3 Essential Supply Chain Tools to Combat Inflation


As inflation and geopolitical instability worsen, many companies are going slow on investments. But investing in supply chain and procurement technology will help manage inflationary pressures better. Here are 3 tools that GEP recommends for your company to use.

Case Study: Resolving Financial Gridlocks in B2B Marketplaces with Embedded Finance

How can we unlock capital stuck in supply chains? For Troc Circle, the answer was to partner with embedded-finance technology specialist Weavr and reach businesses in need of a chain-netting solution.

Gartner: Uncover the Differences in Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform Vendors


Looking to uncover the differences among the vendors of real-time transportation visibility platforms such as usability, implementation effort, network size, & cost? Gartner rates 11 visibility platform vendors on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the reports!

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

Gartner observes several trends in this market for data analytics and intelligence. One overarching theme is the convergence of analytics & BI, data science and AI. Supply chain organizations are also trying to speed up decision making by relying on more connected data — this allows them to achieve a higher level of use-case-specific outcomes, as well as the ability to react more quickly to disruptions, minimize risk and avoid losses.

How Data Analytics Can Solve the Challenges Faced by SC Leaders in Discrete Manufacturing

From consumer electronics to automotive manufacturing, most of the global economy’s largest industries rely on some form of discrete manufacturing. Manufacturers in these industries face several unique challenges: Labor and material shortages halting production. Congested seaports stalling transportation of much needed materials and goods. Difficulty forecasting demand due to constant supply chain disruptions.

Your Global Compliance Playbook: Onboarding Best Practices


In today's competitive global marketplace, a well-structured onboarding process not only plays a vital role in welcoming new employees, but it also helps them quickly become a productive, engaged, and loyal part of your global workforce. Employee onboarding is more than signing an employment contract and can have wide- ranging benefits if done properly.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice. This report is useful if you are interested in: Exploring new network design insights and capabilities. Industry benchmarks. Advanced analytics & Scenario Modeling.

8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Manufacturing leaders who built resilient supply chains were successful in 2021, despite the many supply and demand fluctuations. Supply chain visibility, collaboration, and orchestration are now the top priority for executives. A survey of 200 supply chain leaders found that most would shift supply chain strategies from linear to more integrated supply chain networks to detect and minimize risk.

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

Based on more than 25 years of our experience in supply chain technology, TadaNow has created some critical questions for manufacturing leaders to ask while evaluating supply chain platforms: What is the business outcome you’re trying to deliver? How does the vendor define its supply chain platform and what is their depth of expertise in your industry?

How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

Undetected in-transit issues in the cold chain can cost companies billions of dollars in lost revenue. Data collection is no new concept for the pharmaceutical supply chain –– but is it the right data? And is it being used properly? This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments, including: Why the "how" and "when" of collecting and using data are essential to optimizing cold chain distribution.

Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

Gaining a higher level of visibility into pharmaceutical supply chains is essential as the portion of pharmaceutical products sensitive to temperature, vibration, humidity or timing is growing at approximately twice the rate of non-cold chain products. Having the ability to monitor the location and condition of these shipments intermittently and accurately is the next step to achieving a higher level of on time and in full (OTIF) deliveries of these lifesaving, high-value products.

Why Digital Twin-Enabled Control Towers are Game Changers

According to Gartner, “Next Generation Control Towers will be based on the Digital Twin of the Organization (DTO). At the later stages of a digital supply chain journey, a company will want to converge end-to-end decision making with end-to-end supply chain visibility. This will result in the coalescence of its digital supply chain twin initiative with its control tower initiatives.

Gartner Report: Everything You Need to Know About Supply Chain Control Towers

According to Gartner, "Advanced control towers now provide real-time visibility, collaboration, and AI capabilities to move beyond decision support to decision making, and even a degree of autonomous control.". This Gartner report, provided complimentary of TadaNow, provides answers to questions that Supply Chain leaders in Manufacturing companies have –– from definitions and scope to framework, how to leverage it all, and best practices.

Global Growth Playbook: Scaling a Remote-First Company


Experience the Benefits of a Remote-First Workforce. The era of remote work is here. Today, one in three employees prefer working from home over working from the office, and nearly half of companies plan to continue offering some form of remote work flexibility to their employees. So, the question is, how do you leverage this shift in the global workforce to achieve success for your company?

5 Critical Challenges Facing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

There’s little room for error in most global supply chains, but none for the pharma cold chain. Real-time visibility and tracking are critical to order accuracy, schedule reliability, inventory management and compliance in a high-value, highly regulated industry. Failure is measured in lost revenue, reputation, and potentially patient lives. In this article, produced in partnership with Connected Health Pulse, we explore five critical challenges in pharmaceutical supply chains caused by a lack o

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All


The benefits of account-based marketing are clear: internal alignment, shorter sales cycles, higher conversion rates. But none of this is possible without the most important element of a successful ABM program: good data. Data is the fuel that powers your ABM engine. Without it, you can’t find and reach your target accounts. Running an ABM program on data you don’t trust means wasted time, resources, and lost revenue.

16 Go-to-Market Plays for Your Entire Sales Funnel


Nurturing leads through your sales funnel is a daunting task for many business development teams, especially at the scale required to achieve lofty growth goals. But personalized prospecting is possible at scale with the right resources in place. At ZoomInfo, we’ve found that a rock-solid go-to-market playbook is key. That’s why we’ve gathered some of the best go-to-market plays from our own B2B sales and marketing pros and packaged them here for you.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting


It's no secret that hiring for a senior management position is a tough task for recruiters, and remaining open to changes and seeking better ways to source candidates is critical. That is why building a strong framework for executive hiring that maximizes efficiencies while minimizing cost and time to hire is important. In this eBook, learn: The Discovery Processes.