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Advancing On-Demand Healthcare Delivery 

Manufacturers are building up direct delivery models in response to increasing online and home care channels. The online pharmaceutical markets will grow to $128 billion by 2023. Services will be pushed from hospital or clinics, to a home care environment to increase customer convenience and reduce cost of care. Mobile healthcare professionals provide treatment at

Preparing Supply Chain for AI, Blockchain & Machine Learning: 5 Questions to Ask

Data is the new oil – it becomes more essential than ever. Technological leaps like blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning run on data. They’re already beginning to transform supply chain operations across many sectors. So, is your supply chain organization prepared to adopt these emerging technologies and generate operational improvements to deliver the anticipated

2 Types of Inventory Control Systems 

Inventory control systems are technology solutions that integrate all aspects of an organization’s inventory tasks, including shipping, purchasing, receiving, warehouse storage, turnover, tracking, and reordering. While there are some debates regarding the differences between inventory management and inventory control, the truth is that a good inventory control system does it all by taking a holistic

Knowing Supply Chains Better: Terms You Should Know

Many people often believe that logistics and supply chains fall in the same categories. Yet, these terms have their own functions in the logistics industries. For instance, supply chains represent the overall sourcing, processing and delivery of goods to the end customers, while logistics specifically focuses on moving and storing goods between different supply chain

Restarting & Synchronising Supply Chain with the New Normal 

Leading an organisation through the rebound from COVID-19, when uncertainty and concerns over the health and safety of people remain, will be challenging. Needless to say, restarting complex global supply chains that have been impacted by both demand-side shocks and supply-side disruptions will not be easy. Yet, the pivot that organisations must make is across

5 Affordable Procurement Software in 2020 

In this day and age, businesses can make the best use of technology to help them make a difference in terms of the acquisition of supplies. In this case, procurement software does just that. Procurement software helps automate the purchasing process and manages all activities related to an organisation’s expenditure. It makes complex processes easier,

How to Set Min and Max Inventory Levels for Your Logistics

Min/Max inventory remains a popular inventory management approach to capture opportunistic sales by carrying safety stock and amalgamates volumes to reduce pricing and incoming freight costs. To avoid stockouts, you should set the minimum and maximum levels quite high, yet low enough so you do not increase the risk of expiration or damage of the

Coronavirus: Its Impact on Global Supply Chain & the Solution

Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) which was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019, has now become a global threat as it spreads to more countries and raises death tolls. The impact of the outbreak goes beyond health and safety, with the world’s economic growth already hurting from the virus. The supply chain industry is

Supply Chain Challenges Behind E-Commerce Fulfillment 

E-commerce represents a powerful sales channel and a growth opportunity for businesses. The growth of e-commerce has also outgrown its infancy as it’s rapidly moving into second-stage maturity, implying that the supply chain needs to constantly evolve and adapt to solve the challenges posed by this fast-growing business channel. Surveying more than 200 transportation decision-makers

The Top Concerns of Global Logistics and Supply Chain in 2020 

Logistics and supply chain world has gone through a massive transformation due to the changes in customer demands and technological innovations. Environmental responsibility has also urged companies to adopt the eco-friendly system without losing the touch of solid customer experience. Logistics and supply chain leaders on IMO regulations cited that there is a myriad topic