ChaiOne Insights: supply chain management

The Future of Supply Chain Solutions

5 minutes read

Since the first product or service was created and sold in ancient times, supply chains have existed. With the dawn of industrialization, supply change management became increasingly sophisticated. Companies were able to do a more efficient job of producing and delivering goods and services. Thanks to the internet, technological innovation, and the ever-evolving demand-driven global economy, supply change management has been revolutionized yet again.

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Digital Innovation in Supply Chain for 2021 and Beyond

4 minutes read

Digital initiatives across the supply chain function have accelerated over the recent years due to three main factors. The first is that the C-suite is finally recognizing that supply chain is a driving force within the organization, not just the traditional support function of yesterday. The second factor is that rapidly evolving technology has enabled the function to access data more readily allowing for better analytics and data driven decision making across all levels. Finally, the...

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What is Cost of Transportation to Supply Chain Management?

6 minutes read

 

There is a lot of information available on supply chain costs, its cost elements, and ways to save costs. We are not going to reiterate what has already been said but will focus comments on the cost of transportation as it is one of the largest components of supply chain management. A recent peer-review survey concluded that transportation spend can be as high as 10% for some companies. The same survey also concluded that more and more companies are realizing this as an important focus...

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Big Data in Manufacturing: How Digital Transformation Weaponizes the Supply Chain

5 minutes read

Change doesn’t disrupt the system. It’s part of the system.”-- Susan Berfield and Manuel Baigorri describing Zara’s supply chain innovation in “Zara’s Fast Fashion Edge

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The Digital Oilfield of the Future Will Cause Serious ROI for the Downstream Industry

4 minutes read

A shaky recovery is building pressure on oil and gas companies to continue to streamline their operations . Now, many are taking cues from their manufacturing counterparts to make investments in the digital oilfield, and specifically, the supply chain.

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