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Adapting to Automation: Reskilling the Supply Chain Workforce for Tomorrow

All Things Supply Chain

Automation is on the rise in industries around the globe.

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CPO Crunch: The 1% Club

Procurement Leaders

Just 1% of respondents to a poll Procurement Leaders conducted at the World Procurement Congress said they have “excellent” multi-tier visibility of the supply base. This is surprising. Not because 1% represents such a modest number, but because 1% is actually rather encouraging. In real terms, this translates to three of those who responded to our poll claiming they had “cracked the code” of supply chain transparency.

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UPS’ Roadie plans expansion for big and bulky delivery service

Supply Chain Dive

RoadieXD, which leverages cross-dock facilities for fast shipping from distribution centers, is slated to reach Los Angeles and Chicago this year.

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Walmart to Add Drone Delivery Option to App for DFW Homes

Supply Chain Brain

Walmart first started experimenting with drone deliveries in the Dallas-Forth Worth region in 2021, before expanding the service to cover 75% of the region in early 2024.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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Chip suppliers feel the crunch as automakers reassess EV plans

Supply Chain Dive

Slowing electric vehicle sales in recent months have dampened semiconductor orders and left inventory backlogs growing.

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Russian Oil Tanker Does Secret Cargo Switch to Dodge U.S. Sanctions

Supply Chain Brain

The SCF Primorye was sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control in October, after which it didn’t load oil again for about six months.

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The “New” Coupa: A post-acquisition assessment from Coupa Inspire 2024

Spend Matters

In December 2022, Thoma Bravo acquired Coupa, ending the firm’s publicly funded journey. We predicted at the time that “Thoma Bravo will not change the fact that Coupa delivers top-tier functionality and customer satisfaction for most S2P modular areas, as consistently documented by our SolutionMap benchmark.” This remains true 18 months later, but it is also true that Coupa has since acquired a new CEO, many new executive team members and is changing its messaging around what it offers.

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Cross-Docking + Crowdsourcing = An ideal solution for big and bulky delivery

Supply Chain Dive

Necessity drives invention in the logistics industry, where shipper needs have spurred everything from container shipping to robotic picking.

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Possible Canada Border Agent Strike Delayed as Negotiations Continue

Supply Chain Brain

A work-to-rule strike from border agents would have wide-ranging impacts on billions of dollars worth of trade in and out of the country.

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3PL to open Texas transportation center in Q3

Supply Chain Dive

The site will coordinate drayage, intermodal and final-mile services for ITS Logistics’ Fort Worth distribution hub.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Ensuring High Availability of Supply Chain Apps and Data

Supply Chain Brain

How best can companies guarantee that they retain consistent access to their critical applications and data?

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Your supply chain tech may not be as effective as you think

Supply Chain Dive

Blindspots along your supply chain delay responses to disruptions, costing valuable time and money.

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Understanding The Key Services Offered By Any GEP Solutions Company

Procurement Freelancers

Businesses benefit greatly from specialized services that help them operate efficiently. They help companies manage… The post Understanding The Key Services Offered By Any GEP Solutions Company first appeared on Procurement Blog | Procurement & Supply Chain News.

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Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

Supply Chain Dive

The union has renewed its threats to take job action if no deal is reached this week.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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East Coast Dockworkers Halt Labor Talks Amid Looming Strike Threat

Supply Chain Brain

The ILA claims that the use of an "auto gate" system at the Port of Mobile, Alabama violates its current union deal.

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Mastering budget control in the age of AI: Leveraging on-premises and cloud XaaS for success 

IBM Supply Chain Blog

As organizations strive to harness the power of AI while controlling costs, leveraging anything as a service (XaaS) models emerges as a strategic approach. In this blog, we’ll explore how businesses can use both on-premises and cloud XaaS to control budgets in the age of AI, driving financial sustainability without compromising on technological advancement.

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Watch: Can Merchants Handle Soaring Volumes of E-Commerce Shipments?

Supply Chain Brain

The explosion of e-commerce activity set off by the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting merchants with the challenge of handling orders efficiently while meeting customer demands for speed, says Archita Prasad, vice president strategy with UPS Capital.

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5 SLA metrics you should be monitoring

IBM Supply Chain Blog

In business and beyond, communication is king. Successful service level agreements (SLAs) operate on this principle, laying the foundation for successful provider-customer relationships. A service level agreement (SLA) is a key component of technology vendor contracts that describes the terms of service between a service provider and a customer. SLAs describe the level of performance to be expected, how performance will be measured and repercussions if levels are not met.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Magnus Mondays — Supplier Portal Fatigue, a Supplier Management Issue

CPO Rising

Having up-to-date information on your suppliers has become more and more critical over the years. Complex supply strategies coupled with increased regulatory requirements have made organizations more dependent on suppliers. This is no big secret and there is no shortage of solution providers trying to address this issue.

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Seven top central processing unit (CPU) use cases

IBM Supply Chain Blog

The central processing unit (CPU) is the computer’s brain, assigning and processing tasks and managing essential operational functions. Computers have been so seamlessly integrated with modern life that sometimes we’re not even aware of how many CPUs are in use around the world. It’s a staggering amount—so many CPUs that a conclusive figure can only be approximated.

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Infographic: 6 Requirements for Transforming Supply Chains with Artificial Intelligence

The Network Effect

Learn how to properly implement generative AI in supply chain management, to realize optimal efficiency, productivity, agility, and resilience