The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights reports of a cyber-attack incident impacting a supplier to Toyota Motor and resulting in a one-day suspension of the automakers manufacturing operations across Japan.
Supply Chain Matters highlights yet another report of a major cyber attack involving Expeditors International, a global transportation and logistics services provider.
The Supply Chain Matters blog industry analyst Bob Ferrari provides highlights and takeaways from Oracle’s Future of Business online event held this week and specifically, an announcement related to newly announced advanced analytics capabilities focused on analyzing supply chain impacts to business performance metrics.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our latest This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a synopsis of noteworthy technology focused investment developments. Technology providers mentioned in this update include Embark Trucks, Plus, ShipBob, Exostar, Circulor, Overhaul and RoadSync.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights of enterprise technology provider Oracle’s fiscal Q4 and full year FY21 financial performance and ongoing momentum.
In this Supply Chain Matters blog commentary we focus on yet another targeted cyberattack, attacks that are increasingly targeting and impacting high stakes critical supply chains that could do harm.
In this Supply Chain Matters technology market education commentary, we highlight Oracle’s ongoing technology and applications strategies, the consistency of strategy and messaging and the consequent customer momentum.
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.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights what many consider as one for what is likely to be one of the most complex logistical undertakings in quite some time, the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine, and how advanced supply chain technologies can play an important role.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the announcement of the acquisition of aerospace, defense and life sciences B2B industry platform provider Exostar LLC. A background and initial impressions perspective is provided by supply chain industry analyst and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari.
Rapidly Changing Business and Supply Chain Landscapes Require Transformational Technology Approaches
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the realities of accelerated clock speed of business change occurring among multi-industry supply chain management landscapes and how application systems and data management impacts are overlooked or underweighted. An argument is made for consideration for upgrading to Cloud and SaaS based applications and IT infrastructure.
Revisit of Ferrari Consulting and Research Group 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four
The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, provides a Part Four self-assessment of prior 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the start of 2019. We revisit and assess Prediction Seven, business focused prioritization of advance technology investments during the year; Prediction Eight, converging forces and disruption in global transportation and logistics; Prediction Nine, the ongoing positioning for global online retail dominance.