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North Atlantic Suited to Open-Ocean Wind Power Generation, Research Shows

North Atlantic Suited to Open-Ocean Wind Power Generation, Research Shows

There is considerable opportunity for generating wind power in the open ocean, particularly the North Atlantic, according to new research from the Carnegie Institution for Science is headquartered in Washington, D.C. »


Hyster Meets Brewery's Challenging Keg Line Needs

Challenge: In late 2015, a well-known craft brewery opened a second location with a 250,000-barrel capacity. From the opening, this new location encountered logistical challenges with its packaging and distribution and had distinct needs for its keg line, which was located in a small and tight... »


The Packing Playbook

The Packing Playbook

Many companies that have made great strides in improving order picking efficiency wind up missing out on another huge area of potential labor savings in their distribution centers: packing and shipping processes. These inefficiencies often become more apparent when e-commerce orders ramp up. Read... »


Warehouse Conversions Aren't Just for Cities Anymore - Or Just for Warehouses

The notion that old commercial buildings could enjoy a second life as places to live and work was popularized by artists in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood in the 1960s, when dusty warehouses started to give way to studios and apartments. »


Shortage of Drivers May Weigh on Earnings of Trucking Companies

Trucking companies are convincing shippers to pay more to move freight, but difficulty finding drivers could weigh on earnings. »


End of the Road: Will Automation Put an End to the American Trucker?

End of the Road: Will Automation Put an End to the American Trucker?

Jeff Baxter's sunflower-yellow Kenworth truck shines as bright and almost as big as the sun. Four men clean the glistening cab in the hangar-like truck wash at Iowa 80, the world's largest truck stop. »


FDA Commissioner Wants Closer Look at Health Claims on Packaging

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says he wants to take a close look at health claims that food manufacturers make on their packaging. »


Infrastructure Issue Bridges Gap Between Forwarders, Integrators

A decade-old major highway bridge collapse in Minneapolis still serves as a deadly reminder of the price our nation pays for lack of transportation infrastructure investment. »


Transportation Management Benchmark Survey

Transportation Management Benchmark Survey

What are the market conditions and key elements that make for transportation management success? The objective of this Descartes benchmark study was not only to identify the key trends impacting shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs), but to examine their practices and compare their... »


Five Simple Questions: How to get the best from your S&OP or IBP Business process

Five Simple Questions: How to get the best from your S&OP or IBP Business process

Oliver Wight has developed a series of five questions - simple 'must-haves', which can be applied to any organization and which can be used in each of the five IBP review meetings to ensure they address the key issues facing the business in a standardized way, validate the plans and make required... »


My Bow Wave Just Ate My Hockey Stick

My Bow Wave Just Ate My Hockey Stick

You didn't see that bow wave coming, did you! Grab the snorkel and download supply planning veteran David Goddard’s latest white paper, My Bow Wave Just Ate My Hockey Stick. Avoid the pitfalls of short-term planning and scheduling. Whether you are in the lunch room or the board room, this paper can... »


Fires Strike a Blow to the Wine Industry in Sonoma and Napa Counties

The deadly firestorms across wine country have burned hotels, small lodges, winery buildings and even some vineyards, officials in the region said. »


Omni-Channel Solution That Delivers Significant Margin Improvement

Challenge: To bring a true omni-channel operation, with the ability to fulfil e-commerce, retail, wholesale and outlet store orders, into a single facility delivering a seamless shopping experience to customers that meets/exceeds service level agreements. »


Enterprise Labeling for Dummies

Enterprise Labeling for Dummies

This book is the definitive source on Enterprise Labeling for Dummies! It offers an easy-to-understand explanation of Enterprise Labeling and how it can help a company streamline their supply chain processes through better labeling. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:•    Learn how to automate and... »


Wal-Mart Says Its Online Sales Will Explode Next Year Amid War With Amazon

Wal-Mart expects little abatement in the pace of its torrid e-commerce growth next year, and the retailer's latest forecast sent shares up 2 percent on Tuesday. »


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