Chain of Custody: The source of control in global supply chains? – IoT Beyond the Buzz

Global Trade Management

The European Union and the World Customs Organization, for example, have rejected the Safe Port Act of 2006 with the impossible requirement of 100% scanning of all containers. The problem is, that most of supply chain and security managers are so busy just keeping dots connected that they tend to forget to consider that every dot and connection represents a source for a new risk itself. Chain of custody is a term often thrown around as a buzzword.

RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman oversaw the implementation of the retailer’s first electronic product code (EPC) compliance program in 2003, and by the end of 2006, Wal-Mart had deployed RFID chips on pallets for its top 100 vendors and suppliers. Passive RFID tags, on the other hand, rely on power sources within external RFID tag readers.

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Built for Yesterday’s Consumer: The Demise of Malls and Traditional Distribution Networks

Talking Logistics

percent in 2006 to 3.4 Data Sources: “The Economics (and Nostalgia) of Dead Malls” (New York Times) and “America’s Shopping Malls Are Dying A Slow, Ugly Death (Business Insider). Data Source: “E-Commerce and Logistics Real Estate,” Prologis, July 2014.

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

When we do these types of analysis, we look back at the data as far as we can reach (Y chart data is available only back to 2006 in a reliable form) and then we look at the period of 2006-2014 and the more recent period of 2011-2014.

Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

Savi

Supply Chain Challenges: Freight Volume Rising, Driver Shortage Growing The shipping industry plays a critical role in world economics. Its immense power stems from its ubiquity–in every sector, you will find shipping and a supply chain.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

When you’re in the e-commerce industry or entrepreneurship space, buzzwords like “drop shipping” and “Amazon FBA” just roll off your tongue. They’ve come into their own in the past decade when Amazon started “Fulfilled by Amazon” back in 2006.

Freightera’s New Redesign Takes Instant Online Freight Quotes to the Next Level

Freightera

7, 2017 – Just in time for the busy fall shipping season, the Canadian startup serving businesses with instant freight quotes and online bookings unveiled its break-through redesign. Freightera’s goal is to create a single, unified global marketplace for freight, reducing shipping costs while at the same time significantly decreasing air pollution through optimization and new technologies. SOURCE Freightera.

Amazon, FedEx and Adjacent Innovation

Techgistics

In 2006, Amazon leveraged their expertise in eCommerce fulfillment to create another adjacent business, Fulfillment by Amazon, which provides fulfillment services to small and mid-size merchants. Source: Statista.

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

The CMR-6100 is easy to install and maintain, requiring only connecting it to an AC or DC power source – or even a solar power source – and attaching RFID antennas. 1 “Shelf Life,” Forbes, Suzanne Hoppough, May 12, 2006.

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