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1. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
(Supply)
...  are unpredictable, but often necessary to the success of the relief effort, and must be managed from a logistical and financial point of view. Not only must NGOs be vigilant with cost-comparisons an ...
Created on 13 July 2018
2. Supply Chain Managers Need Technology
(News)
According to Material Handling & Logistics, supply chain teams are under pressure to be more sustainable and cost effective, yet, the data is still spread across a variety of sources & process. Which is ...
Created on 11 June 2018
3. It's a New Chain
(Technology)
... their global availability, easy scalability, and perceived cost advantages. Sensors - Sensors of all types are being used to monitor conditions and locations of goods from manufacturing to delivery and ...
Created on 28 May 2018
4. Supply Chain Management Jobs are Now Premium Positions
(Management)
... Institute for Supply Management found that overdue recognition is finally coming to managers who can take control of costs and processes. According to the ISM report average salaries rose just over ...
Created on 22 May 2018
5. IBM Pins Hopes on Blockchain
(News)
According to Digital Supply Chain, IBM’s Food Trust Blockchain solution is being deployed with help from several collaborators. The hope is that it will improve transparency, delivery and save costs and ...
Created on 20 May 2018
6. Blockchain to shape next generation supply chains in healthcare
(Technology)
... estimating the cost to the industry of counterfeit drugs at over $30bn. Bonnie Bain, PhD, Global Head of Pharma at GlobalData, comments: “This isn’t just a financial loss; it also reflects the fact that ...
Created on 14 May 2018
7. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
(News)
... that the presence of younger long-haul truckers on the highway will cause insurance costs to increase. “Younger drivers have higher crash rates,” Jasny said. “We have concerns about younger people who ...
Created on 07 May 2018
8. eCommerce Sales Grew 16% in 2017; Online Fraud Soared 30%
(News)
... chargebacks a necessary cost of doing business, but failing to dispute chargebacks contributes to an ongoing increase in friendly fraud. In addition to engaging in tactical representment, it’s wise to ...
Created on 07 May 2018
9. What GDPR Means For Your Supply Chain
(Management)
... and cost control ● As a means of social responsibility ● As a way of gauging/enhancing customer satisfaction It’s your company’s responsibility to manage the customer data you share with your suppliers; ...
Created on 30 April 2018
10. Self-replicating 3D printers will Disrupt the Supply Chain
(Supply)
... lower costs by using generic production materials that are printed in the shapes and quantities needed. That vision is not yet a reality but at least one company is delivering the first wave of production ...
Created on 24 April 2018
11. Hewlett Packard Adds 3D Printing to Supply Chain
(News)
Hewlett Packard (HP) will use its own Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology to enhance its supply chain, reports ZD Net. By using its own 3D printing they will lower costs, cut design time and lead times. ...
Created on 16 April 2018
12. Data drives the supply chain but data storage can cripple yours
(Technology)
... any preconfigured limits. Storage will get more expensive Storage whether local or cloud based has become less expensive but because we are storing so much more data the costs still escalate. Local ...
Created on 09 April 2018
13. AI is now a necessity
(Technology)
... decisions at scale. Nuances of these and other functions are being developed by companies that understand the need for automated functions to reduce costs and increase efficiency.  ...
Created on 20 March 2018
14. Bar Codes in food and drugs
(Technology)
... stickers every time costs changed. But the traditional bar-type label has been supplanted by the higher density QR code that can store much more information in smaller spaces and now a new innovation lets ...
Created on 27 February 2018
15. Rethink Fraud Strategy as Average Merchant’s Costs Climb to $15.5 Million
(News)
Fraud-related costs accounted for 8% of retailers’ revenue in 2017, averaging $15.5 million per merchant;(1)and with global card fraud projected to surpass $25 billion this year and $30 billion by 2020,(2) current ...
Created on 19 February 2018
16. Technologies are defining the supply chain
(Technology)
... to identifying intentionally modified foods but rules are being drafted to advance tracking and labeling compliance. IoT The Internet of Things is growing rapidly as costs to add intelligence to multiple ...
Created on 29 January 2018
17. Amazon Go - It’s all about the back end
(Retail)
... and tracking of barcodes. And the imaging capabilities are likely to become more widely used as CPG suppliers look to reduce complexity and costs going forward. It’s too soon for everyone but Amazon ...
Created on 22 January 2018
18. The Impact of Reverse Logistics
(Logistics)
... impact such as waste. With the increase in online shopping, return rates have increased exponentially. As painful as it is for retailers, returns have been absorbed as a cost of doing business and until ...
Created on 08 January 2018
19. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
(Technology)
... transactions are irreversible and instantly verifiable through an expansive global peer-to-peer network; and users can bypass intermediaries (banks, governments, etc.) that entail additional costs and ...
Created on 01 January 2018
20. Pilot Offers Expanded Logistics Management Solutions
(News)
... Pilot’s shared warehousing reduces the risks and costs involved in opening a private, dedicated facility or using a public warehouse. Pilot opened their first multi-client operation in Chicago in 2010 ...
Created on 19 December 2017