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3D Printing, Smartphones Upend Retail, E-commerce 3D Printing, Smartphones Upend Retail, E-commerce
The assembly line at Feetz has 100 humming 3-D printers. Their sole purpose is to make shoes.

Cloud Services Consultants: Friend or Foe?
Unless you are doing all your system configuration and implementation work internally, you'll be depending on consultants to get your cloud projects done. When consultants... »

Excellence in Speed, Scale and Value Required for Successful Digital Transformation
CEOs around the world are eager for digital transformation. Most understand why their companies need to transform, and most have a basic understanding of what must be done.... »

Videos
Schneider Electric's Journey of Supply-Chain Transformation Schneider Electric's Journey of Supply-Chain Transformation
Mourad Tamoud, senior vice president of global supply chain operations with Schneider Electric, talks about the company's efforts to align its operations with the changing... »

Communication: The Key to Business Success
Businesses often overlook the importance of good communication, both within the organization and externally. Dave Dallas, chief marketing officer of Sunteck Transport,... »

How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management How Companies Are Tackling the Challenge of Risk Management
Managers of high-tech and medical supply chains discuss how their companies have approached the critical issue of risk management over the years -- and what more needs to be... »

Editors' Blog
Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers
The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher.

How Amazon's Prime Day Creates New Challenges for Traditional Retailers
First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. And now, Amazon.com's Prime Day. Why do retailers invite peak-demand headaches?

After Brexit: How European Supply Chains Will Be Transformed
It's been more than two months since the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union, but the shock waves aren't close to subsiding - especially with regard to... »

Podcasts
The Dark Side of 'The Sharing Economy' The Dark Side of 'The Sharing Economy'
The "sharing economy" is supposed to empower workers and usher in a new era of job satisfaction. Can it deliver?

How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success... »

Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability
When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming... »

  News
Most Professionals Struggle to Compete in Digital Marketing, Study Finds
While digital marketing is increasingly important for organizations of all sizes, the majority of marketing professionals fail to achieve entry-level competency in digital... »

Most Say Their IT Won’t Support Omnichannel Retail Functions, Study Finds Most Say Their IT Won't Support Omnichannel Retail Functions, Study Finds
Complete integration of business-critical technologies is a major driver for success in omnichannel retail and overall retail performance, but nearly half of respondents to a... »

SMEs Focused on Growth Despite Brexit in Europe and U.S. Elections, Study Says SMEs Focused on Growth Despite Brexit in Europe and U.S. Elections, Study Says
The majority of small and medium sized businesses are more concerned about competition from emerging markets and higher interest rates than the effects of Brexit and the... »

White Papers
Benchmark Study 2015: Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage
Supply Chain Digest recently undertook a significant survey of supply chain professionals to see where they stand on the opportunities to craft next-generation data... »

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities
This white paper explores the challenge of balancing competing priorities in the supply chain such as operational efficiency, product and customer service levels, and product... »

3 Big Data Benefits for Global Supply Chain Management Performance
Global supply chain management used to be about making products and delivering them. But now, you need to drive growth in an unforgiving market. The question is, how can you... »

Webinars
The Next Big Opportunity? IoT for Your Digital Supply Chain The Next Big Opportunity? IoT for Your Digital Supply Chain
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to transform how organizations value their supply chains.... »

Creating a Responsive Supply Chain Using Predictive Analytics and Digital Technology Creating a Responsive Supply Chain Using Predictive Analytics and Digital Technology
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR You have just spent months and possibly millions re-building the front-end of your operations to ease customer interaction and ordering. But are you really... »

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