Archive for supply chain operating network

Go Boldly Together: Takeaways from Nulogy xChange 2018

From May 2016 through the end of August 2017, “17 CEOs of public Big Food manufacturers and retailers had departed, or announced their intention to,” according to an article published last September in Fortune. “There’s never been a time that’s more challenging for a CEO in the industry,” explains David Garfield of consultancy AlixPartners in […]

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Supply Chain Risk and My Online Order

The other day I ordered some new cologne from a website I had used only once before. I received the order confirmation that they had accepted the order and I have been awaiting shipment updates ever since. They have not charged my credit card yet, so I wonder if I will receive my order or […]

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Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

This past April 1st, it snowed over 6 inches here in Boston. It was a cruel April Fools’ joke, but not as cruel as April 1, 1997 when a blizzard dumped more than 21 inches of snow here. It was my first winter back in the Northeast after living in the desert (Tempe, AZ) for […]

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The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

What is the #1 technology topic Descartes CEO Ed Ryan gets asked about? Drones and its future in supply chain and logistics processes. Which is why a drone took flight from the stage during Ryan’s keynote address at the Descartes Evolution 2017 Conference a couple of weeks ago and broadcast real-time video of the audience […]

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Editor’s Pick: The Basics of Organizing Effectively for e-Business

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Today’s post by Jerry Turner from Elemica, the first in a 4-part series, provides insights and advice on how to organize […]

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Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

In a study conducted by Accenture in 2015 of chemical companies, results showed that 94 percent expect to boost their investment in digital capabilities in the next three years to embrace a competitive advantage. Adding digital functionality will increase customer satisfaction, streamline operations and improve efficiencies. Businesses are demanding the features found in most business-to-consumer […]

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