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Blue Yonder Shakes Up the Supply Chain Software Market

Logistics Viewpoints

Blue Yonder’s CEO, Duncan Angove The supply chain software landscape is changing rapidly. On Friday, March 29 th , Blue Yonder, a leading provider of supply chain planning and today execution solutions, announced signing an agreement to acquire One Network Enterprises for approximately $839 million.

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Supply Chain Resilience. Really?

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I speak at the North American Manufacturing Association, Manufacturing Leadership Conference, in Nashville on the use of data to improve supply chain resilience. Background The Council of Supply Chain Resilience met for the first time this month. What is supply chain resilience?

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Do Digital Your Way. Sidestep the Supply Chain Conquistadors

Supply Chain Shaman

In a recent research project, we found that 2/3 of companies had a digital supply chain transformation strategy; however, those that were evolving their strategy performed better during the early months of the pandemic than those that were “clear” on the project plan for a digital transformation. Supply Chain 4.0.

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What is Supply Chain Decision Support? Are We Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic?

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply management. Supply chain management. Supply chain planning. The lack of interoperability between decision support platforms is a problem for companies attempting to improve decisions from the channel to supplier bi-directionally through technology. Are these terms the same? The answer is no.

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Contract Management in Telecom & High-Tech

Continual technological changes necessitate adjustments to manufacturing and supply chain processes, leading to a heavy volume of contracts that outpaces most industries. The high-tech and telecom sectors face a contract management crisis if the process isn’t managed properly.

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Ways Food and Beverage can Build Resilience with Supply Chain Optimization Software

Logility

From harvest to hands, the food & beverage (F&B) industry leaves no room for guesswork, especially without supply chain optimization software. This reality is compelling F&B companies to rethink their strategies and approach to supply chain optimization and demand planning.

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Supply Chain Normalcy? Think Again.

Supply Chain Shaman

The global supply chain is built on three assumptions: rational government policy, availability of reasonably priced logistics, and low variability. In March 2023, the Global Supply Chain Pressure Index fell to the lowest level since November 2008. Over the past three years, supply chain cycles shifted.

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8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

Based on more than 25 years of our experience in supply chain technology, TadaNow has created some critical questions for manufacturing leaders to ask while evaluating supply chain platforms: What is the business outcome you’re trying to deliver? What is the vendor’s ‘time to value’?

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Chip Shortages

Because software-driven architectures touch virtually every industry, there has been an increased need for electronic components including computer chips in every industry. It will have a long-term impact on all industries, even those that don’t directly relate to the chip manufacturers.

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Gartner Report: Everything You Need to Know About Supply Chain Control Towers

This Gartner report, provided complimentary of TadaNow, provides answers to questions that Supply Chain leaders in Manufacturing companies have –– from definitions and scope to framework, how to leverage it all, and best practices. Create –– What are the steps manufacturing organizations need to build a control tower?

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Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

For decades, operations research professionals have been applying mathematical optimization to address challenges in the field of supply chain planning, manufacturing, energy modeling, and logistics. Are evaluating tools and implementation approaches.

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8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Manufacturing leaders who built resilient supply chains were successful in 2021, despite the many supply and demand fluctuations. Supply chain visibility, collaboration, and orchestration are now the top priority for executives. Multi-Tier Supply Chains. Shift to Sustainable Supply Chains.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts).

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. But what do these really mean today?

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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. Creating a strategic digital twin (digital representation) of your supply chain network.