How IoT Improves Consumer Packaged Goods Value Chain


Many companies are already leveraging the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to turn orders around in a day, deliver customized orders and replenish stocks in short order. IoT makes these changes possible because new digital technologies affect the value proposition of existing goods and services. Thanks mainly to the Amazon effect, consumers want their goods at the speed of Now.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings. The demand-supply balance shifted much more dramatically this year when compared to last year," says Sean Monahan of A.T.

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


Read the short version of this report on Medium. It is forecasted that by 2026, demand will mainly be linked to the rise in clean energy technology, in particular for neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) magnets –– critical components for electric and hybrid vehicles as well as wind turbines.

The Future of Retail Supply Chain: What’s in Store?

Logistics Bureau

The world of retail has never seen the degree of change that’s being experienced today. Through the rapid growth of digital technology, consumers have acquired the power to demand what they want, not only when, but where they want it. Retailers have little choice but to respond, often without the luxury of breathing space in which to reimagine or repurpose their supply chain networks. The laggards too, will need to get on top of their game.