September, 2020

Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

During August, I moved and I spent the weekend painting my new shed with gloppy, wet deck paint. As I methodically pivoted the roller to apply the stain, I made quite a mess. Standing in the hot sun covered in paint was a good time for reflection.

KPI Supply Chain: Parcel Metrics to Track and Boost Peak Season Value

Cerasis

Carving a successful footprint and managing to boost Peak season value involves the direct application of KPI supply chain best practices. These best practices go back to the root of digital transformation within logistics, recognizing when things go wrong and intervening immediately.

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Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

AIMMS

Insights from Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020. Supply chain professionals know it can be extremely challenging to drive day-to-day operational excellence and pursue innovation at the same time.

A Year Without Oktoberfest, Yet New Opportunities Exist in the Beer Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The cancellation of this year’s Oktoberfest is another blow to a beleaguered beer industry that’s still reeling from the effects of the global health crisis. The world’s biggest beer festival was expected to bring in up to six million visitors to the city of Munich.

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Marketing Supply Chain Solutions Post-COVID: Q&A with ToolsGroup CMO Caroline Proctor

ToolsGroup

How has COVID-19 affected your business? Are you experiencing a change in demand given the changes to the economy and government measures? Our business fortunately hasn’t been significantly affected, aside from having our travel and events curtailed.

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3 Strategies Every Executive Must Deploy

The Network Effect

The post 3 Strategies Every Executive Must Deploy appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Supply Chain Multiparty Network Network Business Resilience Supply Chain Management Technology

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation

Cerasis

The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. However, this peak season is one never seen before. This year, 2020, is shaping up to be the most challenging year yet with the global pandemic in full force and the delays following for most of this year.

John Cockerill selects Ivalua spend management to digitize all procurement processes and cover all spend in one single system

ivalua

Ivalua’s ease of integration, flexibility to cover a diverse range of activities across multiple geographies and a seamless user adoption experience are key drivers in streamlining John Cockerill’s transformation journey.

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Linking Data in Supply Chains to Bring Much-Needed Resilience to Global Businesses

OriginTrail

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Social Media-Fueled Demand Volatility?

ToolsGroup

Have you noticed how the clock speed of just about everything has sped up considerably in just a few years?

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility. 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 11am (SGT). Recent events have forced even the most robust businesses to go back to the drawing board. Now, more than ever, technology has made all the difference in keeping supply chains afloat.

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Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

River Logic

Sustainability Supply Chain Optimization Supply chain analytics supply chain resilience supply chain agility

Exploring the Value of Connected Supply Chain Systems to Increase ROI

Cerasis

Connected supply chain systems rely on the advancement of sensors, analytics, and real-time data to make informed decisions and reduce inefficiencies. This advanced supply chain, known as supply chain 4.0,

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

New Enterprise Labeling Maturity Model Offers Framework to Assess Labeling Effectiveness

Loftware

If you're wondering about the effectiveness of your company's labeling or maybe you are trying to identify what additional steps you can make to further optimize your existing labeling initiatives, then you'll want to check out the new Enterprise Labeling Maturity Model.

How Mining Supply Chains Work In Uncertain Times

PLS Logistics

The metals and mining industry are very intricate. These are the industries that make risk management their priority, and everything in their supply chains is driven by advanced planning and a strategic approach.

Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan

ToolsGroup

How Do You Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan? Your customers don’t care if you have a great demand forecast. They care if you have the inventory they want when they want it.

Fragmented Planning Undermines Supply Chain Success

Logility

Even under the best circumstances, developing production/sourcing plans three, six or nine months into the future with a high degree of confidence is difficult. During times of change and disruption it is nearly impossible to get an accurate plan. Huge sales and margin impacts hang in the balance.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Understanding Supply Chain Resilience & What COVID-19 Taught Us About It

River Logic

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Breaking Down the Barriers to New Technologies During Omnichannel Peak Season

Cerasis

The omnichannel peak season for 2020 will be an entirely new beast in logistics. The days of planning for a gradual ramp-up to peak season have vanished. Meanwhile, the need to maximize the value of the existing supply chain technologies has never been higher.

Dock Scheduling: A Requirement as Retailers Double Down on WMS & WES

C3 Solutions

Supply chains across the globe need more efficiency to survive. The opportunities to grow fulfillment and improve the flow of inbound and outbound freight depend on multiple factors. Items need efficient unloading and comprehensive, digital put-away processes.

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Accel-KKR Completes Carve-Out Acquisition of Shipper TMS

PINC

Acquisition Marks Second AKKR Investment in Supply Chain Software Space in Two Months After PINC, A Leader in Yard Management Software Solutions.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

How To Overcome The 3 Key Challenges Of Chemical Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Chemicals production is a multi-million dollar industry with a complex supply chain ecosystem. It is one of the largest industries with a global impact and more than $5 trillion annual sales and supplying nutrition, agriculture, construction, and many other industries.

Supply Chain Disruptions Need a New Prescription: Introducing Disruption RX Virtual Supply Chain Summits

Logility

A global pandemic was impossible to foresee as COVID-19 swept across our increasingly interconnected world. The challenging landscape, from store and factory closures to wild swings in inventory, has proven to be the ultimate test of strength for supply chain teams everywhere.

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?

Freightos

Special thanks to Lars Jensen, CEO at Sea Intelligence Consulting and Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos Group for their input and insights for this report. . Shipping containers are like scotch. . It’s hard to predict what demand will be like for products like these ahead of time.

Inventory System Concern: Should Companies Always Maintain Peak Season Stock?

Cerasis

Peak season gets more extensive and more demanding every year. And the upcoming peak season is expected to shatter records.

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Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.