Ensuring Data Quality With Proper Date Formatting

An Everyday Example of Date Formatting Take a moment to glance at the shopping receipts tucked away in your wallet, especially if you’re in Canada like me. Check the dates printed on them, and you’ll likely notice a variety of formats.  Here’s a snapshot of what I found:  – 03/06/2024  – 03/04/24  – 03/01/24  – […]

How to Leverage Your Existing Data to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Episode I:Raw materials lead time and the “workaround” economy Companies, both large and small, invest in software programs to automate, simplify, and facilitate standard practices within their supply chains. Successful implementations require extra focus on ‘scrubbing’ the data used to set the initial system parameters because, as we all know, “garbage in equals garbage out.” […]

The Power of Real-Time Information

Do you feel like you spend all your time inputting data into an enormous spreadsheet? Do your spreadsheets have so many links, look-ups, and connections that adding a new product, material, vendor, or any other piece of data takes weeks (and multiple attempts) to complete? Do you have a team of analysts who spend more […]

Five Supply Chain Data Challenges Your Organization is Facing

CEOs are not considering supply chains until something goes wrong. The task of developing consistent supply chain strategies and making data-driven decisions to improve performance is extremely undervalued. Some organizations have introduced digital visualization tools, yet they still don’t trust their supply chain data, and resort to manual scrubbing to make sense of data. There […]

How to Transform Supply Chain Data for Actionable Insights

CEOs are not considering supply chains until something goes wrong. The task of developing consistent supply chain strategies and making data-driven decisions to improve performance is extremely undervalued. Some organizations have introduced digital visualization tools, yet they still don’t trust their supply chain data, and resort to manual scrubbing to make sense of data. There […]

Overcoming ERP Challenges to Get Accurate Supply Chain KPIs

What is an ERP? An ERP, or “Enterprise Resource Planning,” is software aiding businesses in daily operations like accounting, inventory, HR, and CRM. As organizations increasingly rely on Enterprise Resource Planning systems to manage their business processes, getting accurate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) from these systems has become crucial for making informed business decisions. ERPs […]

How Data Analytics Can Improve Your Supply Chain

Why Data Analytics is Important Data analytics is the process of examining and analyzing large sets of data to uncover insights and trends. They can help supply chains improve end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce costs and mitigate risks. It can help users spot challenges in their supply chain early, leaving them with more time to […]