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Challenges Facing Online Jewelers Are Many Faceted Challenges Facing Online Jewelers Are Many Faceted
Due to changing lifestyles and disposable incomes, the global jewelry market continues to rise, with much of that growth being driven by the move to e-commerce. The world's... »

Machine-to-Machine/IoT Telemetry Brings Heightened Visibility to Cargo Movement
Currently, containers, ships and other intermodal transport assets such as chassis and gensets are mainly what we call "dark, dumb and disconnected." What this means is that... »

Why the Last Mile is a First Priority for Today's Retailers Why the Last Mile is a First Priority for Today's Retailers
The "last mile" is a telecom term for delivering telephone, cable or internet services to the customer's location. With the most connections to make, it's the bottleneck of... »

Videos
Schneider Electric's Journey of Supply-Chain Transformation Schneider Electric's Journey of Supply-Chain Transformation
Mourad Tamoud, senior vice president of global supply chain operations with Schneider Electric, talks about the company's efforts to align its operations with the changing... »

How Berry Plastics Integrated Its Planning Effort How Berry Plastics Integrated Its Planning Effort
Berry Plastics Corp. faced the challenge of integrating the planning function throughout multiple disciplines, customers and suppliers. Christine Barnhart, manager of supply... »

The New Age of Supply Chain Technology
Experts discuss the cutting-edge innovations that are transforming multiple aspects of the global supply chain, affecting both planning and execution. A SupplyChainBrain... »

Editors' Blog
Walmart Shrinks Delivery Window; Turns Up Pressure on Suppliers
The requirements for being a supplier of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. just keep getting tougher.

The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy
Having weathered numerous downturns in the past, major container lines might have thought they were immune from the laws of supply and demand. Now they know better.

How Amazon's Prime Day Creates New Challenges for Traditional Retailers
First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. And now, Amazon.com's Prime Day. Why do retailers invite peak-demand headaches?

Webinars
The Next Big Opportunity? IoT for Your Digital Supply Chain The Next Big Opportunity? IoT for Your Digital Supply Chain
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to transform how organizations value their supply chains.... »

Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Learn how Woodgrain Millwork utilizes SAP Transportation Management to make the best use of its... »

Achieving Balance Between Agile Response and Optimization Achieving Balance Between Agile Response and Optimization
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR In a world of ever increasing complexity and competition, an efficient and flexible supply chain is of crucial importance in maintaining your competitive... »

  News
Johanson Transportation Launches Cloud-Based TMS Johanson Transportation Launches Cloud-Based TMS
Johanson Transportation Service (JTS), a third-party logistics provider, has launched FreightOptixx, a cloud-based transportation-management system (TMS).

AA Cargo Seeks Pharma Handling Certification From IATA AA Cargo Seeks Pharma Handling Certification From IATA
American Airlines Cargo has signed with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to obtain certification for the handling of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products.

Pulpstream Unveils Zero-Coding Mobile Business-Process Platform Pulpstream Unveils Zero-Coding Mobile Business-Process Platform
Pulpstream has released its new zero-coding mobile business-process platform.

White Papers
Cloud Computing Set to Transform Supply Chain Planning Applications
Bill Harrison, president of Demand Solutions, explains how cloud computing can change the game for supply chain planning applications and why this potential has thus far been... »

Electronic Invoicing: European Union Directives Bring New Efficiencies and Cost Savings to Shipping
Despite the benefits of e-invoicing and looming regulation deadlines, many companies doing business in Europe still print and mail invoices, following old operating... »

Unlock the Value of Your Supply Chain Through Embedded Analytics
In this whitepaper IDC looks at how the best supply chains will be those that have the ability to quickly analyze large amounts of disparate data and disseminate business... »

Podcasts
How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success... »

Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability Zero Impact Isn't Enough: Going 'Net Positive' for Global Sustainability
When it comes to assessing the impact of business practices on the environment, the bar is being raised. Mere sustainability is no longer enough: now it's all about becoming... »

The Devastating Impact of Food Recalls on the Supply Chain The Devastating Impact of Food Recalls on the Supply Chain
The recall of a single food ingredient can have massive implications for manufacturers and retailers, ranging over multiple supply chains.

Supplier Case Studies
Driving Process Efficiency & Transparency by Automating Quality Management
Challenge: A global solution provider for the glass container industry with production locations in Sweden, United States, China and Malaysia wanted to continually drive... »

Leading Snack Manufacturer Achieves Integrated Business Planning With OMP Plus
Challenge: A leading international snack manufacturer was faced with varying business processes and multiple planning/scheduling systems resulting in slow customer response... »

Diversified Services Provider Saves $15,000 Monthly with MacroPoint
Challenge: Our client, a family of distinct but related businesses involved in a variety of services such as recycling, material handling, and equipment sales, found that 95... »

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