This ballad of balancing your plan caught fire at this year’s Gartner Executive Supply Chain Summit. Listen to Elementum’s ode to the heroic planner here.
Author: Elementum News Desk
Your customers want products to be available every day of the year. But when the holiday season arrives, their anxiety about having that perfect gift or deal — on time — puts enormous pressure on your brand.
Indian e-commerce company Flipkart is in fierce rivalry with Amazon over the country’s online retail market. Both have unique advantages, but the true test will be which company can best tailor its offerings to the Indian consumer’s palate.
Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch On April 6, 2015, the Guinness World Record for the most smartphones sold in 24 hours was broken. Setting the record at 2.1 million units was Xiaomi—the world’s third highest valued startup (following Uber and Didi Chuxiang, Uber’s Chinese equivalent).
The world’s appetite is changing, and the agriculture industry is struggling to keep up. Can technology help?
Customized products require a customized supply chain. We explain the benefits to mass customization and share some tips to ease up the process.
All businesses are bound to experience some bumps in the road in the course of their corporate existence. From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.
It’s the 21st century. If technology isn’t doing the bulk of the heavy lifting for your supply chain, then you’re doing something wrong.
When applied to supply chain management, blockchain proposes a system that is flexible and secure, allowing real time and transparent contracts between organizations and third party partners. It’s poised to strengthen supply chains vulnerable to ransomware from the inside out—but is it just better data management with a new name?
This is a follow-up piece to our previous post, 4 reasons for the supply chain talent shortage.