Innovation maze

Supply Chain Movement

How can you identify the innovations that will really take your company forward? These technologies also receive plenty of attention at conferences and events which promise – usually implicitly – to guide delegates through the innovation maze.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. There is no reason you should not at least make it to the low-cost conferences in the coming year.

MercuryGate 2.0: Takeaways from Velocity 2019 Conference

Talking Logistics

I was a relatively new supply chain industry analyst when MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) was founded in 2000, and I have attended (often as a speaker) most of their user conferences throughout the years. I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 1.0

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., Also, if you have a favorite industry conference not included on the list, please post it in the comments. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. Vendor Conferences (alphabetical order).

Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. Brexit and the threat of escalating trade wars), but with the current economic wind in their sails logistics service providers should be in a strong position to innovate.

SCLA – Transportation Innovation, Customer Experience and Growth

Descartes

A couple of weeks ago SCLA (Supply Chain Leaders in Action) held its annual conference in Fort Meyers, Florida. It was my first year attending, and I was struck by the collaborative culture of learning and innovation among companies and competitors.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016 is the world’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. This marriage of two distinct approaches delivers day-in, day-out reliability and game-changing innovation at the same time.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

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.

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2015

Supply Chain Movement

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2015. Join us this October at a business-focussed, customer-led event – the 2 nd International SAP® Conference on Supply Chain in Darmstadt, Germany. Date: 1-2 October, 2015. Venue: Darmstadtium Congress Centre, Darmstadt, Germany.

Innovation strategy

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers should innovate more,’ is a commonly heard complaint by shippers. This innovation-related discrepancy reared its head once again following an international study by Supply Chain Digest published earlier this year. 69 percent of the shippers surveyed said it was very important for logistics service providers to be innovative. But the logistics service providers are not the only cause of the innovation problem.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

At the event, James Rice, MIT, spoke on innovation, and his reflections on Clayton Christensen’s 1997 classic business book, the Innovators Dilemma. This is disruptive innovation. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow.

Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015

AIMMS

This month, I had the pleasure of attending Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix. In almost every way this is a large and very professionally run conference with over 1500 attendees, everything you would expect from a Gartner event. In this post, I will summarize some of my favorite takeaways from the conference. Logistics is the conference’s fastest growing theme. An insightful and well run conference.

Customer Experience Driving Innovation for High-Performing Companies

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published last week , “Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation.” Customer Experience: A Bigger Focus for High-Performing and Innovator Companies.

Innovation: A common theme at CSCMP EDGE 2019

CHAINalytics

Last month, I was honored to participate as a track chair at EDGE, the annual conference for CSCMP. Specifically, I helped lead the Sponsor Series II track in which the content is chosen by the conference sponsors themselves. Having only attended the strictly educational tracks at past events, I honestly did not know what to … The post Innovation: A common theme at CSCMP EDGE 2019 appeared first on Chainalytics.

What I Learned at the CSCMP Annual Global Conference 2014

Talking Logistics

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference is among the best events to learn and network in the industry. Every problem or challenge companies face creates an opportunity to demonstrate leadership, an opportunity to innovate and develop new solutions, an opportunity to explore new areas of research, and an opportunity to disrupt the status quo.

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

“A Changing Environment Demands Changing Strategies” – that was theme of the Food Shippers of America 60 th Annual Conference held earlier this month in San Antonio, where more than 950 attendees (including food shippers, consignees, carriers, 3PLs, and technology companies) gathered to discuss emerging trends and leading practices in the industry. Innovation is about being proactive and always questioning the status quo versus being reactive and complacent.

33rd International Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Following last year’s motto „A world in motion“ BVL takes it one step further in 2016 and puts this year’s conference under the headline „Driving Change“.„In More than 3,000 delegates hear 120 speakers within the framework of 120 hours of conference programme. Date: October 19-21, 2016.

2019 Conferences for Consumer Goods Professionals

Alloy

The 2019 conference schedule is off to a busy start! We’re posting this from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where we’ve had a couple packed days of meetings and checking out the latest innovations in technology. 2019 US conferences, in chronological order: Jan.

10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series

Supply Chain Movement

10th Pan-European Conference in the P2P Series. Organiser: marcus evans Conferences. URL: www.marcusevans-conferences-paneuropean.com. We will also hear innovations on self-service supplier portal, eCatalogue, andeProcurement in general.

Innovate to Survive—Isn’t That Already the New Norm?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Innovate to survive. That’s the key message I took away from this year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Mode two is about innovation and growth, and the point was made in a number of sessions that you need to do both if you want to excel.

Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference

Talking Logistics

Last week, I attended Innovate 2018 , the company’s first user conference, and as I stood on stage to deliver my keynote presentation in front of 140+ attendees, the answer was clear: Yes. The reality is that new innovations in technology, coupled with new transportation challenges that shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) continuously face, create new opportunities for startups to enter the market.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. The rise of social networking and business networks are enabling communities of trading partners to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways. Craig Dickman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Innovation Officer, Breakthrough® Fuel.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Bruce Tompkins validated and underscored many of the points discussed during the conference with research data from Tompkins’ Supply Chain Consortium survey.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

ToolsGroup

Gartner analysts presented their latest supply chain findings throughout the two-day Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference last month in London.

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2014

Supply Chain Movement

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2014. Join us in Copenhagen this September for the much-awaited International SAP Conference on Supply Chain – a business-focussed, customer-centric event for supply chain management. Date: 22-24 September 2014.

The Pharma Supply Chain conference – Optimising Efficiencies

Supply Chain Movement

The Pharma Supply Chain conference – Optimising Efficiencies. Organisation: Global Insight Conferences Ltd. The Pharma Supply Chain Conference – Optimising Efficiencies. Enhancing Cold Chain Optimisation For Greater Efficiency: Applying next-level techniques, innovations and technologies. This Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Conference Features: 15 Pharmaceutical Brands Speaking From The Frontline. 2 Conference Chairmen.

2nd “Supply Chain Management and Optimization” conference

Supply Chain Movement

2nd Supply Chain Management and Optimization conference. Vector Event invites you to attend 2nd “Supply Chain Management and Optimization” conference on 18th of February 2015 in Istanbul Hilton Hotel, TURKEY. This one day event programme focuses on future trends, policies, market developments, expectations, business opportunities, technology innovations, success strategies, competitive advantages and practical solutions for a better supply chain management in 2015 and beyond.

Takeaways from Roadnet perform 2014 User Conference

Talking Logistics

I’ve been using the word convergence to describe many of the trends occurring in the supply chain and logistics field today, and convergence was certainly evident at Roadnet’s perform 2014 User Conference a few weeks ago.

The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

This year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation. And at the conference it was clear that the data problem is still huge and everyone needs a better way to solve it.

The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration Venue

Supply Chain Movement

The Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference – Boosting Efficiency & Collaboration Venue. Organisation: Global Insight Conferences Ltd. Which Technologies & Innovations Should We Be Investing In? This Food & Drink Supply Chain Conference Features: 22 Food & Drink Manufacturers & Retailers Speaking From The Frontline. 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating (based on our previous food and drink conference). 2 Conference Chairmen.

Break the Internal Process Requirements – Innovate for Success and Survival

Logistics Trends and Insights

Just in time for this year’s RILA conference , an interesting survey has been released from Gravity Supply Chain. For those that do not heed the digitization call or any form of innovation face consequences such as possible bankruptcy. So, our question is, if an industry is being disrupted, evolving, fill in the blank here…why should an organization continue to use traditional processes to determine how and what to measure when it comes to innovation?

An out-of-this-world showcase of supply chain innovation

Kinaxis

by Teresa Chiykowski Kinexions ’17, our annual user and training conference, is right around the corner and we’re ready to blast off. It’s a way to get inspired by some of the latest and greatest supply chain innovations around.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. There is no reason you should not at least make it to the low-cost conferences in the coming year.

The conference that business leaders cannot afford to miss

DELMIA Quintiq

You should always take a closer look at the agenda and figure out who is giving the presentations at the conference. People are always the driving force: They are the drivers behind every innovation, invention, and transformation in a company.

1st European Life Sciences Supply Chain Community Conference

Supply Chain Movement

1st European Life Sciences Supply Chain Community Conference. By bringing life sciences supply chain professionals together, BSMA targets excellence and improvements across the supply chain by fostering innovation and exchanges between peers.

Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies send their employees to leading supply chain conferences. But that is what Campbell Soup has done, they have put in place an innovative supply chain training program. The post Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Yet outside the Logistics Service Provider industry, widespread internal training within a supply chain organization remains rare.

Digital Supply Chain Conference 2018

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management Taking place on the 30-31 January, 2018, in Amsterdam, the conference has been designed to deliver insight from international experts on how they are developing enhanced, agile and connected supply chains through digital technology