Rapidly Evolving Supply Chain Risk Profile Demands Technology

Supply chain executives have always had to factor in the impacts of geography and logistics, weather conditions, governments and regulation on their bottom-line marginal returns. In today’s landscape of economic uncertainty, cross-functional teams of supply chain, procurement, and finance will need to weigh these dynamics when evaluating current and future sourcing scenarios. In these choppy…

Tariffs Create Supply Chain Ripple Effect

In today's highly integrated global economy, supply chain disruptions with ripple effects are the norm. However, most companies are not equipped to deal proactively with and/or quickly mitigate these situations. The threat of tariffs sparking a trade war between the U.S. and China exposes the lack of readiness most companies are facing should additional disruptions…

AI Transforms Supply Chain Activities

A 2013 study estimated that nearly half of American jobs would be replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) in the near future. Meanwhile, innovator and entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun declared that “no office job is safe.” However, Americans themselves are not too worried about it. A recent LevaData survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults revealed that while about two-thirds of Americans…