How Quality UX Impacts Manufacturing

May 14, 2020
It might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Industry 4.0, but quality user experience can be a huge value driver in modern SCM.

How Supply Chain Integration Impacts S&OP

March 31, 2020
Supply chain integration is a hot topic for planners, but how will that affect your sales and operations planning (S&OP)?

Cloud vs. On-Premise: Which Is the Better Fit in Your Supply Chain?

March 12, 2020
According to Gartner, by 2023 cloud-based supply chain technology will be worth $11B. But is it the right choice for your supply chain?

Managing Disruptions in Times of Supply Chain Uncertainty

March 10, 2020
Global crises can throw your supply chain into disarray, but a strong logistics network and S&OE workflows can help boost your supply chain resilience.

The Top Challenges in Supply Chain Forecasting

February 06, 2020
Supply chain forecasting can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. With the right technologies backing you up, you can overcome these primary challenges.

How Industry 4.0 Will Impact Your Supplier Relationships

November 21, 2019
Industry 4.0 will bring increased visibility, which will mean better disruption management for smart manufacturers when managing their suppliers.

The Importance of Forecasting in Logistics Planning

November 07, 2019
Industry 4.0 has had a huge impact on demand forecasting, and in turn forecasting is having a huge impact on logistics planning.

How to Evaluate Supply Chain Software Solutions

October 29, 2019
Supply chain management solutions are hitting the industry in a big way, do you know how to pick the right one for your business?

How to Maintain Supply Chain Control When Outsourcing

October 17, 2019
Outsourcing is not uncommon in supply chain management, but do you know how to maintain control when segments are out of your hands?

5 Key S&OP Metrics to Track in 2019

August 22, 2019
Sales & operations planning (S&OP) is critical for running a smooth manufacturing concern, and critical infrastructure processes mean metrics.

Supply Chain Optimization in the Automotive Industry

July 18, 2019
Optimizing your automotive supply chain in the Industry 4.0 era is all about integrating logistics functions and increasing visibility via digitization.

The Supply Chain Manager's Guide to Press Distribution

June 11, 2019
Newspapers and printing presses face a number of supply chain challenges that are unique to the industry. But they're also uniquely positioned to take advantage of lean supply chain management and digitization.

The Intersection of Production and Distribution Logistics

May 30, 2019
Production logistics and distribution logistics already interact indirectly, why not bring them into a more synergistic relationship?

Can Smarter Order Planning Reduce Production Hiccups?

May 21, 2019
Make to order or make to stock? This question has a new set of answers in the Industry 4.0/S&OE era.

How a Decentralized Supply Chain Can Add Value

April 23, 2019
Centralized vs. decentralized supply chain management: what are the pros and cons of each?

5 Inventory Management Stats Worth Knowing

March 26, 2019
Inventory management is one of the most rapidly evolving facets of supply chain management. Why? Because it's an area in which added visibility can create enormous value.

5 Tips for Avoiding Supply Chain Disruptions

March 07, 2019
For supply chain managers who are hoping to maintain a certain degree of leanness, the trick is to find ways to mitigate disruptions without costly fortifications at every turn. This means finding ways to be smarter, and more proactive, rather than more defensive and reactive.
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