Archive for supply chain design

How to Combat the Uncertainty and Risks in Today’s Global Supply Chains

Whether it’s the escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China, what’s happening (or not happening) with Brexit in Europe, or the status of “New NAFTA” and other trade agreements, one thing is clear: there is growing risk and uncertainty in global supply chain management. How are leading companies navigating these risks and uncertainties? That was […]

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Protect Your Bottom Line With a Smart Supply Chain Design Strategy

A recent piece in the Wall Street Journal Logistics Report highlighted how rising logistics costs are squeezing the food and beverage industry. With the increased cost of moving goods, food and beverage companies are being forced to increase the price of their products to maintain their profit margins. But in a world of heightened competition […]

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[Video] Tariffs, Trade, and the Global Supply Chain

Toby Brzoznowski, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at LLamasoft discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why do new tariffs and the potential for a trade war matter for supply chain and logistics executives? What’s required for companies to adequately understand the potential impact of these tariffs and to determine […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 26 – March 2, 2018)

When the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the American League Championship Series this year, I can say I was there at the beginning of the journey. Earlier this week, I scratched an item off my bucket list: taking my sons to Fort Myers to see a couple of Red Sox spring training games. Great […]

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Addressing the “White Spaces” in Supply Chain Planning

One of the trends I’ve been writing and talking about is how the clockspeeds of every industry are accelerating and how companies are having a hard time realigning their processes, organizational structures, and technology platforms to keep up with this rapid pace of change. This is certainly true when it comes to supply chain planning, […]

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A New Approach to Supply Chain Planning

Allison Fowler, Senior Director of Planning at LLamasoft discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When it comes to supply chain planning, what are some of the challenges or limitations companies are coming up against today? How are they currently addressing those challenges? Is the line between supply chain planning […]

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