping Future Supply Chains

AIMMS

The post Gartner Research: 3 Trends Shaping Future Supply Chains appeared first on AIMMS

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Side-stepping the Pitfalls of a Digital Strategy for 2022

Supply Chain Shaman

It is that time of year. Yes, a time when well-meaning supply chain leaders share their strategy decks for the upcoming year and ask me for an opinion. I notice a trend of investment in digital for the sake of digital and then asking for help. The reason? Most because they are stuck.

Transportation Metrics That Matter Most to Track and Improve Performance

GlobalTranz

As supply chains become more impacted by market disruptions and unpredictable events, they’re also becoming more critical to a company’s customer experience levels and bottom line.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

What’s going on with global supply chains: A primer for the casual consumer

Freightos

(AKA why that couch you ordered isn’t here…and isn’t getting here tomorrow). Disclaimer: This article is a zoom out for the less freight-inclined. If you have a deeper understanding of freight, you might want to check out our Freightos Baltic Index daily container index instead.

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ToolsGroup Acquires Mi9 Retail’s Demand Management Business

ToolsGroup

Mi9 Retail’s Demand Management business was formerly known as JustEnough Software. Combined company gives retailers a powerful new technology arsenal to efficiently improve product availability under constrained supply and outperform the competition.

Video: Dancing the Supply Chain

SCM Research

JSCM talked to me about my new paper, entitled Dancing the Supply Chain: Toward Transformative Supply Chain Management : Research Resilience Supply Chain Sustainability Transformation Video

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Ultimate Guide To Technologies That Are Transforming Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology can have a significant impact on supply chains, but supply chain digitization still lags behind digitization of other areas of business across many industries.

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.

Strategic Supply Chain Planning in 2022: 10 Areas to Focus

River Logic

A key issue is the need to determine the optimal supply chain strategy for the organization over a 3-to-15-year period considering factors like: Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Strategic Planning Strategic supply chain planning

Policymakers and Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Technology always outpaces policy. It’s inevitable. Policymakers don’t have a crystal ball enlightening them about what technologies are emerging or how those technologies could affect society. As a result, history is their only guide and history is not always reliable.

3G’s Chief Revenue Officer Receives 2021 Women in Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive

3GTMS

–This award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments leverage supply chains for competitive advantage.–

Eliminate the Risk of “Getting it Wrong” by Standardizing Your Labeling

Loftware

The intricacies and nuances of an organization’s labeling processes are… complicated to say the least, and one component contributing handily to that reality is labeling.

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Increase Visibility and Productivity With Container Automation

This guide will help freight forwarders utilize CargoWise Container Automation for increased visibility and productivity. It covers how to use the module, the container events and automations available, and FAQs.

3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The post 3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design appeared first on AIMMS

You Should Be Worried. Supply Chains Are Not OK. Let’s Lock Arms To Drive Change

Supply Chain Shaman

As I rolled holiday cookies in my hands, I watched TV. I seethed as the news stations celebrated supply chain success for the December holidays. As I watched, I shook my head. I am worried. Chinese Lunar New Year in the face of a new pandemic lays before us. I expect disruption.

7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency

GlobalTranz

Shortages of products from toilet paper to microchips during the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the value of supply chain resiliency, and the opportunities for companies that aren’t as prepared as they would like.

Virtual Twins, Global Operations and Sustainability

DELMIA Quintiq

I spent a total of five years in AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run organization. My last year there was as Global Chief Information Officer—I was responsible for enabling the operations of the 50,000-student organization via digital technology.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

7 Ways Businesses Can Manage Supply Chain Shortages in 2021

ToolsGroup

As we head into the holiday season, supply delays, logistics constraints and inflation are looming over shoppers and retailers—and the manufacturers and distributors who keep them in supply.

High freight costs for importers means higher price tags for consumers

Freightos

A Freightos survey of 300+ companies sheds light on how importers have been navigating supply chain disruptions. What’s changed in a year? You might not think about shipping containers and ocean freight when you click “buy” on your Amazon order, but there’s a direct connection between the two.

The Secret to Rapid Digitisation: A Dual Platform Strategy

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The new network way of thinking that digitises and maximises enterprise performance quickly. OVERVIEW. One of the industry’s biggest concerns is how to digitise and transform quickly, without starting from scratch and having to throw away your enormous investment in traditional systems.

COVID-19, Manufacturing, and What to Expect in 2021

River Logic

In 2020, manufacturing took a huge hit as a result of the constraints around COVID-19. In April 2020, year-on-year output dropped by nearly 20%. Since then, there's been a dramatic recovery, although November 2020 figures are still 3.7% lower than those from November 2019.

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.

Trends 2021: Machine Learning

Enterra Insights

In both the academic and business arenas, there is a lot of buzz about artificial intelligence (AI); however, many computer experts point out that the term applies to so many different techniques it is often meaningless. Eric Siegel ( @predictanalytic ), a former computer science professor at Columbia University, writes, “The much better, precise term would instead usually be machine learning — which is genuinely powerful and everyone oughta be excited about it.”[1]

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Harnessing Your Domestic TMS as Reshoring Trends Continue

3GTMS

Of the many things 2020 taught us, one key takeaway was understanding the global supply chain’s volatility. In the blink of an eye, offshoring manufacturing halted worldwide, forcing companies to find alternative ways to meet demand and explore potential reshoring possibilities.

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Why Standardizing Your Labeling Solution Can Save You Time and Money

Loftware

We all know the feeling of having to juggle multiple solutions in our everyday jobs. It can feel like there is a new solution being unveiled every week from IT. The initial goal is to meet the ongoing needs but eventually it can become challenging to maintain.