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

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.

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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.,

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

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

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.

Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

However if your company needs to reduce manufacturing lead times, streamline inventories, boost efficiency, make the right promises to your customers, and all of this at the same time, you need to challenge this status quo. “I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”.

Technology Improves Manufacturing Disaster Preparedness

DELMIA Quintiq

Disaster preparedness is imperative everywhere, but that goes double for the manufacturing industry. Thankfully, technology provides ways to ensure business continuity and peace of mind. This branch of technology helps manufacturers on two fronts: backup and disaster recovery.

The pros and cons of low code tools for manufacturers

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Every manufacturing organization is striving for continuous improvement, and for that to occur the workforce needs to come with solutions to existing problems. Low-code tools give an easy-to-use support for building software applications, eliminating the need for in-house coding specialists.

Transform Life Sciences Manufacturing & Operations with a Digital Lean Approach

DELMIA Quintiq

With the increasing speed and development of drugs and new devices, manufacturing, quality and labs face potential disruptions from new materials, equipment and manufacturing processes on a continuous basis. A digital lean approach for Life Sciences manufacturing and operations.

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Industry Trends in High Technology Manufacturing & Operations

DELMIA Quintiq

Even with global disruption from COVID-19, demand for products has remained positive, albeit with far less predictability! Electronics manufacturing is at the heart of every connection we make. 3DEXPERIENCE Event High Tech DELMIA manufacturing operations technology trends webinar

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Trends 2022: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

The manufacturing sector covers such a broad spectrum of products and processes that any discussion about industry trends must take place at a very high level. One of the megatrends that has been driving manufacturing for over a decade is digitization. Manufacturing Trends.

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Optimization and Execution: How Manufacturing can lead the Industry Renaissance

DELMIA Quintiq

Global manufacturing today faces significant operational challenges. How should manufacturers adapt to meet the challenges and shift from product-centric to customer-centric operations? Manufacturers that execute without having a realistic plan are working blindly.

Overcoming Obstacles to Agile Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

The global battery cell market is already growing rapidly thanks to rising demand—especially in electric vehicles—and it is predicted to continue accelerating. Manufacturers want to produce at high volumes, but this complexity in the process can lead to wastage, sometimes as high as 20%.

Top 5 Logistics Challenges and Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry

GlobalTranz

The manufacturing industry faces many challenges, such as a skilled labor shortage, supply chain instability, and inventory management issues. GlobalTranz works with manufacturing shippers every day to move their goods and streamline their logistics strategies. Embracing New Technology.

Driving Efficiency in High-Tech Manufacturing: The Human Factor

DELMIA Quintiq

In an effort to enhance production capabilities to keep pace with the High-Tech market demands for rapid product innovation and customized, short-run production, manufacturers are quick to adopt transformational changes and new digital solutions.

Overcoming Production Challenges Through the Use of MES Software

IQMS

Bottom Line: Taking on manufacturing challenges and overcoming them by improving end-to-end vsibility and control first breaks down barriers in the way of taking on more customers and growing sales. The goal is to improve demand forecasting accuracy and allow for maximum lead times if needed.

Make it Happen for Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

One of the most intriguing high tech industry segments today is battery cell technology. Given the complexity, manufacturing systems of the past do not provide an effective means to support the production requirements demanded.

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.

15 Types of Manufacturing Software (+ Who Benefits from Each)

Unleashed

There is a range of manufacturing software now available to help businesses streamline their processes and maximise efficiency. Here we look at 15 types of manufacturing software, and for each answer three questions: What are the main functions of this software?

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.

AI-powered Demand Planning for Building Materials and Cement Industry: How To Balance Supply & Demand

ThroughPut

While the construction industry itself poses some unique challenges in supply chains across the world, cement manufacturing comes with its own diverse set of differentiators like the ones mentioned below: Top unique challenges of cement industry.

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.

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. .

ToolsGroup Acquires Mi9 Retail’s Demand Management Business

ToolsGroup

Mi9 Retail’s Demand Management business was formerly known as JustEnough Software. Combined company gives retailers a powerful new technology arsenal to efficiently improve product availability under constrained supply and outperform the competition.

Trends In Manufacturing: 5 Tangible Technologies are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing Now

GlobalTranz

Continuous improvement is part of the game in manufacturing. Among the new trends in manufacturing improving the industry, additive manufacturing and cloud-based systems will push manufacturing forward in 2017. In fact, rapid design and lightning-fast prototyping, reports Mark Dohnalek of Manufacturing Business Technology magazine , will allow manufacturers to design and produce products in a few days, if not hours. Manufacturing

Empower Better Sourcing Decisions with a Digital Supply Chain Platform  

Logility

Here’s how a digital supply chain platform can help. Today’s world and your customers demand transparency and accountability. A sustainable business requires new technology. This is what makes a digital supply chain platform necessary for today.

2021 Manufacturing Trends: Connecting Workers Will Be Key

IQMS

2021 manufacturing trends will be driven by the lessons learned in 2020. 2021 Manufacturing Trends to Improve Decision Making and Productivity. Let’s look at nine areas of technology investment where manufacturers empower employees to improve decision-making and productivity in 2021.

Revealing the Value of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

DELMIA Quintiq

What aerospace manufacturers need is agility in their design and production processes to help mitigate the variability in supply and demand. Additive Manufacturing is accelerating the development phase and reducing time to market. Keys to success: 3DEXPERIENCE® platform.

Realizing the Value of Supply Chain Optimization for Tire Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

New technologies revolutionizing transportation are creating tremendous opportunities but also unprecedented challenges for tire manufacturers. Accomplish operational excellence and higher production quality while reducing costs, leveraging Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM).

Digital Marketing for Manufacturing Tips for Success!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Most manufacturers still rely on traditional methods to promote their business. Word-of-mouth referrals, networking events, and trade shows are still preferred by those in the manufacturing industry for a good reason they still work. The perks of smart manufacturing ?

How Do We Stop Buying Planning Software the Wrong Way?

Supply Chain Shaman

The Process of Software Selection. I am constantly amazed that business leaders can engage with technologists month after month (often over eight and sometimes over a year) to select a supply chain planning system and then call me to ask for help on the decision.

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.

7 Reasons ERP Systems Can Increase the Productivity of Your Manufacturing Industry

GlobalTranz

ERP systems are a raging trend in the corporate arena these days – these miraculous platforms are a sure shot way to infuse productivity into your routine operations! The manufacturing industry is experiencing a global boom, and this is the very reason that modern manufacturers need a great ERP solution to improve efficiency. So, if you are still wondering why to invest in an ERP software suite – don’t waste any more precious time. Manufacturing Supply Chain

Demand Driven: Can We Sidestep Religious Arguments?

Supply Chain Shaman

Unfortunately, I think the concept of “Demand Driven” is headed down the same path. Let’s face it, the definition of demand-driven is evolving. The 1990’s technologies of Advanced Planning (APS) along with Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) amplify the bullwhip effect within the supply chain resulting in the loss of agility and an inflexible response for the long tail. Demand-Driven Definitions.