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1. The Business Benefits of Integrating Blockchain in Global Supply Chains
(Technology)
... for transactions to be verified by a central authority or third party. Built-in smart contract capabilities enable legal agreements to be enforced automatically and digitally. In addition, the transparency ...
Created on 24 September 2018
2. How Global Trade Blockchain Platforms Could Help Streamline Freight Movements from Cargo Ship to Big Rig to Your Door
(Logistics)
In early August, IBM and Maersk unveiled TradeLens, a global trade blockchain platform seeking to bring efficiency and transparency to international shipping. After months of testing with port operators, ...
Created on 17 September 2018
3. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
(Supply)
...  warehouses. NGOs often need local field warehouses in the middle of the action to ensure direct access to necessities. This careful management is also vital for transparency, so they can report on ho ...
Created on 13 July 2018
4. Transparency Comes to Agriculture
(News)
According to ZD Net, the Australian startup AgriDigital aims to add transparency to the agriculture business.   Read the articleon ZD Net  ...
Created on 02 July 2018
5. Blockchain in the Apparel Industry
(News)
According to Forbes, to combat the perceived lack of transparency the apparel industry is implementing blockchain.   Read the articleon Forbes  ...
Created on 02 July 2018
6. 5 Effective Strategies To Make Your Supply Chain More Efficient
(Management)
... Transparency: The processes involved in the complete line of work should be in accordance to all the training that the employees have received, right? But, make all the processes transparent. This will ...
Created on 18 June 2018
7. Digital Technology Set for Supply Chain Revolution
(News)
According to Harvard Business Review, the limitations of legacy technologies is hindering end to end transparency in the supply chain for many businesses. However, new digital technologies could soon revolutionize ...
Created on 18 June 2018
8. 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
9. Is Blockchain the Answer… to Everything Supply Chain?
(Integration)
... Blockchain is helping mining companies bring transparency to the supply chain, reports Mining Technology. It can help them broker contracts between to firms, track commodities and even conflict minerals, ...
Created on 07 May 2018
10. Blockchain Comes to Mining.
(News)
Blockchain is helping mining companies bring transparency to the supply chain, reports Mining Technology. It can help them broker contracts between to firms, track commodities and even conflict minerals, ...
Created on 16 April 2018
11. Increasing Procurement Visibility
(News)
Transparency is lacking in the supply chain, reports Supply Chain Dive. An overwhelming majority of procurement officers report not having visibility past their tier one suppliers. Technology such as blockchain ...
Created on 12 March 2018
12. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
(Technology)
... have a copy of the transaction and any alteration will create a mismatch in subsequent blocks.(3)  “By its very design, blockchain has transparency and trust built into its foundation,” noted Eaton-Cardone, ...
Created on 01 January 2018
13. Some Reasons Blockchain is Gaining Traction
(Technology)
... B2B initiatives is the issue of transparency. You know; getting the same version of information to every participant at the same time and being able to rely on its veracity. Not an easy thing to accomplish, ...
Created on 06 September 2017
14. Research Summary on Procurement Organizations
(News)
A recent study by A.T. Kearney indicates the majority of procurement organizations just aren't cutting it when it comes to delivering value.Their guidelines for high performing teams are well-defined, ...
Created on 03 January 2017
15. The Importance of MDM
(News)
We're swimming in data, but many business leaders don't know what's being collected and how it's managed. Elizabeth Skipor, writing on the My Purchasing Center site, tries to resolve that by explaining ...
Created on 03 November 2016
16. Increasing MRO Spend Value
(News)
MRO (maintenance, repair, & operations) is a 'special' procurement category that often flies under the radar. According to some recent research by A.T. Kearney, a little focus can result in some big savings.In ...
Created on 01 November 2016
17. Transformational Change Needed
(News)
In a single-channel world, your relationship with your suppliers could be a bit adversarial at times. In today's omnichannel environment, coorperation is the key to the visibility, transparency, and spee ...
Created on 09 June 2016
18. Making Money in an Omnichannel World
(News)
Retailers continue to struggle to effectively serve the omnichannel consumer. In many cases, it's not whether they can do everything that's required, it's whether they can still make money while doing ...
Created on 19 May 2016
19. Building Blocks of Supply Chain Visibility
(News)
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
20. What's Amazon Up To?
(Management)
... Some examples:   • Amazon Prime raised the stakes for shipping cost transparency and value-added services. • Amazon Web Services (AWS) has had enormous impact across the spectrum of businesses, ...
Created on 17 February 2016