Every month, we send out an email digest with our latest supply chain content. If you're not signed up to receive it in your inbox, you now have the chance to read the trending topics in our Online Community! Here is an overview of the content we published in November.
Get a complimentary copy of Gartner's "Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning Technologies, 2019"
When it comes to supply chain planning, "technology now trumps process" (Gartner, Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Planning Technologies, 2019, Tim Payne, Pia Orup Lund, Amber Salley, Alex Pradhan, 29 October, 2019). Companies are striving to digitize SCP to contend with large-scale changes brought about by market volatility and digital transformation. Find out which planning technologies should be on your radar. Download your copy
Is it time to say goodbye to RFIs?
Supply chain software is changing. So should the purchasing process. Do you agree? RFIs and RFPs have been the way to conduct a competitive tender for decades. They tend to work well for certain industries (like government) or for purchasing equipment and industrial assets, but they often fall short in helping supply chain teams select a new software vendor. AIMMS SC Navigator Director, Brian Dooley, explains why. Read the blog
How leading retailers prepare for the holiday season
It’s hard to beat Santa’s supply chain. Who else offers present deliveries to millions of households around the world in a single night? Even our favorite retailers are not there yet! We like to think new methodologies and tools are helping them get a little bit closer, though. Our recent interview with Districon’s Sander van Lokven shares insight into how retailers prepare for the holiday season. Read more