FedEx’s new ‘Returns Technology’ platform promises to streamline the returns process for merchants, reports Digital Supply Chain. The platform will give businesses complete visibility on their returned packages.

According to Supply Chain Dive, getting your supply chain into the cloud has many advantages including unlimited processing power for things like historical forecasting.

Supply Chain Management software needs to evolve if it wants to stay relevant in today’s marketplace, reports Supply Chain Quarterly. One way for it to evolve is to incorporate artificial intelligence, so that the software can “self learn”.

According to Global Mining, BMW is working with Circulor, developer of blockchain technology,  to map the sourcing of cobalt for BMW’s electric vehicles.

According to Gadgets Now, Coca Cola and the State Department are using blockchain technology to fight forced labor worldwide. The blockchain digital ledger technology to ensure that workers are documented and treated fairly.