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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
 
26
Apr
2020
ISM2020

ISM2020 is THE procurement and supply chain management event of the year. Developed by leading professionals and thought leaders, this event is a can’t miss for practitioners looking to excel in the transformation taking place in supply management today. From signature sessions reviewing real-life case studies ...

Boston, MA  
 
 4 
May
2020
JDA ICON 2020 - Supply Chains Save the World!

JDA ICON 2020 is headed to the Mile High City - the biggest and best supply chain conference of the year will be hosted in Denver, Colorado at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center May 4-7, 2020! Our theme for ICON 2020 is ‘Supply Chains Save the World’ focused on how we help companies i ...

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, Denver, Colorado  
 
13
May
2020
IoT Innovation North America

IoT Innovation North America is a conference specifically focused on the latest, cutting edge, innovative IoT projects and technology on the market. Born from the first IoT event in the United States, IoT North America, this event will cover advanced IoT technologies using artificial intelligence, 5G networks, Block ...

Marriott Chicago Northwest Chicago, Ill.  
 
22
Jun
2020
Medical Device Manufacturing & R&D Summit

The Medical Device Manufacturing & R&D Summit is an invitation-only, premium Summit bringing leading medical device manufacturing and R&D executives with innovative suppliers and solution providers together. The Summit’s content is aligned with key medical device challenges and interests, relevant  ...

Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Director of Procurement
     
     Riverwoods  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Manager, Software Services
     
     Jersey City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics and Warehouse Manager
     
     Kenosha  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Manufacturing Group Lead- 1st shift
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Strategic Sourcing Project Manager
     
     Buffalo Grove  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Warehouse Manager, Logistics Manager
     
     Racine  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

S&OP Manager
     
     Charlotte/Davidson Area, NC  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Process Quality Engineer Manufacturing,
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Category Manager - Indirect (Packaging + Logistics)
     
     Des Plaines  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Distribution & Logistics Analyst
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Demand Planning Specialist
     
     Atlanta Area, GA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Reedsville, PA.)
     
     Reedsville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Utility Plant Operator, Night Shift
     
     Oregon - Hillsboro  -  PERM  -  Roche

Regional Strategic Sourcing Manager (Non-IT)
     
     Jersey City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 3 Mar 2020
Manufacturing output growth weakens amid slower upturn in new orders
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...


Why the Future of Supply Chains Is Sustainable

Sustainability is more than a buzzword. In a recent study reported in Forbes, a whopping 88% of those polled say they are more likely to support brands that they view as helping them lead more ethical and sustainable ...


Education
 
14
Apr
2020
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
27
Apr
2020
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Boot Camp
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
11
May
2020
World Class Sales and Operations Planning
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
13
May
2020
Tactical Decision Making in Inventory and Supply Chain Management
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
14
May
2020
Supply Chain Risk Management
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Reshaping The Interface Between Marketing And Operations In Globalizing Furniture Supply Chains

Over the past few decades, international fragmentation of production and offshore outsourcing have remarkably altered the organization of Western supply chains. Particularly in low-tech, manufacturing sectors, the fast s...


International Agenda