As the year comes to a close, it's time to look back at the news and blogs that affected your supply chain. From best practices to manufacturing, and politics to viral outbreak, 2014 has proved that supply chain is a topical issue.
1. UX Meets Supply Chain
The shift in technology from on-premise to cloud is often cited as the key differentiator between old and new. For the supply chain industry, this has been a slow realization—and until recently—avoided at all costs.
2. Tesla: Manufacturing Worth Waiting For
Tesla’s earnings report on Wednesday revealed more than just projections and profits, it shed light on an emerging truth: People don't understand how hard it is to manufacture something. Specifically, something innovative. (read more)
3. Supply Chains Sandwiched Between Trans-Pacific Partnership
Sandwiches—the most unlikely of culprits, have become symbolic of the United States' and Japan’s inability to come to even a preliminary agreement on their bilateral agreements as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. (read more)
4. Why We Need N-Tier Visibility for Supply Chain
Visibility in the supply chain is a problem. Most companies only have visibility up to their Tier 1 suppliers—and getting to this point in itself is hard. Why? Because supply chain data is fragmented across multiple systems, geographies, and business groups. (read more)
5. Ebola Vaccination For Your Supply Chain
Some will say that the mortality rate of Ebola itself represents a very slim threat in terms of economic impact. Fear however, is what will cause the entire continent of Africa to come to a halt. (read more)
See you in 2015!
By Kalvin Fadakar - January 6, 2015
By Shirin Ghaffary - February 19, 2015
Today marks the beginning of a holiday celebrated by one sixth of the world: the Lunar New Year. Most widely celebrated in China, this global holiday makes an unprecedented impact on transportation, consumer spending, and manufacturing.
By Janie Ryan - December 4, 2018
A trade war that put businesses and consumers on edge. An entire industry confronting generational shifts and talent loss. The synergization of online and offline sales channels. 2018 was not a year of abrupt change or revelations, but one of...Read more