Supply Chain

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The Barcode Turns 50—Retiring the UPC and Ushering in a New Era

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Consumers, Regulators Tire of Greenwashing

Erika Le manages circularity at Rehrig Pacific

Inside the Circular Economy with Smart Maps and Blockchain

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US Manufacturing Growth Demands More Than Funding Alone

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Sustainable Sourcing: A Data-Driven Approach to Supplier Selection

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A Look Inside Sustainable Sourcing

A map shows lines connecting supply chain locations worldwide

Fast Four: Toward a Nimble Supply Chain

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Experts Call for New Form of Supply Chain Agility

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Inside the Supply Chain Work of GM and Other Innovators

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The Hazards of Easy Product Returns

A world map shows the extent of Cisco\'s service supply chain

How Cisco Created a GIS-Based Digital Twin of Its Service Supply Chain

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A Shifting Population Center Puts Analytics in the Spotlight

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As Supply Chains Falter, Executives Ask, "What If?"

A map of the US shows locations of companies involved in hypothetical foodborne illness

NextTech: Risk Mitigation in Complex Networks

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Inflation—And the Geography of Shopping Habits

A map of OEM suppliers in Japan illustrates supply chain transparency

NextTech: Tracing Relationships through the Supply Chain

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Supply Chain Squeeze Spotlights Smarter Use of Resources

Supply chain disruptions could spur manufacturing activity, as in this hypothetical US map

US Manufacturing Gets a COVID Bump

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Recruiting and Protecting a New Generation of Young Truck Drivers

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Distributing Beer, Beverages, and Industry-Changing Innovation

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NextTech: Monitoring the Global Supply Chain in Real Time

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Five Ways Smart Maps Have Changed the Business World

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The Circular Economy Gets a Tech Boost

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Under Construction: Drone Highways over Detroit


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