“High demand, low supply”: what a nightmare for supply chain managers. And this doesn’t just happen in boom times. In economically uncertain phases, too, supply bottlenecks are more than painful for businesses. This can currently be witnessed for the microchip shortage the automotive industry (among others) is battling with.
Thus, it is all the more important to safeguard production by having a sophisticated capacity management system for critical components in place. But what does this mean in practice? What is the difference to conventional demand collaboration with suppliers? And which aspects do manufacturers need to consider? Read more
Does anyone else remember in 2008 when Domino’s came out with the Pizza Tracker? You could order a pizza and watch as is it moved from order, to being cooked, to being put in a box and ultimately delivered. It was fun and informative for the customer to follow the pizza’s journey to your doorstep. This was mainly done on a desktop computer since Smartphone apps were in their infancy.
What does a Pizza Tracker have in common with a Control Tower? Read more
Leonardo, a major aerospace, defence and security company, wanted to harmonize and improve the digital collaboration with its suppliers throughout the group. By implementing AirSupply, Leonardo benefits group-wide from efficient electronic processes that increase transparency, traceability and responsiveness throughout its supply chain and improve inventory control. Read more
The year 2020 has passed and it’s hard to believe that even the first month of the new one is almost over as well. At SupplyOn things are also back to normal. In our minds, Christmas is just a distant memory. Therefore, we were all the more surprised when we found thank-you cards and photos of happy children from Christmas Eve in the mail. The mission of our Christmas campaign of the “Münchener Geschenkeregen” (Munich Gift Rain) has been a complete success. We really could bring smiles on the children’s faces, and not too few of them.
As an important part of our agile software development, we not only plan the next steps at the end of each quarter, but we also look back: What has been developed? Which progress did the different development teams achieve? What has actually been implemented?
Here is a summary of the most important enhancements from PI 2020-4: Read more
Today in private life people track their own sleep-wake cycle, they count the daily steps they take and log how much they drink on average. These days it’s all about data! Preferably accurate to the decimal point.
For us at SupplyOn tangible information is essential as well. Especially when a customer wants to check whether and to what extent its suppliers as well as its business units, plants and regions are using SupplyOn solutions. Only through complete and correct use will the customer and supplier highly benefit from the SupplyOn solutions and become beneficiaries of digitization. For this, usage reports provide the required data. These show customers, whether and how its business partners use the different solutions. Learn more about how you can leverage the tool’s capabilities in this article. Read more
Everyone knows this situation: Working with the same software, day by day, taking the same steps over and over again in order to complete our daily tasks. Sometimes questioning, why some things cannot be done any easier or why they are not as we would expect them to be. Wouldn’t it be nice to have someone to discuss these ideas and challenges? And maybe even get to see these ideas being transferred into reality?
Within SupplyOn we can make this dream come true: We offer all our users the opportunity to incorporate their ideas and suggestions into product development. Read more
Christmas is the season of miracles and sharing. While in Santa’s workshop at the North Pole, he and his elves are wrapping one gift after the other, four trainees at SupplyOn are also highly motivated to bring joy to children in need at Christmas. To ensure that as many colleagues as possible join in, they have come up with something very special in these home office times. Read more
New Patrons and a new now virtual setup
Amid the Covid-caused “Lockdown light”, the 10th anniversary of the Aviation Forum had to be celebrated virtually. Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther welcomed about 1,500 participants and 100 partners, sponsors and exhibitors, during times of unprecedented crisis. The core topics of this conference were Digitalization, Sustainability and Partnership. He thanked the three patrons of the event, Airbus COO Dr. Michael Schöllhorn, Volker Thum, Managing Director of the German Aerospace Industries Association and Dr. Michael Haidinger, President of Boeing Germany. Read more
Design is subject to constant change and causes controversial discussions. It is generally a debatable topic, as there are abundant opinions about it. As we all know, we all have different tastes.
SupplyOn, too, has taken up this challenge and embarked on a new era: introducing Material Design in the development of new business services requires all stakeholders to rethink, demands new strategies and, above all, clear communication. Read more