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How a Supply Chain Excellence Strategy Helps Organizations Grow

A recent halt in market growth for retail leader Adidas, reminds organizations about the importance to assess their supply chain excellence strategies. According to Supply Chain DiveSupply Chain DiveSupply Chain Dive, Adidas will see a stunt in market growth this year for their North American. They’re facing ‘supply chain shortages’ as a result of unanticipated …

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There’s No Better Time for Supply Chain Managers to Show Their Value

When it comes to driving business growth, research reveals that private equity executives struggle to understand supply chain managers’ value. Across North America, organizations and companies depend on supply chains for a wide range of core functions. However, the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) found that private equity executives had a different opinion. In a …

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How Mitigation Strategies Help Global Retailers Offset Supply Chain Shortages

Organizations within the retail industry should implement mitigation strategies into their supply chain to offset potential risks such as supply shortages. In a press release published by Air Cargo News, global retail leader, Adidas, ‘turns to airfreight to mitigate supply chain shortages’. Reports from the first quarter showed that product shortages had impacted revenue. This …

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Retailers Rely on Supply Chains to Deliver Positive Customer Experience this Easter

Supply chains and third party logistics (3PLs) must offer optimized solutions to meet consumer demand throughout the Easter holiday. In 2018, Easter was celebrated by 84% of Americans. This fun and festive April holiday, is a time for children, family and friends, to enjoy traditional gatherings and exciting Easter egg hunts. This holiday is also a …

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Improving Supply Chain Visibility with Virtual Reality

Research on technology in supply chains shows a positive relationship between virtual reality and enhanced efficiency and visibility. By 2020, virtual reality (VR) is estimated to be valued at USD $70 million. VR has enabled many industries to take an innovative approach to engaging customers. Since the e-commerce boom, retailers have found engaging customers both …

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Cloud Logistics: A Supply Chain Optimization Tool

In response to growing demands, experts consider cloud logistics as an optmization tool for the transportation supply chain industry in 2019. Technology is the source of continuous global economic and social change. In addition to improving our every day lives, it also enables industries to advance and optimize communications, operations, production and servicing. For the …

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Infographic: 5 Ways RPA Optimizes Supply Chain Management

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is an effective solution that helps improve efficiencies, reduce costs and optimize productivity. Findings on the global RPA market, project a ‘Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 27%’ throughout 2013 to 2024. By 2024, this would amount to over 7, 000 Million (USD). In a recent survey on RPA adoption, 17% of …

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Digital Supply Chains: From Adoption to Digital Transformation

Experts say that supply chains must move from adoption to digital transformation if they want to improve efficiencies, operations and take their businesses to scale. For the North American transportation supply chain and logistics industry, last year saw a widespread adoption of digital technologies. Predictive analytics proved beneficial to providing end-to-end visibility of supply chains, …

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3PLs Offer Shippers Optimized Solutions to Nationwide Capacity Crunch

As the nationwide capacity crunch drives into the New Year, third party logistics (3PL) providers offer shippers reliable and cost-effective solutions. Last year the ‘nationwide truck shortage’, also referred to as the capacity crunch, was a significant challenge for the transportation industry. Carrying over into the New Year, the increase in freight rates and subsequent …

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