Category Archives: Supply Chain

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

The Manufacturer-Distributor Relationship

by Johnny MarxOctober 9, 2016 Manufacturers have two primary channels for getting their products to market and putting them in the hands of customers. The first channel is direct sales, which holds many challenges for manufacturers. Direct sales—selling directly to customers—requires manufacturers to be specialists in every aspect of the marketing and supply chain strategies … Continue reading The Manufacturer-Distributor Relationship

The Manufacturer-Distributor Dynamic: 4 Tips

by Caroline GoanOctober 1, 2016 The maintenance of a good manufacturer-distributor relationship has ramifications across all points of the supply chain. On a company-specific level, effectively nurturing a strong connection with suppliers and customers can equate to competitive pricing, higher availability, and the effective sharing of industry-sensitive information. On a wider basis, time and effort … Continue reading The Manufacturer-Distributor Dynamic: 4 Tips