Leveraging a Multi-Party Network Platform for Supply Chain Apps

The Network Effect

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Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

The telephone could not interconnect with other networks. Then, I felt I was on an island talking to others that were on my network. Similarly, with the break-up of “The Bells” in the United States in 1982, personal networks grew more open.

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Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

River Logic

Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. Since COVID-19, companies need more flexibility and agility in scenario analysis, so they can ensure their networks are resilient to continued disruption.

Improving Resilience and Agility with DevNet on One Network’s Adaptable Supply Chain Platform

The Network Effect

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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!

Disruption in Supply Networks – How intelligent network platforms optimize for variability and uncertainty

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As we know, technology really isn’t what it’s all about. We’re looking for business value, and that ultimately comes from solving endemic business problems in your supply network. They were designed to be enterprise-centric hub and spoke systems.

Multi-Enterprise Network Platforms vs Pseudo Networks

The Network Effect

The promise and the perils of choosing a multi-enterprise supply chain network We’re almost two decades into the 21st Millennium, The post Multi-Enterprise Network Platforms vs Pseudo Networks appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Platforms Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect ERP networks

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

Supply Chain Optimization Network Design Supply Chain Network Design supply chain modeling Supply Chain Network Optimization Network Optimization supply chain analytics software

How Technology Networks Are Redefining the ‘Supply Chain Community’

Talking Logistics

As cloud-based technology moves into the mainstream, extended partner networks that make up the global supply chain are harnessing it to share information in new ways and collaborate online. The real benefit of the cloud isn’t so much about its features and functions, but its business networks and related communities. The revolution parallels what’s happened in the consumer world with social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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.

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. Your technology should not be a bottleneck.

The 5 Benefits of Hybrid SaaS TMS

GlobalTranz

New, innovative technology platforms have greatly sped the expansion and evolution of transportation as well as logistic solutions. Most notably are we seeing technology platforms that improve and simplify the users by means of integrating partners and using collected data. In today’s post, we talk about the 5 main benefits derived from the use of SaaS TMS and introduce what we call a Hybrid SaaS TMS. What is SaaS TMS & Introducing Hybrid SaaS TMS.

Halal Cluster Network: Connecting regional halal clusters

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

To improve the entire network’s responsiveness and shortened lead times, trading partners need to work more closely to achieve a seamless product flow throughout the supply chain. Digital technologies can increase visibility, collaboration, speed and responsiveness ?

Taking a Big Picture View of Supply Chain Networks

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently read a thought-provoking report with several predictions about the future of supply chain technology. Supply chain networks: A big-picture view. Without a doubt, real-time visibility into carrier networks is a must-have.

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.

Reflections: Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

These are three different Supply Chain Operating Networks.) Answering the question was the genesis of the network of networks share group. Building the network of networks is no longer her priority. I continue the work on building the network of networks. After all isn’t the internet the defacto network of networks? The Story of the Network of Networks Share Group. Existing Supply Chain Networks.

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. As Lora Cecere writes , systems are becoming more complex, “but the primary means to manage trade with network partners is through spreadsheets and email.”

Q&A: Why freight railroads need private networks to run technology applications

The Supply Chain Journal

Menlo Park, California-based Ondas Networks ( NASDAQ: ONDS ) is a wireless network company that designs telecommunications platforms for industries with critical infrastructure needs: utilities, oil and gas, transportation and government. It’s an end-to-end system.

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.

Using Technology to build Sustainable Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology plays a key role in helping companies manage supply chain risk and underpins processes that improve sustainability. But newer technologies, like blockchain, are becoming an increasingly popular method for verification and helping to speed up processes.

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

River Logic

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The Secret to Rapid Digitisation: A Dual Platform Strategy

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The new network way of thinking that digitises and maximises enterprise performance quickly. One of the industry’s biggest concerns is how to digitise and transform quickly, without starting from scratch and having to throw away your enormous investment in traditional systems.

It’s Time to Connect Manufacturers and Suppliers within the Value Network

DELMIA Quintiq

To avoid throttling or temporarily shutting down production plants in the event of a massive disruption, manufacturers need to strengthen relationships within their global sub-tier supplier networks. A manufacturer’s operations are constantly exposed to the risk of inconsistent supply.

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

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. Evaluating different scenarios helps you gain much-needed network flexibility in these times of stress and can help you prepare for a resilient future. Strategic Network Investments .

Building the Network of Networks: Some Insights

Supply Chain Shaman

Technology vendors have conflicting definitions. Each had invested in multiple forms of Supply Chain Operating Networks (Many-to-many business networks are often termed Supply Chain Operating Networks.) The two manufacturing companies struggled to connect their multiple systems and combine them with private networks (from the transportation vendors), while coupling them with Value Added Networks (VANs) (Primarily from IBM and Open Text.)

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. Understanding the benefits of collaboration platforms allow businesses to better prepare themselves for the process changes on the horizon. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms.

Why Leaders Are Migrating On-Premise Supply Chain Technology Systems to the Cloud

Turvo

To meet the consumer demands in today’s increasingly evolving logistics world, many businesses are beginning to implement supply chain technology systems successfully. By integrating this technology, companies can gain higher company profit margins , all while boosting efficiency.

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.

Power B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

In our recent report on defining supply chain visibility in B2B networks, we provide a definition based on a research study of over seventy participants. In figure 1, it is clear in process networks (industries of chemical, pharmaceutical, and food) that there is a significant different in capabilities when companies use B2B Networks versus EDI, Fax, email or spreadsheets. Only 9% of flows in the value networks move through B2B networks despite the compelling business value.

Emerging Tech in Your Fulfillment Network: Stepping Beyond Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

As an entrepreneur I’ve been reflecting on this a lot: The current milestone in logistics and fulfillment is using emerging technologies to capture and leverage exponentially growing data sets in warehouses and throughout the entire fulfillment network. Next generation cloud platform.

A Transportation Network is Your Pit Crew

Talking Logistics

Within the first few weeks, you discover a carrier who you awarded a high volume, VIP customer lane to, has had a change in their network and is not able to honor their capacity commitment. If you are part of a Transportation Network, which is inherent in a software-as-a-service (single instance/multi-tenant) transportation management system environment, it is like having a pit crew ready and waiting. A good Network will answer those questions for you.

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.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!