Globalization and the digital revolution notwithstanding, many of the processes central to the shipment and delivery of goods remain firmly in the analog era—a glaring weakness that the COVID-19 pandemic exposed. Digital processes are the way forward.
This Crash Course shows how companies are modernizing global supply chains and investing in digital technologies that can better manage (and possibly prevent) future logistics crises.
Could digital twins help unsnarl global supply chains?
AI-powered simulation models can replicate disruptions so managers can act quickly in a crisis
There’s no panacea for current supply-chain disruptions, but digital twins, a tool with roots in 1970s simulation software, could help managers across the supply chain mitigate problems before they spiral into crises.
How manufacturers can digitize logistics
Industry experts weigh in on solutions to the global supply chain crisis
In our roundtable, four industry experts weigh in on why supply chain digitization is critical to easing bottlenecks and overcoming logistical challenges.
The Port of Montreal’s digital playbook
A conversation with port executive Daniel Olivier
$80 billion in goods pass through the port each year. AI can help to move those goods off the dock and into the supply chain more quickly and efficiently.
4 strategies to improve supply chain resilience
How organizations are using digital technology to hedge supply chain risks
Digital workflows provide the foundation for supply chain resilience, but they must be part of a larger strategy.
How manufacturers can meet the ESG moment
Digital workflows can help track and manage ESG performance across the supply chain
As factories digitize their operations and supply chains, they must accelerate ESG tracking and measurement efforts to maintain competitive advantage
Solutions to the global chip shortage
Using advanced analytics to predict future demand could help insulate manufacturers from market disruptions
The semiconductor shortage continues to disrupt the supply and cost of everything from phones and appliances to cars and trucks. Digital tools like advanced analytics are helping manufacturers to forecast demand and delivery.