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1. Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Rush
... you wrap your products in tissue paper, organza bags, or packing peanuts, you’ll want to have enough of those supplies on-hand. The same goes for general shipping supplies like boxes, packing tape, and ...
Created on 04 December 2017
2. Industry 4.0 is bringing about Supply Chain 4.0. Are you ready?
... shipping, warehousing, delivery, and even customer support by adding smart devices to things that have traditionally been, well… dumb. Dumb in the sense that they don’t communicate or have any way to sense ...
Created on 13 November 2017
3. How The Global Logistics Software Market Is Growing Significantly – And What This Means
... usually know about it immediately. Tracking software takes the mystery out of shipping. From Blue Collar To High-Tech The rise of logistics software is changing the educational demographics of workers ...
Created on 31 October 2017
4. Full-Circle Fraud: How the Equifax Breach Will Lead to Merchant Losses
... 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
5. Reverse logistics will trash your inventory plans
... those they don’t want. Retailers have relaxed their return policies to allow and even encourage this style of shopping, even paying for shipping in both directions. The end result is that consumers are ...
Created on 12 September 2017
6. Cargo Shipping Uninsured
According to Supply Chain Dive, 9 out of 10 ultra large containers that arrive in the U.S aren’t insured. That is in part, due to some confusion about C.I.F and FOB.   Read the article on Supply ...
Created on 25 August 2017
7. Logistics Career Considerations
A consistent theme we've seen this year has been the need for supply chain workers. Demand is especially high on the logistics side, with the rise of ecommerce and resultant spike in shipping.But is tha ...
Created on 15 December 2016
8. Successfully Filling Omnichannel Orders
As you know by now, the omnichannel customer has been the catalyst for many changes in supply chain processes. Fulfillment from multiple sites is one of the most obvious, but getting it right isn't easy.According ...
Created on 30 November 2016
9. Supply Chain Mayhem - Avoid It
... n order processing. But there's plenty that can go wrong between order and delivery, especially during the heaviest shipping volume time of the year. We've been harping on supply chain visibility for a whil ...
Created on 11 November 2016
10. IoT and 3D Printers are Invading the Supply Chain
... tranporter by allowing one person to scan an object and have a duplicate printed at a friend’s house. There will be items that can be ‘purchased’ online and printed locally, completely avoiding shipping. ...
Created on 19 October 2016
11. Risk Management Becomes Top of Mind
Everyone believes in risk management, but sometimes it takes a real disaster to get things moving. The latest bankruptcy news about Hanjin Shipping is an example of a non-weather related disaster that ...
Created on 12 September 2016
12. Key Technologies for Same Day Shipping
The race continues to crack the code on same day shipping and delivery. The cornerstone technologies to make that happen are pretty basic, according to Larry Lewis on the EBN site.Drop-ships, a wide range ...
Created on 06 September 2016
13. SMBs Combine People and Tech to Win
Most topics we discuss are quite relevant to larger supply chains, but small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) need help as well. Techology can be an answer to SMB challenges, but having the right people ...
Created on 01 September 2016
14. Supply Chain Changes Driven by eCommerce
When you consider all the changes in our lives brought about by ecommerce, consumer topics like convenience, speed, selection, and so forth come to mind. For those of us in supply chain roles, think about ...
Created on 28 June 2016
15. Take Advantage of Supply Chain Big Data
...  It seems obvious that knowing more detailed information about where and when products are purchased could deliver insights that could lead to better decisions about manufacturing, shipping, pricing, and ...
Created on 27 June 2016
16. 3D Printing will Replace Your Supply Chain
... e point of sale, or even at the consumer’s home. Shipping those products will amount to delivering the printing materials to the printer location. And the product differentiator may end up being the proprieta ...
Created on 25 May 2016
17. Using Big Data in Logistics
...  exec who uses big data analytics to solve issues related to shipping containers.Ocean carriers are predicting big savings! Check out the article on the Logistics Viewpoints site HERE. ...
Created on 08 March 2016
18. The Supply Chain is Everywhere
... avoiding shipping. Today, printing a product still takes hours, so until 3D printers become much faster Amazon and others are upping their delivery game to deliver in much shorter timeframes. Their Amazon ...
Created on 29 February 2016
19. What's Amazon Up To?
... Some examples:   • Amazon Prime raised the stakes for shipping cost transparency and value-added services. • Amazon Web Services (AWS) has had enormous impact across the spectrum of businesses, ...
Created on 17 February 2016
20. The Challenges of Same Day Delivery
A lot of retailers, B2B sellers, and websites wish the 'Same Day Delivery' challenge would just go away. That's not going to happen, according to Cliff Holtse on the Supply Chain Digest site.Expedited shippi ...
Created on 21 January 2016