Past scrapyards, railroad tracks, stacks of old wooden pallets and rusty shipping containers here sits a nondescript warehouse, alongside a snarl of freeway overpasses, with two dozen trucks parked at its docks.
The IoT revolution is gathering pace, impacting people's lives and the way they interact with the everyday 'things' around them. According to Cisco's 11th annual Visual Networking Index: Global IP Traffic Forecast Update, the number of connected devices will have grown nearly 2.5-fold, from 4.9...
At the end of a heavily wooded, sparse industrial park here sits the North American headquarters and R&D center for Schneider Electric, which earlier this month unveiled its own campus power microgrid.
In a survey of supply chain professionals, APQC tracked supply chain priorities, challenges, and talent needs. With an array of potential disruptive technologies entering the supply chain, APQC has found specific trends and across-the-board interest among supply chain management (SCM) professionals...
With robotics making great strides and more companies welcoming robots into the workforce, IT managers need to start prepping for the changes coming their way.
North Carolina drug retailer Drugco Discount Pharmacy has employed an RFID light stick for pharmacy will-call. The Suncrest Solutions system - new to U.S. drugstores - automates the retrieval process for prescription drugs when customers arrive at the counter to pick them up.
In a move designed to save on shipping costs while offering flexibility to customers, Walmart will begin offering discounts when shoppers opt to pick up an online order in store.
As the current Baby Boomer-dominated generation of supply chain leaders starts to reach retirement age, the industry will increasingly need to tap into the younger generations of managers and influencers.
What's at stake when an organization's supply chain lacks transparency? Just about everything, if you ask David Meyer, a senior consultant with BSI EHS Services and Solutions. Companies that don't make an effort to develop value-added transparency and proactive collaboration throughout their supply...
Once upon a time, new fashion collections were introduced in the fall and spring. Socialites followed the runway shows to select looks for their charity balls. Families went "back-to-school" wardrobe shopping. Spring looks showcased lightweight fabrics and pastels. A smaller winter show featured...
Mar Pizza, one of the largest business owners of Domino's Pizza franchises, is installing an Internet of Things system with ZigBee-based technology from Unified Office to manage temperatures at its approximately 70 restaurants.
President Trump's executive order reversing what former President Obama put in place around carbon emissions was typical of the political theater dominating headlines these days.
eBay Inc., a global e-commerce marketplace and Flipkart, an e-commerce company in India, have agreed to jointly pursue e-commerce opportunities in the Indian market. In exchange for an equity stake in Flipkart, eBay will make a $500m cash investment in and sell its eBay.in business to Flipkart.
The battered American retail industry took a few more lumps last week, with stores at both ends of the price spectrum preparing to close their doors.
Amazon.com Inc. has invited some of the world's biggest brands to its Seattle headquarters in an audacious bid to persuade them that it's time to start shipping products directly to online shoppers and bypass chains like Wal-Mart, Target and Costco.