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.
Increasing disruption has created complexities for supply chains and has made an impact on the transportation industry. To achieve success, supply chains need a “perfectly integrated” transportation network that’s designed to meet consumer expectations in a world where e-commerce, omni-channel, and evolving regulations are all changing the supply chain landscape.
A fire at a semiconductor factory in Japan, cold weather in North America and ongoing competition for chips are all hitting the global auto industry at the same time, threatening to exacerbate supply shortages of a key component that began late last year.
ANA Holdings Inc. expects its cargo unit to receive a boost this year from the global chip shortage as planes loaded with semiconductors help speed deliveries to automakers and consumer-electronics manufacturers.
Six months after the Trump administration dealt a crushing blow to Huawei Technologies Co.’s smartphone business, the Chinese telecommunications giant is turning to less glamorous alternatives that may eventually offset the decline of its biggest revenue contributor.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the technology and electronics industries. Learn how high-tech and electronics companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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