Topic: Automation



One door closes, a better one opens

The sense of resolve out there seems at first counterintuitive, given the holding pattern of weak demand and continued uncertainty, even after COVID. Inflation, China de-risking, the brutality of…

AI liftoff delayed?

Artificial intelligence is everywhere these days. But what if it isn’t? I would guess that at least 50%, and probably closer to 70%, of the article pitches I receive these days involve AI. Most…

Chatbot is not the answer: Practical LLM use cases in supply chain

Chatbots are the choice many make when implementing large language models, but for supply chains, there are better alternatives that provide more immediate value.

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One door closes, a better one opens

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Suketu Gandhi, Rupal Deshmukh, Gillis Jonk, and Sachin Narang
The sense of resolve out there seems at first counterintuitive, given the holding pattern of weak demand and continued uncertainty, even after COVID. Inflation, China de-risking, the brutality of Ukraine and Gaza, attacks on Suez shipping, Panama Canal drought, hacked data and…
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AI liftoff delayed?

Friday, July 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
Artificial intelligence is everywhere these days. But what if it isn’t? I would guess that at least 50%, and probably closer to 70%, of the article pitches I receive these days involve AI. Most conversations I’ve had at conferences this year have at least touched on AI and…

Chatbot is not the answer: Practical LLM use cases in supply chain

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 · Marianna Vydrevich
Chatbots are the choice many make when implementing large language models, but for supply chains, there are better alternatives that provide more immediate value.

Decision Intelligence and Causal AI are transforming the future of manufacturing

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 · Travis Wolf and Carl B. March
Decision Intelligence and Causal AI are underpinning a shift in the manufacturing industry, rapidly painting the future canvas of modern manufacturing.

Procter & Gamble’s Amy Rardin announced as NexGen Supply Chain keynote speaker

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 · Brian Straight
Amy Rardin has proven successful at finding innovative solutions that lead to supply chain wins at Procter & Gamble. She will share some of that knowledge with the NextGen Supply Chain Conference audience in her keynote address.

6 Questions With … Anu Saha

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 · Brian Straight
Generative AI is reshaping the future of fulfillment. Covariant is at the forefront of that with its Robotics Foundation Models. Head of product marketing Anu Saha answers SCMR’s 6 Questions.

Assessing the e-commerce supply chain as sales, imports grow

Monday, June 24, 2024 · Brian Straight
Retail sales continue to grow, albeit at slower rates, and as a result, brands are taking advantage of excess cargo capacity in bringing in merchandise earlier than normal.

The VC tourists have left the building

Monday, June 10, 2024 · Brian Straight
The Covid pandemic drove interest in supply chain investment, but many of the firms that invested didn’t have much expertise in the space, and those outside investors have slowly disappeared.

Five Best Practices that Pave the Path to Supply Chain Orchestration

Monday, June 3, 2024 · DHL Supply Chain
The best practices developed during the first wave of digitalization will prove essential in tapping the potential of emerging supply chain technologies

Why did my Amazon order arrive in a giant box?

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 · Rosemary Coates
Sustainability should be on every supply chain professional’s agenda and should include programs for suppliers, transportation, site location, warehousing, contract manufacturing, and packaging.

6 Questions With … Devadas Pattathil

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 · Brian Straight
Devadas Pattathil helped launch Walmart’s online grocery business. In his career, he has seen a lot of change in the supply chain, and now he is seeking to drive that change with his omnichannel tech firm Nextuple.

How to Optimize Your RFID Mandate Labeling within the Supply Chain

Thursday, May 23, 2024 · SCMR Staff
Unlock supply chain success by joining SATO America, Loftware, and GS1 Global experts to master new RFID mandates, retail labeling, and compliance strategies.

Supplier, vendor inequality hinders supply chain’s competitive edge

Monday, May 20, 2024 · Norman Katz
In a commoditized world, execution is the new competitive edge, and this includes working with suppliers and vendors to unleash new technologies and create unique products.
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The state of procurement

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Gary Forger
Procurement is transforming faster than ever. Cost, quality, and speed still matter. But now procurement managers are under pressure from one end of the supply chain to the other. As well as from within their own companies. This is going to take some work to tame.
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Frontiers in warehouse automation

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Miguel Rodriguez Garcia and Erez Agmoni
Automation is transforming the warehouse industry as companies pursue improvements in supply chain efficiency and productivity
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