Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Supply Chain Shaman

What is an easy definition? There is no class of technologies, or common definition, for “control towers.” The next time that someone in a meeting mentions the term control tower ask for a definition. Without clear definitions projects expect failure. We finished dinner.

Data 287

Cognitive Computing: Getting Clear on Definitions

Supply Chain Shaman

There is no common definition of cognitive computing and there are many variants. ” (AI lacks a common definition. Ask each technology provider for a definition. Here I give the reader some insights into the definitions that I use in my writing. Definitions.

Noob Guide to Supply Chain Management Definition

Supply Chain Opz

What is the definition of supply chain management? Because, each professional organization has its own version of the definition. So supply chain is definitely NOT the same as value chain.

Three Types of SCM Definitions

SCM Research

Today, I present Mentzer et al.’s ’s (2001) must-read article, Defining Supply Chain Management.

SCM 110

The Noob Guide to Supply Chain Definition

Supply Chain Opz

What is the definition of supply chain management? Because, each professional organization has its own version of the definition. So supply chain is definitely NOT the same as value chain.

Home Depot Grows Revenues by Investing in Time Definite Deliveries

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Home Depot Grows Revenues by Investing in Time Definite Deliveries appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Most companies invest in transportation management solutions to cut costs. Home Depot has proven that investing in this can improve service and grow revenues. This article describes the path they took to put this business case together. Retail Transportation Management Systems Home Depot logistics supply chain TMS

A new definition for Integrated Business Planning

Supply Chain Movement

The answers made me realize I actually don’t know any widely acknowledged definition for IBP. As far as I know there is no agreed standard definition. Because when there is no agreed definition or standard, there are no clear rules. Shortcomings in existing IBP definitions.

What Exactly Is Supply Chain Management? 10 Different Definitions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

So what exactly is the definition of “Supply Chain Management”? But that being said there are still a large number of definitions of “Supply Chain Management” Let’s review some of those definitions here: 10 Definitions of Supply Chain Management!

The definitive guide to demand planning

TradeGecko

Effective demand forecasting and demand planning are key to the longevity of wholesale and retail businesses alike. We look at some of the major aspects of the demand planning process and how they impact the entire supply chain.

Brand Protection – The Definitive Role of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The post Brand Protection – The Definitive Role of the Supply Chain! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

More Definitive News on Pending Foxconn Investment in the United States

Supply Chain Matters

More definite reports indicate Foxconn will make a $7 billion U.S. investment decision in July. Make no mistake that this is a very big deal for high-tech and consumer electronics supply chains, specifically Apple’s supply chain. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy Apple iPhone supply chain Apple supply chain Foxconn manufacturing strategies Supply chain Matters blog

New Definition of Logistics?

BluJay Solutions

I remember as a new professional in Logistics , I was taught an academic definition; Logistics means the right goods, reaching the right people at the right time. Well, as I look back at this definition as it stood then, it seemed fairly accurate. However with the changes in the industry and evolution of IT around Logistics, the definition has undergone change. So what is the new definition of Logistics? The post New Definition of Logistics?

What is a 3PL? The Ultimate Guide Including Definitions of 1PL, 2PL, and 4PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

To provide some context my definitions are based on the premise of how far removed the entity performing the logistics processes is from the original source of the finished product. Therefore on the 3plmanager.com blog the following definitions apply: 1st Party Logistics (1PL).

3PL 70

Five Supply Chain Definitions Every Industry Professional Should.

Kinaxis

5 Supply Chain Definitions Every Industry Professional Should Know

Kinaxis

Breaking Tech News: E2open, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired

Supply Chain Matters

announced today a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm Insight Venture Partners. Supply Chain B2B business network platform provider E2open, Inc. According to the announcement, the transaction is valued at $273 million, approximately three times current E2open revenues in its current fiscal year. E2open is a current Sustaining sponsor of this blog.

The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Everyone knows what a warehouse is, but I decided to publish Wikipedia’s definition because it was really good. Warehouse Definition. As I read, the article, I thought it would be helpful to publish a definition or overview of the 7 warehouse service offerings described in the article. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” – Albert Einstein. There are 7 main types of warehouse services offerings.

Camera Module: Definition and Types

Insights Solutions Global

The post Camera Module: Definition and Types appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. What is camera module? What are the types of them? What are the differences between these types? Let's learn together in this post. Camera Module

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: What's your definition of.

Global Trade Management

Whats your definition of supply chain? I stumbled over a question, which made me very curious: What is your two word definition of supply chain? What's your definition of supply chain? Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. The healthy growth continues as world merchandise trade continues to grow with an average of 10% per year.

Cargo 43

Plastic crushing machines: definition and purpose

Exapro Hub

The post Plastic crushing machines: definition and purpose appeared first on Exapro Hub. Although we are surrounded by plastic daily, it’s good to start with a simple question: what is plastic?

Eight Rules for Formal Conceptual Definitions

SCM Research

Theory-building empirical research needs formal conceptual definitions. Particularly, such definitions are necessary conditions for construct validity. But what is a “good” formal conceptual definition? ” (3) “Definitions should include only unambiguous and clear terms.” ” (4) “Definitions should have as few as possible terms in the conceptual definition to avoid violating the parsimony virtue of ‘good’ theory.”

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation air cargo definition driver leasing inbound logistics Joe Lynch LTL definition ocean transportation definition The Logistics of Logistics transportation service offering truck driver leasing truckload definition There are 11 transportation service offerings. Last summer, Inbound Logistics published a list of different 3PLs and their services.

Types of Battery & Definitions of These Batteries

Insights Solutions Global

The post Types of Battery & Definitions of These Batteries appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Among all sorts of batteries, how should you choose the one that works best for your product? What do you need to know about them before you make the call? This post has all the answers that you need. Battery

Machinery maintenance: definition and tips

Exapro Hub

The post Machinery maintenance: definition and tips appeared first on Exapro Hub. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” We’ve all heard this idiom. It’s now time to forget it as we’re going to speak about machine maintenance. You might work every day as an operator, engineer, or you’ve […]. Buying & Selling Machinery

29

Terotechnology: what is it? Definition and goals

Exapro Hub

If you are looking for a complete definition, you’re on the right website. Together, let’s go through its origin, definition, goals, but also its steps and interesting benefits you could apply to your company. Origin, definition, and goals of Terotechnology.

Hardware 101: A Definitive Crash Course in Enterprise Mobility

RFgen

What is Enterprise Mobility? The short answer: “Enterprise Mobility” is a fancy term for using mobile, wireless and handheld hardware devices in an enterprise setting, such as a warehouse, manufacturing shop floor, or in logistics (such as by delivery drivers).

Making the Case for MiniHubs

Supply Chain Network

Definitions Emerging Trends New Ideas Retail Retail E-CommerceFor me, the highlight of this year’s RILA LINK Conference, the latest evolution of RILA’s annual Supply Chain event , came in the opening keynote with Dick Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Footlocker.

Emerging Trends to Embrace for Retail Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Network

Associations Conferences Definitions Education Emerging Trends New Ideas Retail Retail E-Commerce The SCM Company Third Party LogisticsFollowing the largest single day of snow in 50 years, we’ve just finished ploughing through January 2019 here in Toronto!

Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

Arkieva

Uncategorized best sentiment analysis tools brand sentiment definition free brand sentiment tools social media sentiment analysis case study social media sentiment analysis tools social media sentiment analysis tools free social sentiment definition what is brand sentiment

Tools 62

The Automated Local Fulfillment Imperative

Supply Chain Network

Definition: imperative(n) [im-per-uh-tiv] noun: a command, rule, duty, etc., Numerous times recently I’ve found myself saying (and tweeting) that… ‘Going forward Fulfillment automation is no longer just an option.’

Transforming Brands for Success in the World of New Retail

Supply Chain Network

As highlighted in the New Retail definition above, a fully integrated, single or unified customer centric approach is required to provide consumers with a Unichannel Customer Experience (UCX). Definitions Emerging Trends Matrix Commerce Retail Retail E-Commerce The SCM Company

Foundational Aspects of Supply Chain Wide Visibility

Supply Chain Matters

Uncategorized definitions of supply chain wide visibility enabling supply chain wide visibility Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Matters market education series supply chain wide visibility technology supportThis commentary represents the first of an ongoing Supply Chain Matters thought leadership and market education series directed at clarifying needs and requirements addressing supply chain wide visibility, which is being sponsored by LLamasoft.

Portfolio Pruning for Product Managers

Arkieva

Memoirs of a Black Belt brand portfolio analysis brand portfolio examples brand portfolio management brand portfolio strategy definition brand portfolio strategy examples how to manage brand portfolio product line pruning examples what is product line pruningDo others challenge your expanding portfolio or complicated offering? Need a portfolio pruning process or policy to keep a manageable inventory? Want to take the drama out of keeping or deleting products?

Should I Use Order Lead Time for Demand Segmentation?

Arkieva

To set the foundation for this discussion, let us first look at the definition of order lead time. Demand Planning Segmentation demand segmentation analysis demand segmentation definition in os demand segmentation operating system demand segmentation wiki lead time demand example lead time demand formulaOrder lead time is the time gap between the date when a customer places an order and when they expect to receive the product.

The Evolution Continues: RILA Supply Chain Becomes the RILA LINK Conference

Supply Chain Network

Associations Conferences Definitions Education Emerging TrendsAlmost fifty years ago, way back in 1969 the Mass Retailing Institute was incorporated, which in 1976 changed its’ name to National Mass Retailing Institute (NMRI).