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SAP Leonardo Digital Innovation System Capabilities & Success Stories SAP Leonardo Digital Innovation System Capabilities & Success Stories
SAP Leonardo is a holistic digital innovation system that seamlessly integrates future-facing technologies and capabilities into the SAP Cloud Platform, using our Design... »

SAP Leonardo: The digital innovation system for rapid, scalable transformation SAP Leonardo: The digital innovation system for rapid, scalable transformation
The time is now. Never before have there been so many promising breakthrough technologies available - and so many businesses ready to capitalize on them. From machine... »

SAP Digital Transformation Executive Study: 4 Ways Leaders Set Themselves Apart SAP Digital Transformation Executive Study: 4 Ways Leaders Set Themselves Apart
Few people realize that electric cars have actually been around for more than a century. That's because our definition of "car" – our mental model – has for almost... »

A Discussion on Digital Transformation and the Future A Discussion on Digital Transformation and the Future
New technologies like machine learning, the Internet of everything, blockchain, cloud, and the SAP HANA® platform will transform value chains to enable completely new... »

Modern Control Towers: Choosing the Right One for Your Digital Supply Chain Modern Control Towers: Choosing the Right One for Your Digital Supply Chain
The rise of digitization over the last few decades has led to specialization and the proliferation of technology. The typical journey for a product to reach a customer... »

2017 Supply Chain Network Design Industry Report 2017 Supply Chain Network Design Industry Report
What are Companies Looking for in Network Design Technologies?

Bridge the Digital Gap in Your Supply Chain: How-To Tips for Digital Collaboration with Non-Digital Trading Partners Bridge the Digital Gap in Your Supply Chain: How-To Tips for Digital Collaboration with Non-Digital Trading Partners
Your supply chain has gone digital but some of your trading partners are still sending you paper. And it’s slowing you down – leading to issues like lost documents and missed... »

VDM - Solving Complex Metal Supply Chain Problems with OMP Plus VDM - Solving Complex Metal Supply Chain Problems with OMP Plus
VDM Metals is a global producer of high-performance alloys, including nickel, cobalt, and zirconium alloys. Processes are extremely complex, involving numerous specific... »

Industries/General
Changing Lanes: Keeping Pace with Converging Pressures on Procurement Organizations Changing Lanes: Keeping Pace with Converging Pressures on Procurement Organizations
There are ever increasing converging pressures and challenges that corporations face to address transparency of their products and supply chains for all regulated functions.... »

Rise of the Smart Machines Rise of the Smart Machines
How concurrent planning and AI can help you win big in supply chain planning

North Korea: The Supply Chain Perspective North Korea: The Supply Chain Perspective
With the world’s eye on the escalating geopolitical developments in North Korea, many business leaders and supply chain experts are wondering what impact this evolving... »

The Packing Playbook The Packing Playbook
Many companies that have made great strides in improving order picking efficiency wind up missing out on another huge area of potential labor savings in their distribution... »

Agile Sensing and Responding in Food and Beverage Agile Sensing and Responding in Food and Beverage
Food and beverage manufacturing and distribution companies are facing a perfect storm of changing demand and expectations. At the same time, innovative products, producers,... »

Digital Transformation of the Chemical Industry Digital Transformation of the Chemical Industry
In today's highly regulated and competitive environment, successful chemicals companies must be able to quickly create and produce new products to meet consumer trends and... »

The Value of Supply Chain Planning in Process Manufacturing The Value of Supply Chain Planning in Process Manufacturing
As a process manufacturer you deal more with demand complexity than supply complexity. It's all about how well you can forecast and then deliver to demand. IDC predicts that... »

The Picking Playbook The Picking Playbook
While other areas of the distribution center may also have improvement opportunities, picking process optimization usually pays the biggest dividends due to the large... »

Logistics/Trans.
Seven Steps to Export Success: Top Considerations Before Reaching Out to International Markets Seven Steps to Export Success: Top Considerations Before Reaching Out to International Markets
Did you know that the biggest reason U.S. businesses fail in international markets is because they don’t do the required market research, or put together a comprehensive... »

Winning the Battle for eCommerce Last-Mile Excellence Winning the Battle for eCommerce Last-Mile Excellence
Last mile logistics are the latest battleground as e-commerce shoppers continue to raise the stakes with regard to delivery and service expectations. Today’s e-commerce... »

eBook: Turning Home Delivery into a Competitive Advantage eBook: Turning Home Delivery into a Competitive Advantage
Home delivery has become the new “battle ground” for competitive advantage. Not only is it a key driver of customer experience, but often a profit generator and brand... »

Why Freight Visibility is Important Why Freight Visibility is Important
Just how important is freight visibility to you and your business? We recently published a white paper explaining the extreme importance of 100% freight visibility and the... »

Supply Chain Analysis -- Sourcing Optimization Driving Supply Chain Decision Making Supply Chain Analysis -- Sourcing Optimization Driving Supply Chain Decision Making
Sourcing optimization projects rely on collaboration across the organization and between external stakeholders. Optimization analyses not only determine optimal decisions... »

Transportation Management Benchmark Survey Transportation Management Benchmark Survey
What are the market conditions and key elements that make for transportation management success? The objective of this Descartes benchmark study was not only to identify the... »

Peak Volumes: Can Your Systems Handle The Pressure? Peak Volumes: Can Your Systems Handle The Pressure?
Load-testing technology offers today's overworked logistics executive a powerful weapon in the fight against risk of supply chain disaster. As broader globalization,... »

Three Ideal Areas for Automation Investment in Retail Distribution Centers Three Ideal Areas for Automation Investment in Retail Distribution Centers
This white paper explores three areas within a retail order fulfillment operation where automated storage and retrieval systems can make a key impact on an organization’s... »