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Five Best Practices for a Future-Proofed Supply Chain Strategy
Brian Cromer, Ken Koenemann | February 4, 2022 |
Discover five best practices for a future-proofed supply chain strategy. Global supply chains have taken quite the beating due to recent events. And many manufacturers are still feeling the pain. In a world where risk is real and needs to be quantified as a key factor in your supply chain decisions, companies need to reconfigure…Read briefing
Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities
Ken Koenemann | February 4, 2022 |
Ken Koenemann of Dploy Solutions Talks Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities Manufacturers continue to struggle with ongoing supply chain challenges. Many are getting ahead by implementing strategies and technologies to gain greater visibility and control. Ken Koenemann, VP of Supply Chain and Technology at TBM Consulting Group and Dploy Solutions, talks to…Watch Webinar
How to Achieve ESG Goals with a Supply Chain Control Tower
Ken Koenemann | January 21, 2022 |
Deploying a supply chain control tower has proven to be an effective solution for achieving environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. Studies show that 80% of consumers want more sustainable products, and want to buy from companies with sustainable business practices. Environmental regulations and mandates, consumer sentiment and public demand are forcing companies to make…Read article
Supply Chain Visibility Starts with a Supply Chain Control Tower
December 13, 2021 |
Supply chain disruptions are nothing new. But lately, it seems like they are becoming more of a norm than exception. That’s where digital technology comes in. Having access to the right supply chain data at the right time is game changing when it comes to supply chain management. At Dploy Solutions, we think about…Watch Video
Is Automation a Long Term Solution to the Supply Chain Crisis?
Ken Koenemann | December 7, 2021 |
One of the big issues behind supply chain fragility is the persistent labor shortage. According to Deloitte, the manufacturing sector alone is expected to have 2.1 million jobs remaining unfilled by 2030. Automation is the immediate and long term solution to supply chain and labor woes. Supply chain issues have been happening even before 2020…Read article
Can the National Guard Save the Supply Chain and Christmas?
Ken Koenemann | November 16, 2021 |
Over the past couple of weeks, dire warnings that Santa might fail to deliver this Christmas have turned into more assured predictions that the frayed supply chain will lead to missed sales and empty stockings in the US. With lead times stretched and cargo snared up along supply chains, some merchandise will not make it…Read article
4 Examples of How Technology Mitigates Human Error in Supply Chain Operations
Ken Koenemann | October 24, 2021 |
More than 80% of supply chain disruptions are the result of human error. Human error is perhaps one of the biggest risks in manufacturing. Despite all the planning, processes, contingencies, quality assurance and fail-safe implementations, all it takes is a single mistake by a single person to bring your entire operation — or supply chain —…Read article
Four Strategies to Uncrack the Supply Chain Bullwhip
Ken Koenemann | September 22, 2021 |
The spread of new COVID variants means the risk of localized lockdowns and supply chain issues will continue. And that means manufacturers must take action now to calm the reverb. Traditionally prompted by shifts in consumer demand at the end-user level, the snap of the bullwhip is now making its way further up the supply…Read article
How to Prepare for the Next Supply Chain Crisis
Ken Koenemann | July 16, 2021 |
COVID, the Ever Given blockade in the Suez Canal, and now the congestion at the Port of Yantian – these constant hits are costing manufacturers millions, if not billions of dollars in losses and will take months or years to recoup the financial damage. Looking ahead nobody knows what disruptions could be lurking around the…Read article
5 Ways to Regain Control of Your Supply Chain
Ken Koenemann | May 24, 2021 |
With global commerce so deeply intertwined, even the smallest wrinkle in the matrix can cause catastrophic affects. While supply chain disruptions are nothing new, it seems like they are becoming more of a norm than exception. Even as companies are still struggling with the impact of the 2020 COVID-19-related interruptions, curtailments and shutdowns, the hits…Read article