Ahold Delhaize’s Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

In December of 2019, the global grocery retailer Ahold Delhaize announced it was investing $480 million to transform and expand its U.S. supply chain operations in support of a new three-year strategy to move to self-distribution. The retailer’s grocery chain banners in the U.S.

Overcoming Hurdles to Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For the past several months, supply chains have received more press than they have in a long time — maybe ever. Supply chains are in trouble. Indeed, recent research suggests that the pandemic disrupted more than three-quarters (78 percent) of supply chains.”[1]

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Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

”[1] Moss reports that a survey published last November by Capgemini found more than four out of every five organizations reported that COVID-19 had negatively affected their supply chains. Is it time to further diversify my supply chain ?

Supply Chain Transformation, Part One: The Transformation Imperative

Enterra Insights

Supply chain snarls and disruptions have captured headlines for months. Evan Quasney, Global Vice President for Supply Chain Solutions at Anaplan, insists these challenges prove supply chain operations need to change. Supply chain disruptions are not new.

Supply Chain Transformation, Conclusion: Future-Proofing the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Because predicting the future is difficult, organizations shouldn’t think future-proofing their supply chains is going to be easy. In Part One of this article, I discussed why transformation is essential in order to future-proof supply chains.

Editor’s Choice: How IT Can Lead Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. In a moment when unpredictable shifts in the flow of goods to consumers has dominated headlines, supply chains have become a driver of competitive differentiation for companies, with 65 percent believing their […].

Evaluating Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The new year is also a good time for supply chain professionals to evaluate how their value chains need to transform in the months and years ahead to meet changing business conditions, such as the recent coronavirus outbreak. I believe most professionals will discover their supply chains need to become more agile. ” If you’re not supply is not agile, it will fail to make the grade. ” The transformation imperative.

Supply Chain Transformation With a Human Touch

Supply Chain Brain

Businesses need to look to their people and processes in tandem with innovative technologies to lead to real supply chain transformation

Supply Chain Transformation — The Important Element of Information Strategy

Kinaxis

by Bob Ferrari The following guest blog commentary is contributed by Bob Ferrari, Founder and Executive Editor of the Supply Chain Matters blog and Managing Director of the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group LLC. We often context and plan supply chain transformation initiatives under the three-pronged perspectives of People , Process and Technology enablers. Having a bold vision to the end-state capabilities required across the value-chain is essential.

Supply Chain Transformation – The Need for Speed

Logility

The amount of change in supply chain management practices since I first became a practitioner more than 25 years ago is eye watering. Today supply chain practitioners operate in a world of ever increasing complexity, data is doubling every 18 months and there’s a wealth of knowledge in social media ready to be utilized. The supply chain can’t wait until the end of the month or week or even day to respond.

Logility and Clarkston Consulting Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation

Logility

Partnership Helps Consumer Products, Food and Beverage, and Life Sciences Industries Turn Supply Chain Challenges into Opportunities for Growth and Success.

Webinar: “Supply Chain Transformation for a Sustainable Future”, September 8, 2021

SCM Research

How can innovation and new business models transform global supply chains in the transition to a sustainable economy? Practice Research Supply Chain Sustainability Webinar

Walmart’s Massive Investment in a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

The SVP of Supply Chain at Walmart speaking at Blue Yonder’s virtual user conference. Following their fourth quarter results, top executives talked about their supply chain and omnichannel strategy at a high level. Supply Chain Planning Walmart

A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

Belcorp’s Maturity in Supply Chain Design. When companies implement enterprise software solutions, they often label that implementation as being part of their company’s digital transformation. It requires a company to further leverage the supply chain design philosophy.

The Digital Supply Chain Transformation

SCM Research

“Accelerating technology and automation are resulting in wholesale transformation of the supply chain profession.” ” This is the key message of EY’s new report, titled Supply Chain: Skills for the Digital Era. Practice Research Digitalization Report Supply Chain Management TrendIt is not long, but definitely a good read.

Digital Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

There should be little doubt in any business leader’s mind that transforming their company into a digital enterprise is an … Continued. The post Digital Supply Chain Transformation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Did you miss our recent live webcast on Avaya’s supply chain transformation? In this webcast, Bryan Ball, Aberdeen Group, and Benji Green, Avaya, discuss the circumstances and challenges Avaya faced on their four-year journey, the catalysts for transformational change, and the dramatic results they were able to achieve. VP and Group Director, Supply Chain and Operations. Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning.

Data, Digitalization, and Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The coronavirus pandemic resulted in dark times for many supply chains and, as a result, much is being written about how supply chains can transform and usher in a new day of supply chain operations. Michael Schrage, a research fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management, explains the global outbreak of COVID-19 has “dramatically accelerated digital transformations worldwide. Digital transformation begins with data.

Hostess Brands Turnaround Driven by a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

as a supply chain guy, I just love hearing about a business turn around that was largely driven by a more effective supply chain. Food & Beverage Industry Logistics Outsourcing Replenishment Transportation Hostess Brands lean logistics supply chain transformationThat, as Tuesday's financial news proves, was clearly the case with Hostess Brands.

Technology and Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

More and more articles are being written about the need for supply chain transformation and, as a result, supply chain … Continued. The post Technology and Supply Chain Transformation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Internet of Things Secure Information Sharing Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Quick Wins to Start your Digital Supply Chain Transformation Journey

Maine Pointe

If you are senior executive trying to cut through the noise around digital transformation, mildly cynical, or unsure of the value and where to get started, this blog series is for you. Supply Chain Transformation Data Analytics Digitally Enabled Supply Chain and Operations TVO Control Tower

Supply Chain Transformation and Digitization, Part 2

Enterra Insights

In the first part of this article, I discussed why so many analysts insist supply chain transformation (i.e., The post Supply Chain Transformation and Digitization, Part 2 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Best Practices Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Connectivity digital enterprise Internet of Things Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Lifting the Fog of Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For a number of years, business analysts have been preaching the gospel of transformation in supply chain operations. Glenn Steinberg ( @GlennSteinberg ), global and Americas supply chain leader at EY, observes, “You’ve been hearing about ‘the supply chain of the future’ for years. He adds, “In the Transformative Age, such a state-of-the-future supply chain has become vitally important.

Three Musts For Successful Supply Chain Transformations

CHAINalytics

By Vikas Argod, Senior Supply Chain Operations Consultant & Karun Alaganan, Supply Chain Operations Manager at Chainalytics If a few potholes need to be filled on a single street, it’s likely closed for a few hours at night to prevent disruptions during your commute. The post Three Musts For Successful Supply Chain Transformations appeared first on Chainalytics.

The Pandemic has Bolstered Supply Chain Transformation Efforts

Enterra Insights

We’ve read a lot about how fragile supply chains proved to be when the COVID-19 pandemic started spreading. When you think about it, however, today’s global supply chains are a true marvel. Mark van Rijmenam ( @VanRijmenam ), founder of Datafloq writes, “In today’s complex world, it is short of a miracle how we have been able to create global supply chains that move products across the globe at breakneck speed.”[1]

[Video] Supply Chain Transformation In The Oil And Energy Industry

Talking Logistics

Francois Xavier Lanne and David Marshall from GEODIS discuss Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Supply Chain Transformation In The Oil And Energy Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Francois Xavier Lanne and David Marshall from GEODIS discuss Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry.

Supply Chain Transformation in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

Company executives are increasingly aware of the importance of supply chains in making companies successful. A couple of years ago, however, a McKinsey study concluded companies weren’t investing enough in supply chain transformation technologies. Only 2% of companies are applying digital strategies to the supply chain.”[1] Technology and supply chain transformation. … Supply chain managers can’t stand still.

Supply Chain Transformation and Digitization, Part 1

Enterra Insights

No shortage exists of pundits who insist corporate supply chains must transform over the coming decade. Although their transformation strategies … Continued. The post Supply Chain Transformation and Digitization, Part 1 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Best Practices Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Connectivity digital enterprise Internet of Things Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Addressing the Emotional Element of Supply Chain Transformation

Maine Pointe

Don Dovgin, Engagement Director and Logistics SME, explains why neglecting the emotional quotient is a root cause of failure in many supply chain transformation projects. supply chain transformation end to end supply chain integration

The Future of Pharmacy 2022: The Year of Supply Chain Transformation

Tecsys

Here are four factors that are driving the future of pharmacy and leaders to rethink drug supply management in 2022 and beyond. The post The Future of Pharmacy 2022: The Year of Supply Chain Transformation appeared first on Tecsys.

Supply Chain Planning Transformation

Arkieva

I was asked recently about what it takes to transform the supply chain planning process of a company. Supply Chain Planning Transformation was first posted on January 20, 2021 at 7:40 am. ©2017

7 Supply Chain Transformations at SAMSUNG

Supply Chain Opz

In supply chain management context, they has demonstrated the operational excellence that leads them to the supply chain hall of fame. Then he gradually created transformations that later change the face of the entire industry. How do they build the superb supply chain management capabilities? Conclusion The secret sauce behind Samsung''s supply chain success is definitely " Best Practice Analysis ".

Dhaval Buch – Supply Chain Transformation

Bristlecone

The post Dhaval Buch – Supply Chain Transformation appeared first on Bristlecone. Events News PULSE Videos Digital Supply Chain Transformation Pulse at MIT 2019

How Cloud Analytics Can Speed Up Digital Supply Chain Transformation

Supply Chain Brain

While the COVID-19 pandemic has rattled supply chains around the world, it has also been a boon for the adoption of cloud analytics

Why Supply Chain Transformation is Inevitable

Enterra Insights

Change and transformation are never easy, especially if what you have been doing has proven successful. ” Supply chain professionals would love that aphorism to be true. Alexa Cheater ( @Alexa_Cheater ), Product Marketing Manager at Kinaxis, reminds us, “Working in supply chain means getting comfortable with change — changes in supply, changes in demand, changes in capacity, etc. The 21st century supply chain.