Articles Tagged with ''supply chain visibility''

Survey: Global Shipping Professionals’ Opinions on Top Technology Priorities, Challenges

Survey on the state of technology in ocean shipping reveals top priority is improving supply chain visibility capabilities for higher quality data.
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What’s On Your Mind?

When the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville asked its advisory board what issues weighed on their minds, they stressed eight major topics.


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Preemptive Action

Supply chain professionals understand risk and strive to mitigate or eliminate as much risk from their supply chain as is possible
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The Metamorphosis of Drayage

How drayage evolved into a prime driver of efficiency and supply chain visibility

Origin and destination drayage has been a problem intermodal service providers have encountered since the onset of intermodal.


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Do Trade Agreements Deliver?

Free trade agreements are getting bigger, more complex — and more important to extended supply chains

Free trade agreements are often announced and signed with much promise and some degree of fanfare, but do they deliver over time?


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Supply Chain Visibility in Business Networks

Company leaders have placed priority on supply chain visibility and agility, yet rank their own performance in these areas as low. Current IT infrastructure and extensive ERP spend are not closing that gap between goal and reality, particularly with external trading partners.


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Use Supply Chain Data to Win

Access to data is good, actionable data is better.

With vast amounts of data flowing along extended supply chains, companies that can go the extra mile to integrate business intelligence with the data their supply chains produce can go the extra mile to improve supply chain performance.


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The Fluid Distribution Network

Consumers drive demand that drives the need for optimized supply chain networks.

 Companies have historically reviewed their distribution networks every five or six years.  


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What does it take to have a successful omnichannel strategy? Data.

Is Better Data Worth It?

As perhaps the most stunning success of the dot-com era, Amazon is known for the data it collects and the way it uses the information to improve the customer experience.


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Changing Transportation: From Drivers to Data

 As businesses recover from the recession, part of their focus is on improving transportation and logistics performance. 


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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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