Inventory Planning/ Optimization >> Editors' Blog
Selling apparel and other merchandise over the internet is difficult enough for retailers as it is. Now they want to make it even tougher on themselves.
It’s been 23 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began requiring "nutrition facts" labels on most food products. Is it time to do the same for disclosing the environmental impact of laboratory products?
Worried about managing supply-chain risk? All you need is cash.
More and more online shoppers want their stuff fast. But the economics of making that happen haven't changed.
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.
If you thought the act of purchasing transportation was as simple as paying a carrier to haul your freight - well, think again.
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.
We're at the dawn of a promising new age of autonomous vehicles and connected devices for supply-chain management. And with that cutting-edge technology comes the heightened risk of cyberattack.
Separate fulfillment streams for e-commerce and retail stores? Those days are over.
Meal kit delivery services are taking the internet by storm. But can they deliver a supply chain that makes economic sense?
Robots might be the solution to one of the biggest challenges facing distribution centers in the omnichannel era.
Amazon.com Inc. just put another crack in the foundation that underlies traditional retail.
Logistics outsourcing may be on the rise everywhere, but Asia is where the action is.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.