Headline News - latest news http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/ SupplyChainBrain RSS Feed nl Headline News - latest news http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/content/typo3conf/ext/tt_news/ext_icon.gif http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/ SupplyChainBrain RSS Feed http://backend.userland.com/rss091 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:08:00 -0400 Surprise, Surprise - Amazon Enters 3D Printing World http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/surprise-surprise-amazon-enters-3d-printing-world/ From personalized miniature bobbleheads to flower vases, Amazon's new 3-D printing marketplace plans to simplify the 3-D printing process for consumers. How E-commerce Is Impacting 3PL Operations http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/how-e-commerce-is-impacting-3pl-operations/ Randy Curran, CEO of OHL, talks about the impact of e-commerce on the 3PL industry today and in the future and discusses how the omnichannel customer is changing logistics operations. Container Ship Safety Forum Launched by Group of Carriers http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/container-ship-safety-forum-launched-by-group-of-carriers/ A group of ocean carriers has founded the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF), a global business-to-business network that will address safety and management practices in the container-shipping industry. Need Something from the Vending Machine - Saw Blade, Drill Bit, Wrench? http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/need-something-from-the-vending-machine-saw-blade-drill-bit-wrench/ There's an episode of The Office TV show involving a prank on a hapless colleague in which the victim's desk contents - his stapler, pencil cup, plate, even his wallet-are stashed inside the office vending machine. It does not occur to any of the sitcom's characters to turn these hijinks into a business model, but now someone has. Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/your-next-perfect-employee-or-job-is-waiting-21/ SupplyChainBrain and JobsInLogistics have joined forces in 2014 for the specialized purpose of: Getting the Kids Hooked on Supply Chain Management http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/getting-the-kids-hooked-on-supply-chain-management/ How do you explain business situations and supply chain management practices in a way that gets kids excited? You make a game of it. Business on the Move has done just that. What Lessons Were Learned from Air Force's Failed $1Bn ERP Implementation? http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/what-lessons-were-learned-from-air-forces-failed-1bn-erp-implementation/ The United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has issued its official report on the Air Force's failed enterprise resource planning system implementation. The Air Force Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) was supposed to be a "transformational" logistics program that would make the U.S. Air Force more efficient and effective. The goal of the program was to replace hundreds of legacy systems, some dating back to the 1970s. But, after nearly a decade of work by the... 3PL Growth Strategies for Any Economy http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/3pl-growth-strategies-for-any-economy-1/ Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Logistics, talks about Echo's rapid growth and shares insights on growth strategies that transcend changing economic conditions. High Jump Acquires Atlas Products International http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/high-jump-acquires-atlas-products-international/ HighJump Software Inc., a vendor of supply-chain management software, has acquired Atlas Products International. How Can Traditional Retailers Fight Amazon? With 'Virtual' Inventory http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/how-can-traditional-retailers-fight-amazon-with-virtual-inventory/ Amazon.com is attacking traditional retailers on all fronts. How can they fight back?