One third of the energy consumed in the United States is by the manufacturing sector. Ninety percent of the manufacturing sector are small- and medium-sized businesses, or SMM, that use about half of the energy consumed in manufacturing. Electrical demand, also known as...
Philadelphia, Miami and Seattle are poised to join the ranks of global logistics hubs, according to a report from real-estate brokerage CBRE Inc. The U.S. cities were among 20 global metropolises identified by the firm as primed to become “major players in the network...
A new form of triage has arrived for the supply chain industry. Over the past few years, IoT machine data analytics has been generating actionable information from huge streams of information coming from hundreds and often thousands of sources within a host of vertical market...
Poet George Santayana is credited with saying "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." As we explore the newest wilderness of big data, there are lessons to be learned from the pioneers of America's earliest history.
There are many ways to measure supply chain performance in terms of resilience, but there is one that’s easily overlooked even though it is gaining in importance: Detection time. By that I mean the time measured from the instant a company realizes it will be hit by...
Resilience is at the heart of current supply chain management thinking, and understanding the concept, and where to invest in resilience, can lead to supply chains that quickly respond to and recover from costly disruptions.
Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise, and cybercriminals are taking aim at new types of information and using different attack vectors. More than ever before, the crooks are setting their sights on the supply chain with greater skill and attention.
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