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1. Advances in transport technologies
(Logistics)
How are various kinds of sensors being used in your supply chain, and do they make a difference? Here’s a look at transportation and the use of a variety of sensors, black boxes, and mobile computing that ...
Created on 07 September 2017
2. Target Looks to Bolster Supply Chain
(News)
According to ZD Net, Target has acquired Grand Junction, a transportation technology company. The purchase will help Target strengthen its own supply chain in light of its decision to test offering same ...
Created on 22 August 2017
3. PMG360 Acquires EC-BP.com; to Relaunch as Supply Chain Technology News
(News)
... chain for more than 14 years focusing on manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail/ecommerce and transportation. “Working with PMG360 will allow us to take the original vision of serving the supply ...
Created on 10 August 2017
4. Amazon in the Logistics Space
(News)
Bob Ferrarri predicted a couple years ago that Amazon was getting into the transportation and logistics arena and would soon be competing with 3PLs. As is usually the case, he was right.In a followup article ...
Created on 21 March 2017
5. Looking at Omnichannel Fulfillment Costs
(News)
4th quarter data is still being analyzed and different players in the supply chain are drawing their respective conclusions. Bob Ferrarri views the information about UPS' performance and discusses what ...
Created on 23 February 2017
6. Another Big Logistics Move by Amazon
(News)
As we've witnessed Amazon's various moves through the last year, the one sure bet we thought we could make was that they'd be moving heavily into logistics.Well, we would've won that one as they've begun ...
Created on 14 February 2017
7. Key Predictions for the New Year
(News)
It's getting a bit late for 2017 predictions, but Dan Gilmore's collection at Supply Chain Digest are usually so prescient that we need to get them out there.He's contacted some of the great supply chain ...
Created on 28 January 2017
8. Need to Trim Supply Chain Costs?
(News)
Simple is good, especially when we're looking for ideas on cuttiing supply chain costs, right? In an article on the Business 2 Community site, Christopher Moore gives us a headstart with a few ideas on ...
Created on 26 January 2017
9. Get Some Sleep!
(News)
It's a question that's a little cliched and you've probably answered it many times, but 'what's keeping you up at night' can help you kick off the new year in the right way.Frank McGuigan provides a thought-provoking ...
Created on 20 December 2016
10. The Importance of Visibility
(News)
In a Supply Chain Dive article, Rich Weissman describes why visibility is so important to everyone selling to ecommerce consumers.It not only shapes the customer experience, it directly affects your brand. ...
Created on 15 December 2016
11. A Rough Ride Ahead
(News)
Business leaders crave consistency. Our recent presidential election has introduced a dose of unpredictability into events, and executives are trying to make decisions based on guesses and assumptions.Bob ...
Created on 05 December 2016
12. The Use of IoT in Logistics
(News)
With all the talk about the futuristic benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT), it's comforting to know that it's already at work in the logistics arena and has been for awhile.It isn't being fully embraced ...
Created on 30 November 2016
13. Panel Discussion on e-Fulfillment
(News)
If you've ever attended a supply chain conference, you know that panel discussions are where you'll glean some of the best info.Dan Gilmore moderated a recent one on the topic of e-fulfillment with specialists ...
Created on 29 November 2016
14. Summary of MHI Supply Chain Discussions
(News)
Dan Gilmore recently chaired an interesting panel at the MHI 2016 conference and provides a great summary of the topics. Workforce, technology, consumers, and infrastructure were discussed by a solid lineup ...
Created on 31 October 2016
15. Is Amazon Getting Into the Logistics Game?
(News)
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
16. Executing Those Holiday Plans
(News)
If you're in retail and you don't yet have your plans in place for the holiday season, good luck to you! All aspects of supply chains, from purchasing, to order fulfillment, logistics, and transportati ...
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. Omnichannel Influences Transportation Function
(News)
Transportation is one of the many supply chain functions that has been heavily influenced by the omnichannel customer. Visibility and data synchronization are two needs that ecommerce suppliers need to ...
Created on 11 October 2016
19. WalMart's New Delivery Standards
(News)
... manufacturing, logistical, and transportation processes required to meet WalMart's exacting requirements, it'll truly be a challenge. Read about the requirement, metrics, and penalties HERE. ...
Created on 19 September 2016
20. Key Technologies for Same Day Shipping
(News)
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