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SAPinsider Whitepaper: Transform the Supply Chain and Logistics into Demand Networks

Published By: SAP     Published Date: May 03, 2016
Discover how the supply chain is undergoing tremendous change; once a complicated, siloed bundle of functions ranging from manufacturing to production and delivery, the supply chain is now extended to reflect the importance of networks to the modern business. Learn how these networks connect businesses to customers.
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sap, supply chain, logistics, demand networks, manufacturing, production, delivery, networks, enterprise applications, data management, business technology
    
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AB World Food Optimizes Inventory Planning With Infor SCM

Published By: Infor     Published Date: Aug 04, 2011
AB World Foods has a highly complex supply chain, driven in part by the nature of its globally sourced and distributed products as well as by the demands of growth and acquisition. With Infor SCM Demand Planning, the company cut costs while also improving service levels.
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infor, ab world food, scm, enterprise business software, customer relationship management, enterprise asset management, enterprise resource planning, financial management, human capital management, product lifecycle, supplier relationship, supply chain management, business-specific inventory, transportation logistics, warehouse software, service oriented architecture, enterprise software, product lifecycle management, data warehousing
    
Infor

Aberdeen Infor S&OP Market Alert

Published By: Infor     Published Date: Aug 04, 2011
Find out what characteristics you should take into account when selecting Sales and Operations Technology and how Infor10 Sales & Operations Planning respond to those needs today.
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infor, aberdeen, s&op, infor10, sales and operations, sales & operations, scm, enterprise business software, customer relationship management, enterprise asset management, enterprise resource planning, financial management, human capital management, product lifecycle, supplier relationship, supply chain management, business-specific inventory, transportation logistics, warehouse software, service oriented architecture
    
Infor

Conquering Costs and Complexity Through Advanced Warehouse Management Solutions

Published By: Infor     Published Date: Aug 04, 2011
Find out why manufacturers and distributors are rethinking warehouse management and why these best-in-class performers are investing in advanced warehouse management solutions to strengthen their competitive market positions.
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infor, scm, enterprise business software, warehouse, warehouse management, costs, customer relationship management, enterprise asset management, enterprise resource planning, financial management, human capital management, product lifecycle, supplier relationship, supply chain management, business-specific inventory, transportation logistics, warehouse software, service oriented architecture, enterprise software, product lifecycle management
    
Infor

New automation innovations in material handling

Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
The supply chain for manufacturers and distributors is facing challenges around increased analytics, multichannel fulfillment, talent shortages, and the use of new technologies such as wireless, augmented reality, robotics and machine-to-machine (M2M). At the same time, there is continued focus on cost reduction and sustainability. The Industrial Internet of Things is driving a huge transformation as it increases the interconnection between connected devices and analytics. The smart manufacturing enterprise can seize opportunities to maximize efficiency and safety through networking and intuitive collaboration with its users. This eBook shares practical steps to follow for a smart material handling and logistics approach.
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material handling, logistics, conveying
    
Schneider Electric

Unlocking Hidden Costs in the Distribution Center

Published By: Intermec     Published Date: Jun 20, 2013
This research, commissioned by Intermec and carried out by research company Vanson Bourne, surveyed 250 senior supply chain and distribution center managers at organizations with over 500 employees in the UK, France, Germany and North America. The interviews were conducted by telephone with respondents spanning industries including retail, manufacturing, distribution, transport, chemicals, logistics, pharmaceuticals, wholesale and FMCG. 50 interviews were conducted in each European country with 100 interviews taking place in North America during October 2012.
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intermec, vanson bourne, distribution center, retail, manufacturing
    
Intermec

Creating A Better Healthcare Cold Chain: 7 experts reveal best practices to improve efficiency

Published By: UPS     Published Date: Sep 01, 2017
Growth in new markets introduces new costs to control, regulations to manage, and supply chain complexities to solve. Longer, more complicated cold chains mean that collaboration with third party logistics providers (3PLs) can help make the difference between profitable simplicity and unmanageable complexity. Companies are increasingly relying on their 3PLs for services such as monitoring and intervention, contingency planning, and cost control. Reduce risk by improving packaging, visibility, and establishing QA best practices. Improved visibility, new tools, new monitoring capabilities and appropriate packaging can also help drive down costs for shippers.
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healthcare, cold chain, efficiency, ups, practices
    
UPS

Reshaping the Health Care Supply Chain to Achieve Patient Centricity and Competitive Advantage

Published By: UPS     Published Date: May 24, 2017
For life sciences businesses, the supply chain used to mean one thing: getting products from factory or warehouse to distributors or ultimate customers as quickly and economically as possible. Now, with today’s evolving regulatory environment, an increasingly globalized market, more complex health products, and an increased focus on the patient, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers are looking at their supply chain and logistics needs in a whole new way.
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health care, supply chain, ups, business, science
    
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Practical advice for automating a supply chain tech stack

Published By: HERE Technologies     Published Date: Jul 11, 2019
Supply chain managers are increasingly leveraging location intelligence and location data to raise visibility throughout their whole logistics process and to optimize their delivery routes. Leveraging this data requires an ever-more-robust technology stack. As supply chain technology stacks become more complex, diverse and defined by legacy system integrations, Application Program Interfaces (APIs) are becoming essential to making stacks scale, allowing supply chain managers to better meet the demands of the new generation of consumers. Innovative location APIs provide supply chain stacks and applications with: Greater agility Contextual intelligence Real-time data implementation Speed Scale Introducing new technology into an organization can sometimes be daunting. As one of the world’s leading location platforms, HERE shares insights and tips to streamline the supply chain technology integration across the whole organization.
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here technologies, supply chain, mapping
    
HERE Technologies

Enhanced supply chain visibility means superior savings

Published By: HERE Technologies     Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
The overall supply chain is becoming increasingly complex. When running smoothly, this global system lowers costs and improves quality, but as more moving parts are introduced the potential for inefficiency increases. Greater visibility is key to preventing disruptions and gaps in the supply chain - and location data is the key to enhancing visibility. By reading this eBook, you will discover: How location intelligence can help identify areas that are ripe for optimization How real-time data can provide useful insights on supply chain health and help identify waste in your processes How HERE helped a car manufacturer identify millions in savings annually by adding location awareness to its supply chain planning
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supply chain, transport and logistics, mapping
    
HERE Technologies

FICO® Optimization Solutions for Supply Chain

Published By: FICO     Published Date: Nov 30, 2016
Optimizing supply chain strategies and network designs keeps getting harder, with persistent challenges from increasing customer demands, spiraling costs, disruptive competitors and multifaceted partnership and logistical options.
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supply chain, network design, logistics, networking, it management, data management
    
FICO

The Viet Nam Advantage: How Pricing and Other Benefits Lower Total Manufacturing Cost

Published By: Sparton Corporation     Published Date: Jan 08, 2019
With the cost of manufacturing in China escalating, companies are increasingly looking to Southeast Asia for an alternative to meet their outsource manufacturing needs. Emerging as the leading alternative to China, Vietnam is now a destination choice for outsource manufacturing due to the unique financial advantages it can provide companies, including those in high-tech segments such as medical and commercial aerospace. In addition to lowering total costs, Vietnam offers companies a larger labor force, strong IP protection, and reliable quality in the manufacturing process, among other benefits. Moving their contract manufacturing to Vietnam can provide companies an excellent foundation for long-term profits and sustained growth.
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china, vietnam, southeast asia, manufacturing, cost, outsource, high-tech, commercial aerospace, medical, labor, skilled, foreign, investment, market, supply chain, intellectual property, shipping, logistics
    
Sparton Corporation

Big Data Opens the Door for Prescriptive Analytics

Published By: FICO     Published Date: Dec 04, 2017
Whether you’re onboarding new customers, cross- or up-selling, getting your supply chain or logistics right, or even collecting unpaid debt, making the best choice of decisions means weighing not just what’s right for your department – but what is best for the business overall. Not to mention what is optimal for your customers and partners. And let’s face it, even with the availability of business intelligence and other analytic tools, it’s hard to know what constitutes the right actions to take in an era where Big Data consistently throws you curveballs. Prescriptive Analytics can help – but for most organizations, there are more questions and concerns than answers about how to implement it successfully. Read our white paper on how Prescriptive Analytics can transform your business decisions and actions – leveraging your existing analytics investment and organizational DNA while helping you drive transparency, customer experience, and profits
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business, results, optimal, customer, experience, tools, analytics, big data
    
FICO

UPS Horizons 2018 Sustainability Report

Published By: UPS     Published Date: Aug 22, 2018
The world is changing, and so are we. The e-commerce revolution continues to disrupt how goods and services are bought and sold, creating new demands and opportunities for our global logistics network. We’re making bold investments in advanced technologies to keep pace with this change, taking our integrated network to new levels of efficiency that translate into tangible sustainability benefits.ups.com/sustainability
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healthcare supply chain, specimen logistics, digital supply newtork, dsn, ups
    
UPS

Putting Advanced Analytics To Work for Manufacturers (eBook)

Published By: FICO - APAC     Published Date: Jul 10, 2017
To Learn more, read this IndustryWeek eBook, sponsored by FICO, includes four articles about how a variety of manufacturers are using advanced analytics to "get ahead" in areas such as Big Data, supply chain and logistics, and other specific applications.
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Putting Team Communications to Work in Transportation & Logistics

Published By: Motorola Solutions     Published Date: Apr 26, 2019
ffective communications are the foundation for any good team, and the transportation and logistics (T&L) sector is no exception. Charged with managing the warehousing, inventory, and movement of freight across the supply chain — both through internal and external distribution networks — T&L professionals rely on high levels of team collaboration to get the job done right. By helping companies leverage the knowledge, talents, and insights of their people, effective team communications ensures that customers get their deliveries when, how, and where they want them. Meeting those expectations in today’s fast-paced, demanding distribution environment requires reliable, clear voice and data logistics communications that start at the warehouse and end at the point of delivery. In this white paper, we explore the key challenges that T&L companies are facing in today’s business environment and hear how instant push-to-talk and advanced video surveillance can help them develop streamlined suppl
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Motorola Solutions

Ensure Secure Passage with Enhanced Transportation Security Solutions

Published By: Motorola Solutions     Published Date: Apr 26, 2019
The Transportation and Logistics industry is the backbone of the global supply chain. But as Transportation and Logistics companies work to ensure timely delivery, they also face a variety of security risks and challenges.
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Motorola Solutions

FICO Optimization Solutions for Retail

Published By: FICO     Published Date: Feb 06, 2018
In a rapidly advancing and changing market, retailers need to be prepared for the unexpected, from the impacts of new payment options, to the challenges of new entrants and innovations, increasingly complex global supply chains and digitally empowered customers looking to direct their own shopping experience. While many retailers continue to keep in-store and on-line interactions separate, the leading retailers understand that all channels must be seamlessly integrated to help ensure success — including optimizing logistics for a smarter shopping experience, managing or sourcing on-line inventory to respond to consumer demand, striking the right balance between customer satisfaction and maximising return, and space optimization in the store itself.
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customer, loyalty, inventory, optimization, cost, reduction
    
FICO

The Future Of Fulfillment Vision Study

Published By: Zebra Technologies     Published Date: May 14, 2018
Surviving and thriving amid the global, digital shopping revolution, in which consumers fluidly browse and buy from their smartphones, computers and in store, calls for a supply-chain makeover. Pressed to offer consumers fast, flexible and even free product fulfillment and delivery in an omnichannel retail landscape, a crowdsourced, collaborative model is taking shape. Traditional roles are blurring as logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers work to meet the growing on-demand economy via the adoption of business intelligence supply chain technologies.
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mobile, shipping, manufacturing, warehouse, global, shopping, fulfillment
    
Zebra Technologies

Future of Fulfillment Vision Study Lead Generation

Published By: Zebra Technologies (Bulldog)     Published Date: Jul 11, 2019
Surviving and thriving amid the global, digital shopping revolution, in which consumers fluidly browse and buy from their smartphones, computers and in store, calls for a supply-chain makeover. Pressed to offer consumers fast, flexible and even free product fulfillment and delivery in an omnichannel retail landscape, a crowdsourced, collaborative model is taking shape. Traditional roles are blurring as logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers work to meet the growing on-demand economy via the adoption of business intelligence supply chain technologies.
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Zebra Technologies (Bulldog)
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