Is there any supply chain in the world as large and complex as the one headed up by Santa Claus? In the midst of the holidays (perhaps a bit tempered this pandemic year), many of us eagerly await the arrival… Read More
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A couple weeks ago I wrote about having a shiny new Transportation Management System in place. The vendor and your IT teams have moved on to the next project, and you may be left wondering what to do next. I… Read More
A lot of the work involved in Supply Chain Design (SCD), also called Network Design and Network Optimization, requires the manipulation of large quantities of data.
Good news, this is NOT yet another article extolling the virtues of blockchains! In fact, it’s somewhat the contrary. We are not saying that blockchains are bad or useless, but some of us have been a little too optimistic in… Read More
I recently enjoyed reading Dr. Chris Caplice’s fantastic piece on the Supply Chain at MIT Blog, “Impact of Micro Trends on Supply Chains: Densification.” If you’ve never checked out this blog, it’s definitely a great read. Chris is one of… Read More
Supply chain technology is not the type of thing that stems naturally from having efficient IT tools in place. Case in point – there’s a great article right now on the Wall Street Journal that’s worth a read. Joel Schectman… Read More