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1. Amazon's Trucking Moves
Amazon created a lot of buzz (pun intended) with its testing of drones for customer order delivery. But Wired magazine's Davey Alba thinks their real logistics future is elsewhere: in self-driving trucks.Lots ...
Created on 27 December 2016
2. The Future for Supply Chains is Now
The future for supply chains is now, at least for those who can adapt to change. Vishal Patel is looking at how automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) are affecting the work we do.What ...
Created on 22 December 2016
3. Uber and Supply Chains
What can car-ride service Uber teach us about supply chains? Quite a lot, actually, according to Dr. Madhave Durbha.In his recent article on the 21st Century Supply Chain site, he uses Uber as an example ...
Created on 15 December 2016
4. Is Amazon Getting Into the Logistics Game?
The major parcel carriers and Amazon itself dismiss the idea that the ecommerce giant is building its own parcel delivery network. Actions, though, speak louder than words and it looks suspiciously like ...
Created on 19 October 2016
5. Unmanned Delivery Options are Changing the Supply Chain
... have been steadily gaining traction but the last couple months. Let’s take a quick look at the list of technologies affecting last mile delivery. Uber (and competitors) delivery services Drone and ...
Created on 28 September 2016
6. Last Mile Delivery Discussion
The battle to determine the winners and losers for control of the 'last mile' continues. A recent Q & A session with an experienced consultant and an industry veteran by the Supply Chain Digest staff uncovers ...
Created on 12 July 2016
7. Key Drivers for Supply Chain Transformation
Supply chain management is undergoing a transformation, and the folks at Logistics Viewpoints are on the scene to identify the important players for us. The 'sharing economy' is surprisingly one of the ...
Created on 30 June 2016
8. Transformational Change Needed
In a single-channel world, your relationship with your suppliers could be a bit adversarial at times. In today's omnichannel environment, coorperation is the key to the visibility, transparency, and speed ...
Created on 09 June 2016
9. Uber and the Last Mile Challenge
At this point, pretty much everyone has either used or has heard of Uber, the software/taxi-replacement company. With so many companies struggling to compete in ecommerce with Amazon and others, would ...
Created on 09 May 2016
10. Who'll Be the Same Day Delivery Champ?
As Amazon continues to push the envelope on same-day delivery, it's becoming obvious that one or more of the companies that it partners with will enjoy great success. The question is: who will it be? Uber ...
Created on 10 November 2015
11. UberEverything for Same Day Delivery?
Same-day delivery continues to be a point of competitive emphasis for retailers. When you look at who may have the infrastructure already in place to take a big chunk of the instant delivery market, Uber ...
Created on 26 September 2015
12. Nightmare on Elm Street?
Same day delivery and the last mile are a couple of the 'final frontiers' in capturing the hearts and minds of omnichannel consumers. As the big players fight it out, there are bound to be inefficiencies.Andrew ...
Created on 08 September 2015
13. Understanding Same Day Delivery Requirements
As more companies jump on the same-day delivery bandwagon, someone needs to ask a few fundamental questions. On the Multichannel Merchant site, John Haber does just that.His first point about knowing your ...
Created on 23 June 2015
14. Uber Model Could Wreak Uber Upheaval In Supply Chain Logistics
According to a December 2014 article in the Wall Street Journal, Uber Technologies was valued at a staggering $41 billion. That’s an amazing statistic, especially considering the freelance taxi service ...
Created on 28 May 2015
15. Eliminate Friction
... l experience for your customers or offering seamless Uber interaction, eliminating friction in your customers' dealings is where it's at. Read her article HERE. ...
Created on 24 December 2014
16. On the Line - Cathy Hubers
(Supply) interviews Cathy Hubers of Malt-O-Meal. rwcFYef44wA  ...
Created on 31 May 2007
17. Cecil on the Dock of the Bay
Do you remember CommerceOne, Ariba, and viaLink?  They all had proprietary eCommerce systems created during fits of brilliance funded by "unbridled exuberance."  I think the venture cap companies are gettin ...
Created on 16 August 2005