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Often it seems retailers only have a forward gear when it comes to their supply chains. All the investment and attention is lavished on distributing goods onwards from warehouses with a lot less thought for products that swim against the tide. Reverse logistics has traditionally been an under-resourced, minority sport played in odd corners of the distribution network.

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Quantitative Data Addressing The COVID-19 Inventory Policy Vulnerability Of Global Based Supply Chains

Article | April 2, 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a reference to one financial risk assessment provider’s proprietary data identifying inventory stocking vulnerabilities of suppliers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In a previously published Supply Chain Matters editorial commentary, Just in Time Inventory Management Methodology May Be Little Help During and After the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Without Modification, this Editor declared that an obvious learning that will come from this ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus global-wide outbreak will be the ultimate stress testing of Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory management methodologies, and with that, the need for the weighting of supply chain risk mitigation or domestic sourcing considerations in inventory management policies.

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Observations on Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market

Article | April 2, 2020

With 2020 well underway, it’s a great time to pick a hot industry topic and subject it to a “state of the state” evaluation. And where better to start than Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the supply chain market? During this frothy, buzzword-laden phrase, we’ve seen a lot of shiny objects competing to exploit legitimate excitement around Artificial Intelligence, and in the process they may be creating confusion. Exhibit A: AI-powered yoga pants. Exhibit B: the realistic but totally fake human faces created by generative adversarial networks (GANs).

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REAL-TIME SUPPLY CHAIN, GPS AND TELEMATICS MORE ESSENTIAL THAN EVER

Article | April 2, 2020

Combining real-time vehicle data and intelligent agents with integrated planning and execution for efficient, resilient supply chains. A supply chain is only as fast and responsive as the data driving it. Today, new sources of real-time data such as telematics, combined with a planning and execution platform, mean that supply chains can be more efficient, better optimized, and more automated than ever.

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5 Ways How Advanced Technology Is Disrupting Transport And Logistics Business Models

Article | April 2, 2020

The transport and logistics industry has a lot of suppliers who have had to change the model of their business in the last few years. Many of them have had to adapt and deploy innovative technologies, so, that shipping cab becomes more sustainable flexible and efficient as the growth of the industry continues. This has resulted in the disruption of the traditional business model that transportation and logistics companies are known for. As a matter of fact, in the coming decades, some of these business models will be fully upended, an example of this is the freight brokerage.

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