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From Real-Time Visibility to Real-Time Decisions: Data’s Value Is Propagating Across Global Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Nine years ago, my company FourKites pioneered the market for real-time transportation visibility. And in the intervening years — as we’ve leveraged real-time data, ML and AI to help countless companies answer the “where’s my truck” question — I’ve continued to underscore that visibility is a foundational technology.

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Procurement Rising: The Silent Inflation Tax on Manufacturers


Ivalua Spend Management Insights [ivory-search] Procurement Rising: The Silent Inflation Tax on Manufacturers February 27, 2023 | | Manufacturing by Doug Keeley Last year, the Consumer Price Index was the highest it has been in four decades, making inflation one of the most concerning macroeconomic factors facing the business world today.


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Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Visibility

Talking Logistics

Note: The following is an excerpt from “ Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: Top 5 Inventory Insights ,” based on research conducted by Adelante SCM and LEGACY Supply Chain Services with input from nearly 100 supply chain professionals from retail, manufacturing, and logistics service providers companies in the United States and Canada.

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Inflation + Source-to-Pay Strategies: The Cure for the Common Price Hike


Understanding how inflation impacts procurement and then taking action to mitigate its effects is essential for any business looking to stay ahead of the game. How Inflation Impacts Procurement Inflation affects a number of aspects of a business, including its ability to compete in the market, financial performance, and overall strategy.

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The State of Data and Insights in Healthcare Logistics

Medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers have faced increasing logistical challenges over the past two years. Readers will also find key suggestions from procurement leaders in the healthcare space on how to prepare for the future. Increasing demand for specific products is also causing supply chain shortages.

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ToolsGroup Launches Dynamic Fulfillment for Real-Time Order Fulfillment Optimization


Dynamic Fulfillment leverages real-time inventory, demand, and operational signals captured by ToolsGroup’s unique dynamic data unification platform, which provides a digital supply chain twin for optimal sourcing decisions.

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The 4 Best ERP for Manufacturing: Software Buyer’s Guide


Today there are countless software solutions for automating the manufacturing process. The best enterprise resource planning (ERP) for manufacturing will vary, contingent upon the unique challenges you’re seeking to solve. What makes the best ERP for manufacturing? Let’s dive into the findings of our research.