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Join us at the Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit in Singapore

Loftware

Loftware is delighted to be part of the 9 th Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit taking place in Singapore on May 30-31 2019.

Winning in an Era of Tariffs and Trade Wars

The Network Effect

The tariff situation changes rapidly. As of today, the Trump administration has imposed about $250 billion in tariffs on imported. The post Winning in an Era of Tariffs and Trade Wars appeared first on The Network Effect.

5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains

Cerasis

The flying car of the future might still be out of reach, but autonomous trucking is moving quickly into view for many businesses. Trucks manned by technology, with no human drivers, are currently being tested around the globe.

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Yawn. I spent time this week completing reference calls on the use of S&OP technologies. Seeking the next sequel in technology adoption, I want to write how the confluence of new technologies changed companies’ abilities to improve decisions.

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of discussion today about supply chain transformation, most of it focused on the consumer goods and retail industries, but there are many challenges and opportunities in the Oil and Energy industry too. It’s an industry that has a major impact on the world economy and on our personal lives. What are. The post Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Toward a more effective supply chain

Kinaxis

by Richard Cushing In its recent e-book, The Path to Modern Supply Chain Planning – Why the Shift from Siloed to Collaborative Is Worth the Journey , Kinaxis identifies the warning signs of ineffective planning as follows: Siloed thinking. Disconnected execution. Lack of executive focus.

Eurovision Song Contest, APO and.ABBA!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

There are many ways to link all the different planning activities in your FMCG/Pharma company. This could be done with one single tool like the SAP Advanced Planning Optimiser or a host of other tools and packages. Dave Jordan Humour Supply Chain Forecasting & Demand Planning

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Cloud and SaaS: A Perfect Match for Enterprise Labeling

Loftware

The cloud and SaaS in particular may enhance enterprise labeling. Supply Chain Labeling

Editor’s Pick: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Kuebix’s blog highlights the use of virtual reality (VR) technology to train truck drivers. Virtual reality (VR) is.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

A Surprising Career Journey

JDA software

Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. She shares her journey from humble beginnings, working her way through college, and the surprises she encountered along the way.

Kinaxis named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation

Kinaxis

by Danielle McNeil Taylor We’re pleased to share news of Gartner’s most recent research, the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation.

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Sustainable Hardwood use in Namibia – A 200-Year Plan

DynaSys

“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit” – origin unknown and disputed. Literally not Seeing the Wood From the Trees.

‘FOOD: Bigger than the plate’ – Provenance traces the coffee at the V&A for latest exhibit

Provenance

The V&A in London, the world’s leading museum of art and design, has opened its doors to a major new exhibition exploring our modern food system.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Blockchain and Edge Computing: Supercharging the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Emerging technologies like predictive analytics, augmented reality and blockchain have the potential to transform supply-chain operations. Leading the charge for businesses in the digital age: edge computing

How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Transformation in Logistics: Technologies, Barriers and Predictions! Article and Infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by Marc McCormack at straightnorth.com.

Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. There are of course a few clouds darkening the horizon (e.g.

Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years. Because manufacturers have historically moved factories to regions featuring cheap labor and few regulatory restrictions (sometimes referred to as outsourcing or offshoring), a misconception has arisen about the importance manufacturing to national economies.

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Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

Gazing into the Crystal Ball

JDA software

JDA’s Crystal Ball event began last year across our two India-based Centers of Excellence to tackle the constant shift in technology head-on through our best asset – our people!

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Sustainability: What is the "Digital Diet"?

C3 Solutions

Just as digital tools can be such a major piece of solving the food waste problem, they can also play a vital part in helping your food supply chain keep up with the trends that are driving the business forward. Let's look at them in turn.

The Inevitable Future of the Internet of Things (IoT)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Internet of Things (IoT) – Welcome the Digital Supply Chain! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer and permission to publish here provided by Rachel Stinson.

The Supply Chain of Tomorrow is Here Today

Supply Chain Collaborator

If you’re not pursuing supply chain digitization, you run the risk of being left behind! For many organizations, all the data created by today’s disparate supply chain management technologies exist in separate silos. The data is the lifeblood of digitization and these siloes are ripe for convergence. Early adopters are well on their way to realizing the amazing benefits and competitive advantage of digitization.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

When Shipments Miss Estimated Delivery Date, WISMO Reigns

Convey

On a quiet, stormy Thursday evening just before Mother’s Day, warehouse workers loaded up […]. The post When Shipments Miss Estimated Delivery Date, WISMO Reigns appeared first on Convey. Retail Supply Chain

Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

An anachronism is “a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned.” ” People who live in Pennsylvania are familiar with anachronistic encounters with the Amish who still traverse busy streets riding in horse-drawn carriages. Their way of life survives, even thrives, because it connects to and is supported by the modern world.

Supply Chain Collaboration Needs Blockchain. Here's Why.

Supply Chain Brain

The race to push I.T. applications to the cloud isn’t enough to improve collaboration within the supply chain

The Clothing Supply Chain – From the High Fashion Runway to Landfill!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Every 3-6 months my wife and I accumulate a bag full of clothing that we no longer wear. We take it to the local Goodwill or Salvation Army.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.