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Will 2024 be the Year of Automation and AI in the Supply Chain?

Enterra Insights

Late last year, the staff at Digitate released the results of a survey entitled “AI and Automation: Laying the Foundation for the Autonomous Enterprise.” The survey found, “90% of IT decision-makers plan to deploy more automation, including AI, in the next 12 months.”[1] ”[1] These trends are not new.

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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? The reason?

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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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Best Supply Chain Management Software for Mac 2024

SCMDOJO

The world of supply chain management is fast-paced. Hence, leveraging the right technological tools becomes not only beneficial. This comprehensive guide highlights software that stands out. For each recommended software, we will delve into the key features that set it apart.

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Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. Are you ready? This evolution is called Industry 4.0, and it's happening now.

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Energy Transition in Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability has become a very hot topic, but for a lot of people, there is uncertainty around its meaning. There are three responses in this question that address supply chain sustainability: align with our goals, mission, and values; meet consumers expectations; and increase profitability.

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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. The ride is uphill, but the visibility is low. What is normalcy?