Blockchain not yet for supply chains

Supply Chain and Logistics

Gartner says 80% of blockchain supply chain developments won’t get out of design and development for several years. So many of them are just recycling financial blockchain ideas into supply chain space without understanding the issues. A case of a … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Production Operations Strategy Supply Chains Uncategorized blockchain computing entrepreneurship supply chains technology transportation

Supply Chain Automation Is the Cornerstone of Supply Chain Success

Cerasis

Supply chain management evolves, and supply chain leaders have a grand opportunity to leverage supply chain automation and drive success. Automation Supply Chain Technology Supply Chain Automation success

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Key Indicators to Measure Supply Chain Performance

SIPMM Professional Publications

There is a lot of metrics to keep track in the varies function, but a supply chain should focus the essential or real Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which will display the most important headlines immediately. Publication Supply Chain

Supply Chain Collaboration Networks Outlook

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently wrapped up my Supply Chain Collaborative Networks (SCCN)market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2023, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

The Self-Healing Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

A "self-healing" supply chain needs to be based on a robust supply chain digital twin model that is updated with near real-time alerts. The post The Self-Healing Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning self-healing

Coronavirus: Supply Chain Risk Management Back in Spotlight

Talking Logistics

The coronavirus, which the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency last week, is starting to have an impact on supply chains. Read more Coronavirus: Supply Chain Risk Management Back in Spotlight. Brown logistics supply chain

Optimizing Your Supply Chain Costing

Talking Logistics

Supply chain costing is the collection, expense assignment, and analysis of cost information across all the work activities comprising a supply chain for the purpose of identifying opportunities to obtain a competitive advantage through a combination of reduced costs or improved performance.

The Supply Chain of Your Valentine’s Day Flowers

Kuebix

The post The Supply Chain of Your Valentine’s Day Flowers appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Holiday Supply Chain TMS Delivery Flowers kuebix tms transportation UPS Valentine's Day

2019 Supply Chain Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

The post 2019 Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends supply chain trendsAs I wrote about a few weeks ago, I spent the first week of February in Orlando attending ARC Advisory Group’s Industry Forum.

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Automation in the Supply Chain and Its Impact on Scalability

Cerasis

Automation is coming of age in the supply chain. Where supply chain leaders once viewed automation capabilities as science fiction fantasy, automation’s real-world applications are becoming evident. Automation Supply Chain Technology Automation in the Supply Chain

The More Things Change: 7 Totally Predictable Supply Chain Predictions for 2020

Talking Logistics

This is certainly true in supply chain and logistics. The post The More Things Change: 7 Totally Predictable Supply Chain Predictions for 2020 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Seven Steps to Supply Chain Autonomy

Logistics Viewpoints

The new competitive imperative is true supply chain autonomy – one that senses disruptions in real time and takes corrective actions with no human intervention. The old supply chain mantra used to be “cheaper, faster, […]. The post Seven Steps to Supply Chain Autonomy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Visibility automation supply chain autonomy supply chain visibility

The Retail Supply Chain Revolution

Logistics Viewpoints

There is a revolution in retail supply chains. The post The Retail Supply Chain Revolution appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Retail Amazon retail supply chainThe rapid growth in ecommerce is driving technological innovation and experimentation at an uprecedented rate.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

Logistics Viewpoints

The term supply chain control tower is being used more frequently. What is a supply chain control tower? From my perspective it must be a holistic supply chain solution. The post What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

Specialization is Supply Chain’s Best Friend

Logistics Viewpoints

Trade and specialization at the individual, corporate, and regional level are catalysts behind the growth and increasingly important role of supply chain in today’s global economies. The post Specialization is Supply Chain’s Best Friend appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Supply Chain Technology 2020: What to Expect?

Blue Grace Logistics

Technology has become synonymous with supply chains. It’s not only creating new and innovative products to support global supply chains, but is also rapidly changing how the industry operates.

Did the Grinch Use Supply Chain Technologies?

Talking Logistics

Read more Did the Grinch Use Supply Chain Technologies? The post Did the Grinch Use Supply Chain Technologies? Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Elemica How the Grinch Stole Christmas supply chain technologies

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Achieve a Responsive Supply Chain Without Creating Supply Chain Chaos

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain planning with the ability to do concurrent planning is one answer. The post Achieve a Responsive Supply Chain Without Creating Supply Chain Chaos appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning

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.

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?

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.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

The Halloween Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post The Halloween Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning Halloween supply chainHalloween is a mere two weeks away, and the shopping season is in full swing. And by “in full swing,” I mean that consumers are spending big bucks on all the Halloween essentials.

How Blockchain in the Supply Chain will Empower Supply Chain Management

Shipchain

What is Supply Chain? Supply chain is essentially the entire behind-the-scenes network that links a product from its point of origination to its final destination. The only way to combat these issues is to increase visibility at all points in the supply chain.

The Food Supply Chain is at Risk

Logistics Viewpoints

The global food supply chain is complex, vast, and vital to human existence. For that reason, when there are disruptions to the food supply chain, it makes major headlines. The post The Food Supply Chain is at Risk appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

7 Reasons Panama is the Latin American Supply Chain Capital with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

17:13] What’s the first reason that Panama is Latin America’s supply chain capital? 20:45] What is the number-two reason that Panama is Latin America’s supply chain capital? 23:15] What is the number-three reason that Panama is Latin America’s supply chain capital?

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The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

New Technologies for Effective Food Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post New Technologies for Effective Food Supply Chain appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Supply ChainThe Industry 4.0

Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient

Cerasis

The post Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Data

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Integrated Digital Technology for an Agile Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digital technology continues to drive corporations to reshape its logistics and supply chain. The post Integrated Digital Technology for an Agile Supply Chain appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Supply Chain

Technologies for an Effective Healthcare Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

Healthcare supply chain account for a big portion in the expenditure represents an opportunity to reduce the cost and improve patient care efficiency. The healthcare supply chain is a vast process and disintegrated network of products and players. Publication Supply Chai

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

[PODCAST] Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization

Cerasis

Listen to “Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Inventory Forecasting Lessons for Improved Supply Chain Network Optimization appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.