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How REI's Green Obsession Sparked D.C. Innovations

How REI's Green Obsession Sparked D.C. Innovations

Companies seek to burnish their brands in a variety of creative ways. In the case of Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), that desire extends deep into the supply chain. »


Amazon Is Seeking a Home for Its $5Bn Second Headquarters

Amazon.com is scouting North American cities for a second company headquarters, where it plans to hire as many as 50,000 full-time workers, the tech giant announced. »


When Growth Mandates Change: Blue Diamond Reevaluates Its Supply Chain

When Growth Mandates Change: Blue Diamond Reevaluates Its Supply Chain

The growers' cooperative, a dominant processor and marketer of almonds and related products, seeks to reconfigure its forward distribution network, to reflect current and future demand from retailers. »


The Best Place for a New Warehouse? An Old Mall

The pressure for speedy online package delivery is prompting companies to look for distribution facilities closer to residential areas or highways. »


When Growth Mandates Change: Blue Diamond Reevaluates Its Supply Chain

The growers' cooperative, a dominant processor and marketer of almonds and related products, seeks to reconfigure its forward distribution network, to reflect current and future demand from retailers. »


Is It Time for a New Network Strategy?

Is It Time for a New Network Strategy?

If retailers have not looked at their network strategy lately, they are likely either sacrificing service to customers or spending too much money. A successful supply chain network design will give retailers a competitive advantage and pinpoint ways to reduce costs, improve service levels, reduce... »


Optimum Facility Design

Optimum Facility Design

Facility design involves more than just warehouse configuration. It also calls for strategic thinking that identifies long-term goals and sales strategies, and a significant amount of cooperation among all parties involved. In this white paper, enVista explores the right ways to proceed with a... »


New Tax Will Transform Face of Indian Logistics Industry

India's greatest tax reform - replacing an array of provincial duties with a nationwide goods and services tax - is transforming the logistics industry in a country where moving stuff around is notoriously difficult to do, executives say. »


DHL to Expand India Warehouses on E-Commerce Boom, New Sales Tax

India's bustling e-commerce transactions and a planned new national tax system that's expected to boost freight movement are prompting Deutsche Post DHL Group to expand warehouse capacity in one of the world's fastest growing major economies. »


Dead Mall Space Could Spur Warehouse, E-Commerce Deals

More shopping center and mall space could be repurposed for industrial distribution as e-commerce continues to take market share from brick-and-mortar retailers, Fitch Ratings analysts said in a report Tuesday. »


A Look Inside Airbus's Epic Assembly Line

A Look Inside Airbus's Epic Assembly Line

A confluence of political and economic forces has prompted Europe's largest airplane manufacturer to place a factory in Alabama - and to create one of the world's most gargantuan supply chains. »


Campbell Soup Cuts Freight Cost, Emissions With On-Site Bottling Plant

Campbell Soup Cuts Freight Cost, Emissions With On-Site Bottling Plant

Campbell Soup Co. is cutting freight costs and improving operational efficiencies - as well as significantly decreasing carbon dioxide emissions - by opening an on-site PET bottle-making plant at a Campbell Soup Co. facility in Paris, Texas. The bottle-making company, Amcor Rigid Plastics,... »


Darkstore Takes Airbnb Approach to E-Commerce Fulfillment

App-driven startup Darkstore, which matches e-commerce shippers with urban fulfillment centers that have excess capacity to facilitate same-day delivery, will use a new cash infusion to expand beyond the three markets it currently serves. »


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... »


Supply of Warehouse Space Is Catching up With Demand, Report Says

Supply of Warehouse Space Is Catching up With Demand, Report Says

After years of a tight market for commercial warehouse space, mostly due to the booming growth in ecommerce, a rapid increase development including spec projects has been slowly closing the gap. »


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