Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

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How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. The post Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

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

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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. The post Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Data

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. During this pandemic, sensing market changes, using data, and driving decisions at the speed of business matters more than ever. Supply is the challenge.

What Supply Chain Data Should I Track in 2020?

Cerasis

Supply chain data management requires attention to detail and a mechanism in place that provides analytics, or insights, to gain actionable knowledge. Risk exists around data when it is incorrectly or inaccurately collected and shared. To ensure your organization applies data correctly and generates meaningful KPIs, supply chain leaders must know the challenges of data tracking, how it improves.read More. Data Supply Chain Supply Chain Dat

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

10 must ask supply chain data security questions

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater When it comes to cyber safety, your supply chain could be your biggest weakness. Approximately 80% of data breaches originate from within the supply chain, and the financial impact of a breach could do more than destroy your bottom line. Attacks like these have become the number one threat to many organizations and their associated supply chains, but protecting yourself isn’t enough. How is data backed up? ✓

Supply Chain Big Data: Why Supply Chain Leaders Are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history. Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software , and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide ground-breaking insight into how to improve business-model efficiency. As a result, business leaders can reap a significant return on investment by thoroughly analyzing this data.

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

” Here is an excerpt from the article: “…it isn’t by becoming more efficient that the supply chains of Wal-Mart, Dell, and Amazon have given those companies an edge over their competitors. First, great supply chains are agile. Supply Chain Planning.

Lessons for COVID-19 and Supply Chain Management – Six Months Later

Arkieva

In this blog, we will not rehash this information, but to identify open issues in handling the current challenge of tackling COVID-19 and relate this to the challenge of managing supply chains.

Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling. What Is Supply Chain Excellence? In the review of my first book, Bricks Matter , Keith Harrison, former Global Director of Product Supply at P&G asked me, “You mention the need for supply chains to shift from a focus on cost to value. My first observation is that the best supply chains are fit for function.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

What Omnichannel Supply Chain Analytics Should I Know?

Cerasis

In the omnichannel world, supply chain leaders need to understand every process and activity. Unfortunately, omnichannel also means more data in every aspect of your operation. The post What Omnichannel Supply Chain Analytics Should I Know?

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 in the life sciences supply chain – show me the data

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois The life sciences supply chain starts with a miracle. Everything we talk about in supply chain starts with discovering that product you can market and sell. Data first. Although getting a new drug to market has its unique challenges compared to the source, make and deliver part of the life sciences supply chain equation, there is one thing those of us in supply chain have in common with our R&D counterparts, we all need clean data.

Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Data

Kinaxis

by Teresa Chiykowski Welcome to the first blog post in our three-part series discussing three ways to improve supply chain collaboration. coined the term “supply chain management” in early 1982. It’s no surprise that today’s supply chains are more complex than those of three decades ago. Lack of visibility and collaboration in supply chain management is dramatically impacting the time it takes to make critical decisions.

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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.

Mining Supply Chain Data for Insights

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights, we have been actively working in our own mine sweeping project. Over the course of the last quarter, with the help from Cloudera, we built a data lake of with data from 1449 public companies. 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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[e-Book] Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry

Cerasis

We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." In this e-book, you'll learn the following: What is Big Data? How do supply chain & transportation leaders get started in collecting & using Big Data? What is the impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? How can leaders use big data as a tool to continuously improve?

7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post from end-to- end global supply chain services company, Flash Global. The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. Planning and Scheduling – planning and scheduling are perhaps the most important part of any supply chain.

Supply chain data: Bad data delivered faster is still bad data, and leads to bad decisions

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage When approaching the concept of knowing sooner and acting faster, and the value of concurrent planning, the most common feedback I get from supply chain executives is: “But my data is bad… I mean, really bad.”. And trust me, I’ve seen some companies whose data is worthy of a top 10 list of the worst data around, including companies where: A bill of material is only 10% accurate. Clearly, proving ‘data fix’ projects aren’t the answer.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain

Exploring the Value of Connected Supply Chain Systems to Increase ROI

Cerasis

Connected supply chain systems rely on the advancement of sensors, analytics, and real-time data to make informed decisions and reduce inefficiencies. This advanced supply chain, known as supply chain 4.0, Supply Chain Connected Supply Chain

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How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

Cerasis

Digital transformation is inevitable, and digital transformation within the supply chain has the potential to streamline operations, reduce costs, and offer a better work environment for employees. The result is improved customer service, but the real implications of supply chain analytics go much further. The proper use of supply chain analytics is crucial to digital.read More. Data Supply Chain supply chain analytics

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Data, Digitalization, and Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The coronavirus pandemic resulted in dark times for many supply chains and, as a result, much is being written about how supply chains can transform and usher in a new day of supply chain operations. Supply chains are a case in point: Spreadsheet- and ERP-dependent supply chain operations had to radically revisit and revise expectations. ”[2] Supply chain professionals are looking to data to provide them with light.

Hadoop and the Modern Data Supply Chain

With the advent of Big Data, companies now have access to more business-relevant information than ever before and are using Hadoop to store and analyze it

7 Avoidable Data Errors in Your Supply Chain Data

Kinaxis

by Palvashah Durrani The Devil is in the Data Details: Entering a New Global Market. One of these challenges that you might not think of immediately is big data in your supply chain —specifically the quality of your data. What might seem like a minor detail, such as differing measurement systems, can dramatically affect how effectively your supply chain functions and how well products move to market. Vague or inconsistent data.

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Congratulating the Supply Chains to Admire Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

This afternoon, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen congratulation emails to the Supply Chains to Admire award winners. Each year, based on feedback from supply chain leaders, we refine the methodology. Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners.

15 Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain Today

All Things Supply Chain

From raw profitability and growth to the ability to delight customers with quick turnarounds, supply chain optimization is the missing ingredient for many organizations in a wide range of industries.…

Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chains were ill-prepared for the pandemic. As shown in Figure 1, based on data collected in the period of September-October 2019 from over 600 business leaders, at the start of the year, the likelihood of a pandemic was low risk. The design of the global supply chain at the start of the pandemic assumed frictionless borders, availability of transportation resources, and supply with few constraints. Getting data in today’s organization is difficult.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

Early detection of supply chain bottlenecks due to Covid-19 with data analytics

All Things Supply Chain

Especially in the current crisis, it can be enormously important for companies to recognize supply chain bottlenecks early on in order to be able to act directly. The coronavirus crisis… General Supply Chain Management coronavirus data analytics supply chain management

[WEBINAR] Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

We invite you to register and attend our educational webinar titled, “Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics” presented on Feb. Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history. As a result, business leaders can reap a significant return on investment by thoroughly analyzing this data. How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started in Collecting & Using Big Data?

Conquering the Explosion of Supply Chain Planning Data

Logility

Companies across all industries and sizes struggle to make sense of and value from the available mountains of data. Structured and unstructured data including that from social media, Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain sources continue to stream in but much is left untouched. However, to capture these benefits requires the right people, process and technology capabilities to extract the insights within the data. Exponential Growth in Supply Chain Data.

Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work with Supply Chain Insights , I immerse myself in learning. I continually question my long-held beliefs on supply chain excellence. . When readers finish a Supply Chain Shaman blog, I want to drive a set of unique takeaways. Today, I am going to share five insights that I have gleaned from our work on Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking. Self-reporting of data does not meet this standard.

The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain