Discover how Tom Moore of ProvisionAi is pioneering change in the tech world with innovative AI solutions, transforming supply chains and reducing carbon footprints.”
In the article for IT in the Supply Chain magazine “Good Companies Plan – Great Companies Execute the Plan,” Tom Moore discusses the importance of detailed and executable plans and how ProvisionAi can help create those plans.
Breaking Down Planning and Operations Silos by Tom Moore CEO and Founder, Transportation Warehouse Optimization, ProvisionAI
No longer can companies afford to have silos, even those that have existed for many years. And it will be technology that breaks them down.
Published on December 21, 2023, in SupplyChain Management Review Magazine by Jeffrey H. Schutt, Ph.D., director of ProvisionAi, this article delves into the substantial challenges presented by volatility within Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) supply chains.
Focusing on the impact of consumer behavior on transportation flows, the article explores the causes, effects, and potential rewards associated with minimizing this volatility.
As a brisk morning cup of coffee paired with the Wall Street Journal WSJ’s Logistics Roundup might reveal, the business world is in a constant state of motion—much like the complex supply chains that keep its wheels turning. A standout story this morning takes us into the core of Kimberly-Clark’s recent logistics triumph, a narrative of strategic optimization worth exploring.
ProvisionAi Forms Strategic Alliance with Transportation Warehouse Optimization (T|WO)
In a groundbreaking move, ProvisionAI, renowned for its patented replenishment transportation scheduling solution, has forged a strategic partnership with Transportation | Warehouse Optimization (T|WO). This collaboration aims to empower businesses to reduce long-term transportation costs by up to eight percent by implementing T|WO’s innovative AutoO2 solution. The article in American Journal of Transportation (August 1, 2023).
The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry is witnessing a continuing supply chain transformation. 2024 is on the horizon and industry leaders need insights into trends to be able to sort out the difference between buzzwords and real value.
Kimberly-Clark, a household name synonymous with quality consumer goods, has not just embraced change; they’ve set a new bar for it. The details, outlined in a recent Logistics Management article by Bridget McCrea, present a case study in transformation that’s as much about innovation as it is about savings—and we’re talking savings in the multi-million-dollar range.
Combination of Kinaxis Rapid Response and ProvisionAI’s LevelLoad Has Been a Real Game-Changer for Kimberly-Clark, Saving Millions of Dollars in Transport Costs
ProvisionAi Receives Patent for Managing Optimization of a Network Flow, an article in Investors Observers, on April 25, 2023.
The evolving landscape of supply chain dynamics, particularly in the wake of the pandemic, necessitates a paradigm shift in approach. Bob Trebilcock provides an insightful case study into this transformative journey of Kimberly-Clark, a leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) giant, in the article “It’s a reset moment for Kimberly-Clark’s supply chain” (April 1, 2023) for SupplyChain Management Review. As supply chains grapple with unprecedented challenges, Kimberly-Clark’s proactive response involves not just recovery but a strategic reset.
In the article for Global Trade Magazine, “Stay with the flow. How to solve your fluctuating problems” (August/September 2023), Tom Moore discussed the main challenges companies face for quick, effective, and consolidated delivery and achieving the best results with automated tools.
The article by Keith Moore, “Smooth Operator – New Tools Enhancing Fulfillment Optimization,” (December 26, 2023) for Inside Logistics, explores the challenges in order fulfillment within supply chains. It highlights the critical execution phase where seamless operations become paramount. Moore introduces a new wave of optimization technologies bridging planning and execution, promising efficient inventory flow. These tools employ advanced optimization techniques, balancing costs and inventory levels.
In the article “Green and Cost Savings Can Go Together (Really)” in Supply Chain Brain Magazine, Tom Moore provides his vision for achieving Green-Cost balance, sustainability goals, and improving E in supply chain ESG while decreasing the transportation and learning curve costs.
In his article for Supply & Demand Chain Executive, “Turning Modern Transportation Challenges into Opportunities.” (May 19, 2023) Tom Moore discussed the importance of staying ahead of the curve and embracing cutting-edge technologies for logistics performance to new heights and ensure long-term success in an increasingly competitive market.
In the article “Case Study: Using AI to Work Effectively with Carriers and Cut supply-chain Costs” for Smart Industry magazine, from June 30, 2023, Tom Moore analyses the possibility of optimizing supply chains using Artificial Intelligence at the example of ProvisionAi practice.
In an article by Bridget McCrea titled “Kimberly-Clark streamlines order fulfillment & optimizes transportation,” published on November 6, 2023, in Logistics Management, the global leader in personal care and professional products, Kimberly-Clark embarks on a comprehensive effort to digitize its supply chain. The company aims to streamline its transportation networks by leveraging machine learning and optimization algorithms, resulting in multi-million dollar savings annually.
In the article “Kimberly-Clark: AI-enabled transportation transformation” for Logistic Management Magazine (November 3, 2023), Michael Levans examines how AI transforms the Supply Chain, optimizing it.
Tom Moore, a Supply Chain Brief (SCB) contributor, delved into the common pitfalls leading to supply chain project failures. Moore echoes the concerns raised by Joe Peppard, a seasoned professor at University College Dublin, in an insightful article titled “Why do supply chain projects often fail?” published in the Wall Street Journal. The subtitle of Peppard’s piece poignantly captures the prevalent issue: “Too Often, Investments in Technology Fail to Achieve Promised Results.”
On May 2, 2023, Amit Chowdhry for Pulse 2.0, engaged in an insightful conversation with Tom Moore, the Founder and CEO of ProvisionAI. The discussion delved into the origins, challenges, core products, milestones, and future goals of ProvisionAI, a company at the forefront of optimizing Deployment Transportation Plans.
Lisa Johnson investigates how Kimberly-Clark tackled order bunching issues by leveraging AI and enhancing supply chain visibility, reducing daily variability by 40%. This improved on-time delivery and customer service and slashed distribution costs. The company continues investing in end-to-end supply chain digitization for a more responsive system.
“Supply Chain Visibility: How Kimberly-Clark Cleaned Up Order Bunching” (March 30, 2023) for CGT Consumer Goods Technology Magazine.