What Is Demand Sensing and Why Supply Chain Executives Need to Know More

Cerasis

Understanding more about the needs and wants of customers can help supply chain leaders make informed decisions, improve inventory management, and increase profitability. Warehouse what is demand sensing

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

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.

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

Kinaxis

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.

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?

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.

The Three Pillars of Supply Chain Execution

Logistics Viewpoints

We all know that Supply Chain Execution (SCE) is composed of Warehouse, Yard and Transportation management components. Even though organizations usually prioritize their Yard Management System (YMS) as the final component of this trio, implementing an enterprise YMS is just the beginning of the journey of engendering execution excellence across an organization’s supply chain.

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.

How Cloud-Based Technologies Transform Supply Chain Execution

BluJay Solutions

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.

Supply Chain Execution in the IoT Age

PINC

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. 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

A Blueprint for Supply Chain Execution Convergence

BluJay Solutions

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

BluJay Solutions

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?”.

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

BluJay Solutions

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.

What Is Demand Sensing and Why Supply Chain Executives Need to Know More

Veridian Solutions

Understanding more about the needs and wants of customers can help supply chain leaders make informed decisions, improve inventory management, and increase profitability. Deficiencies in the Supply Chain Derive From Inaccurate, Poor Forecasting Methods. Supply Chain

Körber bolsters supply chain execution in LATAM with Otimis

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The supply chain management software and consulting company grows and strengthens warehousing and logistics operations for customers across the globe. The Körber Group continues to invest in its Business Area Logistics Systems, acquiring a majority stake in Brazil-based Otimis Ltda. The acquisition became effective as of December 18, 2019

Target Hires Walmart Supply Chain Executive

Supply Chain 24/7

Shekar Natarajan, who has been overseeing a project at Wal-Mart testing drones in its warehouses, is joining Target Corp. to help the Minneapolis-based retailer improve its own supply chain

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Cerasis

The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate. More importantly, demand for warehouse space is at an all-time high, and warehousing is still short two million workers. Optimize warehouse design.

Does Your Warehouse Need Voice?

Supply Chain Shaman

A warehouse is not a warehouse and a supply chain is not a supply chain. One of these options is voice-directed warehousing. Today’s warehouses are more complex than ten years ago. For the warehouse growing in complexity, this is good news.

The United Nations of Warehousing

BluJay Solutions

Despite the after-effects of the global economic downturn still being felt, Logistics Services Providers (LSPs) throughout Europe and in many parts of Asia and the US are struggling to find skilled workers for their warehouses. However many are now realizing that if they opt for alternative language settings to better suit their temporary workforce, they can make following warehouse processes much, much easier and reduce queries and errors.

Points to Ponder from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference…and One Unanswerable Question

ToolsGroup

Here are a few places these themes popped up at the conference and how we can tie them back to a subject we love here at ToolsGroup: supply chain planning. Blog Supply Chain Planning Featured“What was once considered disruption now becomes strategy”.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse.

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Optimizing your warehouse means examining every corner of your infrastructure and every facet of your workflows and processes to identify and correct inefficiencies. “Warehouse optimization starts with an efficient layout. Upgrade your warehouse equipment.

Filling the Supply Chain Skills Gap: The Future of Supply Chain Belongs to the Developers & Supply Chain Executives Who Can Find the Talent

Veridian Solutions

Warehouse Managers have a full plate. They must oversee inbound and outbound inventory, manage warehouse space , consider order processing, handle employee complaints, report to stakeholders, supervise new system implementation and address the looming skills gap. Their duties are integral to the future of supply chain management, and out of these issues, a key problem arises. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track.

What is picking in a warehouse?

6 River Systems

Warehouse picking refers to the process where individual items are picked from a fulfillment facility to satisfy customers’ orders. It’s an essential aspect of order fulfillment and is considered one of the most expensive and labor-intensive activities for warehouses.

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Tests Robots for Warehouse Item Picking. Design Your Business to Thrive: Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform. From Project to Continuous Business Process: The Evolution of Supply Chain Design (2,874 views). Getting to the Core of Supply Chain Execution Convergence (1,240 views). Executing Your Transportation Strategy: The Essential Role of Transportation Management Technology (1,233 views).

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More than an Event

BluJay Solutions

Here are suggestions for making this an ongoing initiative: Create a steering committee to look at supply chain issues continuously, with representatives from: Demand Planning. Warehousing. supply chain execution software Transport Management Transport Management Software

What Makes a Mature Planning Organization? (Part 2)

Supply Chain Shaman

Yesterday, I finished a post on supply chain planning maturity. A client had asked me, “How do I know if we have a mature supply chain planning organization?” Excellence in supply chain planning is a cultural shift.

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Veridian Solutions

The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate. More importantly, demand for warehouse space is at an all-time high, and warehousing is still short two million workers. percent of warehouses vacant, warehouse managers are still stuck with the challenge of maximizing warehouse space. Since customers’ needs evolve on a continuing basis, warehouses must evolve in tandem.

BoB vs. ERP – Part 2: Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Logically dovetailing this notion is the added realization that in order to satisfy the world’s most sophisticated supply chains, the need for deep customization is usually a requirement. Companies that excel in their supply chains need solutions with advanced capabilities.

Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

So what is the net effect on the global supply chain? Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments. Positive growth in air freight volumes reported recently by IATA (4.5%

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Why Supply Chain Businesses Risk Getting Left Behind With Outdated Technology

BluJay Solutions

After a near freeze on spending during the global financial crisis, businesses are increasingly looking to invest in their supply chain systems going into 2015, and with good reason. So how can supply chain businesses get the visibility they need, and fast?

Supply Chain Visibility Series: Collaborate for Greater Transparency

BluJay Solutions

In the previous post in our Supply Chain Visibility series, we looked at how end-to-end visibility across the supply chain, encompassing suppliers, logistics partners and the end customer is the only way to ensure you have the complete picture. . With a complex, global supply chain, it is highly unlikely that you house all shipment data and the complete real-time picture of your logistics supply chain within your own organization. .

Toward AI: Supply Chain Intelligence's impact on your warehouse

SCJunction

Your warehouse is a keystone in your supply chain, and more and more, supply chain executives (and those in warehouse management) suffer the negative effects of excessively high costs, productivity dips, delivery delays, and bad data.

Why Simply Good Isn’t Good Enough

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Having spent over 25 years in the supply chain industry, I noticed that while companies diligently assess their performance and capabilities, they are often unmotivated to improve as long as they do better or earn more than the year before.

Drones and Robots in the Warehouse

PINC

The 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer forum brought together supply chain executives and industry experts to discuss the latest trends in the industry. digital disruption innovation warehouse inventory cycle counting dronesThe event happened in Chicago between June 20th and June 22nd.