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5 ways ERP improves inventory visibility in your supply chain


Inventory visibility is one of the critical aspects of any manufacturing business. It helps organizations understand how much inventory is available, at what location , and at any given point of time. To ensure inventory visibility, you should have access to view, manage, and update your inventory status from trusted software. What Improved Inventory Visibility does. Inventory ties up money. How ERP Improves Inventory Visibility.

Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

Forecasting is about managing risks. Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for supply chain management. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

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How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

It touches many departments, from production, procurement, shipping, accounting, and finance to marketing, warehousing, research and development, and sales. Supply chain management is increasingly making an impact on the overall functioning of the business and influencing C-suite decisions.

Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

From planning to negotiating to buying, from moving goods to processing goods, and from managing data to managing inventory. Lean for instance is equally applicable in Supply Chain as it is in Manufacturing or anywhere else. The Supply Chain in the Financial sector is different from Manufacturing and Distribution for instance. Cash Cycle Management. Cost and Profit Management. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Supply Chain Detective™! In Search of Broken Supply Chain Clues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Most companies have a Procurement function, Distribution, Logistics, Planning, Inventory Management, Product Data Management, and Operations. In the area of Procurement they did a lot of benchmarking and highlighted deficiencies in our materials costing and pricing processes, and the resultant uncompetitiveness and financial shortfall that resulted therefrom. Cash constraints, and borrowing money to fund operations and finance inventory.

5 Quick Solutions for Simplifying Supply Chains


In an attempt to get back to supply chain basics, companies need to scrutinise their processes, from procurement through to storage and shipping. With the rapid rise in our ability to collect information, data saturation is everywhere. Sure, data is king when it comes to helping forecast future demand and inventory stock needs but the ability to collect data is not always supported by the ability to filter and manage that data correctly.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The back bone of all of it is Digital Technology: The Internet of Things (IoT) End to End Digital Connectivity Cloud Computing Blockchain Big Data Artificial Intelligence Predictive Analytics Machine Learning Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Voice Activated Technology Wearable Devices Robotics 3D Printing and On Demand, Additive Manufacturing Cyber Security Autonomous Vehicles Drones Software as a Service (SaaS) and much more. The same applies to data. Subscribe Here!

What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. Today, SCM systems are critical to businesses of all sizes and in all industries for managing their day to day operations.

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Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Planning at SKF


Digital transformation ” is tough for any firm, but when you are $9 billion industrial manufacturer, it is a sizable undertaking. At last week’s TG18 ToolsGroup user event , global bearing manufacturer SKF laid out an impressive review of their transformation to “ Integrated Planning ”. As Jörg Schlager, SKF's Business Transformation Manager - Demand Chain, describes it, the company is looking around and seeing disruption everywhere. Inventory planning was local.

Collaboration and Visibility in the Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

One of the Supply Chain Management trends apparent at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in May was highlighted by several vendor/customer presentations focused on the value of Collaboration and Visibility projects. This was a relatively heavy investment in time and resources when we had our startup due largely to the investment in data gathering and integration. See Oracle’s PaaS for SaaS data integration cloud for more information. Tom McDonough , Sr.

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

As a result, to fulfill customer-centric and demand-driven strategies, companies need to build outside-in processes using market and channel data to sense, shape and drive a more intelligent response. Enterra Solutions announced a partnership with Cap Gemini and ToolsGroup announced the release of a software solution for the self-correcting supply chain with a focus on cleaning data and detecting anomalies.) The supporting data will be self-correcting.

Your Trade War Survival Secret: Sales and Operations Planning – Part 2


When we left our account of mid-market manufacturer Superior Thermodynamics (ST), the company was weathering a tremendous escalation of the US-China trade war and faced the following questions: . In the end, ST still managed to exceed its profit goals and achieve revenue objectives adjusted for new market realities. Scenario planning at this level, like all aspects of supply chain planning, requires an exponentially growing volume of data from an expanding range of sources.

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Supply Chain Management – A 2012 Priority


” While the economic climate may be uncertain, many companies realize they have to invest in areas such as supply chain management software to be competitive and profitably grow. This is just below the top two areas Data Management Strategy (approx. 55%) and Business Process Management (approx. At Logility we see three primary drivers – Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) and Optimized Supply Planning.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

EDI is too cumbersome, and SAP Ariba’s focus, despite the marketing hype, is primarily on managing indirect spending. (My Suitable and instrumental for contract management and supply chain finance? Master data management and standards are the bane of B2B connectivity. Can artificial intelligence make standard discussions obsolete, and master data management roles no longer necessary? Data today does not move at the speed of business.

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Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014


We’ve already listed the top 10 manufacturing blog posts and the top 10 supply chain blog posts last week. The Warehouse Manager’s Complete Warehouse Traffic Management Checklist : A warehouse manager is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of their employees and others who visit your workplace. When a manufacturer’s product normally moves through the supply chain network, it is to reach the distributor or customer.

Robust and continuously updated Master Data: A key ingredient for successful supply chain digital transformation

o9 Solutions

Many companies struggle to have one comprehensive view on all of their capacities, constraints, inventory and alternatives across the network. The most common answer to that question is “data”. In Gartner’s “ Future of Supply Chain, Reshaping the Profession ” report, one of the key roadblocks to embarking on a digital transformation is the access to reliable and good data. First and foremost, nearly all organizations are data rich, but lack insights.

COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Logistics Bureau

But with the vulnerability of such ultra-dependence on China now exposed, business managers should be planning how to increase the resilience of their supply chains. Form a series of joint agreements to monitor lead times and inventory levels. Typically it involves carrying extra inventory and hiring more workers than absolutely necessary.

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

“In the past, most disruptions were limited to a single supply chain,” explains Dr. Asoo Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Management Center at the Warrington College of Business. As many states have started the process of reopening their economies, supply chain managers are faced with rethinking their supply chain networks. ” — Understanding risk management in the supply chain , Deloitte; Twitter: @DeloitteUS 4.

How to Get the Benefit of GDPR for Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR is often seen as a constraint on enterprises, rather than an opportunity. For supply chains, higher efficiency, lower costs, and better customer relationship management are just some of the possibilities. The goal of the GDPR is to give people greater control over their personal data. However, personal data can be any data relating to an identified or identifiable person. Data portability. Data subject.

Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Sourcing & Procurement. Cloud & Big Data. Sourcing & Procurement. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers


Wherever you are involved in the supply chain ecosystem; as a manufacturing, retailer, logistics or tech solution provider, we can now house a far greater library of content than has previously been possible. In this light, words such as supply chain risk management, sustainability, collaboration, resilience, agility and visibility have been used consistently over recent times – and now more than ever.

How to get more from an EAM Implementation - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Sourcing & Procurement. Cloud & Big Data. Sourcing & Procurement. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management.