How Blockchain in the Supply Chain will Empower Supply Chain Management

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What is Supply Chain? Supply chain is essentially the entire behind-the-scenes network that links a product from its point of origination to its final destination. The only way to combat these issues is to increase visibility at all points in the supply chain.

Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

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The days of managing supply chains through databases and changing information are over. Although blockchain is often related closely to cryptocurrency, it holds great value for use in supply chain management. Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics Will Put Certain Departments at Risk As explained by Connor DiGregorio of Industry Week , blockchain technology carries a degree of risk for traditional supply chain departments.

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

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Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years and achieving timely and accurate supply chain visibility has always been — and continues to be — a top priority for companies across all industries. The Maturing of the Supply Chain.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Benefits of Supply Chain Automation

Carter Logistics

Benefits of Supply Chain Automation. When we speak of “automation” in a supply chain, people may think of drones carrying packages and self-driving trucks. Increasing cube and overall supply chain capacity. Blog Topics.

Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

Talking Logistics

Today, most supply chains involve a network of resources scattered across facilities and entities. It’s a journey to ensure a successful supply chain and control operations, not only inside of your own four walls, but across your industry as well.

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

The success of your business links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. you have to make your supply chain successful too. Supply Chain and Business Success By the Numbers. The Top 7 Supply Chain Points to Address for Business Success.

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Logistics

But one of the most common mistakes I see many companies make is positioning international supply chains merely as tactical support for larger strategies. But if you have a diverse, expansive international supply chain, how do you start to bring everything together?

A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

For example, when it comes to supply chain strategy, there is a playbook that can be followed. The post A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership strategy supply chainWhen we think of strategists, we tend to think of men (C-level folks are still mostly men) with giant foreheads seeing things the rest of us cannot. But strategy is often more prosaic.

Blockchain Technology is Set to Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

How Blockchain Can Transform the Supply Chain. Supply chain has become complicated. Regardless of the commodity involved, whether it is equipment, consumer goods, food products, or digital offerings, supply chains have headaches a-plenty.

The Digital Supply Chain: How Are Supply Chain Managers Responding?

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How do you define the digital supply chain? Most supply chains have been involved in digital processes for years. Managers Automate Processes to Respond to the Digital Supply Chain. Another aspect of response to the digital supply is training.

Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. Forward-thinking supply chain professionals are looking to advanced technologies to streamline processes, improve accuracy, accelerate delivery and reduce costs.

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How Supply Chain is (Still) Underappreciated

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain advancements are credited with efficiency improvements within organizations but are often overlooked for their beneficial economic side-effects. For example, supply chain software may contribute more to productivity than traditional measures such as GDP suggest. One example is the Great Moderation. The post How Supply Chain is (Still) Underappreciated appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

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According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Supply Chain and Logistics is Embracing New Technologies. How to Prepare for Automation in the Supply Chain.

Chilled Supply Chains

Blue Grace Logistics

While most supply chains operate on the assumption that if the freight is frozen, something has gone terribly awry. Much the same as any other supply chain, however, cold and frozen supply chains are also subject to the laws of demand.

Does Your Supply Chain Need Blockchain?

Shipchain

The use of blockchain and supply chain management (SCM) platforms can reshape how shippers approach everyone from consumers to carriers. As per Deborah Abrams Kaplan of Supply Chain Dive , the typical shipment moves between 30 different organizations.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Circular Supply Chain Vs. Linear Supply Chain: An Evolution

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For example, some people are offering to pay up to $10 for old, discarded car batteries. In a sense, these common occurrences reveal how much of an impact the concept of a circular economy and thusly, the circular supply chain is having on consumers.

Green supply Chain Management

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Now the companies should also take the same step and become more environmentally conscious and from this point, the trend of the green supply chain has been aroused. The initiatives stretch throughout the value chain, from packaging to transportation and waste management.

Unlearning Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

The “Great Unlearning Begins” I wrote back in December 2014; it was one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015. More than two years later, we’re still at the early stages of unlearning “the ways we’ve always done things” in supply chain management.

For Your Supply Chain KPIs to be Meaningful, Apply Some Golden Rules

Logistics Bureau

9 Golden Rules for Meaningful Supply Chain KPIs. I’ve written many posts on this blog about the importance of having a supply chain strategy that’s aligned with the overall business plan, and why it is a mistake to have misaligned strategies.

Growing A Green Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

Even for the corporations and manufacturers that realize the need for environmental sustainability, there is a need to continue to manage their supply chains in such a way as to sustain their own business.

Making Sense of Supply Chain 4.0

Material Handling and Logistics

In supply chain management, it was all anyone could talk about. Every article discussed the importance of digitally transforming the supply chain. Using First Principles to Understand Digital Supply Chain Transformation.

Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

It has certainly been evident this year that natural disasters can significantly disrupt the supply chain. He has an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification, as well as a Retail Supply Chain Certification (RSCC) and received a B.A.

6 Supply Chain Trends from 2017 and their Ongoing Progress

Logistics Bureau

Call it a cop-out if you like, but predicting which logistics and supply chain trends will make a difference to businesses in any given year has become notoriously difficult, given the speed at which technology in particular, can suddenly disrupt the way things are done.

Supply Chain Technology Integration: Making the New Technology & Legacy Systems’ Marriage Last

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Your organization should invest in and manage supply chain technology integration, making the most out of your existing technology and new investments these steps. . Do More Than Talk about Collaboration; Work Together on Supply Chain Technology Integration.

The State of Your Supply Chain Affects the Level of Your Inventory 

Blue Grace Logistics

The right inventory, at the right time, at the right point in the supply chain is crucial for the success of the business. For example, the shortage of raw material at the factory will affect production. Why does the State of the Supply Chain matter?

Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Can you possibly prepare for a supply chain future that may be completely inconceivable right now? This practice rewards forward-thinking—quite literally, in this case—supply chain and warehouse management teams that accept and embrace the change that will revolutionize workflows many times over between now and retirement. However, this strategy involves more than parts of your supply chain watching for simple leaps forward in tech evolution.

The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

Julian Duerschmidt, VP Global Supply Chain Optimization at GEODIS , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why has achieving global end-to-end supply chain visibility been such a challenging goal to achieve.

Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

If you stop to think about it, the construction industry supply chain is all around us — it’s the roads we drive on, our houses and commercial buildings, and all sorts of other infrastructure. But when you take a closer look at how this supply chain works, you realize that there is a lot of waste and inefficiency. Simply put, there’s probably no other supply chain that is in more dire need of transformation than the construction industry supply chain.

Supply Chain Artificial Intelligence Offers Wisdom to Supply Chain Management

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Our previous discussion on augmented reality revealed a new trend in supply chain management , the use of computer-simulated imagery to enhance production and efficiency. However, artificial intelligence is poised to radically change the supply chain in profound ways.

Disadvantages of Poor Supply Chain Management

Carter Logistics

Disadvantages of Poor Supply Chain Management. For companies with complex supply chains, a supply chain management provider can be a beneficial system that simplifies the company’s daily operations and takes stress off of their administrative team.

Trends in Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics for 2019

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The trends in blockchain in supply chain and logistics circles are becoming synonymous with transparency and visibility, and the trends in blockchain and supply chain and logistics will revolutionize how companies maintain compliance and expand.

Supply Chain Finances: How Does Your Cash Flow Impact Your Supply Chain?

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Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Ty Kiisel who shows us how you can be affected by your supply chain finances. . This is an important formula to have a handle on to avoid negatively impacting your supply chain finances. Supply Chain

Supply Chain TLC

Blue Grace Logistics

For the most part, we consider the supply chain to be a means to an end. It’s companies like Lush that really bring ethical sourcing to light, and have changed our understanding of a truly visible supply chain. .