What is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Logistics Viewpoints

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. How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption. 7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency.

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

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]. The post Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human. has proclaimed, “ the new supply chain is sexy.”

Supply Chain Talent Matters More than Ever

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Fat Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Most Supply Chains are overweight. Through Supply Chain Benchmarking. Learn more from this video: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout Benchmarking Success site, check them out: The What, Why, How of Supply Chain Benchmarking. Indeed.

Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

The SVP of Supply Chain at Walmart speaking at Blue Yonder’s virtual user conference. Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level. Supply Chain Planning Walmart

Taking a Big Picture View of Supply Chain Networks

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption

GlobalTranz

Supply chain disruption is a fact of life for every company that moves any type of product. Don’t expect to plan for every disruption; instead, develop a strategy to overcome supply chain disruption, regardless of the source. Overcoming Supply Chain Disruption.

Digital Transformation Journey in Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

For businesses of all sizes, the digital transformation of supply chain planning became the most important initiative. . The goal of digital transformation in supply chain planning functions is to create a Digital Twin that is the digital replica of the supply chain.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Supply Chain Transformation Readiness Tool

Material Handling and Logistics

has launched an IDN (integrated delivery network) Readiness Assessment for Supply Chain Transformation for the healthcare industry TECSYS Inc.

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What is Supply Chain Visibility and Why Isn’t It Enough?

Logistics Viewpoints

In a survey of 150 global manufacturing executives, 47% committed to improving supply chain visibility and tracking. According to the Global Supply Chain Disruption and Future Strategies Survey Report, this goal was the top-ranked planned tool investment.

Key ERP Tools to Support the Future Manufacturing Supply Chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The future direction of supply chain management and collaboration will be determined by the impact of digitalization on the supply chain. Every analyst and forecaster is making that general prediction for the supply chain of the future.

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10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

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.

How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

Avetta Offers Financial Risk Assessment Tool to Protect Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Avetta, a provider of supply chain risk management, launched Avetta Financial Risk, a tool for evaluating and monitoring the financial health of your supply chain, providing detailed financial metrics and ratings for accurate supplier evaluation

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FreightWaves Carbon Intelligence: New tools to monitor carbon footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

The product gives supply chain and logistics participants tools to benchmark, monitor, analyze and forecast their carbon footprint. FreightWaves SONAR provides near real-time freight market data and supply chain intelligence to 500+ enterprises.

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Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms. The post Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Philip Morris International’s Pivot to Smoke-Free Products Complicates their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The Introduction of Smokeless Tobacco Products Complicated Philip Morris’s Supply Chain. This was done at a stock keeping unit level and for the entire manufacturing supply chain. The tool was able to create a model going out multiple years.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

Can you Automate Everything in Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

With the boom of technology with robotics and AI, every player in the supply chain wants to be ahead in the market by using some form of automation. Every day one or the other tool is coming into the market.

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. .

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain.

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How will the Looming Recession Impact Global Supply Chains?

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies need to prepare by developing more agile supply chains. Integrated business planning and supplier risk management are critical tools. The post How will the Looming Recession Impact Global Supply Chains? S&OP Agile Supply ChainsOn Thursday, yield curves inverted and the stock market tanked. An inverted yield curve signals a recession in 14 to 20 months. appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How data kickstarts the supply chain flywheel

FreightWaves SONAR

Early in my 19-year Amazon career, a preferred framework for continuous improvement along the supply chain emerged. Operators and decision makers followed the framework as the basis for the step-wise improvements Amazon made in its supply chain approach.

Salesforce tool expedites direct and indirect emissions accounting

The Supply Chain Journal

However, it does have built-in tools to make the auditing process more efficient. Business News Sustainability Trucking Carbon emissions EPA GHG emissions Salesforce Scope 3 emissions sustainable supply chains transportation emissions

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Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

20Cube Logistics

With the constant technology evolution, the supply chain logistics is being introduced to a new and innovative way of shipping consignments. The new normal of shipping is not only growing business to large scale but also optimizing their supply chains.

The Food Industry Needs Visibility In The Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

Of all industries, the food industry needs data and visibility in the supply chain readily available when it comes to their shipping. Visibility in the food supply chain is becoming something that is moving from the Wish List to the Required List.

Time Management and Supply Chain

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain logistics is an industry in itself and at present a booming one. It’s a chain of activities, and if one link breaks or gets disturbed, the entire chain is haywire. Warehousing is part of the supply chain and today every business needs warehousing services.

SWOT that Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Business students are all exposed to the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis tool. This last week I came across several interesting stories – or in one case a presentation – that all centered on different aspects of SWOT in the supply chain realm. The post SWOT that Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain News 3G Capital AGCO Amazon KFC SWOT

Cloud Logistics: A Supply Chain Optimization Tool

Morai Logistics

In response to growing demands, experts consider cloud logistics as an optmization tool for the transportation supply chain industry in 2019. For the supply chain and logistics industry, technology continues to shape the way products are distributed across the globe. Regardless of these risks, Cloud logistics is expected to make a significant impact on the transportation supply chain industry in 2019. Cloud Logistics in Supply Chains.

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How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

GlobalTranz

Supply chain leaders are enthralled with the idea of using big data, but they tend to fail to understand how to disseminate big data in their organization properly. Supply chain leaders must be ready to implement big data and leverage it to improve their companies without any delay or inhibition This may sound impossible and frightening, but they must only understand how big always goes back to these two, simple principles of measurement, review, and action.

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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.

Blockchain Powerful Tool for Transparency in Complex Supply Chains

Material Handling and Logistics

Utilizing the inherent irrefutability within blockchain technologies, great strides can be made in reducing the risk of counterfeits and actually saving lives

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COVID-19 and the Future of Supply Chain: What to Expect

Morai Logistics

COVID-19 has forever altered the supply chain—here are several ways in which supply chains are reorienting themselves going forward. The pandemic has dramatically impacted supply chains, and that, in turn, has led to dramatic transformation.