Regular evaluation of threat models & red-team exercises now common practice

IT Supply Chain

The post Regular evaluation of threat models & red-team exercises now common practice appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Ramsés Gallego (pictured). International CTO, Micro Focus.

EU to Stage Large-Scale Cyberattack Exercise on Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

European Union governments will launch later this week a large-scale simulation of cyberattacks against multiple member states

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Procurement has allowed me to exercise creativity to solve business challenges and have a direct impact on company success

ivalua

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Case study: How Aviron navigated a COVID-induced home gym boom

The Supply Chain Journal

Last-mile delivery Modern Shipper News Recent News Aviron B2b B2C cerasis COVID-19 pandemic direct-to-consumer DTC Exercise equipment GlobalTranz home fitness home gymHeading into 2020, the U.S. fitness club i ndustry was on a roll , with projections that it would reach $39 billion in the U.S.,

How Does Your Inventory Optimization Process Compare to Peers?

The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your inventory optimization process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Driver Digest: Quick Rest Stop Exercises

NFI Industries

As truck drivers spend most of their time driving, it can be difficult to find the time to be active. It’s important for drivers to take care of their bodies and although there isn’t a lot of down time throughout your day, it only takes a few minutes to add some activity into your routine. READ MORE. Transportation Truck Drivers

Distribution Center Audits -- Real Value, or Marketing Exercise?

Supply Chain Digest

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Master Your Mind In 5 Minutes A Day

BlueYonder

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EU due diligence laws for cocoa expected in 2022

ChainPoint

The European Union is considering creating regulations for the cocoa industry, where importing companies need to exercise due diligence regarding their supply chains.

Supply Chain Design: Making the Transition From Project to Process

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain design was once seen as an activity to be endured every few years — a strategic exercise that wasn’t tied to operations. Now, however, competitive companies are realizing that every decision they make should be used as an opportunity to improve the configuration and use of their networks.

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Shaping Up Last Mile Delivery to Surpass Customer Expectations: NordicTrack Solution Showcase

Supply Chain Brain

For NordicTrack, the motto is not only heard when customers are coming to the end of a virtual exercise class, it’s also on display daily through the last mile delivery of its fitness equipment to homes across the country. Finish strong.

Assess your Inventory Optimization Process with This Quiz

AIMMS

We hope it serves as a though-provoking exercise to improve your approach! . Inventory management has always been challenging. How much should we hold? How much is too much? How much is too little? The supply chain shocks of 2020 brought this challenge into focus.

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Announcement on LogiSYM Event Database access

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

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Editor’s Choice: 8 Supply Chain Planning Challenges Retailers Will Face In 2022 And Tips To Overcome Them

Logistics Viewpoints

this experience has changed how we dress and exercise. We stopped going to the gyms and favored outdoor activities or at-home exercises. While increasing demand for at-home exercise equipment also expedited the expansion of the online wellness industry.

Ranking Master’s Programs in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

Finding the right Master’s program can be a difficult exercise. In spite of their sometimes oversimplifying nature, rankings can provide a first indication to make this exercise a bit easier. One of such rankings is the 2013/2014 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking, provided by SMBG, a French consulting company, and based on a global survey of recruiters, students and representatives of academic institutions.

Why a Software Proof of Concept (POC) Is Better than an RFI

ToolsGroup

Solid online research and structured interviews with potential vendors are a better way to accomplish that initial shortlisting exercise. #5 One of the reasons for this is that filling out an RFI is an exercise in creative writing for most vendors.

The Green Corridor – From Gray to Green – Possible Answers For Our Ocean Plastics Conundrum

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

But relying on people to hand-pick ocean trash on weekends is an exercise in futility. The Green Corridor – From Gray to Green – Possible Answers For Our Ocean Plastics Conundrum. by Tim Foote, Founder of Susymbio. Plato once said: Necessity is the mother of invention.

Defining the Roadmap for FY2022

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

We have seen many roadmaps and associated transformation exercises fail. Access to data to support decision making needs to be at our fingertips, and not require a significant exercise taking days to report. Defining the Roadmap for FY2022.

Scenario Planning: Predict What-Ifs and Disrupt Them with Integrated, Continuous Planning

Logility

Dramatic shifts are happening too quickly to reserve strategic planning as a traditionally annual exercise. Competing in an environment of constant change is always a challenge.

4 Reasons Why You Should Focus on Forecasting

John Galt

Forecasting can sometimes seem like an exercise in futility. You invest a lot of time, resources, and energy into creating them on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis, yet oftentimes, they’re off base

Demand planning in action: 3 real-life examples

John Galt

Demand planning can sometimes seem like a fruitless exercise. Forecasts frequently miss the mark. And then companies are left scrambling when a stockout is imminent and their best-laid demand plans need to be scrapped

Assess your Inventory Optimization Process with This Quiz

AIMMS

We hope it serves as a though-provoking exercise to improve your approach! Inventory management has always been challenging. How much should we hold? How much is too much? How much is too little? The supply chain shocks of 2020 brought this challenge into focus.

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Can you pass a driving test for remote vehicle operation?

The Supply Chain Journal

The first four drivers who obtained the teleoperated vehicle driver certificate performed field exercise and city driving without errors. The field exercises consisted of six different exercises with a time limit of 15 minutes.

The Food and Beverage Industry is in Crisis – How will you Respond?

Logility

That said, your guidance should make it clear that reallocation of existing resources is preferred to numerous what-if exercises and lengthy trials, and that now is not the time to be developing new analytical capabilities.

Value Chain Planning and Decision Making in Times of Disruption (Part 2)

DELMIA Quintiq

Part 2 in the series explores the “analytical scenario exercise” and how decisions based on certain scenarios heavily impact each aspect of the value chain. This is part 2 of a 2-part series on how to succeed in planning and decisions amid times of disruption.

Strategies for Managing Stress in the Workplace: Advice From 30 Experts Across the Globe

ToolsGroup

In addition to physical exercise, the stress-relieving advantages of contemplative exercises like yoga, meditation, and Tai Chi are well documented. Employees that have extensive computer usage must take out a few moments each day to carry out neck and eye exercises.

Here’s How to Measure Inventory Health

ToolsGroup

For example, one modeling exercise determined that the firm was overstocking its fastest-moving items. Looking for a relatively quick way to measure inventory health? “It It all starts with a demand-driven approach,” says Gerrott Faulkingham, director of solution engineering at ToolsGroup.

Destination: The Corner Office

Inbound Logistics

As the supply chain exercises more influence over business outcomes, its managers are rising to top leadership positions. Supply chain pros with sights set on a corner office would do well to expand their skill sets and seek job experiences that prepare them for complexity

Import Compliance 101: Following Four Basic Principles

Supply Chain Brain

Failure to exercise reasonable care in this effort can result in long delays in the release of merchandise, and the imposition of stiff penalties Importers bear the burden of complying with all U.S. laws and regulations when their goods enter the country.

What is the Best PMP Book?

Supply Chain Opz

However, This PMP exam book provides you with good sample questions and exercises that follow the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The exercises at the middle of each chapter are to ensure that you understand the concepts every step of the way. Are you planning to take the PMP exam and looking for best PMP resource? We will compare 4 major exam prep and show you which one is the best PMP book to read.

Is Sacking a Customer Worth the Risk?

MIT Supply Chain

But companies need to exercise extreme caution when choosing such an […]. The customer is always right – except when you no longer want to do business them. Firing customers is a valid risk mitigation strategy when the business they bring is under threat or unprofitable, or they are out of alignment with your strategic goals.

Distribution Network Optimization: Modeling Tools Won’t Give You the Answer

Kane is Able

Warehouse optimization modeling exercises examine the upside of being closer to customers versus the downside of carrying more inventory in more locations. Distribution network optimization has become a white-hot topic these days as “the Amazon effect” leads businesses to evaluate how quickly they can get products to customers.

Enhancing Supply Chain Network Design with Sophisticated Inventory Optimization

CHAINalytics

By Chris Keller | Principal, Supply Chain Design | Chainalytics | The complexity involved in simultaneously optimizing a supply chain network and the inventory within that network has traditionally proven to be a sufficient barrier to completing such exercises.

Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan

ToolsGroup

Planning becomes a modelling exercise, not a guessing game. By setting a solid foundation, inventory planning becomes a modeling exercise. How Do You Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan? Your customers don’t care if you have a great demand forecast.