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Collaboration vs. Cooperation in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

In an April 2015 Harvard Business Review article titled “There’s a Difference Between Cooperation and Collaboration,” Ron Ashkenas writes, “Having worked with hundreds of managers over the years, I’ve seen that very few admit to being poor collaborators, mostly because they mistake their cooperativeness for being collaborative.”

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Mabe: Making supply chain collaboration more efficient and agile

Supply Chain Brain

Discover how household appliances manufacturer Mabe is enabling better collaboration with its suppliers using a cloud-based business network for real-time data sharing and workflow management.

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Watch: The Value of True Collaboration With Suppliers and Customers

Supply Chain Brain

Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) has to involve both suppliers upstream and customers downstream, says Noha Samara, senior director analyst with Gartner.

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Do you need a better approach to trading partner collaboration?

Supply Chain Brain

Learn how the SAP Business Network solution determines how non-networked organizations and businesses can best collaborate with their suppliers by understanding the challenges and benefits of participating in a multi-enterprise business network.

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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. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

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The Power of a 3PL Partner: When and Why to Collaborate

Blue Grace Logistics

The Power of a 3PL Partner: When and Why to Collaborate Search Search Bryce Williford - June 27, 2024 Efficiency and flexibility are paramount when it comes to logistics. But when should a company consider engaging with a 3PL, and what benefits does such a collaboration bring?

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Bringing Together Supply Chain and Logistics Collaboration with Business Networks

Talking Logistics

As the authors of a July 2021 Boston Consulting Group article state, Read more The post Bringing Together Supply Chain and Logistics Collaboration with Business Networks appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. One of the key lessons learned is the importance of creating a resilient supply chain.

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Leveraging Data Analytics to Build a Truly Connected and Collaborative Supply Chain

This GEP-sponsored report will show you how to leverage data for a collaborative supply chain that delivers results and how to future-proof supply chain management strategies. The C-suite is laser-focused on supply chain performance.

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Supply Chain Digital Transformation Guide 2022

Whether you're focused on supply chain planning or logistics and distribution, digital supply chains ensure transparency, communication, collaboration, flexibility, and responsiveness — factors vital to each part of this booming industry. Don't let your supply chain become a thing of the past; download this guide to embrace the future!

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

You'll also find out how the transformative power of synergies and collaborative innovations in product development can help companies cut down costs significantly. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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Five Best Practices for Balancing Costs, Risks, and Sustainability

This GEP paper provides impactful tips on how to develop a strategic procurement approach that focuses on collaboration, innovation, and sustainability.

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SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration. Discover why, when and how to make your move. Plus – 4 tips to get you started on the right path.

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Gartner Report: Everything You Need to Know About Supply Chain Control Towers

According to Gartner, "Advanced control towers now provide real-time visibility, collaboration, and AI capabilities to move beyond decision support to decision making, and even a degree of autonomous control.".

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How Data Analytics Can Solve the Challenges Faced by SC Leaders in Discrete Manufacturing

Lack of collaboration between supply chain stakeholders. Supply chain analytics can arm the supply chain leaders to meet various supply chain challenges, including: Lack of real-time data visibility. Imbalance in product lines, creating asset underutilization. Inconsistent data on safety stock levels.

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The New Tech Toolbelt: Digital Twins, IoT, Cobots, & More

Speaker: Cory Skinner, Founder and CEO of FactR

In this webinar, Cory Skinner, Founder and CEO of FactR, will break down all of these new, innovative technologies and strategies that you can implement to mitigate historic challenges - and even teach you what NOT to do along the way!