Only 39% of retailers identified improved analytics as a top priority.
February 14, 2019
Most retailers (67%) are not leveraging advanced analytics to improve their planning decisions and optimize inventory, according to the 2018 Integrated Planning and Inventory Management Survey released by BRP Consulting, Boston, Mass.
The research reveals that only 15% of U.S. retail businesses have completed digitization of their supply chain management processes.
February 14, 2019
Nearly 85% of U.S. retailers haven’t completed the digitization processes (using a cloud-based platform with real-time visibility and automation capabilities) required to give them full control of their supply chain, according to new research released from Gravity Supply Chain Solutions, Chicago.
In 2018, 115 organizations wielding a combined purchasing power in excess of $3.3 trillion requested environmental information from 5,500-plus of their key suppliers.
February 8, 2019
With greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in supply chains on average 5.5 times those of company’s direct operations, a new report from CDP, New York, reveals a step-change in corporate awareness and action on environmental impacts within the supply chain in the last decade.
The light commercial vehicle segment is estimated to be the largest truck refrigeration unit market, by vehicle type.
February 7, 2019
The truck refrigeration unit market is estimated to be $10.5 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $15 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.21%, according to a report published by ReportLinker, New York.
The disclosure includes the list of direct (Tier 1) suppliers, upstream locations and country of origins as well as total volume sourced for each commodity.
February 1, 2019
Nestlé USA, Arlington, Va., announced plans to disclose the list of suppliers alongside a variety of data of its 15 priority commodities, making it what is said to be the first disclosure of its kind in the industry.
IIoT technologies such as Big Data analytics and AI are expected to play a huge role in accelerating and streamlining the manufacturing process through advanced automation and analytics.
January 29, 2019
A rapidly growing urban population and increased consumer awareness regarding sustainability are prompting food and beverage companies and manufacturers to employ digital solutions to ensure product quality, according to a study produced by Frost & Sullivan, Santa Clara, Calif.
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