How COVID-19 is Transforming Automotive and Industrial Supply Chains
Automotive and industrial manufacturing plants are being shuttered around the world, which has affected not just the OEMs but also their Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 suppliers.
Are We Heading Toward a New Era of Personalization at Scale?
Even though the trend of personalization at scale is well-established in marketing circles, the concept is also becoming more pervasive in the world of supply chain management. The traditional model…
Building a Resilient Supply Chain
The very nature of supply chains—the movement of goods and services—means it’s unsurprising they have been drastically disrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have heard the term supply chain resilience around the globe since the pandemic began.
Supply Chain Visibility in a Time of Crisis: What the 2020 Visibility Report Tells Us
We have long had to deal with disruptions of all kinds, so why do we continue to scramble when a crisis hits? Answers to this question is in the 2020 Supply Chain Visibility Report based on research by Reuters Events and eyefortransport (eft), sponsored by Blue Yonder. The report highlights the gaps between available technical capabilities and their adoption in the areas of visibility, risk management and disruptive technologies, among other issues, as symptomatic of why we are not where we should be with preparedness and response.
Importance of a Risk-Aware Supply Chain
A recent McKinsey & Company “COVID-19: Briefing Note”1 highlighted end-to-end supply chain actions to consider in the response to COVID-19 (slide 24). It only served to underscore Blue Yonder’s mission in supporting our supply chain customers and helping them ensure that supplies and products get to the people who need them, on time.
The Future of Planning [Video]
In this video, Vikram Balasubramamian talks about the future of planning. A new world where in order to exceed increasing customer expectations, supply chain solutions must be more intelligent, predictive…
Cross Functional Planning as a Way of (Business) Life
Remember the good old days when planning was something you did once a quarter just to make sure your annual plans were still on track? We don’t live in that…
Supply Chain Digitalization Is Top of Mind for Many Manufacturers – Are You One of Them?
The world is changing constantly and quickly. Digital technologies and their related information flows continue to disrupt industries – creating new opportunities for customer service, revenue streams, efficiencies, and competitive…
Supply Chain Planning Basics: Implications – Part 5 of 5
“For every complex problem … there’s a simple solution … and it’s wrong.” (H.L. Menken) In our fourth blog we considered execution in the context of the planning and scheduling…