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By MMH Staff · May 24, 2017
The newest version of the Supply Chain Operations Reference model will address supply chain evolution.
By MMH Staff · May 19, 2017
Third ‘For Dummies’ book from JDA offers five steps for tackling supply chain digitalization, including leveraging virtual reality, IoT and advanced analytics.
By MMH Staff · May 16, 2017
Robotics tops the list of most likely disruptors in next five years, 3D printing considered least viable in the short term.
By Roberto Michel · May 3, 2017
Everyone is talking about terms like digitization, Industry 4.0 and digital supply chain management, but what sort of technologies fall under these broad terms, and how will they change the management capabilities at our disposal? To find out, we talked to some noted supply chain analysts, consultants and technology executives and gathered six digital trends to watch.
By Michael Levans · May 2, 2017
We’ve stayed clear of themed issues over the years because each issue is designed to touch on all of the fundamental logistics management elements every month. But when I re-examined the editorial line up that surrounds our annual “Technology Roundtable” and Webcast this month, it seemed ideal to call this “The Technology Issue.”
By MMH Staff · April 11, 2017
Traceability and connectivity are critical for the digital transformation, even as the physical supply chain footprint continues to expand.
<p>The keynote’s presenters and panelists included (from left): Scott Sopher of Deloitte Consulting; George Prest, CEO of MHI; Venkat Venkataramani, Director, CoE for Digital Supply Chain, SAP; Randy V. Bradley, Assistant Professor of IS and Supply Chain Management, University of Tennessee; Alan Amling, VP of Corporate Strategy, UPS; Stacey Hodoh, Global VP, Distribution Operations at Walmart Canada; Mario Adamy, VP of Distribution Operations, Albertsons; Jay Kim, Chief Strategy Officer, Upskill; and Amy T. Augustine, Senior Manager, Reverse Logistics, U.S. Cellular.</p>

By Roberto Michel · April 5, 2017
Wednesday’s keynote panelists agreed it is time to embrace the shift to digital supply chains seen in MHI’s latest annual industry report, titled “Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On.”
By Roberto Michel · April 4, 2017
At a Tuesday press conference, supply chain management software company TECSYS (Booth S3462) announced it is extending its radio frequency identification (RFID)-based Kanban inventory replenishment solution.
By MMH Staff · March 28, 2017
Study suggests the fourth industrial revolution brings cyber risks for connected, smart manufacturers and digital supply networks who may not be prepared.
By MMH Staff · March 6, 2017
Smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalization, speed and convenience.
By Robert J. Trent · March 2, 2017
The world of supply chain management is exciting, challenging and rapidly changing. According to supply chain managers and executive leaders at a Fortune 50 company, these five trends are affecting the design and management of supply chains.
By MMH Staff · February 28, 2017
Report identifies increased adoption of goods-to-person technology as growth driver.
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By LM Staff · February 23, 2017
Learn today how the internet of things is transforming supply chain operations.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2017
A senior researcher for IHS Markit observes that 2016 was a disappointing year for automation sales, but expects that trend to be reversed
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By MMH Staff · October 11, 2016
Industry 4.0-empowered supply chains are characterized by four capabilities. What are they?

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