WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby. Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, robotics, mobile apps, big data, the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

What Is the Difference Between Optimization Modeling and Simulation?

River Logic

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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.

Supply Chain Modeling: Here’s What You Need To Know

River Logic

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

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.

5 Top Online Courses For Financial Modeling!

Supply Chain Game Changer

4 Best Online Learning Tools for Remote Instruction! Financial modeling is an essential component of what you do in finance and banking in particular. All of the online courses on this list will teach you financial modeling, but they also provide something more. Subscribe Here!

What is Freight Demand Modeling?

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are many software programs out there that can assist companies of every size in knowing what to expect. If you want to understand the significance of freight demand modeling, you should understand a bit about the job of a freight forecaster. Freight Demand Modeling.

Model N

Supply Chain Shaman

Model N, a revenue management enterprise software provider, went public on March 20, 2013. I only know of two public offerings in the enterprise applications market in the last year: Model N and E2Open. They are very different models serving different industries with different management styles; but one thing that I do know, there have been too few IPOs in the enterprise applications software space. That is what we did at Model N.

The 5 Benefits of Hybrid SaaS TMS


New, innovative technology platforms have greatly sped the expansion and evolution of transportation as well as logistic solutions. Most notably are we seeing technology platforms that improve and simplify the users by means of integrating partners and using collected data. In today’s post, we talk about the 5 main benefits derived from the use of SaaS TMS and introduce what we call a Hybrid SaaS TMS. What is SaaS TMS & Introducing Hybrid SaaS TMS.

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.

The Best Artificial Intelligence Tools for Education!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But Artificial Intelligence tools for Education address those issues through their various features. Students who have different learning styles can now avail themselves of these AI tools. Artificial Intelligence tools for Education. These platforms are very user-friendly.

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.

New Business Model to Master Shopfloor Complexity and Competitive Threats

Logistics Viewpoints

The most common way to manage shopfloor complexity is to use a warehouse management system (WMS). Another way to solve operational complexity is by adopting new business models. Warehouse Management Systems WMS

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.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Supply Chain Process Modeling

SCM Research

Are you planning to integrate process modeling in your supply chain curricula? As part of a group work, the task of the students is to model processes between supply chain partners using the standard Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN). Initially, I thought about letting the students model the processes in PowerPoint or Visio, but then I realized that this isn’t the most appropriate way for such a group task.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security


SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose.

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.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security


SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

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.

Fixed Logistics Model vs Flexible Logistics Model


With the supply chains of all businesses going through a transformational shift, it is important for them to make tough decisions concerning logistics models. After the pandemic hit, flexible logistics models helped businesses to easily penetrate into dense urban markets at economical costs.

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? Mid-market manufacturers need a tool that’s tailored to their needs. The BI tool needs to be able to easily pull all this data together for analysis.

How Does Your Flow Profile Affect Your Steering Model?

Demand Driven Technologies

Your supply chain management model must be adapted to the profile of your production flows. Learn more about the four most common typologies — and how to pace them to market demand. Source.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

So You Want to Make the Perfect Logistics Model


Why do we build logistics models? But I ask it because modeling often takes a detour into the land of debilitating detail. I am often asking clients whether they wish to: A) Model the precise general ledger costs for logistics? What is a Good Logistics Model?

EKA Solutions adds functionality to Omni-TMS platform

The Supply Chain Journal

That includes getting up to speed quickly on various technologies. Yeti has found that combination with EKA Solutions’ Omni-TMS platform. “We It serves as the system of record across multiple applications and seamlessly ties into other freight solutions (TMS, driver apps, etc.)

Changing Mental Models

Supply Chain Shaman

We have to change the mental model of our organizations to move forward.” We have used Lean process systems and swim-laned ourselves to death. Both sets of trading partners have concrete mental models that define the supply chain. In exchange for acceptance of a consignment model, suppliers could have redesigned processes to enable better sharing of daily usage and case scheduling on a daily basis.) The mental model is one of supply. New models are required.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Newly Announced B2B Supply Chain and Control Layer Cloud Platforms

Supply Chain Matters

In this special edition of Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech , we highlight significant B2B supply chain platform and control layer announcements that are coming forth from prominent ERP and enterprise software providers at a particularly rapid rate.

Advantages of the Marketplace model vs. Inventory model for E-commerce


The e-commerce business model has been in the market for a long time and has drastically changed the retail marketplace’s operation. With the hike in sales, the offline and online modes of e-commerce business models are fetching the eye of a massive crowd significantly.

The Digital Path to Purchase is Difficult to Model

Enterra Insights

The marketing funnel was a reliable model for over a century. She explains, “The marketing funnel is a tool that helps you visualize the buyer journey, or the path a prospect takes as they become familiar with your company, from introduction to conversion (and hopefully beyond).

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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Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!