2022

Uh-Oh! Insights On How P&G Failed And What This Means For You

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain excellence is easier to say than to explain. Business leaders are action-oriented and competitive. Executive teams strive to drive improvement in supply chain results; yet, sadly, only four percent of public companies succeed. The reason?

What Industry Leaders Have to Say About Virtual Twins in Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

This blog is based on Dassault Systèmes’ partnership with IndustryWeek on conducting a midyear survey of industry leaders to gain a better understanding of how virtualization technologies are helping them adapt to these changes.

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The 2022 Chicken Shortage: What the Cluck is Going On?

ToolsGroup

By this stage in the pandemic, most of us have felt the effects of a globally disrupted supply chain and inventory shortages in some way or another. We all have that one item that keeps disappearing from our local market. For me, it’s Coke Zero and mango mochi.

Trends 2022: Quantum Computing

Enterra Insights

Quantum computing may sound like science fiction (especially the weird principles on which it relies); nevertheless, businesses are beginning to pay attention.

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Perfect Your Back-to-School Strategy with End-to-End Ocean Visibility

Speaker: Mark Delaney and Steve Dowse

In this webinar, we discuss key challenges in product availability, ways to create agility in your supply chain operations despite ocean disruptions, and how end-to-end ocean visibility can mitigate key retail concerns this back-to-school season and beyond.

Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change. by Stephanie Krishnan – Associate Vice President, IDC Manufacturing & Energy Insights Asia/Pacific, IDC Asia/Pacific. “By

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How to Budget for Supply Chain Sustainability

Logility

Many business leaders say they can’t afford sustainability initiatives, but looming risks indicate that this is an investment you can’t afford to ignore. Key takeaways.

Improving Capacity Planning and Operations with a Digital Planning Twin

River Logic

Defining the Objective. FedEx Office is comprised of nearly 2,200 retail stores, 15,000 employees, 18 commercial print facilities, and a nationwide transportation fleet.

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.

What is a Digital Supply Chain Twin and How can It Support Your Strategic Decisions?

AIMMS

The post What is a Digital Supply Chain Twin and How can It Support Your Strategic Decisions? appeared first on AIMMS

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How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Supply Chain Planning for Uncertain Times

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Planning for Uncertain Times appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Resilience Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Risk

When Variability Is Our Only Constant

Supply Chain Shaman

For the past three weeks, I attempted to move my fingers on the keyboard, but to no avail. With the mounting devastation in Ukraine, my heavy heart is a roadblock to writing. My brain struggles to communicate with my fingers. The images flash in my brain as I close my eyes.

Optimizing S&OP for the High Tech Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

It’s been a bumpy ride for High Tech companies in the last two years. Although much of the disruption and volatility was unique in “magnitude”, the types of challenges experienced have been faced in the past.

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

ToolsGroup

The name Nespresso conjures images of rounded coffee capsules and luxury brewing machines for caffeine lovers worldwide. But there’s much more than expert coffee roasting and craftsmanship behind this iconic company’s success. Nespresso’s complex coffee supply chain.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Paving the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

The past couple of years has been a remarkable time for e-commerce as more and more consumers have discovered the digital path to purchase.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – February 2022

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

DEFINING THE ROADMAP FOR FY2022 Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine.

7 Tips for Choosing a 3PL Beyond Freight Rates

GlobalTranz

Today, more and more companies are recognizing the benefits of working with a third-party logistics (3PL) partner. But if you’re choosing a 3PL to work with strictly based on their rates, you could be missing out on key competitive advantages.

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Logility Powers Sustainability-Minded Brands with Advanced Supply Chain Technology and Resources

Logility

ATLANTA – January 25, 2022 – According to PWC’s December 2021 Global Consumer Insights Pulse Survey , about half of respondents consciously consider factors related to sustainability when making purchasing decisions.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

Three Key Principles for Successful Supply Chain Network Design

River Logic

Network design implementations are also notorious for spinning their wheels when scenario modeling and analysis bog down people and other resources to a point where initiatives fail, experience cost and schedule overruns, or simply underperform.

Beware the Swinging Pendulum on Supply Chain Inventory Practices

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply shortages resulting in empty shelves or parking lots of WIP inventory represent a spectre causing supply chain leaders to reconsider supply chain inventory practices. Opinion of just-in-time (JIT) as a practice has taken a battering and inventory is rising.

Personal Predictions for Supply Chain Management in 2022

SCM Research

The year 2022 has been going on for quite a while. I see the following topics at the top of the agenda in both academia and business: First, the last few months have been characterized by a large number of supply chain hiccups.

The Tactics and Technology Required to Manage Supply Chain Disruptions

The Network Effect

The post The Tactics and Technology Required to Manage Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Supply Chain Leadership and Strategy Network Business Resilience Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Courage to Paint Outside the Lines

Supply Chain Shaman

As a child, I never painted within the lines. Always as a non-conformist, I pushed the edges and challenged boundaries. I discovered, as an adult, that I was a Myers-Briggs INFP personality type: I love to create. My imagination goes wild when I see new forms of analytics.

Bridging the Gap Toward the Factory of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

This blog features excerpts from the Manufacturing Leadership Journal’s article, “ Leveraging Digital Twins to Accelerate the Journey to Factory of the Future.

What is Capacity Planning? Supply Chain Planning’s Feng Shui Strategy for Success

ToolsGroup

In a vacuum, we all know how supply chain planning works. You ensure supply meets demand across a multitude of factors, including market demand, internal and external forces, and your own ability to manage the chaos.

Adapting to the Human/Machine Future

Enterra Insights

The future of work is a fascinating subject to contemplate and discuss. Prior to the pandemic, many of the articles discussing the future of work raised concerns about artificial intelligence (AI) and automation taking over jobs now held by humans.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.