Five signs its time for supply chain transformation

Kinaxis

Some transformations follow a convention, but in supply chain that’s rarely the case. Leaders from Bose, Boston Scientific and ON Semiconductor shared key lessons from their supply chain transformations, including what led them to consider change. If these stories sound familiar, it might be time for your supply chain to change too. Purchasers don’t have visibility into existing inventory.

Evaluating Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The new year is also a good time for supply chain professionals to evaluate how their value chains need to transform in the months and years ahead to meet changing business conditions, such as the recent coronavirus outbreak. I believe most professionals will discover their supply chains need to become more agile. ” If you’re not supply is not agile, it will fail to make the grade. ” The transformation imperative.

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Data, Digitalization, and Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The coronavirus pandemic resulted in dark times for many supply chains and, as a result, much is being written about how supply chains can transform and usher in a new day of supply chain operations. Michael Schrage, a research fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management, explains the global outbreak of COVID-19 has “dramatically accelerated digital transformations worldwide. Digital transformation begins with data.

On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Did you miss our recent live webcast on Avaya’s supply chain transformation? In this webcast, Bryan Ball, Aberdeen Group, and Benji Green, Avaya, discuss the circumstances and challenges Avaya faced on their four-year journey, the catalysts for transformational change, and the dramatic results they were able to achieve. VP and Group Director, Supply Chain and Operations. Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning.

7 Supply Chain Transformations at SAMSUNG

Supply Chain Opz

In supply chain management context, they has demonstrated the operational excellence that leads them to the supply chain hall of fame. Then he gradually created transformations that later change the face of the entire industry. How do they build the superb supply chain management capabilities? Conclusion The secret sauce behind Samsung''s supply chain success is definitely " Best Practice Analysis ".

Lifting the Fog of Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For a number of years, business analysts have been preaching the gospel of transformation in supply chain operations. Glenn Steinberg ( @GlennSteinberg ), global and Americas supply chain leader at EY, observes, “You’ve been hearing about ‘the supply chain of the future’ for years. How it will self-manage customer inventories. To thrive in this environment, companies need supply chains that operate as holistic ecosystems.”

Supply Chain Transformation in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

Company executives are increasingly aware of the importance of supply chains in making companies successful. A couple of years ago, however, a McKinsey study concluded companies weren’t investing enough in supply chain transformation technologies. Only 2% of companies are applying digital strategies to the supply chain.”[1] Technology and supply chain transformation. … Supply chain managers can’t stand still.

Global FMCG Supply Chain Transformed by Analytics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Challenge A leading global FMCG company undertook an aggressive supply chain improvement programme across 150 markets. Customer service FMCG KPI Supply Chain Inventory Management & Stock Control Supply Chain AnalyticsThe objective was 100% alignment of worldwide operational activities with company strategy and objectives. Not an insignificant task!

Live Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater We’re delighted to be bringing you a great live discussion on successful supply chain transformation based on Avaya’s first-hand experience. Join us on Thursday, April 30 at 1pm EST (5pm UTC) for “Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey.”. VP and Group Director, Supply Chain and Operations. Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning.

The Rewards of Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

But they managed to not just change, but actually transform their supply chain organization in just four years. A lot of supply chain organizations find themselves in this type of situation. They started by tackling their visibility issues first, consolidating their multiple ERPs into a single supply chain planning system which gave them a unified view across their multi-tier supply chain.

Demand-Driven Supply Chain Transformation

synchrono

The process is accelerated by software that automatically collects, analyzes, and communicates data in real-time; connecting every function within the manufacturing organization and throughout the extended supply chain. Demand-Driven Manufacturers focus less on unit-costing measures and more on global effectiveness, taking a more holistic view of the entire production system and extended supply chain. Supply chain transformation.

The Hard Economics of Justifying a Digital Supply Chain Transformation!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! Digital Supply Chain transformation article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby. And, I must say, I have always experienced a prevailing attitude among senior management that these transformations are black holes and money pits. Common Left Turns in Digital Supply Chain Transformations.

Why Supply Chain Transformation is Inevitable

Enterra Insights

Change and transformation are never easy, especially if what you have been doing has proven successful. ” Supply chain professionals would love that aphorism to be true. Alexa Cheater ( @Alexa_Cheater ), Product Marketing Manager at Kinaxis, reminds us, “Working in supply chain means getting comfortable with change — changes in supply, changes in demand, changes in capacity, etc. The 21st century supply chain.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. But first, what’s behind this industry-wide transformation? Supply Chain Complexity.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. But first, what’s behind this industry-wide transformation? Supply Chain Complexity.

The Internet of Things and Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

IoT Benefits for the Supply Chain. Brittany Martincic predicts, “IoT will eventually have some impact on all aspects of the supply chain. … Every supply chain business, from manufacturing to logistics, should be taking a close look at the Internet of Things now.”[4] Below are some of the ways the Internet of Things ecosystem will benefit supply chain operations. Digital Transformation.

People, Processes, and Technology All Required for Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

Everyday technology seems to be assuming a greater role in the business world, including in supply chain operations; but, technology alone will never achieve the kind of transformation required in the years ahead. Paul Myerson ( @Paul_A_Myerson ), an instructor in Management and Decision Sciences at Monmouth University, asserts, “It’s not your dad’s supply chain anymore.”[1] ” People: Fostering Supply Chain Talent.

How Cloud Investments are Fueling Manufacturers’ Digital Supply Chain Transformations

Supply Chain Nation

Digital innovation across every node of the supply chain is occurring – and fast. Hence, supply chain digitalization is effectively occurring at the intersection of real-time visibility and intelligent automation, and it is becoming an important differentiator for manufacturers. One key element of advancing supply chain digitalization is cloud technology. Cloud Manufacturing SaaS Supply Chain AI cloud innovation machine learning manufacturing

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Driving Successful Digital Supply Chain Transformation

TMC

Disruptive technologies are causing a transformative shift in the preferences and demands of the modern buyer, forcing businesses to operate and serve customers in new ways. This impact on supply chain management is particularly great. Supply chain operations need to be able to serve customers in a dramatically different way; they also need to be agile enough to continue adapting to the evolving consumer preferences that will inevitably occur.

JDA’s Project with SanDisk, a Western Digital Brand, Recognized for Its Impressive Supply Chain Transformation

Supply Chain Nation

Supply & Demand Chain Executive recently announced its annual list of the best 100 supply chain transformations and projects that deliver bottom-line value to small, medium and large enterprises across a wide range of supply chain functions. land a spot on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for 2016. Highlights from SanDisk’s supply chain transformation.

How BT is Building a Connected Supply Chain Amidst Ongoing Transformation

AIMMS

Behind the scenes, BT Supply Chain has been the backbone of the company’s operations for 30 years, making sure customers get the best experience. The supply chain division fulfills 40,000 individual customer orders every day, making sure that 32,000 engineers get the tools, parts and equipment they need to deliver support and services. In recent years, BT Supply Chain underwent a transformation to provide its services to businesses using the company’s existing network.

Podcast: Supply Chain Strategist Lora Cecere on Supply Chain Transformation in Response to COVID-19

Requis

Enterprise strategist and analyst Lora Cecere has over 35 years of experience in a variety of roles in supply chain. On this episode of Supply Chain Next, Lora talks with host Richard Donaldson about the fallout in the marketplace from COVID-19, how it’s affecting supply chains, and what businesses can do to recover. ?. The direction of global supply chain before and after COVID-19. Supply chain means different things to different companies.

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Driving Successful Digital Supply Chain Transformation

TMC

Disruptive technologies are causing a transformative shift in the preferences and demands of the modern buyer, forcing businesses to operate and serve customers in new ways. This impact on supply chain management is particularly great. Supply chain operations need to be able to serve customers in a dramatically different way; they also need to be agile enough to continue adapting to the evolving consumer preferences that will inevitably occur.

Åhléns Looks to RELEX for Supply Chain Transformation

RELEX Solutions

Iconic Swedish retailer targets better visibility, higher availability and lower inventory. Leading Swedish department store chain Åhléns has signed a deal to use RELEX Solutions’ pragmatic AI-driven software to take its retail planning to the next level. RELEX and Åhléns will focus on the chain’s main business areas – home, beauty and fashion offered throughout its 57 stores and online channel. Read PDF.

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

When it comes to the management of inventory in value chains, frustration abounds. Executive, after executive, lament, “They have purchased many technologies and sponsored many projects to reduce inventories, but they are not seeing results.” ” I have been studying the evolution of inventory technologies as an industry analyst since 2002. The supply chain is a complex system with increasing complexity. The Inventory Management Journey.

Supply Chain Transformation, How Hard Can that Be?

Solvoyo

Throughout my career, when supply chain transformation was demanded by leadership, this quote from The Jerk often came to mind, always accompanied with a smile. Extending the supply chain to the shopper’s hand. The first 6 years I sold Food Products before moving into regional and global supply chain roles of increasing responsibility for the balance of my career. Why is supply chain digital transformation urgent?

How Cloud Investments are Fueling Manufacturers’ Digital Supply Chain Transformations

Supply Chain Nation

Digital innovation across every node of the supply chain is occurring – and fast. Hence, supply chain digitalization is effectively occurring at the intersection of real-time visibility and intelligent automation, and it is becoming an important differentiator for manufacturers. One key element of advancing supply chain digitalization is cloud technology. Manufacturing SaaS Supply Chain Technology AI cloud innovation machine learning manufacturing

Webinar: BRISTLECONE LIVE! Let’s Talk Analytics: Spend, Inventory, S&OP and Plant Maintenance – Tuesday, July 21, 10 am PT

Bristlecone

Analytics are key to enabling data-driven decisions that enhance supply chain performance. Managing demand volatility, controlling spend, achieving end-to-end visibility, optimizing inventory – these are all made possible through advanced analytics. Analytics Drivers in Spend, Inventory, S&OP and Plant Maintenance Operations. Building a Supply Chain KPI Framework.

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Addressing Supply Chain Challenges Faced by Aviation, Aerospace & Defense Companies Driven by Complex Global Risk Factors

Maine Pointe

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1 Inventory Optimisation Success Story

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

In my last two blogs I offered three reasons why multinationals are still struggling with inventory optimisation. This is da story of how one organisation managed to turn around decades of frustration trying to optimise their inventory. Some time ago, they embarked upon a supply chain transformation programme including an overhaul of SAP & APO in over 150 markets. Michael Thompson Inventory Management & Stock Control Supply Chain Analytics

White Paper: Best Practices for Successful SAP IBP Implementation

Bristlecone

SAP IBP, powered by SAP HANA in-memory technology, is a real-time supply chain planning solution combining capabilities of sales and operations, demand, response and supply planning, and inventory optimization. SAP IBP Inventory. SAP IBP Supply Chain Control Tower.

The Great Gap Year of 2020

Bristlecone

In the organizational context, it allows the corporate world to rediscover itself, reimagine established practices, and reassess digital transformation requirements and uses cases before restarting the long haul. Are you mitigating supply risks?

Rearchitecting IT to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Bristlecone

From the current state of crisis management to the process of recovery, many businesses are evaluating supply chain strategies. Thinktanks have begun to assert that building supply chain resilience will be more important than achieving excellence. Companies that build an ecosystem to ensure customer focus and resilience by rearchitecting their technical landscape to support the resilient supply chain will not only survive but may also be in a position to lead.

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Blog: New Bristlecone Rapid Insights 360° Analytics Solutions

Bristlecone

We’re pleased to introduce our new portfolio of supply chain analytics solutions. Bristlecone Rapid Insights 360° are prebuilt and preconfigured solutions targeting critical KPIs across Spend, S&OP, Inventory and Plant Maintenance Operations. S&OP 360 ° – Enables in-depth visibility, interaction and drilldown capabilities for sales, demand, supply, status and forecast – and supports what-if scenario analyses.

Webinar: COVID-19 – How to Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions on Short Notice, Wednesday, April 29, at 2 PM CET

Bristlecone

Don’t wait until the COVID-19 crisis is over to improve supply chain planning. As enterprises around the world continue to grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many demand and supply planners are facing disruptions due to increased demand with little to no warning, inventory challenges, and distribution delays that are causing an inability to meet customer demand. Plan effectively utilizing our COVID-19 Supply Chain Planning Response Package.