Identifying and mitigating Supply Chain risks

Supply chain risks are becoming a foremost concern for businesses today. Organizations lose millions because of cost volatility, supply disruption, non-compliance fines and incidents that cause damage to the organizational brand and reputation. For example: corruption, salmonella in the spinach and forced labor in the supply chain can all result in brand-damaging headlines that can […]

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 […]

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 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 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, […]

Growing Trends that will continue to impact Supply Chain in 2019

Supply chain is one of the most important functions for any business in terms of supply of quality raw materials, effective manufacturing process, as well as tracking, transport and storage of the finished goods. Hence, organizations implementing well-designed supply chain practices are able to meet consumer needs in a more efficient and timely manner. It […]

Does Supply Chain Automation mean that Human Jobs are at risk?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution consists of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), self-driving vehicles, renewable energy, and biotechnology to name a few. Those disruptive technologies have a great impact on the corporate world, mainly the Supply Chain. According to a report by Frost & Sullivan, shipments of mobile robotics will […]