Here are four ways the Amazon effect is shaking up supply chain trends – and why it’s a net positive for the industry. Highlights: More companies will start to tap into the gig economy in the last mile, and Uber-style delivery companies will emerge. To meet growing customer demand, same-day delivery will become increasingly standard.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way the global supply chain operates and may make most supply chain management companies obsolete in 5-10 years. What can your company expect and what are the best strategies for preparing? AI has a significant presence in supply chain management. Leading companies already use AI to run predictive analytics
Automation in manufacturing can help create more, better paying jobs. But two leading economists have examined real-world data and concluded that the robots may be winning after all. Is it true? Last year I wrote about artificial intelligence (AI) and the potential loss of American jobs. At the time, I thought; “Yes, people will lose jobs
Artificial intelligence is forcing change on the supply chain in many ways. But robots, autonomous vehicles, and drones are just part of the equation. Does AI pose a threat to supply chain leadership as well? A recent Harvard Business Review article explores the idea that “in an AI age characterized by intense disruption and rapid,
Interactive emails, segmentation, and AI are all email marketing trends that should be on all marketers’ radars. Despite expert predictions, email is not dead. In fact, more people are using email than ever before (close to 3.8 billion worldwide). Fronetics works with supply chain and logistics businesses every day, so we have a first-hand understanding
In many cases, automation in manufacturing creates leaner, more efficient operations. Efficiency facilitates new opportunities and business growth, which in turn allow for job creation. The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications in manufacturing have driven a palpable fear that mass job loss is on the horizon. We have to wonder: is the threat as
How will self-driving, autonomous stores impact the retail industry and the supply chain? This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. Here’s another dispatch from the far-flung realms of emerging technology that will transform the Supply Chain – how products are brought