Supply Chain Technology

Jun 3, 2021  |  Director's Blog

Can we re-shore and create a US semiconductor industry? Maybe…

I participated today in the National Academies of Engineering, Science, and Medicine’s “Logistics and Manufacturing under Attack Virtual” Workshop, that involved a number of Department of Defense, private sector companies (GE, Pratt & Whitney), and academic partners, to discuss the […]

Apr 20, 2021  |  Articles

Looking Beyond the Traditional and Adopting Omni-Channel

With a $250 million supply chain investment, Bed Bath & Beyond hopes to cultivate a strategy that utilizes “ERP upgrades, inventory management systems, distribution centers and store-to-fulfillment conversions.” The domestic merchandise retailer also plans to be able to restock inventory […]

Mar 8, 2021

Ways to Ensure Fresh Deliveries and Prevent Porch Pirates

Online grocery shopping is predicted to increase over the current year. Hence, grocers must focus on technological advancements to better serve the needs of their clientele. According to Jeanae DuBois of Bitwise Industries, customers are “fickle when it comes to […]

Feb 23, 2021  |  Articles

The Fourth Industrial Revolutions Puts Human Workers First

The global pandemic has been devastating for many, yet there is a silver lining: the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has served as a catalyst for many technological advancements, especially in the supply chain, ultimately ushering in the incoming Fourth Industrial Revolution, […]

Jan 29, 2021  |  Articles

New Technology to Help with Social Distance Tracking Among Employees

While many businesses learn to adapt to the era of COVID-19, the needs for social distancing and sanitary requirements are still a high demand. Companies are also concerned with technologies that will ensure the safety of their employees. One solution […]

Jan 25, 2021  |  Articles

Five Supply Chain Trends to Watch out for in 2021

Mark Perera, CEO of Vizibl, recently shared his 2021 predictions on key procurement and supply chain trends with Supply Chain Digital. He predicted this year we would see: a demand for organizations to team up with suppliers to improve the […]

Jan 14, 2020  |  Articles

Third Annual State of Supply Chain Data Quality and Governance Report Released

This morning, the SCRC and Ivalua released the latest report on the state of data governance in supply chains, which provides insights into some of the key trends in this rapidly shifting area. This year’s study was conducted with the […]

Dec 11, 2019  |  Articles

Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion

On December 5, 2019, we held a panel discussion that focused on different perspectives related to global trade.  As the global environment is shifting based on political debates, EU/British negotiations, tariffs driven by the Trump administration, as well as the […]

Nov 2, 2019  |  Director's Blog

Pierre Mitchell of Spend Matters: Delivering Value in the Face of VUCA

Variability, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA) – these are the conditions of the “new normal” set of operating conditions faced by most firms today in their value chains.  When one layers on top of this the challenges of navigating one’s […]

Sep 22, 2019  |  Director's Blog

Data Quality Is Critical To The Supply Chain Function – Did Someone Forget To Ask?

This blog post is co-written by my colleague Joseph Yacura, who came up with the brilliant idea when we were chatting yesterday! Data quality and governance has always been “important” to the supply chain function, but today it is “critical”.  […]