Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

”[1] Moss reports that a survey published last November by Capgemini found more than four out of every five organizations reported that COVID-19 had negatively affected their supply chains. Is it time to further diversify my supply chain ?

Overcoming Hurdles to Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For the past several months, supply chains have received more press than they have in a long time — maybe ever. Supply chains are in trouble. Indeed, recent research suggests that the pandemic disrupted more than three-quarters (78 percent) of supply chains.”[1]


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One Multinational’s Supply Chain Transformation Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

A large multinational is undergoing an impressive supply chain transformation that will run through 2023. A Complex Supply Chain. Not surprisingly a company this big, delivering different solutions to a variety of industries, has a complex supply chain.

Five signs its time for supply chain transformation


Some transformations follow a convention, but in supply chain that’s rarely the case. Leaders from Bose, Boston Scientific and ON Semiconductor shared key lessons from their supply chain transformations, including what led them to consider change. If these stories sound familiar, it might be time for your supply chain to change too. Your supply chain planning process is so complicated that your company is reluctant to hire an outsider.

Evaluating Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The new year is also a good time for supply chain professionals to evaluate how their value chains need to transform in the months and years ahead to meet changing business conditions, such as the recent coronavirus outbreak. I believe most professionals will discover their supply chains need to become more agile. ” If you’re not supply is not agile, it will fail to make the grade. ” The transformation imperative.

Accelerate Your Supply Chain Transformation

Demand Driven Technologies

There are a number of reasons executives give when they say they’re not ready to undertake a supply chain transformation. Source.

Supply Chain Transformation, Conclusion: Future-Proofing the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Because predicting the future is difficult, organizations shouldn’t think future-proofing their supply chains is going to be easy. In Part One of this article, I discussed why transformation is essential in order to future-proof supply chains.

Logility and Clarkston Consulting Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation


Partnership Helps Consumer Products, Food and Beverage, and Life Sciences Industries Turn Supply Chain Challenges into Opportunities for Growth and Success.

A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

Belcorp’s Maturity in Supply Chain Design. When companies implement enterprise software solutions, they often label that implementation as being part of their company’s digital transformation. It requires a company to further leverage the supply chain design philosophy.

Lifting the Fog of Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For a number of years, business analysts have been preaching the gospel of transformation in supply chain operations. Glenn Steinberg ( @GlennSteinberg ), global and Americas supply chain leader at EY, observes, “You’ve been hearing about ‘the supply chain of the future’ for years. He adds, “In the Transformative Age, such a state-of-the-future supply chain has become vitally important.

Supply Chain Transformation in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

Company executives are increasingly aware of the importance of supply chains in making companies successful. A couple of years ago, however, a McKinsey study concluded companies weren’t investing enough in supply chain transformation technologies. Only 2% of companies are applying digital strategies to the supply chain.”[1] Technology and supply chain transformation. … Supply chain managers can’t stand still.

7 Supply Chain Transformations at SAMSUNG

Supply Chain Opz

In supply chain management context, they has demonstrated the operational excellence that leads them to the supply chain hall of fame. Then he gradually created transformations that later change the face of the entire industry. How do they build the superb supply chain management capabilities? Conclusion The secret sauce behind Samsung''s supply chain success is definitely " Best Practice Analysis ".

Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Ready?

Enterra Insights

Research conducted by Source for Consulting in partnership with business applications and service provider Advanced revealed, “Just 37 per cent … Continued. The post Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Ready? Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Supply Chain Technology Web/Internet Enterra Solutions Internet Stephen DeAngelis

Digital Supply Chain Transformation Still in Early Stages

Enterra Insights

Supply chain expert Mike Mortson ( @mmortson ) believes it’s still fair to ask, “What is the digital supply chain?”[2] ”[2] Steve Banker ( @steve_scm ), Vice President of Supply Chain Services at Arc Advisory Group, agrees it’s a fair question. He writes, “Companies mean different things by the term ‘digital supply chain transformation.’

Tata Steel Drives Supply Chain Transformation with Optimization Technology


Today, the steel manufacturing leader has an ambitious digital transformation agenda and is leveraging AIMMS technology to optimize operations in its home country. I belong to this second division and work mostly on mathematical modeling, simulation and supply chain analytics. .


10 Key Issues The Hackett Group Says Will Impact Supply Chain Transformation in 2021


Supply Chain Transformation is ongoing but never more important than in 2021. However, because of the trend toward digital transformation, organizations have had to invest substantially in new technologies. What Will Impact Procurement Processes in 2021?

Strategy for Supply Chain Transformation in the Age of Scarcity


While having your groceries, takeout, and new electronics delivered to your doorstep may provide an added convenience for you, what you don’t see is how that small, yet significant change, is sending a ripple of disruption in supply chains across all industries. .

The Internet of Things and Supply Chain Transformation

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IoT Benefits for the Supply Chain. Brittany Martincic predicts, “IoT will eventually have some impact on all aspects of the supply chain. … Every supply chain business, from manufacturing to logistics, should be taking a close look at the Internet of Things now.”[4] Below are some of the ways the Internet of Things ecosystem will benefit supply chain operations. Digital Transformation.

Book Review - Supply Chain Transformation: Building and.

Supply Chain Opz

Book Review - Supply Chain Transformation: Building and Executing an Integrated Supply Chain Strategy. How should a company formulates sound supply chain strategy ? In the past, supply chain professionals make use of various tools and techniques from general business management such as Balanced Scorecard, Blue Ocean Strategy, SWOT Analysis and so on to do the job. Roadmap to Supply Chain Transformation. NAVIGATE.

The Competitive Edge of Supply Chain Design – Highlights of the MIT 2022 Crossroads Event

Supply Chain Matters

In this Supply Chain Matters commentary, Executive Editor Bob Ferrari pens highlights of the 2022 Crossroads Event recently conducted by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. Copyright 2022, The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and the Supply Chain Matters® blog.

Availability of Research Report- Your Workforce: The Most Critical Link in Supply Chain Capability

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group highlights the release of a second published research advisory on the Importance of supply chain and HR alignment for talent lifecycle needs. Copyright 2022, The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and the Supply Chain Matters® blog.

Supply Chain Leadership Model Example in Retail Apparel Industry

Supply Chain Matters

The emphasis of this leadership model is noted as improving IT and advanced analytics capabilities in areas such as supply chain planning and customer fulfillment. Copyright 2022, The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group and the Supply Chain Matters® blog.

Supply Chain Matters Highlights of SAP Sapphire 2022 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

In this Supply Chain Matters blog we provide highlights and insights regarding SAP SE’s 2022 Sapphire ASUG Now customer conference held last week in Orlando, Florida. . In essence, SAP’s declared strategy is to lead with industries and with partners for managing Cloud transformations.

Podcast: Supply Chain Strategist Lora Cecere on Supply Chain Transformation in Response to COVID-19


Enterprise strategist and analyst Lora Cecere has over 35 years of experience in a variety of roles in supply chain. The direction of global supply chain before and after COVID-19. Supply chain means different things to different companies.

How Cloud Investments are Fueling Manufacturers’ Digital Supply Chain Transformations


Digital innovation across every node of the supply chain is occurring – and fast. Hence, supply chain digitalization is effectively occurring at the intersection of real-time visibility and intelligent automation, and it is becoming an important differentiator for manufacturers. One key element of advancing supply chain digitalization is cloud technology. Source: JDA Intelligent Manufacturing Survey. Source: JDA Intelligent Manufacturing Survey.

Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech- March 5 2022 Edition

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our March 5, 2022 edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech , a synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership.

White Paper: Strategic Sourcing in the Aviation Industry – How to Increase and Accelerate Savings


In aviation, strategic sourcing can reduce the cost and fix the nuts and bolts of existing processes with the help of a well-performing sourcing team. Low-Cost Country Sourcing.

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree. Joe Lynch and Ron Crabtree discuss sourcing strategy: effective vs efficient. Key Takeaways – Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient. Single sourcing to drive price and increase influence (to a point).

Amazon’s Added Shockwave- Plans to Sublease Warehouse Space

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights that companies that sublease excess warehouse or office space is a normal occurrence in business settings, but when Amazon moves in that direction, it can send a shock wave to the industrial real estate ecosystem.

Another Supply and Demand Shortage That Warrants Attention- Tech Implementation

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides supply chain management teams a caution regarding a growing demand and supply imbalance for technical development resources associated with transformation programs.

How BT is Building a Connected Supply Chain Amidst Ongoing Transformation


Behind the scenes, BT Supply Chain has been the backbone of the company’s operations for 30 years, making sure customers get the best experience. The supply chain division fulfills 40,000 individual customer orders every day, making sure that 32,000 engineers get the tools, parts and equipment they need to deliver support and services. In recent years, BT Supply Chain underwent a transformation to provide its services to businesses using the company’s existing network.

McDonald’s Risky Commitment to a Cage Free Eggs Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

But this turnaround depends upon a supply chain transformation. Food & Beverage Industry Procurement/Sourcing Sustainability McDonald's sourcingMcDonald’s announced a 10-year plan to produce cage free eggs. The Fortune article is mainly a turnaround story.

Webinar: Maximizing Productivity: Automation and Machine Learning in Conjunction with SAP Ariba and Bristlecone


How SAP Ariba uses Machine Learning to accelerate Sourcing processes by recommending suppliers to be invited and creating content using Raw Data/ unstructured excel. Detecting Spend deviations and building supply chain resilience.

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Rearchitecting IT to Build a Resilient Supply Chain


Can they still be referred to as the best practices if they don’t cover the basics, such as scoring based on a PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technical, Legal and Environment) analysis before making crucial decisions related to sourcing and manufacturing outsourcing?

The Great Gap Year of 2020


In the organizational context, it allows the corporate world to rediscover itself, reimagine established practices, and reassess digital transformation requirements and uses cases before restarting the long haul. Multi-sourcing, for the sake of it, does not mitigate risk.

The True Value of Supply Chain Transformation

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Lyndsi Lee, vice president of supply chain with hardware and home improvement wholesaler True Value, who drives end-to-end supply chain optimization, develop integrated planning and logistics strategies, and build best-in-class sourcing programs

Bristlecone Industry-Specific Tactical Sourcing (BITS) Now Certified as an SAP-Qualified Partner-Packaged Solution for SAP Ariba


MAY 7, 2020 – Bristlecone , the trusted partner in supply chain transformation, is pleased to announce that its Bristlecone Industry-Specific Tactical Sourcing (BITS) solution is now an SAP-Qualified Partner-Packaged Solution for SAP Ariba. Streamlines Sourcing Processes.

Webinar: EXECUTIVE BRIEFING: Making the Move to S/4HANA – Why Now is the Time to Convert – Thursday, July 16, 10 am PT


SAP S/4HANA enhances business performance by improving sales productivity and reducing supply chain pain-points. Its unique architecture and data model enable a single source of truth to drive data consistency and accelerate the speed of business.

SAP-Qualified Partner-Packaged Solution Certification Awarded to Bristlecone for AribaRDS


MARCH 14, 2020 – Bristlecone , the trusted partner in supply chain transformation, is pleased to announce that its AribaRDS solution is now an SAP-Qualified Partner-Packaged Solution for SAP Ariba. AribaRDS Jump-Starts SAP Ariba Deployments to Accelerate Time-to-Value.

Bristlecone and Aera Partnership Accelerates the Journey to the Cognitive Supply Chain


June 23, 2021 – Bristlecone , the leading provider of AI-powered application transformation services for the connected supply chain, today announced a new partnership with Cognitive Automation company Aera Technology. SAN JOSE, Calif.,