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“Digital Transformation” and Supply Chain Planning

15 May, 2018

Here is the scenario. The C Suite says it wants “digital transformation". Your company has an older supply chain planning...

The Auto Industry's Value Chain Profit Pool

Want to disrupt your supply chain? Check out this new analytical tool

17 April, 2018

Brad Householder, Founder and CEO of b2i, spoke at the ToolsGroup TG18 user conference recently and presented an...

Global Supply Chain Planning

Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Planning at SKF

11 April, 2018

Jörg Schlager describing SKF's Integrated Planning (Source: Optilon)

Digital transformation” is tough for any firm, but...

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Blockchain’s potential to authenticate supply chain planning data

29 March, 2018

Blockchain data can be a useful source of certified data to support the supply chain model or  sometimes called a "supply...

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How to Measure Inventory Health

6 February, 2018

Financial executives measure inventory health with metrics like inventory turns because they view the firm from a...

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New Findings from the Gartner Supply Chain Users Wants and Needs Study

4 January, 2018

The annual Gartner Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Study is one of the most comprehensive studies of supply...

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One Way to Start Your Digital Transformation

20 December, 2017

Many companies are taking a serious look at “digital transformation” and it’s possible to think that it requires a big...

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Probabilistic Forecasting Can Extend the Life of SAP APO

12 December, 2017

Since the beginning of time – OK, since the beginning of demand forecasting --- the standard approach has been a single...

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Is Digital Transformation Bringing Traditional Grocery to Its Expiration Date?

7 December, 2017

Grocery stores, long thought to be immune to the “Amazon Effect”, were shaken in August of 2017 when Amazon acquired...

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How to Attain “Stage 4” Supply Chain Planning Maturity

7 November, 2017

Gartner has identified five stages of supply chain planning maturity and they say that 70-80% of companies plan to...

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