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.

Moving towards Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

The post Moving towards Industry 4.0 Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Industry 4.0 The commercial world is being roiled by new technologies. Old business models are being replaced by new ones and essential … Continued. appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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.

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

The European Meat Industry’s Environmental Catastrophe

SCM Research

A new research report, provided by Mighty Earth, argues that “[deforestation] is the result of a long supply chain that starts on the South American frontier and ends on European plates” The report is titled The Avoidable Crisis. It reveals that a small group of companies controls the global agricultural trade: “These companies collectively control the majority of global grain trade […].

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

Optimizing the food industry: a conversation with UniSoma’s Luis Pinto

AIMMS

AIMMS formed a partnership with CAT Squared and UniSoma to help companies in the food industry tackle these challenges. Besides planning challenges inherent in complex supply chains like those in the food industry, a lot of companies have problems with lack of centralized planning.

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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.

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.

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

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.

Omnichannel Takes on Food Industry, Gains Consumer Support

PLS Logistics

Grocery is an $800 billion market – online grocery sales are expected to grow, becoming a $24 billion industry in 2017. There is a shift in how consumers are approaching grocery shopping, using more channels than ever before.

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.

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.

What to Expect in the Coming Year: Supply Chain Matters 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog unveils the first five 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. On an annual basis, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group provides a series of supply chain management predictions for the coming year.

Three Critical Supply Chain Capabilities for Private Label Industry Success

Logility

I generally do not like the shopping experience. I prefer to develop a list of carefully researched products so I can get into and out of a store as fast as possible.

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.

Updating your planning strategies to Industry 4.0

Quintiq

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

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

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.

The Flexibility Inside: Addressing Diverse Industry Requirements in a Supply Chain Operating Network

Talking Logistics

All industries (and the companies within them) have their own unique business processes and requirements. When it comes to addressing vertical industry requirements, are there any unique benefits to being part of a network? Live Episode: Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm ET.

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:

Industry 4.0 comes into Clearer Focus

Enterra Insights

The post Industry 4.0 Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Industry 4.0 A few years ago, analysts from Source One wrote, “Many analysts would assert that the U.S. and the global manufacturing … Continued.

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

[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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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.

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.

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.

Multi-Industry Supply Chain Challenges

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater Our own Trevor Miles , VP of Product Innovation and Thought Leadership, had the chance to sit down with Bob Ferrari of Supply Chain Matters to talk about multi-industry supply chain challenges.

Trump Administration New Trade Tariffs Have Significant Multi-Industry Supply Chain Implications

Supply Chain Matters

The takeaway from this week’s trade actions by the United States is the potential trip wire of cascading retaliatory actions that can impact existing industry supply chain sourcing and manufacturing strategies. Global Trade Issues Global trade trends High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy implications of global trade war SolarWorld America supply chain Suniva Inc.

2017 Industry Specific Predictions- Pharmaceutical and Drug Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Thus far, we have posted deep-dives on the first nine of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. The one prediction remaining is our final Prediction Ten, which for each year, dives into what we foresee as unique industry-specific supply chain challenges or environments for the coming year.

Editor’s Pick: Updating Your Planning Strategies to Industry 4.0

Talking Logistics

In “ It’s the era of Industry 4.0. Are you on board? ” — I shared strategies to digitalize the planning office with advanced planning technology to keep abreast with in an industry that is increasingly replacing the human workforce with robotics to gain better efficiency, increase cost-savings and build higher agility. Editor's Pick Supply Chain Technology Trends digital supply chain Industry 4.0

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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Current Stark Reminders of Pending Industry Supply Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights that two significant storms, one that struck southern China, the other about to impact the Texas Gulf Coast, have the potential to add to significant industry supply chain concerns. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics Hurricane Harvey multi-industry supply chain disruption Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Risk Typhoon Hato

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. This Part Four posting provides an assessment of our prediction for global online shopping platform dominance among Alibaba and Amazon, and that business self-interest would fuel continued supply chain sustainability actions and initiatives.

Another Food and Grocery Industry Thunderbolt from Amazon

Supply Chain Matters

The grocery and food industry in the United States suffered another business shock yesterday. Omni-Channel Commerce Supply Chain Impacts Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods Grocery industry supply chain challenges independent supply chain and B2B industry analyst Bob Ferrari's blog supply chain management industry analyst advisory Supply chain Matters blog

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Scoring of Supply Chain Matters 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

While industry supply chain teams continue to work on achieving 2016 year-end strategic, tactical, operational line-of-business business and supply chain focused performance objectives, this is the opportunity for Supply Chain Matters to reflect on our prior 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains that we published just before the start of the year.

Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Six

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters concludes the series for self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. In this Part Six final update, we revisit our industry-specific predictions related to B2C and Retail, Apparel and Footwear, Pharmaceutical and Drug supply chains.