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1. 6 Steps to Data-Driven Transformation
... their data, but also capitalize on it with confidence, knowing quality and security is not compromised.   Move Towards Data-Driven Maturity Initially, applying these six steps may appear daunting. ...
Created on 19 November 2018
2. Optimizing Multiple Sites To Maximize Capacity Using AI
... management begins to respond. Line supervisors calculate the amount of product the site will lose, Quality evaluates the problem with the product, Maintenance tries to troubleshoot the problem, and a Manager ...
Created on 15 October 2018
3. Go With The Flow: Streamlining Your Supply Chain Flow with AI
... can take hours, days, or even weeks. Instead, AI can sift through historical data to assess suppliers’ cost, delivery, quality, and responsiveness. Then, not only can the program evaluate all the data, ...
Created on 08 October 2018
4. How Global Trade Blockchain Platforms Could Help Streamline Freight Movements from Cargo Ship to Big Rig to Your Door
... wasteful and cumbersome paper trails, documenting trip logistics, safety records, and ensuring freight quality. Tokenization and smart contracts allow for immediate payment between shippers and carriers, ...
Created on 17 September 2018
5. 5 Effective Strategies To Make Your Supply Chain More Efficient
... understand that the business and supply chain is running smoothly! If there had been any glitch, it would have shown on their faces and (consequently) on the quality of work. Keep an eye, (yes, monitoring ...
Created on 18 June 2018
6. Blockchain to shape next generation supply chains in healthcare
Blockchain technology will play a key role in supporting supply chain transformation in the healthcare sector by helping to reduce fraud and better manage quality in the manufacturing and distribution ...
Created on 14 May 2018
7. Pilot Offers Expanded Logistics Management Solutions
... building and staff have met rigorous documentation requirements to ensure quality processes and procedures. Upon opening, the warehouse will operate five days a week with after-hours and holiday on-call ...
Created on 19 December 2017
8. Supply Chains Breaking Down the Middle
Companies are now starting to address the supply chain problem of the ‘middle’, reports the Next Web. Many times there are no clear rules for how product (especially food) is monitored for quality assurance ...
Created on 13 November 2017
9. Walmart - The NEW Mandate
... can concentrate on developing their systems and delivering high quality customer support while leaving the heavy lifting of server farms and data centers to Amazon. If your EDI provider has received ...
Created on 25 August 2017
10. Clean Data is Key to GDSN Success
...  of the quality of the data.In an article on the Supply Chain Dive site, Edwin Lopez provides an overview of the technology and makes recommendations for how to use it. Read it HERE.  ...
Created on 25 February 2017
11. Steps for Supply Chain Success
Supply chain success is a great goal to have, but we all know the path isn't an easy one. Duncan Klett provides a quick case study on the 21st Century Supply Chain site of a facility that copes seamlessly ...
Created on 08 February 2017
12. Dial Up Your Team's Engagement
It's great to have engaged employees, but hellish when you don't. Not only are your dis-engaged people a drag on your best workers, but they also harm quality and productivity.Hailey Lynee McKeefry has so ...
Created on 22 December 2016
13. The Meaning of "World Class"
"World Class" seems to be an over-used phrase, but the supply chain experts at the Hackett Group know it when they see it.Their recent report not only defines the term, but it spells out what it means ...
Created on 29 November 2016
14. IoT Success at Fujitsu
...  a number of IoT-based processes in its factories to improve quality, maintenance, and other systems and is reaping the benefits, according to Ariella Brown on the EBN site. Read her article on the si ...
Created on 10 August 2016
15. Applying Lean to MRO
MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) purchasing is one area of procurement that consistently flies under the radar. Might it be a good target for process improvement and cost reduction?Kevin Tacek ...
Created on 02 August 2016
16. 3D Printing will Replace Your Supply Chain
3D printers are available to everyone with even a small budget. That means that even though what they produce may not be up to the quality level you would manufacture or sell yourself, the ability to directly ...
Created on 25 May 2016
17. KPIs Importance to Supply Chains
A new report released by ASQ points out the importance of key performance indicators (KPIs) for supply chains. Maintaining good, open relationships with supply chain partners is another 'must have' according ...
Created on 09 May 2016
18. Quality Data Required!
The lifeblood of the supply chain is good data. That's why it's so important to understand how different types of data affect your planning processes.On the Logistics Viewpoints site, Richard Koch takes ...
Created on 21 April 2016
19. The Importance of Future State in VSM
Value stream mapping is a critical tool for process improvement. However, many leave out an important component: future state.On the Supply Chain Digest site, Drew Locher explains why this gap is crucial. ...
Created on 11 April 2016
20. Fast Fashion Arrives
The retail trend known as 'fast fashion' is upon us, and guess what'll determine whether a fasion retailer sinks or swims with it? That's right, the supply chain.Bob Ferrari looks at a couple examples ...
Created on 04 April 2016