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Technology Driving the Future of Warehousing
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Warehousing activities and processes are still largely dependent on manual labor. But new technologies such as cloud computing augmented reality and virtual reality, drones, robots, internet of things and automated vehicles are transforming the...

Supply Chain 4.0 - Unlocking Opportunities through Digitalization and Innovation
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Kalyan Sakthivelayutham, VP IT, DHL Supply Chain

Today’s global supply chain industry is undergoing a most disruptive era, yet presented with vast opportunities for transformation. Digitalization is being the backbone and the driving force for embracing the Supply Chain 4.0 transformation....

Key Considerations for Freight Payment and Audit Process
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Michael Campese, Vice President, Customer Integration, Estes Express Lines

I’ve spent years studying and sharing best practices with peers in transportation revenue management circles. It will come as no surprise that one common sentiment we all share is: If we’re not going to get paid, let’s not haul...

Advantages of Blockchain in Supply Chain Operations
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The landscape of supply chain has evolved in the past few years after the introduction of new technologies and internet-based software. The advanced analytics and modern solutions have enabled enterprises to optimize their shipment performance,...

Parade and Transport Pro Partner to Tackle Carrier Capacity Challenges
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San Francisco, CA; Nashville, TN — August 29, 2018 — Transport Pro, a Web-based TMS company, is excited to announce its partnership with a leading brokerage technology provider, Parade. The combination of Parade’s innovative...

Pioneering Education the Walmart Way
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Walmart, in collaboration with the non-profit schools of the University of Florida, Brandman University, and Bellevue University have launched a new education programme offering highly subsidized degrees in Supply Chain Management or Business for...

A Call to Action: Preparing for Change
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Frank Burkitt, Managing Director, AlixPartners

The unexpected results of the U.S. Presidential Election quickly injected uncertainty and risk in business enterprises across many industries. Executives now face the challenge of assessing the implications of the election results on their...

5 Traits Supply Chain Leaders Need to Survive in Today's Evolving Healthcare Landscape
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Scott Nelson, SVP of Supply Chain, Cardinal Health

Successful healthcare organizations recognize that an effective supply chain is essential to achieve savings and efficiencies, while supporting improved quality of care. As the supply chain role becomes increasingly important across all...

Role of CIO in Business Development and Innovations
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David Beckerman, SVP and CIO, The Pasha Group

At a recent executive summit, I presented a historical perspective of IT spend layered across our enterprise business capabilities. The story was consistent; technology investment drives significant business results. There was a direct...

Making the Most of Change: When opportunity knocks, your Chief Procurement Officer can help you open the door
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Steve Larrabee, CIO, DuPont

Observations on Partnering to Capture the Potential Value of Change It is an axiom in business—which too often goes unexploited—that change brings opportunity. Regardless of whether the change is planned and welcome or it has been...

4 Myths about Innovation in Logistics
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Daniel Gagnon, VP of marketing, Global Logistics& Distribution, UPS

The serenity of a normal Sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week. As I comb through the articles, my serendipity turns into anxiety as I read article...

People in Supply Chain-Motivating and Innovating
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Mehran Ravanpay, VP, Global Supply Chain Logistics, Schneider Electric

Digital supply chain capabilities are transforming how companies collaborate in the future. At the same time, supply chains must become more business-focused and business-friendly. To manage the shift to digital, talent will become the...

Smart Infrastructure for Supply Chain Management
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Daniel Cavallin, CIO, Celistics

The term “logistics” has its roots in the Roman military, but when we talk about “supply chain”, it is a relatively new term, dating back to the 1980s. It is essential to understand the concept first before innovating or...

How Supply Chain adds Value to Information Technology Contracting
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Tom Harvieux, Senior Executive Director, VP, Corporate SCM, Sanford Health

Particularly in healthcare, it’s common for supply chain teams to sit on the sidelines while information technology (IT) leaders and teams independently negotiate and manage software, hardware and purchased services contracts. While supply...

Freight Audit and Recovery: The Secret to a Smart Supply Chain
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Scott McDevitt, President & CEO, Translogistics

Does your shipping department regularly audit its freight bills? Research from Texas A&M suggests that more than 80 percent of shippers overpay for their freight. Without regular freight auditing, the volume of overpaid or fraudulent...

Four Myths about Innovation in Logistics
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Daniel Gagnon, VP, Marketing, Global Logistics & Distribution, UPS [NYSE:UPS]

The serenity of a normal Sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week. As I comb through the articles, my serendipity turns into anxiety as I read article...

Three Guidelines for the Logistics Industry in the Age of Business Transparency
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Eric Kierstead, CIO, BeavEx

One of the big talking points these days is “Business Transparency.” Companies are constantly being reviewed, rated and ranked on the internet for the world to see. And when it comes to Logistics, the story is not always pretty. For...

3 Guidelines for the Logistics Industry in the Age of Business Transparency
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Eric Kierstead, CIO, BeavEx Incorporated

One of the big talking points these days is “Business Transparency”. Companies are constantly being reviewed, rated and ranked on the internet for the world to see. And when it comes to...

What the Next Stage of the IoT Means for Supply Chain Management
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Ashish Chona, SVP-IoT Software Solutions, ORBCOMM [NASDAQ:ORBC]

Supply chain managers need to get ready for the next stage of the Internet of Things (IoT). Business research company IHS Market forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices...

Intelligent Methods Drive New Understanding
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Anthony Scriffignano, Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet

Artificial Intelligence (AI), once talked about only by science fiction geeks and computer nerds, is quickly becoming the topic of the day with business leaders. The focus is clearly justified: organizations struggle to capture and understand...

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