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Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice.

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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.

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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

The post Procurement has allowed me to exercise creativity to solve business challenges and have a direct impact on company success appeared first on Ivalua

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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!

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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.,

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The Top 8 Supply Chain Superpowers! - Supply Chain Game Changer™

Supply Chain Game Changer

Supply Chain professionals discretely exercise a set of Supply Chain Superpowers that make extraordinary contributions every single day

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Pandemic success stories: What can be learned from these triumphs?

USC Consulting Group

In addition to bikes, Peloton sold many other types of work-from-home exercise equipment, including treadmills, and its Mirror home workout system. The steady, daily drumbeat of negative news in March and April was hard to ignore.

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

Supply Chain Digest

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TSMC Starts Next-Gen Mass Production as World Fights Over Chips

Supply Chain Brain

Recent military exercises held by Beijing around Taiwan have reignited concerns about the world’s dependence on the island for semiconductors

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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!

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Master Your Mind In 5 Minutes A Day

BlueYonder

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What are the Inventory Carrying Costs?

Demand Driven Technologies

This exercise often comes down to one question: If I reduce inventory by X%, what does it save? Before deciding to invest company resources in a supply chain transformation project, we need to demonstrate a return on investment.

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Watch: How Process Mining Can Boost Supply Chain Agility

Supply Chain Brain

Victoria Ma, digital and innovation lead for North America with Miebach Consulting, explains how the exercise of process mining can help supply chains achieve a new level of agility in responding to orders and unexpected changes in customer demand

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Navigating The River of Demand

Supply Chain Shaman

To fill the time in the agenda, I developed the River of Demand exercise. So, I asked for a break and reorganized the room to facilitate my first river of demand exercise.

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Announcement on LogiSYM Event Database access

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sustainable supply chains: why we need to rethink supplier segmentation

HICX

In order to collect, analyse and report on this data as it relates to sustainability, large organizations are running hundreds of data gathering exercises a year. To make the most of these exercises, it’s essential to communicate with the right supplier segments for each specific campaign.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Strong supplier partnerships drive sustainable procurement

HICX

Starting its life as a corporate social responsibility initiative introduced by the UN, the ESG movement has shifted from being a tick-box exercise to a necessity in many businesses.

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3 Ways to Benchmark to Boost Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

If you’ve never done a benchmarking exercise before, read on. This exercise would involve you measuring particular functions or aspects of your business and comparing that against other parts of your business.

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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.

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Why It’s Time to Turn Supply Chain Design into a Continuous, Strategic Process 

Logility

Supply chain design is no longer the ‘create it, set it, and walk away’ exercise that it once was.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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Cultivate a Stickier Customer Base Using WMS Add-On Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Instead of manually entering data at set intervals throughout the month – an after-the-fact exercise prone to errors and omissions – an automated solution captures billable activities correctly in real-time, improving overhead utilization, cost control, and revenue leakage at once.