SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT BLOG

I have always been impressed with Lora's foresight. Her initiative to bring together a group of industry experts to test the impact of new smart technology is not something that anyone can easily pull off. And her willingness to share her learning openly is truly a rare find. Supply ChainRead More

I was stunned when I first met the collaborative Robot Sawyer at the Imagine 2030 Supply Chain Insights Summit in September this year.  All I could think was how many jobs will these guys take.  The list of features is awesome but for me the three pivotal features were Sawyer

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I was snapped into awareness, as I digested the following numbers   Let me interpret this in a different way, you could take a driver-less taxi to and from work all week for what it costs you in a single trip today.   Do I think driver-less vehicles are set

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In September 2016, I was lucky enough to attend Lora Cecere’s (founder of Supply Chain Insights) Imagine the Supply Chain of 2030 Global Summit. I found the conference extremely insightful and wanted to share with you some of my key takeaways from the event. This is the first article in

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PRESS RELEASE APAC Supply Chain Solutions Leader PROPHIT SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES U.S. LAUNCH Prophit® Systems Pty Ltd the innovative leader of Supply Chain Software that makes complex supply chains simple, officially opens for business in the United States. First stop Atlanta.       Prophit® Systems – Atlanta 3333 Piedmont Road,

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The New Year brings a time of reflection. It’s a common time to review how you are tracking to budget and how you see the next twelve months are panning out. Professional sports teams develop set plays that detail. When A happens we respond with B. These teams assembly all

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When I was first getting started in this business a good friend and colleague who knows a thing or two about statistical modelling advised me; “you must understand your demand before you try to fit a statistical model to it”. This advice has served our team well over the years. A number

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Sales Forecasting

When it comes to forecasting strategic acquisitions the need for containment can often result in an organisation’s planning functions not being directly involved in the processes. Initial scoping and feasibility is done at high level, and then project teams dive into risk assessments and due diligence functions. At what point

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Manufacture forecasting

Begin with the end in mind. If you are implementing or reinvigorating a forecasting program, it is important to realistically review where forecasting will provide the most benefit and also which benefits will be most quickly realised. Scenario A business I worked with had 7 sites across Australasia, and we

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Supply Chain Ship

As a SCM solutions provider we understand that there are an infinite number of variables that influence a supply chain’s efficacy. This fact can make identifying the true culprit of a supply chain failure incredibly difficult. In many cases when there is a catastrophic failure within a supply chain managers

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