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Want a sustainable supply chain? Then don’t think about your supply chain

Want a sustainable supply chain? Then don’t think about your supply chain | Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Paradoxically, the best way to make your supply chain sustainable is not to focus on your supply chain, says Gareth Kane. Here he explains why.

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EcoVadis's curator insight, December 20, 2013 12:07 PM

Taking innovation in sustainable supply chain to a new level will require a shift in the way companies (suppliers) do business. As Gareth says, "The really big shifts in global supply chains are coming from disruptive business models."


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Another Industrial Giant 3-D Prints Jet Engine Parts - DailyFinance

Another Industrial Giant 3-D Prints Jet Engine Parts - DailyFinance | Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Another Industrial Giant 3-D Prints Jet Engine Parts DailyFinance Instead of buying the 60-70 additional printers that could cost upward of $1 million each to meet its annual production goals, GE has instead opted to invest "tens of millions" in...

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eft - Logistics & Supply Chain Business Intelligence 's curator insight, December 6, 2013 7:00 AM

How long until we reach the tipping point when 3D printing for finsihed goods manufacturing becomes economically mainstream? What is this going to mean for the wider supply chain? Potentially, it may only mean small changes in material deliveries, but bigger changes in terms of inventory and emergency stock. More questions than answers so far, but personally I'm a big fan.

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What are the odds that by 2020 the two biggest logistics providers in the World are Amazon and Google

What are the odds that by 2020 the two biggest logistics providers in the World are Amazon and Google | Supply Chain | Scoop.it

Google robots may pose challenge to Amazon drones


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eft - Logistics & Supply Chain Business Intelligence 's curator insight, December 4, 2013 9:10 AM

According to the article, Google's robots could be paired with its self-driving car research to help automate the delivery of goods to people's doors.

It notes the company has recently begun a same-day grocery delivery service in San Francisco and San Jose, called Google Shopping Express.


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China's Haier Electronics hit 14 year high on Alibaba logistics deal | Technology | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese appliance maker Haier Electronics Group Co Ltd agreed to team with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to further develop its logistics business, in a move that sent Haier Electronic's...


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Interesting development at Alibaba

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