Today’s end customer demands a level of service that can only be achieved through deep collaboration among partners. And the role of the marine terminal — with its reliance on state-of-the-art technology, innovative cargo-handling methods, and deep expertise in optimal routing — is more critical than ever before.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on global risk-management strategies. Many companies learned in 2020 that their supply chains weren’t prepared for a disruption of such massive scale. Now, they’re determined not to get caught short again.
Shortages in supply and disruptions in the logistics chain are a tale as old as time. And while there are few precedents in this period of uncertainty, the basics remain the same: By adopting guidance that pacesetters use to navigate other forms of disruption, you can confidently lead your supply chain through change, now and in the future.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 12:00 to Monday, March 8, 2021 12:00
In times of uncertainty, it's critical for you to plan and re-plan quickly across your whole enterprise, including sales, operations, demand, supply and finances. This session will focus on the increasingly important role of integrated planning.
Join Oracle and SupplyChainBrain to discuss key insights from analyst firm IDC and Oracle customer, Juniper Networks, around how to:
- Plan faster and shorten cycle times
- Get unified access to the right planning data
- Use advanced technologies like sensory data and machine learning to improve results
- Take advantage of unified applications to look beyond your own sphere for a company-wide view of the business
- Jeff Stiles, VP of SCM Product Marketing, Oracle
- Robert Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain
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
Join Bob Bowman, managing editor of SupplyChainBrain, as he moderates a lively panel discussion with forward-thinking leaders who are looking to swap tips and share stories to inspire and invigorate your plans for automation. Distributors are tight on budget, their workforces are strained and often they don’t know where to start when building (or rebuilding) their warehouse operations. At the same time, the decisions made early on can make or break how your workforce performs and your business grows. Whether you are just starting to build your warehouse strategies, or want to start over, join this webinar and be ready to leave with the top approaches to turn your warehouse into a powerful automation machine for years to come.
• Identify the essential criteria for warehouse automation.
• Distinguish ways to prepare, evaluate and implement warehouse automation.
• Describe future warehouse automation options.
Bill Denbigh, Sr. Dir. Product Marketing, tecsys
Guy Courtin, Head of Global Alliances, 6 River Systems, Inc.
Tom Campbell, Chief Strategy Officer, Capacity, LLC
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. But the COVID-19 pandemic has now highlighted both the fragility and the importance of international supply chains, the 'first mile', where technology focus has lagged in the past.
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.
You will learn:
How to prioritize TMS investments today?
How to assess your logistics maturity for tech fit?
Should you blend inbound and outbound freight operations?
What recent changes in logistics are likely to be permanent?
Monica Truelsch, Senior Director, Solution Strategy for Transportation, Infor