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Three Checklists to Build a Successful Supply Chain Analytics Foundation Three Checklists to Build a Successful Supply Chain Analytics Foundation
Building robust supply chain analytics capabilities is more important than ever.  Supply chain analytics is the application of mathematics, statistics, predictive... »

Digital Demand Management: The New Normal Digital Demand Management: The New Normal
Why is it still difficult to achieve effective supply chain collaboration? Despite all the efforts to develop collaborative supply chains, they have been elusive because many... »

Bridge to Blockchain - A Platform for Orchestrating Multi Enterprise Networks Bridge to Blockchain - A Platform for Orchestrating Multi Enterprise Networks
By now most forward looking corporate business leaders, IT leaders and business consulting companies realize that the 3rd generation of blockchain networks fundamentally... »

To Aggregate or Not to Aggregate: It’s Not Really a Question To Aggregate or Not to Aggregate: It’s Not Really a Question
As the pharmaceutical world inches closer and closer to the Drug Supply Chain Safety Act (DSCSA) final regulations for total serialization and visibility across the supply... »

SAP – Network of Digital Twins SAP – Network of Digital Twins
What is a Digital Twin? Virtual model of a product or asset, connected to the related physical instance via IoT that visually enhances data flow, communication, and... »

SAP – IDC Infobrief – Understanding The Digital Supply Chain of ONE SAP – IDC Infobrief – Understanding The Digital Supply Chain of ONE
Supply chains as we know them are being redefined and function on a digital innovation system that interconnects product, supply chain, manufacturing, customer, and service... »

SAP – IDC Research Paper – The Strategic Imperative of the Agile Supply Chain SAP – IDC Research Paper – The Strategic Imperative of the Agile Supply Chain
The supply chain is increasingly at the core of efforts by companies to transform the way that they compete in a given market. The ability to bring a flexible and adaptable... »

Blockchain for Supply Chain: Ghost in the Machine or Breakthrough Technology? Blockchain for Supply Chain: Ghost in the Machine or Breakthrough Technology?
There’s no denying that blockchain is one of 2018’s hot topics, but what is all the hype about? Amber Road’s white paper, Blockchain for Supply Chain: Ghost in the Machine or... »

Industries/General
Surviving Shortage Season with Electronic Components Surviving Shortage Season with Electronic Components
We’re in a major electronic component shortage. The electronics industry is currently experiencing the most extreme component scarcity in over a decade. Lead times on passive... »

4 Reasons Supply Chain Leaders Are Investing in Order Management Automation 4 Reasons Supply Chain Leaders Are Investing in Order Management Automation
There is a noticeable shift occurring in the world of order management. Traditionally, projects related to order-taking were spearheaded by the customer service department.... »

Digitization Creates a Strong Value Chain: Creating the Global Supply Chain Control Tower – Beyond Simple Visibility Digitization Creates a Strong Value Chain: Creating the Global Supply Chain Control Tower – Beyond Simple Visibility
End-to-end supply chain visibility is thought of as the "holy grail," but it’s not merely tracking a container; it begins with the product concept and extends to... »

Controlling Shipping Costs via Multi-Modal Freight Rate Visibility Controlling Shipping Costs via Multi-Modal Freight Rate Visibility
Today, 58% of shippers are concerned with the rising cost of transportation. This concern is fueled by an increasing demand in shorter consumer delivery times and an... »

Roughly Right or Precisely Wrong? Insights on Decision Making Roughly Right or Precisely Wrong? Insights on Decision Making
How satisfied are you with the way decisions are made in your company? Are decisions made when they need to be made? Are those decisions executed, or do you find out later... »

A New Metric for Measuring Supply Chain Resiliency A New Metric for Measuring Supply Chain Resiliency
This paper introduces the R Score® supply chain resiliency metric; highlights its value to companies wishing to build a robust and resilient supply chain, explains the metric... »

EventWatch 2017 Annual Report EventWatch 2017 Annual Report
Resilinc’s annual analysis of natural and man-made event data shows that in 2017, factory fire/explosion was the most persistently disruptive event-type impacting supply... »

Biogen & Resilinc Case Study: Proactive Risk Mitigation in Hurricane Season Biogen & Resilinc Case Study: Proactive Risk Mitigation in Hurricane Season
In 2017, a series of natural events affected suppliers serving pharmaceutical company Biogen, threatening to delay manufacture of medicines essential for treating... »

Logistics/Trans.
Good Data Optimizes the Last Mile of Small Parcel Shipping Good Data Optimizes the Last Mile of Small Parcel Shipping
The last mile is one of the most complex, costly, error-prone and least predictable links in the supply chain and can have a surprisingly significant impact on a company’s... »

Ensuring ‘Service’ is in the Service Supply Chain Ensuring ‘Service’ is in the Service Supply Chain
Companies in cybersecurity, telecommunications, data storage, networking and other technology-dependent businesses require so much more than warehousing and delivery. They... »

Ryder – Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention Ryder – Voice of the Driver 2: Best Practices for Recruiting and Retention
For the past decade and a half, those who predicted the driver shortage have offered their advice on curbing the shortage. While an abundance of information like this exists,... »

Overcoming the Truck Capacity Roadblock Overcoming the Truck Capacity Roadblock
The truck capacity crunch, which is one of the top concerns of executives in 2018, is tightening its grip on the transportation industry. This is leaving many companies... »

Ryder – Untangling the Complexities of efulfillment Ryder – Untangling the Complexities of efulfillment
As consumers gain greater connectivity to retailers by means of e-commerce, their already high demands become increasingly challenging for businesses to meet. Until recently,... »

Ryder and Conagra: LEAN Warehouses Simplify Complicated Distribution Ryder and Conagra: LEAN Warehouses Simplify Complicated Distribution
Effectively addressing the issues of wide-ranging and complex distribution for companies that operate 24/7 in multiple locations throughout the U.S. takes a holistic and... »

Overcoming the Amazon Effect and the Cost of Free Shipping Overcoming the Amazon Effect and the Cost of Free Shipping
Driven by eCommerce, the shipping landscape is changing. Whether you are competing directly with Amazon in the eCommerce space, are a retailer, manufacturer or any company... »

How to Prevent Logistics Damage to Electronics How to Prevent Logistics Damage to Electronics
Consumer electronics are designed for the rigors of daily use, but they can still be damaged in transit by things like impacts, persistent vibrations, tilts, temperature... »