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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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The Role of Cloud in Digital Transformations

It’s an exciting time to be a supply chain professional, as new technology advancements such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are fueling rapid supply chain innovation. Cutting-edge solutions are being built on cognitive, connected and open platforms, making it possible for companies to turn vast volumes of real-time data and insights into fast, profitable business decisions. At the same time, cloud computing is making it easier and faster for companies to achieve ROI while also reducing total cost of ownership (TCO).

At JDA, we firmly believe in the value of deploying JDA solutions in the cloud and provide our customers with various offerings, including Software as a Service (SaaS). Earlier this month, we extended our commitment to SaaS by announcing a strategic partnership with Microsoft, our latest step toward achieving our vision of providing and enabling the Autonomous Supp

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2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a stronger organization that can prosper through economic shifts. Last year, the common thread throughou  >>


Events
 
28
Aug
2018
WEBINAR: Improving Supply Chain Operations with New Technologies & Innovations

In this rapid changing environment, the only way to stay competitive, drive superior performance and better serve your customers is by applying innovative new technologies such as robotics, warehouse execution systems and other digital innovations. Thanks to advancements in cloud computing, internet of things (IoT), ...

1 pm ET  
 
 5 
Sep
2018
Gartner IT Sourcing, Procurement, Vendor & Asset Management Summit 2018

Reduce Vendor Risk, Negotiate Effectively, and Improve Financial Transparency Are you faced with the growing challenge of accelerating business performance while optimizing costs? The key to meeting this challenge is collaborating — internally within the IT finance, sourcing, procurement and vendor  ...

Orlando, FL  
 
10
Sep
2018
Digital Factory at IAMD USA

Discover the real benefits of virtual technologies Well established and rapidly growing at Germany’s HANNOVER MESSE, Digital Factory, the Leading International Trade Show for Integrated Processes and IT Solutions, will be featured for the first time at IAMD USA in 2018. Digitalization is rapidly changi ...

Chicago  
 
10
Sep
2018
Industrial Energy Systems: Smart Supply & Energy Efficiency at the Factory Level

Be at the forefront of energy strategy Attendees seeking energy management solutions will be particularly interested in Industrial Energy Systems, a special feature which premieres at IMTS in 2018. Presenting innovations driving energy efficiency and ensuring power quality in manufacturing, this special area cov ...

Chicago  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Distribution Center Area Manager-Outbound Sorter-NALC- (Sat, Sun, Mon) 6PM to 6AM
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Logistics Procurement Manager
     
     Georgia, DeKalb County, Atlanta  -  PERM  -  Bramwith Consulting

Performance Management Director
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Material Handler - Night 2
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Material Handler Lead - Night 2
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Material Handler - Night 2
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Distribution Center Area Manager-NALC -Cart Pick-D312 (6am-6pm)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Global Process Manager - Supply Chain Solution Deployment
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Converse Director of Sourcing
     
     Boston, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Physical Distribution Manager
     
     Carlsbad, California  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Supervisor
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Procurement Engineer
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director, Indirect Procurement
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Regional Category Manager - Facilities (QHSE)
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Quality Engineer II
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 2 Aug 2018
PMI dips to five-month low in July
   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...


JDA Survey Finds Technical Problems on Amazon Prime Day Hurt E-Commerce Giant

52 percent of respondents experienced technical difficulties, causing more than a quarter of shoppers to leave purchases out of online sales baskets A new JDA Software, Inc. survey of over 1,000 U.S. consumers found t...


Education
 
 1 
Oct
2018
Fleet Planning and Management
     Miami
29
Oct
2018
Logistics and Transportation Techniques
     Miami
12
Nov
2018
Fundamentals of Purchasing for New Buyers
     Miami
12
Nov
2018
Supply Chains: Purchase and Suppliers Management
     Miami
10
Dec
2018
Project Management for Supply Chain Professionals
     Miami

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
FLORIM CERAMICHE SPA: On the road to Industry 4.0: advanced planning & finite capacity scheduling

Florim Ceramiche SpA has been worldly recognised as a leader in ceramics industry for more than 50 years, thanks to its committment to research, innovation and social responsibility. Florim business style can be summa...

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...


International Agenda