Digital Supply Chain Blog

4 Tips for Enhancing Your Omni-channel

A major component in a business success is measured by the customer experience. Is the company able to produce a seamless and satisfying experience for the customer no matter where and how they may have interacted with your brand? You can’t just have a great online shopping experience or a brick and mortar store that has loyal customers. Instead, each retail channel needs to work together, creating a shopping experience that’s completely seamless. The outcome…
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Hurricane Irma updates

For the last week Hurricane Irma has been gaining strength in the Atlantic Ocean and was upgraded by the National Weather Service to a category 5 storm early Tuesday morning. Irma is the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic with winds of 185 miles per hour. Irma is currently making its way west through the Caribbean Sea, “the extremely dangerous core of Irma will continue to move over portions of the Virgin Islands” Wednesday…
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Supply Chain Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

There are always supply chain lessons to be learned from catastrophic events like Hurricane Harvey.   Stepping into our data science lab over the course of the past week has been an interesting experience for me.  Lining the exterior of this war room of sorts are a slew of monitors showing the real-time movement of ocean vessels, aircraft, trucks, railcars, parcel shipments, weather cells, earthquakes, pockets of civil unrest, port congestion, airport traffic and a host…
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This Isn’t Your Parent’s Automotive Industry

Being privy to real-time information about the global movement of goods and the behavior of supply chains (and countries) we see a lot of interesting stuff that we can’t talk about.  But we are willing to share one interesting tidbit.  Over the past twelve months, we’ve had active dialogue with nearly one hundred companies in the Fortune 500.  A number of these companies have adopted our solution, others are still engaged, and some have dropped…
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The Benefits of Digitization in Cold Chain

A cold chain is a supply chain in which goods must be temperature controlled. Cold chains are commonly associated with the pharmaceutical and food industries. According to a 2016 report by the International Trade Association, global food losses total $750 billion a year, largely due to cold chain issues. The same report reveals that $260 billion of annual biopharma sales are dependent on cold chain logistics. Cold chain is big business and the stakes are…
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