Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment

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When and how to invest in supply chain management technology is a critical question for all firms that is not a one-time question, but ongoing. Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment was first posted on September 18, 2020 at 11:49 am. ©2017

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are enthralled with the idea of using big data, but they tend to fail to understand how to disseminate big data in their organization properly. Supply chain leaders must be ready to implement big data and leverage it to improve their companies without any delay or inhibition This may sound impossible and frightening, but they must only understand how big always goes back to these two, simple principles of measurement, review, and action.

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[PODCAST] Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

How sound inventory management improves the supply chain, and what are the adverse impacts to the supply chain due to poor inventory management. Strategic Logistics and Digital Supply Chain Resources to Download.

10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

Supply chains are complex ecosystems of people, tools, and strategies that are getting increasingly difficult to manage efficiently. With so many stakeholders involved in the process, only a comprehensive supply chain management plan can help you improve business results in the long run. The post 10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Want to disrupt your supply chain? Check out this new analytical tool

ToolsGroup

Brad Householder, Founder and CEO of b2i, spoke at the ToolsGroup TG18 user conference recently and presented an innovative approach to strategically analyze your value chain to focus digital investments. Prior to founding b2i, he was a leader in PwC Advisory's Operations and Supply Chain Management practice, and he is the 2018 chairman of the board of directors for APICS. to “How can we use our supply chain to disrupt our industry ?” Supply Chain Planning

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Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

Key ERP Tools to Support the Future Manufacturing Supply Chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The future direction of supply chain management and collaboration will be determined by the impact of digitalization on the supply chain. Every analyst and forecaster is making that general prediction for the supply chain of the future.

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Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Supply Chain Shaman

As I shopped at Best Buy for office supplies, I struggled to not think about the massive disruption of electronics supply chain. The Sam’s Club and Costco shortages of water, toilet paper and laundry products signals one thing for me: the spread of the virus will disrupt every supply chain. As markets shift, supply chains struggle to adjust. The order is a poor proxy for demand and few supply chains have access to consumption data.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts. Let’s learn and apply it to supply chain management.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Drones in the Supply Chain: A Game-Changing New Tool

PINC

Our CEO, Matt Yearling, was recently interview by Executive Platforms for their Tought Leaders series, to discuss the current and future state of drones in the supply chain. digital disruption supply chain logistics digital supply chain inventory cycle counting drones

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Final Mile Technology: What Tools Do Freight Shippers Need?

Cerasis

As explained by Supply Chain 24/7, technological development has changed the way supply chains operate, and ongoing development will bridge the.read More. The post Final Mile Technology: What Tools Do Freight Shippers Need? How often do you really think about final mile technology? The chances are good that the final mile is often an afterthought, but the likes of Amazon, Walmart, and Target are changing the narrative.

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

AIMMS

What’s on the horizon for supply chain professionals? Many are relying on advanced analytics to optimize their supply chain for sustainability. Many are relying on advanced analytics to optimize their supply chain for sustainability – Tweet this.

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Limitations of Supply Chain Network Design Tools for Risk Management

River Logic

Supply chains continue to increase in complexity as they are leveraged to drive greater value through increased output at lower costs. As supply chains become more intricate, the ability to analyze risk simultaneously becomes more difficult and more important. Risk Analysis Supply Chain Risk Management

How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

Marketing Supply Chain Solutions Post-COVID: Q&A with ToolsGroup CMO Caroline Proctor

ToolsGroup

There’s still a strong demand for supply chain planning solutions, particularly ones with machine learning capabilities that can help clients rapidly adapt to the changing supplier situations and consumer demand that goes along with major disruptions like this. .

6 metrics tips and tools to benchmark P2P Digital Transformation

ivalua

Use these tips and tools to identify, capture and convert relevant measurements into digital transformation. Digital sourcing tools can help make this a more manageable metric. #3 Digital processes and tools can help ensure solid first-time match rates. . #5 The post 6 metrics tips and tools to benchmark P2P Digital Transformation appeared first on Ivalua. Vishal Patel, VP Product Marketing, Ivalua [link]. Data is beyond critical to Procurement Operations.

Most Supply Chain Professionals Believe their Planning Process is Only Somewhat Effective

AIMMS

These are trying times for supply chain planners. Supply Chain Dive reports that 75% of firm s in the US alone have reported supply chain shocks as a result of the pandemic. Most supply chain pros think they are at the middle of the road .

L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the process of compiling the Supply Chains to Admire report for last year’s Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , the research team at Supply Chain Insights calculated the rate of supply chain improvement of companies by industry for the period of 2006-2013 and 2009-2013. We wanted to see which companies were driving the fastest rate of improvement on the supply chain metrics that matter. Defining Supply Chain Excellence.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19

ToolsGroup

Businesses around the world are learning to adapt as best they can to the COVID-19 supply chain impact. Unpredictable consumer behavior in response to macro events creates demand volatility in every link of global supply chains. And at the end you can choose a tool.

Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

In an ever-changing global economy with all its unexpected twists and turns, supply chain leaders are looking for a way to be ready for anything the real world throws at them. When we can rapidly and efficiently respond to whatever surprises tomorrow brings, we ensure a higher degree of supply chain stability in today’s interconnected, global world. It boils down to three essential supply chain capabilities: Predict, Protect and Perform.

Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Novel Coronavirus pandemic is absolutely playing havoc on supply chains globally and for numerous reasons. Similarly, shippers manufacturing surgical masks, ventilators and other biomedical products will be dealing with skyrocketing volumes while those manufacturing luggage, party supplies and other impacted industries will see orders and shipment volumes fall off sharply.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. Before planners make decisions that will have an impact across the value chain, they need to consider a number of possibilities such as having multiple exchange ratios of specific components when managing container returns.

Carter’s: A Story of Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

To drive global scale, companies need to design the supply chain to buy globally and execute locally. The design of the supply chain is fundamental to making this happen. In our interview of the Supply Chains to Admire Winners, we found a unique approach at Carter’s. For this case study we interviewed Peter Smith, currently the EVP of Supply Chain for Carter’s. The company is one of 15 winners in the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire Research.

New tool for 3PL outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media and partners launch Supply Chain Satellite. The new, online tool called Supply Chain Satellite provides objective insights into a company’s logistics procurement strategy and hence supports decision-making related to logistics outsourcing. The Supply Chain Satellite is a joint initiative of Supply Chain Media, Nyenrode University, DSV and Districon.

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Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Success in Supply Chain Planning Is a Flip of a Coin. Supply chain planning success is difficult to achieve. The second issue is treating supply chain planning as a technology project implementation.

Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Halo

Machine Learning Tools Offer Much, but We Pesky Humans Continue to Play the Most Important Role. Our context here is supply chain planning and execution, but there is no reason to limit the scope of Machine Learning. When it comes to designing and creating technology solutions for supply chain analytics and business intelligence, this is not a throw-away idea buried in a long-forgotten PowerPoint presentation.

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How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

The virus continues to compromise supply chains and disrupt companies at a troubling rate, but a re businesses prepared from a supply chain planning perspective? . The era of globalization has enabled supply chains to be broader and more connected. As a result , the resilienc e of supply chain plan ning is being called into question. The resilienc e of supply chain plan ning is being called into question.

Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience

ToolsGroup

It’s been an interesting decade for supply chain: just when you think things can’t get any crazier, a new extreme weather event, political drama or tech start-up pops up, disrupting entire industries. Algorithmic supply chain planning will go mainstream.

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Yowza! A Nine-Step Decision Process to Help Guide Supply Chain Planning Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

<Bear with me… > Here I share a nine-step process in an attempt to help companies unravel the process for buying supply chain planning software. Let’s face a hard fact: the supply chain planning market is a mess. Supply Chain Analytics.

The Branded Supply Chain

DELMIA Quintiq

What do H&M and Whirlpool know about supply chains that many of their competitors don’t? It is that world-class supply chains embody world-class brands by delivering to the customers the promises made and stories told by their marketing departments. And that only happens when marketing and supply chain teams collaborate, which is probably not often enough. The Branded Supply Chain covers three main areas: loyalty, sustainability and leadership.

Public Markets Reward Supply Chain Alignment

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am proud to launch the Supply Chain Index. It is my hope that the readers of this blog will take time to either join us today to listen to the launch of the Supply Chain Index on our webinar or listen to the replay. (We The Supply Chain Index has been two years in the making. As I sat at my kitchen table, I reviewed spreadsheet after spreadsheet of corporate performance data on supply chain financial ratios.

My Take: The Role of Anaplan in Defining the Art of the Possible in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Keeping with my normal Sunday night ritual, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen my weekly post for the Supply Chain Shaman. My passion is helping supply chain leaders. To date supply chain processes are enterprise-centric.

Nine Killer Digital Tools for Logistics Professionals

Freightos

What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. As supply chains expands, they become harder and harder to control. As ships evolve from barges to Maersk EEEs, digital tools for logistics professionals evolve too. This tool is so good, it was acquired by LinkedIn. Technology is nothing.

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