Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes

Logistics Viewpoints

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Real-time Information Increasingly Important for Manufacturers

QAD

Digital transformation strategies are delivering more responsive solutions and real-time information to change the way organizations operate. This access “reduced the time information travels from Chicago to New Jersey by just four milliseconds, from 17 to 13 milliseconds.” .

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Altering the When, How and Why of Supplier Information Management

ivalua

Supplier information is typically viewed by procurement organizations as one of two things. It is either a data input, such as what we gather and use in spend analysis, or it is a process by-product, such as the information we gather from prospective suppliers during strategic sourcing.

Supply Chain Transformation — The Important Element of Information Strategy

Kinaxis

I would urge transformation teams to seriously consider a fourth component, that being Information, including the velocity, context and clarity of information. It should include an outside-in information lens, with information streams tied to key business process streams.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Science of Supply Chain: Researchers Affirm Benefits of Eliminating Information Delays

The Network Effect

The post Science of Supply Chain: Researchers Affirm Benefits of Eliminating Information Delays appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Management information latency inventory management science of theoretical minimums STM supply chain optimizationThe “Science of Theoretical Minimums” (STM) might sound dry and academic, but lurking within is a proven path to dramatic.

Information Overload: Is Too Much Data Crippling Your Supply Chain?

Kinaxis

That’s the question many supply chain practitioners are asking themselves in this world of big data, where a flood of new information is rapidly becoming readily available. Otherwise, you could fall victim to data paralysis and find yourself trapped by information overload.

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How To Save Money With Supplier Information Management

HICX Solutions

There’s no doubt that good management of supplier information can result in increased productivity and improved profitability. How you can improve efficiency with supplier information management. Looking up bank account information.

FMCG Supply Chain: Do you use data or information?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Firstly, a couple of information irritations. Anyway, the signatory has to provide information confirming your identification and you get the passport. Information not data gets the job done. Someone is shouting “data is information isn’t it”? Who coined “Big Data”?

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Supply Chain Analytics: Is your data providing information & actions?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Who coined the term “Big Data”? How did we get there without tiny data, ordinary data, slightly larger data, chubby data and bordering on big data? People working in or associated with Supply Chains seem obsessed by data yet data itself tells you absolutely nothing.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

UltraShipTMS Kicks Off 2020 With 90-Day Food Logistics Education and Information Sharing Campaign for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

January 6, 2020 – Fair Lawn, NJ – UltraShipTMS is kicking off a 90-day campaign of education and information sharing on the latest innovations and best practices for superior food logistics operations in the new decade.

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Materials Management Information Systems Improve Business Operations

Hybrent

Materials management information systems help improve business operations. The potential to improve efficiency and eliminating the disruption of product availability is explored with materials management information systems.

Lean Leadership: The Importance of Having All the Information

LeanCor

We were all trying to make the appropriate choice so that we could tell the driver as soon as possible and get the ball rolling, but we were not presented with enough information with which to make a viable choice. Collecting Better Information to Make the Right Decision. Most times the decision is difficult because you didn’t have all of the information you needed. Typing an additional email typically takes a lot more time that providing the same information in a new email.

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Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

If you haven’t realized it already, you’re in the information-handling business as much as you’re in the freight-handling business,” said Tom McLeod, President and Founder of McLeod Software.

How ZoomInfo Solves Recruiting Pain Points

For recruiters to build their pipeline and search for the next candidate, they need to ensure they have access to the most accurate data on the market. More specifically, having access to updated information lets you engage faster with ideal candidates searching the job market. To begin getting these candidates in the right positions, it includes utilizing updated contact data and enhancing your outreach strategy for improved effectiveness.

Will the Internet of Things (IoT) Help Eliminate Information Latency and Deficiency in Supply Planning?

Kinaxis

More and more sensors are getting embedded in the “things” and leading to an explosion of information availability. Will IoT design enable us to get demand signals from the products and sensory information from the entire set of physical infrastructure for planning?

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)

Kinaxis

Reason #8 Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions). They do this by preventing them from getting (or making it very difficult to get) any more information than they absolutely need to do their specific job. Sometimes this information limitation actually prevents them from doing their job adequately. Traditional ERP systems limit access to information by making it very difficult to get the information you need.

Product Information Management for the Modern Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

Without timely access to accurate product information, for example, product innovation and commercialization slows, as does communication between suppliers and selling partners. The Value of Product Information Management.

Why Data Is Not Information

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Later, as my partner and I sat in a car on the way back to the airport, we both reflected on what would have happened to the interaction if the CFO’s 4.74% data point was viewed as information, and if the company never began the pursuit of their omnichannel strategy. By Jim Tompkins.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Accurate Costing Information Lacking in Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain and finance departments need to work more closely and adopt costing practices that are progressive and focused on informing internal decisions. Costing information also plays a critical role in sales and operations planning.

Targeted Marketing to Millennials: Inform don’t Pander Them

Enterra Insights

The post Targeted Marketing to Millennials: Inform don’t Pander Them appeared first on Enterra Solutions. I have heard people state that we live in a world in which everyone wants instant gratification. Some marketers may … Continued.

The Benefits of Providing Tracking Information to Your Customers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As a business, providing tracking information is a healthy practice that has numerous benefits both for your company and your customers. Providing tracking information is one of the best ways you can show this. The post The Benefits of Providing Tracking Information to Your Customers!

Too Much Information? Not a Problem for Dow AgroSciences – SupplyChainBrain & Kinaxis Video Series

Kinaxis

One of the company’s major concerns is dealing with the silos of information that exist within its complex supply chain. Watch now: Too Much Information? The post Too Much Information?

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Hadoop and the Modern Data Supply Chain

With the advent of Big Data, companies now have access to more business-relevant information than ever before and are using Hadoop to store and analyze it

How Real-Time Information Can Reduce Supply Chain Waste

ModusLink Corporation

We live in an increasingly real-time world where the idea of instant information directing our actions and decision-making has seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives – transforming the way we live.

The Advantages of Real-Time Supply Chain Information

ModusLink Corporation

The post The Advantages of Real-Time Supply Chain Information appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions.

Supply Chain Needs More Accurate Costing Information

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain professionals need more accurate and effective cost information to help their decision-making

The Importance of Real-time Information in Retail Supply Chain Management

The Network Effect

The post The Importance of Real-time Information in Retail Supply Chain Management appeared first on The Network Effect. by Sarah Miller, Business Writer, AF Logistics Online businesses understand that timing can mean everything in the world of supply. Retail Supply Chain Management customer service ecommerce real time retail supply chain

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The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!

Triggering results with better supplier information

ivalua

In my last blog post , I talked about how the need for better supplier information was a dominant theme across the automotive industry, as well as for many other discrete manufacturers. That post also detailed the fact that there are many potholes along the road to better supplier information.

Understanding Product Information Management

Vinculum

Companies that deal with their products on platforms like Excel relinquish a lot of time, quality data and productivity by opting to manage their product information in this way. This depicts the importance product information has in attracting or losing out on a customer.

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Supplier information challenges in the automotive industry

ivalua

Manufacturers need better supplier information. But the lack of timely & accurate supplier information stood as a great impediment. information storage and sharing issues. reactive information gathering activities instead of proactive.

Supply Chain Needs More Accurate Costing Information

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain professionals need more accurate and effective cost information to help their decision-making

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

4 Secrets to eCommerce Product Information Management

Vinculum

Here comes the role of a robust product information management system. A Product Information Management system (PIMs) can be depicted as a solution designed to efficiently manage product information across different sales channels from a unified dashboard.