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Digital Transformation Drives Supply Chain Restructuring Imperative – Supply Chain 24/7 Paper

The white paper lays out stages of maturity for digital transformation (DX is the acronym now being used!). I’ve not seen that before, and I wanted to see when someone would come up with such a notion.

This white paper explores the connection between enterprise digital transformation and the necessary restructuring that results in the supply chain.

  Source: Digital Transformation Drives Supply Chain Restructuring Imperative – Supply Chain 24/7 Paper

Here’s the white paper. You can also get it from the link above.

IDC_Digital_Transformation_in_the_Supply_Chain_Study_2017

Which Carriers Should You Use?

Here’s a nice study from MIT students on choosing a portfolio of trucking companies to carry your goods.  I’m not sure it reveals much revolutionary, but the analytic methods are solid and confirm some basic intuition about the situation.  

http://supplychainmit.com/2017/07/20/which-carriers-should-you-use/

Rethink on barge operations at Antwerp and Rotterdam

https://theloadstar.co.uk/rethink-barge-operations-vital-ease-congestion-antwerp-rotterdam/?utm_source=The+Loadstar+daily+email&utm_campaign=eb4a5fa144-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_07_21&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c4570e43d4-eb4a5fa144-153468669