Sun.Apr 21, 2019

Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation


Atlanta, GA (April 22, 2019) — Chainalytics, a recognized global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence, is excited to be named a 2019 Provider to Watch by Spend Matters. “We’re We’re thrilled that Chainalytics has been recognized as a Provider to Watch. Our inclusion in this year’s list is another testament to the … The post Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation appeared first on Chainalytics.

Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019


This week’s guest post is from my MBA student, Nikhil Singh, who accompanied me to the recent Institute for Supply Management conference in Houston. I enjoyed hearing his perspectives on the sessions, and invited him to post to my blog. So here it is! One of the many perks an MBA student has, is highly subsidized or even better, free entry to conferences and events! I got twice lucky as an MBA student at NC State, getting to attend two supply chain events.

Can We Cut Plastic Without Cutting Profits? How the Detergent Market is Working Towards a Clean Sweep

Supply Chain @ MIT

The increasingly strident public outcry over the huge volumes of plastic waste clogging our environment demands a response from the companies held responsible for putting it there. Can these companies reduce the amount of plastic in supply chains and meet or even exceed their profitability targets? The answer is a qualified yes. There are win-wins […]. Featured Sustainability cutting plastic waste detergent market MIT CTL sustainable supply chains

The Secret to an Online Retailer’s Success Lies in Great Inventory Management


For online retailers, inventory management can be a real challenge, especially as a business grows. Business owners and inventory managers must ensure the stock levels recorded online correspond to the actual physical stock levels in the warehouse; stock discrepancies can have far-reaching consequences.

How does your demand forecasting compare to your peers?

Demand forecasts are becoming increasingly more difficult to predict and less accurate. How are supply chain professionals dealing with this? What kind of technology are they using to deal with this shift? How is their approach to forecasting evolving? Take this assessment to find out how your demand forecasting process stacks up against others. It’s also a handy resource to identify improvement areas for your team. It only takes a few minutes and you get instant feedback.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News on University of Michigan Claims Breakthrough in Tagging Everyday Items and Sensing Activity

Supply Chain Digest

Technology can Detect Minor Movements and Activities