November, 2022

The Fallacy of the Self-driving Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Definition of Confirmation Bias. A Story. On Friday night, I had dinner with a LinkedIn contact. (As As I travel, I post where I am going, and if someone reaches out for dinner or lunch, I say, “Why not?”)

Your Sales Plan is NOT a Forecast!

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Your Sales Plan is NOT a Forecast! by Jeff Harrop – Supply Chain Educator and Consultant. Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be. – William Hazlitt (1778-1830).

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80% of UK businesses say Brexit caused the biggest supply chain disruption in the last 12 months

ivalua

83% fear the biggest disruption from Brexit is yet to come, while increasing supply chain disruption caused revenues to drop by an estimated 18%. London, UK, 28th November, 2022.

Using Supply Chain Databases in Academic Research

SCM Research

In recent years, academic articles that use supply chain databases have become more and more common in SCM-related journals. Such databases (e.g.,

Downloadable Training Guide: Quoting With CargoWise Modules

With this training tool for freight forwarders, learn how to use CargoWise Quotations and One Off Quotes to create rate cards and spot quotes in order to improve the efficiency and accuracy of your internal processes.

Digital Transformation by the Numbers, Part Two

Enterra Insights

As I noted in the initial installment of this article, discussions about digital transformation (DX) often include foundational concepts upon which successful digital transformations can be built.

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The Saga of Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

This November is a layoff season. As pink slips ripple through Silicon Valley to over 120,000 workers following a time of overexuberant hiring, it is a time for both sadness and reflection. The end of this chapter in Big Tech occurs, it is time for a reality check.

Piecing Together the SIOP Process

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Piecing Together the SIOP Process. by Madeline Smith , Supply Chain Management Consultant at Clarkston Consulting.

Constraint-Based Supply Planning & Execution

The Network Effect

The post Constraint-Based Supply Planning & Execution appeared first on The Network Effect. Resilience Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning

The Threat to Supply Chains from Rising Gas Prices

SCM Research

Due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the European Union is currently experiencing a massive increase in gas prices. This threatens the resilience of many supply chains.

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The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Vigilance Remains the Watchword of Supply Chain Risk Management

Enterra Insights

As the world learns to live with Covid, people and businesses look for some kind of normality in their daily routines. When it comes to supply chain risk management, however, vigilance is always required. The Supply Chain Quarterly reminds us, “Supply chain challenges aren’t over yet.”[1]

4 Keys for Unlocking a Successful Logistics Partnership

Talking Logistics

Logistics remains fragmented and broken, and nearly every participant in the ecosystem is struggling. Cross-border freight with Mexico is a $70.3

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Top 10 Supply Chain Risks in 2023 & How to manage them?

AIMMS

The post Top 10 Supply Chain Risks in 2023 & How to manage them? appeared first on AIMMS

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The Green Corridor: To Realise the Circular Economy Dream – Reach Out to Your Community

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Green Corridor: To Realise the Circular Economy Dream – Reach Out to Your Community. by Timothy Foote , Founder of Susymbio. Buy, use, and toss. That is the experience a consumer has when they are well … consuming! When we dispose of something though, is that really the end?

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Supply Chain Platforms for Complex Defense Organizations

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Platforms for Complex Defense Organizations appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

Editor’s Choice: Tips for Trucking Companies to Decrease Their Insurance Premiums

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Emerge and offers tips for trucking companies to decrease their insurance premiums.

Black Friday 2022

Enterra Insights

Black Friday has traditionally marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season. No longer. Today it falls somewhere in the middle of an expanded holiday shopping period.

Improving Supply Chain Resilience: How A Digital Supply Chain Orchestration Platform Can Help

Talking Logistics

As we near the end of 2022, supply chain and logistics executives are busy preparing their strategies, plans, and budgets to deal with the inflation, uncertainty, and risks that are clouding the year ahead.

Increase Visibility and Productivity With Container Automation

This guide will help freight forwarders utilize CargoWise Container Automation for increased visibility and productivity. It covers how to use the module, the container events and automations available, and FAQs.

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supply Chain Network Design Software

AIMMS

The post 10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supply Chain Network Design Software appeared first on AIMMS

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Resilience for Supply Chain Decarbonisation

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Resilience for Supply Chain Decarbonisation. by Dr. Shereen Nassar , Global Director of Logistics Studies and Director of MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management Suite at Heriot-Watt University Dubai.

Critical Capabilities for defense Supply Chains (Part 1)

The Network Effect

The post Critical Capabilities for defense Supply Chains (Part 1) appeared first on The Network Effect. Defense Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Management

Top Solutions for Supply Chain Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital Twin from Infor Nexus Drives Supply Chain Agility. When it comes to driving supply chain agility there are several solutions that are important, but the key solution is a Multi-enterprise Supply Chain Network (MSCN).

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Thanksgiving 2022

Enterra Insights

The late historian David McCullough, once said, “History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” From a behavioral perspective, he was correct — society’s cumulative actions landed us in our present condition.

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The New Supply Chain Landscape: Why Moving Up the Supply Chain Spectrum Is Imperative

Talking Logistics

Thanks to disruptive events over the past two years, supply chains have become central to business success, forcing CEOs and other business executives to spend a much larger portion of their time and strategies focused on this once afterthought of their operations. What has changed?

Managing Risk Through Better Communication

C3 Solutions

Do you know the risks your supply chain operation is facing? All Articles optimization Supply Chain and Logistics Technology Scalability

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – November 2022

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Your Sales plan is NOT a Forecast Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

More VUCA Ahead with Oren Zaslansky

The Logistics of Logistics

Oren Zaslansky and Joe Lynch discuss more VUCA ahead. Oren is the Founder and CEO of Flock Freight , a Certified B Corporation that’s been reinventing freight shipping since 2015. About Oren Zaslansky.

Top Supply Chain Trends for 2023 and Beyond

Logistics Viewpoints

Inflation is Broad Based. As we near the end of the year, many supply chain executives will become embroiled in their firm’s annual strategic planning process.

Influenza, Covid, and Omnichannel Operations

Enterra Insights

Although many people are acting as if the Covid pandemic is over, it isn’t.