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.
Drone or Not, Speed Counts Frank Cavallaro 5/20/2014 (43) comments Amazon has raised the bar for speedy deliveries, making the decision to outsource fulfillment to the right provider all the more crucial.
The Talent Pinch Logical Link 5/9/2014 (5) comments We've got a missing link in the supply chain -- the availability of skilled and trained workers. If we don't close the gap, the cost will be sobering.
Onshoring: The Role of Transparency Frank Cavallaro 4/29/2014 (8) comments The complexity of having the supply chain stretch across multiple borders has fueled calls for improved transparency and, in effect, onshoring. Consumers are no longer letting companies play ignorant about abuses in foreign factories.
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