Thu.Apr 20, 2017

Coming of Age: The Digital Consumer Chain

Supply Chain Insights

The True Cost of ERP

The Network Effect

An interesting article by Greg Brady in Supply and Demand Chain Executive delves into the true costs of ERP. The post The True Cost of ERP appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain ERP Technology business networks

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Apple Declares a Long-Term Commitment Toward a Closed-Loop Materials Supply Chain

Supply Chain Matters

In its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report released this week, global consumer electronics provider Apple has declared a goal towards implementing a closed-loop supply chain. This report includes a pledge to end the company’s reliance on mined materials from the earth, and to one day, make its products, including the iPhone, totally from renewable or recycled […].

Turning Digital Disruption Into a Building Block for Change

Supply Chain @ MIT

Digital disruption can represent a major threat to a company – or a golden opportunity to rebuild the enterprise.

Tech -Driven Supply Chains: How Innovations Are Transforming the Trucking Industry

Trucking may be notoriously conservative and slow to change, but all signs point to a major technological shift. This report explores this transformation, with an eye on what's coming down the pike in the near and long term.

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Expanding Into New Territories – What Should a Retailer’s Supply Chain Look Like?

RELEX Solutions

With any new market a retailer has to understand how the supply chain will evolve and differ from their usual operation.

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Supply Chain IoT Unlocks Efficiency and Transparency

TMC

In a Connect post published almost two years ago ( “Connecting into the Future of TMS Technology” ), I described the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on (TMS) as “one of the most exciting chapters in the development of TMS technology.”. How have IoT logistics applications evolved since then?

Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 1

Value Unchained

Back in 1989 a group of French geographers known as RECLUS developed a geographical concept of an area stretching from North West England over The Netherlands, Belgium, Southern Germany, a very small part of Northern France and Switzerland up to Northern Italy. They called it banane bleue: the Blue Banana. This series of continuous urban […]. The post Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 1 appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions.

DAT's Call Center a Finalist in Global Awards

DAT Solutions

DAT's customer support team is a finalist in the 2017 ICMI Global Contact Center Awards Program. DAT is one of four finalists in the Best Small Contact Center category, for centers with 75 or fewer customer service agents.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

How to Create Friction-Free Borders with Customs Management

Talking Logistics

Celeste Catano, Global Product Manager Customs Management at BluJay Solutions , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How has customs management changed over the years? What are some of the challenges and potential issues companies face today?

Mobile and IoT Driving Consumers’ Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Consumers are increasingly using the digital path to purchase when they buy things. To be honest, the so-called digital path … Continued. The post Mobile and IoT Driving Consumers’ Digital Path to Purchase appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

General Motors Production Plant Seized in Venezuela

Supply Chain Matters

General Motors was forced to halt production operations in Venezuela after its plant in the country was unexpectedly seized by local authorities, demonstrating another example of geo-political driven supply chain risk. Automotive Supply Chain Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Risk Management examples of global supply chain risk General Motors General Motors Supply Chain Supply chain Matters blog

Season’s Greetings! (Fulfillment) Plans for the Holidays?

FLEXE

We know it’s only April, and we’ve only just started the second quarter of 2017, but for the supply chain the planning has already begun. Q4 is just around the corner. Are you prepared to manage the demands of your busiest season?

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.

Eight Methods that Improve Forecasting Accuracy

Supply Chain 24/7

This whitepaper shares best methods on how to forecast demand accuracy

Season’s Greetings! (Fulfillment) Plans for the Holidays?

FLEXE

We know it’s only April, and we’ve only just started the second quarter of 2017, but for the supply chain the planning has already begun. Q4 is just around the corner. Are you prepared to manage the demands of your busiest season?

Prevent Foodborne Illness: Food Logistics Companies Can Help

Consumer Goods Logistics

In a recent blog post, we reviewed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the sea change that it presents to food safety in the U.S. Gone are the days of reacting to problems after they occur; the FSMA seeks to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Exactly what are these problems that the FSMA seeks to prevent? The Food Safety Modernization Act food logistics