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1. How Did Your Supply Chain Fail Your Black Friday Efforts?
... Certainly that big screen tv or special toy you advertised had slightly different features than the ones your competition has, but those small differences (more or fewer HDMI ports, extra batteries, etc.) ...
Created on 26 November 2018
2. 6 Steps to Data-Driven Transformation
... of looking at data whenever they make decisions, which I call “the point of action.” This is tightly linked to the corporate culture you build. I often suggest that executives get creative and set up competitions ...
Created on 19 November 2018
3. Alibaba Cloud poised to close gap with rivals in APAC
... Data Lakes, Link Kit (data management) and ElasticSearch. It is staying ahead of competition with an SD-WAN offer (Smart Access Gateway). Soh concludes: “With the ongoing migration of IT to the cloud, ...
Created on 29 October 2018
4. Alibaba, the Supply Chain, and Changes in China
... However, China’s labor costs, much due to its economic growth from manufacturing, have risen to the point that the competition from nearby Asian countries is taking some of that manufacturing business. ...
Created on 22 October 2018
5. Why Machine Learning is Right for Your Supply Chain Strategy
... your supply chain functions and get ahead of the competition. Visual inspection Spotting shipping damage has been the domain of dock workers who look at packages and pull out those that look damaged ...
Created on 13 August 2018
6. Sustainability in the Chain
... collected over time by your SCM system can help your enterprise be competitive on a daily basis but adding sustainability considerations to your efforts can put you ahead of the competition.  ...
Created on 05 March 2018
7. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
... in China? Most executives in the western world confuse this with nationalism. However, it is not. Amazon is finding the competition from local incumbents such as Alibaba and intense, membership ...
Created on 16 October 2017
8. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s a Walmart Blimp!
...  and launch system. (source: United States Patent and Trademaark Office) But Walmart isn’t joking. It’s facing competition from Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods that give it physical footprint ...
Created on 13 September 2017
9. Unmanned Delivery Options are Changing the Supply Chain
... and in danger of being out delivered by your competition. ...
Created on 28 September 2016
10. An Increase in B2B Choices
Business-to-business (B2B) sales will probably never be the sexy side of ecommerce, but it's very profitable and competition is increasing. Amazon Business has gotten most of the press since its inception ...
Created on 09 August 2016
11. Supply Chain Managers as Business Leaders
... important than in the supply chain. Moving from outdated manual systems to modern digital systems can mean the difference between simply surviving and outpacing the competition to win new markets and extend ...
Created on 09 May 2016
12. Managing Your Supply Chain
... Everyone agrees that Globalization is important and changes the way SCM operates. Likewise, increased Competition and a push on prices is here to stay. Along with competition, Product Life Cycles are getting ...
Created on 30 November 2015
13. What is an XPL?
... o matter how advanced or far-reaching their service might be. So are they still 3PLs who just invented a fancy title to set them apart from the competition, or is there a real differentiation? A 4PL i ...
Created on 17 November 2015
14. Uber Model Could Wreak Uber Upheaval In Supply Chain Logistics
... well as increased transparency so customers can readily find available providers, he says. A major potential downside of Uber’s infiltration into additional supply chains is decreased competition, Wilding ...
Created on 28 May 2015
15. Report To Reveal Strategic Insights For Marketing Supply Chain Management
... be conducted with key players in marketing, procurement and supply chain. “Faster product cycles, intense market competition, and pressure to grow sales are reducing the shelf life of marketing materials ...
Created on 30 March 2015
16. 3PLs, 4PLs, and Beyond
... ill 3PLs who just invented a fancy title to set them apart from the competition, or is there a real differentiation? A 4PL is neutral and will manage the logistics process, regardless of what carriers, fo ...
Created on 28 January 2015
17. 5 Steps to Win Big in 2015
... expectations. Because of this, we’ll see a growing trend of better user experience and an increase in integrated online platforms. Streamlined payment options Payment processes are driving competition, ...
Created on 21 January 2015
18. More Supply Chain Predictions
Great minds think alike, I suppose. On the Logistics Viewpoints site, Steve Banker details his top 5 predictions for 2015 for the supply chain and they're very similar to ours.If we're right with our 'guesses', ...
Created on 20 January 2015
19. Will Omnichannel Transform Pricing?
... ly by walking the aisles and counting, and computerized inventory planning - much less EDI ordering - didn't exist. Pricing was based on local demand and local competition. As we collectively move our pric ...
Created on 03 November 2014
20. What do SCM Leaders do in a Crisis?
... ow do you address shrinking customer orders, face increasing competition, and contend with decreasing margins? Encourage transparent information at all levels; no tolorence for corruption; actively  ...
Created on 06 October 2014