Why manufacturers should integrate business intelligence tools into their ERP software


Manufacturers rely on data and their ERP platform to answer critical questions: What are our inventory levels? How much does it cost us to manufacture this product? The power of business intelligence for manufacturers.

What Industry Leaders Have to Say About Virtual Twins in Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

This blog is based on Dassault Systèmes’ partnership with IndustryWeek on conducting a midyear survey of industry leaders to gain a better understanding of how virtualization technologies are helping them adapt to these changes. The viability of modeling and simulation.


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IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience


Our first webinar with Oliver Wight discussed common people, process and technology pitfalls that hinder IBP initiatives. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design


How are companies leveraging scenario modeling for network design and optimization ? Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . The company modeled scenarios and performed simulations in AIMMS Network Design Navigator with all their products grouped together.

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

If there’s a bright spot anywhere it’s the fact that, as logistics challenges have grown, so has the availability of advanced technologies to manage these challenges. Another advanced technology that’s becoming imperative is warehouse task automation.

Lucas Systems, Fetch offer model for human-robot warehouse collaboration

The Supply Chain Journal

That’s why many robotics companies and warehouse software platforms are developing solutions to allow robots and humans to coexist. The future environment of warehouses and distribution centers will be a mix of people, robots, machines and systems all working together.

Make it Happen for Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

One of the most intriguing high tech industry segments today is battery cell technology. Given the complexity, manufacturing systems of the past do not provide an effective means to support the production requirements demanded.

Is the Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing Model Dead?

USC Consulting Group

Did the unprecedented supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic kill the just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing model? ” to answer that question, but it definitely was a topic for discussion among many different types of manufacturers over the past 18 months.

How & When to Update a Legacy System in Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

If you find yourself attached to your legacy software and hardware in your manufacturing operation, you’re not alone. Old habits die hard, as they say, but the technological revolution sweeping industries right now necessitates changes and updates. How to update a legacy system.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Platform or a Collection of Tools: Which One Do You Prefer for your Digital Transformation Efforts?


The blender and the oven comprise a collection of tools that includes exchangeable tips and settings that can be used for different cooking endeavors. The difference between a Platform and a collection of Tools is the great recipe book and the right oven settings in our cookie analogy.

Troubling Trends in Supply Chain Design: An Uptick in Bad Models and Collapsing Teams


Congratulations, you’ve bought the software. Do you pick your best data analyst to go and build a model? Now what? Or do you focus on building an in-house center of excellence?

15 Types of Manufacturing Software (+ Who Benefits from Each)


There is a range of manufacturing software now available to help businesses streamline their processes and maximise efficiency. Here we look at 15 types of manufacturing software, and for each answer three questions: What are the main functions of this software?

Changing Mental Models

Supply Chain Shaman

We have to change the mental model of our organizations to move forward.” Medical Device Manufacturer. We have used Lean process systems and swim-laned ourselves to death. While hospital supply chain organizations have made progress in the last decade, the gap has widened between the supplier sectors of pharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturers and other manufacturing industries. The mental model is one of supply. New models are required.

How Data Analytics Can Solve the Challenges Faced by SC Leaders in Discrete Manufacturing

Bringing data-driven intelligence to supply chain increases revenue, reduces costs, and improves the overall performance of any business, especially manufacturing companies where supply chain is the bloodline of their business. Read more!

The Future is Now: Why these 5 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trends will Dominate 2018


Over the next two years, manufacturers are set to invest more than $250 billion in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the use of technology to improve manufacturing will only increase. It is almost impossible to define the exact amount manufacturers will invest in technologies over the coming year, but they are moving toward more sustainable, cost-effective practices. in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management.

10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS


SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today. Examples of SaaS software include Abivin vRoute - an AI-powered Logistics Optimization Platform for businesses.

10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS


SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today. Examples of SaaS software include Abivin vRoute - an AI-powered Logistics Optimization Platform for businesses.

How to Choose the Right E-Commerce Business Model!

Supply Chain Game Changer

E-Commerce business model article and permission to publish here provided by No-BS Marketplace. E-commerce has arrived decades ago, and its relevance now booms in the current advancement of technology. Understanding Business Models. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Post-COVID Supply Chain Planning: Steps to Take Now for Rapid Recovery

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

Supply Chain Executives need to empower their teams to navigate through and beyond the impact of COVID-19 with powerful insights and integrated supply chain networks so that real-time change can be quickly responded to and organizations can come out of this leading from the front. Join this webinar with Dave Food, Strategy Director, Prophetic Technology, who will provide insights into planning for a post-COVID world.

o9 Solutions to Implement Digital Brain Platform for Resideo Technologies

o9 Solutions

DALLAS, 29 March 2022 — :o9 Solutions, a leading enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making, today announced that it is providing its Digital Brain platform to Resideo Technologies Inc.,

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Models Enable Companies to Compare and Test GHG Reduction Strategies. Companies can set up models of their supply chains to identify major sources of emissions and model different scenarios, quantifying the financial benefit or costs of achieving sustainability goals. They can build multi-year models to develop and phase GHG reduction programs, and to monitor and report on progress during implementation.

Modeling Supply Chains with “Digital Twins”


The growing momentum around systems-based thinking in supply chain planning has given rise to a new concept called the “digital twin”. There has been a lot of discussion around this topic lately and I wanted to offer a few insights, including around the importance of the data model in high-quality decision making using digital twins. These are virtual counterparts to the physical world that model a product’s uniqueness and its lifecycle.

2021 Manufacturing Trends: Connecting Workers Will Be Key


2021 manufacturing trends will be driven by the lessons learned in 2020. 2021 Manufacturing Trends to Improve Decision Making and Productivity. Let’s look at nine areas of technology investment where manufacturers empower employees to improve decision-making and productivity in 2021.

Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

Changing Your Business Model


Changing Operations with Your Business Model . In 2020, some companies shifted from the lean inventory model to one that is more agile. An agile model shifts with the market, enabling you to better adjust to sudden changes. .

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Evolving Supply Chain Models and the Outlook for Investors

Logistics Bureau

At the point of sale, customers today enjoy an unprecedented degree of choice in the range, price, and quality of products on offer, primarily due to the development of mobile technology, connectivity, and platform-based commerce. 2: From Asset Ownership to Platform Exploitation.

What are the Primary D2C Model Types?


Direct-to-consumers business model is quite trending to fetch the eyes of the massive crowd for online shopping. Such models come with the idea of eliminating the mediators or intermediaries in a crystal-clear way to sell the brand products and enhance the sales funnel significantly.

7 Reasons ERP Systems Can Increase the Productivity of Your Manufacturing Industry


ERP systems are a raging trend in the corporate arena these days – these miraculous platforms are a sure shot way to infuse productivity into your routine operations! The manufacturing industry is experiencing a global boom, and this is the very reason that modern manufacturers need a great ERP solution to improve efficiency. So, if you are still wondering why to invest in an ERP software suite – don’t waste any more precious time. Manufacturing Supply Chain

Philip Morris Drives Manufacturing Insights Using A Digital Twin

Supply Chain Shaman

In our pandemic research, we interviewed thirty manufacturers. To gain insights, we interviewed Alexandros Skandalakis, Director of Manufacturing Capacity, reporting to operations/manufacturing globally within Philip Morris. For which product platforms?

The Overlooked Role of 3D Modeling in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The last two years have seen a major shift in the technology available to manufacturers, supply chain and logistics professionals. Yet 3D models remain underutilized by those sectors

How Do We Stop Buying Planning Software the Wrong Way?

Supply Chain Shaman

The Process of Software Selection. I am constantly amazed that business leaders can engage with technologists month after month (often over eight and sometimes over a year) to select a supply chain planning system and then call me to ask for help on the decision.

Manufacturers, Technology, and the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

Manufacturers have historically found themselves at the cutting edge of technological advances. It’s surprising, then, to read stories encouraging manufacturers to jump aboard the Digital Age technology bandwagon. He stated, “New technologies can lead to rapid, widespread change as the rate of technology adoption is accelerating across society.” ” Technology and Industry 4.0. Manufacturing Cycle Time.

Driving manufacturing momentum with competitive ISV solutions


Spurs in consumer demand, rising globalization and the dependence on fragile global supply chains are changing the manufacturing landscape as we know it. and the benefits of next generation technologies. Gone are the days where an ERP solution is simply a ‘system of record’.

Top 10 2020 Manufacturing Trends


Bottom Line: 2020 manufacturing trends are driven by manufacturers’ strong confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality products that earn repeat orders while delivering excellent customer experiences. Sustainability is manufacturing’s greatest inflection point of 2020.

What is Advanced Manufacturing?


The manufacturing industry is always evolving, requiring manufacturers to quickly respond to industry change and make a strong commitment to efficiency in every aspect of business to stay competitive. Examples of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies. Additive manufacturing.

ERP For Medical Device Manufacturers: Part 1


Major advances in wireless technology, miniaturization, automation and computing power are encouraging the development of new connected medical devices that can generate, collect and transmit data. A new business model. ERP for Manufacturing ERP and Lean Manufacturing ERP systems

Clouds are Gathering for an Open Platform for Supply Chain


We saw this right at the start of the pandemic, when parts being manufactured in Wuhan province disrupted car manufacturers’ production lines around the world. That means cloud application providers are perfectly positioned as neutral integrators for such open platforms.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. As the common linchpin that brings together all manufacturing activities, has this metric improved along with all the investment in new technologies? One of the themes I have observed with typical technology investments or systems upgrades has been a focus on ROI. Digital Manufacturing as an Enabler of Workforce Productivity. 3D Simulation Digital Manufacturing Manufacturing Robotics