Mon.Jul 11, 2016

IBM Continues to Improve their Supply Chain Control Towers

Logistics Viewpoints

IBM manages more than $30 billion a year as part of its supply chain, with thousands of supply chain managers and analysts worldwide. IBM is using Watson and huge troves of weather and location data - IBM acquired The Weather Company last year - to improve their supply chain risk management program. Business Intelligence High Tech & Electronics Industry Social Media Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Visibility forecasting IBM

E-commerce – Filling in the Gaps

ModusLink Corporation

At ModusLink, we like to fill in the gaps. We want to make sure that our clients are equipped with the right tools to offer their customers a flawless e-commerce experience.

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Introducing CatMan 2.0!

Supply Chain Nation

Category Management 1.0 is a 20-year-old process developed to treat each category of products as its own business unit. It is a widely adopted industry business standard for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies and retailers that continues to evolve and change.

Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage


Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage. alyssa. Monday 11 July 2016. Michael Farlekas, CEO, E2open. Today’s modern supply chains are multi-enterprise, starting with consumers, retailers, distributors; and flowing through an extended network of suppliers, contract manufacturers, and other third parties. Successfully managing such supply chains requires visibility, planning, and execution across all trading partners.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting July 11, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

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10 Qualities of an Industrial Computing Enclosure Worth Buying| Checklist


Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our good friend Daniel Waldron from Armagard. Today, Daniel shows us what to look for when in the market for an industrial computing enclosure. DOWNLOAD THE CHECKLIST, NOW …. OR CHECK OUT THE BLOG TO FIND OUT WHAT IT’S ABOUT…. With more and more industrial facilities depending on computer-controlled systems, protecting those capital assets has become a big deal.

CSR Leaders Work With UNGC To Drive Corporate Attention On Supply Chain Sustainability


Before the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York City June 22, a pre-conference roundtable session on supply chain sustainability was held at the UN Headquarters.

Supply Chain News on Great Progress Made in Second Amazon Robotic Picking Challenge

Supply Chain Digest

Tasks Were Harder, but Result Better, as a Dutch Team Wins the Price

Artificial Intelligence will Change Everything

Enterra Insights

It was not too long ago that discussions about artificial intelligence (AI) were mostly confined to science fiction literature and … Continued. The post Artificial Intelligence will Change Everything appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Takko Fashion chooses logistics partner for new online shop

Supply Chain Movement

Until recently Takko Fashion clothing was sold exclusively through a network of physical retail stores. The company currently operates 1,850 stores, 1,100 of which are in Germany. Earlier this year an online shop was set up as an additional distribution channel for the German market.

Be ready for the drone invasion @ warehouse!

Infosys Supply Chain Management

We have seen a burst of new technologies in supply chain area. Drones, advance of robots in workplaces, Internet of things (IoT) are becoming a reality. Time is ripe to induce more technology into core operations of supply chain like warehouse operations, yard operations and so on. Here I would like to discuss on how to capitalize advances made in drone technology can add value in warehouse operations.

3 Steps Towards Optimized Buying Decisions

All Things Supply Chain

During the sourcing process, it is common for procurement to run several rounds of optimization scenarios. They are usually conducted either in advance of negotiation discussions with suppliers or before final award decisions become contracts.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News on Companies RiskPremature Obsolescence with Products Connected with Internet of Things Capabilities

Supply Chain Digest

Smart Advice from VDC Research on How to Reduce Risk of IoT Obsolescence

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Too many truckin’ choices?


Sometimes when I look at the slogan I marvel at its brilliance. It was winter 1984 in Alberta. I remember being up on top of one the very longest ski runs in the Rockies… and never having skied before in my life. A hockey buddy of mine, thinking that if I just strapped two skies on my feet, I would have the same finesse going downhill on long wooden planks as I did on a level ice surface with my skates. I had first cleared out 3 skiers waiting in the lift line.

Survey: Most Businesses Not Ready For FSMA


No sweeping federal regulation goes into effect without some compliance difficulty. But as the FDA finalizes rules to enforce the Food Safety Modernization Act, it may face more challenges bringing the industry on board than previously expected. Food and Beverage