IoT Agenda:

Supply Chain Management


March 25, 2019  11:26 AM

We can see clearly now: The value of supply chain visibility

Michael Burdiek Profile: Michael Burdiek
IoT data, IoT supply chain, Logistics, Smart sensors, smart supply chain, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, supply chain visibility, telematics

Few parts of enterprise operations have transformed more radically over the years than supply chain -- as companies struggle to navigate globalized sourcing, the rise of just-in-time delivery models for manufacturing and, most importantly, unprecedented customer expectations for product...

February 13, 2019  2:35 PM

Action-based monitoring: Rise of the control tower

Venky Nayar Profile: Venky Nayar
Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, IoT in logistics, IoT logistics, Logistics, smart supply chain, Supply Chain Management

Supply chain automation has been the primary focus of many companies for well over a decade. While the production line, storage protocols and loading procedures have advanced at lightning speeds, the decision-making process has remained more or less the same. A small number of issues are...


January 30, 2019  11:44 AM

Can IoT and blockchain work together?

Nacho De Marco Nacho De Marco Profile: Nacho De Marco
Blockchain, DLT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT and blockchain, IoT applications, IoT software, Security, Supply Chain Management, tracking

Blockchain has been encroaching into all areas of life for more than five years now. Financial services are at the forefront of blockchain development, but logistics, utilities, security and government services are quickly gaining ground. An ever-increasing focus on efficiency and security make...


January 24, 2019  1:26 PM

The manufacturing data gap is a critical risk to supply chain intelligence

Sudhir Arni Profile: Sudhir Arni
IIoT, IIoT analytics, IIoT data, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, smart manufacturing, smart supply chain, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management

It's a regular weekly meeting of the supply chain team, and the contrast in data quality between manufacturing and everyone else is glaring: The production planning team shows detailed data on current inventory and cross references demand-planning numbers to identify any risks to the company's...


September 27, 2018  2:12 PM

From farm to table: IoT in supply chains

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
Bluetooth, Cellular, Distribution/logistics applications, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT sensors, Logistics, Smart sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management

Consumers are demanding an ever-greater variety in fresh food products as the cold chain, or perishable supply chain, becomes increasingly globalized. At the same time, people are demanding more transparency about where food comes from to ensure that they choose and get the healthiest and freshest...


September 21, 2018  2:13 PM

Is your city as smart as a 10 year old? To get smart, cities must focus on friction

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
City, Digital asset management, Digital transformation, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT data, retailers, Smart cities, smart city, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, Transparency

What exactly is a smart city? According to Wikipedia, "a smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently." This basic definition paints a picture of an urban setting that is...


July 24, 2018  10:22 AM

How IoT improves the fresh food supply chain

Peter Mehring Profile: Peter Mehring
Data Analytics, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT sensors, Sensor data, Sensors, Smart sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain analysis, Supply Chain Management

Every company is obsessed with data. Whether it's a security team monitoring logs or a retail grocer checking temperatures of a trailer filled with fresh produce to ensure its freshness and safety, companies rely on data to make better decisions that improve their business. Effective data capture...


June 20, 2018  12:08 PM

Build a smarter supply chain with IoT

Javier Jimenez Profile: Javier Jimenez
Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management

Last week, when I took a sip of my first cup of coffee in the morning, I discovered the milk was sour. I wanted to know everyone and anyone who could be held responsible -- the store manager, the delivery truck driver, the quality control supervisor of the dairy farm. You don't want to mess with my...


June 8, 2018  2:19 PM

How IoT is changing the future of the retail industry

Mehul Rajput Mehul Rajput Profile: Mehul Rajput
advertising, Beacon, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT hardware, Marketing, retail, Retail IT, retailers, ROBOTS, Supply Chain Management

With the advent of IoT, the retail industry has gotten much-needed impetus to enhance sales. Virtual internet connectivity has already gained ground as it is transforming a number of industries, thereby changing the traditional landscape. IoT helps you establish a connection with various physical...


May 31, 2018  12:19 PM

Reducing food waste with IoT

Peter Mehring Profile: Peter Mehring
Agriculture, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, Predictive Analytics, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management

With all the technological advances we've made, from self-driving cars to IoT-enabled personal assistants, it's hard to understand why we still waste nearly 40% of the fresh food produced in the...


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