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The 4 Forces Transforming Logistics, Supply Chain And Transportation Today

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via Forbes: Few industries or business functions are experiencing as much disruption as logistics, supply chain and transportation. In fact, according to a recent Forbes Insights survey of more than 400 senior transportation-focused executives, 65% say tectonic shifts in these areas are driving an era of profound transformation. Whether your products …

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CIPS Paper – The Future of Procurement and Supply Management

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via Spend Matters: As we said last week, we will be looking at “the Future of Procurement” over the summer. The recent CIPS publication, The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (P&SM) is the first research from “academia” that CIPS has commissioned for 15 years, which says something (not very flattering) …

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Taking the Cloud-First Approach to Supply Chain & Logistics Technology

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via Logistics Management: Few would argue the impact that Cloud computing has had on the world—and the logistics arena is no exception. Initially making traction on the transportation management systems (TMS) front and then radiating over to the global trade management (GTM) sector, Cloud-based software has all but taken over nearly …

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How The Internet Of Things Impacts Supply Chain

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via Forbes: Traditionally, companies have relied on third-party logistics contractors to ensure that goods get from one place to another. This was a reasonable solution, but certainly open to human error, considering that all shipping, tracking, receipt, etc. have been accomplished manually. Today, however, we have “smart” technology with the …

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Half Of Organisations Set For Procurement And Supply Chain AI Investment Within Two Years

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via SupplyChainDigital: A worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders has found that 55% of organisations are set to make a major investment in artificial intelligence (AI) over the next two years. A further 25% also plan to make a minor investment in AI to determine its potential …

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Digital Supply Chain Expectations Outpace Reality, Says New Study

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via Logistics Management: New research which was conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) indicates that while U.S. shippers are increasingly aware of the benefits of digital supply networks (DSNs), many “remain in the early phases” of adoption. The study, “Embracing a digital future: How manufacturers …

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Exclusive: CIPS Top 10 Procurement Strategies

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via Supply Chain Digital: Supply Chain Digital asked The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply to quiz its members as to the most important skills every successful CPO needs… 1. Develop commercial skills Commercial capability is a tool that needs constant sharpening as it is an important consideration for procurement professionals, …

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Top Emerging Trends In 2018 For The Supply Chain

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via mbtmag: The last five years have been the, “coming of age,” period for technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, mixed reality (MR), and blockchain. By late 2017, these technologies gained enough maturity and stability for use in industrial settings. As such, 2018 is shaping-up to be a …

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