If Only There Were More Choices

The supply chain technology market is in transition. Over the last three decades, the market weathered consolidations, mergers and technology shifts. Many of the clients I work with are nervous about SAP APO's transition and the evolution of SAP's supply chain planning solutions. They are looking for alternatives.

If Only There Were More Choices

Challenges and Solutions: Cyber Security and the Digital Supply Chain

When it comes to the modern supply chain managers have a relatively new risk to consider, cybersecurity. As major logistics providers from all around the world struggle with keeping their private data secure, businesses are investing time and resources to address this serious concern. From shutting down major ports to the risk of losing private client data, the time is now to address cybersecurity in the supply chain.

Challenges and Solutions: Cyber Security and the Digital Supply Chain
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The 2016 Supply Chains to Admire

The 2016 Supply Chains to Admire Not all supply chains are equal. Similarly, not all rankings of supply chain performance are equal. In this webinar we will talk about the methodology used to rank the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire, and discuss the results with select winners from 2015 and 2016. Join us to understand how to improve your performance using quantitative methods and hear from winners how they have achieved their success. - 42 minutes - recorded July 20, 2016

 

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What Does Customer Service Mean?

Organizations often think they understand their customers, and engage with them in a manner they believe will provide a valuable service.

The True Cost of a Long Tail

Long product tails are good for digital businesses with minimal inventory costs, but represent a major financial commitment for make-to-stock manufacturers. A long tail severely impacts business performance – hurting forecast accuracy and forecast value-added, driving a lot of bias and inventory, hurting productivity, increasing obsolescence, and impacting S&OP. These all eventually have real financial impacts on your company. So just how long is the long tail for consumer goods? Well, it’s a lot longer than you might think.

The True Cost of a Long Tail
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Supply Chain Insights' Infographic Summary 2012-2015

Infographics convey complex information in a simple format.  We see that supply chains are getting increasingly complex and want to help you understand the results of our research quickly.  We have created a series of infographics to help you better utilize the insights in our research to improve the performance of your supply chain.  Click through the presentation below to review all our infographics and reach out to us if you have any questions on how to apply the results.

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Risk Management: Should You Sleep at Night?

Risks are higher in a global supply chain. To deal with these potential hazards, risk management has evolved beyond dealing with an issue when it’s about to happen to focus on prevention, early sensing, and coordinated execution to respond to an event. There are new strategies and technologies that can proactively formulate a plan to protect your business and operations from the storm of unforeseen events. But how do you get started? 

Supply Chain Trends to have on your RADAR

Supply Chain 2020 will continue collapsing cycles, challenging Supply Chain professionals and taking advantage of exponential technology shifts.

What’s on your RADAR for the Supply Chain of 2020?  What should be?

People, Process and Technology – some indicators and trends to watch out for in the coming years.

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Supply Chain Trends to have on your RADAR

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