It’s refreshing to see government agencies recognising the dangers VPNs bring to a company

IT Supply Chain

The post It’s refreshing to see government agencies recognising the dangers VPNs bring to a company appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jason Garbis (pictured). Chief Product Officer at Appgate.

The Governance of Global Value Chains

SCM Research

Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. To do so, three variables (complexity of transactions, ability to codify transactions, capabilities in the supply base) are identified, and combinations of the values of these variables constitute the structure of global value chains, leading to five types of governance (market, modular, relational, captive, hierarchy).

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Unhappy Customers? It May be a Data Governance Issue

CHAINalytics

It May be a Data Governance Issue appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Operations data governance data governance process E-Commerce Logistics Operations master data master data management new product introduction online fulfillmentMy wife and I recently visited a local store to buy some end-of-season patio furniture. This particular retailer scoops up end-of-season items from home improvement stores.

Top 3 Challenges Facing Government Contractors Today (And How Mobile Barcoding for Deltek Can Help)

RFgen

Government spending is increasing, creating a positive outlook for contractors. To overcome these challenges and capitalize on growth opportunities, government contractors must prioritize automation technology like mobile barcoding. Overview.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Government says you must continue to supply insolvent customers

IT Supply Chain

The post Government says you must continue to supply insolvent customers appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Lindsay Ellis (pictured). Partner & Commercial Law Team Head at Wright Hassall.

Government skills ‘revolution’ is letting tech companies off the hook

IT Supply Chain

The post Government skills ‘revolution’ is letting tech companies off the hook appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Venu Lambu (pictured). President of Global Markets, Mindtree.

Steps Government Can Take To Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Steps Government Can Take To Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

GovShop a new way to buy for government supply managers

NC State SCRC

For many years, government contract officers working at the local, state, and federal level, relied on a variety of different networks to search for qualified suppliers. A new product offering by the Pubic Spend Forum provides government buyers with a new, free tool to conduct market intelligence. And yet, one of the biggest issues negatively undermining government markets is the inability of government buyers and suppliers to find and engage commercially with one another!

Lessons learned from Government’s Excel chaos?

IT Supply Chain

The post Lessons learned from Government’s Excel chaos? By Chris Greenwood (pictured). General UK&I Manager NetApp. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Conquering COVID-19: An Assault Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain Distribution

Distributing COVID-19 vaccines will require the involvement of governments, NGO's logistics companies and other stakeholders. Written by the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society in collaboration with IDC, with input from other organisations, this blueprint looks at the factors and issues that will need to be addressed from a supply chain perspective and the Vaccine Distribution Ecosystem (VDE) required to do so.

Outdated TLS certificates are leaving government bodies insecure

IT Supply Chain

The post Outdated TLS certificates are leaving government bodies insecure appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Tim Callan (pictured). Chief Compliance Officer at Sectigo. Industry Talk

How Government Procurement Is Different Now

ivalua

The post How Government Procurement Is Different Now appeared first on Ivalua

Government Regulations Lead To Denser Labels

Loftware

Product labels are getting denser with new information, often due to regulations. We've written before about how the demands of a global economy have increased the need for more precise supply chain and product labeling. For instance, we noted that enterprise labeling is a crucial part of bimodal supply chains. Without clear labels, efficient supply chains struggle to function at maximum capacity. Labeling

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said. Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M.

Sustainability Trends That Will Make the Biggest Impact on Your Organization

Speaker: Jit Hinchman, Founder & President at Supply Chain Adviser™ and Sustainable Supply Chain Global Ambassador

Many companies are still reluctant to take on sustainability initiatives in their organizations. But in 2021 and on, making the switch to more sustainable decision-making can have some big business impacts. Join this incredible webinar with Jit Hinchman, Founder & President at Supply Chain Adviser™ and Sustainable Supply Chain Global Ambassador, to explore some trends in supply chain sustainability that may make your company rethink its current stance on technology, transparency, and overall operations.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Industry, Governments Battle Computer Part Counterfeiting

Loftware

While the global supply chain has made accessing affordable hardware easier than ever before, it has also led to higher levels of counterfeiting. Electronics Counterfeiting computers

Ivalua Partners with International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics to Improve Procurement Decision-making

ivalua

27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a global leader in Cloud Spend Management solutions, and the International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics (IADQGA) today announced a partnership to improve the use of data in procurement and supply chain decisions.

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said. Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M.

State of Arizona: Modernizing the Government Cooperative

ivalua

The post State of Arizona: Modernizing the Government Cooperative appeared first on Ivalua

UK government considers supply chain deforestation law

EFT

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is consulting on whether or not the government should introduce a new law requiring businesses to ensure that forest-risk commodities they use have been produced legally. The UK government is also seeking public input.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

UK government procurement overhaul is long overdue & will help drive sustainability

IT Supply Chain

The post UK government procurement overhaul is long overdue & will help drive sustainability appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Ian Thompson, (pictured). UK General Manager at Ivalua.

Needed: A National Governance Framework for Healthcare Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

We have started to put together ideas on what a national governance framework would look like, which would begin by establishing a standing governance model for national disasters. Criteria for setting the governance process in motion – what triggers it?

How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics

CargoBarn

The government shutdown is now entering day 34 , about a quarter of the government remains unfunded including the Department of Homeland Security. That will put the bidding process on hold, especially in states that receive a large share of their highway dollars from the federal government. The post How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics appeared first on CargoBarn

Lessons Learned for Supply Chain Pandemic Planning Part 1: Governance and Risk Assessment

NC State SCRC

This report established number of lessons learned need to be considered and implemented into the fabric of federal, state, and local governments. Here we cover the first two categories: Governance and Risk Planning. Supply Chain Pandemic Governance.

From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience

Talking Logistics

The post From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. When referring to supply chain resilience, the causes of disruption vary widely in scale and emphasize the unpredictability and severity of the events.

How the UK Government can deliver on their flu jab promise

IT Supply Chain

The post How the UK Government can deliver on their flu jab promise appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Madhav Durbha (pictured). Group VP, LLamasoft. Industry Talk

Steps for industry and government to prepare for the Coronavirus

NC State SCRC

Governments must work closely with private industry, and cannot be relied on to be the sole responders to pandemic influenza. The primary mechanism for government-private industry coordination should occur at an industry forum level.

UK government stance angers logistics companies

EFT

The industry has repeatedly said a lack of relevant information and guidance from government is preventing companies planning properly for the end of the Brexit transition period but Gove wrote:“The period of disruption for the reasonable worse-case scenario is predicated on assumptions for how traders and hauliers would respond to this scenario.

The Government acknowledges that IT systems are not ready for Brexit: border chaos looms

IT Supply Chain

The post The Government acknowledges that IT systems are not ready for Brexit: border chaos looms appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Mike Kiersey (pictured). Principal Technologist at Boomi.

U.S. Government Poised To Award ‘Commercial Platforms’ Contracts That Will Open Online Marketplaces To Federal Purchasers

NC State SCRC

I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George Washington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement.

COVID-19 recovery: Could the government help to fund your warehouse technology improvements?

IT Supply Chain

The post COVID-19 recovery: Could the government help to fund your warehouse technology improvements? By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants. And, data governance plays a critical role in the success of a retailer’s e-presence, ultimate sales, and revenue boost. An all-encompassing data governance application is the ultimate solution!