supply chain

Using cloud, UmbraGroup protects data from earthquakes

Aviation clients including Boeing, U.S. Airways, Lufthansa, Airbus and Lockheed-Martin rely on Italian company UmbraGroup to supply mechanical components to keep their airplanes in top working order. UmbraGroup relies on IBM Cloud to make sure that its data stays safe so that all those aviation clients can keep their aircraft flying. UmbraGroup’s main datacenter is […]

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Cloud computing helps the food industry grow

According to KPMG LLP’s 2013 Food and Beverage Industry Outlook survey, 100 US-based senior executives from companies in the food industry, with more than $1 billion in revenue, saw cloud computing as an industry growth factor that could provide deeper interaction with consumers and increase business opportunities. This is, of course, if the organizations effectively deploy the […]

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The need for a supply chain management system today

Corporations of the world rely on supply chains when fulfilling their business and IT goals each year. Supply chain processes affect both the speed and efficient service delivery of a company. Speed and efficiency factors cost money, so it is very important to strike a balance between being highly efficient and adhering to cost reduction […]

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Supply chains & cloud: A natural fit to understanding the individual consumer

One misstep in the supply chain can have an immediate impact on the way consumers view a brand.

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