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.

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

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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.,

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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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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.

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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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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How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. However, globalization comes with responsibility. As we have driven improvements in globalization, jobs shifted as companies chased lower costs of labor. ” Entertainment and fast food globalized fast. In this post, I take a hard look at the global supply chain.

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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. The post Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

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How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains

The Network Effect

Ports play a critical role in international trade, yet they remain major sources of friction in global supply chains. The post How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect. Global Trade Logistics Supply Chain Management global supply chains global trade ports shippingIt’s.

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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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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.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

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How Does Coronavirus Impact Global Supply Chains?

PLS Logistics

The highly contagious virus, also known as Covid-19, that originated in Wuhan, China, has now been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. With hundreds of thousands of people infected globally, coronavirus revealed itself as a huge threat not just for the health industry, that appeared to be unprepared to the pandemic, but […].

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Will Brexit Beat Up Global Supply Chains?

The Network Effect

The post Will Brexit Beat Up Global Supply Chains? SCM Supply Chain Management The Network Effect automotive Brexit EU global supply chains supply chain UKThe United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has sent shock waves around the globe as businesses and governments. appeared first on The Network Effect.

Creating More Resilient Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Here's how to reassess short-, mid- and long-term global sourcing and production strategies

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. As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head.

SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs

Supply Chain Opz

Managing the smooth flow of material and information in global supply chain context has been a business challenge for many years and many companies tries to find the new ways to take the advantage of the shift of global economy. Then, this article will show you some good resources that will help you handle the complexities in global scm. Global supply chain environment is dynamic and many issues changes quickly.

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How Your Warehouse Can Navigate Costly Global Supply Chain Disruptions

OneSCM

With over 17,000 infections and more than 300 deaths, recent news about the outbreak of the coronavirus in China has grabbed attention from a global audience, including supply chain and logistics managers. Whether it’s the coronavirus, or any other disruption, constrictions to the global supply chain pipeline are costly. Enabling managers to see and manage their entire global supply network from virtually any desktop or mobile device.

Globalization? Or Globaloney?

Supply Chain Insights

Recently, as I prepared to market our Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, I was introduced to Professor Pankaj Ghemawat’s concepts, and guess what? The world isn’t flat; and globalization and trade is changing. I’m particularly excited that Dr. Ghemawat is going to keynote our Global Summit this September at the Phoenician. How management teams should invest in developing programs to make their leadership teams think globally.

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Navigating the Ever-Changing Global Trade Landscape

Talking Logistics

You can’t go a day without seeing global trade in the news, whether it’s new tariffs, trade agreements, NAFTA, BREXIT, or similar items. How does global trade content help with this process? What’s Happening in Global Trade? I started our discussion by asking what is currently happening in global trade. Brendan points out that perhaps the biggest news is that global trade is actually in the news. Global Trade Content in Action.

Racing With the Machine: Is your Supply Chain role in peril?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the next big thing in innovation and digital strategy, so is the robotic takeover we have long feared here already? Join RPA expert, Serene Keng and globally renowned logistics expert, Professor Richard Wilding, OBE who will discuss the recent whitepaper released by Automation Anywhere on Robotic Process Automation and how jobs in the Supply Chain workforce will be affected.

The State of Globalization in a Fragile World

SCM Research

DHL has recently released the fifth edition of their Global Connectedness Index , which provides an analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of capital, trade, information and people. In spite of growing anti-globalization tensions in many countries, the report indicates that globalization hits a new record high, as the aforementioned flows all intensified significantly for the first time since 2007.

Tariffs Alter Global Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives are citing the trade war as the final straw in their shift out of China

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The Customs Warehouse: Smoothing the Global Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Customs warehouses provide valuable services to companies managing global supply chains, adding flexibility and capacity and they can help ensure. The post The Customs Warehouse: Smoothing the Global Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect Warehousing customs distribution global supply chains warehousing

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SIG Global Executive Summit

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Linking Data in Supply Chains to Bring Much-Needed Resilience to Global Businesses

OriginTrail

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6 maps that explain global supply chains

The Network Effect

We all know that supply chains are becoming more and more global, but how often can we actually see them becoming more global? The site vox.com has compiled 38 maps that explain the global economy. 1: How Sugar Circulates Globally. Global trade has increased for almost every country…another reason for today’s far-flung and outsourced supply chains. #5 The post 6 maps that explain global supply chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Labeling Solutions for Global Expansion

Loftware

Staying competitive means expanding globally, though what seems like a small and insignificant component of the supply chain might be holding you back. In today’s world, your business can’t afford to remain local. It isn’t just because you have customers across the world – your suppliers might be located an ocean away. Labeling

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[Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

Read more [Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes. The post [Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Read more[Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes Past Episode Past Episode - Descartes Capital Logistics COVID-19 Descartes Systems Group Echo Global Logistics Making a Difference

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Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.