Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

AIMMS

Insights from Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020. Supply chain professionals know it can be extremely challenging to drive day-to-day operational excellence and pursue innovation at the same time.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . Scenarios to assess DC closures and the impact of shutdowns .

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Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

There are several key supply chain trends to watch in 2018. Omnichannel Revenue Management The retail supply chain has been going through a massive transformation. ARC’s Chris Cunnane does an annual survey omnichannel retail in conjunction with DC Velocity. The post Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2018 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends supply chain trends

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BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Empower Global Supply Chains to Navigate Disruption

BluJay Solutions

DC Velocity shared a version of BluJay’s 20.2 The post BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Empower Global Supply Chains to Navigate Disruption appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. In The News DC Velocitysoftware release announcement. Read the full story here.

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Bottom Line: What is the ROI of Supply Chain Network Design Software?

AIMMS

To do this, we assume that these sample new customers will initially optimize based only on their current distribution assets and constraints (such as lead times), and simply allow the technology to make the best of what they already have by optimizing customer/DC associations.

DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

LeanCor

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

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BluJay says link with project44 will help users optimize supply chains – DC Velocity

BluJay Solutions

The alliance will help empower companies to optimize their supply chains for the future across multiple industries and verticals in North America and Europe. BluJay Solutions announces a partnership with project44 to provide greater real-time visibility data to its users.

To DC Or Not To DC? That is the Warehouse Design Question!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. So how do you compete against that Supply Chain machine? This may involve outsourcing, insourcing, or leveraging your existing Supply Chain. The post To DC Or Not To DC? Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Celebrating and Encouraging Women in Supply Chain

Kinaxis

STEP Ahead is a national honor that identifies the best women in manufacturing, including supply chain, and further encourages women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent to pursue these promising and fulfilling careers. On the evening of the event, STEP Ahead recognized 100 Honorees and 30 Emerging Leaders at a gala in Washington, D.C. How do you, as supply chain professionals, express the promise of this field to women and future generations?

Technology’s Ever-increasing Role in Supply Chain Functions

GlobalTranz

However, technology has risen to dramatically alter the execution of supply chain functions. However, this sharing of information would have not been possible without the use of technology across the supply chain. Let’s take a look at what is driving the role of ever-increasing technology in supply chain functions and how the supply chain is adapting to meet these demands. Supply Chain Technology supply chain functions

SCM Cloud at Oracle CloudWorld DC - March 24

Oracle SCM

The Cloud World DC event, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC on Thursday, March 24 , will feature a session about Oracle Supply Chain Cloud entitled "Path To Supply Chain Cloud”. It will be part of the "Modernize Finance, Procurement, Projects and Supply Chain” track. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Oracle Supply Chain Management

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Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. The design of the supply chain is fundamental to making this happen. In our interview of the Supply Chains to Admire Winners, we found a unique approach at Carter’s. For this case study we interviewed Peter Smith, currently the EVP of Supply Chain for Carter’s. The company is one of 15 winners in the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire Research.

Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

Talking Logistics

To see some of these applications in working form, SAP created a great video that you can see here: Kristi Montgomery is Vice President, Kenco Innovation Labs, a team dedicated to delivering value through technology transference, innovative processes, emerging technology application, and supply chain innovation. The post Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

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To DC Or Not To DC? That is the Warehousing Design Question!

Supply Chain Game Changer

So how do you compete against that Supply Chain machine? This may involve outsourcing, insourcing, or leveraging your existing Supply Chain. The post To DC Or Not To DC? appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Distribution ECommerce Fulfillment Logistics Retail SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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Jian Xu – DC

ivalua

During that time Jian was also instrumental in creating the company’s manufacturing and supply chain technology strategies and roadmap. Jian has her Doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering and is an APICS certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). REGISTER NOW.

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Warehouse & DC News Roundup – March 2020

Lucas

DC Operations In The Time Of COVID-19 For this month’s DC News Roundup, we’re doing something a little different. We usually include a few timely articles and useful information about current supply chain and distribution-related. The post Warehouse & DC News Roundup – March 2020 appeared first on Work Execution Software Solutions. Keep Reading.

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6 Checks Every Supply Chain Should Take To Stay Healthy

Gravity Supply Chain

6 ways supply chain health checks ensure streamlined operations, mitigate risk, minimize disruption, meet customer needs and protect the bottom line.

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Eyes in the sky

PINC

Matt Yearling discusses the growing role of drones , advanced robotics, and yard management solutions to optimize supply chain efficiency with DC Velocity 's executive editor Mark Solomon. yard management digital supply chain drones DC VelocityPlease let us know what you think too.

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Why I Love Supply Chain Management

Logility

At that point in my life I probably had only heard the term “logistics” as related to the military and the term “supply chain management” hadn’t been coined yet. Again, logistics or supply chain management wasn’t part of my vocabulary or part of a long-term career plan. My love of supply chain management was first kindled and fed by legendary professors including Dr. Donald Bowersox, Dr. David Closs, Dr. Steven Melnyk, Dr. Dale Rogers and many others.

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The Three Stages of Distribution Center Optimization

CHAINalytics

By Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Growth is good for a business but can severely strain any distribution center (DC) that can quickly become outmoded. There are many ways a company can go about optimizing an existing or future DC. Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations DC Distribution Center Optimization Richard Koch SCOPs Supply Chain

How TMS Supports Contactless Supply Chain Initiatives

Supply Chain Collaborator

Like most transformative innovations in supply chain automation, the end state – in this case, a completely touchless supply chain – is an aspirational goal. The pandemic has intensified the focus of supply chain professionals on the need to increase automation.

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8 DC and Warehouse Slotting Considerations for More Efficient Warehouse Operations

GlobalTranz

Chuck Intrieri, 3PL consultant, and long time Lean Supply Chain practitioner, offers his advice on distribution center or warehouse slotting effectively. First Things First, Do You have all The Tools To Set You Up for DC Or Warehouse Slotting? Your Warehouse Management System (WMS) must reflect these storage locations for proper location control in your warehouse or DC. Warehouse Slotting and DC Slotting Software.

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

GlobalTranz

However, the diversity of the supply chain, and the importance of timely shipping and customer service, presents a unique challenge at best through several festive celebrations all year long. shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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The Supply Chain Detective™ and the Holiday Readiness Catastrophe!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. From a Supply Chain perspective the pressure was intense. First the Distribution Centre (DC) ran out of storage space. Delays by the planning team in releasing orders to the DC resulted in a mad scramble to get goods to the stores and fill their empty shelves. This was a case for the Supply Chain Detective. On the first day of cutover virtually nothing shipped out of the DC. Subscribe Here!

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Washington DC – Cancelled Popup

ivalua

Due to the evolving public health concern, Ivalua NOW Washington, D.C. We’re bringing you engaging sessions, thought-provoking talks, and successful approaches from today’s most innovative Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders – all from the comfort and safety of your own home or office. If you have booked travel arrangements for Ivalua NOW Washington, D.C., As always, the event will be complimentary to all Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals.

Four Signs It’s Time to Optimize Your Distribution Center

CHAINalytics

But growth can severely strain an outmoded distribution center (DC), hampering productivity and fulfillment capabilities. In this two part blog series, I’ll offer some thoughts on the best way to optimize your existing and future DC to meet growing demands. It should be noted that a DC optimization […]. Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation What's New DC Distribution Optimization Richard Koch SCOPs Supply Chain

Supply Chain Consulting

LeanCor

Warehouse Layout and Transfer Management: A Supply Chain Consulting Case Study. LeanCor’s supply chain consulting team was requested to develop a strategy for improving material flow and processes at the new distribution center location, without impacting head count. The project provided: Recommended plan for transferring from existing facility into the new DC without impacting customers or production operations.

Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

GlobalTranz

However, the diversity of the supply chain, and the importance of timely shipping and customer service, presents a unique challenge at best through several festive celebrations all year long. shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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Building Supply Chain Resiliency with Richard Sharpe

The Logistics of Logistics

Building Supply Chain Resiliency with Richard Sharpe. Richard Sharpe and Joe Lynch discuss building supply chain resiliency. Because of the supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID 19, companies have a renewed interest in improving supply chain resiliency.

Supply Chain Best Practices during a Quarantine

SupplyPike

Shortages, extreme demand, and panic buying are causing issues up and down supply chains. Times are tough, so we’ve gathered some guidelines to help your supply chain get back on track, or at least to shore it up during these challenging times.

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With Covid-19 Supply Chain Professionals Are More Important Than Ever!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Should Lead the Boardroom … the Coronavirus Proves it! We see the mountains that they’re moving every day, and with the eyes of the world on Supply Chains, we’re confident that the profession will get the job done.

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COVID-19 Crisis and the New Supply Chain

RFgen

COVID-19 is forcing the supply chain to evolve into a new paradigm to fulfill needs of mass labor shortages, industry shut downs and consumer base living almost entirely at home. In the uncertain times ahead, we will rely on the new supply chain more than ever. Overview.

Mid-market companies leapfrogging supply chain planning maturity stages

ToolsGroup

Is the latest technology enabling some mid-market companies to leapfrog supply chain planning (SCP) stages of maturity? don’t have the baggage of $ multi-million systems, so are saying let’s start with clean slate and get the latest technology available.” ( Click here for a short description of Gartner’s five supply chain planning technology maturity stages). Traditionally supply chain planning was a highly cumbersome, time consuming and manual process.

Three Benefits of a Resilient Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

I'm always struck by how weather patterns not only affect our lives but how they also disrupt supply chains and global trade. But it turns out this year is all about La Niña – an equally problematic, though lesser known weather system just as powerful and disruptive to supply chains. Explore Modern End-to-End Supply Chain for Real Business Growth. Is your supply chain software resilient enough to withstand chaotic pressures?

Supply Chain News on A Review of Non Putaway Distribution Models that Improve DC Productivity by Eliminating a Pallet or Carton Touch

Supply Chain Digest

ossdocking, Merge in Transit, DC Bypass and More

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