Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit


Join Benji Green , Director of Global Sales, Operations, Supply and Inventory Planning at Avaya for the Kinaxis supply chain optimization workshop on December 9th. by Melissa Clow.

Case Study: How Nimble Storage’s Focus on Inventory Management Improved Visibility and Planning Cycle Times


Stacey spoke about how as their install base grew, the company faced challenges getting visibility into its more than 70 global inventory hubs and spare parts depots for its service parts planning business. With RapidResponse deployed, we have the confidence we can keep up with our growing install base to achieve visibility of inventory at hubs, depots and parts in transit. Inventory availability > 98%. Service inventory as a % of installed base COGS < 5%.

Tradeshift, Bristlecone Partner to Advance the Future of Supply Chains


SAN JOSE, Calif. – According to McKinsey & Company, digital transformations to supply chains can lower operational costs by up to 30 percent, reduce lost sales by up to 75 percent, decrease inventories by up to 75 percent and significantly boost supply chain agility.

Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason


At the annual Modern Supply Chain Experience in San Jose, California, Oracle announced plans to devote more time and energy into improving cloud supply chain management seems to point towards an eventual shift of all supply chain management from legacy-based systems to the use of the cloud.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

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Google Shopping Express now available to all San Francisco and Peninsula Shoppers. Meanwhile, Google announced that it is expanding the rollout of its same-day delivery service, Shopping Express, “to everyone living or working in [its] Bay Area delivery zones, from San Francisco to San Jose.”

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board


We hope that ThroughPut’s platform ELI can one day be accessible to every operations team in the world to democratize the Just-In-Time culture, reduce excess inventory, and eliminate waste across global supply chains.” As Ali showed me at our first meeting at the San Jose Marriott in 2017, ThroughPut’s Kaizen AI is truly unique in its current capabilities and ambitions.” MENLO PARK , SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018. ThroughPut Inc.,

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

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The Amazon Effect: Best Buy Adds Same-Day Delivery in San Francisco (Re/code). Finally, last week I commented on how even though using drones for customer deliveries gets all the buzz, their use within distribution centers and yards for inventory management is equally compelling.