How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

At the event, James Rice, MIT, spoke on innovation, and his reflections on Clayton Christensen’s 1997 classic business book, the Innovators Dilemma. This is disruptive innovation. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow.

Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

In 2003, Nokia was in a lawsuit and could not use Qualcomm chips in their phones. If your organization is struggling to establish an effective supplier-led innovation process, you’ll want to reserve your seat at Management Roundtable’s newest two-day intensive workshop, Supplier-Led Innovation: Re-engineering the Product Development Process for Successful Supplier Integration , to be held May 20 – 21, 2014 in Chicago.

Has Blockchain Reached its RFID Moment?

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2003 Walmart told suppliers they were required to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to pallets and cases within three years.

Freight Brokers: Disintermediated or Growth Opportunity by Incorporating Technology?


Given the current capacity crunch, and the huge amounts of investment capital pouring into transportation and logistics technology, there is tremendous discussion on how technology innovation will impact the industry and, more specifically, 3PLs.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. First, CEOs across the globe are putting innovation as the top or near top priority for the companies they run. It’s pretty simple why: innovation is what drives the growth and attractive margins. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. First Thoughts.

The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

I first wrote about SCONs in 2003, and over the past decade we’ve seen the rise of network providers such as Ariba, Descartes, GT Nexus, Elemica, E2open, LeanLogistics, One Network, and others that are the Facebook equivalents in the supply chain and logistics world.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


With the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) becoming increasingly pervasive in the manufacturing sector, the challenge then becomes: How can organizations leverage these technological innovations to stay one step ahead of the competition? Author information Jennie Dannecker Marketing Coordinator at Stanley Vidmar Jennie Dannecker serves as Marketing Coordinator for Stanley Vidmar, where she has also held roles such as Government Marketing Manager and others since 2003.

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003). Because, as I’ve said many times before, the greatest opportunities for supply chain innovation exist at the intersection of Software, B2B Connectivity, and Social Networking. Where to Find Supply Chain Innovation.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


This story, written by someone with the company from the start, is a great view into innovation, grit and perseverance. The Innovators: How a group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson ( Link ). 2003).

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto


Eric Beckwitt was born in California but had to flee with the family in 2003 to save his son, who suffered severe asthma in the Sierra Nevada foothills where the Beckwitt family lived. Green Freight Technology & Innovation Welcome to Freightera Blog

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain


The increased reliance on innovation and promotions to drive growth further compounds the problem. Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open. This is probably not a surprise but supply chains are inherently multi-enterprise.

The New Solar Tariff Promises Big Changes in Clean Energy Manufacturing


Lenae Shirley, Senior Director of Technology Innovation and Market Adaptation with the Environmental Defense Fund, called the tariff an “assault on clean energy and a tax on American families, businesses, and utilities who want to go solar.”. This is what happened in 2003 after the Bush administration imposed taxes on steel imports.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #6

Supply Chain Trend

The S&OP Pulse Check 2015 suggests S&OP practitioners are left behind in confusion: 62% of respondents think there is not enough innovation in S&OP systems. 64% think there is not enough coordinated innovation in S&OP processes. Introduction.

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Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports


They communicate the importance of policies and programs that encourage research, innovation , and the development of educational initiatives to create future manufacturing technologists. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In 2003, Coca-Cola enterprises began a five year, $200 million IT plan called Project Pinnacle. This indomitable supply chain innovation is now being put to use for the delivery of much-needed medications.

RELEX Solutions to Showcase First Cloud-Based Collaborative Planogram Solution at RBTE, Europe’s Fastest Growing Annual Retail Event

RELEX Solutions

One Stop Stores will present how RELEX’s innovative technology supports its customer-centric strategy. We’re looking forward to demonstrating to delegates how we continue to be at the forefront of innovation. One Stop is a subsidiary of Tesco which acquired the stores in 2003. Read PDF.

Nothing is Impossible

Supply Chain Nation

This started in 2003, and every year we tackled the project, to the point that we were pouring foundation, doing flooring, and putting on roofs. And it was recognized as runner-up for an international innovation in curriculum award.

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Endless Career Possibilities

Supply Chain Nation

I married my husband in 2003 and we have two kids, a 6-year-old son and a 3-year-old daughter.

E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Supply Chain Shaman

Founded in 2000, Steelwedge was an innovator in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and was an early provider of cloud solutions for supply chain. The question is will E2open be an aggregator of assets or an innovator? Aggregator versus Innovator?