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Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain

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How blockchain technology can improve your supply chain Today, there is much buzz about blockchains in various industries. Business leaders. The post Why Your Supply Chain Needs Blockchain appeared first on The Network Effect.

Supply Chain Resilience: Surviving Hurricanes, Typhoons, Flooding and Heat Waves

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How a Network can be Your Best Defense in the Face of Mother Nature’s Fury Hurricane Florence is currently bearing. The post Supply Chain Resilience: Surviving Hurricanes, Typhoons, Flooding and Heat Waves appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect

Fixing the 5 Big Problems in the Food Supply Chain

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The food supply chain continues to grow rapidly, with consumers now expecting exotic foods, fresh on their plates, year round. The post Fixing the 5 Big Problems in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Foodservice Restaurants Blockchain food safety supply chain

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Guardian of the Supply Chain Part 2: Control Towers and Network Platforms

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In part 1 of Guardian of the Supply Chain, we looked at how Imperial Logistics is using a blockchain-enabled control. The post Guardian of the Supply Chain Part 2: Control Towers and Network Platforms appeared first on The Network Effect.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains

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Blockchain offers the supply chain a radical upgrade to the old standby of the spreadsheet The logistics industry is notoriously. The post Blockchain: The Super Spreadsheet for Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology spreadsheets supply chai

Fighting Fake Drugs in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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With the lucrative profits to be made from fake pharmaceutical drugs, even more than in the narcotics trade, fake drugs. The post Fighting Fake Drugs in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Pharmaceutical counterfeits drugs fake pharmaceuticals supply chain

The Customs Warehouse: Smoothing the Global Supply Chain

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Customs warehouses provide valuable services to companies managing global supply chains, adding flexibility and capacity and they can help ensure. The post The Customs Warehouse: Smoothing the Global Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect Warehousing customs distribution global supply chains warehousing

How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success

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Dave Allen, a supply chain thought leader with a history of transforming supply chains at major consumer goods companies, share. The post How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success appeared first on The Network Effect. Big Data Consumer Goods Digital Supply Chain Leadership and Strategy Retail Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect consumer goods consumer-driven Dave Allen digital networks digital supply chain retail supply chain management

What Can a Supply Chain Control Tower Do for You?

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Nucleus Research explains control towers and the benefits they bring to your supply chain Nucleus Research has published its Control. The post What Can a Supply Chain Control Tower Do for You? appeared first on The Network Effect.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Optimize Fleet Management

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a profound impact across the supply chain. In this article, Geoff Annesley looks. The post How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Optimize Fleet Management appeared first on The Network Effect.

Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain

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Recently, the CDC has reported an outbreak of 84 cases of E.coli across 19 states due to food safety issues. The post Safety and Freshness in the Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Foodservice Restaurants Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect E. Coli food safety food service supply chain

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Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower

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Putting the Consumer at the center of the supply chain universe In a previous post, Rise of Supply Chain Control. The post Building a Better Supply Chain Control Tower appeared first on The Network Effect.

Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain

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Retailers today are in a poor position to compete against a vertically integrated and fully digitized online giants like Amazon. The post Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Retail consumer-driven digital supply chain retail

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Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Common problems like data access and quality are preventing you from taking the first step towards transformation. Modern visibility providers are putting band-aids on bad data, giving you the ability to make misinformed decisions. Solve the data first.

How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains

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Ports play a critical role in international trade, yet they remain major sources of friction in global supply chains. It’s. The post How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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What is Machine Learning?

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I was having a discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in supply chain planning and execution with Steve Banker today, and. The post What is Machine Learning? appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) artificial intelligence machine learning

Guardian of the Supply Chain: Blockchain-Enabled Control Towers

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For the patient, the pharmaceutical supply chain can mean the difference between life or death. It is very complex, and. The post Guardian of the Supply Chain: Blockchain-Enabled Control Towers appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management Technology control towers counterfeits healthcare medical pharmaceuticals

Why Warehousing Matters

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There are few people today who believe that warehousing is simply a storage function – but many still have logistics. The post Why Warehousing Matters appeared first on The Network Effect. Distribution Transportation Warehousing 3pl digital supply chain distribution logistics multiparty networks reverse logistics warehouseing

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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The Supply Chain Control Tower Quiz

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Control Towers offer many benefits to companies managing complex supply chains. They can provide the basics like visibility across suppliers, The post The Supply Chain Control Tower Quiz appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect control towers

Fixing Grocery Retail’s $10 Billion Problem

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After analyzing data for 1.75 million retail DC appointments on One Network’s Real Time Value Network, it became clear… the. The post Fixing Grocery Retail’s $10 Billion Problem appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Control Towers The Network Effect control towers grocery on-time in-full OTIF retail

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Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain

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A brief overview to solving the problem of using Blockchain in the supply chain First, what is Blockchain? In simple. The post Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology supply chain management

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

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The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

People think end-to-end visibility is simply aggregating data from multiple sources, storing it in one place, and serving it up. That task, though hard, is relatively simple; but more importantly, doesn't solve the fundamental challenge - The Data.

Why Do Control Tower Implementations Fail?

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With many companies implementing control towers, why do so few deliver on the promise of end-to-end visibility and control? The post Why Do Control Tower Implementations Fail? appeared first on The Network Effect.

The Titans: Alibaba, Amazon, and Walmart – What is Customer Centricity?

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I’ll reveal what your business needs to know about The Titans: Alibaba, Amazon, and Walmart, in my newest thought leadership video coming soon. This is a sneak peak of what’s to come. The Titans: Alibaba, Amazon, and Walmart: Game Changing Strategies: Time FOR YOU TO Respond!

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How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent

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Tips for recruiting great employees in supply chain management Recruiting talent in the Supply Chain industry is no easy business. The post How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management human resources recruiting supply chain management

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6 maps that explain global supply chains

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We all know that supply chains are becoming more and more global, but how often can we actually see them becoming more global? The site vox.com has compiled 38 maps that explain the global economy. We’ve selected 6 that are especially relevant to supply chains. #1:

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CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

Are you ready for Logistics 4.0?

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I’ve been working with Shanghai-based UNITY Business Consulting recently, and thought I’d pass along an interesting road map for the future of logistics. Focus on the far right column, “Logistics 4.0″,

3 Trends Supply Chain Trends to Consider in 2018

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There is a lot of buzz around the supply chain industry with new technologies and trends disrupting the industry. The post 3 Trends Supply Chain Trends to Consider in 2018 appeared first on The Network Effect.

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New Dining In Trend Strains Restaurant and Food Supply Chains

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Ordering in trend has raised the stakes in the food supply chain The dining in trend is hot and expected. The post New Dining In Trend Strains Restaurant and Food Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies: You Need to Upgrade your Supply Chain if You Want to Succeed!

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For the last 25 years or so, retailers and consumer goods companies have relied on enterprise-centric supply chain software and. The post Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies: You Need to Upgrade your Supply Chain if You Want to Succeed! appeared first on The Network Effect.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Machine Learning and AI are not magic bullets to solve all supply chain problems. Despite many software companies slapping AI on everything the reality is that there are a lot of hurdles to overcome before AI can be effective. Learn how to leap them.