Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling. What Is Supply Chain Excellence? The seven years of work on the Supply Chains to Admire is part of my quest to answer Keith’s question.

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2022 Supply Chain Predictions

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC analysts have published predictions about supply chain technology trends at the beginning of the year in past years. Supply Chain Disruptions Will Diminish, but Remain Substantial. Inflation Will Hinder Supply Chain Resiliency, Supply Diversification Efforts.

Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. See You At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit?

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Post-Pandemic Supply Chains: A Prognosis from Johnson & Johnson

MIT Supply Chain

How a global manufacturer has learned some vital lessons about managing uncertainty and planning for the future Meri Stevens, Worldwide Vice President of Supply Chain, Consumer Health and Deliver at Johnson & Johnson speaks with MIT CTL Director Prof.

Supply Chain Performance Declined In the Last Decade. The Question is Why?

Supply Chain Shaman

We stubbed our toe in supply chain management at the beginning of the decade. Facing The Issues of Supply Chain Performance. As I work through this year’s Supply Chains to Admire , I cannot help but shake my head. appeared first on Supply Chain Shaman.

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.

Supply Chain Visibility: A Product or Feature?

Talking Logistics

Is supply chain visibility a product or feature? Supply Chain Visibility solutions have been around for a long time. Read more Supply Chain Visibility: A Product or Feature? The post Supply Chain Visibility: A Product or Feature?

FMCG Transport: 4 Frequent Flaws to Avoid

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Supply chains have had a torrid time over the last 2 years and just when you think COVID is dissipating, Putin kicks off! Dave Jordan Logistics Management Transportation supply chain excellence

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Warehouse Management and Transportation Management were in their infancy. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed.

Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Supply Chain Shaman

As I shopped at Best Buy for office supplies, I struggled to not think about the massive disruption of electronics supply chain. As markets shift, supply chains struggle to adjust. Supply chains operate blindly on order data.

10 Ways to Buffer Supply Chain Risk

Arkieva

Here are 10 key elements that will help you evaluate your existing supply chain and help in adjusting your supply chain strategies. 10 Ways to Buffer Supply Chain Risk was first posted on March 1, 2022 at 7:43 am. ©2017

Nespresso Optimizes Orders and Inventory with End-to-End Digital Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Nespresso’s complex coffee supply chain. Nespresso addressed this challenge by digitizing its end-to-end supply chain – from demand forecasts to order deliveries to points-of-sale—thanks to ToolsGroup’s digital supply chain planning platform.

10 FAQs on Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

TMS have evolved to include robust functionality around modes, warehouse steps, visibility, cost-to-serve, and much more. Use this FAQ sheet to discover new solution benefits, capabilities, and opportunities available to get the highest ROI on your investment.

Availability of Part Two Research Report- Your Workforce: The Most Critical Link in Supply Chain Capability

Supply Chain Matters

There remains a growing belief that existing supply chain and talent management processes need a rethink. This initial research provide a focus on front-line supply chain operational workforce needs and challenges, and the value of a skilled occupational workforce.

Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 17- Needs for More Diverse Supply Chain Talent from the Lens of Technology.

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces the availability of the Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 17- Needs for More Diverse Supply Chain Talent from the Lens of Technology.

6 Key 2021 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

GlobalTranz

As the logistics industry prepares for the 2021 supply chain trends, an uncertain future becomes the problem. The post 6 Key 2021 Supply Chain Trends to Watch appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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2022 Forecast: Supply Chains Become Critical Infrastructure

ToolsGroup

The problem I’m describing is the urgent need to build a robust, global, end-to-end supply chain infrastructure. What happened to the supply chain in 2021? Before I dig into what I mean by that let’s reflect on 2021 supply chain challenges.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Today’s Transportation Management Systems: Your Mileage May Vary!

CHAINalytics

Chainalytics’ Vice President of Transportation Kevin Zweier presented a webinar with Supply Chain Management Review that explored the advantages of today’s TMS applications.

6 Trends Driving E-Commerce Supply Chains Now

CHAINalytics

Right now, the challenge is to serve always-incrementing e-commerce demand with supply chains that must continually extend and adapt to simply keep up. E-commerce is a steadily expanding part of the retail space.

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Driving Sustainable Growth Through Supply Chain Resilience

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Driving Sustainable Growth Through Supply Chain Resilience. The evolving pandemic, growing geopolitical tensions, nervous financial markets and increasing economic uncertainty means supply, both globally and locally, is at the very least, uncertain.

7 Ways Businesses Can Manage Supply Chain Shortages in 2021

ToolsGroup

As we head into the holiday season, supply delays, logistics constraints and inflation are looming over shoppers and retailers—and the manufacturers and distributors who keep them in supply. 7 practical strategies to minimize risk and manage supply chain shortages.

TMS Solution Guide

A digital-first business strategy is your best defense against risk and uncertainty. This guide details how a Transportation Management System (TMS) can help streamline domestic and international, multi-modal supply chains with smart automation and continuous optimization.

10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

Supply chains are complex ecosystems of people, tools, and strategies that are getting increasingly difficult to manage efficiently. The post 10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Improve Supply Chain Processes During Peak Shopping Seasons

GlobalTranz

What does it take to improve supply chain processes? Increased order fulfillment, improved customer satisfaction, validating order details and contents before packaging, automating repetitive processes, and other factors can significantly improve supply chain processes.

Trends 2022: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Seldom, if ever, has the global supply chain received so much attention as it did in 2021. Some critics have called for a complete overhaul of the global supply chain, insisting current operations can’t be fixed. Despite what critics perceive as a slow pace, change has always been a characteristic of supply chain operations. ”[1] Improved visibility and connectivity are involved in many of the supply chain trends discussed below.

The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

River Logic

While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries. Even these services struggled to deliver.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Transport and Logistics

A 3000 word comprehensive introduction to the transport and logistics industries, including the impact of COVID-19. Written for the ICC by Sonja Chapman, Associate Professor at the Fashion Institute for Technology.

The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

River Logic

While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries. Even these services struggled to deliver.

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation

GlobalTranz

The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. The post Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Peak Season Supply Chain peak season supply chain

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

GlobalTranz

In order to avoid incidents of mismatch between supply and demand, establish more efficient manufacturing and lower costs, it is necessary to establish an environment of consistent supply chain visibility. Everything from sourcing raw materials, manufacturing, to the sales channels which feed supply for a finished product are essential factors. One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management.

Supply Chains and the New Normal

Enterra Insights

” Difficult as it may be, supply chain professionals need to plan for the future. Mark Lau, Chief Commercial Officer at TVS Supply Chain Solutions, believes the new normal is more about spotlighting old vulnerabilities than it is about new circumstances.

Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. The establishment of efficient global supply chains has become critical to competitiveness.