Supply Chain

By John D. Schulz · June 20, 2017
Logisticians are continuing to squeeze efficiencies from the U.S. freight transportation system as total logistics costs fell for the first time in six years, an influential new report says.
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 Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2016
The official launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has created a $2.6 trillion market with a population of more than 622 million – and although implementation will be a long process – it represents an important milestone, say analysts with A.T. Kearney in a recent report.
By Patrick Burnson · August 3, 2016
This is the first of a three part feature current solutions and strategies addressing supply chain vulnerability.
By Patrick Burnson · April 19, 2016
The treaty, to be signed by more than 100 countries at the United Nations in New York, will no doubt hear from governments and advocacy groups pressuring these industries to take stronger steps to curb pollution.
By Jeff Berman · April 13, 2016
The Department of Commerce this week deepened its bench of public and private sector supply chain, logistics, and freight transportation heavy hitters, announcing it has added 11 new members to its Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSSC).
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 22, 2016
The winner will have demonstrated the hard work, creative thinking and commitment to innovation that it takes to succeed in the industry. Finalists were selected from entries submitted to the http://www.iWorkInTheSupplyChain.com Website.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2015
Following heavy investment in 2014, many users of supply chain software have backed off from spending as they settle into their new systems. Nonetheless, the software market continues to steadily grow as concerns fall away.
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From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
A new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business for the fourth time in 20 years and shorten order delivery time from 10 days to three.
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