The Digital Transformation of Supply Chains

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Listen in as “Talking Logistics” host and Adelante SCM president Adrian Gonzalez interviews C.H. Robinson’s CIO, Chad Lindbloom. In this video, you’ll learn how technology like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things can improve supply chain management.

In this video, you’ll learn the following:

  • Ecommerce, direct to consumer deliveries, globalization, smaller/more frequent shipments, shippers more aggressively managing their supply chains have driven the need for supply chain technology
  • Technology today has gotten a lot more cost-efficient and technologies have improved since the beginning of digitization in the 90’s
  • Mobile has given a new platform for integrating with shippers and carriers
  • Artificial Intelligence is used to analyze historic data to optimize pricing, aid bidding efforts, find capacity, and manage supply chain disruptions 
  • Supply chain technology’s main purpose is to move from reactive to predictive operations

The types of skills (data scientists) supply chain workers will need to be successful in the industry will change as technology advances

Digitally transforming your supply chain can be a difficult task to navigate. Ensure that your organization is prepared and uses the right technology with C.H. Robinson’s supply chain consulting services.