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Game of Chains

The traditional boundaries between sectors and industries are blurring, or even vanishing, due to the increasing digitalization of business globally. It's now much easier for new digital players to enter - and completely transform - …

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The real value of 3D printing in the supply chain

Prototyping, the earliest stage of the manufacturing lifecycle, has been driver for 3D printing for many years. With the technology maturing, there has been a strong movement towards the production of functional parts. Spare and …

Sean Culey

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The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: The Automation of the Knowledge Worker

Since Alan Turing posed the question ‘can machines think?‘ in 1950, the concept and perils of artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent machines has been discussed for decades, mostly in works of science fiction. Yet it’s …

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Is fulfilment still a FMCG core competency?

Why some companies are outsourcing delivery and what that says about the future Over the past several years, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies have looked more and more to third party logistics providers (3PLs) to …

Sean Culey

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Blockchain

Talk of the Blockchain is everywhere. According to Gartner, Blockchain is currently at the peak of the emerging technology Hype Cycle, generating headlines declaring it to be ‘as big as the Internet’ - all for …

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The India supply chain revolution

ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. At IMD, we often discuss the distribution footprint …

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Blockchain unleashed

What impact could blockchain have on supply chains? In my opinion, a very big one. In principle, this encryption technology that enables data to be shared securely has the power to finally solve two major, …

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Innovation strategy

Logistics service providers should innovate more,’ is a commonly heard complaint by shippers. This innovation-related discrepancy reared its head once again following an international study by Supply Chain Digest published earlier this year. 69 percent …

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Small Data Analytics

Nowadays, big data is a ubiquitous topic in the business media; everywhere you look, the financial newspapers and magazines are filled with articles telling you how big data can be transformed into valuable insights. Over …

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Who innovates: start-ups, corporates or customers?

One of the first major existential questions every human faces is perhaps the mystery of their own existence; “where do babies come from?” Is a question every parent must prepare for. In order to find …

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