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Opinion: The Closing of 63 Sam’s Club Stores Has Big Implications for Small Business

Last week, Wal-Mart announced that it would be closing 63 of its under-performing Sam’s Club stores at various locations throughout the country. While most of the news centered around the thousands of employees that would be affected by the decision, there’s also another significant group of people...[more]


Opinion: How IoT Will Impact the Supply Chain This Year

There has been a lot written about the internet of things (IoT) and how it will affect nearly every global industry — from retail to connected vehicles. [more]


Four Digital Trends Manufacturers Should Watch for in 2018

More than a half century after he postulated it, (Gordon) Moore’s Law is still highly relevant, and the consequences have dramatically revolutionized our world. [more]


Little Unicorn Takes Baby Steps to Survive Among Omnichannel Giants

Little Unicorn Takes Baby Steps to Survive Among Omnichannel Giants

The young seller of high-end baby products seeks a way to reach consumers and retailers without being swallowed up by Amazon.com and Wal-Mart. [more]


Opinion: Doing the Numbers on Expedited Delivery

Opinion: Doing the Numbers on Expedited Delivery

Think expedited delivery of your goods is too expensive? The harsh truth in today’s market is that failing to utilize it – especially when it comes to fulfillment across borders – could cost you dearly.[more]


2017 Supply Chain Innovation Awards Presented by SupplyChainBrain & CSCMP

2017 Supply Chain Innovation Awards

A pharmaceutical industry forum creates a collaborative framework where companies can efficiently and relatively inexpensively test their potential medicines against competitors’ products that are already approved and available in the marketplace.[more]


How Argos Transformed Its Store Network for the Omnichannel

How Argos Transformed Its Store Network for the Omnichannel

The big U.K. retailer sheds its roots as a catalog operation and creates a new fulfillment model for online orders, drawing on its extensive network of stores.[more]


Whirlpool Discovers That 'One Size Doesn't Fit All'

The home-appliance giant needed a way to satisfy valued customers in its niche markets, even though they account for a relatively small percentage of sales.[more]


Q&A: Rethinking Food Waste at Hilton

Q&A: Rethinking Food Waste at Hilton

"We want to be responsible operators and buyers," says Max Verstraete, vice president of corporate responsibility for Hilton. The hospitality company, which has 14 brands covering more than 5,000 properties in 104 countries and territories, buys a lot of products. "Whether it’s furniture or ketchup...[more]


DP-DHL Launches Tool to Identify Supply Chain Disruption Risk

This year's hurricane season has been devastating for the communities impacted by the series of storms so far in the Caribbean region.[more]


Q&A: Making Sense of the Internet of Things

Q&A: Making Sense of the Internet of Things

A discussion about how the internet of things and big data are affecting supply-chain operations - with a particular emphasis on their application to the warehouse.[more]


Q&A: In-Store Replenishment and Other Retail Fulfillment Concerns

Q&A: In-Store Replenishment and Other Retail Fulfillment Concerns

It's no secret that Amazon is the greatest disruptor in the history of retail. The question is, how can traditional retailers, even very large ones, compete against a giant that can plow hundreds of millions into warehousing, order fulfillment and delivery? Customer satisfaction - and possibly the...[more]


JD.Com Opens Unmanned Sorting Center to Boost E-Commerce Automation

China's second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com, has taken another step to automate and streamline e-commerce logistics - most recently by opening an unmanned parcel sorting center in Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, according to a media report on the company's investor page.[more]


Here Are the Top Global Innovations in RFID for Retail

Here Are the Top Global Innovations in RFID for Retail

While the on-demand economy has led to many brick-and-mortar stores declining, NXP Semiconductors reports that omnichannel services continue to grow. Smart supply chain management with advanced tracking and monitoring capabilities enabled by RAIN RFID support both short- and extended-range...[more]


Japanese Smart Factory Represents the Future of Manufacturing

The top manufacturing facility of Toyota transmissions isn't based in Japan but in Durham, North Carolina. The AW North Carolina (AWNC) plant - a subsidiary of AW, which is based in Anjo City, Japan - churns out more than 600,000 automatic transmissions per year for models such as the Camry,...[more]


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