These “key tools” balance a need for simple with a need to handle the complexity of SCM – following the IBM adage – complexity exists whether you ignore it or not, best not to ignore it.
Key Guiding Principles for Getting a Better Handle on Implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Supply Chain Management
The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in business activities has again emerged as a hot topic for 2017 and 2018. In fact, Gartner predicts by 2021, 40% of new enterprise applications will include Artificial Intelligence Technologies, where AI and Machine Learning promise to solve a plethora of problems faced by enterprises today, from better decision making to increased efficiencies and cost savings.
Tips from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference on implementing disruptive supply chain technology and managing organizational change.
In this week’s Supply Chain Talk, Arkieva CEO, Harpal Singh discusses the key fundamental building blocks for creating a collaborative supply chain.
Thinking about creating a customer segmentation strategy? Here are 8 common pitfalls to avoid. Customer segmentation provides a strategic way for aligning services and profitability. For businesses looking to improve bottom line results and the cash conversion cycle, creating an effective customer segmentation process is invaluable.
Supply Chain Lessons from Disney: What if we looked at supply chain management through the lens of Walt Disney?
Supply Chain Talk: The Secret to Standardization – Imagine Wearing a Standard Shoe Design on Both Feet
How do I standardize my supply chain process? In this week’s supply chain talk, Arkieva CEO Harpal Singh, discusses the key components to standardizing supply chains. Hint: It’s not all about cost reduction.
At first glance, you might think your metrics are giving you insight into the current state of your supply chain operations, but look again! We are challenging this notion because there's more to the story.
If you Google Supply Chain Best Practices you get over a million results. Trying to define supply chain best practices is like trying to select the best car. It is no about how good the car is, but how well the car works for you.
From talks of an autonomous supply chain, a robotic takeover, drone deliveries in 30 minutes or less; the future of supply chain management presents businesses with the opportunity to transform their processes into a competitive advantage.