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Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

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Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

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Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates. We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months

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UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

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Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

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Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020

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95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

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Konica Minolta announces digital solutions and print partnership with The Colour Copier Company

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with The Colour Copier Company. The Lancashire-based company is providing its customers with Konica Minolta’s extensive range of print and digital document workflow solutions

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Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

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WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

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Real-Time Trackers: A Welcome Labor Solution for Logistics

This playbook explains how the right information, accessed at the right time, can help businesses across the industry work smarter (rather than harder), all while overcoming labor challenges.

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Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

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Shoppers bag toys early this Christmas in the UK, driving November sales up 11% year-on-year

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In 2020 Brits of all ages turned to toys to help occupy the long weeks of lockdown. From entertainment to education, crafting to creating, to simply playing outside, the sector has proved its worth during the COVID-19 restrictions

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Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world

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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

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

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Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Recent figures from the CBI has revealed ‘retail sales fell at its fastest pace in four months in October’ as people reined in spending in the face of more coronavirus restrictions

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‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply

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Achieving an agile supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector Supply chain resilience has never been more important. 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.

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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

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The State of Data and Insights in Healthcare Logistics

This report, produced by Worldwide Business Research, explores the progress companies have made toward supply chain digitization and logistics maturity.

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Lacklustre training leaves retail staff underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from Axonify reveals

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A lack of training has left frontline retail associates underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from the latest report from Axonify, a modern training and communication solution for frontline associates, has revealed

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BlueVoyant launches CRx to reduce cyber risk in business ecosystems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has launched its Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services for business ecosystems, including entire supply chains and investment portfolios

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Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, has announced another step in its drive to enhance the emirate’s rank as an international hub for trade and logistics with the acquisition of MICCO Logistics

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Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

There are now only five weeks until Digital Supply Chain will be returning to Amsterdam. So if you haven’t already booked your seat, now is the time

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Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

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How the heatwave impacted the High Street

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Matthew Robertson, co-CEO, NetDespatch. As we see the first signs of the heatwave dissipating and wetter weather coming in, this got me thinking about recent articles that I've read about the negative impact on productivity the balmy summer weather has had on office workers, with many preferring to work from home and not venture into heat-baked cities, over-crowded tubes and frenzied traffic jams

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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

CrowdStrike Inc., 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

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Top 5 Logistics Challenges and Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry

GlobalTranz

The manufacturing industry faces many challenges, such as a skilled labor shortage, supply chain instability, and inventory management issues. GlobalTranz works with manufacturing shippers every day to move their goods and streamline their logistics strategies.

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Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As a Global Air Hub , Container Shipping &Transhipment Mega Port and Regional Logistics Node in Asia Pacific ,Singapore’s Trade dependent economy plunged into unprecedented negative economic growth. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND DIGITALISATION OF BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRY.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

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Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

However if your company needs to reduce manufacturing lead times, streamline inventories, boost efficiency, make the right promises to your customers, and all of this at the same time, you need to challenge this status quo. “I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”.

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4 Ways Manufacturers Can Improve Supply Chain Visibility

All Things Supply Chain

While that might not be… General Supply Chain Management data logistics manufacturers supply chain supply chain visibilitySupply chain visibility has become a make-or-break point for industries and companies worldwide.

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Logistics & Supply Chain News Roundup, January 2023

Logistics Bureau

A new year is underway, and what better way to begin our 2023 blog activity than with a summary of the freshest news from the supply chain and logistics theatre? As a result, there is no longer a place for just-in-time logistics.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 22 – 27)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Amazon has launched Amazon Air , its dedicated air cargo fleet, in India as the e-commerce giant bulks up its logistics infrastructure in the key overseas market where it has deployed more than $6.5 logistics news Logistics News

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Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

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Editor’s Pick: Green Manufacturing Starts with Quality

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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