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  • New issue of Supply Chain Digital - live now!

    We have another packed edition for you this month, with our cover feature focusing on a very special procurement transformation story at Westpac New Zealand. As the islands’ government banker, t...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/scm/new-issue-supply-chain-digital-live-now4429
  • Efficient worldwide supply chain flows facilitate competitiveness, experts say

    Global supply chains must evolve in order to keep pace with the ever rapidly changing needs of both shippers and carriers. Countries around the world need to upgrade their border protection technologi...


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    https://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/efficient_worldwide_supply_chain_flows_facilitate_competitiveness_experts_s4430
  • Tracing Supply Chain Payment Delays Back To Data Bottlenecks

    In the age of Big Data, global supply chains quickly flocked to analytics solutions that offered predictability and agility in a market swayed by geopolitical shifts, regulatory risks, and even the we...


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    https://www.pymnts.com/news/b2b-payments/2018/ratelinx-supply-chain-management-big-data-logistics/4424
  • Michelin selects Demand Driven Technologies to improve supply chain planning

    The announcement was made at DD Tech’s European User Conference in Nice, France on June 7th. “We’re delighted that Michelin selected, Replenishment+ as the solution for their Demand...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/technology/michelin-selects-demand-driven-technologies-improve-supply-chain-planning4425
  • New Solution Changes the Rules of Warehouse Automation

    During Manhattan Associate’s Momentum 2018 conference, my colleague Chris Cunnane wrote an overview of the major announcements that Manhattan made. Manhattan Associates is a leading provider of ...


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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevebanker/2018/06/12/new-solution-changes-the-rules-of-warehouse-automation/#24eaee9db2a54418
  • UN Trade Body Examines Blockchain's Potential in Supply Chains

    A United Nations body that facilitates global trade is examining blockchain and smart contracts to see if they could play a role in its mission. To that end, the United Nations Centre for Trade Facili...


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    https://www.coindesk.com/un-trade-body-examines-blockchain-potential-in-supply-chains/4419
  • Blockchain for the Supply Chain: Reality vs. Hype

    When it comes to technological innovation, however, the hype is no benchmark for success. You’d be hard-pressed to find a major industry today that isn’t talking up blockchain as a cure-a...


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    http://www.supplychainbrain.com/single-article-page/article/blockchain-for-the-supply-chain-reality-vs-hype/4417
  • The Cost of Free Shipping: Cargo Pilots Claim Amazon is Driving Down Air Cargo Industry Standards

    As the old saying goes, “if it’s free, it’s for me,” and for most American consumers, nothing beats free. E-commerce giant Amazon understands this well and is known for providi...


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    https://airlinegeeks.com/2018/06/08/the-cost-of-free-shipping-cargo-pilots-claim-amazon-is-driving-down-air-cargo-industry-standards/4412
  • The Path Forward for ERP WMS

    There’s nothing static about warehouse management systems from enterprise resource planning suppliers. The user base is expanding at a notable clip, and next-generation supply chain technologies...


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    http://www.supplychain247.com/article/the_path_forward_for_erp_wms1/wms4410

EVENTS

Conferences

Technology, Systems and Ships

TECHNOLOGY, SYSTEMS AND SHIPS

June 18-20, 2018
Technology, Systems & Ships 2018 has moved to June 18-20, 2018 to best accommodate Navy discussion of the upcoming shipbuilding portfolio. This event will showcase new programs such as the new FFG(X) as well as programs of PEO Ships, PEO LCS, PEO Carriers, PEO IWS, and PEO Submarines. This will ...

Global Cold Chain Expo 2018

GLOBAL COLD CHAIN EXPO 2018

June 25-27, 2018
Over the course of three days, June 25-27, 2018, the Global Cold Chain Expo and Conference combine to deliver the most valuable and comprehensive business-to-business networking event serving the perishables industry. Companies that participate in the event gain a high level of brand recognition and...

WHERE MORE THAN 7,500 DECISION-MAKERS AND INNOVATORS GATHER ANNUALLY

WHERE MORE THAN 7,500 DECISION-MAKERS AND INNOVATORS GATHER ANNUALLY

June 25-27, 2018
Over the course of three days, June 25-27, 2018, the Global Cold Chain Expo and Conference combine to deliver the most valuable and comprehensive business-to-business networking event serving the perishables industry. Companies that participate in the event gain a high level of brand recognition and...

ILS 2018 – International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain

ILS 2018 – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN

July 08-11, 2018
The objective of the ILS international conference is to bring together researchers, business leaders and professionals from industry and services to share and exchange on world class research related to supply chain design and management, information and decision-making systems, innovative practices...

Embrace the Supply Chain Evolution at SummerCon

EMBRACE THE SUPPLY CHAIN EVOLUTION AT SUMMERCON

June 11-15, 2018
The world’s first supply chains were humans and their pack animals. The future is self-operating supply chains. Faster, smarter supply chain decision-making is the key competitive advantage in the ever-evolving future of supply chain. You must be one step ahead with a continuously evolving sup...

SCMA National Conference

SCMA NATIONAL CONFERENCE

June 13-15, 2018
Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is Canada’s leading and largest association for supply chain management professionals. The SCMA 2018 National Conference joins together more than 500 supply chain leaders who are seeking to learn new skills and build their supply chain management netw...

International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Logistic and SCM)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (LOGISTIC AND SCM)

June 14-15, 2018
The International Conference on Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, organized by the SAP Insider Event will take place from 14th June to 15 June 2018 at the Hotel Regina in Vienna, Austria. The conference will cover areas like improve agility, cost allocation, and visibility across t...

Furniture/Today Logistics Symposium

FURNITURE/TODAY LOGISTICS SYMPOSIUM

June 12-13, 2018
Furniture Today’s annual Logistics Symposium tracks the critically important issues involved in the global movement of furniture. From key issues impacting ocean freight and the movement of goods through overseas and domestic ports to trucking goods across the country and finally to the consum...

 

Webinars

JUN 20, 2018 | 7:00AM
SUPPLY CHAINS TO ADMIRE 2018
Each year, Supply Chain Insights takes a closer look at supply chain performance and improvement. Learn which manufacturing and retailing companies are beating their peer group performance while accelerating improvement rates faster than their industry.
JUN 20, 2018 | 12:00 PM
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS
Improvements in predictive analytics are generating immense value for supply chains, but only when data is interpreted and applied effectively. How can organizations ensure they fully capitalize on predictive analytics opportunities? What are lessons learned from industry peers that faced ...
JUN 27, 2018 | 10:00 AM
SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY – TRACK & TRACE
Counterfeit pharmaceuticals harm or kill millions globally. As digital transformation sweeps across pharmaceutical supply chains, many are using this movement – combined with manual methods – to combat fake medicines. As the industry comes under more scrutiny, it is more import...
JUL 10, 2018 | 9:30 PM
HOW TO EFFECTIVELY IDENTIFY, MANAGE & MITIGATE RISKS IN THE END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN
Most companies are aware of supply chain risks and willing to invest in risk management given their uncertain and volatile environment. Yet they have difficulties orchestrating a systematic approach to assess and manage supply chain risks. BCI Global has developed a unique framework which ...
JUL 25, 2018 | 10:30PM
TALENT IN SUPPLY CHAIN
A closer look at building talent to define and execute next-generation supply chain strategies. Join this session to hear from supply chain human resource leaders as they discuss the latest in research from Supply Chain Insights.
JUL 25, 2018
RISK MANAGEMENT: THE CURRENT STATE
How can you balance opportunity against risk if you don’t understand the risk factors. Join this webinar to gain insights on Supply Chain Risk Factors and supply chain leaders programs to mitigate risk.

SAFE & COMPLIANT SHIPPING FOR DANGEROUS GOODS
“Dangerous Goods” handling is still dangerous. Despite increasing regulation, many shippers have not yet recognized or embraced the importance of proper handling of dangerous goods. There is an ethical obligation to keep people and products safe. And non-compliance can cause co...
THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: IMPLICATIONS FOR SC
Jayson Myers, CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, will reveal the critical changes he thinks are transforming Canadian manufacturing—and will talk about what they mean for supply chain management. This is a live, must-attend webinar for everyone who operates in supply chain logistic...
SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY AS FOUNDATIONAL CAPABILITY
Supply chain visibility (SCV) helps enable value for an organization. This webinar outlines the importance and business impact of end-to-end visibility for supply chain leaders, and what solution capabilities can be leveraged on your company's journey to the upper echelons of supply ch...
SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES FOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
The pace of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in manufacturing companies has been increasing, deals are getting larger and the pressure to realize deal value objectives is growing. Strong M&A activity is projected to continue through 2017. CSCOs and their organizations must take measu...
SUPPLY CHAIN AND DEMAND-DRIVEN TRANSFORMATION
On the demand-driven journey, the supply chain transforms twice: Functions and processes are internally integrated and streamlined, and supply chains become externally aware and optimized to deliver targeted outcomes. Understand the differences and what initiatives are required for each ty...
GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR PHARMACEUTICAL PACKAGING SUPPLY CHAIN
Pharmaceutical and Life Science companies are under pressure to ensure initial packaging and documented changes on existing pharmaceutical packaging are properly managed and coordinated, globally. Daily functions are often performed in “silos” inside a company or between differ...
INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTICS PARTNERSHIPS
The Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) and the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education (NASDCTE) are co-sponsoring a featuring teachers, administrators, and industry partners who will provide insights and best practices from innovative educ...

RESOURCES

Fleet managers are constantly seeking better ways to control costs and improve profitability. Many operational expenses, such as the price of fuel and replacement parts for vehicles, are beyond your c...

GPS vehicle tracking systems provide fleet operators with a powerful tool to help cut costs and operate their vehicles more efficiently. But there’s another benefit to a telematics solution that...

A special compilation of published posts summarizing key issues around the truck driver shortage, and changes the transportation industry is making to address the ongoing problem....

As a leader in global logistics, UPS dedicates its expertise, innovative technologies and resources to support communities worldwide in disaster preparedness, relief assistance and post-conflict recov...

Are you ready for the new regulatory landscape for global food supply chains? Read this special report to find out....

The logistics sector is a key driver of EU economic integration and growth. Access to internal and global markets depends on efficient and cost-effective logistics throughout the EU for long-term econ...

A special report on how and why Mexico has emerged as the new nearshore destination....

Supply Chain sustainability has become a major corporate responsibility over years. Corporations are increasingly putting more importance and resources to this as an investment into the future. Along ...

Executives know the world has changed. SAP’s research shows 90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will have a major impact on their industry, though less than 15% are funding and executing on the pl...