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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Removing the “People Roadblock” to Digital Transformation

Jeff Stabell
JDA

As the competition to satisfy customer demand for ever-faster deliveries has made supply chain automation a necessity, and as new technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics have transformed supply chain best practices, data has become the new supply chain currency. So why haven’t more companies forged ahead with their digital transformation?

 

The answer is people. Technology has moved ahead faster than people’s ability to understand its benefits. That’s the consensus of a Chief Executive roundtable co-sponsored by JDA at the Strategic Logistics Summit in Memphis. Associates at all levels of the organization are struggling to perceive the necessity and value of digital transformation through a forest of “we’ve always done it that way,” fear of job loss and change, cost and time issues, and memories of past implementation failures.

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Constellation Research: 9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The rise automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies means you have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Read “9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing” from Constellation Research for actionable next steps you can take, including: 9 entry p  >>


Events
 
23
Sep
2019
Inforum 2019

The Ultimate Infor Customer Event Discover. Connect. Get Inspired.   Why attend? Discover and learn from industry experts on specific products and in key industries so you can build the skills and knowledge to maximize the technology you have today and prepare for what comes next. Connect w ...

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana  
 
13
Oct
2019
Kinexions ’19

New ways to learn. Deeper content. Better ways to connect. Kinexions ’19 has been re-engineered for your supply chain success. Join us for… More real-world success stories in S&OP, demand, supply, inventory and capacity Elevated tips and tricks in workbook authoring, integration and ad ...

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes  
 
28
Oct
2019
Procurecon MRO

The ONLY Event Dedicated to Procurement and Sourcing for the MRO Category   Where Sourcing Innovators Connect and Inspire For too long, MRO has been a fractured category.  Join 150+ practitioners for a collaborative discussion on how to move MRO into the 21st century. ProcureCon MRO will arm pr ...

Westin Buckhead, Atlanta GA  
 
18
Nov
2019
ProcureCon Marketing 2019

The Only Dedicated Marketing Procurement & Sourcing Event In North America.   What Is ProcureCon Marketing? ProcureCon Marketing is the only senior-level event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of marketing resources. Building upon the successful 17-year h ...

Hyatt Regency Austin, TX  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Maintenance Area Manager
     
     Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Sr. Supply Planner
     
     Camarillo  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Pricing Manager (Protein/Fresh Meat)
     
     Norfolk/Virginia Beach Area, VA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Manager of Demand Planning
     
     Greater Cleveland OH  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Chain Associate
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Lean Advisor - Nike Logistics System
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Procurement Engineering Business Partner
     
     Maple Grove, Minnesota  -  PERM  -  Philips

MATERIAL HANDLER - LA PROMO
     
     Los Angeles, California  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Inventory Planning Analyst
     
     Ontario  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Director Strategic Sourcing
     
     Glenview, IL  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Manufacturing Quality Engineer
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Global Commodity Manager - Packaging
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Demand Planner
     
     Florham Park NJ  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Chain Planning Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page





 
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Last update 4 Sep 2019
Manufacturing PMI lowest for almost a decade as export decline intensifies
   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...


Make the Transition to Inventory Forecasting Software

Maintaining the right amount of inventory is key to keeping up with the ebb and flow of customer orders. But what level is the “right” level? If a company doesn’t have enough product on hand, it may ...


Education
 
21
Oct
2019
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Boot Camp
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
22
Oct
2019
Lean Warehousing
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
22
Oct
2019
Warehouse / Distribution Center Layout
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
23
Oct
2019
APICS Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) Boot Camp
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
29
Oct
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

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Resources
 
PPG INDUSTRIES, LTD.

Company Established in 1883, PPG Industries manufactures protective and decorative coatings, sealants, adhesives, metal pretreatment products, flat glass, fabricated glass, continuous-strand fiberglass products, and...

The Connected Value Chain: Creating Durable Value with Digital

Today’s businesses are faced with a dizzying array of digital promises—and threats: the Internet of Things, wearables, additive manufacturing, big data and analytics, gamification, ubiquitous access, and hype...


International Agenda