Basic Supply Chain to Digital Innovations

If you work in the retail industry, you know that global supply chains have evolved and one of the most important business areas in the retail industry is, of course, the supply chain.

Supply chain is the point of operations that not only determine distribution efficiency but also the quality of the product a customer buys. Supply chain management (SCM) is a key component of productivity and this has necessitated a paradigm shift in the way it is done. One of the most significant changes is the adoption of digital innovations to enhance efficiency and accountability in the entire supply chain.

In this webcast series Peter Melville, Head of Retail Supply Chain Solutions, DB Schenker discusses past supply chain practices vs. current innovations such as, cloud software, sourcing management software, supply chain software, retail PLM and blockchain methodologies that help to accelerate products to market ahead of consumer expectations. Peter digs deep into the role Amazon has played in transforming these digital innovations and to what effect that has on the retail industry as a whole.

Cloud software is revolutionizing how retail systems communicate and share data, regardless of how old or how new internal systems may be. Cloud technology is the bridge to unifying the entire supply chain network, allowing multiple systems to communicate in the same language – providing retailers and suppliers with the elusive common standard. Learn how Peter Melville, DB Schenker and other retail industry leaders transform basic supply chains into digital innovations, in this powerful and informative presentation.

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