Supply Chain Blog Posts

March 2020

2020 Vision

By |2020-03-17T14:02:22+00:00March 17th, 2020|Supply Chain|

Challenging times Bricks and mortar retailing across the world continues to face challenging times. The UK witnessed around 8000 store closures last year, with more than 9000 in the US, creating some of the toughest global trading conditions in modern history. With 2020 set to be equally challenging, as both [...]

January 2020

October 2019

August 2019

Navigating Risks In Your Supply Chain

By |2019-08-14T13:24:50+00:00August 28th, 2019|Supply Chain|

It’s important to consider Murphy’s Law when it comes to your supply chain:  everything that can go wrong will go wrong. You have a team of experts and partners that know what they’re doing, but sometimes things happen beyond your control. A data source system goes down, a natural disaster [...]

July 2019

May 2019

It’s time to integrate GTM

By |2019-04-17T14:16:00+00:00May 1st, 2019|Supply Chain|

Across vendors and applications, Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions must have the capability to immediately integrate with CRMs, ERPs and SCM solutions. There are numerous downloadable versions of a simple sales tax calculator on the market, but only a few downloadable Restricted Party (RP) solution integrators. The technology needs improvement. [...]

April 2019

Global Trade Management in an App World

By |2019-04-17T14:12:36+00:00April 17th, 2019|Supply Chain|

Global Trade Management solutions have long been either part of a larger supply chain management (SCM) solution or set up as a standalone application. Most multi-national GTM applications are designed for generic, large-scale implementations, with few possibilities to configure on the fly or standardize across platforms. Times are changing, however, [...]

A Vision for the Future of Home Entertainment

By |2019-11-05T15:26:19+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Supply Chain|

I am a self-confessed movie junkie. I anxiously await each installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe; I have the complete extended editions series of the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit; and I carefully curate selections for movie marathon weekends with friends. While I maintain my preference for physical [...]