Coastal Pet Products Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of pet restraints and products in North America. After the company recently transitioned to e-commerce, they needed a way to ensure picking accuracy and productivity, whether shipping direct to a consumer, store or distributor. When use of traditional paper-based picking methods in their DC became increasingly unreliable, operations managers switched to Honeywell Voice to better optimize the company’s DC picking. Voice-directed workflows drastically reduced training times, enabled productivity improvements, and increased picking accuracy to 99.8% — all while giving workers the safety and performance advantages of hands-free, eyes-free workflows.
When it comes to transportation technology’s efforts to realize the promise of unmanned vehicles and alternative fuel sources, we’re in a phase comparable to early efforts to lay a trans-Atlantic telegraph cable. Stuff just keeps going wrong.
Your business can change unexpectedly and how you respond to these changes can be the difference between success and failure. Today, you have access to more information than ever to help guide your decisions but far too often this can be overwhelming. Most are not ready to take on the increase in information in a meaningful way.
Advanced sales and operations planning (S&OP) allows you to turn information into actionable insights that fuel your digital supply chain, uncover new opportunities and mitigate risks. An S&OP process can help fuel collaboration, ensure the company operates on a single plan that supports your financial and service levels goals.
In this featured special report, we examine how S&OP can help you mitigate risks, plan for the unexpected and propel your business forward.
Companies from Tesla Inc. to Walmart Inc. are expanding operations in the world’s second-biggest economy — helping offset the departure of goods manufacturers that have had to rethink supply chains after U.S. tariffs made their products more expensive.
With greater reliance on trading partners, complex supply networks and customer demands, running an intelligent supply chain has never been more vital. Explore the value of linking direct spend sourcing with design, manufacturing and planning processes to build an intelligent digital supply chain.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 to Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:00
One of the key challenges facing organizations today is the shortage of candidates for supply chain and retail planning roles. Today, the ideal employee has both tactical/operational expertise and professional competencies such as leadership and analytical skills. Current statistics show there is currently one highly qualified supply chain candidate for every six job openings. The demand for talent with these highly sought after skills is high and growing fast.
Attend this webcast and gain insight from your peers on how to attract and keep supply chain talent, including:
Strategies to make your company more attractive to the best talent
How to approach the career expectations of Millennials and post-Millennials
The impact of digital transformation on supply chain career paths
Karen Smith, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Kontoor Brands Sean Willems, PhD, Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, University of Tennessee Scott W. Luton, Founder, CEO & Host of Supply Chain Now Radio
Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Logility Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain