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DP-DHL Launches Tool to Identify Supply Chain Disruption Risk
This year's hurricane season has been devastating for the communities impacted by the series of storms so far in the Caribbean region.... »

Q&A: Making Sense of the Internet of Things Q&A: Making Sense of the Internet of Things
A discussion about how the internet of things and big data are affecting supply-chain operations - with a particular emphasis on their application to the warehouse.... »

Q&A: In-Store Replenishment and Other Retail Fulfillment Concerns Q&A: In-Store Replenishment and Other Retail Fulfillment Concerns
It's no secret that Amazon is the greatest disruptor in the history of retail. The question is, how can traditional retailers, even very large ones, compete against a giant... »

Videos
In-Store Replenishment & Other Fulfillment Concerns
If you can't beat Amazon on pricing, then you have to rely on the one thing you have that the e-commerce behemoth doesn't have and can't control: your network of stores. [Run... »

The Futuristic Supply Chain The Futuristic Supply Chain
Industry experts discuss cutting-edge applications of technology that will transform supply-chain execution in the years ahead, including artificial intelligence, virtual and... »

Ferguson Takes Aim at Visibility, Inventory and Service Ferguson Takes Aim at Visibility, Inventory and Service
The nation's largest distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies needed to increase lead-time visibility, while "right-sizing" its inventory. David... »

Editors' Blog
Why APICS Partnered With a Private E-Tailer for Omnichannel Benchmarking
An unusual partnership between a major industry trade group and private retailer seeks to create a system for benchmarking supply-chain performance by e-commerce companies.... »

Why It's Important to Become Your Carrier's 'Preferred Shipper'
If you thought the act of purchasing transportation was as simple as paying a carrier to haul your freight - well, think again.... »

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.... »

Webinars
Enabling Cost Effective Wireless Asset Tracking and Monitoring Solutions for the Supply Chain Enabling Cost Effective Wireless Asset Tracking and Monitoring Solutions for the Supply Chain
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR New technologies are enabling asset tracking and monitoring capabilities through the supply chain lifecycle. But what exactly are these new technologies,... »

  Podcasts
What to Expect From Nafta 2.0 What to Expect From Nafta 2.0
Can the North American Free Trade Agreement be saved?... »

At Long Last, A.I. Comes to the Logistics Industry At Long Last, A.I. Comes to the Logistics Industry
It was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence was applied to the field of logistics.... »

The Future of Retail: 2017 Edition The Future of Retail: 2017 Edition
What will the retail landscape look like in the very near future? And which players will be left standing?... »

News
The Giant Is Coming: The True Cost of Amazon to Australia's Retailers and Workers The Giant Is Coming: The True Cost of Amazon to Australia's Retailers and Workers
Down Dandenong way, on the outskirts of Melbourne, Amazon is staking out a beachhead for the invasion.... »

How Grocery Giant Aldi Plans to Conquer America: Limit Choice How Grocery Giant Aldi Plans to Conquer America: Limit Choice
Dim lighting bounces off brownish-tiled floors. The shelves are sparsely filled with cardboard boxes. Checkout lines stretch to oblivion. There is nothing super about these... »

Home-Improvement Retailers Scrambled to Restock in Florida
Home Depot Inc., Lowe's Co. and other home-improvement retailers are rushing supplies into Florida in Irma's wake, an effort critical to rebuilding efforts as well as their... »

White Papers
Getting to S&OP Success
Sales and Operations Planning consistently ranks as one of the top three priorities for management teams. According to industry research, a strong repeatable S&OP process... »

The Inventory Optimization Handbook
Every supply chain team must balance inventory investment with service level performance. Without balance, excess inventory accumulates throughout the supply chain and traps... »

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... »

Supplier Case Studies
GENCO Helps Publishing Company Create a New Supply Chain for a Changing Industry
Challenge: A large publishing company in a rapidly changing industry was forced to make serious changes in order to survive. As requirements for physical inventories... »

Sporting Goods Leader Strives for a Best-in-Class Supply Chain
Challenge: Double-digit annual growth, a growing number of SKUs to plan for, and demands for excellent customer service led to the search for improvements in the area of... »

Inventory Optimization Drives SIOP Success
Challenge: A leading fixture and faucet manufacturer set out to improve service levels and increase product availability, without increasing its inventory investment. The... »

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