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Simulation Helps Solve Supply Chain Problems

Automation World

As supply chains become increasingly perceived as strategic tools for business performance and growth, simulation technologies can help govern logistical calculations among entities and help those entities adjust to changing circumstances.

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Reduce Your Turbulence With An Agile Supply Chain

Cisco Industrial Automation

Uncertain global environments around trade and other geo-political events have made agile supply chains the difference between a firm’s success, survival, or failure. This is because of poor visibility, high data latency, and the unstructured nature of data present in many of today’s distributed supply chain networks.

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The automation best addressing supply-chain and labor issues

Design World

In its wake, the COVID pandemic left lingering supply-chain issues that are still affecting manufacturing and other automated industries. Now some slowdowns at least have cleared.

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The Next Phase of Supply Chain is Here. Are You Ready?

Automation World

Supply chain disruption remains a persistent challenge. Companies, especially in North America, are responding by rethinking global supply chain networks for greater resilience and flexibility.

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The New Tech Toolbelt: Digital Twins, IoT, Cobots, & More

Speaker: Cory Skinner, Founder and CEO of FactR

From limited visibility and a lack of real-time data to a lack of agility and responsiveness to changing market conditions, there's no shortage of difficulties that today's supply chain professionals can encounter. What can be done to not only address these challenges, but overcome them?

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Mitigate Supply Chain Disruption

Gary Mintchell

I am moderating a discussion on the Web July 27 at 11 am EDT among three experts sharing ideas about using technologies we have today to help mitigate supply chain disruption. Also developing a digital twin and using it for simulation as an aid to executive supply chain decision making. Check it out.

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Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US.

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The 4 Keys to Demand Planning in 2023 and Beyond

Speaker: Eva Dawkins - Senior Consultant, Supply Chain

The last three years have been a rollercoaster ride for most supply chains, filled with volatile unpredictability and frequent disruptions. We know technology improvements can improve supply chain operations and add significant value for companies even in turbulent times.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. But what do these really mean today?

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A Low-Risk, Incremental Approach to Smart Manufacturing for Small & Medium Manufacturers

This guidebook discusses how small/medium manufacturers have implemented Smart Manufacturing initiatives and realized benefits such as increased productivity as well as higher levels of coordination and speed within the enterprise and supply chain.