Tag: digital transformation

SCM Insights
June 8, 2021

Why Transport Management should be an important component of your digitization strategy

Matching themes: digital transformation, Track & Trace, transport management

Using a Transport Management Solution (TMS) can cut your freight cost by 10 percent. But there are even more benefits to it
Using a Transport Management Solution (TMS) can cut your freight cost by 10 percent. But there are even more benefits to it

It’ no longer a secret that Transport Management can reduce costs and increase delivery reliability. Consequently, more and more SupplyOn customers are using our Transport Management Solution (TMS) to consolidate shipments, optimize routes and automatically check freight invoices.

These are just three reasons which have the potential to cut freight costs by more than 10%. But what other reasons also speak for integrating Transport Management into your digitization strategy? Read more

SCM Insights
September 15, 2020

Four reasons to accelerate your digital transformation in times of Covid-19

Matching themes: Covid19, digital supply chain, digital transformation, VUCA

Particularly in times of Covid-19, time is the decisive factor for the success of the digital transformation. Four reasons why companies should act now
Particularly in times of Covid-19, time is the decisive factor for digital transformation’s success. Four reasons why companies should act now

The Covid-19 pandemic has put supply chains under pressure. From Fortune 500 companies to SMEs, through all kinds of industries, the impact on operations and planning activities was and remains real. Supply and demand forces have been tremendously shaken by the accentuation of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) driven by the pandemic.

As for digital transformation, the question is not if or what, but when. Read more

From the Community
February 25, 2020

Smart farming: How procurement and supply chain can brace for challenging times

Matching themes: digital supply chain, digital transformation, Smart Farming

Rund 200 Branchenvertreter kamen zur Auftaktveranstaltung des AGRITECH Supplier Summit in Augsburg um über die verschiedenen Facetten des Smart Farmings zu sprechen
Around 200 industry representatives came to the opening event of the AGRITECH Supplier Summit in Augsburg to talk about the various facets of smart farming

Digitalisation and rapid technological change are shaping modern agriculture – and are presenting it with completely new challenges. Therefore, the AGRITECH Supplier Summit 2020 had set itself the goal of showing and discussing successful solutions. Around 200 participants attended the event in Augsburg, which was initiated by the Berlin Institute of Supply Chain Management and hosted by AGCO.
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From the Community
December 5, 2019

Smart Construction Machines. The digital construction industry in 2025.

Matching themes: construction equipment, digital supply chain, digital transformation

Electric-powered construction machinery is the trend
Electric-powered construction machinery is the trend

Smart Construction Machines. The digital construction industry in 2025.

This was the motto of the 2nd Construction Equipment Forum, which took place this time in Mannheim. Professor Dr. Johannes Walter, host and head of IPM, opened the event. With approx. 400 participants, 73 partners and sponsors as well as approx. 60 exhibitors, the Construction Equipment Forum has grown considerably compared to the inaugural event one year ago in Hanover. In addition to the IPM Institute as organizer, the companies Wacker Neuson, Ammann, Bosch and STRABAG are founding partners and sponsors of the event. Read more

From the Community
November 28, 2019

Inspirations and innovations for the financial transformation of the automotive industry in China

Matching themes: automotive industry, China, digital supply chain, digital transformation, Golden Tax, VUCA

End of October, numerous experts discussed innovations in the supply chain and financial transformation in the automotive industry in China
End of October, numerous experts discussed innovations in the supply chain and financial transformation in the automotive industry in China

Outside, a constant stream of vehicles and cold temperatures prevailed; inside, innovations in the automotive industry were debated in a warm atmosphere. That was the “2019 Automotive Industry Supply Chain Innovation and Financial Transformation Forum”, which took place in Beijing on October 25, 2019.
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From the Community
November 12, 2019

Game-changing transformation of the aviation industry – How the 9th Aviation Forum contributed

Matching themes: aerospace, AirSupply, digital supply chain, digital transformation

The Aviation Forum, held in Munich for the first time, provided numerous insights and innovative approaches on how the aerospace industry can meet the upcoming fundamental changes (photo courtesy of IPM AG)
The Aviation Forum, held in Munich for the first time, provided numerous insights and innovative approaches on how the aerospace industry can meet the upcoming fundamental changes (photo courtesy of IPM)

Now Munich. After 8 years in Hamburg, an alternating pattern of the Aviation Forum location was practiced for the first time: With one year in Munich and the next year again in Hamburg. Once again, this year’s Aviation Forum set a new record: 800 attendants, 145 exhibitors and 55 speakers raised the bar even higher. Read more

From the Community, SCM Insights
September 12, 2019

Interview: “Standardization and automation create huge opportunities for the rail industry.”

Matching themes: digital supply chain, digital transformation, Railway industry

Aims to advance the digitization of the supply chain beyond traditional business processes: André Truszkowski-Jonas from Siemens Mobility
Aims to advance the digitization of the supply chain beyond traditional business processes: André Truszkowski-Jonas from Siemens Mobility

The railway industry is getting more and more digital, using new, innovative technologies in many fields. We spoke with André Truszkowski-Jonas, responsible for Business Excellence at Siemens Mobility, about current trends, the benefits of a rail community and the importance of standards for the industry. Read more

From the Community
April 15, 2019

bauma 2019: Digitization gains ground in the construction equipment industry

Matching themes: construction equipment, digital transformation

The world' s largest trade fair not only presented the latest machines, but also future trends in autonomous driving and digitization.
The world’ s largest trade fair not only presented the latest machines, but also future trends in autonomous driving and digitization.

The bauma took place again from April 8 to 14, 2019 at the exhibition grounds in Munich-Riem. With 3,702 exhibitors from 63 countries and regions and an exhibition area of 614,000 m² (more than 6.6 million square feet), it is the largest trade fair in the world.

Trending themes: Alternative power systems, autonomous driving and digitization

At bauma, too, the topic of alternative power sources and the autonomous operation of excavators and other construction machinery was one of the main topics.  Read more

From the Community
March 25, 2019

Product dialogue in the construction equipment industry: Building bridges for digitization

Matching themes: construction equipment, digital transformation

High need to catch up on digitization in the construction machinery industry leads to strong interest in the presentation of SupplyOn, the leading network for the manufacturing industry.
High need to catch up on digitization in the construction machinery industry leads to strong interest in the presentation of SupplyOn, the leading network for the manufacturing industry.

A very good reason for Dr. Lüddemann, Chairman of the Federation of the German Construction Industry (Hauptverband der deutschen Bauindustrie e.V., HdB) and his colleague, Dirk Siewert, Head of Civil Engineering and Construction Machinery Technology, to feel satisfied: More than 80 participants as well as 13 solution providers attended the debut product dialogue “Potentials of digital solutions in construction machinery technology”, which took place on March 19, 2019 on the premises of the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (htw) in Berlin. Read more

From the Community
March 11, 2019

SupplyOn guest lecture @ HWR Berlin (Berlin School of Economics and Law)

Matching themes: digital transformation

It was an honor to talk about hot topics such as analytics, the challenges of digitizing supply chains and the impact of current upheavels with this bright young crowd.
It was an honor to talk about hot topics such as analytics, the challenges of digitizing supply chains and the impact of current upheavels with this bright young crowd from HWR Berlin.

On March 4, 2019, Professor Dr. Tsipoulanidis, HWR Berlin, invited SupplyOn to give a guest lecture at the Business School of the Berlin School of Economics and Law on the digitization of the supply chain. The more than 20 international business students came from various MBA and Master programs, some of them with a focus on management consulting. Read more

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