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1. Alibaba Cloud poised to close gap with rivals in APAC
... data and analytics company GlobalData. The company forecasts that an insatiable trend of product launches by cloud providers, riding on the back of increased adoption of cloud services, including artificial ...
Created on 29 October 2018
2. We were the machines
...  Demand forecasts Humans are great at looking at last year’s sales and predicting volumes for coming seasons. But our ability to monitor, or even to know what factors to evaluate is limited. As humans ...
Created on 12 June 2018
3. Executing Those Holiday Plans
... n among others, are fine tuning their forecasts and executing their plans. As ecommerce continues to gain ground, different approaches will be tried this time around, since the stakes are high. Re ...
Created on 18 October 2016
4. Missed Opportunities For Not Using EDI and How Easy It Is
... y immediate customer requirements are drawn from the protective inventories upstream. This approach is driven by actual consumption at the store as well as with forecasts. A pull network supports multip ...
Created on 14 July 2015
5. Suppliers Gain from Understanding POS Data
... Data to give everyone a 360-degree view. My favorite is integrating with weather forecasts. Imagine: when to order extra snow shovels or fans! Additional reading on Sharing POS Data ...
Created on 11 May 2015
6. IoT by the Numbers
Gil Press, on the Forbes site, gives all of us who have wondered how big the Internet of Things will eventually be some idea based on forecasts from groups that should have a clue. The numbers are staggering, ...
Created on 26 August 2014
7. Where Will the Supply Chain Jobs Be?
... Those who pick orders in the warehouse, fax POs to suppliers, and develop forecasts on spreadsheets, not so much. So, my point is to encourage you to think about change and how you may not necessarily ...
Created on 20 June 2014
8. Tags Limit Visibility
... e integration services in the first place. Adoption rates of tagging need to be pushed from both the supplier and the recipient sides, and at rates that exceed the forecasts if useful visibility is to  ...
Created on 09 June 2014
9. Do We Need A Supply Chain VP/Director Or Just A Supply Chain Manager?
...  on the numbers? Budgeting for the next year and three years out, capital expenditures, market forecasts, staffing overall, new product development, cultural issues within the organization, and potentia ...
Created on 04 June 2014
10. Omnichannel - With Caution
... e UPS and FedEx. Is there a way to avoid this next year? I'm certain the carriers are working on their forecasts and retailers are wondering how they might be able to build a performance metric into their s ...
Created on 17 January 2014
11. The Supply Chain IS Big Data
... ties includes all the documents used to develop forecasts, create budgets, present plans, and discuss options at the beginning, and continues after the sale including register data, warranty information, cus ...
Created on 18 December 2013
12. Supply Chain Management Control Towers and BIG DATA
...  channels, weather forecasts, police radios; but it could be overwhelming. The answer is to automate the gathering process, then use data analysis to highlight YOUR hot spots. RSS FEEDS are increasingl ...
Created on 04 November 2013
13. Want to Keep Pace with Ecommerce? Sign on to Integrated Electronic Product Catalogs
... forecasts that the number of showrooming shoppers will grow to 59 million this year, 69 million next year, and 78 million in 2015. Ecommerce has also wreaked havoc on item-level management, particularly ...
Created on 19 June 2013
14. Big Data Predictions
With Big Data and advanced analytics, relationships that would be hidden in the past can often be revealed. That means better predictions, right?The well-known statistical guru Nate Silver doesn't think ...
Created on 15 May 2013
15. Leveraging Analytics To Solve Common Supply Chain Problems
...  is a way that is often overlooked. Analytical data is a great way to improve communication with your suppliers, transportation providers, and more. You can exchange forecasts with your transportation providers ...
Created on 03 March 2013
16. Currency exchange: pay across borders
... ional Monetary Fund forecasts that 87 percent of world economic growth during the next five years is ... to occur outside of the the United States", according to President&CEO magazine. An international  ...
Created on 23 April 2012
17. EDI in the Clouds – More Benefits than Meets the Eye
... in annual revenue. A recent IDC study shows that the SaaS market had worldwide revenues of $13.1 billion in 2009, and IDC forecasts the market to reach $40.5 billion by 2014. SaaS- and cloud-based solutions ...
Created on 05 November 2010