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Managers Adopt Location-Enabled Systems to Track Assets

Managers Adopt Location-Enabled Systems to Track Assets

Enterprises are increasingly adopting asset-management systems that record location data from more vantage points, and with greater precision, to be analyzed and visualized, says Randy Rhodes, a Gartner analyst. »


The Big Data in Pandora's Box: The Future of IoT in Supply Chain

The Big Data in Pandora's Box: The Future of IoT in Supply Chain

Much like the early clamor surrounding "Big Data," it has become next to impossible to avoid the "Internet of Things" (IoT) as the latest cross-industry catchphrase. However, while all the hype might imply that IoT is new, the term has actually been around since 1999, when Kevin Ashton, cofounder... »


Getting the Most From Your Supply-Chain Talent

Getting the Most From Your Supply-Chain Talent

The need to attract and retain the best possible supply-chain talent is more important than ever before. So why doesn't executive awareness of the problem lead to substantive action and investment? Ken Chadwick, principal research analyst with Gartner, explains. »


Should You Close the Warehouse and Keep Inventory in Your Stores?

A hot topic among retailers, customers and logistics professionals alike for years, omnichannel fulfillment is finally here. Whether shopping in person, buying online and picking up in store, or having merchandise sent directly to them, customers expect access to the same inventory. »


S&OP: Cutting Through the Confusion

With all the talk of sales and operations planning, companies still can't agree on exactly what the term means. Michael Uskert, managing vice president with Gartner, offers some clarity on the topic. »


Using Science to Achieve Retail On-Shelf Availability

Achieving forecast accuracy is both an art and a science. Rahul Tyagi, associate director of retail and CPG with TCS, explains how the science part can help companies to solve this thorny problem. »


How the Internet of Things Can Transform Your Mid-market Supply Chain

How the Internet of Things Can Transform Your Mid-market Supply Chain

While the concept behind the "Internet of Things" has been around for about two decades, NEST, the web-enabled thermostat company recently purchased by Google, has popularized the concept. Today, a data-driven infrastructure of internet-connected devices that control utilities, guide our retail... »


How to Plan for Disruptions in the Food Supply Chain

How to Plan for Disruptions in the Food Supply Chain

"Planning for disruption" can seem like a contradiction in terms, but there are measures that food companies can take to protect themselves from the inevitable crises that threaten to derail their supply chains, however unpredictable they might be, says Brian Benjamin, senior director of strategic... »


How to Plan for Disruptions in the Food Supply Chain

"Planning for disruption" can seem like a contradiction in terms, but there are measures that food companies can take to protect themselves from the inevitable crises that threaten to derail their supply chains, however unpredictable they might be, says Brian Benjamin, senior director of strategic... »


Supplier Relationship Management - Beyond Sourcing to Collaboration

This article looks at advances organizations have made in their supplier community through the creation of collaborative relationships with key suppliers. it also compares the procurement performance of organizations that use supplier relationship management against that of organizations without... »


Key to Multichannel Success Is Automation - and the Know-how to Use It

Automation may be the single most important issue for distributors across the country as they tackle the escalating costs associated with multichannel distribution. »


Robotics' New Wave Takes Guesswork Out of Palletizing

Robotics' New Wave Takes Guesswork Out of Palletizing

A neighbor down the street put in a new brick walk last summer. Each brick was identical, which made it easy to stack them alongside each other for a seamless path. If only palletizing were that simple. But as warehouse workers contend with boxes of all shapes and sizes, a one-size-fits-all pallet... »


It's Not Enough to Have a CIO. You Need a Chief Information Security Officer.

It's Not Enough to Have a CIO. You Need a Chief Information Security Officer.

It's past time for all major companies certainly in the Fortune 500, but the advice carries on down into even medium-sized organizations to carve out a C-level role focusing solely on security. »


Should You Lease or Buy That New Equipment That You Need?

As the economy continues to improve, more manufacturers are making capital investments to fuel their growth. When business owners and managers consider acquiring equipment, they often think of their payment option as a "lease versus buy" decision. »


Big Calculations: A Solution to Big Data

Big Calculations: A Solution to Big Data

There's no lack of data out there, to help companies balance supply and demand. The problem is what to do with it. Victor Allis, chief executive officer with Quintiq, offers a solution to the management of Big Data: Big Calculations. »


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