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1. When will blockchain overrun the supply chain?
... even if the transactions are identified and traced, they remain anonymous because the id is only known by those who have the cypher. Distributed ledger The distributed ledger that makes blockchain secure ...
Created on 31 July 2018
2. Blockchain to shape next generation supply chains in healthcare
... one, with multiple opportunities for external parties to introduce counterfeit products. The ability to trace the journey of an individual dose of medicine from the time of manufacture to the time it is ...
Created on 14 May 2018
3. Bar Codes in food and drugs
... more flexibility and additional traceability making food delivery safer and complying with federal guidelines. Recently the QR code has received additional attention based on research from the University ...
Created on 27 February 2018
4. Blockchain and the Food Supply Chain
Blockchain may soon transform the poultry supply chain, reports Poultry World. It will make it easier to trace the meat back to its source farm and prevent disruption or contamination along the supply ...
Created on 26 February 2018
5. SAP To Include Here Technologies
Here Technologies and SAP are working together, reports The goal is to integrate Here Technologies location and tracking functions into SAP’s Global Track and Trace solution.   Read the ...
Created on 30 January 2018
6. Some Reasons Blockchain is Gaining Traction
... Foods, Unilever and Walmart. The effort is indended to coordinate traceability at a global level and work to curb the estimated 420,000 annual deaths caused by contaminated food. Corporate initiatives ...
Created on 06 September 2017
7. Unmanned Delivery Options are Changing the Supply Chain
... traceability, and reliability are also at the top of the list. And as the digital evolution has show us, new technologies are pushing hard at old school boundaries. Some of the players are new and some ...
Created on 28 September 2016
8. Building Blocks of Supply Chain Visibility
Throughout the supply chain, everybody's looking for visibility. The word may mean different things to different players, but no matter how it's defined some basic requirements are in common.Bob Ferrarri ...
Created on 17 May 2016
9. Hop to It!
In a timely article on the Supply Chain 247 site, we learn all about the Easter Bunny's challenges with supply chain sustainability and traceability. Antonia Renner provides the drivers for these challenge ...
Created on 31 March 2016
10. Achieving Visibility for Supply Chains
Everyone has a different definition of what supply chain visibility means. When you consider the business problems visibility is expected to address, the broader the definition, the better.On the 21st ...
Created on 17 March 2016
11. Retail Transparency Trends
In the world of retail, transparency throughout the supply chain is being chased by everyone. It's not only being legislated in some cases, it's also just good business.On the GreenBiz site, Adam Siegel ...
Created on 21 January 2016
12. How Data Can Help Meet Supply Chain Challenges
With the new year right around the corner (as in, tomorrow...), we can look at ways the tsunami of data we've been reading about can help overcome some of our supply chain challenges. Having the right ...
Created on 31 December 2015
13. RFID and Visibility
Visibility is top-of-mind for many supply chain executives. RFID, a technology that's been around for awhile but has yet to achieve universal approval, seems to be capable of enabling processes that can ...
Created on 08 September 2015
14. The Unnecessary Costs Of EDI Document Errors
...  Poorly formatted documents Poorly formatted documents account for approximately 16 percent of EDI document errors. That oversight traces back to changes made to the document’s spec on the retailer’s ...
Created on 15 June 2015
15. Sharing POS Data Can Deliver Benefits to Retailers
... trends. Provide audit trails to trace any problems. Better control through reporting features. Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) can include situations in which the retailer has given their vendor ...
Created on 04 May 2015
16. Reasons to Develop Track & Trace
On the Logistics Viewpoints site, Chuck Fuerst has thoughts on why track and trace functionality has grown in importance. Although it's always been needed in certain industries, recent headlines relate ...
Created on 17 November 2014
17. Supply Chain Intelligence: Using Your Visibility To Reduce Supply Chain Costs
...  the status of events and milestones that occur prior to and in-transit.” Visibility means more than just track and trace. It begs a control tower approach which covers everything from raw material t ...
Created on 18 June 2014
18. RFID's Undeniable Advantages
... y. Quantities and even serialized itemization can be traced and accounted for, specific items can be singled out for defect tracking, perpetual store shelf inventory can be a reality, and retail shrink ...
Created on 02 December 2013
19. The Supply Chain as US Congress
...  quote from the report: "Gaining visibility requires much more than basic track-and-trace functionality. It involves a control tower approach and closing the loop between planning and execution and synchro ...
Created on 18 November 2013
20. Causes of Supply Chain Disruption
...  high-risk events and activities. Without reasonable visibility and traceability into the supply chain, it is impossible to understand and therefore manage risk and to reduce the likelihood of an advers ...
Created on 21 October 2013