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Addressing the Emotional Element of Supply Chain Transformation

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Don Dovgin, Engagement Director and Logistics SME, explains why neglecting the emotional quotient is a root cause of failure in many supply chain transformation projects. supply chain transformation end to end supply chain integration

The Biggest Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities for CPG Companies in 2019

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Joe Esteves, VP CPG and F&B and Bill Forster, EVP CPG and F&B discuss how, with the right strategy, and by asking the right questions, CPG executives can transform their biggest supply chain challenges into opportunities.

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Blockchain Initiatives Continue to Pave the Way for Future Transparency and Innovation for the Digital Supply Chain

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Nathanael Powrie, EVP Data Analytics, discusses the role blockchain-powered platforms will play in the supply chain of the future. end to end supply chain integration Industry 4.0 blockchain C-Suite

The CFO's Strategic Role in Company Performance

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Nathanael Powrie, EVP Data Analytics recently participated in a CFO Magazine webcast titled “How finance leaders improve planning by improving visibility into performance.”

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Five Ways 3D Printing Will Impact The Global Supply Chain

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Simon Knowles, Chief Marketing Officer, explains why 3D printing’s impact on supply chain is not as far away as you may think. He outlines five potential benefits of the technology and five ways it will impact the supply chain. global supply chain supply chain transformation 3D printing Industry 4.

PE Lifecycle: Earlier is better, but is it ever too late to bring in a supply chain and operations consulting partner?

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Maine Pointe’s private equity executives, Mark McTigue, EVP North America, Joseph Esteves, VP North America and Jamie Loder, VP Europe, ask whether, in an increasingly volatile global market, there is ever a wrong time to invest in supply chain and operational improvement.

How The Ongoing Trade War Impacts Container Leasing

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As the effects of the global trade war reverberate across supply chains, Mike Notarangeli , EVP Logistics, looks at the impact on the container leasing industry and considers the new opportunities that could arise from taking an active approach. Logistics Tariffs Trade TVO

Assessing Freight Sustainability

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Mike Notarangeli, Maine Pointe’s EVP Logistics, discusses why freight sustainability has often become the key to retaining existing business and gaining new business. Logistics Sustainability Supply Chain Performance

How The Construction Industry Will Overcome Its Biggest Challenges in 2019

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Grant Cunningham , Maine Pointe’s Vice President, Industrial Manufacturing and Services, shares his thoughts on t he biggest challenges the construction industry will face in 2019 and offers practical advice on how to overcome them.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

New Product Introduction and Product Lifecycle Management: The Role of Analytics in the Product Lifecycle

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New Product Introduction and Product Lifecycle Management: The C-suite Dilemma

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New Product Introduction and Product Lifecycle Management: End-to-End Supply Chain Benefits of NPI/PLM Optimization

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Is a New Sustainment Model the Next Step in Defense Acquisition Reform?

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Chris Brumitt, VP Aerospace & Defense, discusses the vital importance of sustainment and acquisition model reform to the defense mission. Supply Chain Performance aerospace and defense

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

New Product Introduction and Product Lifecycle Management: The Imperative to Optimize Alignment, Synchronization and Responsiveness Across a Mature Supply Chain

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Sales & Operations Planning: Six Critical Success Factors for S&OP Implementation

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Why Pit Crew Performance is the Key to Winning the Race, and What the Oil & Gas Industry can Learn from it

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Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas (and motor racing enthusiast), offers his perspective on how following the example of Formula 1 racing's "flawless pitstop" can help drive efficiencies and reduce risk in the oil & gas industry. Oil & Gas Total Value Optimization supply chain transformation Energy

Tariffs: How Resilient Is Your Supply Chain?

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With a fresh batch of US/Chinese tariffs now on line and set to ramp up in January , Maine Pointe’s Chief Marketing Officer, Simon Knowles and EVP Strategic Procurement, Rex Clothier, discuss why now is the time to stress test your supply chain.

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.

Sales & Operations Planning: The C-Suite Dilemma

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How Blockchain Technology is Starting to Transform the End-to-End Supply Chain

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From source to sale: In the second of his series of blogs demystifying Industry 4.0 technologies, Simon Knowles, Chief Marketing Officer, focuses on some of the ways blockchain technology is beginning to make its mark on end-to-end global supply chains.

Doubling Down on the Supply Chain: How Some West Texas Producers are Facing Headwinds from Increased Complexity, Resulting in Decreased Cash Operating Costs/Barrel

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Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas , outlines some of the key challenges currently faced by West Texas operators and discusses why he believes a holistic, end-to-end supply chain approach may be the way to overcome them. Oil & Gas Total Value Optimization supply chain transformation Energy

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The Biggest Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities for CPG Companies in 2019

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Joe Esteves, VP CPG and Bill Forster, EVP CPG discuss how, with the right strategy, and by asking the right questions, CPG executives can transform their biggest supply chain challenges into opportunities.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

UK Manufacturing: Opportunities and Challenges in the Era of Tariffs, Protectionism and Brexit

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The current unpredictable geopolitical environment makes corporate planning more challenging than ever before.

Five Trends That Could Transform Your Global Supply Chain in 2019

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2018 was a turbulent year, with tariffs, geopolitical uncertainties and new technologies adding further complications to already complex supply chains.

Remaining Agnostic to Technology, Fueled By Advancing eProcurement Automation, Can Unlock Value and Enhance Company Performance

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Nathanael Powrie , EVP Data Analytics, discusses how harnessing new technological advancements powered by developments in IoT, combined with advanced analytics, drives companies to leverage smart data for smart procurement. Strategic Procurement Data Analytics supply chain optimization

Emerging Nations Put Oil and Gas on a 30-Year Growth Trajectory

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Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas, discusses some major challenges the oil & gas industry will face in the next three decades and considers what the industry can do today to prepare for tomorrow. supply chain transformation Total Value Optimization Oil & Gas Energy

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

The Construction Industry's Impending Crisis and Opportunities for Growth

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As dark clouds gather over the construction industry, Grant Cunningham, VP Industrial Manufacturing & Services discusses some of the challenges executives face and offers practical advice on how to weather the storm.

Where Have All The Freighters Gone?

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Michael Notarangeli, EVP Logistics and Chris Brumitt, VP Aerospace & Defense, discuss ways in which air cargo providers are adapting to meet the demands of rapidly changing supply chains and operations.

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Cold Chain Series Part 2: The supply chain risks healthcare & life sciences executives need to be aware of and the trends that will shape the future

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Joseph Esteves, VP Industry Partner at Maine Pointe looks at the potential risks and rewards for transportation carriers and 3PLs operating across the cold chain logistics market.

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Cold Chain Series Part 1 of 2: The supply chain risks food industry executives and 3PLs need to be aware of and the trends that will shape the future

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Joseph Esteves , VP Industry Partner at Maine Pointe looks at the potenti al risks and rewards for transportation carriers and 3PLs operating across the cold chain logistics market.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

2019-2020 Will Bring Fresh Challenges and Opportunities to the Energy, Oil & Gas Industry

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Change is coming for the Oil & Gas industry bringing with it a new set of challenges and opportunities. In the face of these changes,Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas and Barry Dull, Market Specialist, pose a critical question to executives across the North American industry. supply chain transformation Total Value Optimization Oil & Gas Energy