Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference.

Aspire, challenge and transform: Insights from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive conference

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One conference I recently attended is the Gartner Supply Chain Executive conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some of the examples he shared to highlight how the traditional linear supply chains are being disrupted: Connected home sharing consumption signals (e.g.

Tariffs and Trade War: What Should Supply Chain Executives Do?

Talking Logistics

It’s not like there aren’t already enough risks and disruptive forces in supply chains and logistics. Why should supply chain executives care about these threats? Why should supply chain professionals worry about what’s happening with tariffs, trade agreements, and other global trade activity? Supply chains today are very complex and global, with suppliers and customers in many countries,” explained Toby. “As Trade Wars!

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference – High Stakes in the Desert

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Trevor Miles I love attending the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Much has changed in supply chain over the past 25 years, though there are many that date from that time, many of whom I run into at the conference, who would deny this.

7 Must-Attend Sessions at The Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Arkieva

Last year we created the 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Conference list of Must-Attend Sessions. To continue along that tradition, here is the list of Must-Attend sessions at the Gartner Supply Chain Conference this year.

Taking a Self-Healing Supply Chain Stance on day one at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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Watch the teaser video below, and drop us a note to find out how you can put the Self-Healing Supply Chain to work for you. Stay tuned for more on the Self-Healing Supply Chain on the blog in the days to come. by Mike McAllister Register. Greet.

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Two Factors Driving the Need for Convergence

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain execution convergence is a hot topic these days. Organizations need to evaluate their overall supply chain approach and to consider how supply chain execution convergence can get them to the next […].

5 Greatest Books for Supply Chain Executives

Supply Chain Opz

Previously I''ve covered about the classic and new supply chain management books that SCM professionals should check out. In this article, I will show you top 5 books that every supply chain executive should have on their bookshelf. Data Collection Since most top executives need to manage their time effectively, the format of the book is very important. Check out 10 greatest books on Supply Chain Management

Getting to the Core of Supply Chain Execution Convergence

Talking Logistics

In a guest commentary last November, Evan Puzey, CMO at Kewill, wrote: “Many supply chain players are still not operating on interconnected systems, or using a common end-to-end process to connect all of their partners. Is it at the core of supply chain execution convergence?

How Cloud-Based Technologies Transform Supply Chain Execution

Kewill

Many supply chain players are still not operating on inter-connected systems, or using a common end-to-end process to connect all of their partners. eBook: Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud. Cloud-based supply chain execution blogs.

A Blueprint for Supply Chain Execution Convergence

Kewill

Supply chain execution convergence has really emerged as a trending topic among logistics professionals, yet it remains a concept that’s hard for some to wrap their heads around. We no longer have the supply chains of old, with giant warehouses packed to the rafters with stock.

Visibility and Its Importance in Supply Chain Execution Convergence

Kewill

Kewill CMO Evan Puzey spoke at the Gartner Supply Chain Summit in May about Supply Chain Convergence in the enterprise. The following is a high-level recap of his presentation “Successful Supply Chains are Converging around their TMS – is Yours?”.

9 Sessions You Can’t Afford to Miss at The 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Arkieva

Here’s a list of top must-see sessions at the upcoming 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. In addition to its pristine weather, Phoenix, AZ will once again host this year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference.

Supply Chain Execution in the IoT Age

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One great use case Steve describes is about using sensors to alert warehouse operators about exception events in the cold chain where food product temperatures exceed defined thresholds Today, Steve Banker published a really interesting article about the The Evolution of Warehouses in the Age of IoT , which talks to opportunity to use IoT and Big Data technologies in warehouses.

What’s at the Core of Supply Chain Execution Convergence?

Kewill

Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity, causing shippers to wonder how they can implement it from a technology standpoint and what, if any, ripple effect it will have throughout the enterprise. What is supply chain execution convergence?

Supply Chain Talk: 3 Challenges Supply Chain Executives Cannot Ignore

Arkieva

In our previous Supply Chain Talk Blog, we discussed different supply chain organizational structures that can increase the effectiveness of the overall supply chain process. In this week’s, Supply Chain Talk, Arkieva CEO Harpal Singh discusses key challenges that modern-day supply chain executives face. Supply Chain Talk: 3 Challenges Supply Chain Executives Cannot Ignore was first posted on April 7, 2017 at 1:05 pm. ©2017

Fighting for In-Demand Supply Chain Executives

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Amazon.com is suing a former employee, Arthur Valdez, for taking the chief supply chain officer job at Target. The e-commerce giant was joining a growing trend in corporate supply chains: fighting back on executive poaching,” Loretta Chao writes

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference ? Why 'Flash Boys.

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Highlights from Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference 2015

AIMMS

This month, I had the pleasure of attending Gartner’s Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix. The theme of the event was “ The Art of Supply Chain: Creative Solutions for the Next Generation.” Its agenda included over 60 sessions covering the full spectrum of supply chain—from strategy and planning to distribution and logistics. A compelling case for Supply Chain Analytics. Executives often ask themselves this question.

The Value of a Supply Chain Executive Education

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Supply Chain Executives can’t have it all, here are 4 things they can aim for

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‘‘I want highly automated systems, a value chain network that optimizes my service and costs, the best talent available and the necessary predictability so that I can smartly invest in physical infrastructure.’’. Look for a different kind of supply chain development team.

Paris Air Show Adds New Impetus for Supply Chain Execution Across Aerospace Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Commercial aircraft industry eyeballs were focused on this week’s Paris Air Show, a biannual event with enormous significance to major aircraft manufacturers and their respective supply chain partners. Each event is a competition as to which manufacturer walks away with bragging rights to the most landed customer orders or most buzz regarding a new […].

Seamless Supply Chain Execution

Supply Chain Movement

Your global supply chain is complex, dispersed and multi-faceted, yet your ability to manage it effectively is critical to the success of your business operations. Checklist Seamless Supply Chain Execution. 12 Questions about Multimodal Transportation Management.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. To ensure successful supply chain execution, the company must take these external developments into account: Plan.

The Competitive Race Within Aerospace is Manufacturing and Supply Chain Execution

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters calls special attention to readers who are involved in either commercial aerospace or engineer-to-order focused internal and supply chain environments. Aerospace Supply Chain Manufacturing Strategies Operations management Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Supply Chain Execution Airbus supply chain blog commenting on global supply chain management Boeing Supply Chain Supply chain Matters blog

How to Build a Business Case for Cloud-based Supply Chain Execution

Kewill

In the past, investing in a supply chain execution (SCE) system meant a commitment to an enterprise installation, extensive integration and ongoing IT maintenance. Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.

An Excellent Supply Chain Executive Perspective

Supply Chain Matters

A lot of electronic alerts come across the desk of Supply Chain Matters regarding web content focused on key topics and challenges involving today’s supply chains. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Supply Chain Business Process Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Talent Management Supply Chain Technology Supply Chain Transformation independent industry analyst Bob Ferrari's blog Supply chain Matters blog

The “5 Whys” Technique: Questions for Supply Chain Executives to Ask

Talking Logistics

On my flight home yesterday, I recalled the 5 Whys technique and wondered if there were a set of Why questions supply chain and logistics should ask themselves to solve long-existing problems and drive continuous improvement. Why don’t we have full, end-to-end supply chain visibility ?

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity. Rethinking the Traditional Supply Chain. In 2009, the term supply chain execution convergence emerged as a way to describe the next generation of supply chains.

80% of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Executives Say the Digital Supply Chain Will Be the Predominant Model within Five Years

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The 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report, titled “Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On,” provides new insights into trends and technologies that are having a dramatic impact on supply chains and the people who run them.

A Critical Goal for Supply Chain Executives: Developing a Workforce That Cares

Talking Logistics

In recent years, there’s been plenty of conversation about there being a talent shortage in supply chain management, which has prompted companies to focus more attention on their recruitment, training, and retention practices. Live Episode: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm ET.

A Time for Broader Technology Vision Across Supply Chain Execution Partner Ecosystems

Supply Chain Matters

This author has been writing and speaking on the significant impacts that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have on industry supply chains in the next five years. Physical devices such as sensors, production equipment, transport vehicles and other supply chain focused devices connected to the Internet, transmitting valuable data and insights, literally bring the notions of connecting the physical and digital supply chain closer to reality.

Another Evidence Point on the White Hot Demand for Senior Supply Chain Executives

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters has previously alerted our readers among multiple previous postings to the red hot demand for both experienced supply chain professionals and executive leaders. While such demand for supply chain talent extends across multiple industry settings, the needs for highly experienced supply chain leadership within the pharmaceutical and medical device sector are especially growing.