Steering innovation: The importance of agile decision-making in the auto industry

Kinaxis

The automotive industry is in the midst of unprecedented change driven by a trifecta of emerging technology, rapidly evolving consumption preferences and dramatically shifting business landscapes. by Manda Schweitzer-Miller.

Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

Read more Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation. The post Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

We have an employment skills gap , an uncoordinated approach to nurturing innovation, and an export imbalance. Many industrialized countries invest heavily in identifying and developing new technologies, materials, and processes. economic and innovation policies.”

How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production

DELMIA Quintiq

The question that seems to get asked more often than not is to talk about how many industrial applications we can name for machine learning. Industrial Applications and Transformations Attributed to Machine Learning. Industry Week confirms these issues.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

decades yet everybody in the industry is. 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.

How New Technologies Can Help Facilitate Supply Chain Innovation

Shipchain

This leaves businesses focused on supply chain innovation. So What is Supply Chain Innovation and Why Should You Be Thinking About it for Your Operations? Supply chain innovation is important for anyone looking to be more efficient and profitable in the long run. .

Continuous delivery drives continued supply chain innovation

Kinaxis

If it’s been too long to remember, you’re likely lagging behind when it comes to supply chain innovation. Innovation is happening all around us, and at a pace so fast, it may make your head spin. Miscellanea Supply chain management supply chain innovationby Alexa Cheater.

3 Reasons Continuous Innovation is Vital for Manufacturers, Shippers, and Businesses Alike

Cerasis

Throughout the course of business, business owners, who may be in the manufacturing, retail, or in another industry, find themselves focusing on innovation. Ultimately, innovation becomes a priority as its priorities align with the needs of IT departments and the overall business.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

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. Kodak was a victim in the film industry. Invention into Innovation in Planning.

Drivers of Supply Chain Innovation

BluJay Solutions

A recent study concludes that customer experience is the top factor driving supply chain innovation, and the key to innovation is placing customers in the centre of supply chains. ” Read the full article at Industrial Automation Asia. In The News Industrial Automation Asi

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

industry? $15-$20 industry-tailored machine learning, enterprises can finally make use of their. Innovation barriers: There has been technology innovation in areas. An analog approach in a digital world: While the shipping industry has. on deep industry expertise.

Customer Experience Driving Innovation for High-Performing Companies

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published last week , “Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation.” Customer Experience: A Bigger Focus for High-Performing and Innovator Companies.

Collaborative Supply Chain Innovation: Bringing Solutions to Market Faster

Talking Logistics

In supply chain and logistics, there’s always a new problem to solve or a new opportunity to go after, which often involves some form of innovation — whether it’s a process innovation, a technology innovation, or both.

What’s shaping the steel industry today?

DELMIA Quintiq

In recent years, the steel industry has seen creative solutions to long-standing challenges, emerging technologies, and niche market explorations – all of which are changing this traditionally conservative industry. Interestingly, sustainability is one of the key drivers of innovation.

7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

Cerasis

The increasing demand for higher levels of performance and flexibility in warehouse robotics is stimulating some innovative product developments and early adoptions of mobile warehouse robotics. Innovative technology to consider is the use of a learning management system to train warehouse operators regularly. As more advanced technology is introduced for the warehousing and logistics sectors, it is up to warehouse managers and firms to stay updated on the latest innovations.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

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.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

The reason is simple: companies want their 3PL partners to provide them with insights about leading industry practices and trends, as well as to facilitate networking and knowledge-exchange opportunities with other shippers in the 3PL’s community. Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

Cerasis

Driverless vehicles are already transforming logistics , which will lead other industries to adopt the technology, predicts German courier company DHL in a comprehensive report.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Furthermore, SAP announced its extended supply chain solutions will be integrated with UPS’s on-demand manufacturing solution and global logistics network to simplify the industrial manufacturing process from digitization, certification, order-to-manufacturing and delivery.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

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 Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

NC State SCRC

Prediction: Small is Beautiful : Innovation will Increasingly Be Found in Small Companies. Just like the economist Schumacher predicted years ago in his incredible book, the biggest shifts will come from the smallest companies. This is how innovation ultimately occurs.

Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

Supply Chain Shaman

Putting a stick in the eye of the industry is hard work. Instead of pushing innovation forward, I see companies using the term “digital” as a path for IT spending. The industry has too many events. Both of these industries evolved through a major economic shift.

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

Cerasis

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?

How to Create Collaborative Innovation with Suppliers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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!

Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

Yet outside the Logistics Service Provider industry, widespread internal training within a supply chain organization remains rare. But that is what Campbell Soup has done, they have put in place an innovative supply chain training program. The post Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Learning & Leadership Campbells Soup supply chain training

Labeling at the Speed of Innovation

Loftware

Few industries are as vast, global, complex, and competitively-intense as the electronics industry. Electronics is an industry where change is continuous, and innovation ongoing.

The Industrial Revolution – From Industry 1.0 to Industry 5.0!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The history of Industry 4.0 tracks the manufacturing industry from the industrial revolution to the digital transformation and beyond. Each new stage represents a revolution in the manufacturing process that has changed the way we think about and work in the industry.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

We do it throughout entire industries, enabling leaders to smooth-out their Supply Chains, lean-out their Logistics, optimize their Operations, and maximize their Manufacturing throughput, all with their existing teams and often disaggregated data sources. Don’t give Innovation Groups budgets.

Innovating Through Mistakes

Supply Chain Nation

Information services and sensor data from the Industrial Internet/Internet of Things (IoT) out to the edge of the supply chain exponentially increases the available information. What this also suggests is that predictive analytics and industrial scale learning not only means more agile adaption, but is anticipating the successful moves in advance. Innovation Supply Chain innovation JDA FocusConnect JDA Labs machine learning supply chain

Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

Talking Logistics

According to the research report “ Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation ,” control tower visibility is hailed across the board, from above-average performers to late adopters, as both the second-highest investment priority and technology that will deliver the greatest value in the next five years. This in turn yields improved performance and customer experience – key indicators of supply chain leaders and innovators.

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA Quintiq

Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist at Apple, talked about the ways in which companies could think about new methods of driving innovation. The event featured breakout sessions with three different tracks that catered to specific industries and operations challenges.

[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

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

Cerasis

We have discussed how manufacturers are changing the landscape through surprising, innovative trends. Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change.

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How Do We Know National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is Working? Because China is Copying It.

Cerasis

Editor's note: This is a guest blog from our friend Adam Nager from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation or ITIF. In this post, Adam discusses the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation or NNMI and how it relates to the Made in China 2025 initiative. . Several parts of the program imitate the German Industry 4.0 In addition, Made in China 2025 contains provisions for creating 40 Manufacturing Innovation Centers by 2025.

Break the Internal Process Requirements – Innovate for Success and Survival

Logistics Trends and Insights

There is no denying the benefits of digitization in the retail industry or any industry for that matter. For those that do not heed the digitization call or any form of innovation face consequences such as possible bankruptcy. So, our question is, if an industry is being disrupted, evolving, fill in the blank here…why should an organization continue to use traditional processes to determine how and what to measure when it comes to innovation?

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. Structural change has occurred in the industry when the needs of manufacturers and retailers have coincided with those of the logistics supply side.

An out-of-this-world showcase of supply chain innovation

Kinaxis

It’s a way to get inspired by some of the latest and greatest supply chain innovations around. It’s all systems go as we explore what’s new in industry trends, and with our cloud-based supply chain management software, RapidResponse®.