Supply Chain Technology

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Last Mile Delivery Excellence – Part One: Perfecting the Customer’s Experience

Customers’ expectations for delivery excellence continue to climb for faster, error-free delivery, more granular visibility, more convenience, and increased flexibility. Here we discuss specific strategies and capabilities that leading companies are using to try and perfect the customer’s delivery experience, such as via hyperlocal delivery, dynamic dispatch and routing, adaptable workflows, dwell time reduction, real-time visibility, expanding the range of delivery windows, locations, and options, sustainable delivery, last minute rescheduling, and more

Agile Demand-Supply Alignment – Part 3F: Solution Assessments

This is our assessment of One Network, who has one of the most sophisticated/elegant architectures, providing a flexible and scalable multi-enterprise platform. We look at their intelligent control towers for autonomous supply chain management providing multi-tier, multiparty optimization, and automated planning and execution from inbound supply to outbound order fulfillment and logistics.

Becoming a Supply Chain Icon

JDA’s journey to re-invigorate themselves, with all the tough decisions, hard work and money invested are beginning to pay off big time. And this is the time to lead as we go through a significant Supply Chain Transformation on a global scale.

Supply Chain 2019

Huge bets have been placed with M&As by carriers, freight forwarders, VCs and private equity firms. As well, there has been a steep increase in software and hardware development, which is driving big money and big dreams for our future supply chains.

End-to-End at E2open

At the recent E2open Leaders’ Forum, we learned more about their vision, approach, and roadmap to providing a comprehensive end-to-end platform and network. Recent acquisitions have punctuated the differences in strategy from other network platform providers.

How Infor is Helping to Realize Human Potential

At Inforum 2018, we learned more about the third phase of Infor’s evolution, addressing the future of work, AI, and human potential. Their Control Center announcement was of particular importance in the emerging race to implement autonomous supply chain capabilities. We also take a look at the role that HCM and Talent Science plays.

Customer Conferences: Why They Matter

In our business, we attend dozens of customer conferences every year. With an arduous schedule that takes us from hearth and home, you would think we analysts would have become jaded or callous “seen one presentation, seen them all.” But no, quite to the contrary, these sessions are inspiring and invigorating.

That is why this short opinion piece should be read by every user and their managers.

Connections 2017

Supply chain professionals have continued to establish a consistent foundation of achievement using traditional technologies such as Demand Planning and S&OP. And today they are embracing their digital, connected future.

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