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24 10, 2019

Distributed Ledger Technology for Supply chain management

2019-10-24T15:16:26+01:00

DLT stands for Distributed Ledger Technology. Digital information is stored in a database and shared among a network of multiple users/ nodes. These can be countries, websites and institutions. In this concept there doesn’t exist a central administrator or database, but the data is constantly updated and shared. So there are no middleman involved. This [...]

Distributed Ledger Technology for Supply chain management2019-10-24T15:16:26+01:00
1 08, 2019

Vandeputte chooses Tradecloud to optimize supply chain management

2019-08-01T13:03:18+01:00

Vandeputte safety experts has choosen the Tradecloud supply chain platform to optimize their supply chain management. Orders from the ERP system (SAP) will be automaticaly shared with suppliers and suppliers confirm order via a portal or via direct ERP integration. Supply chain challenges Buyers spend on average 50% of their time retyping and chasing down [...]

Vandeputte chooses Tradecloud to optimize supply chain management2019-08-01T13:03:18+01:00
23 06, 2019

Modulair produceren – verslag van de expert sessie 21 juni bij Heering in Vaassen

2019-07-29T03:41:52+01:00

OP 21 juni kwam de top van de Nederlands maakindustrie bijeen bij Heering in Vaassen om te leren over modulair produceren. Presentatie: https://www.slideshare.net/TradeCloud/modulair-produceren-expert-sessie-presentaties Fotos: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEtbGU6 Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBE9BcHR7Es3EM_PeE1T3Mw/

Modulair produceren – verslag van de expert sessie 21 juni bij Heering in Vaassen2019-07-29T03:41:52+01:00
21 03, 2019

6 Ways to Leverage AI in Procurement Today

2019-07-14T14:46:48+01:00

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most hyped-up topics in business right now. Gartner has included a number of AI applications in their 2018 Hype Cycle for most important emerging technologies. To take matters further, Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai recently said he expects AI to become more important for humanity than even fire or [...]

6 Ways to Leverage AI in Procurement Today2019-07-14T14:46:48+01:00
21 01, 2019

What’s Ahead For Supply Chain Executives In 2019?

2019-07-14T22:40:32+01:00

When it comes to global trade, Brexit isn’t the only apple cart being upended at moment. Domestic and international politics, rising oil prices, and global tensions are creating a volatile and highly unpredictable trade environment globally. What’s Ahead For Supply Chain Executives In 2019? Climate Change will drive innovation, as today’s customer is looking to do [...]

What’s Ahead For Supply Chain Executives In 2019?2019-07-14T22:40:32+01:00
2 01, 2019

Why the supply chain is finally getting its due

2019-07-14T14:55:32+01:00

Author: Andy Stinnes - Venture Partner at Cloud Apps Capital Partners. Source: https://venturebeat.com/2018/12/02/why-the-supply-chain-is-finally-getting-its-due/ The supply chain used to be the nerdy kid of the corporate world. Sure, companies were glad to get their products to market, but they doled out the real glory to departments like product design, branding, and marketing. Managing the uncool supply chain won you [...]

Why the supply chain is finally getting its due2019-07-14T14:55:32+01:00
10 12, 2018

Supply Chain Predictions for 2019

2018-12-10T08:30:07+01:00

The electronics supply chain, for the past year, has been marked by component shortages, lead-time extensions and tariff uncertainties. Nevertheless, it’s been a good year for component manufacturers and distributors—many of which have reported record quarterly sales during 2018. In 2019, IDC projects, the supply chain writ large is poised to transition from a cost center to an [...]

Supply Chain Predictions for 20192018-12-10T08:30:07+01:00
3 12, 2018

Six Ways Industry 4.0 Is Changing Manufacturing

2019-07-14T17:02:33+01:00

Industry 4.0 is the manufacturing movement that is reshaping the business of building products. Defined by unparalleled machine intelligence and connectivity, industry 4.0 introduces cyber-physical systems and IoT on the factory floor. Our modern manufacturing efforts are driving advancements in industry 4.0, bringing greater efficiency, quality and sustainability to the manufacturing process. The shift to [...]

Six Ways Industry 4.0 Is Changing Manufacturing2019-07-14T17:02:33+01:00
19 10, 2018

Seducing Suppliers That New Technology Is Good For Them

2019-07-14T16:54:21+01:00

Many buyers, in my experience, take it for granted that their suppliers will happily sign up to new technology and process initiatives, whether that is a new P2P system, auctions, a risk management approach, or something else. But the supplier can say no, or participate in a manner that is not genuinely helpful. So it is [...]

Seducing Suppliers That New Technology Is Good For Them2019-07-14T16:54:21+01:00
19 09, 2018

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

2019-07-14T17:01:12+01:00

Over the last six years, we studied the connection between business results (growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)) and the link to company characteristics. What did we find? We consistently see that companies focused on functional excellence–a focus within a functional silo like manufacturing, transportation or distribution– or singular metrics– [...]

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work2019-07-14T17:01:12+01:00