Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient

Cerasis

It’s clear — and has been for a while — that big data and advanced analytics technologies are transforming a lot of day-to-day operations. In health care, it’s helping professionals discover new treatments or care solutions, and in manufacturing, it’s improving outdated practices. The post Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Technology Improves Manufacturing Disaster Preparedness

DELMIA Quintiq

Disaster preparedness is imperative everywhere, but that goes double for the manufacturing industry. There are many technologies companies can use to better understand, gather data from and visualize their entire supply chains. The Cloud and Data Resiliency.

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Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years. Because manufacturers have historically moved factories to regions featuring cheap labor and few regulatory restrictions (sometimes referred to as outsourcing or offshoring), a misconception has arisen about the importance manufacturing to national economies. ”[1] Manufacturing becomes even more relevant to advanced economies thanks to data and digitization.

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Data-driven manufacturing is here

ThroughPut

What is data-driven manufacturing? Important decisions that impact the manufacturing process should always be based on facts, not guesses, wishes, theories or opinions. The accelerated deployment of low-cost sensors and their connection to the internet has created a lot of hype about the future of manufacturing. The Internet of Things (IoT) and its application of big data and analytics has led to the creation of the next generation of manufacturing.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

MANUFACTURING MUST BE DATA-DRIVEN

ThroughPut

One of the most common misconceptions about manufacturing is that it’s data-driven. Thankfully, they can all be mitigated with data. Why Data Is a Unique Asset for Manufacturers. Data is one of the most important assets for all companies.

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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.”.

Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017

Cerasis

Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world? A recent article suggests that, by 2018, only 30 percent of manufacturers investing in digital transformation will be able to maximize the outcome. Let’s take a look at four reasons why digital transformation is an imperative in 2017 for industrial manufacturers: 1. Manufacturers need to rise to meet these new expectations – and one of the keys is through digital transformation.

MANUFACTURING MUST BE DATA-DRIVEN

ThroughPut

Manufacturing Must Be Data-Driven. One of the most common misconceptions about manufacturing is that it’s data-driven. Thankfully, they can all be mitigated with data. Why Data Is a Unique Asset for Manufacturers. Data is one of the most important assets for all companies. It’s clear that a data-driven approach doesn’t just produce vague “improvements” — it significantly improves throughput and adds to the bottom line.

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BI in Manufacturing: 3 Realistic Steps to Data Mastery in 2020

Unleashed

may sound exciting for manufacturers – with its IoT-enabled factories, all-singing all-dancing ERP software, and AI-powered insights – but frankly this is fantasy land for the vast majority of manufacturers. Getting actionable insights from data, on the other hand, is a transformational upgrade that’s available today – and for next to nothing. Here are three realistic steps manufacturers can take for data mastery in 2020. 4 important KPIs for manufacturers.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

It’s Time to Connect Manufacturers and Suppliers within the Value Network

DELMIA Quintiq

A manufacturer’s operations are constantly exposed to the risk of inconsistent supply. Upheavals in one country can heavily impact manufacturers worldwide, too. Manufacturers realized that they had no backup plans for the production of components critical to their operations. To avoid throttling or temporarily shutting down production plants in the event of a massive disruption, manufacturers need to strengthen relationships within their global sub-tier supplier networks.

Mining Supply Chain Data for Insights

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the course of the last quarter, with the help from Cloudera, we built a data lake of with data from 1449 public companies. These are mainly North American-based manufacturers, distributors and retailers.) We loaded 493 financial metrics from balance sheets and income statements for each company into the data lake for the period of 2004-2016 using YCharts data. YCharts is a provider of syndicated balance sheet and income statement data.)

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New data: NZ manufacturers back at pre-Covid level + Aus booms

Unleashed

The latest data shows New Zealand’s manufacturers appearing to shrug off the ‘80% economy’, reaching pre-Covid levels of activity at the end of June. The data in question has been sourced from Unleashed Software’s inventory management and business SaaS product. Essentially the figures offer a live snapshot of economic activity via Unleashed’s worldwide user base, primarily made up of product-based manufacturers , online retailers and wholesale-distributors.

How Steel Manufacturers Can Thrive in a Changing Environment

DELMIA Quintiq

We empower metals manufacturers with a solution that can generate the best plan for the future, by: Incorporating all constraints, business rules, regulations and preferences. The DELMIA Quintiq solution can quickly perform calculations based on all available data to generate feasible and optimal plans. Industrial Equipment Industry Standards Manufacturing Calculations KPI Based planning steel steelmaking

Analytics in Distribution and Manufacturing Taking Center Stage

Cerasis

Everyone seems to be clamoring to get on the big data and analytics train. Part of this drive toward more interest in analytics in distribution and manufacturing comes from the ability of analytics to reduce inefficiencies dramatically and increase productivity in both physical and virtual sales environments. To guarantee your business’s success in the modern supply chain, you need to understand a few things about analytics in distribution and manufacturing.

Real-time Information Increasingly Important for Manufacturers

QAD

Consider a story from Seth Stephens-Davidowitz’s book, Everybody Lies on the topic of big data. Manufacturers Thrive on Timely Information. Consider just three areas where improved data access boosts operational performance: Improve Supplier Performance.

How Can Technology be The Game Changer for Your Manufacturing Business?

Cerasis

Coming back to the context of technology, and its significance in helping manufacturing businesses grow, it is to be mentioned that the benefits of adopting the resource are actually productive due to a lot of reasons. The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond.

Syndicated Data for CPGs

SupplyPike

Learn about: What syndicated data is How it is compiled and used The difference between brick-and-mortar data and e-commerce data. Syndicated data can provide companies with this insight. Besides providing details on a product’s performance, syndicated data comprises data on assessments, sales, and consumer buying behavior patterns. Syndicated data is compiled by gathering point-of-sales (POS) data, panel data, and product data.

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Omnichannel In Manufacturing: Why Manufacturers Are Following Retailers to an Omnichannel World

Cerasis

The application of omnichannel in manufacturing primarily focuses on the collaboration between suppliers, or vendors, and distributors. The Problem: Seamless Omnichannel Experiences Extend Beyond Retailer-Customer Relationships Keeping up with customers’ demands has natural implications for business-to-business sellers, including manufacturers. Manufacturers still using disjointed processes and operating in functional silos are unable to keep up with demand.

Patient-centered Care a Focus for Med Device Manufacturers

QAD

If you’re a medical device manufacturer, your main goal is to produce innovative products that help people. But as the need for more personalized medicine grows, so does the need for real-time data delivery.

Welcome in the Big Data Opportunity

Supply Chain Shaman

The term big data is moving up the charts as a “hot topic.” ” This week, we published our second quantitative study on the evolution of big data concepts, it gave us the opportunity to talk to supply chain leaders on the evolution of technologies and the use of analytics in the Race for Supply Chain 2020. We wanted to understand where companies are at in the adoption of big data concepts and we had a good time writing the report on the research.

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

ToolsGroup

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left), sat down with me to discuss how manufacturers optimize their inventories. But that’s not the only shift in manufacturing. Obviously, you need data to drive this.

Data-Driven Manufacturing: Why it is so Important?

ThroughPut

One of the most common misconceptions about manufacturing is that it’s data-driven. Thankfully, they can all be mitigated with data. Why Data Is a Unique Asset for Manufacturers. Data is one of the most important assets for all companies.

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Data – the Fifth Element of Automotive Supplier Market Disruption

QAD

Today, I am going to introduce the fifth element of disruption – data monetization – and explain the impact that it will have on the supplier model. This automotive supplier business model is evolving quickly from just software to data that can be monetized and has the potential to create significant competitive barriers. With the influx of new software and hardware in vehicles, however, comes an influx of data. How is Data Disrupting Suppliers?

The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics

Cerasis

At the onset of 2016, we identified key trends to watch for in manufacturing, and as the year draws to a close, it’s time for an evaluation of our predictions to discover the state of manufacturing. The State of Manufacturing: eCommerce, Analytics, and Robotics. E-Commerce Grew More Important in Manufacturing. E-commerce was expected to become the dominant player for manufacturers in 2016 through the following: Increasing share of aftermarket parts sales.

4 Big Benefits for the Use & Implementation of Predictive Analytics In Manufacturing

Cerasis

The predictive analytics of the past are becoming more apt and intellectual, powering a new age in manufacturing. Additionally, major manufacturers are working to prioritize predictive analytics and use them to improve production. Let's take a look at the increase in utilization and implementation of predictive analytics in manufacturing and what it means for manufacturers. US and China Lead Prioritization of Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing.

Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation

QAD

Manufacturing isn’t exempt from this pressure. The manufacturing industry has adopted “Lean” techniques enthusiastically. Lean is about driving out waste from every aspect of manufacturing. Climate-driven Manufacturing Innovation. Additive Manufacturing.

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

ToolsGroup

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left), sat down with me to discuss how manufacturers optimize their inventories. But that’s not the only shift in manufacturing. Obviously, you need data to drive this.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. Manufacturers must adapt to changing demands, or they will become nothing more than a statistic in history books.

How the Virtual Twin Experience Can Help Manufacturers Ramp Up Production While Implementing Social Distancing in Factories

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers are reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their operations and supply chains. As manufacturers transition to recovery phase, the search is on for the fastest way to ramp up production while still respecting all safety regulations. Digital acceleration allows manufacturers to create optimized contingency plans that take into account real-time data and conditions. Manufacturers can compare factory layouts and multiple production scenarios.

Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Data

Kinaxis

Maybe I’m stating the obvious but… a lot has changed in the world of manufacturing since Keith Oliver of Booz, Allen and Hamilton Inc. Making informed decisions fast comes down to collaboration – how effectively the data, processes and people who oversee the supply chain can connect, communicate and interact with one another. But, for many organizations, there’s a distinct disconnect between data, processes and people that is preventing collaboration.

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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 10 Manufacturing Trends For 2019

IQMS

Bottom Line: The top 10 manufacturing trends reflect how manufacturers are planning to achieve their goals of revenue growth, operational improvements, digital transformation, and launching new products and services in 2019. to manufacturing value added in 2020.

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Manufacturing Keeps Going Strong At Mar-Bal

IQMS

Mar-Bal operates four manufacturing facilities in North America and a sales office in Shanghai, China. They manufacture thermoset composite products essential to the appliance, electrical distribution, and industrial marketplaces.

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