Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

I believe that supply chains build economies and save the world. I also believe that supply chains need a revolution. Supply chains respond, but they do not sense. I strongly believe that leaders must build their supply chains with new building blocks.

2016 Supply Chain Insights Summit: Imagining Supply Chain in 2030 as The Engine of Growth

Arkieva

The first day of the keynote speech at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit from Lora Cecere – CEO and Founder Supply Chain Insights ended with the famous quote from Rumi, instigating the need for a disruption in the traditional way of thinking about supply chain processes.

Tackling the Unknown: Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

The new world of supply chain analytics is my current research project. The possibilities of data variety and velocity to improve supply chain management excite me. There is a great need for improved supply chain analytics.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

I am facilitating a workshop between supply chain business visionaries and technology innovators. The SAP acquisition of Ariba slowed innovation and the purchase, and then the failed promise of investment in Crossgate was disappointing to SAP supply chain business users.

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Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain Operating Networks: The building of supply chain applications using many-to-many architectures to connect multiple parties to multiple trading partners to improve multi-tier supply chain visibility, planning and execution to improve relationships in extended value chains. .

Supply Chain Innovation: The Next 15 Years

Logistics Bureau

Supply chains everywhere are under immense pressure. Driven by globalisation and customers whose power to dictate to suppliers is ever greater, supply chains in every sector and niche are becoming more complex and subject to greater degrees of risk and volatility. At the same time, technology is advancing apace and offering opportunities for innovation which supply chain organisations are seizing upon to remain competitive and meet the challenges they face.

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?” Drawing from the Whiteboard: Building Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies. Supply Chain 2030.

Forget the Supply Chain of 2020. Here are 3 Things That Supply Chains Need Today.

Arkieva

From talks of an autonomous supply chain, a robotic takeover, drone deliveries in 30 minutes or less; the future of supply chain management presents businesses with the opportunity to transform their processes into a competitive advantage.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. The recent Supply Chain Insights Global Summit gave me new perspective and insights. We are witnessing the redefinition of supply chain practices and technologies.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Planning tips to unify supply chains. It drives most supply chain planning activities.