Solving the Supply Planning Crisis

If your home was on fire, would you want firefighters to attempt to douse the flames with an old manual bucket line? Of course not. You would want them to use the most modern, effective equipment available. So why are you asking your supply planners to fight the fires of supply disruption with the manual…

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3 Factors That Are Driving Supply Chain Investments in a Q&A with Brian Higgins of KPMG [Video]

With transparency and speed to market both top drivers for investments when applying supply chain strategies to business operations, how do companies truly optimize their efforts and investments? And what may hold them back? Incisiv’s Gaurav Pant interviews Brian Higgins of KPMG who shares his thoughts about the insights revealed from the recent Digital Supply…

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What is Driving and Delaying Supply Chain Investments? [Video]

The future of the supply chain has some big investment drivers, but what are they? And what have they historically been? More importantly, how do companies apply them to keep their supply chains both effective and reactive… without creating delay? From applying predictive analytics to using IoT to avoid disruption, hear from JDA’s Fred Baumann…

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The Roadmap to Digital Transformation with Lenzing’s CCO [Video]

Robert Van De Kerkhof, CCO of Lenzing, sits down with JDA ICON reporter Sarah Barnes-Humphrey in episode five of an eight-part series featuring various industry leaders discussing the importance of digital transformation for their businesses. Van De Kerkhof explains that it’s a digital roadmap that has helped them take critical strides in their B2B efforts…

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Retail trends for 2019

Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

It’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up. A unified commerce environment, an on-demand marketplace, social media, growing competition and new technologies mean an evolution in the way we shop. Everything is changing – from pricing and planning the just right product assortments to forecasting demand…

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Reimagining the Digital Control Tower:  Modern, Resilient, Intuitive 

It has been two decades since the logistics industry created the control tower, addressing the challenge of accounting for inventory in motion / at rest and providing greater visibility for 3PLs, distributors, retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers. Today, digital control towers (DCTs) have benefitted from two decades of supply chain innovation. However, when it comes to…

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The Smart Logistics Network of the Future: Blockchain in the Supply Chain

The numbers speak volumes! There is clearly tremendous interest among supply chain practitioners to learn, understand and share thoughts on Blockchain. In one of the best attended break-out sessions of FOCUS 2018, we joined forces with executives from leading companies to exchange thoughts on the impact and value Blockchain may hold for supply chain, as…

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FOCUS Day One Recap: Delivering the Supply Chain of the Future

On Sunday, May 6, we welcomed almost 2,000 people to the Orlando World Center Marriott for JDA FOCUS 2018, the must-attend event for innovators who are shaping the future of the world’s supply chains. Three days of technology demos, presentations, networking and insights kicked off with meetings of chairs and managers of JDA’s Special Interest…

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