Archive for AXIT

Getting Away from Excel Spreadsheets: A Project Logistics Case Study

We talk a lot about the importance of agility and flexibility in supply chain management and that is certainly true when it comes to project logistics. Almost by definition, every project is different — different suppliers, different materials and components, different locations and product flows, and different requirements and constraints. “It’s really vital for us […]

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A Case Study in Project Logistics

Gabrielle Hennecke, Head of Logistics Execution and IT at Siemens Energy Management addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What business challenges or improvement opportunities led you to seek a solution to improve your project logistics operations? What were some of the key capabilities were you looking for in a […]

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Visibility is the Key

I like to say that supply chain management is synonymous with risk management, and the risks are growing every day, everything from natural disasters to cyberattacks. Unfortunately, many companies are falling short in managing these risks effectively. In what ways are they falling short? “I think it’s in failing to have a supply chain risk […]

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Managing Supply Chain Risks: The Role of Digitalization and Cloud Technology

Philip Lavin, Development Consultant IT at Siemens addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are the biggest supply chain risks companies face today? Where are companies falling short? How is technology helping companies better to manage supply chain risks? How do you measure and quantify the value of these […]

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The Opportunities of Digitalization in Chemical Logistics

The typical distribution process in the chemical industry looks mostly like this: The chemical producer distributes goods from various locations to a large number of customers, using different forwarders depending on the company’s diverse transportation requirements. Shipments consist of general cargo, partial or full loads or – in the case of samples – small parcel […]

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IT in the Age of Supply Chain Complexity

“There is a certain limit to what you can optimize just within the four walls of your company,” said Artur Zgoda, Director of Supply Chain IT Solutions at AXIT- A Siemens Company, in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “The next big opportunity for benefits is to go beyond your four walls and integrate and […]

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