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Revamping Supply Chain Management with Machine Learning
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In the wake of digital technology and wide spread recognition of supply chain, stemmed from a rising tide of globalization, drives business enterprises to establish a systemic and strategic coordination of traditional business functions across the...

Next Stop: Collaborative Freight Management Software Development
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Clint Pollard, Senior Manager, Transportation Solutions, The Home Depot

At The Home Depot, our Orange Promise is that we deliver the most convenient experience at the best value for our customers. These customers include a vendor scheduling freight pickup, a contractor scheduling a job site delivery or a...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

The Future of Supply Chain Management
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Barb Schwarzentraub, Divisional CFO and Director, Caterpillar Inc. [NYSE:CAT]

With the ever-changing demands of the millennial customer in the marketplace, I see the landscape of supply chain management having an immense and spatial potential to excel in the global trade network. Especially, with the advent of neoteric...

While Assessing Your Supply Chain Relevance, Consider Benchmarking
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Darrell Edwards, SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer, La-Z-Boy

As a global supply chain leader, how often have you considered whether your strategy is truly relevant and value creating? Moreover, and more importantly, can your current supply chain strategy be sustained in the long-term? While thinking...

Digital Technologies Boost Collaboration, Visibility, and Customer Satisfaction in Supply Chains
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Elaine Singleton, VP, Head of Technicolor Global Logistics, Technicolor

The most effective logistics and supply chain networks are nimble, transparent, and customer-centric. Fortunately, our industry—like so many others—is undergoing a digital transformation that promises to deliver on all three counts. In...

Deliver Business Value through Innovations
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Sarah Ming Hsi, CIO, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

I serve as the Assistant General Manager of Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). I lead the Department of Technology, which is responsible for providing efficient, reliable,...

Navigating a Smooth Journey to Supply Chain Cloud
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Jon Chorley, CSO and GVP of SCM Strategy and PLM Development, Oracle [NYSE: ORCL]

In the decades leading up to Y2K, decisions about supply chain web applications were relatively straightforward. There were only a couple of vendors, and the stack consisted of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and material requirements planning...

Supply Chain is in Throes of Transformation
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Richard Sherman, Senior Fellow, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, TCS [NSE:TCS.NS]

1. How has your Supply Chain operating model changed during the last five years? Supply chain management has been undergoing a fundamental transformation from “chain” management to “network” management. With the...

Transforming Supply Chain with SMAC and IoT
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Nathan Johnson, SVP and CIO, Werner Enterprises [NASDAQ: WERN]

Like many industries, logistics and supply chain providers deal with large volumes of data and ever-changing market demands. Technology has streamlined decision-making and driven process improvements, but velocity and demand for information is...

Don't Be a Taxi
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David Beckerman, SVP & CIO, The Pasha Group

Uber won, taxis lost—don’t be a taxi. The example of Uber ousting taxis is a warning for businesses to adapt to stay relevant. Enterprise IT is no exception. Enterprise IT is being disrupted and CIOs need to respond with a new...

The Smart Connected Ecosystem- How Supply Chains will Generate Customer Value in the Future, Enabled by Technology
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Frank Vorrath, VP, Global Supply Chain, Johnson Controls

Several global megatrends are driving opportunities for companies. Changing demographics encompassing a move toward urbanization with a surging middle class concentrated in urban areas and aging populations; energy availability and resources;...

Innovating Intelligently
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Joe Iannello, VP and CIO, Capital Metro

Regardless of what business you are in, whether you work in the private or public sector—if you are selling or providing a product or service to your customers— then innovation is a critical success factor in gaining and retaining...

An Agile, Customer-focused Approach to Logistics
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Ray Lowrey, CTO, MV Transportation

The realm of transportation logistics is going through significant change, ranging from the advent of transportation network companies (TNC) to the introduction of autonomous vehicles. In light of this transformation, it’s essential that...

An Agile, Customer-focused Approach to Logistics
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Ray Lowrey, CTO, MV Transportation

The realm of transportation logistics is going through significant change, ranging from the advent of transportation network companies (TNC) to the introduction of autonomous vehicles. In light of this transformation, it’s essential that...

Modern Software Development Methodologies
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Kevin Glynn, VP & CIO, DSC Logistics

Software is easier than ever to develop and maintain, so why be stuck with inflexible packaged software? We’ve been told that packaged software is better… that the robustness of a package is superior to what can be developed...

Unlocking the Potential of Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain
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Jesse Laver, VP Global Sector Development, Technology, DHL Supply Chain

The supply chain has demonstrated its ability to create competitive advantage in industries that range from automotive to consumer packaged goods to technology. Businesses across these industries have been able to use the supply chain to reduce...

Agility & Stability Are Imperative-But Can Your Data Center Support Bimodal IT?
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Rajendran Avadaiappan, CIO, Aligned Energy

With heavy pressures on business to be innovative, agile, and quick-to-market, today’s CIO is as much focused on technology innovation as on installing, operating, and maintaining systems. After all, digital innovation is key for every...

Decoding the Information Revolution
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Daniel Cavallin, CIO, Celistics

Data Consolidation and Conversion One of the main challenges in the supply chain industry is the data consolidation. Very often, not all the links of a chain are directed by the same entity and, as a consequence, each one uses a different code...

The Dawn of the In-House Software
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Kevin Glynn, VP & CIO, DSC Logistics

It’s never been easier to develop, maintain and innovate “in-house software”. Modern software development methodologies, such as agile and its progeny DevOps, make it easy to focus teams and get quick results. Mobile app design...

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