New School Supply Chain Basics with the Supply Chain Queen, Sheri Hinish

The Logistics of Logistics

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Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

trade blacklist of entities Washington says are linked to human-rights abuses of the Uighur minority group in Xinjiang is entangling major brands and likely to further a reordering of supply chains that feed American consumers,” write Dan Strumpf and Liza Lin in the Wall Street Journal.

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Supply Chain Certifications: Are They Worth It?

Talking Logistics

There are various supply chain and logistics certifications that industry professionals can pursue from APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and other organizations. Is getting a certification important for career advancement, especially for new supply chain professionals?

Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations

Talking Logistics

The effects of COVID-19 on North American business are creating supply chain challenges into the second half of 2020. Read more Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations.

Orchestrating the Supply Chain Platforms

SIPMM Professional Publications

The supply chain today is becoming globalized where multiple parties are involved in the manufacturing value chain from order fulfillment to delivery. The post Orchestrating the Supply Chain Platforms appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Supply Chain

E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems

Cerasis

As reported by Jeff Berman of Supply Chain 24/7, “[up to] 70% of B2C companies.read More. The post E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. The post Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Supply Chain Automation Is the Cornerstone of Supply Chain Success

Cerasis

Supply chain management evolves, and supply chain leaders have a grand opportunity to leverage supply chain automation and drive success. Automation Supply Chain Technology Supply Chain Automation success

Blockchain not yet for supply chains

Supply Chain and Logistics

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

Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Today we recognize that the supply chain is a source of strategic advantage. In our quest to drive scale and reduce costs, we have architected supply chains spanning the globe. The post Creating a Resilient Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Real-Time Visibility: the Foundation for Supply Chain Automation

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve written previously about how I founded FourKites in 2014 to help shed light on the vast blind spots that exist throughout our complex and interconnected global supply chains. Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Visibility real-time data real-time visibility

Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains

Kuebix

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in food shoppers buying supplies for a longer period of time (ex. The post Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix. Food and beverage companies produce and distribute essential products every day.

Supply Chain Strategy: 3 Options For Better Management

PLS Logistics

A strategy is a crucial part of any business, and it is even more important when thinking about a complex system like a supply chain. Blog supply chain supply chain management supply chain visibility

Supply Chain Risk Management: How Supply Chain Technology Aids in Risk Management

Cerasis

A failure on the part of any supplier or other supply chain partner could result in cascading problems across your business, and supply chain. Supply Chain Technology supply chain risk management

Investments in Supply Chain Operating Networks Continue

Talking Logistics

Four years ago tomorrow, I wrote about how investments in Supply Chain Operating Networks (SCON) were rising. The post Investments in Supply Chain Operating Networks Continue appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology

Kuebix

The post Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Construction Supply Chain TMS Construction Industry kuebix tms transportation transportation management system

Improve Supply Chain Processes During Peak Shopping Seasons

Cerasis

What does it take to improve supply chain processes? Increased order fulfillment, improved customer satisfaction, validating order details and contents before packaging, automating repetitive processes, and other factors can significantly improve supply chain processes.

10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

Supply chains are complex ecosystems of people, tools, and strategies that are getting increasingly difficult to manage efficiently. The post 10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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. .

COVID-19 Disrupts an Efficient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

There was a time when Mumbai’s dabbawalas (lunchbox carriers) were known for their efficient supply chain and logistics. The post COVID-19 Disrupts an Efficient Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Improving Supply Chain Safety

Material Handling and Logistics

In honor of National Safety Awareness Month, here are some ideas to create a safe working environment for distribution and manufacturing employees

Supporting Supply Chain Agility: Simple Concepts, Complex Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain control towers have come of age. The post Supporting Supply Chain Agility: Simple Concepts, Complex Technology appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning supply chain agility

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

The factories are closed in these regions and elsewhere around the world because of a combination of restrictions aimed at containing the virus, drops in vehicle demand, and issues with component supply.

Battling Medical Device and Equipment Supply Chain Disruptions During Covid-19

Kuebix

The post Battling Medical Device and Equipment Supply Chain Disruptions During Covid-19 appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Covid-19 Digital Supply Chain TMS Kuebix Business Pro TMS kuebix tms Medical Device and Equipment Supply Chain transportation management system

Understanding the Issue of Supply Chain Fragmentation

Shipchain

Global supply chains are growing and transcending traditional borders. As businesses continue to expand, outsource, and enter new markets, supply chains will continue to increase in complexity. How To Decrease Supply Chain Fragmentation with New Technologies.

4 Ways Supply Chain Modeling Enhances Enterprise Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain modeling is essential to substantiated resiliency analysis and to the planning of risk responses. A supply chain model is the digital representation of the structure, product flows and policies of a physical supply chain.

What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends

Cerasis

The post What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Trends

Supply Chain Collaboration Networks Outlook

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently wrapped up my Supply Chain Collaborative Networks (SCCN)market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2023, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains. Supply Chain: Trends and Challenges “Today’s supply chain is very volatile.

Why Supply Chain Agility Needs to be the Next Normal

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s a fitting metaphor for the world’s supply chains, which have […]. The post Why Supply Chain Agility Needs to be the Next Normal appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary S&OP supply chain agility

How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

Cerasis

Digital transformation is inevitable, and digital transformation within the supply chain has the potential to streamline operations, reduce costs, and offer a better work environment for employees. The proper use of supply chain analytics is crucial to digital.read More.

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 . Network design is only one of the many pieces of the supply chain planning puzzle.

The Most Important Technology Company in Your Supply Chain Operations

Talking Logistics

When you think about Microsoft and its role in supply chain and logistics, Excel is probably the first thing that comes to mind. The Excel spreadsheet is arguably the most used software application in the field (see “5 Reasons Why Excel Is Champ Of Supply Chain Apps”).

Supply Chain Facing Increased Cyber Attacks

Material Handling and Logistics

With 50% increase in attacks from 2018, the supply chain is very vulnerable to cyber-attacks

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. What is Inventory Management and Why is it Important?

Creating Cybersecurity in Your Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain attacks rose by 150% between 2016 and 2017

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). The post The Autonomous Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.