On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Did you miss our recent live webcast on Avaya’s supply chain transformation? Along the way they addressed many common challenges like disparate processes, multiple ERP systems and lack of supply chain visibility.

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

NC State SCRC

The paper is an attempt to create some logic in the fact of the chaotic healthcare supply chain events currently underway. Supply chain resilience generally means the ability to manage risk and be best positioned to respond and even gain advantage from disruptions (Sheffi, 2007). [1]

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Live Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater We’re delighted to be bringing you a great live discussion on successful supply chain transformation based on Avaya’s first-hand experience. Join us on Thursday, April 30 at 1pm EST (5pm UTC) for “Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey.”. In this live webcast, Bryan Ball, Aberdeen Group and Benji Green, Avaya, will discuss the challenges that were impeding Avaya’s ability to achieve a best-in-class supply change and their key drivers for change.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

A senior executive from a large global manufacturer came to speak in my MBA class this week, and discussed the major shifts in global business that was occurring due to the emergence of omni-channel capabilities in the supply chain. His insights and presence were most appreciated by everyone, especially given the snowfall we were experiencing in Raleigh last night! This view of the supply chain is focused primarily on how we get inventory to the customer.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

Our 40 th Bi-Annual Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting was a great success, culminating with the student gallery walk, featuring 27 undergraduate and MBA supply chain projects. Evaluate structural changes in your supply base that could reduce risk exposure.

Reflections on the LIVING Supply Chain SCRC Meeting

NC State SCRC

I led off the discussion and took this opportunity to share some of the highlights of my new book, The LIVING Supply Chain, (with Tom Linton as co-author), and try out some of these new ideas on an unsuspecting group of people! The SCRC meeting featured a group of executives, students, and faculty participating at the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting yesterday in Raleigh, held at the new Talley Student Center on the NC State campus.

Challenges and possible solutions for local seafood supply chains

Supply Chain View from the Field

Both pointed out some critical points that are indeed challenges for the seafood supply chain in North Carolina, as well as some avenues to explore that may drive solutions. But the low supply of seafood is the major driver, not the packaging capacity. The fish house supplies them with ice, and they will sell the product for them. But the structure over the last 20 years has been that it is NOT a good commodity, due to supply limitations.

Tompkins International and One Network Webcast: Explore Taking Supply Chain Visibility to New Heights

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

The webcast will define control towers and explore how control tower solutions are a response to the overwhelming complexity faced by today’s supply chain managers. It’s important to discover how your company can achieve demand-driven supply chains,” Poirier says.

New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, April 15, 2014 — Is it important to connect your supply chain strategy with your business strategy? According to a recent survey by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, nearly 80 percent of participants agree. About Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

Nashville to Host 2014 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, and NASHVILLE, TN. June 19, 2014 — Supply chain leaders will convene in the country music capital of the world this August for the 10 th annual Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum. The forum allows companies to benchmark their supply chains against others to identify and prioritize opportunities,” says Bruce Tompkins, Executive Director of Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium and director of the event.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on. Supply chain executives in the US and Europe nervously listen to news out of Asia about factory fires, typhoons and labor disputes. impacts on their supply chains, they think through their contingency plans and wish they had more visibility. While supply chain risks in China are not typically as pronounced as that of other Asian sourcing countries, the high volume sourced from China raises the total risk.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Swipe, click, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Google Spinoff’s Drone Delivery Business First to Get FAA Approval (Bloomberg) Amazon to invest $800 million to make one-day free shipping the standard for Prime members (WSJ – sub.

Rethink Your Approach to Business Through the Lens of Anti-Brittle and Optionality!

Supply Chain Network

My entire career has been focused on first finding AND THEN implementing logistics and supply chain innovations both large and small. Definitions Education Emerging Trends New Ideas Supply Chain Risk

Investing Available Capital in the Right Supply Chain Initiatives Creates Operational Value

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC — As today’s companies experience a “capital superabundance,” now is a critical time to smartly invest available funds. By investing capital into supply chains, businesses will achieve profitable growth, margin improvement, and capital efficiency.”.

Webinar On Demand Archives - Tompkins International - Tompkins.

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Planning. Supply Chain IT Systems. A Blueprint for Supply Chain Optimization This webcast delves into the process of a successful network design initiative and the outlines the steps necessary for success. (800) 789-1257. 800) 789-1257.

Post-mortem on Christmas Logistics Chaos: On Customer Commitments and Transparency

NC State SCRC

Not many people are doing much with big data and we all need better systems to manage all that data to make better decisions and cut through the massive complexity that exists in the supply chain. “On December 10, 2014, there was a big hiccup in one of our big supply markets. Something happened and our systems supply line went to zero. ” Transparency is the essence of what the digital supply chain can deliver.

Secret to Successful Operations Strategy Is Alignment with Business Strategy, According to Tompkins International

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC — Companies are increasingly struggling to integrate their operational plans with their strategic business plans, leaving as much as 90 percent of today’s business strategies not implemented as intended. Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog: [link].

Tompkins International Selects 3G Continental from 3Gtms

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

SHELTON, CT, and RALEIGH, NC — 3GTMS , Inc., Tompkins International transforms supply chains for value creation. The company delivers leading-edge supply chain solutions by optimizing the Mega Processes of PLAN-BUY-MAKE-MOVE-DISTRIBUTE-SELL.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I’d welcome the opportunity to meet with supply chain executives to discuss your research questions and objectives for the coming year, and with technology companies and 3PLs to get an update on your products and services. SAP Ushers in New Era of Collaborative Supply Chain Management.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud: A Manufacturing-Centric Supply Chain Operating Network.

MonarchFx Announces ToyHouse LLC as its Newest Seller Client

Supply Chain Network

RALEIGH, N.C. We will use our highly integrated network of people, technology, and physical assets to help ToyHouse LLC manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains. PRWEB) November 19, 2018.

New Industrial Distribution Report Features Expert Interview with Jim Tompkins

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC – A new report by financial services firm William Blair & Company features insights and expert predictions from Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, on the evolving state of the industrial distribution industry. Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International.

Kelly Reed Recognized as ‘Pro to Know’ by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, February 25, 2014 — Kelly Reed, Executive VP, Material Handling Integration, Tompkins International, has been honored as a 2014 “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives who are leading initiatives to prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. Kelly Reed, EVP Tompkins International.

Tompkins International Releases New Guide to Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, February 19, 2014 — New advancements in goods-to-person order fulfillment technology bring companies faster, more flexible distribution operations to meet today’s growing multichannel challenges. Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog: [link].

Transition at the SCRC

NC State SCRC

Today’s guest post is from Dana Magliola, the new director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative here at NC State who shares some thoughts on transition at the SCRC. The supply chain is an ecosystem where constant change is the norm and time is currency. The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative at NC State is no different. So true to our supply chain roots, we are embracing the transition at the SCRC, and are excited about the opportunities it presents.

Thinking Differently About Procurement: The SCRC Meeting Theme on April 29-30, 2013

Supply Chain View from the Field

Our next SCRC meeting will focus on “The Future of Procurement”, and will be held on April 29-30, at the NC State University Club in Raleigh, NC. They might be relegated to a largely external role as a cost analyst, understanding the movement of key metals, commodities, and chemicals in supply markets and translating codifying this knowledge into specific impacts.

Insights from the SCRC Meeting on Supplier-Led Innovation

Supply Chain View from the Field

We had a great turnout with over 120 executives at our SCRC meeting today at the downtown Marriott in Raleigh. Strategic Cost Management Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Innovation The theme, Supplier-Led Innvoation, featured a number of excellent speakers and insights.

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

This is no easy task and completion really shows a deep level of commitment and transparency in the electronics supply chain. ModusLink currently has 3 facilities that have earned recognition: Raleigh, NC, and Miami, FL in the US, and Penang, Malaysia.

E-commerce Surge Requires Flexible, Customer-driven Fulfillment Centers

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, November 6, 2013 — When is a fulfillment center like a traditional distribution center in this age of e-commerce? Tompkins International transforms supply chains to help create value for all organizations.

The Alibaba Effect: What It Means for All U.S. Businesses and How They Need to Respond

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, June 26, 2014 — As Alibaba continues its reign as the fastest growing e-commerce company in the most rapidly growing market in the world, the Chinese e-marketplace is on track to be the #1 retail leader in the world by 2016. They will also dramatically change the supply chains in the U.S.”. Tompkins International is a professional services firm that provides new solutions for supply chain improvement.

Procurement Leadership Program can help individuals market the real value of procurement to the enterprise

NC State SCRC

The four day workshop, being held December 9 – 13, 2019 in Raleigh, will focus on how procurement and supply chain leaders need to better sell the value of procurement to the organization. I recently received a great comment from Nancy Richter , President of the R.

New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Chris Ferrell, Director Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. RALEIGH, NC — Shippers and carriers this year can expect to see many new trends related to transportation, as well as a continuation of several critical challenges from 2013. Trends in the Transportation Industry , a report by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, pulls back the curtain on today’s hottest transportation issues. About Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

It has radically transformed supply chains, fundamentally changed domestic and international economies across the world, and changed societies in the process – all the while driving trillions dollars in annual trade. Raleigh-Durham-Cary N.C.

Personalized, Multichannel Logistics Allows Companies to Customize Fulfillment and Delivery

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC – “Flawless” is the word used to describe customer expectations in the new paper, Personalized Multichannel Logistics , by Tompkins International. Tompkins International is a professional services firm that provides new solutions for supply chain improvement. With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog: [link].