Ready the Supply Chain for the IoT Storm Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/14/2014 (4) comments The IoT of things will put more data into the hands of supply chain professionals. Leveraged properly, it has the promise to transform how organizations manage the business of getting products built.
Winter-Proof Your Supply Chain Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/10/2014 Post a comment Depending on what is being transported, subzero temperatures can translate into eroded product quality or even product failures. Up-front planning can help avoid winter disasters.
Infographic: How to Outsource Logistics Hailey Lynne McKeefry 11/7/2014 (7) comments In many supply chains, 3PLs have taken center stage. This infographic offers an eight-step process for getting from in-house logistics to a solid partnership with a well-chosen outside provider.
Is On-Demand Packaging Ready to Take Off? Frank Cavallaro 9/16/2014 (5) comments Only 7% of companies use on-demand packaging, but the search for more cost-efficient solutions in the face of multi-channel distribution should fuel the rapid rise of this new technology.
Winged Parcel Delivery: Google's Way Julien Happich 9/11/2014 (1) comment While there is still debate about if legislation would ever allow swarms of commercial drones to fly over our heads, Google recently unveiled some details of its own drone-based delivery project, named Project Wing.
Walmart's Supply Chain Sustainability Lessons Susan Fourtané 7/22/2014 (2) comments When a company's success is achieved in great part due to its long and consistent history of supply chain management success and sustainability initiatives, it becomes a role model for supply chain managers.
Air Cargo Has a Place in Your Supply Strategy Mary E. Shacklett 7/8/2014 (17) comments Despite a slowdown in the use of air cargo because of economic conditions, it still needs to be a regular option for your company -- particularly if you are on the bleeding edge of design or emerging markets.
Same-Day Delivery: Hope for the Non-Amazons Frank Cavallaro 6/10/2014 (6) comments On the surface, it may seem impossible for brick-and-mortar stores to compete with online giants like Amazon, but some analysts maintain there is hope for a brighter future if they can only capitalize on certain advantages.
Transparency at the Cross Dock Michael B. Lee 6/4/2014 (2) comments The cross dock has long been a critical tool for companies in the last mile of the supply chain. But today's increasingly fast-paced, high-complexity environment brings a new set of challenges.
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