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Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. We’re always trying to stay on top of Supply Chain developments at Argentus.

New Supply Chain Technology: The Real Cost of Inaction

Cerasis

In this blog, Greg discusses the real cost of inaction when you dont adopt new supply chain technology. New Supply Chain Technology: The Real Cost of Inaction. When should you invest in new technology", [link].

[INFOGRAPHICS] 4 Uses of Supply Chain Technology Applications Moving Shippers into the Future of Effective Management

Cerasis

In today's highly competitive marketplace, it’s imperative for businesses to innovate new ways to streamline their supply chain and optimize productivity. Additionally, through a more stable and efficient supply chain, you can greatly enhance customer satisfaction and retention.

Experts Unfold Top Supply Chain Technology to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

Then, executives need supply chain technology to stay ahead of the game. But what technologies we should pay attention to? Mike Skinner, Vice President, CLX Logistics Technologies Without question, one of the most significant game changing technologies in the past 12 months and looking forward at the next 18 months is TMS – to which you say “big deal” and I say, “true plug-and-play (SaaS/Cloud) global TMS integrated with global trade and customs execution”.

Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain - White Paper

How Technology. Modern Supply Chain WHITE PAPER By Gregory Braun Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing C3 Solutions 2In Brief It’s no secret that tech innovations have become key to the evolution of business processes. growth and development we see in supply chain operations.

Xilinx: Fight the urge to be precise – How supply chain technology is helping Xilinx

The 21st Century Supply Chain

a supplier of programmable logic devices, the focus is more on speed than optimization, says Alex Brown, vice president of supply chain. And what allows Xillinx to embrace and tame this complexity is their supply chain planning technology.

Exciting changes drive key supply chain technology investments

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve just returned from attending and participating in several supply chain conferences around the country. There’s a palpable excitement in our industry about the sweeping changes fundamentally altering supply chain operations.

5 Guiding Principles for Successful Supply Chain Technology Projects

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

A new wave of technology has crashed onto the shores of supply chain management.

Adding Realism to Discussion of Supply Chain Technology

Supply Chain Expert Community

I interviewed Brad Forester who discussed Adding Realism to Discussion of Supply Chain Technology. I think that, in addition to the actual implementation, too many companies focus on that first implementation of a TMS or any technology, really.

The Most Important Considerations in Your Organization’s Supply Chain Technology Investment Plans

Supply Chain Matters

Tomorrow, this author will be joining a distinguished compliment of speakers at the 7th Annual Supply Chain Management Summit sponsored by Bryant University and Benneker Industries. This event is turning out to be one of few premiere New England regional conferences focused on current issues and learning in supply chain management. My presentation is titled: New Developments in Supply Chain Technology- What to Consider in Your Supply Chain Investment Plans.

4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Adding flexibility to your supply chain is now a must-have to stay relevant with your customers. Supply chain managers are using this as a seasonal solution.

The Top Universities for Supply Chain Technology Education

Inbound Logistics

A new study determines the top 15 undergraduate and graduate supply chain management programs in the United States, based on the teaching of technology, software, and quantitative tools used by supply chain professionals, as well as the variety and depth of this coursework

7 Supply Chain Technology Trends Set to Disrupt Supply Chains in 2017 and Beyond

Arkieva

What supply chain technology trends are set to revolutionize your supply chain in 2017 and beyond? As 2017 comes into focus, several key technological initiatives are topping corporate agendas. Here are 7 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2017.

What Does “1+1=3” Really Mean with Supply Chain Technology?

Logistics Viewpoints

Stepping Out of Paradigms Dictated by Technological Limitations of the Past One of the biggest opportunities to dramatically improve supply chain performance occurs when traditional supply chain functions are decomposed and reinvented as integrated business processes.

Logistics and Supply Chain Technology, 2015-2020: Part III

Freightos

This post is part three in the Logistics and Supply Chain Technology 2015-2020 series, with insights from Martijn Graat, the founder of LogisticsMatter. We’ve recently focused on major technology innovations that will change the world.

Technology Trends: Top Supply Chain Technology Trends in 2016

River Logic

Disappointing consumer spending meant lower than hoped-for performances for many supply chain businesses in 2016. But a healthy end to the year, which saw an increase in interest rates (for just the second time in the last ten years) and a rising consumer price index as well as some exciting new technologies, meant the year ended on a high – with many looking forward to 2017. Supply Chain

Blockchain: The Next Evolution of Supply Chains

Material Handling & Logistics

Blockchain technology could help lead to a reinvention of retail supply chains. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation GoldPeter Loop. read more.

Top 10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains are evolving to become digital supply networks, which are on-demand and always-on. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Drones and Autonomous VehiclesIs your company ready for this evolution? read more.

The Digital Supply Chain Demands the Use of Smart Supply Chain Technologies

Cerasis

Modern supply chains have access to more information and technology than ever before, creating a new, digital supply chain. However, the digital supply chain has grown increasingly reliant on the use of “smart technologies,” such as those involved in automated data capture, analyses and the Internet of Things (IoT). Deploying Smart Supply Chain Technologies. The Benefits of Smart Technologies in the Digital Supply Chain.

How Logistics Must Change to Meet Holiday Retail Needs

Material Handling & Logistics

Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution NewsExpectations surrounding e-commerce sales have changed and are now part of the logistic equation. read more.

Top 10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains are evolving to become digital supply networks, which are on-demand and always-on. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Drones and Autonomous VehiclesIs your company ready for this evolution? read more.

Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

The best path forward, however, is not to build your own connectivity network, but to join existing communities of trading partners that are already connected to third-party B2B networks, which I call Supply Chain Operating Networks (SCONs). Overview of Supply Chain Operating Network.

Transforming the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“A high-functioning, flexible and agile supply chain is increasingly critical to business success,” asserts Donna Fritz, Vice President of Marketing … Continued. The post Transforming the Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

How Manufacturing Risks Will Affect Global Suply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

"Disruptive technologies such as additive manufacturing and robotic process automation will continue to transform the manufacturing world by reshaping the production cycle in the longer term,” according to new report by Cushman & Wakefield. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation

Want a gold medal? Forget the Traditional Approach When Driving a Supply Chain Technology Project!

Arkieva

Any supply chain technology project taking a year risks being delayed or stalled by changing business priorities: operational issues, bad business performance, mergers & acquisitions, …. A Supply Chain Technology Project is very complex, requiring an iterative approach.

This is the world’s largest container ship….and it’s massive

The Network Effect

Supply Chain Management supply chain management supply chain technology David Hecker/Getty Images. Last month the world’s largest container ship, the MSC Oscar , set sail from a South Korean shipyard.

Blockchain Technology: Silver Bullet or Simply Buzz

Enterra Insights

“Blockchain technology stands poised to rewrite how business is conducted if its potential is achieved,” declares Thor Olavsrud (@ThorOlavsrud).[1] The post Blockchain Technology: Silver Bullet or Simply Buzz appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Defining the Digital Supply Chain is no Easy Task

Enterra Insights

The post Defining the Digital Supply Chain is no Easy Task appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Logistics Hall of Fame—Class of 2016

Material Handling & Logistics

Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution WarehousingThe Logistics Hall of Fame honors some of the most significant logistics achievements of the past 500 years. read more.

Deliver Better Patient Care through Transportation Management

Ryder Exchange

One place to combat this, while meeting the rising demands of customers and healthcare providers, is in the supply chain. Healthcare Supply Chain Technology Transportation Management

The Marketing and Selling of Cloud-Based Technology

Supply Chain Matters

In our previous Supply Chain Matters commentary, we called attention to the significant winds of change that are blowing across the high tech and consumer electronics industry. Much of this has to do with more rapid cycles of advanced technology including the advent of cloud-based software applications and IT infrastructure.

UK manufacturer Fox’s Biscuits streamlines production and service levels to retailers after deploying FuturMaster supply chain technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Fox's, the £250m UK biscuit company, has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices after implementing new supply chain technology from specialist vendor FuturMaster

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Businesses are demanding the features found in most business-to-consumer (B2C) technologies, which allows them to easily search for products, compare features, shop for bargains, watch product demonstrations, track shipments and manage returns.

Businesses Embrace Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Big Data and Cognitive Computing will Drive Digital Enterprise Transformation

Enterra Insights

Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Supply Chain Technology Web/Internet Enterra Solutions Internet Stephen DeAngelis

The Whole is Greater Than Sum of Its Parts: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebranded as BluJay Solutions

Talking Logistics

We believe that future success in global trade requires transforming to a new strategy that moves companies from a traditional siloed, linear, functionally optimized supply chain logistics model to a modern, global trade network model,” states the company in its FAQ.