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Manufacturing could be short 1.9M workers if the talent gap isn’t fixed

Supply Chain Dive

Companies need millions of workers in operations and tech roles, according to a study. Experts worry the industry can’t keep up.

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Driving Tech Adoption for Supply Chain Visibility and Sustainability

Supply Chain Brain

As the backbone of global trade and commerce, transportation and logistics companies are under increasing pressure to enhance efficiency, reduce costs and meet sustainability goals.

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Shein taps Flexport as logistics partner for US marketplace

Supply Chain Dive

The arrangement allows orders made through the fast-fashion giant to activate logistics processes with the freight forwarder.

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Recapping new product announcements from Docusign Momentum 2024

Spend Matters

On April 11, Docusign hosted the in-person session of Docusign Momentum, its annual conference, at The Glasshouse in New York. The event featured major announcements, including a new logo and branding, an AI-powered intelligent agreement review platform with function-specific applications and other new products, such as a centralized repository called Navigator and a no-code/drag-and-drop workflow tool called Maestro.

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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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Cardinal Health breaks ground on 4th Ohio distribution center

Supply Chain Dive

The 350,000-square-foot facility will be equipped with automated logistics technology from Honeywell.

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IBM and TechD partner to securely share data and power insights with gen AI

IBM Supply Chain Blog

As technology expands, at TechD , we know that the quality of generative AI (gen AI) depends on accurate data sourcing. A reliable and trustworthy data source is essential for sharing information across departments. Through the implementation of generative AI we are able to expand our knowledge to many individuals easily, quickly and efficiently becoming a resource.

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Number of Boeing Workers Reporting Safety Concerns Skyrockets in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Boeing vice president Lisa Fahl says that the number of workers using the company's service to report safety concerns has risen by 500%.

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Walmart brings autonomous forklifts to 4 distribution centers

Supply Chain Dive

The Fox Robotics technology is being deployed in Florida, Texas, New York and Alabama after a 16-month pilot.

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Nissan Looks to Tesla’s Style of Carmaking to Build Cheaper EVs

Supply Chain Brain

The carmaker will use machines with about 6,000 tons of force to make the rear floors of EVs to be sold from fiscal 2027 onward.

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Using dig +trace to understand DNS resolution from start to finish

IBM Supply Chain Blog

The dig command is a powerful tool for troubleshooting queries and responses received from the  Domain Name Service (DNS). It is installed by default on many operating systems, including Linux® and Mac OS X. It can be installed on Microsoft Windows as part of Cygwin. One of the many things dig can do is to perform recursive DNS resolution and display all of the steps that it took in your terminal.

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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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How AI Helps Procurement Professionals Advance Their Organizations

Supply Chain Brain

In addressing the headcount gap, artificial intelligence is more than a tool. It’s a force multiplier for procurement professionals.

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Understanding glue records and Dedicated DNS

IBM Supply Chain Blog

Domain name system (DNS) resolution is an iterative process where a recursive resolver attempts to look up a domain name using a hierarchical resolution chain. First, the recursive resolver queries the root (.), which provides the nameservers for the top-level domain(TLD), e.g.com. Next, it queries the TLD nameservers, which provide the domain’s authoritative nameservers.

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Samsung to Get $6.5B in Federal Funds to Build Semiconductor Plants in Texas

Supply Chain Brain

Samsung will get $6.5 billion in federal funds, while the company will invest $40 billion of its own into the project.

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How will the latest tech impact procurement training?

Procurement Software

Ensuring your procurement team has the optimal blend of procurement training is a challenge. It’s often difficult to balance the right type of content, while also protecting the budget for learning & development (L&D). In today’s tough economic environment, could technology enable procurement training to be delivered for less cost and more effectively?

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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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New 'eRegs' Tool Gives Drivers Digital Access to FMCS Safety Regulations

Supply Chain Brain

The web and mobile app gives drivers the ability to read and annotate the FMCSRs, as well as highlight and bookmark specific sections.

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NEW FEATURE: Easier Contract Collaboration with Commenting

ContractSafe

In today's complex business landscape, contract collaboration plays a vital role in ensuring smooth operations and successful outcomes for organizations. But it’s a part of the contracting process that’s too often overlooked or undervalued.

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Watch: Navigating Your Supply Chain Challenges — Help Is on the Way

Supply Chain Brain

Uncertainty is the only certainty in supply chain these days, so implementing the right technology in your operations is key, says Benji Fountain, account manager at enVista.

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Dumarey: procurement becomes smart with BearingPoint and JAGGAER

Jaggaer

JAGGAER's latest news on procurement & sourcing. Read now: Dumarey: procurement becomes smart with BearingPoint and JAGGAER.

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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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U.S. Treasury Secretary Warns Iran of 'Economic Spillover' After Missile Attack

Supply Chain Brain

Secretary Yellen said she expects "additional sanctions" against Iran sometime in the coming days.

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What roles would I have in my dream procurement team?

The Procuretech Podcast

This week on The Procurement Software Podcast, host James delves into the concept of creating the ideal procurement team by combining human expertise with technology. Emphasizing the importance of leveraging existing resources without expecting additional budget, the episode explores ways to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of a procurement team and its wage bill.