Archive for Supply Chain Technology Trends

Defining Digital Transformation

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Construction Is Lagging In Digitization LET’S GET UNSTUCK,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor). What is so new about digital transformation? Haven’t we been using the internet, Web, email, and other digital tools for decades in our […]

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Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

One of the things that defines supply chain management today is the rapid pace of change across all dimensions — competitive landscape, regulations, technology, and many more. Keeping a pulse on these industry trends and changes is increasingly important in order to make sure you’re as prepared as possible to succeed in the months and […]

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Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

As consumers continue to purchase goods at greater frequency and trade regulations become more complex, supply chain professionals are striving to establish end-to-end control of their business operations. The modern-day supply chain begs for visibility throughout the entire chain, from point of order, to packaging, shipping, and delivery. Supply chain and logistics decision-makers feel the […]

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The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

What a difference a year makes. Last November, executives from all segments of the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) ecosystem got together at the inaugural Leadership Roundtable meeting organized by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to discuss a couple of simple questions: Are there opportunities to elevate the performance of the HBM industry? Is there […]

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Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an “Easy Button”

There is a lot of discussion today about digital transformation, including why it’s important and what the benefits can be. It would be nice if you could just press an “easy button” to be digitally transformed and have all of the supply chain visibility you need, but the reality is that there are many factors […]

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This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Now that Thanksgiving is past us, the mad dash to the end of the year is on. It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the supply chain and logistics realm, with lots of news related to global trade and technology. As I write this, news is coming out of Bueno Aires that the new […]

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