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Supply chain planning and execution News
November 13, 2017
At the CPO Rising Summit, procurement experts discussed how procurement and supply chain will involve technologies like blockchain and AI, but some are skeptical this will happen soon.
May 15, 2017
The era of 3D printing and additive manufacturing may be just around the corner, but the industry needs to coalesce for it to grow to scale, according to panel at Rapid + TCT conference.
October 27, 2015
Oracle has added its Manufacturing Cloud and Planning Central Cloud to the SaaS suite for supply chain management. While Oracle touts the move, some analysts are more reserved.
June 27, 2014
In this week's news roundup, read about Dassault Systèmes' new traceability software for high tech, 3D Systems' scanner for iPad, and the growing focus on supply chain risk management.
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Autonomous vehicles are on track to change logistics forever. Some believe that might be a good thing for the environment. Continue Reading
Supply chain analytics is the application of analytics to supply chain data to improve forecasting and efficiency and be more responsive to customer needs. Continue Reading
Supply chain sustainability (SCS) is a holistic view of supply chain processes and technologies that addresses the environmental, social and legal aspects of a supply chain's components as well as their economic factors. Continue Reading
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Supply chain disruption interrupts the flow of goods, and that means it has the potential to have a major effect on a company's financials. Here's what business leaders -- including CFOs -- should know. Continue Reading
As technology-like sensors, IoT and analytics become more common, supply chain visibility systems can help mitigate disruptions, improve demand sensing and ensure product quality. Continue Reading
In this Q&A, supply chain expert Simon Ellis of IDC discusses the supply chain software market, why it has been slower to embrace the cloud and why this may be changing. Continue Reading
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In some regards, the term big data management can be viewed as an oxymoron. In fact, oxymorons abound in this industry and society -- virtual reality, artificial intelligence, science fiction and awfully good, the ... Continue Reading
Getting real-time information on where goods are in a supply chain is commonplace with sensors and big data, but some firms use machine learning to predict more accurate ETAs. Continue Reading
Inventory -- although necessary -- is expensive to keep and needs fine-tuned management. Here's a look at why inventory optimization software can help. Continue Reading
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Over the years, managing supply and demand has become increasingly complicated. Here's a look at factors that influence today's supply chain risk assessments. Continue Reading
By focusing on compensating factors such as safety stock and shrinkage, you can counteract the tendency of an MRP system to increase inventory, especially in the beginning. Continue Reading
Discrete manufacturers face challenges related to demand forecasting and inventory management, to name just two. Here's a look at why -- and what can be done. Continue Reading