Tag: agility

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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B2B digital marketplaces bring agility and innovation to industrial markets

After transforming consumer retail, hospitality and travel markets, digital marketplace are now reshaping industrial markets and supply chains. Experts say the upheaval of traditional business models is inevitable, but the disruption offers companies across the B2B supply chain a unique opportunity to expand their reach and create innovative new customer experiences. On October 24, 2017, …

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Women in Supply Chain

Women are gravitating to supply chain. A report titled 2018 Women in Supply Chain—based on a survey conducted by AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain  Operations, Management & Education) and Gartner—queried logistics and transportation providers, supply chain consultants, and supply chain software and technology providers. It found that one in five vice presidents of these firms …

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COMPLEMENTARY GROWTH: Offering related products and services can help platforms keep expanding

Late in 2016, Airbnb, the platform that disrupted the hospitality industry by matching travelers with short-stay accommodations in private homes, announced that it was expanding its travel offerings to include restaurant reservations, audio walking tours – perhaps even car rental reservations. Airbnb’s expansion of its platform’s wildly successful formula into related travel services was part …

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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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