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Sustainable agri value chains: Lessons for the private sector

January 17, 2017

Agricultural sustainability is intrinsically linked to food security, and therefore critical to India’s progress and socio-economic development. One of the biggest challenges facing Indian agriculture today is to make it economically remunerative for the farmer, while ensuring that operations are socially sustainable as well as climate-resilient. In this regard, the...

Honeywell, Intel to Jointly Develop Internet of Things Solutions for Retailers and Logistics Providers

January 17, 2017

"To succeed in the e-commerce world, retailers need to invest in connected solutions and harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) to track inventory and gain insights into customer shopping habits," said John Waldron, president and CEO of Honeywell's Safety and Productivity Solutions business. "The collaboration...

Nebraska Furniture Mart Enhances Supply Chain Visibility

January 17, 2017

Logility, Inc., a leading provider of advanced retail planning and collaborative supply chain optimization solutions, today announced Nebraska Furniture Mart, a complete one-stop retailer of furniture, appliances, electronics and flooring, has achieved significant benefits with Logility Voyager Solutions. Through the use of Logility’s integrated supply chain solution that delivers...

San Francisco biohackers are wearing implants made for diabetes in the pursuit of 'human enhancement'

January 17, 2017

Chrissy Ensley, head of operations and supply chain at Nootrobox, shows off her continuous glucose monitor.Melia Robinson/Business Insider Paul Benigeri, a lead engineer at cognitive enhancement supplement startup Nootrobox, flexes his tricep nervously as his coworkers gather around him, phones set to record the scene. He runs his fingers...

RILA Supply Chain Conference coming in February

December 19, 2016

Logistics and supply chain executives from such retail powerhouses as Walmart, Target, Hudson’s Bay Company, 7-Eleven, Neiman Marcus, and The Home Depot will be among the speakers at the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s annual Retail Supply Chain Conference. The event, scheduled for Feb. 12 -15, 2017, at the Gaylord...

BMO Highlights Key Takeaways on Tech Giants Apple Inc. (AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Following Asia Technology Supply Chain Tour

December 19, 2016

BMO analyst Tim Long is diving in on two of the tech world’s biggest players, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), after meeting with various companies across the technology supply chain in Asia. The tour spanned from Taiwan to Hong Kong to South Korea, and Long has...

Drone Shipping For The Industrial Manufacturer: The Supply Chain Re-imagined

December 19, 2016

Amazon has made their first official drone delivery this past week and it could mean big things for the supply chain. As of now, limitations on Amazon’s drone are relatively strict as they can only deliver packages 5 lbs. or less with a 15 mile range. However for...

Octet seals deal with Mastercard on global supplier payments

December 19, 2016

The alliance will enable Mastercard’s members to offer their B2B clients the ability to make cross-border supplier payments using their existing Mastercard debit and credit cards. Clive Isenberg, chief executive of Octet, says Octet users will benefit from the integration of Mastercard’s “cutting edge payment offerings”, such as the...

Business

Sustainable agri value chains: Lessons for the private sector

Agricultural sustainability is intrinsically linked to food security, and therefore critical to India’s progress and socio-economic development. One of the biggest challenges facing Indian agriculture today is to make...

Technology

BMO Highlights Key Takeaways on Tech Giants Apple Inc. (AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Following Asia Technology Supply Chain Tour

BMO analyst Tim Long is diving in on two of the tech world’s biggest players, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), after meeting with various companies across...

Logistics & Manufacturing

Domestic drug manufacturing begins next year

Accordingly, the minster visited the ‘Navesta’ factory in Horana and the ‘Stregen” factory in Thalgahawila road, Horana. The vaccine manufacturing ‘Navesta’ company will begin its work next May...

Procurement

Management of a Global Supply Chain in Emerging Markets

In many ways, sourcing goods and services internationally is easier than ever, with the internet making it possible to research, source and communicate with global suppliers from the...

Transportation & Warehousing

Shutting Down: America’s Largest Distributor of Christian Products

The largest distributor of Christian products in the United States has announced plans to “wind down operations” due to competition from online retailers and the financial hit from...