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

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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Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

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 CrowdStrike Inc.,

Using Supply Chain Databases in Academic Research

SCM Research

Bloomberg SPLC, FactSet Supply Chain Relationships, and Mergent Supply Chain) were originally not developed for use in academic research, but for use in business practice. Using Supply Chain Databases in Academic Research: A Methodological Critique.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Critical Engaged SCM Research

SCM Research

It is entitled Re-Imagining Supply Chain Challenges Through Critical Engaged Research. Practice Research Article Journal VideoThe Journal of Supply Chain Management is doing an excellent job of stretching the boundaries of our discipline.

Five Ways to Fix Statistics in Supply Chain Research

SCM Research

5) Change norms from within : Funders, journal editors and leading researchers need to act. Otherwise, researchers will continue to re-use outdated methods, and reviewers will demand what has been demanded of them. Methodology Article Empirical Research Structural Equation Modeling Theory TestingThe p value debate has revealed that hypothesis testing is in crisis – also in our discipline! But what should we do now?

Experiments in Supply Chain Management Research

SCM Research

In their recently published article on this subject, entitled Experiments in Strategy Research: A Critical Review and Future Research Opportunities , Bolinger et al. 2021) examine and categorize experiments by “[identifying] topic areas in which experiments have been effectively deployed as well as several literature streams that have a limited amount of prior experimental research.” Experiments in Strategy Research: A Critical Review and Future Research Opportunities.

Overcoming the Gender Gap in SCM Research

SCM Research

Research Operations Management Supply Chain ManagementToday we celebrate International Women’s Day. This occasion gives me the opportunity to talk about the fact that our academic discipline is largely dominated by men. In a recently published analysis, Babbar et al.

Affordable Market Research Techniques!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Market research techniques article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Martin. Different marketing methods and market research can help attract clients. This information can be on any topic and web-scraping proxies serve as an effective research team. Subscribe Here!

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.

CfP: 2019 CSCMP European Research Seminar

SCM Research

The 14 th CSCMP European Research Seminar will be held in Warsaw on May 16 th and 17 th , 2019. Please find the call for papers on the webpage of the 2019 CSCMP European Research Seminar. Research SCM Conference Supply Chain Management

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Our research is based on survey data collected from 141 SCM scholars. Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Our research is based on survey data collected from 141 SCM scholars. Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management.

Gartner Research: 3 Trends Shaping Future Supply Chains

AIMMS

The post Gartner Research: 3 Trends Shaping Future Supply Chains appeared first on AIMMS

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Is there a greater need for supply chain research today than in the past, and if so, why? That was my opening question to Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics titled, “ When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research.” I asked Steve why they chose to partner with those universities, and why didn’t they just conduct the research themselves.

Multi-Methodological Research in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

Just like OM research, SCM research is dominated by three research methodologies: (1) analytical modelling research (optimization, computational, and simulation models etc.), (2) quantitative empirical research (surveys etc., and (3) case study research. There has been a recent trend towards multi-methodological research that combines different methodologies. Methodology Analytical Modelling Case Study Empirical Research Trend

Research Quality vs. Research Quantity

SCM Research

Research RankingI recently read on LinkedIn how a department head bragged about how many papers his team published in highly ranked journals over the past year. This mentality has to stop because it does not lead to more, but to less quality. In fact, quantity competes with quality.

CfP: 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium

SCM Research

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professional’s Academic Research Symposium (ARS) (formerly: Educators’ Conference) has earned a prominent reputation with many academics, as it is an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and share new research for discussion and feedback. As a member of the Conference Committee, I would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers of the 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium (PDF), which will be held in Atlanta, GA, U.S.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

She challenges “recent perspectives that define quality as an alternative to global, industrial forms of production” and “finds that quality is also important for industrial food production and for the global geography of the surimi [a fish paste] seafood industry” In general, the author takes an interpretive approach – an approach that is almost absent in SCM research, and that might be inspirational for our otherwise empiricist discipline.

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5 Keyword Research Methods to Increase Visibility on Amazon!

Supply Chain Game Changer

However, to find correct keywords, you need to do extensive keywords research. Are you confused about how to do Amazon keyword research ? Don’t worry, as ahead are some of the methods that can help you start your Amazon keyword research. Keyword Research Tools.

Redefining Supply Chain Research

Supply Chain Insights

It is a research supply chain. When you fill out our surveys, and participate in our research projects, you give to us; and in return, we publish Open Content research, in front of the firewall/paywall for you to share with your teams. Our goal is always to give to you high-quality research with unique insights. Last week, I attended Bridges, an event hosted by GT Nexus. While there, I was fortunate to attend a speech by Chis Bonner of Toms Shoes.

The Research Difference

Supply Chain Insights

Before I start this blog, you need to know that I am a self-confessed research snob. I have been doing supply chain research for the past nine years. I have experienced the research methodologies of three analyst firms ( Gartner, AMR Research and Altimeter Group ). When I founded Supply Chain Insights six months ago, my first hire was to staff research with what I consider to be top-notch talent. What is Research? The research agenda is our roadmap.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The Importance Of Life Science Reagents In Medical Research

IT Supply Chain

The post The Importance Of Life Science Reagents In Medical Research appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at makeLifeSweeter.com. Industry Talk

Why SCM Researchers Should Read Novels

SCM Research

Research ArticleLanguage in academic texts should not only be used to list arguments, to summarize methodical steps, or to report results.

Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

“There’s a pervasive paradox in academia”, as Nobel (2016) writes in her recent article ( Why Isn’t Business Research More Relevant to Business Practitioners? ): “Research conducted at business schools often offers no obvious value to people who work in the world of business.” But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research?

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Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

“There’s a pervasive paradox in academia”, as Nobel (2016) writes in her recent article ( Why Isn’t Business Research More Relevant to Business Practitioners? ): “Research conducted at business schools often offers no obvious value to people who work in the world of business.” But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research?

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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.

The Most Cited Paper in SCM Research

SCM Research

Have you ever tried to find the most cited paper in supply chain management research? Research Article Award Ranking Supply Chain Management I have done so. For this purpose, I used the term “supply chain” in Web of Knowledge for a topic search. The winning paper is titled Information distortion in a supply chain: The bullwhip effect and the authors are Hau L. Lee, V. Padmanabhan, and Seungjin Whang.

The Most Popular Supply Chain Class Readings

SCM Research

Open Syllabus , a non-profit research organization, currently has a corpus of nine million English-language syllabi from 140 countries and data on class readings is available for a large proportion of these syllabi. Research Book Supply Chain Management TeachingHave you ever wondered what supply chain literature is most commonly used in the classroom?

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Research in Focus: Cloud Computing in Logistics

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is the first in a new series we’re launching where we highlight research conducted by select partners and provide our perspective on some of the most interesting findings and results. For additional insights from the research study, download the complimentary report from Axit’s website. Cloud/SaaS Research in Focus AXIT cloud computing Institute for Cloud Computing supply chain operating network

Research Into Supply Chain Resilience

The Network Effect

I am sharing this research survey on behalf of Dr. David Nowicki of The Center for Logistics Education and Research. The post Research Into Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on The Network Effect. Risk Supply Chain Management research resilience risk supply chain

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

New Ventana Research on Supply Chain Planning and Prescriptive Analytics

River Logic

River Logic recently sponsored a new piece of Ventana Research entitled "Supply Chain Planning with Prescriptive Analytics: Technology Enables a More Effective Process.". Prescriptive Analytics Market Research

Celebrating the crossroads of data and research — Taking the Hire Road

The Supply Chain Journal

On Thursday’s agenda, Brewster guided Reymer through ATRI’s research priorities for 2021, as well as other areas of research being conducted to improve the safety and productivity of the industry. 2021 research agenda.

The Threat to Supply Chains from Rising Gas Prices

SCM Research

An analysis by the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) now shows that a small group of just 300 products causes a large part of almost 90% of the gas consumption of German industry during their manufacture. Practice Research Report Resilience Supply Chain Management

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5 Things You Can Learn at VDC Research Analyst Perspective Webinar

Loftware

The ‘VDC Research Analyst Perspective – Label Accuracy and Traceability, Enablers of Supply Chain Success’ webinar took place this past month and saw Richa Gupta, VDC Research analyst, and Josh Roffman, Loftware VP of Global Product Management, discuss the importance of ensuring consistent labeling and facilitating traceability.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.