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1. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
(Supply)
...  leveraging economies of scale, but this information needs to be readily available to donors and the public if requested. Today, NGOs are more and more often relying on technologies and systems that ca ...
Created on 13 July 2018
2. We were the machines
(Integration)
...  New tech added to the supply chain isn’t always perfectly connected to existing systems. With the expansion of IoT, logistics systems, and manufacturing 4.0 there are plenty of missed connections. And ...
Created on 12 June 2018
3. Is Blockchain the Answer… to Everything Supply Chain?
(Integration)
... the hype justified? Should you have been developing blockchain oriented systems for the last year? Will your entire supply chain crumble because you haven’t converted to blockchain?   Probably not ...
Created on 07 May 2018
4. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
(News)
... the state where they’re licensed, lowering the legal age to 18.1 “This legislation,” said John Kearney, CEO and President, Advanced Training Systems, “will help train drivers to a level far and above current ...
Created on 07 May 2018
5. eCommerce Sales Grew 16% in 2017; Online Fraud Soared 30%
(News)
... verify customers’ addresses. Use the Address Verification System (AVS) to ensure the billing address listed on the order matches the information on file with the credit card company. High-value orders ...
Created on 07 May 2018
6. Self-replicating 3D printers will Disrupt the Supply Chain
(Supply)
... many manufacturing systems. And the fact that the printer can create a nearly unlimited number of desgns without retooling makes it a highly versatile machine on the manufacturing floor. Versatility ...
Created on 24 April 2018
7. Be a Supply Chain Hero by Jumping Ahead of the Pack
(Management)
... they add to their processes and look hard at how they connect and what information is being transacted to enterprise systems. Data visualization The supply chain is spawning massive amounts of data. ...
Created on 16 April 2018
8. Army Develops New Supply Chain
(News)
According to NextGov, the Army will develop the “most sophisticated supply chain system”. To do so it has awarded contracts worth more than $418 million to contractors.   Read the articleon NextGov ...
Created on 16 April 2018
9. Data drives the supply chain but data storage can cripple yours
(Technology)
... still need local storage for a variety of reasons. Look for a combination of storage systems (hybrid cloud storage) that seamlessly integrates all your storage systems and allow you to make changes as ...
Created on 09 April 2018
10. Who Cares About Cyber Attacks on Supply Chains?
(Management)
... a wide spectrum but typically attempt to disrupt standard operations and practices. There is increasing speculation that advanced persistent threats (APS) are being deployed in industrial computing systems ...
Created on 26 March 2018
11. Sustainability in the Chain
(Management)
... adopted SCM software to enable them maintain production, delivery, and profitability as the complexity of their supply chain increases and changes. Traditionally SCM systems have focused on the basic issues ...
Created on 05 March 2018
12. KFC Illustrates the Importance of Logistics
(News)
Kentucky Fried Chicken’s (KFC) U.K. chicken disaster highlights how large a part logistics play in a business success or failure, reports Forbes. KFC is blaming a broken logistics system for the debacle ...
Created on 05 March 2018
13. Will Digital Tech Save Your Supply Chain?
(Integration)
... interact with support and ordering systems by analyzing conversations and delivering real and useful responses. They are reducing the loads on call centers and making online ordering better for both consumers ...
Created on 19 February 2018
14. Rethink Fraud Strategy as Average Merchant’s Costs Climb to $15.5 Million
(News)
... to the experts.”   As technology and fraud threats continue to change, companies that rely on internal fraud-prevention resources have to continuously reinvest in new systems, software and training. ...
Created on 19 February 2018
15. Tracking in the Warehouse
(Technology)
... tracking of a worker's hands may be used to monitor performance of assigned tasks. An inventory system includes inventory bins configured to store inventory items, an ultrasonic unit, ultrasonic transducers ...
Created on 05 February 2018
16. Technologies are defining the supply chain
(Technology)
... applying it to. The jury is out on most of these technologies but it’s important for every participant in the supply chain ecosystem to understand that they exist and how they may affect operations in ...
Created on 29 January 2018
17. Amazon Go - It’s all about the back end
(Retail)
... backend systems about more than standard cash register information, it updates shelf location data, consumer traffic patterns, and even how consumers handle the merchandise as they make buying decisions. ...
Created on 22 January 2018
18. Food Supply Chain in for Some Changes
(News)
2018 will be a year of great change in our food system, reports Food Dive. New technology and processes will change the current process of how food arrives from farm to table safely. Read the article ...
Created on 22 January 2018
19. The Impact of Reverse Logistics
(Logistics)
... assortment of conditions and retailers have little information about which products will be returned or become overstock. Numerous retailers still use a manual system to track and manage returns. Without ...
Created on 08 January 2018
20. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
(Technology)
... addresses consumer skepticism and spotlights the advantages of blockchain technology. Blockchain is a distributed ledger system that was introduced in 2008 as the mechanism behind the cryptocurrency ...
Created on 01 January 2018