Archive for supply chain innovation

Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

If you could tell a warehouse manager back in 1980 that someday robots would be working alongside humans in the racks, or that individual items could be tracked and traced in real time, they would have laughed it off as science fiction. Every day, innovations that weren’t even conceivable a decade ago are used without […]

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Customer Experience Driving Innovation for High-Performing Companies

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published last week, “Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation.” The research, produced by Adelante SCM and presented by BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), was conducted to explore the links between supply chain management innovation, customer experience, technology adoption, […]

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Competing on Customer Experience (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2018 Conference)

Competing on customer experience is the new battleground in business and supply chain management is a critical enabler. That was the key message Doug Braun, CEO of BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), delivered in his keynote presentation at the SOAR 2018 Customer Conference last month. He highlighted several quotes from client companies, including this […]

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Supply Chain Innovation Technology: No Longer Just a “Build vs. Buy” Decision

A couple of years ago, Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, wrote a post on LinkedIn where she stated that “Every Company is a Technology Company.” She went on to say: As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, we’re now living in an era of disruption, what we call the Idea Economy. Companies today […]

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. The numbers speak for themselves: 43 episodes produced in 2017, totaling more than 1,200 minutes of conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain […]

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Collaborative Supply Chain Innovation: Bringing Solutions to Market Faster

In supply chain and logistics, there’s always a new problem to solve or a new opportunity to go after, which often involves some form of innovation — whether it’s a process innovation, a technology innovation, or both. There are many paths companies can take to drive supply chain innovation, but in a recent episode of […]

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