Supply Chain Visibility in a Time of Crisis: What the 2020 Visibility Report Tells Us
We have long had to deal with disruptions of all kinds, so why do we continue to scramble when a crisis hits? Answers to this question is in the 2020 Supply Chain Visibility Report based on research by Reuters Events and eyefortransport (eft), sponsored by Blue Yonder. The report highlights the gaps between available technical capabilities and their adoption in the areas of visibility, risk management and disruptive technologies, among other issues, as symptomatic of why we are not where we should be with preparedness and response.
Community Amidst the Chaos
No matter your job, for many of us, how and where we work has changed as a result of COVID-19. We’ve had to get creative, stay positive and think outside the box. For many of us, things have shifted predominantly digital, and will remain that…
Greater Importance of Retailer and Supplier Collaboration
The new normal in planning needs to incorporate some traditional planning processes, but with changes to go-to-market. There should be a greater understanding of consumer confidence, manufacturing location, contingency planning, diversity in the supply chain, and leveraging not just data, but insights on how the consumer responds to purchase consumption.
How the COVID-19 Crisis Will Continue to Affect Retail Supply Chain Thinking
Supply chain management professionals have seen a lot over our careers. From a retail supply chain management perspective, it was a matter of understanding which throttles to slow down and when to speed things back up as the recovery took hold. There is some value to looking at how our supply chain thinking will fundamentally change in the months to come:
Blue Yonder Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems
Blue Yonder has again been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems (TMS) report.
Crisis Response: Dealing with Here and Now with Your Workforce
Organizations have been battling store closures, panic buying and much more due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Managing employees’ safety and health, stock levels, supply chain disruption, store recovery, and customer service during this crisis has become a herculean task. Many organizations have had to close their doors either by choice or by regulations. This will have both an immediate and longer-term impact.
Bringing our Families Together
Today’s Wednesdays for Women blog comes from Blue Yonder’s Kerri Schrage, vice president, finance. She shares her experience participating in Blue Yonder’s first-ever townhall for families as a way to bring our families together during this time. How much does your family know about where…
COVID-19 Survey: Consumer Trends and Their Impact on Retail Supply Chains
As the world adjusts to a new set of norms in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the phrase “business as usual” continues to take on new meaning for the economy, organizations, consumers, and the supply chains that support their daily demands.
Introducing the New blueyonder.com
Perhaps the next biggest step after our initial rebrand announced February 11, is the launch of our completely revisioned website which debuted this week. I’m very proud to share the new public face for Blue Yonder! This new website was a tremendous collaboration between the…
Join Our Virtual ICON/DEVCON Event for Supply Chain Strategies to Manage During Crises
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the need for more resilient and agile supply chains has never been greater. With unprecedented shortages, challenges, risks and disruptions affecting the delivery of goods within the global supply chain, everyone needs greater visibility, control, and assurance. And supply chains…