The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis without a modern parallel. The lack of precedent for a black swan event so broad in its impact across geographic, demographic, and economic sectors explains why many public and private sector organisations were already becoming strained before the WHO officially declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Today,
Supply chain is the lifeblood of any business, impacting everything from the quality, delivery, and costs of business products and services to customer service and satisfaction. No wonder, the pressures on supply chain teams, including maintaining its sustainability, cost efficiency, disruption and risk mitigation are increasingly growing in terms of complexity. Based on IBM research, many
Supply chain goes beyond manufacturing and delivering physical items. Supply chain today is associated with the development and operation of a software system, commonly known as supply-chain-management-software (software supply chain). Software supply chain is a tool used in executing supply chain transactions, managing supplier relationships and controlling associated business processes. It commonly includes customer-requirement processing,
In June 2017, one of the biggest ransomware attacks targeted a shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, costing the company an estimated $300 million with no way to clean the infected computer system. Maersk had to rebuild a significant portion of its IT infrastructure, installing over 50.000 new PCs, servers, and applications over the next two weeks.
When was the last time a consumer visits your store to buy their monthly groceries or Christmas presents? With the advancement of technology, more and more people are leaving the ritual of coming to a physical store to shop. With everything is now available on the internet, consumers no longer need to leave their home
Natural disaster does not only affect the world’s economic bottom line but also leave impacts on supply chains. Tsunami in Japan and floods in Thailand are examples of natural disasters that had a much wider indirect economic effect as both caused severe disruption to the global technology supply chain. Thai floods also led to a
Supply chain management (SCM) is essential to your operational efficiency, customer centricity, compliance, and carbon footprint. Given its significance, your supply chain should improve customer service along with brand reputation in order to boost the bottom line. The problem is, there are many areas of business which changed the rules of SCM operation. Oracle eBook
Selecting an automated print and apply system can be a demanding task, especially if it is your first time using automated labelling. One of the key components of print and apply system is the print engine itself. The print engine is the component that performs printing functions and more such as receiving and processing data.
A brief about EDI logistics To achieve effective and efficient logistics and supply chain practices in each process is almost impossible without the presence of technology today. In most cases, technology plays crucial roles in our everyday end-to-end communication between logistics providers and clients. Thanks to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) technology, the daunting tasks of
Mobile technology has played a key role in supply-chain management, particularly in the warehouse. Mobile devices are faster and handier in helping the work of supply chain management, such that it can facilitate advanced communication and help businesses operate more effectively. On this matter, Adrian Gonzales, the director of the Logistics Viewpoints blog, commented that