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'Amazon Transportation & Logistics' could earn the e-commerce giant $5bn a year - The Loadstar

'Amazon Transportation & Logistics' could earn the e-commerce giant $5bn a year - The Loadstar | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Could Amazon transportation & logistics be the next big name in supply chains as freight becomes the latest industry to be "disrupted"
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Late Payments Will Eventually Hit Corporate Buyers | PYMNTS.com

Late Payments Will Eventually Hit Corporate Buyers | PYMNTS.com | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
New research from APQC says late supplier payments will eventually come back around to bite corporate buyers.
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Collaboration Is Key to Successful 3PL Relationships

Collaboration Is Key to Successful 3PL Relationships | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Tightened capacity and increased industry consolidation has resulted in fewer partners for 3PLs and increased prices, leading shippers to seek closer relationships with their providers.
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Lego shortage to hit Europe, but not U.S. - MarketWatch

Lego shortage to hit Europe, but not U.S. - MarketWatch | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Lego is struggling to meet demand in some European markets, but the U.S. is expected to be fully supplied with the company’s colorful play parts.
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Automotive Logistics - Are European vehicle logistics going back to the past or the future?

Automotive Logistics - Are European vehicle logistics going back to the past or the future? | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The integration of internet technology and sensors along with driverless vehicles may eventually represent as big a change for the motor and logistics industries as any soaring vehicle would. But that is still in the future – in the present day, the sector is facing capacity and service issues that would be nearly as familiar to executives in 2015 as they would have been in 1985.

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The Network Approach to Inventory Management

The Network Approach to Inventory Management | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Network inventory management shifts the burden from planning to real-time execution, letting companies optimize inventory end-to-end.
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Cloud commerce platforms make it possible to manage inventory, end-to-end, across a network.

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Supply Chain Visibility: Seeing Beyond the Walls :: My Purchasing Center

Supply Chain Visibility: Seeing Beyond the Walls :: My Purchasing Center | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
GT Nexus is a platform that connects the loose pieces and stitches them together in a way that data, documents and events in the supply chain all from diverse parties stays at one place, in the cloud. The core of the offering being Supply Chain Visibility from end to end ranging from planning all the way to final payment, says Greg Kefer, Vice President of Corporate Marketing for GT Nexus, in the My Purchasing Center podcast interview, Why You Need Visibility into the Extended Value Chain.
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EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - Hurricanes & the Electronics Supply Chain: A Survival Manual

EBN - Hailey Lynne McKeefry - Hurricanes & the Electronics Supply Chain: A Survival Manual | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Hurricanes and other cataclysmic events are likely to happen eventually. Carefully planning ahead of time is the only cure.
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Accepting new technologies is always difficult

Accepting new technologies is always difficult | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Dastaquir Ismail is the Vice-President - Supplier Solutions at GT Nexus talks about the challenges of new technologies and overview of the supplier markets in South Asia, face2face interview with Fibre2Fashion.com
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"You're Only as Good as Your Worst Supplier" - Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez

"You're Only as Good as Your Worst Supplier" - Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
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Starbucks’ Howard Schultz: Finally, A CEO Who Gets the Importance of the Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz: Finally, A CEO Who Gets the Importance of the Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7 | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
While coffee is one of the first things on the minds of many people early in the morning, it was especially prevalent this week, when Starbucks Chairman & CEO Howard Schultz gave the keynote address at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference.
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What is a Procurement Platform Anyway? Spend Matters

What is a Procurement Platform Anyway? Spend Matters | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
What is the difference between an app provider and a procurement platform provider? Does it even matter to procurement or others in general? We think so.
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Gartner Says Medical Applications Are Leading Advancement in 3D Printing

Gartner Says Medical Applications Are Leading Advancement in 3D Printing | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Gartner, Inc. said that 3D printing (3DP) technology has progressed rapidly in recent years, and that medical applications are leading to some of the most significant deployments of 3DP technology.
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Case study: How logistics industry is being rewired by the e-commerce boom

Case study: How logistics industry is being rewired by the e-commerce boom | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Accelerating growth in e-commerce has created a shake-up in the logistics industry in Hong Kong as small, innovative companies look to capitalise on the city’s standing as an Asian shipping hub.
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8 Reasons Every Shipper Needs a Transportation Management System - Supply Chain 24/7

8 Reasons Every Shipper Needs a Transportation Management System - Supply Chain 24/7 | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
With adoption levels still low, three top industry analysts outline their reasons why every shipper should be integrating a tms, transportation management system, into their overall supply chain management efforts.
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A King Loses His Way in the Enchanted Forest

A King Loses His Way in the Enchanted Forest | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
An unexpected hit hobbles a London book publisher.
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Is your supply chain capable of handling an unexpected explosion of demand?

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What Would it Take to Win a Nobel Prize in Supply Chain?

What Would it Take to Win a Nobel Prize in Supply Chain? | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
To win an award like a Nobel Prize for Supply Chain, the supply chain would need to be sustainable, ethical, transparent, secure, fair, and inclusive.
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The Journey of Jeans | Supply Chain Collaboration

The Journey of Jeans | Supply Chain Collaboration | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Follow the #JourneyOfJeans from cotton to closet with this denim supply chain infographic.
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You probably haven't thought about where your jeans came from, but it's actually quite the feat to go from cotton field to closet. This ubiquitous piece of clothing is the perfect model for highlighting the importance of supply chain collaboration.

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Panama Canal Sets New Tonnage Record | Global Trade Magazine

Panama Canal Sets New Tonnage Record | Global Trade Magazine | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Following the close of the 2015 fiscal year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that it set a new historical tonnage record, welcoming 340.8 million tons through the canal. The volume represented a 4.3 percent increase over 2014. The previous record was set in fiscal year 2012 when the canal experienced 333.7 million tons.…
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SCM World - SCM World University 100: the best b-schools for supply chain talent

SCM World - SCM World University 100: the best b-schools for supply chain talent | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
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Supply chain has historically not been seen as a path to the top, but prominent CEOs like Tim Cook at Apple, Mary Barra at General Motors and Brian Krzanich at Intel offer hope that ambitious MBAs with an operational edge could fare well in the future.

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Logistics Outsourcing Study Shows Major Changes Ahead for Supply Chain | Global Trade Magazine

To achieve great efficiencies and effectiveness in their relationships, 3PLs and shippers must be well-aligned. That was the main conclusion of the recently-released 20th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study by Capgemini Consulting, Penn State University, Korn Ferry, and Penske Logistics. The 2016 worldwide report shows continued collaborative relationships between shippers and third-party logistics providers, which…
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Connectivity is the foundation for collaboration

Connectivity is the foundation for collaboration | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Heidi Benko is the Vice-President - Product Management at GT Nexus talks about supply chain intricacies and how can supply chain finance be integrated with both buyers and suppliers in an interview with Fibre2fashion.com
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U.S. Reaches Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal With 11 Pacific Nations - WSJ

U.S. Reaches Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal With 11 Pacific Nations - WSJ | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
The U.S., Japan and 10 countries around the Pacific reached a historic accord to lower trade barriers to goods and services and set commercial rules of the road for two-fifths of the global economy.
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Retailers Ahead in Internet of Things Education - eMarketer

Retailers Ahead in Internet of Things Education - eMarketer | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

The International Data Corporation (IDC) surveyed business and IT decision-makers worldwide about the IoT. In most industries, fewer than half of respondents said they were familiar with it. Only manufacturing and retail bucked this trend, with retail taking the lead by 3 percentage points.

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Google to Start Testing Grocery Deliveries This Year

Google to Start Testing Grocery Deliveries This Year | Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
Google Inc. will start testing a delivery service for fresh food and groceries in two U.S. cities later this year, stepping up competition with online retailer Amazon.com Inc. and startup Instacart Inc.
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