2021

Assess your Inventory Optimization Process with This Quiz

AIMMS

Inventory management has always been challenging. How much should we hold? How much is too much? How much is too little? The supply chain shocks of 2020 brought this challenge into focus.

Wired for Success: Optimizing Sales and Operations Planning for the Wire & Cable Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The global wire and cable manufacturing industry is slated to be valued at US $232 billion by 2025 at an annual growth rate (AGR) of approximately 5 percent.

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Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond

ToolsGroup

Just when things couldn’t possibly get any crazier, 2020 finally came to a close. Over the year, COVID-19 introduced even greater complexity into the already difficult work of supply chain planning–and changed supply chain from a practitioner-focused topic to everyday dinner table conversation.

Digitisation: Shifting Gears in 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

2 020 will be remembered as the year of mass digitisation. Few had imagined that the wind finally started turning. But when humans don’t have a choice, they adapt. Before Covid-19, pressures resulted from slowing growth and trade wars and rising consumer expectations.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. But how mature are these technologies? Do they have a proven ROI? Are they worth piloting? Or can companies safely ignore them? There are also promising technologies that we expect will deliver great value.

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Top Ten COVID Intensive Care Recovery KPIs

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

On a daily basis the amount of care we give to the human body is remarkably little. When you are feeling in good shape, the best the body can hope for is a good wash, a brush of the teeth and a slap of moisturiser. What else?

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Lot Traceability in the Fashion Industry

Logility

Let’s journey back to late 2019 and early 2020. Under the umbrella of Sustainability, key players in the global fashion industry were talking about implementing lot traceability technologies, but in general the timelines were somewhat “comfortable.” There was no compelling event on the horizon.

Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical

ivalua

The post Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical appeared first on Ivalua

The 5 APIs of the Apocalypse with Jeremy Bodenhamer

The Logistics of Logistics

The 5 APIs of the Apocalypse with Jeremy Bodenhamer. Jeremy Bodenhamer and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 APIs of the Apocalypse. Jeremy defines APIs and why they are such a powerful force in ecommerce.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Four Questions to Determine the Ideal Supply Chain Technology Provider

Talking Logistics

As we look to 2021, the phrase “prepare for the unknown” has been stuck in my head. Many people over the past few months have used this phrase as a warning, promising that the supply chain world this year will be extremely unpredictable, even when a coronavirus vaccine becomes widely available.

Supply Chain Trends of 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Nobody expected that a global pandemic would arrive last year and wreak havoc for many industries and their supply chains, as well as many natural disasters across the world.

The One Must-Have Metric for Warehouse Operations

CHAINalytics

It’s pretty simple: If you want to improve your warehouse operations and increase efficiency, you need to know where you’re starting from. Fortunately, there is one metric that we’ve found is the perfect introduction to data-driven improvements.

Top 10 freight markets of 2020

DAT Solutions

The complications COVID-19 created for supply chains could be felt across all aspects of life in 2020, whether you were in the freight industry or shopping for groceries in a store with bare shelves.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

LogiSYM—Vietnam Digital 2020 – LogiSYM December/January 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

BY Joe Lombardo, Editor-In- Chief, LogiSYM. EVENT HIGHLIGHTS. 2020 has been the year of virtual conferences and meetings for most of us. We have discovered whole new world of virtual video conferencing platforms, of which the most well known is Zoom.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Hindsight May Be 20/20, but Let’s Hope Supply Chain Isn’t (Like 2020, That Is)

Elementum

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the adage “hindsight is 20/20” has taken a whole new meaning for supply chain management. Major breakdowns on a global level spurred an industry-wide awakening that was decades in the making.

The Supply Chain Function - What’s That All About?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Ok, I admit it, I started my career as an R&D scientist-type developing FMCG products for the European and Middle Eastern markets. I was actually using my chemistry qualification in industry, which is an opportunity not everyone receives after graduation, so I enjoyed my job.

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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

12 Steps to a Resilient Enterprise: Part 2 of 4

Logility

In part 1 of this series, we talked about the consensus among supply chain practitioners, pundits, and technology providers that minor supply and demand disruptions flare up constantly, the result of actions and reactions across complex, highly tuned, and interdependent global value chains.

What’s Driving ERP Adoption From The Shop Floor To The Top Floor

IQMS

Bottom Line: Gaining greater visibility into how costs, margins, pricing, and production efficiency contribute to stronger financial performance is what’s driving greater ERP adoption, providing greater visibility and control from the shop floor to the top floor.

The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall

The Logistics of Logistics

The Basics of Clearing Customs with Christopher Wall. Christopher Wall and Joe Lynch discuss the basics of clearing customs. As the founder of a digital customs brokerage, Christopher has a deep understanding of the customs clearing process and some of the associated problems. About Christopher Wall.

Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process?

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.

Supply Chain Planning Transformation

Arkieva

I was asked recently about what it takes to transform the supply chain planning process of a company. Having gone through this process a few times in my past, I thought it best to share my experiences and suggestions in the form of a discussion with Tapan Mallik during a webinar.

Maximize Your Specification Management Investment With Chainalytics and Specright

CHAINalytics

Recent trends like the rise of e-commerce demand and the shift in sources of supply can leave your supply chain vulnerable if left unchecked.

Twelve Post-Pandemic Supply-Chain Trends for 2021

Supply Chain Brain

As vaccines roll out more broadly, and countries begin to get the coronavirus under control, attention will turn to the recovery and a return to normal operations.

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Risks of Relocating a Business ‘China to Vietnam’

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

According to Lambert and Cooper, accelerating globalisation and propelling innovations have been responsible over the past years for developing market competition.

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.