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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
11. 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
12. Supply Chain Risk Infographic
(News)
Supply chain risk is a topic that keeps many a manager awake at night. Lots of different types, causes, and impacts, with a variety of ways to mitigate the risks as well.On the EBN site, Hailey Lynne McKeefry ...
Created on 09 February 2016
13. Improving Strategic Sourcing
(News)
Strategic sourcing is a key process in the supply chain, particularly in the areas of logistics and transportation. Improvement each and every time the sourcing process occurs is a must.On the Logistics ...
Created on 28 January 2016
14. Retail Transparency Trends
(News)
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 Sieg ...
Created on 21 January 2016
15. Merging Logistics & Purchasing
(News)
... Sourcerer site, transparency, collaboration, and better risk mitigation should result. Read the article on the site HERE. ...
Created on 14 January 2016
16. More Supply Chain Predictions for 2016
(News)
... pretty solid.Their top prediction of the increasing importance of sustainability and transparency seems spot on. Check them out HERE. ...
Created on 07 January 2016
17. Profiting Within the Supply Chain
(News)
Who has more potential to create value, the hot tech startup of the small supplier who goes after a big contract? Conventional wisdom may say the tech company wins hands down, but the folks at Harvard ...
Created on 26 November 2015
18. Supply Chain Software Companies to Know
(News)
As the supply chain world continues to become more global and complex, technology has evolved right along with it. The Green Biz site has compiled a list of software companies with competencies in some ...
Created on 29 October 2015
19. Supply chain visibility is key to success
(Supply)
... the chain should be concerned with a supply chain’s visibility because it helps track demand and ensure inventory is going where it is needed. Money gurus are impacted by a supply chain’s transparency, ...
Created on 03 September 2015
20. Supply Chain Sustainability Questions
(News)
Supply chain sustainability is growing in importance- it's no longer just a buzz-phrase, especially for large corporations. Steve Polski, from one of the world's largest companies, Cargill, explains the ...
Created on 20 August 2015