How to Budget for Supply Chain Sustainability


Many business leaders say they can’t afford sustainability initiatives, but looming risks indicate that this is an investment you can’t afford to ignore. One study indicates that 38% of companies hesitate to adopt sustainability initiatives because of the cost.

Here’s How to Measure Inventory Health


Looking for a relatively quick way to measure inventory health? “It Even though we’re talking about inventory, we first have to understand customer buying behavior—and how that then translates into inventory requirements.”


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How to Choose the Right Demand Variance Method to Calculate Safety Stock


In today’s blog, we will share some examples to help Inventory Planners explore different methods available to calculate Demand Variance and decide which method is best suited for their products and businesses.

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How to Make Your Online Business Successful

IT Supply Chain

The post How to Make Your Online Business Successful appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. Industry Talk

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

How to fend off Lapsus$

IT Supply Chain

The post How to fend off Lapsus$ appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jamie Moles (pictured). Senior Technical Manager at ExtraHop. Industry Talk

How To Optimize Material Flow Across Your Supply Chain With AI


The ultimate aim of AI was to come close to human-level intelligence. Organizations have come a long way from their initial reluctance in trusting AI systems to now depending on them for accurate insights. The supply chain material flow is prone to errors at every stage.

How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption


There won’t be a new normal, just new sources of disruption, from weather to government policies to industry conditions. Don’t expect to plan for every disruption; instead, develop a strategy to overcome supply chain disruption, regardless of the source.

Supply Chain: Learning How to Dance

Supply Chain Shaman

Dutifully, no matter how bad I performed in the last class, I return to the barre, extend my right hand and start a new class. There is a soothing familiarity to refine moves that defy my capabilities. As a result, companies struggle: The Supply Chain Needs to be Real-time.

How to Choose a Cleaning Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The provided service consists not just of traditional dry or wet cleaning, but of the whole complex of measures to clean up office or residential premises. To get started, select a few companies that provide relevant services in your city.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

How to Select Supply Chain Planning Software


According to the 2021 Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning Survey , companies are increasing investment in digital planning technologies to help mitigate supply chain risk. Your SCP technology must be robust enough to serve both present and future requirements.

How to Eliminate Deforestation From Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chains have a decisive influence on global deforestation, a phenomenon closely related to the climate and biodiversity crises. The authors propose “a typology of strategies pursued by private sector actors to reduce deforestation”.

Weather Permitting: How to Use Weather Data in Retail Forecasting


And there is a lot of ‘detail’ for retailers to manage and factor into the business every day. When it comes to external variables, nothing is more consistently and directly impactful on demand than the weather. How Weather Influences Retail Demand. Retail is detail.

How to Ship Heavy Equipment!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. If you work in the heavy equipment industry, there comes a time when you might need to ship large machinery. Heavy machinery shipping companies work professionally to ensure that your cargo is safe and gets to its destination on time.

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!

How To Effectively Protect Your Family Business

IT Supply Chain

The post How To Effectively Protect Your Family Business appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. Industry Talk

How to Leverage Your Supply Chain Data to Drive Procurement Value


The post How to Leverage Your Supply Chain Data to Drive Procurement Value appeared first on Ivalua

Sustainable Supply Chain Best Practices: How to Get Started 


They also improve long-term access to resources for the entire enterprise by helping you to avoid unplanned supply chain disruptions caused by legislation or climate change. As you prepare to launch your sustainability journey, use these ideas to get started.

How to Improve Supply Chain Visibility with Single-Use or Disposable GPS Trackers


And they want to have the ability to see where their parcel is at any given moment. Therefore, the topic of how to improve supply chain visibility is top of mind among freight forwarders, third-party logistics service providers (3PLs), and shippers.

How to Create Business Value with an Effective Supplier DEI Program

Supplier diversity programs can help enhance enterprise reputation, but what can they do for the bottom line? This new paper from GEP that provides a plan to create business value with an effective supplier DEI program. Read it now.

How to Adapt Industrial Planning During and After Disruptive Events

DELMIA Quintiq

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, production and planning processes have become subject to a level of stress unprecedented in recent history. Challenge 1 Production capacity is now subject to workforce absences and social distancing requirements that impacts throughput.

Demand Planning: Differentiated Forecast Strategy


Some time ago, I had been trying to help a business improve its statistical forecasting. We decided to do a deep dive to understand the reason.

Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery


The application of analytics offers opportunities to increase supply chain value, and in today’s world, few applications of analytics carry the weight placed on reverse logistics analytics.

Heavy Highway Paving: How to Find the Right Contractor?

IT Supply Chain

The post Heavy Highway Paving: How to Find the Right Contractor? By Alice Johnson. Full-Time Professional Blogger. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

How to Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working


Knowing that your distribution fulfillment strategy is working gives you a better insight into how your business is performing. Supply chain leaders must learn to recognize the warning signs of risky fulfillment strategies, the indicators of success, and how More.

How to take your company global

IT Supply Chain

The post How to take your company global appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Ellie Lott (pictured). Senior Content Writer. Industry Talk

Password hygiene & how to avoid pitfalls in cybersecurity

IT Supply Chain

The post Password hygiene & how to avoid pitfalls in cybersecurity appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jason Soroko (pictured). CTO of PKI, Sectigo. Industry Talk

FMCG Deposit Return Scheme - How to Prepare?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The stated aim of DRS is to increase the amount of single use packaging that is recycled and increase the amount that is brought back into the economy. Route to Market Supply Chain DRSPreviously, we looked at a what a potential DRS model could look like for drinks producers in Europe.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

How to Achieve the Perfect Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

The point of the virtual summit was to discuss how streamlining the order-to-fulfillment process achieves perfect delivery, improves customer loyalty, and reduces costs. It is also not uncommon for logistics to be blamed for late deliveries, as it is the end of the process.

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How to Reduce Software Development Cycle Time!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. There are many indices to determine the general success of the software development team. Today we’ll pay attention to the delivery cycle time and its meaning for both developers and their ordering customers. Subscribe Here!

The Machine Learning Trap or How to Tell if You’ve Got the Right Waiter

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The feeling on the executive floor is often: that’s just the way things are done today, after all, we don’t want to be left behind by the competition. The problems pressing the company did not need AI at all, but were much easier to solve by other means.

How to Increase the Value of Your Last Mile Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

I also looked at DELMIA Quintiq Logistics Planner for the Last Mile , an out-of-the-box solution to optimize last mile planning. In this blog post, you’ll find out how this solution is uniquely suited to help meet your consumer expectations in a cost-efficient way.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.