Latest Supply Chain News: Week of August 3, 2020


Maersk Flow Launch, Alpega and project44 partnership, Capgemini’s carbon neutrality goals, and more news in the supply chain space. 

A.P. Moller – Maersk Unveil Maersk Flow for SMBs

Logistics giants A.P Moller and Maersk have launched Maersk FlowOpens a new window to assist SMBs in managing complex supply chains powered by better data. The solution ensures transparency in the flow of goods and documents as well as in planned execution, while reducing  manual work and errors.

CoEnterprise Unveils New Supply Chain Solution

Data-driven enterprise software and services company CoEnterpriseOpens a new window released Syncrofy for Supply Chain (SSC), a real-time platform that helps companies achieve full product order visibility from purchase order to shipment, eliminate costly fines and fees, and correct late payments and late deliveries before they happen. 

Alpega Delivers Advanced Visibility With Project44

AlpegaOpens a new window , a cloud-based transportation management system (TMS), has partnered with project44, delivering supply chain visibility for shippers and logistics service providers. The partnership will provide real-time truckload tracking integration, combining Alpega TMS modular, scalable transportation management solution with project44’s global, multimodal real-time visibility platform.

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70% B2B Buyers Say COVID-19 Is Compelling Them to Shift Vendors: PROS Survey

AI-powered solutions provider PROS has published a report titled “COVID-19 B2B Buying Trends ReportOpens a new window ”, which indicates that a majority of B2B buyers (70%) prioritize vendors that offer digital self-serve purchasing channels and quickly respond to inquiries, deliver personalized and consistent pricing, and provide a transparent view of inventory. Competitive pricing (40%), supply availability (39%), and better digital purchasing experience (35%) are a few reasons for vendor change.

After Apple, Capgemini Aiming For Carbon Neutrality 

Last week Apple announced its intent to become 100% carbon neutral, and now CapgeminiOpens a new window is traveling the same lane. The company plans to become a net-zero business by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by no later than 2025. So far, the company has reduced travel emissions with the use of renewable energy.

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