5 Supply Chain Reads to Start Your Week 11.13.17

Posted by Chris Brablc on Nov 13, 2017 10:46:26 AM

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Each week, we look to write and share the best, most-up-date content on supply chain orchestration, logistics innovation and industry news. To this goal, here are the 5 articles that we liked the most from the past week to start your work week off right. I'd also suggest you read the wrap-ups from All Things Supply Chain, Talking Logistics and Logistics Viewpoints.

This week we're talking about control towers, transportation management, omnichannel, supplier collaboration and digital supply chains. Enjoy!

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Take Control of Visibility in your Supply Chain by Rob Barrett (@rhbarrett)

Well worth a read on modern supply chain control towers and what to look for when evaluating potential options.

 

Transportation Management Strategies for Emerging Brands by Steve Banker (@steve_scm)

Like the real world examples on emerging trends on better ways to do transportation management.

 

Holiday Season Success Powered by Omnichannel Integration by Greg Lisiewski (@greglisiewski)

Good reminder on the growing importance of omnichannel execution for retail brands. Similar concepts are being adopted in B2B when it comes to inventory optimization.

 

Supply Chain is in Fashion due to Digitization by MH&L (@MHLEditor)

Great read on the impact of digitization that is affecting supply chain. Our supply chains are increasingly becoming multi-enterprise and multi-party and being able to manage and orchestrate these parties to exceed customer service levels is increasingly complex.

 

Collaborative Supplier Management: The Key to Beating Holiday Fever by Kristian O'Meara

While the focus is on retail, all of these trends are affecting supply chains for all B2C and B2B businesses. Supplier collaboration and transportation management are integral to supply chain success.

  

Those are our top 5 from last week. Did we miss any? Let us know your favorites and ones we should include next week by reaching out on Twitter @MPObjects!

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Topics: Supply Chain Orchestration, supply chain visibility, supplier collaboration, Steve Banker, supply chain control tower, omnichannel, inventory optimization, multi-enterprise supply chains, Rob Barrett, Kristian O'Meara

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