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Supply chain operations to dominate digital transformation’s $2trn spending by 2022

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via Supply Chain Digital: Digital transformation spending is to reach almost US$2trn by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.7%. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the $1.97trn spent on digitally transforming businesses will cover Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, 3D printing, 5G, …

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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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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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Is Your Supply Chain in a Death Spiral?

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via Global Manufacturing: While growth slows in consumer markets, competition is intensifying and product life cycles are speeding up. There is now added pressure on companies to boost their budgets and target growth through a combination of acquisitions, product innovation and digital technologies. According to a recent report by Accenture, with …

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Supply Chain Trends To Watch Out For In 2018

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via Supply Chain Management : Digital disruption caused by cloud computing, mobility, AI and analytics is enabling breakthrough innovation in the Supply Chain industry. Changing consumer preferences and the increase in purchasing power, has led to an exponential growth of eCommerce in developed and developing markets. On the other hand blurring …

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Supply Chain Trends To Watch In 2018

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via Forbes : There are several key supply chain trends to watch in 2018. Omnichannel Revenue Management The retail supply chain has been going through a massive transformation. Traditional brick and mortar retailers seek to leverage their stores to better compete against Amazon and other ecommerce retailers. ARC’s Chris Cunnane does …

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5 Ways Blockchain Revolution Supports Supply Chain Evolution

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via EBN : Many businesses know that supply chain management is vital to their success and can provide competitive advantages. During the last decades two transformations have swept through global supply chains. These new realities mean that the old ways of managing the supply chain simply can’t keep up. New supply …

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Why It’s Time to Reroute Urban Deliveries and Logistics

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via Green Biz : Many cities around the world are sketching new roadmaps for moving citizens and commuters around streets and neighborhoods, driven in large part by concerns over unmanageable traffic congestion and vehicle emissions. Far fewer are actively addressing an equally serious issue, ensuring that goods freighted by delivery fleets …

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

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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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Investment Analyst Shares Insight on Supply Chain E-Commerce Issues

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Via Supply Chain Management Review : Complex, monolithic, back-end systems that take a year or more to deploy will leave retailers vulnerable, eroding profits and customer loyalty. Editor’s Note: Todd Miller is a principal at Sterling who focuses primarily on supply chain and logistics related investments. In this recent Q&A he …

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