SCM Technology Investment – INFORMS Provides Critical Information for Success

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Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Connections between various (local) data sharing environments in networks of networks enable stakeholders in the supply chain to enhance their information base. Information and data are the foundation of insight. Supply chain operations can be complex.

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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.” . Manufacturers Thrive on Timely Information. Can manually intensive processes provide timely information from suppliers?

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.

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.

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. Procurement knows supplier information is useful and important, and that it needs to be cleansed and standardized after we collect it.

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. While some may be of the mistaken belief that the element of Information is solely the perspective of IT, it is rather a jointly-owned, cross-functional element of transformation. It should include an outside-in information lens, with information streams tied to key business process streams.

Accurate Costing Information Lacking in Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain and finance departments need to work more closely and adopt costing practices that are progressive and focused on informing internal decisions. Supply chain professionals aren’t getting the cost information that they need according to a recent survey from APICS and the Institute of Management Accountants. Costing information also plays a critical role in sales and operations planning.

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. When trying to determine if you’re suffering from information overload, here are a few things to consider: Are you focused on quantity or quality? The benefits you receive from all this data will be directly related to the speed of information and how quickly and thoroughly you can analyze it.

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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. TINA as Maggie would say, there is no alternative so you have to bite your tongue and provide the information. For data to be useful it must be converted into useful information and then into appropriate actions. Someone is shouting “data is information isn’t it”?

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Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

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. The discussion around the effect of reduced supply chain costs on profits and where money can be saved due to supplier information management (SIM) is, therefore, naturally a hot topic. How you can improve efficiency with supplier information management. Looking up bank account information.

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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Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital supply chains seek to fill information black holes. The post Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. For many companies' supply chains, it is the end-to-end portion of the supply chain, knowing what upstream and downstream partners are doing and how well they are doing it, where there are the most black holes. Supply Chain Visibility Digital Supply Chain

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. Really, not a lot apart from the fact that something is being measured or calculated. Supply Chain Inventory Management & Stock Control Supply Chain Analytics IT

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.”

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.

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. Specifically, supply chain management which encompases a range of activities used to plan, control, and execute a product’s flow in the most effective way possible.

ShipChain Mainnet Launch Information

Shipchain

As we move toward the official launch of the ShipChain mainnet, we wanted to discuss how that’s going to look from both an economic and technical perspective. Without further ado – . 175,000,000 SHIP are being assigned to the reward pool for validation. This means that the “Sale 2” referenced in the whitepaper is canceled. We carefully considered all options and felt that assigning these tokens to the security of the network itself was critical to the success of the sidechain.

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. So when I started to think about planning processes in the context of IoT, I was wondering if we can conquer those two old enemies of planning effectiveness: information deficiency and information latency. Will IoT design enable us to get demand signals from the products and sensory information from the entire set of physical infrastructure for planning?

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.

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. Maximizing ROI into Supply Chain Software – Driving Value Beyond Automation Savings | This event rounds out UltraShip’s 90-day information-sharing campaign.

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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. McLeod’s comment points to the carrier equivalent — if you want to be a carrier of choice for shippers, you not only need to meet their capacity and service level requirements (at a competitive cost), you also need to meet their information requirements (i.e.,

Princes adds QR codes with supply chain information to Napolina tomato cans – The Grocer

Provenance

The post Princes adds QR codes with supply chain information to Napolina tomato cans – The Grocer appeared first on Provenance News. Introducing the launch of our partnership with the Princes Group.

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. Recent research from the Aberdeen Group found that organizations using a product information management (PIM) system achieve significant competitive advantages. For more information, follow Kirk Carlsen on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

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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Why Data Is Not Information

Tompkins Blog

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. But it reinforced a good message for all companies to remember: never treat data the same as information. The post Why Data Is Not Information appeared first on Tompkins International. By Jim Tompkins.

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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 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. By displaying your shipping and delivery policies and providing tracking information, prospective buyers will feel more comfortable and associate your company with professionalism and authenticity. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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.

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. Artificial Intelligence Business Cognitive Computing Supply Chain Targeted Marketing Stephen DeAngelis

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? by Melissa Clow SupplyChainBrain attended our annual Kinexions user conference, and while there, they completed a number of customer video interviews. In this interview, hear how fundamental shifts in supply chain management have significantly altered the planning paradigm.

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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 post How Real-Time Information Can Reduce Supply Chain Waste 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

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