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.

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

GlobalTranz

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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. .

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.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

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.

AI-Powered Demand Sensing: 7 Strategies To Increase Sales Performance

ThroughPut

In the midst of the Covid-19 slump, businesses need to shift to reliable systems to meet customer demand and improve profitability. It is here that demand sensing comes into focus. Demand sensing is a tool that facilitates the calibration of data that informs supply.

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

Achieve the Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chain Consumers Demand

Logility

Through the intelligent use of technology, organizations can meet these goals and reduce the environmental impact of their supply chains to improve environmental stewardship, reduce damage to the planet, and ensure that sourcing is done sustainably. Technology and the Green Supply Chain .

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.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

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.

Using Technology to build Sustainable Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

However, there is now a growing appreciation that going green correlates with increased profit as demand for products with sustainable credentials grow and Asian companies get set to move up the value chain. And technology has a key role to play in the journey.

Demand > capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

Demand > supply. Another minor positive, but one that doesn’t keep pace with demand. They are getting frustrated because production is unable to keep up with demand. For 2022, IHS Markit is predicting a demand growth of 4.9% Now on demand.

Collaboration and demand review

DynaSys

Now that you’ve made the decision to implement a demand planning cycle as well as gathered your clean data in one place, your next step is to ensure that the different functions of your business are collaborating effectively. This is a crucial component of your demand plan. .

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.

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

Demand Planning Key Features

DynaSys

When formulating a Demand plan , you need to strike the balance between having sufficient stock levels to meet customer demands without having surplus. This means leveraging the right tools and data to build your demand plan from the outset.

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.

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.”

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.

Overcoming Production Challenges Through the Use of MES Software

IQMS

Real-time production and process monitoring data is the life blood that makes end-to-end visibility and control possible and is an integral part of MES software. . The more complex the production process the more important it is to have ERP and MES systems sharing the same data.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. Understanding the benefits of collaboration platforms allow businesses to better prepare themselves for the process changes on the horizon. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms.

The Demand Planning cycle

DynaSys

The demand planning cycle is a supply chain management process that uses forecasting to understand the demand for products. Demand planning strikes the balance between having sufficient stock levels to meet demand without having surplus. Collaboration/ Demand review.

Why Leaders Are Migrating On-Premise Supply Chain Technology Systems to the Cloud

Turvo

To meet the consumer demands in today’s increasingly evolving logistics world, many businesses are beginning to implement supply chain technology systems successfully. On-Premise Technology Comes With Higher Risk of Data Loss or Theft.

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.

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.

Demand Sensing (and Other Secret Ingredients) for Food and Beverage Supply Chain Success

Logility

Food and beverage companies can use demand sensing to predict sudden market trends and prepare for actual supply needs. Demand fluctuations dominate the food and beverage (F&B) industry. What is Demand Sensing and Why Is It Important for F&B? Demand Thought Leadership

Demand Optimization Maturity Curve

Logility

Forecasting customer demand has been a critical aspect of business since ancient times. The first commercially available demand planning system was introduced to the market in the mid 1970’s by American Software. At that time only the largest companies could afford robust demand planning systems run on mainframe systems managed by a dedicated demand planning specialist. This post discusses the Demand Optimization Maturity Curve.

The Secret to Rapid Digitisation: A Dual Platform Strategy

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

One of the industry’s biggest concerns is how to digitise and transform quickly, without starting from scratch and having to throw away your enormous investment in traditional systems. Eliminate the huge costs associated with maintaining and upgrading legacy systems.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Best Practices on How to Implement Supply Chain Management Systems

Turvo

Some of the best practices on how to implement supply chain management systems include avoiding too many systems, keeping an eye on competitors, and creating clear expectations. Avoid Heavily Customized Systems That Incur Long-Term High TCO.

Do You Really Understand What’s Driving Your Demand Planning Processes?

Logility

Descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics should be combined to optimize your demand planning processes. Better forecasting and demand planning processes, which in the past had been beset by low accuracy and poor adoption, were a priority. Demand Thought Leadership

nuVizz Introduces Platform 2.0 to Meet Supply Chain Demands

Supply Chain Brain

NuVizz, a transportation management SaaS platform, introduces Platform 2.0, which helps organizations address transportation routing and scheduling issues

The Digital Supply Chain Demands the Use of Smart Supply Chain Technologies

GlobalTranz

Modern supply chains have access to more information and technology than ever before, creating a new, digital supply chain. However, the digital supply chain has grown increasingly reliant on the use of “smart technologies,” such as those involved in automated data capture, analyses and the Internet of Things (IoT). In addition, these technologies can introduce a new level of visibility and improve overall operations, asserts The Manufacturer magazine.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.