Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

It is easy to make analytics the cornerstone of warehouse and distribution center management. While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. Siloed data and disparate systems skew analytics results. Consider upgrading your existing warehouse management system (WMS) or implementing cloud-based systems.

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Cerasis

The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate. More importantly, demand for warehouse space is at an all-time high, and warehousing is still short two million workers. Optimize warehouse design.

Don’t risk falling behind: 3 things you can do to start mastering analytics

AIMMS

In today’s business environment, you can’t remain competitive without mastering analytics. S till, most companies are “not very far” when it comes to implementing analytics and garnering benefits from data, as a recent survey from CSCMP suggests.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

There’s no doubt that the role of data, technology and analytics in retailer decision-making is growing, and that this trend will further heat up over the next few years. You are currently using AIMMS for Warehouse Slotting Optimization. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Warehouse & Distribution Center Management: 5 Tips for Success

Cerasis

Today, Carl writes about his 5 tips for success Warehouse and Distribution center management. Every day, new warehousing and wholesale supplier businesses are opening their doors, and plenty more are on their way out because they can’t keep up in a competitive economy. Many logistics experts assert that warehouses and distribution centers are virtually the same operation, but experts like Cliff Holste at Supply Chain Digest insist that they are not. Organize Your Warehouse.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

There’s no doubt that the role of data, technology and analytics in retail decision-making is growing, and that this trend will further heat up over the next few years. You are currently using AIMMS for Warehouse Slotting Optimization. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions. This is where analytics come into play.

Tackling the Unknown: Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

The new world of supply chain analytics is my current research project. There is a great need for improved supply chain analytics. The first generation of supply chain analytics were an extension of solutions with three letter acronymns–ERP, CRM, SRM, SCE, and APS.

Machine Learning In Warehouse Management

Cerasis

However, it’s now being used by many businesses, including logistics companies and retailers seeking help for warehouse management. This is important for supply chain management moving forward, particularly when applied to warehouse management. Supply Chain Warehouse

Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

Veridian Solutions

The result is improved customer service, but the real implications of supply chain analytics go much further. Those interested in putting the power of supply chain analytics to work need to understand how they affect the digital transformation of your organization.

Supply Chain & Warehousing Trends For Year 2017

CormSquare

Warehouse management systems are no longer constrained by mobile operating system offering limited hardware options. From iPhones and ring scanners to compact 2D barcode scanners, warehouses now have unlimited potential for mixing and matching mobile hardware.

Question and Answer – Accelerate Supply Chain Performance Using Advanced Analytics

Logility

On the recent webcast, Accelerate Supply Chain Performance Using Advanced Analytics , I had the pleasure to speak with a leading authority in analytics, Bill Panak, Vice President, Data Science, Halo Business Intelligence.

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Veridian Solutions

The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate. More importantly, demand for warehouse space is at an all-time high, and warehousing is still short two million workers. percent of warehouses vacant, warehouse managers are still stuck with the challenge of maximizing warehouse space. Since customers’ needs evolve on a continuing basis, warehouses must evolve in tandem.

Is there a compelling reason to implement analytics & optimization? STEP 1 – Prove the bridge is on fire

AIMMS

Retail analytics are typically fruitful due to the availability of granular EPOS sales data and the ability to predict how products will move through their lifecycle due to the differing levels of fashion maturity in each geography. analytics Supply chain optimization

Advance Your Business with Advanced Analytics

Enterra Insights

”[1] The promise and benefits of big data can only be obtained through advanced analytics. ” Advanced analytics is now a must-have capability. At the beginning of the Big Data Era, advanced analytics were a “nice-to-have” capability that often provided a significant competitive edge. Sam Ransbotham ( @Ransbotham ), David Kiron ( @DavidKiron1 ), and Pamela Kirk Prentice ( @pamelakprentice ) explain, “Competitive advantage with analytics is waning.

How TMS Analytics Can Lead to Actionable Insights & Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

Modern, cloud-based analytics systems within transportation management systems ( TMSs ) have redefined how you strive for continuous improvement. The goal of seeing your freight’s location 24/7/365 is well underway, and TMS analytics are providing insights beyond knowing the shipment’s location. Your opportunities will grow, but how do a dedicated TMS and analytics make this possible? Strong TMS Analytics Use Real-Time Data to Increase Visibility in B2B and B2C Shipments.

Need Robust and Flexible Supply Chain Analytics? Build your own Apps

AIMMS

When it comes to Supply Chain Analytics, an “Apps approach” can have just as many benefits. But what exactly is a Supply Chain Analytics app? Most people think that Analytics Maturity is about technology. AIMMS analytics Conferences Gartner Innovation

Value of Analytics for Wholesale Distributors

Silvon Software

Analytics can help wholesale distributors maximize profits, but it isn’t just about gaining insights from the data. Here’s more information on the value that analytics can bring to wholesale distribution organizations: Operational Efficiency. Intelligent Analytics

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth

IQMS

Bottom Line: It’s time to transition the role of warehouses from cost centers to revenue centers that support new digitally enabled supply chains and business models that require greater accuracy, speed, and scale than ever before.

What Is Driving Interest for a Warehouse Management System in the Cloud?

Cerasis

Interest for a Warehouse Management System in the cloud has risen as companies attempt to stay competitive with Big Box Retailers and Amazon, but those are not the only factors driving investment in cloud-based WMS. What’s a Warehouse Management System in the Cloud?

System 203

Warehouse of the Future: Digitalization and New Technologies Driving Next Generation Warehouse Automation – Part 2 of 2

Supply Chain Nation

In part 1 of this 2-part blog series, “ Warehouse of the Future: Adopting Automation within the Supply Chain ,” we took a deeper dive into today’s automation systems landscape and retrofitting today’s supply chain with automation. Part-2 of the series will go into more detail around the technologies driving next generation warehouse automation and digitalization and next generation capabilities.

To predict or to prescribe: Analytics in logistics & supply chain operations

Quintiq

To do so, I will dive into data analytics and the role it could play in making supply chain logistics more efficient. Descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. Essentially, our investment in this type of analytics shows us what happened in our business.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I visited the BVL Kongress in Berlin, and also attended the International Institute for Analytics ”Chief Analytics Officer” meeting last summer. We just finished hosting over 150 executives at our Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, with a theme on Supply Chain Analytics. Not surprisingly, analytics is at the top of the list. Supply Chain Analytics Will Emerge as a Key Enabler to Performance. 2013 has certainly been an interesting year!

Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

No matter how big or small your operation and your company is you likely have the same pressures on your Warehouses and Distribution Centres. Everyone, including those who are best in class, has the need to reduce costs, improve the speed and accuracy of order fulfillment and warehouse activities, optimize inventory, and provide sufficient capacity to support growth at your busiest times of the year. Disruptive Technologies in the Warehouse! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Warehouse of the Future: The Importance of an Integrated and Autonomous Supply Chain System – Part 3 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

In part 1 of this blog series , we took a look at how innovation is changing the supply chain and the evolution of different warehouse types and processes. Integrating planning supply chain software, coupled with execution solutions, such as warehouse management systems (WMS), can help optimize supply chains. The move to omni-channel retailing means that warehouses are less able to batch orders into large waves. Analytics and Warehouse Automation.

Data Cleansing as the Foundation for Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain View from the Field

Many organizations are focused on driving analytics as a foundation for competitive advantage. Often overlooked in this discussion is the importance of establishing a foundation for analytics through the process of data readiness and data cleansing. It represents the value of a piece of data to an analyst, analytic, or other process and will change as that data moves through, is interpreted, or changed by that process.

IoT Inspired Smart Warehouses Are Reinventing Inventory Management

Cerasis

The internet allows for unlimited scalability and boosted efficiency in warehouse inventory management. The so-called “smart warehouse” takes advantage of these defining factors by connecting systems to streamline inventory management and overall productivity. Warehouse managers must understand why changes of standards and use of the Internet of Things (IoT) are needed and how smart warehouses can meet the demands of today and tomorrow.

Creating an analytics organization for supply chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve been leading a few calls for the International Institute of Analytics, as a faculty lead for the manufacturing group. We are preparing for the Chief Analytics Officer meeting coming up in Chicago in June. One of the issues that comes up is where the analytics function should reside – in IT or in the business function? They are saying “we need to down the analytics platform, and define the roles and responsibilities of that area.”.

Predictive analytics in procurement means using whatever data is available

NC State SCRC

Predictive analytics is still relatively new in procurement, but it’s increasingly important, particularly in organizations that have already been through the cycle of spend analytics, supplier leveraging, segmentation, and consolidation. It is often built on a strategic platform that provides data visibility and near real-time availability, as well as advanced data warehouses for collection of relevant third party datasets.

The Power of Flowcasting: Live Supply Planning Collaboration & Analytics – Part 1

Supply Chain Nation

Live Supply Planning Collaboration & Analytics. To understand why this is different, first we need to take a moment to talk about the foundation of the JDA Flowcasting work platforms and how they differ from most of the traditional analytic tools used today.

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

Imagine stepping back in time to visit a large warehousing operation in 1990. To save you from a meltdown, let’s take a brief journey through warehouse operating developments from 1990 to 2045. 1990: A Fine Vintage for Warehouse Operators. Warehouse Automation.

Vision and Voice in the Warehouse: How Are These Technologies Impacting Warehouse Management?

Veridian Solutions

Vision and voice in the warehouse , i.e., voice-assisted systems and augmented reality, can change how the typical warehouse operates. The biggest reason for the continued development of vision and voice in the warehouse is simple. Technology Warehouse Management

Real-Time Inventory Management: 5 Ways Advanced Computer Analytics Will Transform Traditional Inventory Management

Cerasis

In our predictions’ blog post from earlier this year, we noted how customization will begin to replace traditional inventory management, and essentially, customization goes back to using computer analytics to generate a more accurate, successful view of inventory management. In other words, you need to keep the “right number” of products in stock, and analytics can help you determine the quantity needed.

Innovation – is Analytical

EFT

Steve Brady’s series on innovation continues, this time on the analytics of innovation. So how does one build an innovative and analytical team?

What Warehouse Management Technology Is Necessary to Create a Best-in-Class Distribution Center?

Cerasis

New warehouse management technology, like analytics, machine-to-machine learning, and automated systems, pushes the limits of standard operations to create best-in-class distribution centers. The days of using a small, standalone warehouse management system (WMS) are ending, and distribution centers must turn to newer, more advanced warehouse management technology to meet rising demand for an omnichannel world. Distribution Technology Warehouse