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State of Risk 2017: Procurement Needs to Be More Proactive About Supply Chain Risk Management

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via Spend Matters: That procurement is shedding its origins as a back-office function is old news. As organizations become more advanced, their role in the overall company is evolving into a more strategic one compared with its tactical past. And a crucial component of this strategic transformation is taking responsibility …

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Revolutionary Packaging Tech Arrives In Australia


via Logistics Magazine : Victoria-based packaging manufacturer Abbe Corrugated Packaging recently launched the ‘Box on Demand’ automated packaging solution in Australia, powered by Italian carton/packaging machine manufacturer Panotec. Box on Demand comprises software and packaging machinery that scans objects and produces precisely tailored boxes to fit without the need for void …

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Logistically Minded: Is a lack of diversity behind a talent shortage?


Via Supply Chain Dive : Supply chains are constantly changing as new rules, technologies, resources and market trends transform operations. Here’s a skim of the week’s indexes, technology announcements, expansions and M&As from around the web. Market Snapshot The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Institute for Supply Management both …

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New Cartonization Technology Reduces Shipping Costs


Via Logistics Viewpoints : Shippers surprised by unexpected dimensional weight fees The growth of eCommerce has put a premium on parcel carrier capacity. In response, UPS and FedEx have continued to lower the bar for when they will apply dimensional weight rating to cartons, which means more shippers will pay more …

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Supply Chain 4.0: Adidas and Amazon re-write the rules on supply chain management


Via Supply Chain Digital : In an amazing twist, technology is rendering the old fundamentals of supply chain management obsolete. In Russia, Adidas increased sales in Moscow by double digits in 24 hours, thanks to a supply chain initiative. At the same time Amazon is now looking at using drones to …

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Report: 3PL innovation, partnerships of utmost importance to shippers


Via Supply Chain Dive : Dive Brief:- An intersection of innovation and increased dependency on 3PL parties indicates that supply chain CEOs expect that future breakthroughs in tech and processes will be driven by oursourced logistics services, according to a study conducted by Supply Chain Digest. Even with shippers placing the …

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More logistics operators opt for better supply chain visibility via technology


Via The Loadstar : Big data is helping logistics companies increase shipment visibility. Logistics and rail wagon hire operator VTG Aktiengesellschaft and Faroe Islands’ Smyril Line Cargo have this week announced major roll-outs of telematics systems. Smyril Line Cargo is to install Globe Tracker’s two-way sensor system to its reefer fleet, …

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Top recommended Supply Chain Management solutions for SMEs


Via Tech Wire Asia : Top recommended Supply Chain Management solutions for SMEs SUPPLY chain management involves the oversight of materials, information, and finances as the entire operation moves from supplier to manager, from wholesaler to retailer, and eventually, to the consumer. Coordinating and integrating these processes both within and among …

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How fintech firms are helping to revolutionise supply-chain finance


Via Economist : How fintech firms are helping to revolutionise supply-chain finance. Factoring invoices has become cheaper and faster for hard-pressed suppliers. GROWING up on a sugar-cane farm in Australia, Lex Greensill had a front-seat view of the strains suppliers suffer as they wait to be paid. After harvesting his crops, …

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The Main Logistics Challenges Industrial Users Face


Via Globe St : The Main Logistics Challenges Industrial Users Face From fast changes in market dynamics to finding fulfillment centers that can satisfy same-day and one-hour delivery, industrial users have their work cut out for them, Colliers executives tell GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE analysis. From fast changes in market dynamics …

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