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Feature: Planning Optimized: Building a Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Achieving an optimal planning state is a journey of continuous improvement. Customer requirements change, corporate goals evolve and market dynamics shift quickly and often. It is up to the supply chain organization to be prepared, flexible and responsive to these changes through the right combination of talent, processes and advanced technology.

Optimization, algorithmic planning, artificial intelligence and machine learning are terms used daily in conjunction with supply chain operations. But how do you determine what might be beneficial to your company’s supply chain operations and how do you start the journey to acquire and master the advanced supply chain planning capabilities required to develop and sustain a competitive advantage? 

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Articles

Don’t drown in operations data: use your smart devices “smartly”
04 August 2017 ... more
 
Future-proofing procurement in the 21st century
26 July 2017 ... more
 
Africa’s CEOs seize the opportunities that uncertainty brings
18 July 2017 ... more
 
CIPS salary report: how do you measure up?
13 July 2017 ... more
 
Global shipping fleet braces for chaos of $60 billion fuel shock
06 July 2017 ... more
 
Planning Optimized: Building a Sustainable Competitive Advantage
29 June 2017 ... more
 
Understanding International trade values
20 June 2017 ... more
 
How Smart Technology is shaping Tomorrow’s Supply Chains Today
14 June 2017 ... more
 
What is Waveless Processing and How Can It Optimize My Operation?
14 June 2017 ... more
 
Eight Methods that Improve Forecasting Accuracy
12 June 2017 ... more
 
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News

Freight conditions stay positive
27 July 2017 ... more
 
Musina Intermodal Terminal Launched
27 June 2017 ... more
 
Brake & Tyre Watch highlights dire state of many SA trucks
26 June 2017 ... more
 
Imperial partnership lets Nando’s focus on the chicken
26 June 2017 ... more
 
Mix Telematics beefs up cab security
22 June 2017 ... more
 
Kipor cements good relationships at Icon Brick
22 June 2017 ... more
 
TruckX 2017 promises action and adrenalin
15 June 2017 ... more
 
DHL brings Internet of Things to the warehouse
13 June 2017 ... more
 
New plans for 24/7 traffic enforcement
26 May 2017 ... more
 
Container sector sees uptick in intra-Africa trade
25 May 2017 ... more
 
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Jobs

New Jobs platform to be launched on 19 June 2017
19 June 2017 ... more
 
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Industry Events

Distribution Management Workshop: 21-22 November, Jhb
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Effective Inventory Management: Jhb 14-15 Nov
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Stores Management Excellence, Jhb: 07-08 November
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Masterclass: Sales & Operations Planning: 19 October 2017, Jhb
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7th annual Contract Management Summit: 3-4 Oct, Jhb
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2017 Warehousing & Distribution Summit: 19-20 September, Jhb
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CSCMP Roundtable: Theory of Constraints, 31 Aug, Jhb
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Product Focus

New service launching Sept 2017
14 August 2017 ... more
 
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