Post Tagged with: "Caterpillar"

Is the re-shoring activity of US supply chains a factor in the Chinese economic slowdown?

Is the re-shoring activity of US supply chains a factor in the Chinese economic slowdown?

China has been making headlines over the past few months with regard to the slowdown of its economy, and supply chain gurus are now contemplating whether or not the re-shoring of some supply chains that is taking place in the US is a significant factor that should be considered. The re-shoring trend in the US In recent years there has […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Are we doing enough to mitigate a supply chain management recruitment disaster?

Are we doing enough to mitigate a supply chain management recruitment disaster?

Recruiting the right talent in terms of supply chain management is getting increasingly difficult as supply chain technology advances, and new elements such as Big Data, Data Analysis, Risk Management, the challenge of Omni Channel marketing, plus the ramping up of the Internet of Things are all being added into the mix. If you also factor in the fact that […]

by · August 17, 2015 · Supply Chain Risk Management
The 7 key factors to IoT success

The 7 key factors to IoT success

The supply chain pipeline has seen a lot of hype over recent months regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything (IoE) as others prefer to call it. But does all of this hype actually represent what is really happening? The thing about all of the recent hype is that a lot of it looks at the […]

Look out – here comes self driving Robo-Truck

Look out – here comes self driving Robo-Truck

The arrival of the driver-less truck could be closer than many people think, as a number of the planet’s largest corporations get behind the rapidly advancing technology that underpins driver-less truck development. They are already significantly further along the road than the initial test stage and the innovative technology that is all part of the development promises to increase road […]

by · August 5, 2015 · Logistics, Transportation