Supply Chain Transformation Readiness Tool

Material Handling and Logistics

has launched an IDN (integrated delivery network) Readiness Assessment for Supply Chain Transformation for the healthcare industry TECSYS Inc.

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The Digital Supply Chain with Mathew Smith

Logistics Bureau

We now have this ability to measure our delivery time proactively and communicate if there are any challenges by making use of digital tools.

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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?

How will the Looming Recession Impact Global Supply Chains?

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies need to prepare by developing more agile supply chains. Integrated business planning and supplier risk management are critical tools. The post How will the Looming Recession Impact Global Supply Chains? S&OP Agile Supply Chains

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

Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

Talking Logistics

Contrasting software tools that are meant to enhance decision-making and execution make it difficult to optimize planning, collaborate with trading partners, and deliver superior customer experiences. One of the ways supply chains can be successful is for them to be transparent.

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are enthralled with the idea of using big data, but they tend to fail to understand how to disseminate big data in their organization properly. Each of these elements more traditionally handles by outsourcing analysis of processes to supply chain consultant.

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Storm Watch and Supply Chains: DHL offers managers risk mitigation tools

Logistics Management

As storms continue to strike supply chains across the nation, a new report from DHL has been crafted to help managers mitigate risk and anticipate disruption

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Health Check Your Supply Chain for Inefficiencies

Talking Logistics

Even in 2019 many companies still underestimate the importance of their global supply chain and above all, how their logistics and supply chain performance can beneficially impact their marketing, ultimately leading to healthier financial results.

Cybersecurity and Supply Chain Risks

Morai Logistics

As supply chains get increasingly digitized, the risks of supply chains being undermined by cyber attacks also increases, making cybersecurity vital to supply chain health. Digital transformation is something that is crucial for supply chains going forward. If they are to keep up with the market demands that are placed upon them, they need the efficiency, productivity, and precision digital tools bring with them.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

[PODCAST] Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

How sound inventory management improves the supply chain, and what are the adverse impacts to the supply chain due to poor inventory management. Strategic Logistics and Digital Supply Chain Resources to Download.

Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

If you stop to think about it, the construction industry supply chain is all around us — it’s the roads we drive on, our houses and commercial buildings, and all sorts of other infrastructure. But when you take a closer look at how this supply chain works, you realize that there is a lot of waste and inefficiency. Simply put, there’s probably no other supply chain that is in more dire need of transformation than the construction industry supply chain.

Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit

Talking Logistics

In fact, at one conference this spring, after delivering a keynote presentation that had nothing to do with technology, the very first question I received from the audience was “What do you think about blockchain and its potential in supply chain management?”.

Blockchain Powerful Tool for Transparency in Complex Supply Chains

Material Handling and Logistics

Utilizing the inherent irrefutability within blockchain technologies, great strides can be made in reducing the risk of counterfeits and actually saving lives

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Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. Forward-thinking supply chain professionals are looking to advanced technologies to streamline processes, improve accuracy, accelerate delivery and reduce costs.

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How Supply-Chain Finance Can Help Companies Protect Working Capital

Supply Chain Brain

manufacturers are lagging their European counterparts in the adoption of creative approaches to supply-chain finance. But three companies are demonstrating the varied ways in which that tool can be effectively deployed

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The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data and advanced analytics. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model (Source: Hackett Group). Supply chains are digitizing.

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Supply Chain: The Digital Transformation Imperative

Morai Logistics

If supply chain companies are going to evolve to meet the demands of the market, digital transformation has to be central to that evolution. . Now, more than ever, supply chains are being pushed to grow as a result of the needs of customers. And, no matter how well run a supply chain is, by itself it simply can’t meet those needs. This week’s article by Morai Logistics underscores the importance of digital transformation for supply chains.

Automated Freight Bidding Tools Pay Dividends for Shippers, Carriers and 3PLs – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

September 19, 2019 · By SMC³ Striving For Procurement Optimization At the start of the New Year, it’s common for freight shippers striving for an… The post Automated Freight Bidding Tools Pay Dividends for Shippers, Carriers and 3PLs – Supply Chain 24/7 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. Selecting software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle. The process of selecting software for supply chain network design needs to change.

5 Ways the Cloud is Improving Supply Chain Management

Morai Logistics

As the demands placed upon supply chains become greater, new innovative mechanisms will be necessary to respond to those pressures—here’s how the cloud is addressing them. The expectations placed upon supply chains are higher than ever. As a result, there’s a need for even stronger supply chain management. One of the most important things a modern day supply chain needs is the ability to adapt and grow. Cloud Supply Chain

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

What are supply chain professionals using to make network decisions? 

AIMMS

We recently created a quiz to help supply chain professionals answer this question. Our goal was to help you identify potential improvement opportunities by answering a few questions and get a temperature check on the current landscape of network design solutions.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Of course, we live in a high technology powered supply chain world, but often, as we noted in our 5 Upfront LTL Tips post, if you don’t remember the basics and best practices, no technology is going to fix those issues, but only make them more apparent. Trusting your Supply Chain.

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry

Transporeon

The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements. A Quantum Leap in Digital Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

A look at the supply chain trends and technology that will come into play in 2018. Here is a look at how some companies in the supply chain sector are preparing themselves for the months to come. Predictive analytics will alter the future of the supply chain.

How do supply chain professionals rate their demand forecast’s accuracy?

AIMMS

We are running a quiz to help supply chain professionals address these questions. 6 0 % of respondents stated that the Supply Chain function is primarily responsible for managing the forecast process at their organizations.

Bridging the Gap Between Supply Chain Design and Planning

Talking Logistics

From demand shifts and evolving customer preferences, to new product introductions and sales strategies, volatility creates a continuously moving target for supply chain managers. Even in top performing supply chains analytics platforms can have a measurable impact.

Alignment, Synchronization, Communication: Building Successful Relationships in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

There are many different types of relationships that play an important role in supply chain management, both internal relationships (e.g., Then post a comment and share your perspective on what it takes to build successful supply chain relationships!

SWOT that Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Business students are all exposed to the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis tool. This last week I came across several interesting stories – or in one case a presentation – that all centered on different aspects of SWOT in the supply chain realm. The post SWOT that Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain News 3G Capital AGCO Amazon KFC SWOT

Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future

Talking Logistics

Achieving end-to-end supply chain visibility has been the Holy Grail for industry executives — always desired, but seldom achieved. This has been an ongoing challenge, in part, because supply chain networks, technologies, and processes are always changing, making supply chain visibility a moving target. The question then becomes, where are we today with supply chain visibility? Old vs. New Supply Chain Visibility.

Five Things To Know About NextGen Supply Chain Technology

PINC YMS

In its 2018 Annual Industry Report, MHI advises companies to “think big, but start small” when implementing new technology tools and systems. NextGen Supply Chain MHI digital inventory digital supply chain

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Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Logistics

But one of the most common mistakes I see many companies make is positioning international supply chains merely as tactical support for larger strategies. But if you have a diverse, expansive international supply chain, how do you start to bring everything together?

Supply Chain: Customer Service and Technologies That Will Deliver it

Morai Logistics

Despite all the talk about blockchain technology, one of the preeminent challenges supply chains still face is customer service, and there are several technologies that could be the key to addressing it. Customer service is an ongoing priority in the supply chain industry. Customers, now more than ever, need a seamless experience across a supply chain. The supply chain industry is no exception.

Maritime firms launch digital supply chain management portals

DC Velocity

Evergreen, Kuehne + Nagel say online tools to improve data transfer and transparency for importers, exporters. Transportation

The Future of the Digital Supply Chain: IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, Predictive Analytics, and More

Shipchain

Understanding the future of the digital supply chain is essential to success. Let’s take a closer look at how these technologies will affect the future of supply chain management and your day to day operations. Avoiding the Future of the Digital Supply Chain Is Impossible.