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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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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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Cloud Supply Chain Management Market – Asia Pacific as One of the Regions with the Highest CAGRs

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via Digital Journal : For the forecast period, the international cloud SCM market is envisioned to mark Asia Pacific as one of the regions with the highest CAGRs. North America, on the other hand, could win the honor of holding a larger share in the market. This press release was orginally …

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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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