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Digital Supply Chain

By Guy Courtin · January 10, 2018
Most companies realized digitization was never a simple switch they could flip, instantly connecting all the shared data among businesses, their suppliers and trading partners to what is happening in the physical supply chain.
By Michael Gravier · December 11, 2017
Uncertainty refers to risk of unreliable information or behavior. Information is vital in global supply chains, and not just for tracking shipments.
By Michael Gravier · December 7, 2017
The coming year will be a watershed for the digitization of global supply chains as companies respond to new initiatives enacted by governments and inter-governmental organizations. These trends fall into three categories: facilitating participation, reducing uncertainty and the rise of digital matching.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2017
The proliferation of digital supply chain management solutions has put even more pressure on global supply chain managers to set up freight transportation networks in regions that many may have never even visited. In turn, today’s freight forwarders now need to ramp up their value-added visibility services in an effort to boost revenues and put shippers at ease.
By SCMR Staff · October 19, 2017
While supply chain managers recognize the importance of digital transformation, organizations worldwide are struggling to balance the elements needed to deliver on digital.
By Patrick Burnson · October 10, 2017
San Francisco-based Flexport announced late last week that it has closed a $110 million Series C funding round led by DST Global, and joined by existing investors including Founders Fund and Susa Ventures.
WHITE PAPER
By SCMR Staff · September 21, 2017
What should you consider as you embark on your digital supply chain transformation journey?
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By SCMR Staff · September 19, 2017
How advances in the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and predictive analytics are making the Digital Supply Chain a reality
By Gary Forger · August 31, 2017
Emerging technologies like Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and robotics are reshaping the way we manage our supply chains. Our newsletter will cover them all.
By SCMR Staff · August 1, 2017
Further evidence that the digitization of supply chains has been highly disruptive surfaced today with the release of its impact on the auto industry.
By Patrick Burnson · June 21, 2017
The maritime industry and broader ocean supply chain are suffering from major and costly inefficiencies due to ineffective data sharing and poor cross-industry collaboration, according to a new report and industry survey released today by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network in coordination with Navis and XVELA, both part of Cargotec
By Patrick Burnson · June 15, 2017
More evidence of the digitialization of the ocean cargo supply chain surfaced recently with the release of research compiled by Descartes Datamyne.
WEBCAST
By SCMR Staff · March 29, 2017
In this webinar, top supply chain excellence expert, Peter Bolstorff, Executive Vice President, APICS, will discuss 3 ideas to accelerate readiness to compete in a digital retail, omni-channel platform.
WEBCAST
By SCMR Staff · January 12, 2017
Join us for this FREE virtual conference as we define the challenges facing operations and offer solutions designed to create dynamic, automated networks that offer seamless communication, improved collaborative third-party relationships, and the ability to respond to changes at a moment’s notice.
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This is a comprehensive guide to services, products and educational opportunities targeted specifically to supply chain professionals. As with years past, we’re also featuring several articles we trust will offer food for thought in your supply chain throughout the coming year.
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