Archive for Cloud/SaaS

The Dawning of a New Age for IT in Logistics: 8 Theses on Modern Supply Chain Management IT

The role of IT has changed rapidly in recent years, from being simply a tool to process data and information to becoming a key enabler of process innovations. In the logistics realm, IT is playing a critical role in helping companies to address a wide variety of challenges, like the growing complexity of processes, fast-changing […]

Read More →

Transforming Supply Chains into Global Trade Networks

There’s a growing discussion today about how companies need to look at the various processes that have historically been called supply chain management through a different lens — namely, a global trade network lens. What’s the difference between the traditional supply chain model and a global trade network model? Why is making this transformation important today? […]

Read More →

What’s New and Different About The Digital Supply Chain?

There’s a lot of buzz and hype today about enabling the digital supply chain. But companies have been using technology, such as the internet and software, to enable their supply chain processes for many years. So, what is new and different today as it relates to “digitizing” the supply chain? “The real new thing is […]

Read More →

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Past performance is not indicative of future results. This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss […]

Read More →

From Hype to Reality: A Roadmap for Digital Supply Chain Benefits

There’s a lot of buzz and hype today about enabling the digital supply chain. But companies have been using technology, such as the internet and software, to enable their supply chain processes for many years. So, what is new and different today as it relates to “digitizing” the supply chain? Watch as Frauke Heistermann, Member […]

Read More →

This Week in Logistics News (November 14-18, 2016)

Every leaf from every tree on my street somehow landed on my lawn overnight. With hours of raking ahead of me, let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Koch Agrees to Invest over $2 billion in Infor Infor Delivers Next Generation Cloud-based Supply Chain Planning Suite Amazon.com’s Marketplace Concept Spreads to […]

Read More →