Master Data Management is Essential for Process Integrity

Accelogix

Master data management preserves the integrity of critical master data at the foundation of your automated business system, whether it is a WMS or any other transaction-centric application. Even though master data is established once and centrally maintained, it is constantly used to validate many of the elements of a given transaction. In complex business models, it is common to find master data maintained on one application and introduced to a downstream application.

How Can Manufacturers Manage Disruption and Improve Productivity?

Logility

How can manufacturers manage disruption and improve productivity? By using advanced analytics for manufacturing, to understand the valuable information concealed within the data they already have! Managing Your Data. The term of art is data warehousing.

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The cost of bad data: Hidden costs

HICX Solutions

This is the second in our series of articles on ‘What is bad supplier data costing you?’ In our previous article , we looked at some real world examples of how poor supplier data can lead to bad or inconsistent decision making. The cost of bad data is far higher than you would imagine.

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The cost of bad data: Hidden costs

HICX Solutions

This is the second in our series of articles on ‘What is bad supplier data costing you?’ In our previous article , we looked at some real world examples of how poor supplier data can lead to bad or inconsistent decision making. The cost of bad data is far higher than you would imagine.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

Imagine stepping back in time to visit a large warehousing operation in 1990. To save you from a meltdown, let’s take a brief journey through warehouse operating developments from 1990 to 2045. While some imagination will still be required on this journey, most of the hard work has been done in the writing of this article, so you can shut down the imagination overdrive and cruise through this rundown of technology’s impact on warehouses and distribution centers.

Keys to Data Governance in Retail – The Challenges & Solutions!

Vinculum

Significance of Data for Retail Industry. Data has always been the backbone for retail brands in their decision-making process, strategic or otherwise. Now, let’s have a quick peek into the major data governance challenges pertaining to the retail industry. Redundant Data Points.

Solving the Procurement Data Dilemma: Using supplier data to drive successful relationships

HICX Solutions

In our second interview in the series on ‘Solving the Procurement Data Dilemma,’ which supports a full survey carried out by HICX and Raconteur on the subject, Gren Manuel speaks to Richard Wilding, OBE. Data that is brought in will lead to knowledge.

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Solving the Procurement Data Dilemma: Using supplier data to drive successful relationships

HICX Solutions

In our second interview in the series on ‘Solving the Procurement Data Dilemma,’ which supports a full survey carried out by HICX and Raconteur on the subject, Gren Manuel speaks to Richard Wilding, OBE. Data that is brought in will lead to knowledge.

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Vinculum at IRCE 2019, Chicago: Enabling Seamless Shopping Across Channels

Vinculum

Order and inventory management. Warehousing and fulfillment. Consistent product and master data management. Order and Inventory Management. Warehousing and Fulfillment. A seamless integration of warehousing & fulfillment processes with sales channels & backend operations ensures your inventory, purchasing, CRM, accounting and POS workflows are all running smoothly together. Consistent Product and Master Data Management.

Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

No matter how big or small your operation and your company is you likely have the same pressures on your Warehouses and Distribution Centres. Everyone, including those who are best in class, has the need to reduce costs, improve the speed and accuracy of order fulfillment and warehouse activities, optimize inventory, and provide sufficient capacity to support growth at your busiest times of the year. Disruptive Technologies in the Warehouse! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Decentralized Warehouse Models Offer Innovation Opportunity

RFgen

Decentralizing a business’ warehouse setup creates overhead and complexity that has long left companies working to bring resources into a central location. READ MORE: Solving common challenges in supply chain management using DC software ». IoT Disrupting Warehouse Models.

Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

The business is getting tougher as more and more professional buyers at Customer’s site are managing procurement and purchasing. 1) Demand Management (demand forecasting, scarcity management and part of sales back office). 3) Logistics (inbound/outbound transportation, materials and finished goods warehouses). A technician has a different perspective to the way in which the supply chain can manage variety.

Warehouse Automation May Not Automatically Resolve Data Issues…However This Can

OneSCM

With all the mobile devices, barcode scanners, sensors and other computing technologies online today, warehouse managers should have complete visibility into what is happening within their four walls at all times. Access to operational data is supposed to be easy in today’s “connected” digital world. Yet the logistics of connecting these data sets in a meaningful way may be making everyone’s job more difficult.

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The Worse Mistakes of Omnichannel Retail

Vinculum

You can prevent this by maintaining a Master Data Management system which creates a Single View of Truth across catalogs, sales and distribution channels, merchandising and other aspects.

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.

8 Master Data Governance Best Practices for Better Customer Engagement & ROI

Vinculum

Over the past decades, the significance of data has amplified and in today every business operation, be it strategic decision-making or the daily function, is data-enabled. Here, comes the role of master data management and data governance and in short master data governance.

Master Data Masterclass: Don’t let “Our data is GREAT!” be your famous last words.

SCJunction

With a larger reliance on data than ever before, the warehouse management, distribution, and supply chain industries need to start brushing up on their data management skills. When we are called into businesses to implement an integrated Warehouse Management System , we stress the importance of the existing master data to our clients.

The Evolution of Barcode Systems: From Morse Code to QR Codes

QAD

In 1948, a Philadelphia supermarket manager contacted the dean at Drexel Institute of Technology looking for a way to move shoppers through the store and check-out lanes faster and make stock-taking more efficient. Inventory Management Systems, Real-time Data and ERP.

Coming to IRF 2019, Mumbai? Visit Vinculum at Booth #A22

Vinculum

Order and inventory management. Warehousing and fulfillment. Consistent product and master data management. Order & Inventory Management – Take control of your orders, inventory and returns through a single, real-time dashboard view of your orders and inventory across all sales channels. Warehousing and Fulfillment – Our SaaS solution supports both B2B and B2C warehousing needs.

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The 10 inventory management trends to watch for in 2022

Unleashed

It’s seen businesses adapting rapidly, with technology playing a key role in giving managers the flexibility and efficiency to thrive. Best practice inventory management – and the wider world of supply chain management – has played a big part in business survival through 2021.

Demand Sensing (and Other Secret Ingredients) for Food and Beverage Supply Chain Success

Logility

It leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and near real-time data inputs to offer granular-level forecasts, and uses advanced analytics and machine learning to recognize complex patterns and provide insights into demand that might normally go unnoticed. Advanced inventory management.

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. MIT Sloan Management Review; Twitter: @mitsmr 7.

6 Reasons Why Retailers Need a PIM Solution

Vinculum

In order to juggle all of these channels, data and responsibilities, you need a PIM solution. Improve Quality of Data. At Vinculum, our Master Data Management system (MDM) creates a synchronized online/offline catalog of your existing products. With your Product Information Management software, you can also upgrade your customer service experience. Instead, a PIM system manages all of that for you. Create a Data-Driven Model.

How Can Manufacturers Manage Disruption and Improve Productivity?

Logility

How can manufacturers manage disruption and improve productivity? By using advanced analytics for manufacturing, to understand the valuable information concealed within the data they already have! Managing Your Data. The term of art is data warehousing.

5 ways ERP improves inventory visibility in your supply chain

OptiProERP

To ensure inventory visibility, you should have access to view, manage, and update your inventory status from trusted software. Whether it is about inventory in transit, in a warehouse or in distribution centers, visibility is a must. When stock is optimized in the right manner, routine inventory audits are done on time, inbound, outbound, warehousing, and in-transit movements are tracked meticulously. It saves overhead inventory expenses and manages time.

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ERP vs. Best-in-Class — What is Best for Managing the Healthcare Supply Chain

ivalua

ERP vs. Best-in-Class for Healthcare Supply Chain Management? Are ERP systems better than best-in-class supply chain solutions for managing healthcare supply chains? Sustainable master data management and governance: As much as 55% of projects fail due to data management issues.

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

Talking Logistics

E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics. HighJump Launches Warehouse Control System at CSCMP Edge 2018. Like I wrote earlier this week, there is always something new to talk about in the transportation management systems (TMS) market. 7 years ago yesterday, my oldest daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 11.

5 Quick Solutions for Simplifying Supply Chains

Unleashed

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. Any data collected and held needs to be relevant to the business. Business Tips inventory management supplier relationship suppliers supply chain

Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Planning at SKF

ToolsGroup

As Jörg Schlager, SKF's Business Transformation Manager - Demand Chain, describes it, the company is looking around and seeing disruption everywhere. Planners focused on their local operations or warehouses and servicing customers in their territory. It managed local inventories fed by regional warehouses and factory warehouses (See Figure 1 below). In Figure 3 the functional groups in the organization are managing multiple roles.

Cognitive Technologies in the Retail Space

Enterra Insights

Tamizhkumaran explains, “Cognitive analytics solutions entail self-learning systems and algorithms that mimic the human brain’s thought process in order to analyze large amounts of data quickly and accurately.” However, some retail operations lack specificity in their product data management.

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Improving inventory management

EFT

Factory closures, blank sailings, massive cuts to air freight, reduced warehouse capacity and more have hit business-as-usual and often turned carefully calibrated chains on their head. There, “You're talking about … 20 to 25 warehouses,” across the country to give that same day coverage.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Stephen Beard, VP at Flexe!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I ended up doing a little bit of everything in my time there, from delivery driver to operations management, training team, industrial engineering, sales, and eventually moved over to the Supply Chain Solutions group. Culture in Supply Chain Management has changed as a result, in my opinion.

How Blockchain in the Supply Chain will Empower Supply Chain Management

Shipchain

Supply chains are often very complex as they encompass all vendors, warehouses, retailers, and so on that bring a product to life and then to a customer. Blockchain’s tamper-proof nature eliminates any concerns over data validation, costs of managing data, time delays, and human errors. Decentralized data in blockchain also enables real-time visibility into the supply, applicable to optimized supply chain management. What is Supply Chain?

3 Ways to Automate and Keep Track of Consignment Inventory

RFgen

Moving beyond paper-based practices is essential as organizations pursue automating consignment inventory management. In response, many companies establish manual processes to gather data and transmit it between locations. Leverage Mobile Data Collection Tools.

6 Reasons Why WMS is Ready for Cloud

Accelogix

Time Warner Cable also offers us very affordable pricing on high bandwidth cable-based data services. If all your users simply connect to a web server, you may not even need the more expensive enterprise Fiber services for the majority of your data needs. The management costs and risks of having a different server in every facility are untenable. Data may actually be more secure in the Cloud than in your office.