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Oscar, Marcus, Casper, Cora: Companies Are Using Human Names to Seem More Friendly

“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” Though Dale Carnegie was talking about nurturing relationships, a lot of startups these days are incorporating his observation into branding strategy.[more]


Gold Market Dreams of Blockchain Supply Chain by Next Year

Gold Market Dreams of Blockchain Supply Chain by Next Year

The gold market could be using the technology behind cryptocurrencies to track an almost-$200bn supply chain as soon as next year.[more]


Linking Chains: How Blockchain and Supply Chain Go Hand in Hand

Linking Chains: How Blockchain and Supply Chain Go Hand in Hand

Supply chain management is focused on the material flow of physical goods from manufacturers to end consumers. Managing financial flows within the supply chain is extremely important as well.[more]


Top 10 Forklift Manufacturers of 2018

Forklift sales are up and continuing to rise. In the North American market, 2017 sales were up 9.5 percent over 2016, reaching a new benchmark of 253,146 units sold. [more]


Opinion: Why You Need to Understand Your Software Supply Chain

Opinion: Why You Need to Understand Your Software Supply Chain

Every company uses software, obviously. There isn’t a technology industry keynote that passes without a besuited evangelist telling us that “every business is a technology business” — and they may even pepper in the old “hey Uber has no cars, Amazon has no bookstores” chestnut if they really want...[more]


Supply Chain Analytics at Sam's Club

Walmart is widely regarded as one of the top performers in supply chain management. Across its key divisions including Sam’s Club, the world’s largest retailer has gained attention for optimizing its integrated supply chain model. As online sales increase across Walmart divisions, the overarching...[more]


Why Companies That Manage for the Long Term Perform Far Better. And Why Most Still Don’t.

It’s the 1990s, the dawn of the Internet age — and you, like everyone you know, has a genius of a dotcom idea. Somehow, you get in to see one of the hottest venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. Your pitch, fired up and ready: You’re going to sell books over the Internet. (The VC yawns.)[more]


Boeing's Vertical Leap: Where Will It Squeeze Suppliers Next?

Boeing's Vertical Leap: Where Will It Squeeze Suppliers Next?

Aircraft parts manufacturers got a rude welcome back to work Monday with the announcement that Boeing is going into business with France’s Safran to make auxiliary power units. It’s one of the more surprising developments yet in Boeing’s drive to shake up its supply chain, which has featured heavy...[more]


How Amazon Is Using Whole Foods in a Bid for Total Retail Domination

How Amazon Is Using Whole Foods in a Bid for Total Retail Domination

At 9 a.m. on June 16, 2017, Whole Foods employees packed into the main level of the company’s Austin headquarters. Only an hour earlier Amazon had announced that it was acquiring the high-end natural grocer, and the corporate staffers were as shocked as the rest of the public. [more]


How Robotics Technology Is Modernizing Third-Party Logistics

Automation is making an impact in logistics as third-party logistics providers (3PLs) tap into technology for greater efficiency across the organization. [more]


What's Slowing the Smart Factory Revolution?

Smart factories that use breakthrough technologies to drive efficiencies within production processes and across value chains have captured the attention of manufacturing executives.[more]


How Adidas Plans to Bring 3-D Printing to the Masses

How Adidas Plans to Bring 3-D Printing to the Masses

In retailers' hot pursuit for that magic trick to entice consumers on a mass scale, 3-D printing has more or less come and gone as a fad, but to sneaker giant Adidas, mass-market 3-D printed products may soon be a reality with sizable retail promise.[more]


De Beers Has Scorned Lab-Made Diamonds for Years. Now It Will Sell Them — for as Little as $200.

De Beers, the diamond giant that for years has promoted gemstones as pricey and precious, said it will begin selling man-made diamonds that cost about a tenth of the price of a mined gem.[more]


How Airbus Can Afford to Make Just Seven Ultra Long-Haul Jets

Airbus SE has seen widespread popularity for its newest A350 long-haul aircraft. But only one carrier, Singapore Airlines Ltd., has found the need for an ultra long-range version of the A350 that can fly almost 10,000 miles, from New York City to Southeast Asia—nonstop.[more]


Five Steps to Embrace Intelligent Machines in the New World of Work

Five Steps to Embrace Intelligent Machines in the New World of Work

While the impacts of machine intelligence have been hotly debated, and even provoke anxiety in some, this group of technologies continues to accelerate at a remarkable pace. [more]


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