UPS has always been a leader with digitization in the supply chain. Can they further this trend with the same technology behind the infamous Bitcoin cryptocurrency?
Anyone who has ordered the NikeID customized shoe has likely felt the pain of waiting up to 5 weeks to receive their order. What if Nike could mitigate this by reducing lead time to 10 days?
Maersk is a behemoth in the shipping world and provides supply chain services through delivery of fresh produce and other products to 343 ports in 121 different countries. Maersk has embraced IoT in its shipping and logistic business in order to improve shipping efficiency with real-time shipment tracking and reduce product wastage with “smart” refrigerated containers.
It’s hard to tell whether the lack of innovation in the healthcare industry has been driven by heightened regulation or risk-adverse corporations, but one thing is certain: Industry leaders like Pfizer must start to embrace digitalization or risk losing some of their competitive advantages.
As freight trucking supply chains are pressed for efficiency gains, what are the digital innovations that will set the industry leaders apart from the obsolete?
Adidas is introducing 'Speedfactories' enabled by Additive Manufacturing to shorten its supply chain process and time to market.
How can Maersk, the world's largest shipping company, embrace IoT, blockchain, and autonomous technology, to remain competitive in the digital world?
From robot concierges to in-room VR to hyper-personalization of rewards, digitization and advanced analytics have huge potential to improve the experience for customers of hospitality companies such as Marriott International. However, is the increased use of advanced analytics at odds with an industry built on warm receptions and friendly faces in foreign lands?
New threats emerge with the digitalization of the maritime supply chain. Can the United States Coast Guard stop the rising tide of cyberattacks?
Daimler Trucks rolled out on-demand 3D-printed spare parts service as a first step towards its long-term ambition to print trucks in the full-scale manufacturing process. What are the benefits and risks of 3D printing?