Best practices, technology, and new takes on critical business topics from ChainLink Research
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 -- Published alternate Tuesdays twice monthly. Next issue Aug 15
 
Home Delivery for Retailers – More Sales, Less Cost
By Ann Grackin Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Home delivery services and same-day are driving retailers to rethink their processes.
[ Read: Home Delivery for Retailers – More Sales, Less Cost ]
Thinking Anew – Transform Your Supply Chain Using Multi-Echelon Supply Chain Management (report)
By Ann Grackin Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Competing globally requires orchestration across the chain—changing local, autonomous thinking into thinking across the multiple echelons of the business.
[ Read: Thinking Anew – Transform Your Supply Chain Using Multi-Echelon Supply Chain Management ]

SAP Manufacturing – Innovation Engine
By Ann Grackin Tuesday, July 23, 2013
SAP's Manufacturing Strategy. [ Read: SAP Manufacturing – Innovation Engine ]

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Technology
Cloud Strategies Coming from the Supply Chain Market
Now that the end-user market seems to be accepting the cloud option, the major players are stepping up their game.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013   -   Cloud Strategies Coming from the Supply Chain Market
Supply Chain News
3D Printing’s Impact on the Supply Chain … Not Much Yet
Some pundits are predicting that 3D printing will completely transform the supply chain. Not so fast. 3D printing is having some substantial impacts now, but major supply chain transformation, during this decade, isn’t one of them.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013   -   3D Printing’s Impact on the Supply Chain … Not Much Yet


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