Supply chain, logistics, procurement news round-up

Microsoft & McKinsey back AI to solve supply problems, 3D printing revolution nigh, says author Unkovic, while AWS & Deloitte make key appointments

Microsoft & McKinsey: AI can solve supply chain disruption

Microsoft leveraging AI firms' know-how for supply chain agility, while SMEs collaborate on haulage, sea freight, to ease global logistic woes.

3D printing technology 'will change supply chain forever'

Noted US supply chain lawyer and author, Dennis Unkovic says 3D printing will permanently change the global supply chain as we know it.

Supply chain movers: AWS, Deloitte recruit supply experts

Amazon Web Services appoints supply, transportation and logistics expert as Deloitte strengthens its Oracle Supply Chain Transformation team

Sea shipping supply chain net zero carbon boost

Supply chains cause 75% of carbon emissions, and McKinsey reports it's hardest for mining sector to combat this. But mining giant BHP has found a way.

SAP supply chain guru: 'Old tech relevant to Industry 4.0'

Andy Hancock is Global Vice VP Centre of Excellence, SAP Digital Supply Chain. He has a degree in aeronautical engineering and is an old-school computing fanatic from the 1980s, and explains how these early passions have provided the perfect foundation for his role at SAP.

Logistics Digest: cyber attacks & green shipping

Cargo pods; future-proofing transport; Pakistan’s trucking venture; zero-carbon shipping; cyber attacks and more news in global supply chain logistics.

Supply chain advanced tech has roots in history

A timeline of advanced technology in the modern supply chain, including AI, IoT, Blockchain, robotics, drones and big data.

CIPS: India digitally transforms public sector procurement

The digital transformation of India’s public sector procurement has increased order values by more than 50% in the past financial year, the Indian government has revealed. 

 

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