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. Planners can’t work with contract manufacturers. Supply chain transformation that meets your needs.

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. He adds, “In the Transformative Age, such a state-of-the-future supply chain has become vitally important.

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Demand-Driven Supply Chain Transformation

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By applying demand-driven methods and synchronizing processes, manufacturers are reaching new levels of communication, profitability, and customer responsiveness. Demand-Dr iven Manufacturing incorporates the best of Lean manufacturing, Theory of Constraints (TOC), and Lean Six Sigma principles. Supply chain transformation. These manufacturers can instantly adapt to demand fluctuations, by sending real-time signals across their supplier network.

Meet Ferrara Candy, Best Supply Chain Transformation Award Winner

Bristlecone

This year’s Customer Excellence Award for Best Supply Chain Transformation goes to Ferrara Candy – for making incredible strides in its digital transformation journey amidst a string of M&A activity that continues to add extreme complexity to Ferrara’s global supply chain. I got to say, ‘Over the next three years, what transformative things do I want to do to my manufacturing and distribution network?’”

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 in the Cognitive Era

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing supply chains are experiencing levels of change heretofore unprecedented in their history,” writes Richard Howells (@howellsrichard), a Vice President … Continued. The post Supply Chain Transformation in the Cognitive Era appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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. Smart factories, smart warehouses and smart transportation are becoming a reality as manufacturers invest in technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and more. In our role as partners helping manufacturers on their digital journeys, we continue to see key trends emerge universally.

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. In the manufacturing arena, we are at the beginning of an industrial revolution labeled Industry 4.0 and the supply chain is an essential part of this revolution.

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.

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?

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. Smart factories, smart warehouses and smart transportation are becoming a reality as manufacturers invest in technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and more. In our role as partners helping manufacturers on their digital journeys, we continue to see key trends emerge universally.

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.

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.

Need for Speed: Becoming Faster Through Supply Chain Transformation

Supply Chain 24/7

By digitizing the global supply chain and leveraging collaboration, automation, analytics, and achieving flexibility, a robust and comprehensive GTM platform creates value by providing speed-to-market to stay on pace with the fast fashion manufacturers

White Paper: SAP Production Engineering and Operations (PEO)

Bristlecone

To remain competitive in today’s global economy and keep pace with market demand, industries like engineered products, complex assembly manufacturing, and aerospace and defense must continue to innovate and introduce new products. Integrating engineering/design to manufacturing collaboration.

Key Supply Chain Digital Transformation Pitfalls to Avoid

Arkieva

Supply Chain Digital transformation has the potential to be, for no better words, transformative; when done right, a transformation can enable your business to reap significant, and well-documented, benefits. On the other hand, Supply Chain Digital Transformation if executed poorly cost companies millions, go on for years, fail to deliver expected or any benefits, and ultimately end up costing some CEO and CIO their jobs.

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.

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

Maine Pointe

Sustainability and Value Creation Total Value Optimization supply chain transformation Aerospace aerospace and defense supply chain optimization end to end supply chain integration inventory management supply chain risk Aviation Aerospace Manufacturing #aerospace industry defense

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

Can they still be referred to as the best practices if they don’t cover the basics, such as scoring based on a PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technical, Legal and Environment) analysis before making crucial decisions related to sourcing and manufacturing outsourcing? From the current state of crisis management to the process of recovery, many businesses are evaluating supply chain strategies. STRATEGIES FOR THE RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN.

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How Can the Mining Industry Overcome Unprecedented Challenges and Reverse its Downward Spiral?

Maine Pointe

Collin Ziemerink, EVP Industrial Manufacturing & Services and Erico Lemos, Analysis Director, offer a detailed look at the challenges the mining industry faces, and a strategy that can continue to deliver value in the long term. Sustainability and Value Creation Mining Total Value Optimization supply chain transformation supply chain optimization end to end supply chain integration supply chain risk metals

AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

Peggy was a speaker at the Supply Chain Global Summit. While many employers would have penalized the employees for tablet breakage , Peggy explored the world of wearables to enable her digital manufacturing transformation. AGCO’s culture of innovation policy deployment enabled employees to pioneer a technology solution for manufacturing. To solve these problems, AGCO partnered with Proceedix to develop an application for manufacturing.

How The Construction Industry Will Overcome Its Biggest Challenges in 2019

Maine Pointe

Grant Cunningham , Maine Pointe’s Vice President, Industrial Manufacturing and Services, shares his thoughts on t he biggest challenges the construction industry will face in 2019 and offers practical advice on how to overcome them. global supply chain supply chain transformation construction industry Total Value Optimization

Blog: Bristlecone S/4NOW for CPG is Now an SAP-Qualified Partner-Packaged Solution for SAP S/4HANA

Bristlecone

The coronavirus pandemic is causing unprecedented disruption and exposing weaknesses in the global supply chain. CPG manufacturers around the world continue to grapple with rapid fluctuations in supply and demand, inventory challenges and distribution delays. Today, perhaps now more than ever, CPG supply chains must be agile and resilient. Production flexibility, time to market and operational stability are just a few of the key transformation drivers.

Getting To Know DDMRP

Bristlecone

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION. Because customers are more demanding, organizations are now forced to produce more personalized products (made to order), rather than rely on traditional manufacturing models, where different variants are produced and then sold into the market (made to stock). As the business transforms, the ways and means of traditional planning and execution change as well. Replenishment Execution – helps expedite supply orders.

Game of Chains

Supply Chain Movement

It’s now much easier for new digital players to enter – and completely transform – existing markets. “Ecosystems are the future for digital supply chains,”? claimed Gartner’s Michael Burkett during the firm’s supply chain conference in London in September 2017. Het bericht Game of Chains verscheen eerst op Supply Chain Movement.

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.

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.

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.