Facility Location & Network Design >> Videos
Blaine Kelley, senior vice president of CBRE, details the changes in the warehouse landscape with the growth of e-commerce and the need to reach consumers with faster delivery services. [Run Time (Min.): 10:02]
Chris Gutierrez, president of KC SmartPort, explains how trends in e-commerce growth and the reshoring of manufacturing are causing the Midwest to step up as a center of distribution for the entire country. [Run Time (Min.): 9:02]
The U.K. retailer Argos reconfigured its fulfillment modal to allow for same-day delivery and store pickup for up to 95 percent of U.K. households. The five-year transformation effort drew on modeling technology from LLamasoft. A finalist in the Supply Chain Innovation Awards competition at CSCMP...
The shift away from traditional brick-and-mortar retailing toward e-commerce has altered the very notion of optimizing supply chains. Brian Kinsella, vice president of product management with Manhattan Associates, reveals what best-in-class merchants are doing to reinvent themselves in line with...
Every major infrastructure improvement initiative today must take into account a variety of stakeholders and transportation modes. Mary Lamie, executive director of the St. Louis Regional Freightway, explains how the project can satisfy the needs of all parties, public and private. [Run Time...
The speed of change in global customs and trade activity is unprecedented. Suzanne Richer, director of trade advisory practice with Amber Road, details some of the factors that are forcing business and governments alike to adjust. [Run Time (Min.): 11:57]
While sustainable transportation is top of mind for many retailers, they also are concerned about site selection, visibility, omnichannel, reverse logistics, risk, cloud services and hiring the disabled. A SupplyChainBrain In The Know video presentation. [Run Time (Min.): 11:12]
Managers of high-tech and medical supply chains discuss how their companies have approached the critical issue of risk management over the years -- and what more needs to be done. A SupplyChainBrain "In the Know" presentation. [Run Time (Min.): 15:04]
The last mile is the last word, says Chris Jones, EVP, Marketing & Services at Descartes. Focus more on the delivery experience than on the delivery service. [Run Time (Min.): 8:07]
Both merchants and shoppers demand same-day delivery, say Antonio Perini, CEO, Milkman, and Ricardo Bocci, product manager, WorkWave Route Manager. But to be profitable, the right delivery options must be found. [Run Time (Min.): 10:00]
The return of some manufacturing capacity from China has fueled economic growth in Mexico and Canada. John Kelly, president of the Canadian Division of Transplace, outlines some of the opportunities and challenges that have resulted from that development. [Run Time (Min.): 6:15]
Carlos Godinez, Mexico intermodal director with Celtic International, a Transplace company, provides an overview of the rail industry in Mexico, and how far it has come in terms of investment and improvements in service to support a surge of activity. [Run Time (Min.): 12:09]
Are companies really shifting their manufacturing operations out of China and back to the West? The answer isn't a simple one, says Akhil Oltikar, vice president of supply chain solutions at Riverwood Solutions. He looks at the many issues that global manufacturers take in account, when deciding...
What's the single greatest improvement supply chains need today? In this wide-ranging session, supply chain leaders discuss labor quality, site location, driver training, order picking, warehouse processes, IT systems and supply chain design. [Run Time (Min.): 10:55]
Steve Ellet, vice president of supply chain design at CHAINalytics, discusses the importance of supply chain network design, crucial cost factors to be considered and how to build a process that ensures confidence in resulting recommendations. [Run Time (Min.): 9:48]