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Battling the Porch Pirates
Puga Sankara  
7/15/2019   (9) comments
The supply chain stretches to the customer and beyond--and porch pirates have become the bane of last mile delivery.
New Regs Make Shipping Waves
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/28/2019   (1) comment
New shipping regulations are on the horizon and will likely raise maritime shipping rates for electronics OEMs.
Use On-Demand Warehousing to Overcome Trade Conflicts
Patrick Cadic  
6/24/2019   (2) comments
With potentially more trade disruptions on the horizon, on-demand warehousing can provide an avenue for companies to navigate these obstacles without overburdening themselves or exhausting their capital.
Distributors Need to Retool for Relevancy with Millennials
Brooke Yamini  
6/20/2019   (2) comments
Traditional industrial suppliers are losing market share as millennial buyers bring new expectations to the purchasing business. But there’s hope for the venerable sales channel yet. With work, established distributors and wholesalers can begin their journey back to the center of the procurement process.
Kuebix TMS Achieves 'Built FOR NetSuite' Status
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6/5/2019   Post a comment
New suite app meets the oracle NetSuite SuiteCloud platform development standards and documented best practices.
Blockchain to Push Paper Bill of Lading into Retirement
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5/30/2019   Post a comment
G2 Ocean and Manuchar show the paper Bill of Lading is ready for retirement. Together they have finished a successful pilot trial of CargoX’s blockchain-based Smart Bill of Lading Solution.
A Better Way to Manage Your High-Value Electronics Shipments
Paul Washicko  
5/29/2019   (3) comments
Internet of Things (IoT) technology offers cost-effective smart solutions to reduce supply chain risk by providing visibility, alert notifications and data analytics that can help you make cost-saving refinements to your shipments.
Kenco Announces Supply Chain Innovation Lab Expansion to Drive Value for Customer
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5/28/2019   Post a comment
Warehouse Space to Support Emerging Technologies and Continuous Improvement
Loftware Announces Enterprise Labeling Solution for the Medical Device Industry
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
Loftware Spectrum for Medical Device Purpose Built to Enable Compliance for UDI, EU MDR and 21 CFR Part 11
FarEye All Set To Take On America's Logistics Market; Biggest Ever Org Development
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
FarEye appoints industry expert Larry Klimczyk as President, Americas. He held senior leadership roles in major organizations including Deutsche Post, DHL Group, SOTI, Blackbay and Symbol Technologies
New JDA & KPMG Survey Calls Artificial Intelligence Most Impactful Supply Chain Tech
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5/13/2019   Post a comment
Second annual survey reveals that real-time visibility is driving digital supply chain investments enabled by AI, ML and cognitive analytics.
DHL Relocates Minneapolis Operations to Increase Efficiencies
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4/18/2019   Post a comment
New $1.6M facility at the airport will better serve importers and exporters in the area
Arrive Logistics Appoints Seasoned Leadership to Support Further Unprecedented Growth
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4/17/2019   Post a comment
Fastest-Growing Freight Brokerage Company Continues to Expand Leadership Team, Welcomes Senior Executives From Outside the Industry
Diesel & The Future of Trucking
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4/17/2019   Post a comment
Continued innovations, increasing efficiency and lower emissions ensure a place for advanced diesel technology in the future.
Carriers Urged to Develop Solution for Sheltering Freight from Section 301 Tariffs
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4/17/2019   Post a comment
ECIA is supporting its distributor members to appeal to their small parcel freight providers to develop a cost effective way to move bonded freight from a FTZ to a US domestic location for export.
Efficient & Effective Warehousing Leads to a Successful Supply Chain
Megan R. Nichols  
4/11/2019   (1) comment
To illustrate the difference between effective and ineffective warehousing, consider two contrasting examples.
Cloud-Based Supply Chain Management Platform SPOT Offers New Container Tracking Service
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
The SPOT Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration Platform has been extended by a new container tracking service that consolidates various data streams to provide customers best possible and independent container status information.
Formlabs Advances Digital Fabrication With the Launch of Form 3 & Form 3L, Built on the Next Generation of 3D Printing Technology
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
Formlabs scales hardware offering with two new products built on Low Force Stereolithography (LFS) technology.
Tweaking Freight Delivery Patterns May Have Significant Environmental Benefits
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3/28/2019   Post a comment
Rensselaer faculty collecting data to inform strategies for “energy-efficient logistics”.
Top 7 Tips & Tricks to Improve Inventory Management
Megan R. Nichols  
3/25/2019   Post a comment
In a market of increasing competition, it is necessary to facilitate the optimized management of inventory and goods. Let's look at some of the basic best practices.
ShipBob Adds Wayfair, Ulta Beauty Vets to Head up Supply Chain, Fulfillment
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3/22/2019   Post a comment
Shipbob announced the hiring of Todd Bills as their Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Chris McDonough as their Vice President of Order Fulfillment and Sean Bellucci as their General Manager of ShipBob’s Chicago fulfillment center.
Critical Manufacturing Mantra: Location, Location, Location
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/22/2019   Post a comment
Electronics OEMs need to think carefully about factory relocations. Done well, they offer a number of benefits.
FedEx Partners with Kamen to Deliver AI
Rick Merritt  
3/21/2019   (1) comment
The engineer behind the Segway and First Robotics Competition discusses his team’s current work for FedEx on a delivery robot using neural networks.
Oracle Enhances Cloud SCM Suite with Collaboration & AI Intelligence
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/19/2019   Post a comment
Oracle has upgraded its cloud-based supply chain management and enterprise resource planning offerings by enhancing artificial intelligence and collaboration capabilities.
The Robots Have Arrived: You're Fired!
Puga Sankara  
3/15/2019   Post a comment
Make way for the robots--but don't assume they are going to take over the world.
Nonviolent Ex-Offenders Offer Potential Labor Source for Trucking Industry
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3/6/2019   Post a comment
ATS’s John Kearney calls for sensible hiring practices, effective accelerated training, and national “ban the box” laws to make the most of an opportunity both for the trucking industry and for society.
Kuebix Provides Solution for the Truckload Capacity Crisis
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FleetMAX Matches Private Fleet Empty Backhauls with Shipment Opportunities
Navigating Supply Chain Headwinds: Sweat the Small Stuff
Graham Scott  
3/4/2019   Post a comment
The ripple effect caused by constrained supplies, long lead times and continued spikes in component prices is having a lasting impact on traditional customer/supplier relationships.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Smarter Materials Management
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
2/22/2019   Post a comment
APEX may predominantly be an assembly show, but supply chain and materials management are on the very top of the visitors’ agendas as the deal with changes in tariffs, challenges with counterfeits, and of course, severe component shortages. It turns out that more line efficiency is lost due to missing or incorrect inventory at the SMT line than pretty much any other issue.
Jaggaer Introduces the Jaggaer ONE Unified Platform for Comprehensive Spend Management
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2/8/2019   Post a comment
Jaggaer announces the Jaggaer ONE Platform as the cornerstone of its spend management solutions suite.
Overcoming the State of the Logistics Supply Chain Crunch
Mark Pluta  
2/6/2019   Post a comment
Lots of complexity and a huge driver shortage is making logistics in the electronics supply chain tricky. Technology, applied thoughtfully, can make all the difference.
WorkWave Launches New Unified User Interface for WorkWave Route Manager
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1/31/2019   Post a comment
WorkWave Route Manager’s new unified user interface combines route planning and GPS tracking into one view, while providing real-time insight with the Navigo toolbar
Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) Services in the United States & Canada
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1/18/2019   Post a comment
US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management.
Digital Marketing for the Supply Chain & Logistics Industries
Frank Cavallaro  
1/15/2019   (3) comments
Digital marketing will establish your company as an industry thought leader with B2B buyers.
10 Transportation & Supply Chain Predictions for 2019
Dan Clark  
12/26/2018   (4) comments
In 2019, shippers will have opportunities to turn to technologies and digital transformation to improve their operations, efficiencies, and bottom line profits.
Urban Logistics: Deliver Goods on Demand Efficiently & Sustainably
Paul Washicko  
12/20/2018   (2) comments
The cheap and easy movement of goods is a crucial competitive differentiator for any city, but must be balanced against features such as livability, walkability and compliance with environmental regulations.
5 Drivers Accelerating Digital Transformation & Innovation
Courtney Ryan  
12/18/2018   (3) comments
Transformative digital technologies are poised to forever change how products are designed, made and delivered to customers around the world. There’s strong probability that the following five drivers will play critical roles.
GrandCanals Data Scientists Find FedEx 2017 Holiday Ship-By Dates Were Too Aggressive for Express Service & Too Conservative for Ground Service
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12/7/2018   Post a comment
Company launches AI-powered website at https://ai.grandcanals.com to help companies monitor similar ship-by predictions for 2018
6 Content Marketing Trends for the Supply Chain in 2019
Frank Cavallaro  
11/20/2018   (1) comment
Here are six content marketing trends for 2019 for the supply chain and logistics industries.
How Reverse Logistics Helps Organizations Gear Up Servitization
Charles Rathmann  
10/31/2018   (5) comments
As more and more North American manufacturers realize revenue from servitization and end-of-life management, streamlining the aftermarket service value chain is quickly becoming a focus area to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Product-oriented organizations can no longer afford to neglect reverse logistics in this process—their next software investment will need to ensure profitable returns, an enhanced customer experience and regulatory compliance.
project44 Extends Advanced Visibility Platform with New Truckload Capabilities
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10/5/2018   Post a comment
New features enable organizations to greatly improve customer service and efficiencies.
DHL & WE Continue to Empower Exceptional Young Americans With the Third Annual Youth Fellowship Award
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10/5/2018   Post a comment
The DHL Youth Volunteer Fellowship Award celebrates young Americans who are leading change through their commitment to social service.
The Benefits of Environment-Controlled Logistics for Product Integrity
Paul Washicko  
10/4/2018   (1) comment
All transportation modes present environmental risks to shipments and the electronics industry is particular prone to this type of damage. Here's how technology can help.
4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/28/2018   Post a comment
Organizations can must implement strategic, innovative and customer-centric models to compete in today’s global market. This infographic shows the path forward.
Major Technology Trends Affect Retail Supply Chains in 2018
Spencer Askew  
9/24/2018   (1) comment
A recent study reveals many of the challenges and opportunities present in the retail sector. As the industry gets more complex and demanding, retail organizations are making significant innovations to combat these changes and enable new chances for growth.
Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching Helps Freight Brokers Address Tight Transportation Capacity Market
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9/12/2018   Post a comment
Descartes Systems Group announced that it has successfully deployed its advanced capacity matching solution, Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching, with several freight brokers.
Kenco Celebrates 68th Anniversary with Historical Growth & Strategic Innovation
EBN Newswire  
8/14/2018   (2) comments
Kenco Logistics announced today the addition of two strategic hires, historic company growth and a year’s worth of accomplishments.
Oracle Launches Cloud-Based Transportation & Trade Apps
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/14/2018   Post a comment
Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud aim to reduce costs, streamline trade regulatory compliance, and accelerate customer fulfillment.
Flatbed Truck Demand Spikes in the Market
Ed Moran  
8/9/2018   Post a comment
Truck shortages are likely to translate into delays if not properly managed. For manufacturers that could mean production halts and eroding customer satisfaction.
GrandCanals Upgrades Fulfillment & Delivery Platform with Real-Time Capabilities
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/8/2018   (1) comment
Version 4.0 of GrandCanals Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud adds real time carrier delivery performance monitoring and alerts and tracking for customer deliveries to allow organizations to improve the customer experience and build loyalty through better visibility and proactive communication.
Foil Thieves With a Smarter Way to Transport High-Value Electronics
Paul Washicko  
7/30/2018   Post a comment
Real-time insight into every shipment during its transit time is becoming critical to prevent damaged or lost products and improve on-time delivery.
Tracing Supply Chain System Evolution
Puga Sankara  
7/27/2018   Post a comment
It’s important to remember that not all distributions run the same version of software or even the same programs.
Venture Research Creates Next Generation RFID & IoT Forklift Reader for the Most Demanding Warehouse & Logistics Applications
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7/25/2018   Post a comment
The intelligent Forklift RFID Reader can autonomously manage a pick, drop, stack and move operation using an array of RFID and IoT sensors.
DHL Ramps Up in Charleston with New $2.2M Facility
EBN Newswire  
7/24/2018   (1) comment
DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, has opened a new facility in Charleston, S.C.
Put Your Dock on the Clock
Matt Shearon  
7/24/2018   (1) comment
Hours of Service regulations should be shaping your dock, yard, and delivery management. Here’s why.
Kuebix Weighs-In on Amazon Prime Day's Impact on the Supply Chain Industry
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7/16/2018   Post a comment
Summer’s “Black Friday” Starts Today; Retailers Ready Themselves for Increased Volume and Customer Expectations
Logistyx Technologies Acquires Transparix to Support & Enhance Its Industry-Leading Parcel Shipping SaaS Solution
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7/6/2018   Post a comment
Acquisition of European SaaS transportation software company continues growth of world’s most extensive multi-carrier parcel shipping software
Image Enable Your Supply Chain, Block Chain Enable Your Images
Puga Sankara  
6/29/2018   Post a comment
Block chain is the next evolution in the history of technologies that have allowed collaboration and transparency in the supply chain.
What's Happened & What's Still to Come for Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018
Dan Clark  
6/28/2018   (1) comment
New regulations, a lack of drivers and the needs of digital-age consumers will cut into shippers’ bottom lines if not addressed. In order to combat these challenges, shippers must leverage technology to streamline their logistics operations.
Skills Adoption Prepares Logistics Employees for Autonomous Transportation
Robert O’Dwyer  
6/13/2018   (1) comment
Autonomous transportation will help logistics pros acquire new skills.
Great Post-Sales Experience Creates Differentiation
Simon Bhadra  
6/7/2018   (1) comment
Industrial buyers now expect a higher level of service with the products they buy--and thats factoring in with which suppliers they choose.
9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Shifts Supply Chain
Rush LaSelle  
6/5/2018   (1) comment
Additive manufacturing is changing the way OEMs work and the supply chain must evolve along with it in a bunch of ways.
DMI & Information Builders Deliver IoT Accelerators for Asset Tracking, Fleet Management & Predictive Maintenance
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5/23/2018   Post a comment
Fuel Management Solutions Provider Veeder-Root Taps Companies’ Combined IoT and Analytics Offering to Boost Predictive Capabilities
Half Year in Review: 5 Supply Chain Fulfillment Predictions for Mid-2018
Andrew Atkinson  
5/21/2018   (1) comment
We've done our best to identify the top five supply chain fulfillment trends for the rest of the year to help retailers and e-commerce vendors can prepared to get out ahead of them.
20 High-Tech Companies Leading the Charge to Good
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/10/2018   Post a comment
A variety of high-tech and electronics related organizations claimed a spot on the list of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies. These companies know that ethics and compliance efforts hit the bottom line.
Going the E‑Commerce "Extra Mile"-E‑Commerce Logistics Costs Hit $117.2 Billion in 2017
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5/4/2018   Post a comment
Armstrong & Associates is pleased to announce the release of a new report, “E-Commerce Logistics in the United States.”
Dachser USA Launches Additional LCL Services from Germany
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5/1/2018   Post a comment
Dachser USA Air & Sea Logistics announced that shippers looking for direct access from Germany to the United States can now take advantage of weekly LCL services from Bremen serving five additional U.S. cities.
e-Commerce Shoppers Demand More
Louis DeJianne  
5/1/2018   Post a comment
A new report from UPS suggests that the expectations of online shoppers continue to grow evolve.
Pilot Freight Services Implements Amber Road's On-Demand Export Compliance Solution
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4/24/2018   Post a comment
Shippers Safeguarded by Industry-Leading Database of 590 Restricted Party Lists
Amazon & Uber Digitize Logistics
Molly Connell  
3/30/2018   (3) comments
Well-known companies originally not focused on logistics\ are devoting more and more attention to shipping and the power of digitization.
3 Startups Hoping to Blockchain the Supply Chain
B. Cameron Gain  
3/26/2018   (2) comments
Ahead of the almost inevitable wave of startups yet to be created for supply chain-related requirements, we found three companies that sparked our interest.
42 Grams Movie Teaches Team Building
Puga Sankara  
3/23/2018   (2) comments
I saw a great movie lately, and it pointed to a great reminder about management basics.
Trade Tools Deliver Freight Visibility & Transparency
Barbara Jorgensen  
3/21/2018   Post a comment
Freight providers should be providing tools to help customers maximize their choices.
Global Shipping Trends Optimize Supply Chain Logistics
Tommaso Tamburnotti  
3/15/2018   (1) comment
Logistics customers are expecting some of the same perks they get as consumers to be available when buying for business. Here's a look at the biggest shifts in global shipping.
2018 Survey from the Transporeon Group Uncovers Issues & Opportunities in Carrier Capacity
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3/6/2018   Post a comment
Securing & Increasing Carrier Capacity Requires New Approaches, Smarter Sourcing, and Better Technology
3PL Panacea: The Flexible Mobile Supply Chain Platform
Puga Sankara  
3/2/2018   Post a comment
For 3PLs, flexibility is key to winning and keeping business. A mobile supply chain platform is key to creating and maintaining that flexibility.
The Ebb & Flow of Retail Supply Chain: Is AI the Answer?
Puga Sankara  
2/23/2018   (1) comment
The holidays are over, but it's never too early to look at how technology can help close supply chain gaps caused by shifting demand.
Taking the Dude Out of the Supply Chain
B. Cameron Gain  
2/21/2018   Post a comment
Supply chain logistics is on the dawn of a not-so-distant era, as robotics and artificial intelligence replace humans for the delivery and transport of goods across the supply chain.
5 Industrial Trends Transforming the Industrial Space
Simon Bhadra  
2/15/2018   (4) comments
E-commerce trends are changing the supply chain landscape, making transformation the word of the day.
Descartes Acquires Aljex
EBN Newswire  
2/12/2018   (1) comment
Expands Solution Footprint for Freight Brokers and Transportation Providers
Special Delivery: How Logistics Providers are Slashing Inefficiencies with Machine Learning & IoT
Raghu Ramanathan  
1/25/2018   (1) comment
When we look at transportation industries today, we see good use tools already ranging from artificial intelligence (AI), computer processing power, Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain. Collectively, they have the potential to change business drastically.
Kuebix Empowers E-Commerce Businesses with Profitable Transportation Operations
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1/23/2018   Post a comment
Streamline Operations, Control Costs, Improve Customer Service
Threat of Robot Warehouse Invasion Overblown
Puga Sankara  
1/19/2018   (3) comments
Everyone is talking about robots taking over the warehouse, but when you talk to people in the real world it's not such a simple equation.
5 Trends Impacting Logistics in 2018
Sam Mikles  
1/12/2018   (1) comment
The forces that made 2017 a wild ride for supply chain professionals will continue with increased speed in 2018.
Modern Day Silk Road Logistics Could Open New High-Tech Markets
Logical Link  
12/18/2017   Post a comment
The BTK Railway closes an overland cargo gap in transcontinental logistics, reduces delivery time and creates new transportation options and possible new markets for many industries, including the high-tech sector.
Engineering Services Meet IoT
Mayank Bhushan  
12/11/2017   Post a comment
Traditional product engineering service providers are bringing new IoT engineering services to their OEM customers.
Collaboration in Logistics: From Blockchain to the Physical Internet
Susan Fourtané  
12/6/2017   Post a comment
Take a virtual tour of the recent Logistics Meets Innovation 2017 Conference. The conference pointed to topics ranging from the idea of the physical internet for logistics, the importance of data, and analytics for collaboration, and what potential value blockchain technology can bring to the transportation and logistics industry.
Power the Supply Chain Workforce with Mobile & AI
Amanda Nichols  
12/5/2017   Post a comment
Mobile and AI tech is critical to addressing the talent shortage and other logistics challenges.
10 Ways Robots Will Change Manufacturing in the Next 5 Years
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/17/2017   (15) comments
Over the next five years, the high-tech industry will leverage this new generation of robotics in new and unexpected way to get business done. We sat down with leading research firm IDC to find out their best guess about what will happen in the next five years.
Top Risks to Supply Chain Executives, from Transportation to Manufacturing
Nicole DiGiose  
11/16/2017   (1) comment
2017 Travelers Business Risk Index reveals the top risks according to supply chain executives, from transportation to manufacturing.
project44 Launches Enhanced Truckload Visibility Solution
EBN Newswire  
11/14/2017   (1) comment
New technology fits into a larger suite of multimodal products designed to enable smarter information flow across a customer’s entire supply chain.
Innovation Now: How Technology Drives Supply Chain Evolution
Shanton Wilcox  
11/9/2017   (1) comment
The supply chain is constantly pressured to deliver more. With supply chain technology advancements, shippers have increased expectations of what logistics providers can accomplish.
AR Makes Seasonal Workers Warehouse Smart
Brian Ballard  
11/8/2017   Post a comment
Augmented reality (AR) delivered via smart glasses provides access to visual information, real-time updates, documents, human expertise, enterprise systems and step-by-step guidance, smoothing the integration between people, data and machines in the smart, connected warehouse. As a result, warehouses can more quickly help material handlers turn the challenges of the seasonal surge into the opportunity to maximize results.
Exploring the Brave New World of AI, Robotics & Autonomous Cars
Jim O'Reilly  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
What is the Brave New World of sophisticated technology going to look like? Only time will tell, but we can make an educated guess.
Rise of Consumer Driven Supply Chain Pushes Demand for Drop Ship
Peter Edlund  
11/2/2017   Post a comment
What were once competitive advantages for retailers, endless inventory, overnight shipping, and free return shipping have become standard in manufacturing as well.
Digitizing the Supply Chain: The Promise of IoT & Sensors
Tom O’Boyle  
10/23/2017   (3) comments
More companies benefit from a digital supply chain as cloud technology and the Internet of Things evolve.
5 Ways Blockchain Revolution Supports Supply Chain Evolution
Dan Juliano  
10/18/2017   Post a comment
Many of global supply chain challenges can be solved with blockchain, which provides the foundation for a radically new approach to supply chain management




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EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
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Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.