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Can Digital Solutions Eliminate Waste in Food Supply Chains? Can Digital Solutions Eliminate Waste in Food Supply Chains?
The cost of global food waste and loss is estimated to be $940bn a year. For businesses, this represents a significant proportion of shrinkage in retail supply chains, and it... »

3M Applies Its Technology Prowess to Realize Supply-Chain Transformation 3M Applies Its Technology Prowess to Realize Supply-Chain Transformation
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to deploying it as a tool for realizing... »

SAP Plans to Speed Analytics With AI Technology
SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It's doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics' machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana.... »

Videos
The Benefits of Supply-Chain Analytics The Benefits of Supply-Chain Analytics
Chris Gordon, vice president North America with AIMMS, expalins why supply-chain executives are talking about analytics today, the benefits of applying that discipline, the... »

How to Create a Connected Supply Chain How to Create a Connected Supply Chain
Ross Elliott, executive vice president and chief strategy officer with HighJump, defines the term "connected supply chain," and explains why it's more than an... »

Companies Undergoing Digitization Need Protection Against Cyber Attacks Companies Undergoing Digitization Need Protection Against Cyber Attacks
The Industrial Internet of Things holds great promise for manufacturing and a number of verticals, but experts warn that we are not paying sufficient attention to securing... »

Editors' Blog
For 3M, Technology Was the Key to a New Supply-Chain Mindset
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.... »

In Supplier Management, Companies Need to Step Up Their Game
The ability to monitor the behavior and condition of one's suppliers depends on having access to hard numbers. But a surprisingly large percentage of companies lack this... »

How Shippers Can Protect Themselves Against Another Carrier Bankruptcy
Should shippers and ocean carriers have seen the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. coming?... »

Podcasts
Survival Strategies for Struggling Retailers Survival Strategies for Struggling Retailers
In the age of the omnichannel, is there any hope for traditional retail chains?... »

The Bottom Line: Managing Your Cash-to-Cash Cycle The Bottom Line: Managing Your Cash-to-Cash Cycle
The cash-to-cash cycle is a key metric for measuring the efficiency of a supply chain. But many companies seem unable to deploy it with success.... »

Social Listening Is the Key to Understanding Your Customer Social Listening Is the Key to Understanding Your Customer
Somebody out there is talking about your product. And you had better be listening.... »

  News
Digital Transformation Sparks Sales of U.S. IT Services Abroad Digital Transformation Sparks Sales of U.S. IT Services Abroad
With all the talk of U.S. trade deficits, one tech sector is beginning to shine. Fueled by interest in digital transformation, American IT services firms are running a... »

Google Is the Latest to Take on IoT Management Headaches Google Is the Latest to Take on IoT Management Headaches
Google wants to take on what may become one of the biggest cloud-computing needs of the next few years with a service that will manage IoT devices and help developers bring... »

Smart Factories Could Add $500Bn to Global Economy in Five Years Smart Factories Could Add $500Bn to Global Economy in Five Years
It's becoming clear that digital technologies like IoT, big data analytics, AI, advanced robotics and 3D printing are helping manufacturers to increase not only efficiency... »

White Papers
Hitting the Mark: Supply Chain Resilience
In today's globalized economy, companies are gaining competitive advantage by developing business relationships into more complex supply chains. While these relationships can... »

Top Three Reasons to Embrace an Integrated Business Planning Process
Successful sales and operations planning (S&OP) leads to more mature processes such as Integrated Business Planning (IBP) which distills complex, cumbersome, and... »

The Sentient Supply Chain
Powered by massive amounts of real-time big data, sophisticated machine learning algorithms and lightning fast processing, sentient supply chains have arrived. These... »

Supplier Case Studies
QuestaWeb's Technology Solves Complex Automation Challenges of a Dual-Purpose FTZ
Challenge: A fragrance and flavor company wanted to create one foreign trade zone in which it could perform both distribution and manufacturing functions. Due to its many... »

Biotech Leader Supports Life-Saving Mission with Resilinc Resiliency Solution
Challenge: One of the world's leading biotechnology providers with over $20B in revenue and a commitment to ensure that no patient ever goes without their life-saving... »

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