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Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain

September 20, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Supply Chain, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Allan Dow, President, Logility In today’s fast-changing marketplace, Allan Dow, President of Logility, knows all too well that a customer centric approach to any business is the only holy grail to success. In this interview, he shares with us the critical role of innovative supply chain management in enabling companies to

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Amazon, Just a Click Away from Luxury

May 29, 2018 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, Supply ChainComments (0)

What are the Implications for Selective Distribution? By Xavier Derville and Jean-Noël Kapferer Has the strategy of selective distribution, on which luxury brands depend for survival, evolved in the modern distribution world?  Combining their expertise

The Reliance on Blockchain Technology Will Increase as Businesses Become Knowledgeable on How to Leverage It

May 9, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Supply ChainComments (3)

Not every company will accept Bitcoin as a potential investment. However, businesses cannot deny the potential of the technology behind the cryptocurrency. Blockchain’s tamperproof nature is not only beneficial for recording Bitcoin transactions, it can

The Real Industry 4.0 Challenge

April 9, 2018 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Richard Markoff and Ralf Seifert As the manufacturing industry enters into the fourth industrial revolution or the Industry 4.0, supply chain leaders are challenged to make their enterprise processes more digitised – in order for their supply chain to

Safeguarding your Brand through Better Supply Chain Visibility

March 17, 2018 • OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Ben Wilde Better supply chain visibility is what you need to safeguard your brand. Trends ranging from globalisation and social media to rising consumer demand for responsibly and sustainably produced goods have transformed the role of the supply chain.

Supply Chain Digitalisation Management Challenge

January 22, 2018 • OPERATION, Business Process, Future of Business, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Richard Markoff and Ralf seifert As part of the broader Industry 4.0 trend, the digitalisation of supply chains is happening quickly. Much of the attention is centred on innovations like cloud computing, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and advanced analytics.

The Competitive Advantages of the Digital Economy Require a Digital Mentality

January 20, 2018 • OPERATION, Digital Transformation, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Michael Gravier, Christopher Roethlein, and John Visich In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, supply chain leaders are being challenged by the profound effects of digital economy on the relationship between consumers and the supply chain. In

Is Your Supply Chain Sustainable? Probably Not

January 5, 2018 • OPERATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Cory Searcy A growing number of companies are working to develop sustainable supply chains. A key challenge is to align their supply chain performance with the economic, environmental, and social thresholds that dictate whether it is sustainable or not. 

Post Global, Going to a “Local-to-Local” Approach. Sometimes.

November 7, 2017 • OPERATION, Business Process, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Francesco Stefanelli Today’s companies are global in nature and for many, this translates into a dynamic environment for designing their Supply Chains, in order to optimise the overall processes or relocating the industrial operations abroad (Offshoring)

What You Need to Know About Supply Chain Disclosure

November 5, 2017 • OPERATION, Supply ChainComments (0)

By Lucy McCarthy, Paul McGrath, and Donna Marshall Our study examined twenty multinational companies and their supply chain disclosure decisions. We found a number of principles that underpin their disclosure strategies: holistic understanding, supportive