Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions. Supply Chai

Missing: C-level Engagement to Address Supply Chain Disruption Risk

Talking Logistics

A 2005 study on the impact of supply chain disruptions revealed there is significant damage to a company’s financials and brand when a crisis or stoppage occurs. Other stats related to disruption include: 107 % drop in operating income. These can all lead to disruption.

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management

Cerasis

In this blog, Camcode discusses how collaboration provides supply chain disruption to impact the future of logistics management. The supply chain is in the midst of a digital disruption, with new technology and tools promising to add efficiency and enhance accuracy. But for companies that fail to ride the wave of digital supply chain disruption, the results can be catastrophic. But these innovations don’t always come easily.

Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit

Talking Logistics

In fact, at one conference this spring, after delivering a keynote presentation that had nothing to do with technology, the very first question I received from the audience was “What do you think about blockchain and its potential in supply chain management?”.

Automating Supply Chain Resilience Should Be High on Your Digital Agenda

Supply Chain @ MIT

Substantial investments in supply chain resilience have enabled companies to vastly improve their capacity for bouncing back after a disruption.

A Case Study of Risk Management in Colombia

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation (CLI), based in Bogotá, Colombia, is developing a quantitative risk assessment methodology for deciding which risks represent the most serious threat to a company’s operations.

Five Things to Know about Bimodal before Going Bimodal

FLEXE

Yet another buzzword: “Bimodal Supply Chain.” Find out why this one might matter and five ways to embrace it in your supply chain operations. For the supply chain, the definition of “bimodal” is parallel to project management.

Global Trade Management and Best Practices

QAD

From its origins in the 1990s as part of early supply chain integration projects, Global Trade Management (GTM) has since evolved into a refined discipline that links people, processes and enabling technology into a seamless, cohesive solution for managing international transactions.

Massive Explosion Shakes Tianjin, China

Elementum

Supply Chain Risk. 285 Fortune 500 companies have bases in the city, which has recently become a hub for innovation as well as industrial output. Stay tuned for updates from Elementum News regarding supply chain disruptions and effects

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3 Technology Trends That Will Improve Your Supply Chain Performance [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

In today’s competitive markets, it takes more than the ability to quickly respond to urgent supply chain disruptions after they start. Instead, your supply chain must predict disruptions and proactively resolve them before they negatively impact your business. If you utilize these trends in the right way, you can proactively prevent disruptions. Ready to take innovation, productivity, and efficiency to the next level?

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Data integrity: Bad data and 3 good things to do about it when supply chain planning

Kinaxis

Achieving a realistic forecast and aligning supply plans is an extreme long shot at best. The best supply chains need to manage business when it’s not business as usual. However, even the best supply chains struggle with a recurring issue – data integrity.

Supply Chain Orchestration: 5 Ways Your Business Benefits

OneSCM

Every supply chain is data driven these days. However, not all data driven supply chains are enjoying the same level of visibility, applying the same level of analytics or accomplishing the same level of efficiency gains or profitability.

Supply Chain Orchestration: 5 Ways Your Business Benefits

OneSCM

Every supply chain is data-driven these days. However, not all data-driven supply chains are enjoying the same level of data visibility, applying the same level of analytics or accomplishing the same level of efficiency gains or profitability.

Everything You Need to Know About Blockchain Right Now

JDA software

I also shared some good news, an innovation called blockchain that’s about to start a revolution. The way we think about blockchain will undeniably evolve moving into the future, but for now, here are the basics that every supply chain and retail professional should know: 1.

8 key benefits of effective supply chain management

6 River Systems

Today’s global supply chains are increasingly complex, making a data-driven approach to supply chain management a must. Supply chain optimization isn’t a simple undertaking, but effective SCM offers numerous benefits that improve the bottom line.

The Next Generation of Global Supply Chain Technology Is Here: Navisphere® Vision

TMC

When we founded TMC nearly 20 years ago, the supply chain and logistics industry looked very different, as did our world in general. That future is here, today, with our latest technology innovation—Navisphere® Vision. Reveal valuable business insights within the supply chain.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

Here are three ways that crowdsourcing is revolutionizing supply chain management today—and in the future. Amazon consistently ranks on or near the top of lists touting the best supply chains—and for good reason. Crowdsourcing improves product innovation.

Toyota and USPS See Opportunities for Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

It was back in January 2015, after reading an article in the Wall Street Journal about bitcoin, that my eyes were opened to the potential for blockchain technology to transform supply chain management. As I wrote at the time in Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

A Broader Approach to Control Towers

Talking Logistics

We’ve heard a lot of noise around the topic of supply chain control towers in recent years. The innovators will get there. A major driver of this change towards end-to-end visibility is the need to respond faster to supply chain disruptions. Much has been written recently on the impact of supply chain disruption upon a company’s brand, share price and reputation. Companies require supply chain visibility to have supply chain control.

Expert Tips to Develop Your Logistics Strategy

The Logistics of Logistics

Blasgen, the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in Illinois, USA, shares that his top tip is to acquire an experienced individual in the logistics industry, someone who has well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills, is well-connected in the logistics/supply chain world, and good financial understanding. ” Nick Martyn, CEO and Founder of RiskLogik , stresses the importance of resilience in supply chain development.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

Attendees will learn how to transform their supply chain economics and. February 16, 2017 – Kewill , a leading global provider of innovative supply chain execution software, announced today that its global customer conference with LeanLogistics, CONVERGE ’17, will unveil a revolutionary global trade management model. Bill Driegert, Chief Innovation Officer of Otto. gain competitive advantage at CONVERGE ’17. Chelmsford, Mass.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

Attendees will learn how to transform their supply chain economics and. February 16, 2017 – Kewill , a leading global provider of innovative supply chain execution software, announced today that its global customer conference with LeanLogistics, CONVERGE ’17, will unveil a revolutionary global trade management model. Bill Driegert, Chief Innovation Officer of Otto. gain competitive advantage at CONVERGE ’17. Chelmsford, Mass.

4 Qualities That Make Netflix a Good Model for Supply Chain Visibility

Savi

By embracing innovation and employing new technologies, it has made the process of picking and watching on-demand movies easy and inexpensive. Innovative companies can follow Netflix’s model and transform their supply chain operations using some of the same technologies. A lot of the technology used by Netflix is similar to the technology that is needed in supply chain management today. Streaming can be used in the supply chain as well.

All I Want in My Easter Basket is a Supply Chain Planning System of Record

Logility

Supply chain professionals are asked on a daily basis for what can seem like miracles: improve customer service and reduce costs, do more with less. Specifically, what does your supply chain team use to manage supply chain planning?

Ivalua Sees Accelerating Momentum with Another Record Year in 2018

ivalua

Success was driven by accelerating customer acquisition, continued industry-leading customer retention rates, geographic expansion and dynamic solution innovations. Empowering Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders Across the Globe. ” Accelerating Innovation.

Tapping the Power of Many- The Application of Social Enabled Supply Chain Processes

Kinaxis

by Bob Ferrari The following guest blog commentary is contributed by Bob Ferrari, Founder and Executive Editor of the Supply Chain Matters blog and Managing Director of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group LLC. They are becoming influencers and innovators of change.

Tapping into Big Data to Enable Actionable Supply Chain Visibility and Predictive Analytics

Supply Chain Nation

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable. Unpredictable consumer behavior, traffic patterns, port behavior, severe weather, natural disasters and labor unrest are all examples of external events that can cause supply chain disruptions that lead to increased costs and customer service challenges. The partnership between JDA and TransVoyant combines best in class supply chain planning and execution with real-time visibility and predictive analytics.

The Next Great Disruption Coming to Supply Chains

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage What would you say is the next great disruption coming to our supply chain world? However, there’s one great disruption already occurring, which has yet to truly “touch” supply chain. Where is the supply chain nodes?

Top Posts of 2017: Disruptions, Technology, and Supply Chain Trends

TMC

Technology and innovation drove many conversations in the global logistics and supply chain industry in 2017. Those topics reigned among the top posts here on Connect , too—as did posts about managing supply chain disruption and global shipping projections.

Top Posts of 2017: Disruptions, Technology, and Supply Chain Trends

TMC

Technology and innovation drove many conversations in the global logistics and supply chain industry in 2017. Those topics reigned among the top posts here on Connect , too—as did posts about managing supply chain disruption and global shipping projections.

This Week in Logistics News (January 19-23, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In other news… Elemica Awarded 2nd Patent on Supply Chain Operating Network. Ryder First in Supply Chain Industry to be Awarded SAFETY Act Certification from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for its global supply chain security program.

The Environmental Crackdown in China: Supply Chains Impacts Continue

EcoVadis

Not only tier-1, but also tier-2 and tier-3 suppliers were impacted as the risk has extended further down the supply chain. Thousands of factories were suspended and were unable to meet production deadlines, which had a knock-on effect on both local and international supply chains.

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Meeting Demand During the Holidays

Elementum

Vendors must be prepared for communication issues, weather-related problems, and supply chain disruptions. They also need to have flexibility when encountering such issues, as no two supply chain mishaps are alike. With continuing innovations in tech and other products, and the increasing ease of purchasing (and returning) items online, holiday retail activity is poised to keep growing on a dramatic trajectory.

This Week in Logistics News (March 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

New JDA Capabilities Help to Deliver a Seamless Response to Supply Chain Disruptions. Ports Gridlock Reshapes the Supply Chain (WSJ – sub. In other technology news, JDA announced new capabilities in JDA® Enterprise Supply Planning™.

This Week in Logistics News (February 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

This was a busy week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Menlo Logistics Unveils Innovation Speaks. For related commentary, see Do You Have a “Top 25” Supply Chain?

Elephant in the Room: Thoughts on Metrics That Matter in Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drives

Kinaxis

Supply Chain Insights recently published a Metrics That Matter report covering both the Semiconductor and Hard Disk Drive (HDD) industries. Notice in the Supply Chain Insights report, there are only two HDD companies. Supply Chain Length. by CJ Wehlage.

5 Skills You Need to Become a Procurement Management Guru

AFFLINK

Over the last few years, the global supply chain has been rocked by fundamental change, and the pace of innovation is gaining speed. A single supply chain, for example, could encompass multiple countries, each with their own rules and regulations.