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

The post Improving Resilience and Agility with DevNet on One Network’s Adaptable Supply Chain Platform appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Platforms Technology

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

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.

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 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.

How Regional Networks Create Trucking Efficiency

GlobalTranz

Creating trucking efficiency through transportation management optimization is an essential part of supply chain management and network navigation. The Challenges of Only Relying on National Networks. Regional Networks Open the Door to More Drivers and Added Service Levels.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.)

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.

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

River Logic

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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.

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.

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 .

Supply Chain Network Design: What Are Your Options?

Speaker: Paul van Nierop, Senior Supply Chain Consultant, AIMMS

In this webinar, we will explain the main technology types in the market, with their pros, cons and capabilities. After the webinar, you will be equipped to decide which technology fits your organization best.

5 Tools to Make Doing International Business Easy!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Given how widespread and reliable cloud-based platforms have become, it’s no wonder that so many businesses have started networking internationally. Here are the most useful, essential tools which can make doing business internationally easier. International Payment Systems.

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 ?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

8 Signs Your Cloud B2B Network is Broken

The Network Effect

Why your “network” is not delivering the results you expect. The post 8 Signs Your Cloud B2B Network is Broken appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Multiparty Network Platforms The Network Effect artificial intelligence B2B cloud DNN ERP machine learning networks neural networksThe confusion in the market about the difference between multi-enterprise.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.