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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. Uber and Supply Chains
(News)
What can car-ride service Uber teach us about supply chains? Quite a lot, actually, according to Dr. Madhave Durbha.In his recent article on the 21st Century Supply Chain site, he uses Uber as an example ...
Created on 15 December 2016
17. Supply Chain Resolutions for 2017
(News)
If you've not yet developed your 2017 New Year's resolutions, fear not: Michael Gravier has produced a great list in a recent Industry Week article.It's a great compilation and, if you succeed with every ...
Created on 13 December 2016
18. Variability in the Retail Supply Chain (Pt. 2)
(News)
Dan Gilmore discusses what's different about retail, why variability is so hard to control, and efforts being taken to address the problem in his 2nd piece on variability.It's a vexing issue but his article ...
Created on 08 December 2016
19. The Use of IoT in Logistics
(News)
With all the talk about the futuristic benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT), it's comforting to know that it's already at work in the logistics arena and has been for awhile.It isn't being fully embraced ...
Created on 30 November 2016
20. Gaining Visibility
(News)
A sensing, intelligent, social supply chain sounds like nirvana, doesn't it? Not many have reached that level, though, and obstacles abound. However, global visibility and faster decision making ar ...
Created on 30 November 2016