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Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain

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How blockchain technology can improve your supply chain Today, there is much buzz about blockchains in various industries. Business leaders. The post Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain appeared first on The Network Effect.

Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains

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Blockchain offers the supply chain a radical upgrade to the old standby of the spreadsheet The logistics industry is notoriously. The post Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology spreadsheets supply chai

How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success

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Dave Allen, a supply chain thought leader with a history of transforming supply chains at major consumer goods companies, share. The post How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success appeared first on The Network Effect. Big Data Consumer Goods Digital Supply Chain Leadership and Strategy Retail Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect consumer goods consumer-driven Dave Allen digital networks digital supply chain retail supply chain management

What Supply Chains Really are and Why it Matters

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Companies re-assessing the nature of their supply chains are shifting priorities and realizing new value What is a Supply Chain? The post What Supply Chains Really are and Why it Matters appeared first on The Network Effect.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent

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Tips for recruiting great employees in supply chain management Recruiting talent in the Supply Chain industry is no easy business. The post How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management human resources recruiting supply chain management

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The Supply Chain Control Tower Quiz

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Control Towers offer many benefits to companies managing complex supply chains. They can provide the basics like visibility across suppliers, The post The Supply Chain Control Tower Quiz appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect control towers

Why Do Control Tower Implementations Fail?

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With many companies implementing control towers, why do so few deliver on the promise of end-to-end visibility and control? The post Why Do Control Tower Implementations Fail? appeared first on The Network Effect.

Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain

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Recently, the CDC has reported an outbreak of 84 cases of E.coli across 19 states due to food safety issues. The post Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Foodservice Restaurants Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect E. Coli food safety food service supply chain

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Offer 2-Day Shipping to Your Customers by Distributing Your Inventory

ShipBob isn’t a traditional 3PL. They offer 2-day shipping using integrated technology and by splitting inventory across fulfillment centers in the largest US cities to ship orders from locations closer to customers, reducing costs and time in transit.

How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains

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Ports play a critical role in international trade, yet they remain major sources of friction in global supply chains. It’s. The post How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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The Best Part About “Disruption” is a Successful Digital Transformation

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Whoever said disruption is a bad thing likely never thought about the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel”. The post The Best Part About “Disruption” is a Successful Digital Transformation appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Supply Chain Many-to-Many Network Supply Chain Management Technology digitial transformation disruption

How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Optimize Fleet Management

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a profound impact across the supply chain. In this article, Geoff Annesley looks. The post How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Optimize Fleet Management appeared first on The Network Effect.

Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain

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Retailers today are in a poor position to compete against a vertically integrated and fully digitized online giants like Amazon. The post Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Retail consumer-driven digital supply chain retail

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Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Common problems like data access and quality are preventing you from taking the first step towards transformation. Modern visibility providers are putting band-aids on bad data, giving you the ability to make misinformed decisions. Solve the data first.

Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower

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Putting the Consumer at the center of the supply chain universe In a previous post, Rise of Supply Chain Control. The post Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower appeared first on The Network Effect.

What is Machine Learning?

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I was having a discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in supply chain planning and execution with Steve Banker today, and. The post What is Machine Learning? appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) artificial intelligence machine learning

New Dining In Trend Strains Restaurant and Food Supply Chains

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Ordering in trend has raised the stakes in the food supply chain The dining in trend is hot and expected. The post New Dining In Trend Strains Restaurant and Food Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain

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A brief overview to solving the problem of using Blockchain in the supply chain First, what is Blockchain? In simple. The post Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology supply chain management

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

People think end-to-end visibility is simply aggregating data from multiple sources, storing it in one place, and serving it up. That task, though hard, is relatively simple; but more importantly, doesn't solve the fundamental challenge - The Data.

3 Trends Supply Chain Trends to Consider in 2018

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There is a lot of buzz around the supply chain industry with new technologies and trends disrupting the industry. The post 3 Trends Supply Chain Trends to Consider in 2018 appeared first on The Network Effect.

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10 Reasons to Consider a Transportation Management System (TMS)

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by Nilam Oswal, Software Analyst, SoftwareSuggest.com If your company functions in retail, distribution, manufacturing, e-commerce or third party logistics, chances. The post 10 Reasons to Consider a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management Transportation Visibility logistics TMS transportation

5 MRO Supply Chain Challenges Aviation Companies Need To Prepare For

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Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) businesses are set to witness stunning growth over the next few years. However, the aviation. The post 5 MRO Supply Chain Challenges Aviation Companies Need To Prepare For appeared first on The Network Effect.

Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies: You Need to Upgrade your Supply Chain if You Want to Succeed!

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For the last 25 years or so, retailers and consumer goods companies have relied on enterprise-centric supply chain software and. The post Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies: You Need to Upgrade your Supply Chain if You Want to Succeed! appeared first on The Network Effect.

Connecting Supply Chain Planning to Profitability

What collaboration between supply chain and ?nance can achieve.

Essentials of Blockchain and Smart Contracts in the Supply Chain

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Bitcoin steals the limelight, but blockchain and smart contracts offer considerable benefits to business and the supply chain. Here are. The post Essentials of Blockchain and Smart Contracts in the Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain The Network Effect smart contracts supply chain

Science of Supply Chain: Researchers Affirm Benefits of Eliminating Information Delays

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The “Science of Theoretical Minimums” (STM) might sound dry and academic, but lurking within is a proven path to dramatic. The post Science of Supply Chain: Researchers Affirm Benefits of Eliminating Information Delays appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Management information latency inventory management science of theoretical minimums STM supply chain optimization

6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market

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In this post I’ll examine some of the top trends and challenges that are impacting the pharmaceutical industry. The post 6 Trends Shaking the Pharmaceutical Market appeared first on The Network Effect.

The True Cost of ERP

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An interesting article by Greg Brady in Supply and Demand Chain Executive delves into the true costs of ERP. The post The True Cost of ERP appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain ERP Technology business networks

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Machine Learning and AI are not magic bullets to solve all supply chain problems. Despite many software companies slapping AI on everything the reality is that there are a lot of hurdles to overcome before AI can be effective. Learn how to leap them.

Best Practices in Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM)

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by Matt Kunkel, co-founder LogicGate It’s not something we like to think about, but supply chain disruption and disasters are. The post Best Practices in Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) appeared first on The Network Effect.

Walmart’s Carriers of the Year 2015

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Congratulations to Walmart’s Carriers of the Year for 2015. Walmart selected the carriers based on their “dedication to customer service and a commitment to creating innovative solutions in an evolving, yet extremely important, business.”.

Nuclear Missiles and Your Supply Chain

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Recent testimony before Congress exposed an unsettling truth about America’s most advanced defense system. And while nuclear missiles may seem. The post Nuclear Missiles and Your Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Cloud Digital Supply Chain ERP Many-to-Many Network Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect defense enterprise software networks PaaS

Digital Supply Chains: What’s the Big Deal?

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There’s an interesting report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Three Paths to Advantage with Digital Supply Chain , that illustrates the urgent need for companies today to transition to a digital supply chain, if they haven’t done so already.

Increasing Supply Chain Visibility and Security

Securing the supply chain starts with having visibility into the status of your assets, but this requires more than GPS coordinates on a map, because security isn’t just about preventing theft. Your assets don’t just need to arrive at their destination. They need to get there on time and untainted by heat, moisture, or physical shock.