A Crystal Ball Moment

If you are based in one of the JDA India offices in Bangalore or Hyderabad, or happened to be there over the week of March 23rd, you would have experienced what was clearly an innovation wave spreading across the company. “Crystal Ball” was a JDA event across the company’s two India-based Centers of Excellence, established…

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Supply Chain Digitalization Is Top of Mind for Many Manufacturers – Are You One of Them?

The world is changing constantly and quickly. Digital technologies and their related information flows continue to disrupt industries – creating new opportunities for customer service, revenue streams, efficiencies, and competitive advantage. Those that once viewed Amazon’s wild success as primarily a retail concern have now reconsidered, and if they want to be successful, re-positioned. Amazon…

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The Importance of Organizing Warehouse Work and the Requirement to Utilize Real-Time Data to Optimize Warehouse Efficiency – Part 2 of 3

In part 1 of the blog series, “Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer,” we focused on organizational steps to be taken to improve workforce optimization. In addition to organizational steps, the way work is organized is also what drives efficiency and increases workers…

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Balancing Work and Family

I am older than my father.  That fact follows me around a lot.  It stays with me.  My dad died young. Too young. It happened during our family vacation many years ago, but still feels pretty recent sometimes.  That event shaped who I am today.   Knowing that even though we might feel invincible, we are…

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Waveless Picking: Is Your Supply Chain Able to Compete with Amazon?

Think back five years ago when you shopped online. Back then, when you placed an order online and the estimated delivery date was 10 days later, that was acceptable. Now think about your online shopping and shipping expectations today – a 10-day delivery estimate is unacceptable to most, if not all, consumers. This is mostly…

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The Diversity & Inclusion Awakening at dunnhumby

Editor’s note: On occasion, Wednesdays for Women will share perspectives and best practices from customers, partners and other thought leaders with a goal of promoting greater awareness and information sharing to continue advancing women in technology and supply chain careers. Today’s perspective comes from Vicky Whitney, senior communications executive at JDA partner dunnhumby. Joining dunnhumby…

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