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[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

We have an employment skills gap , an uncoordinated approach to nurturing innovation, and an export imbalance. government is following suit by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country. The NNMI is the infrastructure for the innovation network.

Supply Chain Innovation or Chaos?

The Network Effect

Jim Kittridge once said, “Complexity is the sand that grinds all innovation to a halt.” ” Supply Chain Innovation or Chaos. The post Supply Chain Innovation or Chaos? Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning Technology The Network Effect Visibility digital supply chain innovationappeared first on The Network Effect.

Innovation strategy

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers should innovate more,’ is a commonly heard complaint by shippers. This innovation-related discrepancy reared its head once again following an international study by Supply Chain Digest published earlier this year. 69 percent of the shippers surveyed said it was very important for logistics service providers to be innovative. But the logistics service providers are not the only cause of the innovation problem.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making

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.

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.

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. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow.

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. In fact, the annual ChainLink Research Study found innovation to be the top focus for those involved in the manufacturing community.

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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

leading investors such as Google, Randstad Innovation. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4.

Keeping Corporate Innovation Alive

Enterra Insights

The post Keeping Corporate Innovation Alive appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Innovation Supply ChainDestroying things is always easier and quicker than building them and killing things is always easier and cheaper than keeping … Continued.

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.

The Innovation Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Innovation is difficult,” writes David Berry (@DavidBerry26), an inventor, entrepreneur, and partner at Flagship Ventures. The post The Innovation Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Innovation Supply Chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

Cerasis

The post How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. This month China's Chang’an Automobile Engineering & Research Institute conducted a 2,000-kilometer test run of two driverless cars, The Hindu reported.

PINC nominated finalist for the 2017 MHI Innovation Award

PINC YMS

PINC's inventory robotics solution, PINC Air, has been selected as one of the most innovative solutions of 2017. digital disruption supply chain logistics innovation digital supply chain drones inventory robotics

Innovative companies are more successful

BluJay Solutions

With the research, which is being held for the first time, BluJay Solutions examines the relationship between innovation within the supply chain, customer experience, the acceptance of new technologies and business success.

How customer experience is driving supply chain innovation

BluJay Solutions

CSCMP’s Hot Topics publication – focused on newly emerging trends from leading experts – explores research commissioned by BluJay, with Adelante SCM, on why delivering an enhanced customer experience is driving supply chain innovation.

Supply Chain Innovation — Part 2

Enterra Insights

In Part 1 of this two-part discussion of a recent MHI/Deloitte report about supply chain innovation entitled “The 2015 MHI … Continued. The post Supply Chain Innovation — Part 2 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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.

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?

Unlocking Innovation from Your Supply Chain – Lessons from Formula 1 Racing

ivalua

The theme of the evening was “Unlocking Innovation from your Supply Chain” with presentations and discussion focused on insights, knowledge sharing and learning from the F1 Grand Prix Pit Stops. Alex Saric, Ivalua’s CMO, describing the tangible financial impacts of supply chain innovations.

Getting Creative with The Dean of Innovation

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Bill Dubois , host of our Late Late Supply Chain Show , had the opportunity to sit down with Jeff DeGraff , a well-respected innovation thought leader dubbed “The Dean of Innovation” to find out what you can do to get those creative juices flowing.

Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

”[1] He believes all of these innovations are good things. “More than any other time in history,” he concludes, “technology and innovation are here to make it happen.” ” E-commerce and logistics innovation. What they don’t see is the frenzy, innovations, and hard work involved in getting those packages to the door. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

FMCG Supply Chain: Chaff innovation, is it worth it?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Dave Jordan CEO Supply Chain INNOVATIONBy the end of February over 19% of the year will be behind you. Think about that for a minute. If you follow a financial calendar year you probably put your Annual Plan to bed in October and now nearly 20% of the available selling time has already gone. Shocker!

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

ToolsGroup

For technology initiatives , Gartner analyst Steve Steutermann offered several imperatives for global execution, such as designing supply chains to accommodate innovation.

Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

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. Many companies send their employees to leading supply chain conferences. Yet outside the Logistics Service Provider industry, widespread internal training within a supply chain organization remains rare.

Innovation: People, Process, or Both?

Enterra Insights

“What’s more critical to producing a breakthrough innovation,” asks Andrea Ovans, Senior Editor of the Harvard Business Review, “finding creative … Continued. The post Innovation: People, Process, or Both? Business Innovation Supply Chain

Innovating Through Mistakes

Supply Chain Nation

Innovation Supply Chain innovation JDA FocusConnect JDA Labs machine learning supply chain“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is the advice we often get at life’s difficult moments. The other bit of mildly needling advice is that “it’s not what happens, it’s how you deal with it that counts.” It turns out that science underpins these truisms, and moreover, there are important lessons for economies, corporations and individuals to be learned.

Supply Chain Innovation — Part 1

Enterra Insights

The post Supply Chain Innovation — Part 1 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Best Practices Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Innovation Supply Chain Technology Web/Internet Internet

Labeling at the Speed of Innovation

Loftware

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

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

Quintiq

Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist at Apple, talked about the ways in which companies could think about new methods of driving innovation.

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.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

In terms of industry value, a 2014 Deloitte study highlighted two major areas of influence for 3D printing in automotive applications: as a source of product innovation and as a driver of supply chain transformation. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson.

Are Mega Acquisitions Toxic for Product, Process and Supply Chain Innovation?

Supply Chain Matters

Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Food and Beverage supply chain High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Technology implications of AB InBev acquisition of SABMiller implications of Dell acquisition of EMC Corp product innovation supply chain innovation Supply chain Matters blog