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1. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
...  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
...  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?
... 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?
... 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. Self-replicating 3D printers will Disrupt the Supply Chain
... 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
6. Be a Supply Chain Hero by Jumping Ahead of the Pack
... 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
7. Data drives the supply chain but data storage can cripple yours
... 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
8. Who Cares About Cyber Attacks on Supply Chains?
... 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
9. Sustainability in the Chain
... 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
10. Will Digital Tech Save Your Supply Chain?
... 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
11. Rethink Fraud Strategy as Average Merchant’s Costs Climb to $15.5 Million
... 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
12. Amazon Go - It’s all about the back end
... 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
13. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
... systems, as in the case of the recent Equifax breach that impacted 143 million Americans. Yet many consumers remain skeptical of blockchain because they perceive it to be a new and risky technology, and ...
Created on 01 January 2018
14. Online Holiday Shoppers May Break Distribution Channels
... preferred stores will, in fact, meet their delivery promises. Good luck Retailers need to make certain their warehousing and distribution systems are in top shape to meet the growing tide of online ...
Created on 27 November 2017
15. Industry 4.0 is bringing about Supply Chain 4.0. Are you ready?
... and specifications for orders are complex so their formats need to adhere to formats that can be instantly read by computerized systems. EDI requirements may be rigid but they change frequently so ...
Created on 13 November 2017
16. Hospitals Can Save Money in Supply Chain
... but improvements to their systems could save them $10 million a year on average.   Read the article on Healthcare Finance  ...
Created on 10 October 2017
17. Advances in transport technologies
... are driving efficiency and already showing up on trucking fleets. Navigation - GPS and navigation has been with us for some time but is now being linked to dispatch and real time assistance systems ...
Created on 07 September 2017
18. Is the Future of EDI in Blockchain?
... POS systems and other environments where consumer information is stolen and sold. But just because it isn’t a hot news topic doesn’t mean it can’t or doesn’t happen. And because the documents that run ...
Created on 06 September 2017
19. Chatbots in the Chain
... to query the data feeds being populated by digital systems. A customer could engage a chatbot through a chat (email, twitter, a chat app on the web site) and identify themselves to the chatbot. The chatbot ...
Created on 06 September 2017
20. 4 Easy Replenishment Ideas that Adapt to the Digital Age
... he death of 'brick and mortar' point to the failure of retail technologies to adapt the digital age. Legacy forecasting and replenishment systems do not have the technology needed to adapt fast enough to ...
Created on 30 August 2017