Ahold Delhaize’s Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

In December of 2019, the global grocery retailer Ahold Delhaize announced it was investing $480 million to transform and expand its U.S. supply chain operations in support of a new three-year strategy to move to self-distribution. The retailer’s grocery chain banners in the U.S.

Editor’s Choice: How IT Can Lead Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. In a moment when unpredictable shifts in the flow of goods to consumers has dominated headlines, supply chains have become a driver of competitive differentiation for companies, with 65 percent believing their […].

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Hostess Brands Turnaround Driven by a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

as a supply chain guy, I just love hearing about a business turn around that was largely driven by a more effective supply chain. Food & Beverage Industry Logistics Outsourcing Replenishment Transportation Hostess Brands lean logistics supply chain transformationThat, as Tuesday's financial news proves, was clearly the case with Hostess Brands.

[Video] Supply Chain Transformation In The Oil And Energy Industry

Talking Logistics

Francois Xavier Lanne and David Marshall from GEODIS discuss Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Supply Chain Transformation In The Oil And Energy Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Francois Xavier Lanne and David Marshall from GEODIS discuss Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry.

Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of discussion today about supply chain transformation, most of it focused on the consumer goods and retail industries, but there are many challenges and opportunities in the Oil and Energy industry too. The post Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Supply Chain & Logistics Trends digital transformation GEODIS Oil and Energy

Addressing the Emotional Element of Supply Chain Transformation

Maine Pointe

Don Dovgin, Engagement Director and Logistics SME, explains why neglecting the emotional quotient is a root cause of failure in many supply chain transformation projects. supply chain transformation end to end supply chain integration

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.

[Video] Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Transformation Ready?

Talking Logistics

Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define Digital Supply Chain Transformation? What does it mean to be transformation ready? How do you bring trading partners along and make sure they’re transformation-ready too? What are the essential items that companies need to have to be transformation ready? appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Demand-Driven Supply Chain Transformation

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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.

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.

Digital Supply Chain Transformation Still in Early Stages

Enterra Insights

Supply chain expert Mike Mortson ( @mmortson ) believes it’s still fair to ask, “What is the digital supply chain?”[2] ”[2] Steve Banker ( @steve_scm ), Vice President of Supply Chain Services at Arc Advisory Group, agrees it’s a fair question. He writes, “Companies mean different things by the term ‘digital supply chain transformation.’

Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

Enterra Insights

Supply chains have been around since people realized they had things worth trading. As new technologies emerged, supply chains transformed to take advantage of these technologies. As a result, transformation has been and remains an essential characteristic of supply chains. and the supply chain is an essential part of this revolution. Technologies Driving Supply Chain Transformation.

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.

Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

Talking Logistics

While many companies have invested significant time and money over the years to improve their demand, supply, and manufacturing planning capabilities, they have underinvested in workforce planning and optimization, and they’re now starting to feel the consequences. Why is it gaining importance in supply chain management today? Podcast version (click to play): The post Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

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.

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.

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.

“Instegration” and the Future of Logistics in Supply Chain – Bobby Napiltonia, NEXT Trucking

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The post “Instegration” and the Future of Logistics in Supply Chain – Bobby Napiltonia, NEXT Trucking appeared first on Bristlecone. Events News PULSE Videos Digital Supply Chain Transformation Product Engineering Services Pulse at MIT 2019

Podcast: Best Buy’s CSCO on How to Pull Off a Successful Supply Chain Transformation

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This week, Priyanka talks to Rob Bass, CSCO of Best Buy, on the five-year journey he and the company went through to overhaul the Best Buy supply chain. They were able to take it back from the brink and transform it into a thriving force in consumer electronics! Rob discusses what the key factors to success are for supply chain leaders looking to disrupt and keep up with change. .

Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Transformers

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

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?

The True Value of Supply Chain Transformation

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Lyndsi Lee, vice president of supply chain with hardware and home improvement wholesaler True Value, who drives end-to-end supply chain optimization, develop integrated planning and logistics strategies, and build best-in-class sourcing programs

The Strongest Predictor of TMS Strength Isn’t What You Think

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Transportation is at the heart of supply chain operations, and as more companies expand their products and services to conquer new markets, the more they run up against the limitations of their legacy systems. Supply Chain Orchestration Transport Management Systems Supply Chain Complexity Supply Chain Transformation Order-Centric TMS Logistics

6 WAYS TO MITIGATE COVID-19’S IMPACT ON YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

Bristlecone

During the financial crisis, supply chains that drive the modern economy were strong, but industries lacked demand. Supply chains have been hit hard, though demand remains strong in certain markets. Over the years, globalization has led to increased supply chain interdependency, and in many ways, this has benefitted businesses and local economies. Here are six key strategies aimed at mitigating COVID-19’s impact on supply chains.

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

this is a huge company-wide transformation that will put more focus on its customer offering as it aims to become leaner, faster and more agile. Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It

The 5th Annual European Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum

Supply Chain Movement

The 5th Annual European Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum. 2020 Supply Chain Redesign: Preparing for the New Normal. Europe’s annual meeting of the leading supply chain executives featuring the biggest names at leading retailers and manufacturers and hard-hitting and distinctly themed sessions exploring new supply chain opportunities, technologies and markets. Crucial Trends and Challenges Changing the Face of your Supply Chain.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Cloud computing shows promise for further growth and transformation in 2014. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. This lays the groundwork for supply chain transformation. .

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ).

European Supply Chain Directors Forum 2016

Supply Chain Movement

European Supply Chain Directors Forum. European Supply Chain Directors Forum brings together 100 members from the manucoreCONNECT community for two active days of debate, interaction, networking and thought leadership. Our members will focus on the latest trends in Supply Chain and debate the most up to date innovations available to the industry. Our members include: VPs/Directors/Group Heads in: Supply Chain. Logistics.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2018)

Talking Logistics

But as you can see from the list below, technology-related topics and trends — such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and “the digital supply chain” — are also attracting a lot of interest and attention. Supply Chain Control Towers: Visibility, Collaboration, and Optimization. Digital Supply Chain: Hype, Confusion, and Reality. Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty.

Supply Chain Is the Heart of Businesses 

FLEXE

It’s official—the supply chain is now anything but a business niche. These days, businesses are bringing fully modernized supply chains to the game, introducing processes that are as streamlined and integrated as every other strategic asset. Back in the day, larger companies’ supply chains were slow, clunky, and predicable processes. Needless to say, if the chain is the heart of a company, the people involved are the lifeblood.

Supply Chain Is the Heart of Businesses 

FLEXE

It’s official—the supply chain is now anything but a business niche. These days, businesses are bringing fully modernized supply chains to the game, introducing processes that are as streamlined and integrated as every other strategic asset. Back in day, larger companies’ supply chains were slow, clunky, and predicable processes. Needless to say, if the chain is the heart of a company, the people involved are the lifeblood.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S 3D printing provides a number of benefits to the supply chain including lower transportation and inventory costs.