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Arrow Stream Sees Growth

According to Yahoo Finance, ArrowStream a supply chain visibility software provider is seeing record growth. 

ArrowStream, the leader in supply chain visibility software for the foodservice industry, announced another year of record growth in 2019. 


Coronavirus Could Hurt Apple

Currently, the coronavirus isn’t affecting Apple’s supply chain, but if the Foxconn plant is’t back into production by mid-February there could be problems, reports Tech Republic.

With the coronavirus outbreak showing little signs of abating, the impact on the tech supply chain could grow. It all depends on if the virus continues to spread and how long production facilities remain closed. 


AI in the Pharmacy Supply Chain

According to Forbes, artificial intelligence could rapidly improve the pharmaceutical supply chain. 

Artificial intelligence (AI) will transform the pharmaceutical cold chain — not in the distant, hypothetical future, but in the next few years.


Could Apple's Supply Chain Fail

The corona virus could potentially disrupt Apple’s supply chain, reports ZD Net. 

In our most recent Jason Squared video, ZDNet's Jason Cipriani and I discuss the high-performing low-end smartphones coming in 2020 from companies like Motorola, OnePlus, ZTE, Huawei, TCL and also presumably, Apple. 


Making the Fashion Supply Chain Transparent

Fashion brands are facing pressure from consumers to make their supply chains more transparent, reports Green Biz. 

With close to 80 percent of consumers believing that it is important for brands to disclose and provide transparency into their supply chains, from raw materials to garment (PDF), fashion brands are clearly in need of a more sustainable way to manage their many hard-to-trace production facilities. 


Digitizing the Meatball Supply Chain

According to the Wall Street Journal, IKEA is going to implement a digital revolution in its food division. 

IKEA wants to bring the supply-chain precision behind its flat-pack furniture business to the way it manages meatballs and lingonberry jam.


Blockchain Getting More Notice

Supply chain managers are starting to take notice of blockchain, reports Mobile Payments. 

Blockchain is continually pushing into various industries ranging from banking to retail. As it continues to grow, many companies and executives are starting to take notice and begin either adopting it or experimenting with it.


Data Analytics Becomes Important Tool

Data analytics are becoming an important tool when negotiating with suppliers, reports Supply Chain Dive. 

Data analytics has become a key element of procurement's growing role in supply chain strategy in recent years, Evert Karsen, the vice president of procurement at Cimpress, a custom product branding company, told Supply Chain Dive in an interview.


New Logistics lab Opens

According to Benzinga, C.H. Robinson has a new incubator lab that will develop logistics technology. 

C.H Robinson has remained one of the most technologically innovative companies in the supply chain. That is continuing Thursday morning as C.H. Robinson has formally introduced C.H. Robinson Labs.


New Self-Service Technology Gives Small Business Customers Seamless Access to Shipping Across Multiple Modes

As part of its continued commitment to creating market-leading solutions focused on meeting customer needs, C.H. Robinson has introduced Freightquote by C.H. Robinson, the first and only self-service technology offering that guides small business customers to the best multimodal shipping options for improved savings, reliability and visibility.


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