Supply Chain Segmentation: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Supply Chain Nation

Last month JDA teamed up with IndustryWeek and Altera Corporation to present a Webcast on the topic of supply chain segmentation titled: One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Altera’s Supply Chain Segmentation Journey to Profitable Growth.

7 Supply Chain Challenges That Exist Today

4WL Consulting

This heightens the need for having a global procurement network which can support and respond to a company’s supply chain needs in a timely manner. A consolidated supplier base eliminates variances in inventory and reduces overheads, particularly for the supply of C-parts.

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The Best Gift This Holiday Season: Personalized Logistics

Oracle SCM

Today’s supply chains are facing similar challenges with personalizing logistics operations for customers. Let’s look at some key steps on the journey to a customer-focused supply chain. Segment customers to match incentives to needs.

FOCUS 2015: On Track for Innovation

Supply Chain Nation

When I was asked to organize the Innovation and Thought Leadership track at FOCUS 2015 , I recognized that I would need to assemble some high-impact speakers who would get attendees thinking about the radical changes they need to make in their supply chains. The Warehouse of Tomorrow.

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Perhaps the most overworked word in the supply chain management lexicon is “visibility.” Yet it’s difficult to overstate the importance of a view into what’s going on in the supply chain. The right data enables better scheduling and use of supply chain assets. “A

Key Manufacturing Takeaways from FocusConnect 2016

Supply Chain Nation

Through the course of keynotes, workshops and the flow of conversation at the event, a number of several key trends emerged: Drones in the warehouse. Tasked with figuring out what drones mean in a warehouse environment, he dismissed the common preconception that drones will soon be carrying items around warehouses (they are too heavy), and explained how they will instead be used for scanning codes to monitor inventory levels. The supply chain of the future.

Secret Confessions of a Supply Chain Junkie

Supply Chain Nation

The beauty of the supply chain is all around us. I guess I’m a supply chain junkie…can’t get enough of it. But this young man needs to understand how he is totally disrupting the entire supply chain when he does this. So, are you a supply chain junkie too?

The State of Supply Chain Management: An Interview with CSCMP’s Rick Blasgen

Supply Chain Nation

In anticipation of his presentation at JDA’s Innovation Forum in Chicago on September 10, Supply Chain Nation sat down with Rick Blasgen, president and CEO of CSCMP, as part of our Expert Insight series to get a preview of his presentation on the State of Supply Chain Management. SCN: Supply Chain Management has undergone tremendous evolution in the 50 years CSCMP has been in existence. SCN: How do supply chain practices vary between the U.S.

Resilient and Cost Efficient Supply Chains

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Discussion Questions: Carefully explain the difference between a “resilient” and an “efficient” supply chain. What strategies do the authors suggest for making a supply chain both “resilient” and “efficient” at the same time? Supply Chains Can Be Both Resilient and Cost Efficient. The problem, according to the authors, is that protective measures can be at odds with supply chain managers’ goal of improving cost efficiency.

Agility and flexibility in the age of digital supply chains – Insights from the 2017 Supply Chain & Logistics EMEA summit & expo

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha As supply chain professionals, we can grow insular in our thinking, as on a day-to-day basis we risk confining ourselves narrowly to our domain of responsibility or solving challenges specific to our regions. Supply chain agility or Supply chain nervousness?: