Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. Selfishly, we need standard for our research, but we also want to help supply chain leaders gain new insights from a deep data-driven analysis. There is no agreed standard for supply chain excellence. The Supply Chains to Admire analysis is now in its third year. Figure 1: Supply Chains to Admire Methodology. Five months of analysis.

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12. Today we will begin our two part series covering the 2016 supply chain trends we expect to see come to fruition in the next year.

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Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Kinexions Supply Chain Conference 2016 Keynote Speakers Promise to Rock the House

Kinaxis

They’re going to jazz up our annual supply chain conference Kinexions with keynote sessions that inform, inspire and entertain. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store from these world-class speakers at one of the best supply chain conferences of 2016 : Day 1: Future of Supply Chain: Be Prepared to Work Hard to Rock On! Megatrends conspiring to reshape the supply chain future include: Demographic turmoil and equilibration.

Kinexions: Kinaxis Supply Chain Conference 2016

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois Kinexions is Ready to Rock Your Supply Chain! October 10-13, 2016 | Nashville, Tenn. Get front row seats to chart top supply chain strategies, exciting networking opportunities, and access to fun-filled after parties. With a content line-up not to be missed, you’ll have ample opportunity to hear from world renowned companies like Ford, Gilead, and more speak about their supply chain triumphs on the main stage.

Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. The design of the supply chain is fundamental to making this happen. In our interview of the Supply Chains to Admire Winners, we found a unique approach at Carter’s. For this case study we interviewed Peter Smith, currently the EVP of Supply Chain for Carter’s. The company is one of 15 winners in the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire Research.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ). What will happen in 2016? Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target.

NASCES 2016: End-to-End Supply Chain Management Transformations

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles I was at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago earlier this week. But I couldn’t help think that much of the advice was focused on doing well what we have been doing in supply chain for the past 20-30 years. As Reuben said, he wanted to focus on the head and the heart of supply chain, the science and the art of supply chain. Supply chain management End-to-end supply chain management

State of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: Key Takeaways from LogiPharma US 2016

Kinaxis

Earlier this week, I attended the LogiPharma conference, a wonderful event for supply chain professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry. All-in-all, it was a great validation of my point of view about where the pharma industry is with regards to its supply chain challenges, maturity and where it needs to go. In this blog, I want to share some key challenges faced by the pharma industry and pharmaceutical supply chains.

Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Success in Supply Chain Planning Is a Flip of a Coin. Supply chain planning success is difficult to achieve. The second issue is treating supply chain planning as a technology project implementation.

Supply Chains to Admire – 2016 Results

Supply Chain Insights

This morning we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. Selfishly, we need a standard for our research, but we also want to help supply chain leaders gain new insights from a deep data-driven analysis. There is no agreed-upon standard for supply chain excellence. The Supply Chains to Admire analysis is now in its third year. Supply Chains to Admire Methodology. Supply chain excellence

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

As I drank a cup of coffee and waited, I reflected on the article I had just completed for the Institute of Supply Management. At their request I wrote on the digital supply chain. Digital supply chain is such a buzzword. The digital supply chain is about SO much more than gadgets.” Yet, within the supply chain, everyone waits for data and insights. Supply chains do not move in the cadence of the market.

New Learning Program at Kinexions Supply Chain Conference 2016

Kinaxis

by Taunya MacDonald Kinaxis Rolls Out New Learning Program at Kinexions Supply Chain Conference 2016. The post New Learning Program at Kinexions Supply Chain Conference 2016 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. Miscellanea supply chain conference Supply chain conference 2016

The 2016 Top 25 Supply Chains – Three Bold Predictions

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage Two years ago, I made some very bold predictions on the 2014 Top 25 Supply Chains, and about 80% of them were true. Last year, I made the not-so bold predictions, as the Gartner 2015 Top 25 Supply Chain rankings were pretty much unchanged. I sure hope the Gartner gang will keep a focus on the Masters (Apple and P&G), as these two supply chains continue provide best practice learnings. Here’s how the 2016 Top 10 Supply Chains will fall….

Supply Chain Days 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Days 2016. Date: 1 & 2 november 2016. On November 1st and November 2nd, the Supply Chain Days from Asset | Strategy & Logistics will take place at the Faculty Club of Tilburg University. This lunch offers companies the opportunity to meet and network with participating students, with a three-course lunch this will lead to connecting with 15 high-potential supply chain students. Venue: Tilburg University, Tilburg.

A Different Solution to the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

ToolsGroup

“78% of respondents to Gartner’s most recent Chief Supply Chain Officer Survey identify talent as the No. 1 long-term supply chain risk”. There is a lot of documented evidence of a shortage in supply chain talent. John Kern, senior vice president of supply chain operations at Cisco Systems says that as companies look for the skills to build complex global supply chains, the industry “is undergoing one of the most massive talent shifts we have ever seen,”.

Another Way to Think About Supply Chain Risk Management

ToolsGroup

In the era of the global supply chain, many companies think about risk management in terms of “ macro agility ”—their ability to anticipate the likelihood of, and develop readiness plans for, major crises that impact the chain, like geopolitical instability and extreme weather. Micro agility requires supply and demand modeling that can predict the probability of various outcomes—and how much uncertainty there is in those predictions.

The Twelve Days of Supply Chain 2016

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Christmas Dave Jordan CEO Humour Performance Improvement Supply Chain S&OP Forecasting & Demand PlanningOn the first day of Christmas, Enchange gave to me A robust S&OP.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. To protect yourself and your business I offer you to take a look at this list of top programs and courses that will take place in 2016, which will help you to understand main concepts of this powerful tool and learn how to successfully apply it on practice. 1) Logistics and supply chain management faculty at Florida International University.

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Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

Included in this post is Cummins’ digital award for the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire. I want to understand why some companies outperform on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter while others do not. I am enlisting their support to share their stories in podcasts, blog posts and at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 6-9. The Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategy needs both.). Supply Chain Alignment.

Why Supply Chain Managers & Procurement Should Collaborate

Cerasis

The roles of logistics and procurement in an efficient supply chain cannot be overstated. Due to this problem, the only logical solution is to increase collaboration between the supply chain managers and procurement teams. . Collaboration is poised to enable better flow of information and resources in both directions for both parts of the supply chain, which will inherently lead to more efficient processes and data-based decisions.

The Late Late Supply Chain Show: Top 10 Kinexions Supply Chain Conference ’16 Highlights

Kinaxis

There were so many highlights this year’s supply chain conference, it was difficult to get this into a top 10 list, but we did it. Can you believe my one and only supply chain joke didn’t make the list? You know the one, “What do you get when you play a country song about supply chain backwards? Anyway, from the Late Late Supply Chain Show, here are our Top 10 Kinexions ’16 highlights. Late Late Supply Chain Show Band.

Top 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2016. And Beyond

Cerasis

The winds of change are always blowing, but now, more than ever, logistics and supply chain professionals see it more than most. To keep pace with change, it’s important to keep an eye on the supply chain and logistics trends that are happening right now. To that end, here are 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch: Expansion of Same-Day Delivery. eCommerce Will Forever Change Supply Chain and Logistics. Logistics Supply Chain

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[e-Book] 2016 Trends in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management

Cerasis

The industries of manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management, like much of the modern world, are seeing substantial change as new technologies come on board. Beyond technology, the trends in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management shine a light on one of the most important parts of any business: People. e-Books Logistics Manufacturing Supply Chain Technology Transportation Management e-book

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. Supply chain process development is slower.

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Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Data

Kinaxis

by Teresa Chiykowski Welcome to the first blog post in our three-part series discussing three ways to improve supply chain collaboration. coined the term “supply chain management” in early 1982. Move over, 1982, it’s 2016. It’s no surprise that today’s supply chains are more complex than those of three decades ago. Lack of visibility and collaboration in supply chain management is dramatically impacting the time it takes to make critical decisions.

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The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

Cerasis

per pound for turkey might seem like an expense, but that cost and bird reflects more about the supply chain’s functions than you realize. More grocers operating mean the supply. chain must be able to send them around the country effortlessly, creating an ongoing supply chain devoted solely to getting the turkey from farm to table. Logistics Supply ChainThe turkey is out of the oven. Rolls are on the table.

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Three Mistakes Teams to Avoid in Selecting Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain planning user satisfaction is a flip of the coin. Satisfaction is low: one-in-two supply chain planning software users state satisfaction. Supply chain planing is now three decades old. Today over 82% of companies have some form of supply chain planning. The average is 2-3 demand and 3-5 supply chain supply planning solutions operating on 3-5 Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions. Mistakes happen.

6 Supply Chain Lessons from Henry Ford

Kinaxis

He was a supply chain pioneer. While he used them to illustrate Ford’s regional and global changes in recent years, I thought I’d put an even bigger supply chain spin on them. Here are the top six things Henry Ford can teach you about your supply chain. Stagnant companies (and their associated supply chains) will forever stay stuck in the past. Your supply chain is made up of more than just the sum of its parts.

The Self-Correcting Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

One of the reoccurring themes at the IMAGINE Supply Chain Global Summit , hosted by Supply Chain Insights Founder and CEO Lora Cecere, was the concept of “self-guided” or autonomous applications. The concept came up in several times, including something called the “self-correcting supply chain”, which is about self-correcting data in the supply chain. The Pain of Supply Chain Data Errors.

VTech: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Financial balance sheet improvements cannot be driven by traditional supply chain processes. In the words of a supply chain leader yesterday, “Lora, please give me stories of success. I will write the case studies here, and share the dialogue with the supply chain leaders in our podcast series, Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights. When I first met Nick, he was driving a supply chain transformation at VTech Communications.

3 Challenges to Supply Chain Collaboration

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois Today’s supply chains are more complex than ever before. Each department is taking a vertical approach to reporting, where the focus is on individual functional metrics, instead of the health of the entirety of the supply chain network. Essentially, there’s a fundamental disconnect between the data, the processes and the people overseeing the supply chain, which is impacting the ability to collaborate.

Customer-Centric Supply Chains: Adding Clarity to the Muddle

Supply Chain Shaman

The topic was customer-centric supply chains. We started the morning by asking attendees to share their definition of a customer-centric supply chain. As I work with clients to help them refine supply chain strategies, I often find that many companies will use words like customer-centric, but will fail to define the term to make it actionable. Customer-Centric Supply Chain Definition. It was November. I was speaking at a client site.

The Most Read Posts So Far (Summer 2016)

The Network Effect

The post The Most Read Posts So Far (Summer 2016) appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect Transportation logistics supply chain technology transportationWith summer almost over, I thought it a good time to take a look back at our top posts of.

Trends 2016: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“The export-based economic model that we now take for granted,” assert analysts at Stratfor, “depends on supply chains.”[1] The post Trends 2016: Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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