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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...

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...

The Center for Global Enterprise releases new research suggesting revenue growth at the hand of improved digital supply chain...

October 3, 2016

The Digital Supply Chain initiative (DSCi), a new line of research conducted by the Center for Global Enterprise (CGE) in partnership with CREATe.org, today announced the publication of their new white paper, Digital Supply Chains: A Frontside Flip, a report designed to provide practical steps that companies can take...

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management

September 8, 2016

The supply chain is in the midst of a digital disruption, with new technology and tools promising to add efficiency and enhance accuracy. But for companies that fail to ride the wave of digital supply chain disruption, the results can be catastrophic. Eventually, legacy systems and processes will be...

Tuna Supply Chain Successfully Tracked, Traced Through Blockchain Tech

September 8, 2016

Consumers are hungry for greater transparency - especially when it comes to fish. A recent study found that more than half of consumers are willing to pay more for certified sustainable seafood products. Yet, the industry’s complicated global supply chains have made traceability a challenge and have allowed...

It’s Not All Made In China: Manufacturing The iPhone & Apples Global Supply Chain

September 8, 2016

With Apple’s big event today we thought it would be appropriate to offer some insights into Apples manufacturing practices. It’s always been an amazing idea to think one of the world’s largest manufacturers, doesn’t handle their own manufacturing. It is important to remember that all of the software, design...

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...

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...