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1. Advances in transport technologies
(Logistics)
How are various kinds of sensors being used in your supply chain, and do they make a difference? Here’s a look at transportation and the use of a variety of sensors, black boxes, and mobile computing that ...
Created on 07 September 2017
2. Chatbots in the Chain
(Technology)
... chain and the addition of sensors like GPS and RFID, the answers to all those questions are already being tracked, often in real time. It seems counterproductive to even consider involving a human in ...
Created on 06 September 2017
3. Visibility and the Omnichannel Shopper
(News)
Multichannel, omnichannel, or whatever you want to call it is driving huge change in the retail supply chain. Of course, one of the holy grails of supply chain processes, visibility, is a key component ...
Created on 28 March 2017
4. IoT Project Successes
(News)
We've all read the shocking predictions of growth for the Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices. What we don't hear enough of are the actual real world successes of IoT.On the Supply Chain Dive site, ...
Created on 28 January 2017
5. Supply Chain Visibility for Today
(News)
Visibility in the supply chain is a sort of moving target. Once you think you're there, the stakes are raised or the playing field changes.Supply Chain Quarterly has taken a look at what's needed for true ...
Created on 26 January 2017
6. Demand Sensing Using POS Data
(News)
Demand sensing using point-of-sale (POS) information requires tons of data. Unfortunately, most companies haven't implemented the process and are missing out on its advantages.Could this be a problem with ...
Created on 29 December 2016
7. Amazon Go is About Capabilities
(News)
Think the new Amazon Go development is just another marketing concept the ecommerce giant is testing? Think again....Pierre Mitchell from Spend Matters says that it's all about capabilities, and Go is ...
Created on 22 December 2016
8. The Future for Supply Chains is Now
(News)
The future for supply chains is now, at least for those who can adapt to change. Vishal Patel is looking at how automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) are affecting the work we do.What ...
Created on 22 December 2016
9. Exciting Supply Chain Trends
(News)
Our favorite Supply Chain Shaman, Lora Cecere, is excited about a few trends she sees affecting businesses.Most are technology-based, with planning, analytics, and IoT enabled processes leading the way. ...
Created on 05 December 2016
10. The Use of IoT in Logistics
(News)
With all the talk about the futuristic benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT), it's comforting to know that it's already at work in the logistics arena and has been for awhile.It isn't being fully embraced ...
Created on 30 November 2016
11. 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
12. More on Recent IoT Security Breach
(News)
For a different perspective on the recent IoT-based cyberattack, we look to Bob Ferrarri on the Supply Chain Matters site. Bob 'predicted' this type of issue last year when looking at the IoT topic and ...
Created on 01 November 2016
13. Supply Chain Drones
(News)
Although Amazon isn't dropping packages on your lawn from its drone skyforce yet, that doesn't mean they're not being used in supply chains. Drones are not only enhancing 'traditional' supply chain processes, ...
Created on 25 October 2016
14. 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
15. IoT Usage Increases for Supply Chains
(News)
It should come as no surprise that supply chains are getting heavily into IoT. Research cited by Kaitlyn McAvoy on the Spend Matters site shows that the majority already have IoT strategies in place.Although ...
Created on 01 September 2016
16. IoT Success at Fujitsu
(News)
IoT has been the 'next big thing' for a few years now. Finally, some specific examples of successful industrial applications are becoming more visible.Fujutsu, the huge Japanese manufacturer, has implemented ...
Created on 10 August 2016
17. Obsolescence an IoT Risk
(News)
Here's a great example of the 'hype cycle' in action. A lot of us are just learning about the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), and now we're beginning to see articles posted about IoT obsolescence ...
Created on 21 July 2016
18. GE and Microsoft Partner Up for IoT
(News)
Work on the industrial internet, or Industrial IoT, continues to take place, but with a bit less publicity than what you see on the consumer side. General Electric, a leader in IIoT, has announced a partnership ...
Created on 19 July 2016
19. RFID in Health Care
(News)
RFID used to seem, at times, to be a solution in search of a problem. Well, the health care supply chain has always been fraught with issues, so might there be a match?Ben Ames takes a look at the capabilities ...
Created on 14 June 2016
20. Logistics IoT Success
(News)
With all the impressive hype about IoT floating around us, it's great to read about a real-life practical application that's already paying dividends.The Hamburg Port Authority, which manages one of the ...
Created on 07 June 2016