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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.

DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. Of course, we subsequently share interesting insights in Logistics Viewpoints articles. The most promising technologies enter the productization phase.

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No Supply Chain Strategy? Here’s How to Develop One

Logistics Bureau

As you’ll know, if you follow our blog regularly, Logistics Bureau does a great deal of work related to supply chain strategy development and alignment. A company without a supply chain strategy is at a competitive disadvantage. Step 4: Identify Enabling Technology Needs.

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? There are also promising technologies that we expect will deliver great value. Hyped Technologies. Robotic Automated Storage and Retrieval.

Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Ahmad Jiwani at Coupa and looks at supply chain design.

55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social

The Logistics of Logistics

55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social. Original Article: 55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social. Award-winning educator, founder, and host of the Let’s Talk Supply Chain podcast.

Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains

The Logistics of Logistics

Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains. Original article: Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains. Grocery retail supply chains have known a not-so-subtle secret for a number of years now: fresh is in.

The 3 Pillars of Supply Chain Management (And Why Their Alignment Matters)

Logistics Bureau

Despite the apparent complexities involved in supply chain management, achieving excellence really doesn’t have to be too difficult. Just review and build on our three fundamental pillars of great supply chain management. Pillar 1: Supply Chain Service Alignment.

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull

The Logistics of Logistics

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull. Deborah Dull and Joe Lynch discuss circular supply chains. She is a sought after author and speaker having been published in various books, articles, and white papers and spoken at dozens of industry events.

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? There are also promising technologies that we expect will deliver great value. Hyped Technologies. Robotic Automated Storage and Retrieval.

Evolving Supply Chain Models and the Outlook for Investors

Logistics Bureau

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic came along, the supply chain was beginning to seriously pique the interest of institutional and retail investors, emerging from its undervalued status as a target for cost-cutting, and rising to recognition as a driver of customer service and competitive advantage.

Know Your Supply Chain KPIs – Procurement

Logistics Bureau

Whether you’re planning to benchmark your supply chain or simply trying to improve how you measure its performance, it makes sense to know a little about the most commonly used KPIs for each supply chain component. Cycle times are critical in the supply chain.

Technology in Supply Chain with Sarah Barnes-Humphrey

Logistics Bureau

If you have seen our videos, most of them are all about technology and people. We often get questions like: What are the essentials components in using tech in the supply chain, and what people usually get wrong?

Future Supply Chain Insights from Pro-to-know, Sheri Hinish

Logistics Bureau

When it comes to educated speculation about the future of supply chains, I can think of nobody better to talk to than Sheri Hinish. So talk to her I did, in a candid interview covering her views on the future of supply chain management and operations.

Megatrends Reshaping Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC is getting ready for our Supply Chain Forum on February 16 th and 17 th. End users – supply chain practitioners working for manufacturers, distributors, or retailers – can attend for free. How does the pandemic and digital technology play into these trends?

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human. has proclaimed, “ the new supply chain is sexy.”

Companies Improve their Supply Chains with Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Viewpoints

Many large enterprises use one form or another of a supply chain application to help manage their supply chains. Supply chain vendors have been touting their investments in artificial intelligence (AI) for the last several years. Supply Chain Planning

Fat Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Most Supply Chains are overweight. Through Supply Chain Benchmarking. Learn more from this video: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout Benchmarking Success site, check them out: The What, Why, How of Supply Chain Benchmarking.

Top 6 Supply Chain KPIs: Keep Your Dashboards Simple

Logistics Bureau

The Supply Chain Manager’s Multi-function Display. By now, you are probably wondering what airliners have to do with supply chain KPIs. It’s not uncommon though, for companies to make the mistake of over-complicating their supply chain performance monitoring.

Best Practices on How to Implement Supply Chain Management Systems

Turvo

Some of the best practices on how to implement supply chain management systems include avoiding too many systems, keeping an eye on competitors, and creating clear expectations. Benchmark and Analyze the Current Process in Your Existing Supply Chain.

Most Popular Articles of 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

As always, it was a busy year covering the latest supply chain and logistics trends, emerging technologies, mergers and acquisitions, major news announcements, and more. Like in years past, we wanted to look back at the Top 10 most popular articles written this year and see what our readers found to be the most interesting. The post Most Popular Articles of 2018 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Top Trends in Supply Chain Tech with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

Top Trends in Supply Chain Tech with Charley Dehoney. Charley Dehoney and Joe Lynch discuss the top trends in supply chain tech. Charley is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor in companies that are transforming the logistics and supply chain with technology.

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Amazon Supply Chain Innovation Continues

Logistics Viewpoints

Three years ago, my colleague Steve Banker wrote an article about the Amazon supply chain , asking if it was the most innovative in the world. How do each of these drive the Amazon supply chain?

Supply Chain: Customer Service and Technologies That Will Deliver it

Morai Logistics

Despite all the talk about blockchain technology, one of the preeminent challenges supply chains still face is customer service, and there are several technologies that could be the key to addressing it. Customer service is an ongoing priority in the supply chain industry. Customers, now more than ever, need a seamless experience across a supply chain. The supply chain industry is no exception. Automation.

How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

So, you are thinking about a career in supply chain? You are not alone, especially as in the time since we first penned this article, one huge and unforeseen event has raised awareness of the global importance of this vital sector—and shown it to be an attractive career choice.

6 Steps to Viable Supply Chain Reality

Logistics Bureau

While your company undoubtedly has sustainability on its supply chain agenda, creating momentum can be tricky in what is after all, a fairly new way to approach performance improvement. How to Develop a Sustainable Supply Chain. Supply Chain Mapping.

Top 4 Supply Chain Technology Trends in 2020

Morai Logistics

Supply chains are largely defined by the technology that facilitate them, as such it’s crucial to know the technology trends that are shaping the year. The demands placed upon companies’ supply chains are greater than ever and they’re only growing.

Editor’s Choice: How IT Can Lead Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Kinaxis. Outdated software isn’t just a headache to manage. In a moment when unpredictable shifts in the flow of goods to consumers has dominated headlines, supply chains have become a driver of competitive differentiation for companies, with 65 percent believing their […].

Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

The SVP of Supply Chain at Walmart speaking at Blue Yonder’s virtual user conference. Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level. Supply Chain Planning Walmart

How to Improve Exception Management with End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

The Logistics of Logistics

How to Improve Exception Management with End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility. Original article: How to Improve Exception Management with End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility. This is why end-to-end visibility in a supply chain is so important. Articles

Supply Chain Technology 2020: What to Expect?

Blue Grace Logistics

Technology has become synonymous with supply chains. It’s not only creating new and innovative products to support global supply chains, but is also rapidly changing how the industry operates.

Collaboration Technology for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

Turvo

What’s in this Sustainable Supply Chain article : The problem of carbon emissions and waste derived from supply chains. The value of using technology to reduce wasted time and miles that contribute to higher carbon emissions.

How Technology Can Help Small & Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) In The Supply Chain World

Turvo

Supply chains for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs or SMEs) have followed a similar trajectory over the years. With the global supply chain management market expected to reach $37.4 Making supply chain technology accessible to SMBs.

Gartner: Supply chain blockchain pilots stalling because of technology immaturity | Supply Chain Dive

Supply Chain and Logistics

Matt Leonard @Matt_Lnrd has summarized Gartner’s survey in this article, which seems to indicate more clearly that blockchain is a solution chasing problems. The basic problems are “technology immaturity”, “lack of standards”, ‘too ambitious scope”, and a misunderstanding of the use … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Supply Chains blockchain computing Gartner innovation standards technology transportation

How to Create a Better Shipping Experience: Trends in Logistics Technology to Optimize Supply Chains

Turvo

Before the COVID pandemic ran through the supply chain, in-network resiliency had never been tested or tried extensively. There have been disruptions in the past, but nothing has ever shaken the chain the way this pandemic has. Real-time tracking and order updating tools.

Odyssey Logistics’ sustainability program targets emissions, inefficiency in supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

With the recent launch of its Cloverleaf program, Odyssey Logistics and Technology Corp. has joined the ranks of companies offering customers a sustainability tool to reduce emissions and costs along their supply chains.

The New Definition of Supply Chain Agility and Resilience in an Unpredictable World

Logistics Viewpoints

Prior to 2020, every supply chain in the world was challenged by increasing levels of demand unpredictability and market volatility. The sudden onset of COVID-19 only reinforced a lesson that supply chain professionals had already realized: uncertainty is the only real certainty.

What is supply chain finance?

The Supply Chain Journal

For more AskWaves articles, click here. Supply chain finance, or reverse factoring , is a short-term lending arrangement that buyers establish to pay for goods and services provided to them by suppliers. Scrutiny around supply chain finance.

Supply Chain Education and Qualifications

Logistics Bureau

In the previous episodes, Sarah Barnes-Humphrey , Supply Chain Expert, shared her thoughts on the 3PL Industry and the Technology in Supply Chain nowadays. In this video, she will be giving pieces of advice to people thinking of getting into Supply Chain.

Viewpoint: Klaveness Digital building resilient, decarbonized, modern supply chains

The Supply Chain Journal

Maritime supply chains have captured the public’s imagination as never before in recent memory. Within maritime logistics circles, an effort is underway to update the technology the industry relies on to take advantage of recent advancements in hardware and software technology.