Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. URL: sapinsiderevents.wispubs.com/2016/Vienna/SCM-PLM-MFG-Procurement-CRM/. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Core Supply Chain Management Trends Gearing Up to Change SCM Forever

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The 3 Big Supply Chain Management Trends Surely to Change SCM as we know it Forever. Data can indicate issues with procurement , product quality, and delivery. ” SCM Core Trend #2: The Manufacturing Factory of the Future.

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What Exactly Is Procurement? And What is Purchasing?

Supply Chain Game Changer

For his entire career my Father worked in the field of Procurement. But the job titles that he had during his career alternatively included either the word Procurement or the word Purchasing. But was that Procurement or was it Purchasing? What exactly is Procurement?

Indirect Procurement – It’s Time to Rise and Shine!

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Yet the lack of attention and focus that Indirect Procurement is often given is inconsistent with the true importance of this area. Indirect Procurement takes a back seat to Direct Procurement unfortunately. But it is time for Indirect Procurement to stand up and be counted!

What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. Today, SCM systems are critical to businesses of all sizes and in all industries for managing their day to day operations.

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OPTSUM 2015: Where SCM meets Science

Supply Chain Nation

He also provided a heuristic solution to the truck packaging problem that helps negotiate the number of trucks to be booked for transportation. Connecting the dots between demand, fulfillment, transportation and warehouse management was the theme for JDA’s Rajiv Bhuta.

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The Best is Yet to Come with Transportation Management Systems

Talking Logistics

I conducted my first research study on transportation management systems (TMS) back in March of 1999. And over time, standalone TMS applications focused on a single mode, transportation process, or geographic region have transformed into “platform solutions” that address a broader spectrum of transportation management capabilities in a smarter and more integrated manner. What is a transportation management system?

Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Why have so few companies adopted a Transportation Management System (TMS) solution? We had a tremendous amount of spend leverage globally, a seasoned team, great supplier relationships, very strong processes, and an excellent Transportation Management System (TMS). Subscribe Here!

What Exactly Is Supply Chain Management? 10 Different Definitions!

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Yet all of the functions that we now associate with Supply Chain have been around for a very long time: Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics, Procurement and Purchasing, Warehousing and many more. SCM involves the flow of materials, finances and information. Subscribe Here!

The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board!

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It includes functional areas such as Procurement, Purchasing, Freight, Logistics, Planning, Material Handling, Inventory Management, Cash Flow Management, Quality Management, Diversity, Customer Support, Systems Design and Deployment, Business Process Engineering, and Business Management.

7 Steps to Product Procurement Pricing that Suppliers Can Support

Supply Chain @ MIT

A new tool enables procurers to negotiate product prices without bargaining away supplier goodwill. When bargaining with suppliers over a product price, how can procurement professionals secure the best deal without damaging a valued relationship by being overly aggressive? Fair deal.

The Baby Supply Chain!

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Product design, market research, supplier selection, product testing and qualification, supply and demand planning, distribution, logistics, transportation, and reverse logistics are all Supply Chain functions. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Are These the 5 Biggest Fallacies in Supply Chain or is it Fake News?

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Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. For example, if a company is measuring their Procurement function on price, and they source materials based on price without emphasizing quality, this can harm manufacturing will still making it look like Procurement is succeeding. Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

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In the mid 1950s, this concept was extended to transportation management with the development of intermodal containers together with ships, trains, and trucks to handle these containers. Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? .

Career advice for supply chain professionals

Kinaxis

Emerging technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Cognitive computing, and Augmented Reality are creating new challenges and new opportunities for supply chain management (SCM) professionals. Deep SCM domain skills are very hard to come by.

Supply Chain Predictions!

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Check out Procurement Experiences, Trends and the Future! Using advanced analytics in a transportation management network to look at historical traffic patterns, you can plan a truck’s route that takes into account time delays for more accurate arrival times. Subscribe Here!

Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Action will be required, and we will have more updates on this topic soon… Articles Director's Blog Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Labor and Human Rights in the Supply Chain SCM Procurement Supply Chain Risk Supply Chain Sustainability Sustainability Uncategorized

Supply Chain Personified! The Link Between Your Company Silos!

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The procurement of materials and goods and services, and the timing of this procurement, payment terms with suppliers, and the buildup and disposition of inventory all dramatically impact the amount of cash that a company has and uses. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Using Lean to Manage Inventory!

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Some inhibitors like transportation, batch processes and work in queue can slow down inventory delivery. SCM #SupplyChain #inventory #logistics #procurement. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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SCM is smoking hot!….Why students should consider NC State for a supply chain major.

NC State SCRC

We need to be up to the challenge of creating the “impossibly talented” procurement professionals of the future. One of the key differentiators identified in the WSJ article is the need to think about procurement, operations, and logistics in an integrated fashion. An article published in the Wall Street Journal identifies what I have been saying for years now… Supply chain talent is a hot commodity!

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6 Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Heroes of Their Company!

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Furthermore, pressure on carriers and the transportation industry will result in greater use of elastic logistics methodologies, so supply chain managers must be willing to change and adapt. Logistics #Freight #SCM #SupplyChain #Business #Leadership #HumanResources. Subscribe Here!

Supply Chain Collaboration – The New Way to Drive Value!

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Sixty-five percent of procurement practitioners say procurement at their company is becoming more collaborative with suppliers, according to The Future of Procurement, Making Collaboration Pay Off, by Oxford Economics. Lower transportation and warehousing costs.

The 5 Levels of Supply Chain Transparency!

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Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? . SCM #SupplyChain #Technology #IoT #Digital #Business #Leadership #Logistics #Procurement. Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Technology Business Digital IoT Leadership Logistics Procurement SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally created and published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at [link] .

Last Mile Delivery Explained! (Infographic)

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While each step of the way should be taken seriously, there is no point more high-priority than that of the last mile delivery stage, where the goods from a transportation hub move to their final delivery destination. SCM #SupplyChain #freight #logistics #ecommerce #transportation #retail.

Why a network model makes sense for today’s automotive suppliers

The Network Effect

Ship according to a latest set of transportation routing instructions. This transaction is represented by the “procure to pay” cycle. Auto Many-to-Many Network SCM cloud many-to-many network

The Case for Less Silos, More Intelligence in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Source: “The Case for Less Silos, More Intelligence in Supply Chain Management,” webcast presentation by Adrian Gonzalez, Adelante SCM. For example, I remember speaking with the Director of Transportation Services at a large CPG manufacturer a few years ago.

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? But even industries such as Banking require Supply Chain skills for planning, supplier sourcing and management, process design, information flow management, procurement, and cash management. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Freight and Logistics – Breaking the Traffic Jam that is your Supply Chain!

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Having a Transportation Management System with electronic connectivity showing you where your goods are at any point in time gives you the ability to manage your product flow. Freight #Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Distribution #Transportation. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Why Truck Drivers are a Vital Part of the Supply Chain!

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SCM #SupplyChain #Transportation #Logistics #Freight #Shipping. Selected as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs, and one of the Top 25 Procurement Blogs, on the Internet. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Freight Logistics SCM Shipping supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address. Written by Alinda Regina exclusively for supplychaingamechanger.com .

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events.

The Coming Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In effect, relevant data from the IoT needs to be made actionable in solutions such as transportation management systems. Selected as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs, and one of the Top 25 Procurement Blogs, on the Internet. SCM #SupplyChain #Technology #IoT #AI #VR.

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The Next Generation Supply Chain: Look to the Cloud!

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As the value of that data increases the responsibility of Transportation companies will increase as we will be among those sharing the data. Selected as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs, and one of the Top 25 Procurement Blogs, on the Internet. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Augmented Reality (AR) is the Future of the Supply Chain!

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The conveyor belt transported the cases to the outbound department where there were folks set up to load the cases in the trailers. SCM #SupplyChain #Industry40 #Technology #AI #IoT #Robotics #Business #Leadership #AugmentedReality #Logistics #Distribution. Subscribe Here!

The Supply Chain Control Tower! An Assessment!

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Here are some of the key capabilities to look for in a control tower solution: End-to-end Visibility – visibility across supply chain partners, including suppliers, contract manufacturers, transportation carriers, third-party logistics. Check out The 3 Pillars of Digital Procurement!

Quantum Leap to the Top 10 Supply Chain Skills of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Supply Chain employees must have a working knowledge of any one or all of Planning, Procurement, Category/Commodity Management, Supplier Relationships, Logistics, Sourcing, Quality Management, Warehousing, Inventory Management or anything else Supply Chain related. Subscribe Here!

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Before we get into blockchain’s potential entry points into the supply chain ecosystem, let’s take a look at the two current trends in SCM *(Supply Chain Management): Dynamism SCM has evolved to become a huge, global ecosystem. Outcomes: reduction in delays/human error in paperwork, visibility into procurement, international compliance. Blockchain Omnichannel Supply Chain Transportation Management

Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with John Heffernan, SVP Global Operations at ModusLink!

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Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? . SCM #SupplyChain #Business #Leadership #Logistics #Distribution #HumanResources. Subscribe Here! Email Address.