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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Supply chain visibility tools and why they're important

Shippeo

There are a number of types of tools that have been designed to improve supply chain management and visibility, and real-time transportation visibility is one of the most critical capabilities supplementing all of these tools

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New tools to increase supply chain visibility

Logistics Business Magazine

FourKites , a leading real-time supply chain visibility platform, has released powerful new capabilities designed to help shippers, carriers and forwarders more quickly and easily collaborate to increase end customer satisfaction, reduce supply chain costs and increase on-time delivery performance.

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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.

Revolutionizing Samsung Electronics' Tooling Supply Chain and Management through eMoldino

Supply Chain Brain

Learn how enhanced visibility and predictive analysis help secure a leaner supply chain

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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

7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency

GlobalTranz

Shortages of products from toilet paper to microchips during the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the value of supply chain resiliency, and the opportunities for companies that aren’t as prepared as they would like. Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency.

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TrusTrace to expand supply chain sustainability tracking with $6M Series A

The Supply Chain Journal

As retailers and consumers demand products that are made sustainably throughout all stages in the supply chain, a transparency software platform provider TrusTrace may have the technology to provide the necessary traceable data.

Best Practices on How to Implement Supply Chain Management Systems

Turvo

Some of the best practices on how to implement supply chain management systems include avoiding too many systems, keeping an eye on competitors, and creating clear expectations. Benchmark and Analyze the Current Process in Your Existing Supply Chain.

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.

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.

6 Things Supply Chain Decision Makers Look For in Supply Chain Logistics Partners

GlobalTranz

With the events of 2021, including the attack on the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year, the importance of supply chain cybersecurity is among the most in-demand factors driving adoption of third-party systems and resources in logistics.

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.

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.

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.

AnyLogic: the right tool for simulating your supply chain

Logistics Business Magazine

The tools that simulation modelling provides both in engineering and business disciplines can reap abundant benefits for any organisation that utilise them. The post AnyLogic: the right tool for simulating your supply chain appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

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Odyssey Logistics’ sustainability program targets emissions, inefficiency in supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

has joined the ranks of companies offering customers a sustainability tool to reduce emissions and costs along their supply chains. Read: FreightWaves Carbon Intelligence: New tools to monitor carbon footprint.

How to Deal with Supply Chain Disruptions

GoShip Blog

Most c ustomers may never give it a second thought, but business owners are well-acquainted with the fact that supply chains operate like a well-oiled machine. Find out how business owners can prepare for disrupted supply operations to benefit both customers and employees. .

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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Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

FourKites Launches New Tools and Enhancements to Promote Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

FourKites, a supply chain visibility platform, has released new capabilities designed to help shippers, carriers and brokers collaborate more efficiently to increase end-customer satisfaction, reduce supply chain costs and increase on-time delivery performance

Why Supply Chain Design Tools Are Now Essential To Boost Resilience

AIMMS

The post Why Supply Chain Design Tools Are Now Essential To Boost Resilience appeared first on AIMMS

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5 Paths to Better Supply Chain Visibility

Now, That's Logistics

By putting data into the hands of the companies, business partners, and customers that want it, supply chain visibility helps all stakeholders track products from the point of manufacture to the final destination—and all points in between. 5 Good Supply Chain Visibility Strategies.

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.

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.

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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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.

FreightWaves LIVE demos: FreightTech innovations to boost supply chain efficiency

The Supply Chain Journal

Three FreightTech companies demonstrated their innovative technology solutions, including digital freight-matching tools and automated solutions designed to increase supply chain efficiency during FreightWaves LIVE @HOME on Thursday. Trucker Tools. Hunt 360 Trucker Tools

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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.

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.