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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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08 Jun 2019
5 Unique Challenges in Furniture Logistics
 

Anyone who has ever rented a moving van for a day knows how hard it is to move furniture safely and efficiently. Loading a table and chairs into the back of a truck without getting them scuffed up is difficult enough—imagine trying to do the same thing on an industrial scale. But, for many in

 
Brian Hoey
flexis

06 Jun 2019
How Will Industry 4.0 Change Your Production Network?
 

In his seminal work of economic theory, “The Wealth of Nations,” Adam Smith famously uses a pin factory as his example to illustrate a number of basic concepts in what was then modern capitalism. Today, the production of something as simple as a pin can essentially be a global affair. In

 
Brian Hoey
flexis

05 Jun 2019
Transforming the healthcare supply chain
 

Infor recently collaborated with Healthcare Innovation on a white paper, “Combining interoperability and analytics to improve supply chain efficiency.” In the white paper, results from a Cardinal Health survey on hospital supply chains are summarized. Here are some key insights from the

 
Cory Turner
Infor

05 Jun 2019
The Intersection of Production and Distribution Logistics
 

Let’s say that you run a pizza delivery joint. As orders come in by phone or through your website, you have one employee who’s in charge of giving delivery estimates and getting the pizzas to the relevant doorsteps, and another who’s in charge of running back and forth between the

 
Brian Hoey
flexis

29 May 2019
5 Reasons to Adopt an S&OE Workflow
 

Sales and operations execution, or S&OE, is a little bit like flying an airplane. In the modern era, you already have a host of processes that have been digitized and automated, including many of the actions that pilots themselves used to be solely responsible for. Your point of departure and de

 
Brian Hoey
flexis


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Last update 6 Jul 2019
New orders return to growth in June
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