Deep Dives on 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Prediction One: Global Economic Activity

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog begins our series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, provides a […].

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Supply Chain Matters Unveils Ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, traditionally provide a series of predictions for the coming year. These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry specific and global supply chain cross-functional teams in helping […].

2017 – The year of learning

Kinaxis

With everything supply chains are staring at in 2017, knowledge will certainly equal power and value. The post 2017 – The year of learning appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. Miscellanea 2017 education Kinaxis learning training

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Although rate volatility is expected to stabilize in 2017, organizations must do more with fewer resources to survive. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers.

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Highlights of APICS 2017 Annual Conference

Supply Chain Matters

APICS conducted its 2017 Annual Conference this week and Supply Chain Matters features some of this year’s conference highlights. Distinguised Supply Chain Management Professionals Operations management Service-centered Supply Chains Supply Chain Business Process Supply Chain Performance APICS 2017 Annual Conference APICS Supply Chain Council SCOR Framework Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Operations Framework- SCOR

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

We will feature over the next 4 business days each category's most viewed posts over the course of 2017. These will only contain posts written in 2017. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2017, and over 360,000 page views on those posts alone.

The Top 7 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

We will feature over the next 5 business days each category's most viewed posts over the course of 2017. These will only contain posts written in 2017. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2017, and over 360,000 page views on those posts alone.

The Top 10 Logistics Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

We will feature over the next 3 business days each category's top 10 most viewed posts over the course of 2017. These will only contain posts written in 2017. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2017, and over 360,000 page views on those posts alone.

Deep Dive on 2017 Prediction Four: Increased Anti-Trade Geopolitical Forces Provide Added Global Sourcing Challenges

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog is part of our ongoing series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast […].

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. This Part Four posting provides an assessment of our prediction for global online shopping platform dominance among Alibaba and Amazon, and that business self-interest would fuel continued supply chain sustainability actions and initiatives.

Initial Indications of an Overall Optimistic 2017 Holiday Fulfillment Period

Supply Chain Matters

Initial indications point to the 2017 holiday fulfillment period looking to be a rather good year for the retail industry and its supplier and services stakeholders. Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning Transportation and Logistics 2017 holiday fulfillment period trends Supply chain Matters blog

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. The solution to this problem lies in understanding the “First Five” core concepts and industrial manufacturing trends throughout 2017, and you need to think how they will impact the industry and your company in the coming year. The "First Five" Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017. However, age-old means of collaborating, such as emails and faxes, are insufficient to sustain the industry in 2017.

Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017

Cerasis

Let’s take a look at four reasons why digital transformation is an imperative in 2017 for industrial manufacturers: 1. Twitter Facebook Google+ The post Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world? Possibly not.

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Six

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters concludes the series for self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. In this Part Six final update, we revisit our industry-specific predictions related to B2C and Retail, Apparel and Footwear, Pharmaceutical and Drug supply chains.

Revisiting Prior 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters begins looking at the past year and reviewing each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy revisting 2017 predictions for industry supply chains Supply chain Matters blog

Logistics Technology Q2 2017 Roundup

Freightos

Logistics Technology Q2 2017 Roundup. According to the Freightos International Freight Index , the standard deviation for China – US (West Coast) prices between March and May 2017 was $69 (5% of the average price), compared to $450, or 30% of the average price, in Q2 2016.

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Benchmarking Your Supply Chain Planning in 2017

ToolsGroup

Scenes from a recent ToolsGroup user conference. The ToolsGroup customer base of more than 300 companies has allowed us to access a wide array of supply chain planning data for benchmarking in different industries and different circumstances.

Revisiting Prior 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Two

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Omni-Channel Commerce Supply Chain Impacts Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management revisting 2017 predictions for industry supply chains Supply chain Matters blog

2017 Industry Specific Predictions- Pharmaceutical and Drug Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Thus far, we have posted deep-dives on the first nine of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. The one prediction remaining is our final Prediction Ten, which for each year, dives into what we foresee as unique industry-specific supply chain challenges or environments for the coming year. As Editor, I have also […].

Deep Dive on 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Prediction Two: A Challenging Year in Procurement

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog is part of our ongoing series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast […].

2017 Thanksgiving and Black Friday Online Retail Sales Exceeding Expectations Thus Far

Supply Chain Matters

Inventory Management Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning Transportation and Logistics 2017 online holiday fulfillment trends Supply chain Matters blogAs we pen this Supply Chain Matters blog posting at midday on Cyber Monday, by all appearances, online shopping expectations for both the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping period are meeting or exceeding expectations.

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Watch the 2017 Global Summit Live on SEP 6-7

Supply Chain Shaman

Open up this post to watch the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2017 on September 6 & 7: metrics that matter Supply chain excellence

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8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017

Cerasis

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017. With the official deadline for implementing electronic logging devices less than one year away, more freight shipping providers will be upgrading technology and systems in 2017, reports Matt Sullivan. Reduced capacity and increased demand will also weigh heavily on the industry, but the biggest impact will be felt in fall 2017, following the ELD mandate. The freight industry of today is evolving rapidly.

2017 Industry Specific Prediction- Consumer Packaged Food and Beverage Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

In our recently unveiled 2017 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains (Available for complimentary downloading in our Research Center), we elected to include Consumer Packaged Food (CPG) and Beverage supply chains in our industry-specific predictions.

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Five

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. Aerospace Supply Chain Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Automotive Supply Chain revisting 2017 predictions for industry supply chains supply chain management industry analyst advisory Supply chain Matters blog

Supply chain risk management in 2017

Kinaxis

The post Supply chain risk management in 2017 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Bill DuBois Financial crisis. Check. Environmental catastrophes. Check. What’s next? Is this the year of political disruption? Working in supply chain is like starring in a Rocky movie.

Initial Estimates Point to a Positive Kickoff to the 2017 Holiday Fulfillment Period

Supply Chain Matters

Initial online and in-store retail shopping data relative to the five days spanning the 2017 Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday period indeed reflect a rather positive kickoff to this year’s holiday fulfillment period.

Initial Estimates Point to a Positive Kickoff to the 2017 Holiday Fulfillment Period

Supply Chain Matters

Initial online and in-store retail shopping data relative to the five days spanning the 2017 Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday period indeed reflect a rather positive kickoff to this year’s holiday fulfillment period.

2017 Logistics Year In Review

Supply Chain Link

NFI’s executive team shares their insight into the top trends of 2017. This past year, the supply chain industry evolved to accommodate numerous factors.

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Three

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. This Part Three posting provides an assessment of our prediction for continued global transportation industry turbulence and the prediction for a renewed renaissance in business services and technology investment.

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Six

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters concludes the series for self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. In this Part Six final update, we revisit our industry-specific predictions related to B2C and Retail, Apparel and Footwear, Pharmaceutical and Drug supply chains.

Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

As I prepared my keynote presentation for the BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 conference , I recalled this experience and saw it as a good metaphor for the difficulties many companies are having today responding effectively to the blizzard of supply chain management.

Halloween 2017

Enterra Insights

The post Halloween 2017 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Some people (even some communities) take Halloween very seriously. “Halloween has become a destination holiday,” writes Anne Marie Chaker (@AnneMarieChaker). … Continued. Miscellaneous Enterra Solutions Halloween Stephen DeAngelis Supply Chain

Key Logistics and Supply Chain Shows to Attend in 2017

Logistics Viewpoints

It is time to start thinking about the supply chain shows you will be attending in 2017. Here is a list of the key supply chain events of 2017. Learning & Leadership conferences logistics supply chain

A Growing Need for Responsive and Skilled Procurement Leaders- Consider Attending ISM 2017

Supply Chain Matters

The role of procurement leaders, both in large and smaller enterprises, will further evolve in 2017 to include more strategic advisor skills. In just a matter of weeks, ISM will be conducting its annual 2017 conference which affords a timely opportunity to hone individual and team procurement management skills. Procurement and Sourcing Supplier Collaboration Supplier Management Supply Chain Skills Institute for Supply Management ISM 2017 Supply chain Matters blog