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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.

6 Ways AI is Impacting the Supply Chain

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Artificial Intelligence is already enhancing our lives as consumers, now it is picking up momentum in supply chain management and. The post 6 Ways AI is Impacting the Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

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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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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How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

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.

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.

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

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

Impact of Brexit on Warehousing

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We’re all sick of hearing about it, but for business leaders and supply chain managers, Brexit is posing tough questions. The post Impact of Brexit on Warehousing appeared first on The Network Effect. Distribution Warehousing Brexit global trade

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

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.

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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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

How Chain of Custody Strengthens the Supply Chain

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What is a Chain of Custody? The concept of “chain-of-custody” originated in the legal context of handling evidence. In this. The post How Chain of Custody Strengthens the Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Supply Chain Resilience: Surviving Hurricanes, Typhoons, Flooding and Heat Waves

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How a Network can be Your Best Defense in the Face of Mother Nature’s Fury Hurricane Florence is currently bearing. The post Supply Chain Resilience: Surviving Hurricanes, Typhoons, Flooding and Heat Waves appeared first on The Network Effect. 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.

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.

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.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

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

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.

How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success

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Dave Allen, a supply chain thought leader with a history of transforming supply chains at major consumer goods companies, share. The post How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success appeared first on The Network Effect. Big Data Consumer Goods Digital Supply Chain Leadership and Strategy Retail Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect consumer goods consumer-driven Dave Allen digital networks digital supply chain retail supply chain management

Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain

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Retailers today are in a poor position to compete against a vertically integrated and fully digitized online giants like Amazon. The post Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Retail consumer-driven digital supply chain retail

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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Guardian of the Supply Chain Part 2: Control Towers and Network Platforms

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In part 1 of Guardian of the Supply Chain, we looked at how Imperial Logistics is using a blockchain-enabled control. The post Guardian of the Supply Chain Part 2: Control Towers and Network Platforms appeared first on The Network Effect.

The Titans: Alibaba, Amazon, and Walmart – What is Customer Centricity?

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I’ll reveal what your business needs to know about The Titans: Alibaba, Amazon, and Walmart, in my newest thought leadership video coming soon. This is a sneak peak of what’s to come. The Titans: Alibaba, Amazon, and Walmart: Game Changing Strategies: Time FOR YOU TO Respond!

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6 maps that explain global supply chains

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We all know that supply chains are becoming more and more global, but how often can we actually see them becoming more global? The site vox.com has compiled 38 maps that explain the global economy. We’ve selected 6 that are especially relevant to supply chains. #1:

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Use these management strategies to build a great supply chain…

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Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.

What is Machine Learning?

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I was having a discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in supply chain planning and execution with Steve Banker today, and. The post What is Machine Learning? appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) artificial intelligence machine learning

Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain

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A brief overview to solving the problem of using Blockchain in the supply chain First, what is Blockchain? In simple. The post Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology supply chain management

Are you ready for Logistics 4.0?

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I’ve been working with Shanghai-based UNITY Business Consulting recently, and thought I’d pass along an interesting road map for the future of logistics. Focus on the far right column, “Logistics 4.0″,

Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain

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Recently, the CDC has reported an outbreak of 84 cases of E.coli across 19 states due to food safety issues. The post Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Foodservice Restaurants Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect E. Coli food safety food service supply chain

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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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