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[Video] Sanofi Genzyme trends in pharmaceutical supply chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow This blog is part of a video interview series. Check out the video below as well as links to other supply chain practitioner and Kinaxis executive interviews.

5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Talking Logistics

Last Saturday, we celebrated Earth Day, making this an excellent time for each of us to examine our own commitment to the environment.

2017 Trading Partner Alliance (FMI/GMA) Supply Chain Conference


supply chain Food Marketing Institute Grocery Manufacturers Association Trading Partner Alliance Trade Show

Day 1 at FOCUS 2017: Dogs, Candy, Captain JDA, and YOU!

Supply Chain Nation

FOCUS 2017, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, got started in a big way on Tuesday (April 24). With JDA customers and friends arriving from all around the world, the atmosphere was electric. Eager attendees were already in line for registration early in the day, reminiscent of Black Friday news reels!

Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain - White Paper

This paper explores the influence of rapidly evolving technologies that have recently come a long way and will continue to transform the supply chain in the years to come.

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Of Whiskey and Snake Bites

Supply Chain Expert Community

MediaMarkt Sweden Looks to RELEX to Transform Its Supply Chain

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. Swedish home electronics retailer aims to optimize its supply chain processes, cut inventory and boost availability with retail planning solution. MediaMarkt Sweden has selected RELEX to automate and optimize its supply chain.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment


The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held its bi-annual Industry Partner Meeting in the Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University this past week.

This Week in Logistics News (April 24-28, 2017)

Talking Logistics

As you read this I’ll be flying back from the JDA FOCUS 2017 conference in Las Vegas.


Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

US Industrial Market Maintains Record-Breaking Pace

Material Handling & Logistics

“Much of what drives demand for industrial space links to the U.S. consumer. With consumer confidence at its highest level in 16 years, growing optimism suggests consumer spending will accelerate," says Cushman & Wakfield. read more. Global Supply Chain News

Women in Manufacturing Supply Chain Impact

Supply Chain 24/7

The Manufacturing Institute, APICS, and Deloitte surveyed over 600 women in manufacturing and conducted nearly 20 manufacturing executive interviews to explore how effectively manufacturing companies are attracting, recruiting, and retaining women, and what should be done to close the gender gap

The Road to Our Robotic Future

The Network Effect

AI and robotics have been around for a while, but the pace of advancement is accelerating. Robots have been around. The post The Road to Our Robotic Future appeared first on The Network Effect. Automated Future Technology automation robots technology


[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management


How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management? Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs. If you’re looking to save costs on shipping, take a look at inbound shipping. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group, a research firm in Boston.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

Bayer, Deere, and ARC Provide Feedback on Student Capabilities that Drive Innovation


On April 19th and 20th the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held its bi-annual Board Advisory meeting and Partner Meeting in the Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University. The program was really exceptional this year, and the riveting discussions left everyone with a lot of nuggets and insights to take with them to work next week.

Supplier Visibility, Personalized Medicine and the Future of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Supply Chain Matters

This Supply Chain Matters guest blog from Pierre-Francious Thaler, CEO of EcoVadis, outlines trends in personalized medicine and the future impacts to pharmaceutical and healthcare supply chains. Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain

Mobile Collaboration - Supply Chain Planning at Your Fingertips


I “enjoyed” a rather turbulent ride on a recent flight into Denver International Airport the other day. From my days as a flight test engineer, I know that modern jets have a forward-looking weather radar to help minimize the type of exciting rides I experienced that afternoon.

Connecting our Lives through the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

“The emerging Internet of Things (IoT),” writes David Menninger (@dmenningervr), vice president and research director at Ventana Research, “is an … Continued. The post Connecting our Lives through the Internet of Things appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Build a future-proof Supply Chain with Self-Service Advanced Analytics

Find out how GE, Monsanto, Pirelli, Siemens, and UPS leverage supply chain data to drive a competitive edge in this new Gartner report.

Spot Truckload Rates Continue a Slow-and-Steady Climb

DAT Solutions

For van rates , rising lanes continue to outnumber falling lanes on a week-to-week basis, but it’s been a slow, long-term trend. Trucks are still relatively easy to find in some parts of the country, which has put a speed limiter on rising rates.

Day 2 of FOCUS 2017 – Elevating the Customer Experience!

Supply Chain Nation

Day 2 of FOCUS 2017 kicked off with a fantastic start with a packed General Session. Host Mark Jeffries welcomed the excited crowd and introduced JDA CEO Girish Rishi to the main stage.

MIT Supply Chain Management Master’s Program Ranked No. 1 in the World

Supply Chain 24/7

MIT master’s program in supply chain management earns the top accolade for a second time from global ratings agency Eduniversal

Green Supply Chain News on US Natural Gas Trucks Sales Continue to be Low, but Many Say the Future is Still Bright

Supply Chain Digest

Variety of Factors Keeping Sales Slow in Freight Sector, but Price Stability, GHG Emissions Rules May Push Carriers to More Nat Gas Soon

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

Cross Functional Collaboration

Supply Chain Expert Community

Cross functional collaboration is a very simple phrase for a very complex challenge.


5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Bill DuBois Recently I was watching a video interview with David Thomas, the Director of Global Capacity Planning for Ford Motor Company. Among other things, he’s been leading the charge at Ford to deliver a global capacity management solution. He describes the process as a jigsaw puzzle.

M&A: One Key Sign That a 3PL is Ready for the Future

Supply Chain Link

With industry disruptions and developments, third-party logistics providers have turned to mergers and acquisitions as a strategy to expand their networks and meet shipper needs.

Transportation Marketing: Up Your Game with Meaningful Content


Transportation marketing can seem to be a challenge – transportation itself doesn’t get a lot of people excited. While promoting designer handbags or luxury holidays can grab attention without even trying, it takes a little effort and creativity to instill the same kind of emotions about transportation. However, with a little help from the tips and tricks below, your marketing can get people really excited by the transportation industry, and your business can enjoy booming success as a result.

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.