The Evolving Role of AI in Supply Chains

Logistics Matter

Supply Chains will always be disrupted to some extend, but the disruptions companies faced in 2020 because of the COVID pandemic were of a different order. Global Supply Chains are still in the process of recovering. Take for example the issues with empty containers.

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]. The post Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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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.

Mars, AB InBev, and the Art of Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability and the concept of “going green” continues to drive a lot of operational initiatives and innovations as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly. Mars and Supply Chain Sustainability.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Suez Canal travails are the most recent example of supply chain challenges

Logistics Management

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.

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A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

Belcorp’s Maturity in Supply Chain Design. Belcorp Corporation has actively worked to be a leader in ensuring that their people can effectively use a complex type of software known as supply chain design. LLamasoft has developed a supply chain design maturity model.

What is Supply Chain Resilience?

GlobalTranz

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the resiliency test. Let’s start here: what is supply chain resilience? What is Supply Chain Resilience? Blog Supply Chain

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. These applications improve service while holding down supply chain costs.

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.

Driving Sustainability in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The global pandemic has created a watershed moment for global supply chains. Volvo’s POD in Sweden is a great example. Information Driving the Transformation of Value Chains. Sustainability Artificial Intelligence cloud Machine Learning supply chain disruption

Solvoyo’s Take on Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Nil Durak, Chief Operating Officer at Solvoyo as part of ARC’s Supply Chain Forum. Second, why has the supply chain planning market performed so well in the midst of a pandemic? Supply Chain Planning Market Growth.

Understanding New Supply Chain Concepts

Logistics Viewpoints

This blog captures the salient points of their conversation on new supply chain concepts. In simple terms, at the core both of these are about demand and supply reconciliation. Kinaxis is known for concurrent planning along with a few other supply chain planning vendors.

Business-to-Anything Integration Supports Agile Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

There have been extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. These disruptions have elevated the supply chain function to the boardroom level. It is now understood that supply chain agility is imperative.

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

Falling Into Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Many current supply chain professionals say that they “fell into” the field — that is, they started their careers elsewhere but ultimately ended up in a supply chain role. Did you “fall into” Read more Falling Into Supply Chain Management.

Procurement and Supply Chain are Smarter Together – Practical Use Cases

Logistics Viewpoints

In a previous post , I made a case for how the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) are smarter together. Accordingly Supply Chain and Procurement will need continuous collaboration. Here are some examples of such use cases.

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.

Four Subtle Examples of Supply-Chain Fraud that Can Be Stopped with Analytics

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain is an increasingly popular target for retail criminals. Supply chains are notorious for their lapses in visibility, creating a perfect opportunity for fraudsters to swoop in and seize cash and merchandise without leaving a trace.

The Autonomous Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous technology continues to make an impact on the supply chain. The autonomous supply chain, as I am writing about it here, applies to moving goods without human intervention (to some degree at least). One of the more interesting examples I have seen is from the Belgian brewery De Halve Maan, which in an effort to reduce congestion on the city streets, built a beer pipeline under the streets.

2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. In this article, the main hyped, promising, and solid solutions but widely adopted technologies in supply chain management are discussed.

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Implementing AI in Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain logistics is going through a paradigm shift wherein leading e-commerce and logistics have raised customer expectations with timely delivery and status updates of the consignment. Today, AI plays an important role in modern supply chain optimization.

What is Supply Chain Visibility and Why Isn’t It Enough?

Logistics Viewpoints

In a survey of 150 global manufacturing executives, 47% committed to improving supply chain visibility and tracking. According to the Global Supply Chain Disruption and Future Strategies Survey Report, this goal was the top-ranked planned tool investment.

Coca-Cola bottlers, an example of automated warehousing.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Based on the usage of different technologies such as warehouse automation, the company wants to continuously improve its supply chain management. Coca-Cola supply chain partners – a global network model. Uncategorized CocaCola supply chain warehouse

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.

Building Profitability with Agility while Digitally Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies were in the midst of digitally transforming their supply chain when the Convid-19 pandemic hits. In this part 2 article, let us continue to explore the concrete actions we can take in our Digital Supply Chain journeys.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready For Weather Disruptions?

Blue Grace Logistics

To a large extent, Supply Chain and uncertainty go hand in hand. Driver delays, transportation failure, strikes, hike in fuel prices, carrier capacity shortage, vendor hold-ups, thefts, and fires at warehouses are all common issues in the supply chain ecosystem.

Navigating Turbulent Times with a Supply Chain Control Tower

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid-19 has served to highlight just how important supply chain agility is. With these building blocks in place, companies can navigate supply chain disruptions with an agility that they have never had in the past. Supply Chain Visibility control tower

Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

GlobalTranz

The days of managing supply chains through databases and changing information are over. Although blockchain is often related closely to cryptocurrency, it holds great value for use in supply chain management. Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics Will Put Certain Departments at Risk As explained by Connor DiGregorio of Industry Week , blockchain technology carries a degree of risk for traditional supply chain departments.

Protecting the World’s Vaccine Supply Chains from Cyberattacks

Now, That's Logistics

During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, IBM Security X-Force developed a “ threat intelligence task force” focused on identifying cyber threats against organizations that are keeping the vaccine supply chain moving.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

For example, in terms of domestic sales, February was the worst month in Chinese automotive history, plummeting 80% year-over-year. From a supply chain perspective, obtaining parts and other components will be tricky particularly from suppliers further down the supply chain.

What Is Supply Chain Risk Management?

The Supply Chain Journal

Supply chain risk management is the calculated effort to identify, scrutinize, and combat issues within the supply chain. The supply chain is full of risks. Even the most cautious among the supply chain cannot prevent every danger that manifests itself.

2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends to Watch

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. In this article, the main hyped, promising, and solid solutions but widely adopted technologies in supply chain management are discussed.

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3 Ways to Benchmark to Boost Supply Chain Performance

Logistics Bureau

I have benchmarked supply chains for businesses all over the world for 25 years or so and have seen some incredible results. You will learn how you can significantly boost your supply chain performance—and in the process identify numerous cost-saving opportunities.

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. In the Construction industry, as an example, the speed at which materials can be delivered is important to complete a job.