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Clearing the Ports is One Step in Fixing Supply Chain

Clearing the ports will not quickly fix the supply chain problem, reports Forbes. 

This week the Biden administration addressed the most visible sign of the nation’s supply chain crisis: opening the Los Angeles and Long Beach, CA ports to work around the clock to unload cargo ships. 


Supply Chains Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

According to Fox Business, the supply chain is a target for a majority of cyber attacks. Over 95% of the companies surveyed admitted to a cybersecurity breach of their supply chain. 

A new study says that the supply chain is a magnet for cyber breaches.


Pandemic Accelerated Digital Transformation

The pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of jeweler Pandora, reports Supply Chain Management Review. 

There’s a phrase that’s been repeated more times than most of us can count: In a matter of months, COVID accelerated trends that might otherwise have taken years to unfold.


Supply Chain Facing "Perfect Storm"

According to Yahoo Finance, logistics experts explain that there is a “perfect storm” of supply chain issues that are impacting all over the globe. 

Supply chain bottlenecks are squeezing businesses big and small. One expert explains why it's so hard to iron out the major kinks affecting global trade.


AI in the Supply Chain

Artificial intelligence can play a role in supply chain management, it is necessary for businesses to understand exactly how AI can be helpful in the supply chain, reports Supply & Demand Executive. 

More and more supply chain leaders are considering incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into their business, but are still skeptic. That’s because they’ve been on the receiving end of too many sales calls where companies say AI can change the world and magically do all sorts of things.


Cannabis Needs a Stronger Supply Chain

The existing supply chain isn’t robust enough to support cannabis, reports Forbes. 

Since 2010, when I first started doing legalization work in Colorado, few big technology companies have been willing to openly step up to the plate and service licensed cannabis businesses. 


Chip Shortage Will Continue Until Next Year

Problems will persist in the semiconductor supply chain until at least 2022, reports CNBC. 

The semiconductor chip shortage that is hamstringing the production of products ranging from cars and computers to appliances and toothbrushes will extend into 2022 and potentially beyond that, the CEO of semiconductor company Marvell Technology said.


Flieber Gets Funding for its Platform

According to Retail Technology Hub, Flieber has raised $12 million in funding for its platform that will “democratise supply chain operations”. 

US-based startup Flieber has raised $12 million in a Series A round to continue developing its online inventory optimisation platform.


Internet of Things Streamlines Supply Chain

According to the Spoon, SIPLi is using IoT technology to streamline their supply chain.

Launched in 2019, SIMPLi is an ingredient company that works directly with farming communities worldwide to eliminate unnecessary middlemen, shorten and streamline supply chains, and reduce fraudulent activity


Ford Seeks to Strengthen Battery Supply Chain

According to the Detroit Free Press, Ford will work with the co-founder of Tesla to improve its domestic battery supply chain. 

Ford Motor Co. announced on Wednesday plans to team up with a co-founder of Tesla Inc. on battery recycling in an effort to improve Ford's domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles.


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