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Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

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Do Digital Your Way. Sidestep the Supply Chain Conquistadors

Supply Chain Shaman

Sometimes organizations are too sure and chase shiny objects, push a fad, or fall prey under the spell of a Supply Chain Conquistador. The Quest for a Digital Supply Chain. The supply chain warrior selling digital supply chain concepts has similar goals.

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Process Automation in Retail and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The supply chain is notorious for the amount of paperwork required to move products around the globe. Nevertheless, the information contained in that paperwork is critical for the supply chain’s smooth operation. “In But RPA software lacks built-in ‘intelligence’.”[4].

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Artificial Intelligence: An Essential Tool for Digital Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Why hasn’t artificial intelligence fully transformed supply chains? 1] Their answer: “The root cause of the problem lies not with technology but with how and where companies are applying it.” AI and the Supply Chain.

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

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Robotic Process Automation and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

I suspect robotic process automation (RPA) is not a frequently discussed watercooler topic — and, when it is, the discussion probably involves back office, white collar, swivel chair work. Which is why robotic process automation can play an important supply chain role.

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Examples of Supply Chain Focused Control Layer Technology Platforms

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides two specific application examples of Cloud platform based supply chain focused control layer technology applied to address supply chain business process challenges.

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The Fallacy of the Self-driving Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

”) So, I sat across from a stranger on a cold winter night, the only thing that we had in common was our experience in supply chain planning. . And won’t the supply chain follow suit?” Self-driving supply chains are an example.

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Digital Supply Chains Require People, Processes, and Technology

Enterra Insights

It took years of wandering for the supply chain to end up in the morass in which it currently finds itself. Although portions of the supply chain are functioning well, many consultants believe a true transformation is needed in order to make the global supply chain more resilient.

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Sustainable Logistics Operations: Leveraging Advanced Automation Technologies

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Digitalization in the logistic operation chain can bring end to end visibility, identify opportunities to optimize operation and reduce errors. Warehouse automation technology not only can improve operation efficiency, but also help to deploy scare manpower resources more effectively.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

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Trends 2023: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

For years, supply chain professionals have toiled in obscurity while making the global economy run smoothly. When the Covid pandemic threw a wrench into the supply chain’s well-oiled machine, supply chain challenges were suddenly front-page news.

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Changing Winds in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

“When will the impact of the pandemic on the supply chain be over?” The building of the global supply chain over the last seven decades evolved based on three assumptions: Number 1. Shippers pushed cost and waste backward in the supply chain.

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Changing Winds in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

“When will the impact of the pandemic on the supply chain be over?” The building of the global supply chain over the last seven decades evolved based on three assumptions: Number 1. Shippers pushed cost and waste backward in the supply chain.

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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!

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The Saga of Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

As supply chain leaders face heightened demand uncertainty and extreme supply chain disruption, the answer is not going to come from Silcon Valley. What Does This Mean for Supply Chain Technology? What Does This Mean for Supply Chain Leaders?

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Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling. What Is Supply Chain Excellence? The seven years of work on the Supply Chains to Admire is part of my quest to answer Keith’s question.

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Supply Chain Trends 2021

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Trends 2021 appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Technology supply chain trends

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How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

River Logic

Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning supply chain analytics software Supply chain software

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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.

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A Guide to Supply Chain Software Risk Management

QAD

Understanding Supply Chain Software Risk Management. Supply chain risk analysis is designed to combat small hiccups leveling up to more dangerous threats, like cybersecurity. What Is Supply Chain Software Risk Management?

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How to Select Supply Chain Planning Software

ToolsGroup

Selecting the right supply chain planning technology isn’t simply about solving a current challenge. The implications are much broader–if you implement the wrong software, you hinder your organization’s overall supply chain strategy and business objectives.

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Supply Chain Leaders, Chained to Tradition, Face the Whip

Supply Chain Shaman

Life for the supply chain leader is more complex. We are living in a world of rich supply chain case studies. Each day, the Wall Street Journal features a supply chain failure as front-page news. Why Is There No Economy of Scale in Supply Chain Acquisitions?

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Save The Supply Chain Leader From Groupthink

Supply Chain Shaman

Thirty-one months of supply chain disruption. The Russian invasion of Ukraine stretches into a much longer war resulting in serious disruptions to the food, automotive, and semi-conductor supply chains. Supply Chain Performance over the Period of March 2020 to July 2022.

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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. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

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The Supply Chain’s Groundhog Day Experience

Enterra Insights

” For the past several years, supply chain professionals have lived through a recurring series of obstacles and challenges — and that loop hasn’t ended. The Supply Chain Quarterly staff predicts, “The supply chain challenges of the past few years are far from over.”[1]

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Supply Chain Matters Founder Speaks to Supply Chain Talent Needs

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to a recently published podcast featuring supply chain technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari speaking on a very timely topic. What is supply chain talent seeking?

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Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. Advanced planning tools(APS) never considered the issues of logistics.

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Ultimate Guide To Technologies That Are Transforming Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology can have a significant impact on supply chains, but supply chain digitization still lags behind digitization of other areas of business across many industries. Predictive analytics has many use cases in the supply chain.

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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.

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Using Technology to build Sustainable Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

However, there is now a growing appreciation that going green correlates with increased profit as demand for products with sustainable credentials grow and Asian companies get set to move up the value chain. Building a connected supply chain.

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Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

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Snapshot of 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part One

Supply Chain Matters

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group through its affiliate the Supply Chain Matters blog shares select individual prediction snapshots that are included in our Annual 2023 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Advisory publishing later this month.

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Android App Automation Testing Tools!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Finally, learning software creation on the Android framework is simple, thanks to an open-source group and a contribution page. Simultaneously, Android software creators and reviewers have adopted methods and procedures for testing.

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The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

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Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights , as we combed through over 9000 quantitative responses on supply chain management from business leaders to understand what drives supply chain excellence in preparation for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , in the process, we proved Hau Lee’s theorem in the Famous Harvard Business Review Article, “Triple A Supply Chains.” First, great supply chains are agile.