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1. Industry 4.0 is bringing about Supply Chain 4.0. Are you ready?
(EDI)
... pipelines is as moot as those who declared they were not abiding by Walmart’s demand to implement EDI years ago. Manufacturing facilities around the globe are adding smarts to their machinery or replacing ...
Created on 13 November 2017
2. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s a Walmart Blimp!
(Supply)
Walmart’s recent patent application seems like something out of a 1959 issue of Popular Mechanics. Who would conjour up a mixture of last century tech to fill modern supply chain demands? Turns out it ...
Created on 13 September 2017
3. Some Reasons Blockchain is Gaining Traction
(Technology)
... Foods, Unilever and Walmart. The effort is indended to coordinate traceability at a global level and work to curb the estimated 420,000 annual deaths caused by contaminated food. Corporate initiatives ...
Created on 06 September 2017
4. Using Blockchain Tech in the Supply Chain
(News)
According to Tech Republic, IBM is making an effort to stop food contamination. It has partnered with several major retailers including Walmart, Tyson and Unilever to create a  “blockchain” that will make ...
Created on 25 August 2017
5. Walmart - The NEW Mandate
(EDI)
It’s been a while since Walmart first insisted that its suppliers moved to its digital order process. Back then the prospect of using EDI rather than fax or phone to place orders seemed like a technological ...
Created on 25 August 2017
6. Amazon & WalMart By The Numbers
(News)
If you want to know what's going on with supply chains you could do worse than to take a look at 2 of the heavyweights with whom we're all familiar: Amazon and WalMart.Dan Gilmore from Supply Chain Dige ...
Created on 29 March 2017
7. CPG Supply Chain Rankings
(News)
The annual ranking of consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains is out, and there's not much change.Walmart still is atop the list and the usual suspects, albeit in a slightly different order than las ...
Created on 24 January 2017
8. IoT Making the Invisible Visible
(News)
IoT may be over-hyped, according to Dan Gilmore of the Supply Chain Digest, but supply chain professionals are getting serious about it and making investments that'll reap rewards in the future.Unlike ...
Created on 14 November 2016
9. WalMart's Sustainability Goals for 2025
(News)
WalMart has pushed its supply chain sustainability goals for years and achieved impressive results. They've recently looked out to the year 2025 and have updated goals and created new ones.WalMart may pus ...
Created on 14 November 2016
10. Macy Moves Forward on RFID
(News)
Interest in RFID technology seems to wax and wane, but it sounds like Macy's is making a big bet on it. According to Jennifer McKevitt's blog on the Supply Chain Dive site, they're implementing a plan ...
Created on 05 November 2016
11. Scary Supply Chain Stories
(News)
In a rather timely article, Teresa Chiykowski celebrates Halloween by writing about supply chain disasters that still haunt retailers well after they occurred. From pumpkin shortages to technology misses, ...
Created on 05 November 2016
12. Executing Those Holiday Plans
(News)
If you're in retail and you don't yet have your plans in place for the holiday season, good luck to you! All aspects of supply chains, from purchasing, to order fulfillment, logistics, and transportation ...
Created on 18 October 2016
13. Walmart & Target Go After Supply Variability
(News)
...  dates and ASN accuracy.The big hitters like Walmart and Target are getting serious about changing that, according to Dan Gilmore on the Supply Chain Digest site. Read all about it HERE. ...
Created on 04 October 2016
14. WalMart's New Delivery Standards
(News)
WalMart has new delivery standards rolliing out early next year. Suppliers will be scrambling to meet them, according to an article by Jeff Berman on the Supply Chain 247 site.When you look at all the ...
Created on 19 September 2016
15. Where is RFID Going?
(News)
About 10 years ago, the future of RFID was up in the air. You know what? It still is..... In a recent article on the Supply Chain Digest site, the editors take a look at predictions made in the past and ...
Created on 07 September 2016
16. WalMart's Big Acquisition
(News)
In hot news for the retail market, WalMart has spent big to acquire an Amazon competitor, Jet.com. According to Bob Ferrarri on the Supply Chain Matters site, this is an effort to jump-start their omnichannel ...
Created on 11 August 2016
17. WalMart ex-CEO's Supply Chain Lessons
(News)
When WalMart's most successful CEO of recent years decides he wants to share some supply chain lessons, I reckon we ought to listen. Mike Duke spoke at a recent Gartner conference and was generous in th ...
Created on 11 August 2016
18. Fail Quickly Already!
(News)
At a recent conference sponsored by Gartner, Alexa Cheater heard supply chain executives talk about specific failures they've been exposed to and how they were related to the concept of speed.Doing things ...
Created on 04 July 2016
19. Visibility is Key to Sustainability
(News)
... re and manage it, and unless you have visibility throughout your chain you may not be able to address sustainability issues. On the Sustainable Brands site, Robin Raj explains how companies like WalMart  ...
Created on 04 July 2016
20. WalMart's Newest Supplier Challenges
(News)
Any supplier who does business with WalMart knows it can be, in a word, challenging. With the pressures facing the world's largest retailer from all sides, its suppliers may feel a little more pain.On th ...
Created on 30 June 2016