Supply Chain Network Design as a Way to Bridge the ERP Gap

Friday, September 22, 2023 · Marianna Vydrevich and Norman Katz
Good supply chain network design helps to ensure that enterprises are performing properly at each stage of their supply chain with respect to the supply chain as an end-to-end whole.

How Do You Define Your ERP System?

Monday, August 21, 2023 · Norman Katz
The ERP system sits at the center of the other supply chain systems and the overall connectivity. As the source of truth, this is where the foundational data should be stored.

Differentiating the ERP from the Data Project

Monday, July 17, 2023 · Norman Katz
If you have committed to an ERP project, waiting to address the data portion of the project can lead to frustration and delays.

Innovation on my mind; innovation in my business

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 · Aaron Benningfield and Richard Sherman
Adding innovation planning and goal setting into operations performance metrics and evaluating technology hype cycles, best practices and ROI, both financial and competitive, are critical to business strategy.

Cleo releases its first supply chain jobs report

Monday, December 19, 2022 · SCMR Staff
The top takeaway is that roles remain highly manual when digitalizing should be the norm.

The third year of the “Roaring 20s:”  A decade of digitalization and disruption

Monday, January 3, 2022 · Matthew Lekstutis, Pavan Bajaj and Richard Sherman
Experience indicates that with each decade, there are pronounced disruptions that shake the structure of the market that supply network leadership must respond to (carpe diem).

Demand Planning in a Crisis

Monday, August 31, 2020 · Knut Alicke and Kai Hoberg
In many industries, demand has never been more volatile and unpredictable than during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are seven actions to drive demand planning despite an unprecedented crisis.

Moving beyond the chain in supply chain

Thursday, January 16, 2020 · Richard J. Sherman
Leaders and innovators are now focused on enterprise supply networks and managing an ecosystem. Where are you on the journey?

Selecting a supply chain planning tool: Are you doing it all wrong?

Sunday, July 7, 2019 · PS Subramaniam and Jesse Chafin
The promise of supply chain planning technology is real, but the hype is daunting. A holistic and well-structured technology enablement process can help you navigate the jargon to choose the best technology solution for your most challenging problems.

I can see clearly now…the constraints are gone.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 · Richard J. Sherman
Supply chain visibility is a reality ...... finally?

The Living Supply Chain

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 · Robert Handfield, North Carolina State University and Tom Linton, Flex
A new book argues that supply chain ecosystems adjust and evolve in ways similar to how the natural world behaves.

How to get end-to-end supply chain planning right

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 · Can A. Dogan
Far too many companies invest time and money in their planning capabilities with little to show for the effort. There is a better way.

Supply Chain Industry Trends and Priorities for 2017 Revealed in ERP Survey

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
Having just announced the release of S2K 6.0, the latest version of its flagship ERP enterprise suite, VAI is using the survey as an opportunity to gather and share end-user insight into the industry.

Be Smart When Using Optimization Tools

Monday, December 5, 2016 · SCMR Staff
APQC's research shows that that there is a disconnect between the perceived effectiveness of both network planning and optimization tools and DRP software and the actual results that organizations are achieving.

Slow Moving and (Obsolete) Inventory Investment

Monday, June 13, 2016 · Bob Trebilcock
Cloud-based systems are supposed to reduce implementation and operating costs. But, what happens if your organization is still depreciating your old ERP while migrating to the new?



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