Continuous delivery drives continued supply chain innovation

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

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.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

It’s a way to get inspired by some of the latest and greatest supply chain innovations around. Plus, they’ll be sneak peeks at some upcoming capabilities and details around how we’re delivering the latest innovations in supply chain even faster to Kinaxis customers.

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

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

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. Amazon effect," many companies are.

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!

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

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.

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.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Innovation barriers: There has been technology innovation in areas. INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. Growing Challenges Shippers, carriers, terminal operators, freight forwarders and 3PLs spend millions of dollars and.

Amazon’s Supply Chain Innovation Delivers Results

The 21st Century Supply Chain

According to the article, “Amazon continues to reinvest all of its free cash flow into growth initiatives rather than shareholder dividends and to pioneer innovative approaches, such as delivery drones.” by Alexa Cheater There’s no denying Amazon is a Goliath in the online marketplace.

Innovate to Survive—Isn’t That Already the New Norm?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater Innovate to survive. Mode two is about innovation and growth, and the point was made in a number of sessions that you need to do both if you want to excel. We know innovation is important, it’s what moves us forward.

Creating an Innovative Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

An oft-heard business battle cry is: Innovate or die! Weaver observes, “We have seen many businesses over the past several years run into problems due to a lack of supply chain innovation, slow reaction to changing market conditions and a resistance to change.” ” What drives supply chain innovation? Edwin Lopez ( @EdwinLopezT37 ), editor of Supply Chain Dive , asked a number of supply chain professionals, “What drives supply chain innovation?”

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.

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

Getting Creative with The Dean of Innovation

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Innovation artificial intelligence in supply chains GCLOG certificate at MIT IoT MIT Center Transportation & Logistics MIT Global SCALE Network Supply chain innovation using big data in supply chains

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. A China locker company has developed an innovative technology that will have AGV or drones place parcel packages in lockers.

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.

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.

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.

Collaborative Supply Chain Innovation: A New Model for Success

Talking Logistics

Kristi Montgomery, VP of Kenco Innovation Labs (part of Kenco Group) and Puga Sankara, Co-Founder of Smart Gladiator discuss the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When it comes to driving supply chain innovation, what have been some of the lessons learned to date?

Logistics Innovation Lessons From DHL’s Innovation Officer

Freightos

Innovators see the world differently. And innovation, technology and logistics are more intertwined than ever. Global Head of DHL Lead Logistics Partner, Chief Innovation Officer. More than ever, technology innovation is entering logistics ”.

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Identify which partners are innovative vs. a commodity through their capabilities.

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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

A Fresh Take on Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Venturing into unfamiliar territory offers a unique chance to innovate and make changes that benefit the business as a whole. Featured Innovation coconut water healthy drinks inventory management MIT CTL new product launches PepsiCo Supply chain 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.

Design for the Supply Chain Pt 2: Innovative

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Principle #1: Good design “Is innovative” – The possibilities for progression are not, by any means, exhausted. For me, kanban is an example of an innovative design for managing inventory in the supply chain.

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

Cognitive Computing in the CPG Sector = Efficiency and Innovation

Enterra Insights

The post Cognitive Computing in the CPG Sector = Efficiency and Innovation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Business Cognitive Computing Innovation Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Don’t be a Supply Chain Innovation Grinch

Arkieva

Every Manufacturer Down in Manufacturingville liked innovation a lot… Except for the Grinch, who worked north of Manufacturingville The Grinch hated innovation! The whole innovation Season! It could be that […] Don’t be a Supply Chain Innovation Grinch was first posted on December 21, 2017 at 7:48 am. ©2017 A holiday Christmas story and adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”

Innovating Production and Supply Networks to Increase Value from New Product Introductions

Logistics Viewpoints

Product and service innovation, driven by digital technologies, is key to gaining extra value from new product introductions. The post Innovating Production and Supply Networks to Increase Value from New Product Introductions appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. One particularly interesting development is the emergence of modular plants. Forecasting a NPI can be very difficult. Modular plants help companies to scale economically.

Innovation is a Team Activity

Supply Chain @ MIT

But including innovation in the mix compounds that challenge. Featured Innovation Strategy collaborating across countries MIT CTL MIT Supply Chain Strategy Lab successful team work Supply chain innovation virtual teams

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.

Striking the Balance Between Operations and Innovation Among IT

Ryder Exchange

The prevailing challenge within the IT community today is successfully igniting the passions of innovation while remaining focused on delivering the operational excellence required for sustaining a company.