Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

Time For A Supply Chain Check-Up? When a company contacts me to help them with their supply chain, the pain is usually a gap in customer service. To complete a supply chain diagnostic, I take these four steps: Step One. Supply chains are not the same.

Trends in Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics for 2019

Cerasis

The trends in blockchain in supply chain and logistics circles are becoming synonymous with transparency and visibility, and the trends in blockchain and supply chain and logistics will revolutionize how companies maintain compliance and expand.

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5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Trend #1: Customers Buying Experience Not Products. Trend #4: Building an Ecosystem that is Actionable.

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Top 6 Supply Chain Trends for 2019

All Things Supply Chain

The year 2019 has only just begun, so now would be a suitable time to look into the question of which supply chain trends lie ahead for the coming year.… … Supply Chain Management supply chain supply chain management supply chain trends

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A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Most companies publicly communicate the belief that automation is a valuable asset for supply chains. Why automation in order processing is at the heart of the supply chain. Don't let the powers that be oversee your supply chain, control it yourself!

[INFOGRAPHIC] Expert Reveals 7 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Cerasis

We found it as a great summation of all the things companies must consider when mastering their supply chain. Many studies state that those who can manage the functions with the supply chain, they have a competitive advantage. 2) Connected supply chains.

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2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

As we head into a new year it is a good time to take a look at the coming year and see what it may hold in the way of trends. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12.

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Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Automation Logistics Supply Chain Trends

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[WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” white paper! This is a must read for those in the supply chain industry to stay on top of their games! This white paper, “The Top Supply Chain Trends that will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” is the second in our overall industry trends white paper series.

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Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks

Talking Logistics

Which risks do you believe supply chain professionals need to plan for more effectively moving forward? The post Plan Effectively For These Supply Chain Risks appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

[PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies

Cerasis

Listen to “A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years and achieving timely and accurate supply chain visibility has always been — and continues to be — a top priority for companies across all industries. The Maturing of the Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

There are several key supply chain trends to watch in 2018. Omnichannel Revenue Management The retail supply chain has been going through a massive transformation. The post Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2018 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends supply chain trends

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The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity. Digital technologies are becoming more prevalent in basic supply chain functions, and changes in legislation are likely to spur dramatic changes that will result in the need to reevaluate supply chain strategy in both domestic and international locations. Learn the Landscape, trends, types, & applications. of the digital supply chain. Supply Chain Trends

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Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work with Supply Chain Insights , I immerse myself in learning. I continually question my long-held beliefs on supply chain excellence. . When readers finish a Supply Chain Shaman blog, I want to drive a set of unique takeaways.

Three Mega Trends Driving Gartner Stage 5 Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Gartner says that clients are increasingly asking, “What will the future of supply chain planning look like?” and in a recent report ( Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning, June 2018 ) they see three “mega trends” driving that vision.

Congratulating the Supply Chains to Admire Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

This afternoon, I poured myself a cup of tea to pen congratulation emails to the Supply Chains to Admire award winners. Each year, based on feedback from supply chain leaders, we refine the methodology. Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners.

The Most Important Skills for Supply Chain Young Professionals

Talking Logistics

What skills and attributes will be the most important for supply chain young professionals to succeed moving forward? Our community was relatively small at the time (18 supply chain and logistics executives), but they are all high-level leaders (more than a third.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Core Supply Chain Management Trends Gearing Up to Change SCM Forever

Cerasis

Jabil sponsored a global Dimensional Research survey to capture hard data on current experiences, challenges and trends with the supply chains of electronics manufacturing companies. The results show some of the biggest supply chain management trends in supply chains for 2015.

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Certainly, Maybe: Dealing with Supply Chain Uncertainty

Talking Logistics

That’s always the case, I know, especially when it comes to supply chain and logistics, where the uncertainty dial is always turned up to 11. The post Certainly, Maybe: Dealing with Supply Chain Uncertainty appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Industry Trends supply chain design supply chain learning Supply Chain Risk Management uncertainty

[Video] Macro Growth of Micro Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Robinson, discusses the impact e-commerce is having on grocery retail and perishable supply chains. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Macro Growth of Micro Supply Chains appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . 6 Key Trends in Supply Chain. Management Professionals in Supply Chains.

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The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

C3 Solutions

Industry gatekeepers like supply chain managers hold much of the logistical power, but with power comes responsibility - they’re usually the first to receive blows from upper management and customers when things go awry.

The Supply Chain of Tomorrow

SCM Research

Villablanca, recently talked to me about the supply chain of tomorrow. Enjoy watching the video… Research Practice Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Trend Video DigitalizationIt is time for a new video!

L’Oréal: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

At the Supply Chain Global Summit 2018 , Francois discussed the impact of digitalization, Industry 4.0, and L’Oréal’s approach to business that has allowed the company to continuously rank as a Supply Chains to Admire winner for four consecutive years.

Embracing the Digital Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

As I drank a cup of coffee and waited, I reflected on the article I had just completed for the Institute of Supply Management. At their request I wrote on the digital supply chain. Digital supply chain is such a buzzword. Traditional supply chains do not sense.

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

Cerasis

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

Macro Growth of Micro Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

The impact of e-commerce on the retail grocery industry and perishables supply chains has created a phenomenon called Micro Supply Chains. The post Macro Growth of Micro Supply Chains appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Industry Trends Retail C.H. Robinson e-commerce grocery retail perishable supply chains Robinson Fresh

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms. The post Why Supply Chain Platforms?

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 More Supply Chain Trends To Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

Yesterday we began our two part series on 2016 supply chain trends that will drive supply chain management into the future. As with most trends we all have read over the last few years, the focus was on technology. Making the Supply Chain Circular Vs. Linear.

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Emerging Trends in Automation: What it Means to Supply Chains

Cerasis

This example generates a huge amount of data that can leverage in the supply chain. While this example may still be a few years off, it is important that you understand how the top emerging trends in automation will shape supply chains and transportation processes in the coming years. The Standard Definition & Components of Automation: Today: There is a standard definition of automation in the supply chain. Supply Chain

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Supply Chain Quality: Time for a New Perspective

Talking Logistics

We say that quality is important in supply chain management, but do we focus on it with the same level of urgency, sophistication, and importance as other facets of SCM? Likewise, we stress the importance of obtaining end-to-end supply chain visibility, but what about end-to-end supply chain quality? The post Supply Chain Quality: Time for a New Perspective appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Nowhere is change more evident than in the supply chain arena. The staff at Supply Chain Network (SCN) writes, “With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.”[1].

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Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

Talking Logistics

Today, most supply chains involve a network of resources scattered across facilities and entities. It’s a journey to ensure a successful supply chain and control operations, not only inside of your own four walls, but across your industry as well.

Consumer Products Insights – Supply Chain Trends

The Network Effect

Determining future trends in consumer products or most any industry was not nearly as difficult in the past as it is today. One of the major trends is that industry leaders must be students of major trends. (Ken Teegardin/Flickr).

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