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

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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. Start with the Software.

Supply Chain Brain Webinar

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Topic: Prepping for Peak: How to Level-up your CX Strategy this holiday season. The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past. Catania recently led his OneRail team to win the 2021 Supply Chain Leaders in Action Pitch Tank Contest.

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REPOST: Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins

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Supply Chains in VUCA Environments with Jim Tompkins. Jim Tompkins and Joe Lynch talk about Supply Chains in VUCA Environments. Jim Tompkins is an international authority on designing and implementing end-to-end supply chains.

The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation with Lisa Morales-Hellebo

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Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Joe Lynch discuss The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation. Lisa is the Co-Founder and GP at REFASHIOND Ventures , an emerging venture capital fund manager that invests in early stage supply chain technology. Logistics Podcast Supply Chain

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Supply Chain Strategies for 2022

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These last two years have presented both logistics planners and provider with the most volatile supply chain environment in decades. Supply chains have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

What is Supply Chain Resiliency?

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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. Embracing technology is part of that solution. How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption.

How will supply chain recover?

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High and increasing costs, in combination with long recovery times, have triggered many companies to reassess their customer service plus supply-chain strategies and footprints to make them more resilient to any kind of disruption. Reducing risk in supply chains.

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

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The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

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

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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.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

BD Achieves End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

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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.

A new path forward in supply chain technology

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Supply chain is an industry slow to change. Large shippers still use Excel spreadsheets to plan their operations, and even the most beneficial logistics technology is sometimes looked at warily. Supply chain technology that is “beyond TMS” adds an array of necessary components.

Holiday Supply Chains: Are you prepared?

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We’ve only just entered the second half of the year and people haven’t even taken their summer vacations yet, so why are we talking about holiday supply chains now? Shouldn’t this alleviate the pressure on holiday supply chains?”. Retail holiday supply chains

Blockchain not yet for supply chains

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Gartner says 80% of blockchain supply chain developments won’t get out of design and development for several years. So many of them are just recycling financial blockchain ideas into supply chain space without understanding the issues. A case of a … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Production Operations Strategy Supply Chains Uncategorized blockchain computing entrepreneurship supply chains technology transportation

8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Supply chain visibility, collaboration, and orchestration are now the top priority for executives. TadaNow has put together eight supply chain technology trends to incorporate into your supply chain strategy for the remainder of 2022 and beyond.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

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As I was enjoying the holidays, I had an opportunity to reflect on the year past and what the future holds for supply chains. However, organizations will need to be deliberate in designing supply chains with optionality so it does not become cost prohibitive.

The Best Supply Chain Company You Have Never Heard Of

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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.

What Makes a Truly Agile and Resilient Supply Chain?

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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

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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 technologies help address all these issues.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social

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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.

Why Supply Chain Convergence is Critical to Greater Agility and Resilience

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Having an effective supply chain practice has always been a difficult balancing act, even in relatively stable times. The pandemic has exposed flaws in business practices across industries, which have been acutely felt in their supply chain and procurement operations.

Evolving Supply Chain Models and the Outlook for Investors

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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.

Supply Chain Design Crosses the Chasm

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Recent supply chain disruptions are forcing organizations to challenge the prevailing wisdom and look for newer approaches to decision making. The simultaneous shocks to demand and supply, and the magnitude of these shocks are not something the world ever experienced.

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.

Manhattan Associates Talks Global Supply Chains, Trends, and Sustainability

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During our conversation, Eddie and I spoke about the changing nature of global supply chains in the face of the ongoing Covid pandemic as well as the continuing surge of e-commerce. First, what is the current state of supply chain technology? Global Supply Chains.

Beware the Swinging Pendulum on Supply Chain Inventory Practices

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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?

Megatrends Reshaping Supply Chain Management

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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?

Asian Paints Supply Chain: Adaptive and Resilient

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Two adjectives that often describe the most successful supply chains are adaptive and resilient. An adaptive supply chain is one that is able to respond quickly to changes and disruption, and the ensuing changes to demand.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

Why you need a good supply chain strategy

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What is a supply chain strategy? A supply chain strategy explains how a company will bring goods into the business and get them out to customers as effectively as possible. Unfortunately, off-the-shelf supply chain strategies don’t exist.

Supply Chain Talent Matters More than Ever

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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.

Companies Improve their Supply Chains with Artificial Intelligence

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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

Amazon’s Retail Strategy with Rick Watson

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Amazon’s Retail Strategy with Rick Watson. Rick Watson and Joe Lynch discuss Amazon’s retail strategy. Key Takeaways: Amazon’s Retail Strategy. Learn More About Amazon’s Retail Strategy.

A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, and learn the key areas to help prove that implementing automation is a sound financial strategy.

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

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Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain basics. Jason is a professor of supply chain at Michigan State University, which is ranked as one of the top supply chain schools in the world. Technology.

5 Steps to Address the Rising Geopolitical Risks to Your Supply Chain

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My recent conversations with the supply chain practitioners are dominated by supply chain risk — specifically geopolitical risks in light of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. Let us dive deeper into how supply chains are getting disrupted.

Taking a Big Picture View of Supply Chain Networks

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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.

End-to-end Supply Chain Visibility Calls for Addressing the Unique Needs of Europe

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That’s the question that continues to bedevil the global supply chain industry. The good news is that the supply chain industry has finally “got religion” about digital transformation technologies — an important silver lining after two years of seismic supply chain disruptions.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain.