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A quick guide to blockchain technology in supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-May-2017 16:53:00

Thanks to blockchain technology, supply chains are about to get smarter, faster and more secure.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Read this before replacing all manual supply chain processes

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-May-2017 14:32:50

Some of you may be wondering why you haven’t yet unlocked exponential growth and profit from your supply chain. This is a common challenge for budding digital supply chains, so we’re here to outline a few ways to ensure you can leverage the benefits of building a digital supply chain.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Will artificial intelligence remove humans from future supply chains?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 05-May-2017 16:00:50

Machines are becoming increasingly capable of doing more than just the menial tasks traditionally done by humans. We’re also beginning to see the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) that could eventually replace cognitive tasks once thought only intelligent organic beings could possess.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

It’s as easy as height + weight: optimising pallet flow

Posted by CeMAT Team on 28-Apr-2017 16:55:14

In the midst of trying to run a business or ensure your supply chain is running smoothly (without everything falling apart), it can be easy to overlook the little processes that can save both time and money.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is hybrid cloud right for your supply chain?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 21-Apr-2017 11:46:54

When you think of cloud-based supply chain management, it’s easy to think of a modern warehouse with paperless invoicing and infinite storage, right? And, yes; it’s an exciting goal to strive for but unfortunately the cloud has not yet been fully exploited.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

9 steps for choosing the right supply chain automation software 

Posted by CeMAT Team on 13-Apr-2017 12:41:53



In the CeMAT office, we found that nearly every post we cover has a common theme; cost savings are created through automation.

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Topics: Supply Chain Automation

Robotic process automation: the future of man and machine

Posted by CeMAT Team on 30-Mar-2017 16:33:18

Did you know that 45% of work activities can be automated? With such a strong future ahead, there seems to be a lot of controversy surrounding the idea that one day robots will be taking care of the many manual tasks humans currently do. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is the Internet of Supply Chain just hype?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 24-Mar-2017 12:35:27

So you’ve heard about the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), but what about the Internet of Supply Chain?

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

3 ways AI will improve supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-Mar-2017 12:49:48

 

 

Automation, robots and AI all go hand-in-hand when we talk about supply chain management in the future. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Can machine learning really create a better supply chain?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 09-Mar-2017 12:18:42

"Within an organization, the words 'Demand Planning' stir emotions. Usually, it is not a mild reaction. Instead, it's a series of emotions defined by wild extremes including anger, despair, disillusionment, or hopelessness." 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management