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Supply Chain Data Management: Making Data Make Sense for Supply Chain Planning

Logility

Managing the data required for supply chain planning is a bit like raking leaves. The data keeps coming all year round. And just when you think you have clean and consistent data to work with, new internal and external data “blows into the yard.”. The amount of available structured and unstructured supply chain data continues to grow at an exponential rate. When data is poorly managed and inconsistent, supply chains become inefficient.

Improving inventory management

EFT

What’s more plenty on the retail side have found themselves with held inventory but it suddenly locked away in stores that people could no longer frequent, browse and shop from. There is a lot of desire for enterprises to become extremely granular in their visibility data collection.

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How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. We help the “doers” find, manage and leverage bottlenecks to increase output, especially in critical times. Our constraint is not our ability to help global manufacturing at scale, but to help global manufacturing in time.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? Like oil prices, interest rates impact supply chain policies and decisions, especially with regards to inventory. Will interest rates continue to climb in 2016, and if so, what impact will it have on inventory levels? Guess Who Announced New Transportation Management Software (TMS) Functionality Yesterday.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

How long before Amazon announces that it is buying its own 18,000 TEU container ship? Speaking of container ships, there continues to be a lot of confusion and uncertainty surrounding the new SOLAS requirements, which go into effect on July 1, 2016. In short, everyone involved with ocean shipping needs to stay informed of the ongoing developments surrounding SOLAS.

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.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. We help the “doers” find, manage and leverage bottlenecks to increase output, especially in critical times. Our constraint is not our ability to help global manufacturing at scale, but to help global manufacturing in time.

Supply Chain Metrics - Gaining Visibility in a Data-rich World

Logility

The late consultant, educator, and author, Peter Drucker, is often quoted as saying "you can't manage what you can't measure.” In the field of supply chain management, we have created an abundance of metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs). ” Each functional area of the supply chain (purchasing, planning, distribution, manufacturing, customer service, etc.) For example, maximizing factory efficiency can lead to a surplus of inventory.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

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.

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.

Digital Transformation in Trade Promotion: What Must Change?

Supply Chain Insights

Our survey on Revenue and Trade Promotion Management is closing soon; and we will have some pretty strong research to pass along on this topic; but you and I both know it is going to tell us that nearly half of the trade promotions continue to produce less than planned ROI. Predicting the success of trade promotion is what this rush to promotion optimization is all about; but, it’s more about the quality and quantity of the data.

Putting the “S” Back in the S&OP Planning Process

Supply Chain Opz

Working with different companies as part of our S&OP research, we found that there is often considerable separation between the demand-generating sales & marketing functions and the demand-satisfying supply chain management and manufacturing functions, which are the main functional areas involved in the planning process. For example, aggregated sales data have a tendency to hide under-performance in delivery and fill rates at the SKU level.

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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. Localising your supply chain has a positive effect on the environment as it reduces the energy required for shipping, transport, and storage.

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ASML considers risks down to ten tiers deep

Supply Chain Movement

Profile of Harold Bol, Director of Supply Chain Planning & Configuration Management, ASML. The semi-conductor industry is strongly affected by the state of the economy, but 2014 was an excellent year for ASML, manufacturer of systems used to produce integrated circuits or ‘chips’. 60 service points in 16 countries support the installation and supply of chip manufacturing systems and parts. There is a single, integral plan to manage the entire chain.

Global Trends In Digital Supply Chain - 2019 Review

Abivin

The landscape of supply chain management is under evolvement as it is the answer to recent development in this industry. AMRs operate for warehouse tasks, including inventory replenishment, cycle counting, and item verification. Source) The emergence of autonomous mobile robots in optimizing picking process has placed a question for many Logistics managers about the competition between AMR and Warehouse Management System (WMS).

Can demand sensing really work in today’s confusing IT landscape?

The Network Effect

Today’s retailers and manufacturers are awash in data that more precise and available than ever before. Much of newly available data requires that we use a massively scalable, network-based, real time platform in order to provide both a single version of the truth from a data integrity perspective as well as a seamless functional environment between planning and execution from a modularity perspective. Much More than a Demand Management Revolution.

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. You sell electronics products over the web from Brazil using different suppliers to drop-ship to consumers in Europe. Data portability.

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.

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!

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

EFT

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. E-commerce business, F&B and domestic trucking are up, but passenger airlines are grounded, ports are snarled up and shipping routes are being curtailed at short notice, so buyers are having an extra hard look at how they transport goods.