There is a strong need for transparency and integrity throughout the supply chain. Intel can help. [shutterstock: 784765822, Avigator Thailand]

There is a strong need for transparency and integrity throughout the supply chain. Intel can help. [shutterstock: 784765822, Avigator Thailand]

Intel Announces Connected Logistics Platform

Intel announced the Intel Connected Logistics Platform (Intel CLP), a cost-effective internet of things (IoT) solution enabling users to monitor the condition and location of assets in any environment throughout the supply chain.

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Digital supply chains are crucial for business success. Many companies try to implement them - and fail miserably. [shutterstock: 1221358780, Travel mania]

Digital supply chains are crucial for business success. Many companies try to implement them - and fail miserably. [shutterstock: 1221358780, Travel mania]

Digital Supply Chain: Expectations Versus Reality

A new study from the Capgemini research institute titled “The digital supply chain’s missing link: focus” has identified a clear gap between expectations of what supply chain digitization can deliver, and the reality of what companies are currently achieving.

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Transparency is one of the most important assets of a logistics company. Since SAP systems are not able to provide it, add-ons have to be used. [shutterstock: 1120945358, everything possible]

Transparency is one of the most important assets of a logistics company. Since SAP systems are not able to provide it, add-ons have to be used. [shutterstock: 1120945358, everything possible]

Supply Chain Transparency Through SAP Add-On

Transparency is one of the most crucial success factors for an efficient supply chain. As the standard SAP system alone no longer satisfied the requirements of a centralized supply chain for the entire company group, a global manufacturer of paper products decided to implement an SAP add-on for the optimization of SAP-controlled logistics processes.

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Arvato SCM Solutions expanded its logistics network to serve the U.S. nationwide. [shutterstock: 1060802054, julia.m]

Arvato SCM Solutions expanded its logistics network to serve the U.S. nationwide. [shutterstock: 1060802054, julia.m]

Arvato Expands U.S. Logistics Network

By implementing a global player from the high-tech industry at the Ontario, California location, Arvato SCM Solutions has further expanded its high-performance logistics network. The site in California is the third-largest Arvato logistics center in the U.S.

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