Sizing up RSi and Alloy with a company insider

Alloy

In this Q&A with Brian Babbitt , Head of Solutions Consulting at Alloy, we discuss options for consumer goods manufacturers evaluating supply chain management solutions. What led you to Alloy? I was in direct competition with the Alloy solution, so I did my homework.

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How customers use Alloy

Alloy

Alloy’s customers range from established household names doing billions of dollars in business a year, to digital-native brands just expanding into retail, like Kano and Cora. So you might wonder what these companies have in common, and how they both find value in Alloy’s platform. We invited all our users to provide their feedback on Alloy, and received 45 responses over two weeks. and functional areas, with the largest groups in Sales, Sales Ops, and Supply Chain.

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Alloy Selected by Valvoline to Enable Demand-Driven Supply Chain

Alloy

November 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alloy, the modern demand platform for consumer goods brands, today announced Valvoline, a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, is implementing Alloy’s enterprise supply chain solution. Valvoline implements leading-edge solution to unlock new insights and opportunities. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.,

Alloy is hiring!

Alloy

To help lead our recruiting efforts, we’re pleased to welcome Amanda Williams as Alloy’s first Director of Operations. Amanda spent her early career in various roles at McMaster-Carr, including Sales, Customer Service, and Warehouse Operations, giving her a unique appreciation of how Alloy empowers consumer goods manufacturers to grow sales and optimize their supply chain. Engineers at Alloy contribute across the stack. Alloy is hiring!

Eating big data for breakfast: A “Supply Chain Now” interview

Alloy

Since its start in 2017, Supply Chain Now Radio has become the leading channel for supply chain news and thought leadership. Alloy Regional Sales Director Tom Jones recently sat down with hosts Greg White and Scott W.

How Youth to the People uses Alloy

Alloy

These challenges are some of the reasons Youth to the People turned to Alloy. Using Alloy herself and as a tool for her team has enabled everyone to save a lot of time and use data to make strategic decisions about where they do spend their time. Laura relies on Alloy to track sales across all of the retailers that Youth to the People sells through. supply-chain field-sales analytics consumer-goods retail

Rethinking the supply chain: 3 startup CEOs talk data, dynamics, and the future

FLEXE

Alloy, Convoy, and FLEXE discuss supply chain innovations designed to help forward-looking businesses succeed

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Valvoline’s road to a more proactive supply chain – and stronger customer relationships

Alloy

In North America, they operate two distinct supply chains for that: one to retailers (such as Walmart, O’ Reilly Auto Parts and AutoZone) and another to installers (including Valvoline Instant Oil Change centers and other oil-change shops). Alloy has helped us do that.

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Design for a Green Supply Chain

Kinaxis

by Jonathan Lofton Design for the Supply Chain Pt. I was waylaid, but let’s get right into the next principle in the “10 Principles of Good Design” as applied to green supply chain and green supply chain management ( Design for the Supply Chain ). This really requires end-to-end thinking about the supply chain and close collaboration between the partners in that chain. Design for the Supply Chain Pt 2: Innovative.

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Alloy recognized in top 10 of CGT 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

Alloy

Selected by the CGT community of consumer goods executives, Alloy was recognized as a top 10 vendor for both the Artificial Intelligence and Supply Chain Planning business functions. Alloy takes the latter approach, strategically using AI where it makes sense to enhance our solutions, such as demand forecasting. Supply Chain Planning includes the CGT community’s favorite solution providers for planning, including demand forecasting and inventory optimization.

Consulting Logistics - Retail Artificial Intelligence w/ Joel Beal CEO/Co-founder of Alloy

Freight Plus

Alloy’s CEO & co-founder Joel Beal joins us to discuss the power of retail/inventory analytics and AI, connecting tech with the supply chain, Alloy’s recent $15M venture capital bid, and hear his advice for students and aspiring entrepreneurs! our free 7 Deadly Sins of Implementing Supply Chain Technology infographic

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SNEAK PEAK: On Monday's Episode of Consulting Logistics - Joel Beal CEO/Founder of startup Alloy

Freight Plus

SNEAK PEAK: Listen in to a brief preview of this coming Monday's episode of Consulting Logistics when Alloy’s CEO & Founder Joel Beal joins us to discuss the power of retail/inventory analytics and AI, connecting tech with the supply chain, Alloy’s recent $15M venture capital bid, and hear his advice for students and aspiring entrepreneurs! our free 7 Deadly Sins of Implementing Supply Chain Technology infographic. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US.

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The supply chain tips that made Moose Toys a “Walmart Supplier of the Year”

Alloy

Headline: The supply chain tips that made Moose Toys Walmart’s Supplier of the Year. It’s no accident that Moose Toys was awarded Walmart Toy Supplier of the Year at the retailer’s annual supply chain conference earlier this year.

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4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

Industrial IoT and big data are converging to enable demand-driven 'smart supply chains.' The advancements in 3D printing and 'Additive Manufacturing,' coupled with supply chain efficiencies, could make distributed manufacturing a reality, ushering in the era of smart manufacturing. The promise of AM is the use of less material, lightweight alloys and to provide faster cycle time due to rapid prototyping.

US wants to reclaim critical rare earth supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

to-Europe rare earth supply chain, and is one of only two current U.S. as a player in the production of rare earth materials, thereby reducing the reliance on China for critical rare earth supplies. On July 7, Energy Fuels Inc.

Supply Chain and Sales alignment increase responsiveness

Alloy

If you’re a supply chain geek, you probably already follow Supply Chain Now , the go-to podcast for all things supply chain. (In In fact, you may have caught Alloy on a previous episode.). An ever-changing world needs more-responsive supply chains.

GM Supplier Factory Explosion: Thoughts on Supply Chain Visibility and Responsibility

Talking Logistics

Zhongron supplies aluminum alloy wheel hubs to another company, Citic Dicastal Wheel Manufacturing Co., Here’s the way I think about it: you can’t aspire to have end-to-end supply chain visibility, which is what every manufacturer and retailer wants in order to become more agile and responsive, without also accepting end-to-end responsibility. This is by no means an easy task, especially for companies like GM with complex, global supply chains.

Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Reverse chain article and permission to publish here provided by Glen Munholland at circularsupplychains.com. The post Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain! appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™.

A New Die is Cast: Digging Into the Rare Metals Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

IBC Advanced Alloys puts a pedal to the metals to manage the logistics of complex manufacturing

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5 Top resources for launching products into new retail stores

Alloy

There are new tools and practices you can use to give your sales, supply chain and marketing teams actionable, real-time insights into consumer behavior on the shelf, so you can quickly align to actual consumer demand. Video overview: New item launches in Alloy.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on An Inflection Point in 3D Printing

Supply Chain Digest

As Technology for Printing with Metal Alloys Improves, GE Says 3D Printing Now Ready for Prime Time

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How to reconcile your retail forecasts with your partners’ supply plans

Alloy

Note: in this article, we’ll be referring to your forecasts as forecasts and your retailers’ forecasts as supply plans. With supply chain headaches and inflation driving down brand loyalty, it’s more important than ever to make sure your retailers are effectively allocating your inventory.

An interview with Chia-Lun Wu, Engineering

Alloy

Chia-Lun Wu is a software engineer in Alloy’s Berlin office. Before joining Alloy, he worked as a software engineer at Forto in Berlin and Vyond in Taipei, Taiwan. Why did you join Alloy? What do you do at Alloy? How would you describe the culture at Alloy?

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An interview with Chia-Lun Wun, Engineering

Alloy

Chia-Lun Wu is a software engineer in Alloy’s Berlin office. Before joining Alloy, he worked as a software engineer at Forto in Berlin and Vyond in Taipei, Taiwan. Why did you join Alloy? What do you do at Alloy? How would you describe the culture at Alloy?

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Top 5 Takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Conference

Alloy

Top 5 takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Conference A few weeks ago, many members of Alloy’s team were in Phoenix attending the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference and hosting attendees at our annual conference dinner. days of learning, networking, and getting the latest scoop on supply chain tech. Converging Physical and Digital, they emphasized the highest performing supply chains drive collaboration from the inside out?—?across

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An Interview with Michael Hutzli, Engineering

Alloy

Michael Hutzli is an engineering team lead in Alloy’s Vancouver office. Before joining Alloy a bit over three years ago, he worked as a software engineer at Addepar in Mountain View and at AdNovum in Zurich, Switzerland. Why did you join Alloy? There were a few different factors that came together in my decision to join Alloy. Second, Alloy’s ambitious mission?—?to What do you do at Alloy? What’s the most exciting project you’ve worked on at Alloy?

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Shared Supply Chain Control Towers: Key Features and Considerations

Alloy

We welcomed members and guests to our San Francisco office in November to discuss “Implementing a Shared Supply Chain Control Tower.” Client Solutions Manager Habib Rizkallah presenting at the ev In the world of supply chain, the function of a “control tower” is similar to that of its namesake in aviation: provide visibility into the movement of products and “direct traffic” to optimize operations. How long is my supply chain?

A Digital Transformation Discussion with Supply Chain Execs

Alloy

Alloy recently had the pleasure of joining the Slalom Digital Innovation in Supply Chain Summit , January 23–24 in Seattle. The brainchild of Harshad Kanvinde at Slalom Consulting and Neil Ackerman at Johnson & Johnson, the roundtable was an intimate gathering of supply chain leaders that offered great opportunities to meet and learn about what’s top of mind for enterprises like Procter & Gamble, Mars, The Pokemon Company, and The Coca-Cola Company.

An interview with Gautam Gupta, Engineering

Alloy

Gautam is a Software Engineer at Alloy. Why did you join Alloy? I joined Alloy because it has a good mix of challenging technical problems, a hard-working team, and a great culture. When I first started at Alloy in the beginning of 2018, I joined as an intern.

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Beyond the Askuity acquisition to the future of retail analytics

Alloy

but it is also a significant opportunity to evaluate newer vendors, like Alloy, who can do a better job of meeting your holistic needs. Here are some of the advantages Alloy has over other retail analytics providers that make it the right partner moving forward. Focus Alloy’s focus has been and always will be on serving consumer goods brands. Flexible and Dynamic Dashboards One of the key places you’ll notice a difference is in the way Alloy puts the data into your hands.

In Valvoline’s words: The human side of digital transformation

Alloy

We talk a lot about supply chain and sales alignment , but Katlyn Davis brings one-of-a-kind real-world experience to the topic. That’s why it was such a privilege to join Katlyn on a recent Supply Chain Now livestream on partnering across supply chain and sales to power retail results.

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The 5 keys to success with retail buyers — from a Walmart Supplier of the Year

Alloy

The toy company — which built its brand on innovating and reinvigorating the way children play — scored a top honor earlier this year at Walmart’s annual supply chain conference where they were named Walmart Toy Supplier of the Year. . Supply chain expertise.

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Different Types of Forging Techniques!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Some of the most common materials used for forging include alloy steel, carbon steel, stainless steel, micro-alloy steel, titanium, and aluminum. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. Subscribe Here!

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Tile’s CEO on navigating the pain points of modern supply and demand

Alloy

Last month, Tile CEO and Alloy Board Member CJ Prober led an Alloy Executive Roundtable discussion on managing supply and demand in today’s retail landscape. With decades of experience in consumer goods and technology, Prober is a thought leader on the intricacies of sales, supply chain, and strategy, and that expertise proved invaluable during the roundtable. Stay updated on upcoming events near you by subscribing to the Alloy blog.

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Amazon Retail Analytics Basic vs. Premium: What’s the value?

Alloy

The sales and inventory data is typically used to analyze downstream supply chain dynamics such as sales patterns, stock movement, and returns. Here we’ll focus on differences in sales and inventory data, and what you will need to get closer to measuring true demand and taking control of your supply chain. At Alloy, we’ve developed automated tools to extract data upon availability, and seamlessly accumulate historical data.

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