Woodstock Wire: Supply Chain News

September 24, 2017

Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust?

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- With the increasing online frauds and identity thefts, Blockchain can help mediate the trust between consumers and sellers.

September 24, 2017 04:59 AM

September 23, 2017

Best Practices for Order Picking in Distribution

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Bringing a variety of best practices to bear can create nearly instantaneous benefit.

September 23, 2017 11:09 PM

Makers Face Increasingly Rough Road from Design to Product

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - While technology is making designing new electronics products much easier, getting a product to market is still no simple task.

September 23, 2017 11:09 PM

New DHL solution to provide businesses with foresight on supply chains risks

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - DHL has launched a new tool that it says enables companies to gain further understanding of risks impacting their supply...

September 23, 2017 11:08 PM

September 22, 2017

'Trusted IoT Alliance' Launches Effort to Establish a Blockchain-based Internet of Things for the Supply Chain

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Today, in conjunction with the official launch of theTrusted IoT Alliance, Skuchain announces the establishment of the Trusted IoT Alliance Supply...

September 22, 2017 05:52 PM

What to Expect From Nafta 2.0

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - Can the North American Free Trade Agreement be saved?

September 22, 2017 03:21 PM

Build a Smarter Middle Office

SupplyChain -- Software AG - Few could argue with the notion that having a smarter middle office - where more is automated, the cost of trading goes...

September 22, 2017 03:20 PM

Obexion Tackles Lithium Battery Shipping Challenges

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Labelmaster and Procyon-Alpha Squared (PA 2) have teamed up to develop and manufacture a new line of protective packaging solutions...

September 22, 2017 04:09 AM

September 21, 2017

Make the Most of Big Data & Information Sharing in the IoT with PLM

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software can help small and medium sized enterprises navigate t= data with a minimal amount of...

September 21, 2017 05:57 PM

Sourcing The Day After Tomorrow ... Part II

SupplyChain -- Sourcing Innovation - In Part I we recapped sourcing today, a multi-step process where each step had multiple sub-steps that were typically done...

September 21, 2017 02:58 PM

FedEx to slap dimensional pricing on packages handled in concert with USPS

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - New charges for "SmartPost" follow UPS' lead.

September 21, 2017 02:57 PM

UPS to hire 95,000 seasonal workers for peak shipping period

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Estimated number unchanged from last year.

September 21, 2017 02:57 PM

FedEx sees earnings decline, due largely to TNT cyberattck

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - First quarter net income at $596 million was down 16% annually, with earnings per share at $2.19, which is 17.4% below...

September 21, 2017 02:56 PM

Why AI-Driven Predictive Logistics is Exactly What the Industry Needs

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - The logistics industry is ready for digital transformation. Now, we have to forge the path forward.

September 21, 2017 02:56 PM

Arena Helps Benelux High Tech and Med Dev Companies Innovate

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - As a global manufacturer, perhaps you're aware of the Benelux region. It's a magical place that includes the Netherlands, Belgium...

September 21, 2017 02:56 PM

September 20, 2017

ECIA Reorgs Supply Chain Council; Seeks New Leadership

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- ECIA announces it is restructuring and expanding the mission of the Supply Chain Council, a key member-driven element of the association. Now...

September 20, 2017 04:53 PM

Virtual Tour: Watch How Robots and Humans Collaborate at Amazon

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Amazon's warehouses, which now employ more than 125,000 people across the U.S., are being outfitted with the...

September 20, 2017 04:21 PM

The top 5 supply chain management vendors

Enterprise -- CIO - The supply chain management (SCM) market continues to grow with the same characters on top of the revenue lists, according to a recent...

September 20, 2017 03:57 PM

The importance of reverse logistics in your supply chain network

SupplyChain -- The 21st Century Supply Chain - Reverse logistics is defined as the process of moving goods beyond their typical final destination...

September 20, 2017 03:42 PM

In the Future, Warehouse Robots Will Learn on Their Own

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - The robot was perched over a bin filled with random objects, from a box of instant oatmeal to a small toy shark. This two-armed...

September 20, 2017 02:50 PM

Blockchain consortium sees bright future in supply chain

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Trusted IoT Alliance members Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto will collaborate on open source development.

September 20, 2017 02:49 PM

The Digital Supply Chain: The Future has Arrived

SupplyChain -- SCMR Editorial - How advances in the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and predictive analytics are making the Digital Supply Chain a reality

September 20, 2017 02:49 PM

September 19, 2017

Report: Supply Chain Friction Costs Businesses 6,500 Hours A Year

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Data FocusThe average U.S. business loses $171,340 per year through clunky payment practices causing friction in their...

September 19, 2017 05:11 PM

TED Talks: Here Are Ten That Will Make an Impact

SupplyChain -- shmula - TED is a global community. It welcomes people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. TED believes...

September 19, 2017 04:25 PM

The New 3PL: The Value of Radical Transparency in 2017

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - In transportation, transparency has taken somewhat of a backseat, but the time has come to change that.

September 19, 2017 04:24 PM

NextGen Supply Chain: The future is now on display

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Robots and Google Glass may be here sooner than you think, according to DHL

September 19, 2017 04:24 PM

September 18, 2017

Improving traceability in the supply chain

EMSNow - News -- Recalls can be expensive and damaging to many industries as producers and manufacturers appear less reliable. Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing...

September 18, 2017 04:30 PM

How AI Will Help Procurement Advance Analytics Beyond Basic Spend Analysis

SupplyChain -- Spend Matters - Leading procurement organizations today don't...

September 18, 2017 04:23 PM

September 17, 2017

Technology Will Drive Supply Chain Digitalization

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- New technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data, and social learning platforms have the power to transform the supply chain to make...

September 17, 2017 11:06 PM

Does Every Leader Need a Black Belt in Six Sigma?

SupplyChain -- shmula - Six Sigma follows a certification process that is not too different from what you'll find in many traditional martial arts. Learning...

September 17, 2017 09:37 PM

Amazon to build new fulfilment centre in Michigan, creating 1,000 jobs

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - Amazon.com, Inc. has announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre in Shelby, Mich, which is due to open on 2018 and...

September 17, 2017 09:36 PM

Fundamental Parts of Statistics for a Lean Leader

SupplyChain -- shmula - Statistics is an integral part of lean methodologies, and any leader pursuing a professional development in the lean direction should...

September 17, 2017 09:35 PM

Hurricane Harvey and Irma Will Touch Everyone!

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - ​Make no mistake about it, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will touch all of us. Aside from the devastation inflicted...

September 17, 2017 09:35 PM

September 15, 2017

Fortune Magazine Calls Electronic Waste 'Dead but Not Forgotten' -- ERI Featured in Report About Cybersecurity

Business Wire: Hardware -- ERI and John Shegerian are spotlighted in Fortune's new piece about cybersecurity.

September 15, 2017 04:02 PM

At Long Last, A.I. Comes to the Logistics Industry

SupplyChain -- SupplyChainBrain - It was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence was applied to the field of logistics.

September 15, 2017 02:43 PM

ZF, UBS and IBM collaborate on blockchain technology for automotive transactions

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - ZF, UBS and IBM will soon be jointly developing an open automotive transaction platform for mobility services based on...

September 15, 2017 03:28 AM

UPS First Commercial Customer In U.S. To Use New Daimler Electric Delivery Truck

SupplyChain -- UPS - Company to Initially Use Three FUSO eCanter EVs

UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will place in service three medium-duty electric trucks...

September 15, 2017 03:27 AM

Supply Chain Planning Basics: Planning to Execute

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Nation - In our third blog we considered scheduling in the context of a manufacturing planning process; now, let's explore how both...

September 15, 2017 03:12 AM

September 14, 2017

When Hurricanes Disrupt the Supply Chain

Global Purchasing -- How supply chains are impacted when not one, but two, catastrophic hurricanes hit the U.S. within two weeks of one another.

September 14, 2017 05:49 PM

Integrating Supply Chain Technology You Can Use Right Now

EMSNow - News -- Drones in warehouses! Robots delivering everything from diapers to pizza! Artificial intelligence and augmented reality!

September 14, 2017 05:05 PM

Leveraging the Digital Supply Chain Grid

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - Learn how to create an interconnected and consumer-centric supply chain that is responsive to consumer demand.

September 14, 2017 04:40 PM

ERI's John Shegerian Delivers Keynote and Leads Circular Economy Discussion at China International E-Waste Conference

Business Wire: Hardware -- John Shegerian gave a keynote on the state of e-waste recycling and led the circular economy panel at today's China International E-Waste Conference

September 14, 2017 04:28 PM

Who let the dogs out?

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - E-commerce boom leads to a rise in attacks on letter carriers.

September 14, 2017 02:44 PM

"Cartman" takes top honors in Amazon Robotics Challenge

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Competition challenges teams to develop a robot that can pick up, pack, and stow items in a warehouse.

September 14, 2017 02:44 PM

E-Commerce Competition Drives Up Stakes for Last Mile Excellence

SupplyChain -- Logistics Management - Today's e-commerce retailer must embrace the need to provide low cost -- preferably free -- shipping, highly flexible...

September 14, 2017 02:42 PM

Green Shipping Easier than Ever Before

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - While using air freight has its appeal, it is important to consider its environmental impact as well.

September 14, 2017 02:42 PM

Arena Enables Collaboration with Different Personalities

SupplyChain -- Arena Solutions - A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the dangers a company faces when one of its employees raves about Olive Garden....

September 14, 2017 02:42 PM