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Reflection: Advice for Supply Chain Technology Leaders Making Today’s Technology Pivot

Supply Chain Shaman

Based on the calls I am doing with the line of business buyer; I believe the buyer of supply chain planning is confused. One of the reasons is technology inflection. The second reason is the discontinued software maintenance support on software from Blue Yonder, Oracle, and SAP. Each announcement makes me sad.

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Managing Supply Chain Disruptions: U.S., U.K. Manufacturers Accelerate Procurement


Ivalua study finds 97% of procurement leaders see significant disruption in direct materials supply chain; 67% not confident in existing technology; 84% consider modernization a ‘strategic priority’. Nearly all executives surveyed (97%) point to significant disruption today in their direct materials supply chain.


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Active Supply Chain Design: A Key Imperative for De Risking Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain resiliency and sustainability are top priorities for CEOs today. To achieve these goals, corporate leadership must focus on two key areas: shift from internally focused supply chains to collaborative supply networks and actively design their supply chains.

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Supply Chain Normalcy? Think Again.

Supply Chain Shaman

The global supply chain is built on three assumptions: rational government policy, availability of reasonably priced logistics, and low variability. In March 2023, the Global Supply Chain Pressure Index fell to the lowest level since November 2008. Over the past three years, supply chain cycles shifted.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts).

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Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. The establishment of efficient global supply chains has become critical to competitiveness.

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Breaking Boundaries: Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Breaking Boundaries: Exploring Generative AI’s Impact on Supply Chains Supply chains encompass many interconnected activities, from procurement, production, and inventory management, to logistics and distribution.

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Chip Shortages

Because software-driven architectures touch virtually every industry, there has been an increased need for electronic components including computer chips in every industry. It will have a long-term impact on all industries, even those that don’t directly relate to the chip manufacturers.

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions. Creating a strategic digital twin (digital representation) of your supply chain network.

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S&OP Reimagined: Overcoming the New Normal with a Revamped S&OP Process

Speaker: Fernando Penteado, CPSM - Supply Chain and Logistics Executive, Global Markets Expert, and International Speaker

The still-persistent effects of the pandemic have made it clear that the skills and tools that characterize traditional S&OP are not enough to respond to unprecedented interruptions. Join this exclusive webinar with internationally experienced supply chain executive Fernando Penteado to discover the solutions you need.

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

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

Supplier diversity programs are impactful and effective tools in your business strategy because they guarantee a diverse supplier base and ensure inclusivity within your ultimate procurement plan. This session will also cover: How to widen your pool of potential suppliers to achieve stronger supply chain resilience and adaptability.