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Monday, July 27, 2015
Raytheon’s supply chain leader says new technologies such as data analytics and Big Data will make supply chains better, faster, and smoother.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Cisco says the warehouse of the future will focus on automation and integration across the supply chain. That doesn’t necessarily mean automated materials handling.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
Monday, July 20, 2015
As the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) concludes its first financial trading year 2014-15, its Annual Report reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months including how it has worked with other organizations in its role as an effective voice for shippers around the world.
Posted on 07/20 at 11:06 AM
Supply Chain •
China's unstable economy has contributed to an uneven flow of good to and from the United States, report trade analysts.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
In response to demographic trends and slower growth in existing market segments, large retail companies are opening smaller format stores.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Leadership is one of the top skills needed for a career in supply chain management, especially as senior supply chain professionals prepare to retire. Research by APQC indicates that organizations that adopt a more dynamic leadership style have a smaller leadership skills gap and are less concerned about a future leadership skills shortage.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Momentum created by decent retail sales growth in May did not carry over into June, with sales showing unexpected declines, according to data issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation
Posted on 07/14 at 11:10 AM
Retail Sales •
Metrics aren’t just a measurement tool. The right metrics enable supply management professionals to drive positive changes in their company that can also create alignment between competing objectives.
Consumers are purchasing unique or hard-to-find items from businesses throughout the world.
Posted on 07/14 at 07:58 AM