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The Future of Food: 6 Ways IoT is Impacting Food Supply Chains

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way the world thinks about food. Consumers now have the option of. The post The Future of Food: 6 Ways IoT is Impacting Food Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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The Potential and the Pitfalls of Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

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4 Forces to Drive Your Supply Chain Transformation

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It’s a very interesting time in supply chain. There are a number of exciting technologies coming together to create new. The post 4 Forces to Drive Your Supply Chain Transformation appeared first on The Network Effect.

Understanding Supply Chain Network Technology

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Two basic types of supply chain networks and the difference it makes There is a high level of interest in. The post Understanding Supply Chain Network Technology appeared first on The Network Effect.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

How to use Master Data Management to Drive Transformation

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7 Supply Chain Security Concerns to Address in 2019

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“All across Maersk headquarters, the full scale of the crisis was starting to become clear. Within half an hour, Maersk. The post 7 Supply Chain Security Concerns to Address in 2019 appeared first on The Network Effect. Cloud Risk Technology cybersecurity risk management supply chain

Enabling the Autonomous Supply Chain

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It’s difficult for us today to imagine the relentless backbreaking labor and the ever-present threat of disease and death that. The post Enabling the Autonomous Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

Ten Pillars of an Effective Network Platform

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Laying the foundations for longer term value, innovation and agility In previous posts, we’ve looked at what multi-enterprise/multi-party networks are, The post Ten Pillars of an Effective Network Platform appeared first on The Network Effect.

Unlocking the Value in Your Supply Chain Network

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Combine artificial intelligence with business network technology for optimal results Many companies pursuing artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives, are doing so. The post Unlocking the Value in Your Supply Chain Network appeared first on The Network Effect.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain

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How blockchain technology can improve your supply chain Today, there is much buzz about blockchains in various industries. Business leaders. The post Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain appeared first on The Network Effect.

Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Surpass It for Less?

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Save millions on your SAP S/4HANA® migration while creating greater business value with business network technology As SAP pushes its. The post Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Surpass It for Less? appeared first on The Network Effect.

Fixing the 5 Big Problems in the Food Supply Chain

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The food supply chain continues to grow rapidly, with consumers now expecting exotic foods, fresh on their plates, year round. The post Fixing the 5 Big Problems in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Foodservice Restaurants Blockchain food safety supply chain

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It’s Halloween: Avoid a Technology Horror Story

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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How AI is Generating Value for US Restaurants

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How artificial intelligence is driving better customer service and supply chain efficiencies in the restaurant supply chain Artificial Intelligence (AI). The post How AI is Generating Value for US Restaurants appeared first on The Network Effect.

8 Signs Your Cloud B2B Network is Broken

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Why your “network” is not delivering the results you expect. The confusion in the market about the difference between multi-enterprise. The post 8 Signs Your Cloud B2B Network is Broken appeared first on The Network Effect.

Fighting Fake Drugs in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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With the lucrative profits to be made from fake pharmaceutical drugs, even more than in the narcotics trade, fake drugs. The post Fighting Fake Drugs in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Pharmaceutical counterfeits drugs fake pharmaceuticals supply chain

Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Supass It for Less?

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Save millions on your SAP S/4HANA® migration while creating greater business value with business network technology As SAP pushes its. The post Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Supass It for Less? appeared first on The Network Effect.

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How a Leading Retailer is Using a Control Tower to Manage their Supply Chain

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How one of the largest retailers in Africa is using innovative technology to improve customer service while lowering supply chain. The post How a Leading Retailer is Using a Control Tower to Manage their Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Optimizing the Modern Enterprise with a Control Tower for CFOs

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How CFOs are Leveraging Intelligent Control Towers to Align Financial and Supply Chain Decision-Making Today’s modern organization comprises a complex. The post Optimizing the Modern Enterprise with a Control Tower for CFOs appeared first on The Network Effect.

Winning in an Era of Tariffs and Trade Wars

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The tariff situation changes rapidly. As of today, the Trump administration has imposed about $250 billion in tariffs on imported. The post Winning in an Era of Tariffs and Trade Wars appeared first on The Network Effect.

What Supply Chains Really are and Why it Matters

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Companies re-assessing the nature of their supply chains are shifting priorities and realizing new value What is a Supply Chain? The post What Supply Chains Really are and Why it Matters appeared first on The Network Effect.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

Multi-Enterprise Network Platforms vs Pseudo Networks

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The promise and the perils of choosing a multi-enterprise supply chain network We’re almost two decades into the 21st Millennium, The post Multi-Enterprise Network Platforms vs Pseudo Networks appeared first on The Network Effect.

7 Ways AI and Automation Are Driving the Future of Manufacturing

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Big changes are in store for manufacturing as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation combine to reshape the manufacturing supply chain. The post 7 Ways AI and Automation Are Driving the Future of Manufacturing appeared first on The Network Effect.

Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains

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Blockchain offers the supply chain a radical upgrade to the old standby of the spreadsheet The logistics industry is notoriously. The post Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology spreadsheets supply chai

Meeting the Omnichannel Challenge

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Consumers are buying products through many different channels the consumer goods supply chain has become more complex than ever before. The post Meeting the Omnichannel Challenge appeared first on The Network Effect.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Optimize Fleet Management

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a profound impact across the supply chain. In this article, Geoff Annesley looks. The post How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Optimize Fleet Management appeared first on The Network Effect.

Video: A Guide to Supply Chain Control Towers

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How can supply chain control towers help manage complex global supply chains? I recently discussed the topic of supply chain. The post Video: A Guide to Supply Chain Control Towers appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Most Popular Supply Chain Posts of 2018

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Over the last few weeks we’ve been sifting through the analytics to identify the most read posts in 2018. There. The post Most Popular Supply Chain Posts of 2018 appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management The Network Effect logistics scm supply chain TMS

Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower

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Putting the Consumer at the center of the supply chain universe In a previous post, Rise of Supply Chain Control. The post Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower appeared first on The Network Effect.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

What Can a Supply Chain Control Tower Do for You?

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Nucleus Research explains control towers and the benefits they bring to your supply chain Nucleus Research has published its Control. The post What Can a Supply Chain Control Tower Do for You? appeared first on The Network Effect.