TCO Calculator: Cost Optimizations for Cloud-based SCM

January 14, 2021
Why does cloud supply chain management tends to have lower TCO (total cost of ownership) than on-prem solutions? Read on to find out.

Why You Should Integrate Transportation Forecasting into Your SCM

January 07, 2021
As securing freight capacity becomes more and more competitive, supply chain businesses will increasingly need transportation forecasting capabilities.

The Top 5 Supply Chain Challenges for 2021

November 26, 2020
The challenges brought by the coronavirus in 2020 aren't going anywhere, meaning that manufacturers and other supply chain businesses will need to adapt.

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?

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?

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.

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 Manufacturing in 2021

August 08, 2020
Increases in distributed manufacturing, AI, machine learning, and advanced analytics will bring changes to global manufacturing in the coming years.

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.

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?

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...

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 Tips for IT Management in the Industry 4.0 Era

June 11, 2020
Industry 4.0 technology is a priority for almost everyone right now--but are all Industry 4.0 IT deployments created equal?

What Makes an S&OP Process Successful?

June 04, 2020
S&OP is a crucial value added proposition for manufacturers--but what separates the successful S&OP processes from the ones that fail?

5 Strategies for Optimizing Your Production Planning and Scheduling

June 02, 2020
Digital twins, advanced analytics, and supply chain integration can all help you optimize your production planning and scheduling.
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