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9 Benefits Derived by Businesses on Cloud Migration
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Cloud technology will be the driving force of the retail industry for its potential to enable businesses to compete better and become more agile. FREMONT, CA: For traditional retailers who struggle with their silos, multiple and...

When 5G met Retail-The Beginning of a Brand New Era
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The advent of 5G will revolutionize the retail industry and help retailers enhance the growth on varied platforms. FREMONT, CA: The world of 5G will be a collaborative step towards a revolutionary future. 5G is a broad concept to be thoroughly...

Ameliorating Ecommerce Supply Chain with Expense Management
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Undertaking supply chain analysis is a great approach to determine ways to lessen fulfillment expenses by streamlining supply chain management processes and systems. FREMONT, CA:  A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. The...

Smart Supply Chain and Logistic Practices to Upgrade the Retail Industry
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As technology continues to change the perceptions of the retail industry and its customers, the responsibility of the shipment and logistics sectors to develop apt business strategies, increases. Challenging the existing operational methodologies...

Building Supply Chains? Check for Transparency and Simplicity
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Addressing the ever-changing customer demands has become one of the most crucial goals of the industries and supply chain is no exception. While supply chains connect multiple domains such as logistics, distribution, and retailing sectors to...

Emerging Technologies are Expected to Drive the Future of Supply Chains
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Rediscovering the supply chain industry technology has been instrumental in promoting retail business. The changing technology trends have made way for innovative supply chain practices, which contribute to the betterment of the business industry....

Continued Evolution of Supply Chain Finance Promotes Business Opportunities
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Unlike regular finance, supply chain finance is a technology-driven business process. Connecting the buyer, seller, and the financing corporation together, supply chain finance is a combination of business and financing operations. While the core...

The Positive Impact of Adaptive Supply Chain
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Sales are directly dependent on the performance of the supply chain as this arm of the distributor industry, majorly focuses on delivering goods and services from the logistics or the suppliers to the end users or the customers. Adaptive supply...

Emerging Technologies are streamlining the Complex Supply Chain Networks
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Today’s competitive marketplace demands productivity and efficiency and the good news is that the supply chain technology is all set to simplify and optimize all the business processes. Therefore, it is imperative for businesses to innovate...

Supply Chain Management Plays a Crucial Role in Businesses
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SCM (Supply Chain Management) is a broad, connected network of organizations, resources, and technologies that involves planning, controlling and executing a faster production cycle in the most streamlined and cost-effective way. Supply Chain...

Is your Supply Chain Ready for a Transformation?
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Darrell Edwards, SVP & Chief Supply Chain Officer, La-Z-Boy Incorporated [NYSE:LZB]

As global supply chain leaders, likely at some point within our career, we will lead our organization through some type of transformation. For me personally, I have had the privilege (yes, I said privilege, as I have learned much leading...

The Importance of Innovation in Supply Chains
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Barbara (Hodel) Schwarzentraub, Director of Parts Distribution, Caterpillar [NYSE :CAT]

IoT’s Contribution To succeed in any market, the customers that supply chains serve must make more money or receive more value from the products and services that the supply chains are serving them. At Caterpillar, this means that our...

Simplify Supply Chain with Technology
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Stuart Scott, EVP and CIO, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. [NASDAQ: JBHT]

Internet of Things (IoT) for Logistics and Supply Chain Industry According to research and advisory firm Gartner, five billion devices are connected to the internet today. By the year 2020, that number is projected to grow to twenty billion....

Global Supply Chain Management System for Better Visibility
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Anthony DeCanti, CIO & SVP, UniGroup

UniGroup, a global relocation, transportation and logistics leader, is the parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit, UniGroup Logistics, UniGroup Relocation and Sterling Relocation. Approximately700 independent U.S. agents and more...

Technology Pushing Cost Savings in Logistics
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E.R. Williams, Co-Founder and Technology Lead, Zipline Logistics

Demand for technology integration into transportation services is at an all-time high. When asked if IT expertise and capabilities are a necessary offering from third-party logistics providers (3PLs), 93 percent of shippers say yes, according to...

How ERP abets the supply chain with automation
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Businesses are using smart business automation software to gain operational efficiency, enhance productivity, and gain profitability.  Businesses should adapt to changes to remain agile. They need to automate and streamline operations across...

Making E-commerce Magical
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Earl Newsome, CIO, Praxair, Inc.

At Praxair, our digital strategy rests on four pillars: Operations—ensuring maximum uptime, Supply Chain—especially logistics, Business processes within the workplace and external eco-systems with a focus on our customer’s...

Rise of Cloud Computing in Retail Industry
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The retail sector and other small businesses are seeing huge potentials with cloud technology and are optimizing it to the fullest. Companies are seeing how cloud computing is reducing IT costs to manage the existing as well as integrating new...

5 Lessons Healthcare Can Learn from Refined Logistics Models
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Stephen Downey, Senior VP, Healthcare & Electronics, GEODIS

There is enormous pressure on healthcare organizations to reduce costs and find efficiency in the supply chain. Healthcare can take lessons from more refined logistics industry categories for cost effectiveness, just-in-time availability, and...

Building Next-Generation Retail Operating Model
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Scott Welty, VP-Retail Strategy, JDA Software

Five Things Every Retail CEO Needs to Know For many decades, a retail organization’s success or failure hinged upon its ability to react to market conditions. But today, the velocity of disruption to retail markets is coming at such a...