2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events

The 21st Century Supply Chain

When it comes to big events in 2018, let’s not forget about the world of supply chain planning. There are some cool events in 2018 you might want to check out. Kinexions is the premier annual event for the Kinaxis® RapidResponse® user community, including customers and partners.

Overview of European supply chain events 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2016. Event. Quadimension Events. Vector Event. Richmond Events. Vector Event.

Trending Sources

Tesla Conducts Model 3 Customer Handover Event

Supply Chain Matters

Tesla conducted its long-awaited Model 3 customer handover event. We now know a lot more about this new vehicle, but at the same time, less about how Tesla will manage the huge production ramp-up. Automotive Supply Chain Manufacturing Strategies Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Matters Tesla Model 3 supply chain Tesla supply chain

Five Important Supply Chain Events of 2016

Material Handling & Logistics

“The earthquakes that impacted southern Taiwan and Japan in the first half of the year, and the bankruptcy declaration of Hanjin Shipping caused considerable disruptions to global supply chains,” said Shahzaib Khan, director of EventWatch at Resilinc. read more. Global Supply Chain News

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. This is a great event for anyone in the freight shipping industry who wants to stay ahead of these challenges.

How Events Can Change in a Matter of Months- Time for Chipotle to Openly Demonstrate Resolve

Supply Chain Matters

In a January 2015 Supply Chain Matters commentary, we praised Mexican food restaurant chain Chipotle for adherence to established food quality standards and taking decisive action when a regional supplier of pork was not adhering to humane animal standards. According to Chipotle at that time, a routine audit discovered that this regional supplier violated declared […].

Food 66

Drive Labeling “Best Practices” in SAP—including S/4HANA—at Upcoming Auto Event


Going to the SAP Best Practices for Automotive event next week in Detroit? Billed as a “one-of-a-kind experiential event”, this annual conference brings together hundreds of auto industry professionals to learn about new solutions, share insights, and network with their peers—including conference speakers—in a highly collaborative, interactive forum.

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events


When these events happen, shippers are forced to execute emergency contingency plans and decisions, or manage as best they can if they don’t have a plan or have opted for a wait-and-see strategy. Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events.Connect.

Pharma Labeling Event to Address DSCSA and More


With the next deadline of the FDA’s Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) less than a year away, you would expect most pharmaceutical companies to be on target for compliance.

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2014. Event. SCL Event. Global Business Events. WTG Events. GTR Events.

An Unfortunate Bankruptcy Protection Event Today in Retail

Supply Chain Matters

Included within our 2016 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains (Available for complimentary downloading in our Research Center) are specific industry focused predictions. For the B2C and Retail industry, we predicted more challenges this year related to permanent shifts in consumer shopping behaviors, leading to another challenging year. We stated: “While brick and mortar retailers have […].

Improve Your Supply Chain's Stability During the Next Procurement Event

Inbound Logistics

Now is the right time to improve your supply chain’s stability, scalability and resiliency. Transportation providers are seeking collaboration with shippers as their networks have also experienced significant change

Don't miss out on the healthcare supply chain event of the year


We’re excited to be first-time exhibitors at the annual HDMA Distribution Management Conference (DMC) , March 6 – 9, in San Antonio, Texas.

Black Swan Events: Planning for Supply Chain Resiliency

Inbound Logistics

A standards-based supply chain can provide an organization with the speed and accuracy required when it’s needed most—helping to manage risk during normal operations and at times of crisis

How to Manage for Supply Chain Success During Major Weather Events


During Weather Event. The post How to Manage for Supply Chain Success During Major Weather Events appeared first on Connect Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. Delhaize America Shares Best Practices that Achieved Goals During Record-Breaking Storm. This January, the U.S.

Impressions from the 2016 Open Text Industry Analyst Event

Supply Chain Matters

Over the coming weeks I will be attending and sharing impressions a number of venues and events. This week, I was invited to attend the Open Text 2016 Industry Analyst Event […]. April brings about the kickoff of spring industry and technology focused conferences and briefing sessions for industry analysts including this independent supply chain industry analyst.

Forecasting and demand management for new events using machine-learning algorithm

The 21st Century Supply Chain

For events like the Super Bowl, retail demand planners create forecasts using data from a variety of sources to adjust product demand profiles in anticipation of which product, or group of products might be in demand the most.

China’s Online Retailers Prepare for Upcoming Singles Day Shopping Event

Supply Chain Matters

China’s two dominant online retailers have been making aggressive plans for supporting the world’s largest one-day online shopping holiday in order volumes and revenue. This year’s upcoming Singles Day holiday is no exception. Inventory Management Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Alibaba Cainiao Alibaba supply chain JD.com supply chain initiatives Supply chain Matters blog

Event Preview: SCTechShow

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

Some of you may have already noticed the banner on our blog homepage and the new events section on the site. We are cooperating with a few events this … Continue reading → General


China’s 2016 Singles Day Online Event Shatters Another Volume Record

Supply Chain Matters

For the past two years, Supply Chain Matters has provided visibility to Alibaba and in-particular, Singles Day, China’s largest online shopping event. As we continually point out, we can sometimes get enamored with online names such as Amazon.com and WalMart.com but Alibaba and its various online shopping sites is indeed an evolving player to reckon […].

Pharma labeling event reinforces growing trends


I had the pleasure of attending the 8th Annual Pharma Packaging and Labeling Conference last week in Philadelphia, and it really underscored the importance of enterprise labeling from both a regulatory and business point of view. Pharmaceuticals FDA Life Sciences DSCSA Pharma Labeling

Two Interrelated Events: United Airlines and Jeff Bezos Tenet’s of Business

Supply Chain Matters

Whether by design or by chance, the two events are very much linked and serve as timely reminders, but in different degrees. This week, general media headlines and social media commentary was totally dominated by the United Airlines incident of a passenger being forcibly removed from an aircraft. Business media has also been echoing the latest Amazon shareholder letter authored by Jeff Bezos.

Two Contrasting Events: Brexit and the Expanded Panama Canal Add New Dimensions for Active Planning- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

It’s the last Monday in June and as we pen this advisory commentary two major developments over these past few days are going to have a definitive long-term impact on various industry supply chains. One is the unexpected results of the referendum by voters in the United Kingdom endorsing an exit from the European Union. […].

RELEX Solutions to Showcase First Cloud-Based Collaborative Planogram Solution at RBTE, Europe’s Fastest Growing Annual Retail Event

RELEX Solutions

Join RELEX Solutions at stand 810 or contact us if you’d like to arrange a meeting with us and One Stop Stores prior to the event. The post RELEX Solutions to Showcase First Cloud-Based Collaborative Planogram Solution at RBTE, Europe’s Fastest Growing Annual Retail Event appeared first on RELEX. Read PDF. One Stop Stores will present how RELEX’s innovative technology supports its customer-centric strategy.

[Simulation Results] How Does a Change in Demand From a One-Time Event Impact Future Forecast?


Last week I wrote about the potential benefits in forecasting results based on removing outliers from one-time events. A key question that came up because of that post was this: How long does a change in demand as a result of an event (whether up or down) impact forecasts in the future?

Black Swan Events: A Double-Edge Sword for Supply Chain Resiliency Proponents


In 2011, the unthinkable occurred in Japan. A massive earthquake triggered a tsunami which, in turn, triggered a nuclear power plant meltdown, all of which combined to create a humanitarian disaster of epic scale.

Japan 12

Supply Chain Event (Paris, France) 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Event. Supply Chain Event, 26-27 November 2014, Cnit Paris-La Défense. Supply Chain Event, international exhibition on equipment and software solutions for the optimisation of flows and the movement of goods, gathers over 100 suppliers of solutions and technologies covering all aspects of the Supply Chain and 3,300 professionals. These are some of the questions to be answered at the Supply Chain Event through a cycle of conferences and around 100 exhibitors.

SCL Summit 2017 – A Look at this Year’s Supply Chain Trends

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

It… Event Coverage Supply Chain Management media partner supply chain event supply chain managementFor the fourth year, All Things Supply Chain was invited to attend the annual Supply Chain & Logistics Summit & Expo. Personally, it was my first time in attendance.

Transportation Procurement is Not a Standalone Event: The Importance of Taking a Continuous Process Approach

Talking Logistics

What are some factors that would trigger a sourcing event or help define its scope and objective? Watch the live stream live here or watch it on YouTube Event Page if you’d like to submit questions during the broadcast via chat. Live Episode: Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm ET.

Will Singles Day in China Set New Global Online Standards- Time and Events Will Tell

Supply Chain Matters

The event itself represents a testing ground for large-scale online retail capabilities that have global-wide implications for global online commerce dominance. Tomorrow marks the celebration of the 2017 Singles Day across China. Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Alibaba customer fulfillment capabilities Alibaba Singles Day logistics fulfillment JD.com supply chain initiatives Supply chain Matters blog

Event-Driven Replenishment and Warehouse Workforce Management

Supply Chain Nation

New methods and labor processes that are event and customer driven are more crucial than ever before. All of these event-driven changes surrounding orders and fulfillment have a corresponding impact on replenishment. Figure 1: Replenishment eCommerce Event-driven Capabilities Compared.

Supply Chain Professionals to Give Back to Society in Meal Packing Event at the 2015 Annual Conference

Supply Chain Digest

Target is 45,000 Meals in Two Hours for Poor Across the Globe Says Mark Baxa of Monsanto

Upcoming Event Urges Medical Device Labelers to Act Globally


Here in the U.S., as the Medical Device Industry continues to drive toward unique device identification (UDI) compliance—the next big deadline looms right around the corner—it's easy to lose sight of the bigger picture.

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?


Events Freight Insights General LogTechWhat’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . By Etan Efrati, Freightos. As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The recurring answer?

Timeline of Key Supply Chain News and Events by Month in 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Take a Trip Down Supply Chain Memory Lane for the Year that Was in 2016

Top 4 reasons to attend Pharma Labeling Compliance event in Boston


The 4 th Annual Pharma Labeling Compliance event, March 15 – 16, in Boston, MA, promises to be a must-attend event for anyone involved in their company’s pharma labeling process.

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

The 21st Century Supply Chain

I know the Sales and Marketing folks have lots of elaborate events to celebrate their achievements, and we in supply chain needed to pause from our 17 hour flights to far off places to negotiate a 2% reduction in cost, and celebrate our industry. .

Supply chain agility, the disillusioned data scientist, Amazon effect, and other tales from LogiPharma US 2017

The 21st Century Supply Chain

However, most of the insights and the stories I took away from the event are applicable to other industries as well. On the whole it was a content rich event. by Dr. Madhav Durbha I was at the recent LogiPharma US conference for the pharmaceutical supply chain leaders.

The Transformation of Supply Chain Management – IoT, AI, & Blockchain

Oracle SCM

Events Oracle Supply Chain ManagementWith the holiday season in full force, businesses that rely on supply chain are experiencing a transformation – either voluntarily or involuntarily. What is driving this transformation now?

Bridging Gaps in the Pharma Supply Chain

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

The BME Global Pharma Congress, which brought together industry experts and thought leaders from the healthcare supply chain, impressed me with the amount of different keynotes, panel discussions and premium… Event Coverage Supply Chain Management BME Pharmaceutical supply chain