The social supply chain was a-twitter at last week’s big conference thinking about how future physical and digital supply chains can merge.Their idea is that technology can model what’s actually going on inside warehouses and factories, as well as in the transportation links between facilities.
Amazon to report its carbon impact. (Bloomberg). Planet Earth’s biggest e-retailer said last month that it will begin to disclose carbon emissions data for its shipping activities. It’s a first step towards a stated goal of making at least half of its shipments carbon neutral
In a recent editorial, Supply Chain Digest argues that business needs to redefine what it means when it talk about savings (“Thoughts on the Age Old Question of Measuring Procurement Savings”). We couldn’t agree more.Too often, the concept is exclusively one of “cash releasing” savings.