From the Community
April 15, 2019

bauma 2019: Digitization gains ground in the construction equipment industry

Matching themes: construction equipment, digitalization

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
April 10, 2019

Digital procurement in real-time: Successful Industrial Track & Trace showcase at Hannover Messe

Matching themes: Digital Supply Chain, Industry 4.0, Material Visibility, SCPM, Traceability, Track & Trace, Transparenz, visibility

Industrial intelligence meets industrial track & trace at Hannover Messe 2019: Innovative showcase enables new dimensions of visibility in manufacturing
Industrial intelligence meets industrial track & trace at Hannover Messe 2019: Innovative showcase enables new dimensions of visibility in manufacturing

Hannover Messe is the world’s leading industrial trade show. An event that is justified in its role as the “Home of Industrial Pioneers”. More than 215,000 visitors and around 6,500 exhibitors from all over the world attended the exhibition from April 1 to 5, 2019. This year’s motto: “Integrated Industry – Industrial Intelligence”. This key theme not only shaped the many facets of the hotly debated trade fair topics, but also represented the core of the innovative use case that SupplyOn presented there. Read more

From the Community
March 27, 2019

Aerospace supply chains in times of digital change

Matching themes: Aerospace, Digital Supply Chain

Visions of a supply chain ecosystem, requirements for securing the future viability of aerospace SMEs, impacts of Brexit: The broad range of digitization topics provided numerous insights for the SCE symposium participants.
Visions of a supply chain ecosystem, requirements for securing the future viability of aerospace SMEs, impacts of Brexit: The broad range of digitization topics provided numerous insights for the SCE symposium participants.

Great interest for an exciting topic: The SCE symposium “Digitization in Aviation”, jointly organized by the Bavarian Aerospace Cluster BavAIRia and SPACE, was filled to capacity with around 100 participants. 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, digitale Transformation, Digitalisierung, digitalization

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: digitalization

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

SCM Insights
February 26, 2019

How to avoid missing supplies with Smart Logistics Data

Matching themes: Analytics, Data Lake, Inbound Supply Chain, Inbound Supply Chain, SCPM, smart logistics data, Smart Supply Chain

Smart Logistics Data combine production-specific information with artificial intelligence to prevent companies from missing supplies
Smart Logistics Data combine production-specific information with artificial intelligence to prevent missing supplies.

Missing supplies, i.e. delayed, deficient, and completely absent deliveries, are a serious and recurring problem for companies. But what can you do? And how can you ensure that ordered goods actually arrive on time?

Smart Logistics Data – that is, the intelligent collection, enrichment, and usage of data relevant to the logistics process –  promises relief.

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Inside
February 20, 2019

SupplyOn China receives Schaeffler’s Best Project Team Award

Matching themes: 3PL, China, consignment warehouses, external warehouses

Surprise celebration: Schaeffler China honors the 3PL project team
Surprise celebration: Schaeffler China honors the 3PL project team

SupplyOn China recently received the Best Project Team Award from Schaeffler for its 3PL project. The project was started in August 2018, with the first wave being completed in mid-December. Further two waves are in roll-out. In the first step, 30 external warehouses will be connected. This number will continue to rise in the future.

The 3PL project represents a considerable improvement for Schaeffler: Read more

From the Community
February 14, 2019

What is driving logistics in the automotive industry?

Matching themes: automotive, Digital Supply Chain, logistics

The Forum Automobillogistik 2019 in Munich provides the answers: Supply chain digitization brings together manufacturers, suppliers and transport service providers (Picture: © BVL / Kay Bublitz)
The Forum Automobillogistik 2019 in Munich provides the answers: Supply chain digitization brings together manufacturers, suppliers and transport service providers (Picture: © BVL / Kay Bublitz)

Digitization is in full swing

For some time now, approaches such as artificial intelligence or the Internet of Things have left the scientific and university sphere. Companies in the automotive and logistics industries have begun implementing these approaches with the technological options available today. The successful digitization of industry-specific procurement strategies is making massive progress and continues to serve as a role model and benchmark for other industries.

What you could see and hear at the Forum Automobillogistik 2019, which took place on 5-6 February at the BMW World in Munich under the motto “Creating value creation – analogue – digital – in real time”, was, as expected, extremely impressive. Read more

SCM Insights, Use Cases
January 31, 2019

Industrial Traceability: In-depth analysis transcending the boundaries of your production and supply chain

Matching themes: Digital Supply Chain, SCPM, Smart Supply Chain, Traceability, Track & Trace

Industrial traceability enables full visibility across the production process and beyond traditional supply chain boundaries
Industrial traceability enables full visibility across the production process and beyond traditional supply chain boundaries

Up until now, seamless, end-to-end good traceability has been more of a pipe dream than a reality. But there’s good news: thanks to the clustering of innovative Industry 4.0 technologies, comprehensive supply chain Track & Trace is now possible – also known as industrial traceability.

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SCM Insights, Technology
December 18, 2018

Interview: “Blockchain offers enormous potential for supply chain management”

Matching themes: Blockchain, Digital Supply Chain, digital transformation

For Ralf Knobloch, Blockchain expert at the SupplyOn Group, blockchain will turn things upside down.
For Ralf Knobloch, Blockchain expert at the SupplyOn Group, blockchain will turn things upside down.

Ralf Knobloch, the SupplyOn Group’s blockchain expert, has been involved with distributed ledger technology since 2013. As the founder of the “Blockchain Meet-Up Saxony”, he is a great believer in regular dialog between research, science, users and society. We spoke to him about the impact of the new technology and about concrete use cases in supply chain management beyond the blockchain hype. Read more

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