A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

But strategy is often more prosaic. For example, when it comes to supply chain strategy, there is a playbook that can be followed. The post A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership strategy supply chainWhen we think of strategists, we tend to think of men (C-level folks are still mostly men) with giant foreheads seeing things the rest of us cannot.

Simple Supply Chain Strategy on One-Page

Logistics Bureau

Have you got a Supply Chain Strategy? Let me show you how I help my consulting clients put together a One-Page Supply Chain Strategy. Supply Chain Strategy KPI supply chain management consulting supply chain strategy

Simple Supply Chain Strategy on One-Page

247 Customs Broker

Have you got a Supply Chain Strategy? Let me show you how I help my consulting clients put together a One-Page Supply Chain Strategy. The post Simple Supply Chain Strategy on One-Page appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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?

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network.

Supply Chain Management Basics

Carter Logistics

Supply Chain Management Basics. What is supply chain management? A supply chain is a network of suppliers, factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and retail businesses, through which materials are acquired, manufactured, and distributed to customers.

5 Ways an Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy Can Improve Customer Experience

Cerasis

The importance of an omnichannel supply chain strategy cannot be overstated. According to Randy Strang of Supply Chain 24/7, a survey of the most important parts of a shopping experience found customers’ expectations are more than meets the eye.

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

Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Can you possibly prepare for a supply chain future that may be completely inconceivable right now? This practice rewards forward-thinking—quite literally, in this case—supply chain and warehouse management teams that accept and embrace the change that will revolutionize workflows many times over between now and retirement. However, this strategy involves more than parts of your supply chain watching for simple leaps forward in tech evolution.

Protect Your Bottom Line With a Smart Supply Chain Design Strategy

Talking Logistics

Many of the world’s most successful food and beverage companies are turning to supply chain design to gain a complete end-to-end view of their supply chain networks to uncover inefficiencies and optimize for significant improvement in cost, service, and risk.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. What Is Intelligent Supply Chain Management?

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4 Tips for a Sustainable Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Pressure to push sustainability into the supply chain has significantly increased in recent years. Having a sustainable supply chain is quickly becoming a necessary part of every business model. Research shows the business case for supply chain sustainability is growing.

The Digital Supply Chain: How Are Supply Chain Managers Responding?

Cerasis

How do you define the digital supply chain? Most supply chains have been involved in digital processes for years. Managers Automate Processes to Respond to the Digital Supply Chain. Another aspect of response to the digital supply is training.

Top 4 Reasons Effectively Implementing Supply Chain Technology Creates a Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

Increasing the technologies deployed in your supply chain might be a goal for your organization. Meanwhile, executives that have spent time in the industry can be fearful of how upgrading systems can impact investment strategy and other business goals. Supply Chain Technology

Blockchain and its Implications for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Shipchain

Blockchain in the pharma supply chain can dramatically affect the success and verifiability of pharmaceuticals. Failure to maintain proper temperatures or traceability within the pharma supply chain can have disastrous outcomes that directly impact patients and their family members.

How to Combat the Uncertainty and Risks in Today’s Global Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

and China, what’s happening (or not happening) with Brexit in Europe, or the status of “New NAFTA” and other trade agreements, one thing is clear: there is growing risk and uncertainty in global supply chain management. LLamasoft, therefore, decided to ask leading supply chain decision-makers (about 725 in total across five global regions) what strategies they were deploying to adapt their supply chains to the looming risks and uncertainties.

The Future of the Freight Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

The Future of the Freight Supply Chain. From drones for online fulfillment to mobile robots in warehouses, the current supply chain is undergoing a major transformation.

Customer Service: A Long Term Strategy for Future Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

As the integration of technology changes the supply chain ecosystem, third party logistics (3PL) providers are urged to maintain a high level of customer service. Unpredictable demand on supply chains. There are a variety of challenges that supply chains will have to face over the next three to five years due to this constant change in demand. How Customer Service Will Win in the Logistics & Supply Chain Industry.

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

Cerasis

Unfortunately, this may lead some supply chain managers or executives to simply avoid the topic until a more cohesive understanding of its possibilities can be made. Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �.

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The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Even headline speakers were professing “data got sexy” and data is now a core strategy for companies looking to succeed. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model (Source: Hackett Group). Supply chain leaders are wanting their organizations to be data-driven.

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Retailers sharpen their focus on the supply chain

DC Velocity

Companies made bigger investments in supply chain efficiency in 2018, tech vendor survey shows. Strategy

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

The success of your business links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. you have to make your supply chain successful too. Supply Chain and Business Success By the Numbers. The Top 7 Supply Chain Points to Address for Business Success.

4 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends for 2019

Morai Logistics

The integration of technologies and the digitization of supply chain and logistics will continue to transform the industry in 2019. According to Statista , 21.1 % of supply chain executives found visibility to be the top challenge facing supply chains in 2018. Despite hesitation to risk, change and integration, digital transformation is being progressively adopted by many industries, especially in supply chain and logistics. Supply Chain

Abercrombie & Fitch Embraces Supply Chain and Omnichannel

Logistics Viewpoints

Investments in supply chain agility and omnichannel are a key part of their turnaround strategy. Investing in supply chain speed and efficiency includes improving forecasting in the hard to forecast fashion industry. The post Abercrombie & Fitch Embraces Supply Chain and Omnichannel appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Abercrombie & Fitch has struggled.

Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

Talking Logistics

But, beyond the overall benefits, a cloud or hybrid approach to supply chain solutions can offer so much more: An integrated approach – A more robust integration API enables technology to seamlessly connect with on premise or cloud-based applications for comprehensive supply chain automation.

Supply Chain Technology Integration: Making the New Technology & Legacy Systems’ Marriage Last

Cerasis

Your organization should invest in and manage supply chain technology integration, making the most out of your existing technology and new investments these steps. . Do More Than Talk about Collaboration; Work Together on Supply Chain Technology Integration.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Circular Supply Chain Vs. Linear Supply Chain: An Evolution

Cerasis

In a sense, these common occurrences reveal how much of an impact the concept of a circular economy and thusly, the circular supply chain is having on consumers. What is the Circular Supply Chain? Driving Forces of the Circular Supply Chain.

How Supply Chains Stay Competitive in a Digital Marketplace

Morai Logistics

To compete in today’s digital marketplace, supply chains must build a framework that prioritizes visibility, supplier diversity, technology and the customer experience. Survey results from ‘623 supply chain professionals across 17 countries’, concluded that one of the top industry challenges was ‘facing global competition’. Over the last two decades, the competitive landscape of supply chain and logistics has changed considerably.

What is a Digital Supply Chain?

PLS Logistics

The term digital supply chain is very prevalent in current logistics and supply chain news, but it is a term that many people are still unfamiliar with. It is important to understand what a digital supply chain consists of and how it could potentially save your company money, time and even your environmental footprint. In order to decide if it could be right for your company, we will break down what it means to have a digital supply chain.

What Is Intelligent Supply Chain Management?

Cerasis

Intelligent supply chain management can reduce costs, improve profitability, and enable competitive advantage for your organization. From the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) to the use of the internet of Things, explains i-Scoop , intelligent supply chain management is changing the game for traditional warehouses, retailers, consumers, and employees alike. Fear and Poor Change Management Prevent Successful Implementation of Intelligent Supply Chain Management.

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Supply Chain and Logistics is Embracing New Technologies. How to Prepare for Automation in the Supply Chain.

Winston Churchill: Supply chain genius?

DC Velocity

But The British Bulldog's advice nonetheless applies to supply chain management. StrategyHe probably wasn't thinking about warehouses when he urged strategists to "occasionally look at the results" of their plans.

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

Cerasis

per pound for turkey might seem like an expense, but that cost and bird reflects more about the supply chain’s functions than you realize. More grocers operating mean the supply. Logistics Supply ChainThe turkey is out of the oven. Rolls are on the table.

APICS launches supply chain professionals group

DC Velocity

Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) lands $5 million grant to help improve public health supply chains in Africa. Strategy

Emerging Supply Chain Trends For 2019

LandLink

Supply chain protocols worldwide are being transformed. External pressures, technology trends and internal evolution are prompting companies to reevaluate their network to determine how their future supply chain should be structured, both in terms of capacity and capabilities.