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Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution

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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.

SCM Portal Conceptual Framework is based on the SCOR Model (TM). In order to let you get the most appropriate information according to your actual role inside Supply Chain Management, to each information has been assigned a specific label to identify its main concentration:



What does agility mean in the era of digital disruption?


Digital disruption is the new normal. And, as part of their digitalization journey, manufacturers now have a whole spectrum of modern tools to embrace. Greater agility is often touted as one of the important benefits of these digital tactics. Greater speed is a coveted prize, sought after by manufacturers since the era of Henry Ford’s assembly line.

Now, though, responding to change with lightning fast reflexes is not enough. Manufacturers must anticipate future trends and strive to predict customer demands before the customer even has acknowledged the need. Being the first in a market pace is often the key to owning it.

So, having a view of tomorrow is now more important than ever. Today we call it predictive algorithms and data science. We strive to speed product releases and adopt new features as quickly possible. Accelerating speed in one department drives the need for acceleration in other departments. The continuous rush of chan

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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  >>

Webinar: Get Smarter About Store Execution! Focus on Things That Matter.

11:00 AM ET The future of the store lies in its transformation from a soulless transaction center to a hub of commerce, fulfillment and experiences. As a part of this transformation retailers have made significant investments to turn on capabilities such as enterprise-wide inventory visibility, buy-online-pick-u ...

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JDA Digital Day, NYC

Join the Digital Revolution! Digitalization is rapidly transforming how companies operate and the way they go to market. The Internet of Things (IoT), big data, embedded sensors and geo-spatial tracking are just a few of the technologies companies are using to gain greater customer insights, deliver better servi ...

New Mountain Capital, New York  

About ISM & ISM2018 Join more than 2,500 global supply chain and procurement professionals at ISM2018, Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Annual Conference. Learn, share and network with the best and brightest minds in supply management.   BE INSPIRED BY EXCELLENCE R. GENE RICHTER ...

Nashville, TN  
FOCUS 2018 | Expectations. Fulfilled.

Join us at JDA FOCUS 2018 and allow us to help you transform the experience your customers have with you across every channel! Taking place May 6-9, 2018 in Orlando at the Orlando World Center Marriott, FOCUS 2018 will be the biggest and best supply chain conference of the year. Register now to have your Expect ...

Orlando World Center Marriott  

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Sr Export/Inbound Compliance Analyst Stamford, Connecticut
Inventory Control Associate Bend, Oregon
Clerk Distribution Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Shipping - Receiving Coordinator- RespirTech Saint Paul, Minnesota
Sr. Manager Supplier Quality Assurance - Warehousing & Logistics Andover, Massachusetts
Manufacturing Engineer 3 STNG Colorado Springs, Colorado
Manufacturing Engineer I Colorado Springs, Colorado
Manufacturing Test Engineer Andover, Massachusetts
Principal Manufacturing Engineer Fremont, California
Manufacturing Process Engineer Bothell, Washington
Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Latham, New York
Manufacturing Engineer Andover, Massachusetts
LifeCycle Manufacturing Engineer Bothell, Washington
Manufacturing Engineer 1 Gainesville, Florida
Manufacturing Engineer Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Last update 4 Apr 2018
March PMI indicates strongest manufacturing growth for three years
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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News & Trends


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...

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations. Humankind’s ongoing curiosity about space has countries competin...

Fundamentals of Purchasing for New Buyers
Logistics and Transportation Techniques

Local & Regional Agenda

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...

Conducting the End-to-End Value Chain Orchestra

In recent years, manufacturers have been outsourcing increasingly larger bits and pieces of their operations. Even historically sacred cows such as engineering, R&D, and product development are now commonly outsource...

International Agenda