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A Year Without Oktoberfest, Yet New Opportunities Exist in the Beer Industry

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The cancellation of this year’s Oktoberfest is another blow to a beleaguered beer industry that’s still reeling from the effects of the global health crisis. The world’s biggest beer festival was expected to bring in up to six million visitors to the city of Munich.

The Journey to the Factory of the Future

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While most people are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are on the front line. Not just in hospitals, but our manufacturers who are essential to society and doing their part helping to stop the global pandemic.

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Is Your Planning System Mature Enough?

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In the past, when supply chains weren’t as complex as they are right now, planning your routes with spreadsheets was probably just fine. You had one or more Excel experts who built a spreadsheet and kept it up to date.

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5 Ways Covid-19 Response Shatters Supply Chain Rules

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Planning Seasonal Food Production in Uncertain Times

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In any regular year, manufacturers of seasonal foods such as ice cream, beer and BBQ meat have to deal with uncertainty because consumption of their products are highly dependent on food trends and the weather.

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The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

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Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible.

Lean without Limits!

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There are many paths to achieving organization goals. Whether goals are revenue or sustainability, a major contributing ability is operational efficiency; the ability to make continuous improvements towards Lean processes. Making the journey towards being Lean involves using one of most important resources in the world – people! Although machines and material are components in Lean operations, the human element primarily drives improvements within organizations.

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Latest Advances and Applications in the Internet of Things (IoT) Technology

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The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the name that the IT folks have given to the now billions of physical devices throughout the world that are connected to the internet. These devices not only collect data, but they share it as well.

Rising Above Supply Chain Disruptions

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When a massive disruption such as a global pandemic hits, many businesses realize that their legacy planning solutions are not capable of providing the insights they need to manage such disruptions effectively. Companies are now evaluating alternatives to ensure they are better prepared in the future. What they need is a supply chain solution that will enable them to stay on top of problems, minimize damage and stay ahead of competitors. Disruptions come in all shapes and sizes.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

3 Tips to Win the Last-Mile Delivery Planning Battle in Disruptive Times

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It’s now more important than ever to excel in last mile delivery. In the current uncertain times, the majority of customers are house-bound – and they are relying more on home delivery services.

How to Increase the Value of Your Last Mile Planning

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Delivery man carrying cardboard boxes and loading them in a mini van. In my previous blog post , I talked about the factors that make last mile logistics one of the most complex and expensive parts of the supply chain. I also looked at DELMIA Quintiq Logistics Planner for the Last Mile , an out-of-the-box solution to optimize last mile planning. In this blog post, you’ll find out how this solution is uniquely suited to help meet your consumer expectations in a cost-efficient way.

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Supply Chain Recognition in Times of Disruption

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Supply Chains and Integrated Logistics. The crisis generated by Covid-19 brought as one of its aspects, the notion of the extension of supply chains and integrated logistics, its impacts on the businesses of the companies, and the lives of people.

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

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While most people are homebound during the COVID-19 situation, many are still on the frontlines. Essential workers don’t just include hospital staff. This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Revealing the Value of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

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What aerospace manufacturers need is agility in their design and production processes to help mitigate the variability in supply and demand. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is one innovation in which aerospace companies have significantly invested to try to address some of their unique challenges. What are the benefits? Additive Manufacturing is accelerating the development phase and reducing time to market. In the virtual environment, it is possible to develop finished parts directly.

Optimization and Execution: How Manufacturing can lead the Industry Renaissance

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Global manufacturing today faces significant operational challenges. Companies that were unable to meet these challenges have been left behind (for example, in High Tech think Blackberry and Compaq). The Industry Renaissance has transformed invention and production for the needs of today’s customers. How should manufacturers adapt to meet the challenges and shift from product-centric to customer-centric operations?

It’s Time to Connect Manufacturers and Suppliers within the Value Network

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A manufacturer’s operations are constantly exposed to the risk of inconsistent supply. When it happens, supply chain managers can sometimes face a level of disruption that goes beyond the threshold of correction. The COVID-19 outbreak was one such situation. However, major disruptions are not just sparked by global crises. Upheavals in one country can heavily impact manufacturers worldwide, too. For example, the 2011 T?hoku

How can OEMs Mitigate the Effect of an Economic Slowdown?

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Technology Improves Manufacturing Disaster Preparedness

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Disaster preparedness is imperative everywhere, but that goes double for the manufacturing industry. Thankfully, technology provides ways to ensure business continuity and peace of mind. Businesses are more likely today than ever to cater to a worldwide audience.

Building real solutions for real customers

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Sometimes, the best value you can gain at work happens away from your desk. This was certainly the case with the DELMIA Quintiq Developing Customers – IT Experts Day.

How the Virtual Twin Experience Can Help Manufacturers Ramp Up Production While Implementing Social Distancing in Factories

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Manufacturers are reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their operations and supply chains. Production plans have been disrupted due to changes in demand, raw material supply and workforce availability. Many automotive plants have had to temporarily shut down production or repurpose their assembly lines to produce medical devices such as respirators.

Planning Food Logistics Efficiently in Times of Disruption

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Supermarkets are heavily impacted by unexpected peaks in demand and product unavailability from areas that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has uncovered vulnerabilities in our food supply chains, affecting the capacity of food retailers to ensure its continuity.

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Life Sciences in the Age of Disruption

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Short-term Scheduling for Production and Quality Control Labs. In the age of disruption, effective production planning and optimization approaches are even more critical to ramping up or down production, or pivoting to production of new products. To future proof operations, a robust planning and scheduling approach is a key foundation to the factory of the future. This is especially true for Life Science manufacturers who have the added complexity of Production, Quality Control Labs, and R&D.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

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Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. Supply chains have been optimized; warehouse inventory tracking has reached new levels of precision; production lines can operate with virtually no downtime. But, what about overall workforce productivity? As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? If not, what can be done to address this shortcoming?

How Steel Manufacturers Can Thrive in a Changing Environment

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The metals industry has always been competitive and difficult, but the recent COVID-19 crisis has made the business climate even more challenging. The industry is looking at current developments with great concern as important customer sectors have already begun to stop or significantly reduce production. During this time, it’s even more crucial to improve internal planning to make better decisions more quickly. But here more challenges become obvious. Planners face challenges.

Get Answers to Emergency Supply Planning

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The COVID-19 virus is affecting supply chains around the world with huge peaks in demand and disruption on a scale most could not imagine prior to the current crisis. This is creating huge pressure and challenges for many businesses and organizations. What we are doing today helps us learn how to cope with tomorrow’s challenges. Solutions that we put in place today will continue to provide value and develop best practices that will connect us and make us more proactive in the future. But how?

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How to excel in last mile delivery

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Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs.

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How a digital transformation can maximize the value of your meat supply chain

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While advanced innovations and developments like the Internet of Things (IoT) reach each industry and change the way we work together, the requirement for business transformation is rising. Meat producers, in any case, are questioning where to begin.

How Barcode Scanning Can Revolutionize Your Inventory Management

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Effectively running and maintaining a successful warehouse in the modern supply chain is increasingly challenging. New processes and innovations continue to reinvent the world of logistics. Implementing something as simple as barcode scanning can completely transform your inventory management system. Barcoding. Barcodes have developed from an early innovation to a nearly mandatory tool for. inventory optimization and management.

How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production

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The question that seems to get asked more often than not is to talk about how many industrial applications we can name for machine learning. Well, frankly that’s the wrong question. Machine learning is not a device you can plug into a production line and make the production line operate better than it did before.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.