Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain

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How blockchain technology can improve your supply chain Today, there is much buzz about blockchains in various industries. The post Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain appeared first on The Network Effect.

10 must ask supply chain data security questions

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater When it comes to cyber safety, your supply chain could be your biggest weakness. Approximately 80% of data breaches originate from within the supply chain, and the financial impact of a breach could do more than destroy your bottom line.

An executive’s guide to AI in supply chain management

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater Faster, smarter, more profitable supply chain decisions. But that’s starting to change as future-focused executives see the potential to improve profitability and productivity by making faster, smarter supply chain planning decisions.

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. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

The fundamental challenge is the complexity of global trade, which relies on a chain of. supply chain. Yet despite mountains of data available in today’s global supply chain, the. all touchpoints in and around the supply. in the supply network.

Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains

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Blockchain offers the supply chain a radical upgrade to the old standby of the spreadsheet The logistics industry is notoriously. The post Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

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Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

A Framework for Supply Chain Leaders to Understand Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

Had I been clear in the taxonomy of the recent supply chain analytics report?” In the 1990s when I was part of the software team at Manugistics, supply chain analytics was a synonym for reporting. We were just starting to think of supply chain planning as decision support.

Taking a Self-Healing Supply Chain Stance on day one at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

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Watch the teaser video below, and drop us a note to find out how you can put the Self-Healing Supply Chain to work for you. Stay tuned for more on the Self-Healing Supply Chain on the blog in the days to come. by Mike McAllister Register. Greet.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

A Blueprint For Supply Chain Transformation The Data First Approach Introduction Over the past few decades, supply chains have evolved from a sub-function. The businesses that optimized their supply chain operations to deliver on. supply chain is data.

Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

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However, did you know there are enough lead time problems lurking in your current supply chain operations that go completely unnoticed? These are the “knowable unknowns” that can hurt your supply chain performance. appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

Supply chain visibility: The key to growth

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The need for supply chain visibility is greater than ever, yet only half of the executives surveyed say they have the visibility they need to make decisions and mitigate risk. Supply chain visibility. How many ERP systems do you have in your supply chain?

The supply chain planning system crystal ball

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Today’s supply chain professionals need a crystal ball, too. For example, if a supply chain professional accepts a new order, can they deliver it on time? If they offer a promotion, can the supply chain support it?

What could you do with a faster, more effective supply chain?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Stop being a slave to your supply chain and take back your time! Don’t wait around for your supply chain to catch up to the speed of life. All you need is the right supply chain management software – one that enables concurrent planning.

Optimizing the Supply Chain with the Use of ERP Software

A summary of ways you can improve supply chain optimization and move things forward for your business

Stranger supply chain things: Capacity planning lessons from Stranger Things

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But if they do manage such a marketing coup, they may want to consider implementing modern supply chain must-haves, such as scenario simulation to look for alternate ways to deal with supplier and capacity constraints. Supply chain management capacity constraints Capacity planning

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

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Ty Bordner, SVP of Marketing & Business Development at Amber Road , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What exactly does “digitizing the supply chain” mean?

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Kinexions ’18: A supply chain event that always delivers more

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As the world changes around us, so must the supply chain. With a focus on supply chain digitization, transformation and revolution, Kinexions promises to be the premier event for the RapidResponse user community, including customers, partners and prospects.

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

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While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. With 7 percent of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) tied up in inventory, reports the 21 st Century Supply Chain Blog , your organization must go beyond the analytics and understand the broad impact of analytics in your company. Supply Chain Warehouse

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

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Supply chain pain points: Automotive

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by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success. A trending move from regional to global supply chain processes is adding complexity to the automotive supply chain at an unprecedented level, driving a growing need for automation and collaboration.

The Avocado Supply Chain

SCM Research

Among the best ways to teach supply chain management is by discussing different types of real-world supply chains. In their interesting report, Enabling Trade: From Valuation to Action , the World Economic Forum (in collaboration with Bain & Company) present several supply chains that could be discussed. Among the examples presented in the report is the avocado supply chain.

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Why Is Supply Chain Visibility Becoming More Important?

PLS Logistics

Good business runs as a well-oiled machine, and you cannot achieve that without the full visibility – especially when it comes to managing your supply chain. Of course, supply chain visibility has been important before, but even more so now.

Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower

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Putting the Consumer at the center of the supply chain universe In a previous post, Rise of Supply Chain Control. The post Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower appeared first on The Network Effect.

Connecting Supply Chain Planning to Profitability

What collaboration between supply chain and ?nance nance can achieve

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

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Terrorism is a reality that, unfortunately, requires our growing attention in the supply chain world. The British Standards Institution Supply Chain Services and Solutions publishes an annual report that analyzes global trouble spots for supply chain operations.

Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain

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A brief overview to solving the problem of using Blockchain in the supply chain First, what is Blockchain? The post Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology supply chain management

Top 3 Supply Chain Planning Buzzwords

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When it comes to supply chains, certain words seem to be bandied about like the ball at a championship tennis match. Back and forth, over and over, these supply chain buzzwords seem to have an endless lifespan.

Does supply chain’s image need to catch up with the times?

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by Bill DuBois This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. Or does it send a message to young people that a career in Supply Chain is, let’s face it, boring?

The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain

Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts

SCM Research

Today I would like to talk about Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts , a chapter written by Cachon (2003). It has become the standard reference when it comes to teaching some key supply chain models. Coordination between the members of a supply chain is certainly very relevant but also challenging. Supply Chain Coordination with Contracts. Research Teaching Article Author Book Dyad Supply Chain Management

3 Trends Supply Chain Trends to Consider in 2018

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There is a lot of buzz around the supply chain industry with new technologies and trends disrupting the industry. The post 3 Trends Supply Chain Trends to Consider in 2018 appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Six pieces of out-of-this world supply chain advice from astronaut Chris Hadfield

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While not speaking directly on the topic, his presentation was full of revelations and pearls of wisdom you can apply directly to your supply chain. If NASA can’t blast it out of the atmosphere on its first attempt, what makes you think your supply chain can?

What’s keeping you from realizing digital supply chain success?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater Going digital has become top of mind for most supply chain leaders these days. According to recent research by the Korn Ferry Institute, all 100 senior supply chain executives the firm surveyed said digital supply chains have the potential to revolutionize businesses.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain

Why Our Goal Should Not Be an Integrated Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

This week I spoke at an SAS Global Analytics Summit on the connected supply chain. In my view, the connected supply chain is very, very different from the integrated supply chain. This model endorsed ERP as the system of record for the supply chain.