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1. The Impact of Reverse Logistics
(Logistics)
... impact such as waste. With the increase in online shopping, return rates have increased exponentially. As painful as it is for retailers, returns have been absorbed as a cost of doing business and until ...
Created on 08 January 2018
2. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
(Technology)
... transactions are irreversible and instantly verifiable through an expansive global peer-to-peer network; and users can bypass intermediaries (banks, governments, etc.) that entail additional costs and ...
Created on 01 January 2018
3. Pilot Offers Expanded Logistics Management Solutions
(News)
... Pilot’s shared warehousing reduces the risks and costs involved in opening a private, dedicated facility or using a public warehouse. Pilot opened their first multi-client operation in Chicago in 2010 ...
Created on 19 December 2017
4. Online Holiday Shoppers May Break Distribution Channels
(Retail)
... the standard rather than an extra cost option. Certainly Amazon’s Prime membership has ingrained the 2-day delivery mantra into shoppers’ psyches even if they don’t recognize the yearly membership fee ...
Created on 27 November 2017
5. Will electric trucks change transport?
(Logistics)
... fuel there are a number of features that are long overdue changes to the standard semi truck. Cost per mile is a significant differentiator. Traditional fleets have slowly incorporated some mileage enhancing ...
Created on 20 November 2017
6. Industry 4.0 is bringing about Supply Chain 4.0. Are you ready?
(EDI)
... there’s some reason to believe that there is in fact, flexibility within the order process. But getting the details wrong causes errors and costs money. How will this tight connection fare in the age of ...
Created on 13 November 2017
7. How The Global Logistics Software Market Is Growing Significantly – And What This Means
(Logistics)
... cost people money. Knowledge Is Power In addition to improving efficiency, logistics software provides businesses with more insight about their operations. For example, GPS tracking technology collects ...
Created on 31 October 2017
8. 3 Ways a CPO Can Transform a Business
(Management)
... can reduce costs, consolidate vendors, and find other strategic sourcing methods to improve competitive outcomes. Procurement now requires deep enterprise-level strategic insight into corporate goals ...
Created on 24 October 2017
9. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
(Supply)
...  market. Second – centralized production (regional or global) is not helping companies win. It is limiting choices to consumers and increasing the cost of products with features that nobody wants.   ...
Created on 16 October 2017
10. Hospitals Can Save Money in Supply Chain
(News)
According to Healthcare Finance, hospitals overspend $10 million dollars a year in their supply chain. Supply chain costs for hospitals are the second biggest expense, with labor being the largest cost, ...
Created on 10 October 2017
11. Full-Circle Fraud: How the Equifax Breach Will Lead to Merchant Losses
(Technology)
... into chargebacks down the line. Fraudsters make-off with stolen goods while merchants lose: Sales Revenue Merchandise Shipping Costs Interchange Fees To add insult to ...
Created on 10 October 2017
12. Reverse logistics will trash your inventory plans
(Retail)
... or individual items are sent in unknown condition to return warehouses where they need to be processed, reviewed, and dispatched. CNBC reported the probelm to cost retailers more than $1.75 trillion and ...
Created on 12 September 2017
13. Chatbots in the Chain
(Technology)
... increasing personnel costs. Chatbots are here and their use is growing. Are they also part of your supply chain?  ...
Created on 06 September 2017
14. The Rise of Logistics Tech Activates Entrepreneurs
(Logistics)
Globally, there is a demand for smarter, cost effective and sustainable operations to suit the needs of consumers who expect higher customer service levels. Business can not go on as usual. There have ...
Created on 30 August 2017
15. DB Schenker Reduces Onboarding Time for eCommerce Customers
(News)
... ity makes integration fast and cost-effective."  ...
Created on 30 August 2017
16. New Version of Omnichannel Solution for Dynamics 365
(News)
... within Microsoft Dynamics 365 through a 'bring your own chatbot' approach that improves customer service and reduces operational costs. User enhancements are also included to improve agent efficiency. Cafe ...
Created on 30 August 2017
17. Amazon & WalMart By The Numbers
(News)
... ent costs are high for Amazon. Check out the first two articles HERE and HERE. ...
Created on 29 March 2017
18. The Robotic Revolution
(News)
Robots have been all over the news recently as the technology has improved, costs have dropped, and rising labor costs have managers exploring their potential. Amazon was an early adopter in their ...
Created on 21 March 2017
19. The Path to a Sustainable Supply Chain
(News)
Two of the major areas of focus for supply chain management, cost reduction and risk management, aren't necessarily what will drive sustainability.To improve as a sustainable enterprise, the emphasis need ...
Created on 09 March 2017
20. Investment Drivers for Supply Chain Tech
(News)
What drives investments in supply chain technology? A graphic on the Supply Chain Digest site provides a glimpse of what's behind expenditures. Is it any surprise that cost reduction is on top? Check i ...
Created on 25 February 2017