Supply Chain Predictions for 2017

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Predictions for 2017 appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Leadership and Strategy Supply Chain Management cloud digital supply chain digital transformation digitalization scp supply chain planningBy Gene Tyndall, Executive Vice President, Tompkins International Editor: There are a lot of predictions floating around at this time.

The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

Talking Logistics

Drones and its future in supply chain and logistics processes. Descartes (@DescartesSG) March 28, 2017. million in FY 2017 (net income has grown from $12.0 What is the #1 technology topic Descartes CEO Ed Ryan gets asked about?

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Benchmarking Your Supply Chain Planning in 2017

ToolsGroup

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. We hope that this analysis sheds light on supply chain benchmarking and KPIs.

Was 2017 the Turning Point for the Digital Supply Chain?

Enterra Insights

Looking back what might historians have to say about 2017? The post Was 2017 the Turning Point for the Digital Supply Chain? It depends, of course, on whether you are looking at … Continued. appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Supply chain risk management in 2017

Kinaxis

Working in supply chain is like starring in a Rocky movie. You don’t need to go back any further than a decade to understand the many challenges supply chains have endured over the years. When you answer that question, you can look at it through the supply chain lens.

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.

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. With 7 percent of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) tied up in inventory, reports the 21 st Century Supply Chain Blog , your organization must go beyond the analytics and understand the broad impact of analytics in your company. Supply Chain Warehouse

Will Your Supply Chain Sink or Swim in the Digital Age?

OneSCM

recently noted a new trend towards supply chain “protectionism,” presumably due to the extraordinary combination of external forces proving capable of disrupting once-optimized processes and, therefore, destroying once-healthy profit margins. appeared first on TAKE Supply Chain.

What Supply Chains Really are and Why it Matters

The Network Effect

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.

Solar Eclipses and Supply Chain Risk Management

Enterra Insights

The post Solar Eclipses and Supply Chain Risk Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Risk Management Supply Chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelisToday, much of the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. That hasn’t happened for nearly 100 years. Because … Continued.

Three New Insights on Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain Shaman

On Tuesday this week I will present the findings from the recent Supply Chain Insights study at the Penn State Forum. A central theme in the study was the perceived lack of opportunity in supply chain management for Generation X and Millennials in manufacturing.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

Today, is day two of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. These will only contain posts written in 2017. Supply Chain

BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last two decades the company successfully leveraged global scale to define supply chain leadership. With 12,000 supply chain employees operating in 80 countries with 2400 storage facilities, supply chain excellence and innovation are the foundation of corporate performance.

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

Cerasis

Terrorism is a reality that, unfortunately, requires our growing attention in the supply chain world. The British Standards Institution Supply Chain Services and Solutions publishes an annual report that analyzes global trouble spots for supply chain operations.

Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

It has certainly been evident this year that natural disasters can significantly disrupt the supply chain. He has an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification, as well as a Retail Supply Chain Certification (RSCC) and received a B.A.

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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10 must ask supply chain data security questions

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater When it comes to cyber safety, your supply chain could be your biggest weakness. Approximately 80% of data breaches originate from within the supply chain, and the financial impact of a breach could do more than destroy your bottom line.

Navigating the Supply Chain Management Fault Line

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain management technology has a fault line. The technology market for supply chain management is dramatically shifting. Decision support includes all forms of planning: demand, supply, revenue, manufacturing and transportation planning. Tremors.

Supply Chain and Logistics Trends in 2017

All Things Supply Chain

For several years… Supply Chain Management supply chain 2017 supply chain trends“The digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword.” ” This was a well-fitting conclusion from Prof.

Supply Chain and Logistics Trends in 2017

All Things Supply Chain

For several years now, we have all been aware of the fact that … Continue reading → Supply Chain Management supply chain 2017 supply chain trends“The digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword.”

Mining Supply Chain Data for Insights

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights, we have been actively working in our own mine sweeping project. The company was then assigned to one of 37 peer groups based on the Supply Chains to Admire methodology. Does Supply Chain Planning Drive Value?

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Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower

The Network Effect

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.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. And we continue to receive great feedback from supply chain and logistics professionals like you, so thank you for your comments.

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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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Supply Chain Technology Integration: Making the New Technology & Legacy Systems’ Marriage Last

Cerasis

Your organization should invest in and manage supply chain technology integration, making the most out of your existing technology and new investments these steps. . Do More Than Talk about Collaboration; Work Together on Supply Chain Technology Integration.

A New Mission For A Female Supply Chain Pioneer

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I have been working with the Supply Chain Insights team to analyze and write our annual supply chain talent report. In general, there is high job satisfaction in supply chain careers. Figure 1: Best Aspects of the Supply Chain Job.

How Lazy, Entitled, Coddled Millennials Strengthen Supply Chains

Supply Chain Insights

I have taken a few common negative descriptors – lazy, entitled, and coddled – and reframed them in a way that makes them assets in supply chain. We need this in supply chain. What an asset to your supply chain!

A New Mission for a Female Supply Chain Pioneer

Supply Chain Shaman

This week I worked with the Supply Chain Insights team to analyze and write our annual supply chain talent report. In general there is high job satisfaction in supply chain careers: 70% are either very satisfied or satisfied with their current job.

Will Supply Chain Planning Productivity be a Hot Topic in 2017?

ToolsGroup

But this looks like the year attitudes are changing, particularly in forward-thinking supply chain organizations. Is their planning inefficiency preventing them from achieving advanced supply chain competitiveness? Supply Chain Planning

Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain

The Network Effect

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

What could you do with a faster, more effective supply chain?

Kinaxis

Stop being a slave to your supply chain and take back your time! Don’t wait around for your supply chain to catch up to the speed of life. All you need is the right supply chain management software – one that enables concurrent planning.

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Trend #3: Serving Every Customer with their Own Optimized Micro Supply Chain.

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The Avocado Supply Chain

SCM Research

Among the best ways to teach supply chain management is by discussing different types of real-world supply chains. In their interesting report, Enabling Trade: From Valuation to Action , the World Economic Forum (in collaboration with Bain & Company) present several supply chains that could be discussed. Among the examples presented in the report is the avocado supply chain.

Lean Inbound Logistics: The Key to an Advanced Supply Chain

LeanCor

In this comprehensive white paper, LeanCor CEO Robert Martichenko shares 10 proven insights from his early days supporting Toyota that have paved the way for today’s advanced supply chains. Lean Logistics supply chain advancement supply chain insights inbound logistics

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