Category: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technology

This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech: April 28 2021

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our latest This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a synopsis of noteworthy technology focused investment developments. Providers mentioned in this update include: DSV Panalpina, Lineage Logistics, Kuehne+Nagel, PlusAI, Arrive Logistics and Walmart.

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Breaking Supply Chain Tech News- Panasonic to Indeed Acquire Blue Yonder

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights for readers that indeed, and contrary to other indications, supply chain planning applications provider Blue Yonder will be acquired by Panasonic for a reported $7.1 billion.

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Oracle NetSuite Provides Added Supply Chain Management Support Capabilities

This Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech commentary highlights how Oracle’s prior acquisition of NetSuite has ow resulted in augmented supply chain management technology capabilities for NetSuite users.

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This Week’s Hannover Messe Conference- The Presence of Rivals

In this Supply Chain Matters commentary we focus on the Hannover Messe technology conference and the presence of two rivals with differing messaging and go-to-market strategies.

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Coupa Software’s Assimilation of Llamasoft Technology

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update on business spend management Cloud platform provider Coupa Software. Specifically, we home in on a report of progress after Coupa’s acquisition of supply chain analytics technology provider Llamasoft in November of 2020.

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Supporting Supply Chain Digital Transformation- The Need for a Phased Approach

In this Supply Chain Matters technology market education blog, we address paths to supply chain digital transformation and in partnering with technology providers that practice such methods. A known reality is that organizations will often seek different paths toward digital transformation. Pathways will include recognizing specific priorities related to business process change requirements, added agility concerning overall planning, and decision management needs among product demand and supply networks.

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Availability of Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 11- Discussing 2021 Business Process and Technology Trends with Vinnie Mirchandani

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces availability of podcast Episode 11- Discussing Business Process and Enterprise Technology Trends with Vinnie Mirchandani.

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Oracle’s Fiscal Q3-2021 Financial Performance Upbeat Despite Analyst Perceptions

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights and insights regarding enterprise Cloud and applications technology provider Oracle Corporation’s reported fiscal Q3-2020 financial performance.

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Bob Ferrari Speaking Appearances- What Industry Supply Chain Teams Should Expect in 2021

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights appearances by Founder Bob Ferrari, speaking to the topic of what supply chain management teams should expect in the coming year and how to be prepared.

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Nationwide Trucking Firm JB Hunt’s Decision to Adopt Adopting Google Cloud

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights nationwide trucking firm JB Hunt’s decision to adopt more sophisticated artificial intelligence capabilities and the implications of building technology arms race that impacts transportation networks and shippers.

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Supply Chain Tech Deals Off to an Accelerated Start- Project44 Again in the News

The Supply Chain Matters blog’s This Week in Supply Chain Tech features an acquisition by project44 as well tech investment news related to autonomous dring software in trucking, warehouse and distribution center robotics, and supply chain risk analytics.

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2021 Prediction: More Active Investment, IPO, or M&A in Supply Chain Tech Landscape

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, highlights a specific 2021 prediction for industry supply chains: Increased Investment, IPO or M&A Activity Within the Supply Chain Management Technology Landscape.

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