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DP-DHL Launches Tool to Identify Supply Chain Disruption Risk
This year's hurricane season has been devastating for the communities impacted by the series of storms so far in the Caribbean region.... »

Four Ways IoT Can Unkink Your Supply Chain
The Internet of Things (IoT) offers huge potential for supply chains to improve efficiency, move faster, and cut costs - at a level unimaginable just a few years ago.... »

Six Next-Gen Technologies That Are Reshaping the Energy Industry
BP recently presented its view on six next-generation technologies that matter to the energy industry - including blockchain, 3D printing and artificial intelligence.... »

Videos
ChemPoint Cuts Inventory, Boosts Service: A Case Study ChemPoint Cuts Inventory, Boosts Service: A Case Study
ChemPoint set out to revamp its sales, inventory and operations planning (SIOP) process. SIOP manager Lisa Bowie explains how the company slashed safety stock and slow-moving... »

Accelerating Global Visibility, Velocity and Value Accelerating Global Visibility, Velocity and Value
Karin Bursa, executive vice president of Logility, recounts her customers' major "pain points," and lays out the supply and demand planning challenges for companies... »

How AdvancePierre Foods is Achieving a Customer-Centric Strategy How AdvancePierre Foods is Achieving a Customer-Centric Strategy
Adrian Vickery, sales and operations planning manager with AdvancePierre Foods, explains the concept of "should-have-shipped" logic, and why it's so crucial to... »

Editors' Blog
Why APICS Partnered With a Private E-Tailer for Omnichannel Benchmarking
An unusual partnership between a major industry trade group and private retailer seeks to create a system for benchmarking supply-chain performance by e-commerce companies.... »

Why It's Important to Become Your Carrier's 'Preferred Shipper'
If you thought the act of purchasing transportation was as simple as paying a carrier to haul your freight - well, think again.... »

How REI's Green Obsession Sparked D.C. Innovations
Companies seek to burnish their brands in a variety of creative ways. In the case of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), that desire extends deep into the supply chain.... »

Webinars
Embrace the Future with Supply Chain Transformation Embrace the Future with Supply Chain Transformation
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Innovative technologies will change the way organizations engage with customers, collaborate with partners, and transact business. One opportunity in... »

Event Readiness Webinar Event Readiness Webinar
Are You Prepared for Your BIGGEST Holiday Season Yet?... »

Watson Commerce Insights gives the gifts of "Insights to Actions" Watson Commerce Insights gives the gifts of "Insights to Actions"
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Retail merchandisers, and commerce professional are overwhelmed with the volume and number of data sources required to effectively run their business.... »

  News
'Amazon Effect' Sparks Deals for Software-Tracking Firms
A growing number of companies are paying to track in real time everything from truckloads of pork chops to shipping containers full of exercise equipment.... »

Wal-Mart, Food Giants Team Up on Blockchain Plans Wal-Mart, Food Giants Team Up on Blockchain Plans
Wal-Mart and a group of food giants are teaming up with IBM to explore how to apply blockchain technology, also known as distributed ledger tech, to their food supply chains.... »

Schneider Electric, Merck & Heineken to join E2E Supply Network Summit (19-20 October, Miami)
Have you seen the proceedings for the End-to-End Supply Network Summit (19-20 October, Miami)? • Mehran Ravanpay, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Logistics, Schneider... »

White Papers
Transportation Management Benchmark Survey
What are the market conditions and key elements that make for transportation management success? The objective of this Descartes benchmark study was not only to identify the... »

Five Simple Questions: How to get the best from your S&OP or IBP Business process
Oliver Wight has developed a series of five questions - simple 'must-haves', which can be applied to any organization and which can be used in each of the five IBP review... »

My Bow Wave Just Ate My Hockey Stick
You didn’t see that bow wave coming, did you! Grab the snorkel and download supply planning veteran David Goddard’s latest white paper, My Bow Wave Just Ate My Hockey Stick.... »

Podcasts
Women in Supply Chain, 2017 Women in Supply Chain, 2017
We're well into the 21st century, but we seem no closer to achieving gender parity in supply-chain leadership positions.... »

What to Expect From Nafta 2.0 What to Expect From Nafta 2.0
Can the North American Free Trade Agreement be saved?... »

At Long Last, A.I. Comes to the Logistics Industry At Long Last, A.I. Comes to the Logistics Industry
It was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence was applied to the field of logistics.... »

Supplier Case Studies
How Supply Chain Visibility Can Yield Results
Challenge: A company looked to identify major cost components associated with a supplier's product pricing. Partnering with its integrated supply chain solutions provider on... »

OMP Plus Provides Advanced Supply Chain Planning Solutions for the Dairy Industry
Challenge: One of America's premier food and agricultural cooperatives wanted to improve inventory visibility and take product shelf life into account. It was not just... »

Refashion Fast-Moving Global Supply Chain
Challenge: This retail company's warehouse stock was rising as stores shifted risk further up the supply chain. The retailer needed to reduce inventory levels and production... »

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