5th Annual Retail Supply Chain Summit: New York

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4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

Technology could improve New York’s taxi system. How does a supply chain keep on improving in a changing competitive environment? At the same time, supply chain knowledge is becoming more specialized.

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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the process of compiling the Supply Chains to Admire report for last year’s Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , the research team at Supply Chain Insights calculated the rate of supply chain improvement of companies by industry for the period of 2006-2013 and 2009-2013.

The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! In light of the current situation we thought it was time to learn more about the Toilet Paper Supply Chain. Supply. Supply and Demand in Balance.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

Through the supply chain. Modern slavery is one of the supply chain industry’s dirty little secrets, but thankfully, governments in the US and UK are attempting to wash it clean, working to put a stop to a problem that should never have been allowed to exist in the first place.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe. Thank you to all of these supply chain heroes in this war against the COViD-19 virus.

Fishing for Supply Chain: How Red’s Best is Transforming Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

by Kevin McGowan A recent New York Times article demonstrated that supply chain management innovations can come from some unexpected places. This simple idea has transformed fishery end-to-end supply chain management , and other organizations are starting to follow suit.

Catastrophic Impacts of COVID19 in Bangladesh Apparel Supply Chain

NC State SCRC

One set of orders to a major New York brand was due on February 17, and was shipped and received by the buyer. We may also likely see a very different apparel supply chain post-Covid when business as usual begins.

With Covid-19 Supply Chain Professionals Are More Important Than Ever!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Should Lead the Boardroom … the Coronavirus Proves it! We see the mountains that they’re moving every day, and with the eyes of the world on Supply Chains, we’re confident that the profession will get the job done.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

I hope UPS does the same for communicating the value of networks to supply chain and logistics executives — not just physical networks, but digital ones too. Last week, UPS held an investor conference in New York and the main theme was “Networked for Growth.”

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Kevin McGowan A recent article in Fleetowner shed some light on the human aspects of supply chain management. Professor of Supply Chain Procurement at Rutgers University), the article discusses some key traits held by the best supply chain managers.

An Interview with an Expert on Omnichannel Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog by Our friend Mark Lerner with Bringg where he discusses Omnichannel and Supply Chain with Chuck Intrieri. Chuck's long career has given him the unique opportunity to watch logistics and supply chain management change in unprecedented ways. That is why it was such an honor and privilege to interview him - to get his view on how logistics and supply chain management has changed, particularly in light of eCommerce's emergence.

How the Supply Chain Planning System Stole Christmas

Kinaxis

While this was a cost effective shipping method, the entire supply chain planning system wasn’t fast and took four to six weeks for the dolls to arrive on the West Coast. The post How the Supply Chain Planning System Stole Christmas appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

The WannaCry Cyberattack: Another Warning for Supply Chain Executives

Talking Logistics

It echoes the title of my post from last September: “ The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt.”. (I The WannaCry cyber attack is another warning for supply chain executives to stop being complacent.

Retail Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Link

Businesses and their supply chains have evolved as trends and consumer behavior has also changed. This past September, designers at New York. Supply Chain

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Does it contain a line item for supply chain talent and leadership development? Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of talent development time and money.

Zara supply chain analysis - the secret behind Zara's retail success

TradeGecko

Owned by the distribution group Inditex, we had a look at what makes Zara so fast that the New York Times called it "mind-spinningly supersonic ". It's not unusual to pass a Zara store and do a double-take - didn't you just see that on the catwalk? As a brand, their speed and responsiveness to the latest fashion trends are key to Zara’s competitive advantage.

What supply chain lessons can be learned from Samsung Galaxy Note Recall?

Techgistics

Most disturbing is that according to the New York Times , after a month has passed since the first issues surfaced, Samsung still has not been able to identify the root cause of the issue. So, could good supply chain technology and processes have minimised the damage to Samsung?

Redesign to Improve Value: A Case Study of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I will speak at Llamasoft’s conference on improving supply chain network design. One of the reports that I am writing is on the state of Supply Chain Planning (SCP). Interview of a Supply Chain Leader: Redesigning for Value.

Amazon Shakes Up the Omni-Channel Supply Chain – Again

Kinaxis

The switch they helped flip in consumer purchasing trends caused companies worldwide to scramble, desperate to play in these emerging and evolving new spaces. The result was a lot of stress on the supply chain, and the emergence of omni-channel strategies.

Getting that “Swing” in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: Below is an excerpt from Moving Up the Supply Chain Maturity Curve: The Process Industry Executive Agenda for 2016 and Beyond , a white paper recently published by Elemica with research conducted by Adelante SCM. Break down your functional silos” is not new advice.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

They are demanding more supply chain transparency. Alexis Bateman ( @hickmana ), Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, and Leonardo Bonanni ( @amerigo ), founder and CEO of Sourcemap, write, “The concept of supply chain transparency was virtually unknown 15 years ago, yet today it commands the attention of mid- and senior-level managers across a broad spectrum of companies and industries.”[1] What is supply chain transparency?

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain. What’s the Real Risk to the Chinese Supply Chain?

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Personalization Across the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

About 10 years ago, all competitors of the French car maker Citroen were seeing the offer to personalize a DS3 model (specific roof top, seats, color combination…) as a stupid idea impacting supply chain costs.Yet today, all of them are doing this, as it has become a must-have.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Cerasis

The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times. Logistics Robotics Technology Warehouse Supply Chain Technology GapsWhile Amazon leads the way, other companies, including carriers such as FedEx and DHL, are testing and developing robotic-based systems to speed operations. Unfortunately, limitations of robotics continue to exist, and adaptation is.read More.

A Chocolate Addict’s Plea: Know Your Supply Chain Risks!

Kinaxis

What’s even more unfortunate than the effect on my figure is that it’s about to get a whole lot more difficult to feed my addiction thanks to a lack of insight into supply chain risk. Together they account for more than half of the world’s cocoa supplies!

Can Twitter Help You Make Smarter Supply Chain Decisions?

Talking Logistics

For years, I’ve been telling supply chain executives to think beyond Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter when thinking about the role of social networking in supply chain management. As I wrote last December in Facebook for Supply Chain Communication and Collaboration? and reached New York about 40 seconds ahead of the quake’s first shock waves…The first terse tweets also outpaced the U.S.

The Experiential Supply Chain

Elementum

Now, supply chains are being disrupted by the experience economy. But today’s customers are looking for something a little more unique, and their search for that something has disrupted the entire supply chain. The experience economy stems from consumers’ desire to feel closer to the source of their purchases and to feel that they are part of a new, socially responsible generation of shoppers. It’s got a lot to do with the needs of this new experience economy.

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

And last month, we witnessed the havoc that winter storm Jonas unleashed along the east coast , dumping more than two feet of snow in Washington, DC, New York City, and other major cities, leading to thousands of flight cancellations and gridlock on the roads. El Niño and Jonas are the latest reminders that weather and other natural events, such as earthquakes, can lead to supply chain disruptions. Robinson freight forwarding supply chain flexibility

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Coronavirus Supply Chain Response: Near-Term Actions to Take Today

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For example, in Brazil, where oil, machinery, and metals are among top exports , the death toll may climb to 125,000 as soon as August, according to the New York Times. Office shutdowns/work from home 56% Supply chain disruptions 24% Volatile pricing & lead times 11% Other 3%.

Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chains with Machine Learning and Real-Time Visibility

Supply Chain Nation

A New York Times article from August 2019 highlights how much artificial intelligence (AI) is indebted to humans. The outbreak has a threefold impact on the global supply chain. Featured Supply Chain artificial intelligence machine learning supply chain disruption

Supply Chain Complexity and Technology

Enterra Insights

New York Times ‘ columnist Thomas Friedman once stated, “We were promised a simpler life, and technology has only complicated our lives.” At least that is what Steve Dowse, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Blume Global, hopes will happen in the supply chain arena. Complexity across the manufacturing and retail landscapes has evolved to unprecedented levels and a breakdown in the supply chain is not an uncommon reason for failures.”[1]