The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader


In this blog he provides a simple reference guide to better yourself as a supply chain leader. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Editor's Note: Today's blog is by Dr. Muddassir Ahmed of Why Focus? Supplier Development is a proactive & reactive business process that aims to increase the performance.

Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning


Read more to find out how the Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Digital Planning Maturity brings everything together to show what a Stage 5 digital planning environment would look like. Technology Reference Model 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning Tim Payne, 13 June 2018.

APICS 2018 Will Provide New Insights As Always


Blog Integrated Demand & Supply Planning Managed Analytics APICS Blockchain Last Mile Delivery Managed Analytics Services S&OP Statistical Forecasting as a Service Supply Chain Reference Model

Who said supply chains are boring?: By the Numbers: IBM's Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

IBM just published its annual corporate responsibility summary for 2010 and Ive pulled out the latest highlights referring to Big Blues supply chain: - 27,000 suppliers in nearly 100 countries. 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.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

referred to as unconscious bias. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter Bias is a problem we.

Working Capital Management: Two Challenges and How to Address Them

River Logic

This is generally referred to as how liquid a company is. Working Capital seems easy enough to understand. Divide a company’s current assets by its current liabilities and you get a ratio that helps you determine how easily a company could cover its short term debt.

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The Difference Between Visibility and Transparency Within Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

While both phrases are used to reference many of the same things, there are differences in their connotations in. The terms “visibility” and “transparency” are often used interchangeably in the logistics world.

How Drone Technology is Going to Shape the Future of Supply Chain


Drones are classified as “a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) which typically refers to a pilotless aircraft that operates through a combination of technologies, including computer vision, artificial intelligence, object avoidance tech, and others.” What’s the Big Deal?

Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Supply Chain Shaman

Make sure that the data is harmonized to ensure all data has the same time reference. The reference for supply chain leaders is an airport control tower. Carefully design conrol systems to compare reference data to control theory.) We finished dinner.

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Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

20:20] Reputation and References: Ask them for references and talk to some of their current customers. [00:20] Opening / Introduction. AJ Khanijow is the founder and CEO of Fulfyld, an e-commerce fulfillment company that specializes in B2C shipments and home delivery.

The Worst Supply Chain in North America

Logistics Viewpoints

This is part of the supply chain that the oil industry refers to as “upstream.” […]. I’ve been doing some research on the unconventional oil supply chain. Unconventional oil includes crude oil from shale and oil sands.

How Brexit Affects Cloud-based EDI Solutions Vendors


The Brexit, an abbreviation for British Exit, refers to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. A referendum – a vote in which citizens take part – was held on June 23, 2016 to decide whether UK should leave the European Union.

Benefits of Utilizing a Smart Warehouse Within Your Supply Chain


In technological terms, the word “smart” is used to refer to a device or product that is run by computing power and is. Due to advancements in technology, warehouses have been transformed into much more than just a simple facility to store inventory.

B2B eCommerce Changes Supply Chain Management and Operations


It refers to the selling of products and services between businesses through an online sales portal. B2B ecommerce is short for business to business electronic commerce.

Supply Chain by Design onThree Things That Supply Chain Managers Should Know about Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Digest

This Blog Describes how the Term, Artificial Intelligence, is Being Used in Order to Identify Accurate and Inaccurate References

The Future of Supply Chain Has Arrived: A Look at the Sentient Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

The “sentient supply chain” refers to a supply chain that’s nodes communicate 24/7. A new term to describe a supply chain that is all-seeing, real-time, productive, optimized, and cognitive has recently emerged.

Inventory Management vs Warehouse Management: What’s the difference?


For newcomers and business partners, many of these terms may sound like synonyms—that is, different jargon all referring to the same thing. Understanding the similarities and differences between inventory management and warehouse management are essential to driving improvements in both areas.

What Are Dark Warehouses and What Do I Need to Know?


According to Ben Ames of DC Velocity , dark warehouses refer to the full automation of material handling equipment, warehouse execution systems , and automatic identification of inventory and shipments. The word ‘dark’ refers to the lack of human input in the facility.

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Good to the Last Mile


In fact, it comes from the telecommunications industry and refers to the installation and delivery of communication services to the end client. Bryan Wyatt | Senior Manager, Transportation | Chainalytics The term “last mile” originated outside our industry. In the realm of transportation, though, last-mile delivery means the item’s final destination in the supply chain … The post Good to the Last Mile appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

I spent time this week completing reference calls on the use of S&OP technologies. Based on the reference calls, I am not sure that this will be possible. Yawn.

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Out-of-Stocks: Finding a Way Out

C3 Solutions

Refer to Part 3 of the Food & Grocery Series for more information.

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How Important is the Internal Supply Chain?

All Things Supply Chain

Without sounding painstakingly obvious, it refers to the chain of activities within a company, specifically, purchasing, production, sales and distribution. What exactly is the internal supply chain?

3PLs Show Healthy Growth through Second Quarter 2014

Logistics Viewpoints

The scope of coverage includes non-asset based transportation and warehousing services (referred to as “contract logistics” […].

11 Characteristics of Supply Chain Excellence

All Things Supply Chain

The term “excellence” refers to the quality of being extremely good at something.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

In this report, I list 35 vendors and share the strengths and considerations based on demonstrations, discussions with references and my discussions with clients. The problem is that it is new, and in reference calls with users, companies are still working out the kinks.

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Three Mega Trends Driving Gartner Stage 5 Supply Chain Planning


and in a recent report ( Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning, June 2018 ) they see three “mega trends” driving that vision. Gartner says that clients are increasingly asking, “What will the future of supply chain planning look like?”

Winning with Hyper-localization: How to Overcome the Challenge of Meeting Local Market Needs

JDA software

That doesn’t have to mean a unique set of products at every store; a large section of what’s offered can be standard across all stores and is often referred to as a core minimum assortment (CMA).

The Walmart Effect: More Stringent Inbound Freight Management Demands on the Way


The Walmart Effect refers to the brick-and-mortar Giants capability to More. In today’s world of inbound freight management demands, it is easy to get wrapped up in the hype over the Amazon effect.

Is Flowcasting the Supply Chain Only for the Few?

The Network Effect

Flowcasting has often been referred to as ‘the Holy Grail’ of demand driven supply chain planning (and rightly so). Driving the entire supply chain across multiple enterprises from sales at the store shelf right back to the factory.

Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts

SCM Research

It has become the standard reference when it comes to teaching some key supply chain models. Today I would like to talk about Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts , a chapter written by Cachon (2003). Coordination between the members of a supply chain is certainly very relevant but also challenging. Because the members of a supply chain are typically concerned with optimizing their own objectives, their actions might not lead to optimal supply chain performance.

Supply Chain Management Best Practices: Reliability

PLS Logistics

Supply chain reliability refers to the degree to which a supply chain yields consistent performance. Increasing reliability, reducing inventory and preparing for demand are top priorities for supply chain professionals.

Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It can be compared to estimated time of delivery in transportation planning, or to customer booking data to compare on-time delivery, but the reference data varies by mode. ” (Each mode of transport has different comparison reference data.). It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp.

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?


While omnichannel refers to the integration and seamless experience across channels for supply chain partners, omnichannel 2.0 Omnichannel is a term frequently used in today’s modern supply chain management.

Get the Sales Cutting Edge With These Essential Tips on Route to Market Structure

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

When discussing Route to Market Structure , I am referring to the physical roles and people that will be needed to carry out, back up and deliver on the RtM Strategy , and goals that are proposed or have been put in place.

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Cold Chain Series Part 2: The supply chain risks healthcare & life sciences executives need to be aware of and the trends that will shape the future

Maine Pointe

The term ‘cold chain logistics’ refers to the storage, handling and transportation of product under temperature-controlled conditions.

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The Myth of a Single Market Truckload Rate: Part 1

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is typically referred to as the market rate for a lane, and is found by taking the average or median of a sample of TL rates from a common origin and destination. Many supply chain executives believe in, and hope for, a single generally accepted truckload (TL) rate for any given lane.

Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It can be compared to estimated time of delivery in transportation planning, or to customer booking data to compare on-time delivery, but the reference data varies by mode. ” (Each mode of transport has different comparison reference data.). It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp.