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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.

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Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

Logistics Viewpoints

“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer. Emerging Themes for Supply Chain Planning.

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Supply Chain Planning Software Vendor Selection: What they Won’t Tell You

Logility

Selecting a new enterprise technology or supply chain planning software provider can be wrought with challenge and risk. Specifically: people have lost their jobs over poor technology selections and failed implementation projects. This is especially true in supply chain planning & management platforms.

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How to Hurdle the Biggest Barrier to Supply Chain Transparency: Data

Logistics Viewpoints

Let’s just come right out and say it – without the ability to capture, aggregate, and understand your supply chain data, you have gray area within your organization. Yet, the money was spent, and the technology is now in place. How can you make it all work together and build a better supply chain business, fast?

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8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Manufacturing leaders who built resilient supply chains were successful in 2021, despite the many supply and demand fluctuations. Supply chain visibility, collaboration, and orchestration are now the top priority for executives. Multi-Tier Supply Chains. Blockchain Expands Supply Chain Capabilities.

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Demand Planning: Whipped And Chained by Tradition

Supply Chain Shaman

She wrote, “I have been working in the supply chain for 35 years, and we are still trying to solve the “demand” issue. Solving from a supply side seems to work for many companies I work with. Over the last two years, I actively engaged technologists and business leaders to redefine demand planning.

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What is Supply Chain Decision Support? Are We Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic?

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply management. Supply chain management. Supply chain planning. The lack of interoperability between decision support platforms is a problem for companies attempting to improve decisions from the channel to supplier bi-directionally through technology. Are these terms the same?

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Chip Shortages

Because software-driven architectures touch virtually every industry, there has been an increased need for electronic components including computer chips in every industry. This whitepaper covers everything supply chain leaders would need to know about the chip shortage crisis and how manufacturers can tackle this shortage.

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5 Software Implementation Failures, and How to Steer Clear of Them

For those implementing or continuing a roll-out of a supply chain planning solution, challenges are plentiful if not planned for properly. Luckily, many implementation challenges are avoidable.

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Geopolitical & Regulatory Issues: The Path Forward in Supply Chain & Logistics

Speaker: Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD - President of LMA Consulting Group, S&OP Expert, and Speaker

The world of supply chain and logistics has been plagued with volatility, disruptions, and increased regulations. In this webinar, we will talk about the current status of the supply chain and what the successful and unsuccessful paths forward will look like.

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TMS+: Go Beyond Transport to Optimize Cost, Service, & Resiliency

In the aftermath of the pandemic, supply chain inadequacies have been revealed in a new and stark light. Most found themselves ill-prepared for the magnitude of disruption in supply and demand, followed soon after by political unrest, labor and material shortages, and sharp inflation.

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Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve. How S&OE is different from S&OP & the gap that exists.

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals and delves into the following: Who is typically responsible for forecasting? What technologies are teams using? How accurate are typical demand forecasts? How are demand forecasts evolving?

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Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

For decades, operations research professionals have been applying mathematical optimization to address challenges in the field of supply chain planning, manufacturing, energy modeling, and logistics. Are evaluating tools and implementation approaches.

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8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

Based on more than 25 years of our experience in supply chain technology, TadaNow has created some critical questions for manufacturing leaders to ask while evaluating supply chain platforms: What is the business outcome you’re trying to deliver? What is the vendor’s ‘time to value’?