Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

Achieving an agile supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. Supply chain resilience has never been more important.

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Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US

Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

the cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions provider, has announced the results of its global supply chain survey, Securing the Supply Chain, produced by independent research firm Vanson Bourne CrowdStrike Inc.,

The Keys to Business Continuity Planning

Speaker: Ron Spiteri, Director of TXM Lean Solutions

The pandemic has been the most significant disruption to global supply chains since the dawn of the industrial world. A key learning of this disruption has been the need for business continuity planning to mitigate future disruptions, which we know will come. Join Ron Spiteri of TXM Lean Solutions, and learn the key steps to take control of your supply chain risks.

Reconsidering Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Rising nationalism, the protectionism it spawned, and the coronavirus pandemic forced many companies to reexamine their global supply chains. Even before protectionism and pandemic were considerations, I argued that globalization is evolving into regionalization. Flows of services and data now play a much bigger role in tying the global economy together.”[1] But over the last two centuries trade has exploded and transformed the global economy.”[3]

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Virtual Twins, Global Operations and Sustainability

DELMIA Quintiq

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. I spent a total of five years in AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run organization.

Localizing Global Supply Chains in a Globalized World

All Things Supply Chain

One specific country comes to mind when we think about… General Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability china demand environment environmental impact global supply chains globalisation globalization local supply chains localisation localization supply chain

Global shipping congestion calls for greater visibility

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity has just about reached its limit on the global stage as shippers and importers continue to brave exorbitant rates and ever-increasing tightness. It’s no longer wise to stick to your guns as volatility, both domestic and global, has shattered the status quo.

Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. Tracking global commerce activity across the entire transportation lifecycle – beginning with planning, including execution, and through settlement—is key for businesses to thrive on a global level.

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The Pandemic Crisis Management Handbook for Procurement Managers

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a huge negative impact on the global economy. At these uncertain times, the c-suite alone cannot prepare an organization for this pandemic, there is much that procurement leaders can do to lessen the impact. The goal of this ebook is to give procurement leaders a sense of why it is time for them to step up and lead, how to turn their challenges into opportunities, tasks they can perform to tackle this pandemic, and tools they can use to collaborate better and enhance spend visibility.

The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade

Talking Logistics

In recent months, we have watched the world come to a standstill globally, forcing individuals and businesses to hit pause as the COVID-19 pandemic has touched every corner of the economy. Read more The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade.

Is It Time to Rethink Globalized Supply Chains?

All Things Supply Chain

If you hear “global supply chain”, Chinese manufacturing likely flashes through your mind.

Global Supply Chain Recovery Dependent On A Vaccine

Supply Chain Shaman

The global economy rebound from COVID-19 hinges on the discovery and manufacture of an effective vaccine. The global supply chain recovery depends on a vaccine, but I expect the distribution cycle to be longer than the discovery phase. When There Is A Vaccine Think Global.

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Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Initially companies believe regional planning systems easily adapt to become global, but they quickly learn otherwise and hit roadblocks. Five Lessons in Building Global Planning Organizations.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

This episode features Greg Ackner, VP at Capital Logistics, Jay Gustafson, SVP of Marketplace Solutions at Echo Global Logistics, Read more Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes.

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Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility. Understand how visibility has afforded more opportunities and saved costs in global supply chains. 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 11am (SGT).

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The end of globalization? – How global supply chains (must) change after the Covid-19 pandemic

All Things Supply Chain

In addition to the closure of all cultural institutions and the prohibition of meetings of more… General Supply Chain Management coronavirus globalization supply chain managementThe ongoing corona crisis is causing a worldwide breakdown in public and social life.

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Global TMS - The Solution For Global Visibility

3rdwave

The demands for global supply chain visibility have never been greater than they are today. Over 80% of supply chain executives say that visibility is still their greatest problem

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Global Logistics Outlook: 2019

NFI

Guest Post: Mike Greco, Senior Vice President of Global Logistics When you look back at some of the major trade decisions made in 2018, we see a continuing volatility in the global markets going into the new year. Global Supply Chain 3pl Freight Forwarding Global Logistics

Is Globalization Changing or Dying? Part One.

Enterra Insights

When media outlets like The Economist and Financial Times start publishing eulogies for globalization, you know something has changed on the world stage. Economist journalists bluntly ask, “Has covid-19 killed globalization?”[1] ”[1] They note, “Even before the pandemic, globalization was in trouble. Global goods trade is in freefall. What we lose if globalization dies. Around the world, public opinion is shifting away from globalization.

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A World in Flux: Global Supply Chain Predictions for 2021

ToolsGroup

In episode seven of Be Ready for Anything, industry insider Bob Ferrari discusses the pivotal factors affecting global supply chain revitalization in the coming year. Bob is an expert in global supply chain management with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of supply chain processes.

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Global Supply-Chain Effects of COVID-19 Control Measures

SCM Research

Among the numerous SCM articles that appeared in 2020, one was particularly popular: Global Supply-Chain Effects of COVID-19 Control Measures by Guan et al. Global Supply-Chain Effects of COVID-19 Control Measures.

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Tradeshift Index of Global Trade Health Q1 2021

Tradeshift’s Index of Global Trade Health analyses anonymized transaction data flowing across our platform to reveal a timely perspective of how external events are impacting business-to-business commerce.

Global logistics warehouse demand to surge through 2024, JLL says

The Supply Chain Journal

The survey of 720 logisticians across 43 countries and territories underscores the notion that logistics warehousing growth is a global phenomenon and that demand, which in some regions like the U.S.

Viterra Initiates Global Digital Transformation Program with Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Quintiq

DELMIA Quintiq

Viterra , formally Glencore Agriculture, a global leader in the sourcing, handling, processing and marketing of agricultural commodities and products, has started a global digital transformation program to improve and accelerate its business decisions.

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How Will Brexit Affect Global Supply Chains?

Logistics Viewpoints

Brexit will have a minimal impact on global supply chains. Global Trade Logistics Trends Procurement/Sourcing Supply Chain Network Design Brexit supply chain networks tax reform U.S. The U.S. presidential election could have a much bigger impact. And changes in EU tax enforcement, the most of all. presidential election

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GeTS Rolls Out Upgrades to CALISTA to Streamline Global Trade Processes

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global eTrade Services’ (GeTS) technology powered platform, CALISTA® – offers such capabilities. Technology is fast changing the logistics industry.

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Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

Audio Interview: How’s the Global Supply Chain in 2021?

Logistics Bureau

Steven Thacker , Logistics Bureau’s Executive Director, was interviewed last week, June 9, 2021, at the ABC Radio breakfast show hosted by Thomas Oriti regarding his insights on the current Global Supply Chain status amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Does Industrial Espionage Affect Global Supply Chains

All Things Supply Chain

Companies have been wanting to know the secrets and strategies of their competitors since the birth of corporations and this pre-dates the industrial… General china global supply chains Huawei industrial espionage micron supply chain USAIndustrial espionage is not a new concept.

Risk Management in Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Managing day-to-day operations in a global supply chain is no easy task. The post Risk Management in Global Supply Chains appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Connectivity Globalization Risk Management Supply ChainThat’s certainly not news for supply chain professionals. … Continued.

Risk, Resilience, and Rebalancing in Global Value Chains

SCM Research

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has recently published a new report: Risk, Resilience, and Rebalancing in Global Value Chains. The authors show that becoming more resilient does not have to mean sacrificing efficiency.

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network. How to gain end-to-end visibility into any causes of delay in your global supply chain.