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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... »

Amazon: If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them
Amazon. To the customer the word is synonymous with low prices, unlimited assortment, and fast and free shipping. To retailers it is a constant reminder that the retail... »

Videos
The Coming of Machine Learning to the Supply Chain The Coming of Machine Learning to the Supply Chain
Joseph Shamir, chief executive officer of ToolsGroup, traces the progress of machine learning and its impact on supply-chain functions, especially demand planning and... »

Why Global Supply Chains Must Go Digital Why Global Supply Chains Must Go Digital
Like it or not, companies must move toward the creation of digital supply chains, despite the significant effort that's involved, says Ty Bordner, vice president of solutions... »

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... »

Editors' Blog
Should CPG Brands Let Amazon Lure Them Away From Traditional Retailers?
Amazon.com Inc. just put another crack in the foundation that underlies traditional retail.... »

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.... »

Supply Chain May Be a Numbers Game, But It's Still Played by People
Supply-chain management today is very much a game of numbers. But the risk of getting lost in the math is real.... »

Podcasts
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.... »

How Smaller Companies Can Conquer Big Data How Smaller Companies Can Conquer Big Data
Big data is threatening to swamp small companies.... »

Don't Blink: How Pop-ups Are Transforming Retail Don't Blink: How Pop-ups Are Transforming Retail
The new era of retail isn't just about the internet. Welcome to the world of the pop-up store.... »

  News
Amazon Tests Product Listing Ads, Tops Google
While for years Google was the number-one online destination for shoppers searching for products across desktop, mobile and tablet, it has recently lost its top ranking as a... »

Why Companies Need to Reach the Latter Stages of S&OP Maturity
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has enjoyed a resurgence over the past few years, with significant improvements in data management systems enabling practitioners to... »

River Island to Deploy RFID Across 280 Stores
Fashion retailer River Island is rolling out a radio frequency identification tool at all 280 of the stores it owns and operates. The retailer says it will track all of the... »

White Papers
Transportation Transformation: Shifting the Focus From Cost Cutting to Value Creation
Transportation management software (TMS) has been proven to drive efficiency, data accuracy, and freight spend reduction when adopted by an organization that previously... »

Predicting Manufacturing's Digital Future
Industry 4.0 is upon us. Are manufacturers falling behind? We explore the state of digital transformation across manufacturing industries and the strategies deployed by... »

Are Organizations Really Achieving Supply Chain Agility and Transformation?
Business capabilities today often depend on how flexible and agile a supply chain can be. The growing focus on agility is evident in supply chain adaptability metrics baked... »

Supplier Case Studies
Overcoming Operational Silos in the End-to-End Supply Chain With Kinaxis
Challenge: The organization wanted to elevate its supply chain planning capabilities to support synchronization, end-to-end supply chain planning, visibility and... »

A Global Approach to Sales and Operations Planning
Challenge: With a complex mix of products, markets and seasonality, a global outdoor and recreation products company required a global S&OP process and technology platform to... »

Advanced DSCP Solutions Optimize Beverage Company's Supply Chain
Challenge: A leading international beverage company that ships over 8 million bottles a year needed to gain control of a complex and lengthy production process to ensure the... »

Webinars
Eliminating 4 Common Supply Chain Challenges of Manual Order Management Eliminating 4 Common Supply Chain Challenges of Manual Order Management
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Traditional order management practices are inherently inefficient - which is why supply chain leaders are hastening to find a way to erase the burden... »

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