The Supply Chain Manager’s Guide to the Cloud

August 13, 2020
Cloud technologies are here and ready to take on supply chain management--here are our tips for getting started.

5 Tips for Smarter Procurement in the Supply Chain

August 11, 2020
Procurement is a key piece of the supply chain that often gets short shrift. Here are our top 5 suggestions for bringing your processes in line.

How the IoT Powers Logistics 4.0

August 06, 2020
The IoT offers logistics planners new opportunities to gather real-time data--which means new opportunities to optimize transport plans.

Can Supply Chain Integration Improve Your Forecasts?

August 04, 2020
Supply chain integration can help improve revenue for manufacturers and logistics providers--but can it also improve your demand forecasts?

5 Uses for AI in Manufacturing

July 30, 2020
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to be a transformative technology in the era of Industry 4.0--for those who know how to make the most it.

Is AI The Key to Logistics 4.0 Adoption?

July 28, 2020
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the power to completely change the way we move goods from Point A to Point B

Why Should Production Planners Care About Explainable AI?

July 23, 2020
The debate between black-box and unexplainable AI is underway--how do production planners fit into the discussion?

How Do Big Data and AI Create Value for Manufacturers?

July 21, 2020
Big Data and AI both can maximize the value of manufacturers' digitization efforts--the question is: how do you extract value from these technologies?

How to Measure Supply Chain Integration

July 16, 2020
Forecast accuracy and OEE should tell you a lot about your supply chain integration levels--which can tell you a lot about your digital maturity in turn.

The Most Common Kinds of Logistics Delays

July 14, 2020
Transport logistics delays are just a fact of life--but the right software solution can help you to avoid them.

How Can Supply Chain Planners Fight the Amazon Effect?

July 09, 2020
Digitization and Industry 4.0 technology can help manufacturers improve transparency and speed up shipments--aka fight the Amazon Effect.

5 Myths About Industry 4.0

July 07, 2020
Is it true that Industry 4.0 is all hype? Or that it's too expensive for SMEs? Not necessarily...

5 Facts About Tactical Transport Planning

July 02, 2020
Tactical transport planning is a key stepping stone to Logistics 4.0--but what else should planners know about this critical function?

How Will the Cloud Impact Your Factory Floor?

June 30, 2020
Success in production planning is all about flexibility and visibility--can cloud-based planning solutions provide that for you?

Tender Management in the Digital Supply Chain

June 25, 2020
As supply chains go digital in the Industry 4.0 era, it's time to get smarter about tender management: that means digitization and advanced analytics.

5 Key Metrics to Track Your Industry 4.0 Progress

June 23, 2020
Industry 4.0 requires a high level of digital maturity--but what can things like fill rate and forecast accuracy tell you about your Industry 4.0 progress?

Moving Inventory Planning Beyond the Spreadsheet

June 18, 2020
Is an Excel spreadsheet the best place to do inventory planning in the Industry 4.0 era--or do planners need a smart, connected solution?
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