By better managing the dynamic interaction among the three main players within the supply chain — logistics, suppliers, and buyers — sellers can save money for customers and lessen the environmental impact of the supply-chain industry.
Russia’s food retail industry — specifically, suppliers of products, packaging and materials — is better equipped for sustainability following the publication of comprehensive sustainable packaging recommendations by the country’s largest operator of supermarkets and convenience stores.
Melinda McLaughlin, head of global research with Prologis, shares the firm’s research into trends in the creation of order-fulfillment centers in urban locations, in response to the stellar growth of e-commerce.
Resurge, a new provider of warehousing and order-fulfillment services, needed a WMS that would allow it to grow quickly — but it couldn’t have anticipated how fast growth would come with the arrival of the pandemic.
Companies around the world are urgently seeking ways to better plan around demand uncertainty and improve supply chain resilience and agility. CSCMP and ToolsGroup will reveal analysis from a crucial new global survey which reveals what planning challenges are top-of-mind for supply chain leaders, technologies that are helping them meet organizational goals, whether the pandemic sped up or delayed digital roadmaps, and how companies rate their supply chain strengths—and where they’re falling behind.
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.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the retail industry — which comprises companies that operate physical or internet stores with diversified product lines. Learn how pharmaceutical and biotech companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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