Category Archives: Supply Chain

Why Manufacturing Supply Chains Need Zero Trust

Louis Columbus — September 10, 2019 Follow @louiscolumbus — September 10, 2019 According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, manufacturing has been experiencing an increase in financially motivated breaches in the past couple of years, whereby most breaches involve Phishing and the use of stolen credentials. 50% of manufacturers report experiencing a breach … Continue reading Why Manufacturing Supply Chains Need Zero Trust

Where is Supply Chain Optimization Heading by 2020?

Bruce Hakutizwi — August 22, 2019 Follow @BizForSaleUS — August 22, 2019 The concept of supply-chain optimization isn’t new. In fact, some sources trace its roots as far back as 1911, when mechanical engineer Fredrick Taylor — who penned The Principles of Scientific Management — targeted the process improvement of manual loading in his work. … Continue reading Where is Supply Chain Optimization Heading by 2020?

Top Benefits That Automating Procurement Management Offers

Suresh Sambandam — July 14, 2019 — July 14, 2019 Procurement, or the process of purchasing and paying for goods and services an organization needs to carry out its business operations, is an essential component of virtually all businesses. Therefore, the efficiency of the procurement process has the potential to have a big impact on … Continue reading Top Benefits That Automating Procurement Management Offers

RPA – The Key to an Automated, Streamlined and Cost Effective Supply Chain Management

Mitul Makadia — May 15, 2019 Follow @mitulmakadia — May 15, 2019 Over the decades, enterprises have invested time, money and multiple other resources in building their supply chain infrastructures and processes. Even though the majority of stakeholders ranging from manufacturers, retailers to logistics providers have adopted some type of SCM system, the key challenge … Continue reading RPA – The Key to an Automated, Streamlined and Cost Effective Supply Chain Management

Can AI Fix Inefficiencies in the Supply Chain? [Infographic]

Brian Wallace — April 17, 2019 Follow @nowsourcing — April 17, 2019 Leading the way for customer experience in shipping is Amazon with some of the fastest and most reliable shipping options. Yet three out of four consumers say they would choose another retailer over Amazon if better shipping options were offered, while 90% of … Continue reading Can AI Fix Inefficiencies in the Supply Chain? [Infographic]

Achieving Supply Chain Visibility to Compete in the Age of Amazon

Alexander Rinke — June 1, 2018 — June 1, 2018 From humble beginnings as an online bookseller, Amazon has become a household name and the most influential force in retail. The company has scaled rapidly and shifted consumer expectations toward an ‘on-demand’ economy. Now, with a few clicks, consumers want to know all the options … Continue reading Achieving Supply Chain Visibility to Compete in the Age of Amazon

Digital demand and supply: The psychology of self-development for digital careers

Are your job skills keeping pace with today’s rapidly evolving digital culture? Columnist Jim Yu discusses ways to get up to speed and boost your career in the digital world. Jim Yu on October 21, 2016   The digital talent war continues as demand for data-driven marketing professionals soars to new heights. Wired announced the … Continue reading Digital demand and supply: The psychology of self-development for digital careers