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Washington 2020 – Jon Stevens

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Specialties: Jon specializes in Cloud Technologies, Supply Chain Strategy, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, and electronic payments. The post Washington 2020 – Jon Stevens appeared first on Ivalua Jon Stevens. President. Jon is the President of the JLL Digital Businesses.

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Peloton’s Supply Chain Strategy Turnabout

Supply Chain Matters

Sourcing was both a cost as well as landed cost decision factor. The move was communicated as a means to boost market share and to gain access to domestic sources of manufacturing capability.

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Colonial Pipeline, key source of diesel for eastern seaboard, closed due to cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

Source: Colonial Pipeline. That includes cities such as Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia and New York. The Plantation Pipeline begins in Louisiana and runs a course similar to Colonial, though it does not go north of Washington.

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What Does Source to Pay Mean in the “New Normal” of Procurement

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In May 2020, The Washington Post reported that “over 100,000 small businesses had closed forever as the nation’s pandemic toll escalated.” Operations have slowed down as companies ask what is source to pay process under the “new normal”?

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Supply Chain Matters News Capsule Follow-Up- August 17 2022

Supply Chain Matters

Sources indicated to CNBC that while no strikes have been announced or expected, there are concerns future strikes could be announced. According to reporting from The Washington Post , this development was the first coordinated action involving the Amazon Air airfreight division.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Having spent much of this week on the road, I am still in catch-up mode with emails and phone calls, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Elemica Introduces New Sourcing Optimization Solution. Washington Post). Simply put, as supply chains have grown in scale and complexity, so has the logistics sourcing process.

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Colonial Pipeline, key source of diesel for eastern seaboard, closed due to cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

Source: Colonial Pipeline. That includes cities such as Atlanta, Washington, Philadelphia and New York. The Plantation Pipeline begins in Louisiana and runs a course similar to Colonial, though it does not go north of Washington.

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Top 5 US spots for truck-animal collisions

The Supply Chain Journal

In a third-place tie with Washington County, Pennsylvania, is Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania. Washington County, Pennsylvania. Drivers in Washington County in southwestern Pennsylvania also reportedly hit a total of 15 animals. Source: Lytx).

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We’re BACK! 5 Reasons to attend 2022 Ivalua NOW DC: Stronger Together

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After almost 3 years, we are thrilled and more than ready to welcome our guests back to Ivalua NOW in Washington D.C! Director Strategic Sourcing Digital & Functional Transformation, . Connecting the Dots Between ESG Objectives and Source-to-Pay Processes, Ecovadis + Capgemini.

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SupplyPike Provides Food to Local Hospital

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SupplyPike is showing its appreciation for the hard workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at Washington Regional Medical Center. See the original news coverage by local news source KNWA Fox24.

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Supply Visibility: More Important Than Ever. Yet Elusive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Too few companies have a holistic approach to embrace the plan, make, source, and deliver together. There are no value network solutions in the market to enable plan/source/make and deliver visibility holistically. The 2022 event is in Washington. Semiconductors. Plastics.

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Influenza, Covid, and Omnichannel Operations

Enterra Insights

The source of that unpaid labor? 3] Kathleen Parker, “ Put your masks back on, please ,” The Washington Post, 28 October 2022. [4] 4] Jaclyn Peiser, “ Curbside pickup is here to stay, and retailers are going all-in ,” The Washington Post, 28 August 2022. [5]

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Ivalua Announces Carbon Footprint Innovation Cup Winners at Ivalua NOW 2022: How digitally enabled smart procurement can help organizations reduce scope 3 carbon emissions

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May 23, 2022 – Ivalua, a leading provider of Spend Management Cloud solutions, announced the winners of its Carbon Footprint Innovation Cup at its marquee annual event, Ivalua NOW 2022 in Washington D.C. Redwood City, CA.

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Reports Indicate Walmart Cutting Salary Staff

Supply Chain Matters

Informed sources have indicated to two media outlets that these rounds of cuts amount to upwards of 200 people and involve areas of merchandising, global technology and real estate. At the time, Bloomberg cited sources indicating that U.S.

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The Coming Battle Over Infrastructure

Enterra Insights

Mr. Biden also proposes mandating that more of the country’s electricity be generated from low-carbon sources, with a goal of eliminating carbon emissions from the power grid by 2035. America is one of the globe’s richest countries; yet, its infrastructure is aging and crumbling.

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Ivalua NOW 2020 to Showcase How Organizations Can Transform the World with Smart Procurement

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The event will bring hundreds of procurement, supply chain and finance leaders together on May 4-6 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C.

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Ransomware Part One: A Growing Threat

Enterra Insights

“In an analysis of publicly reported ransomware attacks against health-care providers, municipalities and schools, The Washington Post found that ransomware attacks in the United States more than doubled from 2019 to 2020.”[1]

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De-carbonizing the Economy

Enterra Insights

Goodbye Washington, for that matter.’ ”[4] At the time, Kool notes, “Coal, an abundant source of power drive, replaced water, which was the key source of power before the Industrial Revolution.

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Inflation in 2022: Is the Bullwhip Effect to Blame for Retail Inventory Glut

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week I saw a news headline from the Washington Post stating Michael Burry’s ‘Bullwhip’ Tweet Deserves Serious Attention. Michael Burry ( @michaeljburry ) is most well-known as the hedge fund manager portrayed by Christian Bale in the movie “ The Big Short.”

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Lifting The Gray Curtain

Supply Chain Shaman

At the end of the presentation, I asked Allyson her perspective on open source analytics. Separate and different projects, few companies leveraged new technologies to improve visibility for cross-functional decision-making across source, make and deliver.

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REPOST: Understanding Uber Freight with Raj Subbiah

The Logistics of Logistics

Raj holds a Master’s degree in computer science from Texas A&M University, an MBA from the University of California Berkeley, and a computational mathematics and statistics degree from the University of Washington. Raj Subbiah and Joe Lynch discuss understanding Uber Freight.

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What would happen if China invaded Taiwan?

Resilinc

One day in August 2022, a group of military and defense strategy experts gathered in Washington, DC, to play a game that simulated a Chinese amphibious invasion of Taiwan in 2026.

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Ukraine and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The Washington Post reports that the invasion “could leave up to 50,000 civilians killed or wounded, decapitate the government in Kyiv … and launch a humanitarian crisis with up to 5 million refugees fleeing the resulting chaos.”[13]

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The Air Freight Market with Eric Kulisch

The Logistics of Logistics

An award-winning business journalist with extensive experience covering the logistics sector, Eric spent nearly two years as the Washington, D.C., The Air Freight Market with Eric Kulisch . Eric Kulisch and Joe Lynch discuss the air freight market.

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The Strategic National Stockpile that Failed Us

NC State SCRC

i] As the virus spread more quickly in Washington State, New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans, the administration quickly realized that the coronavirus would not be “magically going away.”

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Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning the Washington Post rang. To prepare, stratify your suppliers into strategic, single source and high volume flows. Attempt to find alternate sources from geographical areas that are not projected in the path of Florence. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence. The question was simple, “What will be the impact of Hurricane Florence on the supply chain?” ” The answer is not so easy. The implications are far-reaching.

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My Lessons in Interviewing Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

The processes of make, source, and deliver reports to a common leader in only 40% of businesses. Registrations are pouring in for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 6th-8th in Washington, DC.

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The American Revolution and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

If left to further its own evolution, they could have served as a source of competition to British Manufacturers. General (and later President) George Washington understood his personal limitations in the area of logistics could negatively affect the outcome of the war. Ferling reports, “So much heavy clothing arrived from France at the beginning of the winter in 1779 that Washington was compelled to locate storage facilities for his surplus.”

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Will Globalization Bounce Back? Part One of Two

Enterra Insights

Transition to a new administration in Washington has the world wondering what it means for globalization. If you don’t have a first-tier supplier who’s sourcing from China, then your supplier’s supplier is.”[7] 4] Douglas Holtz-Eakin, “ Globalization shouldn’t be a dirty word ,” The Washington Post, 17 October 2016. [5]

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Biden administration pushing shippers, carriers to expand operating hours

The Supply Chain Journal

A truly intermodal plan takes the entire goods movement chain from its source to its ultimate destination, and looks at what kind of projects are needed — road or rail capacity, inland port transfer sites, on-dock improvements at the ports,” he said.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

If President Joe Biden’s administration proceeds with the move, it could also hurt South Korean memory chip juggernauts Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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Misfits Market creates 4 more oases in US food deserts

The Supply Chain Journal

and the company just announced the expansion of its delivery service into Arizona, Nebraska, New Mexico and Oklahoma, bringing its coverage to a total of 43 states plus Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Defense Supply Chain 'Alarmingly' Reliant on China, Other Rivals

Material Handling and Logistics

military properly defend our nation if it can’t source what it needs from domestic sources — and instead must depend on potential adversaries for those materials? ReMaking American Security, found glaring gaps in our military’s ability to source materials that produce everything from steel armor plate and lithium ion batteries to hellfire missile propellant and biological weapons defense—important tools that could mean life or death for Americans in combat.

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Supply Chains and the New Normal

Enterra Insights

The staff at American Global Logistics writes, “Supply chains are transitioning from global sourcing to regional sourcing. ” The Washington Post, 3 February 2022. [4] I confess I hesitated to use the term “new normal” in the headline of this article.

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Viewpoint: The interstate system turns 65 — it’s time to modernize it

The Supply Chain Journal

This report quantifies how severe this crisis has become, and it underscores the urgent need for Congress to make real infrastructure investments that are backed by a fair and equitable user-based revenue source.”. This commentary was written by Dave Kearby, executive director at TRIP.

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Government’s Big Move to Electronic Marketplaces

NC State SCRC

I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George WAshington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement. Another big bonus of these platforms will be the ability of government buyers to access supplier past performance, as well as increased transparency as to the source of suppliers.

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Globalization is not dead!!

Cathy Roberson

So… the Ever Given…yeah, I know, I grew tired of seeing all of the Tweets, memes, and other social media coverage of it but I had a few journalists call me (thank you to the Washington Post, Fox News, and Business Insider btw.

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