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Thoughts. Selecting Supply Chain Software

Supply Chain Shaman

I find that most companies’ understanding of supply chain planning is immature, and that next week, at the Gartner Supply Chain Summit in Orlando, that many will don their Mickey ears to discuss what I consider outdated supply chain planning models. How can I improve the process of software selection?

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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. How do you define excellence in planning? My struggle?

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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. How do you define excellence in planning? My struggle?

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Ways Food and Beverage can Build Resilience with Supply Chain Optimization Software

Logility

From harvest to hands, the food & beverage (F&B) industry leaves no room for guesswork, especially without supply chain optimization software. This reality is compelling F&B companies to rethink their strategies and approach to supply chain optimization and demand planning.

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Battered by Fierce Winds. Will E2open Survive?

Supply Chain Shaman

This notice of the Rodanthe house purchase by the National Park Service was listed in my news feed above an article that Elliott Management Partners announced a confirmed 13.8% Software Survival in Battered Seas? This SPAC improved the management team’s pockets and gave E2open funds for a buying spree. The problem?

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Do Digital Your Way. Sidestep the Supply Chain Conquistadors

Supply Chain Shaman

In a recent research project, we found that 2/3 of companies had a digital supply chain transformation strategy; however, those that were evolving their strategy performed better during the early months of the pandemic than those that were “clear” on the project plan for a digital transformation. Supply Chain 4.0.

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Implementing Last-mile Delivery Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Technology for All In a retail era dominated by e-commerce giants, customer expectations have shifted towards instant product delivery at no cost. To meet these demands and ensure superior delivery experiences, retailers and carriers must leverage last-mile delivery technology.