Seeing Beyond the Firewall

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain Operating Networks: The building of supply chain applications using many-to-many architectures to connect multiple parties to multiple trading partners to improve multi-tier supply chain visibility, planning and execution to improve relationships in extended value chains. .

The Future of Analytics in Integrated Business Planning

Supply Chain Trend

TomTom , a Dutch mapmaker and traffic company launched their first portable GPS system in 2002. McKinsey recently predicted that 15 percent of new cars sold in 2030, could be fully autonomous.

Circular Economy in ICT – Completing the circle of supply


From the producer point of view, however, product return is lacking incentives and access to secondary markets is often blocked through regulatory barriers across the countries involved in global supply chains. Citing Cisco, there is global supply, but no global trash return.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Insufficient on-the-job training — Over the period from 2002 to 2013, investments in internal training programs such as apprenticeships, company classroom training, and other structured on-the-job skills development for current manufacturing employees were cut from 469,000 to 288,000 (nearly 40 percent).

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


Interested in understanding how supply chain transparency could benefit your business? Since the 1990s, China has supplied the lion’s share of the world’s demand for REEs. Nevertheless, over the last few decades the world largely relied on Chinese REE supply.