Supply Chain Management Is Evolving: How Will It Affect Your Enterprise?

Published in Oracle on June 6, 2018 "All of my clients are interested in managing their vast supply chain networks with lower costs, but better service. They're trying to find technology to support these goals and figure out how to automate using AI and data" said Manufacturing and Supply [...]

Buried in Data. Dig Your Way Out & Leverage for Success

90% of the world's data has been created in the last two years. Mind boggling!  Of course, we are getting buried in data and aren't sure how to dig our way out and leverage for success. If you just think about your first few hours after waking up in [...]

Blockchain, IoT, data and robots “game changers” for supply chain industry in 2018

Published in Supply Chain Digital on Jan. 24, 2018 "Based on discussions with clients and supply chain professionals, 2018's demand will far outpace the recent past and remind us of Y2K. More reason for businesses to look at their supply chain holistically," said Supply Chain Expert and Consultant, Lisa [...]

2020-11-07T02:13:17+00:00January 24, 2018|Categories: In The News, Supply Chain, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

The Internet of Things (IoT) is Trending in Supply Chain

July 21, 2017 IoT is trending in supply chain circles.  A buzz has started.  According to a recent article on Kinaxis, IoT has nearly taken hold of every aspect of our lives.  Can you believe there will be over 6 billion connected devices by next year?  And that number [...]

Study Predicts Near-Sourcing Will Increase

Published in RV Pro on Jan. 24, 2017 Predicts Near-Sourcing Will Increase "I've seen that manufacturers were already considering insourcing to the U.S. and near-sourcing options to Mexico and other closely located countries because of the Amazon effect--the need for rapid response to customer needs” says Lisa Anderson. Click [...]

2020-11-04T14:03:47+00:00January 24, 2017|Categories: In The News, Manufacturing, Supply Chain|Tags: , , , , , |

Data, Data, Data

Many manufacturers and distributors focus on collecting data rather than using it to analyze performance and achieve business results."Data, data data" seems to be the hot topic for manufacturers and distributors, similarly to "location, location, location" in real estate success.  What is going on? As technologies have come a [...]

How Organization Can Be Your Secret to Success

Being disorganized at work will lead to lost opportunities. Get organized to be able to act on the right item or information at a moment’s notice.I’ve always been organized. My mom said that my 5th grade teacher who also owned a business and was in politics said I was [...]

2020-09-25T23:27:58+00:00January 8, 2016|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , , |

What’s Hot in Driving HUGE Results in Manufacturing & Distribution

You can’t take a magic pill to drive HUGE results in your manufacturing or distribution company, but rather look to the tried and true methods that drive business growth and productivity.As the year winds down, it seems like a great time to "take stock" - what is "hot"?  I [...]

Are You Able to be Resilient in Your Decision Making?

As we kick off our new series “The Resilient Supply Chain”, we are thinking about all the aspects of resiliency.  It is overwhelming as to the volatility of almost every aspect of the end-to-end supply chain. Just in the last month, there have been many events/ factors that have [...]

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