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Data sharing driving supply chain innovation at Walmart

CIPS 12 August 2013

The website of ‘Industry Week’ (industryweek.com) regularly offers a range of interesting feature articles on aspects of procurement, supply chain, logistics, distribution, operations management and technology. This month’s pick – building on the classic case study of Walmart – looks at the impact of data-sharing systems and technologies on supply chains, and some of the anticipated future trends in retail data sharing and collaboration.

The website of ‘Industry Week’ (industryweek.com) regularly offers a range of interesting feature articles on aspects of procurement, supply chain, logistics, distribution, operations management and technology. This month’s pick – building on the classic case study of Walmart – looks at the impact of data-sharing systems and technologies on supply chains, and some of the anticipated future trends in retail data sharing and collaboration.

http://www.industryweek.com/supplier-relationships/how-sharing-data-drives-supply-chain-innovation

While you’re on the site, have a browse through the articles under the ‘Supply Chain’, ‘Innovation’ and ‘Operations’ tabs…

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