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CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals




CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Supply chains and the power of artificial intelligence
Alexandra Brintrup
IfM

Supply chain analytics isn’t a new concept – in fact the manufacturing sector has long been an enthusiastic adopter of data-driven techniques. So apart from a fancy new name, what’s really new?

A combination of three emerging developments is changing the game:

  1. Computational power, enabling us to do difficult calculations in real time
  2. Powerful new algorithms can automate analysis and decision-making
  3. And, crucially, new and previously untapped sources of data are emerging

We should also remember that ‘supply chain analytics’ is an umbrella term, referring to a multitude of capabilities. There is no single solution that works for every organisation: it depends on the nature of the supply chain, the organisational strategy and priorities, and the information that is available.

And not every capability is appropriate for every organisation – they should not be ...  >>

Six Supply Chain Actions That Drive Wholesale Distribution Success
Wholesale Distributers are faced with growing costs, shrinking margins, new competitors and demanding customers. Effective supply chain management is what often separates successful wholesale distributors from those that constantly struggle. Demand-driven supply chain planning techniques can avoid costly overstocks, st  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Sr. Supply Chain Planner - Deerfield - CPG Organization
     
     Deerfield  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Director
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Inventory Planning Leader
     
     Paramus  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Global Category Manager (Services)
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Specialist - Chemical Company
     
     Houston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Supply Chain Planner
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Sr. Supply Chain Planner - Chicago - Medical Industry
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     New Jersey  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Warehouse Manager
     
     Phoenix  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Inventory Planner
     
     Libertyville  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Strategic Category Manager - Shared Services
     
     Northbrook  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - Shared Services
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Technology Sourcing Leader - $170K (New York, USA)
     
     New York, USA  -  PERM  -  1st Executive
Sr. Supply Chain Specialist - Industrial Manufacturer - Racine County, WI
     
     Sturtevant  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
Senior Supply Chain Planner - Healthcare
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page
 

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Last update 5 May 2021
Strongest improvement in operating conditions on record amid marked uptick in client demand
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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...

Enhancing your planning capabilities to enable the continuous supply chain

The future of planning is connected, intelligent, and continuous. Yet many companies remain so far away from this vision, it often seems unachievable. With many planning processes being so siloed and disconnected from...


Education
 

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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...

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