Maximizing Return on Innovation Investment: 6 Ingredients for Success

Thursday, December 7, 2023 · Brian Legan, EY Americas Industrial Products Leader
Learning these six ingredients for delivering innovation from invention serve as a compass for organizations navigating this dynamic market and striving to maximize return on innovation investment.

Innovation Ramps Up as Firms Invest in Supply Chain

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 · Brian Straight
The average company investment in supply chain innovation has nearly doubled in 2023 compared to 2022, according to new research from Catena Solutions.

Taking on flexibility and variability at Maersk

Friday, June 23, 2023 · Bob Trebilcock
Maersk continues to focus on brining predictability and efficiency to the supply chain, and its new innovation center in New Jersey advances that goal.

CEO outlook: Optimism, and caution, pave the road ahead

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 · Brian Straight
A Boston Consulting Group survey finds CEOs generally optimistic, but focused on executing strategic cost-cutting that leaves their businesses poised for success.

Innovation on my mind; innovation in my business

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 · Aaron Benningfield and Richard Sherman
Adding innovation planning and goal setting into operations performance metrics and evaluating technology hype cycles, best practices and ROI, both financial and competitive, are critical to business strategy.

There’s a new normal in supply chains

Thursday, August 11, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Epicor study shows companies are trying new strategies that are having a positive impact almost immediately.

XPO Logistics announces leadership succession plan

Friday, August 5, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Mario Harik has been appointed president, North American less-than-truckload, and will succeed Brad Jacobs as XPO’s chief executive officer once the brokerage spin-off is complete.

Loko AI names Jeff Volpe senior advisor

Thursday, August 4, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Volpe will be focused on strategic initiatives to provide best-in-class artificial intelligence capabilities to the supply chain.

Transportation innovation: Oxymoron or trend?

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 · Deanna M. Rainwater and John F. McMahon
Companies must face the harsh reality that in addition to increasing transportation capabilities, they need innovative, structurally-driven processes to meet increasing customer expectations.

First 50 speakers confirmed for Manifest Vegas 2023

Thursday, April 28, 2022 · SCMR Staff
The program will address the most pressing issues across global logistics operations and supply chains.

A new way to classify drone-based logistics needs

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 · Matthias Winkenbach and Mohammad Moshref-Javadi
Last-mile delivery systems that use unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have developed rapidly over recent years. As a result, companies now have various system configurations to choose from when adopting this mode of transportation.

Unlocking the value of robots as team players

Monday, January 3, 2022 · Ken Cottrill, Editorial Director for MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
MIT researchers are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to give robots the ability to work in teams with humans and even identify ways to improve team performance.

JSCM Video: The barriers to SME supplier-enabled innovation

Monday, November 22, 2021 · Bob Trebilcock
Procurement looks to small-to-midsize enterprises for innovation, but policies can get in the way of collaboration. Here’s why.

APQC Infographic: How supply chain can support innovation

Monday, September 6, 2021 · APQC
Many supply chain organizations have adjusted to the last 18 months by adopting innovative ways of working and conducting business. In fact, a survey of supply chain professionals conducted in early 2021 indicated that innovation is a top area of focus for their organizations.

Post-disruption innovation: The path to recovery

Monday, September 6, 2021 · Marisa Brown, senior principal research lead, Supply Chain, APQC
Leaders should encourage innovation and collaboration both internally and with external partners.



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