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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: IoT and 3D Printing

Digital transformation involves the strategic overhaul of business activities, processes, competencies, and models to fully leverage the opportunities made available by new technologies. Two cutting-edge technologies being implemented today are the Internet of Things (IoT) and 3D printing. Now beyond the point of being mere buzzwords, these technologies are actively transforming the landscape of logistics … Continued

Why is a Data Center Like a Supply Chain?

They don’t seem too similar, but data centers could benefit from supply chain management. Last week Facebook revealed that it will be building a new data center — its ninth in the US — in Atlanta, Georgia. The $750 million investment will run completely on renewable energy (most likely solar). It’s not hard to imagine how … Continued

Further Updates – What You Need to Know About the Quakes in Taiwan

Taiwan was hit by another 5.7 magnitude earthquake Wednesday night at 11pm local time, nearly 24 hours after a 6.4 magnitude quake killed at least seven and left dozens more trapped in the eastern city of Hualien. Hualien’s population of 350,000 felt the strongest impact of the quake, with five surrounding cities feeling light shaking.  

Post-Election Supply Chain Predictions

From the end of globalization to a surge in raw material prices, analysts have a lot to say about the Trump presidency. The overwhelming consensus, though, is that we just don’t know how Trump’s first term will play out.

Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know

Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast. Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina. The Flooding, high winds, and serious rainfall have killed over 280 people in Haiti, and one in Florida.