5 Supply Chain Reads To Start Your Week 10.23.17

Posted by Chris Brablc on Oct 23, 2017 1:32:47 PM

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Each week, we look to write and share the best, most-up-date content on supply chain orchestration, logistics innovation and industry news. To this goal, here are the 5 articles that we liked the most from the past week to start your work week off right. I'd also suggest you read the wrap-ups from All Things Supply Chain, Talking Logistics and Logistics Viewpoints.

This week we're talking about retail supply chains, supply chain's place in business strategy, consumer driven complexity and supply chain transformation fails. Enjoy!

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Supply Chain's Future Rests in the Cloud by Albert Chiang (@MLHEditor)

Good read on the digital supply chain and the need for cloud systems to support ongoing transformation.

Intermodal Benefits Come Into Focus by Merrill Douglas (@ILMagazine)

Interesting look at the current factors impacting the transportation decisions for shippers across multiple modes.

Supply Chain in the Era of Intelligent Automation by Raman Katyal (@ramankatyal)

Worth a read on the need for supply chains to quickly capture and leverage key data on supply chain constraints to automate and orchestrate the right functions.

Using the B2C Online Shopping Experience as the Target for B2B Buying by Kelly Barner

Nice take on the impacts of eCommerce on the B2B market and cues they can take from B2C.

6 Supply Chain Levers Can Boost the Bottom Line by Edwin Lopez (@EdwinLopezT37)

Great resource on the key areas that can affect ability to drive profitability from a supply chain perspective.


Those are our top 5 from last week. Did we miss any? Let us know your favorites and ones we should include next week by reaching out on Twitter @MPObjects!

Topics: Supply Chain Orchestration, all things supply chain, Kelly Barner, Supply Chain Dive, inventory optimization, digital supply chain, multi-party supply chains, Edwin Lopez

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