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.

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.

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


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

Innovation: Blockchain survey

Supply Chain and Logistics

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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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

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 


We recently created a quiz to help supply chain professionals answer this question. Our goal was to help you identify potential improvement opportunities by answering a few questions and get a temperature check on the current landscape of network design solutions.

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Trend #3: Serving Every Customer with their Own Optimized Micro Supply Chain.

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Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Management

Morai Logistics

Experts say that supply chain management is one of the top industries that will benefit from the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) this year. Supply chain management is considered one of the top three industries to benefit from the advancements of AI technology. In part two of Artificial Intellignece, Morai Logistics discusses the current impact of AI in the supply chain industry in 2019. Benefits of AI in Supply Chains.

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

The success of your business links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. you have to make your supply chain successful too. Supply Chain and Business Success By the Numbers. The Top 7 Supply Chain Points to Address for Business Success.

Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

Talking Logistics

According to this year’s survey by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, the top business drivers for adopting cloud and hybrid-cloud technology are: Business agility/flexibility – 49%. Is the cloud in your future?

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

Celebrating International Women’s Day with a Look at Women in Supply Chain


In recent years, women have become increasingly integral in all things supply chain, an industry that has traditionally been male-dominated. A survey published by Gartner in 2018, however, shows “sustained strong representation of women in the senior-most ranks of supply chain organizations relative to other functions.” The post Celebrating International Women’s Day with a Look at Women in Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix.

How Supply Chains Stay Competitive in a Digital Marketplace

Morai Logistics

To compete in today’s digital marketplace, supply chains must build a framework that prioritizes visibility, supplier diversity, technology and the customer experience. Survey results from ‘623 supply chain professionals across 17 countries’, concluded that one of the top industry challenges was ‘facing global competition’. Over the last two decades, the competitive landscape of supply chain and logistics has changed considerably.

How advanced is your supply chain network design? Take our quiz to find out


Today’s most profitable companies have built their success on an effective and responsive supply chain network. Supply chain networks are becoming increasingly complex, serving multiple SKUs in hundreds if not thousands of locations.

3 things supply chain leaders can do to leverage talent for the digital supply chain


AIMMS has been active in the supply chain space for over 28 years. A s the most experienced supply chain professionals retire , CSCMP estimates that as many as 3.5 Experienced workers in the supply chain have a lot of knowledge to transfer, set up a mentoring program .

Gartner Survey Reveals Scarcity of Current Blockchain Deployments

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via Gartner Survey Reveals … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Labor Economics Leadership Supply Chains blockchain computing Logistics Software technology?Naturally CIOs are an entrenched bunch. But the lack of use cases that actually work is definitely a barrier to experimentation, along with the inflated cost and risk of finding software engineers with the expertise.?

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[Infographic] The State of Supply Chains: The Supply Chain Has Gone Digital


We are continuing what will become a tradition of re-evaluating the progress of supply chains throughout the year in relation to our predictions, as explained by this blog post. Let’s look at how supply chains kept up with expectations and where they fell short, if at all.

Enhance the Value of Your Supply Chain Supplier Relationships – Supply Chain 24/7

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A recent survey conducted by APQC and Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR) revealed that most organizations are familiar with […]. The post Enhance the Value of Your Supply Chain Supplier Relationships – Supply Chain 24/7 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Sourcing & Procurement Supply Chain Trends customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

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.

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Three Ways to Design Your Supply Chain for Successful Mergers and Acquisitions

Logistics Viewpoints

According to recent surveys, 56 percent of responding companies expect to actively pursue acquisitions in the next 12 months[1], with global M&A value projected to top $3.2 The post Three Ways to Design Your Supply Chain for Successful Mergers and Acquisitions appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Mergers-Acquistions Supply Chain Network Design M&A network design supply chain design Supply Chain Planning

Building the Business Case for Supply Chain Risk Management


Naturally, to take advantage of this opportunity, you will need a well-functioning supply chain, which you happen to have. Do you think that your supply chain management is good enough for this market? That’s when it all gets extremely complicated, but one thing remains crystal clear: supply chain risk management is profoundly important for businesses to grow and expand. Without a doubt, managing supply chain is nothing but easy.

Moving Forward with Blockchain in the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Once authorized, a transaction is added to the chain of information blocks and cannot be altered or removed, making it a trustworthy, unalterable record. The supply chain sector is often mentioned as a prime candidate for blockchain integration.

5 Ways an Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy Can Improve Customer Experience


The importance of an omnichannel supply chain strategy cannot be overstated. According to Randy Strang of Supply Chain 24/7, a survey of the most important parts of a shopping experience found customers’ expectations are more than meets the eye.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry


This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. This survey continues to point towards the success 3PLs are having for their clients. For Cerasis, a 3PL is any company that provides technology or services to carry out any of the functions of the supply chain. Then there are other types of 3PLs, like service supply chain solutions from our friends at Flash Global who serve the high technology sector for after sales service.

Women Can Provide Unique Value to Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Carter Logistics

Women Can Provide Unique Value to Logistics & Supply Chain Management. While women have made positive strides in the fight for equality, gender disparity still exists in many prominent industries, including Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Blog Topics.

Enhance the Value of Your Supply Chain Supplier Relationships

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A recent survey conducted by APQC and Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR) revealed that most organizations are familiar with […]. The post Enhance the Value of Your Supply Chain Supplier Relationships appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Sourcing & Procurement Supply Chain Trends customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Young Professionals Flourish in Supply Chain Roles

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Today’s young supply chain professionals find their work to be rewarding – even exciting – in a field they say offers a clear path to advancement. Some of the key findings of the survey included: 81 percent of respondents strongly agree that supply chain is a good career choice.

10 Ways to Save in Global Forwarding Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

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

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2014


We pick up where we left off yesterday from posting the Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2014 by page views from the Cerasis blog by featuring the Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts in 2014. What did you find most intriguing in the Supply Chain arena in 2014?

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019. Source : Logistics Management 2018 Distribution Center Survey. . We’re seeing more supply chain nodes spread across the country. 2019: Another Big Year for Supply Chain Technology.

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. Predictive analytics will alter the future of the supply chain.

Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role in Securing the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

The survey was conducted by ISACA and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in August 2018, captured responses from 167 participants from across ISACA, DMDII and Manufacturing Extension Partnership stakeholders.

Germany Ahead of UK in Digitised Supply Chain, Says Survey

Logistics Business Magazine

A new survey analyses the maturity levels of large UK and German companies in their efforts to digitise their supply chain ecosystems – with a focus on sustainability and transparency drivers. Key findings of the survey: Sustainability in supply chains. •

Collaborative Supply Chain Innovation: Bringing Solutions to Market Faster

Talking Logistics

In supply chain and logistics, there’s always a new problem to solve or a new opportunity to go after, which often involves some form of innovation — whether it’s a process innovation, a technology innovation, or both.

What is the Biggest Blind Spot in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

In countless surveys over the past decade, manufacturers and retailers rank “improving supply chain visibility” as one of their top priorities. Yet, despite their focus on this effort and advancements in technology, achieving timely, accurate, and complete supply chain visibility remains an elusive goal for many companies. Supply chain networks are reconfiguring at a rapid pace, so the challenge of connecting to new trading partners is ongoing.