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1. GE's Approach to Industrial IoT
(News)
...  deliver internal cost savings and customer value.Bob Ferrari on the Supply Chain Matters site looks at GE's recent communications on the subject and delivers analysis on the topic in an article you c ...
Created on 04 July 2016
2. Drones in the DC
(News)
...  has announced tests of drones within their DCs to gain efficiencies, according to the Supply Chain 24/7 site. Automation of mundane tasks in the warehouse can provide big cost savings. Check out the  ...
Created on 16 June 2016
3. The Magic Formula for Supply Chain Success
(News)
Is cost-reduction the basis for supply chain success? Jeff Berman recently solicited thoughts from his readers on the subject and received a lot of ideas, mostly focused around replacing 'cost savings ...
Created on 31 May 2016
4. Build a Customer-Focused Supply Chain
(News)
How do you build a supply chain that's focused on what customers want, not just cost savings? Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, first addressed this topic back in 2008 and is now cycling back with mor ...
Created on 03 December 2015
5. Go Green Using EDI
(News)
When we review the many benefits of technologies like EDI and B2B electronic commerce, we usually focus on things like cost savings, reduced errors, and improved processing speed. But were you aware that ...
Created on 20 July 2015
6. IOT Integration and the B2B2X Supply Chain
(Integration)
...  and replace parts. GE is making constant improvements rather than massive disruptive technology change because small cost savings for huge expenditures and expense items add up to massive savings. Example ...
Created on 02 July 2015
7. How EDI Translates Into Supply Chain Precision
(EDI)
... savings Vendors and suppliers alike can enjoy cost savings when they rely on EDI for their supply chain communications. Sure, there’s the initial cost of purchasing, installing and training to understand ...
Created on 29 June 2015
8. Big Data Benefits Procurement
(News)
... le on the Spend Matters site.Lots of potential for improved analysis, cost savings, and many other benefits, but a few challenges are still out there. Read about it HERE. ...
Created on 11 June 2015
9. Outlier / Event Management - Focus on Outsourcing
(Management)
... ge the process for us? Bringing in an experienced outsourcer means there will be no disruption to supplier or to the manufacturer. That probably means cost savings, especially when you look at added st ...
Created on 11 June 2015
10. Suppliers Gain from Understanding POS Data
(Supply)
... can get on the same page regarding the business initiative and  bring benefits to both the retailer and to its vendors. The business case for retailer/supplier collaboration is simple: Cost savings and ...
Created on 11 May 2015
11. Electronic Invoicing On The Upswing Worldwide
(Management)
... the system will be compulsory for various taxpayer groups beginning January 1. The overall goal of the Ecuadoran e-invoice system is to deter tax evasion while increasing cost savings.   Meanwhile, ...
Created on 05 December 2014
12. Procurement Can Deliver Savings
(News)
What's the value in building a great procurement team? How about twice the cost savings as can be produced by a mediocre group? Those are the results published in a recent AT Kearney report.According t ...
Created on 21 October 2014
13. When Supply Chains Merge: Mistakes To Avoid
(Integration)
...  chasing short-term cost savings. ...
Created on 20 October 2014
14. Here Comes the Industrial IoT
(Technology)
... development, since small cost savings for huge expenditures and expense items add up to massive savings. In other words, they’re eschewing the ‘big bang’ for tweaks that’ll provide an even larger overall ...
Created on 08 October 2014
15. Big Data, Analytics and Clouds
(Technology)
... s has expanded significantly, as have their capabilities, reliability and application support. The primary business drivers for adopting cloud-based databases are: cost savings, flexibility, reduced databa ...
Created on 20 August 2014
16. Adopting E-Invoicing Can Bring Huge Cost Savings To European Businesses
(Management)
According to a recently released report published by Billentis and sponsored by Ricoh Europe, European companies can enjoy a cost savings of between 60 to 80 percent by adopting e-invoicing. In addition, ...
Created on 21 July 2014
17. Automotive Supply Chain Connections
(Integration)
... igrate EDI data exchange with suppliers from costly ISDN and X.25 networks to the Internet, immediately realizing significant cost savings, as well as decreased communication times; and (4) provide a s ...
Created on 17 February 2014
18. Supply Chain Integration for Automotive Production (
(Integration)
... igrate EDI data exchange with suppliers from costly ISDN and X.25 networks to the Internet, immediately realizing significant cost savings, as well as decreased communication times; and (4) provide a s ...
Created on 17 February 2014
19. Uncovering Benefits to the Bottom Line
(Management)
Ever heard "EDI is a huge cost savings for our company" from a manager in your organization? Invariably you will hear a resounding "YES!" from anyone that is within 50 feet of that manager all coming  ...
Created on 30 April 2013
20. Insourcing and the Supply Chain
(Supply)
...  eliminated 35 percent of the labor. GE is rediscovering that how you run the factory is technology which is really a laboratory—and worth more to the bottom line than the cost savings of cheap labor in ...
Created on 02 April 2013