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.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference – High Stakes in the Desert

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles I love attending the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Much has changed in supply chain over the past 25 years, though there are many that date from that time, many of whom I run into at the conference, who would deny this.

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On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow September is a busy time of year for us at Kinaxis – Many folks here are flying the skies to attend various conferences. Here’s the supply chain conferences we love and will be attending. Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference.

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.

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2016. URL: uk.tacook.com/events/conferences/details/international-sap-conference-on-supply-chain.html. Date: 3-4 November, 2016. Venue: World Forum, The Hague (NL). Organisation: T.A. Cook Consultants Limited.

End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016. Network, engage and learn as the End2End Supply Chain Conference 2016 takes an in-depth look at: ‘Changes that are shaping the supply chain of the future’. The End2End Supply Chain Conference investigates and explores how some of the leading European and global organisations are adapting to the developments in technology as well as reacting to the disruptions that they face. Date: 28 September 2016. Venue: Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers

Cerasis

We recommend you get in touch with him if you'd like an expert to guide you to the next level in your manufacturing business. . Reshoring Or Not, Let's Get Back to the Basics of What is Manufacturing. What is Manufacturing? These manufacturers are called Subcontractors.

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. 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). 83%+ Average Senior, Client-Side Audience (based on our previous food and drink conference).

11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition

Supply Chain Movement

11 th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition. Dave Edmondson, National Strategy Manager, Manufacturing Development, NHSBT (NHS Blood and Transplant). Tony Wright, CEO, Exelsius (Conference Chairman).

Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

Synovos

Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. To register for the conference, visit Reliable Plant.

Unwrapping production: How to transform packaging manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

To meet consumers’ increasing appetite for choice, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers develop a huge amount of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs). This has a direct impact on packaging manufacturers who now need to find ways to cope with more diverse demand.

The conference that business leaders cannot afford to miss

DELMIA Quintiq

You’ll have a different experience at the Quintiq World Tour 2016 in Frankfurt with best practice presentations from speakers from diverse backgrounds including manufacturing, metals, logistics and rail. Another year, another list of must-attend supply chain and logistics events.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

The world has changed from the oil days of machine assisted assembly lines and manufacturing processes as more robots have entered the workforce. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing. Benefits of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing.

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.

Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence

Cerasis

We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? What is the most important part of manufacturing? The most important resource in manufacturing is people.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage The Supply Chain Insights annual conference was held on September 10-11, 2014 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. Reliving the old days was made even more rich, as there was a panel session at the conference with Lora Cecere, Roddy Martin, Mickey North-Rizza and myself.

Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

I speak at many industry conferences throughout the year, where the majority of the audience are shippers — that is, supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing and retail companies.

AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

While many employers would have penalized the employees for tablet breakage , Peggy explored the world of wearables to enable her digital manufacturing transformation. AGCO’s culture of innovation policy deployment enabled employees to pioneer a technology solution for manufacturing.

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Europe Trade & Supply Chain Finance Conference 2015. The GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference will return to Hamburg on May 5-6, 2015. An interactive workshop that bridges the physical and financial supply chains, engaging participants in making strategic decisions in the simulated management of a fictional, failing, manufacturing company. GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015 (Day 2).

Made for Manufacturers

synchrono

Made for Manufacturers. A common statement I hear from customers is that they are working with technology and software that doesn’t provide the functionality they need as manufacturers. Software Made for Manufacturing. But what they really need is manufacturing software.

The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

That’s how JDA Software’s CEO, Baljit Dail, summarized the feedback he was getting from customers and partners at FOCUS 2015 , the company’s user conference held last month in Orlando, FL, which had more than 2,000 attendees from 30 countries. “It feels like a new JDA.”.

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The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

Talking Logistics

Over the past 20 years, productivity has grown at only 1% annually, only around one-third the rate of the world economy and only around one-quarter of the rate in manufacturing.”. Therefore, it’s not surprising that the question at the forefront of the most recent Leadership Roundtable meeting (held last month at the Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 conference ) was, How do we get started? What a difference a year makes.

5 Supply Chain Trends You Can’t Ignore (Takeaways from Accellos Conference)

Talking Logistics

I love that question, which is from a blog posting by supply chain executive and consultant Tony Martins, who was my guest on Talking Logistics earlier this year; Tony was also a panelist in the Mega Trends Impacting Supply Chains session I moderated at last week’s CSCMP conference.

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

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.

Manufacturing 4.0 in academia & practice: How SupplyOn contributed to the MIM 2019 conference

SupplyOn

More than 750 participants from 51 countries all over the world came to discuss the latest trends in Manufacturing 4.0 Andreas Zaby, President of the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR), welcomed the more than 750 participants from 51 countries worldwide to the MIM 2019 conference. and smart manufacturing systems to inventory control and supply chain management (SCM). The scientific quality of the conference was high. The post Manufacturing 4.0

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017: A Review

Oracle SCM

The past few weeks have seen several different conferences in Supply Chain but the stand out last week was certainly the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference (GSCES) in London. And so there was no shortage of cloud vendors at the conference this year.

EcoVadis at International Railway Union Sustainability Conference

EcoVadis

The sustainability leaders in the railway industry gathered in Vienna last week at the 13th UIC (International Union of Railways) Sustainability Conference to present the latest developments in sustainability and exchange ideas.

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit

Kinaxis

by Hans Velthuizen This week I attended the 5 th Annual Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit near Heathrow. It was a two-day gathering dedicated to cutting edge technology, innovation and strategy across the entire small molecule & biopharmaceutical manufacturing process.

Unparalleled customer affinity on full display at Kinexions ’18

Kinaxis

To paraphrase the Director of Supply Chain COE at a large biomedical device manufacturer, “I would love to mentor new customers. I’ve got to pay it forward because Customers A (an electrical equipment manufacturer) and B (from big pharma) helped us when we were new.”

Countdown to Kinexions ’17: FOMO and supply chain stories that inspire

Kinaxis

If you read my last blog post , you know that Kinexions is the premier supply chain conference event for our RapidResponse® user community. It would be a shame if the conference came and went and you found yourself suffering from a bad case of event FOMO!

The dawn of a new manufacturing value stream

DELMIA Quintiq

Companies that change the way they operate from traditional linear manufacturing to a more natural-based process have a great future. While that is important, it’s mostly about recording transactions and finances, generating relatively little value in manufacturing output.

Where Does Supply Chain Design End and Planning Begin? (Takeaways from LLamasoft’s SummerCon 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The answers were revealed at the SummerCon 2017 conference a couple of weeks ago where LLamasoft introduced “Planning by Design” and SupplyChainPlanning.com, which the company describes as “building blocks to improve your current planning capabilities through design technology.”.

Interviewing the Innovators: Kegan Fisher, CEO of SOLS on the rise of on-demand, mass customised manufacturing.

Supply Chain Movement

A new movement is taking place, driven by new innovators and new, disruptive technologies such as robotics and additive layer manufacturing (ALM). I caught up with Kegan following her keynote at the Manufacturing Leadership Forum in Munich in June 2017.