In order to manage through the new complexities of the global economy, our consulting team suggests that shippers need to establish new processes that consistently reassess supply chain and transportation networks. Here’s how to get it done.
In this podcast, Chainalytics’ Jeff Metersky joins Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, to examine the evolution of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and how the Forecastability Index helps companies understand their forecasting potential.
Mike Kilgore, chief executive officer of Chainalytics, explains the practice of horizontal collaboration, and talks about how it can lead to more efficient use of manufacturing and logistics resources.
Kimberly-Clark is deploying freight-market intelligence to optimize its transportation processes. A discussion with Matt Harding, principal of the transportation practice at Chainalytics, and Amy Bare, director of transportation rates and analysis with Kimberly-Clark.
Supply chain service providers are combining software, highly skilled employees and enabling technologies, such as cloud computing and analytics, to deliver capabilities that augment existing supply chain organizations and help them minimize or avoid capital expenditures.
The Consumer Goods Forum, Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association have launched an initiative to identify opportunities for retailers and manufacturers to share transportation capacity in order to improve efficiencies and deliveries.