Thu.Jun 20, 2024

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The New Visibility: Unlocking Multi-Tier Transparency and Traceability

Talking Logistics

During the significant disruptions caused by the Covid pandemic, many companies learned that they really didn’t have good visibility across their end-to-end supply chains — especially not beyond their Tier 1 suppliers and partners. Fast forward to today, having multi-tier transparency and traceability is even more important. What trends are driving this requirement?

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Heineken Innovates with Centralized Planning Tools

AIMMS

With AIMMS, Heineken continues to advance its supply chain planning capabilities, achieving greater efficiency and sustainability.

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4 Common Production Scheduling Problems that the Right Software Solves

Arkieva

Minimize changeover time and maximize utilization and production efficiency. Avoid common production planning and scheduling software missteps. 4 Common Production Scheduling Problems that the Right Software Solves was first posted on June 20, 2024 at 8:15 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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The 'Glocal' Balancing Act: Lessons from a Local Winery's Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain Brain

Many companies have been busy restructuring their supply chains from global to regional or local for a few years now. But what problems are they trying to solve?

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Unveiling Hidden Flows and Ensuring On-Time Delivery

Demand Driven Technologies

A supply chain, industrial operations or distribution operations, is above all a flow. We start with raw materials, and a few steps later we have a finished product that meets a market need. That “a few steps later” is sometimes an understatement. I remember a crisis cell when I worked in electronics, because we were.

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Leveling the Retail Playing Field with Smart Tech: Compete with Walmart and Amazon

Locus

When people think of retail, they first think of Amazon or Walmart, the world’s largest retailers. That’s not by accident. Walmart and Amazon’s 2023 revenue was around $648 billion and $574 billion respectively. Their success isn’t solely due to smart marketing though. Their ability to provide industry-leading customer experiences that are convenient, flexible and predictable has made them a leader in the retail space.

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Improve Order Accuracy and Service Levels with Warehouse Automation

Locus Robotics

Home June 20, 2024 Improve Order Accuracy and Service Levels with Warehouse Automation Mary Hart , Senior Content Marketing Manager Meeting customer expectations for timely and accurate orders is no longer just a goal but a necessity for warehouses. As e-commerce continues to grow, so does the demand for efficiency in order fulfillment. Warehouse automation is revolutionizing this space, offering solutions that significantly enhance order accuracy and service levels and help your warehouse stay

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“Computer Age”: Getting Going With Generative AI In The Classroom Using WhatIf_WhatNow GPT & BioBuilder GPT

NC State SCRC

This blog is written by Dr Daniel Finkenstadt with Dr Rajinder Bhandal, and explores some of the takeaways from using GenAI in the classroom. Here is an update on progress building on from our recent discussion “I heard you on the wireless back in ’52”: Generative AI from an educational perspective. Everyone appears to be grappling with the notion of AI in academia.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Manufacturing AI Use Cases

Supply Chain Digest

75 Plus Applications from The Manufacturers Alliance Foundation

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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The Autonomous Enterprise Still Needs Humans

Enterra Insights

The eighteenth-century philosopher François-Marie Arouet, better known by his nom de plume Voltaire, once wrote, “Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice, and need.” The Economist staff believes people still need the opportunity to work. They explain, “Today’s workers have [much] in common with every other soul who has toiled these past 12,000 years.

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Which Technology Is Right for My Manufacturing Business?

Supply Chain Brain

Over the last decade, the world has changed dramatically for manufacturers. But so has technology, with a host of new tools for streamlining operations, automating tasks and saving on costs.

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What Reporting and Analytics Capabilities Are Available in Delivery Logistics Software?

Loginext

Explore how advanced delivery logistics software enhances efficiency through real-time tracking, analytics, and cost-saving insights. Deliver superior service and optimize operations effectively using LogiNext’s logistics management software. The post What Reporting and Analytics Capabilities Are Available in Delivery Logistics Software? appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Watch: Getting Better Operations Visibility From Your Applications

Supply Chain Brain

Organizations face a tremendous challenge in integrating multiple information systems and extracting visibility across the enterprise, says Constantine Limberakis, vice president of product marketing with PartnerLinQ.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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Blue Yonder Named a Leader in Both IDC MarketScapes for Worldwide Warehouse Management and Transportation Management Systems Applications 

BlueYonder

This blog was cowritten by Solutions & Industry Marketing leaders Terence Leung, Clint Reiser, and Jen McQuiston. Blue Yonder has been named as a Leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Warehouse Management (WMS) 2024 Vendor Assessment (doc #US49948523, April 2024) and the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Transportation Management Systems (TMS) Applications 2024 Vendor Assessment (IDC #US51982224, April 2024).

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Drone-Sinking of Coal Ship Takes Red Sea Perils to New Level

Supply Chain Brain

Yemen’s Houthi militants managed to strike the MV Tutor with a seaborne drone, killing one crew member and injuring others.

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Brew Dr.’s KeHE sales surge with Crisp insights

crisp

Brew Dr. Kombucha tapped into real-time distribution insights with Crisp, strengthening its supplier partnership and accelerating market success. Born out of a chain of Portland-based teahouses, Brew Dr. Kombucha has bubbled into a nationwide favorite, combining refreshing flavors with everyday convenience. Whether grabbing a single beverage or stocking up on fridgetastic four-packs, this ready-to-drink (RTD) brand’s rise has been fueled by strategic partnerships with distributors like KeH

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Amazon Fined Nearly $6M over Warehouse Quotas in California

Supply Chain Brain

Citing more than 59,000 separate violations, state regulators say Amazon failed to disclose quotas to workers at two warehouses near Los Angeles.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Why Supplier Information Management (SIM) Is Key To Detecting and Preventing Fraud

HICX Solutions

Fraud is a prevalent issue that impacts society as a whole and requires ongoing attention to reduce threats from fraudsters’ increasingly sophisticated tactics. It is currently on the rise and is forecast to continue on that trajectory for the foreseeable future. According to procurement consultants Comprara, it is estimated that by 2027, more than $348 billion will be lost globally due to fraud.

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Amazon Ditches Plastic Pillows for Packages in North America

Supply Chain Brain

As of June 20, the company says it's replaced 95% of its plastic pillows with recyclable paper fillers at its North America fulfillment centers.

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How to start a distribution business as a newbie

EMERGE App

The Beliefs The first step to success is believing in yourself. When you just started to have the idea of “gonna” do a business, even you, who still doubts yourself, have to “believe”. People always see things in you that you didn’t see by yourself. One important lesson for those who still get affected by another’s opinion: never listen to the one who complains about what you’re doing while they are not the one having the things you are aiming for.

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Chinese Carmakers Call for 25% Tax on Large European Cars

Supply Chain Brain

The companies made the demand in a closed-door meeting with Beijing’s Ministry of Commerce on June 18.

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Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.

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Top 5 Warning Signs Your Business Needs a New ERP System

QAD

Deciding to purchase a new ERP system for your business is a major decision that, despite the short-term risks, can yield substantial long-term rewards. What are the most significant business challenges that signal your company should purchase a new ERP, instead of enduring a painful status quo? 1. You Have Too Many Manual Processes and Disparate Systems Manufacturers that use manual processes for tracking inventory, production scheduling and order fulfillment aren’t doing themselves any favors

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Podcast | Do Humanoid Robots Make Sense in a Warehouse?

Supply Chain Brain

Are robots that are modeled after the human form the best choice for warehouse operations?

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East Palestine Derailment Spread Chemicals to 16 US States, Data Shows

Supply Chain Brain

Chloride and pH levels were highest in northern Pennsylvania just east of the wreck, and along the U.S.-Canada border.