Assimilate the SCM 4.0, before the new SCM 5.0 floods us

Barcelona, September 17, 2019.- The debate on what will be the SCM 4.0 has been treated in the last three years with more studies, congresses, success stories, trends, etc. Surely each company has designed how to digitize its supply chain. For this reason, we highlight the reflections of a great expert and the possible SCM 4.0, seen by a great consultancy. Both materials are interesting to read and understand before we all start talking about SCM 5.0.

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Understanding and business decisions from the growing volume of data, key in the food industry

Barcelona, August 20, 2019.- The food supply chain is one of the first to innovate tracking processes, from origin to destination. It is a very sensitive industry in the manufacture of products, packaging, transport and distribution. Any failure can become food poisoning with tragic endings. For this reason, we have read an expert in this food industry and he tells us that one of the keys is to know how to process the large volume of data and make business decisions with them. The analysis was written by Harry Menear in the Supply Chain Digital magazine.

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Carrefour: Case of Success in the implementation of Blockchain technology

Barcelona, March 6, 2019.- The magazine Supply Chain Digital has explained the benefits of Blockchain technology at Carrefour. Undoubtedly, an interesting success case to know the operation and the advantages of this emerging technology. For example, in improved traceability, use of QR codes and data verification in a matter of minutes. Next, we publish a summary of the report of Supply Chain Digital:

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USA: Euphoria in the hiring of logistics professionals in warehouses and transport companies

Barcelona, October 8, 2018.- The US trade wars with other economic powers seem to positively affect the American economy. At the moment The American logistics operators struggle to attract new employees and respond to the high demand for consumer products. According to WSJ:

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Gartner 2018: Supply Chain Top 25 which identifies industry “best practices”

Interesting by:

  • What is the main business trend in the logistics industry.
  • Which manufacturers have made the best supply chain.
  • Which economic sectors do the best logistical practices.
  • Compare the Ranking of Gartner Top 25 Logistics with previous years.

Barcelona, May 25, 2018.- The logistics industry has long-awaited annual appointments in the calendar. One of them is the Gartner Report on the first 25 companies with best logistics practices. It is about knowing the innovations that will mark the dynamics of the logistics sector. For example, in 2018 the reference is the digitization of the supply chain. The annual ranking of Gartner has in 2018 the following winners.

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How does a logistics operator strengthens its last mile in 90% of the United States?

Barcelona, November 26, 2017.- Weeks as marked as those that surround Black Friday and Cyber Monday require a well-planned response from the entire supply chain. The reputation of the logistics sector is played these days. Particularly the logistics operators with the added value services and the last mile management. Next, we highlight the information that Digital Supply Chain has published on the planning of XPO Logistics in the United States. Logically, this type of investment is only for large logistics operators worldwide. But, there are strategies and tactics to analyze carefully.
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