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1. Selling Cloud Based Supply Chain Services To Non-Technical Clients
... e you can’t afford to waste. Instead, your rep can focus on clients that are in the “Engaged” category ready to move forward. So, assess your non-technical clients or prospective ones first, before tryi ...
Created on 12 November 2018
2. Alibaba, the Supply Chain, and Changes in China
... in China was cheap but not easily accessible. Transactions were only available if a company had existing connections in China or could afford to make them. This meant taking 18-hour flights, hiring fluent ...
Created on 22 October 2018
3. Self-replicating 3D printers will Disrupt the Supply Chain
... - These new lower cost printers build on HP’s larger scale industrial printers but are affordable for smaller businesses. They use the same materials used in the larger scale printers. That may mean economies ...
Created on 24 April 2018
4. Data drives the supply chain but data storage can cripple yours
... the legalities for your industry and take appropriat actions so you aren’t keeping too much data in expensive storage. Diversify your storage strategy Cloud storage is flexible and affordable but enterprises ...
Created on 09 April 2018
5. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
...  of demand. Think of car manufacturing: GM, Ford, and others have factories for their fast-moving products, which use robots that are laid out along an assembly line. It is highly cost efficient, and throughpu ...
Created on 16 October 2017
6. Taming the Omnichannel Cost Tiger
...  omnichannel support affordable. Check out his article on the DC Velocity site HERE. ...
Created on 17 November 2016
7. The Election and the Supply Chain
For a different perspective on Donald Trump's election, we look to Bob Ferrarri on the Supply Chain Matters site. He takes a little deeper dive into supply chain-specific effects.Again, although the results ...
Created on 14 November 2016
8. Maximizing Value in the Procurement Function
Supply chain managers aren't doing it right, at least according to a recent article by Guy Stafford. They need to begin applying resources where and when they create the most value within the procuremen ...
Created on 19 July 2016
9. Big Data Rules in the Supply Chain
... nd storage capacities have become exceedingly affordable to the point that the cost of a few additional terabytes is worth the gamble that the data stored will eventually be useful. In fact one of the u ...
Created on 07 June 2016
10. It's the Year of the Monkey
... s often are overshadowed by their sometimes confused appearance. In an article on the site, Clifford Lynch seems to think that supply chains exhibit those same traits, but that there actually is creativi ...
Created on 11 April 2016
11. Pick Up the Pace
...  a differentiator for those who excel. Read the article on the DC Velocity site by Clifford Lynch HERE. ...
Created on 26 January 2016
12. Logistics and the Last Mile Problem
"How long is your last mile?' sounds like an easy question to answer. When you're dealing with supply chains and demanding customers, it's anything but.Clifford Lynch on the DC Velocity site explains  ...
Created on 27 August 2015
13. Justifying a Supply Chain Project
Justifying a new supply chain project can be rough. The more data the better, as they say, but you really need to make sure it's meaningful.Pierre Mitchell, on the Spend Matters site, looks at how numbers ...
Created on 22 July 2015
14. Cloud Computing Grows Up
The use of cloud technology has continued to grow and mature. An in-depth study completed in 2014 by Oxford Economics and SAP shows how prevalent it is and what sort of changes in the business world it ...
Created on 08 July 2015
15. The Interplay Of Dropship And Omni-Channel
... experience is afforded to companies that utilize the World Wide Web to stock their inventory and other vital needs. Before omni-channel made it possible for customers to order products online and expect ...
Created on 06 July 2015
16. Time-to-Survive Explained
When any supply chain manager looks at risk, he or she typically starts to sweat. Now, imagine you're running one of the world's biggest manufacturing companies that's dependent upon multiple tiers of ...
Created on 02 July 2015
17. Supplier Relationships Matter
On the EPS site, Gina Roos reviews research by Planning Perspectives on supplier relationships. Although the survey was focused on the automotive industry, the findings are almost universally applicable.Good ...
Created on 24 May 2015
18. A Supply Chain Career For You?
On the Supply Chain Insights page, Alison Crawford looks at what it takes for a newbie to succeed in a supply chain role. Her suggestions aren't nebulous- she gets right down to the nitty gritty.Read he ...
Created on 09 April 2015
19. Explanation of EDI and How It Came To Be
...  File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is published. 1975: Telenet, the first Value Added Network (VAN) started. 1981: ANSI X12 EDI data standards published. 1982: EDI Mandated for Automotive Industry. GM an ...
Created on 13 March 2015
20. Looking at Risks Below the Surface
When supply chain managers consider risk, they often look at obvious targets. Those less visible ones can be the most troublesome, though.On the site, Nick Ford looks at how progressive ...
Created on 12 February 2015