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Four out of five executives surveyed by PwC report blockchain initiatives underway.

PwC
PwC

  • China to overtake US as leading blockchain developer within three to five years.
  • Trust, regulatory uncertainty identified as biggest barriers to business adoption

84% of executives surveyed by PwC report blockchain initiatives underway – 15% fully live.

The new research from PwC – Blockchain is here. What’s your next move? – surveyed 600 executives in 15 countries and territories, on their development of blockchain and views on its potential.

As blockchain rewires business and commerce, the research provides one of the clearest signals yet of organisations’ fear of being left behind as blockchain developments accelerate globally opening up opportunities including reduced cost, greater speed and more transparency and traceability.  
 

A quarter of executives report a blockchain implementation p

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Events
 
17
Jun
2019
Medical Device Manufacturing Summit 2019

The Medical Device Manufacturing Summit is the premium forum bringing together senior medical device manufacturing executives and leading solution providers.  As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for focused discussion on cutting edge technology ...

The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV  
 
18
Jun
2019
ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

The Only Peer-Led IT Sourcing Conference ProcureCon IT Sourcing is the only peer-led sourcing event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of IT. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networ ...

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel  
 
17
Jul
2019
ProcureCon Direct 2019

The Only Peer-Led Direct Procurement Conference ProcureCon Direct is the only senior-level conference solely dedicated to the unique challenges facing direct sourcing and procurement. Building upon the successful 17 year history of ProcureCon conferences, ProcureCon Direct is customized for those handling commod ...

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA  
 
29
Jul
2019
Connected Manufacturing Forum 2019

The Rise of Industry 4.0: Connect Your Manufacturing Ecosystem To Optimize Process Connecting People, Process, & Technology   The Manufacturing Conference For Your Industry 4.0 Strategy The Connected Manufacturing Forum brings together 150+ leading Manufacturing, Operations, Technology, Supp ...

Hilton Austin, Austin, TX  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Online Store Planner (Supply Chain)
     
     Stamford, Connecticut  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Chain Planner
     
     Salt Lake City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Buyer/Planner
     
     Greenwood, IN  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Supply Planner
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Commodity Lead - Bulk Gas & Chemical Management
     
     Albany area, NY  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Senior Supervisor, Warehouse Kitting (iNeST)
     
     Oregon - Hillsboro  -  PERM  -  Roche

Procurement Engineer (MCS)
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing
     
     Duluth  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Operations Manager
     
     Lebanon , IN  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Manufacturing Technician
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Support Shift Lead – Warehouse Management Systems (Weekdays)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Production Support Shift Lead – Warehouse Management Systems (Weeknights)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Inventory Planner
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Specialist (Professional Services)
     
     Jersey City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Plant Operations Manager
     
     Rockaway, NJ  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 Jun 2019
PMI drops to lowest since September 2009
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


Amazon ‘Prime Day’ next week could be a boon to all retailers—if they take advantage of it, according to an AlixPartners consumer survey

63% of the public say they plan on shopping Amazon.com on Prime Day, but 39% say they plan on shopping at other retailers, up from a reported 31% last year   Shoppers are poised to snap up more online deals than ...

   

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Resources
 
HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Special Issue

Take a look at this special issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, all about the Virtual Enterprise and its enabler, the business network. As Dr. Marcell Vollmer, COO of Ariba, says,“Business is no ...


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