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Retail Copes With Changes Taking Place in Every Aspect of the Industry Retail Copes With Changes Taking Place in Every Aspect of the Industry
Leaders have to be nimble and agile if they are to keep on top of the evolution, particularly in the technology arena, that is roiling their vertical.

Total Acquisition Cost Tool May Show Savings from In-shoring Overstated
Original equipment manufacturer sourcing decisions are typically based on total acquisition cost (TAC) formula comparisons. Because of this, such tools play a primary role in... »

Micrologistics as a Strategy for Improving Your Network Micrologistics as a Strategy for Improving Your Network
Analyst Insight: The impact of the omnichannel revolution is being felt across every element of business today, including transportation and distribution, which can impact... »

Videos
Developments & Trends in Home Delivery
The last mile is the last word, says Chris Jones, EVP, Marketing & Services at Descartes. Focus more on the delivery experience than on the delivery service. [Run Time... »

Meeting Same-Day Delivery Expectations
Both merchants and shoppers demand same-day delivery, say Antonio Perini, CEO, Milkman, and Ricardo Bocci, product manager, WorkWave Route Manager. But to be profitable, the... »

The Rise of Trade With Canada and Mexico The Rise of Trade With Canada and Mexico
The return of some manufacturing capacity from China has fueled economic growth in Mexico and Canada. John Kelly, president of the Canadian Division of Transplace, outlines... »

Editors' Blog
How Technology Is Boosting Risk Levels at Ports and Terminals
Without question, technology has been a boon to global trade. But it's also responsible for raising the risk factor at every stage of the supply chain - and especially at... »

TPP: A New Era of Trade, or the Monster Spawn of Nafta?
Can we predict the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by examining the track record of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta)? Well, maybe.

A Port With Too Much Container Space? Welcome to the Bizarro World
In the Superman comics, the Bizarro World is a planet where normal people and events become strangely inverted. Which, in the world of global trade and supply chain, appears... »

  Podcasts
The Reverse Supply Chain Comes Home The Reverse Supply Chain Comes Home
There's more to reshoring than simply moving a factory from Asia back to the U.S.

Supply Chain Resilience: Only the Paranoid Survive Supply Chain Resilience: Only the Paranoid Survive
It's a dangerous world out there for global supply chains.

Six Challenges for Supply Chains in Emerging Markets Six Challenges for Supply Chains in Emerging Markets
What does it take to overcome the logistics challenges of serving customers in emerging markets?

News
While New Tech Reshapes Supply Chains, Facility Planning, Location to Remain Important
Rapidly emerging advancements in technology such as autonomous trucks, 3D printing and warehouse automation will foster dramatic changes in how shippers, retailers and... »

In Wake of Hospira Acquisition, Pfizer Consolidating DCs In Wake of Hospira Acquisition, Pfizer Consolidating DCs
Pfizer has decided that it does not need the legacy distribution sites that it got with the $15bn buyout of Hospira last year and so will close four facilities across the... »

Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley Locus for E-Commerce Hubs Because of Proximity to NYC
The rise of online shopping is forcing warehouse builders to redraw the map of logistics hubs on the East Coast.

White Papers
Don't Let the Cost of Doing Nothing Fool You
Obsolete warehouse hardware and software cannot keep up with increasingly complex fulfillment requirements, especially for multi-channel retailers. Before these systems fail,... »

Five Ways to Optimize Your DC for E-Commerce Fulfillment
The rise of e-commerce and multi-channel fulfillment has caused distribution centers (DCs) to experience ever-growing numbers of stock-keeping units (SKUs) and more inventory... »

Warehouse Capacity Economics and Trends
Don't let the next seasonal peak limit your logistics strategy. 75% of logistics professionals report that their inventory significantly exceeds capacity at some point... »

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