Are You Active in the Digital Transformation Drinking Game?

Supply Chain Shaman

The storyline of the event goes like this: Do you have the business problem of complexity, personalization, and globalization requiring faster time to market? SAP S4/HANA delivers on the goal of digital transformation. Market-driven is a more mature definition of demand-driven.

Reflections on Hard Hats and Safety Shoes…

Supply Chain Shaman

As I work with teams to envision the new tomorrow, I find fewer people know the basic concepts of manufacturing planning–cycle inventories, freeze duration, slush period, bottlenecks and constraints. As a result, it is more difficult for the teams to see the swirl of opportunities that are on our horizon. Instead, many of these teams just accept manufacturing strategy as a constant. Many of the partners in the room work on service part supply chains.

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Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

The dream is the building of Network of Networks. It is a meeting of equals. There is an active group in Europe and North America. Stuck, only 10% of manufacturers are driving improvement. (90% Only 20% of companies are taking ownership of their networks.

Real-Time Monitoring Fuels IoT Growth In Manufacturing

IQMS

72% of manufacturers say real-time monitoring is essential for streamlining and making inventory reconciliation more efficient. Manufacturers are prioritizing real-time monitoring to attain the goals of increasing product quality, reducing time-to-market and attaining faster revenue growth.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth

IQMS

Bottom Line: It’s time to transition the role of warehouses from cost centers to revenue centers that support new digitally enabled supply chains and business models that require greater accuracy, speed, and scale than ever before.

My Take: The Role of Anaplan in Defining the Art of the Possible in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

“…the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best” ? Keeping with my normal Sunday night ritual, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen my weekly post for the Supply Chain Shaman. The length of time is hard to believe.

10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

With accelerating rates of virus transmission and deaths the global response for containment has increased as well. Every aspect of our lives has been disrupted: our health, freedom of movement, employment, the economy, our ability to buy goods, and virtually every Supply Chain. We started to hear about shortages of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, foods and household goods. Now we are starting to hear about shortages of ventilators, masks, and medical equipment.

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How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. The combination of technology along with the advancements in transportation made it possible. The greatest gaps are at the intersection of business process and analytics.

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Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Kristi Montgomery, a Vice President at Kenco Innovation Labs, explains, “The rapid pace of technological advancement and adoption means that innovation is taking place all around us, from the way we communicate to how we get around cities — even to how we shop for groceries. ”[1] Scott Deutsch, President of Ehrhardt + Partner, North America, adds, “Technology is driving changes in consumer behaviors that are undeniable. The future of the supply chain.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. The impact of these new regulations will be substantial and combined with low oil prices may affect how companies operate. In North America the low hanging fruit for long-haul loads is rail.

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Takeaways From Gartner’s Top 25 Supply Chain Rankings 2017

Shipsy

With an ever increasing focus on innovation and efficiency in the supply chain, Gartner’s Top 25 Supply Chain Rankings 2017 threw up a host of interesting takeaways. Key Trends in Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain Rankings 2017 (Source?—?Gartner)

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

However, even with a growing number of innovative technologies at your fingertips, your success still depends on your strategy. ” Meet Our Panel of Supply Chain Professionals: Trey Howard Emmanuel Frost Michael D. with a backup plan as part of contingency planning.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

Read the short version of this report on Medium. The central role that REEs play in the functioning of clean energy technologies makes these elements increasingly strategic resources for economies into the 21st Century. The lack of reporting and standardised data collection. .

Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

The biggest challenge for supply chain professionals today is the is the accelerated pace of change, according to APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi. The organization currently serves 45,000 professional members in 100 countries, with 190 chapters in North America alone.

Spotlight on PROMAT 2019: USA trends in DC Equipment and Digital Consciousness

Logistics Bureau

This article, written by Mal Walker , Manager at Logistics Bureau, in the March/April 2019 issue of MHD Supply Chain Solutions. Promat is North America’s largest materials handling equipment and systems exhibition, featuring over 950 exhibitors and 150 educational seminars.

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