MAGAZINE  №4 (99) August 2020


CATEGORY Information technologies in logistics and SCM Retail companies’ corporate logistics



The article discusses current issues of information system support for the movement of goods subject to mandatory labeling in the supply chains of network retail operators. Special attention is paid to the presentation and support of logistic business processes of working with aggregation of commodity forms in information systems. Attention is drawn to the new requirements for information systems, and the increased complexity in managing the supply chain of the logistics network due to the need of working with labeled goods. Solutions to a number of problems in supply chains, as well as to the interaction between information systems and cloud services to support working with labeled goods, are proposed. The aim of the work is to develop solutions for information systems of business processes support for working with labeled goods in supply chains in network retail companies. According to the author, in the current conditions and in the nearest future, the network trading company successful business becomes impossible without solving the considered problems.


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 Keywords:  supply chain retail chains retail labeled goods information systems cloud services

MAGAZINE №2(85) April 2018


CATEGORY  Analytics and reviews Supply chain management Modern concepts and technologies in logistics and SCM


The article looks at the main tendencies of SCM ideology development worldwide. Basing on the analysis of the reports of the largest analytical and IT companies on the theme under consideration, the article reveals key factors and drivers determining the SCM concept development in the midterm. The best practice of the leading logistic and SCM companies is researched; Gartner Research, in particular, provides a list of Top 25 best international companies using SCM in 2017.

The article analyzes Gartner Research recommendations on implementing the best SCM solutions and technologies in business organizations. SCM challenges and barriers in Russian companies are identified. It is determined that world SCM leaders particularly focus on implementation of digital technologies, such as RFID, Mobile app, Big Data, Cloud Services, IoT, BlockChain, 3DPrinting and others. It is shown that besides SCM digitalization, the leaders pay attention to supply chain segmentation, business client focus, improvement of stability, dynamics and transparency of supply chains.          

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Published in Analytics and reviews

MAGAZINE №2 (79) April 2017



DUTIKOV I.M. - postgraduate, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia)


CATEGORY Analytics and reviews Information technologies in logistics and SCM Modern concepts and technologies in logistics and SCM


In recent years, the number of articles and studies about digital supply chain management (Digital SCM) has increased. It is associated with the development of digital technologies that transforms business processes in supply chains, and new area of economic activity – the digital economy. The aim of this work is to provide a comprehensive study and description of the main trends, characteristics, practices, benefits and future possibilities in the development of Digital supply chain management. The method of the paper is the theoretical analysis of the works on logistics and supply chain management as well as analytical articles and reviews on the digital technologies use in SCM and their impact on logistics processes and the effectiveness of the supply chain management. To illustrate the effectiveness and future possibilities of applying Digital supply chain management, the study will also present practical examples of implementation and use of various digital technologies: Big Data, IoT (Internet of Things), Cloud services, etc. The digital supply chain management meets modern trends of business development and information technology, which will allow companies to gain new competitive advantages (cost, service and order fulfillment time). The application of these solutions increases the level of cooperation and transparency (visibility) in the supply chain. It creates a base on which modern logistics technologies and strategies such as CPFR, SandOP, EDI, ECR, JIT, QR or VMI can be implemented and additional benefits for the effective management and development of supply chains can be created. 

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