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How Stressful Is Working in Supply Chain Management?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Sky News in September 2023, “The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) said that analysis of data from over 900 companies employing 6.5 Read more The post How Stressful Is Working in Supply Chain Management? million staff found an average 7.8

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The Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain with Jim Saponaro

The Logistics of Logistics

Jim Saponaro and Joe Lynch discuss the life sciences and healthcare supply chain. Jim is the President, Life Sciences & Healthcare DHL Supply Chain North America. About Jim Saponaro Jim Saponaro is the President, Life Sciences & Healthcare DHL Supply Chain North America. ft in warehousing space.

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Supply Chain Brain Webinar

The Logistics of Logistics

The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past. Even if you do everything perfectly, if you fail the final inch of the supply chain, you can lose a customer forever.The holiday season is approaching faster than usual. Description: . Steve Rowen .

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How Supply Chain & Logistics Companies are Mitigating Labor Shortages

Logistics Viewpoints

In late 2023, Descartes conducted a survey of 1,000 supply chain and logistics decision-makers across North America and Europe across three sectors: manufacturing, distribution and retail; carriers; and logistics services providers. The study also provided insight into what companies are doing to address it.

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities on the front end and powerful mathematical optimization on the back end. Answer 10 relevant questions and find out if your needs qualify for advanced network design & scenario modeling technology.

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Supply Chain Optimization: Leveraging Integrated Scenario Planning as a Margin Multiplier

Logistics Viewpoints

However, the lag in the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) cycle exacerbates issues like inaccurate forecasting, reduced agility, higher error rates, increased costs, limited scenario planning, and sustainability challenges, ultimately undermining supply chain performance and eroding executive confidence in the supply chain as a value driver.

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The Coolest Supply Chain Boutique Consultants

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve completed research on supply chain planning (SCP) boutiques. We are teaming up to bring you the coolest supply chain boutiques, listed alphabetically, that we identified through those studies. enVista provides across-the-board supply chain and logistics consulting. What is a boutique?

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions. Scenario analysis and optimization defined. Creating a strategic digital twin (digital representation) of your supply chain network. What's inside?

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Start Considering Risk in Your Supply Chain Design with these 4 Steps

If you’re not considering risk in supply chain design, you’re gambling with your company’s future. According to PwC, more than 60% of companies said that their performance indicators had dropped by 3% or more because of supply chain disruptions. How to identify and answer your supply chain “What if?”

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

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.

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How to Transform Your Supply Chain: Digitization for Decision-Making

Speaker: Hannah Testani, CEO of Intelligent Audit

Today’s supply chain environment requires a company to obtain a competitive advantage by improving its entire supply chain process end-to-end. The future of the supply chain industry will take the emotion out of decision-making by leveraging innovative technology to transform raw data into actionable intelligence.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

When you finally have the analysis, everything has changed, and it is no longer relevant. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts: Poor data quality.

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Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party).