1. NC State supply chain research students recently met with Dan Stanton, Vice President of Education and Professional Development at the Material Handling Institute.  MHI (“The Industry That Makes Supply Chains Work”) publishes an annual U.S. Roadmap, that identifies some of the major technology and logistics trends on the horizon.  As noted in their publication, some of the […]

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  2. As organizations seek to drive supply chain integration across global business units and markets, billions of dollars have been invested in massive systems known as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. ERP systems are generally thought of as large systems with transaction processing and data structure capabilities that promote intra-organizational communication.   ERP systems are deemed to be a critical […]

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  3. Last year around this time I made a lot of predictions about what 2014 would hold in store…Let’s revisit some of these, and see what has happened (or what hasn’t!)  Here are my predictions from 2014, and an update on what I think will happen in these areas.  Most of them really haven’t panned out […]