Enhancing the Efficiency and Sustainability of Global Supply Chains with Descartes

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  1. Factors Driving Inventory Management and Optimization in Supply Chains

    Effective inventory management and optimization require a deep understanding of the supply chain and its various components, including demand, supply, lead times, and costs. Companies that can effectively balance these factors can improve customer service levels while minimizing costs and improving overall supply chain performance. But a multitude of internal and external factors can pose…
  2. Risk-resilient and sustainable supply chains with SAP Digital Supply Chain solutions

    Building risk-resilient and sustainable supply chains is becoming increasingly important for organizations who want to succeed in today’s global marketplace. This requires a holistic approach to supply chain management that focuses on collaboration, technology, and culture, as well as a commitment to sustainability and risk management. By adopting an approach that connects processes, contextualizes decisions,…
  3. Building Cognitive Supply Chains with Bristlecone

    Digital transformation is not only optimizing but revolutionizing supply chain operations, enhancing adaptability to unforeseen challenges. The adoption of AI and ML is on the rise, not just for their automation capabilities, but for their capabilities in managing the ever-increasing big data. As AI takes the lead, digitized processes, efficient workflows, and precise data operations…
  4. SAP AI – Powering the Digital Supply Chains

    AI is not new to supply chain management. Many companies are already using AI to resolve supply chain challenges like sales and operations planning and other supply chain data pools to manage demand fluctuations, supply constraints, production scheduling, and dynamic distribution. Data reveals that AI-enabled supply-chain management has allowed early adopters to improve logistics costs…
  5. Data, Analytics, and Automation for Resilient and Agile Supply Chains

    The difficulties associated with supply chains risks have increased rapidly. These challenges come in various forms, such as significant changes in demand and supply, unexpected disruptions affecting sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution, an increase in the number of product offerings, and alterations in geopolitics and regulations. The pandemic has only heightened these challenges as businesses strive…
  6. Building Resilient and Agile Supply Chains Leveraging Data, Analytics and Automation

    Supply chain challenges and associated risks are growing exponentially. These challenges surface in many forms, like unprecedented fluctuations in demand and supply, sudden disruptions impacting sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution, a proliferation of product offerings, and geopolitical and regulatory changes. These challenges have only intensified during the pandemic. As businesses evolve their supply chains to address…
  7. Orchestrating Multi-Channel Order Fulfillment in Supply Chains

    Audio pioneer Dolby Laboratories, which has been delivering audiophiles a superior sound and sight experience since the 1970s, decided in 2016 that it wanted an equally stringent level of quality assurance for its business process testing. The business sought a risk-based automated testing solution to reduce or eliminate regression test coverage gaps and lengthy testing…
  8. Purpose-built “Powered” Supply Chains with KPMG

    When embarking on supply chain transformation, organizations often look for results while minimizing risk, along with streamlined and compliant technology. From supply chain initiatives focused on customer experience metrics, responding to a supply continuity issue to product movements, organizations often need a guided process with supply chain assets and accelerators to jump start their supply…
  9. Supply Chains Are Key to Profitability

    Without a way to measure the success of its supply chain strategy, your organization’s profitability could be in jeopardy, along with its status among competitors. A forward-thinking plan that measures key elements of the supply chain’s performance and is aligned to the business is a must. Companies can ensure their supply chains deliver financial value…
  10. Russia Ukraine War Brings Increased Complexity to Supply Chains

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, is adding to existing challenges in global supply chains. Tensions continue to rise as new sanctions are levied. Industry experts predict long-term supply chain impacts from this geopolitical conflict. For supply chains, it is yet another global event requiring their companies to pivot in the face of adversity. The…...…