Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

Supply Chain Shaman

Putting a stick in the eye of the industry is hard work. The industry has too many events. To make the argument, let’s look at industry orbit charts in aggregate for the period of 2006-2017 for the apparel and chemical companies. In neither industry, despite the spend of 1.7%

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

Not really because each industry is different, and so are organizations within the same industry and even different divisions within the same organization have their own unique drivers and constraints. Hence following so-called industry trends may not always yield targeted results.

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.

How An Industrial Computer Workstation Can Improve Industrial Supply Chains

Cerasis

A lot hinges on your industrial supply chain operating smoothly, not least the survival of your business. How then can the humble Industrial Computer Workstation serve to safeguard your supply chain? Then came the Industrial Computer Workstation….

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

Supply chain pain points in the Aerospace and Defense industry

The 21st Century Supply Chain

For supply chains in the aerospace and defense industry, keeping pace with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) who are dramatically increasing production rates for components, systems and services, is a major challenge.

Industrial Real Estate Outlook: 2018

Supply Chain Link

With e-commerce growth, infrastructure legislation, and increasing interest in last-mile warehousing as driving forces of the industrial real estate market, the demand for industrial real estate space continues to remain steady from 2017.

Are you ready to unlock opportunities in the poultry industry?

Quintiq

The chicken industry, especially in the United States, is one of the most successful sectors in agriculture. The modern chicken industry produces wholesome, high quality products that become more affordable year after year. Can the poultry industry keep up?

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

The consumer durables industry is experiencing significant supply chain threats, from product proliferation, intense global competition, evolving regulations and constrained supply brought on by a long period of sustained growth as shown in the graph below.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

industry? $15-$20 industry-tailored machine learning, enterprises can finally make use of their. An analog approach in a digital world: While the shipping industry has. to be unlocked and harnessed by industry-tailored machine learning and. on deep industry expertise.

[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.

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2017 Distribution Industry Outlook

Supply Chain Link

In 2017, low interest rates, consumer spending and growth in e-commerce will continue the trend for a strong year in the warehousing industry. This year, the distribution industry will.

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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Intermodal Industry Outlook: 2018

Supply Chain Link

David Broering, President, Integrated Solutions at NFI, and Mark McKendry, Vice President of Intermodal, share their expectations for the coming year. The intermodal marketplace is one that is always predicated on the strength of the overall transportation market, and more broadly, the economy.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. breaking news, but it is new for the industry. that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data. 2, and small pockets in the industry are beginning to build towards stage 3.

What’s eating the meat industry: The disassembly dilemma

Quintiq

The post What’s eating the meat industry: The disassembly dilemma appeared first on Quintiq Blog. Worldwide meat production has doubled over the last three decades and increased 20% in just the last 10 years. As meat consumption rises , the pressure is on meat producers to fullfill demand.

7 Reasons ERP Systems Can Increase the Productivity of Your Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

The manufacturing industry is experiencing a global boom, and this is the very reason that modern manufacturers need a great ERP solution to improve efficiency.

Updating your planning strategies to Industry 4.0

Quintiq

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Trends Shaping Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

Industry 4.0 is the popular name given to the rise of “smart” factories and what some analysts believe is the fourth Industrial Revolution. Many analysts believe enough new technology has emerged to create that kind of industrial change. Chris Pope, Vice President for Innovation at ServiceNow, defines Industry 4.0 as “a new age of industrial man and machines.”[1] Technologies driving the next Industrial Revolution. Industry 4.0

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End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

decades yet everybody in the industry is. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the. Amazon effect," many companies are. looking to digital ly transform their. businesses. For decades, businesses have largely.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. Today, the 22 nd Annual Surveys of Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL) CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics , revealed that 3PL CEOs are confident about the current state and future revenue growth potential of both their companies and the regional 3PL industries. 3PL 3pl industry

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How to Integrate with Industrial Internet of Things Technologies

Cerasis

As advances in technology make it more cost-effective to deploy IIoT, industries will need to acquire a strategic approach to integrating new sensor data with pre-existing data environments. Now, more than ever, industries are seeking simple integrations with controls, automation, and data analytics visualization software to harness the power of the Industrial Internet of Things and realize attractive operational and competitive benefits for their business.

How Transportation Management Technology & Regulations Impacted the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Collaboration and Inter-Management Brought Profits Across the Industry. A disruption in one shipper’s operations can cause a domino-effect in the industry. Collaboration leads to optimization of resources across the industry.

Industrial Distributors Can Create Value With Transportation

PLS Logistics

Industrial distributors are beginning to see the potential of proper transportation management, how it can add much needed value throughout their supply chain, and how it can address some of their toughest challenges. TMS Industrial 3PL Transportation Solutions

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

Perfecting the Manufacturing Machine: Collaborative Planning and Execution for the Industrial Manufacturing Industry

E2open

After decades of improving their engineering and production functions, the world’s leading industrial manufacturers now are working to improve the performance of their supply chains, which are among some of the most complex in the world.

2017 Industrial Real Estate Industry Outlook

Supply Chain Link

The available capacity within the industrial real estate market is dependent on many factors. Undeterred by political elections and an uncertain economy, the real estate market continued to show strong growth in 2016.

Q1 Industrial Real Estate Round Up

Supply Chain Link

As the first quarter of 2018 came to a close, drivers of supply chain demand, such as consumer consumption, business inventories, and industrial production, showed continued growth. industrial real estate market as vacancy rates fell in two-thirds of the country.

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.

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

Expanding Efforts Addressing Multi-Industry Supply Chain Talent Needs

Supply Chain Matters

In a sidelight blog to our unveiling of 2018 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains, Supply Chain Matters highlights expanding efforts addressing multi-industry supply chain talent needs. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply chain Matters blog

Industrie 4.0: Its Impact on Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Industrie 4.0 is an initiative for digitizing the industrial economy. The “4” refers to a fourth industrial revolution, following steam power, mass production, and then IT and robotic automation. The German government kicked off the initiative with a focus on advanced manufacturing, but businesses are also linking Industrie 4.0 Industrie 4.0 You need the ability to plan and replan quickly and accurately in order to exploit Industrie 4.0’s Industrie 4.0

Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017

Cerasis

Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world? Let’s take a look at four reasons why digital transformation is an imperative in 2017 for industrial manufacturers: 1. The industrial internet of things (IIoT) has exponentially increased the amount of data produced. This is vital because today’s industrial manufacturers are competing on a global scale and companies that maintain the status quo will be left behind.

Intermodal Industry Outlook 2017

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal rail transportation has revolutionized the way shippers deliver goods across North America. 3PLs provide the service with capabilities that can match truck-like transit times while avoiding challenges such as driver shortages and fuel prices, all while reducing environmental footprint.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

Sales & Operations Industry Report How the right enabling technology. Software Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 2 About AIMMS AIMMS is a forward thinking platform provider democratizing the. Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 4 A handy checklist for software.