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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

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CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals




CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

How Do AI and Big Data Add Value for Manufacturers
Martin Pahulje
Flexis

Artificial intelligence and big data are the peaks of innovation. As technology continues to grow more sophisticated and developed, our reliance on data grows as well. Today, data is one of the most valuable commodities for modern businesses. More and more businesses are going digital, resulting in data production at a greater volume than ever before. To maximize the value of this data, companies must scale up their networks to store, share, and process such data, and it needs to be done efficiently. With the best and most informed understanding of your data, you can set the standard for your business’ success. Using AI and Big Data, you can reduce costs, make better and faster decisions, and meet customer needs with ease. 

For manufacturers in particular, maximizing efficiency and speedy is crucial to optimize operations. Many manufacturers have already in ...  >>

Six theories about how 3D printing will change logistics
3D printing has been used by certain industries for some time now, and more sectors are following suit. One thing is for certain: The market share of additive manufacturing will continue to grow. This white paper puts forward six theories about how the technology will affect society as a whole, and logistics in part  >>

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News & Trends
 

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Marked improvement in operating conditions amid strong demand conditions
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Rethinking Global Automotive Production Networks

Rising logistics costs, trade conflicts and the pandemic have left the global automobile manufacturing model exposed. In this special report, Roland Berger examines the best road forward for international automotive p...


Education
 

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...

In Pricing, Success Breeds Success

A.T. Kearney's Pricing Full Potential (PFP) Analyzer does the heavy lifting when it comes to pricing. The more market power you have, the more you can still gain from your pricing strategy.In the summer of 2013, A.T. Kea...