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1. How The Global Logistics Software Market Is Growing Significantly – And What This Means
... of 11.5% over the next four years. Silicon Valley Is Taking An Interest The increasing role of software in logistics has drawn more investment from Silicon Valley venture capital firms like Andreessen ...
Created on 31 October 2017
2. Reverse logistics will trash your inventory plans
... decisions and the need by retailers to meet consumer demand. What we may find is a ‘post-holiday’ sales cycle that attempts to capitalize on the refilled inventory from consumers. But the problem remains ...
Created on 12 September 2017
3. Some Reasons Blockchain is Gaining Traction
... haven’t been compatible in the past but now that it’s been accomplished companies (mostly software and service provider companies) are jumping at the chance to capitalize on the benefits and deliver capabilities ...
Created on 06 September 2017
4. Automation Efforts by Manufacturers
...  but challenges at the individual company level persist, especially as related to human capital. Check out the article by Patrick Burnson on the Supply Chain Management Review site HERE. ...
Created on 04 July 2016
5. What's Amazon Up To?
... It seems to be a combination of a visionary leader, Jeff Bezos, huge amounts of capital, and an investor community that believes in Bezos’ approach to growth by eschewing profits to fund capital projects. ...
Created on 17 February 2016
6. Dropshipping and Drones – Today vs. Tomorrow
... capitalists and companies are investing in drone technology on the expectation that UAVs will prove beneficial for consumers and industrial customers. Sony has launched a drones as a service business ...
Created on 07 September 2015
7. ISM Numbers for Q1
The Institute for Supply Management's numbers are in for the first quarter, and they show a positive look forward. Although some areas continue to be in the doldrums, most of the economy is picking up ...
Created on 11 May 2015
8. Facts You Need to Know About the Cloud
... and how to manage the Cloud. Cloud-based Contact Centers: This seems to be a logical first project for the Cloud. Customer experience and revenue (capital expenditure higher than operating expenses) ...
Created on 14 January 2015
9. Now is the Time to Invest
With interest rates continuing at a low level, now could be the time to pull the trigger on key supply chain investments. If you've been putting off your IT purchases, plant relocations, and other capita ...
Created on 05 January 2015
10. Coexisting with the Robots
As the use of robots increases in the supply chain, it sometimes leaves me wondering what jobs for humans will remain in the future. Robots are indeed part of our future, but the need for skilled labor ...
Created on 26 August 2014
11. EDIINT, VANs, But Not SaaS?
...  per transaction costs continue to be more difficult, primarily because those costs can include a wide variety of factors including  human intervention, capital equipment, postage, and even the cost/saving ...
Created on 07 July 2014
12. Do We Need A Supply Chain VP/Director Or Just A Supply Chain Manager?
...  on the numbers? Budgeting for the next year and three years out, capital expenditures, market forecasts, staffing overall, new product development, cultural issues within the organization, and potentia ...
Created on 04 June 2014
13. IoT Example Video
...  In The Capital site, Billy Mitchell posts a video by Brivo Labs that gives us a small slice of what IoT can do. Check it out HERE. ...
Created on 19 March 2014
14. Seven Strategies to Advance Your Career with Project Management
...  Your Strengths - According to a 2012 Gallup survey, when Americans use their strengths more, they stress less. Still, the study finds, only 1 in 4 adults live and work in an area that capitalizes on thei ...
Created on 18 October 2013
15. TOUR DE FRANCE: and You Thought You Knew Logistics!
... emed to have several tractor-trailers to capitalize on being the official supplier. Going back into history, preceding the race was more attractive to advertisers because spectators gathered by the road ...
Created on 16 July 2013
16. Investment Opportunities for Manufacturers
Manufacturers need to look beyond their operations in when investing to grow business. Spending on supply chains and logistics platforms may be better bets.Charlie Chung on the Industry Week website analyzes ...
Created on 14 July 2013
17. Procurement Risks
The term 'supply chain risk' covers a lot of ground because supply chains are so complex. Each component of the chain, whether it's logistics, warehouse management, inventory control, or whatever, has ...
Created on 23 June 2013
18. EDI VANs Are Undefined At Best
... erchange (EDI) and other sources as noted. I studied the early VANs to see what types of companies were in the business. In other words, did they exist to promote the growth of EDI or did they just c ...
Created on 13 June 2013
19. Focus on Functionality
... together a big capital project to upgrade, you can now confidently look at the alternative of utilizing a cloud-based application. Again, you may have analyzed this approach for your last upgrade, but ...
Created on 29 May 2013
20. Transparency in the Supply Chain
Robert Handfield's blog on the NCSU supply chain website covers the topics of both supply chain sustainability and transparency. They go together sometimes.Robert thinks that's the best approach. Check ...
Created on 22 May 2013