Thu.Jan 09, 2020

Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020


January 1st not only the start of a new year, but a new decade.

Artificial Intelligence is Driving Real Supply Chain Improvement

Logistics Bureau

Of all the latest digital technologies slated to disrupt supply chain operations imminently, artificial intelligence (AI), along with robotics (which arguably, you might classify as an AI application), is the one making the most tangible current impact on the industry. “It

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Collaborative Planning in Supply Chain – Share your Forecasts


Forecast Collaboration. How to reduce Supply Chain Planning cycle time and inventory levels? How to automate inventory replenishment? What will happen if one of my suppliers reduce capacity on one of their plants? How do I inform my suppliers when my customers reduce their demand?

Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions


by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. It’s hard to imagine what the next twelve months and beyond hold for an industry facing seemingly non-stop innovation.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Top 10 2020 Manufacturing Trends


Bottom Line: 2020 manufacturing trends are driven by manufacturers’ strong confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality products that earn repeat orders while delivering excellent customer experiences.

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Trends and Predictions 2020: Technology

Enterra Insights

The late futurist and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, once wrote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ” Imagine what pioneers crossing America’s plains on foot, horseback, and/or wagon would think about today’s automobiles and aircraft. Magic. Other “magical” technologies would be mobile phones, satellites, and the Internet.

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The Cannabis Supply Chain and Logistics Map!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Challenges in the Cannabis Supply Chain! Article written by, and permission to publish here provided by, Alan Wood at [link]. Do you find yourself thinking about starting a business in the marijuana industry?

Corporate Ambition and Product Proliferation

Vanguard Software

How to properly manage new product launches in a highly ambitious organization. . Inventory Optimization MEIO Retail Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Professional of the Future Will Need These 4 Skills


The supply chain professional of the future will need the types of skills you won't find online or in a textbook. The Internet is awash with content designed to help business professionals succeed now and help the next generation 1 succeed someday. Google searches will yield a bonanza of advice served up as scholarly articles, celebrity secrets and everything in between. Look beneath the differences in tone and style and you will quickly discover that there’s considerable overlap.

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.

10 things eft’s been reading this week


This week and next we are taking a look forward to mark the opening of a new year and a new decade. We have decided to kick things off with technology trends in logistics and transport.

How to Ship Large Items on eBay

Freight Center

If you’re shipping large cargo too big for the traditional parcel carriers, then knowing how to ship large items on eBay offers your business a brand-new opportunity for exposure and profitability in the online space. But venturing into eBay shipping can be a daunting task for first-time shippers, start-ups or for small businesses looking to grow. Perceived limited carrier options, pricing dilemmas and ensuring quality packaging for eBay shipping are all obligations to deal with.

What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In 2010, many warehouses would still have been regarded as a neglected cost centre. Now, moving into 2020, the warehouse is a carefully managed control centre and very often the strategic hub of e-commerce within an ever-extending supply chain

Doing Business in Thailand


Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power. Thailand borders the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Its bordering countries include Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia.

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.

Inventory Visibility – Beyond ERP


Inventory Visibility. Inventory is a key part of any business. Manufacturing, Distribution businesses depends on availability of correct inventory. Important feature of inventory is its visibility. If the inventory lies in a corner of the warehouse and not visible to Planners, it will add to inefficient resource utilisation. ERP and Inventory Visibility. Most of the business today, depends upon their In-house ERP system for inventory visibility.

Inventory Challenges Management 1: Supply Chain Complexity


Common Challenges of Inventory Management. We all know that marketplaces are constantly changing. For starters, the international trading landscape is more uncertain than ever. In addition, eCommerce is driving increased competition from traders across the globe, both large and small.

Paris 2020 – EN – Antoine Doussaint


Antoine Doussaint CSR Deputy Director. Antoine Doussaint, 54 years old, had a degree in Economics from Paris II University as well as an EMBA from ESCP.

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To the Point of No E-commerce Returns

Logistics Viewpoints

As e-commerce returns volume continues to skyrocket alongside continued growth of online shopping, top shippers are challenging the notion of returns as a cost of doing business they must accept.

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.

Washington 2020 – Vitold Horodecki


Vitold Horodecki Chief Procurement Officer. Vitold is the Capgemini Americas Chief Procurement Officer, responsible for all categories: IT and Telco, External Resources, Training, Professional services, Travel and meetings.

Trimble to Acquire Kuebix to Transform and Connect the Transportation Logistics Ecosystem


Dear Kuebix Customer, I’m excited to share the news that the transportation industry has taken a giant leap forward today with the planned acquisition of Kuebix by Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB).

Art of Procurement 290: The Value Of Digital Procurement In The Manufacturing Sector


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The Manufacturing Triangle: Cost, Quality and Schedule

Dragon Innovation

Building hardware is hard. To launch a new product, you will face many hurdles along the amazing journey from transforming an idea into a viable product your customers love.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Ardent Partners Procurement Metrics that Matters


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Procurement Developments to Look For in 2020


2019 has brought us many interesting developments in procurement. However, 2020 is already showing the potential for even more significant advances. Here is what you need to know about procurement news in 2020 and what you should expect from the industry in the New Year.

Paris 2020 – FR – Antoine Doussaint


Antoine Doussaint Directeur adjoint RSE. Antoine Doussaint, 54 ans, est diplomé d’une Licence de sciences économiques de l’université Paris II et d’un EMBA de l‘ESCP. Après avoir occupé le poste Directeur Achats de Chronopost de 2000 à 2006, puis le poste de Directeur des Achats du Groupe La Poste de 2008 à 2014, il lest actuellement Directeur adjoint RSE au sein de la Direction de l’Engagement Sociétal du Groupe, en charge du domaine Environnement/Energie. Groupe La Poste.

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Everything You Need to Know About IoT in Manufacturing

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 5 minutes IoT in manufacturing could have a more pronouced impact as more plants start incorporating it. Explore the potential of the internet of things now! The post Everything You Need to Know About IoT in Manufacturing appeared first on Schooled By Science.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?