Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby. Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, robotics, mobile apps, big data, the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

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Logility, Demand Management, and NGC Software Unite Resources, Introduce Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform

Logility

The unified, digital platform powers better decision-making, scalability, and transformation across all levels of supply chain maturity. a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today announced its parent company American Software, Inc.,

On-Demand Delivery Platforms: The Renewed Focus on Becoming a Shipper-of-Choice

GlobalTranz

The post On-Demand Delivery Platforms: The Renewed Focus on Becoming a Shipper-of-Choice appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Freight Technology on-demand delivery platforms

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

SaaS Diffusion and the Improvement of Business Capabilities

QAD

Have you jumped into the deep end of SaaS yet? Well, the same research that identified links between SaaS diffusion and agility, also identified a relationship between SaaS diffusion and the improvement of firm capabilities, like organizational learning and focusing on your core competencies.

Next Level Apparel® Takes its Demand and Inventory Planning to the Next Level with the Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform

Logility

based supplier of fashion blanks transforms its demand and inventory management with Logility. Their team of experts made our transition from legacy systems and manual processes to total digital supply chain management an easy experience,” said Paul Volkman, CIO at Next Level Apparel. “We

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

While demand is high, ongoing product shortages continue to cause supply chain disruptions, create unpredictable shopping behaviors and drive rapid delivery expectations. We wanted to see inventory positions around the world compared to our forecast, compared to our actual demand.

The 5 Benefits of Hybrid SaaS TMS

GlobalTranz

New, innovative technology platforms have greatly sped the expansion and evolution of transportation as well as logistic solutions. Most notably are we seeing technology platforms that improve and simplify the users by means of integrating partners and using collected data. In today’s post, we talk about the 5 main benefits derived from the use of SaaS TMS and introduce what we call a Hybrid SaaS TMS. What is SaaS TMS & Introducing Hybrid SaaS TMS.

SaaS in Manufacturing: How It’s Changing the Industry

USC Consulting Group

Thanks to cloud and edge computing, SaaSsoftware as a service — has become a highly transformative technology in both manufacturing and the supply chain. It makes software systems and various technologies accessible to a wide range of operations, big or small.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain. At the Supply Chain insights Global Summit , Nick shared his story on driving demand-based improvements. It is just not enough to do a software upgrade or slowly push continuous improvement projects. He did this first by implementing demand sensing from Terra Technology (now E2Open) eight years ago.

Fashion Industry Challenges Require Elegant Demand Planning

ToolsGroup

While sophisticated supply chain planning is a necessity for any industry with complex demand, the fashion industry is particularly tricky due to high variety and segmentation (by type of consumer, sales channel, demographic, etc.), Demand planning for direct and indirect channels.

How Can You Protect Your Organization from Demand Constraints? 

Logility

Demand constraints create financial risks as well as environmental problems. • Effective, strategic demand planning is essential, and that requires implementation of the right supply chain platform with real-time data, reporting, and event automation. Supply and demand.

Configuring Your Demand Planning Software for Maximum Value

CHAINalytics

A demand planning application should generate value that goes beyond statistical forecasts. Sometimes this is easier said than done since it requires thoughtful system configuration and shared data insights.

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.

How Does Demand Sensing Differ from Forecasting for Demand Planning?

Logility

The promise of demand sensing is that we can do a better job of anticipating and planning for short-term changes in demand. For today’s supply chain planner, the art and especially the science of forecasting demand have evolved. The goal of demand sensing. Demand Plannin

Get Green – Our Future Workforce Demands Action

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Get Green – Our Future Workforce Demands Action. There is a very real disconnect between our industry’s actions and the demands of the younger workforce. Selecting a Supply Chain Technology Provider is Harder than it Seems.

Learning to Speak the Language of Demand

Supply Chain Shaman

Step Up and Learn the Language of Demand. In companies, there is no standard model for demand processes. In the traditional organization, some demand processes are sales-driven. While we need forecasting and we need to improve the processes, we also need to teach teams how to use new forms of demand data and adopt demand processes. They don’t know the language of demand. The concepts of demand driven are now vogue. Independent Demand.

Demand Shaping Strategies for a More Profitable Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

As the supply chain crisis enters yet another year, demand volatility continues to reach unprecedented heights. Let’s take a look at what demand shaping is and why it could be critical to your supply chain. What Is Demand Shaping? Lower prices to increase demand.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Editor’s Choice: Why Modern Retail Demands Cloud-Native Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

The sudden demand for store fulfillment of online orders has added costs for handling and shipping, causing delays in delivery when carriers were stretched beyond their limits. Omnichannel systems, or lack thereof, were tested daily.

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Platform or a Collection of Tools: Which One Do You Prefer for your Digital Transformation Efforts?

Solvoyo

The blender and the oven comprise a collection of tools that includes exchangeable tips and settings that can be used for different cooking endeavors. The difference between a Platform and a collection of Tools is the great recipe book and the right oven settings in our cookie analogy.

Why is SaaS-based logistics software in demand?

Shipsy

SaaS or Software as a Service is creating a buzz in almost every industry and supply chain is no exception. To understand why this shift is happening; let’s first understand what SaaS is? It is a medium of delivering software to anyone (individual or business) over the internet.

Future-proof and boost your business with a software-driven supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

Accurate and demand-driven forecasting has never been more important than in the past two years. The supply chain planning software of Blue Ridge does exactly that. In short: digital tools improve your operations, so do embrace them!

Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

The technology market is rife with unsubstantiated claims and myths. Each year, I publish a report analyzing the technologies in the S&OP space. I sent the report to technology vendors listed in the appendix with a deadline for feedback on factual accuracy for 5:00 PM EST on Wednesday. The technology choices are not black and white. New technology is evolving. Technologies natively written as Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions are entering the market.

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Demand Driven Technologies Launches Intuiflow

Demand Driven Technologies

Meet Demands For Supermarkets With AI-Driven Demand Forecasting

ThroughPut

A shift from physical grocery stores to digital grocery stores is indicative of a shift from traditional shopping practices to demand-driven buying practices. When demand can be anticipated with accuracy, it can be delivered efficiently with demand forecasting techniques. .

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS): Growth Accelerated in 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

I just completed the data gathering process for ARC’s global Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) market research study. In 2021, the WMS market continued its shift from perpetual licensing to SaaS licensing. IT Platforms.

How Data Analytics Can Solve the Challenges Faced by SC Leaders in Discrete Manufacturing

Bringing data-driven intelligence to supply chain increases revenue, reduces costs, and improves the overall performance of any business, especially manufacturing companies where supply chain is the bloodline of their business. Read more!

Intermittent Demand is Not Unforecastable Demand

ToolsGroup

Your forecasting or demand planning system says an SKU is “unforecastable” because demand is too small and intermittent. For most businesses, the “long tail”—low-volume items with irregular demand and many zero demand periods—is growing longer. This is because several trends are disaggregating demand into smaller buckets. More frequent replenishment —and more granular forecasting—leads to shorter time buckets with greater demand variability.

Success Strategies for Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

There’s been a lot of change in how we view supply chain demand forecasting: we moved from a focus on supply—what and how much to supply or replenish—to the demand-driven supply chain, which placed too much emphasis on the intermediate goal of an accurate demand forecast.

Demand Planning: One System to Rule Them All

Logility

Food and beverage, consumer electronics, life sciences, durable goods all have to deal with product seasonality, lifecycles, assortments, promotions and demand signals across multiple planning horizons and more. One system to synchronize them all and in visibility bind them.”

2020 Demonstrated the Importance of Managing Demand Variability

Logility

Among them: What can we do to prepare for such extreme demand variability? How can we engage executives and drive home — once and for all perhaps — the importance of bold action, process improvement and enabling technologies? into the main drivers of demand variability?in

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.