Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire 2015

Supply Chain Shaman

Tomorrow, I present the Supply Chains To Admire 2015 Analysis at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. The theme is “Imagine the Supply Chain of 2025.” At the event, we will also announce the winners of the Supply Chains to Admire methodology for 2015. Today, supply chain excellence is easier to say than define. Sharing of the Supply Chains to Admire Work.

Three Reasons Why SAP Supply Chain Planning Is a Risk to Your Business

Supply Chain Shaman

High-tech manufacturers in the Silicon Valley of the United States are some of the best at supply chain planning. With changing product profiles, short life cycles, constraints with downstream suppliers, and changing markets, being good at supply chain planning matters. In this tough market excellence in supply chain planning is a critical element to be competitive. Supply chain planning and the discipline and rigor is a different way of working.

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Preparing Skills for the Future of Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

by Bob Ferrari The following guest blog commentary is contributed by Bob Ferrari, Founder and Executive Editor of the Supply Chain Matters blog and Managing Director of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group LLC. My topic was: Positioning Your Skills for the Future Needs of Supply Chain Management , and in this 21 st Century Supply Chain guest blog, I wanted to share some of my key messages to this audience as well, since this is a topic frequently brought up.

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

Kinaxis

So what does my nostalgic look back at my childhood have to do with the future of supply chains? And all of them, once they reach critical mass in the marketplace, will have a staggering impact on the future of supply chain. The WEF report focuses on five shifts that will directly influence supply chain. According to WEF, in the next five years, we’ll see 30 billion Internet-connect physical devices, which will considerably impact supply chain operations.

Conquering the Explosion of Supply Chain Planning Data

Logility

This article will discuss the opportunity generated from the explosion of supply chain planning data and the necessity for digital supply chain transformation. Exponential Growth in Supply Chain Data. In the middle 1990s, the supply chain was fairly linear with most planning data originating from a legacy or ERP system. Today, supply chains are complex and anything but linear with significantly more data streams to consider.

How to prepare for a transparent supply chain in 2021

SupplyShift

2020 has been a defining year for transparent supply chains. On the contrary, companies seem to be more focused than ever on driving sustainability in supply chains. And in order to do so, you need to drastically increase transparency in your supply chain.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Our look at the Top 25 (plus 4) Supply Chains of 2018 examines how the best companies in the world excel at managing their global supply chains. One of the most popular articles we’ve ever done is our look at analyst group Gartner’s annual ranking of the Top 25 Supply Chains. So the CSR score too is more of a popularity contest than a consistent metric. billion over the next five years to overhaul its supply chain.

Attracting Millennials in the Supply Chain Means Getting Your Digital Supply Chain In Order

Veridian Solutions

Ignoring this generation is impossible and attracting millennials in the supply chain is an even bigger hurdle. Since e-commerce has flooded the industry with more orders and stringent delivery expectations, supply chain leaders must think outside the box to attract and retain the next generation. Unfortunately, failure to recognize the role millennials will play in the future of the world of supply chains will result in catastrophe. Supply Chain

Using the Bits: Building Digital Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

The atoms and electrons of the supply chain are changing. I am passionate about the topic of the digital supply chain, and I apologize in advance for the length of this article. The third Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over. It is an agenda designed by supply chain leaders for supply chain leaders. On the journey for the supply chain leader, time is irony personified. Supply has not. Social.

How Cognitive Learning Changes the Game in Supply Chain

Solvoyo

But what is a cognitive supply chain model and where does it fit into all this? Simply, a cognitive supply chain model utilizes machine learning, which is a type of artificial intelligence that has been merged with advanced analytics. This allows businesses to receive real-time insights from the entire integrated network, from digital data that has been captured, stored, processed, and shared from every single supply chain partner.

Only 15% of global retailers’ supply chains are prescriptive or autonomous, study finds

EFT

The Retail Supply Chain Digital Readiness report published by Blue Yonder in tandem with the University of Warwick reveals that only 15% currently have prescriptive or autonomous supply chains (Level 3 and Level 4 on a scale of 1-4).

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Only 15% of global retailers’ supply chains are prescriptive or autonomous, study finds

EFT

The Retail Supply Chain Digital Readiness report published by Blue Yonder in tandem with the University of Warwick reveals that only 15% currently have prescriptive or autonomous supply chains (Level 3 and Level 4 on a scale of 1-4).

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Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

We are watching the redefinition of the principles of safe and secure supply chains and corporate liability. PCA was a small player in a complex supply chain of big brands. The issue spanned across the value chain and impacted over 300 companies and 3900 products. I think that we should pray today for all of the leaders of food supply chains in food and pharmaceutical companies. Check out the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit site.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. The USA says it intends to reduce emissions by 26-28 percent below its 2005 level by 2025 , trying hard for the upper limit. Supply chain network and transportation optimization can help make better sourcing and multi-stop route decisions that ultimately result in route design that balances low costs with higher service.

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The Future of Procurement Is Upon Us. Are You Ready?

ivalua

Niul Burton wrote a great article in Industry Week titled “Procurement 2025: 10 Challenges that Will Transform Global Sourcing”. For those of you who are executives in Supply Chain, Procurement or New Product Introduction/Development, this is a must read. CPO’s are now being asked to manage not only the transactional piece of the supply chain, but to also create partnerships with suppliers who are beginning to become more deeply vested in the entire product lifecycle.

How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

” Based on that feedback, Chris asked a different question: “Looking out to 2025 –will we be using the same KPI’s as we do today? But what one measure will be involved in 2025? A second response was provided by Niklas Hamnstedt Chief Procurement Officer at TE Connectivity: “I would like to see a stronger rating of supply risk and a supply risk metric. Also more end to end KPI’s – our own inventory – but don’t have supply chain lead-times on end to end.

Battle Strategies for Today’s Digital World

Supply Chain Nation

Having since realized that their initial responses to meeting consumers’ increasing expectations are not sustainable, businesses are back to the drawing board – all while hallway and water cooler conversations focus on how to incorporate digitalization, blockchain, and the concept of uberization into their supply chains and across their organizations. Metrics – Determine what success looks like at various levels, from operational to strategic.

Battle Strategies for Today’s Digital World

Supply Chain Nation

Having since realized that their initial responses to meeting consumers’ increasing expectations are not sustainable, businesses are back to the drawing board – all while hallway and water cooler conversations focus on how to incorporate digitalization, blockchain, and the concept of uberization into their supply chains and across their organizations. Metrics – Determine what success looks like at various levels, from operational to strategic.

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Six Ways Warehouse Inventory Management Software Optimizes Efficiency

IQMS

between 2017 and 2025 with the global market reaching $4.6B by the end of 2025. . Supply chains are the lifeblood of any business, sustaining their ability to compete with new customers, and fulfill orders and commitments to existing ones, making Warehouse Inventory Management Software key to growth. The competitive intensity in every industry is growing, making supply chains and the warehouses that enable them more important than ever.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management

ThroughPut

It can also help manage supply chain operations from the manufacturer or wholesaler to the warehouse and then to the retailer or distribution center. From a manufacturing perspective, the WMS is witnessing a rapid adoption to help manufacturers expand global supply chain operations through mergers, acquisitions, and regionally-focused manufacturing strategies. by the end of 2025. Effective supply chain management. Easy-to-follow metrics.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management

ThroughPut

It can also help manage supply chain operations from the manufacturer or wholesaler to the warehouse and then to the retailer or distribution center. From a manufacturing perspective, the WMS is witnessing a rapid adoption to help manufacturers expand global supply chain operations through mergers, acquisitions, and regionally-focused manufacturing strategies. by the end of 2025. Effective supply chain management. Easy-to-follow metrics.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. As a finite but clearly valuable resource locked mostly in countries with difficult-to-track labor standards, cobalt’s supply chain has fallen under intense scrutiny in recent months, and companies are rushing to get their share. million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. As a finite but clearly valuable resource locked mostly in countries with difficult-to-track labor standards, cobalt’s supply chain has fallen under intense scrutiny in recent months, and companies are rushing to get their share. million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Cobalt demand will exceed supply by 42% in 2025 and 170% in 2030.

This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Supply Vision Partners with FindMyFreight.com. billion messages each year — a statistic that underscores the ongoing rise of supply chain operating networks. In technology news, Supply Vision has partnered with FindMyFreight.com, a web-based shipment tracking aggregator. The answer is “It depends,” like so many other things related to supply chain management.

3 Ways to Put Big Data to Work in Your Factory

synchrono

trillion in economic value in the global manufacturing sector by 2025. Managing issues impacting production is easier with software like SyncManufacturing™ that can leverage its own data in addition to that stored in an ERP or other external system – and use it to make real-time adjustments to ensure production is flowing and resources are synchroni zed throughout the factory and extended supply chain. Related resource: Metrics that Drive Action. #3

How Data Drives Corporate Sustainability

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

Beyond keeping investors happy, there are plenty of good reasons why managing datasets, and monitoring and reporting against sustainability-based metrics makes good business sense. The 551 million metric tonnes of CO 2 emissions reductions that were logged by suppliers worldwide via CDP in 2017, led to cost savings of some $14 billion.

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . The CSR of supply chains. In the IndustryWeek article, Who’s Taking Responsibility for Your Supply Chain?

U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . The CSR of supply chains. In the IndustryWeek article, Who’s Taking Responsibility for Your Supply Chain?