Supply chain integration, automation, and analytics are among the top action items for 2017 identified by manufacturers, reported IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority. For IQMS, the focus in 2017 will be helping its customers to address these priorities through the practical application of Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing concepts, which have established new benchmarks for manufacturers in North America and beyond.
To make rapid decisions in today’s fast-acting environment, we need smart, time-saving, easy to interpret and most importantly decision-supporting key performance indicators (or even better Actionable Insights).
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As usual at the start of each year I make a summary of my supply chain predictions for the coming year. I also include some of the Gartner predictions for chief supply chain officers, though as always these predictions are more future-oriented than just what is going to happen in 2017.
We would like to share this great blog post, written by the supply chain shaman Lora Cecere.
The International Supply Chain Management Congress is the first of a new series of 5 annual congresses with a mission: which is connecting the worlds of purchasing and supply management, R&D/innovation, sustainability and suppliers so they can share their knowledge in order to reach an innovative and future-proof supply chain.
Last week we invited some supply chain managers to discuss the roadmap of the Tradcloud supply chain platform. Once again we want to thank all participants for their input on this day!
Tradecloud is happy to announce that ES Elektro is now connected to the Tradecloud supply chain platform. Through this collaboration ES Elektro will improve its operational processes and give its clients more insight in its products.
We are proud to welcome Solar Nederland as a supplier on the platform. Tradecloud will automate the operational processes between Solar and its customers and the insight on the assortment will be improved for exisiting customers. This is a win-win opportunity for both parties.Solar Nederland is a sourcing and services company, operating within the electrical, heating and plumbing and ventilation technology sectors.