OverStocksis. A Dangerous Infectious Disease

Manage Excess Inventory is the panacea for every Supply Chain professional. According to McKinsey Global Survey of challenges ahead for supply chain; Reducing Operating costs and Inventory levels, are the main goals for Supply Chain Top Management. For instance, Pharmaceutical industry is specially sensitive to suffer overstock. Despite using leading-edge technology -the increasing number ofContinue reading “OverStocksis. A Dangerous Infectious Disease”

SC Certifications. A good idea to help you out filling the gaps

Passionate Supply Chainers all around the world are wondering whether studying a Certification makes sense or not. Allow me to say this is quite normal taking into account the huge number of them. Check out the Top 8 according to CIO magazine. You could have arrived to the Operations department a long time ago. PerhapsContinue reading “SC Certifications. A good idea to help you out filling the gaps”

5 reasons why Artificial Intelligence won’t take your Job

Admit it! Everyone is talking about it and there are no doubts that AI is here to stay. So, what is gonna happen? First of all, calm down. AI is a great software achievement and at the same time, a massive opportunity. Initially, let’s put aside all type of fantasies and science fiction. Overall, ArtificialContinue reading “5 reasons why Artificial Intelligence won’t take your Job”

The Dark Side of the Forecast: How to Conquer it

Following China Chang’e-4 mission landing on the far side of the Moon, let’s talk about the role of Forecast in business and more specifically in the Supply Chain. Everyone needs a Forecast. Because living in a hyperconnected world means infinite access to data. In the blink of an eye, trillions of algorithms are translating informationContinue reading “The Dark Side of the Forecast: How to Conquer it”

Top considerations for your Future SC Software Selection

Technology provides capabilities to optimize the operational planning processes of a company. Traditional Supply Chain (SC) software has been widely adopted for a long time, however companies’ No. 1 supply chain priority is to go a step forward on improving its planning capabilities Given growing SC Complexity and Volatility, it is becoming nearly impossible to reviseContinue reading “Top considerations for your Future SC Software Selection”

What Can A Newborn Teach You About Supply Chain?

After nine months of preparation, there you are, ready or not, she smiled at you and you smiled her back, then you know that everything is gonna be alright. Here is my compilation of learned lessons that my newborn has explained me about Babies Supply Chain. Plan and Measure – Baby Dashboard First of all,Continue reading “What Can A Newborn Teach You About Supply Chain?”

Tearing Up the Rulebook: How Millennials are Changing Concepts of Forecasting

… In the past, software was not powerful enough to provide a reliable forecast, but now we have tools and resources that provide insight like never before. The question is, are you getting the most out of them? Everyone knows that the present and future is changeable, so why then are we still using theContinue reading “Tearing Up the Rulebook: How Millennials are Changing Concepts of Forecasting”