Posts tagged supply chain
The Supply Chain: Robots Shouldn’t Replace People

A lot of big companies, such as Walmart, are testing the waters when it comes to using robots and AI in their supply chains.  The general thought on automated technology is that it will be good for business: it is efficient and mostly cost effective. The robots can also perform more reliably and consistently in some cases.  However, there are a variety of reasons why the supply chain should never move to be fully automated.

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Visibility on a Global Scale: Supply Chains

One way to help companies on their way to supply chain visibility is to be sure everyone is on the same page regarding what that really means.  Gonzalez’s guest, Duerschmidt discussed three categories to answer the question of “what is the goal of supply chain visibility?” These categories include the ideas of “reliability”, companies “reshaping themselves through acquisitions”, and “visibility into upstream suppliers”.

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