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Thoughts. Selecting Supply Chain Software

Supply Chain Shaman

I find that most companies’ understanding of supply chain planning is immature, and that next week, at the Gartner Supply Chain Summit in Orlando, that many will don their Mickey ears to discuss what I consider outdated supply chain planning models. How can I improve the process of software selection?

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Supply Chain Software Implementation: How to Optimize ROI 

Logility

Businesses need a more prescriptive approach to supply Chain Software Implementation to optimize ROI. A strong starting point? Clear goals.

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Reflection: Advice for Supply Chain Technology Leaders Making Today’s Technology Pivot

Supply Chain Shaman

Seven pieces of advice for technologists making the current pivot for today’s technology.

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Supply Chain Software In The Cloud

Talking Logistics

Cloud-based software applications (also referred to as “software-as-a-service”) have been available for many years, although their adoption has varied by company and application type, especially in the supply chain realm. How receptive is your company to using cloud-based supply chain software?

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3 Essential Supply Chain Tools to Combat Inflation

But investing in supply chain and procurement technology will help manage inflationary pressures better. Here are 3 tools that GEP recommends for your company to use. As inflation and geopolitical instability worsen, many companies are going slow on investments.

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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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Microsoft Is Using The Coupa Supply Chain Design Tool to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Logistics Viewpoints

Supporting hypergrowth while reducing supply chain logistics emissions is not an easy feat. The Coupa solution enabled the Microsoft teams to achieve a 60% reduction in carbon emissions from North American trucking over our projected baseline in their forward supply chain while supporting growth based on speedy deliveries.

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GEP Procurement & Supply Chain Tech Trends Report

The technological landscape is dynamic and changes quickly. And for procurement and supply chain leaders looking to harness the power of technology to navigate complex challenges and an uncertain business environment, keeping up with the latest trends can be its own obstacle.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends?

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The Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains: The Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Environment

From new pricing strategies and material substitutability to alternative suppliers and stockpiling, a new GEP-commissioned Economist Impact report reveals that enterprises are adopting a variety of approaches underpinned by data and technology.

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Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is one of the leading causes of supply chain headaches. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts). AM PST, 2.00

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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 on the front end and powerful mathematical optimization on the back end. Answer 10 relevant questions and find out if your needs qualify for advanced network design & scenario modeling technology.

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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. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings. What’s inside?

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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. Creating a strategic digital twin (digital representation) of your supply chain network.