Yowza! A Nine-Step Decision Process to Help Guide Supply Chain Planning Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

<Bear with me… > Here I share a nine-step process in an attempt to help companies unravel the process for buying supply chain planning software. Most have purchased software, but are dependent on Excel spreadsheets. In any software selection, there are trade-offs.

The Internet of Things is over 30 Years Old and still in Its Infancy

Enterra Insights

Other benefits include inventory tracking, product tracking, process improvement, and optimization. “Currently,” he writes, “there are approximately 10 billion connected devices, with the number reaching 20 billion in 2020, 29 billion to 42 billion in 2022, and 75 billion in 2025. How can something over 30 years old still be considered in its infancy?

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America

Supply Chain Nation

billion to expand to 2,500 stores — up from 1,600 stores today — by 2022, the company said Monday. Loading docks are a prime area where software and robots face significant challenges. The first problem is how to load a truck to optimize the utilization of the load,” said Matt Butler, director of solution strategy for JDA Software, a company that advises on supply chain planning. Inventory is often delivered to warehouses in shipping containers.

3 Reasons Why the Pharma Supply Chain is Ripe for Digital Transformation

Aera Technology

percent CAGR through 2022. By placing “sensors” throughout its supply chain that gather data about inventory distribution practices and availability for every SKU, Merck has end-to-end visibility.

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