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Digital Supply Chain Twins

Increasingly, companies are utilizing the digital twin concept to create an end-to-end model of their supply chains for more accurate planning and timelier decision-making.

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The Future of Urban Freight

How will digital, connected technologies address the challenges posed by urban freight in an e-commerce world? * By Sara Pearson Specter * Four years ago, the 2016 MHI Annual Industry Report explored the emergence of Smart City Logistics and the potential for digital, connected technologies to address the significant challenges posed by urban freight in an e-commerce world. Fast forward ...

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Sustainable Supply Chains Making Big Strides Across Multiple Corporations, Industries

Sustainable Supply Chains Making Big Strides Across Multiple Corporations, Industries * By Sara Pearson Specter * Companies worldwide are putting innovation behind their sustainability mandates, deploying technology, collaborations, innovation and partnerships to work both for the preservation of the planet and to enhance their bottom lines. Here are six real-life case studies featuring green solutions implemented across multiple supply chains ...

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Zero Waste Supply Chains: A Winning Business Strategy That’s Good for the Earth and for the Bottom Line

A Winning Business Strategy That’s Good for the Earth and for the Bottom Line * By Carol Miller, MHI Vice President of Marketing and Communications  * With the recent media focus (both traditional and social) on pollution, global warming, resource depletion, landfill limitations and food waste, the concept of zero waste is creeping increasingly into the public’s awareness. Likewise, companies ...

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Competing for Talent? Better Take a Closer Look at Your Supply Chain Brand

Competing for Talent? Better Take a Closer Look at Your Supply Chain Brand * By Sara Pearson Specter * Attracting and recruiting the talent needed to run the digital supply chain has become one of the top priorities of many chief executives and chief supply chain officers (CSCOs). With the most heavily recruited of that talent being Millennials (and the ...

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The Supply Chain Shift Toward Technology

Companies exploring ways to combat workforce shortages are finding that technology is impacting their workforce talent strategies. * By Doug Reed * Last December, The Conference Board—a think tank sharing insights about future developments and issues facing business among top executives in multiple industries—released a report detailing why blue-collar workers are now scarcer than white-collar workers. The findings confirm the ...

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