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Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference. I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some key takeaways from the Gartner supply chain event: 1.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

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As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . Top 10 Supply Chain Articles from 2015. The following 10 supply chain articles are listed in order from the 10th most read blog post to the top most read post.

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Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

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A senior executive from a large global manufacturer came to speak in my MBA class this week, and discussed the major shifts in global business that was occurring due to the emergence of omni-channel capabilities in the supply chain. This view of the supply chain is focused primarily on how we get inventory to the customer. For example, a simple description like a “boot cut jean” may mean many different things to different manufacturers!

The Future of Supply Chain

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Earlier this year, we spoke to 16 experts about the future of supply chain and where it’s headed. Industry disruptions aren’t slowing down, technology continues to evolve, and buying behaviors and expectations are changing—all of which affects the supply chain. SUPPLY CHAIN IS THE HEART OF BUSINESS TODAY, ITS PEOPLE ARE THE LIFEBLOOD. Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Arizona State University. THE POWER OF SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN.

The Future of Supply Chain

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Earlier this year, we spoke to 16 experts about the future of supply chain and where it’s headed. Industry disruptions aren’t slowing down, technology continues to evolve, and buying behaviors and expectations are changing—all of which affects the supply chain. SUPPLY CHAIN IS THE HEART OF BUSINESS TODAY, ITS PEOPLE ARE THE LIFEBLOOD. Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Arizona State University. THE POWER OF SUPPLY CHAIN DESIGN.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

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I first met Shane in 2007 at the beginning of his work with Syngenta’s value chain. Seldom do I see a commercial leader transition to supply chain, and I wanted to gain his insights. In 2007, Shane Emms was asked to take a Global Supply Chain leadership assignment at Syngenta. With a career in marketing, and very little understanding of supply chain, he was afraid that his new team would ask, “What does this guy know?” Digital Supply Chain.

The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

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Distributors will inbound to a manufacturer the inventory needed and transportation management, especially inbound freight management, efficiency is paramount to an effective vendor managed inventory model. Each blog post written is distributed into groups that reach the supply chain community as well as professionals in manufacturing, transportation, distribution, and more. Home Depot uses the technique with larger suppliers of manufactured goods.

Evolution of the Warehouse: How it Adapted to E-Commerce and New Technology Trends?

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Today’s Warehouses Are Much Different Due To E-Commerce. What you might not know is the effect of e-commerce’s growth on warehouses. You might think, for example, that companies are struggling to find places to store their goods or that the cost of building warehouses and hiring employees negates the growing sales. Well, you need to stop worrying because e-commerce has helped the warehouse industry. feet, Supply Chain Dive reported. Flow warehouses.

Raise a Toast to Digital Business!

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Today, 270 posts and five years later, I am thankful for the opportunity to sit at my kitchen table and communicate to almost 20,000 supply chain professionals globally (directly through this blog and through connections on Linkedin). However, this is not the case in our supply chains. Their expressed a worldview of digital printing, collaborative economy and automated systems has major ramifications for the supply chain.

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

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It’s a term that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. Back in 2011, supply chain analyst Trevor Miles ( @milesahead ) noted there is a similar sounding word supply chain managers should associate with VUCA. Supply chain operations are complicated enough without the addition of VUCA conditions; but, that’s world in which supply chain managers live. Supply chain management.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

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Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. The tips below cover everything from unified supply chains to automated collaboration integration and beyond. Click on a category below to jump to the section that fits your interests best: Planning tips to unify supply chains. Planning tips to unify supply chains.

The Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Reverse Logistics

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This dramatic change in consumer shopping habits emphasizes the importance of omnichannel strategies and a resilient supply chain. Hitendra Chaturvedi, a professor at the Supply Chain Department of W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, writes, “The coronavirus has disrupted U.S. companies in many ways, and nearly three-fourths of them have seen their supply chain significantly affected.”[1]

SCM Technology Leaders JDA and RedPrairie to Merge

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RedPrairie and JDA Software [NASDAQ: JDAS], recognized leaders in enterprise software and services for the extended supply chain, announced today that JDA and affiliates of RedPrairie have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The combined entity will offer a broad portfolio of solutions and services to manage global supply chains – from raw materials, to finished products, into the hands of consumers – through any channel.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

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It was a great costume, and we looked great — except we were living in Arizona at the time and nobody outside of New York City (the only place the Blue Man Group was performing at the time) had heard of them, so every time we showed up at a party that night, people would yell out, “Hey, look, Smurfs !” Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… JDA Software Unveils New Brand Identity, Logo, and “Plan to Deliver” Tagline.

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3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

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Now, it's easy to think of technology as being a manufacturer-only realm. As explained by Bridget McCrea of Supply Chain 24/7 , the return on investment for TMS cloud-based solutions has, on average, experienced a positive growth of 7.5 In fact, autonomous vehicles are already being used by a logistics provider in Arizona. The Use of Robots in Warehouses, Loading, Unloading, and Delivery Will Increase in 2016.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Arizona. Shippers should expect pre-pandemic operations in Arizona. It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity.

5 Ways Automation Will Change the Business Landscape

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Almost all business functions and industries are being affected by automation, believes Hitendra Chaturvedi, a professor at the Arizona State University W.P. This includes retail, manufacturing, healthcare, financial, publishing, banking, accounting and real estate,” he says. Such a shift has occurred in response to automation at Hausera , a kitchen and bathroom plumbing supply company.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Arizona ? . Shippers should expect pre-pandemic operations in Arizona.?? . It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . chain?issues

Transportation Innovation 2018

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A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Autonomous technology has been used in manufacturing and distribution centers for years where AGV are used for moving product throughout a warehouse. As the labor supply drops, wages will go up. Delivery robots are being used in Arizona, after a law was passed in May 2018 giving the bots similar rights as pedestrians have on sidewalks.

Which Metrics Matter? Interview with Philippe Lambotte

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My journey to understand supply chain Metrics That Matter started three years ago. I was sitting at my kitchen table attempting to write a celebratory book on the 30th anniversary of supply chain management. When I sat down to write the book, Bricks Matter, I believed that companies had used supply chain technologies to reduce operating margin and improve inventory turns. This work will culminate in the launch of the Supply Chain Index in April.

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

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This underscores the importance of China being the world’s manufacturing hub in the past decade, and most likely for the next few decades. And it’s not just an immense and low-cost labour force that has given Chinese manufacturers a competitive advantage. In fact, China’s wages have been on the rise and fast-growing countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh are developing niches in footwear and clothing manufacturing as well. Introduction.

8 Inventory Costing Methods That You Might Not Know About

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Her supply chain is well documented and transparent for all to see. However, her production runs depends on raw materials that are susceptible to swings in supply and the weather. Maria is a manufacturer and wholesale distributor of fresh Mexican tamales and tortillas. And $1,000 owed to the warehouse for storage costs. He imports them in the hundreds and thousands sells them to hobbyists and crafting shops throughout Arizona. Introduction.