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1. Walmart Canada Ups Supply Chain Visibility
(News)
Supply chain technology specialist FourKites is partnering with Walmart’s Canadian unit to bring visibility to the unit’s supply chain, reports Canada Business Chief.   Read the article on Canada ...
Created on 09 April 2018
2. New FedEx Platform Could Make Returns Easier
(News)
FedEx’s new ‘Returns Technology’ platform promises to streamline the returns process for merchants, reports Digital Supply Chain. The platform will give businesses complete visibility on their returned ...
Created on 26 March 2018
3. What does crypto currency have to do with the supply chain?
(Management)
... a secure data structure. Cyber currencies are interesting as boundryless money exchanges free from governmental effects. Supply chain visibility depends on secure storage of data in ways that can be reliably ...
Created on 12 March 2018
4. 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
5. Making Supply Chain Visible
(News)
Supply chain visibility is the goal for many organizations, reports Digital Supply Chain. However, that phrase means different things to different organizations. As technology evolves so does the concept ...
Created on 20 November 2017
6. Advances in transport technologies
(Logistics)
... reality - The increased use of heads-up-displays (HUD) and driver-worn digitized eye glasses is already delivering better visibility with less eye-glance activity. Drivers can keep their eyes on the road ...
Created on 07 September 2017
7. DB Schenker Reduces Onboarding Time for eCommerce Customers
(News)
... Time-consuming administrative tasks in the back office were significantly reduced, full visibility into purchase decision-making process was made possible, while providing a machine learning method and ...
Created on 30 August 2017
8. The Case for Supply Chain Visibility
(News)
You really don't need to sell ecommerce and supply chain folks on the importance of visibility. Bill Ashburn takes a shot at doing it anyway in a recent article on the Logistics Viewpoints site.He talk ...
Created on 29 March 2017
9. Visibility and the Omnichannel Shopper
(News)
Multichannel, omnichannel, or whatever you want to call it is driving huge change in the retail supply chain. Of course, one of the holy grails of supply chain processes, visibility, is a key component ...
Created on 28 March 2017
10. Merck Removes Its Silos
(News)
The word "silo" generally carries negative connotations in the business world. There are good reasons for that.In a summary of a case study of the giant Merck corporation, Alexa Cheater on the 21st Century ...
Created on 24 February 2017
11. Driving Collaboration
(News)
One of the biggest challenges for the supply chain is in driving collaboration among its many participants. Streamlining requires collaboration, yet your partners are all over the place, doing different ...
Created on 16 February 2017
12. RFID Pumps Up Inventory Accuracy
(News)
RFID was, at one point, the next big thing, until it wasn't. However, the price curve continued to drop, adoption picked up, and this little thing called 'omnichannel' hit.According to Arthur Zaczkiewicz ...
Created on 09 February 2017
13. Consumers Are Driving the Supply Chain Bus
(News)
We've all seen how supply chains have evolved over the past few years. It should be no surprise to realize that consumers are now driving the bus, and if your supply chain isn't consumer-driven you're ...
Created on 29 January 2017
14. Supplier Networks, Part 2
(News)
In the 2nd part in the series on supplier networks, Xavier Olivera provides a great summary of the basics of platforms and networks for procurement.The benefits for supply chains from process and capability ...
Created on 26 January 2017
15. Supply Chain Visibility for Today
(News)
Visibility in the supply chain is a sort of moving target. Once you think you're there, the stakes are raised or the playing field changes.Supply Chain Quarterly has taken a look at what's needed for tr ...
Created on 26 January 2017
16. Uses for Blockchain in Supply Chains
(News)
If you haven't yet heard the word 'blockchain', you ought to get out more. It's a hot technology being discussed and implemented across the business world, and it looks like supply chains will be able ...
Created on 24 January 2017
17. CPG Supply Chain Rankings
(News)
The annual ranking of consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains is out, and there's not much change.Walmart still is atop the list and the usual suspects, albeit in a slightly different order than last ...
Created on 24 January 2017
18. 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
19. Prepare for Global Supply Chain Risks in 2017
(News)
Global supply chains are built with a lot of moving parts and risk is always present. According to a recent study, the level of risk is continuing a trend of moving higher by the quarter.Gary Barraco writes ...
Created on 29 December 2016
20. The Importance of Visibility
(News)
In a Supply Chain Dive article, Rich Weissman describes why visibility is so important to everyone selling to ecommerce consumers.It not only shapes the customer experience, it directly affects your brand. ...
Created on 15 December 2016