Innovation maze

Supply Chain Movement

How can you identify the innovations that will really take your company forward? These technologies also receive plenty of attention at conferences and events which promise – usually implicitly – to guide delegates through the innovation maze.

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

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Even JP Morgan, Microsoft, and Google, reports Jonathan Chester of Forbes , are working to increase blockchain development and innovation, and supply chain leaders need to understand how the use of blockchain in supply chain and logistics will bring about lasting change and improvements in efficiency. The post Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Amazing Examples of 3D Printing Technology!

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But this technology is so broad, immersive and innovative, people are continually stretching the limits of 3D Printing and continuously discovering more interesting and more challenging things with its application. This may be a useful innovation in the world of 3D printing.

Lighthouse Factories Are Shining Examples for Supply Chains Everywhere

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

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

For example, predictions such as final inland. Innovation barriers: There has been technology innovation in areas. INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc.

Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. Brexit and the threat of escalating trade wars), but with the current economic wind in their sails logistics service providers should be in a strong position to innovate.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

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At the event, James Rice, MIT, spoke on innovation, and his reflections on Clayton Christensen’s 1997 classic business book, the Innovators Dilemma. This is disruptive innovation. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow.

Don’t be a Supply Chain Innovation Grinch

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Every Manufacturer Down in Manufacturingville liked innovation a lot… Except for the Grinch, who worked north of Manufacturingville The Grinch hated innovation! The whole innovation Season! It could be that […] Don’t be a Supply Chain Innovation Grinch was first posted on December 21, 2017 at 7:48 am. ©2017 A holiday Christmas story and adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

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It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

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.”. Category Management Customer Relationship Management Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Innovation Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk 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.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

There are thousands of examples like this. the greatest opportunity for innovation. venture firm Innovation Endeavors, NEA, PSA Unboxed, DCLI, SAP.iO, and the. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

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In terms of industry value, a 2014 Deloitte study highlighted two major areas of influence for 3D printing in automotive applications: as a source of product innovation and as a driver of supply chain transformation. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

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It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Supply Chain Innovation: Responding to Change While Keeping An Eye On Fundamentals

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Supply chain innovation and change are the driving forces behind today's modern supply chain, and, according to Nye Longman of Supply Chain Management , the rate of change isn't going too slow. Defining Supply Chain Innovation. Where does the future of the supply chain innovation rest?

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Jason Mathers discussed the 5 Principles of Greener Freight, and provided real-world examples of those principles in action (read the Ocean Spray , Caterpillar , and Boise case studies, and also watch my conversation with Jason from earlier this year on Talking Logistics).

How to Create Collaborative Innovation with Suppliers!

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The complexity of global supply chains – especially in organizations like GM – require hands-on relationship management of suppliers to ensure that supplier collaboration will lead to added value, and innovation. Supplier bases are a great source of potential innovation. Subscribe Here!

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

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He offered the example of consumer products manufacturers beginning to participate in shared distribution networks to reduce costs and use fewer resources.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

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Whether it is access to data, maneuvering around competing innovation objectives, tracking down actual factory-floor operators, or involving oft-neglected procurement groups, there are internal bottlenecks everywhere. Innovation Groups do not have natural internal operations-savvy salespeople.

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

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Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist at Apple, talked about the ways in which companies could think about new methods of driving innovation.

Supply Chain Innovation: Plan or Perish in the “Cold Chain”

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Here are two examples. A second example is Granarolo, a leading producer and distributor of fresh milk and yogurt. Note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays. If it’s hot in August, you can duck in and out of air-conditioning.

A year of innovation ahead

Supply Chain Movement

2015 will see an increased focus on innovation by supply chain and logistics companies as the pace of change in the industry accelerates. However even more deep-reaching consequences of technological innovation are likely – the so-called ‘uber-ization’ of the logistics industry.

Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

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”[1] He believes all of these innovations are good things. “More than any other time in history,” he concludes, “technology and innovation are here to make it happen.” ” E-commerce and logistics innovation. What they don’t see is the frenzy, innovations, and hard work involved in getting those packages to the door. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

Supply Chain Innovation Technology: No Longer Just a “Build vs. Buy” Decision

Talking Logistics

In the past, companies could afford to be laggards, but the pace of change is so fast today, that waiting too long to innovate could put them so far behind the competition that they would never catch up. Innovation is not something that you start and stop; it’s something that you have to do continuously. Today, when it comes to supply chain innovation technology, it’s no longer just a build vs. buy decision. Kenco is a great example.

Unlocking Innovation from Your Supply Chain – Lessons from Formula 1 Racing

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The theme of the evening was “Unlocking Innovation from your Supply Chain” with presentations and discussion focused on insights, knowledge sharing and learning from the F1 Grand Prix Pit Stops. Alex Saric, Ivalua’s CMO, describing the tangible financial impacts of supply chain innovations.

What’s Driving Disruptive Innovation in Supply Chain Planning?

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Disruptive innovation is changing the supply chain planning vendor space. Writing in The Wall Street Journal , Christopher Mims offers a broader explanation as to what causes this sort of industry disruption, popularized by Clayton Christenson in his seminal book “ The Innovators Dilemma ”.

Innovating Through Mistakes

Supply Chain Nation

For example, is it possible to prepare for what Donald Rumsfeld famously called “known unknowns?” For example, in “supervised machine learning,” the input might be weather and the output might be sales. Innovation Supply Chain innovation JDA FocusConnect JDA Labs machine learning supply chain“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is the advice we often get at life’s difficult moments.

Podcast: Innovation – The Autonomous Supply Chain

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Welcome to the JDA Supply Chain Nation Podcast; today’s episode is focused on Innovation. Our host, Kevin Sterneckert, is responsible for the innovation strategy across all of the industries and geographies that JDA serves. This innovative panel will embark on the journey to the autonomous supply chain. Innovation Supply Chain autonomous supply chain podcast

Design for the Supply Chain Pt 2: Innovative

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Principle #1: Good design “Is innovative” – The possibilities for progression are not, by any means, exhausted. For me, kanban is an example of an innovative design for managing inventory in the supply chain.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

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There are innovative firms that are setting the standard for innovation and successful analytics adoption, but as Actionable Intelligence expert Keith B. Companies setting an example. White paper: Optimization as a Catalyst for Innovation.

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Supply Chain Innovation: How to Build an Award-Winning Supply Chain

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Last month, Lennox Residential was runner-up in the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Innovation competition, arguably the top supply chain award in North America. Innovative Technology. Source: Supply Chain Digest.

Examining Industry Innovations for 2019 and Beyond!

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Check out Supply Chain Innovation: The Path to Success! It is no surprise, then, that the latest technologies are the cornerstone of business innovations for the foreseeable future. Of all of the innovations mentioned in this article, Industry 4.0 Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Executives see AI, Cognitive Analytics and Cloud as the Path to Innovation and Speed to Market

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While executives value their current toolsets highly, and maintaining legacy systems is their number 2 investment priority, the ability to collaborate and innovate are their two lowest-rated internal capabilities.

Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

This was a one-time supplier collaboration example that enabled Nokia to remain a competitive force. If your organization is struggling to establish an effective supplier-led innovation process, you’ll want to reserve your seat at Management Roundtable’s newest two-day intensive workshop, Supplier-Led Innovation: Re-engineering the Product Development Process for Successful Supplier Integration , to be held May 20 – 21, 2014 in Chicago.

Shipping Freight Isn’t Tactical Anymore: 3 Areas That Require Strategic, Collaborative, & Innovative Thinking

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In today's ever more complex supply chain riddled with thousands upon thousands of processes, shipping freight has moved beyond tactical prowess for those who execute well and has evolved to now include strategic, innovative, and collaborative efforts to maintain not only a competitive edge but reduce overall transportation cost footprint. For example, smaller items may become jostled during transport and broken.

Innovation and the Role of TMS for Dangerous Goods

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Innovation and the Role of TMS for Dangerous Goods. It also plays an important role in traceability—for example, if there is a risk of cross-contamination with a shipment, the ability to track any freight that may have come into contact is critically important.

A Detailed Look at What's Driving Disruptive Innovation in Supply Chain Planning

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Last week offered an overview of how disruptive innovation is changing the supply chain planning vendor landscape. The increasing use of consumer-grade technologies (for example, technology used by the likes of Yahoo, Facebook and LinkedIn) to support scale, performance and adaptability.

Pain Points – An Opportunity to Innovate and Expand!

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They create opportunities to innovate , diversify and grow. For example, customer demand for curated goods at online retail sites has spilled over into the food industry with customers wanting foods tailored for their medical conditions. Subscribe Here! Email Address.