Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

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...

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Infographic: The Need to Digitize

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. 

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Cutting Down Deforestation in Supply Chains

Palm oil, cocoa, beef. They are all weekly, if not daily, parts of the average American’s diet. Yet when not sourced carefully, they’re also some of the biggest threats to the world’s forests.

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The Food Industry Embraces Artificial (Intelligence, That Is)

As the volume of data that businesses have available at their fingertips continues to grow exponentially, the ability to distill actionable insight from these mountains of information becomes both ever-more valuable, and ever-more challenging. 

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As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Think about the supply chain of virtually every consumer good. If it travelled from a supplier, to a distributor, to a retailer, then most likely its cost is directly linked to the cost of the fuel that helped it make that journey. 

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Can Blockchain Help With Supply Chain's Biggest Dilemmas?

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...

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China Ramps up Production of Generic Medicine

Last year, China boasted the world’s second largest pharmaceutical market. Recently, the country has taken steps to boost investments in its generic pharmaceuticals sector. How could a new flood of cheap, mass-produced generics from China affect...

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5 Ways Fashion Supply Chains Can Be More Sustainable

The fashion industry is no stranger to controversy. From outsourced labor to overflowing sales racks, brands across the board have been accused of having a “bottom line” mentality, squeezing suppliers for every penny and privileging quantity over...

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Reducing Food Waste

Last weekend was one of the country's biggest BBQ blowouts, and you can bet that a lot of that food will go to waste. But it's not just national pig-outs that lead to large amounts of food eventually hitting the landfills. Food waste is a...

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