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Thoughts. Selecting Supply Chain Software

Supply Chain Shaman

I believed that business leaders sharing insights in the network directly with other business leaders in a private community would improve supply chain planning. Business leaders see the open sharing of feedback on software as too risky. How can I improve the process of software selection? How are people buying software?

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Network Investment. Defining the ROI.

Supply Chain Shaman

The supply network–shipments and production of trading partners–represents over 70% of the environmental impact of supply chain decisions. Despite the importance, the investment in networks to automate the information flow between trading partners remains low. Networks take three forms–demand, design, and supply.

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Blue Yonder Shakes Up the Supply Chain Software Market

Logistics Viewpoints

Blue Yonder’s CEO, Duncan Angove The supply chain software landscape is changing rapidly. On Friday, March 29 th , Blue Yonder, a leading provider of supply chain planning and today execution solutions, announced signing an agreement to acquire One Network Enterprises for approximately $839 million. More than 5.6

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Why Nobody Sends Out an RFP for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

In my 25+ years as an industry analyst, I have reviewed (and helped craft) many Request for Proposals (RFP) for supply chain and logistics software applications — especially for shippers and third party logistics providers (3PLs) looking for a transportation management system (TMS) or a supply chain visibility solution.

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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. The current technology landscape.

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Robots Take Center Stage at MODEX 2024

Logistics Viewpoints

It showcases the latest products, technologies, and services from over 900 exhibitors across various sectors and industries. MODEX 2024, held in Atlanta, Georgia, from March 11 to 14, attracted more than 35,000 attendees and featured over 150 educational sessions, keynote speakers, and networking events.

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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.

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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. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. The Current Technology Landscape: Perceptions on network design technology.

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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. Creating a strategic digital twin (digital representation) of your supply chain network. What's inside?

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New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

How much can you save by optimizing your supply chain network? What's the ROI of supply chain network design software? Take our calculator for a spin to see how much you can save per year by optimizing your supply chain network. Our benefits calculator helps you find out. We often get asked this question.

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Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

That’s what Supply Chain Network Design is all about. Traditionally, supply chain network design has been done on a one-off or project basis. This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results. Analysts who are moving from spreadsheets to more advanced modeling tools.

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Supply Chain Network Design in 30 Minutes

Speaker: Catalina Perez Leiva

Learn how AIMMS Network Design helps you run various scenarios to make informed decisions, all with personal, high-care implementation support and onboarding. AIMMS Network Design features, functions, and technology: Use cases. Has Excel reached its limits for mathematical optimization?

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New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice. This report is useful if you are interested in: Exploring new network design insights and capabilities. Industry benchmarks.

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Gartner: Uncover the Differences in Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform Vendors

Looking to uncover the differences among the vendors of real-time transportation visibility platforms such as usability, implementation effort, network size, & cost? Gartner rates 11 visibility platform vendors on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the reports!

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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

You have tough decisions to make about your network design. You need answers to urgent network questions, but weeks go by. 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: Poor data quality.