6 Supply Chain Analytics Examples to Keep You Competitive

River Logic

To illustrate the point, a recent paper from Ventana Research on supply chain planning revealed issues that companies using spreadsheet planning have experienced, including: Prescriptive Analytics Supply Chain Advanced Analytics predictive analytics Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Planning supply chain analytics examples

Lead by Example

Supply Chain Nation

She’s a huge proponent of leading by example and in her new leadership role at JDA keeps this in mind in everything that she does. The first is “the world is changed by your example, not your opinion.” I live by this – leading by example.

Scenario Planning Examples: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

River Logic

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An Example of Outstanding Change Management

ToolsGroup

One of the best examples I have seen of highly successful change management was presented by Tina Jalap from the Swedish pharmacy chain Kronans Apotek. Some examples: Q: If a customer asks for a product that we don’t have, how will the system know that there is a demand? Managing change at the individual level is essential to realize benefits across the organization. Companies pick supply chain planning software based on the benefits to the business.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Scenario Planning Examples: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

River Logic

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4 Top Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Wood Products Manufacturing

River Logic

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Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

Cerasis

Examples of Real-World Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics Some examples of application and use of blockchain in supply chain and logistics, reports DHL , include: Citizen Services – Blockchain technology can be used to verify the identity of individuals, and it is already in use by ID2020, helping those without access to a physical form of identification to verify their identity. The days of managing supply chains through databases and changing information are over.

Lead by Example

Supply Chain Nation

She’s a huge proponent of leading by example and in her new leadership role at JDA keeps this in mind in everything that she does. The first is “the world is changed by your example, not your opinion.” I live by this – leading by example. One of my earlier managers in my career led by example and I don’t think I really realized that until I took on a leadership role. He’s adamant about leading by example and to take the time when you need it.

Supply Chains to Admire – Technology Computer Hardware Calculation Example

Supply Chain Insights

After doing a deep dive into the Household Products (Nondurable) industry segment to show why Proctor & Gamble did not make the Supply Chains to Admire TM winner list, I wanted to show an example calculation for a company that made the winner list. I thought they would be a great company to use as an example.

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.

6 step purchasing plan example for your yearly business purchases

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Planning ahead for your yearly business spending? You need a purchasing plan! How is your plan for your office spending? You have a budget? Great. Do you have a calendar for when you need to make the purchase to account for lead time? There are lots of benefits to doing some small business planning for your purchases ahead of time. Think of those times when you could have saved money buying a gently used piece of equipment, if only you had the time to shop around.

6 step purchasing plan example for your yearly business purchases

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Planning ahead for your yearly business spending? You need a purchasing plan! How is your plan for your office spending? You have a budget? Great. Do you have a calendar for when you need to make the purchase to account for lead time? There are lots of benefits to doing some small business planning for your purchases ahead of time. Think of those times when you could have saved money buying a gently used piece of equipment, if only you had the time to shop around.

Supply Chains to Admire Household Nondurables Calculation Example

Supply Chain Insights

If you’re like me, you might see a long report online and skip past the details to get to the good stuff – the results. When the Supply Chains to Admire TM report came out last week, I scrolled right to the winners. To try to wrap my head around the way the winners were determined, I dug in to the data. I wanted to take one particular company and calculate their results myself to understand the methodology fully. As you can see from Figure 1, the Supply Chains to Admire methodology has 3 steps.

Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters

Talking Logistics

This is yet another example of how past performance is no guarantee of future success , of how companies cannot succeed anymore despite having all sorts of inefficient practices in place, including having poor visibility and control of their supply chains. The post Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Why is supply chain risk management important? Why should CEOs and CFOs care?

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

Five Decision Support System Examples You Need to Know

River Logic

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5 Examples of an Efficient Transportation Management System

4WL Consulting

With the rising cost of transportation, companies are desperately vying to look for an efficient systems and processes that make their teams more productive. Technology can help greatly in this and more and more companies are looking at a TMS (Transportation Management System) for optimization and cost reductions. While the TMS has gained much popularity, it is still only implemented by about 25-35% of large companies.

Lighthouse Factories Are Shining Examples for Supply Chains Everywhere

APICS

Last year, the World Economic Forum vetted 1,000 manufacturers, eventually selecting the “lighthouses.” These advanced factories weather the storm with quick-thinking teams, the fastest shop-floor innovation and effective maximization of fourth-industrial-revolution technologies

Some Examples of Total Cost to Serve (TCTS) Models in FMCG Route to Market

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Since then, I have had several questions and comments asking for some examples of TCTS models. So, in the link below, I have provided some examples. In my last blog we discussed how the Total Cost to Serve (TCTS) can impact the FMCG Route to Market.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Let’s take some examples of bias challenges in AI. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we.

6 step purchasing plan example for your yearly business purchases

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Planning ahead for your yearly business spending? You need a purchasing plan! How is your plan for your office spending? You have a budget? Great. Do you have a calendar for when you need to make the purchase to account for lead time? There are lots of benefits to doing some small business planning for your purchases ahead of time. Think of those times when you could have saved money buying a gently used piece of equipment, if only you had the time to shop around.

5 Examples of How COVID-19 Made Shipment Monitoring a “Must-Have” in the Industry

Roambee

The following are real industry examples of why they are looking at visibility as the “air ticket” itself and not just as “insurance;” a switch from “nice-to-have” to “must-have.” Up until now, investing in shipment tracking solutions was like buying travel insurance - it was usually purchased in the last step of the transportation contracting process.

Amazing Examples of 3D Printing Technology!

Supply Chain Game Changer

From a small spider bug in harry potter to the giant ship of Jack Sparrow, we have seen a plethora of examples of this amazing technology. The post Amazing Examples of 3D Printing Technology! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Apple’s Sapphire Supplier: A Textbook Example of Supplier Relationships Gone Bad

Supply Chain View from the Field

For example, Apple might want us to increase 100 production lines, but we would only add 50 to 60 gradually.”. Today’s breaking Wall Street Journal article provides a great case study on the impacts of not proprerly managing contractual supplier relationships. First consider the type of supply arrangement this represented. This was an important and emerging new technology, one that would produce manufactured sapphire to cover the face of all of Apple’s new iphone products.

Apple: A Sustainable Example for Supply Chains

APICS

Supply chain transparency is becoming more important to business leaders and consumers, both of whom increasingly are concerned about working conditions, human rights, and environmental preservation. Apple, a company well known to both groups, recently released its “Supplier Responsibility 2016 Progress Report,” which highlights the tech company’s rigorous push for corporate social responsibility standards.

Can You Make the Case For Supply Chain Technology Investment?

Arkieva

The right technology can provide a solution to maintaining optimal supply chain planning, but how can you justify the investment? Can You Make the Case For Supply Chain Technology Investment? was first posted on September 1, 2020 at 7:39 am. ©2017

Supply Chain Differentiation: Background, Concept and Examples

Supply Chain 24/7

The purpose of this paper is to provide new evidence in the field of supply chain differentiation, and aims to combine insights of supply chain management with the service dominant logic to connect fundamental customer requirements with supply chain decision-making

Two Simple Examples to Help You Understand How Supply Chain Optimization Algorithms Work.

Arkieva

I’ll dive deeper into the concepts of supply chain optimization and show examples of when it’s ideal to optimize and when it’s less ideal. Two Simple Examples to Help You Understand How Supply Chain Optimization Algorithms Work. I work with clients that utilize our supply chain optimization software to maximize their resources. In my upcoming webinar “Should I Optimize My Supply Chain Planning?”

How to calculate profit margins [with examples]

Unleashed

For example margin by SKU , margin by product type , margin by region and even margin by salesperson can be analysed at a click, and measured over any time-frame. For example, Alison owns and runs a brewery and has a net profit margin of 30% this year. Gross profit margin , operating profit margin , and net profit margin are three key metrics strongly connected to gains in productivity.

An Example of When Optimization Is Helpful in Supply or Central Planning

Arkieva

Use this example as a starting point to understand the different optimization methods, and when optimization is helpful in supply or central planning. An Example of When Optimization Is Helpful in Supply or Central Planning was first posted on April 11, 2018 at 1:25 pm. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

What-If Scenario Planning – Part 3

Arkieva

Supply Planning What-if Wednesday microsoft project what if analysis scenario analysis example scenario analysis in project management example scenario planning example scenario planning matrix scenario planning template what if scenario analysis template what if scenarios examplesPicking up from where I left off in my previous blog, I will look at a few more scenarios in both short and long terms in this blog.

10 Prescriptive Analytics Examples for the Food and Beverage Industry

River Logic

Machine Learning and Data Science Tools of the Trade: First-Order Difference

Arkieva

There are a number of data analysis “tools of the trade” that have proven effective in exploring data to get it to tell a story. One such method is the first-order difference (FOD). The purpose of this blog is to provide an overview of FOD with respect to profiling demand history.

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Top 5 Signs You Have Outgrown Your Planning System

Arkieva

Industry analysts, big-time consultants, and your peers are all talking about technology, digital transformation, and the future of the supply chain.

Relationship Between MAD and Standard Deviation For a Normally Distributed Random Variable

Arkieva

A colleague and I were talking recently, and the conversation turned to what is the relationship between Mean Absolute Deviation (MAD) and the Standard Deviation (STDEV). In this post, I will explain to you the math behind that approximation, which by the way, only applies to normal distributions. Relationship Between MAD and Standard Deviation For a Normally Distributed Random Variable was first posted on July 27, 2020 at 7:43 am. ©2017