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Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation. And what are the key industry trends and innovations? In E2open’s Supply Chain Innovation Report 2021 , 73% of respondents claimed their supply chain is either moderately, slightly, or not at all resilient.


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Will the Pandemic and Inflation Kill Innovation?

Enterra Insights

Faced with a growing number of challenges, many companies asked: Should we stick with what has worked in the past or pursue innovations that could set us up for the future? According to journalist Matt Richtel ( @mrichtel ), studies have shown, “Outwardly, we praise innovation.

Digital Megatrends – Shaping Supply Chain Innovation

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Digital megatrends – Shaping Supply Chain Innovation. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can achieve this by tapping into technological megatrends shaping supply chain innovations, – like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and software as a service (SaaS).

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

5 Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovations

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

5 Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovations. Let’s better understand these 5 megatrends shaping supply chain innovations in the coming years. 5 Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovations. Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation.

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation


The post Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. However, this peak season is one never seen before.

DTC Logistics Innovation with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Watson and Joe Lynch discuss DTC Logistics innovation. Key Takeaways: DTC Logistics Innovation. In the podcast interview, Rick and Joe discussed DTC logistics innovation and some of the recent moves by industry leaders in the retail and logistics verticals.

Factors influencing Supply Chain Innovation

Prophetic Technology

supply chain innovationCurrent circumstances have been changing global businesses.

Innovation maze

Supply Chain Movement

How can you identify the innovations that will really take your company forward? These technologies also receive plenty of attention at conferences and events which promise – usually implicitly – to guide delegates through the innovation maze. I mentioned that we’d recently organized the second edition of our European Supply Chain Start-up Contest and that we’ve seen a wide variety of innovations. The post Innovation maze appeared first on Supply Chain Movement.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Automation Innovation

Supply Chain Brain

A combination of intensifying customer demands and massively disruptive events such as the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers to embrace innovation at an unprecedented pace

3 Innovations Driving Sustainability in Supply Chains


The post 3 Innovations Driving Sustainability in Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Supply Chain Sustainability green supply chain innovation kuebix tms sustainabilitySustainability has been an increasingly important topic of conversation in business operations.

Powering the Sustainable Enterprise with Supply Chain Innovation


My colleague Mark Balte, Senior Vice President of Product Innovation at Logility, puts it this way: “We support the emphasis that today’s businesses and consumers place on corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Supply Chain Innovation Summit


Join us virtually in Europe at Supply Chain Innovation 4.0 on May 20 – 21 to learn about the latest technological innovations in supply chain planning and how they can help your company to digitalize and run your supply chains autonomously. .

Racing With the Machine: Is your Supply Chain role in peril?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the next big thing in innovation and digital strategy, so is the robotic takeover we have long feared here already? Join RPA expert, Serene Keng and globally renowned logistics expert, Professor Richard Wilding, OBE who will discuss the recent whitepaper released by Automation Anywhere on Robotic Process Automation and how jobs in the Supply Chain workforce will be affected.

Innovation – “the Commercialization of an Invention”


Let’s tackle innovation! One of the reasons that our discussion on innovation follows my previous articles on agility and capabilities is that they are precursors to innovation. Defining Innovation. We want to be innovative, open to new ideas and ways of doing things.

Accelerate Innovation in Industrial Equipment by Building Lean, Operationally Efficient Teams

DELMIA Quintiq

Innovation is at the forefront of the Industrial Equipment industry, with electrification, autonomy, expanded functionality and new forms, footprint and features driving change. 3D Lean Industrial Equipment Industry Standards Innovation Operations IE operations

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Dominating The Last Mile Through Technological Innovation

IT Supply Chain

The post Dominating The Last Mile Through Technological Innovation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured). Content Writer. Industry Talk

HWI Unleashes Continuous Innovation

Logistics Viewpoints

They view their implementation of a tightly integrated suite of applications delivered in a public cloud infrastructure from Oracle as a platform on which they can build to help drive continuous innovation. HWI uses an innovative way to produce and deliver monolithic products in 55-pound bags.

8 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Low-Code/No-Code Digital Platform

Low-code/no-code is a powerful innovation in software development that’s already redefining what’s possible with digital supply chain and procurement platforms. Read this whitepaper from TechTarget and GEP to see how it can benefit your enterprise.

Oracle’s Point of View on Continuous Innovation

Logistics Viewpoints

Executives from HarbisonWalker International are talking about how their broad implementation of Oracle Cloud applications allowed them to unleash continuous innovation. Jeff and I discussed the concept of continuous innovation. Jeff Stiles is the VP Solutions Marketing at Oracle.

Using Design Thinking to drive SC Innovation

Prophetic Technology

supply chain innovationWe should see the Supply Chain Management (SCM) as a team. Its success depends on a working party pulling together towards a common goal and operating through a collaborative alignment.

Logistics Innovation Lessons From DHL’s Innovation Officer


Innovators see the world differently. And innovation, technology and logistics are more intertwined than ever. When we heard Joeri Kuik, VP at DHL Global Forwarding, Global Head of DHL Lead Logistics Partner and Chief Innovation Officer, get up at the eft 3PL Summit in Venlo and say that the biggest logistics technology innovation in the last century was the shipping container, we had to hear how DHL is planning on changing that.

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. Christensen’s concept is that businesses will reject innovation based on the fact that the customer cannot currently use the innovation delaying the adoption of great ideas. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow. Invention into Innovation in Planning.

Unlocking the Next Level in Supply Chain Innovation

Many companies still manage production for millions of dollars in spreadsheets and email. To reach the next level, you need centralized data, automated processes, and better supplier communications. Learn how you can ensure products are on time, on cost, and on spec.

How to Create Successful and Innovative Products!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Product innovation is at the center of many success stories. Every product that exists now, or that existed before, was once an innovation. The most notable innovative products of late have been mostly technological. That was a disruptive innovation back then, and rightfully so.

Continuous delivery drives continued supply chain innovation


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. Wouldn’t you rather get immediate access to the latest supply chain innovations as soon as they become available? With continual access to the latest features and capabilities, you’ll be able to drive sustained supply chain innovation. by Alexa Cheater.

Innovation and Problem-Solving

Enterra Insights

”[1] She goes on to note, “History suggests that the greatest drivers for inventions and innovations were in times of war, famine, pandemic, and death.” ” That may be true; however, businesses need to innovate constantly — not just in perilous times.

Why 2022 Innovation is Availability?

The Supply Chainer Report

2022 most innovative idea is not coming from aerospace, or new drugs discovery. Supply Chain Amazon Innovation Inventory sotckpileIt’s as simple as that. Availability. Having your product accessible on the shelves and supporting sales. But Why? There are mainly 3 factors.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Bitcoin Technology Innovations!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Bitcoin technology innovations article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. The post Bitcoin Technology Innovations! Cryptocurrency Guest Blog Post Bitcoin technology innovationsSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs


Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Brand Innovation Drives Consumer Engagement

IT Supply Chain

The post Brand Innovation Drives Consumer Engagement appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Lee Metters (pictured). Group Business Development Director, Domino Printing Sciences. Industry Talk

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.

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