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November 2018

November 2018

This time last year, we asked: Are businesses about to hit the pause button on sustainability and good corporate citizenship? Those questions were in response to news reports that the EPA was repealing policies designed to curb greenhouse emissions and scaling back other regulations. The answer at the time was that many businesses appeared to remain committed to sustainability and corporate responsibility because they believed their customers demanded it.
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November 2018

November 2018

This time last year, we asked: Are businesses about to hit the pause button on sustainability and good corporate citizenship? Those questions were in response to news reports that the EPA was repealing policies designed to curb greenhouse emissions and scaling back other regulations. The answer at the time was that many businesses appeared to remain committed to sustainability and corporate responsibility because they believed their customers demanded it.

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November 2018 Features

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Shining a light on the “black box” of transportation
Transportation carriers aren’t just agents for shippers. They’re full-fledged partners who are crucial to your production processes.

4
e-tailing Update: Lessons from the newsboy
The series has chronicled the evolution of e-commerce using Walmart versus Amazon as a reflection of what has been going on in...

8
Does Artificial Intelligence (AI) -enabled demand forecasting improve supply chain efficiency?
AI-enabled demand forecasting is still at a relatively early stage of development.

12
The age of multi-localism
A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council has released “Competing in an Age of Multi-Localism,” a new study that notes the...

14
In this issue of SCMR: The ethical supply chain
New research from APICS, Supply Chain Management Review and Loyola University Chicago finds that operating a responsible supply chain is an increasing...

23
Is your supply chain ready for the next recession?
Ten years after the Great Recession, maybe it is time to ask: Are supply chains better prepared for the next recession now...

28
Supply Chain Influence: Are we there yet?
Supply chain managers trying to get a seat at the C table ask: What do we need to know to increase supply...

48
Is your supply chain prepared for disaster?
When it comes to risk, there is no such thing as being too prepared.

50
2018 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey: Labor Crunch Driving Automation
The combined forces of a strong economy, e-commerce growth and a tight labor market are making it more important for distribution center ...

58
2018 Top 20 Automatic Data Capture Suppliers
The lines are blurring in the automatic data capture market where, thanks to advancements in smart phone technology, opportunities are opening up...

62
Think strategically about carbon management
Aside from environmental benefits, closely tracking carbon provides an opportunity for superior logistics performance.

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From the November 2018
New research from APICS, Supply Chain Management Review and Loyola University Chicago finds that operating a responsible supply chain is an increasing priority. But gaps remain between practice and the goal.
2018 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey: Labor Crunch Driving Automation
Shining a light on the “black box” of transportation
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Proposed Tariffs May Have Impact on Most U.S. West Coast Ports and Supply Chains
Mega ports handling a more diverse array of goods are better able to withstand the blow of higher...
Supply Chain Crime Can Be Addressed By Blockchain Strategy, Says Deloitte Study
Yet, in a 2018 poll, just 15.1 percent of respondents report their organizations are using (3.9...

Global Supply Chains Prepare for Uncertain Economy
Recent strength in employment and income, solid gains in household net worth, and elevated consumer...
Current State: Supplier Relationship Management
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