We’re in the middle of making sure everything is together for Argon & Co North America’s exhibiting and speaking at MODEX 2018 and the Operations Summit (#OpsSummit). If you’re attending, be sure to reach out to Bruce Strahan.
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On to this week’s update! Hope you have a great weekend!
- UPS and Sage set to give supply chain cloud services to companies. Sage Business Cloud offers cloud financial management services (on Salesforce), to asset small businesses with a one stop, real-time solution for financial management and shipping processing.
- FEDSCOOP has a list of eight trends that will “jumpstart federal supply chain transformation.” They report “Government supply chains are experiencing unprecedented challenges. Between rapidly evolving security concerns, cost-cutting and a plethora of technology solutions, supply chain managers will see major changes to the way they work and how they plan in the future. At the crux of all of this is data, which is just beginning to transform this industry. As 2018 kicks off, supply chain managers will want to consider the following key drivers of change this year and down the road in order to keep up with the pack.” Here are some of the topics discussed.
- Supply Chain Loss and Delays
- Sensor Technology & Improved Fraud Sensor Technology
- High Risk Assets
- Blockchain Technology
- Connecting supply chain data from trees in the forest to pallets on trucks. Enviva, the ‘world’s largest’ producer of industrial wood pellets, has released its latest Track & Trace data and there are some challenging the data their report provides in sustainability.
As of September 8, 2020, Crimson & Co (formerly The Progress Group/TPG) has rebranded as Argon & Co following the successful merger with Argon Consulting in April 2018.