This study provides insights into trends and technologies dramatically impacting supply chains and the people who run them.
April 10, 2019
Investment in supply chain innovation is at a critical inflection point, with a trend of declining investment from 2015 to 2018 being more than countered by a 95% increase in projected spending for 2019, according to a report released by MHI, the Charlotte, N.C.-based producer of the ProMat tradeshow that’s currently taking place.
Despite this surge in multichannel behavior, the physical store still remains king, with 50% of consumers in all countries surveyed saying that the bulk of their shopping activity in the past year was in store.
April 9, 2019
Periscope By McKinsey, New York, announced the findings of a survey conducted of 2,624 consumers in France, Germany, UK and the United States.
In this factory, machines will be able to communicate with each other as well as with the digital systems of the entire operation, automatically taking on tasks such as diagnosing problems, ordering and delivering parts and looking for an engineer most suitable for the service needed.
March 29, 2019
Tetra Pak, Vernon Hills, Ill., announced plans to unveil a “factory of the future,” where digital technology revolutionizes the way food manufacturing plants operate.
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.
By 2030, new emerging traceability technologies like IoT sensors, blockchain and food-sensing technologies could reduce food loss by 85 million tons.
January 23, 2019
Aiming to address global demand for food, The World Economic Forum, Switzerland, released “Innovation with a Purpose: Improving Traceability in Food Value Chains through Technology,” a report that investigates the role of disruptive technology applications capable of effectively tracing inefficiencies in food value chains.
The study reveals many retailers are turning to outside expertise to help fuel their digital innovation.
January 14, 2019
Nearly 72% of retailers are digitizing their supply chains to enable real-time visibility through tools like automation, sensors and analytics, according to research released by Logistics Trends & Insights, Atlanta, and American Global Logistics (AGL), Atlanta.
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