Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli

The Logistics of Logistics

Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli. Paula Natoli and Joe Lynch discuss the Google Cloud supply chain and the solutions they provide to their logistics and supply chain customers. Key Takeaways: Google Cloud Supply Chain.

Four Essential Supply Chain Management Tools

CLX Logistics

Every day, global supply chains increase in size and complexity as customer demands endlessly rise. To meet these demands, shippers need the right supply chain management tools with the flexibility to grow and scale as needed. Demand Forecasting Tools.

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What If You Treated Your Data Supply Chain Like the Physical Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Brain

While the task and responsibility for managing the data supply chain is primarily the responsibility of information technology professionals, the concepts and tools we use every day directly apply to the data supply chain as well as the physical supply chain.

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Supply Chain: Cash or Trash with Seth Page

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain: Cash or Trash with Seth Page. Seth Page and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain: cash or trash. Key Takeaways: Supply Chain: Cash or Trash. In the podcast interview, Joe and Seth discuss the enormous waste in supply chains.

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

What is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Logistics Viewpoints

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the supply chain resiliency test. How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption. The average cost of a data breach reached $3.86

BD Achieves End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since COVID hit, supply chain executives have embraced supply chain risk management. Within this discipline, one of the toughest challenges is how to get visibility to problems arising across the extended supply network. Supply Chain Chaos is the New Norm.

What Makes a Truly Agile and Resilient Supply Chain?

Logistics Viewpoints

Last year, many in the supply chain technology industry were warning companies all over the globe to prepare for the unknown. The unknown can be frightening and risky unless supply chain processes are properly digitized and resilient.

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1]. Marine optimization process technology provides end-to-end visibility and data capture.

Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management: Keeping Supply Chains Secure

Trinity Logistics

When one hears “supply chain,” typically they first think of the physical components; the raw materials needed by a specific time for manufacturers or finished products to retail stores. The digital parts of supply chains work in a similar fashion.

The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

In response to the growing complexity of the modern global supply chain, logistics service providers are embracing digital supply chain solutions powered by new IoT tracking technologies and data analytics.

The Best Supply Chain Company You Have Never Heard Of

Logistics Viewpoints

Michael Jacobs, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Ferguson. Mr. Jacobs is the senior vice president for supply chain at Ferguson. While nominally a distributor, “supply chain management is our core competency. The Ferguson Supply Chain.

How data kickstarts the supply chain flywheel

FreightWaves SONAR

Early in my 19-year Amazon career, a preferred framework for continuous improvement along the supply chain emerged. Operators and decision makers followed the framework as the basis for the step-wise improvements Amazon made in its supply chain approach.

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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. Prior to the pandemic, most folks who weren’t in the industry didn’t give much thought to global supply chains.

5 Supply Chain Collaboration Essentials to Mitigate Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Few organizations are immune to the effects, which are acutely felt in supply chains — and the more complex they are, the greater the probability of interruptions. Supply chain collaboration is essential to mitigating the risks that come from exposure to disruption.

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

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. 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.

One Multinational’s Supply Chain Transformation Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

A large multinational is undergoing an impressive supply chain transformation that will run through 2023. A Complex Supply Chain. Not surprisingly a company this big, delivering different solutions to a variety of industries, has a complex supply chain.

From Disorderly Data to Supply Chain Insights: A Five-Step Plan

Supply Chain Brain

In recent years, companies have heavily invested in tools to collect and create new data sets. Yet they continue to face challenges in translating that data into valuable business insights that lead to supply chain improvements

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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. Is supply chain inventory the problem?

Better Ways to Address Trade-Offs with Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

He had a load full of cotton bales, and while idling away hours at a shipyard watching stevedores load other cargo onto ships he dreamed up containers that transformed global supply chains. Supply chain optimization for today’s realities. Supply Chain Optimization

Digital Transformation Journey in Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

For businesses of all sizes, the digital transformation of supply chain planning became the most important initiative. . The goal of digital transformation in supply chain planning functions is to create a Digital Twin that is the digital replica of the supply chain.

Q&A: Standardizing supply chain data exchange for ocean transport

The Supply Chain Journal

Global supply chain visibility, automation and optimization depends on the quality of one commodity: data. FREIGHTWAVES: What sparked these container lines to standardize their data initially? Supply chain issues are on everybody’s mind today.

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Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. Forward-thinking supply chain professionals are looking to advanced technologies to streamline processes, improve accuracy, accelerate delivery and reduce costs. Cloud-based supply chain management tools, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are expected to figure prominently in future supply chain operations.

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

GlobalTranz

Supply chain leaders are enthralled with the idea of using big data, but they tend to fail to understand how to disseminate big data in their organization properly. True, they may know how to roll out big data in a single warehouse, or they may have heard their competitors used branded systems for implementing this new technology. Ask Traditional Questions, and Let Big Data Provide Answers. Supply Chain Leaders need to Focus on Continuous Improvement.

Supply Chain Talent Matters More than Ever

Logistics Viewpoints

According to one survey , only 27% of leaders believe that they have the talent needed to meet current supply chain performance requirements. What should supply chain leaders be looking for to close the talent gap? Mr. Stevens talked about their supply chain initiative.

Technology in Supply Chain with Sarah Barnes-Humphrey

Logistics Bureau

We often get questions like: What are the essentials components in using tech in the supply chain, and what people usually get wrong? Watch this video as Sarah Barnes-Humphrey , Supply Chain Expert, shares her thoughts.

New tools to increase supply chain visibility

Logistics Business Magazine

FourKites , a leading real-time supply chain visibility platform, has released powerful new capabilities designed to help shippers, carriers and forwarders more quickly and easily collaborate to increase end customer satisfaction, reduce supply chain costs and increase on-time delivery performance.

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Again and again, digitization and data were at the heart of panel and networking conversations. Even headline speakers were professing “data got sexy” and data is now a core strategy for companies looking to succeed. The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data and advanced analytics. Where To Begin Your Supply Chain Transformation?

Taking a Big Picture View of Supply Chain Networks

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently read a thought-provoking report with several predictions about the future of supply chain technology. Supply chain networks: A big-picture view. But carriers are only one component of a complete supply chain network. Data integrity.

Data, Optimization Key to Eco-friendly Supply Chain, Experts Say

Blue Grace Logistics

Efficient, sustainable supply chains go hand in hand. Data and optimization can improve efficiencies in supply chains, save shippers money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to logistics experts who shared insights last Friday in honor of National Supply Chain Day. “In

Locus Listed as Representative Vendor in 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools

Locus

It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Locus has been listed as a Representative Vendor in the 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Tools. And as supply chains continue to grow in scale and complexity to meet these demands, so do the costs.

Managed Services Clarifies Data In The Chemical Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

Chemical manufacturers collect and use a lot of data in their supply chain. They deal with data on their products, customers, transportation, storage, operations and more. Supply Chain Visibility.

Supply Chain Compliance is About to Get a Whole Lot Tougher

Logistics Viewpoints

In January 2023, the Germany Supply Chain Due Diligence Act will come into effect, requiring businesses to monitor supply chains for human rights violations and compliance with environmental standards. Regulations supply chain compliance

Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

I was hoping the retail chains carrying this brand had some in their stores, but after checking 10+ retailers, to my surprise, it was nowhere to be found, and the only website that had it was charging $200 more than the MSRP! Data cleansing and data robustness.

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

has joined the ranks of companies offering customers a sustainability tool to reduce emissions and costs along their supply chains. Read: FreightWaves Carbon Intelligence: New tools to monitor carbon footprint.

7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency

GlobalTranz

Shortages of products from toilet paper to microchips during the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the value of supply chain resiliency, and the opportunities for companies that aren’t as prepared as they would like. Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency.

Cloud Logistics: A Supply Chain Optimization Tool

Morai Logistics

In response to growing demands, experts consider cloud logistics as an optmization tool for the transportation supply chain industry in 2019. For the supply chain and logistics industry, technology continues to shape the way products are distributed across the globe. Regardless of these risks, Cloud logistics is expected to make a significant impact on the transportation supply chain industry in 2019. Cloud Logistics in Supply Chains.

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How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

So, you are thinking about a career in supply chain? While this article is intended as an evergreen resource, to help you navigate in your search for a supply chain job, and is not a COVID-19-specific guide, the pandemic has galvanized attention on the industry and its criticality.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms. The last thing you want to do is spend time and resources collecting data and business intelligence, only to lose or misplace that information.