Lots of Implications to Haier Group Proposed Acquisition of General Electric Appliance Group

Supply Chain Matters

Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Manufacturing Strategies Supply Chain Strategy General Electric Appliance supply chain global branding strategies among Chinese companies Haier Group supply chain Haier supply chain independent supply chain and B2B industry analyst Bob Ferrari's blog supply chain implications of Haier Group acquisition of General Electric appliance Supply chain Matters blog

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River Logic Joins TBM Consulting Group at the American Supply Chain Summit

River Logic

River Logic is excited to announce that we will be joining TBM Consulting Group at the American Supply Chain Summit next week in Dallas, TX.

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Q&A with Bill Remy and Ken Koenemann of TBM Consulting Group, Inc

River Logic

This is a Q&A with Bill Remy, Chairman and CEO, and Ken Koenemann, Vice President of Technology and Supply Chain for TBM Consulting Group, Inc Background.

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TBM CONSULTING GROUP PARTNERS WITH RIVER LOGIC TO ENHANCE PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS CAPABILITIES TO SUPPLY CHAIN CLIENTS

River Logic

DALLAS, January 30, 2018 - River Logic , a leading provider of prescriptive analytics technology, today announced its new partnership with TBM Consulting Group , an operations and supply chain consulting firm known for its Lean heritage and expertise in operational excellence.

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

tailor to groups with different maturity. customer groups to apply changes and see. Sales & Operations Industry Report How the right enabling technology. helps you improve margins and. get more "Aha" moments. during S&OP meetings Buyer's Guide for Sales. Operations Planning.

New Capabilities Video: LeanCor Supply Chain Group

LeanCor

New Capabilities Video: LeanCor Supply Chain Group. The Business Development team recently completed a 4-minute capabilities video to tell the LeanCor Supply Chain Group story: Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Supply Chain Agenda of Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence at Carlsberg Group

Supply Chain Movement

Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence, Carlsberg Group. For Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence, this was an opportunity to unleash its untapped value. “We are evolving towards a more customer centric supply chain”.

Boeing Appoints New Senior Executive for Commercial Aircraft Group

Supply Chain Matters

Boeing made a senior management change this week, recruiting a General Electric Aviation Services executive to be the new head of the Commercial Aircraft division. This executive move, which is effective immediately, likely has manufacturing, supply chain and services management implications from two perspectives. Kevin McAllister previously served as the head of GE’s Aviation Services […].

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Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment. Musti Group at a Glance. Company name Musti Group Nordic Oy. – Matti Salmi, Purchasing Director, Musti Group Nordic. Store Service Manager, Musti Group Nordic.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling & Logistics

Manufacturers and business groups slammed President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, warning of promised retaliation and calling it a tax on U.S. Trade groups weren’t the only ones complaining.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain? Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. This isn’t. breaking news, but it is new for the industry.

DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

LeanCor

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

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Group Purchasing Organizations: More Than a Healthcare Opportunity

AFFLINK

Historically, group purchasing organizations (GPOs) have been primarily utilized within the healthcare industry. A GPO is a group of businesses or organizations that come together to use their collective purchasing power to receive discounts from vendors.

Should My Organization Have a Demand Planning Group?

Supply Chain Nation

Having a group that is well organized and well positioned will increase the accuracy of the demand plan, as well as build trust that your company can successfully run with that plan. This 4-part series is both for those contemplating creating a demand planning organization, and for those who are questioning whether their current group is positioned to make its greatest contribution. We will first discuss whether a company should even have a standalone demand planning group.

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

tailor to groups with different maturity. customer groups to apply changes and see. Sales & Operations Industry Report How the right enabling technology. helps you improve margins and. get more "Aha" moments. during S&OP meetings Buyer's Guide for Sales. Operations Planning.

Structuring Your Demand Planning Group to Make its Greatest Contribution

Supply Chain Nation

Whether you are contemplating creating a demand planning group within your company, or questioning whether your current demand planning is as functional as possible, Part 2 of this 4-part series is aimed to help you navigate the hurdles of structuring your organization and its supported processes, so as to ensure your demand planning group is established and organized for its greatest chance of success.

Ridgeline Property Group to develop 728,000 sq ft logistics centre in McDonough, GA

EFT

We look forward to engaging the 300,000 to 700,000 square foot prospects looking for a strategic South Atlanta location,” said Michael Gray, President of Ridgeline Property Group. Ridgeline Property Group continues to implement our company strategy of developing industrial facilities that are produced in A+ locations as well as product designed to accommodate the needs of today’s e-Commerce and distribution users,” added Greg Thurman, CEO of Ridgeline Property Group.

S&OP: An Interview with Nari Viswanathan, Aberdeen Group

Logility

In case you missed it, I recently spoke with Aberdeen Group’s Nari Viswanathan about the change in S&OP strategy. Here is some of what we discussed. Best-in-class companies clearly differentiate themselves through the use of S&OP.

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JDA Special Interest Groups (SIGs) – Collaboration with a Twist…

Supply Chain Nation

As a professor and assistant chair in fashion merchandising at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, I not only instruct my students on using the JDA ® Advanced Store Replenishment and JDA ® Allocation solutions, but I also participate in a few JDA Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Supply Chain Supply Chain Management allocation collaboration SIG Speicla Interest Groups

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

15-$20 billion annually, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG). INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. Growing Challenges Shippers, carriers, terminal operators, freight forwarders and 3PLs spend millions of dollars and.

Logistics Executive Group launches Talent Scout service

Logistics Middle East

The new service has been introduced to help employers in the MEA region cater to high demand for mid-level supply chain personnel

Supply Chain Agenda of Alessandro de Luca, SVP at Merck Group

Supply Chain Movement

Alessandro de Luca, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Supply Network Operations at Merck Group. I am responsible for the end-to-end global supply chain for Merck Serono, the group’s pharmaceutical division. ‘Real-time communication in order to be able to react fast is key’.

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Merchants Market Group Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning Technology

Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge , a global leader in cloud demand forecasting , planning, replenishment, allocation and analytics, today announced Merchants Market Group will implement Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning. About Merchants Market Group.

Building A Demand Planning Group: Roles and Skillsets to Consider

Supply Chain Nation

Once you’ve decided your company will create a demand planning group and have determined what processes your organization will support , you can decide how to structure and staff it. As discussed in Part 2, there may be other functions combined with demand planning in your group. Here’s a general breakdown: For groups of 1-3, you simply need to give each person all roles. For groups larger than 10, you have the luxury of differentiating the roles.

ARC Advisory Group: Too Many TMS Systems Fail at Implementation

3GTMS

In this brief from ARC Advisory Group, researchers found that implementation rates for TMS systems have not drastically improved in recent years, especially when it comes to being fully functional by the project deadline.

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Shockproof your global supply chain - Access Group white paper

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

This Access Group whitepaper looks at how organisations can manage and mitigate the impact of global disruptions Whether the shocks come from natural or political earthquakes, companies need to act quickly to protect from tremors being felt across their supply chain.

IKEA Group commits to zero emissions targets for home delivery in five major cities by 2020

EFT

Inter IKEA Group, the worldwide IKEA franchisor, said in a press release that it “Commits to become climate positive by 2030, as well as to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from the IKEA value chain by at least 15% in absolute terms, compared to 2016.”. By 2020 all our home deliveries in central Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai will be by EV or other zero emission solutions," says Jesper Brodin, CEO, IKEA Group (Ingka Holding B.V.

Industry Group Reports Record North America Rail Freight Traffic in 2014

Supply Chain Matters

Throughout 2014, Supply Chain Matters featured commentaries related to the North America railroad industry, specifically capacity, safety and specialty car backhaul operational challenges that impacted multiple industry supply chains. General business and supply chain media noted incidents of severe congestion, marginal service and other operational issues effecting rail traffic last year.

Mobile Robotics in the Warehouse

Talking Logistics

Chris Hess is Director Supply Chain Solutions at Kenco Group. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Kenco Group Robots Warehouse Management Amazon Robotics Kenco Group mobile robotics warehousingThe concept of mobile robotics is not a new one.

HCL Tech signs global alliance agreement with JDA Software Group

Supply Chain Network

From IIFL: “HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services provider, announced today that it has signed a global alliance agreement with the JDA Software Group, Inc, leader in supply chain management. This announcement expands HCL’s existing relationship with JDA thereby extending HCL’s offerings in professional services for industries such as retail, manufacturing, CPG and life sciences for the Americas and the Europe.

Implications of the Effects of Omni-Channel Commerce- Walmart Merges IT Groups

Supply Chain Matters

In our Supply Chain Matters commentaries focused on Retail industry and B2C commerce, we have for the past two years consistently urged industry players to view the needs of physical brick and mortar store retail and online customer fulfillment as a singular strategy focus. That included the management of merchandising, inventory and logistics fulfillment. The […].

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Italian Pharmaceutical Group Unifarm Manages Replenishment Orders of Customer Pharmacies with RELEX

RELEX Solutions

Given the success of the VMI solution with Unifarm’s independent pharmacies, Unifarm and RELEX have signed an agreement to offer—throughout the national territory—an automated replenishment software as a service to Italian groups of pharmacies and pharmaceutical wholesalers not purchasing from Unifarm. The post Italian Pharmaceutical Group Unifarm Manages Replenishment Orders of Customer Pharmacies with RELEX appeared first on RELEX Solutions. Read PDF. Unifarm S.p.A.,

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Port of Sohar's OICT expansion outlined by HPH group

Logistics Middle East

Oman International Container Terminal expansion plans outlined at supply chain conference

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Bünting Group and RELEX Win Partnership of the Year at Retail Systems Awards

RELEX Solutions

About Bünting Group The Bünting Group has more than 14,000 employees and is one of the largest and leading employer and training enterprises in the northwest of Germany. The Bünting Group operates nationwide from their headquarters in Leer and their new administrative building in Nortmoor as well as from Oldenburg. The holding group J. The post Bünting Group and RELEX Win Partnership of the Year at Retail Systems Awards appeared first on RELEX Solutions.

UK’s Largest Independent Buying Group & Top N. Ireland Wholesaler Both Sign With RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions

Today’s Group and Savage & Whitten Optimize Operations with RELEX Space Planning. With a buying power in excess of £5.7Bn, and the largest network of independent cash and carry wholesalers in the UK, Today’s Group chose RELEX Solutions’ space planning solution to improve its visualisation and reporting. Today’s Group selected RELEX because it offers best-of-breed solutions and an unrivalled depth of industry expertise. Read PDF.