How to improve your supply chain performance

Supply Chain 4.0 in Consumer Goods

Supply Chain 4.0 in Consumer Goods

Digitization creates a disruption and requires companies to rethink the way they design their supply chain. The digitization of the supply chain enables companies to address the new requirements of customers, the challenges on the supply side, and the remaining expectations in efficiency improvement. According to this McKinsey paper, digitization leads to a Supply ChainRead more about Supply Chain 4.0 in Consumer Goods[…]

Sales Motions, Supply Chain Trends & Top Executives’ Focus

Sales Motions, Supply Chain Trends & Top Executives’ Focus

Geoffrey Moore is having interesting thoughts, as always. We actually practice both Sales Motions in our cloud-based software company focusing on Supply Chain Digitalization. And Sales Motion #2 is well supported by market trends such as Digitalization, Cloud & Collaboration that are more and more sponsored by companies’ Top Executives. Read Geoffrey’s thoughts here: TwoRead more about Sales Motions, Supply Chain Trends & Top Executives’ Focus[…]

How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode

How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode

The lack of order status creates delays and unnecessary costs in the supply chain. Most companies are mature enough in their supply planning to address this challenge, and yet we can see many companies still focused on big ERP projects and prioritizing “within their four walls” improvement projects. A lot of value can easily beRead more about How to Reach Maximum Supply Chain Connectivity & Proactive Mode[…]

The Smart Supply Chain

The Smart Supply Chain

Among the business operations especially ripe for transformation by digital and IoT capabilities is the “smart” supply chain. The smart supply chain consists of six key building blocks: horizontally integrated planning and execution logistics visibility procurement smart warehousing spare parts management, and prescriptive analytics. Companies that can put together all these pieces into a coherent andRead more about The Smart Supply Chain[…]

Supply Chains turn Digital – B2B lags behind – Great Opportunities

Supply Chains turn Digital – B2B lags behind – Great Opportunities

B2B lags behind. Why? It’s easy to assume that business digitalization is already far advanced. According to recent research, however, the majority of the work remains to be done. If we look at businesses in general, not only supply chain management, industries are less than 40 percent digitalized according to McKinsey & Company (see tableRead more about Supply Chains turn Digital – B2B lags behind – Great Opportunities[…]

The Cloud Shift is aggressive – Opens up great opportunities

The Cloud Shift is aggressive – Opens up great opportunities

The Cloud Shift is aggressive. This opens up great opportunities, but requires data risk management. More than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to cloud during the next five years, says Gartner. This will make cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces of IT spending since theRead more about The Cloud Shift is aggressive – Opens up great opportunities[…]