Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

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The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. Do we even need supply chain planners, or can we turn out the lights and go home, because we now live in a world of autonomous planning?

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.

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The Halloween Supply Chain

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According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Halloween spending is expected to exceed $9 billion. The post The Halloween Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning Halloween supply chainHalloween is a mere two weeks away, and the shopping season is in full swing.

Implementing AI in Supply Chain Logistics

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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.

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.

Survey: Penn State Univ. offers top supply chain graduate degree

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Gartner study also finds industry paychecks on the rise, with average starting salary for an MBA with a supply chain concentration at $88,935. Strategy

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Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

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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.

Survey: ELDs to further enhance supply chain efficiency

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Shippers, 3PLs agree analytics are needed for success, but few express satisfaction with existing capabilities

Gartner survey notes 17% of Chief Supply Chain Officers are women

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While supply chain organizations deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, they still pursue gender equality goals. According to Gartner, Inc.’s

Corona Damages Mechanical Engineering Supply Chains

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A very recent survey by VDMA, the German association for the mechanical engineering industry, was answered by 965 member companies and clearly shows this. Almost every second company affected (45 percent) suffers from “serious” or “noticeable” disruptions along the supply chain. The post Corona Damages Mechanical Engineering Supply Chains appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

6 Steps to Viable Supply Chain Reality

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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.

CommerceHub Supply Chain Management Survey: Black Friday May Be a Thing of the Past

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By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · November 20, 2020 The data shows that Black Friday is dead, with 70% of consumerssaying that they would not… The post CommerceHub Supply Chain Management Survey: Black Friday May Be a Thing of the Past appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

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Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

How Technology Can Enhance Your Supply Chain In Four Ways

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Supply chain disruptions are just a part of doing business. Anyone of these disruptions can cause a slow down in your supply chain and any combination of them can bring it to a screeching halt. companies reported supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus-related issues.

Innovation: Blockchain survey

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From Deloitte comes their Deloitte Blockchain Survey 2017. There’s a lot of floundering as you would expect from a new technology that’s poorly … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Strategy Supply Chains blockchain disruption innovationIt’s an online report of their findings. The report is about investing and executive views in the blockchain technology.

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ISM survey takes an updated look at the impact of COVID-19 on supply chains

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A little more than one month after the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) conducted a member survey focused on how their businesses and supply chains are dealing with coronavirus, or COVID-19, as it continues to wreak havoc on their supply chain operations, the organization a new survey this week

ISM survey takes a deep dive on how coronavirus is altering global supply chains

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A survey issued by the Tempe, Ariz.-based based Institute for Supply Management (ISM) took a deep dive into how supply chains dealing with coronavirus, as it continues to wreak havoc on their supply chain operations

6 Steps to Sustainable Supply Chain Reality

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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.

Gartner: Supply chain blockchain pilots stalling because of technology immaturity | Supply Chain Dive

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Matt Leonard @Matt_Lnrd has summarized Gartner’s survey in this article, which seems to indicate more clearly that blockchain is a solution chasing problems. The basic problems are “technology immaturity”, “lack of standards”, ‘too ambitious scope”, and a misunderstanding of the use … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Supply Chains blockchain computing Gartner innovation standards technology transportation

Which Supply Chain Risks Will Increase in 2019?

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The report includes a survey of around one thousand members of their stakeholder communities. The results reported are worth the attention of executives that participate in programs to assess and manage supply chain risks. The post Which Supply Chain Risks Will Increase in 2019? Supply Chain Risk Management strategic planningEvery year the World Economic Forum produces a Global Risks Report.

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Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks

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Which risks do you believe supply chain professionals need to plan for more effectively moving forward? Twenty high-level leaders from a diverse set of companies and industries responded to the survey (45% Director-level and above, 60% from $1B+ companies in Food & Read more Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks. The post Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

“2020 Disrupted” Survey Contains New COVID-19 Supply Chain Insights

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… The post “2020 Disrupted” Survey Contains New COVID-19 Supply Chain Insights appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . Our 2018- 2019 Network Design Survey showed that the majority of organizations are still relying on spreadsheets (nearly 60%) and gut feel (15%) to make network design decisions. The good news is many of the survey’s respondents recognize the potential of more advanced optimization solutions.

Global Supply Chain Disruption and Future Strategies Survey Report Shows Less Reliance on China

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Manufacturing executives expect their supply chains to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic looking quite different than they did previously, according to a new survey conducted… The post Global Supply Chain Disruption and Future Strategies Survey Report Shows Less Reliance on China appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Retailers sharpen their focus on the supply chain

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Companies made bigger investments in supply chain efficiency in 2018, tech vendor survey shows. Strategy

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2019 State of Supply Chain Innovation Survey

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Discover which tech solutions your organization should consider investing in—and which you can pass on—for now

New Gartner survey takes deep dive into global sourcing and supply chain resiliency

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A new survey released this week by global research and advisory company Gartner examines how the trend of moving sourcing and manufacturing operations out of China is on the rise, for global supply chain leaders. Entitled “Weathering the Storm: Supply Chain Resilience in an Age of Disruption,” the survey is based on feedback from 260 global supply chain leaders, whom were polled over February and March

Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

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Supply chains across the globe need a better mousetrap to keep freight spend under control and efficiently manage freight. According to a 2017 survey of supply.read More. The post Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Supply Chain supply chain resilience

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8 Things Companies Get Wrong in Supply Chain Management

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Even the biggest companies make supply chain management mistakes, and they typically have dedicated management hierarchies focused solely on balancing supply and demand. Do These Things Right For Supply Chain Success. Are You Getting Supply Chain Management Right?

10 Ways to Save in Global Forwarding Supply Chain

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A recent survey of supply chain executives reported that visibility (21.1%), fluctuating consumer demand (19.1%), and inventory management (13.2%) were their biggest challenges

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GlobalTranz survey highlights shipping challenges amid peak season and COVID-19

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A survey recently issued by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based

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Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

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Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. Forward-thinking supply chain professionals are looking to advanced technologies to streamline processes, improve accuracy, accelerate delivery and reduce costs. Cloud-based supply chain management tools, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are expected to figure prominently in future supply chain operations.

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Were supply chains too lean during the pandemic? A survey shows an industry divided.

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Dive Brief: Supply chain professionals are divided on lean supply chains, according to the 2021 Third-Party Logistics Study published Wednesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management… The post Were supply chains too lean during the pandemic? A survey shows an industry divided.

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8 Things Companies Common Mistakes in Supply Chain Management

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Even the biggest companies make supply chain management mistakes, and they typically have dedicated management hierarchies focused solely on balancing supply and demand. For the smaller business, with a management team that has to juggle multiple areas of responsibility, it’s even easier to inadvertently neglect, overdo or omit certain aspects of supply chain management—or just get them plain wrong. Do These Things Right For Supply Chain Success.