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Blockchain has the potential to transform supply chains.
Demand for logistics services is strong. But the industry can’t turn its back on the challenges of the coming year.
Order management ought to be the first candidate for streamlining and automation of business processes. So why is that task still stuck in another century?
Customs-compliance rules are costly, burdensome, time-consuming … and a potential source of competitive advantage.
The world is overrun by debt. How can companies and supply chains protect themselves from the consequences of massive default?
Are cryptocurrencies that next big thing in monetary markets? Or are they the next big bubble, just waiting to burst?
Digital technology has come to the supply chain, and the procurement function must take note.
Are manufacturing jobs coming back to the U.S.? For that matter, was offshoring the reason for their disappearance in the first place?
The blockchain has emerged from the shadows. Now it might hold the key to transforming global supply chains.
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.
Companies today need to cut costs, speed up fulfillment processes and manage growth. All the while providing "the perfect order."
Without effective freight-cost management, you're leaving millions of dollars a year on the table.
Supply-chain professionals, assuming they sought out the position in the first place, have typically learned the ropes by doing the job. Not anymore.
"It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future." So said a Danish wit nearly 80 years ago. But when it comes to divining the direction of the economy, why try?
Forget about trade friction between the U.S. and China. Now it's a global trade war.