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Supply Chain Digital Twin software: Time to Correct Your Definition

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How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

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7 Steps: How to Reduce Costs Through Supply Chain Network Optimization

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Supply Chain Simulation: What You Need to Know in 2020 & Beyond

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Supply Chain Resilience vs. Flexibility, Sustainability, & More

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Selecting the Best S&OP Software: 7 Tips for Success

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What Is the Difference Between Optimization Modeling and Simulation?

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Supply Chain Cost Optimization: You'll Fail If You Don't Do It Right

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A New Trend Has Emerged in Supply Chain: Creating Immersive Experiences

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Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Could A Second Wave of COVID-19 Could Ruin Manufacturing for Good?

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The Five Biggest Supply Chain Challenges of 2020

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The Ultimate SCOR Model for Supply Chain Decisions

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Top 11 Supply Chain Trends You Need to Know in 2020

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Supply Chain Predictive Analytics: What Is It and Who's Doing It?

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Using this information, supply chain leaders can address supply chain challenges, reduce costs and at the same time improve service levels. Predictive analytics techniques allow organizations to identify patterns and trends hidden in their data to understand market trends, identify demand and establish appropriate pricing strategies. predictive analytics Supply chain analytics

Transform Your Supply Chain or Lose Out to Competitors

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The business world is in a state of flux as new technologies continually change the way companies operate. The pace of innovation is fast. Those in the lead respond to changing market demands quickly and efficiently, leaving behind those who rely on inflexible and dated supply chains. Prescriptive Analytics Supply Chain Advanced Analytics

How Supply Chain Analytics Jobs Are Changing in the Digital Era

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While the term algorithm implies complexity, this isn't necessarily the case, as an algorithm is simply a set of rules used to solve a problem. Supply Chain Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Talent Supply Chain Analytics Jobs

10 Things About Omni Channel Supply Chain You May Not Have Known

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The supply chains of omni channel retailers operating brick-and-mortar and online stores need to simultaneously fulfill multiple, sometimes conflicting, requirements. Here are nine things you may not have known about an omni channel supply chain. Supply Chain Management Integrated Delivery Systems Supply Chain Supply Planning Supply Chain Optimization Omni Channel

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

8 Tips for Supply Chain Leaders on Working Remotely

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Following patterns seen in Europe and the East, it seems to be only a matter of time before major centers in the U.S. will need to consider similar restrictions

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Why Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE) Is Crucial to Your Business

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In recent years, S&OP has shifted as management has begun redefining the objectives of S&OP to focus on maximizing the value generation for shareholders while appropriately balancing strategic objectives and risk. S&OP Sales and Operations Planning Supply chain analytics S&OE Sales & Operations Execution

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What Is Supply Chain Visibility and Why Is It Important?

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When these events are analyzed, it’s not unusual to discover that companies were caught off guard because of poor supply chain visibility. In some instances, companies didn’t know where suppliers and sub-suppliers were located, while in others they were unaware of critical dependencies in their extended supply chains. These same issues are still apparent as businesses attempt to restart production in the aftermath of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Coronavirus and Supply Chain Leaders: 9 Must-Know Threats

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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.

Modern Supply Chain Analytics: Are You Keeping Up?

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According to Supply Chain Digital Magazine, many manufacturers are falling behind with more than two-thirds of them being unable to provide data-driven analytical information to support their business decisions. Prescriptive Analytics predictive analytics Supply Chain Optimization supply chain modeling Supply chain analytics Supply chain digital twin

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

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The Supply Chain Digital Twin: Is It Just Another Fad?

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A lot has changed. Simulation and modeling software allow organizations to create realistic and verifiable supply chain digital twins of their supply chains. Data mining techniques along with inputs from Internet of Things (IoT) sensors allow them to feed real-time data into models. They can monitor and determine what's happening in the real world and plan the appropriate corrective action. SCM supply chain modeling Digital twin Supply chain digital twin

Supply Chain Modeling: Here’s What You Need To Know

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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.

Why Do Supply Chains Need an Effective Communication Plan?

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Effective communication is a vital component to successful supply chain management , yet an alarming amount of businesses have no official communication plan in place to guide their employees. On top of this, supply chain managers are rarely trained in communications and end up taking a very laissez faire attitude towards the entire process. To understand why this is a problem, stop and consider the effects of bad communication.

Your Guide to Production planning and control in manufacturing

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The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

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Even these services struggled to deliver. While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries. supply chain risk transportation management transportation management system

9 Key Steps to Evaluating Supply Chain Analytics Software

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But before buying analytics software, it's best to take a step back and determine what's right for your organization. There are numerous vendors selling different types of supply chain analytics software, but unless you're ready for what they offer, you may be wasting your money. Advanced Analytics Supply Chain Optimization supply chain modeling Supply chain analytics supply chain analytics software

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!