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Total Disruption: Industry Networks

The Network Effect

Ideally a network solution should both be industry agnostic, yet be tailored to the needs of a particular industry. To get the most from the “network effect,” you want as many participants as possible onboard, from as many industries as possible.

Deep Dives on 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Prediction One: Global Economic Activity

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog begins our series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, provides a […].

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Industry 4.0: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Enterra Insights

“As an industry,” writes Kimberly Knickle (@kimknickle), Research Vice President at IDC Manufacturing Insights, “manufacturing is ‘hot’ ”[1] She reports that … Continued. The post Industry 4.0:

Supply Chain Matters Unveils Ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry specific and global supply chain cross-functional teams in helping […]. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, traditionally provide a series of predictions for the coming year.

Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

This evolution is called Industry 4.0, Are you ready? The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. and it's happening now

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by CJ Wehlage 2015 will be my 25 th year in the supply chain industry, mostly as a practitioner. But after my 25 industry years, I find that the fundamentals of revenue, profitability and service are the still most important themes. My 2015 Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate.

Promoting Women in the Trucking Industry

Ryder Exchange

The Women In Trucking Association represents all women employed in the trucking industry. If you are one of the five percent of female drivers or one of the fourteen percent of female managers in the trucking industry, we are here for you.

5 Future Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing & Logistics

Cerasis

Manufacturers are set to invest up to $70 billion in the Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) by 2020, reports John Greenough of Business Insider. Previous Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing. Growth of the Industrial Internet of Things Continues.

20/20 Vision for Outsourced Manufacturing

Outsourcing manufacturing continues to remain an important topic in the supply chain industry

Industry 4.0 — Facing the Coming Revolution

Enterra Insights

“With disruptive forces of change so pervasive around the world,” writes Jeff Dobbs, Global Sector Chair for Industrial Manufacturing at … Continued. The post Industry 4.0 — Facing the Coming Revolution appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Keeping the automotive industry growing during the truck driver shortage

Ryder Exchange

With the automotive industry seeing solid growth throughout the United States and increases projected for 2015, the challenge is to find drivers and equipment to deliver cars and parts for companies to keep their automotive supply chain running as efficiently as possible.

Infographic: Examining the Demographics of the Supply Chain Industry

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Supply Chain 24/7, released a report that examines the demographic trends underlying the industry. The post Infographic: Examining the Demographics of the Supply Chain Industry appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing

Cerasis

also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In today’s post we will talk about what is Industry 4.0, Industry 4.0: The Fourth Industrial Revolution. So what is “industry 4.0?” According to Accenture, they define Industry 4.0

Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain: How to Survive and Thrive

The digital economy is upending all industries and processes, placing a premium on speed, customer satisfaction, personalized products, and collaboration

Consumer Demand Helping Drive 3PL Industry Growth

Talking Logistics

This has created what some in the industry are referring to as “supply chain impatience.”. Combining Technology and Industry Expertise. What is driving this growth is much-needed industry expertise. In recent years, shippers have encountered new standards of velocity, market choice and cost for their products. Consumers are demanding better variety and greater availability at the lowest possible cost.

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Industry 4.0: How Long will the Revolution Take?

Enterra Insights

The post Industry 4.0: Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Internet of Things Supply Chain Technology Cognitive Process Automation Enterra Solutions Industry 4.0

Is the 3PL Industry Becoming Barbell Shaped?

Talking Logistics

Looking at the numbers and recent news, investors are betting big on the future of the logistics industry. Post a comment and share your perspective on what’s happening in the 3PL industry today! The post Is the 3PL Industry Becoming Barbell Shaped?

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2016: Building a Balanced Scorecard for Discrete Industries

Supply Chain Shaman

To help, in this blog post, I share industry trends. For the discrete industries, we contrast the industry averages for growth, operating margins, inventory turns, cash-to-cash cycle, revenue per employee and SG&A ratio for the periods of 2006-2014 and 2011-2014.

5 Steps to a Smart Supply Chain

Industry leaders are 3.5 times more likely to take advantage of analytics. This drive toward intelligent business is redefining how organisations need to operate if they hope to be successful

The Smart Factory, Industrie 4.0, and Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Automotive Industry Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Optimization Arla Foods Industrie 4.0 In North America, the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a great deal of attention.

The Coming Industrial Revolution: The Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

The post The Coming Industrial Revolution: The Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 “Imagine a world,” writes Mary Shacklett (@MaryShacklett), President of Transworld Data, “where smart systems, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, and … Continued.

2017 Industry Specific Prediction- Consumer Packaged Food and Beverage Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

In our recently unveiled 2017 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains (Available for complimentary downloading in our Research Center), we elected to include Consumer Packaged Food (CPG) and Beverage supply chains in our industry-specific predictions. We have included this industry in our industry-specific predictions for the past three years and already, industry dynamics of activist investors […].

Industry 4.0 getting whipped

Supply Chain Movement

The Schrödinger’s cat metaphor is surprisingly apt when thinking about supply chain’s evolution to Industry 4.0. In our utopian Industry 4.0 Eliminating the Bullwhip Effect is the essence of what Industry 4.0 My hope is that as Industry 4.0 The vision for Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 won’t Bring Back Jobs; but Neither will It Eliminate Human Workers

Enterra Insights

The post Industry 4.0 Artificial Intelligence Business Cognitive Computing Industry 4.0 Manufacturing is on the upswing in the United States and that trend was in the making before the tortuous presidential … Continued.

Five Major Changes Happening Right Now in Industrial Distribution

The Network Effect

Big things are happening in today’s industrial distribution landscape–five big things, to be exact. And they are causing an uproar in the industry as they all occur simultaneously. Industrial distribution is experiencing a huge transformation—and so must you.

Cold Chain Logistics Delivers for the Healthcare Industry

Ryder Exchange

With 25 years of experience in the supply chain arena, Keli serves customers in the healthcare, electronics, technology and appliance manufacturing industries. Along the continuum of healthcare logistics, a few degrees can mean the difference between a shipment’s life and expiration.

Industry 4.0 is More than Hype

Enterra Insights

Industry 4.0 (or or the Fourth Industrial Revolution) was the central focus the World Economic Forum earlier this year. The post Industry 4.0 As usual, … Continued. is More than Hype appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Collaboration in the Automotive Industry: Enabling Intelligent IT-Managed Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

In this context, the cloud is considered an enabler of collaboration in the diverse world of the automotive industry. In conclusion, the use of cloud-based IT platforms in the automotive industry significantly improves the results of collaboration between manufacturers and suppliers. For more in-depth information and insights on this subject, please download our white paper “ Collaboration Along the Supply Chain in the Automotive Industry. ”.

The 3PL Industry is Suffering from Gresham’s Law

Talking Logistics

This troubling trend is explored in more detail in a new white paper published by the University of Tennessee Center for Executive Education titled, “Unpacking Risk Shifting: A White Paper Challenging Unreasonable Risk-Shifting in the Transportation and Logistics Industry.”

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Deep Dive on 2017 Prediction Seven: Enhanced Supply Chain Intelligence Capabilities Among B2B Network Platform and Managed Services Providers Will Pay Dividends for Industry Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog is part of our ongoing series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast […].

The Future of the Shipping Industry

Supply Chain Expert Community

I interviewed Alessandro Menezes who discussed The Future of the Shipping Industry. Today's interview, the topic is the Future of the Shipping Industry. What are the key trends you see happening in the shipping industry? future_shipping_industry shipping_industry shipping_trend

Design for the Supply Chain Pt 1: Industry 4.0

The 21st Century Supply Chain

My ultimate objective is to share my thoughts and gain insight from the community through conversation that might help with Supply Chain Design Thinking for Industry 4.0. The post Design for the Supply Chain Pt 1: Industry 4.0

Surviving ‘SKU-mageddon’ in the brewing industry

Quintiq

In recent years, the introduction of new beer varieties has overhauled the industry and caused a so-called SKU-mageddon. Similarly, the industry setup has changed substantially: Where there were once 4000 distributors and 100 breweries selling 1.2

Pending Transportation Industry Disruption Will Require Industry Supply Chain Management Attention

Supply Chain Matters

These trends will continue to unfold in 2016 and beyond with significant implications for industry supply chains. Looking back at the 2015 holiday fulfillment period, there were two significant supply chain and Omni-channel fulfillment trends that made their presence. The first was Amazon, and from a number of dimensions. As noted in our Supply Chain […].

It’s the era of Industry 4.0. Are you on board?

Quintiq

What will push your business forward is Industry 4.0. Have a closer look at it and you will realize that Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 China, often flogged by other industrialized nations for using cheap labor to undercut cost of manufacturing is at the forefront of robotization.

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