It takes a village to take a product from concept to cash, but the supply chains that support this are a complex web, with limited integration between financial forecasting, planning, manufacturing execution, logistics and key partners/suppliers. Spotting potential challenges and facilitating constant communication across the extended supply chain and entire enterprise is critical to meet ongoing customer demand and market volatility. While maintaining effective communication can be complex, collaboration shouldn’t be chaotic. Join Mike Hegedus from TrinityRail, Michael Ciatto from Genpact, and Patrick Van Hull from Kinaxis to learn how organizations are using hyperconnected supply chains to overcome the chaos.
As consumers embrace e-commerce more and more, it has created tremendous opportunity for companies to grow their business, while simultaneously putting more pressure on supply chains. Join Melissa O’Keefe, Group Director of Product & Innovation for E-commerce at Ryder, as she unveils how businesses of any size can shift supply chain strategies and excel with e-commerce fulfillment.
Thomas Goldsby, Professor & Haslam Chair in Logistics in the Supply Chain Management Department at the University of Tennessee, sketches a picture of how supply chains might be permanently changed by the pandemic, even as they adjust to its end.
No matter how well your team has done its supply chain planning, it seems like exceptions keep arising and you’re constantly in fire-fighting mode. In the case of supply chain, the issue isn’t so much about operations, it’s about the ability to collaborate quickly and effectively when an exception deviates from the established plan. This is why forward-thinking organizations are creating Centers of Excellence for their supply chain.
Guy Harrison, general manager of risk and compliance with Dow Jones, describes the risks that companies face today from new sanctions and regulations imposed by the U.S. and other governments around the world.
The final mile or outbound shipping function has been an area of strong focus for businesses in recent years with the relentless growth of ecommerce and changes in consumer buying patterns.
Join us to hear how a global network platform is critical for effective international freight management, and how the global network model can improve final mile operations, without the need to rip-and-replace existing TMS solutions.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding global trade management software and systems and their impact on supply chain management. New developments in global trade management software - which streamlines logistics and business processes related to cross-border trade - are transforming the way companies operate and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using global trade management solutions for supply chain optimization.
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