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1. Hewlett Packard Adds 3D Printing to Supply Chain
(News)
Hewlett Packard (HP) will use its own Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology to enhance its supply chain, reports ZD Net. By using its own 3D printing they will lower costs, cut design time and lead times. ...
Created on 16 April 2018
2. Expanded Payment Options Can Help Merchants Boost Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction
(News)
... designed to reduce chargebacks, maximize profits and fight fraud. To that end, Monica Eaton-Cardone and her team will be participating in a number of upcoming industry events, including the 2018 CNP Expo ...
Created on 16 April 2018
3. Walmart Seeks to Eliminate Spoiled Produce
(News)
According to FoodDive, Walmart has new technology to ensure only fresh produce makes it to their stores. The technology, called Eden, is  designed to inspect fruits and vegetables for defects and predict ...
Created on 05 March 2018
4. Rethink Fraud Strategy as Average Merchant’s Costs Climb to $15.5 Million
(News)
... services designed to optimize profits, reduce chargebacks and combat fraud. To that end, Monica Eaton-Cardone and her team will be participating in a number of upcoming industry events, including the 2018 ...
Created on 19 February 2018
5. Amazon Go - It’s all about the back end
(Retail)
... in new ways could signal the end of some retail mainstays like item barcode systems. If cameras can accurately identify products simply from their packaging design there’s no need for the extra printing ...
Created on 22 January 2018
6. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
(Technology)
... have a copy of the transaction and any alteration will create a mismatch in subsequent blocks.(3)  “By its very design, blockchain has transparency and trust built into its foundation,” noted Eaton-Cardone, ...
Created on 01 January 2018
7. Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Rush
(Retail)
... and supplies, your space may get a little crowded and not everything will have a home. Group relevant items together – size, color, and design are great categorical distinctions – and give their area (whether ...
Created on 04 December 2017
8. Will electric trucks change transport?
(Logistics)
... features like wind screens and tail wind directors. But they’ve been lagging European designs that incorporate wheel covers and close-attached cabs that eliminate wind drag. And the typical boxy cab design ...
Created on 20 November 2017
9. Fashion Industry Needs to Stay on Trend with Supply Chain
(News)
A new survey by DHL, the Council of Fashion Designers in America and Accenture finds that the fashion industry’s supply chain is in need of an overhaul. If the industry doesn’t embrace digital technology ...
Created on 07 November 2017
10. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
(Supply)
...  close to the demand as possible. Unit cost trade-offs will have to be made at the design stage instead of expecting supply chain to produce a fully loaded product at a cost lower than optimized produc ...
Created on 16 October 2017
11. Advances in transport technologies
(Logistics)
... are becoming more aerodynamic as tractor and trailer designs are reducing drag by as much as 25%. That can translate into a 5% to 15% reduction in fuel consumption. It’s been proven that wheel covers alone ...
Created on 07 September 2017
12. Supply Chain Infrastructure Do for a Makeover
(News)
Despite technology advances in other areas, supply chain infrastructure remains weak, reports Supply Chain Management Review.  The time is coming for companies to completely redesign their supply chains ...
Created on 22 August 2017
13. Where's That Dense Data?
(News)
Network design is a tough nut to crack. Models abound and scenario planning is common, yet a key element is often missing.Dr. Michael Watson on the Supply Chain Digest site explains why the dense data ...
Created on 14 March 2017
14. Automated DCs Arrive
(News)
The traditional paths for distribution center design, low automation vs. high-automation, are still available.Full automation, always a sort of 'out there in the future' option, may have arrived. A ne ...
Created on 22 November 2016
15. IoT and 3D Printers are Invading the Supply Chain
(Technology)
... of $300. And a slightly higher investment lets people print their own designs of pretty much anything they like. But as these printers become less expensive and more capable they will act more like a StarTrek ...
Created on 19 October 2016
16. Fixing Direct Procurement
(News)
Direct material procurement is in dire need of a redesign, according to the Supply Chain Shaman. Management of direct procurement is often in the hands of the supply chain and alignment with company strategy ...
Created on 18 October 2016
17. APICS Changes on the Way
(News)
As supply chains become more strategic, certifications and other professional designations have gained importance. In recognition, the APICS CPIM certification is undergoing some changes, according to ...
Created on 12 October 2016
18. 3D Printing Offers New Capabilities
(News)
... design, to prototyping, to production, 3DP is providing a shot in the arm to some supply chain processes. Check out his article on the EBN site HERE. ...
Created on 29 September 2016
19. DSD and Tracking Data
(Logistics)
... they are easy to carry and they are less prone to damage from rough handling and dropping. And really, the keyboard isn’t necessary anymore, particularly if the software is designed properly for finger-tapping ...
Created on 21 September 2016
20. REI Builds a Sustainable DC
(News)
When we think about supply chain sustainability, something as basic as warehouse design doesn't typically come to mind.It's extremely important, though, and an acknowledged leader in sustainability, RE ...
Created on 30 August 2016