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. DHL Supply Chain has instituted a well-defined process for vetting and adopting warehouse technologies.

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.

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Walmart’s Supply Chain Woes

Logistics Viewpoints

Clearing the stale inventory has helped the world’s largest retailer relieve pressure on their stores and through their supply chain. As an example, instead of deli meats at higher price points, customers are increasing purchases of hotdogs as well as canned tuna or chicken.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. He cited a major chemical corporation as an example.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain.

What are the true causes of ongoing supply chain disruptions?

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Contrary to general opinion, the causes of the supply chain disruptions currently being experienced worldwide were prevalent long before the Covid-19 pandemic. . The current war in Ukraine will further destabilize the global supply chain.

Cybersecurity and Supply Chain Risks

Morai Logistics

As supply chains get increasingly digitized, the risks of supply chains being undermined by cyber attacks also increases, making cybersecurity vital to supply chain health. Digital transformation is something that is crucial for supply chains going forward. If they are to keep up with the market demands that are placed upon them, they need the efficiency, productivity, and precision digital tools bring with them.

Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

AIMMS

Insights from Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020. Supply chain professionals know it can be extremely challenging to drive day-to-day operational excellence and pursue innovation at the same time.

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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.

How the pandemic has changed the supply chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

A year before, in 2014, a Harvard Business Review article pointed out that supply chains were becoming increasingly global and complex and consequently more at risk than before. Supply chain disruptions. For example: Japan earthquake 2016. Supply chain resilience.

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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Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

It’s taking a profound humanitarian and economic toll , impacting supply cha ins in many ways. Our team put several resources together to help supply chain organizations navigate through this crisis safely. .

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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. Supply chain leaders must be ready to implement big data and leverage it to improve their companies without any delay or inhibition This may sound impossible and frightening, but they must only understand how big always goes back to these two, simple principles of measurement, review, and action.

How manufacturers and distributors can use ERP to gain control across the supply chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

While the pandemic was undoubtedly the catalyst for recent supply chain disruptions it’s not the only cause. Supply chain visibility to maintain competitive advantage. To do this, they need access to a real time picture to manage every aspect of the chain.

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Navigating the supply chain crisis

Logistics Business Magazine

Factors out of our control have sent the supply chain into crisis. discusses why supply chain issues occur and how businesses can use technology to overcome the hurdle. Supply chain problems dominate the news these days.

Supply Chain Helps Meet ESG Goals

Blue Grace Logistics

As corporations become increasingly focused on ESG initiatives, their supply chain and logistics partners respond with tools and services designed to help them grow sustainability and other goals.

The What, Why, How of Supply Chain Benchmarking

Logistics Bureau

Business benchmarking is recognised as one of the best management tools around. But what exactly is supply chain benchmarking and why is it so important? The What, Why, How of Supply Chain Benchmarking. Benchmarking is an essential thing to do in your supply chain.

5 Paths to Better Supply Chain Visibility

Now, That's Logistics

By putting data into the hands of the companies, business partners, and customers that want it, supply chain visibility helps all stakeholders track products from the point of manufacture to the final destination—and all points in between. 5 Good Supply Chain Visibility Strategies.

Can you Automate Everything in Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

With the boom of technology with robotics and AI, every player in the supply chain wants to be ahead in the market by using some form of automation. Every day one or the other tool is coming into the market.

Integration of Supply Chain Systems: Let RPA Do the Virtual Heavy Lifting

RPA Labs

RPA in the supply chain is revolutionizing the way the network as a whole operates. This addition to modern supply chain systems enhances productivity and profitability through automated processes associated with RPA, API, EDI, and other vital supply chain metrics and platforms.

Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

If you stop to think about it, the construction industry supply chain is all around us — it’s the roads we drive on, our houses and commercial buildings, and all sorts of other infrastructure. But when you take a closer look at how this supply chain works, you realize that there is a lot of waste and inefficiency. Simply put, there’s probably no other supply chain that is in more dire need of transformation than the construction industry supply chain.

Managing Supply Chain Disruptions in the Middle East

Locus

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in the Middle East fared well in facing supply chain risks compared to those from other regions, despite reportedly facing a high number of logistics shocks as seen in Africa. Major supply chain risks in the Middle East.

A guide to optimizing your supply chain

EazyStock

What does supply chain optimization mean? Put simply, supply chain optimization means using technology to get inventory to the right place at the right time – at the lowest cost and highest profit for your business. Supply chain optimization best practice.

A guide to optimizing your supply chain

EazyStock

What does supply chain optimization mean? Put simply, supply chain optimization means using technology to get inventory to the right place at the right time – at the lowest cost and highest profit for your business. Supply chain optimization best practice.

The Top 6 Supply Chain Trends in the Year of COVID-19

Morai Logistics

The supply chain has experienced more disruption and subsequent evolution than any time in recent history. As a result of COVID-19, companies have had to reevaluate the state of their supply chains and make the necessary adjustments to make them thrive in a time of great uncertainty.

What Does End-to-End Supply Chain Transparency Look Like?

Morai Logistics

As consumer demands for transparency grows, the need for end-to-end supply chain visibility grows along with them—so what does such a supply chain look like? Many of the changes in the way supply chains operate in recent years have come due to the pressure placed upon them to be more transparent. Customers (and others) want to know everything going on in a supply chain. This is where end-to-end supply chains become a necessity.

Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

Talking Logistics

Contrasting software tools that are meant to enhance decision-making and execution make it difficult to optimize planning, collaborate with trading partners, and deliver superior customer experiences. Today, most supply chains involve a network of resources scattered across facilities and entities. It’s a journey to ensure a successful supply chain and control operations, not only inside of your own four walls, but across your industry as well.

2021 Supply Chain and Inventory Management Trends

EazyStock

2021 Supply Chain and Inventory Management Trends for the US. Here we are, one year later, trying to determine the 2021 supply chain and inventory management trends to adopt. Resiliency is now the name of the game for supply chains.

2020 Supply Chain Management Trends

EazyStock

Intro to 2020 Supply Chain Management Trends. Supply chains have lengthened and extended across borders, bringing a whole new host of opportunities and challenges. 2020 supply chain management trends will further these shifts. Greening” the Supply Chain.

Tech to Navigate the Aftermath of Supply Chain Crisis

Logistics Business Magazine

The supply chain is a complex system many of us rarely think about when shelves are fully stocked and delivery vehicles are on the road. First, businesses struggled to anticipate and react to the pandemic due to a limited view of supply chains. For example, the U.S.