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April 7, 2023
Supply Chain Digest Flagship Newsletter


This Week in SCDigest

bullet Easter Fun - Recent Supply Chain Caption Contest Winners bullet SCDigest On-Target e-Magazine
bullet Supply Chain Graphic & by the Numbers for the Week bullet New Stock Index

New Chain Cartoon Caption Contest!

bullet Trivia      bullet Feedback
bullet New Expert Column bullet On Demand Videocasts


This Week's Sponsor



New Faculty!

Updated Content for 2023!

Session 5 - Keys to WMS Implementation Success


April 13, 2023


Expert Faculty: Dan Gilmore (Softeon) and Todd Kovi
(Radix Consulting Alliance)


Register for this one, some, or All Five Sessions

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Supply Chain Graphic
of the Week


Number of US Job Opening Finally Shrinking

This Week's Supply Chain Numbers

Big Amazon Spend on Anti-Union Consultants
Boxed Goes Belly Up
US Manufacturing Contracts again in March
Spending Up Strong in 2022


Show Us Your Supply Chain Wit! See Full Size Cartoon/Enter

Expert Insight

How can a WMS be used for your Micro-Fulfillment Center?


Its Purpose Consists of Bringing the Logistics arm of Your Operation Closer to the Customer and end Consumer


Victoria Cardenas
Strategic Account Executive


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The Importance of Pre-Shipment Inspections for Supply Chain Diversification



Pre-shipment Inspections can Mean the Difference Between Success and Failure in Today's Competitive Global Market


Viktor Haggstrom
Marketing Content Specialist


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 This Week's SCDigest OnTarget Newsletter

Cartoon, Top SCDigest Stories of the Week

How many parcels wre shipped in the US in 2022?
Answer Found at the
Bottom of the Page


Easter Fun: Recent Supply Chain Caption Contest Winners

It's the Easter weekend, with many taking Friday off.


So as I do periodically, I am going to feature a few of our receny Supply Chain cartoon caption contest winners to give everyone I hope a few chuckles.

Let's start with this winner for our annual Santa-themed cartoon at the end of 2022 from Raymond Gingo of Solon, OH, with this great caption:




Earlier in 2022, Steve Lavender of The Ohio State University gave us this winning caption for another contest:

Keeping it short and sweet, we end with this caption winner from Stan Mertz of Riverside, CA in a contest in early 2022:

Hope you enjoyed, and happy Easter to all regardless of your pursuasion.

What is your reaction to caption winners? Let us know your thought at the Feedback section below.


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On Demand Videocast:

Understanding Distributed Order Management

Highlights from the New "Little Book of Distributed Order Management"

In this outstanding Videocast, we'll discuss DOM, based on the new Little Book of Distributed Order Management, written by our two Videocast presenters.

Featuring Dan Gilmore, Editor along with Satish Kumar, VP Client Services, Softeon

Now Available On Demand

On Demand Videocast:

The Grain Drain: Large-Scale Grain Port Terminal Optimization

The Constraints and Challenges of Planning and Implementing Port Operations

This videocast will provide a walkthrough of two ways to formulate a MIP, present an example port, and discuss port operations.

Featuring Dan Gilmore, Editor along with Dr. Evan Shellshear, Head of Analytics, Biarri.

Now Available On Demand

On Demand Videocast:

A Blueprint for WMS Implementation Success

If You Want a Successful WMS Project, You will Find the Blueprint in this Excellent Broadcast

This videocast lays out the keys to ensuring your WMS implementation goes smoothly, involves minimal pain, and accelerates time to value.

Featuring Dan Gilmore, Editor along with Todd Kovi of Radix Consulting and Dinesh Dongre of Softeon.

Now Available On Demand


Feedback will return next week.

How many parcels were shipped in the US in 2022?

A: 21.2 billion, according to a new report from Pitney-Bowes

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