Brian Hoey

Recent Posts

How S&OP Reduces Supply Chain Costs

November 19, 2020
S&OP is standard practice for most manufacturers--but what's its actual impact on cost management?

Is It Possible to Future-Proof Your Supply Chain?

November 17, 2020
Cloud technology, AI, and automation can all help you future-proof your supply chain and help you to weather continued global disruptions.

How to Choose the Right Transportation Planning Solution

November 17, 2020
Transportation planning and scheduling represents a delicate high wire act for supply chain businesses--which makes it crucial to have the right tools.

5 Advantages of Supply Chain Monitoring

November 12, 2020
If you have the right monitoring solution in place, it's possible to reduce stockouts and thin out your buffer stock. How? Through real-time visibility.

How to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

November 10, 2020
Resilience is a factor of flexibility and speed, and end-to-end supply chain visibility can help power both.

How Supply Chain Integration Impacts Production Planning

November 05, 2020
Supply chain integration can power AI and machine learning algorithms designed to optimize production plans. From there, it's easy to reduce costs.

5 Features to Look for in Your APS Solution

November 03, 2020
The right APS can help you improve scheduling and sequencing--but how do you know what features your solution needs to have?

The Benefits of Forecasting in Transportation Planning

October 29, 2020
With AI-powered transportation forecasting, logistics planners can improve on-time delivery while keeping costs in check. Read on to learn how.

AI’s Role in Manufacturing’s Digital Transformation

October 22, 2020
AI can power digital twins, which offer smarter digital planning workflows for manufacturers. But is that all AI can do?

How Automakers Can Reduce Internal IT Costs

October 20, 2020
Increasing cost volatility is a big concern for car and truck manufacturers. Can the cloud make things easier by reducing internal IT costs?

Key Challenges in Forecasting Logistics Demand

October 15, 2020
Effective transportation forecasting is critical for avoiding costly premium freight--but it's not without its challenges.

5 Reasons to Move Your SCM to the Cloud

October 13, 2020
By transitioning to cloud-based supply chain management, manufacturers can decrease costs and pave the way for Industry 4.0.

Why Should You Care About Transportation Forecasting?

October 08, 2020
Transportation forecasting is named in the Gartner's Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2020

5 Ways to Save Costs in the Truck/Automotive Supply Chain

October 06, 2020
In the truck and automotive industries, visibility, connectivity, and transparency are hard requirements for managing costs in a dynamic way.

Emerging Challenges in the Truck/Automotive Industry (and How to Handle Them)

October 01, 2020
The truck/automotive industry is still recovering from the COVID-19 crisis--which means global supply chains are going to need serious transformations.

5 Predictions for the Automotive Supply Chain in 2021

September 29, 2020
The automotive supply chain has undergone a lot of disruptions recently--which is why things like transportation forecasting are about to become critical.

Is S&OP Still Important?

September 24, 2020
Is S&OP still relevant, or is it time to replace with a new business process? Read on to find out...
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