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Blockchain & Cryptocurrency = Robust Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a cumbersome process as sometimes, it does not provide transparency and traceability. Most of supply chain cycle also needs much concern in order to achieve better results, which is not very effective for most retailers. Increasing adoption of blockchain technology has helped supply chain management and retailers to conduct a robust

Blockchain Technology: 5 Benefits Retailers Can Reap

Blockchain is gaining its popularity. From healthcare, supply chain, education to Government niches, blockchain is far more than a technology that we need for a more powerful process. Research from IDC expects that blockchain will see robust growth in Asia-Pacific in 2021. There will be approximately 25 percent of Global A1000 companies that will use

Environmental Pressure on Supply Chain & How to Mitigate It

Amidst the growing issue of global warming, businesses are encouraged to be more sustainable in their production and operations. Especially in supply chain sectors where goods are produced and delivery services are conducted, sustainability should be the number one concern. Additionally, an environmental supply chain management is key to a sustainable business strategy as it

How Supply Chain Can Mitigate Macrotrend Risks

There is a belief that proactive company can turn a potentially disastrous situation into a market opportunity – of course, with proper forethought and action. The story of Nokia, for example, they bounced back in late 2000 after a fire damaged water inventory at their supplier’s factory, which then affected their production. Nokia’s quick response

Established Consumer Brand is Seen to Struggle in the Market

“A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott D. Cook According to the Cambridge dictionary, consumer brand is a product that is well-known and that is bought by individuals rather than by companies. Amidst rapid business competition, having a

How Urban Farming Reinvent Supply Chain

Imagine growing your own food instead of grasses in your garden, won’t it be much worthy? Amidst the rapid development of digital technology, farming remains essential to provide life necessities. With limited availability of land in the city, it comes as no surprise that urban farming has become a new buzzword. While growing food in

Omni-Channel Logistics: Challenges & Solutions

Technology has changed the way customers approach a product or service. Now, it is easier for a customer to review and buy products or services in a single click through a smartphone or personal computer. The digital world has given a way for consumers to be more empowered and well-informed than ever before, giving the

GST in Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing could be considered as the backbone of a country’s economy as it helps businesses grow better. For example, manufacturing helps in modernising agriculture which increases agricultural productivity. It also helps reduce poverty as well as unemployment. The development of manufacturing sector is indeed needed to minimise regional disparities. It means that if manufacturing sector

Role of Logistics for SME in ASEAN Integration

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made extraordinary progress since it was first founded in 1967. It has transformed into an increasingly well-regulated, dynamic, and creative platform for trade and commerce as the world’s fastest-developing economic region. Economically, ASEAN as a region has achieved significant progress and prosperity. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has

How to Help Disabled Workers Improve Warehouse Productivity

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported over 440,000 workers in manufacturing were injured in 2015. This huge number suggested that warehouse can be considered as identical with difficult and heavy tasks that could be dangerous for workers when not done carefully. Owing to this reason, some people might think that it is almost impossible for