Thu.Mar 14, 2019

4 Forces to Drive Your Supply Chain Transformation

The Network Effect

It’s a very interesting time in supply chain. There are a number of exciting technologies coming together to create new. The post 4 Forces to Drive Your Supply Chain Transformation appeared first on The Network Effect.

Why Traceability Matters More Than Ever

RFgen

Traceability technology may be the future of the food and beverage industry. The food and beverage industry faces unique challenges in tracking and storing food and ingredient inventory.

How Saint Patrick’s Day Became a Major Holiday for the Supply Chain

Kuebix

Saint Patrick’s Day has been a major holiday for Americans going back to well before America split off from Great Britain. In fact, it might surprise you to know that the first St. Patrick’s Day parade was actually held in Boston in 1737, not in Dublin. On St. Patrick’s Day, much of America celebrates Irish […]. The post How Saint Patrick’s Day Became a Major Holiday for the Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Food and Beverage Holiday

This Turbulent Week in Brexit Events and Consequent Multi-industry Supply Chain Disruption Planning

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on a turbulent week of Brexit related developments and on the implications for multi-industry supply chain scenario disruption risk contingency planning.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

On eating pie, and other reasons why Pi Day is good for supply chain 

Kinaxis

by Danielle McNeil Taylor Happy Pi Day! What a great day. You have to love a special day where eating all the pie you want is acceptable, the math jokes are endless, and there are always some clever shirts, memes and memory contests to keep you entertained for weeks.

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Ivalua Now and the Art – or is it the Science – of Procurement?

ivalua

We’re led to believe that there’s a fundamental difference between something that’s art and something that’s science. But what do you call the space in between, where the two world’s meet? It’s a question that you can answer for yourself at Ivalua Now – The Art of Procurement , being held, appropriately enough, at The Louvre, Paris 10 th – 12 th April.

Omnichannel Grocery: Dock Scheduling and YMS (Food & Grocery Series, Part 2)

C3 Solutions

In Part 1 of our Food & Grocery Series, we discussed the current climate of omnichannel grocery. At the end of the day, whichever of the options we brought to light is used for fulfilling online orders, the requirements are the same: speed, accuracy, and seamless communication.

Modern CPOs on their way to Smart Procurement

ivalua

Last week, the Ivalua team attended an interesting CPO Round Table organized by the CIPS MENA in Dubai on the theme “Enabling Smart Procurement Today.” ” It is not a surprise that the responsibilities of today’s CPOs are evolving fast compared to the ones they had in the past years. Traditionally, the CPO’s first priority was to ensure the optimization and reduction of costs. Today, they are tackling new priorities like risk management, supplier compliance, actionable insights.

Surprise! Cyber Threats increase in Priority in Digital Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Okay, I admit the headline is sarcastic. It comes as NO surprise that in the digital age cyber threats are becoming a greater concern. The late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish once wrote, “Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the reality we live, eases the pain of scars and makes people smile.”

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Healthcare Transparency Initiative (HTI)

Resilinc

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Get Your Reality Check – A Supply Chain Technology Innovation Benchmark Study

Amber Road

As technology evolves and disrupts our industry, it is important to take a step back and get a “reality check” on the usefulness of these technologies, especially as leaders are looking for new innovative technologies to give their companies a competitive advantage in the market.

The Top 10 Hiring Mistakes in Supply Chain! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board! Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam White at Argentus.com. Hiring in Supply Chain is, in some ways, tougher than it ever has been.

Why Sears Is A Supply Chain Management Disaster

Clear Spider

Sears, once a cultural treasure, was in business for 125 years and was one of America’s more recognizable home brands. Think Amazon, but in catalog – print form.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 3.11-3.15

Aborn and Co.

XPO eliminates COO, British navy saves sinking ship, rates stabilize, "Where's my freight?!" and much more in this week's ATSCNYNTK

TPM Recap–Is It Finally Time to Embrace Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping?

Savi

Last week, the Savi Team once again attended the Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) conference in Long Beach, California, but this year the team detected a noticeable shift in the conversation.

Why Static Modelling Doesn’t Cut It in the Modern Supply Chain

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

When you think of the supply chain, it’s easy to recall the antiquated notion of a literal chain of command and linear process.

E-Commerce Parcel Global Trends

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing at an annual rate of 10 percent, and if growth accelerates, the logistics industry could suffer a dramatic collapse of service and capability.

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

How You Can Tackle Your Supply Chain Inefficiencies

Unleashed

The supply chain is a dynamic, logistical-laden beast. It has so many interworking parts, organisations, relationships, information, technology and people. Everything and everyone is dependent on the suave execution of supply chain getting them the right goods and services, at the right time. They call it a chain for a reason — everything is interconnected, intertwined and linked to each other. When something goes wrong, it is a domino effect.

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system

ivalua

Ivalua builds momentum as technology platform of choice for public sector procurement.

VALUABLE INSIGHTS FROM TPM, 2019

Gravity Supply Chain

I’ve just enjoyed the incredible opportunity of joining over 2,400 attendees at the TPM annual conference , organized by JOC Events, which took place March 3-6 2019 in Long Beach, U.S.A. The post VALUABLE INSIGHTS FROM TPM, 2019 appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles

Accelogix COO Named a 2019 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

Accelogix

Leading publication recognizes Accelogix Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Kirklewski, for outstanding industry achievements. Accelogix, a leading provider of consulting, implementation, and development services for Supply Chain Execution Systems (SCES), announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Kirklewski, has been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s prestigious 2019 Pros to Know listing.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Kane Is Able Announces Investment by Harkness Capital Partners

Consumer Goods Logistics

Affiliates of Harkness Capital Partners have agreed to make an investment in Kane Is Able, Inc. to support KANE’s growth strategy of expanding its services and national presence. KANE News and Awards

ERP Implementations Are More Successful Than You Thought

Rootstock

Manufacturing and distribution companies considering new ERP software for their business have often been stymied by their fear of implementation problems. They hear it all the time: ERP implementation is costly, time-consuming and interrupts business operations.

Dispatches from the Road: John Shepherd

Consumer Goods Logistics

In our “Dispatches from the Road” feature, the KANE blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about. In our newest installment, we interview KANE driver John Shepherd, III.

Open Banking & Open API: The future of financial services in Asia at IDC

Axway

The IDC Financial Services Congress 2019 just wrapped up in Singapore and, although the topic of AI was a general theme, Open Banking & Open API was still a big focus for the audience. Focus group roundtable, journey 2: Open … AMPLIFY products API Management Events Others digital transformation

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.