Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

… a group of energized innovators. In retrospect, the 1990s were an exceptional time of innovation impacts on productivity. Embrace innovation. So as I think about the future and the need to embrace new forms of innovation, I want to share some thank-you notes today. (I

Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

This week I spent time in Silicon Valley talking to technology innovators. Both factors stalled innovation. Yet, our brains are hardwired to force traditional demand planning thinking into this more innovative approach. I welcome innovation in this field.

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

The Red Ball Express was one of the hero units of the Battle of the Bulge because of their challenging work, innovation and determination to get the necessary supplies to Patton’s tanks. He is a retired US Army Special Forces Officer (Lieutenant Colonel) & Iraq combat veteran.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. When asked where their LSPs fall short most often, customers responded with ‘innovation’. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain professionals can learn a lot from Hollywood about outsourcing, sustainability, Big Data, innovation, supply chain strategy and risk management. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

On the other hand, innovations such as wearable technologies are increasingly becoming a standard and technological advancement means that better, easy-to-implement IT tools are available to improve planning across the supply chain.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time, a tsunami of technology innovations is flooding the business landscape, creating new possibilities but also more complexity. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. We’ll see increased innovation to simplify and expedite trading partner (B2B) connectivity, with APIs and Web Services replacing EDI as the preferred approach moving forward. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true.