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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Supply chains and the power of artificial intelligence
Alexandra Brintrup
IfM

Supply chain analytics isn’t a new concept – in fact the manufacturing sector has long been an enthusiastic adopter of data-driven techniques. So apart from a fancy new name, what’s really new?

A combination of three emerging developments is changing the game:

  1. Computational power, enabling us to do difficult calculations in real time
  2. Powerful new algorithms can automate analysis and decision-making
  3. And, crucially, new and previously untapped sources of data are emerging

We should also remember that ‘supply chain analytics’ is an umbrella term, referring to a multitude of capabilities. There is no single solution that works for every organisation: it depends on the nature of the supply chain, the organisational strategy and priorities, and the information that is available.

And not every capability is appropriate for every organisation – they should not be ...  >>

Six Supply Chain Actions That Drive Wholesale Distribution Success
Wholesale Distributers are faced with growing costs, shrinking margins, new competitors and demanding customers. Effective supply chain management is what often separates successful wholesale distributors from those that constantly struggle. Demand-driven supply chain planning techniques can avoid costly overstocks, st  >>

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News & Trends
 

Last update 7 Feb 2021
Global manufacturing upturn slows at start of 2021 as supply chain pressures continue to build
   Source: J.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit



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