Is your business ready for the Internet of Things?

The internet of things (IoT) is certainly one of the biggest trends in tech right now, and its popularity is growing day by day. There has been some impressive statistics in recent years about the internet of things (IoT). For instance, since 2011, General Electric has publicly stated it would spend more than $1 billion on developing […]

Addressing the digital skills gap in Supply Chains

Global supply chains are going through various changes and many organizations are recognizing that implementing new technology will help them face these changes, streamline their operations, and save time and money. There is a pressure to adopt new technologies to stay ahead of the game and at the same time, businesses of all sizes are […]

The Amazon Effect on Inventory Management

There is no doubt that people are becoming increasingly aware of the impact that Amazon and e-commerce are having on society today. Many of us tend to view this as a phenomenon that’s occurring strictly in retail. Yet, this “Amazon Effect” has a significant impact that reaches all levels of inventory and supply chain management. […]

How eLearning can help to overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap?

In the next decade, almost three and a half million manufacturing jobs will need qualified professionals. However, the skills gap means 2 million of those jobs will remain vacant. Based on the 2015-2025 Skills Gap report from Deloitte Consulting, LLP and the Manufacturing Institute, the result of this shortage will be a major problem for […]

How to leverage IoT Benefits to transform your Supply Chain?

Many business organizations are currently redesigning their supply chain management to adapt to the modern age. The objective behind this is not only to meet consumer needs but also to address the major blockages which prevent business growth.  For example, some of the key supply chain related challenges confronting businesses across the world are: delayed order […]

How to survive the Amazon Effect?

In today’s evolving corporate world, Amazon and other ecommerce and tech innovators continue to raise the bar when it comes to customer expectations. As suggested by its name, the Amazon effect refers to Amazon’s influence. In fact, Amazon recognized the thriving opportunity in the market and used the web to revolutionize how we buy and […]

How will Smart Manufacturing support your business goals?

Smart manufacturing refers to the use of advanced tools to manage the flow of raw materials, the manufacturing process, and fulfillment of inventory on time. In other words, it optimizes the manufacturing process through big data analysis and computer controls. Many global organizations are now opting for smart manufacturing. This is mainly because it can […]

The presence of autonomous vehicles and its impact on Supply Chains

It is certain that the transportation technology is in the midst of a revolution and autonomous vehicles are now the buzzword in the logistics industry. Advanced technologies are constantly improving the effectiveness of current transportation methods and these new developments are bound to re-shape mobility. A combination of developments in sophisticated computer navigation, GPS technology, […]