Rabah Arib commented on the post, Q&A: Can I/T Help with Ethics / Green in Supply Chains, on the site Internet Enabled Supply Chain 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Technology / information systems help companies become socially and environmentally responsible by introducing innovative techniques, machinery and system that are more environment friendly. for example the advancement of information systems led to paperless communications. Also technology help farmers improve production by using OMGs seeds that…[Read more]
– Starbucks and CI collaboration was a success and was beneficial for Starbucks that cares about the environment and for CI that helped the farmers to produce better quality coffee while using these environment friendly techniques. Also, this partnership had a positive impact on starbucks image and helped CI to grow as a n…[Read more]
Rabah Arib commented on the post, Q&A: Final thoughts (100 second reflection on the course), on the site Internet Enabled Supply Chain 4 months, 3 weeks ago
What you learned?
I have learned the importance of IT for every business and companies that adopted this technology especially in their supply chain tend to be very successful. in addition, the advancement of technology and sophisticated of ERP system allow companies to be very efficient, cut costs, and more productive. also with the internet…[Read more]
Is this really a technology with potential impact the Internet had?
I think that this technology have the potential impact that the internet had because the blockchain eliminate the third party involvement for any transaction and in the a very very short of time almost instantly and reduces the cost dramatically.
How would this technology…[Read more]
RFID at Metro Case:
– Metro wanted to be the first mover in using RFID systems by starting with pallet level rollout which was a success even with some issues
– Then, introduction of the case level that will be more beneficial and resolve the technical most the issues.
– RFID composed of tags, scanner/ readers that gives…[Read more]
– Digital channels have disrupted the creative industry by pushing broadcasters, distributors, and advertisers to have their presence online.
– Hulu is multi side platform that provides a wider choice of content for its customers at their own schedule.
– Procurement is vital for any business so with advancement of…[Read more]
Yes, MIS professionals do need to understand supply chains because it allows them to have better ideas about the company functionality and adapt the appropriate software in order to be efficient. The supply chain is very critical for any company because it have a direct impact on the firm’s success. So, MIS professionals can make a difference by…[Read more]
Some benefits of Kiva to Zappos are:
1) Decrease labor cost
2) Inventory accuracy
3) Safety- Robot moving products in the warehouse make more safe for the employees
4) Efficient labor by maximising productivity in a timely manners.
5) Improvement in space utilization
6) Speeding delivery time
7) Save Energy
1) rom Croc Case:
– Croc’s Flexible Supply Chain allows the company to adapt to market changes in order to meet customers expectations and also give Croc a competitive advantage regarding its competitors.
– Croc’s Croslite unique material helped the company to target a niche market and make high profit…[Read more]