NextGen Supply Chain

By Bob Trebilcock · December 20, 2018
While fully-automated warehouses remain a pipe dream for many e-tailers, many are now using software, automation and sensors to get closer to their customers.
<p>Shawn Muma, Digital Supply Chain Institute</p> By Shawn Muma · December 18, 2018
Here’s a simple guide to use when considering the technology for supply chain operations
By Dennis Mehaffey · December 6, 2018
While devices have been interconnected by the Internet for more than a decade, we're just scratching the surface of what IoT means to the supply chain.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 30, 2018
350 of its 430 facilities to receive a technology upgrade
By Bob Trebilcock · November 23, 2018
If you're interested in speaking about emerging technologies, or being recognized for your work, read on!
By Bob Trebilcock · September 7, 2018
In a recent pilot, the supply chain software giant brought together industry players to create a food industry blockchain
By Bob Trebilcock · September 7, 2018
As more organizations pilot blockchain, use cases are emerging in the supply chain
By Vikrant Viniak · September 6, 2018
Asset tracking has long been an expensive process for telecom companies. Applying blockchain can lower costs and reduce friction across the partner network.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 20, 2018
Drones are finding their niche in the supply chain, says Matt Yearling. It just might not be where you expected to find them.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 8, 2018
NextGen supply chain technologies were front and center at ISM
By Chris Kondracki, Research Associate, VDC Research · April 5, 2018
Long a fast-fashion darling, the retailer is struggling to sell-off excess inventory. A lack of investment in technology could be the culprit
By By Russ Meller and Dima Nazzal · April 2, 2018
The business case for using collaborative bots is stronger than ever. But the use case may be different from what you think
By MMH Staff · March 12, 2018
The new center is responsible for the application and implementation of robotic solutions in order fulfillment operations.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 5, 2018
3PL GEODIS is the latest example of how our industry is adopting robotics
By Bridget McCrea · February 25, 2018
Bent on helping retailers and brands stay competitive in an Amazon world, the Emerging Technology Center (ETC) in Orlando is well on its way to creating a lights-out warehouse for the masses.

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