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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. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. 2030 is 14 years in the future. 3) Rethinking Manufacturing.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

million robots are expected to be deployed across manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. Implement Lean Manufacturing. Automated storage and retrieval systems can, for example, increase picking accuracy while yielding better inventory control. Manufacturing Warehouse warehouse operations

For Every Tom, Dick, and Harry

Supply Chain Shaman

As part of the 7% of manufacturers attempting to use cognitive computing for demand planning, he shared, “Lora, the magic is not in the new technology. Flow-based replenishment is a corollary to lean theory. Each also has a very different meaning of the role of inventory.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The traditional manufacturing job defined the middle class. Each time, I turn on the channel, manufacturing jobs frame the global debate. Ironically, as global manufacturing jobs decrease, there is a need for talent for the global supply chain. Inventory Turns.

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Is A Customer-Centric Strategy the Same as Demand-Driven? Outside-In?

Supply Chain Shaman

The client leaned across the table and asked, “Is a customer-centric supply chain strategy the same as a demand-driven supply chain strategy?” The focus is on channel data: price; inventory positions; and policies. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. A recent NASSTRAC report revealed five common-sense suggestions for shippers navigating today’s disruptive operating environment.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I am a manufacturing gal by training. It pains me to see nine out of ten companies are stuck at the critical intersection of cost and inventory turns. In a similar vein, their forecasts for the automotive market would have been on new automotive sales and dealer inventory.

No Easter Bunny?

Supply Chain Shaman

Stuck at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns, only 10% of companies are making progress. Unable to power additional year-over-year improvements at the intersection of cost and inventory, companies struggle. The overarching theme is to Imagine Supply Chain 2030.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

NetSuite has launched a supply chain snapshot feature that’s a central part of any control tower that shows all of your inventory and related transactions with the ability to filter by subsidiary, location, etc. Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030.