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.

Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

The research, conducted by Adelante SCM and the Council of Supply Chain Management (CSCMP), and presented by BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), was conducted to explore the links between. Read more Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation.

UPS Supply Chain Innovation Keynote Presentation at SCRC Meeting this Fall


One of the highlights of our SCRC meeting was the presentation by David Quintilio, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at United Parcel Service.

SupplyOn presents innovative ‘Industrial Track&Trace’ solution at Hannover Messe 2019

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

SupplyOn AG, provider of intelligent supply chain management solutions for the manufacturing industry, is joining forces at the Hannover Messe 2019 trade show with Bosch Rexroth and smart factory solutions specialist IoTOS GmbH to present an innovative Track&Trace solution that allows seamless, real-time tracking of customer orders from placement through to goods delivery

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Present — Largely manual with slight automation for niche services. Present. 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.

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.

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.

The present of Supply Chain

Savant Events

Here’s what Roeland Van Den Berg, Programme Manager of Operational Excellence & Innovation at Wallgreens Boots Alliance, Willemijn Potjer, Global SC Head of Consumer Solution at Danone Nutricia and Angel Caja, Operations and Supply Chain Director at Jotun Iberica, told us!

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.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics


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. We created a presentation to explain how the new slotting process works.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Innovation barriers: There has been technology innovation in areas. is sound thinking, as the digitization of business continues to present new ways to capture data. INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions


Gartner analysts presented their latest supply chain findings throughout the two-day Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference last month in London. This is a compilation of predictions and recommendations from various presentations.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Here’s the ranked list Bruce presented based on the survey results (with items in parenthesis getting the most comments): Transportation (cost and capacity).

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics


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. We created a presentation to explain how the new slotting process works.

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

Now the differentiators are more strategic: benchmarking, innovation, and network modeling, for example. Logistics on the move. The logistics role is changing according to John Wiehoff, CEO of C. Robinson. The logistics business has changed dramatically over the last 20 years.

Descartes’ Employee Excellence & Innovation Award Presented to Andreas Habenicht


Every quarter, Descartes’ Employee Excellence and Innovation award is presented to a deserving Descartes employee. I’m pleased to announce Descartes’ Excellence and Innovation award winner for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 is Andreas Habenicht, Team Lead – Support, from our office in Leipzig, Germany.

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA Quintiq

At Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2016, attendees were encouraged to think about the past, present and future of their businesses from a fresh perspective as they gained insights into the latest analytics and optimization technology.

Queen’s Award Winner Peli BioThermal presents insight and innovation at LogiPharma 2017

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Mitigating supply chain risks and excursions will be at the top of the agenda for the Peli BioThermal team attending LogiPharma in Europe

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


It’s a way to get inspired by some of the latest and greatest supply chain innovations around. Live theater presentations and demos in the Discovery Zone Exhibit Hall. The post An out-of-this-world showcase of supply chain innovation appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

Innovations in supply chain management?past, present and future

ModusLink Corporation

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

The mother of all warehouse technologies, warehouse automation has been responsible for more warehouse labour reduction than any other innovation and, as we’ll discuss a little later in this article, is only offering a fraction of its potential thus far.

A year of innovation ahead

Supply Chain Movement

2015 will see an increased focus on innovation by supply chain and logistics companies as the pace of change in the industry accelerates. However even more deep-reaching consequences of technological innovation are likely – the so-called ‘uber-ization’ of the logistics industry.

Dragon Innovation Presents: The Halloween Candy Robot

Dragon Innovation

Much of my day job at Dragon Innovation is focused on helping other companies build complex, high volume consumer electronics products. Dragon Innovation Electrical Engineering Hardware Idea Phase Mechanical Design SoftwareI love to build things, especially robots.

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


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. Afrika Morris, Senior Field Marketing Manager UKI at Ivalua.

Innovating Through Mistakes

Supply Chain Nation

Economist @TimHarford recently presented a fascinating thesis at JDA FocusConnect 2017. 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.”

Today, What is Innovation?


Steve Brady starts another great series, this time focusing on innovation as it becomes ever so challenging in today’s technology-centric world. Innovation. Perhaps even a bit of bewilderment, asking yourself “just what is innovation anyway?” People drive innovation.

2018 EFT Global Logistics Report: Innovation and Technology Are Paving the Way Forward

Supply Chain Nation

These trends are front and center of the CEO’s agenda in 2018 and beyond, presenting opportunities for LSPs to embrace the growing digital ecosystem and orchestrate a high-performance supply chain for their customers. Breaking the Innovation Trap.

Report: Customer experience is driving supply chain innovation

BluJay Solutions

The research, produced by Adelante SCM and presented by BluJay Solutions, was conducted to explore the links between supply chain management innovation, customer experience, technology adoption, and company performance.

Frost & Sullivan Celebrates Innovation and Excellence Across the Globe

The Network Effect

Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards is an annual award that recognizes companies for superior leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Frost & Sullivan presents the awards “to companies that are predicted to encourage significant growth […]. The post Frost & Sullivan Celebrates Innovation and Excellence Across the Globe appeared first on The Network Effect.

Building strong relations through innovation & co-creation in China

Supply Chain Movement

And innovation and co-creation can save companies up to €200,000 and 10 weeks of product development work. Product development and innovation activities should not be restricted to Europe. By developing projects alone before presenting them to Chinese business partners, many European companies are missing out on a lot of time-saving and money-saving potential. After all, you’ve done all the interesting and innovative work yourself already, right?

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A Fresh Take on Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Companies are presented with many opportunities when they decide to enter a new market. Venturing into unfamiliar territory offers a unique chance to innovate and make changes that benefit the business as a whole.

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit


by Hans Velthuizen This week I attended the 5 th Annual Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit near Heathrow. The objective of the summit was to provide an open forum for highly insightful presentations that span a broad range of topics critical to the biologics field.

Collaboration Networks, Structural Holes, and Innovation

SCM Research

Recently, I discovered an article by Ahuja (2000), Collaboration Networks, Structural Holes, and Innovation: A Longitudinal Study , which was published in Administrative Science Quarterly. It contains a framework that “relates three aspects of a firm’s ego network —direct ties, indirect ties, and structural holes (disconnections between a firm’s partners)—to the firm’s subsequent innovation output.”

Supply Chain Innovation: How to Build an Award-Winning Supply Chain


Last month, Lennox Residential was runner-up in the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Innovation competition, arguably the top supply chain award in North America. Innovative Technology. Source: Supply Chain Digest.

2nd Annual Global Supply Chain & Innovation Summit

Supply Chain Movement

2nd Global Supply Chain & Innovation Summit. URL: Innovation in Supply Chain Trends for Driving Business Improvement. Innovation in supply chain and procurement management is needed more than ever. Companies and their supply chains need to become more innovative if they are to deal with the complexity of today’s environment and succeed in creating more value for their shareholders.

Chipotle’s Food Safety Woes Present a Unique Supply Chain Problem


As we’ve written about in the past, the Supply Chain discipline is a behind-the-scenes driver of innovation and efficiency, and only really enters the public consciousness when a Supply Chain issue or failure arises. The post Chipotle’s Food Safety Woes Present a Unique Supply Chain Problem appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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Examining Industry Innovations for 2019 and Beyond!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Supply Chain Innovation: The Path to Success! It is no surprise, then, that the latest technologies are the cornerstone of business innovations for the foreseeable future. Of all of the innovations mentioned in this article, Industry 4.0 Subscribe Here! Email Address.