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Global Supply Chain – Developing New Strategies

Global Supply Chain – Developing New Strategies

After the tragic collapse of the Key Bridge, the Port of Baltimore said last week that the vessel is expected to be removed by May 10. In a news release Monday, the Key Bridge Unified Command did not mention the deadline or when the removal of pieces of the bridge on...

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Overcoming Obstacles in the Global Supply Chain

Overcoming Obstacles in the Global Supply Chain

From robotics to Enterprise Resource (ERP) software, the technology sector continues to boom. These solutions are designed to streamline, optimize, innovate, and gain visibility in the supply chain. There is also a lot of excitement and confusion around Artificial...

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Supply Chain Disruptions – What’s Next?

Supply Chain Disruptions – What’s Next?

Do you know where your children are? This question was used as a public service announcement for parents on American television from the late 1960s through the late 1980s. Today, with all the supply chain disruptions, the question now becomes: do you know where your...

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Supply Chain Disruptions – What’s Next?

Supply Chain Disruptions – What’s Next?

Unrest in the Middle East and a drought in Panama are causing ships to take alternative or longer routes around Africa and South America. Longer routes mean longer transit times, which could lead to delays in the delivery of goods, affect the availability of products...

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Supply Chain – Preparing for the Future – Part III

Supply Chain – Preparing for the Future – Part III

The future will always bring new challenges with the supply chain while still trying to deal with the day-to-day operations. Rising costs, economic instability, labor shortages and supply chain disruptions will continue into 2024 and beyond. Now is the time to prepare...

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Supply Chain – Preparing for the Future – Part II

Supply Chain – Preparing for the Future – Part II

Global supply chains have experienced and overcome many disruptions and challenges in recent years. History has shown that these disruptions will continue to occur. We must learn from history, or we will face the same challenges again. Now is the time to prepare for...

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Supply Chain – Part I – Preparing for the Future

Supply Chain – Part I – Preparing for the Future

With tightening global regulations, increasingly discerning consumer base, and tighter due diligence laws from governments; old-school, manual supply chain processes can no longer keep up with the future. Most traditional supply chains still work in a siloed...

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Customer Demands vs. Supply Chain Disruptions – Forecast

Customer Demands vs. Supply Chain Disruptions – Forecast

Many companies are dealing with supply chain disruptions in different ways. Many report that they are overstocked, yet they still plan to increase inventory significantly over the next 12 months. Currently, there are many labor disruptions looming which include...

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Customer Demands vs. Supply Chain Disruptions – Automate

Customer Demands vs. Supply Chain Disruptions – Automate

The “new normal”, “pre-pandemic”, “post-pandemic”, and others have described the last several years in the global supply chain. Supply chain disruptions are more common than ever. Unfortunately, they will be with us forever. In 2021, 66% of businesses reported some or...

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Supply Chain Data – Does Your Data Meet Your Goals?

Supply Chain Data – Does Your Data Meet Your Goals?

The supply chain has been changing rapidly since the pandemic. The lack of visibility is a real concern today. Shortages continue to persist due to the lack of information sharing. More information is not necessarily better, it can just be more. What are your...

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Supply Chain Data – Is Yours Accessible?

Supply Chain Data – Is Yours Accessible?

Making decisions based on instinct or years of experience will no longer help you weather the storm of the rapidly changing supply chain. Major organizations make decisions relying on data. The more accurate and timely the information; the better probability of...

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The Ever-Changing Supply Chain – Integrate Your Information

The Ever-Changing Supply Chain – Integrate Your Information

“The broad economic environment in the United States today is anything but normal,” explained Jack Kleinhenz, NRF Chief Economist. “It has never been so challenging to put together the pieces of the economic puzzle and connect them to where the economy is heading. And...

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Need Help Eliminating Supply Chain Risk?

Need Help Eliminating Supply Chain Risk?

Improve Relationships with your Customers and Suppliers Communication is key to any relationship whether it is with family, friends or your business customers and suppliers. The supply chain faces many challenges: pandemics, natural disasters, economic disruptions,...

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