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The Onshoring, Reshoring, and Nearshoring Strategies Calm Supply Chain Chaos


The urgent need for supply chain resiliency is increasing interest in onshoring, reshoring, and nearshoring strategies. After years of economic volatility, labor shortages, extreme weather, demand and supply shocks, and geopolitical tensions, supply chain leaders are looking to calm the chaos and bring back predictability.

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Supply Chain Normalcy? Think Again.

Supply Chain Shaman

The global supply chain is built on three assumptions: rational government policy, availability of reasonably priced logistics, and low variability. In March 2023, the Global Supply Chain Pressure Index fell to the lowest level since November 2008. Over the past three years, supply chain cycles shifted.


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Do Digital Your Way. Sidestep the Supply Chain Conquistadors

Supply Chain Shaman

In a recent research project, we found that 2/3 of companies had a digital supply chain transformation strategy; however, those that were evolving their strategy performed better during the early months of the pandemic than those that were “clear” on the project plan for a digital transformation.

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The Outsourced Supply Chain with Hannah Kain

The Logistics of Logistics

Hannah Kain and Joe Lynch discuss the outsourced supply chain, a topic Hannah is familiar with due to ALOM ‘s extensive experience managing supply chain functions for diverse industries. About Hannah Kain Hannah Kain is President and CEO of ALOM, a supply chain company she founded in 1997.

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Leveraging Data Analytics to Build a Truly Connected and Collaborative Supply Chain

The C-suite is laser-focused on supply chain performance. This GEP-sponsored report will show you how to leverage data for a collaborative supply chain that delivers results and how to future-proof supply chain management strategies.

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6 Truths to Clarify and Empower Your Digital Supply Chain Strategy

The Network Effect

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Top 6 Retail Trends & Supply Chain Planning Challenges in 2023

Logistics Viewpoints

That’s why staying on top of the latest supply chain planning trends is so important – they can make all the difference when it comes to staying competitive, reducing costs, and meeting your customers’ needs. Here are some highlights from these trends in 2023 and implications on supply chain planning.

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Return to Success: Streamlining Returns in the Supply Chain for Enhanced Efficiency

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Research Manager for the Reverse Logistics Association

In today's competitive business landscape, providing a seamless return experience and maintaining an efficient supply chain are critical to customer satisfaction and loyalty. Businesses need to leverage advanced tracking systems and data analytics to identify bottlenecks and improve supply chain visibility.

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Rethinking Supply Chains for Greater Efficiency, Resiliency, and Sustainability

Supply Chains have 3 key priorities: building resiliency, reducing costs and driving ESG performance. Read the new GEP-sponsored report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services for strategies and digital solutions to achieve these goals.

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

Since 2020, procurement and supply chain professionals have faced an unprecedented set of challenges. The pandemic was just the start.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

The supply chain management techniques that dominated the last 30 years are no longer supporting consumer behavior or logistics and manufacturing capabilities. You'll learn more about: Trending supply chain tech investments to consider. Procurement strategies in response to network delays and bottlenecks.

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The Modern Supply Chain: Global Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite - Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

We’re in the midst of economic turmoil, the aftermath of a global health crisis, and continuous tensions between international organizations, so how can you ensure your supply chain is powerful enough and flexible enough to weather the storm? Your company is depending on this! Save your seat today!

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4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

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A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. To find out, get your free copy of this must-read whitepaper: A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation. To find out, get your free copy of this must-read whitepaper: A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation.

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What Resilience Means in 2021

Speaker: Scott Wooley, President of Thermal Packing Solutions at Atlantic Tape and Packaging

If you thought your supply chain was resilient before 2020, you may have been proven very wrong. If your supply chain is still feeling the effects of the pandemic, you may feel that the insights and lessons are yet to be distinguished among the mess--that's what we're here for. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).