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Old Tech Can't Help Re-shored Businesses, But Robotics May
When companies bring products back from off-shored manufacturing operations, such as China, the processes cannot be simply dropped back into place and configured with the... »

Hanjin Collapse Spotlights Concerns About Shipping Temperature-Sensitive Perishables
Recent events, such as the Hanjin collapse, have shone a spotlight on the deeply interconnected nature of today's container shipping networks and demonstrated how little... »

Dispensing With Financial Advisors, Companies Need Proper Teams in Place for Successful M&A Deals Dispensing With Financial Advisors, Companies Need Proper Teams in Place for Successful M&A Deals
The internal organization that manages a company's M&A processes has always been a major contributor to the success of its deals. Today, as companies increasingly choose to... »

Videos
How Green Freight Policy Benefits Your Company
Achieving a sustainable freight transportation system requires data capture, appropriate metrics and 'smart' analysis, says Elena Craft, EDF senior scientist. [Run Time... »

Challenges in Managing Freight Efficiency
Using EPA SmartWay-certified trucks has enabled Meijer to meet regulatory challenges, says Chris Schomberg, logistics manager for the grocery chain. [Run Time (Min.): 4:45]

Sustainability & Retail Freight Transportation
For retail, transportation is more complex than ever, says Jess Dankert, senior director of retail operations and supply chain at RILA. The EPA SmartWay program helps rein in... »

Editors' Blog
After Brexit: How European Supply Chains Will Be Transformed
It's been more than two months since the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union, but the shock waves aren't close to subsiding - especially with regard to... »

How Supplier Vetting Is Becoming a Game of Numbers
When it comes to vetting suppliers, playing by the numbers might well be the best way to go.

Sharks vs. Jets on the West Coast Waterfront?
Here's a question for U.S. exporters who were grievously harmed by the West Coast longshore labor slowdown in late 2014 and early 2015: Would it make you feel any better to... »

Podcasts
Reinvent or Die: Surviving in the Age of Disruption Reinvent or Die: Surviving in the Age of Disruption
Everyone agrees about the importance of adjusting to change. So why do so many companies fail in that effort?

The Coming Revolution in Robotics and A.I. The Coming Revolution in Robotics and A.I.
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... »

The Dark Side of 'The Sharing Economy' The Dark Side of 'The Sharing Economy'
The "sharing economy" is supposed to empower workers and usher in a new era of job satisfaction. Can it deliver?

  News
Warning: Your Drone Can Be Hacked, Directed to Crash Warning: Your Drone Can Be Hacked, Directed to Crash
Insurance giant Allianz has warned that the increasing volume of drones in our skies could present a major cybersecurity threat, potentially even resulting in loss of life.

Tests Underway to Recover, Re-Use Flexible Plastic Packaging
With adequate screening and optical sorting capacity, flexible plastic packaging can be efficiently captured in a single-stream materials recovery facility, potentially... »

IOT Strategic Benefit, Companies Say, But They Don't Take Comprehensive Approach IOT Strategic Benefit, Companies Say, But They Don't Take Comprehensive Approach
A majority of enterprises say the internet of things is strategic to their business, but most still take a piecemeal approach to IoT security.

White Papers
Track/Trace Solutions for the Logistics Supply Chain
Consumer satisfaction with the quality of your products is clearly important, but the service you provide before and after the sale is equally important to any business, but... »

Cloud Computing Set to Transform Supply Chain Planning Applications
Bill Harrison, president of Demand Solutions, explains how cloud computing can change the game for supply chain planning applications and why this potential has thus far been... »

Electronic Invoicing: European Union Directives Bring New Efficiencies and Cost Savings to Shipping
Despite the benefits of e-invoicing and looming regulation deadlines, many companies doing business in Europe still print and mail invoices, following old operating... »

Supplier Case Studies
Achieving Break-Through Savings and Improved Trade Compliance
Challenge: The client, a large Fortune 500 company, is a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of clean air and automotive products and systems The Company had been... »

Driving Process Efficiency & Transparency by Automating Quality Management
Challenge: A global solution provider for the glass container industry with production locations in Sweden, United States, China and Malaysia wanted to continually drive... »

Manufacturer Improves Visibility and Supplier Compliance with BSI's SCM Solution
Challenge: A large manufacturer was spending countless hours updating spreadsheets, reviewing supplier assessments, issuing corrective actions, and trying to track their... »

Webinars
The Next Big Opportunity? IoT for Your Digital Supply Chain The Next Big Opportunity? IoT for Your Digital Supply Chain
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to transform how organizations value their supply chains.... »

Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Learn how Woodgrain Millwork utilizes SAP Transportation Management to make the best use of its... »

Manage What Matters: The Pareto Principle, ABC Analysis and How to Manage by Exception Manage What Matters: The Pareto Principle, ABC Analysis and How to Manage by Exception
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR The Pareto Principle—or the Law of the Vital Few—is also commonly referred to as “The 80-20 rule.” For many businesses, 80% of their sales can be... »

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