Articles 2017-11-30T02:50:29+00:00

Digital Marketplaces – Great Opportunity for Procurement or Governance Nightmare?

As digital marketplaces grow in popularity and number, challenges occur for procurement. “On the less regulated platforms, unknown suppliers that haven’t been thoroughly vetted, can sit alongside household names. It can be hard, therefore, for buyers [...]

The Power of Supply Chain Planning

Planning may not seem like a fundamental challenge to supply chains today. But Gary Forger explains, “As the supply chain gets longer and extends through more countries, managing all that movement requires increased planning and coordination. Hierarchical planning makes that [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Planning|0 Comments

The Route to No-Touch Planning: Taking the Human Error Out of Supply-Chain Planning

“Slow, manual supply-chain planning processes can be a thing of the past, with machines taking on repetitive tasks that aren’t a good use of human capacity,” according to McKinsey & Co. “The time has come for [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Planning|0 Comments

The View from Four Supply Chain Global Gateways

SCMR spoke with experts from four uniquely different locations around the globe: the Netherlands, Mexico, Singapore and the United States. While these executives agree on some of the same challenges for supply chains in the next 10 years, they [...]

By | July 18th, 2019|Categories: Global Trade, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management|0 Comments

Creating New Business Insights with AI and Data Analytics

“Although organizations clearly understand the potential for real bottom-line impact with data analytics and AI, the skills gap is a clear challenge. Specifically, when ensuring the success of cloud deployments, data analytics surfaces as one [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics|0 Comments

5G & the Future of Connectivity: 7 Industries the New Wireless Technology Could Transform

Network connectivity is about to catch a gigantic wave as 5G technology emerges. Yet this dramatic change has the potential to both transform and disrupt a wide range of industries and global marketplaces, from manufacturing [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: 5G, 5G Technology, 5G Wireless, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management|0 Comments