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By: SupplyChainBrain ORLANDO—From nature to military operations, the ability to offset weaknesses against predators is a key survival strategy. Today’s supply chain leaders should take note. That was the opening message Monday at Gartner Inc.’s Supply Chain Symposium, where analyst Ken Chadwick called on attendees to prepare offset strategies for five “urgent challenges”: cognitive overload, customer experience, accelerating […]

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By Matthew Cherewka, SCB Contributor Advances in technology over the past few years have led many companies within the supply chain to explore robotics and automation, to improve efficiency in their operations. In many cases, however, these efforts tend to be giant, capital-intensive projects with fixed equipment such as large robotic arms, protective cages and […]

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If your organization’s success depends on its supply chain performance, the pandemic has likely exposed the major weak points in your business processes. The abrupt pause of manufacturing, shipping and distribution has led to thousands of containers stuck at ports, millions of workers temporarily out of work and purchase orders canceled or paused. The pressure […]

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