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.

Designing a Supply Chain Network: 5 Steps for Optimizing Profit

River Logic

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Podcast: Designing Supply Chains for Sustainability

ToolsGroup

In episode four of Be Ready for Anything, hear from Martin Jertz, ToolsGroup’s Business Development Manager for Central Europe, about how organizations can build sustainability into their supply chains while trimming costs and improving efficiency.

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.

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.

The Fallacy of the Self-driving Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

”) So, I sat across from a stranger on a cold winter night, the only thing that we had in common was our experience in supply chain planning. . And won’t the supply chain follow suit?” Self-driving supply chains are an example.

Three Key Principles for Successful Supply Chain Network Design

River Logic

Network design implementations are also notorious for spinning their wheels when scenario modeling and analysis bog down people and other resources to a point where initiatives fail, experience cost and schedule overruns, or simply underperform. Supply Chain Network Optimization

3 Best Practices for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

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Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part I: Preparation

AIMMS

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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 .

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.

Create Continuous Supply Chain Visibility Through Modelling

CHAINalytics

Supply chain issues are in the mainstream, … The post Create Continuous Supply Chain Visibility Through Modelling appeared first on Chainalytics.

4 Gartner® Insights for Supply Chain Network Design Success

AIMMS

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Supply Chain Network Design Maturity and Implementation Models Post COVID-19

AIMMS

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The Saga of Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

As supply chain leaders face heightened demand uncertainty and extreme supply chain disruption, the answer is not going to come from Silcon Valley. What Does This Mean for Supply Chain Technology? What Does This Mean for Supply Chain Leaders?

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Getting Started with Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

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.

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supply Chain Network Design Software

AIMMS

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Model Sustainability Trade-offs in Supply Chain Network Design to Reduce Emissions

Supply Chain Movement

Amid a tumultuous period, supply chains are even more under scrutiny following the global climate change conference in Glasgow. Considering sustainability trade-offs in supply chain network design. What are the key KPIs for SC 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!

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.

Network Supply Chain Transformation at UScellular

Logistics Viewpoints

The Association for Supply Chain Management ( ASCM ) hosted its annual conference, ASCM CONNECT , on September 18 – 20 in Chicago. As such, I assumed that supply chain wasn’t a core competency. Network Supply Chain Restructure.

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: 9 Crucial Factors to Consider

River Logic

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The Modern Supply Chain: Global Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite - Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

Fueled by innovation and modernization, Bart Huthwaite will unpack how developing and improving your resilience and adaptability will future-proof your global supply chain and set you up for long-term success.

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.

Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning

CHAINalytics

The post Three Approaches for Supply Chain Network Design Planning appeared first on Chainalytics. Guides Center of Excellence Managed Analytics Services Periodic Engagement Approach Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Network Design Planning

Strategic Supply Chain Planning in 2022: 10 Areas to Focus

River Logic

A key issue is the need to determine the optimal supply chain strategy for the organization over a 3-to-15-year period considering factors like: Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Strategic Planning Strategic supply chain planning

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

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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 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.

Model Sustainability Trade-offs in Supply Chain Network Design to Reduce Emissions

AIMMS

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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. Subscribe to our Supply Chain Digest to get notified when it’s live.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Principles of Distribution Network Design

Logistics Bureau

Here is a simple case study on Distribution Networks that illustrates some key principles in Distribution Network Design. ?. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Do You Know the Signs of Poor Distribution Network Design?

The Future of Supply Chain Design: Building Resilience through a Pan-European Network [Webinar]

CHAINalytics

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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. See You At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit?

My Lessons in Interviewing Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

In business conversations, the term supply chain excellence rolls off the tongue frequently in meetings, but what does it mean? Supply chain excellence is harder to define than to say. We aim to move companies from a cost-based agenda to drive value in their supply chains.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.