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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Research in Focus: Cloud Computing in Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is the first in a new series we’re launching where we highlight research conducted by select partners and provide our perspective on some of the most interesting findings and results. Back in 2012, Axit (a Siemens company and a Talking Logistics sponsor) together with the Institute for Cloud Computing (IFCC) surveyed […]

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Reducing Complexity in Logistics: Isolation is a No-Go, Collaboration is Key

In order to maintain efficiency and reduce complexity, companies must adjust to the frequent changes occurring in the business and logistics world. However, adjusting to change requires the partnership of allies, primarily shippers and logistics service providers with broad networks across the world. When these connections are made, companies can replace static, outdated business models with flexible […]

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