What does it mean to be a supplier for a supermarket like Whole Foods and how has that changed now that they’re part of the Amazon juggernaut? This whitepaper provides insights on the changing supermarket landscape, impacts on supply chains and actionable ideas on how to be successful.
UPL, a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, has announced a strategic collaboration with TeleSense, a California-based IoT solutions provider for post-harvest grain storage and transport.
Carrier Transicold, a specialist in refrigerated container solutions, recently announced enhancements to its TripLINK platform that will allow it to integrate with vessel-based wireless networks for improved shipboard cargo visibility.
Robinson Fresh, a division of global logistics company C.H. Robinson, is now offering fresh produce under its own name for the first time in the company’s 115-year history of providing and transporting fresh produce.
IBM and eProvenance, a company specializing in monitoring and analyzing wine shipment conditions, recently announced the availability of VinAssure, an IBM blockchain-powered platform that offers a smart and secure way to track wines as they move through distribution from vineyard to consumer.
Carrier Transicold, a specialist in temperature-controlled cargo, recently announced that its EverFRESH active controlled-atmosphere system for refrigerated containers now offers a new carbon dioxide injection option to better preserve low-respiring, high-value perishable cargo.
Pelican BioThermal, a global provider of temperature controlled packaging, recently announced deep frozen temperature controlled packaging options with temperature ranges of minus 80 degrees Celsius to minus 20 degrees Celsius.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:00 to Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:00
After months of significant disruption, manufacturers are adapting to the challenges presented in the “new normal.” From product demand changes to cost control uncertainty to supply chain gaps, manufacturers understand the importance of agility and resilience to ensure business survival and maximize profits.
Join us for a conversation with Reily Foods and Pexco and hear what they’ve learned in 2020 about staying successful. Microsoft will also discuss its latest solutions and technologies that manufacturers can take advantage of right now and in 2021.
Attend this webcast and you’ll learn how Microsoft cloud-based technologies helped Reily Foods and Pexco:
Adapt to changing product and customer demand
Increase supply chain visibility
Use real-time data to reduce risk and make better decisions
Control costs without increasing prices
Perhaps the current crisis is forcing your company to make a change in your business systems. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from two Microsoft customers that recently made the decision to move to Microsoft Dynamics 365 so you can learn how to take similar actions and prepare your organization for success in 2021.
• Mike Ehrenberg, Microsoft Technical Fellow, Business Applications Group and Chief Technology Officer, Dynamics Product Group, Microsoft
• John Smith, Vice President, Technology Solutions, Reily Foods Company
• Heath Hatchell, Director of Finance, Pexco LLC
• Steve Reed, VP of Sales, Alithya
• Helen Atkinson, Editor, SupplyChainBrain
Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:00 to Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:00
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities. With regards to retail, big box and food & grocery, trends that were anticipated to get picked up in the next 4-5 years have already become mainstream, putting immense pressure on the last mile delivery ecosystem.
Existing hub and spoke delivery models that lack digital capabilities will be soon pushed towards redundancy by evolving customer expectations and new delivery models like curbside pickups, contactless deliveries, Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store, same day delivery and more.
The question is how do brands make their last mile network resilient to changing market dynamics?
Our latest webinar “The Big Picture: What It Takes to Make Last-Mile Delivery Work” will help unearth little-known ways to deal with the last mile conundrum.
• How to take your fulfillment services 5-years ahead of its time
• Importance of orchestrating every little logistics touchpoint
• What it means to go beyond tracking and tracing
• Leveraging modern delivery models to create new revenue streams
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:00 to Sunday, May 9, 2021 12:00
One disruption inevitably gives way to another. Can your business thrive versus simply survive when the next one occurs?
In the first of our four-part series, Mac McGary, executive vice president at Logility, lays out the first three phases of a 12-step roadmap for building a resilient enterprise that can respond and pivot at the pace of disruption as well as seize opportunities presented by shifting market forces.
In this session you will be challenged to:
Assess your performance over the last 12 months and consider missed opportunities, risks, and the impact disruption has had on customer relationships.
Understand the significance of the assessment, and secure executive buy-in to prioritize action.
Create a near-term vision for the next 18 to 24 months that acknowledges current priorities but relentlessly pursues business improvement.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:00 to Monday, May 17, 2021 12:00
As the coronavirus outbreak has spread, unparalleled challenges have arisen for food and beverage companies all over the world. Extraordinary measures have been taken to keep the food supply chain safe, efficient, and productive.
Industry leaders, with agile solutions, are swiftly changing their approach to mitigate the fallout of the pandemic; further cementing them as leaders in the post-pandemic world.
Yet many companies are still learning to cope with the new realities of the crisis. The need to quickly identify, develop, and adopt new capabilities that ensure long-term resiliency is ever present on everyone’s mind.
For manufacturers and distributors of Food & Beverage, the new normal is characterized by a variety of factors that include:
Consumer demand, both in the volume and variety of manufactured goods consumed
Direct to consumer demand, and the disruption to transportation / delivery networks
Workforce availability (health), composition, and location
Regional/global pandemic restrictions to the food supply chain
Raw material and component inventory shortages affecting production, with resulting inventory shortages impacting manufacturing and distribution companies’ sales
This webinar will discuss some of the key factors involved in building a more resilient post-pandemic Food & Beverage supply chain in 2021 and beyond, including:
Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
Accelerating technology implementation to improve agility
Methods for developing a more proactive supply chain network
Building trust into supply chain practices
John Flemming, Director, Information Technology, Chapman's Ice Cream
Doug Mefford, Product Marketing Director, Generix Group North America
Phil Gautrin, General Manager, Generix Group North America