The complexities of business are such today that there often is a need to use both RFID and barcoding, says Chris Jackson, president of Savant Software. [Run Time (Min.): 7:16]
Martin Jack, chief technology officer at Barcoding Inc., details how data analytics helps manage mobile platforms. [Run Time (Min.): 9:25]
When labor can account for as much as 60 percent of a hospital's operating expense, it's wise to use a labor management solution, says David Clement, president and CEO of Health Qlix Inc. [Run Time (Min.): 12:44]
Gagan Ghai, director of business development at NTT DATA Enterprise Services, details the importance of big data analytics and describes the kind of personnel needed to use the technology. [Run Time (Min.): 11:30]
After distinguishing active and passive RFID technologies, Tom O'Boyle, director of RFID at Barcoding Inc., outlines the best-use cases for deploying both. [Run Time (Min.): 8:04]
Omnichannel retailing has put serious pressure on fulfillment operations. In this session, supply chain leaders speak to the technologies enabling quick and accurate order fulfillment. [Run Time (Min.): 5:07]
Nick Finia, senior manager of energy management and infrastructure capital investment at The Walgreen Co., describes the company's aggressive efforts to achieve energy cost savings in its supply chain. [Run Time (Min.): 12:38]
What's the single greatest improvement supply chains need today? In this wide-ranging session, supply chain leaders discuss labor quality, site location, driver training, order picking, warehouse processes, IT systems and supply chain design. [Run Time (Min.): 10:55]
As American warehouse workers get older and heavier, warehouse managers are having to adapt the work and the workplace to accommodate their needs. [Run Time (Min.): 7:02]
DIRECTV’s service depends on equipment imported from Asia and forward positioned in 250 locations to support home installations. Having long used Microsoft Excel to forecast demand, the company had a rocky journey to an automated forecasting system from SAP. Randy Sullivan discusses lessons learned...
Backward looking KPIs, especially safety stock policies, are a necessity input to successful S&OP processes, says Erik Hjerpe of TreeHouse Foods, a private-brand food manufacturer. He explains why this is so and how Treehouse employs a variety of safety stock strategies. [Run Time (Min.):...
Groupo Herdez is one of Mexico’s leading manufacturers and distributors of grocery products and is a pioneer in implementing Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment. Eduardo Cantu explains some of the challenges to CPFR implementation in Latin America and how Groupo Herdez is...
New product forecasting is one of the toughest demand management challenges, especially for the 15 to 20 percent of product launches that are “revolutionary.” Charlie Chase of SAS explains how advances in technology are improving this process. [Run Time (Min.): 10:45]
Andrea Atwell, vice president of L'Oreal, is passionate about the value that a successful demand planning team can bring to an organization. She talks about recruitment, retention and the impact her team has made at L'Oreal. [Run Time (Min.): 7:35]
The technology surrounding point-of-sale data has improved tremendously in recent years and companies are making much better use of this information, says Tina Lalor of John Galt Solutions. [Run Time (Min.): 11:31]