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Global State of Supply Chain Security: Evolving Threats

Global Supply Chain
  This is Part One of a three-part interview | Kristina Tanasichuk World Customs Organization Director of Compliance and Facilitation Ana Hinojosa brought 28 years of customs experience to the global body when elected to her post in 2015. The former U.S. Customs and Border Protection deputy assistant commissioner-international affairs also served as director of field operations for the El Paso Field Office from 2008 to 2013 and as area port director for Los Angeles International...
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Heather Clancy

Can artificial intelligence make supply chains sustainable?

Can artificial intelligence make supply chains sustainable?
World Economic Forum in snowy Davos, Switzerland, brought a blizzard of proclamations about the disruptive impact of artificial intelligence, along with an avalanche of debate over its job-killing potential. The good news for us humans is that the current generation of  AI technologies  being used to automate data collection and processing — such as machine-learning software that amasses more expertise as it analyzes data or neural networks modeled after the human brain — are more...
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Robert J. Bowman

Supply Chain May Be a Numbers Game, But It's Still Played by People

Supply Chain May Be a Numbers Game, But It's Still Played by People
Supply-chain management today is very much a game of numbers. But the risk of getting lost in the math is real. It's all about analytics - the method by which managers crunch an increasingly vast universe of numbers to reach key decisions on procurement, production, inventory and sales. In the era of Big Data, it's tempting to assume that you can't have too much information. The problem is making sense of it all — separating...
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