Jim Tompkins, founder and CEO of Tompkins International, talks about the need to go beyond continuous improvement to total reinvention in order to address continual digital disruption. This will be the theme of Jim’s breakfast keynote address at Operations Summit 2017 on Tuesday, March 28 in Pittsburgh. Come gain insights from his experience working with major corporations on their supply chain strategy and execution.
Nebraska Furniture Mart has improved supply chain visibility, forecast accuracy and customer service while optimizing the company’s freight operations and fostering increased collaboration with partners and vendors. See what other benefits the company realized from implementing an integrated supply chain solution.
Oracle has acquired LogFire, which provides a cloud-based system integrating warehouse, inventory and workforce management. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This comes on the heels of Oracle’s major $9.3 billion acquisition of Netsuite in August, as it continues to aggressively push into cloud-based supply chain management and logistics.
Forward-thinking retailers are tasked with delivering a unified omnichannel experience that accommodates customers’ rapidly changing preferences while also meeting investors’ constant expectations. To do this they need to embrace the 3 tenets of a seamless retail supply chain. Learn what they are and how you can apply them.
Retail supply chains are longer and more tangled than ever – the complexity of the data coupled with high customer expectations around service and reliability are taxing traditional approaches to supply chain management to their limits. In this article you will learn how to pinpoint problems faster, make adjustments quickly, prevent missed deliveries, and catch those out-of-stock situations before they can impact the customer.