Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

River Logic

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Podcast: Designing Supply Chains for Sustainability

ToolsGroup

In episode four of Be Ready for Anything, hear from Martin Jertz, ToolsGroup’s Business Development Manager for Central Europe, about how organizations can build sustainability into their supply chains while trimming costs and improving efficiency.

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The sustainability slog

Supply Chain Movement

The path to sustainable supply chains is proving to be a long, hard slog with numerous obstacles along the way. Secondly, there is a gap in value potential, since CEOs largely see sustainability as adding value in five years’ time rather than right now.

Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management Sustainability Transportation

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

The Business Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

Each stage of your supply chain can impact on all three… General Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability supply chain management supply chain sustainability sustainabilityWhether your business provides products or services, your supply chain is at the heart of brand and business success.

Harmonizing product, nature and life with sustainable supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Recently, Dassault Systèmes was recognized as the world’s most sustainable company by Corporate Knights in the 2018 Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index. The index is recognized globally as the gold standard for corporate sustainability analysis, with rankings based on various key performance indicators – including environmental, social, financial and innovation capacity – but also, as of this year, on the sustainability value of a company’s products.

Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency

Talking Logistics

That’s when Walmart’s CEO at the time, Lee Scott, gave a speech entitled Twenty First Century Leadership that arguably kicked off the supply chain sustainability era. Read more Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency. The post Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. What is so special about October 23, 2005?

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

Whether you represent a metal fabrication company, a consumer goods manufacturer or a paint, fiberglass or paper producer, you have several ways to make the operation a more sustainable one. Any company that wants to make its manufacturing facilities more sustainable must incorporate recycled materials in the supply chain. Any business serious about making itself more sustainable should examine its supply chain’s location and length.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall with sustainable logistics by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. There’s an alarming paradox in the world of consumer packaged goods sustainability.

The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain

Business Success through Sustainable SCM

SCM Research

Are business success and sustainability contradictory? The paper is titled Unlock the True Value of Your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management. The authors states: “Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM) can help drive positive business change by helping companies save costs, strengthen ‘license to operate’ and generate additional revenue streams.”

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COVID-19 hindering sustainability initiatives, reveals research

ivalua

16th July 2020, London – Research from Ivalua, a leading provider of spend management cloud solutions, has shown that six-in-ten (60%) UK businesses have decreased their investment in sustainability initiatives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The research, conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Ivalua, surveyed 200 UK-based procurement, supply chain and finance professionals about managing sustainability initiatives and environmental concerns in the supply chain.

How to Build a Sustainable Supply Chain

Dragon Innovation

Why incorporate sustainability in supply chains. If you’re a hardware company in 2020, the sustainability of your products should be a driving factor when considering product design and supply chain. According to a study published in 2019, there is overwhelming evidence to suggest that modern consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products. Manufacturing supply chain management supply chain Future of Manufacturing Sustainability Sustainable Supply Chain supplier

Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Supply Chain Management

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

Sustainability vs. profitability: Is it one or the other?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater How 25 multinational companies achieved sustainable supply chains. I’d like to think that most companies have moved beyond the point of believing that sustainable business practices aren’t a priority. Building sustainable supply chains has been a growing trend for years, and as it turns out, those early adopters may actually be seeing an increase in profits. Does your company have any sustainability measures in place?

Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. The report reveals that suppliers in France, the UK, Spain and Germany are identified as the most sustainable ones, whereas suppliers in China, Italy and the U.S. Practice Globalization Procurement Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability

Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion

Logistics Viewpoints

In response, in 2015 more than 190 countries joined to endorse 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) ? The post Make Your Supply Chain a Sustainability Champion appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Business Intelligence Sustainability Artificial IntelligenceToday’s headlines are filled with disheartening news about climate change, resource depletion, pollution, hunger, access to clean water, and poverty.

Corporate Sustainability: Are Companies Vulnerable?

Supply Chain Shaman

“Supply chain sustainability” is the management of environmental, social and. Supply Chain Sustainability (definition). Since then, how have supply chain leaders and corporate sustainability leaders defined supply chain initiatives? We wanted to know, so we worked in concert with GreenBiz to get answers from 64 supply chain leaders and corporate sustainability officers. For many, the goal is to use sustainability as a brand advantage.

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

Supply Chain Sustainability is Becoming a Hot Topic

Enterra Insights

Christopher Marquis ( @CMarquisCornell ), a Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell University, explains, “Supply chains are critically important facilitators of our global economy, providing crucial resources and materials to companies to produce their products and services. Clearly, companies need to begin to more fully consider their supply chains, working to make them more resilient, sustainable and ethical.” ” Becoming more sustainable.

Emission-free shipping: Ways of sustainable transport on the seas

All Things Supply Chain

This makes it one of the largest polluters in… General Logistics Supply Chain Sustainability logistics shipping supply chain sustainability sustainabilityAround 90 % of the world’s goods are currently transported by ships causing nearly 3 % of total global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

The Shift Towards Personalized & Sustainable Packaging

Loftware

Not only are you dealing with the customer and regulatory requirements for packaging , but you also need to keep with smart and sustainable packaging trends. The Emphasis on Sustainability I’m sure you have recognized the shift in focus when it comes to sustainable eco-friendly material. Not only is there a social corporate responsibility playing into the increase of sustainable packaging, but there are also regulations impacting the industry.

Sustainable Freight Transportation – Finding a Balance with MIT’s Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

Joining host Chris Caplice to discuss their work on the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative are his MIT colleagues Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene. What is sustainability, particularly when it comes to supply chain management? Sustainability can … The post Sustainable Freight Transportation – Finding a Balance with MIT’s Alexis Bateman and Suzanne Greene [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics.

5 Strategies for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

Industry Star

But while it’s too early to have a complete picture of the socioeconomic fallout, early indications show that firms whose sustainability strategy is embedded in their core business operations are outperforming the rest.

Assessing Freight Sustainability

Maine Pointe

Mike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

Can Supply Chains Become Truly Sustainable?

SCM Research

New NASA figures show that April 2016 was the seventh month in a row that broke global temperature records and NOAA data show that “[t]he globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2015 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880” A second aspect of the sustainability debate relates to resource scarcity: Some metals might soon be in short supply. Making Sustainability Sustainable. Our world is in crisis!

Can Supply Chains Become Truly Sustainable?

SCM Research

New NASA figures show that April 2016 was the seventh month in a row that broke global temperature records and NOAA data show that “[t]he globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2015 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880” A second aspect of the sustainability debate relates to resource scarcity: Some metals might soon be in short supply. Making Sustainability Sustainable. Our world is in crisis!

Sustainable Packaging is Here to Stay!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Sustainable Packaging article and permission to publish here provided by Erich Lawson. Let’s have a closer look at why sustainable packaging is beneficial. Here’s a Look at the Importance of Sustainable Packaging: Sustainable Packaging is Easily Disposed. Sustainable packaging, on the other hand, is easy to dispose. Sustainable Packaging is Biodegradable. Sustainable Packaging is Versatile. The post Sustainable Packaging is Here to Stay!

Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Sustainability supply chain sustainability Sustainable Supply ChainIs your supply chain immature? Does it resemble a 14-year-old boy, as a planner I met at an Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning event described his company’s supply chain? Grown up beyond diapers but not yet making good decisions consistently.

Supply Chain Sustainability: If a leopard can’t change its spots, can supply chains ever be sustainable?

All Things Supply Chain

Would they even want to change them… General Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability logistics procurement production supply chain management supply chain sustainabilityThey say a leopard can’t change its spots but if they could, how would they change them? What color would the spots be?

How a More Sustainable Supply Chain Reduces Cost, Time, & Risk

Industry Star

If we learn nothing else from the current COVID-induced climate, it’s that sustainability is linked to both the short- and long-term successes of your business. The post How a More Sustainable Supply Chain Reduces Cost, Time, & Risk appeared first on IndustryStar Solutions.

How To Make Manufacturing Sustainability A Strategic Priority

DELMIA Quintiq

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The State of Sustainable Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chain management can play a key role to help creating a more sustainable world that leaves no one behind.

4 Ways to Leverage Your Supply Chain Towards Sustainability

Dragon Innovation

We mentioned before that to create a sustainable supply chain , it's important to consider building a solid business case for your stakeholders. Now let's be real, as a startup, there's no way you're going to have as much weight to throw around as Apple does, so you might think that suppliers won't be incentivized to make changes internally towards sustainability. But just because you're not a big fish doesn't mean there aren't ways to practice sustainable supply chain management.