Industry 5.0 and the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Next generation supply chain optimization will pair both smart, interconnected digital environments with the human insight it takes to make the most out of them. In my role, I get to meet a lot of people with a range of interests in optimizing various aspects of their supply chains.

Meeting Supply Chain Expectations

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Consumers’ experiences are now driving their professional expectations, and this is driving modernization across every industry, perhaps none more so than supply chain. Today manufacturers are investing in digital supply chain technologies that enable total visibility, from end to end. With the rise of Amazon, Uber, and home IoT products, consumer expectations for real-time visibility and connectivity have never been higher.

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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.

When supply chain meets chocolate

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In order to be aligned with their green and sustainable plans, the company has taken actions regarding their cocoa supply chain. Their goal is to significantly reduce (and even eliminate) their supply of cocoa coming from protected areas which are threatened by deforestation, in West Africa. Now that we understood the consumer’s point of view, let’s go back to Nestle’s supply chain !

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!

Retail Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era

Shipchain

Retail supply chains have been put through the wringer. Read on to see what the industry currently looks like and if your supply chain is equipped to weather the storm. . How to Make Sure Your Retail Supply Chain is Ready .

Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology

Kuebix

One thing all construction companies can agree on is the importance of operating efficiently in order to meet project deadlines. The post Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology appeared first on Kuebix.

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. With 7 percent of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) tied up in inventory, reports the 21 st Century Supply Chain Blog , your organization must go beyond the analytics and understand the broad impact of analytics in your company. Supply Chain Warehouse

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.

AI Supply Chain for E-Commerce: Opportunities to Save Resources

Cerasis

Creating new value and maintaining competitive advantage within the supply chain remains challenging for companies around the globe. Fortunately, the applications of logistics artificial intelligence (AI) are well-poised to meet this demand and help accommodate the changing.read More.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

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

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. 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). 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.

Digitalization Is Ushering Visibility Into Supply Chains

Blue Grace Logistics

The opacity in operations impacts stakeholders across the trucking value chain. Oftentimes, this lack of visibility or transparency within the supply chain is due to outmoded and dated systems of communication.

6 Steps to Sustainable 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.

Inventory Management’s Crucial Role in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

Successfully managing inventory allows businesses to meet the demand level of their consumers with an appropriate amount of supply. The post Inventory Management’s Crucial Role in the Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Digital Supply Chain Inventory Technology Warehouse ERP Integration Inventory Management kuebix tms Microsoft Dynamics NetSuite Supply Chain technologyWhat is Inventory Management and Why is it Important?

Developing Outstanding Supply Chain Talent and Leadership

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By collaborating with universities and colleges, companies can help develop a new stream of supply chain talent that’s ready to take on the present and the future. As the pandemic taught us, this hit-or-miss approach to supply chain management literally sets companies up for failure.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . Prolonged shutdowns have both financial and operational implications, which are often very difficult to assess due to the complexity and far-reaching nature of supply chains. Network design is only one of the many pieces of the supply chain planning puzzle.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. Today’s challenge is to lower the finished product defect rate by emphasizing supply chain quality. A digital transformation of the supply chain is needed to integrate quality attributes into the products we buy, move, and sell through the supply chain. The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supply Chain Conference 2020 – Meet the Speaker: Caroline Curtis, Tails.com

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[og_img] In our series of profiles on speakers at the Supply Chain Conference 2020 we meet Caroline Curtis, head of supply chain at Tails.com. The Supply… The post Supply Chain Conference 2020 – Meet the Speaker: Caroline Curtis, Tails.com appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Article Conferences Logistics & Supply Chain News Supply Chain customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Supply Chain Conference 2020 – Meet the Speaker: Tony Bury, Lactalis

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[og_img] In our series of profiles on speakers at the Supply Chain Conference 2020 we meet Tony Bury, group supply chain director at Lactalis. The Supply… The post Supply Chain Conference 2020 – Meet the Speaker: Tony Bury, Lactalis appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Article Conferences Logistics & Supply Chain News Supply Chain customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Managed Services Clarifies Data In The Chemical Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

Chemical manufacturers collect and use a lot of data in their supply chain. Taking advantage of a Managed Services solution can assist in better managing and using your data in your chemical supply chain. Supply Chain Visibility.

Port of LA Presses On with Supply Chain Digitization to Meet Exporters Needs

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In a joint broadcast presented by Port of Los Angeles today, Executive Director Gene Seroka discussed the port’s best September as well as the best… The post Port of LA Presses On with Supply Chain Digitization to Meet Exporters Needs appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Supply Chain Labeling Insights

Carter Logistics

Supply Chain Labeling Insights. The rapidly-changing global economy means there are constant learning curves for those in supply chain management to overcome. To successfully manage supply chains, finding relevant and effective solutions has become more important than ever. In this blog, we will highlight the importance of supply chain labeling. Clear and effective labeling is key to running a smooth supply chain. Blog Topics.

Supply Chain Management Concepts

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Concepts in Supply Chain Management We are all used to turning on the coffee machine in the morning and waiting for our first cup of coffee. That work is what people in the business refer to as the supply chain management. To bring you that cup of coffee, someone worked tirelessly on a farm, someone organized the packaging of the coffee beans, someone calculated demand and supply mathematics to make sure you were paying the right amount for it and so on.

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

When it comes to the pharmaceutical supply chain, safety is the name of the game. And perhaps no element of the supply chain is more integral to the safety of pharmaceutical products than the warehouse. Designation of supplies.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

A look at the supply chain trends and technology that will come into play in 2018. Here is a look at how some companies in the supply chain sector are preparing themselves for the months to come. The emergence of IoT is an amazing thing for supply chain executives – and especially exciting as the enabling technology is becoming less expensive and more readily available, meaning that deployments are possible now. Impacts on the Supply Chain .

The Digital Supply Chain: How Are Supply Chain Managers Responding?

Cerasis

How do you define the digital supply chain? Most supply chains have been involved in digital processes for years. Even computerized picking systems rely on the digital supply chain, but the digital supply chain relies on the actions of supply chain managers for continued growth. Managers Automate Processes to Respond to the Digital Supply Chain. Another aspect of response to the digital supply is training.

Traceability in the Chemical Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

To stay ahead of those headaches, traceability is needed in the supply chain for chemical manufacturers. To get the greatest benefit from supply chain traceability, data needs to be easily shared across supply chain partners. The use of technology for end-to-end supply chain traceability is vital for recording and exchanging data with all. Having transparency amongst all supply chain partners brings accountability and trust.

Traceability in the Chemical Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

To stay ahead of those headaches, traceability is needed in the supply chain for chemical manufacturers. To get the greatest benefit from supply chain traceability, data needs to be easily shared across supply chain partners. The use of technology for end-to-end supply chain traceability is vital for recording and exchanging data with all. Having transparency amongst all supply chain partners brings accountability and trust.

Monitoring COVID-19’s Supply Chain Disruptions

Learncor

Global supply chains everywhere are being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that with effective logistics control towers and management systems we can assure that critical supplies, food and materials will get to the people and communities that need them most. 3PL LeanCor Logistics supply chain risk control tower

Dropshipping Is Helping to Meet eCommerce Demands

Material Handling and Logistics

A new study from the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University shows that retailers are expanding their virtual inventory without incurring additional carrying and fulfillment costs by utilizing dropship programs

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Others add traditional licensed software or add-ons to the existing ERP to improve efficiencies, but when these solutions meet the outside world, they stumble for a number of reasons. Secondly, even though internal integration can be achieved through executive command, external supply chain partners – customers, suppliers and service providers – have their own way of doing business and won’t change their processes. Supply chain operating networks are real game changers.

Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations

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The post Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Final Mile Logistics Peak Season Supply Chain same day delivery

What Is Intelligent Supply Chain Management?

Cerasis

Intelligent supply chain management can reduce costs, improve profitability, and enable competitive advantage for your organization. From the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) to the use of the internet of Things, explains i-Scoop , intelligent supply chain management is changing the game for traditional warehouses, retailers, consumers, and employees alike. Fear and Poor Change Management Prevent Successful Implementation of Intelligent Supply Chain Management.

Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

Talking Logistics

As consumers continue to purchase goods at greater frequency and trade regulations become more complex, supply chain professionals are striving to establish end-to-end control of their business operations. The modern-day supply chain begs for visibility throughout the entire chain, from point of order, to packaging, shipping, and delivery. One vital component that pieces together the visibility puzzle is the quality of data in the supply chain network.