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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.

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Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation

Cerasis

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.

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.

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.

Evaluating Innovative Technology with Warehouse Simulation

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Evaluating Innovative Technology with Warehouse Simulation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. No question – logistics challenges have increased since the rise of e-commerce and the number of products on the market started to multiply.

America Needs a Tune-up for Its Innovation Engine

Enterra Insights

For a century or more, the United States has been known as one of the most innovative countries on Earth. Mir Sadat ( @Dr_Sadat_USN ), a former National Security Council Policy Director, observes, “From health care to finance, education to navigating space, agriculture to climate research, and from Hollywood to the Pentagon, innovation has been America’s lifeblood.”[1] ”[3] China is trying to do just that, while the American innovation engine sputters.

Re-valuating The Supply Chain: Transportation Execution Driven By Innovation In Uncertain Times.

PINC

With billions of moving parts, and impacted by the convergence of a global pandemic and economic downturn, the trucking industry is in the process of shaking off these negative impacts with the help of innovative technologies. How is the industry innovating, how should the industry innovate?

Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain

PINC

In a new Berkeley Innovation X webinar , Bart De Muynck of Gartner, Berkeley Professor Robert Leachman, PINC’s Matt Yearling, ORBCOMM’s Ashish Chona, and Christian Piller, VP of Project44 discuss the current market realities, the role that automation is playing in today’s logistics networks, and the rapid changes currently happening in the supply chain. The post Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain appeared first on PINC.

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

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.

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 at Domino. Industry Talk

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

Cerasis

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. Case Study Freight Technology Podcast Freight Tech Innovation

Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. Brexit and the threat of escalating trade wars), but with the current economic wind in their sails logistics service providers should be in a strong position to innovate. Due to the financial pressure, it seems that logistics service providers feel limited in their ability to innovate in the current digital era. The post Struggling to innovate appeared first on Supply Chain Movement.

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.

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.

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“If one is willing to … Continued.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

In this post, we share a few supply chain hero stories about Logility customers who have focused their talent and resources to find innovative ways to support healthcare and other essential workers. Here are just a few examples of innovation involving manufacturing and distribution of medical supplies, cleaning products, paper goods, and food & beverage.

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

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. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7. Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts hire smarter The evolving role of the modern recruiter 12.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2019

Material Handling and Logistics

MH&L’s annual salute to the most innovative advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management

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.

Turning New and Creative Ideas into Innovation

QAD

One of the hardest parts of innovation is figuring out where you need to innovate, and the areas that need it the most. But is that considered innovation ? Asking the Right Questions Doesn’t Always Garner Innovative Results. If by some chance the team agrees on the right question (or questions) to ask—the right problem to solve—you can be certain it’s not innovation. Just because an idea isn’t innovative doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do the things people suggest.

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. Best Practices Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Innovation Supply Chain Technology Web/Internet Internet

Logistics Innovation Lessons From DHL’s Innovation Officer

Freightos

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.

2020 Supply Chain Innovation Year in Review

NFI

Year in Review: Supply Chain Innovation 2020 Jimmy Shafer, SVP Integrated Design & Solutions How would you summarize your experience with innovation and engineering in the supply chain industry this past year? Distribution Uncategorized supply chain innovation

Necessity is the Mother of Innovation

Logility

In the midst of the seeming chaos many brilliant minds have been working in overdrive to develop innovative solutions to many of obstacles that lie in our way. These are just a few of the countless and amazing innovations we hear about on a daily basis. In a much broader context, the byproduct of this work will be lasting innovation that informs design, production and distribution excellence for years.

How Procurement can help to drive Supplier-led innovation

ivalua

This means companies are under more pressure than ever to innovate at pace. As a result, the role of the supplier has grown in importance – for example, much of the innovation in the aerospace market comes from suppliers rather than traditional aerospace firms. Suppliers offer an excellent source of knowledge to help businesses rapidly innovate. Cost-focused approaches block innovation. Procurement must refocus to foster, rather than block innovation.

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. DeGraff says it really takes three main things to become an innovator, and all of them relate to diversifying your thinking. Watch the entire interview below to see what else DeGraff has to say on 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. 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.

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. Ultimately, innovation becomes a priority as its priorities align with the needs of IT departments and the overall business. Innovation For IT Departments.

Supply Chain Innovation and the Catalyst for Business Growth

All Things Supply Chain

Cost and quality will always play a huge part across the function (for both direct and indirect categories) but creating value and… General Supply Chain Management innovation supply chain innovation supply chain management supply chain planningProcurement teams have a growing responsibility within organisations.

Supply Chain Innovation 2021 Outlook

NFI

Supply Chain Innovation 2021 Outlook Featuring Jimmy Shafer, SVP Integrated Design and Solutions at NFI What do you think will be in store for the logistics industry as a whole in 2021?

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 Chainappeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Collaborate to Win – Unlocking Supply Chain Innovation & Value

ivalua

The post Collaborate to Win – Unlocking Supply Chain Innovation & Value appeared first on Ivalua