Category Archive: Supply Chain Visibility

Dec 26 2018

Inventory Optimization in the Supply Chain

Every company wants to have the right amount of the right inventory in the right place at the right time, and that has been the primary focus of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software and its successors and descendants including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Distribution Requirements Planning. Traditional planning systems use traditional logic that calculates …

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Nov 21 2018

Is Your Planning Integrated?

Most manufacturers take advantage of planning software (MRP and its variants) to set production schedules and lay out replenishment requirements for inventory. Most companies also engage in a formal business planning process to set strategic objectives, plan cash flow and financial requirements, allocate funds to major business functions, plan capital expenditures, etc. But are these …

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Oct 24 2018

Why is Optimization Important for Supply Chain Planning?

Some problems have clear answers. How much is two plus two? The answer is clearly four. Other problems are not so clear cut. Where should I locate my next warehouse? How should I position inventory to provide a reasonable level of customer service at a reasonable cost? Is it better to ship from the factory …

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Aug 22 2018

iCaptain My Captain: Autonomous Ship to Set Sail in 2018

In the Golden Age of Piracy stories of haunted, crewless ships sailing the seas were the stuff of legend. Shipbuilding has come a long way since then, and 2018 will mark the biggest leap in shipbuilding and seafaring technology in recent memory. The Yara Birkeland, the world’s first autonomous and crewless ship will set sail around the …

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Jun 20 2018

Mobility Meets Blockchain; Data Privacy, Supply Chain Loom Large

Few things get the business juices flowing like platforms and ecosystems, with the raft of opportunities that follows in their wake. Transportation and mobility companies, along with blockchain providers, have taken a step toward creating this network effect with the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative(MOBI), designed to promote standards and blockchain adoption in the mobility market. The …

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