AI Supply Chain for E-Commerce: Opportunities to Save Resources

Cerasis

Creating new value and maintaining competitive advantage within the supply chain remains challenging for companies around the globe. The post AI Supply Chain for E-Commerce: Opportunities to Save Resources appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Ultimate COVID-19 Supply Chain Resource Roundup

Freightos

As COVID-19 spreads and nations across the globe take measures to contain it, the impacts to the supply chain have been dramatic, fast-changing, and many. So here are some of our favorites, as well as a list of other valuable resources being updated on a regular basis.

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TSC’s Best Supply Chain Resources – 2014

OneSCM

As we’re kicking off 2015, now is a great time to gather our best supply chain resources from 2014. Top Blog Posts: How to Overcome 4 Common Barriers to Supply Chain Collaboration Initiatives 2/5/2014. This area can seem like the Wild West with every group working with different vendors and purchasing supplies… The 5 C’s of Outsourcing Concerns and How to Address Them 2/24/14. Cash is King—And So is Your Supply Chain.

COVID-19 Supply Chain Resources and Recovery Strategies

Blue Ridge

Inbound Logistics put out an article of supply chain resources and recovery strategies for COVID-19, in which Cliff Isaacson shares why price optimization software is critical right now.

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.

Resource-based Theory vs. Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

There is an ongoing debate in supply chain management research about whether or not resource-based theory suggests that supply chain management can be a source of sustained competitive advantage for a firm. In his insightful article, The competitive advantage of interconnected firms: An extension of the resource-based view (AMR, Vol. The competitive advantage of interconnected firms: An extension of the resource-based view.

Enterprise resource planning or best of breed, what is best for IT?

Kinaxis

by Christina Christensen The creative contention over enterprise resource planning (ERP) vs. best of breed (BoB) has become age-old; however, key considerations weighting the equation have changed with the rise of the cloud, better integration tools, and more focus on the impact network solutions have on business transformation and end user satisfaction. Future of supply chain best of breed Enterprise resource planning (ERP) SAP ERP Supply chain planning

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

It’s taking a profound humanitarian and economic toll , impacting supply cha ins in many ways. Our team put several resources together to help supply chain organizations navigate through this crisis safely. . The next 2-4 weeks are critical to understand the exposure throughout your value chain, take actions to address anticipated shortages , and ensure resource requirements to restart. Ensure Resource Requirements .

NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

SCM Research

I was very impressed by NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative , an “industry–university partnership dedicated to the development of future supply chain professionals” Robert and two of his colleagues have published an article to describe how this cooperative works: NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative educates in the real world (published in Interfaces in 2011). Teaching Supply Chain Management

How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

Supply Chain Recognition in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supply Chains and Integrated Logistics. The crisis generated by Covid-19 brought as one of its aspects, the notion of the extension of supply chains and integrated logistics, its impacts on the businesses of the companies, and the lives of people.

Resource Dependence Theory and Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

In their seminal publication, The External Control of Organizations , Pfeffer and Salancik (1978) have postulated resource dependence theory. Basically, it argues “that organizations are constrained and affected by their environments and that they act to attempt to manage resource dependencies” by setting up different forms of interorganizational arrangements. Synthesizing and Extending Resource Dependence Theory: A Meta-Analysis.

50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

Supply chain management is not an easy subject. To help you become successful, we have put together 50 online resources that you will definitely find helpful. Background Supply chain management is a relatively new discipline. Access public data from Data.gov Supply chain management is part of complex economic activities. Resources: Data.gov 2. Resource: Google Public Data 3. Resource: Pew Research Center 4. Resource: Trello 18.

Top 38 Resources For Warehousing, Distribution and Supply Chain Professionals

Lucas

Warehouse and distribution center operations and technology are changing rapidly, as companies adapt their supply chains to ecommerce and a range of other business, economic and social trends. The post Top 38 Resources For Warehousing, Distribution and Supply Chain Professionals appeared first on Work Execution Software Solutions. News Resources

COVID-19 Supply Chain Resources & Recovery Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain leaders share the latest innovations, solutions, e-commerce strategies, and IT operations

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . Prolonged shutdowns have both financial and operational implications, which are often very difficult to assess due to the complexity and far-reaching nature of supply chains. At the same time, they faced new constraints on the resource side.

[PODCAST] Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization

Cerasis

Listen to “Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

The problem with renewable energy resources isn’t the technology, but the quantity of supply

Kinaxis

by Jonathan Matthews When talking about supply chain, either professionally or more casually, people typically default to the assumption that supply chain is about the movement of goods and people from one destination to another. Other “non” physical goods, such as electrical energy and renewable energy resources, are almost never discussed in a conversation about supply management, and why would it be?

Natural Resource Scarcity

SCM Research

In their recently published JBL paper, A natural resource scarcity typology: Theoretical foundations and strategic implications for supply chain management , Bell et al. However, in view of the importance of the topic, it is baffling that supply chain management research has almost completely neglected resource scarcity. Our theories are concerned with resources (e.g., Particularly, they offer a natural resource scarcity typology.

Happy Employees are Good Employees (Plus Other Insights on Multi-Resource Scheduling)

Talking Logistics

There are many resources behind every supply chain — including people, production equipment, transportation assets, and more — and they’re often linked and dependent on each other. The more resources involved, the more complexity there is to efficiently plan and schedule those resources in a smart and synchronized manner. When you have to plan and schedule different types of resources, what are some key factors in keeping them all aligned?

COVID-19 Supply Chain Resources & Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain management may have changed forever as COVID-19 brings heightened awareness to its fragility. With careful planning, shippers can minimize risks related to the pandemic

[PODCAST] End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Tech

Cerasis

Listen to “End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Technology” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Tech appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Supply Chain Shaman

For the supply chain leader it is not a game… The stake is business continuity. Gamers do well in the world of supply chain. Designing value networks and managing what-if conditions is fundamental to managing supply chain risks. The move from global to regional supply chains increased risks. Geopolitical shifts, economic uncertainty and demand/supply volatility are rising. In my life time, supply chains changed.

Reflections on Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

In the presentation, I shared data on the evolution of supply chain planning and the results on user satisfaction. Neither technology vendor is an industry leader in delivering a solution that fits the needs of the supply chain planner. The common perception is that SAP and Oracle supply chain planning solutions are superior to best-of-breed Advanced Planning Solutions. Summary Data of User Satisfaction with Supply Chain Planning Applications.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. Before planners make decisions that will have an impact across the value chain, they need to consider a number of possibilities such as having multiple exchange ratios of specific components when managing container returns.

[PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies

Cerasis

Listen to “A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies” on Spreaker. Lean Supply Chain & Supply Chain Optimization Resources Logistics Service Level Agreement and Logistics Key Performance Indicators: A White Paper Download White Paper Why Blockchain will Create Extreme Supply Chain Management Optimization Download White Paper The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact.read More.

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How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent

The Network Effect

Tips for recruiting great employees in supply chain management Recruiting talent in the Supply Chain industry is no easy business. The post How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management human resources recruiting supply chain management

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Understanding supply chain dimensions to maximize ROI

Kinaxis

by Richard Cushing To improve supply chain management and to maximize the return on inventory investment, it’s imperative to understand the supply chain dimensions that help define how your inventory is consumed. Chances are the supply chain managers are already intuitively aware of just how critical these two components are to their operations. Supply chain dimensions easily escape attention.

Celebrating and Encouraging Women in Supply Chain

Kinaxis

STEP Ahead is a national honor that identifies the best women in manufacturing, including supply chain, and further encourages women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue these promising and fulfilling careers.

Operating a Global Health Supply Chain in Low-Resource Settings

APICS

In addressing the challenges of operating a global health supply chain in low-resource settings, there’s plenty to learn from established commercial supply chains

Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chains were ill-prepared for the pandemic. The design of the global supply chain at the start of the pandemic assumed frictionless borders, availability of transportation resources, and supply with few constraints. Supply chain management as a discipline—a set of flows combining the processes of source, make and deliver together to drive value– is relatively new. Supply chain processes depend on navigating the world o f gray.

A Brief History of the Founding of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC)

NC State SCRC

That may sound somewhat unoriginal, but believe me, I’ve seen a lot of work and research that has very little to do with the real-world problems that face supply chain executives. By watching him, I learned how faculty can bring a rigor to studying business problems, that isn’t always present when people are making supply management decisions.

Fragmented Planning Undermines Supply Chain Success

Logility

Crucial long-term planning can be executed earlier with confidence, thus winning the race with competitors vying for capacity and resources at the same suppliers.

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