- Monday, 03 August 2020
The U.S Food and Drug Administration is coming up with a New Era Smarter Food Safety. This is a strategic blueprint that is aimed at protecting the nation’s food supply by building on over a decade of old-fashioned Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This marks a new beginning in the safety of food with regard to the adoption of technology and other tools to make the supply chain not only traceable but transparent as well. It aims at reducing the illnesses that are caused by food by enhancing traceability, improving response to outbreaks, enhancing predictive analytics. It also seeks to address the changing business models and establish strong food safety cultures.Read more...
- Monday, 27 July 2020
UPS, one of the transport and logistics bigwigs has teamed up with Softeon, a supply chain solutions firm, to come up with a warehouse execution system (WES) in an effort to make distribution centres smarter and efficient. This comes at a time when the world is experiencing massive adoption of smart technologies accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic. The new system will allow faster order intake and fulfilment, that will enable customers to get their orders on time.Read more...
- Monday, 20 July 2020
Supply chain management is becoming complex each year. The main influences that are occasioning evolution in this industry are the rapid globalization of supply chains. The globalization of supply chain networks often faces challenges associated with the risk of delays and confusion. As such, managers are doing their best by putting more attention to planning and coming up with contingency planning and management strategies that will address these challenges and increase customer satisfaction and performance in general. As procurement and supply chain operations increasingly adopt digitization, which is proving to be strategically necessary in the era of intense competition and increased customer demands, professionals in these areas must find ways of staying on top of things and getting data that they need in order to make the right decisions.Read more...