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ZF’s Transition from Lean to Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

I interviewed John Sobeck, Vice President Material Management Services and Supply Chain 4.0 at the ZF Group, about their digital supply chain transformation journey. ZF offers product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers.

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Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

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“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer. Emerging Themes for Supply Chain Planning.

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The VF Corporation Invested in Supply Chain Agility Before COVID Made “Agility” the New Buzzword

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Anytime you have a chance to talk to an executive vice president in charge of the global supply chain of a nearly $12 billion corporation, you know you will learn some things. Cameron Bailey, EVP of Global Supply Chain at VF Corporation, did not disappoint. Achieving Agility with Regional Supply Chains.

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The New Definition of Supply Chain Agility and Resilience in an Unpredictable World

Logistics Viewpoints

Prior to 2020, every supply chain in the world was challenged by increasing levels of demand unpredictability and market volatility. The sudden onset of COVID-19 only reinforced a lesson that supply chain professionals had already realized: uncertainty is the only real certainty. The Road to Agility and Resilience.

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The Power of Purchase Order Collaboration: A Game-Changer in Managing Direct Spend

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In today’s interconnected global economy, supply chains play a vital role in the success of businesses. It is crucial for organizations to understand the importance of Purchase Order collaboration to effectively manage their direct spend, optimize operations, and mitigate risks.

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Upgrading your Supply Chain Planning Software to the Cloud: Everything you need to know

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For the last decade supply chain leaders and CIO’s have been evaluating when and how to move their supply chain applications to the cloud. Increased visibility – a cloud platform provides real-time visibility into critical supply chain data, such as inventory levels, which can help you make informed decisions.

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A New Kind of Supply Chain Managed Services

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply Chain Resilience Depends Upon End-to-End Visibility Service companies, where one firm takes over a set of duties that used to be done in-house, is quite common. In supply chain services, the services company plans and executes on behalf of their clients. The right IT is critical.