Supply Chain Technologies

The Internet of Things (IoT) is Trending in Supply Chain

The transformative impact of IoT on supply chain trends, from real-time tracking to predictive analytics, shapes future operations.

Technology – Should We Take It or Leave It?

Technology - should we take it or leave it? Its adoption has impacts on ROI, if strategically aligned with business goals.

Fully Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Here by 2020

Autonomous vehicles seem to arise at every corner.  Last week, I heard a presentation on autonomous vehicles by the executive VP of Hyundai, and earlier this week, I participated on a panel at Future Ports Annual Conference with a Caltrans researcher on autonomous vehicles.  What is clear is that [...]

VMI – Do You Need Software?

Is software necessary for effective VMI implementation? Consider factors like scale, integration needs, and technical capabilities.

Robots & Demographics

According to Industry Week and Moody's Investor Service, there could be a significant upside to robots with the near-term demographic time bomb in Japan and Germany.

What’s Important in Technology?

Technology is an integral part of managing your business and supply chain. Are you leveraging technology to improve your business performance?

Is Digitization Hype?

Digitization isn't going to take over our day-to-day operations anytime soon; however, if we want to lead in our industry and provide exceptional service to our customers, we better get ahead of this curve, no matter how slow-moving at the moment.  

Technologies Transforming Supply Chains

One of the ways to become cost competitive with lower labor cost countries is to automate. Look for all the new uses for technology in supply chains. Modern marvels and new information technologies are transforming supply chains. Automation, robots, AI (artificial intelligence), 3D Printing, Bitcoin technology and the IoT [...]

The Brave New World of the Automated Warehouse

Published in American Journal of Transportation on June 24, 2015 "You have multiple channels going said Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert, Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, president of LMA Consulting Group Inc. Click here to read more.

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