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.

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.

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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

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.

Supply Chain Network Design: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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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.

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!

Robotic Process Automation and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The connection between RPA and supply chain functions may not be clear until you realize just how much paperwork is involved in supply chain transactions. Which is why robotic process automation can play an important supply chain role.

A Digital Twin Is a Great Tool, but Is It What Your Supply Chain Needs?

CHAINalytics

When you need to make quick, high-confidence supply chain decisions in near-real-time, nothing beats a digital supply chain twin. However, if you’re laying out a three-to-five-year strategic plan, well, you may be barking up the wrong tree.

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Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

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Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

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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.

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

Comparing Leading Supply Chain Network Design Technology Vendors

AIMMS

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Analyzing Supply Chain Risk

Enterra Insights

Supply chains are a mess, inflation is on the rise, the pandemic lingers, natural disasters are intensifying, fraud is growing more prevalent, and global tensions are increasing. This is none truer than in the last 18 months, where supply chain issues have made news headlines worldwide.

Supply Chain Design: Growing Scope, Community, and Collaboration

Talking Logistics

One of my predictions for 2015 was that more companies will start treating Supply Chain Design as a continuous business process instead of a standalone project or a once-a-year exercise. I moderated a panel discussion titled “Supply Chain Design Perspectives on Today’s Transportation Logistics Challenges” with representatives from Ryder, Wayfair, and LLamasoft (a Talking Logistics sponsor).

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.

7 Steps: How to Reduce Costs Through Supply Chain Network Optimization

River Logic

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Design Your Business to Thrive: Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform

Talking Logistics

There are hundreds or thousands of “what-if” questions for businesses to answer in order to build a sustainable, efficient, responsive supply chain. The data required to answer them is in numerous software applications and can take months to gather and cleanse. But a sustainable and impactful supply chain modeling platform is more than just great technology. Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform.

Why Supply Chain Design Tools Are Now Essential To Boost Resilience

AIMMS

The post Why Supply Chain Design Tools Are Now Essential To Boost Resilience appeared first on AIMMS

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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.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Intelligent Supply Chain Technologies for the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Investment Challenges – Real and Imagined! Intelligent Supply Chain technologies article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Weinberger , UN Supply Chain Expert and CEO of Morpheus Network.

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.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Logistics Viewpoints

As I was enjoying the holidays, I had an opportunity to reflect on the year past and what the future holds for supply chains. However, organizations will need to be deliberate in designing supply chains with optionality so it does not become cost prohibitive.

Don’t let incorrect design assumptions affect supply chain performance

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Wouldn’t it be nice if your supply chain actually performed the way you designed it to? Supply chain perfection just got one step closer with the Self-Healing Supply Chain and its ability to improve supply chain design assumptions. Supply chains are complex and full of inter-dependencies. Machine learning is the new frontier of supply chain analysis, planning and design.

Supply Chain Network Design: What Are Your Options?

Speaker: Paul van Nierop, Senior Supply Chain Consultant, AIMMS

In this webinar, we will explain the main technology types in the market, with their pros, cons and capabilities. After the webinar, you will be equipped to decide which technology fits your organization best.

4 Reasons Why Good Design Is Essential for Supply Chain Dashboards

Logility

We need systems to filter out the extraneous bits, and, just as importantly, we need systems to present the most relevant information in ways we can easily assimilate. To do that well, a digital supply chain platform must place a premium on dashboard design.

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.

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

It’s taking a profound humanitarian and economic toll , impacting supply cha ins in many ways. Our team put several resources together to help supply chain organizations navigate through this crisis safely. . Adjusting Demand in Network Design Navigator.

Logility Partners with FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Preparing Students to Take on Today’s Supply Chain Challenges

Logility

Technology Leader Gives Students Hands-On Experience With AI-based Supply Chain Execution Solutions. With Logility’s help, more than 400 FIDM students will graduate every year with real world supply chain experience, giving them a leg-up on the competition when applying for jobs.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.