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Making Supply Chains Safrer

According to MIT, companies are using MIT research to strengthen supply chains. 

In February 2020, MIT professor David Simchi-Levi predicted the future. In an article in Harvard Business Review, he and his colleague warned that the new coronavirus outbreak would throttle supply chains and shutter tens of thousands of businesses across North America and Europe by mid-March.


Government Supply Chains at Risk

A government watchdog organization reports that the Defense Department should keep better track of supply chain risks, reports FCW.

The Defense Department should keep better track of its cybersecurity and supply chain risk management plans, according to a recent watchdog report.


New Supply Chain Program at Georgia Tech

According to Georgia Tech News, Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center is working with Home Depot to create a Supply Chain and Logistics program.

The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, is working with Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) to create a new program focused on Supply Chain and Logistics startups (SC&L).


Poultry Industry Improves Cold Chain

Improvements to the cold supply chain will help the poultry industry, reports WATT Technology.

Advances in cold chain and refrigeration technology can improve poultry supply chain efficiency, help reduce costs and ensure sustainability from farm to fork.


AI Will Power Total Wine & More

Total Wine and More is using Enterprise AI platform to power its supply chain, reports Supply Chain Digital.

Enterprise AI platform provider o9 Solutions has announced that Total Wine & More is using the solution to power its omnichannel retail planning platform.


Maritime Commission Works on Supply Chain

According to Port Technology, the Federal Maritime Commission is working to create ways to remedy supply chain issues. 

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has announced new initiatives to provide enhanced assistance to US shippers and focus on remedies to supply chain issues.


The Components of the Mining Supply Chain

The mining supply chain has three key components, reports Mining Technology.

There are three major components of the mining supply chain: exploration, mining, and processing. Across this chain, from mine to market, a range of different countries, companies, and jurisdictions must play a role.


What’s Hindering the Supply Chain’s Digital Revolution?

Legacy tech is holding back the supply chain’s digital revolution, reports Harvard Business Review.

Supply chains have never been static. Even before the recent waves of disruption in the marketplace, supply chain leaders have been in a race to keep up with changing consumer demands, a shifting competitive landscape, and technological advances.


USDA Improves Framework

According to the USDA, they are investing in transforming their framework to strengthen the food supply chain.

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing details of a framework to transform the food system to benefit consumers, producers and rural communities by providing more options, increasing access, and creating new, more, and better markets for small and mid-size producers.


Supply Chain Permanently Changed

According to FreightWaves, the supply chain will never return to normal. 

The conventional wisdom at this time is that most of the world has moved on from the pandemic (except for China); therefore, supply chains will return to “normal.” 


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