Technology and Digitalization

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Blockchain 101: Evaluating ROI and Blockchain for Supply Chain

When Isn’t Blockchain Right? A Decision Guide for Supply Chain Professionals

April 1, 2021
Blockchain has become an industry buzzword, with blockchain for supply chain touted as a game-changer for business operations. Estimates suggest blockchain technology will generate over $3.1 trillion in new business by 2030. But, if the mention of blockchain leaves you scratching your head (or your colleagues rolling their eyes), you’re not alone. Challenging enough to understand its own, Blockchain ROI is even harder to determine. This white paper explains blockchain 101 technology, its potential ROI, and the costs and benefits of application. Authors also present lessons from blockchain pioneers, like Amazon, Mondelez International, and Pfizer. Provided with the paper is a toolkit for effectively determining if blockchain for supply chain is feasible for your company.
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Transportation in Supply Chain Management

"Future Trends Shaping Transportation”

November 1, 2020
Transportation is the chief agent of motion in global supply chains. Ensuring continuous connectivity and visibility into where products are once they’ve shipped (i.e., end-to-end supply chain visibility) is a great challenge highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This white paper explores best practices, challenges, and predictions for transportation in supply chain management, as well as solutions for supply chain leaders when it comes to evolving transportation industry trends.
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Supply Chain Risk Management: Cyber Risks in Global Supply Chains

"Managing Cyber Risks in Global Supply Chains: The Four Fundamentals”

April 1, 2020
Managing cyber risks within global supply chains is one of the top challenges facing today’s supply chain managers. Yet a key insight from interviews conducted with more than 30 cyber experts for this white paper was that most supply chain leaders do not have a clear understanding of how to reduce risk. Industry leaders have clear cybersecurity strategies and build cybersecurity-centric cultures. If your company needs to shift to a solid supply chain risk management strategy, this white paper is for you.
White Paper Cover: A Savvy Guide to the Digital Supply Chain: How to Evaluate and Leverage Technology to Build a Supply Chain for the Digital Age

A Savvy Guide to the Digital Supply Chain: How to Evaluate and Leverage Technology to Build a Supply Chain for the Digital Age

April 15, 2018
Sponsored by IBM – A Report by the Supply Chain Management Faculty at the University of Tennessee.
White Paper Cover: New Supply Chain Technology Best Practices: The Application of New Technology in the Physical Supply Chain

New Supply Chain Technology Best Practices: The Application of New Technology in the Physical Supply Chain

April 1, 2017
The application of new technology in the physical supply chain. Sponsored by Kenco Logistics and JDA.
White Paper Cover: Transportation 2025 MegaTrends and Current Best Practices: Navigating in a Digital Economy

Transportation 2025 MegaTrends and Current Best Practices: Navigating in a Digital Economy

April 30, 2015
Sponsored by Proctor & Gamble.