Supply Chain

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Transparency Equals Action: A Formula For Reaching Sustainability Goals Faster 960 630 Specright Specright

Originally shared on Over the past six months, I’ve noticed a shift. Manufacturers are becoming increasingly unsatisfied with being reactive when it comes to sustainability efforts. They recognize, with growing regulatory and consumer pressure, the need to introduce a new, proactive foundation that can scale across all aspects of their supply chain. They also…

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Why Supplier Portals are Dead and Networks are the Future 636 848 Specright Specright

The idea of data silos is being replaced by data sharing – and Specification Management is the highway. We recently hosted our Specification Management Summit in Austin, Texas, where we brought together industry leaders and Specright customers to talk about the future. We always open the event with “Chat with Matt” – which is an…

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What’s the Difference Between Supplier Collaboration and Supplier Management? 1024 666 Specright Specright

It’s no secret that supply chain complexity has increased.  Thanks to an explosion of product customization and innovation, an insane volume of data passes through the supply chain every day. Not to mention we live in a “next-day delivery” world, putting the pressure on companies to be fast and lean within their supply chains.  But…

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Supply Chain Lingo: What’s the Difference Between Contract Manufacturing and Private Label? 1024 704 Specright Specright

So you’re ready to make a new product. A key consideration during the ideation phase is how you plan to make it – especially if you’re not an in-house manufacturing company and need outsourcing. Production is critical, since it shapes the amount of control, customization, and planning that goes into your new product.  The good…

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How Blockchain Can Help Authenticate Your Products & Inspire Consumer Trust 1024 512 Specright Specright

When it comes to blockchain technology, there’s a lot of talk, but not a lot of information about how it can be used and commercialized.  Beyond cryptocurrency, blockchain offers a wide range of solutions for tons of different industries – especially supply chain. In a world where we move fast and product moves faster, blockchain…

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How to Create Effective Specifications for Products and Packaging 1024 683 Specright Specright

Here at Specright, we talk about specs A LOT.  Specifications include the data and instructions to create consistent products and packaging. This includes data points such as formulas, raw materials, packaging, ingredients, and so on.  And the growing complexity of products as a result of eCommerce, consumer preferences, sustainability goals, and globalization has resulted in…

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Supply Chain Management in the Booming Cannabis Industry 1024 683 Specright Specright

The cannabis market going into 2021 has never been stronger. The industry is expected to climb to $73.6 billion in the U.S. alone by 2026, and its economic impact may hit $130 billion by 2024. But the industry’s boom can’t overshadow the many challenges for manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers. Regulatory compliance and legal requirements have…

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supply chain visibility vs. traceability

Supply Chain Visibility Vs. Traceability: What’s the Difference? 1024 576 Specright Specright

Supply chain visibility and traceability are both essential for improving supply chain functionality. Many companies have limited knowledge about how their supply chain works outside of one or two upstream or downstream layers. By gaining more transparency throughout the supply chain, companies are in a better position to identify inefficiencies, reduce complexities, and improve decision…

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Mitigate Supply Chain Risk with Master Data Management 1024 683 Specright Specright

Reliable supply chain data is critical to ensuring efficiency, effectiveness, and ongoing operability. When data is missing, incorrect, or inaccurate, it opens the doors for a number of business risks that could harm profitability, create delays, and damage your reputation.  To mitigate supply chain risk, organizations are turning to better ways to collect, share, and…

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supply chain digitization

Supply Chain Digitization is Vital to the Future of COVID-19 Vaccinations 1024 683 Specright Specright

Welcome to the age of information, where you can access your entire supply chain at the touch of a button, every asset has a digital twin, and the fate of the COVID-19 vaccine depends on how well we manage our specifications.  COVID-19 and the Supply Chain In the average supply chain, there’s a lot to…

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