My Failure Of Using Design Thinking To Drive Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain management is a team sport. Just as there are many flavors of sports teams, there are many types of supply chains. The supply chain is also a team sport needing clear goals, rules, and coaches. Lessons Learned From Design Thinking.

Supply Chain Design Crosses the Chasm

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent supply chain disruptions are forcing organizations to challenge the prevailing wisdom and look for newer approaches to decision making. The simultaneous shocks to demand and supply, and the magnitude of these shocks are not something the world ever experienced.

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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.

Supply Chain Leaders, Chained to Tradition, Face the Whip

Supply Chain Shaman

Life for the supply chain leader is more complex. We are living in a world of rich supply chain case studies. Each day, the Wall Street Journal features a supply chain failure as front-page news. Why Is There No Economy of Scale in Supply Chain Acquisitions?

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. How are companies leveraging scenario modeling for network design and optimization ? Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design .

Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

River Logic

Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. Manufacturing Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Network Optimization Network Optimization Footprint Optimization

Network Design in supply Chain

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain Network Design can be explained as the strategic planning of the supply chain in order to measure the cost and the time required to bring the goods and services from manufacturers and suppliers to the market. Supply Chain Management

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Forty years ago as a chemical engineering student, I learned the tedious craft of chemical plant design. I liked the classes, and would spend hours talking to my professors about the design of the factory. Getting good at factory design is a merit badge of sorts for the chemical engineer. In this position, we designed real-world plants. Designing a factory is serious work. Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management.

Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

Deck stain is not designed to be rolled onto a ceiling.). For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Supply is the challenge. The pending COVID vaccines need a cold chain to move the product to the market.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Bottom Line: What is the ROI of Supply Chain Network Design Software?

AIMMS

We often get asked what kind of return on investment you should expect to see when using our network design technology. Justifying the investment: AIMMS Network Design ROI. The first hurdle to overcome is to justify the time investment and the cost of the software subscription.

Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

When it comes to network design, you can’t just set it and forget it anymore. Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. But network design as a discipline is complex and most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks. Technology is part of the problem. Selecting software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle.

Supply Chain Network Design: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling. What Is Supply Chain Excellence? The seven years of work on the Supply Chains to Admire is part of my quest to answer Keith’s question.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

Software Penetration Testing Tools and Techniques!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Complete Guide to Project Management Software and Productivity Tips! Penetration testing or software penetration testing is a process that helps organizations identify the security flaws in their computer systems and networks.

Clouds are Gathering for an Open Platform for Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

If this challenging past year has taught us one thing, it is the value of connections–not only in our lives, but in supply chains. How supply chain disconnections disrupt service. 2030 vision: End-to-End supply chains that serve customers.

Dealing with Unsupported Network Design Software? There’s a Silver Lining

AIMMS

It can be incredibly frustrating when the software you use to run your supply chain will become unsupported. Some tools may be acquired by competitors, who then incorporate them in a vastly more expensive package. Attempting to run your supply chain on unsupported software is like walking a tightrope without a net. You can’t risk system outages and downtime, which disrupt your entire workflow and erode customer trust.

Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence

AIMMS

Insights from Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020. Supply chain professionals know it can be extremely challenging to drive day-to-day operational excellence and pursue innovation at the same time. Network Design.

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New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. Advanced planning tools(APS) never considered the issues of logistics.

Transforming Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Many pundits insist that anyone who believes the global supply chain is going to return to normal is suffering from this form of insanity. Journalist Chris Stokel-Walker ( @stokel ) writes, “The system of getting things from A to B is broken. Transforming Supply Chains.

Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Driving Sustainable Supply Chain Change. By 2025, to improve long-term supply chain profitability, 60% of manufacturers in global supply chains will invest in software tools to support sustainability and circular economy business models.”.

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

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Pushing the Supply Chain Reset Button

Supply Chain Shaman

The global supply chain that we know today is built on three assumptions: rational government policy, low variability, and availability of logistics. The impact varies by supply chain sector and value chain. The days of financial supply chain reengineering are over.

The Hill Supply Chain Leaders Climb

Supply Chain Shaman

Word Misappropriation In Supply Chain. I struggle day-to-day with the misappropriation of words in the building of an effective supply chain. The goal was a supply chain that was efficient, agile, and responsive. These are two very different designs.

Troubling Trends in Supply Chain Design: An Uptick in Bad Models and Collapsing Teams

CHAINalytics

Congratulations, you’ve bought the software. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design digital supply chain twin distribution network design distribution planning manufacturing planning Network Modeling network optimization Supply Chain Strategy

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Megatrends Shaping Supply Chain Innovation. While the COVID-19 pandemic woke up supply chains around the world, the ripple effects continue to disrupt in both size and scope. How are supply chains planning for further disruption and uncertainty?

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights , as we combed through over 9000 quantitative responses on supply chain management from business leaders to understand what drives supply chain excellence in preparation for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , in the process, we proved Hau Lee’s theorem in the Famous Harvard Business Review Article, “Triple A Supply Chains.” First, great supply chains are agile.

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Does continuous Design enhance Supply Chain Resiliency?

Prophetic Technology

Why not present Supply Chain Management (SCM) procedures that can quickly increase resilient SCs, and why some of the prevailing SC processes are not appropriate for tackling such risks demanding responses. supply chain inventory resilience

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.