• Supply Chain Engagement

    Partners across the extended supply chain must increase collaboration and engagement across the marketplace and their partners whether manufacturers, suppliers, carriers, distribution or customer, all of these various...
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  • Food Supply Chain

    I interviewed Kunal Gupta who discussed Food Supply Chain.             1. Please provide a brief background of yourself   Professionally - A specialist in Food and Beverage ...
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  • Winning in CIS-Logistics Market Despite the Complexity in its Supply Chain

    I interviewed Christoph Szakowski who discussed Winning in CIS-Logistics market despite the complexity in its supply chain.                 Introduction and my experience...
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  • Top supply chain risks for 2018

    While the threat of supply chain disruption caused by factors such as cyber breaches, natural disasters and geopolitical instability in Asia and the Middle East continues to grow, chief among the key concerns for boar...
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  • Blockchain Anyone?

    One of the most fascinating speakers at the APICS conference talked about the value of blockchain.  I knew to pay attention because the former head of the Drucker supply chain program also specifically noted the ...
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  • What's New & Hot in Transportation?

    I was a panelist at Mobility 21's (the Southern California Transportation Coalition) session, "Speed to Delivery: Goods Movement's High-Tech Future".  We had a fascinating discussion with a panel of experts from ...
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  • The Truth about Traditional Advanced Planning and Scheduling Systems

    Recently I was working with a supply chain client where the company was seeking to implement manufacturing systems that included an advanced planning and scheduling system (APS). I asked them: “What are your chi...
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  • Want Success?  Integrate a Change Leadership Work Stream in Your Transformation Program!

    The nature of the results you are trying to achieve will determine the type of change you need to create.   If you are making changes to a very small part of your job then your focus is very localized.  If ...
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  • Why an overview of Patent Law is essential for any major firm within the logistics industry

    In such an expansive industry as that of logistics, technological innovations are ever-present and (no pun intended) drives competition constantly to pour more and more funding into research to gain an advantage over ...
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  • Get your demand planning and forecasting game on

    by Alexa Cheater Outplay your competition with a smarter, stronger demand planning strategy Customer demands are changing. So why isn’t your demand planning strategy? It’s time to level up your demand pla...
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  • Global supply chain effort to reduce the amount of plastic entering oceans

    Mass production of plastics has accelerated so rapidly that it has created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics, of which 6.3 billion metric tons has become plastic waste, according to research. Only nine percent of it...
    Jim Fulcher
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  • Retail Change Model

    Retailers must develop a new model that both supports and encourages change from the consumer in order to build a long term relationship with consumers that will drive retail success. The model must be built on a flex...
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  • The supply chain planning system crystal ball

    by John Westerveld Twenty-five years ago, I bought my first personal computer. One of the first applications I installed was a cookbook — the killer home PC application of the time. The second application was ...
    Kinaxis
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  • Retail Inventory Forecasting Efficiencies

    Retailers are encountering significant challenges to their business model driven by consumer changing demands and retailers must accept the new reality that they (the retailers) are no longer in control of the consume...
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  • What Makes DDMRP Solutions So Effective?

    “I think most [supply chain executives] are under financial pressure because so much working capital gets tied up in inventory…, and much of it is inventory they don’t really need. It’s the wr...
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  • Quality Management: Design in Quality First!

    The Division I had just joined was enjoying great success in Sales and Development.  They had created a modular building block design for their products.  Simply there were over two dozen different building ...
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  • Omni Channel Purchase

    The omni channel purchase process is probably the critical link in the consumer relationship battle that is being fought by the large legacy retailers for the favor of consumer shopping and purchasing.  The conve...
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  • Retail Shopping Frustrations

    The changes in the retail market are just as much a consumer reaction to their frustrations with brick and mortar shopping as they are embrace of new technologies.  Consumers have reacted to their frustrations wi...
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  • Let’s be clear: Digitization is not the same as Digital Transformation

    by Trevor Miles Much is being written about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) recently. It is the topic du jour. There is undoubtedly a lot of opportunity in this space for automating highly man...
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  • Women, minorities gain more board seats

    For the first time, women and people of color were picked for a majority of open S&P 500 board seats this year, due, in part, to increasing pressure from investors to improve gender and racial disparities. Indeed,...
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