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Pharma Bets on Blockchain

Will blockchain be the answer to Pharma’s supply chain problems, reports Supply & Demand Executive. 

There is plenty of buzz around the potential for blockchain technology to transform and secure supply chains for increased, immutable chain of custody and tracking of products as they move through distribution channels. 


Drones in the Hospital Supply Chain

According to DroneLife, Volansi is demonstrating how drones could be helpful in the hospital supply chain.

CA-based Volansi, Inc. is continuing to push the boundaries of drone delivery in North Carolina.


Bringing Transparency to Beauty Supply Chain

Estee Lauder and its beauty supply chain partners are working to bring more transparency to the supply chain, reports WebWire.

The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) and its brands work with multiple stakeholders across a global supply chain to source ingredients and materials from around the world that go into its products. 


Smart Contracts Are Good For Security

According to Pinsent Masons, smart technology and blockchain are creating more secure supply chains. 

Smart contracts and blockchain technology have enabled a wide range of new digital relations, as they allow different parties to a transaction to determine and measure certain parameters in a quick, seamless and transparent way.


Will Holiday Rush Crush Supply Chain

Will retailer’s supply chains, already affected by Covid, be able to handle the holiday rush, reports Supply & Demand Executive.

In 1966, an advertisement in the American Philatelist magazine was the first to refer to Black Friday in print, and within the next few decades, the term became the accepted name for the important retail day following Thanksgiving. 


Digital Twin Tech

According to Supply Chain Digital, the supply chain could benefit from digital twin technology.

The supply chain of today is unrecognisable from a decade ago. As a direct result of the influence of technology, supply chains are complex and dynamic, and it has never been so important to adopt an agile approach.


The Supply Chain Lacks Digital Security

Supply chains need to focus on cybersecurity, reports Supply Chain Dive. 

If you connect it, protect it. That's the theme of this week, the first in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and it's become even more critical as supply chains ramp up digitalization and many employees access work applications from remote servers.


Ware2Go Launches New Platform

Ware2Go has launched FulfillmentVu, a comprehensive fulfillment platform, reports Supply Chain Brain.

Ware2Go, a UPS company offering on-demand fulfillment through an integrated tech platform for one to two-day shipping,  announced FulfillmentVu, a new technology platform with a combined warehouse management system, order management system and transportation management system. 


IRI Expands Offering with RSi

According to Supply & Demand Executive, Retails Solutions, a supply chain solution, has been acquired by IRI. 

IRI announced that it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading provider of supply chain solutions for CPG manufacturers and retailers. 


Kinaxis & Spinnaker Team Up

According to SDC Executive, supply chain platform providers Kinaxis_Inc and Spinnaker are partnering on a joint project to provide an integrated planning and digital supply chain product platform to customers.

Kinaxis Inc. and Spinnaker are partnering to bring integrated business planning and the digital supply chain to joint customers. 


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