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10 Key Logistics & Procurement Supply Chain Practices to Know and Master to Reduce Spend.

GlobalTranz

Getting the raw materials needed to maintain production is one of the most important parts of the whole supply chain. However, following these 10 practices can help you learn how to reduce spend in the procurement supply chain. This is comparable to the Holy Trinity of Manufacturing and Shipping discussed earlier this year in previous blog posts. This does not mean shipping a product immediately.

Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

As reported last month by Jennifer Smith in the Wall Street Journal , “A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory. The practice, known as drop shipping, lets retailers offer more products for sale on their websites—such as multiple colors of the same sweater—without having to keep those items in stock.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. If you’re like me, staying up to date on supply chain news is critical. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ.

Small and midsize businesses recovering from pandemic, but supply chain disruptions continue

The Supply Chain Journal

Mina Nada, CEO and co-founder of Zoomo , said his company could have expanded more quickly last year if not for supply chain issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s definitely been a fun time to be running procurement and supply chain at Zoomo right now.”.

The Supply Chain Workload Iceberg!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator? Supply Chain responsibilities are vast in any organization. This can be analogous to the work done in Supply Chain. The Supply Chain Workload Iceberg.

Ultimate Guide To Technologies That Are Transforming Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology can have a significant impact on supply chains, but supply chain digitization still lags behind digitization of other areas of business across many industries. Predictive analytics has many use cases in the supply chain.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level

GlobalTranz

Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail. The supply chain technology stack comprises hundreds, if not thousands, of individual technologies, and considering the growth of the Internet of things (IoT), there really is no limit to how much these transformative supply chain technologies may expand within the next 12 months. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Effectively Manage Foodservice Supply Chains During Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This added area of focus can leave many operators feeling strapped for time and resources. Improving supply chain processes can be a strategic way to free up time to focus on the most important aspect of the restaurant business—happy customers.

Will Your Supply Chain Sink or Swim in the Digital Age?

OneSCM

recently noted a new trend towards supply chain “protectionism,” presumably due to the extraordinary combination of external forces proving capable of disrupting once-optimized processes and, therefore, destroying once-healthy profit margins. But just like every living thing needs air and water to survive, every manufacturer – and every one of their supply chain partners – needs a single source of data truth to survive the massive wave of change that’s hitting from all directions.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

The acquisition combines Reuters’ globally trusted news brand, scale and editorial excellence with eft’s deep expertise in highly specialized events and content production for key decision makers right across the supply chain industry.

Understanding Retail Supply Chain Management – Moving To The Next Normal

ThroughPut

Understanding Retail Supply Chain Management – Moving To The Next Normal. You might wonder, what does a retailer have to do with supply chain management? Retail supply chain management – when your shoppers want free, fast, and multiple deliveries.

Understanding Retail Supply Chain Management – Moving To The Next Normal

ThroughPut

Understanding Retail Supply Chain Management – Moving To The Next Normal. You might wonder, what does a retailer have to do with supply chain management? Retail supply chain management – when your shoppers want free, fast, and multiple deliveries.

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

GlobalTranz

Before thinking about future possibilities, you need to understand how it is currently being leveraged, According to Katrin Zeiler , supply chain entities will be able to lower overall operating costs, create and test newer business models, develop and maintain a higher standard in customer service and attain unsurpassed efficiency. Better Shipping Options. . Previously, shippers and supply chain entities were forced to rely on historic data to create these predictions.

Want to Produce Supply Chain Plans with Precision and Speed? Your ERP System Won’t Deliver!

Logility

Even as the dust begins to settle from one disruption, supply chain organizations are getting ready to handle the next. But lately, their response is impacting much more than the transactional push and pull between supply and demand.

How Supply Chain Inefficiencies Can Lead to Poor Customer Experience

Turvo

While this is an example, industries across different verticals have to contend with the logistics ecosystem, and the entrenched supply chain inefficiencies. Supply chain leaders need to start thinking about how collaborative logistics could make all the difference.

Challenges and trends in the food supply chain

Unleashed

What is the food supply chain? Knowing your food supply chain from start to end allows you to address challenges and ensure the supply chain functions effectively and maintain customer satisfaction. How does the food supply chain work?

10 Retail Supply Chain Analytics Uses to Know

Intelligent Audit

Many businesses in the transportation and logistics industry use retail supply chain analytics to predict the future. The Perfect Order Rate Retail supply chain analytics helps pinpoint exact numbers. Analytics E-commerce Retail Supply Chain retail supply chain analytics

10 Retail Supply Chain Analytics Uses to Know

Intelligent Audit

Many businesses in the transportation and logistics industry use retail supply chain analytics to predict the future. Retail supply chain analytics helps pinpoint exact numbers. Another critical feature in retail supply chain analytics lies in the cash-to-cash cycle time.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. The cost of poor quality is so closely related to supplier quality and compliance that manufacturers must give the proper attention and resources to the optimization of their upstream partnerships. Finished products have high ratios (average 50%) of sourced or procured product content. The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the course of the last two years, we at Supply Chain Insight s have worked on a methodology to gauge supply chain improvement. We named it the Supply Chain Index. We have found that supply chain metrics are gnarly and complicated.During During the last two months, we have been interviewing supply chain leaders to get their views on the methodology. Background on the Supply Chain Index.

There Are Not Enough Women Supply Chain Leaders!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Kristie Syndikus, VP Procurement at Maple Leaf Foods! Women Supply Chain Leaders article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at argentus.com.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. We just finished hosting over 150 executives at our Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, with a theme on Supply Chain Analytics. Here is what I expect to see next year: Global supply chain footprints will continue to expand.

Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

Aside from the new administration, Amazon’s supply chain continued push deeper into new and existing markets will define additional trends in the supply chain throughout the coming year. While supply chain entities struggle to stay competitive with the e-commerce giant, more organizations will look for ways to eliminate inefficiencies and boost operations. Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain. Supply Chain

Key Takeaways from our Vaccine Supply Chain Webinar on December 16

NC State SCRC

1) The vaccine supply chain is a national security issue – the entire process from raw material to disposal is a possible point of attack. 4) We need to vaccinate the value chain.

A Guide To Retail Supply Chain Management- Moving To New Normal

ThroughPut

Understanding Retail Supply Chain Management – Moving To The Next Normal. You might wonder, what does a retailer have to do with supply chain management? Retail supply chain management – when your shoppers want free, fast, and multiple deliveries.

4 Ways Supply Chain Management Has a Higher Purpose

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha The Higher Purpose of Supply Chain Management. But what about supply chain management professionals like me? Here are few examples of how supply chain management professionals make a difference in the world: We deliver products that save lives: Some of the organizations my company partners with to solve their supply chain problems manufacture lifesaving drugs for rare diseases.

Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

GlobalTranz

Many different terms, such as less-than-truckload (LTL), procurement and transportation management, describe supply chain management processes. In some cases, these conditions may be applied to all supply chain processes. However, each term covers a different portion of the supply. Although procurement logistics might sound like it involves the purchasing of manufactured products , it is much more involved. The Definition of Procurement Logistics.

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. Future procurement practices should focus on order stability for proper planning, timely payment of orders, and full respect for workers’ rights.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain.

How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

So, you are thinking about a career in supply chain? While this article is intended as an evergreen resource, to help you navigate in your search for a supply chain job, and is not a COVID-19-specific guide, the pandemic has galvanized attention on the industry and its criticality.

How Retailers Can Use Supply Chain Technology to Get Ahead

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In my last blog , I talked about how consumer demands for a larger and more immediate selection of products are forcing retail businesses to become supply chain professionals. How do you optimize your supply chains to be efficient and responsive when you lack unified visibility to them? You don’t have to be a retail supply chain expert. It begins by recognizing that you do not have to be a logistics authority to optimize your supply chain. .

The Big Texas Chemical Freeze Raises Issues on Resiliency of the Petrochemical Supply Chain

NC State SCRC

Today’s Wall Street Journal article on the impact of the Texas winter storm on the petrochemical industry highlights many of the challenges that exist with this supply chain, that has been overlooked for perhaps too long. as supplies tighten.

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The Disintermediation of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A truly efficient and effective Supply Chain must include a strategy, plans, business processes, and performance metrics that incorporate disintermediation and the elimination of waste! Why Disintermediate the Supply Chain? Think about the typical set of objectives and metrics associated with managing a Supply Chain. Now consider what a Supply Chain entails. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

With digital business-to-business (B2B) enhancements, industrial manufacturers can find prospective customers, research new suppliers, alert buyers to shipping delays and foster deeper trading partner relationships. First, numerous transactions between companies, such as orders, invoices, shipping notices, and status updates remain paper-, fax- and phone-based. Supply Chain Operating Networks offer a level of sophistication missing in EDI and typical B2B networks.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Cushing has been an invited blogger at conferences sponsored by CFO Magazine and Supply Chain Insights and writes regularly for RKL eSolutions and more. His expertise includes demand-driven supply chain consulting, Theory of Constraints consulting, technology selection and implementation consulting, and business improvement and change management. What are the biggest changes to supply chain management in the past 30 to 35 years?