Here are some of the highlights from IndustryWeek:
The Chinese computer manufacturer has created a digital customer platform tailored by order status, new product information, technical support, all with a supply chain team member assigned to each major account.
The personal care and paper goods company is concentrating on revolutions in packaging that can enhance its ability to ship products directly.
The German carmaker developed a "risk filter" allowing BMW to identify location-specific and product-specific risks, and then use this information when considering sourcing from new or existing suppliers.
The mega-retailer has created a smartphone app that every in-store manager can use to alert staff to restock and replenish shelves in real-time. Walmart also plans to use drones to monitor warehouse inventories in the future.
The technology company has launched a cloud-based supplier collaboration platform that provides complete demand visibility throughout its supply chain.
The clothing manufacturer has built a supply chain model where 20% of its production is adaptable to changes in fashion trends, which allows its products to go from design to in-store in less than three weeks.
Does your supply chain have what it takes to make it on a "best of" list someday?