Amazon

By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Contestants were awarded $270,000 in prizes to support continued innovation within the robotics and automation community.
By Jeff Berman · July 26, 2017
New research report suggests that because Amazon "will never stop innovating or taking risks," retailers continue to struggle to compete.
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2017
​Amazon has more than 50,000 jobs available and expects to hire thousands of employees at the nation’s largest job fair
By Jeff Berman · July 26, 2017
Online retail behemoth Amazon is many different things to many people, but one thing all other retailers have in common when it comes to Amazon is that they are falling behind and at a rapid pace in many cases. That essentially served as the thesis of recent research report issued by AlixPartners, entitled “No, you can’t compete with Amazon. Stop trying.” That is a title that clearly leaves nothing on the table to be sure, but it is justified in more than a few ways.
By Jeff Berman · June 28, 2017
While the amount of shipments Amazon handled in 2016 was staggering, the company’s 2016 $16.2 billion spent on outbound shipping and transportation costs is perhaps even more so.
By Jeff Berman · June 19, 2017
Nearly $14 billion deal set to not only shake up the grocery sector but also change the sector's supply chain playbook, too.
By Roberto Michel · June 14, 2017
With the growth of e-commerce, the technology stack for distribution centers is expanding. We explore why WES/WCS software is gaining prominence and share how operations are expanding their use of data science.
By MMH Staff · May 30, 2017
Winners revealed at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Unilever retains the top spot in rankings as Amazon joins the "Masters."
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2017
At a press conference on Wednesday, Plug Power (Booth N207) announced that it has reached an agreement with Amazon to deploy Plug Power fuel cells and hydrogen technology in its fulfillment network.
By Bridget McCrea · April 4, 2017
Pushed to the limit by e-commerce and omni-channel, the modern DC needs flexible, safe and efficient conveyor and sortation solutions that support high-velocity operations.
By Roberto Michel · April 3, 2017
With the growth of e-commerce, the technology stack for distribution centers is expanding. We explore why WES/WCS software is gaining prominence and share how operations are expanding their use of data science.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 4, 2017
After years of writing about supply chains, Tompkins is building out an ambitious e-fulfillment network for retailers and e-tailers.
By Jeff Berman · October 4, 2016
An ongoing question among supply chain stakeholders, when it comes to global e-commerce bellwether Amazon, continues to be just how far it will spread its wings in terms of expanding its logistics and supply chain operations and processes.
By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2016
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it will provide air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 28, 2015
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.

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