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Supply Chain Operation

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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Using big data could alert us to risks in the food supply chain

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Via The Guardian : Chocolate, coffee and other popular commodities face supply chain scares, but big data can help secure and improve farming yields around the world As shoppers, we’ve become used to the reliable presence of brands in supermarkets. The idea of food scarcity and disruption to supplies doesn’t come …

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4 ways retailers can improve supply chain management

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Via CIO : Supply chain experts share their tips for tracking and expediting inventory in today’s ‘I-want-it-now,’ multichannel retail world. Retailers and their suppliers are under more pressure than ever before to deliver more goods to more destinations faster. To stay competitive, “retailers need to know where things are at all …

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Aligning Your Supply Chain Operations with Corporate Strategy

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Via – LinkedIn : Aligning supply chain operation with corporate strategy – This concept is of great importance so that a firm’s supply chain does not become isolated with the rest of the operations. The supply chain should be integrated into the overall operations of the corporation. It is of …

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