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3 12, 2018

Six Ways Industry 4.0 Is Changing Manufacturing

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

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+02:00
19 10, 2018

Seducing Suppliers That New Technology Is Good For Them

2019-07-14T16:54:21+02:00

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+02:00
19 09, 2018

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

2019-07-14T17:01:12+02:00

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+02:00
28 08, 2018

5 HABITS THAT WILL KILL YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

2018-08-26T20:39:35+02:00

When it comes to supply chain professionals, most of us like to think we know the best way of doing things. Starting off with the best of intentions, we work under an unproven premise that our little supply chain foibles are typical in organizations like ours. Ignoring some consistent fault lines, however, will eventually expose [...]

5 HABITS THAT WILL KILL YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN2018-08-26T20:39:35+02:00
16 08, 2018

Hencon chooses Tradecloud for supplier integration

2019-07-14T17:17:06+02:00

Hencon has choosen Tradecloud to integrate their suppliers. Orders from ERP will be automatically send and processed between Hencon and their suppliers. Connected suppliers include Van Egmond and Kramp. https://www.hencon.com/hencon-serving-progress/   About Hencon The Netherlands, 1956. When we first started out, we mainly made side loaders and road construction vehicles, such as motor graders. In [...]

Hencon chooses Tradecloud for supplier integration2019-07-14T17:17:06+02:00
5 08, 2018

Learning the Language of Market Driven Demand

2019-07-29T14:50:33+02:00

In companies, there is no standard model for demand processes. It is evolving. New forms of analytics make new capabilities possible. In the traditional organization, some demand processes are sales-driven. Others are marketing-driven. However, sales-driven and marketing-driven processes are quite different from market-driven processes. Unfortunately, companies have invested money in traditional forecasting processes believing that [...]

Learning the Language of Market Driven Demand2019-07-29T14:50:33+02:00
3 08, 2018

Festo connects to Tradecloud platform

2019-07-28T20:32:01+02:00

We are proud that Festo has started to join as a supplier on the Tradecloud supply chain platform. With this collaboration, Festo & Tradecloud will integrate the operational processes between Festo and its customers in real time so that it can be produced faster and more effectively. A clear win-win for both parties. About Festo [...]

Festo connects to Tradecloud platform2019-07-28T20:32:01+02:00
3 08, 2018

Hella connects to the Tradecloud platform

2019-07-14T17:29:33+02:00

We are proud that Hella has started to join as a supplier on the Tradecloud supply chain platform. With this collaboration, Hella & Tradecloud will integrate the operational processes between Hella and its customers in real time so that it can be produced faster and more effectively. Hella will also actively use Tradecloud as an [...]

Hella connects to the Tradecloud platform2019-07-14T17:29:33+02:00
3 08, 2018

Wabco integrates customers via Tradecloud

2019-07-29T03:25:04+02:00

We are proud that Wabco has started to join as a supplier on the Tradecloud supply chain platform. Wabco will integrate the operational processes with its customers in real time via the Tradecloud platform, allowing for faster and more effective collaboration. Purchase orders from customers will be directly imported as sales orders in the SAP [...]

Wabco integrates customers via Tradecloud2019-07-29T03:25:04+02:00
3 08, 2018

Technetix starts with the integration of suppliers in Taipei via Tradecloud

2019-07-14T17:39:08+02:00

We are proud that Technetix (producer of broadband networks) has chosen the Tradecloud platform to further integrate its suppliers, starting with a number of key suppliers in Taipei. Through the Tradecloud platform, suppliers can view their outstanding orders and can confirm them. The purchase orders come real-time from the Exact Globe ERP system and are [...]

Technetix starts with the integration of suppliers in Taipei via Tradecloud2019-07-14T17:39:08+02:00