Sat.Mar 16, 2019 - Fri.Mar 22, 2019

Government Report of U.S. Factory Activity in February Again Trended Downward

Supply Chain Matters

Federal Reserve data related to February factory output levels provides reinforcing evidence of a supply chain and production slowdown underway in the U.S., which has before provided a singular bright spot for activity levels.

Navigate Shipping Landscape with Proactive Analytics

Talking Logistics

More than ever, shippers today are feeling the pressure from both customers and carriers.

3 Shows In One Location - Oracle Modern Business Experience

Loftware

Oracle has expanded on their annual event by combining Finance, Supply Chain and Human Resources under one name Modern Business Experience. This event provides a unique forum to meet with Oracle partners, knowledgeable Oracle product experts, and forward-thinking business leaders.

Regaining control: Inventory management best practices (Part four)

Kinaxis

by Richard Cushing In part one of my inventory management best practices series I argue that inventory cannot be managed until it is controlled, and present the notion our general willingness to apportion blame upon unreliable data from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is misplaced.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Preliminary Indication of Pilot Error in Fatal Atlas Air Cargo Crash

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update to the Atlas Air Cargo plane crash that occurred in late February. Accident investigators are leaning toward pilot error as a potential factor of this accident.

Cargo 130

More Trending

Overcoming Challenges to IoT Implementation

Enterra Insights

Numerous studies have concluded nearly half of all Internet of Things (IoT) projects end in failure. Unless you are playing baseball, batting less than.500 is not great. The failure rate demonstrates the IoT remains in its infancy and implementing it correctly remains difficult.

Sales Forecasting Unchecked – A Supply Chain Nightmare!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future! Great Sales people have wonderful characteristics and personality traits.

Cyber Threats Loom Large

Resilinc

Cyber attacks continued to grow in intensity in 2018, with alarming new trends evident. First, government agencies are now being attacked more frequently.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week. Extreme weather closed highways and forced cancellations and delays. A huge snowstorm in Denver last week closed three interstate highways: I-25, I-70 and I-76.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Eliminating Data Silos

Enterra Insights

Silos have been symbols of farming for decades. Today, however, one is more likely to read about data silos in businesses than storage silos on farms. Business silos, and the data contained in them, are remnants of industrial age organizations. Half a dozen years ago Laurie Sullivan ( @LaurieSullivan ) wrote, “In the past the departments like sales, marketing, customer service, public relations, and supply chain typically used their own datasets, keeping the information in silos.”[1]

Data 100

Supply Chain Skills for the Future – Developing the Team of Tomorrow

DynaSys

In any area, across domains of activity, from farming to aerospace, cosmetics to mechanics, innovation should be part of the companies’ DNA. In some instances developments are forced, however for some companies it is a logical and a natural path. This concerns startup companies as well as established companies who have many years of existence and for these in particular, the challenge of maintaining an identity while moving forward is very important.

From Idea to Reality: Navigating New Product Introduction (NPI)

Dragon Innovation

Your company has gone from idea to prototype to the precipice of production. In short, your new product is getting ready to be introduced to the world. Congratulations! funding New Product Introduction NPI supply chain management Quality Management System production oversight supply chain

How Drone Technology is Going to Shape the Future of Supply Chain

Kuebix

What’s the Big Deal? Drones are classified as “a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) which typically refers to a pilotless aircraft that operates through a combination of technologies, including computer vision, artificial intelligence, object avoidance tech, and others.” Their flexibility to perform virtually any report or inspection and easily collect and share data has allowed them […]. The post How Drone Technology is Going to Shape the Future of Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Supply Chain Planning in Emerging Markets: Four Points to Remember

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Supply chain planning in emerging markets is different. And while each market can be unique, we found a few repeating themes in our own experience and from sources including Gartner and our customers Procter and Gamble (P&G) and Cipla Medpro.

5 Reasons Why Parcel Rapid Delivery is to Become the Shipping Standard for 2019

Cerasis

Parcel rapid delivery is used to describe same-day and next-day delivery, but it actually implies any delivery requiring two or fewer days to complete.

How Predictive Analytics and the Gig Economy Can Bridge the Supply Chain Skills Gap

Supply Chain Brain

The automotive manufacturing supply chain has become almost too massive to manage, leaving manufacturers and suppliers with the challenge of finding qualified workers with the skills to identify and prevent quality risks

What Does Reinventing Retail in an Omnichannel World Mean?

Veridian Solutions

Retail is dying. Or… retail is thriving. Those opposing thoughts exist in every aspect of today’s evolving supply chains; although, the conversation changes based on who is talking, says Trevor Sumner via Forbes.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

How a Site Survey Benefits You

AB&R

If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing it right. That’s the approach we take each time we start a relationship with a new customer. Our time-tested Solution Process is our approach to delivering world-class technology that improves the efficiency of the supply chain.

8 Tips for Entering a Career in Logistics

3PL Insights

Starting a career in supply chain is exciting! There’s a lot that can be learned and every day has new challenges to solve. However, it can be intimidating when you first start your career. To help ease the process, we put together eight tips to help you succeed. Say What You Want.

Move Manufacturing Production to Malaysia From China?

Insights Solutions Global

The cost of investing in China is increasing, and trade war limits the profit. So these companies ultimately choose Malaysia, including HP, IKEA, and H&M. Is Malaysia a place that irreplaceable? How to manage your supply chain better? The post Move Manufacturing Production to Malaysia From China? appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Insight

The Role of Data Inaccuracy in Poor Omnichannel Experiences

Veridian Solutions

Poor data quality and accuracy are two of the most significant risks to omnichannel experiences. Applying the wrong data can result in poor omnichannel experiences and tarnish your brand. Supply chain leaders need to understand this fact and how to avoid risk.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

6 Signs Your Business is Achieving Efficient Inventory Management

Unleashed

Did you know that better inventory management and control is one of the biggest parts of running a successful business and yet it is one that is often put on the back burner for misconceptions of that it is not a major profitable pursuit? Business owners know that holding inventory stock ties up a lot of cash, that’s why good inventory management is crucial for all businesses.

Rising costs to challenge supply chain in 2019

EFT

Companies at all stages of the supply chain are expecting rising costs in 2019, says eyefortransport’s new Supply Chain Hot Trends 2019 report , which is free to download now.

Boeing's Supply Chain Waits for Answers, Too

Material Handling & Logistics

The direct impact on Boeing suppliers may be minimal, but it's a looming point of worry for a sector that hasn't had much of anything to worry about during the past few years

Six Sigma Tools and Inventory Management

EMERGE App

Introduction. Growing up in the 1990s, you might have heard the term “Six Sigma” at the dinner table or in the news. It is not the name of an elite special forces team. Instead, it refers to a quality management improvement process used by large scale manufacturers.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.