What Is Logistics 4.0?

May 29, 2018
In the spirit of Industry 4.0, some have taken to referring to new and emerging logistics paradigms as Logistics 4.0—but what exactly does this term mean?

A Fruitful Union: The Intersection of Industry 4.0 and Logistics 4.0

May 22, 2018
The concepts that make up the Industry 4.0 framework don’t have to stop at the edge of the factory floor. Indeed, the very same principles that drive modern, digitized manufacturing are also bringing about the era of Logistics 4.0.

On Getting the Most from Your Transport Logistics

May 10, 2018
Decision-making silos and poor data integration make an accurate view of the supply chain difficult to come by. The end result is that businesses struggle to get the most out of their transport logistics.

How Strategic Network Planning Can Combat Risk

May 01, 2018
Traffic, weather, and other supply chain events conspire to disrupt the plans of freight forwarders and supply chain logistics experts around the globe. One of the industry’s most important challenges is to mitigate those risks. Strategic network planning is a method of doing just that.

What is Demand Capacity Planning?

April 10, 2018
Demand Capacity Planning is an important tool for aligning demand expectations with the realities of your business's production and shipping capacity.

The Marriage of Real-time and Production Planning

January 25, 2018
On the marriage of real-time and production planning and its implications for supply chain digitization and Industry 4.0

4 Supply Chain Management Predictions for 2018

January 04, 2018
Supply chain management predictions for 2018, including lean supply chains and digitalization

How Machine Learning Impacts Manufacturing and Logistics

November 28, 2017
Machine learning can be a critical tool for manufacturing and logistics companies when it comes coordinating various elements of supply chain management.

How To Make Your Supply Chain A Growth Generator

October 31, 2017
Today's manufacturing companies can take a number of steps to transform their supply chains into growth generators.

The Most Common Supply Chain Disruptions

October 10, 2017
Manufacturing companies who understand the most common supply chain disruptions will be better equipped to combat these challenges and respond to them.

How Integrated Transport Logistics Creates Real Growth

September 05, 2017
An integrated transport logistics strategy can be a critical driver in helping manufacturing companies create growth and stimulate increases in revenue.

How S&OE Adds Business Value

August 31, 2017
Sales and operations execution (S&OE) can be a critical aspect in helping manufacturing companies refine their production processes and add business value.

The Importance of Mitigating Supply Chain Risk

August 29, 2017
Manufacturing company planners and managers must realize and work to address supply chain risk and the implications as a result.

Supply Chain Conversations: An Interview with flexis’ Robert Recknagel

August 24, 2017
flexis AG Vice President of Manufacturing and Logistics Robert Recknagel discusses the hottest topics in manufacturing and supply chain logistics.

5 Primary Causes of Supply Chain Disruptions

August 17, 2017
Manufacturing companies in today's global marketplace must be aware of the major causes of supply chain disruptions in order to operate efficiently.

On Integrating S&OP and S&OE

August 15, 2017
Integrating S&OP and S&OE logistics strategy is a critical driver for manufacturing companies in enhancing their overall planning and production platforms.

Transforming Your Supply Chain Into a Growth Vehicle

August 03, 2017
Manufacturing companies must reimagine their supply chain in order to create opportunities for growth in the short and long-term.
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