- Monday, 06 April 2020
The supply chain is one of the industries that the world cannot live without considering the critical role it plays in ensuring humans get their needs regardless of where they come from or where they are. As growth continues being felt in the supply chain, various innovations continue coming in to improve service provision and reduce the misuse of resources. One of the latest attempts is to make supply chain circular. But what is a circular supply chain? According to Gartner, a circular economy is an economy that encourages reuse as a way of ensuring economic growth. As natural resources continue dwindling, recycling is one of the widely championed initiatives expected to ensure minimum waste of resources. So, circular supply chain is where recycling and reuse of scrapped products is advocated.Read more...
- Monday, 30 March 2020
The retail industry has been going through a raft of significant changes since the last decade. These changes have been occasioned by the increased internet access and the rise of artificial intelligence, virtual reality and robotics, all of which have proven helpful in many industries. As we move into the future, many technologies keep coming up and the industry will no doubt be revolutionized for the better. The changes will, without doubt, change retail as we know it to a completely different one going forward and you can expect these changes starting now.Read more...
- Monday, 09 March 2020
3D printing technology has been in use in prototyping for years, but it is now making way into production process as well. Since supply chain management is a constant act of juggling that entails trying to balance the overall inventory and its availability and the changing demands, it is always hard to manage it without some form of innovation or help. However, if you think that this is difficult, wait until you encounter the challenge of managing spare parts. It is hard to anticipate when breakdowns will occur and when new spare parts will be needed.Read more...