How Google GLASS could revolutionise distribution centres

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The introduction of consumer technology into supply chain procedures is not something new. Digital imaging, for example, is currently being used for multiple purposes, including proof of delivery, capturing shelf displays and even recording damage for warranty claims. Other common examples include Real Time Location Systems, used to track goods, and 2D bar codes for shelf location labelling. Google GLASS has the …

Internal business networks: the coming of age

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As social technologies become more accessible and easier to use, more and more businesses are embracing the possibilities on offer. Speaking to the Financial Times, Michael Chui, an expert on social media in companies at McKinsey & Company, the global consulting company, said; “We’re seeing everything from enterprise [corporate-specific] social networking to wikis, blogs and micro-blogs.” Faster, Cheaper and more Efficient …

4C succeeds for the fourth time

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2nd October 2007 AstraZeneca and 4C Associates fought off tough competition to win the Award for Best use of Technology at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Excellence Awards ceremony last week. The award was presented at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, in front of a record audience of 1200 procurement professionals. It is the fourth that 4C …