Supply chain planning and execution
- April 17, 2020
Supply chain applications from SAP Ariba, SourceDay and Kinaxis are helping companies find critical PPE, maintain manufacturing lines and plan for supply chain risk assessment.
- March 25, 2020
Amid global disruptions due to coronavirus, businesses need to redo supply chain best practices immediately. Here are seven ways to get started down the right path.
- March 17, 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak started in China, where a large percentage of major enterprises have factories. Here's what business leaders should learn from the resulting slowdown.
- March 16, 2020
Widespread coronavirus panic buying is likely to cause a bullwhip effect in some areas -- such as toilet paper. Here's how suppliers can work to minimize the negative supply chain effects.
- March 11, 2020
Merck Healthcare has implemented cognitive automation technology from Aera Technology to drive a digital transformation of its supply chain operations.
- February 24, 2020
Global supply chains have been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak, and companies need to diversify suppliers and rethink strategies like lean and just-in-time manufacturing.
- November 06, 2019
Workday's planned acquisition of Scout RFP, a sourcing and procurement platform, says one thing to analysts: It is pushing to become a full-service ERP vendor.
- September 18, 2019
IoT applications for manufacturing and supply chain don't require 5G networks to send small packets of data. Sigfox believes they're better suited for a 0G network.
- August 29, 2019
Madhav Durbha's take on the evolving supply chain landscape includes a warning: Organizations will need to address the growing skills gap it is creating.
- August 05, 2019
Drug manufacturers can collaborate with customers, suppliers and contract manufacturers on the TraceLink Network, and build applications on the new TraceLink Digital Network Platform.
- 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.
- April 11, 2014
In this news roundup, learn about Staples' 3-D printing services, Sage's new Payment Processing option and Tesla's plans for its Gigafactory.
- March 22, 2013
Expert Matthew Littlefield explains how these long-used efficiency measures can support real-time visibility in manufacturing.
- March 14, 2012
While there can be cost efficiencies from outsourcing to global suppliers, manufacturers should carefully evaluate supply chain risks from manmade and natural disruptions.
- October 27, 2011
To find the right mix of barcodes, RFID, and Wi-Fi sensors, manufacturers must first decide the speed, distance and accuracy they need in an AIDC system, analysts said.
- June 17, 2011
Extended supply chains demand new quality control software workflows that resolve quality issues at the onset of product development.
- June 22, 2009
In the current economy, supplier risk management is more important than ever for manufacturers. Find out how to perform spend analysis, manage procurement data and gain supply chain visibility to lower your supplier risk.