The Next-Generation of Responsible Supply Chains

A few years ago, changing consumer perceptions shaped the first socially responsible supply chain management practices. Those initial concepts, meant to demonstrate to consumers that companies were sensitive to growing concern about environmental and social issues, previously targeted one or two key areas such as recycling, waste management, improved water use, or carbon dioxide emission…

The Dawn of the Digital Supply Chain

3D printing, the Internet of Things (IoT), increased mobility, and connectivity are already influencing today's manufacturing strategies. A recent Supply Chain Insights report found that 15% of the 101 surveyed respondents have a digital manufacturing strategy, which includes the use of digital images, 3D printing, IOT and mobility to refine and improve manufacturing processes. Additionally…

Getting Out of the Supply Chain Traffic Jam

Companies are under increasing pressure to develop digital-powered manufacturing and supply chain strategies. But what's happening on the roads and railways? Products and deliveries constantly get snarled in traffic jams or move along inefficient routes. Innovation is clearly needed to address these snags, which are hamper supply chain and logistics performance. The U.S. Department of…