Why Supply Chain Convergence is Critical to Greater Agility and Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Having an effective supply chain practice has always been a difficult balancing act, even in relatively stable times. The pandemic has exposed flaws in business practices across industries, which have been acutely felt in their supply chain and procurement operations.

5 Supply Chain Collaboration Essentials to Mitigate Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Few organizations are immune to the effects, which are acutely felt in supply chains — and the more complex they are, the greater the probability of interruptions. Supply chain collaboration is essential to mitigating the risks that come from exposure to disruption.

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Watch: What Is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Supply Chain Brain

Pramod Gupta, vice president of supply chain consulting with GEP, offers a definition of supply chain resiliency, and explains its importance to organizations today It can be a vague term to employ.

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A Radical New Way to Think About Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC has done research and writing on supply chain collaboration networks. A supply chain collaboration network (SCCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain. Supply Chain Planning supply chain visibility

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Procurement and supply chain executives are struggling in the current environment of high inflation and missed deliveries.

NC State SCRC

A new study that the SCRC published with GEP examines the increasing pressure that supply chain executives are getting when it comes to responding to supply chain disruptions. Supply market intelligence will become a crucial capability in this market.

Editor’s Choice: What Does the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Proposal Mean for Supply Chains?

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. This article is from GEP and look at the impact of the SEC’s climate disclosure proposal.

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Are Procurement and Logistics Executives Aligned When Faced with Current Supply Chain Challenges?

NC State SCRC

Procurement and supply chain executives are on the “same team” – and in general, a recent study conducted by the SCRC and GEP suggests that there is strong alignment between the two functions when it comes to prioritizing lower risks and reducing uncertainty in supply chains.

What’s In Store for New-Age Digital Retail Supply Chains?

ThroughPut

The pandemic has catalyzed supply chain transformation for many global retail enterprises. Secondly, prioritize upstream and downstream supply chain operations to match with optimized inventory levels, capacity plans and material flow.

What’s In Store for New-Age Digital Retail Supply Chains?

ThroughPut

The pandemic has catalyzed supply chain transformation for many global retail enterprises. Secondly, prioritize upstream and downstream supply chain operations to match with optimized inventory levels, capacity plans and material flow.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

5 Reasons why eAuctions Drive Better Savings

SCMDOJO

Procurement eAuctions may be used in a multitude of sectors and domains, including industrial machinery, supply chains and logistical operations, telecommunications, commodities, and business technical support programs. Thank You | GEP.

Catalog Management Systems market trends

Vinculum

Catalog management software offers a centralized view of the product data required for supply chain optimization and search engine optimization. and GEP. According to Market sand Markets, the global catalog management systems market is likely to grow to USD 1,190.0

Are We Witnessing the Final Death of ERP?

Requis

A cloud-native platform should be your #1 criterion when evaluating supply chain software. They will show dashboards that pull from the platforms companies use to directly manage supply chain, sales and marketing, HR, and other functions.

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A List of Must Read Procurement White Papers

Claritum

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best must read procurement white papers and analyst reports (in no particular order of importance or preference) covering a variety of topics such as supply chain management, tail spend and the future and digitization of procurement.  The Digital Supply Network. A new paradigm for Supply Chain Management. GEP – Michael Kushner. Claritum Article - Procurement Blog.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!