5 steps to initiate Supply Chain Transparency

Supply chain transparency is being implemented by more and more companies since it is a significant way to gain customer trust, attract talent, strengthen supplier relationships and manage risks. Various regulations now involve companies to reveal forced labour or conflict conditions in the extended supply chain.  “An opaque supply chain can cause many problems. For example: Most […]

Features of a Smart Inventory Management System

Inventory management in a business setting is one of the significant things you cannot do without. But then, it doesn’t come easily. There are lots of ideas and procedures you need to vehemently consider and put in place before it finally becomes a success. So it has grown considered one of the few things you […]

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 […]

Benefits of adopting E-learning in the Retail Industry

As one of the largest industries in the world, the retail industry faces considerable challenges to anticipate ever-evolving customer demands.  In fact, this USD 600 billion industry is set to nearly double to USD 1 trillion by 2020 and lists Employee Training as one of the top 7 viable areas of investments. Presently retail companies opt for […]

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 […]

How does the Chinese New Year affect Global Supply Chain?

The Chinese New Year (CNY) normally represents the largest annual mass migration on the planet. You would certainly know this already if you outsource any product from China. Generally, CNY creates two to four weeks of complete silence from an entire country, including your suppliers, contract manufacturers, and partners. Almost everything shuts down, including the government […]

Training and Digital learning trends for 2018

With today’s fast evolving corporate world, organizations are expected to adapt to the changing needs of training and improve their learning culture. Everything is evolving: Learners are more demanding, new technologies, new skills, automation, and globalization is expanding our reach. Our ability to adapt to change and how fast we adapt to it often defines […]

Why is logistics training so important to Supply Chains?

As an integral part of supply chain management, logistics plays an important role to keep the supply chain strong. It plans, implements and controls the flow and storage of goods and services in order to meet customer’s requirements. Logistics management cannot be overlooked as it contributes greatly to the success of any company’s operations and […]