Supplier-Led Innovation Workshop

Supply Chain View from the Field

If your organization is struggling to establish an effective supplier-led innovation process, you’ll want to reserve your seat at Management Roundtable’s newest two-day intensive workshop, Supplier-Led Innovation: Re-engineering the Product Development Process for Successful Supplier Integration , to be held May 20 – 21, 2014 in Chicago. In 2003, Nokia was in a lawsuit and could not use Qualcomm chips in their phones.

Value Stream Mapping Workshop Materials

The Logistics of Logistics

Value Stream Mapping Workshop Materials are available for download . A few years back, I conducted a series of value stream mapping workshops. The workshops were focused on value streams for an automotive company and their suppliers. I recently ran across my value stream mapping workshop materials and I decided to share them. Initially, the workshops followed the traditional value stream mapping (VSM) workshop process and format. VSM Workshop Agenda.

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Advanced Reverse Logistics Strategies Workshop & Conference

Supply Chain Movement

RLCON 2013: Advanced Reverse Logistics Strategies Workshop & Conference. WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE FOCUS. Date: 10- 12 April 2013. Venue The Corinthia Hotel, Prague (Czech Republic). Organisation: Quadimension Events. URL:

Presentations from Workshop on Human Centered Big Data Research are Out

Supply Chain View from the Field

The proceedings of the 2014 Workshop on Human Centered Big Data Research was recently posted. At this meeting, I was selected to make a presentation on the organizational structure and application of supply market intelligence. (My My presentation was also captured in a video that you can watch if so inclined!). My presentation presented results of a recent study on key actions that organizations are taking to improve access to supply market intelligence.

How to make S&OP meetings a highlight in your team’s calendar


We recently offered a workshop at LogiChem, a chemical industry conference. Our workshop simulated a Capacity Review session. Sales and Operations Plan ning has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability.

Next Week- Supply Chain Matters Attending ISM2017

Supply Chain Matters

This conference brings together a cross-section of global sourcing, procurement and supply management professionals in educational sessions and workshops. Next week, Supply Chain Matters in the presence of Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari will be attending ISM2017 the annual conference of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).

Helping You Build Supply Chain Talent.

Supply Chain Insights

It is a two-day concentrated workshop. The sessions are limited to twenty-five attendees and the workshops are built based on experiential exercises and real-life case studies. “It used to be easy to hire a supply chain planner. Today, the positions are open 9-10 months, and.

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9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration


Christian and his team were in our offices taking part in a new 2 day “hackathon” workshop that involved collaborative app development with AIMMS, Höegh and Ab Ovo, an AIMMS IT implementation partner. Tell me a little about the AIMMS Two Day Workshop.

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Conflicts That Cause Companies to Stockpile SKUs

Supply Chain @ MIT

At MIT CTL’s Supply Chain Finance Workshop on October 27 to 28, 2015, attendees discussed how their companies tackle the problem, and particularly the role of finance […].

EurOMA Conference Anniversary

SCM Research

As part of the conference, several seminars, workshops, special sessions were held (e.g., publishing workshop). This year turns out to be the anniversary year of two of the major SCM-related conferences in Europe. First, as summarized by Gyöngyi in her blog, the NOFOMA was held for the 25 th time. Second, the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) just celebrated its 20 th International Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland this week.

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Join Benji Green , Director of Global Sales, Operations, Supply and Inventory Planning at Avaya for the Kinaxis supply chain optimization workshop on December 9th. by Melissa Clow.

How to Increase the Effectiveness of Lean – Closing the Gap between Why & How


I was facilitating a workshop this past week for a client who needed to align internally on its strategy for future supply chain distribution network. By: Brent Rogers – Executive, Lean Deployment.

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Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters


The momentum came when we saw the prototype coming together during a 2-day Proof of Concept workshop hosted by AIMMS. What did this POC Workshop look like? We had the right setting and people together to drive this quite quickly during this 2-day workshop.

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The Supply Chain Christmas Story


At the centre of the town is Santa’s Workshop where Santa’s crack supply chain team are meeting to talk about the issues of the day.

Are you the next WrapStar?


Let’s take a look at Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole. It’s that time of the year. People are decorating their Christmas trees, putting up the lights, brewing eggnog and baking cookies.

Highlights from the European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit


Our workshop, hosted by our customer Nampak and implementation partner Districon, addressed some of these challenges and discussed a pragmatic and recognizable planning puzzle. AIMMS CMO Patrick van Gent at the European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit.

Building a Home or Planning a Vacation: Think about S&OP and S&OE

Supply Chain Nation

If you are having similar challenges with your internal S&OP meetings, JDA Software and KPMG LLP would like to invite you to a collaborative and informative workshop on recent industry trends and innovations across integrated business planning processes. During this interactive workshop, you’ll develop a broad understanding of S&OP leading practices and its enablement through technology and process innovation.

3 companies tell you their success with Quintiq


The organization manages a global network of 650 warehouses, 900 WFP-owned trucks and 35 fleet workshops. What do DHL eCommerce, PKN ORLEN and World Food Programme have in common? The answer is Quintiq.

Mega Monday for PLM at MSCE 2017!

Oracle SCM

The event now features an extensive list of valuable training sessions and workshops hosted by Oracle and partners just before the conference officially kicks off. Hosted by Oracle: Innovation Management Thought Leaders Workshop. Internet of Things Cloud Workshop.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!


We also held an Executive Workshop on Excess and Obsolete Inventory , and developed a white paper that provides insights and sets the stage for the next workshop in this area.

Customer-Centric Supply Chains: Adding Clarity to the Muddle

Supply Chain Shaman

On this fall day, at this strategy workshop, this was the case. It was November. I was speaking at a client site. The topic was customer-centric supply chains. We started the morning by asking attendees to share their definition of a customer-centric supply chain.

2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Over the course of three days, attendees can find inspiration from plenary keynote speakers, gain valuable insights from case study presentations, expand their knowledge through in-depth workshops, and more.

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World Class Logistics Event - Paris 2015

Oracle SCM

The event will include multiple round tables, workshops, and networking opportunities which will focus on methods and best practices to create value throughout global logistics operations. This one day event brings together 300 supply chain and logistics professionals.

Brexit: 5 Things Supply Chain Leaders Should Consider to Prepare for its Impact


Click here to read more about Prescriptive Analytics or find out how you can build a prototype application quickly by joining a POC workshop. The Brexit is a reality and with it, companies in Europe are facing even more uncertainty than before.

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Lessons Learned from the Beer Game

Supply Chain Nation

At JDA, one of the vehicles we’ve been using to demonstrate the benefits of effective supply planning and collaboration across the supply chain is the Collaborative Flow Planning workshop — AKA, The Beer Game. As part of the Collaborative Flow Planning workshop, we also use the beer game to demonstrate ways in which participants can solve these common and well-known supply chain problems. In the workshop, we play the game twice.

Supply Chain Management Case Study


LeanCor also conducted a Lean Awareness workshop to introduce team members to the Lean Supply Chain, including rigorous “Go See” activities to understand “make to order” constraints. The workshop prepared team members with training on lean principles and problem solving.

3 Logistics Topics to Keep on Your Radar


Robinson recently hosted the second annual Customer Logistics Workshop at Marquette University. Jason Craig and Jeff Shefchik, president of Paper Transport , discussed these changes in length at the workshop and how they impact a variety of logistics stakeholders.

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Where Is Your Company on the S&OP Maturity Curve?

Supply Chain Nation

If you’d like to learn how you can to take your S&OP process to the next level and make it best-in-class, join JDA and KPMG LLP for a collaborative and informative workshop on recent industry trends and innovations across integrated business planning processes. The workshop will cover how to: Manage the “gap” between the current plan and the annual operating plan. The S&OP Executive Workshop will be held on Tuesday, Sept.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


The conference will feature so much information, including seminars, workshops, and speeches, that you might wish you could attend them all. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics?

Lean Training


In an introductory lean workshop last week in t he Silicon Valley, one of my participants asked me: “You have seen a lot of lean transformations in your career –what is the one thing that turns someone from a lean skeptic to a lean believer and lean problem solver? You start with it but you don’t stop after the workshop is over. Does lean training turn your team to problem solvers? By: Susie Sterling – Director, Supply Chain Solutions.

Let’s Talk Certification

The 21st Century Supply Chain

We recently created the RapidResponse Author Level 1 exam in a workshop held in Ottawa. by Joe Cannata By way of introduction, I am Joe Cannata, Kinaxis’ Certification Director. For the past several months, I have had the privilege to work with the broader Knowledge Services team and others across Kinaxis on designing a Certification Program which we are proud to begin rolling out today!

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Lean Six Sigma Training


At the same time, it allows them to devote their time to the workshop completely. The participants learn the thinking and tools behind Lean Six Sigma through online modules and an in-class workshop, then apply those concepts through completion of a project at their workplace. A Unique Training Regimen. Lean Six Sigma Training focuses on the improvement of the quality of numerous process outputs. This is done by removing and identifying the cause of errors.

FMCG Supply Chain Consultants – Gok, Martha and Jamie.

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Not the sort of people I was expecting to see in a car workshop but fair enough, let us see what they can do. My aging Toyota Land Cruiser is about to clock up an impressive 300,000km on roads that are of variable and low quality.