Supply Chain’s New World Order

Enterprises face a conundrum in the optimization of their supply network performance. While many have driven significant improvements over the past few years through the application of advanced tools, processes, analytics, and measurement systems, how can they ensure that they are progressing from ‘good’ to ‘great’ in their market opportunities, their customer service levels, and their financial performance?

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GT Nexus

"At GT Nexus, we built a company around a simple but very powerful idea: put a single cloud-based collaboration platform at the center of a huge but enormously inefficient industry — global trade and logistics — and give companies a rapid, low-cost way to enable hundreds of inter-company supply chain processes on a global scale, across entire trading communities, to drive new levels of operational efficiency and business agility. The supply chain is not a chain — it’s a network. And business networks must be flexible. We provide the industry-wide collaboration platform that leaders from nearly every sector rely on to automate trade and logistics operations across their global partner networks. For these companies and their trading partners, GT Nexus is where global trade happens. More than a technology platform for an industry, GT Nexus is a community of manufacturers, retailers, logistics service providers, carriers, trading partners and banks who are integrated to and operating

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Revolutionizing Logistics and Transportation through Blockchain

whitePaper | January 17, 2020

With the sheer pace of globalization and the rise of e-commerce and other factors contributing to the cause, the global economy has become more integrated and interconnected. However, one critical aspect which has facilitated in the burgeoning rise of the integration of the world economy is the globalization of the logistics that links trade and commerce. A simple principle of trust among the various stakeholders has been the binding thread in the incredibly complex supply chain.

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Forecasted Transport Planning

whitePaper | May 22, 2022

Transportation, shipping, and logistics management should always be treated with priority in the supply chain process. We should also understand this can represent one of the most costly, complex and time-consuming pursuits in an organization. Hence, transportation planning and robust logistics management play a crucial role in executing deliveries on time

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Regional powerhouses How logistics will charge EV battery localisation

whitePaper | May 4, 2022

Global climate change mitigation policies have been the overriding driver of electrification in the automotive industry, with emission regulations compelling automotive OEMs to produce and sell more low- and zero-emission vehicles. However, while regulations are pushing electrification, carmakers’ ability to transition manufacturing at scale will depend on planning, efficiency and availability in the supply chain, especially for lithium-ion batteries.

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Sustainable Supply Chain Finance

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

How can companies reward their suppliers’ commitment to sustainability? With Sustainable Supply Chain Finance (SSCF) companies can give preferential conditions to those of their suppliers who meet social and environmental standards. This ensures the stability of their supply chain and also improves their own environmental and social performance. They also receive an attractive return on excess liquidity. Supply chain finance platforms make it easier than ever to implement SSCF in practice.

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Life Maps and Supply Planning Maps

whitePaper | December 2, 2019

I met Janie at college. She was dating my roommate, Fred, who was a total knucklehead. Sound familiar? Our two children are now at college. Tuition runs a bit north of $100,000 annually. Both kids are stellar students and athletes, so I’m ‘okay’ with the spending the cash. Janie has a boutique on-line travel business, which is earning more than I do, as Janie reminds me whenever I complain about the kids' tuitions. I’ve recently accepted a role as Vice President of Operations with a very promising consumer packaged goods company in the Pacific Northwest.

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A Partnership of Trust: Dell Supply Chain Security

whitePaper | May 23, 2022

Information technology is creating a more connected world, and our dependence on technology for all aspects of our lives continues to increase. However, the advanced technology and sophisticated logistics networks that support this connectivity are facing unprecedented attacks, which risk undermining the trust on which growth, prosperity, and international relations rest. Complicating matters further, the complexity, sophistication and potential impact of attacks also have increased substantially over time.

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Spotlight

GT Nexus

"At GT Nexus, we built a company around a simple but very powerful idea: put a single cloud-based collaboration platform at the center of a huge but enormously inefficient industry — global trade and logistics — and give companies a rapid, low-cost way to enable hundreds of inter-company supply chain processes on a global scale, across entire trading communities, to drive new levels of operational efficiency and business agility. The supply chain is not a chain — it’s a network. And business networks must be flexible. We provide the industry-wide collaboration platform that leaders from nearly every sector rely on to automate trade and logistics operations across their global partner networks. For these companies and their trading partners, GT Nexus is where global trade happens. More than a technology platform for an industry, GT Nexus is a community of manufacturers, retailers, logistics service providers, carriers, trading partners and banks who are integrated to and operating

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