2022

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How Are Supply Chain Disruptions Causing Strain in Laboratories?

All Things Supply Chain

Supply chain shortages make securing the goods people need and want tremendously difficult. Sometimes, such issues cause mere annoyances or mean consumers must wait longer for non-essential items.

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The Supply Chain Renaissance Has Begun! - Supply Chain Game Changer™

Supply Chain Game Changer

Emerging from the pandemic and the global Supply Chain disruption that it caused, we are now entering the Supply Chain Renaissance.

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Why Cybersecurity Has Never Been More Important for the Supply Chain Sector

Supply Chain Brain

Employee negligence and error are among the most significant cybersecurity liabilities for companies in the supply chain sector. Here are some pointers on how companies can empower employees to defend supply chains.

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Episode 81: How to Persuade Anyone, Anytime with Simon Horton

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Episode 81: How to Persuade Anyone, Anytime with Simon Horton. By Kelly Barner | September 7, 2022. The power of persuasion is at play all the time and in all settings. Sometimes it is as simple as swaying a group of friends to agree with your restaurant preference, but other times there is far more at stake. Hostage negotiators and diplomats regularly find themselves in situations where their skills are needed to save lives and preserve stability.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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How To Grow Your Textiles Manufacturing Company (With Digital Marketing Examples)

The Thomas Blog

It’s an active period of growth for some textile manufacturers, especially in the U.S. The pandemic, trade agreements, and changes in the economy have impacted the industry as a whole, but it's still on target for billion dollar growth in the years ahead. Suffice to say, there's opportunity in this sector of manufacturing, and if you're looking to increase orders—of if you already have a five-year plan to double your business and expand your facility—here are ways textiles manufacturers can get

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[Pod] Procurement 6 – September 02, 2022

Art of Procurement

Procurement 6 is a new short podcast from Art of Procurement that will be published in the Art of Procurement. The post [Pod] Procurement 6 – September 02, 2022 appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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Moving Specifics in City Montreal

SCMDOJO

Packing things up and moving into your new home is very exciting, but at the same time, it can be stressful for you. However, if you follow all the right tips, you can make the process quite simple and easy for yourself. So, here we will be discussing some of the tips to help your first-time moving experience when you get demenagement Montreal services.

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Railroads should give workers the benefits they seek

Supply Chain Dive

It's time to get freight rail back on track with a stable workforce and improved service, writes the National Association of Chemical Distributors.

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Realizing the full potential of supply chain resilience surveys

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

As supply chains become more complex and nuanced, surveys about their performance have to keep up to develop strategies that counter disruptions. Here’s a straightforward, two-step process for turbo-charging survey data and building back resilience.

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What we have learned from the most severe supply chain cyberattacks this past year

Spend Matters

Categories: Sponsored Article , Supplier Management , supplier networks , Supply Chain Management Tags: Sponsored Article In the modern world of business, outsourcing has become increasingly popular due to its multitude of benefits; from cost-saving to accessing specialized skill sets and resources. Every major business is therefore likely to be part of a complex supply chain of third parties that depend on the delivery from one another.

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Supply Chain Orchestration: A New Era in Supply Chain Management

When the only certainty is uncertainty, what does that mean for today’s supply chain management approaches? This eBook delves into how supply chain orchestration can help businesses unlock agility, transparency, intelligence, and trust across their end-to-end supply chain.

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Impact of hydrogen on logistics Part 1: Road Transportation

All Things Supply Chain

The future belongs to hydrogen, to green hydrogen – that’s what we frequently hear and read these days.

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Supply Chain's Moment of Truth Has Arrived! - Supply Chain Game Changer™

Supply Chain Game Changer

As we emerge from the pandemic Supply Chain is facing its moment of truth. Do we go back to old ways or start the Supply Chain Renaissance.?

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How Artificial Intelligence Bolsters Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

The continued disruption of supply chains suggests that the challenges of the COVID-19 era have been more than a blip in an otherwise stable period of global business. It’s time to take proactive action to prepare.

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Episode 92: Social Selling for Procurement Professionals with Tim Hughes

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Episode 92: Social Selling for Procurement Professionals with Tim Hughes. By Kelly Barner | November 30, 2022. Social media has changed the way we do nearly everything: stay in touch with friends, gather information, stay informed about the news, and make decisions. But should it also alter the way we buy and sell? Executive and author Tim Hughes says yes – and not only that, our time on social media should be driven by strategy and purpose.

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How to Create a Blueprint for Fleet Resilience

Speaker: Jeff Dickinson - President and CEO of Railgistixs Transport, Supply Chain and Logistics Thought Leader

Despite the ongoing transformation of the supply chain and logistics landscape, the steadfast importance of carrier safety remains a core principle. From prioritizing preventative maintenance to optimizing fleet utilization, the fundamentals persist. If you’re overlooking and neglecting essential safety precautions today, this could result in expensive repairs and potential safety hazards in the future. 🚧 Join Jeff Dickinson for a conversation on how to mitigate risk, enforce compliance,

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What Is Industrial Marketing? (With Examples)

The Thomas Blog

Today, marketing without a business plan in place is nearly impossible if you want to drive results—and it's even more true in the manufacturing sector. You need to align your strategy of bringing in new clients with how you're planning to expand into new markets, work at capacity, and expand your company. Industrial marketing can help you create a competitive strategy and drive financial success.

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[Pod] Setting the Standard for Procurement in Western Africa w/ Steve Ashcroft

Art of Procurement

“Perhaps I shouldn’t say this in a public sphere, but within our class of multilateral development banks, my ideal is. The post [Pod] Setting the Standard for Procurement in Western Africa w/ Steve Ashcroft appeared first on Art of Procurement.

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Cybersecurity experts sound alarm on popular GPS tracker

Strategic Sourceror

With GPS now a ubiquitous part of the digital society, the act of navigation or tracking has never been easier. Location-based apps know where you are and (inevitably) what you are doing, but a widely-available vehicle tracker that retails for $20 could cause significant disruption to the supply chain. A recent report by cybersecurity firm BitSight found at least six severe vulnerabilities in the MiCODUS MV720 tracker, with the analyst identifying a number of organizations that utilize the devic

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Effect of Working With CNC Machines on your Supply Chain

SCMDOJO

CNC machining is also known as just machining and is used extensively in manufacturing and industrial applications. CNC machines use computerized controls and machine tools to cut layers of material to make custom parts. Whether you outsource or buy one, working with one of these machines will greatly speed up your supply chain. How CNC Machines Are Changing Manufacturing as We Know It.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Food delivery robots to roam Chicago in pilot program

Supply Chain Dive

Robot operators will partner with restaurants and grocery stores to test the app-based robot deliveries. City leaders will look at device boundaries, vandalism, and other potential issues.

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Applying Industry 4.0 to build better supply chains

SCMR (Supply Chain Management Review)

By focusing on integration of advanced technologies, I4.0 can distribute decision making and expand choices across vast supply chains.

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The Coming Food Crisis

Positive Purchasing

Jonathan O’Brien looks at what the coming food crisis means for all of us and how procurement functions must get creative to navigate their way through the challenging times that lie ahead. We ain’t seen nothing yet! There has been much written about the cost of living crisis but what we’re about to see will blow that out of the water. Put simply, we ain’t seen nothing yet!

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Why procurement organizations need digital platforms — not just apps

Spend Matters

Categories: ERP , Perspective , Procurement Systems & Architecture , SAP , supplier networks , Technology Tags: PRO The pace of change in business is unprecedented, especially in our strained and inflationary global supply networks. But, if they can be harnessed, those networks also offer untapped potential for innovation. This is especially true of the new breed of procurement leaders who are using new digital tools and services to not just save money, but also to generate sustainable value

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Exploring the Advantages and Hurdles of Direct Store Deliveries

Direct Store Delivery, or DSD, is a common practice among global suppliers and retailers – like PepsiCo, Frito Lay, CVS, and Dollar General – and its popularity is growing, with the global DSD market expected to reach $1.19 trillion by 2027. Download this eBook for exclusive insights into direct store deliveries, challenges, benefits, and future trends.

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What Business Structure Should You Choose For Your Startup?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 6 Ways to Attract Investors to Your Startup Business! One important thing you need to decide when setting up your startup is what type of business structure to choose. There’s no right or wrong answer. The structure you pick will very much be determined by your specific business and your goals.

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Why Master Data Management Is the Crux of Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

To help safeguard their supply chains against future unpredictable events, organizations can implement a master data management (MDM) strategy as a foundation for strong risk mitigation during times of crisis.

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Episode 82: Winning at the Game of Risk with Rohit Hajela

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Episode 82: Winning at the Game of Risk with Rohit Hajela. By Kelly Barner | September 14, 2022. The speed of change is so fast these days that we are living in the future already. As a result, risks from cybersecurity and ransomware are increasing – as are the costs and business implications associated with them. In this episode of The Sourcing Hero podcast, Host Kelly Barner welcomes Rohit Hajela.

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Types Of Email Marketing: 10 Emails You Should Be Sending

The Thomas Blog

Whether you are just starting with email marketing or you're already sending marketing emails every week, you know that emails are one of the best channels to sell — and smart marketers are always looking for new ways they can build relationships and grow revenue. You might be asking yourself: Should I nurture subscribers with weekly newsletters? Are dedicated sends (standalone emails with one offer) better at optimizing my sales and marketing funnel?

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Your Triple-Threat Solution for Resilient Planning and Execution

Speaker: Len Pannett - Supply Chain and Operations Transformation Expert | Board Advisor - UK Ministry of Defence | Mentor | Author | Keynote Speaker

With the dark clouds of inflation and uncertainty looming overhead while the pressures of ESG and geopolitical tensions increase, today’s supply chain professionals are facing challenges we have never seen before. What were once traditional supply chains have now transformed to multidimensional networks met with new extremes in customer demands. Supply chain professionals often face the dilemma of balancing cost, resilience, and sustainability.

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How the IoT Can Drive Sustainable Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

More and more companies are adopting advanced technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and the internet of things (IoT) to transform their supply chains and keep pace with market requirements.

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Can NFTs Be an Effective Tool for Supply Chain Visibility?

Supply Chain Brain

To date, the stampede for non-fungible tokens has largely centered on the “ownership” of images, works of art and similar kinds of digital files. So what does this latest manifestation of the virtual universe have to do with the everyday reality of supply chain management?

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Supply Chain Greenwashing? Six Certifications to Look For

Supply Chain Brain

In recent years, consumers have become increasingly interested in shopping sustainably. With that increasing interest has come a lot of confusion — 64% of Americans are willing to pay more for sustainable products, but 26% don’t know how to identify them.

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Supply Issues Account for Half of Surge in U.S. Inflation, Study Says

Supply Chain Brain

Supply constraints, exacerbated by Russia’s war in Ukraine this year, account for about half of the surge in U.S. inflation, with demand currently making up a third of the increase, according to new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

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2023 Voice of Talent: State of the Workforce Report

New data is raising the bar on how to attract and retain talent in the New World of Work. Procom surveyed over 1,740 contingent and permanent workers across the United States and Canada to uncover what’s most important to them amidst heightened expectations, competition and uncertainty. We have distilled the data into actionable insights you can leverage to strengthen your position as an employer of choice and access the skills you need.