Archive for April, 2015

The New Breed of Supply Chain Software incorporating Big Data

The New Breed of Supply Chain Software incorporating Big Data

To remain current, supply chain software must constantly evolve. This evolution must reflect the changes that occur in industries and markets around the world, and must also react to new innovations in IT with particular regard to data processing. Early usage of Big Data So called “Big Data” is not a new innovation as such, but its accessibility is. Big […]

Using Supply Chain Visibility to Care for the Health and Safety of the Global Consumer

Using Supply Chain Visibility to Care for the Health and Safety of the Global Consumer

The need for increased supply chain visibility has been clearly demonstrated by Honda’s recent recall announcement that will see another 100,000 cars being added to the recent wave of vehicles that have already been recalled by the likes of BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota; all because one common third party supplier has supplied a […]

by · April 25, 2015 · Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Digital – A Paradigm Shift Leveraging Traditional Data Management

Digital – A Paradigm Shift Leveraging Traditional Data Management

Speaker Subhankar Chakraborty Enterprise Data Management Practice Lead, Cognizant Subhankar is an experienced, senior consulting leader with over 12 years of consulting industry experience in Data Management and related fields – Master Data Management, Data Quality and Data Governance and Stewardship – having helped leading Fortune 500 companies across industry verticals visualize, strategize and successfully implement their Data Management programs. […]

by · April 22, 2015 · Uncategorized
Developing Supply Chain Management Philosophy alongside NIST Supply Chain Risk Management Guidelines

Developing Supply Chain Management Philosophy alongside NIST Supply Chain Risk Management Guidelines

One key element to good supply chain management is the mitigation of risk. A new publication entitled “Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations” produced by The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has just been released. Its focus is the supply chain risk management (SCRM) that is inherent when new IT systems are being […]

White paper: Imports & Exports Made Easier With Global Trade Management Software

White paper: Imports & Exports Made Easier With Global Trade Management Software

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by · April 20, 2015 · White papers
Aberdeen Group Report: Domestic vs. International Supply Chain Performance &  Investment Disparity

Aberdeen Group Report: Domestic vs. International Supply Chain Performance & Investment Disparity

Global supply chains are much more complex than their domestic counterparts. In fact, a 1% improvement in international supply chain efficiency will yield a much greater return than investment in the domestic supply chain. Download this Aberdeen Group report, courtesy of Amber Road, to learn about the significant gap between global leaders and

laggards, and key automation strategies that can save you over $17M annually.

by · April 19, 2015 · White papers
NASSTRAC 2015 – Day 2 Review – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council

NASSTRAC 2015 – Day 2 Review – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council

Here is Supply Chains Station’s review of Day 2 at the NASSTRAC conference here in Walt Disney World, Florida, a conference geared specifically at the transport sector of global supply chain operations. New-Trucking-Moves-America-Forward The main event on day 2 of NASSTRAC was presentation by a company called New-Trucking-Moves-America-Forward NTMAF); a new organization that only started trading a little over 15 […]

NASSTRAC 2015 – Day 1 Review – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council

NASSTRAC 2015 – Day 1 Review – National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council

Review of day 1 at the  conference, Walt Disney World, Florida Supply Chain Station is covering the NASSTRAC conference this year as this issues discussed in the conference are fundamental to both supply chain operations and costs. For those of you who are not aware of NASSTRAC, they are an association of shipping companies, beneficial owners of freight, 3PL suppliers, carriers, and […]

by · April 16, 2015 · Conferences/Exhibitions
Supply Chain Management – “Adopting Triple Advantage” Philosophy

Supply Chain Management – “Adopting Triple Advantage” Philosophy

The World Economic Forum (WEF) produced a report in January 2015 which is a “must-read” document for key movers (or those who aspire to be) within the supply chain management profession. The report, which is entitled “Beyond Supply Chains – Empowering Responsible Value Chains” was complied in collaboration with Accenture. A full PDF copy can be downloaded from the Accenture […]

Heinz Gets to One Number Forecasting

Heinz Gets to One Number Forecasting

Download Case Study on the link below Heinz One Number Forecasting    

by · April 10, 2015 · Case Studies