There's not an aspect of modern life that won't be affected by advances in robotics and artificial intelligence in the coming years. But the impact will be especially felt in transportation and distribution.
The platforms of both major political parties are based on the belief that the actions of presidents have a direct impact on the U.S. and global economy. But is that really so?
The boom in e-commerce is a global phenomenon, but each country has its own unique requirements for ensuring the smooth flow of shipments to the buyer.
The "sharing economy" is supposed to empower workers and usher in a new era of job satisfaction. Can it deliver?
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success of the venture.
The U.S. trade deficit is continuing to decline - but don't blame imports for the widening gap.
The age of the driverless commercial truck is coming. It's just a question of when.
When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming "net positive."
The long-term impact of Brexit on European supply chains is yet to be determined, but some early results are in.
What stands in the way of a solution to the nation's crumbling, outdated and inadequate transportation infrastructure?
Employment rules and regulations have failed to keep pace with innovation in the American workforce - especially with regard to the growing number of independent workers.
The recall of a single food ingredient can have massive implications for manufacturers and retailers, ranging over multiple supply chains.
The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns?
U.S. businesses have been given another legal recourse, in their never-ending battle against trade-secret theft.
A higher minimum wage - in some cases, as much as $15 an hour - is a certainty. How can businesses, especially retailers, cope with it?