In this ebook, Dave Nelson, principal at value chain optimization firm River Rock Advisors discusses the use of customer relationship management (CRM) processes and tools to pilot a precision-based, in-depth use of data to forecast demand while giving leaders greater insight into their customer base.
No matter how well your team has done its supply chain planning, it seems like exceptions keep arising and you’re constantly in fire-fighting mode. In the case of supply chain, the issue isn’t so much about operations, it’s about the ability to collaborate quickly and effectively when an exception deviates from the established plan. This is why forward-thinking organizations are creating Centers of Excellence for their supply chain.
Geraint John, vice president analyst with Gartner’s Supply Chain Practice, reveals the results of a survey in which companies described their current efforts at achieving supply-chain resiliency and agility.
The final mile or outbound shipping function has been an area of strong focus for businesses in recent years with the relentless growth of ecommerce and changes in consumer buying patterns.
Join us to hear how a global network platform is critical for effective international freight management, and how the global network model can improve final mile operations, without the need to rip-and-replace existing TMS solutions.
Recently I set out to acquire a new Ford Bronco. Ford Motor Company’s marketing department had done a masterful job at whetting the appetite for pre-orders of the vehicle, and making the launch a draw for thousands of potential buyers. But could it deliver on the wish fulfillment?
A discussion of what constitutes an “autonomous” supply chain, the functions that it controls, and how far it is from becoming a reality, with two executives from aThingz: Vijaya Neela, president and chief executive officer, and Kannan Ramachandran, chief artificial intelligence officer and chief commercial officer.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding supply chain planning and optimization. New technologies in supply chain planning and optimization are transforming the way companies operate - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using planning tools and solutions for supply chain optimization.
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