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The Supply Chain Learning Center offers FREE downloadable pieces of premium content that provides industry professionals and corporate leaders of the supply chain the insights, trends, best practices and technologies used to keep the industry operating efficiently and effectively.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive

2022 State of Automated Warehousing

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Factors - such as the labor shortage, the e-commerce boom and other supply chain disruptions - are driving warehouses to look to automation to bridge the gaps in operations, improve efficiency and accuracy, and ease the burden of manual labor on human employees. In result, software and technology throughout the supply chain are currently flourishing.

 

Download the 2022 State of Automated Warehousing to receive an easy-to-read infographic that details the top warehouse automation solutions for the supply chain.

 
 
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Software Solutions: Saviors in Times of Supply Chain Crisis

Some may be skeptical on who is actually investing in emerging technology — especially during a worldwide pandemic and supply chain crisis. But most warehouses and logistics companies are indeed investing fully into the software solutions of the future in hopes to overcome the numerous obstacles popping up, all while optimizing their businesses.

Discover:

  • What Software Companies Are Investing In

  • What Software is Becoming Obsolete or Changing to Meet Industry Demands

  • How Companies are Using Solutions to Mitigate Supply Chain Concerns

 

Supply & Demand Chain Executive

2022 State of the Supply Chain

Supply Chains in Crisis Mode

When 2021 hit, the world was ready for the New Year. Even if it brought with it a New Normal — a new way of doing business, a new way to shop and more. But, then, on March 23, a stranded Evergreen container ship blocked navigation in Egypt’s Suez Canal, setting the stage for what would be a slew of supply chain disruptions. Now heading into 2022, industry exerts are already showing signs of struggle for 2022 into 2023.

Discover the trends, both the operational threats and innovative opportunities, that will set the stage for the future of the supply chain.

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The Supply Network's Exclusive Visibility Series:

The Supply Chain Network presents a FREE 4-part white paper series which breaks down grocery retail, last mile and warehouse automation, and reveals how procurement software, enterprise resource planning (ERP), warehouse management systems (WMS), robotics and other automated solutions are being implemented.

Part One

How Modern Supply Chain Risks Necessitate Supply Chain Visibility

World events and technological innovations are ushering in a new era for the supply chain industry. Discover how industry professionals and corporate leaders are implementing system integration and supply chain visibility to manage and prevent delays, such as raw material shortages, impending weather threats, labor unrest, demand spikes and other potential factors.

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Part Two

Visibility in the Grocery Delivery Supply Chain

An increase in online ordering, dark stores and micro-fulfillment centers is driving change in the grocery supply chain. Uncover the logistics behind grocery retail, how top companies are working to meet same-day delivery and what forms of technology are best for mitigating supply chain risks.

 

Part Three

Landing on the Doorstep: Achieving Last-Mile Delivery

Several modern processes and economies of scale have been incorporated into the shipment of goods throughout the supply chain network, but delivering packages along the last leg have continued to be slow and costly. Uncover how the pandemic revealed a lack of preparation in the supply chain, and how top-companies are implementing innovative last-mile solutions — allowing for the supply chain to adapt and overcome monumental challenges.

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Part Four

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The Race to Automation and Visibility

An important step in achieving last-mile delivery and supply chain success is improving warehouse and distribution center efficiencies. Supply chain managers are adding technologies to their systems to keep up with an uptick in e-commerce demand and perennial workforce shortages. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have only fueled consumer expectations for faster ordering and deliveries, quickening the pace of technology adoption. Uncover how top companies are progressively investing in warehouse technology, including what systems and how they are successfully implementing them.

 

Supply & Demand Chain Executive

The State of E-Commerce and Its Supply Chain

E-commerce has been an important term and concept in the retail industry for the last two decades, with continued growth since its inception. By downloading this piece of premium content, supply chain professionals and executives can gleam insight into consumer-driven trends, the technology helping top companies adapt and the rise of e-commerce strategies that will change the supply chain as we know it.

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Food Logistics

The Future of Cold Food Chains Report

This report provides access to interviews with several industry experts who discuss everything from dark stores and foodservice to technologies, solutions, packaging and the state of freight and ports. Discover where the future of the cold food and beverage industry is headed by downloading this FREE asset.

 
 

Supply & Demand Chain Executive

How the COVID-19 Vaccine Changed the Pharma Supply Chain

The pandemic has revealed both strengths and weaknesses in the supply chain. Discover how the pharmaceutical supply chain globalized, how and what technologies were created to support the sector's demands, what major threats companies need to watch out for and how the COVID-19 pandemic will have everlasting impacts on the supply chain.

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