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1. Blockchain to shape next generation supply chains in healthcare
... track and trace products from the procurement of the raw materials, through to manufacture and consumption. Innovative new approaches to marking products like pharmaceuticals offer the potential to track ...
Created on 14 May 2018
2. What does crypto currency have to do with the supply chain?
... tags to monetary transactions so that products can be tracked reliably from point of origin to final destination, and to consumption. VeChain hasn’t yet been fully adopted as the new standard but there ...
Created on 12 March 2018
3. Advances in transport technologies
... are becoming more aerodynamic as tractor and trailer designs are reducing drag by as much as 25%. That can translate into a 5% to 15% reduction in fuel consumption. It’s been proven that wheel covers alone ...
Created on 07 September 2017
4. Do Customers Really Need This?
In this era of omnichannel consumption, same day delivery, and drones, David Maloney asks a valid question: do our customers really want what we're trying to give them?The truth is we often just don't kno ...
Created on 27 September 2016
5. Fix That Supply Chain With Logistics Updates
... of goods, including services and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements. This definition includes inbound, outbound, ...
Created on 02 November 2015
6. Less Obvious Benefits of Cloud ERP
We're aware of the obvious benefits of running your ERP system in the cloud. There are other effects that, although not hidden, may not be all that apparent.On the CIO site, we see how cloud computing ...
Created on 15 October 2015
7. Missed Opportunities For Not Using EDI and How Easy It Is
... y immediate customer requirements are drawn from the protective inventories upstream. This approach is driven by actual consumption at the store as well as with forecasts. A pull network supports multip ...
Created on 14 July 2015
8. Logistics Sets Your Supply Chain Apart
... from the point of origin to the point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements. This definition includes inbound, outbound, internal and external movements. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: ...
Created on 20 March 2015
9. Filling in the Holes in Visibility
... ort. As he explains:  "Inexpensive, sophisticated sensor technology can now do more than just pinpoint the vehicle’s position; it can also check other parameters such as tire pressure or fuel consum ...
Created on 10 February 2014
10. Supply Chain Management Control Towers and BIG DATA
... e raw data to useable information in a central location that tracks orders, inventory, and consumption. Like any other control tower,  business rule exceptions show up in real time. Railroads know when ...
Created on 04 November 2013
11. Whole Body Learning
... is Creation, not Consumption.” This means that a learner does not simply absorb knowledge, but actually creates knowledge by building synapses in the brain and integrates the new knowledge or skill into ...
Created on 26 September 2013
12. Sensors
... alysis: Enhanced situational awareness: If a machine is in an office, and it rains at noon, how much does consumption spike up? (3) Information and analysis: Sensor-driven decision analytics: If I am  ...
Created on 28 August 2013
13. What is CargoCap?
... s the impact on the ecology: petroleum consumption, noise (cities as well as highways), pollution, accidents, demand for land. Water, gas, electricity, cable TV and even building heat travel undergrou ...
Created on 10 June 2013
14. Cloud Impact on the CIO
As IT continues to integrate the cloud into its application and storage strategies, what sort of an effect will take place on leadership? Ken Oestreich on the site gives us his ideas on ...
Created on 01 September 2012
15. Traceability - RFID verses Barcode
...  was considerable impact to consumption of other packaged produce like lettuce. Because of the limited traceability being used, all products regardless of which growers or producers was Isolated, confidenc ...
Created on 06 June 2011
16. Cecil's Conscience
I listen to a lot of radio as I drive between assignments, and two seemingly unrelated subjects caught my ear over the last week. The first story was about Consciencious Consumption and the second is the ...
Created on 22 November 2005
17. From the Top - TIE Commerce
... and getting bigger, having control over the whole process from manufacturing through consumption. Companies are trying to buy up or creating consortia to control the supply chain in order to offer the lo ...
Created on 19 April 2005
18. From the Top - Glenn Grube - ModusLink Global Solutions
...  from its manufacturing point to the end consumption. It is through this identification and applying postponement strategies throughout various key points of the supply chain that we are able to help ou ...
Created on 19 April 2005