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Five signs its time for supply chain transformation

Sarah Harkins
Kinaxis

In spring, the flowers bloom. In fall, the leaves change. Some transformations follow a convention, but in supply chain that’s rarely the case. How do you know when it’s time for a shift? This was the question Kinaxis CEO John Sicard posed to three panelists at a Gartner conference earlier this year.

Leaders from Bose, Boston Scientific and ON Semiconductor shared key lessons from their supply chain transformations, including what led them to consider change. Check out the video and read their comments below. If these stories sound familiar, it might be time for your supply chain to change too.

 

 

1. The S&OP cycle has hit a wall

The S&OP process gains magnitudes of complexity when a new element, like an updated regulation or a market expansion, is added. The S&OP cycle may even slow down as the company grows. Planners can’t reduce the time it takes

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So you have implemented a WMS, now what?

Extend the value of your WMS with a synchronized workforce management program. Most companies achieve far greater results when a WMS is integrated with a workforce management program, including: - Improved warehouse associate productivity - Increased utilization of warehouse labor - Identification of non-produc  >>


Events
 
10
Dec
2019
Manufacturing Integration in New Product Introduction

Global business trends have led to greater market competition, higher supply chain complexity, and increased functional decentralization.  The effective integration of manufacturing with new product development has become essential for achieving profitability and time-to-market objectives.  This program wi ...

NBC Tower | Chicago, IL  
 
12
Dec
2019
Negotiating Energy Supply and Infrastructure Contracts

Whether energy procurement, operations, plant manager or engineer  is part of your job deion or a core competency, cryptic terms and conditions in your supply contract add (unnecessary) complexity to an already difficult decision. So how do you protect your bottom line? For the negotiation of commodity and infr ...

NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL  
 
28
Jan
2020
Procurecon Facilities 2019

The Conference for Facilities Innovators   What is ProcureCon Facilities? The sourcing of real estate, facilities, construction and utilities has recently become a major procurement responsibility. Called on to eliminate excessive costs and increase savings, the time is now for facilities practition ...

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, FL  
 
 4 
Feb
2020
Future Stores Miami 2020

The Conference for In-Store Innovators Retail. Reimagined. It’s 2019, and the Retail Renaissance is here. For successful retailers, business –as-usual is long gone. But what’s next in 2020 and beyond? Future Stores Miami is the conference where senior level executives in operations, mar ...

JW Marriott Miami, FL  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Order Management Specialist
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Category Manager - Electronic Components
     
     Wheaton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Planner
     
     San Bernardino  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Analyst
     
     Huntington Beach  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Demand/Production Planner
     
     Seattle Area, WA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Senior Manager - Indirect Sourcing - Americas
     
     Nashville, Milwaukee or St. Louis  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

WMS Super User
     
     Fayetteville Area, NC  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Latham, NY.)
     
     Latham, New York  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director of Distribution
     
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Global Commodity Manager
     
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Sr. Manager, Procurement Project Management, NPI
     
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Global Commodity Manager - Packaging
     
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Service Parts Supply Chain - Project Manager
     
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Supervisor Manufacturing (2nd Shift)
     
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Inventory Manager
     
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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 Dec 2019
November PMI at seven-month high amid stronger upturn in new orders
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


Digital transformation in the life sciences supply chain show me the data

The life sciences supply chain starts with a miracle Is there a more challenging industry than life sciences? In a recent Forbes interview on why it’s so hard to bring tech into pharma, Vas Narasimhan, Chief Exe...


Education
 
 4 
Feb
2020
Supply Chain Project Management: Fundamentals
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
25
Feb
2020
Material Handling 101: Fundamentals, Analysis and Selection
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
24
Mar
2020
Engineering the Warehouse
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
14
Apr
2020
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
13
May
2020
Tactical Decision Making in Inventory and Supply Chain Management
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

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Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

Five Essential Elements that Transform Transportation Management

Superior transportation management planning is characterized by optimized planning, proactive carrier management, improved visibility, and comprehensive control over operations and freight accounting. This white paper ex...


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