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End-to-End View Drives Savings in Labor, Freight and Working Capital

End-to-End View Drives Savings in Labor, Freight and Working Capital

Analyst Insight: End-to-end supply-chain visibility is one of the top five pain points facing executives in modern global supply chains. It allows supply-chain trading partners to visualize, share, collaborate and manage every aspect of supply chain processes, from raw materials to end customers.... »


Apple to Start Making iPhones in India Over Next Two Months

Apple to Start Making iPhones in India Over Next Two Months

Apple Inc. will soon start assembling iPhones in India for the first time, say government officials familiar with its plans, boosting the company's chances of gaining a foothold in the fast-growing market. »


New eBay Offering Guarantees Three-Day Delivery

eBay is wading into the fast shipping wars, taking on Amazon Prime and Walmart with its new Guaranteed Delivery offering that will launch this summer on its selling platform with more than 20 million eligible items. Shoppers on eBay will also be able to search and filter items by one- and two-day... »


How E-Commerce Is Changing Facility Planning and Design

How E-Commerce Is Changing Facility Planning and Design

Analyst Insight: The impact of omnichannel fulfillment requirements and growth of e-commerce have altered the way companies plan and design distribution facilities. The plan and design processes themselves haven't changed as much as the number of variables that must be considered. Today's... »


Port Authority Group Launches Transportation Infrastructure Campaign

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has announced the launch of a campaign that will advocate for transportation infrastructure investment on behalf of the nation's manufacturers, farmers and other workers who count on modern and efficient seaports to move American products to vital... »


Walmart Aims to Dominate Last-Mile Delivery With Startup Incubator

Walmart launched its own startup incubator program in Silicon Valley, with a keen eye on last-mile delivery, according to Mobility Buzz. »


Transvoyant Announces Predictive Tool for Supply Chain Risk

TransVoyant has announced its new product TransVoyant Precise Predictive Risk (P2R), a machine learning-based risk management and prediction tool that the software company says enables organizations to monitor, analyze and remediate risks to physical facilities, inventory in motion and in storage,... »


Assets in Motion: Internet of Things Delivers Real-Time Views

Assets in Motion: Internet of Things Delivers Real-Time Views

Analyst Insight: Visibility in the supply chain has long been a challenge that supply-chain managers have struggled with, especially when it relates to assets in motion. Fortunately, we now live in a world of constant connectivity, and with that the emergence of applications that enable true... »


Bird Flu Outbreak Nation's Worst Since 2015

A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert says. »


China Tariff Could Threaten U.S. Supply Chain

Higher labor costs and stricter regulations keep nudging Eric Li's glass factory in southeast China toward insolvency, even though his lampshades are on the shelves at Home Depot. President Donald Trump's threatened tariff on his goods may be the final shove. »


Warehouse Logistics: The Gap Between Strategy and Performance

Warehouse Logistics: The Gap Between Strategy and Performance

Analyst Insight: For the past 13 years we've studied metrics used in DCs across the U.S. During that time we've shared benchmarking data, reporting how some of the best firms use metrics to improve performance. Yet, gaps still exist - and bridging them can lead to greater performance gains. For the... »


Kraft Heinz Expands Sustainability Push After Unilever Bid

Kraft Heinz Co., rebuffed recently in its bid to buy Unilever, is investing $200m in an expanded corporate social responsibility program that includes a pledge to fight malnutrition and decrease its environmental footprint. »


How Food Delivery Apps Have Changed the Game for Restaurants

How Food Delivery Apps Have Changed the Game for Restaurants

A year ago Mendocino Farms didn't offer delivery at any of its 15 Southern California locations. Now Ellen Chen, co-founder of the artisanal sandwich chain, is knocking down restaurant walls to make room for delivery drivers. »


A focus on supply chain security and anti-counterfeiting at Pharmaceutical Logistics

Mundipharma, GS1, GIRP and TAPA release presentations ahead of the 11th annual Pharmaceutical Logistics Conference which returns to London 18th & 19th May 2017 »


Ford's Supply Chain Program On Track to Save Water, Carbon Emissions

Ford is expanding its program that helps suppliers improve their environmental management, growing the Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE) program company participants to more than 40 in two years. »


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