5 Seismic Shifts in Supply Chain Technology!

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Blog post originally created and published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Lora Cecere.   Lora Cecere is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the research firm Supply Chain Insights at http://supplychaininsights.com/  

Supply chain technology is changing rapidly as new, innovative solution providers leave traditional legacy players behind.

Tremors. Seismic shifts. In supply chain management technology there is a fault line separating new, innovative technology providers and traditional supply chain software providers, and the gap between them is growing.

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Lessons from the Edge of the Abyss! Surviving a System Implementation!

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The company I had just joined was nearing the finish line on the implementation of a new WMS system.  They had been working on the system change for a few years.  Now implementation was only a few months away.

As the implementation date drew closer one of the key Warehouse management leaders, heading the project from the beginning, left the company.  We forged ahead and implemented the system on April 1st.  That’s right, April 1st!

And that’s when the “fun” began!

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Control Towers – Is Yours Real or Just Smoke and Mirrors?

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The advancement of digital technology enables the real-time, intelligent management of the Supply Chain.

But any company’s Supply Chain can still involve tens of thousands of skus, thousands of bills of material, thousands of suppliers, hundreds of transportation vendors, dozens of manufacturing facilities and distribution centres, and numerous customers.

So even if you have a Digital Supply Chain how do you manage this complexity?  The answer is that you need a Control Tower!

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Cyber Security and the Digital Supply Chain!

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Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish provided by, https://www.airfreight.bid/ AirFreight.bid is the first cloud-based airfreight management platform. AirFreight.bid is all about making the procurement of airfreight fast and easy.

 

 

When it comes to the modern supply chain managers have a relatively new risk to consider:  Cyber Security!

As major logistics providers from all around the world struggle with keeping their private data secure, businesses are investing time and resources to address this serious concern. From shutting down major ports to the risk of losing private client data, the time is now to address Cyber Security in the supply chain.

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Supply Chain 4.0 Overview! (Video)

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Supply Chain 4.0 is the manifestation of the Digital Supply Chain as enabled by the proliferation of Disruptive Technologies that are permeating every aspect of our lives.

Our first video created and published at Supply Chain Game Changer is focused on Supply Chain 4.0 because of its profound impact in defining the Supply Chain of the Future!

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3 Key Trends in E-Commerce Logistics!

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Blog post originally published by Adam Robinson on  http://cerasis.com Permission to publish provided by Adam Robinson.

 

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before.

What does it mean for your business? This article explains why understanding and following the key trends in logistics e-commerce are crucial for organizations that want to save their place in the supply chain and get better results with less effort. 

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4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Selecting Supply Chain Technology!

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Blog post originally published by Jason Rosing and Veridian at  http://veridiansol.com/selecting-supply-chain-technology/   .  Permission to publish provided by Jason Rosing.

 

There are thousands of supply chain technology vendors in the market today, and many companies claim their system is the best-of-the-best.

How do you truly know which systems are the best, and what can you do to ensure the selected supply chain technology does not become a money pit for your organization?

The answers to these questions lie in understanding the top pitfalls to avoid when selecting systems and new technologies for use in your organization.

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