South America controls about 70% of the world’s reserves of lithium, the metal used in rechargeable batteries for mobile phones and electric vehicles, but none of the infrastructure needed to put it to work.
Dematic, an intralogistics solutions provider, recently announced the commercial availability of its micro-fulfillment solution, designed to help retailers across industries address increased consumer demand for rapid online order fulfillment in a small footprint.
Challenge: A fragrance and flavor company wanted to create a foreign trade zone (FTZ) in which it could perform both manufacturing and distribution functions. Due to its many product formulations — and ingredients coming from the U.S. and around the world — tracking inventory was complex. Some incoming ingredients also skipped manufacturing and were sold raw.
While most business leaders want to avoid a no-deal departure, continued uncertainty is not much better. With the cliff edge looming, and the prospect of another one in three months if the EU grants Parliament’s request for a further delay, collateral damage is mounting.
Freight volumes and pricing are continuing to weaken in air, rail and truck markets, according to the Cass Freight Index Report for September. The additional signs of contraction suggest that an economic downturn might be in the offing.
MDG Connected Solutions recently announced that they have opened a 50,000 square foot warehousing and fulfillment facility in Crystal Lake, Illinois to manage growth and maintain customer satisfaction.
Trucker Tools LCC, which provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, recently announced that Kingsgate Logistics Services has completed integration and gone live with Trucker Tools “Book it Now,” a new feature of the company’s cloud-based software platform that fully automates the process of booking truckload shipments with carriers.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 12:00 to Thursday, January 30, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time
DATE: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 TIME: 1:00 PM CT
Today’s Procurement leaders are challenged when it comes to associating people with businesses. To understand the risk involved with any given organization, it’s critical to have a view into the Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO).
Researching and documenting the full ownership of your suppliers can be a manual and time consuming process. Dun & Bradstreet, the trusted source of insight on B2B relationships and corporate hierarchies understands the challenge to get deeper understanding of business ownership.
Join us for this free webinar to learn about:
The evolution of UBO
Current strategies in screening and onboarding
Various use cases for a better understanding of UBO relationships.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Internet-based retail has forever changed the way consumers discover, research and purchase a variety of goods and services. However, as purchasing behavior shifts from brick and mortar to online, retailers are struggling to build and sustain the infrastructure and human capital to keep pace with the rapidly expanding demand.
Specifically, e-commerce operations are continually challenged to meet consumer expectations of faster shipping, lower costs, and improved customer experience amidst tightening labor markets. Forward-thinking retailers are embracing robotics, automation, and AI solutions to drive direct labor out how goods are received, stored and picked within their distribution centers. Is packaging the unsolvable frontier?
Join us for this free webinar to learn about the various waste sources within a variety of e-commerce order processing scenarios, explore with us how right-sized packaging, on demand can help your retail facility differentiate its operations to achieve their operational and strategic goals.
Current packaging methods add wasteful time and material costs to e-commerce order processing
Labor markets are tightening, requiring retailers to streamline order fulfillment processes
Consumers are driving retailers to transition to consumer and environment-friendly packaging methods
Right-sized packaging reduces damages and waste while improving customer experience
Integrated software can reduce operator tasks and automate decision-making
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:00 to Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Many companies struggle to bring their corporate strategies to fruition. They simply fail to execute. The difference between those companies that execute their strategies and those that do not? Frequently, it is Integrated Business Planning.
Join us to hear about how IBP can help you execute your strategies. You will learn:
How strategy and execution – when linked with IBP – enables companies to outperform their peers.
Ways to more clearly articulate, communicate, and monitor strategy that increase the likelihood of executing those strategies.
How IBP provides a natural mechanism for an enterprise to align and realign strategies with execution.